The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Hampshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 160 138 136
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -2
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 29 49 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.70% 1.30% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 1.67% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 17 25 43
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.22% +12.50%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3263 2936 3327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 78.84% 77.61% 80.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2741 2382 2878
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Penetration Testing
South East

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
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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
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Job
Vacancies
Southampton -4 14 £43,750 -2.77% 1
Farnborough - 3 - - 1
Romsey - 2 £46,000 -
Basingstoke -11 1 - -
Penetration Testing
South East

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 42 (66.67%) Ethical Hacking
2 32 (50.79%) CEH
3 30 (47.62%) Security Testing
4 24 (38.10%) Finance
5 22 (34.92%) PCI DSS
6 19 (30.16%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 19 (30.16%) Linux
7 18 (28.57%) Security Cleared
8 17 (26.98%) Windows
9 16 (25.40%) Change Management
9 16 (25.40%) Information Security
9 16 (25.40%) SIEM
10 15 (23.81%) Management Information System
11 14 (22.22%) Sourcefire
11 14 (22.22%) ITIL
11 14 (22.22%) tcpdump
11 14 (22.22%) Wireshark
12 13 (20.63%) COSO
12 13 (20.63%) COBIT
13 12 (19.05%) Intrusion Detection
13 12 (19.05%) Security Management
14 11 (17.46%) Snort
14 11 (17.46%) GIAC
14 11 (17.46%) TCP/IP
14 11 (17.46%) Internet
14 11 (17.46%) Incident Management
14 11 (17.46%) Computer Forensics
14 11 (17.46%) Change Control
15 10 (15.87%) DNS
15 10 (15.87%) FTP

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.22%) tcpdump
1 14 (22.22%) Wireshark
2 12 (19.05%) Intrusion Detection
3 11 (17.46%) TCP/IP
3 11 (17.46%) Internet
4 10 (15.87%) DNS
4 10 (15.87%) FTP
4 10 (15.87%) HTTP
4 10 (15.87%) LDAP
4 10 (15.87%) LAN
4 10 (15.87%) WAN
4 10 (15.87%) SMTP
5 4 (6.35%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (3.17%) Ethernet
6 2 (3.17%) VPN
6 2 (3.17%) Firewall
General
1 24 (38.10%) Finance
2 8 (12.70%) Law
3 4 (6.35%) Legal
4 2 (3.17%) French Language
4 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.59%) Electronics
5 1 (1.59%) Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (60.32%) Penetration Tester
1 38 (60.32%) Tester
2 19 (30.16%) Analyst
3 17 (26.98%) Ethical Hacker
4 16 (25.40%) Security Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) Security Operations Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (3.17%) Compliance Analyst
6 2 (3.17%) Security Tester
6 2 (3.17%) Information Security Engineer
6 2 (3.17%) IT Security Analyst
6 2 (3.17%) Security Engineer
6 2 (3.17%) Security Specialist
6 2 (3.17%) Information Analyst
6 2 (3.17%) Information Security Analyst
6 2 (3.17%) Consultant
6 2 (3.17%) Security Consultant
7 1 (1.59%) Project Leader
7 1 (1.59%) Developer
7 1 (1.59%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.29%) Web Services
2 4 (6.35%) .NET
3 2 (3.17%) Ajax
3 2 (3.17%) HTML
3 2 (3.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.81%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.35%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.35%) PKI
3 3 (4.76%) Open Source
4 1 (1.59%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.59%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 19 (30.16%) Linux
2 17 (26.98%) Windows
3 10 (15.87%) Solaris
4 4 (6.35%) Mac OS
4 4 (6.35%) Android
5 2 (3.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (66.67%) Ethical Hacking
2 30 (47.62%) Security Testing
3 19 (30.16%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 16 (25.40%) Change Management
4 16 (25.40%) Information Security
4 16 (25.40%) SIEM
5 14 (22.22%) ITIL
6 12 (19.05%) Security Management
7 11 (17.46%) Incident Management
7 11 (17.46%) Computer Forensics
7 11 (17.46%) Change Control
8 9 (14.29%) OWASP
9 7 (11.11%) PRINCE
10 6 (9.52%) Low Latency
10 6 (9.52%) PRINCE2
11 5 (7.94%) Information Assurance
12 3 (4.76%) OO
12 3 (4.76%) Analytics
13 2 (3.17%) Portfolio Management
13 2 (3.17%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.52%) Python
2 5 (7.94%) C++
3 4 (6.35%) C#
4 3 (4.76%) Perl
5 2 (3.17%) PHP
6 1 (1.59%) Java
6 1 (1.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (50.79%) CEH
2 18 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 11 (17.46%) GIAC
4 9 (14.29%) Degree
5 7 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 7 (11.11%) DV Cleared
5 7 (11.11%) CHFI
6 3 (4.76%) GCIH
7 1 (1.59%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (34.92%) PCI DSS
2 13 (20.63%) COSO
2 13 (20.63%) COBIT
3 5 (7.94%) QA
4 3 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (3.17%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (17.46%) Snort
2 1 (1.59%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 7 (11.11%) WebInspect
2 1 (1.59%) Nessus
Vendors
1 14 (22.22%) Sourcefire
2 7 (11.11%) HP
3 6 (9.52%) Cisco
3 6 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.35%) Apple
5 3 (4.76%) LogRhythm
6 2 (3.17%) VMware
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £47000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Vodafone
Posted: 15 days ago