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

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 177 178 114
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -64
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 13 19 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.36% 0.48% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.60% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 51
Average salary £45,000 £45,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.09% +13.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £68,750 £65,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +8.75%
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
3045 3184 3172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 85.49% 80.02% 79.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2476 2555 2693
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 5 August 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 5 August 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
Basingstoke +19 4 £52,500 -23.63% 2
Hook - 3 £92,500 -
Southampton -9 2 £42,500 -2.85% 1
Farnborough - 2 £45,000 - 2
Winchester - 1 £40,000 -
Penetration Testing
South East

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 22 (56.41%) Security Testing
2 19 (48.72%) Information Security
3 17 (43.59%) CISSP
3 17 (43.59%) PCI DSS
3 17 (43.59%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 16 (41.03%) Incident Management
5 13 (33.33%) SIEM
6 11 (28.21%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (28.21%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (25.64%) Management Information System
7 10 (25.64%) CISA
7 10 (25.64%) CISM
8 9 (23.08%) ITIL
9 8 (20.51%) Finance
9 8 (20.51%) OWASP
9 8 (20.51%) Cyber Security
10 7 (17.95%) Intrusion Detection
10 7 (17.95%) Linux
10 7 (17.95%) Internet
11 6 (15.38%) Ethical Hacking
11 6 (15.38%) Wireshark
11 6 (15.38%) tcpdump
11 6 (15.38%) Snort
11 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
11 6 (15.38%) Malware Analysis
12 5 (12.82%) COBIT
12 5 (12.82%) Change Control
12 5 (12.82%) Security Architecture
12 5 (12.82%) Computer Science
12 5 (12.82%) ISO/IEC 27001

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) Internet
1 7 (17.95%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (15.38%) Wireshark
2 6 (15.38%) tcpdump
3 4 (10.26%) Firewall
4 3 (7.69%) DNS
4 3 (7.69%) LDAP
4 3 (7.69%) LAN
4 3 (7.69%) WAN
4 3 (7.69%) SMTP
4 3 (7.69%) FTP
4 3 (7.69%) HTTP
4 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.13%) VPN
5 2 (5.13%) SSL
5 2 (5.13%) SAN
5 2 (5.13%) VLAN
5 2 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (5.13%) IPsec
6 1 (2.56%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) MySQL
1 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Yeoman
General
1 8 (20.51%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Law
3 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Analyst
2 11 (28.21%) Security Manager
3 9 (23.08%) Security Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) Cyber Security Manager
5 5 (12.82%) Compliance Manager
5 5 (12.82%) Head of Security
5 5 (12.82%) Head of Testing
5 5 (12.82%) Senior Security Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Security Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Cyber Security Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Security Assurance Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Assurance Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Security Operations Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Security Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Information Security Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Information Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Management Information System
2 5 (12.82%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.56%) CESG
4 1 (2.56%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Linux
2 4 (10.26%) Windows
3 3 (7.69%) Solaris
4 1 (2.56%) SUSE
4 1 (2.56%) Debian
4 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (56.41%) Security Testing
2 19 (48.72%) Information Security
3 17 (43.59%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 16 (41.03%) Incident Management
5 13 (33.33%) SIEM
6 11 (28.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (28.21%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (23.08%) ITIL
8 8 (20.51%) OWASP
8 8 (20.51%) Cyber Security
9 6 (15.38%) Malware Analysis
9 6 (15.38%) Ethical Hacking
10 5 (12.82%) Computer Forensics
10 5 (12.82%) Security Architecture
10 5 (12.82%) Service Delivery
10 5 (12.82%) Security Management
10 5 (12.82%) Change Control
11 4 (10.26%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (10.26%) IT Asset Management
11 4 (10.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) C
1 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (43.59%) CISSP
2 10 (25.64%) CISA
2 10 (25.64%) CISM
3 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 5 (12.82%) GIAC
4 5 (12.82%) CEH
5 4 (10.26%) Degree
5 4 (10.26%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (7.69%) DV Cleared
7 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
7 2 (5.13%) ISACA
7 2 (5.13%) GWAPT
7 2 (5.13%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (43.59%) PCI DSS
2 5 (12.82%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 5 (12.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (12.82%) COBIT
3 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 6 (15.38%) Snort
2 2 (5.13%) VirtualBox
3 1 (2.56%) MDaemon
3 1 (2.56%) pfSense
3 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.56%) XenServer
3 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) ZABBIX
1 2 (5.13%) Zenoss
1 2 (5.13%) Ansible
2 1 (2.56%) Nagios
2 1 (2.56%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.56%) Puppet
2 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Sourcefire
2 3 (7.69%) Cisco
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) HP
3 2 (5.13%) VMware
4 1 (2.56%) Tripwire
4 1 (2.56%) Dell
4 1 (2.56%) Citrix
4 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.56%) McAfee
4 1 (2.56%) LANDesk
4 1 (2.56%) NETGEAR
4 1 (2.56%) Splunk
4 1 (2.56%) LogRhythm
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Aldershot
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Aldershot
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Aldershot
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Farnborough
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Ringwood
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Eastleigh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pesion, Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago