Period
to 22 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Penetration Testing
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 146 153
Rank change year-on-year +20 +7 0
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 15 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.73% 0.14% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.16% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 10
West Sussex median annual salary £60,000 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.32% +35.71% -22.22%
10th Percentile £53,250 £46,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £48,750 £54,550
South East median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - -1.87%

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 West Sussex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,786 1,895 2,194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 87.42% 88.93% 91.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1,551 1,713 2,026
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,125 £62,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Penetration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Penetration Testing in West Sussex

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Salary trend for Penetration Testing in West Sussex

Penetration Testing
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Penetration Testing in West Sussex over the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Penetration Testing in West Sussex

Penetration Testing
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 22 June 2018. 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
Worthing - 9 £60,000 -
Crawley - 1 £55,000 - 1
Penetration Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, IT jobs citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 15 (100.00%) Information Security
2 12 (80.00%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (73.33%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (73.33%) Decision-Making
4 10 (66.67%) Incident Management
4 10 (66.67%) SC Cleared
4 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 10 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (20.00%) ITIL
5 3 (20.00%) SIEM
5 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS
5 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (13.33%) Ethical Hacking
6 2 (13.33%) CRISC
6 2 (13.33%) CISSP
6 2 (13.33%) CISA
6 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
6 2 (13.33%) Regulatory Compliance
6 2 (13.33%) GDPR
6 2 (13.33%) Information Assurance
6 2 (13.33%) Security Architecture
7 1 (6.67%) SDLC
7 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 1 (6.67%) Threat Modelling
7 1 (6.67%) SANS
7 1 (6.67%) Security Operations
7 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 1 (6.67%) Coaching

Penetration Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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:

Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Consultant
1 11 (73.33%) Information Security Consultant
1 11 (73.33%) Penetration Tester
1 11 (73.33%) Security Consultant
1 11 (73.33%) Senior Consultant
1 11 (73.33%) Senior Information Security Consultant
1 11 (73.33%) Senior Security Consultant
1 11 (73.33%) Tester
2 10 (66.67%) Security Penetration Tester
2 10 (66.67%) Security Tester
2 10 (66.67%) Senior Penetration Tester
2 10 (66.67%) Senior Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Head of Information
3 2 (13.33%) Head of Information Security
3 2 (13.33%) Head of Security
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Information Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Information Security
2 12 (80.00%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (73.33%) Decision-Making
4 10 (66.67%) Incident Management
5 3 (20.00%) ITIL
5 3 (20.00%) SIEM
6 2 (13.33%) Ethical Hacking
6 2 (13.33%) Information Assurance
6 2 (13.33%) Regulatory Compliance
6 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
6 2 (13.33%) Security Architecture
7 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (6.67%) Due Diligence
7 1 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) Information Management
7 1 (6.67%) Information Security Management
7 1 (6.67%) ISMS
7 1 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (6.67%) Security Management
7 1 (6.67%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) CISA
2 2 (13.33%) CISSP
2 2 (13.33%) CRISC
3 1 (6.67%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (13.33%) GDPR
3 1 (6.67%) HIPAA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft