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

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 643 635 763
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +128
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 237 320 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.31% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.36% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 154 221 141
Median salary £55,000 £47,500 £48,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -1.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.09%
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
78915 89244 91266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.28% 87.43% 85.39%
Number of salaries quoted 66196 74537 73764
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £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 29 September 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 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
London +50 111 £60,000 - 15
South East +31 42 £48,500 -11.81% 12
East of England +25 23 £52,500 +5.00% 4
South West +11 22 £56,250 +60.71%
Yorkshire -11 14 £60,000 +60.00% 7
North West -27 14 £52,500 +23.52% 7
West Midlands -16 8 £49,750 +161.84% 5
East Midlands -3 2 £45,000 +38.46%
Security Testing
UK

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 208 (37.34%) Penetration Testing
2 194 (34.83%) Information Security
3 185 (33.21%) Agile Software Development
4 127 (22.80%) CISSP
4 127 (22.80%) Java
5 113 (20.29%) Degree
6 109 (19.57%) Cybersecurity
7 105 (18.85%) Finance
8 103 (18.49%) Windows
9 92 (16.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 88 (15.80%) OWASP
11 87 (15.62%) Risk Management
12 85 (15.26%) Python
13 84 (15.08%) CISM
14 83 (14.90%) Mobile App
15 82 (14.72%) Non-Functional Testing
15 82 (14.72%) C#
16 80 (14.36%) Microsoft
17 78 (14.00%) Management Information System
18 77 (13.82%) CEH
19 74 (13.29%) QA
19 74 (13.29%) Performance Testing
19 74 (13.29%) .NET
19 74 (13.29%) Linux
20 73 (13.11%) CREST Certified
21 69 (12.39%) C
22 68 (12.21%) Security Cleared
23 67 (12.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
24 65 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
25 64 (11.49%) ISEB

