The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 70 54 81
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +27
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 1 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.17% 2.08% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 2.75% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 5
Average salary £37,500 £63,750 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.17% +10.86%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £53,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.37% +24.70%
Penetration Testing
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
464 363 768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 77.08% 75.47% 77.97%
Number of salaries quoted 367 249 578
Average salary £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 14 (73.68%) Windows
1 14 (73.68%) Linux
1 14 (73.68%) Python
1 14 (73.68%) Shell Script
1 14 (73.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 14 (73.68%) PCI DSS
2 13 (68.42%) Firewall
3 12 (63.16%) IPsec
3 12 (63.16%) Snort
3 12 (63.16%) CCNA
3 12 (63.16%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (63.16%) Perl
3 12 (63.16%) HTTP
3 12 (63.16%) VPN
3 12 (63.16%) HTTPS
3 12 (63.16%) SSL
3 12 (63.16%) Ruby
4 10 (52.63%) .NET
4 10 (52.63%) MySQL
4 10 (52.63%) IIS
5 5 (26.32%) Network Security
6 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
6 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
7 3 (15.79%) Information Security
7 3 (15.79%) Finance
8 2 (10.53%) Games
8 2 (10.53%) Debian
8 2 (10.53%) VMware
8 2 (10.53%) Identity Management
8 2 (10.53%) ESRI

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 10 (52.63%) IIS
2 2 (10.53%) ArcGIS
2 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (10.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (68.42%) Firewall
2 12 (63.16%) IPsec
2 12 (63.16%) HTTP
2 12 (63.16%) VPN
2 12 (63.16%) HTTPS
2 12 (63.16%) SSL
3 5 (26.32%) Network Security
4 1 (5.26%) Internet
4 1 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) MySQL
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Games
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Network Engineer
1 5 (26.32%) Network Security Engineer
1 5 (26.32%) Security Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Test Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Penetration Tester
2 2 (10.53%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Tester
3 1 (5.26%) Security Operations Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Security Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Information Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) WSDL
2 1 (5.26%) KML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Cryptography
1 2 (10.53%) e-Health
1 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
1 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
1 2 (10.53%) PKI
1 2 (10.53%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Windows
1 14 (73.68%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Debian
2 2 (10.53%) CentOS
2 2 (10.53%) Ubuntu
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Information Security
2 2 (10.53%) Identity Management
2 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
2 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (10.53%) Test Management
2 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (5.26%) Security Architecture
3 1 (5.26%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) Python
1 14 (73.68%) Shell Script
2 12 (63.16%) Perl
2 12 (63.16%) Ruby
3 2 (10.53%) C
3 2 (10.53%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) CCNA
1 12 (63.16%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) CEH
3 2 (10.53%) Degree
3 2 (10.53%) OSCP
3 2 (10.53%) OSCE
4 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (73.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 14 (73.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (63.16%) Snort
2 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) XenApp
2 2 (10.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) VMware
1 2 (10.53%) ESRI
1 2 (10.53%) CA
1 2 (10.53%) NetApp
1 2 (10.53%) HP
1 2 (10.53%) Citrix
1 2 (10.53%) IBM
1 2 (10.53%) Lumension
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco
2 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
2 1 (5.26%) McAfee
2 1 (5.26%) LANDesk
2 1 (5.26%) Tripwire