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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 103 - 94
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 2 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.17% - 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% - 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £38,500 - £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £54,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-12.03% +27.05%
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
1004 891 894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 87.46% 82.96% 79.82%
Number of salaries quoted 850 765 813
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,088 £28,600 £26,050
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
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 19 December 2014. 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 - 2 £38,500 -
Penetration Testing
South West

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 5 (71.43%) Information Security
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (28.57%) SIEM
5 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (28.57%) UNIX
5 2 (28.57%) Games
5 2 (28.57%) Banking
5 2 (28.57%) Retail
5 2 (28.57%) SaaS
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) Debian
5 2 (28.57%) Ubuntu
5 2 (28.57%) CentOS
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (28.57%) Network Security
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (28.57%) MCSE
5 2 (28.57%) MCSA
5 2 (28.57%) CCNP
5 2 (28.57%) CCNA
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (28.57%) CEH

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (28.57%) Network Security
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Games
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Tester
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Security Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Penetration Tester
1 2 (28.57%) Security Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) IT Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Security Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Information Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Debian
2 2 (28.57%) Ubuntu
2 2 (28.57%) CentOS
2 2 (28.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Information Security
2 2 (28.57%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (28.57%) Security Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Test Management
2 2 (28.57%) SIEM
2 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
1 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) MCSA
1 2 (28.57%) CCNP
1 2 (28.57%) CCNA
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (28.57%) CEH
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) OSCP
1 2 (28.57%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Snort
1 2 (28.57%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Splunk
2 2 (28.57%) LogLogic