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 14 (2.51%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.80%) IIS
2 10 (1.80%) WebLogic
3 8 (1.44%) MS Exchange
4 7 (1.26%) WebSphere
5 5 (0.90%) CMS
5 5 (0.90%) Confluence
5 5 (0.90%) JBoss
6 4 (0.72%) Apache
7 3 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.54%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.36%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.18%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 22 (3.95%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.80%) MS Office
2 10 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.72%) Payment Gateway
1 4 (0.72%) SystmOne
2 3 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.36%) Maximo
3 2 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.90%) SaaS
4 3 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.54%) Office 365
5 2 (0.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (0.36%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.36%) CloudFront
5 2 (0.36%) Route 53
5 2 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 56 (10.05%) TCP/IP
2 54 (9.69%) Firewall
3 42 (7.54%) Network Security
4 41 (7.36%) HTTP
5 22 (3.95%) HTTPS
6 21 (3.77%) Internet
7 15 (2.69%) DNS
8 14 (2.51%) LAN
8 14 (2.51%) VPN
8 14 (2.51%) WAN
9 13 (2.33%) Wireless
10 9 (1.62%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (1.62%) IPsec
10 9 (1.62%) Wireshark
11 7 (1.26%) Cisco IOS
12 6 (1.08%) Wireless Security
13 4 (0.72%) SSL
14 3 (0.54%) Intrusion Detection
14 3 (0.54%) SAN
15 2 (0.36%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (3.95%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.80%) Big Data
2 10 (1.80%) MySQL
3 5 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (0.72%) MongoDB
5 3 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.36%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.36%) Infinispan
6 2 (0.36%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.36%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.18%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.18%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 61 (10.95%) Selenium
2 52 (9.34%) Burp Suite
2 52 (9.34%) Metasploit
3 50 (8.98%) Cucumber
4 38 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 33 (5.92%) WebDriver
6 32 (5.75%) AppScan
7 30 (5.39%) JMeter
8 29 (5.21%) Visual Studio
9 27 (4.85%) SpecFlow
10 22 (3.95%) SoapUI
11 20 (3.59%) JIRA
12 15 (2.69%) Git (software)
12 15 (2.69%) LoadRunner
13 13 (2.33%) Jenkins
14 10 (1.80%) PhantomJS
15 9 (1.62%) Appium
16 8 (1.44%) HP UFT
17 7 (1.26%) Paros
18 6 (1.08%) Protractor
General
1 105 (18.85%) Finance
2 35 (6.28%) Legal
3 27 (4.85%) Telecoms
4 22 (3.95%) Banking
5 17 (3.05%) Manufacturing
6 14 (2.51%) Retail
7 13 (2.33%) Publishing
8 4 (0.72%) Brand Awareness
9 3 (0.54%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.54%) Back Office
9 3 (0.54%) Marketing
10 2 (0.36%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.18%) Advertising
11 1 (0.18%) Electronics
11 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.18%) Games
11 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 139 (24.96%) Tester
2 131 (23.52%) Analyst
3 83 (14.90%) Penetration Tester
4 81 (14.54%) Security Analyst
5 53 (9.52%) Consultant
6 52 (9.34%) Security Consultant
7 51 (9.16%) Architect
7 51 (9.16%) Security Tester
8 43 (7.72%) Security Penetration Tester
9 40 (7.18%) Security Architect
10 37 (6.64%) Senior Analyst
11 35 (6.28%) Test Manager
12 33 (5.92%) Test Analyst
13 29 (5.21%) Security Specialist
14 26 (4.67%) Team Leader
15 25 (4.49%) Developer
15 25 (4.49%) Information Analyst
15 25 (4.49%) Information Security Analyst
16 23 (4.13%) Security Engineer
17 22 (3.95%) CISSP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (13.29%) .NET
2 40 (7.18%) HTML
3 38 (6.82%) Web Services
4 28 (5.03%) XML
5 26 (4.67%) ASP.NET
6 23 (4.13%) SOAP
7 21 (3.77%) Gherkin
8 19 (3.41%) .NET Framework
9 17 (3.05%) HTML5
9 17 (3.05%) REST
10 10 (1.80%) Backbone.js
10 10 (1.80%) Handlebars
10 10 (1.80%) JSON
10 10 (1.80%) React
11 9 (1.62%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (1.62%) WCF
12 7 (1.26%) Ruby on Rails
13 6 (1.08%) Ajax
13 6 (1.08%) CSS
13 6 (1.08%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 83 (14.90%) Mobile App
2 78 (14.00%) Management Information System
3 65 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
4 59 (10.59%) Computer Science
5 26 (4.67%) Data Centre
6 20 (3.59%) CESG
7 19 (3.41%) Cryptography
8 17 (3.05%) Mathematics
9 16 (2.87%) Private Cloud
10 12 (2.15%) Life Science
11 11 (1.97%) Fintech
12 10 (1.80%) BYOD
12 10 (1.80%) Cyber Attack
13 8 (1.44%) Data Protection Act
13 8 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (1.44%) PKI
13 8 (1.44%) User Experience
14 7 (1.26%) Smartphone
15 5 (0.90%) Mobile Payment
15 5 (0.90%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 103 (18.49%) Windows
2 74 (13.29%) Linux
3 30 (5.39%) Unix
4 25 (4.49%) Kali Linux
5 17 (3.05%) Android
6 15 (2.69%) AIX
6 15 (2.69%) Windows Server
7 14 (2.51%) Solaris
8 12 (2.15%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.54%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.36%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.36%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.18%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (37.34%) Penetration Testing
2 194 (34.83%) Information Security
3 185 (33.21%) Agile Software Development
4 109 (19.57%) Cybersecurity
5 92 (16.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 88 (15.80%) OWASP
7 87 (15.62%) Risk Management
8 82 (14.72%) Non-Functional Testing
9 74 (13.29%) Performance Testing
10 62 (11.13%) Test Automation
11 60 (10.77%) BDD
12 55 (9.87%) SDLC
12 55 (9.87%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 48 (8.62%) Test Management
14 47 (8.44%) Software Testing
15 46 (8.26%) Scrum
16 45 (8.08%) Ethical Hacking
17 42 (7.54%) Stakeholder Management
17 42 (7.54%) Waterfall
18 41 (7.36%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 127 (22.80%) Java
2 85 (15.26%) Python
3 82 (14.72%) C#
4 69 (12.39%) C
5 54 (9.69%) Perl
5 54 (9.69%) Ruby
6 53 (9.52%) C++
7 51 (9.16%) SQL
8 41 (7.36%) JavaScript
9 31 (5.57%) PHP
9 31 (5.57%) VB.NET
10 23 (4.13%) Bash Shell
11 17 (3.05%) PowerShell
12 8 (1.44%) Scala
13 7 (1.26%) VB
14 6 (1.08%) ABAP
15 5 (0.90%) Go
16 4 (0.72%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.72%) VBScript
17 3 (0.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 127 (22.80%) CISSP
2 113 (20.29%) Degree
3 84 (15.08%) CISM
4 77 (13.82%) CEH
5 73 (13.11%) CREST Certified
6 68 (12.21%) Security Cleared
7 64 (11.49%) ISEB
8 56 (10.05%) SC Cleared
9 52 (9.34%) ISTQB
10 46 (8.26%) CISA
11 42 (7.54%) OSCP
12 36 (6.46%) CHECK Team Leader
13 34 (6.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 32 (5.75%) DV Cleared
15 24 (4.31%) GIAC
16 22 (3.95%) CHECK Team Member
17 21 (3.77%) CRISC
18 20 (3.59%) CESG Certified Professional
19 17 (3.05%) Cisco Certification
20 14 (2.51%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (13.29%) QA
2 67 (12.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 45 (8.08%) PCI DSS
4 12 (2.15%) COBIT
5 11 (1.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (1.08%) ISO27005
7 4 (0.72%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.72%) ISO27002
8 3 (0.54%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 3 (0.54%) ISAE 3402
8 3 (0.54%) Solvency II
8 3 (0.54%) Val IT
9 2 (0.36%) COSO
9 2 (0.36%) EFQM
10 1 (0.18%) RMADS
System Software
1 17 (3.05%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.36%) Gluster
3 2 (0.36%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.36%) iptables
3 2 (0.36%) KVM
4 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 56 (10.05%) Nessus
2 36 (6.46%) HP Fortify
3 18 (3.23%) Nmap
4 11 (1.97%) OpenVAS
5 10 (1.80%) WebInspect
6 8 (1.44%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (0.90%) Puppet
8 3 (0.54%) Ansible
8 3 (0.54%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (0.36%) Check_MK
9 2 (0.36%) Graylog
9 2 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.36%) Nagios
9 2 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.36%) Pingdom
9 2 (0.36%) SCCM
9 2 (0.36%) SCDPM
9 2 (0.36%) SCOM
9 2 (0.36%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.18%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 80 (14.36%) Microsoft
2 50 (8.98%) HP
3 33 (5.92%) IBM
4 25 (4.49%) Qualys
5 18 (3.23%) Oracle
5 18 (3.23%) Veracode
6 14 (2.51%) Cisco
7 12 (2.15%) SAP
8 11 (1.97%) Google
9 10 (1.80%) VMware
10 9 (1.62%) Cognizant
11 8 (1.44%) LogRhythm
12 7 (1.26%) CheckPoint
12 7 (1.26%) Sourcefire
13 6 (1.08%) Coverity
13 6 (1.08%) Riverbed
14 5 (0.90%) Intel Security
15 4 (0.72%) ArcSight
16 3 (0.54%) Splunk
16 3 (0.54%) Xamarin
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