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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 223 223 215
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 6 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.10% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.15% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 5
Average salary £80,000 £65,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +4.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
4642 4661 4187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.87% 79.03% 76.91%
Number of salaries quoted 3183 3376 3399
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
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 19 December 2014. 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 3 - -
Slough - 3 £80,000 -
Security Testing
South East

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 6 (66.67%) Information Assurance
2 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (33.33%) Information Security
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Data Mining
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 3 (33.33%) ISEB
3 3 (33.33%) CISSP
3 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (33.33%) COBIT
4 2 (22.22%) JSP 440
4 2 (22.22%) JSP
4 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) GIS
4 2 (22.22%) CESG
4 2 (22.22%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (22.22%) PKI
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) SABSA
4 2 (22.22%) Image Processing
4 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Wireless
2 1 (11.11%) Wireshark
2 1 (11.11%) ZigBee
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless Security
2 1 (11.11%) HSPA
2 1 (11.11%) GPRS
2 1 (11.11%) 3GPP
2 1 (11.11%) UMTS
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) IPv6
2 1 (11.11%) 802.15
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Architect
1 2 (22.22%) Tester
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Consultant
1 2 (22.22%) Performance Tester
1 2 (22.22%) Security Architect
1 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Security Architect
1 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Test Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Test Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Penetration Test Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Testing Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Security Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Solutions Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (22.22%) CESG
2 2 (22.22%) CESG CLAS
2 2 (22.22%) PKI
2 2 (22.22%) GIS
3 1 (11.11%) Smart Meter
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Information Assurance
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
3 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (33.33%) Information Security
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 2 (22.22%) SABSA
4 2 (22.22%) Image Processing
4 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) UML
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 2 (22.22%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
4 2 (22.22%) MODAF
4 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Business Development
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISEB
1 3 (33.33%) CISSP
1 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) CISA
3 1 (11.11%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (33.33%) COBIT
2 2 (22.22%) JSP 440
3 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) HP