Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Penetration Testing
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 146 146 147
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 2 8 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.097% 0.33% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.37% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 19
West Sussex median annual salary £45,750 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.75% +33.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £41,175 £46,750 £44,550
90th Percentile £53,725 £77,500 £65,500
South East median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +10.53%

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 1803 2173 2339
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 87.35% 88.88% 88.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1568 1993 2052
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £60,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
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 19 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
Crawley +16 1 £50,000 -23.08%
Horsham - 1 £41,500 -
Penetration Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 19 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 2 (100.00%) Security Management
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Information Management
2 1 (50.00%) IT Governance
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) ISMS
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) HIPAA
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) CRISC
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 1 (50.00%) Threat Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) SANS
2 1 (50.00%) GIAC
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Information Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (100.00%) Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Information Management
2 1 (50.00%) ISMS
2 1 (50.00%) IT Governance
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Threat Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CISM
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) CRISC
1 1 (50.00%) GIAC
1 1 (50.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) HIPAA
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory