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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 165 162 156
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 17 16 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.44% 0.43% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.52% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 4
Average salary £47,500 £62,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% +131.48%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £48,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +7.22%
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
3357 3057 2497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 86.99% 82.73% 78.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2767 2518 2052
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Testing across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Security Testing Salary Histogram 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 31 August 2015. 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 -5 8 £72,500 - 2
Leicestershire +7 4 £33,750 -46.00% 1
Northamptonshire - 3 £47,500 -
Derbyshire -11 2 £19,000 -62.74%
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 15 (78.95%) Information Security
2 12 (63.16%) PCI DSS
3 11 (57.89%) Web Services
4 10 (52.63%) CISSP
5 9 (47.37%) E-Commerce
5 9 (47.37%) Network Security
6 8 (42.11%) Open Source
6 8 (42.11%) Management Information System
7 7 (36.84%) Finance
7 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (31.58%) Degree
8 6 (31.58%) Java
9 5 (26.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (26.32%) HTTP
9 5 (26.32%) HTTPS
9 5 (26.32%) HP
9 5 (26.32%) WebInspect
9 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
9 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
9 5 (26.32%) Cryptography
9 5 (26.32%) OWASP
9 5 (26.32%) CSSLP
9 5 (26.32%) Mobile App
9 5 (26.32%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (26.32%) Cyber Security
9 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
10 4 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
10 4 (21.05%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 9 (47.37%) Network Security
2 5 (26.32%) HTTP
2 5 (26.32%) HTTPS
3 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.26%) VPN
4 1 (5.26%) Firewall
4 1 (5.26%) Wireless
4 1 (5.26%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) HP UFT
1 1 (5.26%) Selenium
1 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
1 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
1 1 (5.26%) Behat
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Security Specialist
1 4 (21.05%) Information Security Specialist
1 4 (21.05%) Information Specialist
2 3 (15.79%) Application Security Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Security Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Information Security Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Senior Security Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Security Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Information Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Penetration Tester
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Manager
3 2 (10.53%) QA Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Information Security Officer
3 2 (10.53%) Security Officer
3 2 (10.53%) Tester
3 2 (10.53%) Security Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Test Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security Compliance Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) Web Services
2 4 (21.05%) .NET
3 1 (5.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Management Information System
2 5 (26.32%) Cryptography
2 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
2 5 (26.32%) Mobile App
2 5 (26.32%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) UNIX
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Android
2 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Information Security
2 9 (47.37%) E-Commerce
3 8 (42.11%) Open Source
4 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
5 5 (26.32%) OWASP
5 5 (26.32%) Cyber Security
5 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
6 4 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (21.05%) SOA
6 4 (21.05%) Security Management
7 3 (15.79%) Information Security Management
7 3 (15.79%) Business Continuity
7 3 (15.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (10.53%) Information Management
8 2 (10.53%) Time Management
8 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
8 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (10.53%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) CISSP
2 6 (31.58%) Degree
3 5 (26.32%) CSSLP
4 4 (21.05%) CISA
5 3 (15.79%) CEH
5 3 (15.79%) GPEN
6 2 (10.53%) OSCP
6 2 (10.53%) OSCE
6 2 (10.53%) GWAPT
6 2 (10.53%) GCIH
7 1 (5.26%) CISMP
7 1 (5.26%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (63.16%) PCI DSS
2 5 (26.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (10.53%) QA
4 1 (5.26%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) HP
2 1 (5.26%) Telerik
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