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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 162 175 135
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -40
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 24 15 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.65% 0.37% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.48% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 21 12 26
Average salary £52,500 £47,000 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.70% +11.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £69,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
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
3067 3151 2867
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 83.48% 78.25% 80.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2494 2681 2382
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +1 7 £52,500 +14.13%
Basingstoke +23 6 £52,500 -23.63% 1
Hook - 5 £92,500 -
Havant - 2 £57,500 -
Romsey - 1 £45,000 -
Winchester - 1 £40,000 -
Penetration Testing
South East

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 26 (63.41%) Security Testing
2 18 (43.90%) Incident Management
2 18 (43.90%) CISSP
2 18 (43.90%) Information Security
3 17 (41.46%) SIEM
4 16 (39.02%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 12 (29.27%) CEH
6 11 (26.83%) PCI DSS
6 11 (26.83%) Management Information System
6 11 (26.83%) CISA
7 10 (24.39%) ITIL
8 9 (21.95%) Internet
8 9 (21.95%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (21.95%) Intrusion Detection
8 9 (21.95%) Malware Analysis
9 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
9 8 (19.51%) Sourcefire
9 8 (19.51%) Computer Science
9 8 (19.51%) Firewall
10 7 (17.07%) Finance
10 7 (17.07%) GIAC
10 7 (17.07%) Linux
10 7 (17.07%) Cisco
10 7 (17.07%) Wireshark
10 7 (17.07%) Snort
10 7 (17.07%) Computer Forensics
10 7 (17.07%) Ethical Hacking
10 7 (17.07%) Change Control
10 7 (17.07%) tcpdump
11 6 (14.63%) Cyber Security

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (2.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.95%) Internet
1 9 (21.95%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (19.51%) Firewall
3 7 (17.07%) Wireshark
3 7 (17.07%) tcpdump
4 3 (7.32%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (7.32%) FTP
4 3 (7.32%) HTTP
4 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
4 3 (7.32%) DNS
4 3 (7.32%) LDAP
4 3 (7.32%) LAN
4 3 (7.32%) WAN
4 3 (7.32%) SMTP
5 1 (2.44%) IPsec
5 1 (2.44%) SSL
5 1 (2.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Metasploit
2 1 (2.44%) Yeoman
General
1 7 (17.07%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Law
3 2 (4.88%) Advertising
4 1 (2.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (43.90%) Analyst
2 11 (26.83%) Security Analyst
3 6 (14.63%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (14.63%) Security Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Senior Security Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) IT Security Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Security Manager
4 5 (12.20%) Compliance Manager
4 5 (12.20%) Head of Security
4 5 (12.20%) Head of Testing
5 3 (7.32%) Operations Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Information Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Information Security Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Security Operations Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Malware Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Security Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.44%) IT Services Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Penetration Tester
7 1 (2.44%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) Management Information System
2 8 (19.51%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.32%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.44%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.44%) CESG
5 1 (2.44%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Linux
2 3 (7.32%) Windows
2 3 (7.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (63.41%) Security Testing
2 18 (43.90%) Incident Management
2 18 (43.90%) Information Security
3 17 (41.46%) SIEM
4 16 (39.02%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 10 (24.39%) ITIL
6 9 (21.95%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (21.95%) Malware Analysis
7 7 (17.07%) Computer Forensics
7 7 (17.07%) Ethical Hacking
7 7 (17.07%) Change Control
8 6 (14.63%) Cyber Security
8 6 (14.63%) OWASP
9 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (12.20%) Service Delivery
9 5 (12.20%) Information Assurance
9 5 (12.20%) Security Architecture
9 5 (12.20%) Vulnerability Management
10 4 (9.76%) IT Asset Management
10 4 (9.76%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) C
1 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (43.90%) CISSP
2 12 (29.27%) CEH
3 11 (26.83%) CISA
4 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
5 7 (17.07%) GIAC
6 6 (14.63%) CISM
7 4 (9.76%) Degree
7 4 (9.76%) DV Cleared
7 4 (9.76%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (4.88%) GPEN
8 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
8 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (4.88%) GCIA
8 2 (4.88%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.83%) PCI DSS
2 6 (14.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (14.63%) COBIT
2 6 (14.63%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 7 (17.07%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (4.88%) Nessus
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) Sourcefire
2 7 (17.07%) Cisco
3 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
4 4 (9.76%) McAfee
5 3 (7.32%) Splunk
6 2 (4.88%) LANDesk
6 2 (4.88%) Websense
6 2 (4.88%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.88%) Symantec
6 2 (4.88%) Tripwire
7 1 (2.44%) VMware
7 1 (2.44%) LogRhythm
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Hampshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Pension, Annual Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago