The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Penetration Testing
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 81 80
Rank change year-on-year +27 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 25 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 3.59% 0.27% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.98% 0.30% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 25 2 1
Median salary £35,000 £47,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.31% +58.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 Oxford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Oxford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 628 676 646
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 90.23% 91.47% 81.98%
Number of salaries quoted 519 596 537
Median salary £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Penetration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Salary trend for Penetration Testing in Oxford

Penetration Testing
Salary Histogram in Oxford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Penetration Testing in Oxford over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Penetration Testing in Oxford

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 23 (92.00%) Information Security
1 23 (92.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 23 (92.00%) Business Development
1 23 (92.00%) PCI DSS
1 23 (92.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (8.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) Firewall
3 1 (4.00%) Wireless
3 1 (4.00%) Windows
3 1 (4.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (4.00%) Network Security
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Social Engineering
3 1 (4.00%) CHECK Team Member
3 1 (4.00%) Regulatory Compliance

Penetration Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 (4.00%) Firewall
1 1 (4.00%) Network Security
1 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 23 (92.00%) Business Development Manager
1 23 (92.00%) Business Manager
1 23 (92.00%) Development Manager
2 2 (8.00%) Consultant
2 2 (8.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (4.00%) Graduate
3 1 (4.00%) Graduate Consultant
3 1 (4.00%) Graduate Tester
3 1 (4.00%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (4.00%) Security Penetration Tester
3 1 (4.00%) Security Tester
3 1 (4.00%) Tester
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (92.00%) Business Development
1 23 (92.00%) Cybersecurity
1 23 (92.00%) Information Security
2 1 (4.00%) Regulatory Compliance
2 1 (4.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (4.00%) Social Engineering
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) CHECK Team Member
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (92.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 23 (92.00%) PCI DSS
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Adeptis Group
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago