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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 66 76 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 5 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.90% 1.05% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 1.23% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 0
Median salary £60,000 £30,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Penetration Testing
South West

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
481 653 619
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 86.36% 85.70% 82.86%
Number of salaries quoted 414 523 493
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 3 £60,000 -
Poole +6 2 £58,750 - 1
Penetration Testing
South West

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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 10 (66.67%) SQL
1 10 (66.67%) SOAP
1 10 (66.67%) Web Services
1 10 (66.67%) SOA
1 10 (66.67%) Selenium
1 10 (66.67%) Security Testing
1 10 (66.67%) Functional Testing
1 10 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
1 10 (66.67%) SoapUI
1 10 (66.67%) REST
2 9 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 9 (60.00%) Visual Studio
3 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (33.33%) PCI DSS
4 5 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (33.33%) CISSP
4 5 (33.33%) ITIL
4 5 (33.33%) Information Security
5 4 (26.67%) Angular 2
5 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (26.67%) AngularJS
6 3 (20.00%) Threat Management
6 3 (20.00%) Internal Audit
6 3 (20.00%) ITIL V2
6 3 (20.00%) Compliance Management
6 3 (20.00%) Legal
6 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (20.00%) CISM

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:

Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Selenium
1 10 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 9 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (60.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (20.00%) Legal
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Tester
2 8 (53.33%) Web Tester
3 7 (46.67%) Automation Tester
4 5 (33.33%) Information Manager
4 5 (33.33%) Information Security Manager
4 5 (33.33%) Security Manager
4 5 (33.33%) Web Automation Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) REST
1 10 (66.67%) SOAP
1 10 (66.67%) Web Services
2 4 (26.67%) Angular 2
2 4 (26.67%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Functional Testing
1 10 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
1 10 (66.67%) Security Testing
1 10 (66.67%) SOA
2 9 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) Information Security
3 5 (33.33%) ITIL
4 3 (20.00%) Compliance Management
4 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 3 (20.00%) Internal Audit
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL V2
4 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) Threat Management
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) CISSP
2 3 (20.00%) CISM
3 2 (13.33%) ISEB
4 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft