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 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Tester
Rank 808 919 891
Rank change year-on-year
+111 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Tester 71 25 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.079% 0.024% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.025% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 55 19 66
Median salary £48,500 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.11% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £26,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £63,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £53,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +7.50%
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
86072 98291 103044
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.29% 96.29% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 72520 82716 84192
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 £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

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 September 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 September 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 +86 37 £48,500 +21.25% 3
London - 9 £44,500 - 1
Yorkshire +32 7 £65,000 +160.00% 1
Midlands - 4 £50,000 -
South West +1 3 £50,000 -13.04%
North West -1 3 £50,000 +17.64%
East of England +15 2 £32,625 -
East Midlands +14 2 £45,000 +63.63%
West Midlands -19 2 £45,000 -21.73% 2
Security Tester
UK

Security Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 95 (70.90%) Penetration Testing
2 62 (46.27%) Java
3 52 (38.81%) Cybersecurity
4 51 (38.06%) Security Testing
5 49 (36.57%) Windows
6 48 (35.82%) Information Security
7 44 (32.84%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 42 (31.34%) Ethical Hacking
9 39 (29.10%) CREST Certified
10 36 (26.87%) C
11 35 (26.12%) C++
11 35 (26.12%) Telecoms
12 34 (25.37%) Nessus
12 34 (25.37%) Security Cleared
13 32 (23.88%) CISSP
14 30 (22.39%) Linux
15 29 (21.64%) Degree
15 29 (21.64%) OWASP
16 28 (20.90%) Nmap
16 28 (20.90%) Python
16 28 (20.90%) TCP/IP
17 27 (20.15%) CEH
17 27 (20.15%) OSCP
18 23 (17.16%) Agile Software Development
19 22 (16.42%) Metasploit
20 21 (15.67%) Mobile App
21 20 (14.93%) CISM
22 18 (13.43%) Scrum
22 18 (13.43%) Computer Science
23 17 (12.69%) Ruby

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 (2.24%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.49%) Apache
2 2 (1.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (2.99%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.24%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (20.90%) TCP/IP
2 17 (12.69%) SMTP
3 16 (11.94%) Wireless
4 12 (8.96%) Broadband
4 12 (8.96%) LTE
5 11 (8.21%) Internet
6 7 (5.22%) Firewall
7 5 (3.73%) Network Security
8 3 (2.24%) HTTP
9 2 (1.49%) Bluetooth
9 2 (1.49%) DAB
9 2 (1.49%) Ethernet
9 2 (1.49%) NFC
9 2 (1.49%) VoIP
9 2 (1.49%) VPN
9 2 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.49%) Wireless Security
9 2 (1.49%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.75%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.75%) Wideband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 22 (16.42%) Metasploit
2 17 (12.69%) Cucumber
2 17 (12.69%) Eclipse
2 17 (12.69%) JUnit
2 17 (12.69%) Mockito
3 8 (5.97%) Burp Suite
4 6 (4.48%) Selenium
5 1 (0.75%) AppScan
5 1 (0.75%) GCC
General
1 35 (26.12%) Telecoms
2 17 (12.69%) Finance
3 3 (2.24%) Legal
4 2 (1.49%) Automotive
4 2 (1.49%) Retail
5 1 (0.75%) Electronics
5 1 (0.75%) Marketing
5 1 (0.75%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.69%) Gherkin
2 14 (10.45%) .NET
2 14 (10.45%) HTML
3 10 (7.46%) HTML5
4 5 (3.73%) .NET Framework
5 3 (2.24%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (2.24%) J2EE
5 3 (2.24%) JNI
5 3 (2.24%) JSON
5 3 (2.24%) Middleware
5 3 (2.24%) RESTful
5 3 (2.24%) XML
6 2 (1.49%) JSP
6 2 (1.49%) Web Services
7 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.67%) Mobile App
2 18 (13.43%) Computer Science
3 17 (12.69%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (7.46%) Management Information System
5 8 (5.97%) Data Centre
5 8 (5.97%) Virtual Team
6 7 (5.22%) CESG
7 4 (2.99%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.49%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.49%) iPad
8 2 (1.49%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.75%) Blog
9 1 (0.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 49 (36.57%) Windows
2 30 (22.39%) Linux
3 13 (9.70%) VxWorks
4 8 (5.97%) Android
4 8 (5.97%) Apple iOS
4 8 (5.97%) Unix
5 4 (2.99%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.75%) KNOPPIX
6 1 (0.75%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (70.90%) Penetration Testing
2 52 (38.81%) Cybersecurity
3 51 (38.06%) Security Testing
4 48 (35.82%) Information Security
5 44 (32.84%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 42 (31.34%) Ethical Hacking
7 29 (21.64%) OWASP
8 23 (17.16%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (13.43%) Scrum
10 17 (12.69%) Automation Testing
10 17 (12.69%) BDD
10 17 (12.69%) Data Loss Prevention
10 17 (12.69%) OO
10 17 (12.69%) OOP
10 17 (12.69%) TDD
10 17 (12.69%) Test Strategy
11 16 (11.94%) Open Source
12 13 (9.70%) Source Code Analysis
13 12 (8.96%) Static Code Analysis
14 11 (8.21%) Internal Audit
Programming Languages
1 62 (46.27%) Java
2 36 (26.87%) C
3 35 (26.12%) C++
4 28 (20.90%) Python
5 17 (12.69%) Ruby
6 14 (10.45%) Perl
7 12 (8.96%) SQL
8 11 (8.21%) Bash Shell
8 11 (8.21%) C#
9 9 (6.72%) VB.NET
10 8 (5.97%) PHP
11 3 (2.24%) Apple Swift
11 3 (2.24%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.49%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.75%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 39 (29.10%) CREST Certified
2 34 (25.37%) Security Cleared
3 32 (23.88%) CISSP
4 29 (21.64%) Degree
5 27 (20.15%) CEH
5 27 (20.15%) OSCP
6 20 (14.93%) CISM
7 16 (11.94%) DV Cleared
8 15 (11.19%) CHECK Team Leader
9 13 (9.70%) CISA
9 13 (9.70%) OSCE
9 13 (9.70%) SC Cleared
10 10 (7.46%) CGEIT
10 10 (7.46%) CRISC
11 8 (5.97%) GPEN
12 6 (4.48%) CHECK Team Member
12 6 (4.48%) GIAC
12 6 (4.48%) SANS
12 6 (4.48%) Tigerscheme
13 4 (2.99%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.72%) COBIT
1 9 (6.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (6.72%) Val IT
2 8 (5.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (5.97%) Solvency II
3 4 (2.99%) QA
4 2 (1.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.24%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.75%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 34 (25.37%) Nessus
2 28 (20.90%) Nmap
3 15 (11.19%) OpenVAS
4 2 (1.49%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.75%) Core Impact
5 1 (0.75%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 15 (11.19%) Qualys
2 4 (2.99%) Coverity
3 2 (1.49%) hybris
3 2 (1.49%) ION Trading
3 2 (1.49%) Oracle
3 2 (1.49%) QNX
4 1 (0.75%) Microsoft
Oxfordshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwickshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Banbury
aap3
Salary: £27000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 13 days ago
Banbury
aap3
Salary: £80000 - £120000.00 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 13 days ago