Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for Penetration Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Penetration Testing over the 6 months to 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Penetration Testing
Hampshire > Basingstoke
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 - 79
Rank change year-on-year - +79 +12
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 3 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 0.26% - 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% - 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 9
Basingstoke median annual salary £70,000 - £44,794
10th Percentile £65,000 - £35,100
90th Percentile £75,000 - £62,500
Hampshire median annual salary £58,000 £60,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.33% +41.18% -5.56%

Penetration Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Basingstoke
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 996 828 798
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 85.27% 83.64% 89.16%
Number of salaries quoted 888 739 677
Basingstoke median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +8.43%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Penetration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

Job postings citing Penetration Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke.

Job vacancy trend for Penetration Testing 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 in Basingstoke.

Salary trend for Penetration Testing in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT jobs citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Basingstoke region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) Advertising
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) Digital Forensics
1 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
1 2 (66.67%) SIEM
1 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (66.67%) Malware Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Ruby
1 2 (66.67%) WMI
2 1 (33.33%) Cyberthreat

Penetration Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 2 (66.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Penetration Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Penetration Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Threat Hunter
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (66.67%) Digital Forensics
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Malware Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) WMI