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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 72 81 65
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -16
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 5 3 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.80% 0.42% 2.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.48% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 18
Median salary £60,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+41.17% -10.52%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
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
518 620 665
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 82.88% 86.59% 85.04%
Number of salaries quoted 415 570 555
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of job ads across the Southampton region citing Penetration Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 7 December 2016, IT jobs citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Southampton region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 15 (78.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (68.42%) CISSP
2 13 (68.42%) CISA
2 13 (68.42%) CISM
2 13 (68.42%) Information Security
3 9 (47.37%) COBIT
3 9 (47.37%) OWASP
3 9 (47.37%) Vulnerability Management
3 9 (47.37%) SDLC
4 6 (31.58%) Security Architecture
4 6 (31.58%) Network Security
4 6 (31.58%) CentOS
4 6 (31.58%) Ubuntu
4 6 (31.58%) Red Hat
4 6 (31.58%) Windows
4 6 (31.58%) Linux
5 5 (26.32%) Project Management
5 5 (26.32%) Finance
5 5 (26.32%) Security+ Certification
5 5 (26.32%) CompTIA Security+
5 5 (26.32%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (26.32%) IT Audit
6 4 (21.05%) Cybercrime
6 4 (21.05%) Threat Management
6 4 (21.05%) Internal Audit
6 4 (21.05%) SAP
6 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
6 4 (21.05%) Programme Management
6 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (21.05%) Information Security Management

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) Network Security
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Electronics
2 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
2 4 (21.05%) Marketing
2 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Information Manager
1 9 (47.37%) Information Security Manager
1 9 (47.37%) Security Manager
2 6 (31.58%) IT Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) IT Security Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Security Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Senior IT Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) CentOS
1 6 (31.58%) Linux
1 6 (31.58%) Ubuntu
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Information Security
2 9 (47.37%) OWASP
2 9 (47.37%) SDLC
2 9 (47.37%) Vulnerability Management
3 6 (31.58%) Security Architecture
4 5 (26.32%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (26.32%) IT Audit
4 5 (26.32%) Project Management
5 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (21.05%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (21.05%) Information Governance
5 4 (21.05%) Information Security Management
5 4 (21.05%) Internal Audit
5 4 (21.05%) Programme Management
5 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
5 4 (21.05%) Security Management
5 4 (21.05%) Threat Management
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) CISA
1 13 (68.42%) CISM
1 13 (68.42%) CISSP
2 5 (26.32%) CompTIA Security+
2 5 (26.32%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (78.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (47.37%) COBIT
3 4 (21.05%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Red Hat
2 4 (21.05%) SAP