The first table below looks at the demand for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Farnborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Farnborough region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 38 - 37
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 2 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 0.82% - 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% - 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £37,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £45,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+12.22% +16.88%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Farnborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
168 176 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 68.85% 84.62% 81.42%
Number of salaries quoted 146 158 160
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £77,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Penetration Testing
Hampshire

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Farnborough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Farnborough

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

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in Farnborough

Penetration Testing
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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 7 (77.78%) Web Services
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
1 7 (77.78%) Ethical Hacking
1 7 (77.78%) CEH
1 7 (77.78%) CHFI
1 7 (77.78%) PCI DSS
2 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) SIEM
2 2 (22.22%) Protective Monitoring
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) Time Management
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Perl
2 2 (22.22%) PHP
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Python
2 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
2 2 (22.22%) VPN
2 2 (22.22%) SLA
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
1 2 (22.22%) VPN
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Tester
1 7 (77.78%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (22.22%) SIEM
2 2 (22.22%) Protective Monitoring
2 2 (22.22%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Perl
1 2 (22.22%) PHP
1 2 (22.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) CEH
1 7 (77.78%) CHFI
2 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (77.78%) PCI DSS
2 2 (22.22%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco