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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 60 - 55
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 5 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 1.28% - 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% - 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 1
Average salary £48,750 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £52,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-9.95% +24.11%
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
345 216 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 88.01% 74.48% 67.06%
Number of salaries quoted 315 205 210
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +6.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Penetration Testing
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) CISSP
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) CEH
1 5 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 5 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Symantec
3 2 (40.00%) McAfee
3 2 (40.00%) Websense
3 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (40.00%) Advertising
3 2 (40.00%) Information Security
3 2 (40.00%) Nessus
3 2 (40.00%) GCIA
3 2 (40.00%) GCIH
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (40.00%) Metasploit
3 2 (40.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (40.00%) Splunk
3 2 (40.00%) SIEM
3 2 (40.00%) GPEN
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Sourcefire

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (40.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Security Engineer
2 4 (80.00%) IT Security Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 5 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CISSP
1 5 (100.00%) CEH
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) GCIA
3 2 (40.00%) GCIH
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) GPEN
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Nessus
1 2 (40.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Symantec
3 2 (40.00%) McAfee
3 2 (40.00%) Websense
3 2 (40.00%) Sourcefire
3 2 (40.00%) Splunk
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Portsmouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago