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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 613 620 721
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +101
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 253 320 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.32% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.37% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 189 233 176
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £81,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+21.25% -11.11%
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
74188 87260 91362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.07% 87.53% 85.72%
Number of salaries quoted 61620 72885 75752
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +21 120 £65,000 +8.33% 19
South East +66 39 £48,500 -9.98% 11
Yorkshire +20 27 £55,000 +100.00% 7
South West +17 21 £37,500 +10.29%
North West -29 17 £45,000 +5.88% 4
West Midlands +3 14 £42,500 +112.50% 2
East of England -12 12 £47,500 -5.00% 1
East Midlands -7 3 £57,500 +84.00% 2
Security Testing
UK

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 192 (39.51%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (32.51%) Penetration Testing
3 148 (30.45%) Information Security
4 147 (30.25%) Java
5 123 (25.31%) Finance
6 98 (20.16%) Performance Testing
7 97 (19.96%) Degree
8 95 (19.55%) CISSP
9 91 (18.72%) Selenium
10 87 (17.90%) QA
10 87 (17.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 87 (17.90%) Cybersecurity
11 83 (17.08%) C#
11 83 (17.08%) Windows
12 82 (16.87%) BDD
13 73 (15.02%) .NET
14 69 (14.20%) Computer Science
15 67 (13.79%) Non-Functional Testing
16 66 (13.58%) Risk Management
17 65 (13.37%) Linux
17 65 (13.37%) Python
17 65 (13.37%) Microsoft
18 63 (12.96%) Security Cleared
18 63 (12.96%) CREST Certified
19 62 (12.76%) Test Automation
19 62 (12.76%) Cucumber
19 62 (12.76%) CISM
20 60 (12.35%) Scrum
21 58 (11.93%) ISTQB
21 58 (11.93%) Analytical Skills

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 21 (4.32%) WebLogic
2 16 (3.29%) WebSphere
3 14 (2.88%) JBoss
4 11 (2.26%) CMS
4 11 (2.26%) Confluence
4 11 (2.26%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.23%) Sitecore CMS
5 6 (1.23%) Umbraco
6 4 (0.82%) Apache
7 3 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.62%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.41%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.21%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.21%) IIS
9 1 (0.21%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.21%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (3.29%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.65%) MS Office
2 8 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.85%) Temenos T24
2 3 (0.62%) SAP hybris
3 2 (0.41%) Maximo
3 2 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.21%) Magento
4 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (3.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.82%) SaaS
5 2 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.41%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (0.41%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.41%) CloudFront
5 2 (0.41%) IaaS
5 2 (0.41%) PaaS
5 2 (0.41%) Route 53
5 2 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.21%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 51 (10.49%) HTTP
2 45 (9.26%) Network Security
3 38 (7.82%) Firewall
4 34 (7.00%) TCP/IP
5 19 (3.91%) HTTPS
6 13 (2.67%) Internet
6 13 (2.67%) Wireshark
7 12 (2.47%) VPN
8 9 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (1.44%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (1.44%) IPsec
9 7 (1.44%) Wireless
10 4 (0.82%) SSL
11 3 (0.62%) LAN
11 3 (0.62%) WAN
12 2 (0.41%) DNS
12 2 (0.41%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (0.41%) SAN
12 2 (0.41%) SSH
12 2 (0.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (4.73%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.47%) Big Data
2 12 (2.47%) Relational Database
3 11 (2.26%) MySQL
4 4 (0.82%) MongoDB
5 3 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.41%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.41%) Infinispan
6 2 (0.41%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.21%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 91 (18.72%) Selenium
2 62 (12.76%) Cucumber
3 57 (11.73%) Burp Suite
4 42 (8.64%) Metasploit
5 41 (8.44%) WebDriver
6 38 (7.82%) Team Foundation Server
7 36 (7.41%) SpecFlow
8 30 (6.17%) SoapUI
9 28 (5.76%) AppScan
10 25 (5.14%) JMeter
11 24 (4.94%) JIRA
12 22 (4.53%) Git (software)
13 21 (4.32%) Jenkins
14 19 (3.91%) Visual Studio
15 15 (3.09%) LoadRunner
15 15 (3.09%) Paros
16 12 (2.47%) Capybara
16 12 (2.47%) PhantomJS
17 11 (2.26%) WATIR
18 10 (2.06%) Selenium IDE
General
1 123 (25.31%) Finance
2 29 (5.97%) Legal
3 27 (5.56%) Banking
4 22 (4.53%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.47%) Retail
6 9 (1.85%) Publishing
7 7 (1.44%) Advertising
8 6 (1.23%) Law
9 3 (0.62%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.62%) Marketing
10 2 (0.41%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.41%) Games
11 1 (0.21%) Back Office
11 1 (0.21%) Electronics
11 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.21%) German Language
11 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 124 (25.51%) Tester
2 116 (23.87%) Analyst
3 56 (11.52%) Security Analyst
4 54 (11.11%) Penetration Tester
5 47 (9.67%) Security Tester
6 38 (7.82%) Architect
7 37 (7.61%) Test Analyst
8 36 (7.41%) Security Penetration Tester
9 34 (7.00%) Consultant
10 33 (6.79%) Security Consultant
11 31 (6.38%) Test Engineer
12 29 (5.97%) Senior Analyst
13 27 (5.56%) Security Architect
14 26 (5.35%) Security Engineer
14 26 (5.35%) Security Manager
15 25 (5.14%) Security Specialist
16 20 (4.12%) Developer
16 20 (4.12%) QA Tester
16 20 (4.12%) Senior Test Analyst
17 19 (3.91%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (15.02%) .NET
2 42 (8.64%) HTML
3 33 (6.79%) Web Services
4 29 (5.97%) XML
5 23 (4.73%) .NET Framework
6 22 (4.53%) Gherkin
6 22 (4.53%) SOAP
7 21 (4.32%) ASP.NET
8 15 (3.09%) REST
9 12 (2.47%) Backbone.js
9 12 (2.47%) Handlebars
9 12 (2.47%) React
10 9 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (1.85%) RESTful
10 9 (1.85%) WCF
11 8 (1.65%) HTML5
12 7 (1.44%) CSS
13 6 (1.23%) jQuery
13 6 (1.23%) LAMP
14 5 (1.03%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 69 (14.20%) Computer Science
2 58 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 45 (9.26%) Mobile App
5 20 (4.12%) Cryptography
6 18 (3.70%) Mathematics
6 18 (3.70%) User Experience
7 16 (3.29%) Fintech
7 16 (3.29%) Private Cloud
8 15 (3.09%) CESG
8 15 (3.09%) PKI
9 13 (2.67%) Mobile Payment
10 10 (2.06%) Data Centre
10 10 (2.06%) NHS
11 9 (1.85%) Physics
12 7 (1.44%) BYOD
13 6 (1.23%) Cyber Attack
13 6 (1.23%) Public Cloud
14 5 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (1.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 83 (17.08%) Windows
2 65 (13.37%) Linux
3 28 (5.76%) Unix
4 21 (4.32%) Kali Linux
5 15 (3.09%) AIX
6 14 (2.88%) Solaris
7 10 (2.06%) Android
7 10 (2.06%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.23%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.41%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.21%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (39.51%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (32.51%) Penetration Testing
3 148 (30.45%) Information Security
4 98 (20.16%) Performance Testing
5 87 (17.90%) Cybersecurity
5 87 (17.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 82 (16.87%) BDD
7 67 (13.79%) Non-Functional Testing
8 66 (13.58%) Risk Management
9 62 (12.76%) Test Automation
10 60 (12.35%) Scrum
11 57 (11.73%) Automated Testing
12 53 (10.91%) Software Testing
13 49 (10.08%) TDD
14 46 (9.47%) OWASP
15 45 (9.26%) Threat Modelling
16 42 (8.64%) Ethical Hacking
16 42 (8.64%) Test Management
17 40 (8.23%) SDLC
17 40 (8.23%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 147 (30.25%) Java
2 83 (17.08%) C#
3 65 (13.37%) Python
4 55 (11.32%) JavaScript
4 55 (11.32%) SQL
5 50 (10.29%) C++
6 49 (10.08%) C
7 40 (8.23%) Ruby
8 36 (7.41%) Perl
9 28 (5.76%) VB.NET
10 22 (4.53%) Bash Shell
11 21 (4.32%) PHP
12 12 (2.47%) Scala
13 8 (1.65%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.03%) AWK
14 5 (1.03%) Groovy
15 4 (0.82%) Go
15 4 (0.82%) VBScript
16 3 (0.62%) PowerShell
17 2 (0.41%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 97 (19.96%) Degree
2 95 (19.55%) CISSP
3 63 (12.96%) CREST Certified
3 63 (12.96%) Security Cleared
4 62 (12.76%) CISM
5 58 (11.93%) ISTQB
6 55 (11.32%) ISEB
7 50 (10.29%) CEH
8 45 (9.26%) SC Cleared
9 41 (8.44%) CISA
10 38 (7.82%) OSCP
11 34 (7.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 32 (6.58%) CHECK Team Leader
13 21 (4.32%) Cisco Certification
14 17 (3.50%) CHECK Team Member
14 17 (3.50%) GPEN
15 16 (3.29%) DV Cleared
16 15 (3.09%) GIAC
17 14 (2.88%) CESG Certified Professional
18 13 (2.67%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (17.90%) QA
2 57 (11.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 33 (6.79%) PCI DSS
4 9 (1.85%) COBIT
4 9 (1.85%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 9 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (1.44%) SDET
6 4 (0.82%) ISO27002
6 4 (0.82%) ISO27005
7 3 (0.62%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.62%) Val IT
8 2 (0.41%) BS7799
8 2 (0.41%) COSO
8 2 (0.41%) EFQM
9 1 (0.21%) RMADS
System Software
1 6 (1.23%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.41%) Gluster
3 2 (0.41%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.41%) iptables
3 2 (0.41%) KVM
4 1 (0.21%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 46 (9.47%) Nessus
2 33 (6.79%) HP Fortify
3 20 (4.12%) Nmap
4 15 (3.09%) OpenVAS
5 14 (2.88%) WebInspect
6 7 (1.44%) Puppet
7 4 (0.82%) Nagios
8 3 (0.62%) Ansible
8 3 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.62%) Kibana
9 2 (0.41%) Check_MK
9 2 (0.41%) Graylog
9 2 (0.41%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.41%) Pingdom
9 2 (0.41%) SCCM
9 2 (0.41%) SCDPM
9 2 (0.41%) SCOM
9 2 (0.41%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 65 (13.37%) Microsoft
2 47 (9.67%) HP
3 20 (4.12%) Oracle
4 19 (3.91%) IBM
4 19 (3.91%) Qualys
5 13 (2.67%) Google
6 10 (2.06%) LogRhythm
6 10 (2.06%) VMware
7 9 (1.85%) Cisco
7 9 (1.85%) Cognizant
8 8 (1.65%) Atlassian
8 8 (1.65%) Splunk
9 7 (1.44%) CheckPoint
9 7 (1.44%) SAP
9 7 (1.44%) Sourcefire
10 6 (1.23%) Sitecore
10 6 (1.23%) Veracode
11 4 (0.82%) hybris
12 3 (0.62%) ATG
12 3 (0.62%) Demandware
London
KnownFour
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £65,000 (Plus excellent package)
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Networking People
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
set2recruit
Salary: £45000 - £70000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum Circa £45k + Bonus + Benefits Packag
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
JM
Salary: £32000 - £32001 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + + Car Allowance +Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Pension + Health care
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Sage UK Limited
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
QVC
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
PwC
Salary: Market related
Posted: 16 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
QVC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Avios
Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TPP
Salary: £32,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
CapGemini Consulting
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TPP
Salary: £32,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
NCC Group
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Salary: Excellent + Free SkyQ + loads more!
Posted: 10 days ago