The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Penetration Testing
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 79 95 83
Rank change year-on-year +16 -12  
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 2 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.25% 0.092% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.11% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 8
Median salary - £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,750
% change year-on-year -4.76% +9.94%  

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Wiltshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 708 945 1014
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 88.72% 87.10% 89.50%
Number of salaries quoted 606 856 822
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,453 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Penetration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire 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 Wiltshire

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

Salary trend for Penetration Testing in Wiltshire

Penetration Testing
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Swindon +17 2 - - 1
Penetration Testing
South West

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) CISSP
2 5 (41.67%) Nessus
2 5 (41.67%) CEH
2 5 (41.67%) PCI DSS
2 5 (41.67%) OSCP
2 5 (41.67%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (41.67%) CREST Certified
2 5 (41.67%) SANS
3 3 (25.00%) SOA
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Intel
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) CESG
3 3 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (25.00%) Degree
3 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (25.00%) Network Security
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 3 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (25.00%) OpenDaylight
3 3 (25.00%) Kali Linux
3 3 (25.00%) Presales
3 3 (25.00%) DevOps
3 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 3 (25.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (25.00%) IaaS
1 3 (25.00%) PaaS
2 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Network Security
2 2 (16.67%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Metasploit
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Penetration Tester
1 4 (33.33%) Security Specialist
1 4 (33.33%) Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Cloud Specialist
2 3 (25.00%) Data Centre Specialist
2 3 (25.00%) Technical Security Specialist
2 3 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) IT Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) IT Security Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Senior IT Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) OpenDaylight
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (25.00%) CESG
1 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (25.00%) Public Cloud
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Kali Linux
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
2 3 (25.00%) DevOps
2 3 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 3 (25.00%) Microservices
2 3 (25.00%) Open Source
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 3 (25.00%) Presales
2 3 (25.00%) SOA
2 3 (25.00%) Social Engineering
2 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) Network Architecture
3 2 (16.67%) OWASP
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) CEH
1 5 (41.67%) CISSP
1 5 (41.67%) CREST Certified
1 5 (41.67%) OSCP
1 5 (41.67%) SANS
2 3 (25.00%) CHECK Team Leader
2 3 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (16.67%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) PCI DSS
2 3 (25.00%) HIPAA
2 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Ceph
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Intel
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (25.00%) VMware
Swindon, Wiltshire
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Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
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