The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Farnborough region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 51 62 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 6 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 1.52% 0.52% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 0.65% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 0
Median salary £71,250 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+58.33% -
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
Penetration Testing
Hampshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Farnborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
350 310 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 88.61% 80.73% 84.30%
Number of salaries quoted 277 265 144
Median salary £45,000 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.16% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

The demand trend of job ads across the Farnborough 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 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 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Farnborough region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 6 (75.00%) CREST Certified
2 5 (62.50%) Cyberthreat
2 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) Metasploit
3 4 (50.00%) GPEN
3 4 (50.00%) OSCP
3 4 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (50.00%) Nmap
3 4 (50.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) Information Security
3 4 (50.00%) Nessus
3 4 (50.00%) CEH
4 3 (37.50%) Wireless
4 3 (37.50%) Social Engineering
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) Network Security
5 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
5 2 (25.00%) PCI QSA
5 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (25.00%) Information Assurance
5 2 (25.00%) Open Source
5 2 (25.00%) SaaS
5 2 (25.00%) Malware Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Patch Management
5 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (25.00%) Burp Suite
5 2 (25.00%) Kali Linux
5 2 (25.00%) CLAS

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Wireless
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Metasploit
2 2 (25.00%) Burp Suite
General
1 2 (25.00%) Aerospace
1 2 (25.00%) Back Office
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Penetration Tester
1 4 (50.00%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) SOC Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Penetration Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Tester
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (25.00%) CESG
2 2 (25.00%) CESG CLAS
2 2 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (12.50%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Kali Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (50.00%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) Social Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Computer Forensics
3 2 (25.00%) ERP
3 2 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (25.00%) Information Assurance
3 2 (25.00%) Malware Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Open Source
3 2 (25.00%) Patch Management
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (25.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) C++
1 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) Python
1 1 (12.50%) Ruby
1 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) CREST Certified
2 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) CEH
3 4 (50.00%) GPEN
3 4 (50.00%) OSCP
3 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) CLAS
5 2 (25.00%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Nessus
1 4 (50.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco
1 2 (25.00%) VMware