The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 71 - 53
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 1 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 0.25% - 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% - 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Average salary £45,000 - £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +23.52%
Penetration Testing
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Portsmouth region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
354 245 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 88.50% 73.80% 72.54%
Number of salaries quoted 307 223 216
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 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Portsmouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Portsmouth region.

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in Portsmouth

Penetration Testing
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Security Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
Portsmouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago