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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 74 45 63
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +18
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 7 35 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.95% 5.38% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 6.81% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5 17 3
Average salary £44,500 £35,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.14% -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
547 514 551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 74.22% 79.08% 76.85%
Number of salaries quoted 386 370 420
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 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 6 (66.67%) Linux
1 6 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Shell Script
3 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) IPsec
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) Snort
4 3 (33.33%) Ruby
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (33.33%) Firewall
4 3 (33.33%) IIS
4 3 (33.33%) HTTPS
4 3 (33.33%) SSL
4 3 (33.33%) CCNA
4 3 (33.33%) Python
4 3 (33.33%) HTTP
4 3 (33.33%) VPN
4 3 (33.33%) Perl
4 3 (33.33%) .NET
4 3 (33.33%) MySQL
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) HP
5 2 (22.22%) Citrix
5 2 (22.22%) IBM
5 2 (22.22%) Identity Management
5 2 (22.22%) ESRI

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) IIS
2 2 (22.22%) ArcGIS
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) HTTP
1 3 (33.33%) VPN
1 3 (33.33%) HTTPS
1 3 (33.33%) SSL
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
1 3 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security
2 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Games
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Tester
1 3 (33.33%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Security Researcher
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) WSDL
2 1 (11.11%) KML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) e-Health
1 2 (22.22%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Debian
3 2 (22.22%) Ubuntu
3 2 (22.22%) CentOS
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Identity Management
1 2 (22.22%) Security Testing
1 2 (22.22%) Test Management
2 1 (11.11%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Shell Script
2 3 (33.33%) Ruby
2 3 (33.33%) Perl
2 3 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) CCNA
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (22.22%) CEH
4 2 (22.22%) OSCP
4 2 (22.22%) OSCE
5 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (66.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Snort
2 2 (22.22%) XenApp
2 2 (22.22%) vSphere
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) IBM
1 2 (22.22%) HP
1 2 (22.22%) Citrix
1 2 (22.22%) CA
1 2 (22.22%) NetApp
1 2 (22.22%) ESRI
1 2 (22.22%) VMware
1 2 (22.22%) Lumension
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension, medical
Posted: 2 days ago