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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 170 104 176
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +72
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 24 84 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.60% 2.08% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 2.69% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 19 54 13
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £68,500 £81,200
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
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
3212 3119 3176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 80.16% 77.34% 77.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2543 2642 2703
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 - 17 £43,750 - 2
Basingstoke -31 6 £47,250 +35.00% 3
Penetration Testing
South East

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 20 (51.28%) Security Cleared
2 19 (48.72%) Incident Management
2 19 (48.72%) Linux
3 16 (41.03%) Security Testing
4 15 (38.46%) SIEM
5 14 (35.90%) tcpdump
5 14 (35.90%) SC Cleared
5 14 (35.90%) Information Security
5 14 (35.90%) Snort
5 14 (35.90%) Windows
6 13 (33.33%) Internet
6 13 (33.33%) Wireshark
7 12 (30.77%) Intrusion Detection
7 12 (30.77%) DV Cleared
7 12 (30.77%) GIAC
7 12 (30.77%) Sourcefire
7 12 (30.77%) Ethical Hacking
8 11 (28.21%) Computer Forensics
8 11 (28.21%) Change Control
9 10 (25.64%) Management Information System
9 10 (25.64%) Finance
9 10 (25.64%) HTTP
10 9 (23.08%) Python
10 9 (23.08%) Solaris
10 9 (23.08%) DNS
10 9 (23.08%) CEH
10 9 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
11 8 (20.51%) FTP
11 8 (20.51%) LDAP
11 8 (20.51%) LAN

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 2 (5.13%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (5.13%) WebSphere
1 2 (5.13%) IIS
1 2 (5.13%) ArcGIS
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (35.90%) tcpdump
2 13 (33.33%) Internet
2 13 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 12 (30.77%) Intrusion Detection
4 10 (25.64%) HTTP
5 9 (23.08%) DNS
6 8 (20.51%) FTP
6 8 (20.51%) LDAP
6 8 (20.51%) LAN
6 8 (20.51%) WAN
6 8 (20.51%) SMTP
6 8 (20.51%) TCP/IP
7 3 (7.69%) Firewall
7 3 (7.69%) VPN
8 2 (5.13%) Network Security
8 2 (5.13%) HTTPS
8 2 (5.13%) SSL
8 2 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (5.13%) IPsec
9 1 (2.56%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) MySQL
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (12.82%) LoadRunner
1 5 (12.82%) Selenium
1 5 (12.82%) JIRA
1 5 (12.82%) Cucumber
1 5 (12.82%) Selenium IDE
2 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (25.64%) Finance
2 6 (15.38%) Law
3 2 (5.13%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
3 2 (5.13%) Marketing
3 2 (5.13%) Games
4 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Analyst
2 13 (33.33%) Security Analyst
3 4 (10.26%) Penetration Tester
3 4 (10.26%) IT Security Analyst
3 4 (10.26%) Tester
4 3 (7.69%) Test Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Senior Test Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Operations Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Forensic Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Security Operations Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Network Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Network Security Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) Security Consultant
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (2.56%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) Gherkin
2 3 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (2.56%) WSDL
3 1 (2.56%) KML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Management Information System
2 5 (12.82%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.13%) e-Health
3 2 (5.13%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 19 (48.72%) Linux
2 14 (35.90%) Windows
3 9 (23.08%) Solaris
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.13%) Debian
4 2 (5.13%) Ubuntu
4 2 (5.13%) CentOS
5 1 (2.56%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) Incident Management
2 16 (41.03%) Security Testing
3 15 (38.46%) SIEM
4 14 (35.90%) Information Security
5 12 (30.77%) Ethical Hacking
6 11 (28.21%) Computer Forensics
6 11 (28.21%) Change Control
7 9 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
8 8 (20.51%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (17.95%) Service Delivery
9 7 (17.95%) Service Management
9 7 (17.95%) ITIL
9 7 (17.95%) Asset Management
9 7 (17.95%) ITSM
9 7 (17.95%) Test Management
9 7 (17.95%) Problem Management
9 7 (17.95%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (15.38%) Information Assurance
11 5 (12.82%) Regression Testing
11 5 (12.82%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) Python
2 6 (15.38%) PHP
3 4 (10.26%) Shell Script
4 3 (7.69%) Perl
5 2 (5.13%) Ruby
6 1 (2.56%) C#
6 1 (2.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (51.28%) Security Cleared
2 14 (35.90%) SC Cleared
3 12 (30.77%) DV Cleared
3 12 (30.77%) GIAC
4 9 (23.08%) CEH
5 7 (17.95%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (12.82%) GCIH
7 4 (10.26%) GCIA
8 2 (5.13%) OSCP
8 2 (5.13%) OSCE
8 2 (5.13%) Degree
8 2 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (5.13%) CCNA
9 1 (2.56%) CISA
9 1 (2.56%) CISM
9 1 (2.56%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) PCI DSS
1 7 (17.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (10.26%) QA
3 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (35.90%) Snort
2 2 (5.13%) vSphere
2 2 (5.13%) XenApp
2 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) Sourcefire
2 2 (5.13%) Lumension
2 2 (5.13%) LogRhythm
2 2 (5.13%) VMware
2 2 (5.13%) CA
2 2 (5.13%) HP
2 2 (5.13%) Citrix
2 2 (5.13%) Cisco
2 2 (5.13%) IBM
2 2 (5.13%) ESRI
2 2 (5.13%) NetApp
3 1 (2.56%) Apple
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension, medical
Posted: 12 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 25 days ago