The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 638 621 707
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +86
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 263 323 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.31% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.36% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 181 222 175
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,000 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £44,750 £50,250
% change year-on-year
+11.73% -10.94%
Security Testing
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
80620 89557 93008
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 87.87% 87.14% 85.41%
Number of salaries quoted 68149 74108 75683
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £73,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing Security Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in England

Security Testing
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the England region.

Security Testing Salary Trend in England

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Testing across the England region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in England

Security Testing
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 Testing within the England region over the 3 months to 27 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
London +13 105 £60,000 -7.69% 14
South East -9 55 £52,500 +10.52% 2
South West +32 24 £34,000 -2.85% 4
West Midlands +12 24 £42,500 +123.68% 3
East of England +39 23 £47,500 +72.72% 3
North West +12 18 £59,000 - 6
Yorkshire -11 11 £50,000 +25.00% 5
East Midlands -6 1 - - 2
Security Testing
UK

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT jobs citing Security Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 228 (36.71%) Information Security
2 225 (36.23%) Penetration Testing
3 167 (26.89%) Agile Software Development
4 132 (21.26%) CISSP
5 130 (20.93%) Cybersecurity
6 129 (20.77%) Java
7 110 (17.71%) Finance
8 104 (16.75%) OWASP
9 102 (16.43%) Degree
10 100 (16.10%) Management Information System
11 98 (15.78%) Windows
12 93 (14.98%) Mobile App
13 91 (14.65%) Risk Management
14 90 (14.49%) Linux
14 90 (14.49%) CREST Certified
15 87 (14.01%) QA
16 86 (13.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 86 (13.85%) C#
17 83 (13.37%) CISM
18 80 (12.88%) Security Cleared
19 77 (12.40%) .NET
20 76 (12.24%) Microsoft
20 76 (12.24%) SDLC
21 75 (12.08%) Firewall
21 75 (12.08%) Nessus
22 73 (11.76%) Test Automation
22 73 (11.76%) Non-Functional Testing
23 71 (11.43%) ISEB
24 70 (11.27%) TCP/IP
24 70 (11.27%) Burp Suite

