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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank - 70 -
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 0 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset - 0.98% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.15% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £30,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,150
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +24.53%
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
603 608 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 77.91% 85.51% 77.19%
Number of salaries quoted 466 507 321
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -11.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset region citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Penetration Testing.

1 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 5 (100.00%) Symantec
1 5 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 5 (100.00%) Legal
1 5 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
1 5 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 5 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 5 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 5 (100.00%) SailPoint

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset region citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Penetration Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 5 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Information Security Consultant
1 4 (80.00%) Consultant
1 4 (80.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) SailPoint
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 5 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 5 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
1 5 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 5 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Symantec