The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 240 239 272
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +33
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 43 35 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.49% 0.41% 0.097%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.54% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 38 29 3
Average salary £57,500 £70,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.85% +55.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £40,000 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,750 £70,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £48,100 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+19.54% +6.88%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6729 6481 6764
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 77.27% 75.70% 72.95%
Number of salaries quoted 5536 5584 5630
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Security Testing
England

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 23 April 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 23 April 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
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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
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Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -9 23 £57,500 -17.85%
Hertfordshire +19 14 £50,500 -
Essex - 5 £85,000 -
Suffolk - 1 £30,000 -
Security Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 26 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 24 (30.77%) SQL
3 23 (29.49%) SQL Server
4 20 (25.64%) Python
5 19 (24.36%) C#
5 19 (24.36%) Degree
6 18 (23.08%) QA
6 18 (23.08%) Performance Testing
6 18 (23.08%) Software Engineering
6 18 (23.08%) HTTP
6 18 (23.08%) Security Architecture
7 17 (21.79%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (21.79%) Computer Science
8 16 (20.51%) Risk Analysis
8 16 (20.51%) Microsoft
9 15 (19.23%) Linux
9 15 (19.23%) Web Services
9 15 (19.23%) HP
9 15 (19.23%) Scrum
10 14 (17.95%) Finance
10 14 (17.95%) .NET
11 13 (16.67%) Perl
11 13 (16.67%) ASP.NET
11 13 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
11 13 (16.67%) PKI
11 13 (16.67%) Test Automation
11 13 (16.67%) Database Security
12 12 (15.38%) Lync
12 12 (15.38%) Test Scripting
12 12 (15.38%) Hyper-V

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 12 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 12 (15.38%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.28%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.82%) GitHub
2 2 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (23.08%) HTTP
2 7 (8.97%) TCP/IP
2 7 (8.97%) SSL
2 7 (8.97%) X.509
2 7 (8.97%) STUN
3 6 (7.69%) Firewall
4 5 (6.41%) Internet
5 4 (5.13%) Wireless
6 3 (3.85%) VPN
6 3 (3.85%) LAN
6 3 (3.85%) VoIP
6 3 (3.85%) WAN
7 1 (1.28%) Network Security
7 1 (1.28%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (29.49%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.82%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (8.97%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (14.10%) Git (software)
1 11 (14.10%) Jasmine
2 4 (5.13%) Selenium
3 3 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.85%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (2.56%) AppScan
4 2 (2.56%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.28%) JIRA
5 1 (1.28%) WATIR
5 1 (1.28%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.28%) Bugzilla
General
1 14 (17.95%) Finance
2 8 (10.26%) Banking
2 8 (10.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.28%) Retail
3 1 (1.28%) Marketing
3 1 (1.28%) Legal
3 1 (1.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (25.64%) Software Engineer
2 14 (17.95%) Analyst
3 13 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 13 (16.67%) Security Analyst
3 13 (16.67%) Senior Security Analyst
4 12 (15.38%) IT Security Analyst
4 12 (15.38%) Senior IT Security Analyst
5 11 (14.10%) Test Engineer
6 10 (12.82%) Senior Software Engineer
6 10 (12.82%) C# Software Engineer
6 10 (12.82%) Senior C# Software Engineer
6 10 (12.82%) QA Engineer
7 8 (10.26%) Software Test Engineer
7 8 (10.26%) Test Manager
8 6 (7.69%) Test Specialist
8 6 (7.69%) Security Specialist
9 4 (5.13%) Security Manager
9 4 (5.13%) Principal Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Test Leader
10 3 (3.85%) Operations Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (19.23%) Web Services
2 14 (17.95%) .NET
3 13 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 11 (14.10%) CSS
4 11 (14.10%) XML
4 11 (14.10%) HTML
4 11 (14.10%) Ajax
4 11 (14.10%) WCF
4 11 (14.10%) jQuery
4 11 (14.10%) HTML5
5 10 (12.82%) CSS3
5 10 (12.82%) Backbone.js
5 10 (12.82%) KnockoutJS
5 10 (12.82%) JSON
6 8 (10.26%) J2SE
6 8 (10.26%) RESTful
7 1 (1.28%) REST
7 1 (1.28%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.79%) Computer Science
2 13 (16.67%) PKI
3 11 (14.10%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (10.26%) Management Information System
5 5 (6.41%) Cryptography
5 5 (6.41%) Open Source
6 2 (2.56%) Web 2.0
7 1 (1.28%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.28%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.23%) Linux
2 6 (7.69%) Mac OS X
2 6 (7.69%) UNIX
3 1 (1.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 18 (23.08%) Software Engineering
2 18 (23.08%) Performance Testing
2 18 (23.08%) Security Architecture
3 17 (21.79%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (20.51%) Risk Analysis
5 15 (19.23%) Scrum
6 13 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
6 13 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 13 (16.67%) Database Security
7 12 (15.38%) TDD
7 12 (15.38%) Automated Testing
7 12 (15.38%) Test Scripting
8 11 (14.10%) OO
8 11 (14.10%) E-Commerce
8 11 (14.10%) SOA
8 11 (14.10%) MVC
8 11 (14.10%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (12.82%) Unit Testing
10 8 (10.26%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 24 (30.77%) SQL
2 20 (25.64%) Python
3 19 (24.36%) C#
4 13 (16.67%) Perl
5 11 (14.10%) Java
5 11 (14.10%) JavaScript
6 8 (10.26%) Ruby
6 8 (10.26%) Scala
7 7 (8.97%) C++
8 2 (2.56%) C
9 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 19 (24.36%) Degree
2 4 (5.13%) ISEB
3 3 (3.85%) CISSP
3 3 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.85%) SSCP
3 3 (3.85%) CISM
3 3 (3.85%) GIAC
3 3 (3.85%) CEH
3 3 (3.85%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.85%) CCNA
4 1 (1.28%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (23.08%) QA
2 3 (3.85%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (15.38%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (6.41%) Nessus
2 3 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (20.51%) Microsoft
2 15 (19.23%) HP
3 2 (2.56%) IBM
3 2 (2.56%) Thunderhead
4 1 (1.28%) Juniper
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