Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Penetration Testing
Suffolk > Ipswich
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 63 56
Rank change year-on-year +5 -7 -5
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 1 2 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 0.26% 0.36% 3.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.41% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 21
Ipswich median annual salary £47,500 £49,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.55% -1.50% -9.09%
10th Percentile £43,750 £38,575 £36,250
90th Percentile £51,250 £62,525 £55,000
Suffolk median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% - -9.09%

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 Ipswich with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Ipswich
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 339 486 601
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 89.68% 87.41% 87.87%
Number of salaries quoted 321 409 513
Ipswich median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £23,150 £23,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
Suffolk median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -

Penetration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

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

Job vacancy trend for Penetration Testing in Ipswich

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

Salary trend for Penetration Testing in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (100.00%) QA

Penetration Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich 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 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Ethical Hacker
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Security Penetration Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Security Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA