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 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Penetration Testing
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 88 107
Rank change year-on-year +9 +19  
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 5 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.59% 0.32% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.34% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 7
Median salary £47,500 £70,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.14% +33.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -9.52% +10.52%  

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Milton Keynes
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 776 872 1179
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 91.29% 91.60% 86.00%
Number of salaries quoted 606 669 900
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,200 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Penetration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 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

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 7 (63.64%) ISEB
1 7 (63.64%) JMeter
1 7 (63.64%) Automated Testing
1 7 (63.64%) ISTQB
1 7 (63.64%) Software Testing
1 7 (63.64%) Performance Testing
1 7 (63.64%) Test Automation
1 7 (63.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 6 (54.55%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) LoadRunner
3 4 (36.36%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (27.27%) VisualVM
4 3 (27.27%) Security Monitoring
4 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (27.27%) AppDynamics
4 3 (27.27%) Security Patching
4 3 (27.27%) Burp Suite
4 3 (27.27%) Kali Linux
4 3 (27.27%) Protractor
4 3 (27.27%) Cyber Attack
4 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) Selenium
4 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (27.27%) Metasploit
4 3 (27.27%) Time Management
4 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
4 3 (27.27%) JBehave
4 3 (27.27%) BDD
4 3 (27.27%) SIEM

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:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) JMeter
2 4 (36.36%) LoadRunner
3 3 (27.27%) Burp Suite
3 3 (27.27%) Eclipse
3 3 (27.27%) JBehave
3 3 (27.27%) Metasploit
3 3 (27.27%) Protractor
3 3 (27.27%) Selenium
3 3 (27.27%) VisualVM
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Automotive
3 2 (18.18%) Financial Institution
3 2 (18.18%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Senior Tester
1 7 (63.64%) Tester
2 4 (36.36%) Penetration Tester
2 4 (36.36%) Performance Tester
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Penetration Tester
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Performance Tester
3 3 (27.27%) Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Security Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Security Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Technical Tester
3 3 (27.27%) Technical Tester
4 2 (18.18%) Information Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Information Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Information Security Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Penetration Test Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Principal Security Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Senior IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
1 3 (27.27%) J2EE
1 3 (27.27%) XML
1 3 (27.27%) XML Messaging
2 2 (18.18%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (27.27%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Automated Testing
1 7 (63.64%) Performance Testing
1 7 (63.64%) Software Testing
1 7 (63.64%) Test Automation
2 4 (36.36%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (27.27%) Analytics
3 3 (27.27%) BDD
3 3 (27.27%) Big Data Analytics
3 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Data Analytics
3 3 (27.27%) Data Security
3 3 (27.27%) Information Security
3 3 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Security Monitoring
3 3 (27.27%) Security Patching
3 3 (27.27%) SIEM
3 3 (27.27%) Time Management
3 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Java
1 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Perl
2 2 (18.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) ISEB
1 7 (63.64%) ISTQB
1 7 (63.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 3 (27.27%) CISM
2 3 (27.27%) CISSP
3 1 (9.09%) CHECK Team Member
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) GIAC
3 1 (9.09%) GPEN
3 1 (9.09%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
1 3 (27.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) AppDynamics
1 3 (27.27%) IBM
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