The first table below looks at the demand for the Security Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Tester
Rank 865 818 890
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +72
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Tester 37 38 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.033% 0.037% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.039% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 31 23 7
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £35,700 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £61,100
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +34.32%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
106804 98560 112219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.50% 94.70% 94.81%
Number of salaries quoted 87442 82989 96889
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Security Tester
UK

Security Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Tester in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 18 April 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Tester within the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
East Midlands - 13 £60,000 -
London -45 10 £67,500 +125.00% 2
West Midlands +10 7 £55,000 +22.22% 3
South East -26 6 £60,000 +33.33% 2
North West 0 3 £60,000 -
East of England - 1 - -
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Security Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Security Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Security Tester in their job title.

1 50 (73.53%) Penetration Testing
2 40 (58.82%) Security Testing
2 40 (58.82%) PCI DSS
3 36 (52.94%) CEH
3 36 (52.94%) CISSP
4 35 (51.47%) OSCP
5 34 (50.00%) GPEN
6 30 (44.12%) CISMP
6 30 (44.12%) VoIP
6 30 (44.12%) Firewall
6 30 (44.12%) Wireless
7 26 (38.24%) Open Source
8 25 (36.76%) .NET
9 24 (35.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 22 (32.35%) Information Management
11 21 (30.88%) VPN
12 20 (29.41%) Java
13 19 (27.94%) Ethical Hacking
14 18 (26.47%) OSCE
14 18 (26.47%) CISM
15 17 (25.00%) GIAC
15 17 (25.00%) CISA
15 17 (25.00%) GWAPT
15 17 (25.00%) GCIH
16 16 (23.53%) PHP
17 14 (20.59%) Information Security
18 13 (19.12%) Windows
19 12 (17.65%) SQL
19 12 (17.65%) Finance
20 11 (16.18%) C

Security Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Security Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Security Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (10.29%) Apache
2 4 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 30 (44.12%) VoIP
1 30 (44.12%) Firewall
1 30 (44.12%) Wireless
2 21 (30.88%) VPN
3 6 (8.82%) Network Security
4 5 (7.35%) Wireshark
5 4 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Metasploit
2 4 (5.88%) AppScan
General
1 12 (17.65%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.94%) Marketing
3 2 (2.94%) Banking
3 2 (2.94%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (36.76%) .NET
2 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET
3 6 (8.82%) XML
4 4 (5.88%) RESTful
4 4 (5.88%) JSON
5 3 (4.41%) Web Services
6 2 (2.94%) Ajax
6 2 (2.94%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (38.24%) Open Source
2 6 (8.82%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.88%) AS400
4 3 (4.41%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.94%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (2.94%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.47%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.47%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.47%) PKI
6 1 (1.47%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.47%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.47%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.12%) Windows
2 9 (13.24%) UNIX
2 9 (13.24%) Linux
3 7 (10.29%) Apple iOS
4 6 (8.82%) Android
5 4 (5.88%) OS/390
5 4 (5.88%) Solaris
5 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (73.53%) Penetration Testing
2 40 (58.82%) Security Testing
3 24 (35.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 22 (32.35%) Information Management
5 19 (27.94%) Ethical Hacking
6 14 (20.59%) Information Security
7 10 (14.71%) Manual Testing
8 8 (11.76%) Security Management
8 8 (11.76%) Risk Management
9 7 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (10.29%) Web Development
9 7 (10.29%) OWASP
10 5 (7.35%) Risk Assessment
11 4 (5.88%) ITIL
11 4 (5.88%) Data Security
11 4 (5.88%) Service Management
12 3 (4.41%) Mobile Commerce
13 2 (2.94%) Business Development
13 2 (2.94%) Project Management
13 2 (2.94%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (29.41%) Java
2 16 (23.53%) PHP
3 12 (17.65%) SQL
4 11 (16.18%) C
5 10 (14.71%) Objective-C
6 6 (8.82%) Ruby
6 6 (8.82%) Python
7 3 (4.41%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.47%) C#
8 1 (1.47%) C++
8 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 36 (52.94%) CEH
1 36 (52.94%) CISSP
2 35 (51.47%) OSCP
3 34 (50.00%) GPEN
4 30 (44.12%) CISMP
5 18 (26.47%) OSCE
5 18 (26.47%) CISM
6 17 (25.00%) GIAC
6 17 (25.00%) CISA
6 17 (25.00%) GWAPT
6 17 (25.00%) GCIH
7 9 (13.24%) Degree
8 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.47%) OSWP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (58.82%) PCI DSS
2 10 (14.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (5.88%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (7.35%) Nmap
2 3 (4.41%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (7.35%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (7.35%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.88%) Oracle
3 3 (4.41%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.94%) VMware
5 1 (1.47%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.47%) HP
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