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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
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
254 360 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 83.55% 77.75% 75.60%
Number of salaries quoted 214 299 260
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,950 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £62,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 28 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) CEH
1 3 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 3 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 3 (100.00%) Patch Management
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Sourcefire
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) Metasploit
2 2 (66.67%) Security Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (66.67%) Splunk
2 2 (66.67%) SIEM
2 2 (66.67%) GPEN
2 2 (66.67%) GCIA
2 2 (66.67%) GCIH
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) McAfee
2 2 (66.67%) Websense
2 2 (66.67%) Nessus
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Advertising
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Linux

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 3 (100.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (66.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Security Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) IT Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 3 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 3 (100.00%) Patch Management
2 2 (66.67%) Security Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) SIEM
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
1 3 (100.00%) CEH
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) GPEN
2 2 (66.67%) GCIA
2 2 (66.67%) GCIH
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Nessus
1 2 (66.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) McAfee
2 2 (66.67%) Websense
2 2 (66.67%) Sourcefire
2 2 (66.67%) Splunk
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft