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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 97 82 81
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -1
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 4 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.34% 0.83% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.95% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 4
Average salary £47,500 £30,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £33,150 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.19% +8.75%
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 Wiltshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wiltshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
975 839 783
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 82.91% 87.30% 84.47%
Number of salaries quoted 829 721 676
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in Wiltshire

Penetration Testing
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

Penetration Testing
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon -4 1 £40,000 +33.33%
Penetration Testing
South West

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 10 (55.56%) Firewall
2 9 (50.00%) Information Security
2 9 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 9 (50.00%) SIEM
2 9 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
3 8 (44.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 8 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (44.44%) Risk Management
4 7 (38.89%) ITIL
4 7 (38.89%) CISSP
4 7 (38.89%) CHFI
4 7 (38.89%) PCI DSS
4 7 (38.89%) Cyber Security
5 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
5 5 (27.78%) Degree
5 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2
5 5 (27.78%) Computer Forensics
6 4 (22.22%) Finance
6 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
7 3 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
7 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
7 3 (16.67%) Security Architecture
7 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (11.11%) Statistics
8 2 (11.11%) Security Management
8 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (11.11%) MCSA
8 2 (11.11%) Cisco
8 2 (11.11%) Microsoft

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Project
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) Firewall
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Tester
1 5 (27.78%) Penetration Tester
1 5 (27.78%) Security Specialist
1 5 (27.78%) IT Security Specialist
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Consultant
2 4 (22.22%) Security Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Security Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Architect
3 3 (16.67%) IT Security Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Security Architect
3 3 (16.67%) IT Architect
3 3 (16.67%) IT Security Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Penetration Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Security Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
2 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.11%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Information Security
1 9 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 9 (50.00%) SIEM
1 9 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 8 (44.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 8 (44.44%) Risk Management
3 7 (38.89%) ITIL
3 7 (38.89%) Cyber Security
4 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2
4 5 (27.78%) Computer Forensics
5 3 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
5 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 3 (16.67%) Security Architecture
6 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (11.11%) Security Management
7 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
7 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (5.56%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) CISSP
1 7 (38.89%) CHFI
2 5 (27.78%) Degree
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (11.11%) MCP
3 2 (11.11%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (38.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft