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 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 - 97 -
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 0 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire - 0.49% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.58% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £50,000 -
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 Wiltshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wiltshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
979 1040 841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 84.98% 84.83% 85.99%
Number of salaries quoted 858 866 694
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £56,500
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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 8 (53.33%) Firewall
1 8 (53.33%) Risk Management
1 8 (53.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 7 (46.67%) Information Security
2 7 (46.67%) CISSP
2 7 (46.67%) ITIL
2 7 (46.67%) CHFI
2 7 (46.67%) SIEM
2 7 (46.67%) Cyber Security
2 7 (46.67%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (40.00%) Security Testing
3 6 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 5 (33.33%) Degree
4 5 (33.33%) PCI DSS
4 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 5 (33.33%) Computer Forensics
5 4 (26.67%) Finance
6 3 (20.00%) Security Architecture
6 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
7 2 (13.33%) Ethical Hacking
7 2 (13.33%) Security Management
7 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
7 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (13.33%) MCSA
7 2 (13.33%) Cisco
7 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (13.33%) MCP
7 2 (13.33%) SQL
8 1 (6.67%) IIS

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Project
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) Firewall
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) IT Security Specialist
1 5 (33.33%) Tester
1 5 (33.33%) Penetration Tester
1 5 (33.33%) Security Specialist
2 4 (26.67%) Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Security Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Security Architect
3 3 (20.00%) IT Architect
3 3 (20.00%) IT Security Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Penetration Tester
4 2 (13.33%) IT Security Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Security Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Security Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Security Tester
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Risk Management
1 8 (53.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 7 (46.67%) Information Security
2 7 (46.67%) ITIL
2 7 (46.67%) SIEM
2 7 (46.67%) Cyber Security
2 7 (46.67%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (40.00%) Security Testing
4 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 5 (33.33%) Computer Forensics
5 3 (20.00%) Security Architecture
5 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
6 2 (13.33%) Ethical Hacking
6 2 (13.33%) Security Management
7 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
7 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (6.67%) Analytics
7 1 (6.67%) Patch Management
7 1 (6.67%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) CISSP
1 7 (46.67%) CHFI
2 5 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (13.33%) MCSA
3 2 (13.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft