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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 65 65 77
Rank change year-on-year
0 +12
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 1 5 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.18% 0.90% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 1.18% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 7
Average salary £37,500 £62,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +8.69%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
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
423 425 788
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 77.61% 76.71% 77.18%
Number of salaries quoted 331 293 567
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 27 February 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 11 (91.67%) Python
2 10 (83.33%) Firewall
3 9 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (75.00%) Shell Script
3 9 (75.00%) IPsec
3 9 (75.00%) CCNA
3 9 (75.00%) HTTP
3 9 (75.00%) VPN
3 9 (75.00%) HTTPS
3 9 (75.00%) SSL
3 9 (75.00%) Perl
3 9 (75.00%) Windows
3 9 (75.00%) Linux
3 9 (75.00%) Ruby
3 9 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (75.00%) Snort
3 9 (75.00%) PCI DSS
4 7 (58.33%) .NET
4 7 (58.33%) MySQL
4 7 (58.33%) IIS
5 5 (41.67%) Network Security
6 3 (25.00%) Information Security
7 2 (16.67%) C
7 2 (16.67%) C#
7 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 2 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 2 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (16.67%) Cryptography

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 7 (58.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) Firewall
2 9 (75.00%) IPsec
2 9 (75.00%) HTTP
2 9 (75.00%) VPN
2 9 (75.00%) HTTPS
2 9 (75.00%) SSL
3 5 (41.67%) Network Security
4 1 (8.33%) Internet
4 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) MySQL
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Network Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) Network Security Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) Security Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Information Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Security Operations Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Cryptography
1 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
1 9 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Information Security
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) Security Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) Python
2 9 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 9 (75.00%) Ruby
2 9 (75.00%) Perl
3 2 (16.67%) C
3 2 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) CCNA
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (75.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (8.33%) McAfee
1 1 (8.33%) Tripwire
1 1 (8.33%) LANDesk