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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 244 221 265
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +44
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 9 35 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.11% 0.48% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.62% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 6 35 10
Average salary £62,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £64,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £51,550
% change year-on-year
- -12.70%
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
6222 5621 6663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 78.74% 76.96% 74.84%
Number of salaries quoted 5014 4726 5650
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
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 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 22 August 2014.

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 22 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
Cambridgeshire -15 4 £52,500 -25.00% 1
Hertfordshire -22 2 £62,500 +38.88%
Essex - 2 - -
Suffolk - 1 - -
Security Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 16 (51.61%) SQL Server
2 13 (41.94%) Penetration Testing
3 12 (38.71%) Security Architecture
3 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
4 11 (35.48%) SQL
4 11 (35.48%) .NET
4 11 (35.48%) Web Services
5 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (32.26%) PKI
5 10 (32.26%) Risk Analysis
5 10 (32.26%) HTTP
5 10 (32.26%) Risk Assessment
5 10 (32.26%) Database Security
6 9 (29.03%) Lync
6 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
6 9 (29.03%) SharePoint
6 9 (29.03%) ASP.NET
6 9 (29.03%) CSS
6 9 (29.03%) HTML
6 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
6 9 (29.03%) Performance Testing
6 9 (29.03%) Hyper-V
7 8 (25.81%) C#
8 7 (22.58%) XML
8 7 (22.58%) E-Commerce
8 7 (22.58%) SOA
8 7 (22.58%) OO
8 7 (22.58%) Scrum
8 7 (22.58%) MVC
8 7 (22.58%) Ajax

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 9 (29.03%) Lync
1 9 (29.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (22.58%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) HTTP
2 2 (6.45%) Network Security
2 2 (6.45%) Internet
3 1 (3.23%) Junos
3 1 (3.23%) Wireless
3 1 (3.23%) Firewall
3 1 (3.23%) X.509
3 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.23%) SSL
3 1 (3.23%) STUN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (51.61%) SQL Server
2 7 (22.58%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
1 7 (22.58%) Jasmine
2 5 (16.13%) Selenium
3 4 (12.90%) Cucumber
4 3 (9.68%) JIRA
5 2 (6.45%) WATIR
5 2 (6.45%) WebDriver
5 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (6.45%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (6.45%) JMeter
6 1 (3.23%) Bugzilla
6 1 (3.23%) QADirector
General
1 3 (9.68%) Games
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Analyst
2 11 (35.48%) Security Analyst
2 11 (35.48%) Senior Analyst
2 11 (35.48%) Senior Security Analyst
3 9 (29.03%) Senior IT Security Analyst
3 9 (29.03%) IT Security Analyst
4 7 (22.58%) Software Engineer
5 6 (19.35%) Test Engineer
6 5 (16.13%) Senior Software Engineer
6 5 (16.13%) C# Software Engineer
6 5 (16.13%) Senior C# Software Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Tester
7 3 (9.68%) Applications Manager
7 3 (9.68%) QA Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Software Manager
8 2 (6.45%) QA Consultant
8 2 (6.45%) QA Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) Senior Tester
8 2 (6.45%) Software Test Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) .NET
1 11 (35.48%) Web Services
2 9 (29.03%) ASP.NET
2 9 (29.03%) CSS
2 9 (29.03%) HTML
3 7 (22.58%) XML
3 7 (22.58%) Ajax
3 7 (22.58%) HTML5
3 7 (22.58%) jQuery
3 7 (22.58%) WCF
3 7 (22.58%) JSON
3 7 (22.58%) CSS3
3 7 (22.58%) Backbone.js
3 7 (22.58%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (3.23%) J2SE
4 1 (3.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) PKI
2 7 (22.58%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.45%) Cryptography
4 1 (3.23%) Web 2.0
4 1 (3.23%) Online Games
4 1 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Penetration Testing
2 12 (38.71%) Security Architecture
3 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (32.26%) Risk Analysis
3 10 (32.26%) Risk Assessment
3 10 (32.26%) Database Security
4 9 (29.03%) Performance Testing
5 7 (22.58%) E-Commerce
5 7 (22.58%) SOA
5 7 (22.58%) OO
5 7 (22.58%) Scrum
5 7 (22.58%) MVC
5 7 (22.58%) TDD
5 7 (22.58%) Unit Testing
5 7 (22.58%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (16.13%) Software Testing
6 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
6 5 (16.13%) Network Architecture
7 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
7 4 (12.90%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) SQL
2 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
3 8 (25.81%) C#
4 6 (19.35%) Java
5 2 (6.45%) Python
6 1 (3.23%) Perl
6 1 (3.23%) Ruby
6 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 3 (9.68%) ISEB
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.45%) CSSLP
2 2 (6.45%) CEH
2 2 (6.45%) CISSP
2 2 (6.45%) CISM
3 1 (3.23%) HND
3 1 (3.23%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) QA
System Software
1 9 (29.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) HP
2 2 (6.45%) Progress
3 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco
3 1 (3.23%) Juniper
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 4 days ago