Period
to 8 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for Penetration Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Penetration Testing over the 6 months to 8 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Penetration Testing
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 141 136 197
Rank change year-on-year -5 +61 -28
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 3 39 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.15% 1.28% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 1.39% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2 24 8
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £65,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.08% +33.33% +3.72%
10th Percentile £45,250 £34,900 £41,175
90th Percentile £54,750 £67,500 £58,625
East of England median annual salary £53,750 £61,250 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.24% +2.08% +26.32%

Penetration Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,901 2,801 4,023
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 94.30% 92.11% 93.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1,205 2,020 3,057
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.04% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Penetration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Penetration Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Penetration Testing in Cambridgeshire

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing in Cambridgeshire.

Salary trend for Penetration Testing in Cambridgeshire

Penetration Testing
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 8 December 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +11 3 £50,000 +23.92% 1
Penetration Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 8 December 2019, IT jobs citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
1 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
1 2 (66.67%) CREST Certified
1 2 (66.67%) Presales
1 2 (66.67%) Secure Coding
1 2 (66.67%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Leadership
2 1 (33.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Security Operations
2 1 (33.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 1 (33.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto
2 1 (33.33%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (33.33%) Cryptography
2 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (33.33%) PKI
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Forensics
2 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) F5

Penetration Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) HTTPS
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) IPsec
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Games
2 1 (33.33%) Publishing
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
1 2 (66.67%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
1 2 (66.67%) Presales
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
1 2 (66.67%) Secure Coding
2 1 (33.33%) Cryptography
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Forensics
2 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Security Operations
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Leadership
2 1 (33.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CREST Certified
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) CCSP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) F5
1 1 (33.33%) Juniper
1 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto