Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 98 114
Rank change year-on-year -21 +16 -29
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 3 17 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.21% 1.27% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 1.49% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3 19 7
Southampton median annual salary £32,500 £52,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.10% +23.53% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £42,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £67,750 £60,000 £45,000
Hampshire median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% +22.22%

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 Southampton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Southampton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1241 1139 1154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 86.42% 85.13% 84.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1131 1021 1035
Southampton median annual salary £38,750 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.82% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% +1.80%

Penetration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Penetration Testing in Southampton

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for Penetration Testing in Southampton

Penetration Testing
Salary Histogram in Southampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Penetration Testing in Southampton over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Penetration Testing in Southampton

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
1 3 (100.00%) CISM
1 3 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (66.67%) Internet of Things
2 2 (66.67%) Kali Linux
2 2 (66.67%) CESG Certified Professional
2 2 (66.67%) IISP
2 2 (66.67%) Data Encryption
2 2 (66.67%) GDPR
2 2 (66.67%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) DMZ
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) CESG
2 2 (66.67%) CEH
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Remediation Plan

Penetration Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 (66.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DMZ
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) IT Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) IT Security Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) CESG
1 2 (66.67%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Kali Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (66.67%) Data Encryption
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) Remediation Plan
3 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CISM
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) CEH
2 2 (66.67%) CESG Certified Professional
2 2 (66.67%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (66.67%) GDPR
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001