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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 146 114 164
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +50
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 45 71 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.14% 1.91% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 2.44% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 40 50 20
Average salary £44,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £40,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £59,100
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +19.04%
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
3213 2912 3304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 81.65% 78.38% 79.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2669 2460 2818
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 +40 33 £43,750 +25.00% 3
Basingstoke -21 11 £44,500 -19.09% 1
Penetration Testing
South East

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 25 (48.08%) Linux
2 20 (38.46%) Information Security
2 20 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (36.54%) Incident Management
3 19 (36.54%) Snort
4 18 (34.62%) Windows
4 18 (34.62%) PCI DSS
5 16 (30.77%) Security Cleared
6 15 (28.85%) Python
6 15 (28.85%) HTTP
6 15 (28.85%) Security Testing
7 14 (26.92%) Internet
7 14 (26.92%) Management Information System
8 12 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (23.08%) CCNA
8 12 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
8 12 (23.08%) SC Cleared
8 12 (23.08%) tcpdump
8 12 (23.08%) SIEM
9 11 (21.15%) Change Control
9 11 (21.15%) DV Cleared
9 11 (21.15%) Wireshark
9 11 (21.15%) Computer Forensics
10 10 (19.23%) Ethical Hacking
10 10 (19.23%) Sourcefire
10 10 (19.23%) GIAC
10 10 (19.23%) Test Management
10 10 (19.23%) DNS
10 10 (19.23%) Finance
10 10 (19.23%) Kalman Filter

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (13.46%) IIS
2 2 (3.85%) ArcGIS
2 2 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (3.85%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (17.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (28.85%) HTTP
2 14 (26.92%) Internet
3 12 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
3 12 (23.08%) tcpdump
4 11 (21.15%) Wireshark
5 10 (19.23%) DNS
6 7 (13.46%) HTTPS
6 7 (13.46%) SSL
6 7 (13.46%) TCP/IP
6 7 (13.46%) VPN
6 7 (13.46%) LDAP
6 7 (13.46%) LAN
6 7 (13.46%) WAN
6 7 (13.46%) SMTP
6 7 (13.46%) FTP
6 7 (13.46%) Network Security
6 7 (13.46%) IPsec
6 7 (13.46%) Firewall
7 2 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.46%) MySQL
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
1 8 (15.38%) LoadRunner
1 8 (15.38%) JIRA
1 8 (15.38%) Selenium
1 8 (15.38%) Cucumber
1 8 (15.38%) Selenium IDE
2 7 (13.46%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (19.23%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Law
3 3 (5.77%) French Language
4 2 (3.85%) Games
4 2 (3.85%) Military
4 2 (3.85%) Banking
4 2 (3.85%) Retail
4 2 (3.85%) Marketing
5 1 (1.92%) Arabic Language
5 1 (1.92%) Russian Language
5 1 (1.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (44.23%) Analyst
2 15 (28.85%) Security Analyst
3 5 (9.62%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (9.62%) Test Analyst
3 5 (9.62%) Senior Test Analyst
3 5 (9.62%) IT Security Analyst
3 5 (9.62%) Forensic Analyst
4 4 (7.69%) Security Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Senior Security Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Information Security Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Compliance Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Tester
5 3 (5.77%) Test Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Penetration Tester
5 3 (5.77%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Consultant
6 2 (3.85%) Security Consultant
6 2 (3.85%) Security Operations Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.38%) Gherkin
2 7 (13.46%) .NET
3 1 (1.92%) XML
3 1 (1.92%) WSDL
3 1 (1.92%) JSON
3 1 (1.92%) KML
3 1 (1.92%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.92%) Management Information System
2 8 (15.38%) Mobile App
3 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.85%) e-Health
4 2 (3.85%) PKI
5 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.92%) Open Source
5 1 (1.92%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (48.08%) Linux
2 18 (34.62%) Windows
3 9 (17.31%) Solaris
4 2 (3.85%) Debian
4 2 (3.85%) Ubuntu
4 2 (3.85%) CentOS
4 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (38.46%) Information Security
2 19 (36.54%) Incident Management
3 15 (28.85%) Security Testing
4 12 (23.08%) SIEM
5 11 (21.15%) Change Control
5 11 (21.15%) Computer Forensics
6 10 (19.23%) Ethical Hacking
6 10 (19.23%) Test Management
6 10 (19.23%) Kalman Filter
7 9 (17.31%) Information Assurance
8 8 (15.38%) System Testing
8 8 (15.38%) Web Testing
8 8 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (15.38%) TDD
8 8 (15.38%) ITIL
8 8 (15.38%) Regression Testing
8 8 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (15.38%) User Stories
8 8 (15.38%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.85%) Python
2 9 (17.31%) Shell Script
3 8 (15.38%) PHP
4 7 (13.46%) Perl
4 7 (13.46%) Ruby
5 1 (1.92%) C
5 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 12 (23.08%) SC Cleared
2 12 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (23.08%) CCNA
3 11 (21.15%) DV Cleared
4 10 (19.23%) GIAC
5 8 (15.38%) Degree
6 7 (13.46%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (11.54%) CEH
8 5 (9.62%) GCIA
8 5 (9.62%) GCIH
9 2 (3.85%) OSCP
9 2 (3.85%) OSCE
10 1 (1.92%) CISSP
10 1 (1.92%) CISA
10 1 (1.92%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (34.62%) PCI DSS
3 7 (13.46%) QA
4 1 (1.92%) COBIT
System Software
1 19 (36.54%) Snort
2 2 (3.85%) XenApp
2 2 (3.85%) vSphere
2 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (19.23%) Sourcefire
2 3 (5.77%) IBM
3 2 (3.85%) HP
3 2 (3.85%) Citrix
3 2 (3.85%) CA
3 2 (3.85%) Lumension
3 2 (3.85%) NetApp
3 2 (3.85%) ESRI
3 2 (3.85%) VMware
4 1 (1.92%) i2
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bens + shift allowance
Posted: 8 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago