The table below looks at the statistics for the Penetration Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Tester
Rank - 189 185
Permanent jobs requiring a Penetration Tester 0 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire - 0.13% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.13% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 3
Average salary - £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Penetration Tester
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hampshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3420 3723 3754
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 95.24% 94.21% 94.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2769 3053 3224
Average salary £40,750 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.87% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Penetration Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Tester in the job title across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Penetration Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Penetration Tester
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Penetration Tester Salary Trend in Hampshire

Penetration Tester
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire region that cited Penetration Tester in their job title 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 with Penetration Tester in their job title.

1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Statistics
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
1 2 (66.67%) Physics
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Reverse Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
1 2 (66.67%) Cyber Security
2 1 (33.33%) OWASP
2 1 (33.33%) CEH
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (33.33%) Assembly Language

Penetration Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire region that cited Penetration Tester in their job title 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 with Penetration Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Statistics
1 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
1 2 (66.67%) Physics
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Reverse Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
1 2 (66.67%) Cyber Security
2 1 (33.33%) OWASP
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
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