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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Tester
Rank 840 910 923
Rank change year-on-year
+70 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Tester 52 27 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.026% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.027% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 33 23 38
Median salary £65,000 £47,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+36.84% -20.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £51,250 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,750 £42,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -22.72%
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
88516 98705 108009
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.33% 96.53% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 75297 81883 89237
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 £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 29 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 29 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
South East +45 16 £42,500 -15.00% 6
London +42 10 £75,000 +50.00% 2
Yorkshire +23 6 £70,000 +40.00% 1
North West +18 6 £46,250 +92.70% 1
East of England +33 4 £30,000 -29.41% 1
South West +7 4 £68,750 +71.87% 2
West Midlands -11 4 £65,000 +30.00% 1
East Midlands - 1 £70,000 -
Security Tester
UK

Security Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 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 83 (74.11%) Penetration Testing
2 60 (53.57%) Information Security
3 56 (50.00%) Security Testing
4 50 (44.64%) Windows
5 39 (34.82%) TCP/IP
6 37 (33.04%) Linux
7 31 (27.68%) CEH
8 29 (25.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 29 (25.89%) CREST Certified
8 29 (25.89%) OWASP
9 27 (24.11%) Nessus
10 25 (22.32%) Java
11 24 (21.43%) Wireless
12 23 (20.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 23 (20.54%) OSCP
13 22 (19.64%) Mobile App
13 22 (19.64%) SQL
14 21 (18.75%) Finance
14 21 (18.75%) CISSP
14 21 (18.75%) Degree
15 20 (17.86%) QA
15 20 (17.86%) Firewall
15 20 (17.86%) C
16 19 (16.96%) Nmap
16 19 (16.96%) Security Cleared
16 19 (16.96%) Reverse Engineering
17 17 (15.18%) Telecoms
17 17 (15.18%) Python
17 17 (15.18%) Ethical Hacking
18 16 (14.29%) C++

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 2 (1.79%) Apache
1 2 (1.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (34.82%) TCP/IP
2 24 (21.43%) Wireless
3 20 (17.86%) Firewall
4 13 (11.61%) LAN
4 13 (11.61%) Network Security
4 13 (11.61%) WAN
5 5 (4.46%) HTTP
5 5 (4.46%) Internet
6 4 (3.57%) Wireless Security
7 3 (2.68%) Bluetooth
7 3 (2.68%) VoIP
8 2 (1.79%) DAB
8 2 (1.79%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.79%) NFC
8 2 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.79%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.89%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.89%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (12.50%) Metasploit
2 9 (8.04%) Burp Suite
3 6 (5.36%) AppScan
4 3 (2.68%) Paros
5 1 (0.89%) GCC
General
1 21 (18.75%) Finance
2 17 (15.18%) Telecoms
3 11 (9.82%) Banking
4 4 (3.57%) Law
4 4 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.68%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.79%) Automotive
6 2 (1.79%) Electronics
6 2 (1.79%) Military
7 1 (0.89%) Legal
7 1 (0.89%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.29%) Web Services
2 13 (11.61%) HTML
3 11 (9.82%) .NET
4 6 (5.36%) HTML5
5 2 (1.79%) JSP
6 1 (0.89%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.89%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.89%) JSON
6 1 (0.89%) RESTful
6 1 (0.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.64%) Mobile App
2 12 (10.71%) Embedded Systems
2 12 (10.71%) Management Information System
3 11 (9.82%) Blackberry
4 5 (4.46%) iPad
5 3 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.79%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.79%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.79%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.79%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.89%) CESG
7 1 (0.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 50 (44.64%) Windows
2 37 (33.04%) Linux
3 14 (12.50%) Android
3 14 (12.50%) Apple iOS
4 12 (10.71%) Solaris
4 12 (10.71%) Unix
5 9 (8.04%) Kali Linux
6 5 (4.46%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.89%) KNOPPIX
7 1 (0.89%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.89%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (74.11%) Penetration Testing
2 60 (53.57%) Information Security
3 56 (50.00%) Security Testing
4 29 (25.89%) OWASP
4 29 (25.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 19 (16.96%) Reverse Engineering
6 17 (15.18%) Ethical Hacking
7 16 (14.29%) Security Management
8 14 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
8 14 (12.50%) Risk Management
8 14 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
9 13 (11.61%) Security Architecture
10 12 (10.71%) Social Engineering
11 11 (9.82%) Compliance Audit
11 11 (9.82%) Network Design
11 11 (9.82%) Risk Assessment
11 11 (9.82%) SDLC
11 11 (9.82%) Server Hardening
11 11 (9.82%) Software Audit
11 11 (9.82%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (22.32%) Java
2 22 (19.64%) SQL
3 20 (17.86%) C
4 17 (15.18%) Python
5 16 (14.29%) C++
6 5 (4.46%) C#
6 5 (4.46%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.79%) Embedded C++
7 2 (1.79%) Perl
7 2 (1.79%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.89%) PHP
8 1 (0.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (27.68%) CEH
2 29 (25.89%) CREST Certified
3 23 (20.54%) OSCP
4 21 (18.75%) CISSP
4 21 (18.75%) Degree
5 19 (16.96%) Security Cleared
6 14 (12.50%) CISM
7 12 (10.71%) DV Cleared
7 12 (10.71%) GIAC
8 9 (8.04%) CISA
9 7 (6.25%) CGEIT
9 7 (6.25%) CRISC
9 7 (6.25%) SC Cleared
10 6 (5.36%) OSCE
10 6 (5.36%) Tigerscheme
11 5 (4.46%) CHECK Team Leader
11 5 (4.46%) CHECK Team Member
12 4 (3.57%) GWAPT
13 2 (1.79%) GCIH
13 2 (1.79%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (20.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (17.86%) QA
3 14 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 7 (6.25%) COBIT
4 7 (6.25%) Val IT
5 6 (5.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (4.46%) PCI DSS
7 3 (2.68%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (1.79%) Firmware
2 1 (0.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 27 (24.11%) Nessus
2 19 (16.96%) Nmap
3 12 (10.71%) OpenVAS
4 8 (7.14%) HP Fortify
5 4 (3.57%) WebInspect
6 1 (0.89%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 14 (12.50%) Qualys
2 13 (11.61%) Microsoft
3 12 (10.71%) Coverity
4 2 (1.79%) hybris
4 2 (1.79%) Oracle
4 2 (1.79%) QNX
5 1 (0.89%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.89%) Cisco
5 1 (0.89%) HP
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