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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 220 261 315
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +54
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 17 27 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.29% 0.32% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.36% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 14 17 11
Median salary £58,750 £60,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.08% -11.11%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
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
5224 7404 9630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 88.86% 87.46% 84.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4769 6403 8047
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 31 (65.96%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (46.81%) Penetration Testing
3 20 (42.55%) CISSP
4 19 (40.43%) CISM
5 18 (38.30%) Information Security
6 16 (34.04%) PCI DSS
7 14 (29.79%) Waterfall
7 14 (29.79%) Risk Management
7 14 (29.79%) Java
8 13 (27.66%) OWASP
9 12 (25.53%) Open Source
9 12 (25.53%) ISEB
10 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
10 11 (23.40%) Linux
10 11 (23.40%) HTTP
10 11 (23.40%) Finance
10 11 (23.40%) TOGAF
10 11 (23.40%) ISTQB
10 11 (23.40%) Degree
10 11 (23.40%) SDLC
11 10 (21.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 10 (21.28%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (19.15%) BYOD
12 9 (19.15%) Mobile Device Management
13 8 (17.02%) Test Automation
13 8 (17.02%) WebDriver
13 8 (17.02%) QA
13 8 (17.02%) .NET
13 8 (17.02%) Scrum
13 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 7 (14.89%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.38%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.13%) Apache
3 1 (2.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (14.89%) MS Excel
1 7 (14.89%) MS Office
2 4 (8.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Office 365
2 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.13%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (2.13%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.13%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.13%) CloudFront
3 1 (2.13%) Route 53
3 1 (2.13%) SaaS
3 1 (2.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.40%) HTTP
2 3 (6.38%) LAN
2 3 (6.38%) WAN
3 2 (4.26%) Firewall
4 1 (2.13%) DNS
4 1 (2.13%) IPsec
4 1 (2.13%) Network Security
4 1 (2.13%) OpenVPN
4 1 (2.13%) SSH
4 1 (2.13%) VPN
4 1 (2.13%) Wideband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) JMeter
1 8 (17.02%) WebDriver
2 6 (12.77%) Burp Suite
2 6 (12.77%) Protractor
3 5 (10.64%) Cucumber
4 4 (8.51%) Gatling
4 4 (8.51%) HP UFT
4 4 (8.51%) Selenium
5 3 (6.38%) JIRA
6 2 (4.26%) AppScan
6 2 (4.26%) LoadRunner
6 2 (4.26%) The Grinder
7 1 (2.13%) Grunt
7 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.13%) Zephyr
General
1 11 (23.40%) Finance
2 8 (17.02%) Banking
3 5 (10.64%) Retail
4 2 (4.26%) Publishing
5 1 (2.13%) Electronics
5 1 (2.13%) Legal
5 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.13%) Marketing
5 1 (2.13%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (42.55%) Analyst
2 14 (29.79%) Security Analyst
3 11 (23.40%) Architect
3 11 (23.40%) Security Architect
4 10 (21.28%) Information Analyst
4 10 (21.28%) Information Security Analyst
5 9 (19.15%) CISSP Analyst
5 9 (19.15%) CISSP Architect
5 9 (19.15%) Information Architect
5 9 (19.15%) Information Security Architect
5 9 (19.15%) Tester
6 7 (14.89%) Automation Tester
7 6 (12.77%) Software Tester
8 4 (8.51%) OAT Manager
8 4 (8.51%) Test Manager
9 3 (6.38%) Consultant
9 3 (6.38%) QA Analyst
9 3 (6.38%) Security Consultant
9 3 (6.38%) Support Analyst
9 3 (6.38%) Testing Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.02%) .NET
2 5 (10.64%) HTML
2 5 (10.64%) SOAP
2 5 (10.64%) Web Services
2 5 (10.64%) XML
3 4 (8.51%) XBRL
4 3 (6.38%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (4.26%) Guice
5 2 (4.26%) Middleware
6 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.13%) LAMP
6 1 (2.13%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) BYOD
2 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.51%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.51%) Mathematics
4 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.26%) Algorithms
5 2 (4.26%) CESG
5 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.26%) Private Cloud
5 2 (4.26%) Tandem
6 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.13%) Cryptography
6 1 (2.13%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (2.13%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.40%) Linux
2 6 (12.77%) Windows
3 5 (10.64%) Unix
4 4 (8.51%) Windows Server
5 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.13%) Android
6 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (65.96%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (46.81%) Penetration Testing
3 18 (38.30%) Information Security
4 14 (29.79%) Risk Management
4 14 (29.79%) Waterfall
5 13 (27.66%) OWASP
6 12 (25.53%) Open Source
7 11 (23.40%) SDLC
7 11 (23.40%) TOGAF
8 10 (21.28%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (19.15%) Mobile Device Management
10 8 (17.02%) Scrum
10 8 (17.02%) Test Automation
11 7 (14.89%) Automated Testing
11 7 (14.89%) ITIL
11 7 (14.89%) Risk Assessment
12 6 (12.77%) Exploratory Testing
12 6 (12.77%) Test Strategy
13 5 (10.64%) Defect Management
13 5 (10.64%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.79%) Java
2 6 (12.77%) JavaScript
2 6 (12.77%) SQL
3 5 (10.64%) Ruby
4 4 (8.51%) C#
4 4 (8.51%) VB.NET
5 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.38%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.26%) Python
6 2 (4.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 20 (42.55%) CISSP
2 19 (40.43%) CISM
3 12 (25.53%) ISEB
4 11 (23.40%) Degree
4 11 (23.40%) ISTQB
5 7 (14.89%) CEH
6 5 (10.64%) CISA
7 4 (8.51%) CREST Certified
7 4 (8.51%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (8.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (6.38%) CRISC
8 3 (6.38%) GIAC
9 2 (4.26%) OSCP
9 2 (4.26%) SANS
10 1 (2.13%) GCIA
10 1 (2.13%) GCIH
10 1 (2.13%) GPEN
10 1 (2.13%) OSCE
10 1 (2.13%) PMP
10 1 (2.13%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (34.04%) PCI DSS
2 10 (21.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (17.02%) QA
4 3 (6.38%) ISO27005
4 3 (6.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (4.26%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Ansible
1 2 (4.26%) HP Fortify
1 2 (4.26%) Puppet
2 1 (2.13%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.13%) Nessus
2 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.13%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.64%) HP
2 5 (10.64%) Oracle
2 5 (10.64%) SAP
3 3 (6.38%) Qualys
4 2 (4.26%) IBM
4 2 (4.26%) Veracode
5 1 (2.13%) Intel Security
5 1 (2.13%) Remedy
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