The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 201 214 217
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +3
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 14 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.31% 0.18% 0.036%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.21% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 0
Median salary £57,500 £47,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.05% -
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.84%
Security Testing
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
3925 4239 4517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.10% 84.92% 80.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3105 3129 3097
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing Security Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Security Testing
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Security Testing Salary Trend in Berkshire

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Testing across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Security Testing
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +16 9 £57,500 +48.38%
Maidenhead - 1 £70,000 -
Security Testing
South East

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT jobs citing Security 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 24 (70.59%) Cybersecurity
2 14 (41.18%) Penetration Testing
2 14 (41.18%) Linux
3 13 (38.24%) Information Security
3 13 (38.24%) Nessus
4 11 (32.35%) Security Cleared
5 10 (29.41%) Metasploit
5 10 (29.41%) Mobile App
5 10 (29.41%) SC Cleared
5 10 (29.41%) DV Cleared
5 10 (29.41%) Kali Linux
5 10 (29.41%) Burp Suite
5 10 (29.41%) CHECK Team Leader
5 10 (29.41%) CHECK Team Member
5 10 (29.41%) CREST Certified
6 9 (26.47%) IISP
6 9 (26.47%) SIEM
7 8 (23.53%) Degree
7 8 (23.53%) C
7 8 (23.53%) Shell Script
8 7 (20.59%) Internet
8 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (20.59%) SDLC
9 6 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (17.65%) CEH
9 6 (17.65%) Firewall
9 6 (17.65%) IPsec
9 6 (17.65%) VPN
9 6 (17.65%) SSL
9 6 (17.65%) Python

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.76%) IIS
2 3 (8.82%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) Internet
2 6 (17.65%) Firewall
2 6 (17.65%) IPsec
2 6 (17.65%) SSL
2 6 (17.65%) VPN
3 5 (14.71%) SAN
4 4 (11.76%) LAN
4 4 (11.76%) WAN
4 4 (11.76%) Wireless
5 2 (5.88%) DNS
5 2 (5.88%) FTP
5 2 (5.88%) HTTP
5 2 (5.88%) HTTPS
5 2 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (5.88%) SMTP
5 2 (5.88%) SSH
5 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 10 (29.41%) Burp Suite
1 10 (29.41%) Metasploit
2 3 (8.82%) FindBugs
2 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.82%) sqlmap
General
1 5 (14.71%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.76%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Team Leader
1 10 (29.41%) Test Team Leader
2 9 (26.47%) Senior Manager
2 9 (26.47%) Testing Manager
3 6 (17.65%) Consultant
3 6 (17.65%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 6 (17.65%) Security Consultant
3 6 (17.65%) Security Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Information Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Information Security Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Applications Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Python Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Python Software Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Security Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Security Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) Flash
1 5 (14.71%) HTML
1 5 (14.71%) HTML5
2 3 (8.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Mobile App
2 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (14.71%) Cyber Attack
3 5 (14.71%) Device Driver
3 5 (14.71%) N-Tier
4 4 (11.76%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (11.76%) Management Information System
5 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
5 3 (8.82%) Mathematics
5 3 (8.82%) Physics
5 3 (8.82%) User Experience
6 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (5.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (41.18%) Linux
2 10 (29.41%) Kali Linux
3 3 (8.82%) Windows
4 2 (5.88%) Unix
4 2 (5.88%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (70.59%) Cybersecurity
2 14 (41.18%) Penetration Testing
3 13 (38.24%) Information Security
4 9 (26.47%) SIEM
5 7 (20.59%) SDLC
6 5 (14.71%) Data Protection
6 5 (14.71%) Ethical Hacking
6 5 (14.71%) Malware Analysis
6 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (14.71%) Systems Analysis
6 5 (14.71%) Threat Analysis
6 5 (14.71%) Threat Modelling
6 5 (14.71%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 4 (11.76%) Data Security
7 4 (11.76%) DevOps
7 4 (11.76%) Information Assurance
7 4 (11.76%) Information Security Management
7 4 (11.76%) Risk Analysis
7 4 (11.76%) Security Management
7 4 (11.76%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) C
1 8 (23.53%) Shell Script
2 6 (17.65%) Python
3 3 (8.82%) C#
3 3 (8.82%) C++
3 3 (8.82%) Java
3 3 (8.82%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) Security Cleared
2 10 (29.41%) CHECK Team Leader
2 10 (29.41%) CHECK Team Member
2 10 (29.41%) CREST Certified
2 10 (29.41%) DV Cleared
2 10 (29.41%) SC Cleared
3 9 (26.47%) IISP
4 8 (23.53%) Degree
5 6 (17.65%) CEH
6 5 (14.71%) CISSP
6 5 (14.71%) SANS
7 4 (11.76%) CISM
7 4 (11.76%) ISACA
8 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (5.88%) CCNA
10 1 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (2.94%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (11.76%) PCI DSS
3 2 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Snort
Systems Management
1 13 (38.24%) Nessus
2 3 (8.82%) HP Fortify
3 2 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (5.88%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) ArcSight
1 5 (14.71%) Qualys
2 3 (8.82%) Coverity
2 3 (8.82%) HP
2 3 (8.82%) Veracode
3 2 (5.88%) Cisco
3 2 (5.88%) Splunk
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