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 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 224 259 327
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +68
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 30 55 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.47% 0.54% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.62% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 23 48 22
Median salary £57,500 £70,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.85% +21.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £51,750 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £54,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -17.43%
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
5710 8931 11077
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 89.62% 87.79% 86.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5203 7634 9242
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £81,000
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 28 June 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 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 City of London region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 29 (61.70%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (42.55%) OWASP
3 18 (38.30%) Penetration Testing
3 18 (38.30%) Information Security
4 17 (36.17%) Java
5 16 (34.04%) CISSP
6 15 (31.91%) CISM
6 15 (31.91%) Waterfall
7 13 (27.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 13 (27.66%) SDLC
7 13 (27.66%) Risk Management
8 12 (25.53%) HTTP
9 11 (23.40%) ISEB
9 11 (23.40%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (21.28%) Finance
10 10 (21.28%) C#
10 10 (21.28%) .NET
10 10 (21.28%) Linux
10 10 (21.28%) BYOD
10 10 (21.28%) Mobile Device Management
10 10 (21.28%) ISTQB
11 9 (19.15%) Degree
11 9 (19.15%) Open Source
11 9 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
11 9 (19.15%) SharePoint
11 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
11 9 (19.15%) TOGAF
12 8 (17.02%) Scrum
12 8 (17.02%) JMeter

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 9 (19.15%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.51%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
2 8 (17.02%) MS Office
3 4 (8.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) SaaS
2 4 (8.51%) Office 365
3 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.13%) IaaS
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.53%) HTTP
2 6 (12.77%) Firewall
3 5 (10.64%) LAN
3 5 (10.64%) WAN
4 3 (6.38%) Internet
5 2 (4.26%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.13%) DNS
6 1 (2.13%) FTP
6 1 (2.13%) Intranet
6 1 (2.13%) IPsec
6 1 (2.13%) NAS
6 1 (2.13%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.13%) SAN
6 1 (2.13%) VoIP
6 1 (2.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) JMeter
2 7 (14.89%) JIRA
3 5 (10.64%) Burp Suite
3 5 (10.64%) Protractor
3 5 (10.64%) Visual Studio
3 5 (10.64%) WebDriver
4 4 (8.51%) Bugzilla
4 4 (8.51%) CruiseControl
4 4 (8.51%) Eclipse
4 4 (8.51%) HP UFT
4 4 (8.51%) Hudson
4 4 (8.51%) Jenkins
5 3 (6.38%) Cucumber
5 3 (6.38%) Gatling
5 3 (6.38%) LoadRunner
5 3 (6.38%) Selenium
6 2 (4.26%) AppScan
7 1 (2.13%) Ranorex
7 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (21.28%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Banking
3 3 (6.38%) Publishing
3 3 (6.38%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Back Office
4 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.13%) Games
4 1 (2.13%) Law
4 1 (2.13%) Legal
4 1 (2.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (48.94%) Analyst
2 16 (34.04%) Security Analyst
3 12 (25.53%) Information Analyst
3 12 (25.53%) Information Security Analyst
4 10 (21.28%) CISSP Analyst
5 9 (19.15%) Architect
5 9 (19.15%) CISSP Architect
5 9 (19.15%) Information Architect
5 9 (19.15%) Information Security Architect
5 9 (19.15%) Security Architect
6 8 (17.02%) Tester
7 6 (12.77%) Software Tester
8 5 (10.64%) Automation Tester
8 5 (10.64%) Consultant
8 5 (10.64%) Security Consultant
9 4 (8.51%) Applications Consultant
9 4 (8.51%) OAT Manager
9 4 (8.51%) Support Analyst
9 4 (8.51%) Test Manager
10 3 (6.38%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.28%) .NET
2 5 (10.64%) SOAP
3 4 (8.51%) HTML
3 4 (8.51%) Ruby on Rails
3 4 (8.51%) SAML
3 4 (8.51%) Web Services
3 4 (8.51%) XBRL
3 4 (8.51%) XML
4 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.13%) RESTful
4 1 (2.13%) WCF
4 1 (2.13%) WinForms
4 1 (2.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) BYOD
2 9 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (17.02%) Computer Science
4 4 (8.51%) Mathematics
5 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
5 3 (6.38%) Tandem
6 2 (4.26%) Client/Server
6 2 (4.26%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.13%) Fintech
7 1 (2.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.28%) Linux
2 5 (10.64%) Windows
3 4 (8.51%) Unix
3 4 (8.51%) Windows 7
3 4 (8.51%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (61.70%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (42.55%) OWASP
3 18 (38.30%) Information Security
3 18 (38.30%) Penetration Testing
4 15 (31.91%) Waterfall
5 13 (27.66%) Risk Management
5 13 (27.66%) SDLC
6 11 (23.40%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (21.28%) Mobile Device Management
8 9 (19.15%) Open Source
8 9 (19.15%) TOGAF
9 8 (17.02%) Scrum
9 8 (17.02%) Test Automation
10 6 (12.77%) Test Strategy
11 5 (10.64%) Automated Testing
11 5 (10.64%) Business Analysis
11 5 (10.64%) Defect Management
11 5 (10.64%) Non-Functional Testing
11 5 (10.64%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 5 (10.64%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.17%) Java
2 10 (21.28%) C#
3 7 (14.89%) Ruby
4 6 (12.77%) C
5 5 (10.64%) C++
5 5 (10.64%) JavaScript
5 5 (10.64%) PHP
5 5 (10.64%) SQL
5 5 (10.64%) VB.NET
6 4 (8.51%) PowerShell
6 4 (8.51%) Shell Script
6 4 (8.51%) T-SQL
7 3 (6.38%) Scala
8 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (34.04%) CISSP
2 15 (31.91%) CISM
3 11 (23.40%) ISEB
4 10 (21.28%) ISTQB
5 9 (19.15%) Degree
6 6 (12.77%) CEH
7 5 (10.64%) SANS
8 4 (8.51%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 4 (8.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (6.38%) CREST Certified
9 3 (6.38%) GIAC
10 2 (4.26%) CISA
10 2 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (4.26%) CRISC
10 2 (4.26%) OSCP
11 1 (2.13%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 1 (2.13%) CHECK Team Leader
11 1 (2.13%) OSCE
11 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
11 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (27.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (17.02%) QA
3 2 (4.26%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.13%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) RSA Archer
2 2 (4.26%) HP Fortify
2 2 (4.26%) Nessus
3 1 (2.13%) Ansible
3 1 (2.13%) Puppet
3 1 (2.13%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.64%) HP
2 5 (10.64%) VMware
3 4 (8.51%) Oracle
3 4 (8.51%) Qualys
3 4 (8.51%) SAP
4 2 (4.26%) Cisco
4 2 (4.26%) IBM
4 2 (4.26%) Remedy
4 2 (4.26%) Veracode
5 1 (2.13%) Intel Security
5 1 (2.13%) Sophos
5 1 (2.13%) Veeam
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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