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 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 234 265 277
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +12
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 15 18 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.23% 0.24% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.29% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 18
Median salary £50,000 £38,250 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.71% -24.25%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.63%
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
5635 6298 7055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 86.51% 83.21% 81.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4680 5153 5798
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 May 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 May 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
Cambridgeshire +12 11 £50,000 +66.66% 1
Essex +5 2 £47,500 - 1
Suffolk +9 1 £60,000 +34.07%
Norfolk - 1 £49,350 -
Security Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (51.35%) TCP/IP
2 19 (51.35%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 18 (48.65%) Windows
4 14 (37.84%) Web Services
4 14 (37.84%) ITIL
4 14 (37.84%) Windows Server
5 13 (35.14%) Web Operations
5 13 (35.14%) Riverbed
5 13 (35.14%) HTTP
5 13 (35.14%) DNS
5 13 (35.14%) IIS
5 13 (35.14%) Visual Studio
5 13 (35.14%) ITIL Certification
5 13 (35.14%) Finance
5 13 (35.14%) PowerShell
6 11 (29.73%) Firewall
7 9 (24.32%) Java
7 9 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (21.62%) C#
8 8 (21.62%) CISSP
8 8 (21.62%) Information Security
9 7 (18.92%) Nessus
9 7 (18.92%) Time Management
10 6 (16.22%) SIEM
10 6 (16.22%) Python
10 6 (16.22%) E-Commerce
10 6 (16.22%) Performance Testing
11 5 (13.51%) Retail
11 5 (13.51%) Penetration Testing

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 13 (35.14%) IIS
2 1 (2.70%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 19 (51.35%) TCP/IP
2 13 (35.14%) DNS
2 13 (35.14%) HTTP
3 11 (29.73%) Firewall
4 3 (8.11%) LAN
4 3 (8.11%) VPN
4 3 (8.11%) WAN
5 2 (5.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.70%) MySQL
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (35.14%) Visual Studio
2 4 (10.81%) AppScan
2 4 (10.81%) JMeter
2 4 (10.81%) Metasploit
3 2 (5.41%) JIRA
3 2 (5.41%) LoadRunner
3 2 (5.41%) Selenium
4 1 (2.70%) Appium
4 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.70%) Jtest
4 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (35.14%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Retail
3 4 (10.81%) Legal
4 1 (2.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Analyst
2 7 (18.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) PowerShell Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Web Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Windows Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Operations Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Senior Operations Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Senior Web Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Web Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) WebOps Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Security Advisor
4 5 (13.51%) Security Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Associate Director
5 3 (8.11%) Security Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Test Manager
6 2 (5.41%) IT Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (37.84%) Web Services
2 3 (8.11%) .NET
3 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.70%) CSS
3 1 (2.70%) Flash
3 1 (2.70%) Gherkin
3 1 (2.70%) HTML
3 1 (2.70%) HTML5
3 1 (2.70%) REST
3 1 (2.70%) Silverlight
3 1 (2.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.81%) Cryptography
2 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.11%) Private Cloud
4 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.70%) Blog
5 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (48.65%) Windows
2 14 (37.84%) Windows Server
3 4 (10.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (51.35%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 14 (37.84%) ITIL
4 13 (35.14%) Web Operations
5 8 (21.62%) Information Security
6 7 (18.92%) Time Management
7 6 (16.22%) E-Commerce
7 6 (16.22%) Performance Testing
7 6 (16.22%) SIEM
8 5 (13.51%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (13.51%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (13.51%) Project Management
8 5 (13.51%) Risk Management
8 5 (13.51%) SDLC
9 4 (10.81%) Automated Testing
9 4 (10.81%) CRM
9 4 (10.81%) Identity Access Management
10 3 (8.11%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 3 (8.11%) Non-Functional Testing
10 3 (8.11%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 13 (35.14%) PowerShell
2 9 (24.32%) Java
3 8 (21.62%) C#
4 6 (16.22%) Python
5 4 (10.81%) C
5 4 (10.81%) C++
5 4 (10.81%) Perl
5 4 (10.81%) SQL
6 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (35.14%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (21.62%) CISSP
3 4 (10.81%) CEH
3 4 (10.81%) CISA
3 4 (10.81%) CISM
3 4 (10.81%) CRISC
3 4 (10.81%) GIAC
3 4 (10.81%) ISEB
3 4 (10.81%) ISTQB
3 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
4 3 (8.11%) CCNP
4 3 (8.11%) CCSA
4 3 (8.11%) CCSE
4 3 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (8.11%) GCIA
4 3 (8.11%) GCIH
4 3 (8.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (8.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (8.11%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) QA
2 3 (8.11%) PCI DSS
3 2 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) Nessus
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) Riverbed
2 4 (10.81%) Cisco
2 4 (10.81%) IBM
2 4 (10.81%) Veracode
3 3 (8.11%) CheckPoint
3 3 (8.11%) LogRhythm
3 3 (8.11%) Sourcefire
4 1 (2.70%) AppDynamics
4 1 (2.70%) HP
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.70%) New Relic
4 1 (2.70%) SOASTA, Inc
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