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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Penetration Testing
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 61 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.36% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Median salary £60,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +9.37%  

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 Watford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 495 473 411
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 88.39% 80.72% 83.88%
Number of salaries quoted 403 405 300
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Penetration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford 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 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

Penetration Testing
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 26 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 Watford region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 7 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 7 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
2 5 (71.43%) Information Management
2 5 (71.43%) CEH
2 5 (71.43%) OWASP
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) SharePoint
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) SSCP
2 5 (71.43%) Database Security
2 5 (71.43%) SABSA
2 5 (71.43%) PKI
3 2 (28.57%) CISSP
3 2 (28.57%) CISA
3 2 (28.57%) CISM
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) CESG Certified Professional
3 2 (28.57%) CLAS
3 2 (28.57%) SANS
3 2 (28.57%) ISAE 3402
3 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (28.57%) JSP 440
3 2 (28.57%) RMADS
3 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared

Penetration Testing
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (71.43%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) IT Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) IT Security Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Security Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Senior Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Senior IT Security Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Senior Security Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) IT Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) IT Security Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Security Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Senior IT Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Senior IT Security Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Security Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Operational Security Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Security Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Security Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 7 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
2 5 (71.43%) Database Security
2 5 (71.43%) Information Management
2 5 (71.43%) OWASP
2 5 (71.43%) SABSA
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) CEH
1 5 (71.43%) SSCP
2 2 (28.57%) CESG Certified Professional
2 2 (28.57%) CISA
2 2 (28.57%) CISM
2 2 (28.57%) CISSP
2 2 (28.57%) CLAS
2 2 (28.57%) SANS
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (28.57%) ISAE 3402
2 2 (28.57%) JSP 440
2 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
2 2 (28.57%) RMADS
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft