Period
to 17 November 2018

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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Penetration Testing
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 148 193 167
Rank change year-on-year +45 -26 -10
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 40 19 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.25% 0.46% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 0.49% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 27 9 10
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £65,000 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% +6.38% -6.00%
10th Percentile £34,900 £41,200 £42,500
90th Percentile £68,500 £61,500 £88,250
East of England median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +13.04% +21.05% -5.00%

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 2,934 3,874 3,135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 91.97% 93.37% 89.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2,096 2,964 2,575
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £66,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% -

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
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Penetration Testing in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram 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 17 November 2018. 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
Peterborough -9 28 £65,000 +25.60%
Cambridge +42 11 £43,000 +1.18% 1
Penetration Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, 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 27 (67.50%) Firewall
2 26 (65.00%) Security Management
3 25 (62.50%) CISSP
4 23 (57.50%) SIEM
5 22 (55.00%) Risk Management
6 20 (50.00%) Retail
7 18 (45.00%) Security Operations
8 17 (42.50%) Security Operations Centre
8 17 (42.50%) Data Loss Prevention
8 17 (42.50%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 17 (42.50%) SANS
8 17 (42.50%) Data Centre
8 17 (42.50%) VCAP
8 17 (42.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 17 (42.50%) VCDX
8 17 (42.50%) CSSLP
8 17 (42.50%) ISSAP
8 17 (42.50%) ISSEP
8 17 (42.50%) Computer Security
8 17 (42.50%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (42.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 17 (42.50%) RHCE
8 17 (42.50%) Red Hat
8 17 (42.50%) SSCP
8 17 (42.50%) MCSE
8 17 (42.50%) Cisco
8 17 (42.50%) Microsoft
8 17 (42.50%) CCIE
8 17 (42.50%) CCSP
8 17 (42.50%) CCNP

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.50%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (67.50%) Firewall
2 2 (5.00%) DNS
2 2 (5.00%) SSL
3 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) Big Data
1 2 (5.00%) Hadoop
General
1 20 (50.00%) Retail
2 6 (15.00%) Legal
3 2 (5.00%) Publishing
4 1 (2.50%) Law
4 1 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (47.50%) Architect
1 19 (47.50%) Security Architect
2 17 (42.50%) IT Architect
2 17 (42.50%) IT Security Architect
2 17 (42.50%) Service Architect
3 8 (20.00%) Analyst
4 7 (17.50%) Security Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) IT Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) IT Security Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Security Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Head of Information
6 3 (7.50%) Head of Information Assurance
6 3 (7.50%) Head of Information Security
6 3 (7.50%) Head of Security
6 3 (7.50%) Information Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Information Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Information Security Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Information Security Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Data Administrator
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) LDAP
2 1 (2.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (42.50%) Data Centre
1 17 (42.50%) Security Operations Centre
2 9 (22.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Linux
2 2 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (65.00%) Security Management
2 23 (57.50%) SIEM
3 22 (55.00%) Risk Management
4 18 (45.00%) Security Operations
5 17 (42.50%) Computer Security
5 17 (42.50%) Data Loss Prevention
5 17 (42.50%) Event Correlation
6 10 (25.00%) Information Security
6 10 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 10 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 9 (22.50%) Information Security Management
8 6 (15.00%) ITIL
8 6 (15.00%) Security Testing
8 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (10.00%) Data Protection
10 3 (7.50%) Email Filtering
10 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (7.50%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (7.50%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) Perl
1 1 (2.50%) PHP
1 1 (2.50%) Python
1 1 (2.50%) Ruby
1 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (62.50%) CISSP
2 17 (42.50%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 17 (42.50%) CCIE
2 17 (42.50%) CCIE Security
2 17 (42.50%) CCNP
2 17 (42.50%) CCSP
2 17 (42.50%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (42.50%) CSSLP
2 17 (42.50%) GCWN
2 17 (42.50%) ISSAP
2 17 (42.50%) ISSEP
2 17 (42.50%) MCSE
2 17 (42.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (42.50%) RHCA
2 17 (42.50%) RHCE
2 17 (42.50%) SANS
2 17 (42.50%) SSCP
2 17 (42.50%) VCAP
2 17 (42.50%) VCDX
2 17 (42.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (22.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (15.00%) COBIT
2 6 (15.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (5.00%) GDPR
4 1 (2.50%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 17 (42.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Puppet
2 1 (2.50%) EnCase
2 1 (2.50%) FTK
Vendors
1 17 (42.50%) Cisco
1 17 (42.50%) Microsoft
1 17 (42.50%) Red Hat
1 17 (42.50%) VMware
2 2 (5.00%) Splunk
3 1 (2.50%) Intel
3 1 (2.50%) Nuix