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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 158 155 166
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 16 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.43% 0.19% 0.059%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.25% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 0
Average salary £62,500 £27,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+131.48% -
UK excluding London average salary £48,250 £45,000 £50,600
% change year-on-year
+7.22% -11.06%
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
3005 2431 2595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 81.33% 76.45% 76.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2471 1991 2211
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014. 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
Leicestershire +8 9 £62,500 -
Derbyshire - 2 £51,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 28 (87.50%) CEH
2 24 (75.00%) Java
2 24 (75.00%) .NET
2 24 (75.00%) CISSP
2 24 (75.00%) Firewall
2 24 (75.00%) Wireless
3 23 (71.88%) VoIP
3 23 (71.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 23 (71.88%) Penetration Testing
3 23 (71.88%) CISMP
3 23 (71.88%) Ethical Hacking
4 21 (65.63%) PCI DSS
4 21 (65.63%) Open Source
4 21 (65.63%) GPEN
4 21 (65.63%) OSCP
5 20 (62.50%) VPN
6 18 (56.25%) Information Management
6 18 (56.25%) PHP
6 18 (56.25%) C
6 18 (56.25%) GIAC
6 18 (56.25%) Objective-C
7 12 (37.50%) Information Security
8 6 (18.75%) Retail
9 5 (15.63%) Finance
9 5 (15.63%) C#
10 4 (12.50%) Risk Management
10 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
10 4 (12.50%) CISM
11 3 (9.38%) CISA
11 3 (9.38%) GWAPT

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) Apache
1 1 (3.13%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (75.00%) Firewall
1 24 (75.00%) Wireless
2 23 (71.88%) VoIP
3 20 (62.50%) VPN
4 1 (3.13%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (18.75%) Retail
2 5 (15.63%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (68.75%) Tester
2 19 (59.38%) Penetration Tester
3 14 (43.75%) Security Tester
4 6 (18.75%) Security Manager
5 4 (12.50%) Security Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) IT Security Manager
6 3 (9.38%) Information Manager
6 3 (9.38%) Information Security Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Penetration Test Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Security Assurance Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Technical Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Security Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Test Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Technical Assurance Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Information Assurance Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Test Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (75.00%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) XML Schema
2 1 (3.13%) HTML
2 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (65.63%) Open Source
2 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (71.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 23 (71.88%) Penetration Testing
1 23 (71.88%) Ethical Hacking
2 18 (56.25%) Information Management
3 12 (37.50%) Information Security
4 4 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 3 (9.38%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) TOGAF
6 2 (6.25%) Supplier Management
6 2 (6.25%) Security Management
6 2 (6.25%) Project Management
6 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.13%) Regression Testing
7 1 (3.13%) V-Model
7 1 (3.13%) Software Testing
7 1 (3.13%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (3.13%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 24 (75.00%) Java
2 18 (56.25%) PHP
2 18 (56.25%) C
2 18 (56.25%) Objective-C
3 5 (15.63%) C#
Qualifications
1 28 (87.50%) CEH
2 24 (75.00%) CISSP
3 23 (71.88%) CISMP
4 21 (65.63%) GPEN
4 21 (65.63%) OSCP
5 18 (56.25%) GIAC
6 4 (12.50%) CISM
7 3 (9.38%) CISA
7 3 (9.38%) GWAPT
7 3 (9.38%) OSCE
7 3 (9.38%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (65.63%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.25%) COBIT
3 1 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft