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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Tester
Rank - 143 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Penetration Tester 0 25 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire - 0.75% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.78% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 0
Average salary - £65,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £60,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +60.00%
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
3681 3209 4057
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 95.26% 96.37% 94.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3166 2673 3516
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 19 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Debian
1 2 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) CEH
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) OSCP
1 2 (100.00%) OSCE
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Games
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) SaaS

Penetration Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) SaaS
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Games
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Debian
1 2 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CEH
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) OSCP
1 2 (100.00%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS