The first table below looks at the demand for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Basingstoke region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 76 47 64
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +17
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 2 32 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.26% 4.89% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 6.30% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2 17 3
Average salary £68,750 £35,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+96.42% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £35,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,750 £66,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
541 508 511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 71.47% 77.68% 75.59%
Number of salaries quoted 380 379 399
Average salary £43,500 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Penetration Testing
Hampshire

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

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

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in Basingstoke

Penetration Testing
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Penetration Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Penetration Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Security Researcher
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Tester
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001