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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 50 33 32
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -1
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 3 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 0.98% 1.16% 3.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 1.56% 4.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £54,000 £47,750 £50,500
% change year-on-year
+13.08% -5.44%
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
237 128 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 77.45% 73.99% 79.23%
Number of salaries quoted 190 113 119
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,600 £60,000 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 5 (71.43%) Degree
1 5 (71.43%) Information Assurance
1 5 (71.43%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (57.14%) CISSP
2 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
2 4 (57.14%) GIAC
3 3 (42.86%) CESG
3 3 (42.86%) CESG CLAS
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) CLAS
3 3 (42.86%) CREST Certified
3 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
3 3 (42.86%) PCI QSA
3 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Wireshark
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (28.57%) jQuery
4 2 (28.57%) Security Testing
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (28.57%) SIEM
4 2 (28.57%) GCIA
4 2 (28.57%) GCIH
4 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (28.57%) Analytics
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) Malware Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Threat Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Threat Modelling
4 2 (28.57%) Secure Coding

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (28.57%) Internet
1 2 (28.57%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) SOC Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Graduate
3 1 (14.29%) Graduate Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) IT Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) IT Graduate
3 1 (14.29%) IT Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Junior
3 1 (14.29%) Junior IT Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Trainee
3 1 (14.29%) Trainee Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Trainee Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
2 3 (42.86%) CESG
2 3 (42.86%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Cybersecurity
1 5 (71.43%) Information Assurance
2 2 (28.57%) Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security
2 2 (28.57%) Malware Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 2 (28.57%) Secure Coding
2 2 (28.57%) Security Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Service Continuity Management
2 2 (28.57%) SIEM
2 2 (28.57%) Threat Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Threat Modelling
2 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) CISSP
2 4 (57.14%) GIAC
3 3 (42.86%) CLAS
3 3 (42.86%) CREST Certified
3 3 (42.86%) PCI QSA
3 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) CISM
4 2 (28.57%) GCIA
4 2 (28.57%) GCIH
4 2 (28.57%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS