The table below looks at the statistics for OWASP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OWASP over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 209 223 222
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -1
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 8 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.20% 0.052%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.24% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 2
Average salary £42,500 £52,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £50,000 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £64,750 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +22.09%
OWASP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4148 4630 4653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 85.40% 84.60% 80.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3353 3289 3323
Average salary £52,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.95% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

OWASP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

OWASP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

OWASP
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

OWASP Salary Trend in Berkshire

OWASP
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OWASP across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

OWASP Salary Histogram in Berkshire

OWASP
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OWASP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +19 7 £42,500 -15.00%
Maidenhead 0 1 £30,000 -52.94%
OWASP
South East

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing OWASP 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 OWASP.

1 13 (92.86%) Nessus
2 11 (78.57%) Nmap
2 11 (78.57%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (64.29%) CREST Certified
3 9 (64.29%) Metasploit
4 7 (50.00%) Firewall
4 7 (50.00%) Wireless
4 7 (50.00%) Cisco
4 7 (50.00%) Juniper
4 7 (50.00%) Nokia
4 7 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 7 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 7 (50.00%) Fortinet
4 7 (50.00%) Mobile App
4 7 (50.00%) 802.1X
4 7 (50.00%) Burp Suite
5 6 (42.86%) Information Security
6 5 (35.71%) Mathematics
6 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
6 5 (35.71%) Java
6 5 (35.71%) SQL
7 4 (28.57%) .NET
7 4 (28.57%) C
7 4 (28.57%) C#
7 4 (28.57%) C++
7 4 (28.57%) Unix
7 4 (28.57%) Windows
7 4 (28.57%) Linux
7 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 4 (28.57%) MS Excel

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing OWASP 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 OWASP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (28.57%) nginx
2 1 (7.14%) JBoss
2 1 (7.14%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) Firewall
1 7 (50.00%) Wireless
2 4 (28.57%) LAN
2 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 4 (28.57%) WAN
2 4 (28.57%) Wireshark
3 1 (7.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) NoSQL
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) JasperReports
2 1 (7.14%) MaxDB
2 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Metasploit
2 7 (50.00%) Burp Suite
3 1 (7.14%) Arquillian
3 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.14%) JUnit
3 1 (7.14%) Maven
3 1 (7.14%) Mockito
3 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Penetration Tester
1 9 (64.29%) Tester
2 4 (28.57%) Graduate
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Graduate Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Graduate Security Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Junior
3 3 (21.43%) Security Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) IT Graduate
4 2 (14.29%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Junior Security Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Security Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Security Penetration Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Security Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Developer
5 1 (7.14%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Research Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) 802.1X
2 4 (28.57%) .NET
2 4 (28.57%) Regular Expression
2 4 (28.57%) ZeroMQ
3 1 (7.14%) CSS
3 1 (7.14%) CSS3
3 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) HTML5
3 1 (7.14%) JMS
3 1 (7.14%) JPA
3 1 (7.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
2 5 (35.71%) Mathematics
3 1 (7.14%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) CentOS
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
1 4 (28.57%) Unix
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
1 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 2 (14.29%) KNOPPIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (42.86%) Information Security
3 4 (28.57%) Presales
3 4 (28.57%) Threat Detection
4 2 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) TDD
5 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 7 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (35.71%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) C
3 4 (28.57%) C#
3 4 (28.57%) C++
3 4 (28.57%) Perl
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) JPQL
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) CREST Certified
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Systems Management
1 13 (92.86%) Nessus
2 11 (78.57%) Nmap
3 2 (14.29%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco
1 7 (50.00%) Fortinet
1 7 (50.00%) Juniper
1 7 (50.00%) Nokia
2 1 (7.14%) Actuate