Period
to 25 April 2018

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 6 months to 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Penetration Testing
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 231 214 239
Rank change year-on-year -17 +25 +14
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 44 26 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.61% 0.43% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.49% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 35 51 20
Hampshire median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +41.18% -19.05%
10th Percentile £33,750 £44,750 £27,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
South East median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% +2.80%

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 Hampshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hampshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,419 5,340 5,800
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 89.18% 88.38% 86.53%
Number of salaries quoted 5,371 4,512 5,095
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £63,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Penetration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

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 6 months to 25 April 2018.

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 6 months to 25 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton -35 10 £37,500 -37.50%
Fleet -13 8 £55,000 +15.79%
Portsmouth -2 5 £45,000 -1.64%
Winchester - 5 £58,000 -
Basingstoke - 3 - - 2
Penetration Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 25 April 2018, IT jobs citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 18 (40.91%) Information Security
2 16 (36.36%) SIEM
3 15 (34.09%) PCI DSS
4 14 (31.82%) Linux
5 13 (29.55%) Finance
6 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 11 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
8 10 (22.73%) Security Testing
8 10 (22.73%) Selenium
9 9 (20.45%) Mobile App
10 8 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
10 8 (18.18%) Appium
10 8 (18.18%) Waterfall
10 8 (18.18%) Confluence
10 8 (18.18%) Apple iOS
10 8 (18.18%) API Testing
10 8 (18.18%) Security Operations
10 8 (18.18%) Acceptance Criteria
10 8 (18.18%) CISM
10 8 (18.18%) CISSP
10 8 (18.18%) Unix
10 8 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
10 8 (18.18%) QA
10 8 (18.18%) Marketing
10 8 (18.18%) Degree
10 8 (18.18%) JIRA
10 8 (18.18%) Test Scripting
10 8 (18.18%) Manual Testing
10 8 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing

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 8 (18.18%) Confluence
2 6 (13.64%) Apache
2 6 (13.64%) JBoss
3 5 (11.36%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.55%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) SaaS
2 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) Firewall
2 5 (11.36%) Wireshark
3 3 (6.82%) Internet
3 3 (6.82%) Network Security
3 3 (6.82%) SAN
4 2 (4.55%) DNS
4 2 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (4.55%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.27%) HTTP
5 1 (2.27%) Intranet
5 1 (2.27%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.27%) SMTP
5 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.27%) tcpdump
Development Applications
1 10 (22.73%) Selenium
2 8 (18.18%) Appium
2 8 (18.18%) JIRA
3 2 (4.55%) Gerrit
3 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.55%) JUnit
3 2 (4.55%) Maven
3 2 (4.55%) Robot Framework
General
1 13 (29.55%) Finance
2 8 (18.18%) Marketing
3 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.82%) Banking
5 2 (4.55%) Advertising
5 2 (4.55%) Financial Institution
5 2 (4.55%) Legal
6 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (20.45%) Consultant
1 9 (20.45%) Security Consultant
2 8 (18.18%) Applications Engineer
2 8 (18.18%) QA Engineer
2 8 (18.18%) Tester
3 6 (13.64%) Information Security Consultant
3 6 (13.64%) Penetration Tester
4 5 (11.36%) Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) SOC Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Tester
5 4 (9.09%) Security Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Information Assurance Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Threat Hunter
7 2 (4.55%) Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Security Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Security Officer
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Security Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) LDAP
2 4 (9.09%) Middleware
3 2 (4.55%) Web Services
4 1 (2.27%) .NET
4 1 (2.27%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Mobile App
2 6 (13.64%) Management Information System
3 5 (11.36%) Data Centre
4 4 (9.09%) Cyberthreat
4 4 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.55%) Internet of Things
7 1 (2.27%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (2.27%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.82%) Linux
2 8 (18.18%) Android
2 8 (18.18%) Apple iOS
2 8 (18.18%) Unix
3 7 (15.91%) Windows
4 5 (11.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.91%) Information Security
2 16 (36.36%) SIEM
3 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 11 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 10 (22.73%) Security Testing
6 8 (18.18%) Acceptance Criteria
6 8 (18.18%) API Testing
6 8 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
6 8 (18.18%) Load Testing
6 8 (18.18%) Manual Testing
6 8 (18.18%) Security Operations
6 8 (18.18%) Test Scripting
6 8 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
6 8 (18.18%) Waterfall
7 6 (13.64%) Information Assurance
7 6 (13.64%) ITIL
7 6 (13.64%) Malware Analysis
7 6 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.91%) Bash Shell
1 7 (15.91%) Java
1 7 (15.91%) PowerShell
1 7 (15.91%) Python
2 4 (9.09%) C#
2 4 (9.09%) C++
3 3 (6.82%) SQL
4 2 (4.55%) C
4 2 (4.55%) Ruby
5 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.27%) Perl
5 1 (2.27%) PHP
5 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) CISM
1 8 (18.18%) CISSP
1 8 (18.18%) Degree
2 5 (11.36%) CREST Certified
2 5 (11.36%) GCIH
2 5 (11.36%) GIAC
3 4 (9.09%) CHECK Team Member
3 4 (9.09%) OSCP
4 3 (6.82%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 3 (6.82%) RHCSA
4 3 (6.82%) SANS
5 2 (4.55%) CISA
6 1 (2.27%) CHECK Team Leader
6 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (34.09%) PCI DSS
2 8 (18.18%) QA
3 7 (15.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (6.82%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (6.82%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (6.82%) ISO 22301
5 3 (6.82%) ISO 31000
5 3 (6.82%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 2 (4.55%) PA-DSS
7 1 (2.27%) RMADS
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) Nessus
1 3 (6.82%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (6.82%) Puppet
1 3 (6.82%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (4.55%) WMI
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) Red Hat
1 5 (11.36%) VMware
2 4 (9.09%) Qualys
3 3 (6.82%) NetApp
4 2 (4.55%) Cisco
5 1 (2.27%) Arqiva
5 1 (2.27%) Splunk
5 1 (2.27%) TOWER Software