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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Tester
Rank 803 892 919
Rank change year-on-year
+89 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Tester 53 38 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.038% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.039% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 40 32 34
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,400 £25,150 £26,050
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £75,000 £69,250
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £51,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +13.88%
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
80887 97120 104197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.48% 96.62% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 67718 81772 86920
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 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +83 25 £50,000 -14.89%
Yorkshire +22 10 £65,000 +160.00%
London +66 8 £52,500 -4.54%
West Midlands - 5 £57,500 -
South West +13 4 £50,000 +117.39%
East Midlands +12 1 £47,500 +72.72% 1
Security Tester
UK

Security Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 87 (70.73%) Penetration Testing
2 67 (54.47%) Java
3 64 (52.03%) Cybersecurity
4 55 (44.72%) Windows
5 51 (41.46%) Information Security
6 49 (39.84%) Ethical Hacking
7 47 (38.21%) Security Testing
8 44 (35.77%) Security Cleared
8 44 (35.77%) Nessus
8 44 (35.77%) C
8 44 (35.77%) C++
9 41 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 40 (32.52%) CREST Certified
11 34 (27.64%) Nmap
12 32 (26.02%) Linux
12 32 (26.02%) Python
12 32 (26.02%) Telecoms
13 28 (22.76%) Degree
13 28 (22.76%) Metasploit
13 28 (22.76%) OSCP
14 25 (20.33%) Computer Science
14 25 (20.33%) Agile Software Development
15 23 (18.70%) SC Cleared
16 22 (17.89%) Finance
16 22 (17.89%) Perl
16 22 (17.89%) CHECK Team Leader
17 21 (17.07%) Ruby
18 18 (14.63%) Open Source
18 18 (14.63%) OWASP
19 17 (13.82%) DV Cleared

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 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (2.44%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.81%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.82%) TCP/IP
2 16 (13.01%) SMTP
3 15 (12.20%) Broadband
3 15 (12.20%) LTE
4 10 (8.13%) Wireless
5 9 (7.32%) Network Security
6 8 (6.50%) Internet
7 7 (5.69%) Firewall
7 7 (5.69%) HTTP
8 3 (2.44%) VoIP
8 3 (2.44%) VPN
8 3 (2.44%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.81%) Wideband
9 1 (0.81%) Wireless Security
Development Applications
1 28 (22.76%) Metasploit
2 16 (13.01%) Cucumber
2 16 (13.01%) Eclipse
2 16 (13.01%) JUnit
2 16 (13.01%) Mockito
3 11 (8.94%) Burp Suite
4 6 (4.88%) Selenium
General
1 32 (26.02%) Telecoms
2 22 (17.89%) Finance
3 4 (3.25%) Retail
4 2 (1.63%) Legal
5 1 (0.81%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.81%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.82%) .NET
2 16 (13.01%) Gherkin
3 8 (6.50%) .NET Framework
4 7 (5.69%) HTML
5 3 (2.44%) HTML5
6 2 (1.63%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (1.63%) JSON
6 2 (1.63%) RESTful
6 2 (1.63%) XML
7 1 (0.81%) J2EE
7 1 (0.81%) JNI
7 1 (0.81%) Middleware
7 1 (0.81%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (20.33%) Computer Science
2 16 (13.01%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (10.57%) Management Information System
4 12 (9.76%) Mobile App
5 11 (8.94%) CESG
6 9 (7.32%) Data Centre
7 8 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (4.07%) Virtual Team
9 4 (3.25%) iPad
10 1 (0.81%) Blog
10 1 (0.81%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 55 (44.72%) Windows
2 32 (26.02%) Linux
3 16 (13.01%) VxWorks
4 14 (11.38%) Unix
5 8 (6.50%) Kali Linux
6 3 (2.44%) Android
6 3 (2.44%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.81%) KNOPPIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (70.73%) Penetration Testing
2 64 (52.03%) Cybersecurity
3 51 (41.46%) Information Security
4 49 (39.84%) Ethical Hacking
5 47 (38.21%) Security Testing
6 41 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 25 (20.33%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (14.63%) Open Source
8 18 (14.63%) OWASP
9 16 (13.01%) Automation Testing
9 16 (13.01%) BDD
9 16 (13.01%) Data Loss Prevention
9 16 (13.01%) OO
9 16 (13.01%) OOP
9 16 (13.01%) Scrum
9 16 (13.01%) Source Code Analysis
9 16 (13.01%) TDD
9 16 (13.01%) Test Strategy
10 15 (12.20%) Static Code Analysis
11 13 (10.57%) Social Engineering
Programming Languages
1 67 (54.47%) Java
2 44 (35.77%) C
2 44 (35.77%) C++
3 32 (26.02%) Python
4 22 (17.89%) Perl
5 21 (17.07%) Ruby
6 15 (12.20%) Bash Shell
7 14 (11.38%) PHP
8 13 (10.57%) VB.NET
9 12 (9.76%) C#
10 11 (8.94%) SQL
11 6 (4.88%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.81%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.81%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 44 (35.77%) Security Cleared
2 40 (32.52%) CREST Certified
3 28 (22.76%) Degree
3 28 (22.76%) OSCP
4 23 (18.70%) SC Cleared
5 22 (17.89%) CHECK Team Leader
6 17 (13.82%) CISSP
6 17 (13.82%) DV Cleared
7 16 (13.01%) CEH
8 13 (10.57%) OSCE
9 11 (8.94%) CISA
10 9 (7.32%) GPEN
11 7 (5.69%) CGEIT
11 7 (5.69%) CHECK Team Member
11 7 (5.69%) CISM
11 7 (5.69%) CRISC
12 4 (3.25%) SANS
13 3 (2.44%) GCIH
13 3 (2.44%) GIAC
13 3 (2.44%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.88%) COBIT
1 6 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (4.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 6 (4.88%) Solvency II
1 6 (4.88%) Val IT
2 3 (2.44%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 44 (35.77%) Nessus
2 34 (27.64%) Nmap
3 15 (12.20%) OpenVAS
4 4 (3.25%) Core Impact
Vendors
1 15 (12.20%) Qualys
2 2 (1.63%) ION Trading
3 1 (0.81%) Coverity
3 1 (0.81%) IBM
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