The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 239 258 214
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -44
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 26 12 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.37% 0.17% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.20% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 19 7 32
Average salary £50,000 £75,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,800 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £80,000 £81,250
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -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 of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6012 6000 5565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 85.05% 83.22% 82.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4859 4801 4486
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £70,000
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 of England

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

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Security Testing
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Security Testing Salary Trend in the East of England

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Testing across the East of England region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in the East of England

Security Testing
Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 14 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
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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
Hertfordshire +1 9 £52,500 -30.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +3 6 £50,000 +38.88%
Norfolk - 5 £50,550 -
Bedfordshire +5 3 £72,500 +81.25%
Essex -1 2 - -
Suffolk - 1 £42,500 -
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the East of England 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 29 (61.70%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (44.68%) Finance
3 19 (40.43%) TCP/IP
3 19 (40.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 18 (38.30%) Web Services
5 17 (36.17%) ITIL
6 16 (34.04%) Windows
7 14 (29.79%) Performance Testing
8 13 (27.66%) DNS
8 13 (27.66%) IIS
8 13 (27.66%) Visual Studio
8 13 (27.66%) HTTP
8 13 (27.66%) ITIL Certification
8 13 (27.66%) PowerShell
8 13 (27.66%) Riverbed
8 13 (27.66%) Web Operations
8 13 (27.66%) Windows Server
9 12 (25.53%) Java
9 12 (25.53%) Information Security
10 11 (23.40%) C#
10 11 (23.40%) CISSP
10 11 (23.40%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (21.28%) SDLC
11 10 (21.28%) Firewall
11 10 (21.28%) ISEB
11 10 (21.28%) Automated Testing
11 10 (21.28%) ISTQB
12 9 (19.15%) E-Commerce
12 9 (19.15%) Test Strategy
13 8 (17.02%) CRM

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the East of England 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 13 (27.66%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Office
2 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (40.43%) TCP/IP
2 13 (27.66%) DNS
2 13 (27.66%) HTTP
3 10 (21.28%) Firewall
4 3 (6.38%) LAN
4 3 (6.38%) VPN
4 3 (6.38%) WAN
5 2 (4.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) MySQL
1 5 (10.64%) Relational Database
1 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) GIS
Development Applications
1 13 (27.66%) Visual Studio
2 8 (17.02%) JMeter
3 5 (10.64%) Appium
3 5 (10.64%) JIRA
3 5 (10.64%) Selenium
3 5 (10.64%) WebDriver
4 4 (8.51%) AppScan
4 4 (8.51%) LoadRunner
4 4 (8.51%) Metasploit
General
1 21 (44.68%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Legal
3 4 (8.51%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (27.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 13 (27.66%) Web Engineer
1 13 (27.66%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (25.53%) PowerShell Engineer
2 12 (25.53%) Windows Engineer
2 12 (25.53%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (17.02%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
3 8 (17.02%) Operations Engineer
4 7 (14.89%) Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Associate Director
5 5 (10.64%) Automation Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Automation Test Lead
5 5 (10.64%) Java Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Security Advisor
5 5 (10.64%) Security Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Test Automation Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Test Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Test Leader
6 4 (8.51%) Test Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (38.30%) Web Services
2 5 (10.64%) Gherkin
2 5 (10.64%) REST
2 5 (10.64%) SOAP
3 2 (4.26%) .NET
4 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.13%) XML
4 1 (2.13%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (17.02%) Management Information System
3 5 (10.64%) Computer Science
4 4 (8.51%) Cryptography
5 3 (6.38%) CESG
5 3 (6.38%) Private Cloud
6 2 (4.26%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (2.13%) Blog
7 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.13%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.04%) Windows
2 13 (27.66%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (61.70%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (40.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 17 (36.17%) ITIL
4 14 (29.79%) Performance Testing
5 13 (27.66%) Web Operations
6 12 (25.53%) Information Security
7 10 (21.28%) Automated Testing
7 10 (21.28%) SDLC
8 9 (19.15%) E-Commerce
8 9 (19.15%) Test Strategy
9 8 (17.02%) CRM
9 8 (17.02%) Time Management
10 7 (14.89%) Risk Management
11 6 (12.77%) Penetration Testing
11 6 (12.77%) SIEM
11 6 (12.77%) Test Scripting
11 6 (12.77%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (10.64%) Cybersecurity
12 5 (10.64%) Performance Monitoring
12 5 (10.64%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.66%) PowerShell
2 12 (25.53%) Java
3 11 (23.40%) C#
4 6 (12.77%) Python
5 5 (10.64%) SQL
6 4 (8.51%) C
6 4 (8.51%) C++
6 4 (8.51%) Perl
7 1 (2.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (27.66%) ITIL Certification
2 11 (23.40%) CISSP
3 10 (21.28%) ISEB
3 10 (21.28%) ISTQB
4 6 (12.77%) Degree
4 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
5 5 (10.64%) CISA
5 5 (10.64%) CISM
5 5 (10.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 5 (10.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (8.51%) CEH
6 4 (8.51%) CRISC
6 4 (8.51%) GIAC
6 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared
7 3 (6.38%) CCNP
7 3 (6.38%) CCSA
7 3 (6.38%) CCSE
7 3 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (6.38%) GCIA
7 3 (6.38%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) QA
2 5 (10.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (8.51%) PCI DSS
4 2 (4.26%) COBIT
4 2 (4.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (2.13%) ISO27002
5 1 (2.13%) ISO27005
5 1 (2.13%) JSP 440
5 1 (2.13%) RMADS
5 1 (2.13%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (14.89%) Nessus
2 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (27.66%) Riverbed
2 4 (8.51%) IBM
2 4 (8.51%) Veracode
3 3 (6.38%) CheckPoint
3 3 (6.38%) Cisco
3 3 (6.38%) LogRhythm
3 3 (6.38%) Sourcefire
4 1 (2.13%) HP
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
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