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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Penetration Testing
Berkshire / Slough
Rank - 65 57
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 0 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough - 0.16% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.19% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Median salary - £31,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -40.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £48,625
% change year-on-year -4.76% +7.96%  

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 269 536 486
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 83.54% 85.35% 86.17%
Number of salaries quoted 237 443 409
Median salary £55,000 £60,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +21.21%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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

Penetration Testing
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 3 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 3 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 3 (100.00%) CISA
1 3 (100.00%) CISM
1 3 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (100.00%) SIEM
1 3 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (100.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 3 (100.00%) DDoS Mitigation
1 3 (100.00%) Security Operations
2 2 (66.67%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (66.67%) AlienVault
2 2 (66.67%) LogRhythm
2 2 (66.67%) ArcSight
2 2 (66.67%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) Intel Security
3 1 (33.33%) OWASP
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC

Penetration Testing
Top Related 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 3 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) SOC Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Operations Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Security Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Services Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Operational Security Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Operations Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Security Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Security Operations Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Service Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 3 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (100.00%) DDoS Mitigation
1 3 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 3 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 3 (100.00%) SIEM
1 3 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) OWASP
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CISA
1 3 (100.00%) CISM
2 2 (66.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) AlienVault
1 2 (66.67%) ArcSight
1 2 (66.67%) Intel Security
1 2 (66.67%) LogRhythm