Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Penetration Testing
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 85 -
Rank change year-on-year -10 - -
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 5 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.51% 0.96% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 1.08% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 0
Watford median annual salary £73,500 £47,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +54.74% - -
Hertfordshire median annual salary £65,000 £47,500 £66,750
% change year-on-year +36.84% -28.84% -1.11%

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 Watford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Watford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 834 923 933
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 85.36% 88.66% 87.36%
Number of salaries quoted 683 788 747
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £75,000 £72,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +2.43%

Penetration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Penetration Testing in Watford

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Penetration Testing in Watford

For the 6 months to 18 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 Watford region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) CISSP
1 5 (100.00%) CISA
1 5 (100.00%) CISM
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
1 5 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (100.00%) COBIT
1 5 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 5 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 5 (100.00%) SaaS
1 5 (100.00%) Splunk
1 5 (100.00%) SIEM
1 5 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (100.00%) LogRhythm
1 5 (100.00%) Patch Management
1 5 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 5 (100.00%) ISO 22301
1 5 (100.00%) GDPR
1 5 (100.00%) Cryptography

Penetration Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 5 (100.00%) SaaS
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Security Manager
2 3 (60.00%) Information Manager
2 3 (60.00%) Information Security Manager
3 2 (40.00%) IT Manager
3 2 (40.00%) IT Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 5 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 5 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Patch Management
1 5 (100.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CISA
1 5 (100.00%) CISM
1 5 (100.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) COBIT
1 5 (100.00%) GDPR
1 5 (100.00%) ISO 22301
1 5 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (100.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) LogRhythm
1 5 (100.00%) Splunk