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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 75 - 74
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 14 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.28% - 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% - 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 4
Average salary £45,500 - £32,000
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 - £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 - £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.94% +12.22%
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
921 878 815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 84.11% 85.00% 86.15%
Number of salaries quoted 726 761 744
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +11.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 24 April 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 24 April 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 - 6 £42,500 -
Malmesbury - 1 - -
Penetration Testing
South West

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 12 (63.16%) Firewall
2 11 (57.89%) Information Security
2 11 (57.89%) SIEM
2 11 (57.89%) Kalman Filter
3 10 (52.63%) Security Testing
3 10 (52.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 9 (47.37%) PCI DSS
4 9 (47.37%) Risk Management
5 8 (42.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (36.84%) CHFI
6 7 (36.84%) ITIL
6 7 (36.84%) CISSP
7 6 (31.58%) Cyber Security
8 5 (26.32%) Vulnerability Management
8 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
8 5 (26.32%) Degree
8 5 (26.32%) Computer Forensics
8 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
9 4 (21.05%) MCSA
9 4 (21.05%) SQL
9 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (21.05%) Cisco
9 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
9 4 (21.05%) Statistics
10 3 (15.79%) Data Protection
10 3 (15.79%) Security Architecture
10 3 (15.79%) Ethical Hacking
10 3 (15.79%) Finance
11 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (10.53%) Microsoft

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Project
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Security Specialist
1 5 (26.32%) IT Security Specialist
2 4 (21.05%) Penetration Tester
2 4 (21.05%) Tester
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Security Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Security Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Security Architect
3 3 (15.79%) IT Architect
3 3 (15.79%) IT Security Architect
3 3 (15.79%) IT Security Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Security Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
2 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
2 4 (21.05%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Information Security
1 11 (57.89%) SIEM
1 11 (57.89%) Kalman Filter
2 10 (52.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 10 (52.63%) Security Testing
3 9 (47.37%) Risk Management
4 7 (36.84%) ITIL
5 6 (31.58%) Cyber Security
6 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
6 5 (26.32%) Computer Forensics
6 5 (26.32%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (15.79%) Data Protection
7 3 (15.79%) Security Architecture
7 3 (15.79%) Ethical Hacking
8 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (10.53%) Security Management
9 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
9 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (5.26%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) CISSP
1 7 (36.84%) CHFI
2 5 (26.32%) Degree
3 4 (21.05%) MCSA
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (10.53%) CCNP
4 2 (10.53%) CCNA
4 2 (10.53%) MCP
4 2 (10.53%) MCSE
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (47.37%) PCI DSS
2 8 (42.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Nessus
1 2 (10.53%) Nmap
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft