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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 98 98 91
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 5 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.38% 0.094% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.11% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 4
Average salary £50,000 £70,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,150
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +24.53%
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
1085 903 889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 83.21% 85.19% 77.37%
Number of salaries quoted 899 748 808
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,300 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 18 September 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 - 4 £50,000 -
Chippenham - 1 £40,000 -
Penetration Testing
South West

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 12 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 10 (83.33%) Information Security
3 8 (66.67%) UNIX
3 8 (66.67%) Windows
3 8 (66.67%) Cisco
3 8 (66.67%) Snort
3 8 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (66.67%) Ethical Hacking
3 8 (66.67%) Network Security
3 8 (66.67%) Splunk
3 8 (66.67%) LogLogic
4 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) Games
5 2 (16.67%) Debian
5 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 2 (16.67%) Linux
5 2 (16.67%) CEH
5 2 (16.67%) Ubuntu
5 2 (16.67%) Test Management
5 2 (16.67%) Banking
5 2 (16.67%) Retail
5 2 (16.67%) OSCP
5 2 (16.67%) OSCE
5 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) CentOS
5 2 (16.67%) SaaS
6 1 (8.33%) Cyber Security
6 1 (8.33%) Data Protection

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
1 8 (66.67%) Network Security
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Games
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Security Analyst
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
1 8 (66.67%) IT Security Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Security Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Information Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Security Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) UNIX
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Debian
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Ubuntu
2 2 (16.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Information Security
2 8 (66.67%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (8.33%) Cyber Security
4 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
4 1 (8.33%) Security Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CEH
1 2 (16.67%) OSCP
1 2 (16.67%) OSCE
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Snort
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
1 8 (66.67%) Splunk
1 8 (66.67%) LogLogic