The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Penetration Testing
South West / Dorset
Rank 61 87 84
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -3
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 6 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 1.35% 0.38% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 0.44% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 2
Median salary £60,000 £34,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+76.47% -20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +15.78%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
360 686 619
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 80.90% 86.51% 83.42%
Number of salaries quoted 311 524 531
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of job ads across the Dorset region citing Penetration Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in Dorset

Penetration Testing
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth - 6 £60,000 -
Penetration Testing
South West

Penetration Testing
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 11 (100.00%) CISSP
1 11 (100.00%) Information Security
1 11 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (81.82%) CISM
3 7 (63.64%) Project Management
4 6 (54.55%) CISA
4 6 (54.55%) Security+ Certification
4 6 (54.55%) COBIT
4 6 (54.55%) OWASP
4 6 (54.55%) Vulnerability Management
4 6 (54.55%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (54.55%) SDLC
4 6 (54.55%) CompTIA Security+
4 6 (54.55%) IT Audit
5 5 (45.45%) PCI DSS
5 5 (45.45%) ITIL
6 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
6 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
6 3 (27.27%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (27.27%) Legal
6 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (27.27%) Compliance Management
6 3 (27.27%) Internal Audit
6 3 (27.27%) Threat Management
6 3 (27.27%) ITIL V2
6 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
7 2 (18.18%) Finance
8 1 (9.09%) ISEB

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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:

General
1 3 (27.27%) Legal
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Information Manager
1 5 (45.45%) Information Security Manager
1 5 (45.45%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Information Security
2 7 (63.64%) Project Management
3 6 (54.55%) Continuous Delivery
3 6 (54.55%) IT Audit
3 6 (54.55%) OWASP
3 6 (54.55%) SDLC
3 6 (54.55%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (45.45%) ITIL
5 3 (27.27%) Compliance Management
5 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
5 3 (27.27%) Internal Audit
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL V2
5 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
5 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (27.27%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) Threat Management
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) CISSP
2 9 (81.82%) CISM
3 6 (54.55%) CISA
3 6 (54.55%) CompTIA Security+
3 6 (54.55%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (9.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (54.55%) COBIT
3 5 (45.45%) PCI DSS