Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Penetration Testing
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 258 187 201
Rank change year-on-year -71 +14 +48
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 8 58 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.12% 1.02% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 1.15% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4 48 51
Hampshire median annual salary £62,500 £62,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.81% +3.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £51,100 £30,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £74,625 £75,375 £80,000
South East median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% +4.76%

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 6,054 5,049 5,945
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 90.49% 88.92% 88.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4,896 4,348 5,161
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £61,250
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 19 October 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 19 October 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
Fleet -11 2 - -
Basingstoke -34 2 £51,000 -27.14% 3
Fareham - 2 £70,000 - 1
Penetration Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 4 (50.00%) Information Security
1 4 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) CCNP
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (37.50%) Network Security
3 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (25.00%) Tufin
3 2 (25.00%) F5
3 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (25.00%) CCSE
3 2 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) Juniper
3 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (25.00%) CISSP
3 2 (25.00%) Electronics
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) CISA
3 2 (25.00%) CISM
3 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (25.00%) 802.1X
3 2 (25.00%) FireEye
3 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud

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 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) JBoss
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (37.50%) Network Security
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Firepower
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
General
1 2 (25.00%) Electronics
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Security Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Security Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Security Technical Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Security Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Technical Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Information Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Cisco Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Cisco Technical Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (12.50%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (25.00%) Presales
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Internal Audit
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Security Operations
3 1 (12.50%) Server Hardening
3 1 (12.50%) SIEM
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Threat Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CCNP
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) CCSE
2 2 (25.00%) CISA
2 2 (25.00%) CISM
2 2 (25.00%) CISSP
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) CCIE
3 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (12.50%) GDPR
2 1 (12.50%) ISO 14001
2 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
2 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (25.00%) F5
2 2 (25.00%) FireEye
2 2 (25.00%) ForeScout
2 2 (25.00%) Fortinet
2 2 (25.00%) Juniper
2 2 (25.00%) Palo Alto
2 2 (25.00%) Tufin
3 1 (12.50%) Qualys
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) VMware