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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 67 44 60
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +16
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 11 33 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.68% 4.99% 1.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.16% 6.27% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 9 18 3
Average salary £44,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.09% +4.76%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +23.17%
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
509 526 569
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 77.71% 79.58% 77.63%
Number of salaries quoted 393 390 442
Average salary £43,750 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 September 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 10 (76.92%) Linux
1 10 (76.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (76.92%) PCI DSS
2 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Shell Script
3 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (53.85%) Firewall
3 7 (53.85%) IIS
3 7 (53.85%) HTTPS
3 7 (53.85%) SSL
3 7 (53.85%) CCNA
3 7 (53.85%) Python
3 7 (53.85%) HTTP
3 7 (53.85%) VPN
3 7 (53.85%) Perl
3 7 (53.85%) .NET
3 7 (53.85%) MySQL
3 7 (53.85%) IPsec
3 7 (53.85%) Snort
3 7 (53.85%) Ruby
4 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
5 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
6 3 (23.08%) Finance
7 2 (15.38%) CA
7 2 (15.38%) NetApp
7 2 (15.38%) Tivoli
7 2 (15.38%) Identity Management
7 2 (15.38%) ESRI
7 2 (15.38%) ArcGIS
7 2 (15.38%) Games

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (53.85%) IIS
2 2 (15.38%) ArcGIS
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) HTTP
1 7 (53.85%) VPN
1 7 (53.85%) HTTPS
1 7 (53.85%) SSL
1 7 (53.85%) Firewall
1 7 (53.85%) IPsec
2 1 (7.69%) Network Security
2 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) MySQL
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Games
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Tester
1 3 (23.08%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (7.69%) Security Researcher
2 1 (7.69%) Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Security Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) WSDL
2 1 (7.69%) KML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) e-Health
1 2 (15.38%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Linux
2 9 (69.23%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) Debian
3 2 (15.38%) Ubuntu
3 2 (15.38%) CentOS
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Identity Management
1 2 (15.38%) Security Testing
1 2 (15.38%) Test Management
2 1 (7.69%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Shell Script
2 7 (53.85%) Ruby
2 7 (53.85%) Perl
2 7 (53.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) CCNA
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) CEH
4 2 (15.38%) OSCP
4 2 (15.38%) OSCE
5 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (76.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (76.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Snort
2 2 (15.38%) XenApp
2 2 (15.38%) vSphere
2 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) IBM
1 2 (15.38%) HP
1 2 (15.38%) Citrix
1 2 (15.38%) CA
1 2 (15.38%) NetApp
1 2 (15.38%) ESRI
1 2 (15.38%) VMware
1 2 (15.38%) Lumension
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago