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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 200 217 218
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +1
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 9 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.18% 0.036% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.047% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 5
Average salary £47,500 - £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-15.84% +12.22%
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
4026 4280 4143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.62% 76.99% 75.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2994 2911 3223
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 July 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. 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 +2 6 £38,750 - 6
Security Testing
South East

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
1 8 (57.14%) SC Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (42.86%) Java
3 5 (35.71%) SIEM
3 5 (35.71%) DV Cleared
3 5 (35.71%) Cyber Security
3 5 (35.71%) Malware Analysis
4 4 (28.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (28.57%) Degree
5 3 (21.43%) Wireless
5 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
5 3 (21.43%) Wireless Security
5 3 (21.43%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (21.43%) Information Security
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
6 2 (14.29%) Finance
6 2 (14.29%) CISSP
7 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
7 1 (7.14%) BCP
7 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
7 1 (7.14%) CISA
7 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (7.14%) Firewall
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle
7 1 (7.14%) MS Project
7 1 (7.14%) MS Office

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Project
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Wireless
1 3 (21.43%) Wireless Security
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Consultant
2 5 (35.71%) Security Consultant
3 4 (28.57%) Cyber Security Consultant
4 3 (21.43%) Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Tester
5 2 (14.29%) Penetration Tester
5 2 (14.29%) Testing Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) Security Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Penetration Test Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Security Tester
6 1 (7.14%) IT Security Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Cyber Security Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Information Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Information Security Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Applications Tester
6 1 (7.14%) IT Security Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Security Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Ethical Hacker
6 1 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) N-Tier
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (35.71%) SIEM
2 5 (35.71%) Cyber Security
2 5 (35.71%) Malware Analysis
3 4 (28.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (21.43%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (21.43%) Information Security
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (7.14%) Data Management
6 1 (7.14%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
6 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
6 1 (7.14%) BCP
6 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
6 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
6 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 5 (35.71%) DV Cleared
3 4 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (14.29%) CISSP
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (7.14%) CISA
5 1 (7.14%) GPEN
5 1 (7.14%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) HP
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