The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 171 110 163
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +53
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 30 87 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.74% 2.19% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 2.80% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 25 56 14
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% -17.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £72,500 £78,550
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Penetration Testing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3269 3103 3255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 80.82% 77.95% 77.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2610 2620 2771
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in Hampshire

Penetration Testing
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Hampshire

Penetration Testing
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 Testing within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
Southampton - 20 £42,500 - 1
Basingstoke -35 8 £44,500 +11.25% 2
Penetration Testing
South East

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 24 (53.33%) Linux
2 21 (46.67%) Security Cleared
3 20 (44.44%) Incident Management
4 17 (37.78%) Snort
4 17 (37.78%) Windows
5 16 (35.56%) Security Testing
5 16 (35.56%) SIEM
6 15 (33.33%) tcpdump
6 15 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 15 (33.33%) Internet
7 14 (31.11%) Wireshark
7 14 (31.11%) Information Security
8 13 (28.89%) Intrusion Detection
8 13 (28.89%) Ethical Hacking
8 13 (28.89%) Sourcefire
8 13 (28.89%) HTTP
8 13 (28.89%) Python
8 13 (28.89%) DV Cleared
9 12 (26.67%) Change Control
9 12 (26.67%) Computer Forensics
9 12 (26.67%) GIAC
10 11 (24.44%) DNS
10 11 (24.44%) Kalman Filter
11 10 (22.22%) Solaris
11 10 (22.22%) Management Information System
11 10 (22.22%) Finance
12 9 (20.00%) CEH
12 9 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 9 (20.00%) Test Management
12 9 (20.00%) PCI DSS

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.89%) IIS
2 2 (4.44%) ArcGIS
2 2 (4.44%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (4.44%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (33.33%) Internet
1 15 (33.33%) tcpdump
2 14 (31.11%) Wireshark
3 13 (28.89%) HTTP
3 13 (28.89%) Intrusion Detection
4 11 (24.44%) DNS
5 8 (17.78%) TCP/IP
5 8 (17.78%) LDAP
5 8 (17.78%) LAN
5 8 (17.78%) WAN
5 8 (17.78%) SMTP
5 8 (17.78%) FTP
6 5 (11.11%) Firewall
6 5 (11.11%) VPN
7 4 (8.89%) HTTPS
7 4 (8.89%) SSL
7 4 (8.89%) IPsec
8 2 (4.44%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (4.44%) Network Security
9 1 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) MySQL
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) QuickTest Pro
1 7 (15.56%) LoadRunner
1 7 (15.56%) JIRA
1 7 (15.56%) Selenium
1 7 (15.56%) Cucumber
1 7 (15.56%) Selenium IDE
2 6 (13.33%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (22.22%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) Law
3 2 (4.44%) Games
3 2 (4.44%) Military
3 2 (4.44%) Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Retail
3 2 (4.44%) Marketing
4 1 (2.22%) Arabic Language
4 1 (2.22%) Russian Language
4 1 (2.22%) Legal
4 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (44.44%) Analyst
2 14 (31.11%) Security Analyst
3 4 (8.89%) Senior Test Analyst
3 4 (8.89%) Penetration Tester
3 4 (8.89%) Test Analyst
3 4 (8.89%) Tester
3 4 (8.89%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (8.89%) IT Security Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Senior Test Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Operations Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Forensic Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Security Operations Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Test Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Network Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Consultant
5 2 (4.44%) Security Consultant
5 2 (4.44%) Network Security Analyst
6 1 (2.22%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (2.22%) Senior Security Consultant
6 1 (2.22%) Head of Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.56%) Gherkin
2 5 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (2.22%) XML
3 1 (2.22%) WSDL
3 1 (2.22%) JSON
3 1 (2.22%) KML
3 1 (2.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 7 (15.56%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.44%) e-Health
3 2 (4.44%) PKI
4 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.22%) Open Source
4 1 (2.22%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (53.33%) Linux
2 17 (37.78%) Windows
3 10 (22.22%) Solaris
4 2 (4.44%) CentOS
4 2 (4.44%) Debian
4 2 (4.44%) Ubuntu
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.22%) Android
5 1 (2.22%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (44.44%) Incident Management
2 16 (35.56%) Security Testing
2 16 (35.56%) SIEM
3 14 (31.11%) Information Security
4 13 (28.89%) Ethical Hacking
5 12 (26.67%) Computer Forensics
5 12 (26.67%) Change Control
6 11 (24.44%) Kalman Filter
7 9 (20.00%) Test Management
8 8 (17.78%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (15.56%) ITSM
9 7 (15.56%) ITIL
9 7 (15.56%) Service Management
9 7 (15.56%) Service Delivery
9 7 (15.56%) Regression Testing
9 7 (15.56%) TDD
9 7 (15.56%) Asset Management
9 7 (15.56%) System Testing
9 7 (15.56%) Information Assurance
9 7 (15.56%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.89%) Python
2 8 (17.78%) PHP
3 6 (13.33%) Shell Script
4 5 (11.11%) Perl
5 4 (8.89%) Ruby
6 1 (2.22%) C
6 1 (2.22%) C#
6 1 (2.22%) C++
6 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 15 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 13 (28.89%) DV Cleared
4 12 (26.67%) GIAC
5 9 (20.00%) CEH
6 7 (15.56%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (11.11%) GCIH
8 4 (8.89%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (8.89%) GCIA
8 4 (8.89%) CCNA
9 3 (6.67%) Degree
10 2 (4.44%) OSCP
10 2 (4.44%) OSCE
11 1 (2.22%) CISSP
11 1 (2.22%) CISA
11 1 (2.22%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 6 (13.33%) QA
3 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (37.78%) Snort
2 2 (4.44%) XenApp
2 2 (4.44%) vSphere
2 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (28.89%) Sourcefire
2 3 (6.67%) IBM
3 2 (4.44%) NetApp
3 2 (4.44%) HP
3 2 (4.44%) Citrix
3 2 (4.44%) CA
3 2 (4.44%) Lumension
3 2 (4.44%) LogRhythm
3 2 (4.44%) ESRI
3 2 (4.44%) VMware
3 2 (4.44%) Cisco
4 1 (2.22%) i2
4 1 (2.22%) Apple
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension, medical
Posted: 5 days ago