Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for Penetration Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Penetration Testing over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Penetration Testing
South West > Dorset
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 92 108
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 0 13 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset - 1.22% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.42% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 6
Dorset median annual salary - £34,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33% -29.41%
South West median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% -13.04% +21.05%

Penetration Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Dorset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 973 913 1274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 85.95% 85.73% 86.61%
Number of salaries quoted 851 804 967
Dorset median annual salary £37,500 £37,750 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.66% +3.42% -2.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £62,500 £51,250
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

Penetration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

Job postings citing Penetration Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dorset.

Job vacancy trend for Penetration Testing in Dorset

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for Penetration Testing in Dorset