Period
to 16 January 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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Penetration Testing
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 123 148
Rank change year-on-year +12 +25 -16
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 13 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.86% 0.37% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.42% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 6
Milton Keynes median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -19.15% -2.08%
10th Percentile £50,000 £46,250 £45,625
90th Percentile £67,250 £65,625 £72,500
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £58,750
% change year-on-year +10.53% -19.15% -2.08%

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 1,355 1,427 2,102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 89.14% 89.02% 87.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1,010 1,257 1,758
Milton Keynes median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £59,000
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Penetration Testing in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 9 (69.23%) Information Security
2 7 (53.85%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (46.15%) Threat Analysis
3 6 (46.15%) User Stories
3 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 6 (46.15%) OWASP
3 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
3 6 (46.15%) Security Architecture
4 5 (38.46%) CISSP
4 5 (38.46%) Finance
5 4 (30.77%) CISM
5 4 (30.77%) SIEM
5 4 (30.77%) Metasploit
5 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
5 4 (30.77%) Cyberattack
5 4 (30.77%) Security Monitoring
5 4 (30.77%) Security Patching
5 4 (30.77%) Burp Suite
5 4 (30.77%) Kali Linux
6 3 (23.08%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 3 (23.08%) CREST Certified
6 3 (23.08%) Threat Intelligence
7 2 (15.38%) Secure Coding
7 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
7 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
7 2 (15.38%) QA
7 2 (15.38%) Security Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Banking
7 2 (15.38%) Retail

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:

Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Burp Suite
1 4 (30.77%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Analyst
2 9 (69.23%) Security Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Security Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Technical Security Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Penetration Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Cyberthreat Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Cyberattack
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Information Security
2 7 (53.85%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) OWASP
3 6 (46.15%) Security Architecture
3 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
3 6 (46.15%) Threat Analysis
3 6 (46.15%) User Stories
3 6 (46.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
4 4 (30.77%) Security Monitoring
4 4 (30.77%) Security Patching
4 4 (30.77%) SIEM
5 3 (23.08%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 3 (23.08%) Threat Intelligence
6 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
6 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
6 2 (15.38%) Secure Coding
6 2 (15.38%) Security Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) CISSP
2 4 (30.77%) CISM
3 3 (23.08%) CREST Certified
4 1 (7.69%) CEH
4 1 (7.69%) GIAC
4 1 (7.69%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA