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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 209 212 218
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 7 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.14% 0.036% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.047% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 5
Average salary £60,000 - £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 - £47,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 - £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +5.00%
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
4091 4287 4005
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 81.95% 76.88% 74.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3005 2966 3144
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 2 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 2 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 +1 4 £53,750 -
Security Testing
South East

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 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 7 (63.64%) SC Cleared
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (54.55%) Java
3 5 (45.45%) DV Cleared
3 5 (45.45%) Cyber Security
3 5 (45.45%) Malware Analysis
4 4 (36.36%) SIEM
5 3 (27.27%) CISSP
5 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (18.18%) C
6 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (18.18%) Wireless Security
6 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
6 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
6 2 (18.18%) Wireless
6 2 (18.18%) Finance
6 2 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (9.09%) Information Security
7 1 (9.09%) Legal
7 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
7 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
7 1 (9.09%) BCP
7 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (9.09%) MS Project
7 1 (9.09%) MS Office
7 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
7 1 (9.09%) N-Tier

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (9.09%) MS Project
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Wireless
1 2 (18.18%) Wireless Security
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Security Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Cyber Security Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Cyber Security Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Security Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Information Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Security Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Web Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Penetration Test Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Security Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Testing Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) IT Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) N-Tier
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Cyber Security
2 5 (45.45%) Malware Analysis
3 4 (36.36%) SIEM
4 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (9.09%) Data Management
6 1 (9.09%) Information Security
6 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 1 (9.09%) BCP
6 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
6 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
6 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
6 1 (9.09%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
2 2 (18.18%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) SC Cleared
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) DV Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) CISSP
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (9.09%) CISA
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) GPEN
4 1 (9.09%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) HP