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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 153 105 172
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +67
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 40 81 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.00% 2.13% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 2.70% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 35 55 18
Average salary £44,500 £55,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.09% +7.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £40,100
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £69,500 £67,950
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +21.95%
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
3289 3003 3374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 81.92% 78.86% 79.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2712 2557 2883
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 23 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 23 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 +27 28 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Basingstoke -23 11 £44,500 -6.31%
Penetration Testing
South East

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 26 (52.00%) Linux
2 19 (38.00%) Windows
3 18 (36.00%) Snort
3 18 (36.00%) Incident Management
3 18 (36.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (34.00%) Information Security
4 17 (34.00%) PCI DSS
5 16 (32.00%) Security Cleared
5 16 (32.00%) Python
6 15 (30.00%) HTTP
7 13 (26.00%) Internet
7 13 (26.00%) Security Testing
8 12 (24.00%) SC Cleared
8 12 (24.00%) Management Information System
9 11 (22.00%) Intrusion Detection
9 11 (22.00%) CCNA
9 11 (22.00%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (22.00%) tcpdump
9 11 (22.00%) SIEM
10 10 (20.00%) Change Control
10 10 (20.00%) Test Management
10 10 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
10 10 (20.00%) DNS
10 10 (20.00%) Computer Forensics
10 10 (20.00%) Wireshark
10 10 (20.00%) Finance
11 9 (18.00%) GIAC
11 9 (18.00%) Ethical Hacking
11 9 (18.00%) Sourcefire
11 9 (18.00%) Solaris

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 7 (14.00%) IIS
2 2 (4.00%) ArcGIS
2 2 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (4.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (30.00%) HTTP
2 13 (26.00%) Internet
3 11 (22.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 11 (22.00%) tcpdump
4 10 (20.00%) Wireshark
4 10 (20.00%) DNS
5 7 (14.00%) HTTPS
5 7 (14.00%) SSL
5 7 (14.00%) TCP/IP
5 7 (14.00%) VPN
5 7 (14.00%) LDAP
5 7 (14.00%) LAN
5 7 (14.00%) WAN
5 7 (14.00%) SMTP
5 7 (14.00%) FTP
5 7 (14.00%) IPsec
5 7 (14.00%) Firewall
6 6 (12.00%) Network Security
7 2 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (2.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) MySQL
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (16.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 8 (16.00%) LoadRunner
1 8 (16.00%) JIRA
1 8 (16.00%) Selenium
1 8 (16.00%) Cucumber
1 8 (16.00%) Selenium IDE
2 7 (14.00%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Law
3 2 (4.00%) French Language
3 2 (4.00%) Games
3 2 (4.00%) Military
3 2 (4.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Retail
3 2 (4.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.00%) Arabic Language
4 1 (2.00%) Russian Language
4 1 (2.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (40.00%) Analyst
2 13 (26.00%) Security Analyst
3 5 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 5 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (8.00%) Security Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Senior Security Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) IT Security Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Information Security Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Forensic Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Tester
5 3 (6.00%) Test Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Penetration Tester
5 3 (6.00%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) Security Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) Security Operations Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Compliance Analyst
7 1 (2.00%) Security Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.00%) .NET
1 8 (16.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (2.00%) HTML
2 1 (2.00%) XML
2 1 (2.00%) WSDL
2 1 (2.00%) JSON
2 1 (2.00%) KML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.00%) Management Information System
2 8 (16.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.00%) e-Health
4 2 (4.00%) PKI
5 1 (2.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.00%) Open Source
5 1 (2.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (52.00%) Linux
2 19 (38.00%) Windows
3 9 (18.00%) Solaris
4 2 (4.00%) CentOS
4 2 (4.00%) Debian
4 2 (4.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.00%) Android
5 1 (2.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.00%) Incident Management
2 17 (34.00%) Information Security
3 13 (26.00%) Security Testing
4 11 (22.00%) SIEM
5 10 (20.00%) Change Control
5 10 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
5 10 (20.00%) Test Management
5 10 (20.00%) Computer Forensics
6 9 (18.00%) Ethical Hacking
7 8 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (16.00%) Web Testing
7 8 (16.00%) System Testing
7 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (16.00%) TDD
7 8 (16.00%) ITIL
7 8 (16.00%) Regression Testing
7 8 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (16.00%) User Stories
7 8 (16.00%) Automation Testing
7 8 (16.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.00%) Python
2 9 (18.00%) Shell Script
3 8 (16.00%) PHP
4 7 (14.00%) Perl
4 7 (14.00%) Ruby
5 1 (2.00%) C
5 1 (2.00%) C#
5 1 (2.00%) C++
5 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (32.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (24.00%) SC Cleared
3 11 (22.00%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (22.00%) CCNA
4 9 (18.00%) GIAC
5 8 (16.00%) DV Cleared
6 7 (14.00%) CEH
6 7 (14.00%) Degree
6 7 (14.00%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (6.00%) GCIA
7 3 (6.00%) GCIH
8 2 (4.00%) OSCP
8 2 (4.00%) OSCE
9 1 (2.00%) CISSP
9 1 (2.00%) CISA
9 1 (2.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (36.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (34.00%) PCI DSS
3 7 (14.00%) QA
4 1 (2.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 18 (36.00%) Snort
2 2 (4.00%) XenApp
2 2 (4.00%) vSphere
2 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (18.00%) Sourcefire
2 3 (6.00%) IBM
3 2 (4.00%) NetApp
3 2 (4.00%) HP
3 2 (4.00%) Citrix
3 2 (4.00%) CA
3 2 (4.00%) Lumension
3 2 (4.00%) ESRI
3 2 (4.00%) VMware
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco
4 1 (2.00%) i2
4 1 (2.00%) Apple
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
Southampton, Hampshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bens + shift allowance
Posted: 4 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago