The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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
East of England / Suffolk
Rank - 69 67
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 0 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk - 0.66% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.76% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 1
Median salary - £65,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +73.33%  
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 Suffolk with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Suffolk
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 239 527 456
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 82.13% 87.11% 82.91%
Number of salaries quoted 210 458 368
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Penetration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk 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 Suffolk

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Salary trend for Penetration Testing in Suffolk

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
1 4 (80.00%) OO
1 4 (80.00%) HTTP
1 4 (80.00%) SAML
1 4 (80.00%) Nagios
1 4 (80.00%) SQLPlus
1 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
1 4 (80.00%) Log4Net
1 4 (80.00%) Web Design
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
1 4 (80.00%) NUnit
1 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (80.00%) JSON
1 4 (80.00%) JIRA
1 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (80.00%) OAuth
1 4 (80.00%) OWASP
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (80.00%) SaaS

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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 4 (80.00%) Apache Spark
1 4 (80.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Datadog
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (80.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) HTTP
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) NoSQL
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Jasmine
1 4 (80.00%) JIRA
1 4 (80.00%) Log4Net
1 4 (80.00%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Senior Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Senior Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Governance Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (80.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 4 (80.00%) Aurelia
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) HTML5
1 4 (80.00%) JSON
1 4 (80.00%) Kafka
1 4 (80.00%) OAuth
1 4 (80.00%) OpenID
1 4 (80.00%) REST
1 4 (80.00%) SAML
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Analytics
1 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (80.00%) Data Analytics
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps
1 4 (80.00%) Front End Development
1 4 (80.00%) Mobile Optimisation
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
1 4 (80.00%) OO
1 4 (80.00%) OWASP
1 4 (80.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 4 (80.00%) Secure Coding
1 4 (80.00%) SOLID
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
1 4 (80.00%) User Stories
1 4 (80.00%) Web Design
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) SIEM
2 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
1 4 (80.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CISA
1 1 (20.00%) CISM
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) HP Fortify
1 4 (80.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) New Relic