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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 247 270 318
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +48
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 24 49 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.34% 0.46% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.53% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 24 37 28
Average salary £60,000 £65,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +36.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £49,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £85,000 £73,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
- -13.04%
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
6321 9206 10671
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 89.74% 87.34% 85.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5676 7732 8916
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average 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

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 April 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 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the City of London 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 (43.24%) OWASP
2 13 (35.14%) Information Security
2 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (32.43%) SDLC
4 10 (27.03%) Penetration Testing
4 10 (27.03%) C#
5 9 (24.32%) Java
5 9 (24.32%) CISSP
5 9 (24.32%) Firewall
6 8 (21.62%) CISM
6 8 (21.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (21.62%) Computer Science
7 7 (18.92%) Secure Coding
7 7 (18.92%) Ethical Hacking
7 7 (18.92%) Risk Management
7 7 (18.92%) Linux
8 6 (16.22%) C
8 6 (16.22%) Windows
8 6 (16.22%) .NET
8 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
8 6 (16.22%) HTTP
8 6 (16.22%) Retail
8 6 (16.22%) SANS
8 6 (16.22%) BYOD
8 6 (16.22%) Mobile Device Management
8 6 (16.22%) QA
8 6 (16.22%) Ruby
8 6 (16.22%) JIRA
8 6 (16.22%) Waterfall
8 6 (16.22%) Cucumber

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the City of London 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 5 (13.51%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.81%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) SaaS
2 4 (10.81%) Office 365
3 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.70%) IaaS
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (24.32%) Firewall
2 6 (16.22%) HTTP
3 5 (13.51%) LAN
3 5 (13.51%) WAN
4 3 (8.11%) Internet
5 2 (5.41%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.70%) DNS
6 1 (2.70%) FTP
6 1 (2.70%) Intranet
6 1 (2.70%) IPsec
6 1 (2.70%) NAS
6 1 (2.70%) Network Security
6 1 (2.70%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.70%) SAN
6 1 (2.70%) VoIP
6 1 (2.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Cucumber
1 6 (16.22%) JIRA
2 5 (13.51%) Visual Studio
3 4 (10.81%) Bugzilla
3 4 (10.81%) CruiseControl
3 4 (10.81%) Eclipse
3 4 (10.81%) Hudson
3 4 (10.81%) Jenkins
3 4 (10.81%) Selenium
4 2 (5.41%) Gatling
4 2 (5.41%) JMeter
4 2 (5.41%) LoadRunner
4 2 (5.41%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.70%) Geb
5 1 (2.70%) Gradle
5 1 (2.70%) Ranorex
5 1 (2.70%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.70%) Spock
5 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (16.22%) Retail
2 4 (10.81%) Finance
3 3 (8.11%) Banking
4 2 (5.41%) Publishing
5 1 (2.70%) Back Office
5 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.70%) Games
5 1 (2.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) Analyst
2 10 (27.03%) Security Analyst
3 8 (21.62%) Information Analyst
3 8 (21.62%) Information Security Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) CISSP Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) Architect
5 5 (13.51%) CISSP Architect
5 5 (13.51%) Consultant
5 5 (13.51%) Information Architect
5 5 (13.51%) Information Security Architect
5 5 (13.51%) Security Architect
5 5 (13.51%) Security Consultant
6 4 (10.81%) Applications Consultant
6 4 (10.81%) Support Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Application Security Specialist
7 3 (8.11%) Applications Specialist
7 3 (8.11%) Information Security Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Security Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Security Specialist
8 2 (5.41%) Senior Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) .NET
2 4 (10.81%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (10.81%) SAML
3 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.70%) HTML
3 1 (2.70%) RESTful
3 1 (2.70%) SOAP
3 1 (2.70%) WCF
3 1 (2.70%) WinForms
3 1 (2.70%) WPF
3 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Computer Science
2 6 (16.22%) BYOD
3 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.41%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.41%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (5.41%) Fintech
4 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.41%) Tandem
5 1 (2.70%) CESG
5 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Linux
2 6 (16.22%) Windows
3 4 (10.81%) Windows 7
3 4 (10.81%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) OWASP
2 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (35.14%) Information Security
3 12 (32.43%) SDLC
4 10 (27.03%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (18.92%) Ethical Hacking
5 7 (18.92%) Risk Management
5 7 (18.92%) Secure Coding
6 6 (16.22%) Mobile Device Management
6 6 (16.22%) Waterfall
7 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce
7 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
7 5 (13.51%) TOGAF
8 4 (10.81%) Automated Testing
8 4 (10.81%) Change Management
8 4 (10.81%) CRM
8 4 (10.81%) ITSM
8 4 (10.81%) Scrum
8 4 (10.81%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) C#
2 9 (24.32%) Java
3 6 (16.22%) C
3 6 (16.22%) Ruby
4 5 (13.51%) C++
4 5 (13.51%) PHP
5 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
5 4 (10.81%) Shell Script
5 4 (10.81%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.41%) Scala
6 2 (5.41%) SQL
7 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.70%) Go
7 1 (2.70%) Groovy
7 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.70%) Python
7 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) CISSP
2 8 (21.62%) CISM
3 6 (16.22%) SANS
4 4 (10.81%) CEH
4 4 (10.81%) Degree
5 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
6 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (5.41%) GIAC
7 1 (2.70%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (2.70%) CCNP
7 1 (2.70%) CHECK Team Leader
7 1 (2.70%) CREST Certified
7 1 (2.70%) CRISC
7 1 (2.70%) GCIA
7 1 (2.70%) GCIH
7 1 (2.70%) ISEB
7 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
7 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (16.22%) QA
3 2 (5.41%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.70%) COBIT
4 1 (2.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) RSA Archer
2 2 (5.41%) Nessus
3 1 (2.70%) Ansible
3 1 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
1 5 (13.51%) VMware
2 2 (5.41%) Cisco
2 2 (5.41%) Qualys
2 2 (5.41%) Remedy
3 1 (2.70%) Intel Security
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle
3 1 (2.70%) Sophos
3 1 (2.70%) Veeam
City, London
Scott-Merrick LLP
Salary: Market rate
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Sainsbury's
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago