The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 116 - 130
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 2 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.10% - 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% - 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 4
Average salary £60,000 - £58,750
90% offered a salary of more than £56,000 - £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 - £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -15.00%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1571 1475 1441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 79.02% 78.04% 76.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1159 1214 1174
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Security Testing
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Security Testing Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 9 (81.82%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (54.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (36.36%) Reverse Engineering
3 4 (36.36%) C
3 4 (36.36%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) PHP
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) .NET
3 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
4 3 (27.27%) Online Security
4 3 (27.27%) Network Security
4 3 (27.27%) Information Security
5 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (18.18%) Extranet
5 2 (18.18%) Retail
5 2 (18.18%) Content Management
5 2 (18.18%) Document Management
5 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
5 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
5 2 (18.18%) Workflow
5 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) Validation
5 2 (18.18%) Migration
5 2 (18.18%) CISM
5 2 (18.18%) CISSP
5 2 (18.18%) Intranet
5 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
6 1 (9.09%) Internet

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Network Security
2 2 (18.18%) Extranet
2 2 (18.18%) Intranet
3 1 (9.09%) Internet
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Tester
1 4 (36.36%) Penetration Tester
2 3 (27.27%) Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Penetration Test Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Testing Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Security Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) SharePoint Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Principal Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (54.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (36.36%) Reverse Engineering
3 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
4 3 (27.27%) Online Security
4 3 (27.27%) Information Security
5 2 (18.18%) Content Management
5 2 (18.18%) Document Management
5 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
5 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
5 2 (18.18%) Workflow
5 2 (18.18%) Validation
5 2 (18.18%) Migration
5 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C
1 4 (36.36%) Java
1 4 (36.36%) PHP
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CISSP
1 2 (18.18%) CISM