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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank - 76 52
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 0 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset - 0.27% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.32% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 3
Average salary - £38,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
495 626 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 80.49% 83.02% 78.46%
Number of salaries quoted 402 523 366
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,900 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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