The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 128 138 120
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -18
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 6 4 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.29% 0.17% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.21% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 18
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -18.18%
Security Testing
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1780 1941 1746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 85.29% 84.17% 83.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1394 1547 1445
Average salary £43,627 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.05% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Security Testing
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Security Testing Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Security Testing
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
Cambridge +3 5 £50,000 +56.25%
Security Testing
East of England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 16 (88.89%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 15 (83.33%) ITIL
2 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (77.78%) Windows
3 14 (77.78%) HTTP
3 14 (77.78%) TCP/IP
3 14 (77.78%) DNS
3 14 (77.78%) IIS
3 14 (77.78%) Visual Studio
3 14 (77.78%) ITIL Certification
3 14 (77.78%) Web Services
3 14 (77.78%) PowerShell
3 14 (77.78%) Riverbed
3 14 (77.78%) Web Operations
3 14 (77.78%) Windows Server
4 2 (11.11%) Network Security
5 1 (5.56%) Presales
5 1 (5.56%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (5.56%) CLAS
5 1 (5.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (5.56%) CREST Certified
5 1 (5.56%) ISO27002
5 1 (5.56%) GIS
5 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.56%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (5.56%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.56%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (5.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (5.56%) Penetration Testing

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 14 (77.78%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (77.78%) DNS
1 14 (77.78%) HTTP
1 14 (77.78%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) GIS
Development Applications
1 14 (77.78%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 14 (77.78%) Web Engineer
1 14 (77.78%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (66.67%) PowerShell Engineer
2 12 (66.67%) Windows Engineer
2 12 (66.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (44.44%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
3 8 (44.44%) Operations Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) IT Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Security Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Web Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Web Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Security Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Penetration Test Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Penetration Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Testing Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (77.78%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.56%) Blog
1 1 (5.56%) CESG
1 1 (5.56%) CESG CLAS
1 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Windows
1 14 (77.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (83.33%) ITIL
3 14 (77.78%) Web Operations
4 1 (5.56%) ArchiMate
4 1 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (5.56%) Image Processing
4 1 (5.56%) Information Assurance
4 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.56%) MODAF
4 1 (5.56%) Presales
4 1 (5.56%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (5.56%) SABSA
4 1 (5.56%) Security Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) TOGAF
4 1 (5.56%) UML
4 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.56%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) PHP
2 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (77.78%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.56%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (5.56%) CISSP
2 1 (5.56%) CLAS
2 1 (5.56%) CREST Certified
2 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) COBIT
1 1 (5.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.56%) ISO27002
1 1 (5.56%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Riverbed