The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 230 253 321
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +68
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 30 59 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.46% 0.58% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.66% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 28 50 33
Median salary £58,750 £65,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.61% +36.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £52,250 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £80,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.63%
Security Testing
London

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5865 8898 11210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 90.18% 87.95% 85.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5363 7560 9382
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,975 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
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 the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London 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 the City of London

Security Testing
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Security Testing Salary Trend in the City of London

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Testing across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in the City of London

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 City of London region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 19 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (47.50%) OWASP
2 16 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 16 (40.00%) Information Security
3 14 (35.00%) CISSP
4 13 (32.50%) SDLC
5 12 (30.00%) CISM
6 11 (27.50%) Risk Management
6 11 (27.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 10 (25.00%) C#
7 10 (25.00%) HTTP
8 9 (22.50%) Java
8 9 (22.50%) Waterfall
9 8 (20.00%) Computer Science
9 8 (20.00%) BYOD
9 8 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
9 8 (20.00%) Firewall
10 7 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (17.50%) TOGAF
10 7 (17.50%) Ethical Hacking
10 7 (17.50%) Linux
11 6 (15.00%) SANS
11 6 (15.00%) Secure Coding
11 6 (15.00%) JIRA
11 6 (15.00%) Ruby
11 6 (15.00%) .NET
11 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
11 6 (15.00%) C
11 6 (15.00%) Windows
11 6 (15.00%) CEH

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 5 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) SaaS
2 4 (10.00%) Office 365
3 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.50%) IaaS
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.00%) HTTP
2 8 (20.00%) Firewall
3 5 (12.50%) LAN
3 5 (12.50%) WAN
4 3 (7.50%) Internet
5 2 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.50%) DNS
6 1 (2.50%) FTP
6 1 (2.50%) Intranet
6 1 (2.50%) IPsec
6 1 (2.50%) NAS
6 1 (2.50%) Network Security
6 1 (2.50%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.50%) SAN
6 1 (2.50%) VoIP
6 1 (2.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) JIRA
2 5 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 4 (10.00%) Bugzilla
3 4 (10.00%) CruiseControl
3 4 (10.00%) Eclipse
3 4 (10.00%) Hudson
3 4 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (10.00%) JMeter
4 3 (7.50%) Selenium
5 2 (5.00%) AppScan
5 2 (5.00%) Burp Suite
5 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
5 2 (5.00%) Gatling
5 2 (5.00%) LoadRunner
5 2 (5.00%) Protractor
5 2 (5.00%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.50%) Ranorex
6 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Retail
3 2 (5.00%) Publishing
4 1 (2.50%) Back Office
4 1 (2.50%) Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.50%) Games
4 1 (2.50%) Law
4 1 (2.50%) Legal
4 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (52.50%) Analyst
2 15 (37.50%) Security Analyst
3 11 (27.50%) Information Analyst
3 11 (27.50%) Information Security Analyst
4 8 (20.00%) CISSP Analyst
5 7 (17.50%) Architect
5 7 (17.50%) CISSP Architect
5 7 (17.50%) Information Architect
5 7 (17.50%) Information Security Architect
5 7 (17.50%) Security Architect
6 5 (12.50%) Consultant
6 5 (12.50%) Security Consultant
6 5 (12.50%) Tester
7 4 (10.00%) Applications Consultant
7 4 (10.00%) Support Analyst
8 3 (7.50%) Security Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (7.50%) Senior Information Security Analyst
8 3 (7.50%) Senior Security Analyst
8 3 (7.50%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) .NET
2 4 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (10.00%) SAML
3 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.50%) RESTful
3 1 (2.50%) SOAP
3 1 (2.50%) WCF
3 1 (2.50%) WinForms
3 1 (2.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) BYOD
1 8 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.00%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.00%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (5.00%) Fintech
4 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.00%) Tandem
5 1 (2.50%) CESG
5 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Linux
2 6 (15.00%) Windows
3 4 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (47.50%) OWASP
2 16 (40.00%) Information Security
2 16 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
3 13 (32.50%) SDLC
4 11 (27.50%) Risk Management
5 9 (22.50%) Waterfall
6 8 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
7 7 (17.50%) Ethical Hacking
7 7 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (17.50%) TOGAF
8 6 (15.00%) Secure Coding
9 5 (12.50%) Scrum
9 5 (12.50%) Source Code Analysis
9 5 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 4 (10.00%) Change Management
10 4 (10.00%) CRM
10 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
10 4 (10.00%) ITSM
10 4 (10.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.00%) C#
2 9 (22.50%) Java
3 6 (15.00%) C
3 6 (15.00%) Ruby
4 5 (12.50%) C++
4 5 (12.50%) PHP
5 4 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 4 (10.00%) Shell Script
5 4 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.00%) Scala
7 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.50%) Python
7 1 (2.50%) SQL
7 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (35.00%) CISSP
2 12 (30.00%) CISM
3 6 (15.00%) CEH
3 6 (15.00%) SANS
4 5 (12.50%) Degree
5 4 (10.00%) ISEB
6 3 (7.50%) GIAC
6 3 (7.50%) ISTQB
7 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (5.00%) CREST Certified
7 2 (5.00%) CRISC
7 2 (5.00%) OSCP
8 1 (2.50%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (2.50%) CCNP
8 1 (2.50%) CISA
8 1 (2.50%) GCIA
8 1 (2.50%) GCIH
8 1 (2.50%) OSCE
8 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
8 1 (2.50%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (27.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (7.50%) QA
3 2 (5.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.50%) COBIT
4 1 (2.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) RSA Archer
2 2 (5.00%) HP Fortify
2 2 (5.00%) Nessus
3 1 (2.50%) Ansible
3 1 (2.50%) Puppet
3 1 (2.50%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 5 (12.50%) VMware
2 3 (7.50%) Qualys
3 2 (5.00%) Cisco
3 2 (5.00%) IBM
3 2 (5.00%) Remedy
3 2 (5.00%) Veracode
4 1 (2.50%) HP
4 1 (2.50%) Intel Security
4 1 (2.50%) Sophos
4 1 (2.50%) Veeam
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E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Benefits + Bonuses
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £40000.00 - £48500.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Sage UK Limited
Posted: 10 days ago