The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Penetration Testing
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 179 174
Rank change year-on-year +21 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 13 12 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.44% 0.35% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.41% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 15
Median salary £51,250 £62,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.00% +19.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £50,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,100 £72,500 £92,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

Penetration Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Hampshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2555 2952 3192
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 86.41% 85.89% 86.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2258 2561 2614
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,300 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Penetration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire citing Penetration Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Penetration Testing in Hampshire

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Salary trend for Penetration Testing in Hampshire

Penetration Testing
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Penetration Testing in Hampshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Penetration Testing in Hampshire

Penetration Testing
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Portsmouth - 6 £45,750 -
Winchester - 4 £62,000 -
Southampton +13 3 £32,500 -39.53% 1
Penetration Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 15 (57.69%) Information Security
2 13 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (50.00%) CISSP
2 13 (50.00%) CISM
3 10 (38.46%) PCI DSS
4 8 (30.77%) Vulnerability Management
4 8 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (30.77%) Windows
5 7 (26.92%) Firewall
5 7 (26.92%) Network Security
6 6 (23.08%) Information Assurance
6 6 (23.08%) Degree
6 6 (23.08%) CISA
7 5 (19.23%) COBIT
7 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
7 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
7 5 (19.23%) Security+ Certification
7 5 (19.23%) Project Management
7 5 (19.23%) Linux
7 5 (19.23%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (19.23%) OWASP
7 5 (19.23%) SIEM
7 5 (19.23%) SDLC
7 5 (19.23%) CompTIA Security+
7 5 (19.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 5 (19.23%) IT Audit
7 5 (19.23%) Cyber Essentials
8 4 (15.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 4 (15.38%) ISO 31000
8 4 (15.38%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor

Penetration Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.69%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) Firewall
1 7 (26.92%) Network Security
2 3 (11.54%) Internet
2 3 (11.54%) Wireshark
3 2 (7.69%) DHCP
3 2 (7.69%) DNS
3 2 (7.69%) ICMP
3 2 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (7.69%) LAN
3 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.69%) WAN
3 2 (7.69%) Wireless
4 1 (3.85%) ADSL
4 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.85%) HTTP
4 1 (3.85%) ISDN
4 1 (3.85%) PSTN
4 1 (3.85%) SMTP
4 1 (3.85%) SNMP
4 1 (3.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Maltego
General
1 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
2 4 (15.38%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.85%) Electronics
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Information Manager
2 5 (19.23%) Information Security Manager
2 5 (19.23%) Security Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Security Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Information Assurance Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) IT Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) IT Security Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Network Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Security Assurance Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior IT Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Security Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) SOC Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Penetration Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Security Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Security Officer
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
1 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.69%) CESG
2 2 (7.69%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Cybercrime
3 1 (3.85%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (3.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.85%) Internet of Things
3 1 (3.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) Linux
3 2 (7.69%) CentOS
3 2 (7.69%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.85%) Kali Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Information Security
2 8 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (30.77%) Vulnerability Management
3 6 (23.08%) Information Assurance
4 5 (19.23%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (19.23%) IT Audit
4 5 (19.23%) OWASP
4 5 (19.23%) Project Management
4 5 (19.23%) SDLC
4 5 (19.23%) SIEM
5 4 (15.38%) ISMS
5 4 (15.38%) Malware Analysis
5 4 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (15.38%) Security Architecture
6 3 (11.54%) ITIL
6 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
6 3 (11.54%) Security Operations
7 2 (7.69%) Forensic Analysis
7 2 (7.69%) Network Packet Capture
7 2 (7.69%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) Python
2 1 (3.85%) C
2 1 (3.85%) Java
2 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.85%) Perl
2 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.85%) Ruby
2 1 (3.85%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
2 1 (3.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (50.00%) CISM
1 13 (50.00%) CISSP
2 6 (23.08%) CISA
2 6 (23.08%) Degree
3 5 (19.23%) CompTIA Security+
3 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
3 5 (19.23%) Security+ Certification
4 4 (15.38%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
6 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
6 2 (7.69%) GCIH
6 2 (7.69%) GIAC
7 1 (3.85%) CCNP
7 1 (3.85%) CEH
7 1 (3.85%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (3.85%) CHECK Team Member
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (3.85%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (38.46%) PCI DSS
3 5 (19.23%) COBIT
3 5 (19.23%) Cyber Essentials
3 5 (19.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 4 (15.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 4 (15.38%) ISO 22301
4 4 (15.38%) ISO 31000
4 4 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 1 (3.85%) GDPR
5 1 (3.85%) JSP 440
5 1 (3.85%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) Firmware
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Cisco
2 2 (7.69%) F5
2 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.85%) SAP
3 1 (3.85%) Splunk
3 1 (3.85%) TOWER Software
3 1 (3.85%) VMware
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Leidos
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
UKCloud
Salary: Competitive Rates / Negotiable - Pension, Healthcare, Life Cover, Bonu
Posted: 6 days ago