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

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 110 131 134
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +3
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 5 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.31% 0.052% 0.052%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.058% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Median salary £42,500 £22,000 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+93.18% -58.49%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £54,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -17.43%
Security Testing
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1441 1711 1674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 90.57% 88.29% 86.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1243 1476 1317
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 Bristol

The demand trend of job ads across the Bristol 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 Bristol

Security Testing
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Security Testing Salary Trend in Bristol

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in Bristol

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

Security Testing Salary Histogram in Bristol

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 7 (77.78%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Information Security
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) Firewall
4 4 (44.44%) AppScan
4 4 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (44.44%) Veracode
4 4 (44.44%) Risk Management
4 4 (44.44%) Finance
4 4 (44.44%) Perl
4 4 (44.44%) C#
4 4 (44.44%) C++
4 4 (44.44%) Java
4 4 (44.44%) Python
4 4 (44.44%) IBM
4 4 (44.44%) CISSP
5 3 (33.33%) Project Management
5 3 (33.33%) C
5 3 (33.33%) CISA
5 3 (33.33%) CISM
5 3 (33.33%) GIAC
5 3 (33.33%) CRISC
5 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
5 3 (33.33%) Cryptography
5 3 (33.33%) Nessus
5 3 (33.33%) CEH
5 3 (33.33%) Time Management
5 3 (33.33%) Metasploit
5 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 1 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) Internet
2 2 (22.22%) SSL
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) FTP
3 1 (11.11%) HTTP
3 1 (11.11%) HTTPS
3 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (11.11%) IPsec
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security
3 1 (11.11%) SAN
3 1 (11.11%) SMTP
3 1 (11.11%) SSH
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) AppScan
2 3 (33.33%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Security Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Penetration Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Security Advisor
3 2 (22.22%) Security Penetration Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Security Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Graduate Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Graduate Test Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Principal Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Software Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) JSON
1 1 (11.11%) OAuth
1 1 (11.11%) OpenID
1 1 (11.11%) REST
1 1 (11.11%) SAML
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) XHTML
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) Cryptography
2 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (11.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Information Security
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (44.44%) Risk Management
5 3 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (33.33%) Project Management
5 3 (33.33%) Time Management
5 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (11.11%) Server Hardening
6 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 1 (11.11%) System Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Test Management
6 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 1 (11.11%) Threat Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C#
1 4 (44.44%) C++
1 4 (44.44%) Java
1 4 (44.44%) Perl
1 4 (44.44%) Python
2 3 (33.33%) C
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby
4 1 (11.11%) VB
4 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CISSP
2 3 (33.33%) CEH
2 3 (33.33%) CISA
2 3 (33.33%) CISM
2 3 (33.33%) CRISC
2 3 (33.33%) GIAC
3 2 (22.22%) CHECK Team Leader
3 2 (22.22%) CREST Certified
3 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
4 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Nessus
2 1 (11.11%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) IBM
1 4 (44.44%) Veracode
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Qualys
2 1 (11.11%) Splunk