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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 168 145 140
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -5
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 17 38 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.44% 1.06% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 1.31% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 16 17 36
Average salary £52,500 £46,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.13% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £63,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
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
3060 2906 3172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 79.56% 80.81% 76.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2620 2378 2567
Average salary £42,500 £41,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.79% +4.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 2015. 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 -18 5 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Havant - 4 £57,500 -
Portsmouth - 4 £54,375 - 1
Farnborough +1 2 £40,000 -
Basingstoke +5 1 £37,500 -40.00% 2
Hook - 1 - -
Penetration Testing
South East

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 25 (49.02%) Information Security
2 24 (47.06%) Linux
3 22 (43.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (35.29%) Snort
4 18 (35.29%) Firewall
4 18 (35.29%) Management Information System
5 17 (33.33%) Security Testing
5 17 (33.33%) PCI DSS
6 16 (31.37%) Python
7 15 (29.41%) Windows
7 15 (29.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 15 (29.41%) SIEM
8 14 (27.45%) Incident Management
8 14 (27.45%) HTTP
8 14 (27.45%) CCNA
8 14 (27.45%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (25.49%) CISSP
9 13 (25.49%) CEH
10 11 (21.57%) Sourcefire
10 11 (21.57%) Network Security
10 11 (21.57%) SSL
10 11 (21.57%) VPN
10 11 (21.57%) Internet
11 10 (19.61%) Security Cleared
11 10 (19.61%) Degree
11 10 (19.61%) GIAC
11 10 (19.61%) IPsec
11 10 (19.61%) Intrusion Detection
12 9 (17.65%) Computer Forensics
12 9 (17.65%) Ethical Hacking

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 7 (13.73%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (3.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (35.29%) Firewall
2 14 (27.45%) HTTP
3 11 (21.57%) VPN
3 11 (21.57%) SSL
3 11 (21.57%) Internet
3 11 (21.57%) Network Security
4 10 (19.61%) Intrusion Detection
4 10 (19.61%) IPsec
5 9 (17.65%) HTTPS
5 9 (17.65%) Wireshark
5 9 (17.65%) tcpdump
6 6 (11.76%) TCP/IP
6 6 (11.76%) LAN
6 6 (11.76%) WAN
7 5 (9.80%) SMTP
7 5 (9.80%) FTP
7 5 (9.80%) DNS
7 5 (9.80%) LDAP
8 1 (1.96%) SSH
8 1 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (9.80%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (9.80%) LoadRunner
1 5 (9.80%) JIRA
1 5 (9.80%) Selenium
1 5 (9.80%) Git (software)
1 5 (9.80%) Cucumber
2 3 (5.88%) Selenium IDE
3 2 (3.92%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (9.80%) Law
2 3 (5.88%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) French Language
3 2 (3.92%) Advertising
4 1 (1.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (50.98%) Analyst
2 15 (29.41%) Security Analyst
2 15 (29.41%) Security Engineer
3 6 (11.76%) Network Engineer
3 6 (11.76%) Network Security Engineer
3 6 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) Test Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) IT Security Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Senior Security Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Senior Security Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Information Security Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Security Operations Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Compliance Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Operations Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Information Security Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Test Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Information Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Integration Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.69%) .NET
2 5 (9.80%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.96%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (35.29%) Management Information System
2 8 (15.69%) Computer Science
3 5 (9.80%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.92%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (3.92%) Cryptography
5 2 (3.92%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.96%) PKI
6 1 (1.96%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 24 (47.06%) Linux
2 15 (29.41%) Windows
3 5 (9.80%) Solaris
4 2 (3.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (49.02%) Information Security
2 17 (33.33%) Security Testing
3 15 (29.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 15 (29.41%) SIEM
4 14 (27.45%) Incident Management
5 9 (17.65%) Security Architecture
5 9 (17.65%) Computer Forensics
5 9 (17.65%) Ethical Hacking
5 9 (17.65%) Change Control
6 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (13.73%) Information Assurance
7 6 (11.76%) Security Management
7 6 (11.76%) ITIL
7 6 (11.76%) Cyber Security
7 6 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (9.80%) Automation Testing
8 5 (9.80%) Vulnerability Management
8 5 (9.80%) User Stories
8 5 (9.80%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (9.80%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (31.37%) Python
2 9 (17.65%) Shell Script
2 9 (17.65%) Ruby
2 9 (17.65%) Perl
3 5 (9.80%) PHP
4 3 (5.88%) Java
5 2 (3.92%) C
5 2 (3.92%) C#
6 1 (1.96%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (27.45%) CCNA
1 14 (27.45%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (25.49%) CISSP
2 13 (25.49%) CEH
3 10 (19.61%) Degree
3 10 (19.61%) Security Cleared
3 10 (19.61%) GIAC
4 8 (15.69%) DV Cleared
5 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared
5 4 (7.84%) GCIA
5 4 (7.84%) GCIH
5 4 (7.84%) CISA
5 4 (7.84%) CISM
6 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.92%) GPEN
8 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (43.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 5 (9.80%) COBIT
3 5 (9.80%) QA
4 4 (7.84%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 18 (35.29%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (3.92%) Nessus
Vendors
1 11 (21.57%) Sourcefire
2 7 (13.73%) Cisco
3 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.88%) McAfee
5 2 (3.92%) Websense
5 2 (3.92%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.92%) Symantec
5 2 (3.92%) Splunk
6 1 (1.96%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.96%) LANDesk
6 1 (1.96%) SonicWALL
6 1 (1.96%) Tripwire
6 1 (1.96%) Juniper
6 1 (1.96%) Nokia
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £350.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago