The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 107 111 96
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -15
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 5 1 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.34% 0.062% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.074% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 15
Average salary £50,000 £32,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.25% -28.88%
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -18.18%
Security Testing
Cambridgeshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1295 1350 1208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 86.80% 83.64% 84.59%
Number of salaries quoted 997 1055 1026
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £66,000 £56,400
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Security Testing
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Security Testing Salary Trend in Cambridge

Security Testing
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 13 (100.00%) IIS
1 13 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 13 (100.00%) Web Services
1 13 (100.00%) ITIL
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) HTTP
1 13 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 13 (100.00%) DNS
1 13 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 13 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 13 (100.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
1 13 (100.00%) Web Operations
1 13 (100.00%) Windows Server

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 13 (100.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) DNS
1 13 (100.00%) HTTP
1 13 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 13 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 13 (100.00%) Web Engineer
1 13 (100.00%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (92.31%) PowerShell Engineer
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Engineer
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (61.54%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
3 8 (61.54%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Web Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Web Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (100.00%) ITIL
1 13 (100.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
1 13 (100.00%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Riverbed