Period
to 27 July 2017

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 27 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Penetration Testing
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 131 149
Rank change year-on-year +9 +18 -3
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 12 3 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.68% 0.17% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.18% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 15
Milton Keynes median annual salary £52,500 £70,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +16.67% +33.33%
10th Percentile £46,250 £57,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £62,750 £80,750 £65,000
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £33,000 £36,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -9.59% -39.17% -

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 1617 1645 2454
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 92.29% 90.88% 87.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1237 1319 1947
Milton Keynes median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £63,750
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 (58.33%) Information Security
2 5 (41.67%) CISM
2 5 (41.67%) CISSP
2 5 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (41.67%) PCI DSS
2 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
3 4 (33.33%) OWASP
3 4 (33.33%) Metasploit
3 4 (33.33%) SIEM
3 4 (33.33%) Big Data
3 4 (33.33%) Big Data Analytics
3 4 (33.33%) Data Analytics
3 4 (33.33%) Analytics
3 4 (33.33%) User Stories
3 4 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (33.33%) Data Security
3 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 4 (33.33%) Security Patching
3 4 (33.33%) Burp Suite
3 4 (33.33%) Kali Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Cyber Attack
3 4 (33.33%) Security Monitoring
4 3 (25.00%) Threat Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) Financial Institution
4 3 (25.00%) Firewall
4 3 (25.00%) Perl

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 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Burp Suite
1 4 (33.33%) Metasploit
2 2 (16.67%) JMeter
2 2 (16.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Financial Institution
2 3 (25.00%) Spanish Language
3 2 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
1 7 (58.33%) Security Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Penetration Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Security Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Information Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) IT Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) IT Security Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Information Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Information Security Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Penetration Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Performance Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Tester
4 1 (8.33%) CISSP Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Information Officer
4 1 (8.33%) Security Penetration Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (8.33%) iPad
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Information Security
2 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Analytics
3 4 (33.33%) Big Data Analytics
3 4 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (33.33%) Data Analytics
3 4 (33.33%) Data Security
3 4 (33.33%) OWASP
3 4 (33.33%) Security Monitoring
3 4 (33.33%) Security Patching
3 4 (33.33%) SIEM
3 4 (33.33%) User Stories
3 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (25.00%) Security Architecture
4 3 (25.00%) Threat Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Perl
1 3 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) C
2 1 (8.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) CISM
1 5 (41.67%) CISSP
2 2 (16.67%) ISEB
2 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (41.67%) PCI DSS
2 4 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
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