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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Penetration Testing
South West / Wiltshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 80 96
Rank change year-on-year -3 +16  
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 1 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.13% 0.33% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.38% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 3
Median salary £30,000 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.84% -13.63%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year - +9.89%  

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 670 791 1034
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 88.62% 85.79% 88.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2457 3001 3156
Median salary £44,500 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.48% +7.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £28,250 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Penetration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

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 29 June 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 -4 1 £30,000 -36.84%
Penetration Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) CESG
1 1 (50.00%) Nessus
1 1 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (50.00%) CEH
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Metasploit
1 1 (50.00%) OSCP
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (50.00%) Social Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Kali Linux
1 1 (50.00%) CHECK Team Leader
1 1 (50.00%) CHECK Team Member
1 1 (50.00%) CREST Certified
1 1 (50.00%) SANS
1 1 (50.00%) Regulatory Compliance

Penetration Testing
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Graduate
2 1 (50.00%) Graduate Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Graduate Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Security Penetration Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Security Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Kali Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (50.00%) Regulatory Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Social Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CEH
1 1 (50.00%) CHECK Team Leader
1 1 (50.00%) CHECK Team Member
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) CREST Certified
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) OSCP
1 1 (50.00%) SANS
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Nessus