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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 230 271 319
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +48
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 27 46 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.43% 0.44% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.50% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 19 38 16
Median salary £60,000 £70,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +21.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,250 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £44,750 £50,500
% change year-on-year
+11.73% -11.38%
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
5655 9178 10598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 89.62% 87.62% 86.10%
Number of salaries quoted 5154 7829 8734
Median salary £60,500 £60,000 £57,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.83% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £82,500
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 25 July 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 25 July 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 33 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (41.18%) OWASP
3 19 (37.25%) Penetration Testing
3 19 (37.25%) Information Security
3 19 (37.25%) Java
4 17 (33.33%) CISSP
5 16 (31.37%) CISM
5 16 (31.37%) Waterfall
6 14 (27.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 14 (27.45%) SDLC
7 13 (25.49%) Risk Management
7 13 (25.49%) HTTP
7 13 (25.49%) ISEB
8 12 (23.53%) Finance
8 12 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (23.53%) ISTQB
9 11 (21.57%) Mobile Device Management
9 11 (21.57%) BYOD
10 10 (19.61%) Open Source
10 10 (19.61%) TOGAF
10 10 (19.61%) QA
10 10 (19.61%) JMeter
10 10 (19.61%) C#
10 10 (19.61%) .NET
10 10 (19.61%) Linux
11 9 (17.65%) SharePoint
11 9 (17.65%) MS Excel
11 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
11 9 (17.65%) Scrum
11 9 (17.65%) Degree

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 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.84%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.96%) Confluence
3 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 8 (15.69%) MS Office
3 4 (7.84%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) SaaS
2 4 (7.84%) Office 365
3 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.96%) IaaS
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (25.49%) HTTP
2 6 (11.76%) Firewall
3 5 (9.80%) LAN
3 5 (9.80%) WAN
4 2 (3.92%) Internet
4 2 (3.92%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.96%) DNS
5 1 (1.96%) FTP
5 1 (1.96%) IPsec
5 1 (1.96%) NAS
5 1 (1.96%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.96%) SAN
5 1 (1.96%) VoIP
5 1 (1.96%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.80%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (9.80%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (19.61%) JMeter
2 9 (17.65%) JIRA
3 6 (11.76%) Burp Suite
3 6 (11.76%) Protractor
3 6 (11.76%) WebDriver
4 5 (9.80%) Cucumber
4 5 (9.80%) Selenium
4 5 (9.80%) Visual Studio
5 4 (7.84%) Bugzilla
5 4 (7.84%) CruiseControl
5 4 (7.84%) Eclipse
5 4 (7.84%) Gatling
5 4 (7.84%) HP UFT
5 4 (7.84%) Hudson
5 4 (7.84%) Jenkins
5 4 (7.84%) LoadRunner
6 2 (3.92%) AppScan
7 1 (1.96%) Ranorex
7 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.96%) Zephyr
General
1 12 (23.53%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Banking
3 4 (7.84%) Publishing
3 4 (7.84%) Retail
4 1 (1.96%) Back Office
4 1 (1.96%) Electronics
4 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.96%) Games
4 1 (1.96%) Law
4 1 (1.96%) Legal
4 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.96%) Marketing
4 1 (1.96%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (49.02%) Analyst
2 16 (31.37%) Security Analyst
3 12 (23.53%) Information Analyst
3 12 (23.53%) Information Security Analyst
4 11 (21.57%) CISSP Analyst
5 10 (19.61%) Architect
5 10 (19.61%) CISSP Architect
5 10 (19.61%) Information Architect
5 10 (19.61%) Information Security Architect
5 10 (19.61%) Security Architect
6 9 (17.65%) Tester
7 7 (13.73%) Software Tester
8 6 (11.76%) Automation Tester
9 5 (9.80%) Consultant
9 5 (9.80%) QA Analyst
9 5 (9.80%) Security Consultant
10 4 (7.84%) Applications Consultant
10 4 (7.84%) OAT Manager
10 4 (7.84%) Support Analyst
10 4 (7.84%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.61%) .NET
2 6 (11.76%) SOAP
3 5 (9.80%) HTML
3 5 (9.80%) XML
4 4 (7.84%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (7.84%) SAML
4 4 (7.84%) Web Services
4 4 (7.84%) XBRL
5 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.96%) RESTful
5 1 (1.96%) WCF
5 1 (1.96%) WinForms
5 1 (1.96%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) BYOD
2 9 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (13.73%) Computer Science
4 4 (7.84%) Mathematics
4 4 (7.84%) Tandem
5 2 (3.92%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.92%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.92%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.96%) Fintech
6 1 (1.96%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.61%) Linux
2 5 (9.80%) Windows
3 4 (7.84%) Unix
3 4 (7.84%) Windows 7
3 4 (7.84%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.96%) Android
4 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (41.18%) OWASP
3 19 (37.25%) Information Security
3 19 (37.25%) Penetration Testing
4 16 (31.37%) Waterfall
5 14 (27.45%) SDLC
6 13 (25.49%) Risk Management
7 12 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (21.57%) Mobile Device Management
9 10 (19.61%) Open Source
9 10 (19.61%) TOGAF
10 9 (17.65%) Scrum
10 9 (17.65%) Test Automation
11 8 (15.69%) Exploratory Testing
12 6 (11.76%) Test Strategy
13 5 (9.80%) Defect Management
13 5 (9.80%) Non-Functional Testing
13 5 (9.80%) Operational Acceptance Testing
13 5 (9.80%) Test Management
13 5 (9.80%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 19 (37.25%) Java
2 10 (19.61%) C#
3 8 (15.69%) Ruby
4 6 (11.76%) C
4 6 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 6 (11.76%) SQL
5 5 (9.80%) C++
5 5 (9.80%) PHP
5 5 (9.80%) VB.NET
6 4 (7.84%) PowerShell
6 4 (7.84%) Scala
6 4 (7.84%) Shell Script
6 4 (7.84%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (33.33%) CISSP
2 16 (31.37%) CISM
3 13 (25.49%) ISEB
4 12 (23.53%) ISTQB
5 9 (17.65%) Degree
6 6 (11.76%) CEH
7 4 (7.84%) CREST Certified
7 4 (7.84%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (7.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (7.84%) SANS
8 3 (5.88%) CISA
9 2 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (3.92%) CRISC
9 2 (3.92%) GIAC
9 2 (3.92%) OSCP
10 1 (1.96%) CCNP
10 1 (1.96%) OSCE
10 1 (1.96%) PMP
10 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (27.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (19.61%) QA
3 2 (3.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) RSA Archer
2 2 (3.92%) HP Fortify
2 2 (3.92%) Nessus
3 1 (1.96%) Ansible
3 1 (1.96%) Puppet
3 1 (1.96%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.80%) HP
2 5 (9.80%) Qualys
2 5 (9.80%) SAP
2 5 (9.80%) VMware
3 4 (7.84%) Oracle
4 2 (3.92%) Cisco
4 2 (3.92%) IBM
4 2 (3.92%) Remedy
4 2 (3.92%) Veracode
5 1 (1.96%) Intel Security
5 1 (1.96%) Sophos
5 1 (1.96%) Veeam
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £ 95,000 + bonus (20-30%) + pension + healthcare + life insuranc
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £150000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus (market leading)
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £70,000
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 10 days ago