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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Penetration Testing
Hampshire / Farnborough
Rank - 48 31
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 0 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough - 1.03% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.41% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 1
Median salary - £30,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
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 Farnborough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Farnborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
295 213 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 85.26% 72.95% 77.91%
Number of salaries quoted 234 177 111
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 19 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 Farnborough region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
1 4 (100.00%) Cyberthreat
1 4 (100.00%) Cyber Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) Burp Suite
2 3 (75.00%) Kali Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) CREST Certified
2 3 (75.00%) Nessus
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) CEH
2 3 (75.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (75.00%) Nmap
2 3 (75.00%) Metasploit
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
2 3 (75.00%) GPEN
2 3 (75.00%) OSCP
2 3 (75.00%) Cybercrime
3 2 (50.00%) Objective-C
3 2 (50.00%) Social Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Ruby
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) C
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 2 (50.00%) VB
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 2 (50.00%) Back Office
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms

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 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Burp Suite
1 3 (75.00%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Penetration Tester
1 3 (75.00%) Tester
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Penetration Tester
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) SOC Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (75.00%) Cybercrime
3 1 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Kali Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Cyber Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
2 3 (75.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (50.00%) Social Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Forensics
4 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (25.00%) ERP
4 1 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (25.00%) Malware Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
4 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) Objective-C
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) Ruby
1 2 (50.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CEH
1 3 (75.00%) CREST Certified
1 3 (75.00%) GPEN
1 3 (75.00%) OSCP
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Nessus
1 3 (75.00%) Nmap