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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 219 252 258
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +6
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 25 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.40% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.21% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 20 8 6
Median salary £48,750 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £50,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,050 £48,750
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
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
5436 6179 6372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 86.57% 84.93% 83.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4493 5220 5099
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region citing Security Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire - 19 £47,500 - 2
Bedfordshire +16 2 £55,000 -8.33%
Cambridgeshire +6 2 - -
Essex +5 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 £31,500 -
Security Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT jobs citing Security Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 15 (30.61%) Java
2 14 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (26.53%) Performance Testing
3 13 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (26.53%) Finance
3 13 (26.53%) TCP/IP
3 13 (26.53%) HP
4 12 (24.49%) SQL
4 12 (24.49%) WebLogic
4 12 (24.49%) Network Architecture
5 11 (22.45%) Non-Functional Testing
5 11 (22.45%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 10 (20.41%) ITIL
6 10 (20.41%) Python
6 10 (20.41%) Perl
6 10 (20.41%) Firewall
6 10 (20.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (18.37%) Management Information System
7 9 (18.37%) Information Security
7 9 (18.37%) Oracle
7 9 (18.37%) Windows
7 9 (18.37%) HTTP
7 9 (18.37%) LoadRunner
7 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
8 8 (16.33%) SC Cleared
8 8 (16.33%) Security Cleared
8 8 (16.33%) Cisco
8 8 (16.33%) Risk Assessment
9 7 (14.29%) Identity Management
9 7 (14.29%) CCSA

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (24.49%) WebLogic
2 7 (14.29%) IIS
2 7 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 4 (8.16%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.12%) JBoss
5 1 (2.04%) CMS
5 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.12%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (26.53%) TCP/IP
2 10 (20.41%) Firewall
3 9 (18.37%) HTTP
4 7 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (14.29%) VPN
5 6 (12.24%) DNS
6 4 (8.16%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (18.37%) LoadRunner
2 6 (12.24%) Visual Studio
3 4 (8.16%) AppScan
4 3 (6.12%) Burp Suite
4 3 (6.12%) Paros
5 2 (4.08%) JIRA
5 2 (4.08%) JMeter
5 2 (4.08%) Selenium
6 1 (2.04%) Appium
6 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.04%) Jtest
6 1 (2.04%) Metasploit
6 1 (2.04%) TestRail
6 1 (2.04%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (26.53%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Legal
3 1 (2.04%) Publishing
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (55.10%) Analyst
2 15 (30.61%) Security Analyst
3 9 (18.37%) Test Leader
4 8 (16.33%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (14.29%) Network Analyst
5 7 (14.29%) Network Security Analyst
5 7 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
6 6 (12.24%) Senior Operations Analyst
6 6 (12.24%) Senior Web Analyst
6 6 (12.24%) Test Analyst
6 6 (12.24%) Web Analyst
6 6 (12.24%) WebOps Analyst
7 5 (10.20%) IT Analyst
7 5 (10.20%) IT Security Analyst
7 5 (10.20%) Lead Test Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Applications Architect
8 3 (6.12%) IT Security Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Security Architect
8 3 (6.12%) Security Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Services Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.29%) Web Services
2 3 (6.12%) .NET
3 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.08%) Middleware
3 2 (4.08%) XML
4 1 (2.04%) CSS
4 1 (2.04%) Flash
4 1 (2.04%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.04%) HTML
4 1 (2.04%) HTML5
4 1 (2.04%) REST
4 1 (2.04%) Silverlight
4 1 (2.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (18.37%) Management Information System
3 7 (14.29%) Private Cloud
4 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
4 4 (8.16%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (8.16%) PKI
5 2 (4.08%) Virtual Team
6 1 (2.04%) Cryptography
6 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.37%) Windows
2 7 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.08%) Unix
3 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (26.53%) Performance Testing
2 12 (24.49%) Network Architecture
3 11 (22.45%) Non-Functional Testing
3 11 (22.45%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 10 (20.41%) ITIL
5 9 (18.37%) Information Security
6 8 (16.33%) Risk Assessment
7 7 (14.29%) Identity Management
7 7 (14.29%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 7 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
7 7 (14.29%) Security Operations
7 7 (14.29%) SIEM
7 7 (14.29%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 7 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
8 6 (12.24%) Test Scripting
8 6 (12.24%) Web Operations
9 5 (10.20%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (10.20%) Security Architecture
9 5 (10.20%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.61%) Java
2 12 (24.49%) SQL
3 10 (20.41%) Perl
3 10 (20.41%) Python
4 6 (12.24%) PowerShell
5 5 (10.20%) AWK
5 5 (10.20%) Shell Script
6 4 (8.16%) VBScript
7 3 (6.12%) C#
8 1 (2.04%) C
8 1 (2.04%) C++
8 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) SC Cleared
1 8 (16.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.29%) CCNP
2 7 (14.29%) CCSA
2 7 (14.29%) CCSE
2 7 (14.29%) CISA
2 7 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (14.29%) CISSP
3 6 (12.24%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (10.20%) CEH
4 5 (10.20%) Degree
5 4 (8.16%) CISM
5 4 (8.16%) CRISC
5 4 (8.16%) ISEB
5 4 (8.16%) ISTQB
5 4 (8.16%) SSCP
6 3 (6.12%) CGEIT
6 3 (6.12%) CSSLP
6 3 (6.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (6.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (8.16%) QA
3 3 (6.12%) COBIT
3 3 (6.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (6.12%) Solvency II
3 3 (6.12%) Val IT
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) HP Fortify
1 3 (6.12%) WebInspect
2 2 (4.08%) SCCM
2 2 (4.08%) SCDPM
2 2 (4.08%) SCOM
2 2 (4.08%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.04%) Nessus
Vendors
1 13 (26.53%) HP
2 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.37%) Oracle
3 8 (16.33%) Cisco
4 7 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 7 (14.29%) LogRhythm
4 7 (14.29%) Sourcefire
5 6 (12.24%) Riverbed
6 2 (4.08%) Dell
7 1 (2.04%) AppDynamics
7 1 (2.04%) EqualLogic
7 1 (2.04%) IBM
7 1 (2.04%) New Relic
7 1 (2.04%) SOASTA, Inc
7 1 (2.04%) Veracode
7 1 (2.04%) VocaLink
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Borehamwood
Hamilton Fraser
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 8 days ago