Security Testing
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 19 (3.06%) IIS
2 14 (2.25%) SharePoint
3 11 (1.77%) MS Exchange
4 5 (0.81%) CMS
5 4 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.48%) Confluence
7 2 (0.32%) Apache
7 2 (0.32%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.16%) JBoss
8 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 31 (4.99%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.77%) MS Office
3 10 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.64%) Payment Gateway
1 4 (0.64%) SystmOne
2 3 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.93%) SaaS
2 10 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.64%) Office 365
5 2 (0.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 75 (12.08%) Firewall
2 70 (11.27%) TCP/IP
3 52 (8.37%) HTTP
4 46 (7.41%) Network Security
5 33 (5.31%) Internet
6 26 (4.19%) Wireless
7 24 (3.86%) DNS
8 23 (3.70%) WAN
9 22 (3.54%) LAN
10 18 (2.90%) VPN
11 13 (2.09%) HTTPS
11 13 (2.09%) Intrusion Detection
12 12 (1.93%) IPsec
13 10 (1.61%) SSL
13 10 (1.61%) Wireless Security
14 8 (1.29%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (1.29%) SAN
14 8 (1.29%) Wireshark
15 7 (1.13%) Cisco IOS
16 4 (0.64%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.09%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.61%) Relational Database
3 7 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (0.97%) NoSQL
4 6 (0.97%) RDBMS
4 6 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (0.81%) Big Data
6 4 (0.64%) MarkLogic
6 4 (0.64%) MySQL
6 4 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.32%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.16%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.16%) Infinispan
8 1 (0.16%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 70 (11.27%) Burp Suite
2 68 (10.95%) Metasploit
3 61 (9.82%) Selenium
4 40 (6.44%) Cucumber
4 40 (6.44%) JMeter
5 33 (5.31%) Visual Studio
6 29 (4.67%) AppScan
6 29 (4.67%) SoapUI
7 28 (4.51%) Team Foundation Server
8 25 (4.03%) JIRA
8 25 (4.03%) WebDriver
9 20 (3.22%) Jenkins
10 19 (3.06%) Appium
10 19 (3.06%) Git (software)
11 18 (2.90%) sqlmap
12 14 (2.25%) SpecFlow
13 13 (2.09%) LoadRunner
14 12 (1.93%) Paros
15 10 (1.61%) HP UFT
16 9 (1.45%) Mercurial
General
1 110 (17.71%) Finance
2 32 (5.15%) Banking
3 31 (4.99%) Legal
4 30 (4.83%) Telecoms
5 22 (3.54%) Manufacturing
6 15 (2.42%) Publishing
6 15 (2.42%) Retail
7 11 (1.77%) Back Office
8 9 (1.45%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.81%) Marketing
10 4 (0.64%) Brand Awareness
11 3 (0.48%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.48%) Electronics
11 3 (0.48%) Law
11 3 (0.48%) Local Government
12 2 (0.32%) Games
12 2 (0.32%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.32%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.16%) Hebrew Language
Job Titles
1 151 (24.32%) Tester
2 134 (21.58%) Analyst
3 92 (14.81%) Penetration Tester
4 80 (12.88%) Security Analyst
5 67 (10.79%) Consultant
6 62 (9.98%) Security Consultant
7 50 (8.05%) Security Tester
8 48 (7.73%) Architect
8 48 (7.73%) Team Leader
9 47 (7.57%) Test Manager
10 41 (6.60%) Security Architect
11 37 (5.96%) Security Penetration Tester
12 36 (5.80%) Test Team Leader
13 32 (5.15%) Security Engineer
13 32 (5.15%) Security Manager
14 31 (4.99%) Information Analyst
14 31 (4.99%) Information Security Analyst
15 28 (4.51%) Test Analyst
16 27 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
17 26 (4.19%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (12.40%) .NET
2 47 (7.57%) Web Services
3 45 (7.25%) HTML
4 29 (4.67%) ASP.NET
4 29 (4.67%) HTML5
5 25 (4.03%) REST
5 25 (4.03%) SOAP
6 22 (3.54%) XML
7 11 (1.77%) Ajax
7 11 (1.77%) CSS
8 10 (1.61%) Flash
8 10 (1.61%) Gherkin
8 10 (1.61%) JSON
9 9 (1.45%) .NET Framework
10 7 (1.13%) RESTful
11 6 (0.97%) SAP Basis
12 5 (0.81%) Ruby on Rails
13 4 (0.64%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (0.64%) SAML
13 4 (0.64%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 100 (16.10%) Management Information System
2 93 (14.98%) Mobile App
3 66 (10.63%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (6.12%) Computer Science
5 37 (5.96%) Data Centre
6 19 (3.06%) CESG
7 17 (2.74%) Mathematics
8 14 (2.25%) Cyber Attack
9 13 (2.09%) Cryptography
9 13 (2.09%) Life Science
10 12 (1.93%) Blackberry
10 12 (1.93%) BYOD
10 12 (1.93%) Data Protection Act
10 12 (1.93%) Virtual Team
11 9 (1.45%) User Experience
12 7 (1.13%) Fintech
12 7 (1.13%) Private Cloud
13 6 (0.97%) Cybercrime
13 6 (0.97%) Smartphone
13 6 (0.97%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 98 (15.78%) Windows
2 90 (14.49%) Linux
3 50 (8.05%) Kali Linux
4 42 (6.76%) Unix
5 28 (4.51%) Android
6 23 (3.70%) Apple iOS
7 17 (2.74%) Windows Server
8 8 (1.29%) Solaris
9 6 (0.97%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.81%) AIX
11 4 (0.64%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.64%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.64%) Windows Phone
11 4 (0.64%) Windows Vista
11 4 (0.64%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.48%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.16%) VxWorks
14 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (36.71%) Information Security
2 225 (36.23%) Penetration Testing
3 167 (26.89%) Agile Software Development
4 130 (20.93%) Cybersecurity
5 104 (16.75%) OWASP
6 91 (14.65%) Risk Management
7 76 (12.24%) SDLC
8 73 (11.76%) Non-Functional Testing
8 73 (11.76%) Test Automation
9 66 (10.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 64 (10.31%) Performance Testing
11 57 (9.18%) Stakeholder Management
12 55 (8.86%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 53 (8.53%) Test Management
14 52 (8.37%) Test Strategy
15 51 (8.21%) Ethical Hacking
16 48 (7.73%) Software Testing
17 45 (7.25%) Functional Testing
18 44 (7.09%) BDD
18 44 (7.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 129 (20.77%) Java
2 86 (13.85%) C#
3 66 (10.63%) C
4 61 (9.82%) SQL
5 58 (9.34%) Python
6 56 (9.02%) C++
7 53 (8.53%) Ruby
8 42 (6.76%) Perl
9 41 (6.60%) PHP
10 35 (5.64%) JavaScript
11 21 (3.38%) PowerShell
12 20 (3.22%) VB.NET
13 13 (2.09%) Shell Script
14 12 (1.93%) Bash Shell
15 7 (1.13%) VB
16 6 (0.97%) ABAP
16 6 (0.97%) Scala
17 4 (0.64%) T-SQL
18 2 (0.32%) Go
19 1 (0.16%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 132 (21.26%) CISSP
2 102 (16.43%) Degree
3 90 (14.49%) CREST Certified
4 83 (13.37%) CISM
5 80 (12.88%) Security Cleared
6 71 (11.43%) ISEB
7 67 (10.79%) CEH
7 67 (10.79%) SC Cleared
8 58 (9.34%) CHECK Team Leader
9 46 (7.41%) ISTQB
10 44 (7.09%) DV Cleared
11 40 (6.44%) OSCP
12 36 (5.80%) CISA
13 34 (5.48%) CHECK Team Member
14 29 (4.67%) GIAC
14 29 (4.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 24 (3.86%) CRISC
16 17 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
16 17 (2.74%) CLAS
17 14 (2.25%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (14.01%) QA
2 86 (13.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 39 (6.28%) PCI DSS
4 14 (2.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (2.09%) COBIT
6 8 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 5 (0.81%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.64%) ISAE 3402
8 4 (0.64%) ISO27002
8 4 (0.64%) ISO27005
9 3 (0.48%) Solvency II
9 3 (0.48%) Val IT
10 2 (0.32%) EFQM
System Software
1 19 (3.06%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.48%) Snort
4 2 (0.32%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.16%) Gluster
5 1 (0.16%) iptables
5 1 (0.16%) KVM
5 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 75 (12.08%) Nessus
2 32 (5.15%) HP Fortify
3 12 (1.93%) WebInspect
4 11 (1.77%) Nmap
5 10 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (1.13%) OpenVAS
6 7 (1.13%) RSA Archer
7 3 (0.48%) Puppet
8 2 (0.32%) Ansible
8 2 (0.32%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (0.32%) Nagios
8 2 (0.32%) SCCM
9 1 (0.16%) Check_MK
9 1 (0.16%) Graylog
9 1 (0.16%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.16%) Pingdom
9 1 (0.16%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.16%) SCOM
9 1 (0.16%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.16%) SELinux
Vendors
1 76 (12.24%) Microsoft
2 47 (7.57%) HP
3 29 (4.67%) Qualys
4 26 (4.19%) Cisco
4 26 (4.19%) IBM
5 20 (3.22%) Veracode
6 17 (2.74%) SAP
7 12 (1.93%) ArcSight
8 10 (1.61%) Riverbed
9 9 (1.45%) CheckPoint
10 8 (1.29%) Coverity
10 8 (1.29%) LogRhythm
10 8 (1.29%) Oracle
10 8 (1.29%) VMware
11 7 (1.13%) Sourcefire
11 7 (1.13%) Splunk
12 5 (0.81%) Cognizant
12 5 (0.81%) Google
12 5 (0.81%) Intel Security
13 4 (0.64%) Sun
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £35,000 per annum c£35,000 + 10% Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
PwC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
KnownFour
Salary: £30000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
East Midlands
PAREXEL International
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Imperative People
Salary: £75000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
World First
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum + excellent bonus & benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £150000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Via Resource
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
CapGemini Consulting
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £035000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £ 95,000 + bonus (20-30%) + pension + healthcare + life insuranc
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £70,000
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £70,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £70,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £70,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £70,000
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus (market leading)
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Central London / West End
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport
greywood
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package.
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Synectics Solutions Limited
Salary: Competitive + Strong Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Bedford
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
West London
Medidata Solutions Inc
Posted: 14 days ago
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
NCC Group
Posted: 11 days ago