The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Penetration Testing
England / East of England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 244 240 264
Rank change year-on-year -4 +24  
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 18 24 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.29% 0.36% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.41% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 16 20 23
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

Penetration Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 5480 5908 7083
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 88.03% 87.64% 86.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4436 4963 5802
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Penetration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Penetration Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Penetration Testing in the East of England

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Penetration Testing in the East of England

Penetration Testing
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Penetration Testing in the East of England over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Penetration Testing in the East of England

Penetration Testing
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire +28 8 £50,000 - 1
Hertfordshire -7 8 £65,000 +52.94%
Cambridgeshire -16 2 £65,000 +4.00%
Penetration Testing
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 21 (61.76%) Windows
2 20 (58.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (55.88%) Information Security
4 18 (52.94%) Firewall
4 18 (52.94%) CISSP
5 15 (44.12%) Linux
6 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (38.24%) Amazon AWS
6 13 (38.24%) CISM
6 13 (38.24%) Vulnerability Management
7 12 (35.29%) Cybersecurity
7 12 (35.29%) Windows Server
7 12 (35.29%) ITIL
7 12 (35.29%) Active Directory
7 12 (35.29%) Data Protection
7 12 (35.29%) Data Protection Act
8 11 (32.35%) PCI DSS
8 11 (32.35%) Security Architecture
9 10 (29.41%) PowerShell
9 10 (29.41%) Identity Access Management
10 8 (23.53%) Security Operations
10 8 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 8 (23.53%) Data Loss Prevention
10 8 (23.53%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 8 (23.53%) Apple iOS
10 8 (23.53%) SIEM
10 8 (23.53%) Cryptography
10 8 (23.53%) Mac OS X
10 8 (23.53%) Apple
10 8 (23.53%) TCP/IP

Penetration Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 13 (38.24%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (14.71%) Amazon ELB
2 5 (14.71%) Amazon S3
2 5 (14.71%) AWS CloudFormation
2 5 (14.71%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 18 (52.94%) Firewall
2 8 (23.53%) TCP/IP
3 6 (17.65%) Network Security
4 5 (14.71%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (11.76%) DHCP
5 4 (11.76%) DNS
5 4 (11.76%) Internet
5 4 (11.76%) iSCSI
5 4 (11.76%) LAN
5 4 (11.76%) SAN
5 4 (11.76%) VLAN
5 4 (11.76%) VoIP
5 4 (11.76%) VPN
5 4 (11.76%) WAN
5 4 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Jenkins
1 5 (14.71%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.94%) Burp Suite
2 1 (2.94%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Aerospace
2 2 (5.88%) Automotive
2 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Games
3 1 (2.94%) Publishing
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Security Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Analyst
2 8 (23.53%) IT Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) IT Security Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) SIEM Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) Security Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) Information Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) Information Security Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Consultant
6 4 (11.76%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 4 (11.76%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Information Security Consultant
6 4 (11.76%) Information Security Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Network Analyst
6 4 (11.76%) Network Security Analyst
6 4 (11.76%) Security Consultant
7 3 (8.82%) IT Security Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) Penetration Tester
7 3 (8.82%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (14.71%) Mobile App
3 4 (11.76%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (11.76%) User Experience
4 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.94%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 21 (61.76%) Windows
2 15 (44.12%) Linux
3 12 (35.29%) Windows Server
4 8 (23.53%) Apple iOS
4 8 (23.53%) Mac OS X
5 4 (11.76%) Windows 7
5 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) Information Security
2 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (38.24%) Vulnerability Management
3 12 (35.29%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (35.29%) Data Protection
3 12 (35.29%) ITIL
4 11 (32.35%) Security Architecture
5 10 (29.41%) Identity Access Management
6 8 (23.53%) Cryptography
6 8 (23.53%) Data Loss Prevention
6 8 (23.53%) DRM
6 8 (23.53%) Security Operations
6 8 (23.53%) SIEM
6 8 (23.53%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 6 (17.65%) Patch Management
8 5 (14.71%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (14.71%) DevOps
8 5 (14.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 4 (11.76%) Ethical Hacking
9 4 (11.76%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) PowerShell
2 6 (17.65%) Bash Shell
2 6 (17.65%) SQL
3 4 (11.76%) VBScript
4 3 (8.82%) C
4 3 (8.82%) C++
5 2 (5.88%) Ada
6 1 (2.94%) Java
6 1 (2.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (52.94%) CISSP
2 13 (38.24%) CISM
3 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
3 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
4 4 (11.76%) CCAA
4 4 (11.76%) CCNA
4 4 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (11.76%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (11.76%) MCSA
4 4 (11.76%) MCSE
4 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (8.82%) CEH
5 3 (8.82%) CISA
5 3 (8.82%) GIAC
5 3 (8.82%) GSEC
6 2 (5.88%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (5.88%) CLAS
6 2 (5.88%) Degree
6 2 (5.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (58.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (32.35%) PCI DSS
3 8 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 4 (11.76%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (11.76%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 2 (5.88%) ISAE 3402
5 2 (5.88%) JSP 440
5 2 (5.88%) MISRA
5 2 (5.88%) RMADS
6 1 (2.94%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 12 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.71%) Docker
2 5 (14.71%) Hyper-V
2 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.94%) Firmware
4 1 (2.94%) LXC
4 1 (2.94%) VirtualBox
4 1 (2.94%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) Puppet
1 5 (14.71%) Terraform
2 3 (8.82%) Nessus
3 1 (2.94%) Nmap
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Apple
1 8 (23.53%) Forcepoint
2 5 (14.71%) Cisco
2 5 (14.71%) VMware
3 4 (11.76%) Citrix
3 4 (11.76%) HP
3 4 (11.76%) SonicWALL
4 1 (2.94%) Fortinet
4 1 (2.94%) Juniper
4 1 (2.94%) Nokia
4 1 (2.94%) Thales
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago