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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 173 177 168
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 14 27 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.42% 0.72% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.86% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 7 24 14
Average salary £44,794 £55,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.55% +20.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,750 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £92,500 £62,250
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.94%
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
2819 3128 3391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 83.63% 83.35% 84.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2467 2569 2871
Average salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 28 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(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 +4 6 - -
Basingstoke -9 4 £44,794 -14.67% 1
Farnborough - 2 £37,500 -
Penetration Testing
South East

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 21 (70.00%) Firewall
2 18 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 18 (60.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 17 (56.67%) Information Security
4 13 (43.33%) Change Management
5 12 (40.00%) Windows
5 12 (40.00%) Finance
5 12 (40.00%) PCI DSS
6 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
6 11 (36.67%) SIEM
6 11 (36.67%) Cybersecurity
7 10 (33.33%) VMware
7 10 (33.33%) Linux
7 10 (33.33%) CISSP
8 8 (26.67%) Security Management
8 8 (26.67%) SQL
8 8 (26.67%) Security Operations
9 7 (23.33%) AS400
9 7 (23.33%) IBM
9 7 (23.33%) Mainframe
9 7 (23.33%) IBM Mainframe
9 7 (23.33%) Network Security
10 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
10 6 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (20.00%) Degree
10 6 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (20.00%) CREST Certified
10 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (20.00%) Threat Management
11 5 (16.67%) Security Operations Centre

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 1 (3.33%) Apache
1 1 (3.33%) JBoss
1 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (70.00%) Firewall
2 18 (60.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (23.33%) Network Security
4 3 (10.00%) Internet
4 3 (10.00%) LAN
4 3 (10.00%) WAN
5 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.33%) ADSL
6 1 (3.33%) DHCP
6 1 (3.33%) DNS
6 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
6 1 (3.33%) ICMP
6 1 (3.33%) ISDN
6 1 (3.33%) LDAP
6 1 (3.33%) MPLS
6 1 (3.33%) PSTN
6 1 (3.33%) SNMP
6 1 (3.33%) SSL
6 1 (3.33%) Wireless
6 1 (3.33%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.67%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) HP UFT
1 1 (3.33%) Metasploit
1 1 (3.33%) Selenium
General
1 12 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Back Office
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Electronics
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Analyst
2 12 (40.00%) Security Analyst
3 9 (30.00%) Security Engineer
4 8 (26.67%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (23.33%) Network Security Engineer
5 7 (23.33%) Senior Security Analyst
6 6 (20.00%) Network Engineer
7 4 (13.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 3 (10.00%) Administrator
8 3 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (6.67%) Consultant
9 2 (6.67%) Developer
9 2 (6.67%) Financial Analyst
9 2 (6.67%) Information Analyst
9 2 (6.67%) Information Security Analyst
9 2 (6.67%) IT Security Analyst
9 2 (6.67%) Security Consultant
9 2 (6.67%) Senior Financial Analyst
9 2 (6.67%) Senior IT Security Analyst
9 2 (6.67%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (6.67%) CSS
2 2 (6.67%) jQuery
3 1 (3.33%) 802.1X
3 1 (3.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 7 (23.33%) AS400
2 7 (23.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 7 (23.33%) Mainframe
3 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (16.67%) CESG
4 5 (16.67%) CESG CLAS
4 5 (16.67%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (13.33%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.33%) Cryptography
6 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
6 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) Windows
2 10 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (6.67%) Solaris
4 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Information Security
2 13 (43.33%) Change Management
3 11 (36.67%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (36.67%) SIEM
4 8 (26.67%) Security Management
4 8 (26.67%) Security Operations
5 6 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (20.00%) Threat Management
6 5 (16.67%) Information Assurance
6 5 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (13.33%) ITIL
7 4 (13.33%) Line Management
8 3 (10.00%) Change Control
8 3 (10.00%) Computer Forensics
8 3 (10.00%) Content Management
8 3 (10.00%) Incident Management
9 2 (6.67%) Database Security
9 2 (6.67%) Malware Analysis
9 2 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (6.67%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) SQL
2 5 (16.67%) C#
3 3 (10.00%) C++
3 3 (10.00%) Python
4 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (33.33%) CISSP
3 6 (20.00%) CREST Certified
3 6 (20.00%) Degree
3 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (16.67%) CLAS
4 5 (16.67%) PCI QSA
5 4 (13.33%) GCIH
6 3 (10.00%) GCIA
6 3 (10.00%) SANS
7 1 (3.33%) CHECK Team Leader
7 1 (3.33%) CISA
7 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
7 1 (3.33%) GIAC
7 1 (3.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (40.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (10.00%) ISO27002
3 2 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (3.33%) HIPAA
4 1 (3.33%) SAS 70
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) VMware
2 7 (23.33%) IBM
3 3 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (3.33%) F5
4 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.33%) SAP
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