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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 251 255 216
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -39
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 13 8 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.18% 0.10% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.13% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 37
Average salary £47,500 £62,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% +38.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £70,000 £70,000
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 of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6029 6172 5655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 82.07% 80.32% 79.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5069 4995 4766
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
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 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 28 August 2015.

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 28 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
Essex -3 6 - -
Hertfordshire -8 3 £27,500 -56.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +11 2 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Suffolk 0 1 £47,500 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £60,000 - 1
Security Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 11 (36.67%) CISSP
1 11 (36.67%) Finance
2 10 (33.33%) Project Management
2 10 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 9 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 7 (23.33%) Software Testing
4 7 (23.33%) Regression Testing
5 6 (20.00%) Information Security
5 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (20.00%) ITIL
5 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (20.00%) QA
6 5 (16.67%) Analytics
6 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 5 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 5 (16.67%) SQL
6 5 (16.67%) .NET
6 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
7 4 (13.33%) Information Security Management
7 4 (13.33%) Security Management
7 4 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (13.33%) Windows
7 4 (13.33%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
7 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
7 4 (13.33%) Mathematics
7 4 (13.33%) Load Testing
7 4 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (13.33%) Degree
7 4 (13.33%) BDD

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 2 (6.67%) IIS
1 2 (6.67%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) HTTP
1 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (6.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (6.67%) Subversion
1 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 11 (36.67%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (6.67%) Aerospace
3 2 (6.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (13.33%) Tester
1 4 (13.33%) Software Engineer
1 4 (13.33%) Test Engineer
1 4 (13.33%) Software Test Engineer
2 3 (10.00%) Administrator
2 3 (10.00%) Software Tester
2 3 (10.00%) Analyst
2 3 (10.00%) Security Administrator
2 3 (10.00%) Information Security Administrator
3 2 (6.67%) Web Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce Manager
3 2 (6.67%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Web Analyst
3 2 (6.67%) Web Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Senior Manager
3 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Security Specialist
4 1 (3.33%) Information Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (6.67%) Web Services
3 1 (3.33%) XML
3 1 (3.33%) XML Messaging
3 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 4 (13.33%) Mathematics
4 3 (10.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Project Management
1 10 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 9 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (23.33%) Software Testing
3 7 (23.33%) Regression Testing
4 6 (20.00%) ITIL
4 6 (20.00%) Information Security
4 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (16.67%) Analytics
5 5 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 4 (13.33%) Load Testing
6 4 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (13.33%) Information Security Management
6 4 (13.33%) Security Management
6 4 (13.33%) BDD
7 3 (10.00%) Scrum
7 3 (10.00%) Test Management
7 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Performance Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) Java
3 2 (6.67%) C#
3 2 (6.67%) C++
3 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) CISSP
2 4 (13.33%) Degree
2 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
2 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (10.00%) ISACA
3 3 (10.00%) ISEB
3 3 (10.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.33%) CISA
5 1 (3.33%) CISM
5 1 (3.33%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (3.33%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) QA
2 4 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (10.00%) COBIT
4 1 (3.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (6.67%) Riverbed
2 1 (3.33%) HP
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Watford
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago