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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 158 174 169
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -5
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 26 15 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.80% 0.41% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 0.47% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 25 14 35
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +12.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,050 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
2735 3171 3348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 84.49% 86.71% 84.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2403 2684 2772
Median salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £61,465
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hampshire region citing Penetration Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton +6 12 £48,750 +14.70% 1
Farnborough -2 5 £72,500 +26.08% 1
Hook - 1 £35,000 -
Penetration Testing
South East

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT jobs citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 26 (66.67%) Information Security
2 18 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (43.59%) CEH
3 17 (43.59%) Linux
4 16 (41.03%) Cyberthreat
5 15 (38.46%) CREST Certified
6 14 (35.90%) Network Security
6 14 (35.90%) Security Cleared
7 13 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
7 13 (33.33%) CISSP
8 12 (30.77%) Metasploit
8 12 (30.77%) Nessus
9 11 (28.21%) Nmap
9 11 (28.21%) SC Cleared
9 11 (28.21%) GPEN
9 11 (28.21%) OSCP
9 11 (28.21%) Finance
9 11 (28.21%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
9 11 (28.21%) Cybercrime
10 9 (23.08%) Social Engineering
10 9 (23.08%) Burp Suite
10 9 (23.08%) Kali Linux
10 9 (23.08%) Wireless
10 9 (23.08%) Risk Management
10 9 (23.08%) Open Source
10 9 (23.08%) OWASP
10 9 (23.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 8 (20.51%) CISA
11 8 (20.51%) CISM
11 8 (20.51%) Security Operations

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.26%) IIS
2 1 (2.56%) Apache
2 1 (2.56%) JBoss
2 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (35.90%) Network Security
2 9 (23.08%) Wireless
3 6 (15.38%) Firewall
4 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.13%) IPsec
5 2 (5.13%) SSL
6 1 (2.56%) ADSL
6 1 (2.56%) DHCP
6 1 (2.56%) DNS
6 1 (2.56%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.56%) ICMP
6 1 (2.56%) Internet
6 1 (2.56%) ISDN
6 1 (2.56%) LAN
6 1 (2.56%) LDAP
6 1 (2.56%) MPLS
6 1 (2.56%) PSTN
6 1 (2.56%) SNMP
6 1 (2.56%) WAN
6 1 (2.56%) X.25
Development Applications
1 12 (30.77%) Metasploit
2 9 (23.08%) Burp Suite
3 1 (2.56%) Rational DOORS
General
1 11 (28.21%) Finance
2 7 (17.95%) Aerospace
2 7 (17.95%) Back Office
3 6 (15.38%) Manufacturing
3 6 (15.38%) Telecoms
4 4 (10.26%) Military
4 4 (10.26%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (7.69%) Electronics
5 3 (7.69%) Marketing
6 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Security Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) Information Manager
2 8 (20.51%) Information Security Manager
2 8 (20.51%) Penetration Tester
2 8 (20.51%) Security Manager
2 8 (20.51%) Tester
3 7 (17.95%) Consultant
4 6 (15.38%) IT Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) IT Security Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Senior IT Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Senior Security Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) SOC Consultant
6 4 (10.26%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 4 (10.26%) Security Consultant
6 4 (10.26%) Testing Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Senior Penetration Tester
7 3 (7.69%) Senior Tester
8 2 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Operations Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) 802.1X
1 1 (2.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (41.03%) Cyberthreat
2 11 (28.21%) Cybercrime
3 6 (15.38%) Security Operations Centre
4 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (12.82%) Management Information System
5 4 (10.26%) SCADA
6 1 (2.56%) Cryptography
6 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.56%) iPad
6 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (43.59%) Linux
2 9 (23.08%) Kali Linux
3 7 (17.95%) Windows
4 6 (15.38%) CentOS
4 6 (15.38%) Ubuntu
5 2 (5.13%) Unix
6 1 (2.56%) KNOPPIX
6 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (66.67%) Information Security
2 13 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (28.21%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 9 (23.08%) Open Source
4 9 (23.08%) OWASP
4 9 (23.08%) Risk Management
4 9 (23.08%) Social Engineering
4 9 (23.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 8 (20.51%) Security Operations
6 7 (17.95%) Vulnerability Management
7 6 (15.38%) Computer Forensics
7 6 (15.38%) Identity Access Management
7 6 (15.38%) Malware Analysis
7 6 (15.38%) Mentoring
7 6 (15.38%) Security Architecture
7 6 (15.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 5 (12.82%) SDLC
8 5 (12.82%) SIEM
9 4 (10.26%) Actionable Insight
9 4 (10.26%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) C
1 7 (17.95%) C#
1 7 (17.95%) C++
1 7 (17.95%) Objective-C
1 7 (17.95%) Perl
1 7 (17.95%) Python
1 7 (17.95%) Ruby
1 7 (17.95%) VB
2 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (43.59%) CEH
2 15 (38.46%) CREST Certified
3 14 (35.90%) Security Cleared
4 13 (33.33%) CISSP
5 11 (28.21%) GPEN
5 11 (28.21%) OSCP
5 11 (28.21%) SC Cleared
6 8 (20.51%) CISA
6 8 (20.51%) CISM
7 5 (12.82%) CompTIA Security+
7 5 (12.82%) GCIH
7 5 (12.82%) Security+ Certification
8 4 (10.26%) CESG Certified Professional
8 4 (10.26%) GCFE
8 4 (10.26%) GCIA
8 4 (10.26%) IISP
9 1 (2.56%) Degree
9 1 (2.56%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (15.38%) PCI DSS
3 5 (12.82%) COBIT
4 4 (10.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 4 (10.26%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (30.77%) Nessus
2 11 (28.21%) Nmap
3 1 (2.56%) Core Impact
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Red Hat
2 3 (7.69%) SAP
3 2 (5.13%) VMware
3 2 (5.13%) WatchGuard
4 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco
4 1 (2.56%) F5
4 1 (2.56%) Fortinet
4 1 (2.56%) IBM
4 1 (2.56%) Juniper
4 1 (2.56%) Palo Alto
4 1 (2.56%) Qualys
4 1 (2.56%) Rapid7
4 1 (2.56%) SonicWALL
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