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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 176 115 172
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +57
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 17 85 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.43% 2.15% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 2.80% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 14 49 9
Average salary £45,500 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.75% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,250 £66,250 £61,300
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3068 3033 3070
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 77.63% 76.82% 77.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2445 2568 2621
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% -1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £62,500 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +13 13 £43,750 +45.83% 2
Basingstoke -30 2 £68,750 +96.42%
Aldershot -9 1 £77,500 +93.75%
Penetration Testing
South East

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 23 (60.53%) Security Testing
2 20 (52.63%) Security Cleared
3 19 (50.00%) SIEM
4 18 (47.37%) Ethical Hacking
4 18 (47.37%) Incident Management
5 17 (44.74%) tcpdump
5 17 (44.74%) Information Security
5 17 (44.74%) Linux
6 16 (42.11%) Wireshark
7 15 (39.47%) Sourcefire
7 15 (39.47%) Internet
8 14 (36.84%) GIAC
8 14 (36.84%) Snort
8 14 (36.84%) Intrusion Detection
9 13 (34.21%) Computer Forensics
9 13 (34.21%) CEH
9 13 (34.21%) Change Control
9 13 (34.21%) Windows
10 12 (31.58%) Management Information System
10 12 (31.58%) DV Cleared
11 11 (28.95%) SC Cleared
11 11 (28.95%) Solaris
11 11 (28.95%) DNS
12 10 (26.32%) LDAP
12 10 (26.32%) LAN
12 10 (26.32%) WAN
12 10 (26.32%) SMTP
12 10 (26.32%) FTP
12 10 (26.32%) HTTP
12 10 (26.32%) TCP/IP

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (44.74%) tcpdump
2 16 (42.11%) Wireshark
3 15 (39.47%) Internet
4 14 (36.84%) Intrusion Detection
5 11 (28.95%) DNS
6 10 (26.32%) LDAP
6 10 (26.32%) LAN
6 10 (26.32%) WAN
6 10 (26.32%) SMTP
6 10 (26.32%) FTP
6 10 (26.32%) HTTP
6 10 (26.32%) TCP/IP
7 2 (5.26%) VPN
7 2 (5.26%) Ethernet
7 2 (5.26%) Firewall
7 2 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (5.26%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (7.89%) LoadRunner
1 3 (7.89%) JIRA
1 3 (7.89%) Selenium
1 3 (7.89%) Cucumber
1 3 (7.89%) Selenium IDE
2 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (21.05%) Law
2 5 (13.16%) Finance
3 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (50.00%) Analyst
2 17 (44.74%) Security Analyst
3 7 (18.42%) Penetration Tester
3 7 (18.42%) Tester
4 4 (10.53%) Operations Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) IT Security Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Ethical Hacker
4 4 (10.53%) Security Operations Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Test Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Network Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Forensic Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Network Security Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Information Security Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Security Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Security Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Information Security Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Head of Security
7 1 (2.63%) Head of Information Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) Gherkin
2 2 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.89%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 17 (44.74%) Linux
2 13 (34.21%) Windows
3 11 (28.95%) Solaris
4 2 (5.26%) Android
4 2 (5.26%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (60.53%) Security Testing
2 19 (50.00%) SIEM
3 18 (47.37%) Incident Management
3 18 (47.37%) Ethical Hacking
4 17 (44.74%) Information Security
5 13 (34.21%) Computer Forensics
5 13 (34.21%) Change Control
6 6 (15.79%) Information Assurance
7 5 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (10.53%) ITSM
8 4 (10.53%) ITIL
8 4 (10.53%) Service Management
8 4 (10.53%) Service Delivery
8 4 (10.53%) Asset Management
8 4 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (10.53%) Cyber Security
8 4 (10.53%) Problem Management
9 3 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (7.89%) System Testing
9 3 (7.89%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) Python
2 5 (13.16%) PHP
3 2 (5.26%) C#
3 2 (5.26%) C++
3 2 (5.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (52.63%) Security Cleared
2 14 (36.84%) GIAC
3 13 (34.21%) CEH
4 12 (31.58%) DV Cleared
5 11 (28.95%) SC Cleared
6 5 (13.16%) GCIH
7 4 (10.53%) Degree
7 4 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (7.89%) GCIA
9 1 (2.63%) CISA
9 1 (2.63%) CISM
9 1 (2.63%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (7.89%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.26%) SLA
2 2 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 14 (36.84%) Snort
Vendors
1 15 (39.47%) Sourcefire
2 4 (10.53%) Cisco
3 3 (7.89%) LogRhythm
4 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.26%) Apple
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