Period
to 16 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Penetration Testing
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 118 133
Rank change year-on-year +16 +15 +23
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 18 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.22% 0.83% 0.059%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 0.90% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 16 6 1
Milton Keynes median annual salary £53,750 £52,500 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.38% -34.38% +33.33%
10th Percentile £47,500 £48,750 £77,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £82,500
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £80,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -34.38% +33.33%

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Milton Keynes
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,391 1,564 1,540
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 94.18% 92.82% 91.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1,123 1,166 1,344
Milton Keynes median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +0.59%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £62,500
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -

Penetration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Penetration Testing in Milton Keynes

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Salary trend for Penetration Testing in Milton Keynes

Penetration Testing
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Penetration Testing in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Penetration Testing in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 16 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 12 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (61.11%) OSCP
2 11 (61.11%) CREST Certified
2 11 (61.11%) Problem-Solving
2 11 (61.11%) CISSP
2 11 (61.11%) Retail
2 11 (61.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 11 (61.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 6 (33.33%) Cryptography
4 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (27.78%) Linux
5 4 (22.22%) Apache
5 4 (22.22%) SLA
5 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 4 (22.22%) Java
5 4 (22.22%) PHP
5 4 (22.22%) SQL
5 4 (22.22%) Information Security
5 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 4 (22.22%) ActiveMQ
5 4 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (22.22%) Nessus
5 4 (22.22%) Ruby
5 4 (22.22%) NoSQL
5 4 (22.22%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (22.22%) SIEM
5 4 (22.22%) SaaS
5 4 (22.22%) Security Monitoring
5 4 (22.22%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (22.22%) Task Automation

Penetration Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 (22.22%) Apache
1 4 (22.22%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (22.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) NoSQL
1 4 (22.22%) Redis
General
1 11 (61.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Penetration Tester
1 11 (61.11%) Tester
2 4 (22.22%) Cloud Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Security Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Security Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Application Security Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Security Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) ActiveMQ
1 4 (22.22%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (22.22%) Greenfield Project
1 4 (22.22%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (61.11%) Problem-Solving
2 11 (61.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 11 (61.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 6 (33.33%) Cryptography
4 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (22.22%) Analytical Thinking
5 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 4 (22.22%) Information Security
5 4 (22.22%) Security Monitoring
5 4 (22.22%) SIEM
5 4 (22.22%) Task Automation
6 3 (16.67%) Threat Modelling
7 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 1 (5.56%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Java
1 4 (22.22%) PHP
1 4 (22.22%) Ruby
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) CISSP
1 11 (61.11%) CREST Certified
1 11 (61.11%) OSCP
2 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Nessus
1 4 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Intel