The first table below looks at the demand for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Somerset region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank - 51 58
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 0 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset - 0.88% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.17% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 8
Average salary - £42,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +41.66%
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
643 426 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 80.68% 75.13% 77.28%
Number of salaries quoted 567 373 375
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Penetration Testing
South West

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in Somerset

Penetration Testing
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Security Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Information Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Security Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Security Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Protective Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Nokia
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint