The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank - 82 61
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 0 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset - 0.13% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.16% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 5
Average salary - £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £46,750 £49,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.59% +15.29%
Penetration Testing
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
440 632 497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 77.19% 82.83% 78.27%
Number of salaries quoted 390 548 454
Average salary £38,500 £38,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,500 £26,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

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