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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Tester
UK / England
Rank 820 861 898
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Tester 13 59 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.062% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.065% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 12 50 40
Median salary £47,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,250 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,250 £95,000 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £81,250 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-50.76% +41.30%

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
76467 91104 96733
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.33% 96.47% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 63889 77095 80374
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 West - 7 £40,000 -
South East +46 3 £55,000 +4.76% 2
London +27 2 £71,250 +42.50% 1
West Midlands - 1 £57,500 -
Security Tester
UK

Security Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 47 (66.20%) Penetration Testing
2 43 (60.56%) Java
3 39 (54.93%) Windows
4 38 (53.52%) Cybersecurity
5 34 (47.89%) C++
6 32 (45.07%) Nessus
6 32 (45.07%) Ethical Hacking
7 31 (43.66%) C
8 30 (42.25%) Security Cleared
9 29 (40.85%) Information Security
10 27 (38.03%) Security Testing
11 26 (36.62%) Python
12 25 (35.21%) Nmap
13 24 (33.80%) Telecoms
14 22 (30.99%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 19 (26.76%) SC Cleared
15 19 (26.76%) Metasploit
15 19 (26.76%) Linux
16 17 (23.94%) CREST Certified
17 16 (22.54%) CHECK Team Leader
17 16 (22.54%) Perl
17 16 (22.54%) OWASP
17 16 (22.54%) Computer Science
18 14 (19.72%) Finance
19 12 (16.90%) Degree
19 12 (16.90%) DV Cleared
19 12 (16.90%) OSCP
20 11 (15.49%) OpenVAS
20 11 (15.49%) Source Code Analysis
20 11 (15.49%) Qualys

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 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.41%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.49%) TCP/IP
2 10 (14.08%) Broadband
2 10 (14.08%) Firewall
2 10 (14.08%) LTE
3 8 (11.27%) HTTP
3 8 (11.27%) Wireless
4 6 (8.45%) SMTP
5 5 (7.04%) Internet
5 5 (7.04%) Network Security
6 3 (4.23%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.41%) VoIP
7 1 (1.41%) VPN
7 1 (1.41%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.41%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 19 (26.76%) Metasploit
2 8 (11.27%) Burp Suite
3 6 (8.45%) Selenium
4 5 (7.04%) Cucumber
4 5 (7.04%) Eclipse
4 5 (7.04%) JUnit
4 5 (7.04%) Mockito
5 4 (5.63%) JIRA
6 1 (1.41%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.41%) WebDriver
General
1 24 (33.80%) Telecoms
2 14 (19.72%) Finance
3 3 (4.23%) Electronics
3 3 (4.23%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.23%) Marketing
4 2 (2.82%) Retail
5 1 (1.41%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.41%) Automotive
5 1 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.08%) .NET
2 5 (7.04%) Gherkin
3 4 (5.63%) .NET Framework
3 4 (5.63%) HTML
4 1 (1.41%) Middleware
4 1 (1.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.54%) Computer Science
2 8 (11.27%) Mobile App
3 5 (7.04%) CESG
3 5 (7.04%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.63%) iPad
4 4 (5.63%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.82%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.41%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (1.41%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.41%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 39 (54.93%) Windows
2 19 (26.76%) Linux
3 11 (15.49%) VxWorks
4 8 (11.27%) Unix
5 6 (8.45%) Kali Linux
6 1 (1.41%) KNOPPIX
6 1 (1.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (66.20%) Penetration Testing
2 38 (53.52%) Cybersecurity
3 32 (45.07%) Ethical Hacking
4 29 (40.85%) Information Security
5 27 (38.03%) Security Testing
6 22 (30.99%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 16 (22.54%) OWASP
8 11 (15.49%) Source Code Analysis
9 10 (14.08%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (14.08%) Open Source
9 10 (14.08%) Static Code Analysis
10 8 (11.27%) Social Engineering
10 8 (11.27%) Threat Modelling
11 7 (9.86%) Project Management
11 7 (9.86%) Remediation Plan
12 6 (8.45%) Scrum
12 6 (8.45%) Security Management
12 6 (8.45%) Vulnerability Management
13 5 (7.04%) Automation Testing
13 5 (7.04%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 43 (60.56%) Java
2 34 (47.89%) C++
3 31 (43.66%) C
4 26 (36.62%) Python
5 16 (22.54%) Perl
6 11 (15.49%) Bash Shell
6 11 (15.49%) C#
6 11 (15.49%) Ruby
7 8 (11.27%) PHP
8 7 (9.86%) JavaScript
8 7 (9.86%) VB.NET
9 3 (4.23%) SQL
10 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (42.25%) Security Cleared
2 19 (26.76%) SC Cleared
3 17 (23.94%) CREST Certified
4 16 (22.54%) CHECK Team Leader
5 12 (16.90%) Degree
5 12 (16.90%) DV Cleared
5 12 (16.90%) OSCP
6 11 (15.49%) CEH
7 9 (12.68%) CHECK Team Member
8 3 (4.23%) OSCE
9 1 (1.41%) CISA
9 1 (1.41%) CISSP
9 1 (1.41%) Cyber Scheme
9 1 (1.41%) GCIH
9 1 (1.41%) GIAC
9 1 (1.41%) GPEN
9 1 (1.41%) GWAPT
9 1 (1.41%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 32 (45.07%) Nessus
2 25 (35.21%) Nmap
3 11 (15.49%) OpenVAS
4 4 (5.63%) Core Impact
5 3 (4.23%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.41%) Nagios
6 1 (1.41%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (15.49%) Qualys
2 3 (4.23%) SAP
3 1 (1.41%) AppDynamics
3 1 (1.41%) Coverity
3 1 (1.41%) IBM
3 1 (1.41%) New Relic
3 1 (1.41%) Splunk
3 1 (1.41%) VMware
London
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Training + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago