The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 166 166 177
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 3 7 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.095% 0.22% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.26% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 18
Average salary £65,000 £40,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+62.50% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £38,000 £46,750
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £46,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -18.18%
Security Testing
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2741 2696 3164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 86.58% 84.83% 87.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2089 2217 2559
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Security Testing
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Security Testing Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Security Testing
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire - 3 £65,000 -
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 22 (88.00%) PCI DSS
2 20 (80.00%) CISSP
3 19 (76.00%) Information Security
4 16 (64.00%) Security Management
4 16 (64.00%) CISA
5 12 (48.00%) Business Continuity
5 12 (48.00%) Information Security Management
5 12 (48.00%) IT Audit
6 10 (40.00%) Computer Security
7 9 (36.00%) Open Source
8 7 (28.00%) Risk Management
9 6 (24.00%) Firewall
10 5 (20.00%) Web Services
10 5 (20.00%) Finance
10 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
10 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (20.00%) GCIH
10 5 (20.00%) Information Management
10 5 (20.00%) CEH
10 5 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 5 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
10 5 (20.00%) GWAPT
10 5 (20.00%) GPEN
10 5 (20.00%) OSCP
10 5 (20.00%) OSCE
10 5 (20.00%) CREST Certified
11 4 (16.00%) SANS
11 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
11 4 (16.00%) Burp Suite
11 4 (16.00%) Threat Modelling

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) Firewall
2 4 (16.00%) HTTP
2 4 (16.00%) HTTPS
2 4 (16.00%) Network Security
2 4 (16.00%) VoIP
2 4 (16.00%) VPN
2 4 (16.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Burp Suite
2 1 (4.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (4.00%) Selenium
2 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Analyst
2 13 (52.00%) Security Analyst
3 10 (40.00%) Information Analyst
3 10 (40.00%) Information Security Analyst
4 6 (24.00%) Tester
5 5 (20.00%) Security Penetration Tester
5 5 (20.00%) Security Tester
6 3 (12.00%) Applications Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Penetration Tester
6 3 (12.00%) Security Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) Senior Applications Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Senior Security Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) Senior Security Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Information Officer
7 2 (8.00%) Information Security Officer
7 2 (8.00%) Security Officer
8 1 (4.00%) Compliance Officer
8 1 (4.00%) Security Compliance Officer
8 1 (4.00%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) Behat
2 1 (4.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (16.00%) Cryptography
2 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (16.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Information Security
2 16 (64.00%) Security Management
3 12 (48.00%) Business Continuity
3 12 (48.00%) Information Security Management
3 12 (48.00%) IT Audit
4 10 (40.00%) Computer Security
5 9 (36.00%) Open Source
6 7 (28.00%) Risk Management
7 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (20.00%) Information Management
7 5 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (16.00%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
8 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
8 4 (16.00%) OWASP
8 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
8 4 (16.00%) Threat Modelling
9 3 (12.00%) Vulnerability Management
10 2 (8.00%) Patch Management
Qualifications
1 20 (80.00%) CISSP
2 16 (64.00%) CISA
3 5 (20.00%) CEH
3 5 (20.00%) CREST Certified
3 5 (20.00%) GCIH
3 5 (20.00%) GPEN
3 5 (20.00%) GWAPT
3 5 (20.00%) OSCE
3 5 (20.00%) OSCP
4 4 (16.00%) CISM
4 4 (16.00%) CSSLP
4 4 (16.00%) Degree
4 4 (16.00%) SANS
5 1 (4.00%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (88.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (16.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) HP Fortify
1 4 (16.00%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) HP
1 4 (16.00%) Sonatype
2 3 (12.00%) Qualys
2 3 (12.00%) Rapid7
3 2 (8.00%) Imperva
4 1 (4.00%) Telerik