The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 83 73 70
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 9 14 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.98% 1.47% 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 1.77% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 17
Average salary £52,500 £43,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £37,750 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,700 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.94% +12.22%
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 Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
762 793 657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 83.37% 83.30% 82.33%
Number of salaries quoted 598 686 593
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in Southampton

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 12 (92.31%) Incident Management
2 8 (61.54%) Management Information System
2 8 (61.54%) Internet
2 8 (61.54%) GIAC
2 8 (61.54%) Information Security
2 8 (61.54%) Computer Forensics
2 8 (61.54%) Ethical Hacking
2 8 (61.54%) CEH
2 8 (61.54%) Sourcefire
2 8 (61.54%) Snort
2 8 (61.54%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (61.54%) Wireshark
2 8 (61.54%) Security Testing
2 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 8 (61.54%) tcpdump
2 8 (61.54%) SIEM
2 8 (61.54%) Change Control
2 8 (61.54%) Malware Analysis
3 6 (46.15%) Information Assurance
3 6 (46.15%) DV Cleared
3 6 (46.15%) Law
4 5 (38.46%) Cyber Security
5 4 (30.77%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (30.77%) IT Asset Management
5 4 (30.77%) Finance
5 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (30.77%) ITSM
5 4 (30.77%) Service Management
5 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
5 4 (30.77%) ITIL

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 8 (61.54%) Internet
1 8 (61.54%) Intrusion Detection
1 8 (61.54%) Wireshark
1 8 (61.54%) tcpdump
2 3 (23.08%) LDAP
2 3 (23.08%) LAN
2 3 (23.08%) WAN
2 3 (23.08%) SMTP
2 3 (23.08%) FTP
2 3 (23.08%) HTTP
2 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 3 (23.08%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
General
1 6 (46.15%) Law
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Security Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Security Operations Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Incident Management
2 8 (61.54%) Computer Forensics
2 8 (61.54%) Ethical Hacking
2 8 (61.54%) Security Testing
2 8 (61.54%) Information Security
2 8 (61.54%) SIEM
2 8 (61.54%) Change Control
2 8 (61.54%) Malware Analysis
3 6 (46.15%) Information Assurance
4 5 (38.46%) Cyber Security
5 4 (30.77%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (30.77%) IT Asset Management
5 4 (30.77%) Asset Management
5 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (30.77%) ITSM
5 4 (30.77%) ITIL
5 4 (30.77%) Service Management
5 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
5 4 (30.77%) Problem Management
6 3 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) PHP
1 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) GIAC
1 8 (61.54%) CEH
1 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 6 (46.15%) DV Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Snort
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Sourcefire
2 1 (7.69%) LogRhythm
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