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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Tester
Rank 187 187 182
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Penetration Tester 5 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.13% 0.23% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.24% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 5
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.80%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -4.76%
Job Titles Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3723 3733 3806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 93.94% 94.82% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3054 3197 3303
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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
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 25 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke -2 5 £65,000 -
Penetration Tester
South East

Penetration Tester
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 9 (60.00%) Linux
2 8 (53.33%) Apache
2 8 (53.33%) Python
2 8 (53.33%) MS Excel
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) CISSP
2 8 (53.33%) Red Hat
2 8 (53.33%) PHP
2 8 (53.33%) MySQL
2 8 (53.33%) IIS
2 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Snort
2 8 (53.33%) Ruby
2 8 (53.33%) PCI DSS
2 8 (53.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (53.33%) Open Source
2 8 (53.33%) Bash Shell
3 7 (46.67%) Security Testing
3 7 (46.67%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (26.67%) CEH
5 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (13.33%) Security Management
6 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.67%) Network Security

Penetration Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 8 (53.33%) IIS
1 8 (53.33%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (53.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) MySQL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Linux
2 8 (53.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (53.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Penetration Testing
1 7 (46.67%) Security Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (13.33%) Security Management
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) PHP
1 8 (53.33%) Python
1 8 (53.33%) Ruby
1 8 (53.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) CISSP
2 4 (26.67%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (53.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Snort
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
1 8 (53.33%) Red Hat