The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Penetration Testing
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 84 107
Rank change year-on-year +42 +23  
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 84 43 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 6.18% 2.63% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.05% 2.98% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 69 20 13
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +46.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £55,000
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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1192 1443 1331
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 87.71% 88.10% 83.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1006 1150 1089
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Penetration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for Penetration Testing in Oxfordshire

Penetration Testing
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Penetration Testing in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Penetration Testing in Oxfordshire

Penetration Testing
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Banbury +6 32 £50,000 +48.14% 1
Oxford +32 25 £35,000 -26.31%
Penetration Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 26 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 87 (79.09%) Cybersecurity
2 76 (69.09%) Security Cleared
3 66 (60.00%) Telecoms
4 64 (58.18%) DV Cleared
5 58 (52.73%) C
6 49 (44.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 43 (39.09%) Linux
8 39 (35.45%) Windows
8 39 (35.45%) Ethical Hacking
9 37 (33.64%) Information Security
10 35 (31.82%) Network Design
10 35 (31.82%) Unix
10 35 (31.82%) Python
10 35 (31.82%) SS7
10 35 (31.82%) Data Centre
11 34 (30.91%) Android
11 34 (30.91%) C++
11 34 (30.91%) Java
11 34 (30.91%) Smartphone
12 33 (30.00%) Source Code Analysis
13 31 (28.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 31 (28.18%) Computer Science
14 29 (26.36%) VxWorks
15 27 (24.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 23 (20.91%) Business Development
16 23 (20.91%) PCI DSS
17 22 (20.00%) Line Management
18 17 (15.45%) Nessus
19 16 (14.55%) Ethernet
20 15 (13.64%) Radio Access Network

Penetration Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (5.45%) SaaS
2 1 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.91%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 35 (31.82%) SS7
2 16 (14.55%) Ethernet
3 15 (13.64%) Radio Access Network
4 14 (12.73%) VoLTE
5 9 (8.18%) Network Security
6 4 (3.64%) Firewall
7 1 (0.91%) VoIP
7 1 (0.91%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 12 (10.91%) Metasploit
2 6 (5.45%) IDA Disassembler
General
1 66 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 14 (12.73%) Finance
3 1 (0.91%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 35 (31.82%) Network Engineer
2 23 (20.91%) Analyst
2 23 (20.91%) Business Development Manager
2 23 (20.91%) Business Manager
2 23 (20.91%) Development Manager
2 23 (20.91%) Security Analyst
3 21 (19.09%) IP Engineer
3 21 (19.09%) IP Network Engineer
3 21 (19.09%) Telecoms Engineer
4 20 (18.18%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 19 (17.27%) Senior Analyst
5 19 (17.27%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
5 19 (17.27%) Senior Security Analyst
6 16 (14.55%) Consultant
6 16 (14.55%) Security Consultant
7 14 (12.73%) Core Network Engineer
7 14 (12.73%) RAN Engineer
7 14 (12.73%) VoLTE Engineer
8 13 (11.82%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 9 (8.18%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (31.82%) Data Centre
2 34 (30.91%) Smartphone
3 31 (28.18%) Computer Science
4 27 (24.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 6 (5.45%) Driving Licence
5 6 (5.45%) Mobile App
6 5 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (3.64%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.91%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 43 (39.09%) Linux
2 39 (35.45%) Windows
3 35 (31.82%) Unix
4 34 (30.91%) Android
5 29 (26.36%) VxWorks
6 4 (3.64%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (79.09%) Cybersecurity
2 49 (44.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 39 (35.45%) Ethical Hacking
4 37 (33.64%) Information Security
5 35 (31.82%) Network Design
6 33 (30.00%) Source Code Analysis
7 23 (20.91%) Business Development
8 22 (20.00%) Line Management
9 11 (10.00%) OWASP
10 9 (8.18%) Security Testing
10 9 (8.18%) Social Engineering
11 8 (7.27%) Reverse Engineering
11 8 (7.27%) Secure Coding
12 5 (4.55%) Test Automation
13 3 (2.73%) Software Engineering
13 3 (2.73%) Software Testing
14 2 (1.82%) Email Filtering
14 2 (1.82%) Validation
14 2 (1.82%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 2 (1.82%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 58 (52.73%) C
2 35 (31.82%) Python
3 34 (30.91%) C++
3 34 (30.91%) Java
4 6 (5.45%) Bash Shell
5 5 (4.55%) Perl
6 1 (0.91%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 76 (69.09%) Security Cleared
2 64 (58.18%) DV Cleared
3 14 (12.73%) Degree
4 12 (10.91%) OSCP
5 11 (10.00%) CEH
6 9 (8.18%) CHECK Team Member
6 9 (8.18%) CREST Certified
7 7 (6.36%) SC Cleared
8 6 (5.45%) CISSP
8 6 (5.45%) CLAS
8 6 (5.45%) Cyber Scheme
8 6 (5.45%) GIAC
8 6 (5.45%) Tigerscheme
9 5 (4.55%) GPEN
10 3 (2.73%) Master's Degree
10 3 (2.73%) PhD
11 1 (0.91%) GCFA
11 1 (0.91%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (28.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (20.91%) PCI DSS
3 7 (6.36%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (5.45%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.91%) SSAE 16
Systems Management
1 17 (15.45%) Nessus
2 11 (10.00%) Nmap
3 5 (4.55%) Defensics
3 5 (4.55%) OpenVAS
4 1 (0.91%) logstash
4 1 (0.91%) WMI
Vendors
1 11 (10.00%) Codenomicon
2 5 (4.55%) Coverity
2 5 (4.55%) Qualys
3 4 (3.64%) Huawei
4 1 (0.91%) Sophos
4 1 (0.91%) Splunk
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