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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 171 191 130
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -61
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 14 16 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.42% 0.41% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.50% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 13 15 18
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £48,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +3.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £40,000 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £59,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £48,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year
+14.58% -4.95%
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
2822 3220 2802
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 84.72% 82.67% 81.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2484 2756 2283
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 12 February 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 12 February 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
Basingstoke +18 9 £44,794 +19.45% 3
Farnborough -21 3 £30,000 -25.00%
Fareham - 1 £35,000 -
Penetration Testing
South East

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 20 (62.50%) Information Security
1 20 (62.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 18 (56.25%) Management Information System
3 17 (53.13%) CISSP
4 15 (46.88%) Firewall
4 15 (46.88%) SIEM
4 15 (46.88%) Cybersecurity
5 13 (40.63%) Security Operations Centre
5 13 (40.63%) Security Operations
6 11 (34.38%) Security Cleared
6 11 (34.38%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (34.38%) Windows
7 9 (28.13%) Linux
7 9 (28.13%) C#
7 9 (28.13%) GCIA
7 9 (28.13%) GCIH
8 8 (25.00%) Malware Analysis
8 8 (25.00%) Cyberthreat
9 7 (21.88%) Security Management
9 7 (21.88%) C++
9 7 (21.88%) Python
9 7 (21.88%) SANS
10 6 (18.75%) IBM
10 6 (18.75%) Internet
10 6 (18.75%) Mainframe
10 6 (18.75%) Finance
10 6 (18.75%) AS400
10 6 (18.75%) VMware
10 6 (18.75%) Degree
10 6 (18.75%) IBM Mainframe

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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.

Communications & Networking
1 20 (62.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 15 (46.88%) Firewall
3 6 (18.75%) Internet
4 2 (6.25%) LAN
4 2 (6.25%) Network Security
4 2 (6.25%) WAN
4 2 (6.25%) Wireless
4 2 (6.25%) Wireshark
5 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Metasploit
2 1 (3.13%) HP UFT
2 1 (3.13%) Selenium
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Back Office
3 1 (3.13%) Publishing
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (78.13%) Analyst
2 20 (62.50%) Security Analyst
3 16 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
4 11 (34.38%) Senior Security Analyst
5 8 (25.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 6 (18.75%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
7 4 (12.50%) Consultant
8 2 (6.25%) Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Financial Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Information Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Information Security Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) IT Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Penetration Tester
8 2 (6.25%) Security Consultant
8 2 (6.25%) Security Tester
8 2 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (6.25%) Senior Information Security Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Senior IT Security Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Service Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) .NET
2 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (6.25%) CSS
2 2 (6.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 18 (56.25%) Management Information System
2 13 (40.63%) Security Operations Centre
3 11 (34.38%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (25.00%) Cyberthreat
5 6 (18.75%) AS400
5 6 (18.75%) IBM Mainframe
5 6 (18.75%) Mainframe
6 3 (9.38%) CESG
6 3 (9.38%) CESG CLAS
6 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
7 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
8 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (34.38%) Windows
2 9 (28.13%) Linux
3 3 (9.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) Information Security
2 15 (46.88%) Cybersecurity
2 15 (46.88%) SIEM
3 13 (40.63%) Security Operations
4 8 (25.00%) Malware Analysis
5 7 (21.88%) Security Management
6 5 (15.63%) Incident Management
6 5 (15.63%) Information Assurance
6 5 (15.63%) Security Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Threat Management
6 5 (15.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (15.63%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (12.50%) Change Control
7 4 (12.50%) Change Management
7 4 (12.50%) Computer Forensics
7 4 (12.50%) ITIL
8 3 (9.38%) Line Management
8 3 (9.38%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (9.38%) Risk Management
9 2 (6.25%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) C#
2 7 (21.88%) C++
2 7 (21.88%) Python
3 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.25%) SQL
4 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (53.13%) CISSP
2 11 (34.38%) Security Cleared
3 9 (28.13%) GCIA
3 9 (28.13%) GCIH
4 7 (21.88%) SANS
5 6 (18.75%) Degree
5 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
6 5 (15.63%) CREST Certified
7 4 (12.50%) GIAC
8 3 (9.38%) CLAS
8 3 (9.38%) PCI QSA
9 2 (6.25%) CISM
9 2 (6.25%) SSCP
10 1 (3.13%) CHECK Team Leader
10 1 (3.13%) CISA
10 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
10 1 (3.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.25%) ISO27002
3 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.13%) SAS 70
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) IBM
1 6 (18.75%) VMware
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Bens (DOE)
Posted: 17 days ago
Winchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 21 days ago