Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Penetration Testing
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 109 125
Rank change year-on-year +25 +16 -13
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 35 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 2.21% 0.54% 0.060%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.42% 0.62% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 35 6 2
Oxford median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.79% +58.33% -40.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £68,750 £32,500
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -16.67% +53.85% -22.00%

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 Oxford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Oxford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1446 1290 1416
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 91.29% 87.87% 85.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1258 1122 1132
Oxford median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £30,600 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £63,750 £63,750
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,250 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +0.56% +2.27% +10.00%

Penetration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

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 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Penetration Testing in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 32 (91.43%) Information Security
1 32 (91.43%) Cybersecurity
2 23 (65.71%) PCI DSS
2 23 (65.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (65.71%) Business Development
3 10 (28.57%) Customer Engagement
3 10 (28.57%) OSCP
3 10 (28.57%) CREST Certified
4 8 (22.86%) Information Assurance
5 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.86%) Skype
6 1 (2.86%) Social Engineering
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.86%) Skype for Business
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (2.86%) Degree
6 1 (2.86%) Security Testing
6 1 (2.86%) Network Security
6 1 (2.86%) Firewall
6 1 (2.86%) Debian
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.86%) Windows
6 1 (2.86%) Linux
6 1 (2.86%) MCSA
6 1 (2.86%) CRM
6 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
6 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.86%) DNS

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.86%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (2.86%) DNS
1 1 (2.86%) Firewall
1 1 (2.86%) IPv6
1 1 (2.86%) Network Security
1 1 (2.86%) Skype
1 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 23 (65.71%) Business Development Manager
1 23 (65.71%) Business Manager
1 23 (65.71%) Development Manager
2 10 (28.57%) Penetration Tester
2 10 (28.57%) Tester
3 1 (2.86%) Administrator
3 1 (2.86%) Consultant
3 1 (2.86%) IT Administrator
3 1 (2.86%) IT Systems Administrator
3 1 (2.86%) Security Consultant
3 1 (2.86%) Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Debian
1 1 (2.86%) Linux
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
1 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (91.43%) Cybersecurity
1 32 (91.43%) Information Security
2 23 (65.71%) Business Development
3 10 (28.57%) Customer Engagement
4 8 (22.86%) Information Assurance
5 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.86%) CRM
6 1 (2.86%) Security Testing
6 1 (2.86%) Social Engineering
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) CREST Certified
1 10 (28.57%) OSCP
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) MCSA
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (65.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 23 (65.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (2.86%) Cisco
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft