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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Tester
Rank 831 927 921
Rank change year-on-year
+96 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Tester 64 21 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.070% 0.020% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.021% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 39 19 38
Median salary £60,000 £42,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+41.17% -32.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £26,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,500 £52,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
- -29.16%
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
87554 99617 109098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.39% 96.53% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 74678 83101 90011
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 25 June 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 25 June 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
South East +74 23 £42,500 -17.07% 3
London +53 17 £73,750 +51.28% 1
East of England +42 6 £31,500 -25.88%
North West +20 6 £62,500 +135.84%
Yorkshire +24 4 £80,000 +100.00%
West Midlands -21 4 £65,000 +30.00%
South West +14 2 £55,000 +15.78%
East Midlands - 1 £70,000 -
Security Tester
UK

Security Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 81 (70.43%) Penetration Testing
2 59 (51.30%) Information Security
3 51 (44.35%) Security Testing
4 40 (34.78%) Windows
5 33 (28.70%) TCP/IP
6 31 (26.96%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 30 (26.09%) Java
7 30 (26.09%) OWASP
7 30 (26.09%) CREST Certified
8 29 (25.22%) CEH
9 28 (24.35%) Linux
9 28 (24.35%) CISSP
10 26 (22.61%) Degree
11 25 (21.74%) Nessus
11 25 (21.74%) Finance
12 24 (20.87%) Wireless
13 23 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 23 (20.00%) Mobile App
14 20 (17.39%) Security Cleared
14 20 (17.39%) Ethical Hacking
15 19 (16.52%) Reverse Engineering
15 19 (16.52%) OSCP
15 19 (16.52%) Cybersecurity
16 18 (15.65%) C
17 17 (14.78%) Telecoms
17 17 (14.78%) Nmap
18 16 (13.91%) CISM
18 16 (13.91%) Virtual Team
19 15 (13.04%) Metasploit
19 15 (13.04%) Firewall

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.61%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.74%) Apache
2 2 (1.74%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.61%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (28.70%) TCP/IP
2 24 (20.87%) Wireless
3 15 (13.04%) Firewall
4 10 (8.70%) Network Security
5 8 (6.96%) LAN
5 8 (6.96%) WAN
6 5 (4.35%) HTTP
6 5 (4.35%) Internet
7 4 (3.48%) SMTP
7 4 (3.48%) Wireless Security
8 3 (2.61%) Bluetooth
8 3 (2.61%) VoIP
9 2 (1.74%) DAB
9 2 (1.74%) Ethernet
9 2 (1.74%) NFC
9 2 (1.74%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.74%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.87%) Broadband
10 1 (0.87%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.87%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.74%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (13.04%) Metasploit
2 9 (7.83%) Burp Suite
3 6 (5.22%) AppScan
4 4 (3.48%) Cucumber
4 4 (3.48%) Eclipse
4 4 (3.48%) JUnit
4 4 (3.48%) Mockito
5 3 (2.61%) Paros
6 1 (0.87%) GCC
General
1 25 (21.74%) Finance
2 17 (14.78%) Telecoms
3 8 (6.96%) Banking
4 2 (1.74%) Automotive
4 2 (1.74%) Electronics
4 2 (1.74%) Law
4 2 (1.74%) Military
4 2 (1.74%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.87%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.87%) Legal
5 1 (0.87%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.04%) HTML
2 12 (10.43%) .NET
2 12 (10.43%) Web Services
3 8 (6.96%) HTML5
4 4 (3.48%) Gherkin
5 3 (2.61%) J2EE
5 3 (2.61%) JNI
5 3 (2.61%) Middleware
6 2 (1.74%) JSP
7 1 (0.87%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.87%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.87%) JSON
7 1 (0.87%) RESTful
7 1 (0.87%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 16 (13.91%) Virtual Team
3 10 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 9 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (7.83%) Embedded Systems
5 8 (6.96%) Blackberry
6 5 (4.35%) iPad
7 4 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.74%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.74%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.74%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.74%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.87%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 40 (34.78%) Windows
2 28 (24.35%) Linux
3 14 (12.17%) Android
3 14 (12.17%) Apple iOS
4 9 (7.83%) Kali Linux
4 9 (7.83%) Unix
5 7 (6.09%) Solaris
6 3 (2.61%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.74%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.87%) KNOPPIX
8 1 (0.87%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (70.43%) Penetration Testing
2 59 (51.30%) Information Security
3 51 (44.35%) Security Testing
4 31 (26.96%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 30 (26.09%) OWASP
6 20 (17.39%) Ethical Hacking
7 19 (16.52%) Cybersecurity
7 19 (16.52%) Reverse Engineering
8 13 (11.30%) Security Management
8 13 (11.30%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (10.43%) Internal Audit
9 12 (10.43%) ITIL
10 10 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (8.70%) Security Architecture
11 9 (7.83%) Vulnerability Management
12 8 (6.96%) Change Control
12 8 (6.96%) Compliance Audit
12 8 (6.96%) Software Audit
12 8 (6.96%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
12 8 (6.96%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (26.09%) Java
2 18 (15.65%) C
3 15 (13.04%) SQL
4 14 (12.17%) C++
4 14 (12.17%) Python
5 6 (5.22%) C#
6 5 (4.35%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.48%) Ruby
8 3 (2.61%) Apple Swift
8 3 (2.61%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.74%) Embedded C++
9 2 (1.74%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.87%) Perl
10 1 (0.87%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (26.09%) CREST Certified
2 29 (25.22%) CEH
3 28 (24.35%) CISSP
4 26 (22.61%) Degree
5 20 (17.39%) Security Cleared
6 19 (16.52%) OSCP
7 16 (13.91%) CISM
8 14 (12.17%) CISA
9 12 (10.43%) CGEIT
9 12 (10.43%) CRISC
10 10 (8.70%) DV Cleared
11 9 (7.83%) GIAC
12 8 (6.96%) CHECK Team Leader
12 8 (6.96%) SC Cleared
13 5 (4.35%) OSCE
13 5 (4.35%) Tigerscheme
14 4 (3.48%) GWAPT
14 4 (3.48%) SANS
15 3 (2.61%) CHECK Team Member
16 2 (1.74%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (10.43%) COBIT
2 12 (10.43%) QA
2 12 (10.43%) Val IT
3 11 (9.57%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 11 (9.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (6.96%) Solvency II
5 3 (2.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.61%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.74%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 25 (21.74%) Nessus
2 17 (14.78%) Nmap
3 9 (7.83%) OpenVAS
4 8 (6.96%) HP Fortify
5 4 (3.48%) WebInspect
6 1 (0.87%) Core Impact
Vendors
1 11 (9.57%) Qualys
2 9 (7.83%) Coverity
3 8 (6.96%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.74%) hybris
4 2 (1.74%) Oracle
4 2 (1.74%) QNX
5 1 (0.87%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.87%) Cisco
5 1 (0.87%) HP
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
England
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
England
Capita Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
AAP3
Salary: £27000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 2 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
AAP3
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago