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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Tester
Rank 831 929 885
Rank change year-on-year
+98 -44
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Tester 65 16 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.071% 0.016% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.016% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 43 14 66
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -29.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £29,050 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £84,000 £56,000 £75,000
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
88497 99146 103949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.41% 96.34% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 75343 82658 85497
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 £26,500
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 24 July 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 24 July 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 - 30 £42,500 - 8
London +55 17 £67,500 +54.28% 1
East of England +38 7 £31,500 -25.88% 1
North West +23 3 £70,000 +164.15% 1
West Midlands -2 3 - - 4
Yorkshire +33 2 £80,000 +100.00%
South West +18 1 - - 1
Security Tester
UK

Security Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 79 (67.52%) Penetration Testing
2 56 (47.86%) Information Security
3 52 (44.44%) Security Testing
4 36 (30.77%) Java
5 35 (29.91%) CISSP
6 34 (29.06%) Windows
7 33 (28.21%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 32 (27.35%) CREST Certified
9 31 (26.50%) Degree
10 29 (24.79%) TCP/IP
11 28 (23.93%) CEH
11 28 (23.93%) OWASP
12 27 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
12 27 (23.08%) Nessus
13 26 (22.22%) Finance
14 25 (21.37%) Linux
14 25 (21.37%) Mobile App
15 24 (20.51%) Ethical Hacking
16 21 (17.95%) Security Cleared
17 20 (17.09%) OSCP
17 20 (17.09%) Wireless
18 19 (16.24%) CISM
18 19 (16.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 19 (16.24%) Metasploit
19 18 (15.38%) Telecoms
19 18 (15.38%) C
20 17 (14.53%) HTML
21 16 (13.68%) CISA
21 16 (13.68%) Nmap
22 14 (11.97%) Stakeholder Management

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 (2.56%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.71%) Apache
2 2 (1.71%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (3.42%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (24.79%) TCP/IP
2 20 (17.09%) Wireless
3 12 (10.26%) Firewall
4 8 (6.84%) SMTP
5 7 (5.98%) Internet
6 6 (5.13%) Network Security
7 5 (4.27%) HTTP
7 5 (4.27%) LAN
7 5 (4.27%) WAN
8 4 (3.42%) Wireless Security
9 3 (2.56%) Bluetooth
9 3 (2.56%) Broadband
9 3 (2.56%) LTE
9 3 (2.56%) VoIP
10 2 (1.71%) DAB
10 2 (1.71%) Ethernet
10 2 (1.71%) NFC
10 2 (1.71%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (1.71%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (16.24%) Metasploit
2 9 (7.69%) Burp Suite
3 8 (6.84%) Cucumber
3 8 (6.84%) Eclipse
3 8 (6.84%) JUnit
3 8 (6.84%) Mockito
4 6 (5.13%) AppScan
5 3 (2.56%) Paros
6 1 (0.85%) GCC
General
1 26 (22.22%) Finance
2 18 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.42%) Banking
4 3 (2.56%) Legal
5 2 (1.71%) Automotive
5 2 (1.71%) Electronics
5 2 (1.71%) Military
6 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.53%) HTML
2 14 (11.97%) .NET
3 10 (8.55%) HTML5
4 8 (6.84%) Gherkin
4 8 (6.84%) Web Services
5 3 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (2.56%) J2EE
5 3 (2.56%) JNI
5 3 (2.56%) JSON
5 3 (2.56%) Middleware
5 3 (2.56%) RESTful
5 3 (2.56%) XML
6 2 (1.71%) JSP
7 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.37%) Mobile App
2 13 (11.11%) Virtual Team
3 10 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 8 (6.84%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (4.27%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (4.27%) iPad
7 4 (3.42%) Blackberry
8 3 (2.56%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.71%) CESG
9 2 (1.71%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.71%) Internet of Things
9 2 (1.71%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.71%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 34 (29.06%) Windows
2 25 (21.37%) Linux
3 12 (10.26%) Android
3 12 (10.26%) Apple iOS
4 11 (9.40%) Kali Linux
5 7 (5.98%) Unix
6 4 (3.42%) Solaris
6 4 (3.42%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.85%) KNOPPIX
7 1 (0.85%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (67.52%) Penetration Testing
2 56 (47.86%) Information Security
3 52 (44.44%) Security Testing
4 33 (28.21%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 28 (23.93%) OWASP
6 27 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
7 24 (20.51%) Ethical Hacking
8 14 (11.97%) Internal Audit
8 14 (11.97%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (11.11%) ITIL
9 13 (11.11%) Reverse Engineering
10 10 (8.55%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (7.69%) Change Control
11 9 (7.69%) Open Source
11 9 (7.69%) Scrum
11 9 (7.69%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
12 8 (6.84%) OOP
12 8 (6.84%) Security Management
12 8 (6.84%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 36 (30.77%) Java
2 18 (15.38%) C
3 14 (11.97%) C++
4 12 (10.26%) SQL
5 11 (9.40%) Python
6 8 (6.84%) Ruby
7 6 (5.13%) C#
8 5 (4.27%) JavaScript
8 5 (4.27%) Perl
9 4 (3.42%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.56%) Apple Swift
10 3 (2.56%) Objective-C
10 3 (2.56%) PHP
11 2 (1.71%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.71%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 35 (29.91%) CISSP
2 32 (27.35%) CREST Certified
3 31 (26.50%) Degree
4 28 (23.93%) CEH
5 21 (17.95%) Security Cleared
6 20 (17.09%) OSCP
7 19 (16.24%) CISM
8 16 (13.68%) CISA
9 14 (11.97%) CGEIT
9 14 (11.97%) CRISC
10 9 (7.69%) CHECK Team Leader
11 8 (6.84%) DV Cleared
11 8 (6.84%) SC Cleared
12 7 (5.98%) GPEN
13 6 (5.13%) GIAC
13 6 (5.13%) SANS
14 5 (4.27%) OSCE
14 5 (4.27%) Tigerscheme
15 4 (3.42%) CHECK Team Member
15 4 (3.42%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (16.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (11.11%) COBIT
2 13 (11.11%) Val IT
3 12 (10.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (7.69%) Solvency II
5 7 (5.98%) QA
6 6 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 3 (2.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.71%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 27 (23.08%) Nessus
2 16 (13.68%) Nmap
3 8 (6.84%) HP Fortify
4 7 (5.98%) OpenVAS
5 4 (3.42%) WebInspect
6 1 (0.85%) Core Impact
Vendors
1 9 (7.69%) Qualys
2 5 (4.27%) Coverity
2 5 (4.27%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.71%) hybris
3 2 (1.71%) ION Trading
3 2 (1.71%) Oracle
3 2 (1.71%) QNX
4 1 (0.85%) CheckPoint
4 1 (0.85%) Cisco
4 1 (0.85%) HP
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West Midlands (County)
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Buckingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Milton Keynes
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
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High Wycombe
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
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Warwickshire
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Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
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Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
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Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
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Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
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Northampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Norfolk
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £22500.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Banbury
aap3
Salary: £27000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Attractive
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aap3
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Attractive
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