The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Penetration Testing
Berkshire / Slough
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 57 46
Rank change year-on-year +8 -11  
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 2 1 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 0.56% 0.20% 3.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.23% 3.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 20
Median salary £24,000 £42,500 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -43.52% -20.56%  
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 Slough with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Slough
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 306 442 528
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 86.20% 87.18% 91.35%
Number of salaries quoted 265 396 407
Median salary £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £70,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Penetration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough 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 Slough

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Salary trend for Penetration Testing in Slough

For the 6 months to 25 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 Slough region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) Digital Media
1 2 (100.00%) Security Patching

Penetration Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) IT Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) IT Support
1 2 (100.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Security Patching