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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 53 74 44
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -30
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 2 8 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.46% 1.09% 5.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 1.40% 6.73%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 17
Average salary - £44,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +27.14%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
365 570 520
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 84.69% 77.34% 80.37%
Number of salaries quoted 269 408 376
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 3 September 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 8 (100.00%) CISSP
1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
2 7 (87.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 7 (87.50%) PCI DSS
3 6 (75.00%) Security Testing
4 5 (62.50%) CISA
4 5 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (37.50%) Finance
6 3 (37.50%) Degree
7 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (25.00%) OSSTMM
7 2 (25.00%) OWASP
7 2 (25.00%) Security Architecture
7 2 (25.00%) ISACA
7 2 (25.00%) GWAPT
7 2 (25.00%) GPEN
7 2 (25.00%) HP
7 2 (25.00%) Security Management
7 2 (25.00%) CISM
7 2 (25.00%) SAN
7 2 (25.00%) Cyber Security
8 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
8 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
8 1 (12.50%) Internet
8 1 (12.50%) McAfee
8 1 (12.50%) BCP

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Security Manager
2 5 (62.50%) Compliance Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Assurance Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Security Assurance Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Cyber Security Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Information Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
2 7 (87.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 6 (75.00%) Security Testing
4 5 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (25.00%) Security Management
5 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (25.00%) OSSTMM
5 2 (25.00%) OWASP
5 2 (25.00%) Security Architecture
5 2 (25.00%) Cyber Security
6 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
6 1 (12.50%) BCP
6 1 (12.50%) SIEM
6 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) CISSP
2 5 (62.50%) CISA
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) ISACA
4 2 (25.00%) GWAPT
4 2 (25.00%) GPEN
4 2 (25.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (87.50%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
2 1 (12.50%) McAfee
2 1 (12.50%) Tripwire
2 1 (12.50%) LANDesk
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft