The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Job Titles advertised for the Hampshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Tester
Rank 176 171 173
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Penetration Tester 13 16 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.31% 0.42% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.44% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 12
Average salary £65,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
Job Titles Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3914 3620 3965
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 94.56% 95.69% 95.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3349 2953 3451
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Penetration Tester
South East

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
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Penetration Tester across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Penetration Tester Salary Histogram in Hampshire

Penetration Tester
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Tester within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke -2 4 £65,000 +30.00% 1
Farnborough - 1 - -
Penetration Tester
South East

Penetration Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 38 (92.68%) Penetration Testing
2 30 (73.17%) Ethical Hacking
3 24 (58.54%) CEH
3 24 (58.54%) PCI DSS
4 23 (56.10%) Finance
5 17 (41.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 17 (41.46%) Security Testing
6 14 (34.15%) Change Management
7 12 (29.27%) ITIL
7 12 (29.27%) COBIT
7 12 (29.27%) COSO
8 10 (24.39%) Security Management
9 9 (21.95%) Web Services
10 7 (17.07%) CHFI
11 6 (14.63%) PRINCE
11 6 (14.63%) WebInspect
11 6 (14.63%) OWASP
11 6 (14.63%) Low Latency
11 6 (14.63%) PRINCE2
11 6 (14.63%) Windows
11 6 (14.63%) Linux
11 6 (14.63%) HP
12 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
13 4 (9.76%) PKI
13 4 (9.76%) QA
13 4 (9.76%) Legal
14 3 (7.32%) CISSP
14 3 (7.32%) Red Hat
14 3 (7.32%) Snort
14 3 (7.32%) Apache

Penetration Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.32%) Apache
1 3 (7.32%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) MySQL
General
1 23 (56.10%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Legal
3 1 (2.44%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.95%) Web Services
2 2 (4.88%) Ajax
2 2 (4.88%) HTML
2 2 (4.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) PKI
2 3 (7.32%) Open Source
3 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Windows
1 6 (14.63%) Linux
2 3 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (92.68%) Penetration Testing
2 30 (73.17%) Ethical Hacking
3 17 (41.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 17 (41.46%) Security Testing
4 14 (34.15%) Change Management
5 12 (29.27%) ITIL
6 10 (24.39%) Security Management
7 6 (14.63%) PRINCE
7 6 (14.63%) OWASP
7 6 (14.63%) Low Latency
7 6 (14.63%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.88%) Portfolio Management
8 2 (4.88%) Strategic Planning
8 2 (4.88%) Validation
9 1 (2.44%) Information Security
9 1 (2.44%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) Python
1 3 (7.32%) PHP
1 3 (7.32%) Bash Shell
1 3 (7.32%) Ruby
2 1 (2.44%) C++
2 1 (2.44%) Java
2 1 (2.44%) Perl
2 1 (2.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (58.54%) CEH
2 7 (17.07%) CHFI
3 3 (7.32%) CISSP
4 2 (4.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (58.54%) PCI DSS
2 12 (29.27%) COBIT
2 12 (29.27%) COSO
3 4 (9.76%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Snort
2 1 (2.44%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) WebInspect
2 1 (2.44%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) HP
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.32%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.88%) VMware
Basingstoke, Hampshire
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