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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Penetration Testing
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 154 167 172
Rank change year-on-year +13 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 13 20 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.43% 0.58% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.68% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 25
Median salary £56,250 £39,116 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +43.80% -28.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £30,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £44,959 £81,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £48,250
% change year-on-year -4.76% +8.80%  

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 2641 2946 3163
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 87.28% 85.47% 84.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2216 2598 2633
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,620
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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
Southampton +14 5 £60,000 - 1
Fleet - 3 £50,000 -
Portsmouth - 1 £45,000 - 1
Romsey - 1 - -
Penetration Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 40 (72.73%) Information Security
2 38 (69.09%) Vulnerability Management
3 31 (56.36%) Finance
4 30 (54.55%) SIEM
5 27 (49.09%) PCI DSS
6 25 (45.45%) Risk Management
6 25 (45.45%) ITIL
6 25 (45.45%) Windows
6 25 (45.45%) Data Centre
6 25 (45.45%) Security Operations
7 24 (43.64%) B2B
7 24 (43.64%) Change Management
7 24 (43.64%) GAP Analysis
7 24 (43.64%) Technical Architecture
7 24 (43.64%) Information Assurance
7 24 (43.64%) GIAC
7 24 (43.64%) GCIH
8 22 (40.00%) Firewall
8 22 (40.00%) Line Management
9 17 (30.91%) OWASP
9 17 (30.91%) Cisco
10 16 (29.09%) CISSP
10 16 (29.09%) Management Information System
10 16 (29.09%) CISM
10 16 (29.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 15 (27.27%) CISA
12 14 (25.45%) Project Management
12 14 (25.45%) Security+ Certification
12 14 (25.45%) COBIT
12 14 (25.45%) SDLC

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 13 (23.64%) IIS
2 2 (3.64%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (3.64%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (21.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (23.64%) SaaS
2 1 (1.82%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (40.00%) Firewall
2 12 (21.82%) DHCP
2 12 (21.82%) ICMP
2 12 (21.82%) LAN
2 12 (21.82%) WAN
3 11 (20.00%) ADSL
3 11 (20.00%) DNS
3 11 (20.00%) Ethernet
3 11 (20.00%) HSRP
3 11 (20.00%) IPsec
3 11 (20.00%) ISDN
3 11 (20.00%) MPLS
3 11 (20.00%) PSTN
3 11 (20.00%) SNMP
3 11 (20.00%) SSL
3 11 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 11 (20.00%) X.25
4 9 (16.36%) Network Security
5 5 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (9.09%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Ant
1 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.82%) JMeter
1 1 (1.82%) LoadUI
1 1 (1.82%) Maven
1 1 (1.82%) Selenium
1 1 (1.82%) SoapUI
General
1 31 (56.36%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Financial Institution
3 3 (5.45%) Legal
4 1 (1.82%) Electronics
4 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.82%) Marketing
4 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (23.64%) Administrator
1 13 (23.64%) Windows Administrator
2 12 (21.82%) Network Engineer
3 4 (7.27%) Security Engineer
4 3 (5.45%) Architect
4 3 (5.45%) Cloud Architect
4 3 (5.45%) Security Architect
4 3 (5.45%) Security Tester
4 3 (5.45%) Tester
5 2 (3.64%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (3.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (3.64%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (3.64%) Developer
5 2 (3.64%) Security Researcher
6 1 (1.82%) Information Manager
6 1 (1.82%) Information Security Officer
6 1 (1.82%) Java Developer
6 1 (1.82%) Security Analyst
6 1 (1.82%) Security Manager
6 1 (1.82%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.00%) 802.1X
2 5 (9.09%) OAuth2
2 5 (9.09%) OpenID
2 5 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
2 5 (9.09%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 16 (29.09%) Management Information System
3 13 (23.64%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (21.82%) Driving Licence
5 6 (10.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.64%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.82%) Cybercrime
7 1 (1.82%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (45.45%) Windows
2 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.82%) CentOS
3 1 (1.82%) Linux
3 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (72.73%) Information Security
2 38 (69.09%) Vulnerability Management
3 30 (54.55%) SIEM
4 25 (45.45%) ITIL
4 25 (45.45%) Risk Management
4 25 (45.45%) Security Operations
5 24 (43.64%) B2B
5 24 (43.64%) Change Management
5 24 (43.64%) GAP Analysis
5 24 (43.64%) Information Assurance
5 24 (43.64%) Technical Architecture
6 22 (40.00%) Line Management
7 17 (30.91%) OWASP
8 14 (25.45%) Continuous Delivery
8 14 (25.45%) IT Audit
8 14 (25.45%) Project Management
8 14 (25.45%) SDLC
9 13 (23.64%) Server Hardening
10 12 (21.82%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 11 (20.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.73%) Python
1 7 (12.73%) Ruby
2 5 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.64%) C
3 2 (3.64%) Perl
4 1 (1.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 24 (43.64%) GCIH
1 24 (43.64%) GIAC
2 16 (29.09%) CISM
2 16 (29.09%) CISSP
3 15 (27.27%) CISA
4 14 (25.45%) CompTIA Security+
4 14 (25.45%) Security+ Certification
5 12 (21.82%) MCSA
5 12 (21.82%) MCSE
5 12 (21.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.82%) CCNP
6 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.82%) Degree
6 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (49.09%) PCI DSS
2 16 (29.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (25.45%) COBIT
4 5 (9.09%) HIPAA
5 1 (1.82%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 13 (23.64%) Active Directory
1 13 (23.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (20.00%) Firmware
3 2 (3.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (21.82%) Nessus
1 12 (21.82%) WSUS
2 5 (9.09%) FortiGate
2 5 (9.09%) HAProxy
2 5 (9.09%) QRadar
Vendors
1 17 (30.91%) Cisco
2 13 (23.64%) TOWER Software
2 13 (23.64%) VMware
3 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
3 12 (21.82%) Qualys
4 5 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 5 (9.09%) Juniper
4 5 (9.09%) Vyatta
5 2 (3.64%) F5
6 1 (1.82%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.82%) SAP
6 1 (1.82%) Splunk
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago