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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 180 123 148
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +25
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 13 41 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.34% 1.24% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 1.57% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 12 17 35
Average salary £49,375 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £53,000 £42,250
% change year-on-year
-10.37% +25.44%
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
3023 2616 3298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 79.89% 79.30% 76.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2608 2133 2738
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 January 2015.

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 January 2015. 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
Portsmouth - 5 £48,750 - 2
Southampton -4 3 £55,000 +41.93%
Farnborough -1 2 £40,000 -
Basingstoke -11 1 £37,500 -41.17%
Penetration Testing
South East

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 32 (55.17%) Linux
2 23 (39.66%) Information Security
2 23 (39.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (37.93%) Python
4 21 (36.21%) Firewall
4 21 (36.21%) PCI DSS
5 20 (34.48%) Snort
5 20 (34.48%) Windows
6 17 (29.31%) HTTP
6 17 (29.31%) CCNA
6 17 (29.31%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (27.59%) Management Information System
8 14 (24.14%) Shell Script
8 14 (24.14%) VPN
8 14 (24.14%) SSL
9 13 (22.41%) IPsec
9 13 (22.41%) Security Cleared
10 12 (20.69%) Ruby
10 12 (20.69%) HTTPS
10 12 (20.69%) Perl
11 11 (18.97%) .NET
11 11 (18.97%) Internet
11 11 (18.97%) CEH
11 11 (18.97%) Incident Management
11 11 (18.97%) Degree
11 11 (18.97%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 11 (18.97%) Security Testing
11 11 (18.97%) Network Security
12 10 (17.24%) Test Management
12 10 (17.24%) SC Cleared

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 10 (17.24%) IIS
2 2 (3.45%) ArcGIS
2 2 (3.45%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (3.45%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.07%) SaaS
2 2 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (36.21%) Firewall
2 17 (29.31%) HTTP
3 14 (24.14%) VPN
3 14 (24.14%) SSL
4 13 (22.41%) IPsec
5 12 (20.69%) HTTPS
6 11 (18.97%) Internet
6 11 (18.97%) Network Security
7 9 (15.52%) Intrusion Detection
8 8 (13.79%) Wireshark
8 8 (13.79%) tcpdump
9 6 (10.34%) DNS
10 5 (8.62%) TCP/IP
10 5 (8.62%) LAN
10 5 (8.62%) WAN
11 4 (6.90%) SMTP
11 4 (6.90%) FTP
11 4 (6.90%) LDAP
12 1 (1.72%) SSH
12 1 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.24%) MySQL
2 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (13.79%) QuickTest Pro
1 8 (13.79%) LoadRunner
1 8 (13.79%) JIRA
1 8 (13.79%) Selenium
1 8 (13.79%) Git (software)
1 8 (13.79%) Cucumber
2 6 (10.34%) Selenium IDE
3 2 (3.45%) Metasploit
General
1 7 (12.07%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Law
3 3 (5.17%) French Language
4 2 (3.45%) Legal
4 2 (3.45%) Advertising
4 2 (3.45%) Games
4 2 (3.45%) Military
4 2 (3.45%) Banking
4 2 (3.45%) Retail
5 1 (1.72%) Arabic Language
5 1 (1.72%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 25 (43.10%) Analyst
2 15 (25.86%) Security Engineer
3 13 (22.41%) Security Analyst
4 8 (13.79%) Test Analyst
5 6 (10.34%) Network Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) Senior Test Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) IT Security Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Senior Security Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) IT Security Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Information Security Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Information Security Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Forensic Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Security Operations Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Compliance Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Information Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Operations Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Test Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.97%) .NET
2 8 (13.79%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.72%) HTML
3 1 (1.72%) XML
3 1 (1.72%) WSDL
3 1 (1.72%) Middleware
3 1 (1.72%) JSON
3 1 (1.72%) KML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.59%) Management Information System
2 8 (13.79%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.90%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.17%) PKI
4 3 (5.17%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.45%) Cryptography
5 2 (3.45%) e-Health
5 2 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.72%) Open Source
6 1 (1.72%) Social Media
6 1 (1.72%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 32 (55.17%) Linux
2 20 (34.48%) Windows
3 5 (8.62%) Solaris
4 2 (3.45%) UNIX
4 2 (3.45%) Debian
4 2 (3.45%) Ubuntu
4 2 (3.45%) CentOS
4 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (39.66%) Information Security
2 11 (18.97%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 11 (18.97%) Incident Management
2 11 (18.97%) Security Testing
3 10 (17.24%) Test Management
3 10 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (17.24%) SIEM
4 9 (15.52%) Security Architecture
5 8 (13.79%) BDD
5 8 (13.79%) Information Assurance
5 8 (13.79%) System Testing
5 8 (13.79%) Web Testing
5 8 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (13.79%) TDD
5 8 (13.79%) Computer Forensics
5 8 (13.79%) Ethical Hacking
5 8 (13.79%) Regression Testing
5 8 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (13.79%) Change Control
5 8 (13.79%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 22 (37.93%) Python
2 14 (24.14%) Shell Script
3 12 (20.69%) Ruby
3 12 (20.69%) Perl
4 8 (13.79%) PHP
5 3 (5.17%) C
5 3 (5.17%) Java
6 2 (3.45%) C#
7 1 (1.72%) C++
7 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (29.31%) CCNA
1 17 (29.31%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (22.41%) Security Cleared
3 11 (18.97%) CEH
3 11 (18.97%) Degree
4 10 (17.24%) SC Cleared
4 10 (17.24%) DV Cleared
5 9 (15.52%) CISSP
6 8 (13.79%) GIAC
7 5 (8.62%) GCIA
7 5 (8.62%) GCIH
8 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (5.17%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (3.45%) GPEN
9 2 (3.45%) OSCP
9 2 (3.45%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (39.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (36.21%) PCI DSS
3 8 (13.79%) QA
4 1 (1.72%) COBIT
System Software
1 20 (34.48%) Snort
2 2 (3.45%) XenApp
2 2 (3.45%) vSphere
2 2 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (3.45%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.45%) Nessus
Vendors
1 10 (17.24%) Sourcefire
2 7 (12.07%) Cisco
3 6 (10.34%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.17%) IBM
4 3 (5.17%) McAfee
5 2 (3.45%) Websense
5 2 (3.45%) ESRI
5 2 (3.45%) VMware
5 2 (3.45%) NetApp
5 2 (3.45%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.45%) Symantec
5 2 (3.45%) CA
5 2 (3.45%) HP
5 2 (3.45%) Citrix
5 2 (3.45%) Splunk
5 2 (3.45%) Lumension
6 1 (1.72%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.72%) LANDesk
6 1 (1.72%) SonicWALL
6 1 (1.72%) Juniper
Portsmouth
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