The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Testing over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 55 78 65
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -13
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 3 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.66% 0.52% 2.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.69% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 2
Average salary £52,500 £53,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.32% -2.27%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-15.84% +12.22%
Security 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
385 582 518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 84.80% 75.88% 79.08%
Number of salaries quoted 298 411 385
Average salary £46,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.41% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Security Testing
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the Basingstoke region.

Security Testing Salary Trend in Basingstoke

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Security 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 Security Testing.

1 6 (100.00%) CISSP
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
1 6 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 5 (83.33%) PCI DSS
2 5 (83.33%) CISA
2 5 (83.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (33.33%) Security Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (16.67%) SIEM
4 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) LANDesk
4 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Legal
4 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 1 (16.67%) Tripwire
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Security 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 Security Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Security Manager
1 5 (83.33%) Compliance Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Information Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
1 6 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 5 (83.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (33.33%) Security Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) SIEM
4 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 1 (16.67%) BCP
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CISSP
2 5 (83.33%) CISA
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) LANDesk
1 1 (16.67%) Tripwire
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
1 1 (16.67%) McAfee