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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 79 82 78
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 6 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.81% 0.76% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 0.90% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 8
Median salary - £52,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.13%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+14.13% -8.00%
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
603 668 799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 80.94% 84.77% 88.00%
Number of salaries quoted 566 512 698
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 8 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
1 6 (100.00%) Change Management
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 6 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 6 (100.00%) Network Security
1 6 (100.00%) SIEM

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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 6 (100.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Change Management
1 6 (100.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL