The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Security Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Tester
Rank 868 904 921
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Tester 55 38 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.037% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.038% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 46 28 38
Median salary £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £81,250 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -13.04%
Security Tester
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
92529 99293 107318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.31% 96.54% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 78587 81827 87848
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Security Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Security Tester in the job title.

Security Tester Jobs Demand Trend in England

Security Tester
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Tester across the England region.

Security Tester Salary Trend in England

Security Tester
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Tester across the England region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Security Tester Salary Histogram in England

Security Tester
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Tester within the England region over the 3 months to 4 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
London -4 16 £67,500 +35.00%
Yorkshire +17 11 £60,000 +9.09%
South East +22 9 £43,750 -12.50% 6
North West +25 6 £62,500 +160.41%
East of England +21 5 £30,000 +25.00%
South West +1 4 £68,750 +71.87% 1
West Midlands -22 2 £65,000 +26.82% 2
East Midlands - 1 £70,000 - 1
Security Tester
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Security Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, Security Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Security Tester in the job title.

1 91 (76.47%) Penetration Testing
2 68 (57.14%) Information Security
3 56 (47.06%) Windows
4 53 (44.54%) Security Testing
5 42 (35.29%) Linux
6 36 (30.25%) CREST Certified
7 34 (28.57%) TCP/IP
8 31 (26.05%) Nessus
9 29 (24.37%) OSCP
10 28 (23.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 27 (22.69%) CEH
12 24 (20.17%) Wireless
12 24 (20.17%) Finance
13 23 (19.33%) SQL
13 23 (19.33%) Security Cleared
13 23 (19.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 22 (18.49%) Nmap
14 22 (18.49%) Java
14 22 (18.49%) OWASP
15 21 (17.65%) Firewall
15 21 (17.65%) QA
16 20 (16.81%) Degree
16 20 (16.81%) C
17 19 (15.97%) Risk Management
18 18 (15.13%) Ethical Hacking
18 18 (15.13%) Vulnerability Management
18 18 (15.13%) Mobile App
19 17 (14.29%) Reverse Engineering
19 17 (14.29%) Network Security
19 17 (14.29%) Python

Security Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Applications
1 1 (0.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 24 (20.17%) Wireless
3 21 (17.65%) Firewall
4 17 (14.29%) Network Security
5 13 (10.92%) LAN
5 13 (10.92%) WAN
6 5 (4.20%) HTTP
7 4 (3.36%) VoIP
7 4 (3.36%) Wireless Security
8 3 (2.52%) Internet
9 2 (1.68%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.84%) Bluetooth
10 1 (0.84%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.84%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 15 (12.61%) Metasploit
2 9 (7.56%) Burp Suite
3 6 (5.04%) AppScan
4 3 (2.52%) Paros
5 1 (0.84%) GCC
General
1 24 (20.17%) Finance
2 14 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 11 (9.24%) Banking
4 4 (3.36%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.36%) Law
4 4 (3.36%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.68%) Electronics
5 2 (1.68%) Military
6 1 (0.84%) Legal
6 1 (0.84%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.61%) Web Services
2 12 (10.08%) .NET
3 8 (6.72%) HTML
4 3 (2.52%) HTML5
5 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.84%) JSON
5 1 (0.84%) RESTful
5 1 (0.84%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.13%) Mobile App
2 12 (10.08%) Embedded Systems
2 12 (10.08%) Management Information System
3 11 (9.24%) Blackberry
4 5 (4.20%) iPad
5 3 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.68%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.68%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.84%) CESG
7 1 (0.84%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (0.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.84%) SCADA
7 1 (0.84%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 56 (47.06%) Windows
2 42 (35.29%) Linux
3 14 (11.76%) Unix
4 12 (10.08%) Android
4 12 (10.08%) Apple iOS
4 12 (10.08%) Solaris
5 9 (7.56%) Kali Linux
6 5 (4.20%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.68%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.84%) KNOPPIX
8 1 (0.84%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.84%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (76.47%) Penetration Testing
2 68 (57.14%) Information Security
3 53 (44.54%) Security Testing
4 28 (23.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 22 (18.49%) OWASP
6 19 (15.97%) Risk Management
7 18 (15.13%) Ethical Hacking
7 18 (15.13%) Vulnerability Management
8 17 (14.29%) Reverse Engineering
9 16 (13.45%) Security Management
10 14 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
11 13 (10.92%) Security Architecture
12 12 (10.08%) Social Engineering
13 11 (9.24%) Compliance Audit
13 11 (9.24%) Network Design
13 11 (9.24%) Risk Assessment
13 11 (9.24%) SDLC
13 11 (9.24%) Server Hardening
13 11 (9.24%) Software Audit
13 11 (9.24%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (19.33%) SQL
2 22 (18.49%) Java
3 20 (16.81%) C
4 17 (14.29%) Python
5 16 (13.45%) C++
6 7 (5.88%) JavaScript
7 5 (4.20%) C#
8 2 (1.68%) Embedded C++
8 2 (1.68%) Perl
8 2 (1.68%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.84%) PHP
9 1 (0.84%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 36 (30.25%) CREST Certified
2 29 (24.37%) OSCP
3 27 (22.69%) CEH
4 23 (19.33%) Security Cleared
5 20 (16.81%) Degree
6 16 (13.45%) CISSP
7 14 (11.76%) DV Cleared
8 12 (10.08%) GIAC
9 10 (8.40%) SC Cleared
10 9 (7.56%) CISA
10 9 (7.56%) CISM
11 7 (5.88%) CGEIT
11 7 (5.88%) CRISC
11 7 (5.88%) GWAPT
11 7 (5.88%) OSCE
12 6 (5.04%) CHECK Team Leader
12 6 (5.04%) CHECK Team Member
12 6 (5.04%) Tigerscheme
13 5 (4.20%) GPEN
14 2 (1.68%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (19.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (17.65%) QA
3 14 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 7 (5.88%) COBIT
4 7 (5.88%) Val IT
5 6 (5.04%) PCI DSS
5 6 (5.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (2.52%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (1.68%) Firmware
2 1 (0.84%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 31 (26.05%) Nessus
2 22 (18.49%) Nmap
3 12 (10.08%) OpenVAS
4 8 (6.72%) HP Fortify
5 4 (3.36%) WebInspect
6 3 (2.52%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 16 (13.45%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.61%) Qualys
3 12 (10.08%) Coverity
4 1 (0.84%) CheckPoint
4 1 (0.84%) Cisco
4 1 (0.84%) HP
4 1 (0.84%) Sony
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