A Penetration Tester earns an average salary of £36,465 per year. A skill in Computer Security is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

£27,032 - £68,310
£27K
£36K
£68K
MEDIAN: £36,465
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Salary
£27,032 - £68,310  
   
Bonus
£515 - £48,479  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£26,707 - £73,602  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 65

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £35,978

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Key Stats for Penetration Tester

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
3%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Penetration Tester Salaries

Mid-Career
▲74%

National Average
₤36,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Penetration Tester Salaries

Computer Security
▲11%

National Average
₤36,000

Security Testing and Auditing
▼7%

IT Security & Infrastructure
▼7%

Cyber Security
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
3%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 43%
dental benefits
Dental: 11%
vision benefits
Vision: 18%
no benefits
None: 43%