Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Penetration Testing
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 80 65
Rank change year-on-year +4 -15 +6
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 1 8 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 0.17% 0.82% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.93% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 21
Suffolk median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - -9.09%
10th Percentile £43,750 £36,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £51,250 £63,250 £55,000
East of England median annual salary £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +26.32% -5.00% +5.26%

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 Suffolk with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Suffolk
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 504 862 782
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 87.80% 88.23% 86.79%
Number of salaries quoted 473 749 658
Suffolk median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.57%

Penetration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

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

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
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the Suffolk region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +6 1 £47,500 -3.55%
Penetration Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (100.00%) QA

Penetration Testing
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Ethical Hacker
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Security Penetration Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Security Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA