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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 204 230 210
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -20
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 13 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.25% 0.067% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.086% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 3
Average salary £58,500 £45,000 £87,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -48.57%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
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
4190 4655 4234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 81.19% 78.22% 77.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3201 3129 3208
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 £34,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £75,600
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 8 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Slough - 2 £58,500 -
Security Testing
South East

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (38.89%) Java
1 7 (38.89%) Penetration Testing
1 7 (38.89%) Degree
1 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
1 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 6 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 6 (33.33%) Information Security
3 5 (27.78%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
3 5 (27.78%) SIEM
4 4 (22.22%) Cyber Security
4 4 (22.22%) Malware Analysis
4 4 (22.22%) Finance
4 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (22.22%) DV Cleared
5 3 (16.67%) Wireless Security
5 3 (16.67%) Information Assurance
5 3 (16.67%) QA
5 3 (16.67%) Selenium
5 3 (16.67%) Banking
5 3 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 3 (16.67%) C#
5 3 (16.67%) .NET
5 3 (16.67%) HP UFT
5 3 (16.67%) CISSP
5 3 (16.67%) Scrum
5 3 (16.67%) Wireless
5 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (5.56%) MS Project
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Wireless
1 3 (16.67%) Wireless Security
2 2 (11.11%) Internet
2 2 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) HP UFT
1 3 (16.67%) Selenium
1 3 (16.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Security Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Cyber Security Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Testing Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Security Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Test Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Penetration Test Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Penetration Tester
4 2 (11.11%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Security Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Senior QA Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Ethical Hacker
5 1 (5.56%) Programme Test Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Web Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
2 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile Payment
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (33.33%) Information Security
2 6 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 5 (27.78%) SIEM
3 5 (27.78%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 4 (22.22%) Cyber Security
4 4 (22.22%) Malware Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 3 (16.67%) Information Assurance
5 3 (16.67%) Scrum
5 3 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 2 (11.11%) Automation Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (5.56%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Degree
1 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
1 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) DV Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) CISSP
4 2 (11.11%) CISM
4 2 (11.11%) GIAC
5 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (5.56%) CISA
5 1 (5.56%) GPEN
5 1 (5.56%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) HP
Reading, Berkshire
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