The first table below looks at the demand for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 599 603 784
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +181
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 286 262 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.26% 0.077%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.33% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 184 153 68
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £53,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,800 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £48,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.12% -3.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87694 80306 85531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 80.41% 78.64% 77.26%
Number of salaries quoted 71414 66712 73612
Average salary £49,000 £46,500 £46,752
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.37% -0.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 July 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the England region over the 3 months to 11 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -5 121 £57,500 -4.16% 16
South East -26 41 £56,250 +12.50% 2
West Midlands +14 38 £23,000 -54.00%
North West +18 24 £40,000 +21.21%
East Midlands -1 23 £61,250 +126.85% 1
East of England -15 14 £51,500 -17.60% 1
South West -8 10 £35,500 -30.93% 1
Yorkshire -68 8 £45,000 +12.50% 3
North East -9 1 - -
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Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing Security Testing also 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 that cited Security Testing.

1 203 (35.49%) Penetration Testing
2 175 (30.59%) QA
3 153 (26.75%) Information Security
4 152 (26.57%) .NET
5 136 (23.78%) SQL
6 96 (16.78%) Java
7 92 (16.08%) Finance
8 91 (15.91%) CISSP
9 90 (15.73%) PCI DSS
10 88 (15.38%) Selenium
11 87 (15.21%) Performance Testing
12 84 (14.69%) Agile Software Development
12 84 (14.69%) Ethical Hacking
13 82 (14.34%) Software Testing
14 79 (13.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 77 (13.46%) Degree
16 75 (13.11%) CEH
16 75 (13.11%) Automated Testing
16 75 (13.11%) C#
17 72 (12.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 70 (12.24%) Security Cleared
19 65 (11.36%) E-Commerce
20 64 (11.19%) Wireless
21 61 (10.66%) Management Information System
22 59 (10.31%) Test Scripting
23 58 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
23 58 (10.14%) Test Strategy
24 57 (9.97%) Scrum
24 57 (9.97%) Test Management
25 55 (9.62%) User Acceptance Testing

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing Security Testing also 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 that cited Security Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (2.97%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.27%) Lync
3 12 (2.10%) Apache
4 6 (1.05%) Tomcat
5 5 (0.87%) CICS
6 4 (0.70%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.35%) IIS
7 2 (0.35%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.35%) nginx
8 1 (0.17%) Confluence
8 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.17%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 24 (4.20%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.40%) MS Office
3 5 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.52%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.62%) GitHub
2 13 (2.27%) SaaS
3 4 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.17%) PaaS
5 1 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (11.19%) Wireless
2 52 (9.09%) Firewall
3 45 (7.87%) Internet
4 43 (7.52%) VoIP
5 39 (6.82%) HTTP
6 35 (6.12%) Wireshark
6 35 (6.12%) Network Security
7 32 (5.59%) VPN
8 20 (3.50%) Wireless Security
9 16 (2.80%) TCP/IP
10 14 (2.45%) Intrusion Detection
10 14 (2.45%) tcpdump
11 13 (2.27%) DNS
12 12 (2.10%) LAN
12 12 (2.10%) WAN
13 8 (1.40%) SMTP
13 8 (1.40%) LDAP
13 8 (1.40%) FTP
14 6 (1.05%) X.509
14 6 (1.05%) STUN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (8.74%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.67%) MySQL
3 17 (2.97%) Relational Database
4 14 (2.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (1.57%) NoSQL
6 5 (0.87%) DB2
7 2 (0.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 88 (15.38%) Selenium
2 37 (6.47%) WebDriver
3 33 (5.77%) SoapUI
4 31 (5.42%) QuickTest Pro
5 30 (5.24%) Cucumber
6 27 (4.72%) Team Foundation Server
7 24 (4.20%) Visual Studio
8 22 (3.85%) JIRA
9 19 (3.32%) Git (software)
9 19 (3.32%) Jenkins
10 15 (2.62%) Jasmine
11 13 (2.27%) SpecFlow
12 8 (1.40%) WATIR
12 8 (1.40%) Subversion
13 7 (1.22%) Eclipse
13 7 (1.22%) Hudson
14 6 (1.05%) Robotium
14 6 (1.05%) Metasploit
14 6 (1.05%) Maven
14 6 (1.05%) Calabash
General
1 92 (16.08%) Finance
2 50 (8.74%) Retail
3 28 (4.90%) Games
4 25 (4.37%) Telecoms
5 17 (2.97%) Legal
6 14 (2.45%) Banking
7 10 (1.75%) Marketing
7 10 (1.75%) Law
8 6 (1.05%) Back Office
9 3 (0.52%) Advertising
9 3 (0.52%) Music Industry
10 2 (0.35%) Local Government
11 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.17%) Billing
11 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 120 (20.98%) Tester
2 88 (15.38%) Penetration Tester
3 83 (14.51%) Consultant
4 79 (13.81%) Analyst
5 71 (12.41%) Test Manager
6 67 (11.71%) Security Analyst
7 48 (8.39%) QA Manager
7 48 (8.39%) Security Tester
8 39 (6.82%) Security Specialist
9 34 (5.94%) Test Engineer
10 32 (5.59%) QA Test Manager
11 29 (5.07%) Penetration Test Consultant
11 29 (5.07%) Applications Specialist
11 29 (5.07%) Testing Consultant
11 29 (5.07%) Application Security Specialist
12 25 (4.37%) Senior Analyst
12 25 (4.37%) Senior Security Analyst
13 21 (3.67%) Security Consultant
14 20 (3.50%) Team Leader
14 20 (3.50%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (26.57%) .NET
2 48 (8.39%) Web Services
3 44 (7.69%) ASP.NET
4 32 (5.59%) HTML
5 31 (5.42%) SOAP
6 30 (5.24%) CSS
7 24 (4.20%) Gherkin
8 23 (4.02%) XML
9 22 (3.85%) JSON
10 18 (3.15%) RESTful
11 15 (2.62%) HTML5
11 15 (2.62%) jQuery
11 15 (2.62%) Backbone.js
12 14 (2.45%) KnockoutJS
12 14 (2.45%) CSS3
12 14 (2.45%) WCF
12 14 (2.45%) Ajax
13 6 (1.05%) Spring MVC
13 6 (1.05%) J2SE
13 6 (1.05%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 61 (10.66%) Management Information System
2 39 (6.82%) Open Source
3 21 (3.67%) Mobile App
4 20 (3.50%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (3.32%) Computer Science
6 14 (2.45%) Data Protection Act
6 14 (2.45%) PKI
6 14 (2.45%) Online Games
7 12 (2.10%) RMADS
8 11 (1.92%) CESG
9 7 (1.22%) AS400
9 7 (1.22%) Mainframe
9 7 (1.22%) Cryptography
10 6 (1.05%) Mobile Payment
10 6 (1.05%) CESG CLAS
11 5 (0.87%) BBC
12 3 (0.52%) Blackberry
12 3 (0.52%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.52%) Hedge funds
13 2 (0.35%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 47 (8.22%) Linux
2 30 (5.24%) Windows
3 29 (5.07%) UNIX
4 22 (3.85%) Android
4 22 (3.85%) Apple iOS
5 13 (2.27%) Solaris
6 5 (0.87%) OS/390
6 5 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.35%) AIX
7 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.17%) CentOS
8 1 (0.17%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.17%) Debian
8 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (35.49%) Penetration Testing
2 153 (26.75%) Information Security
3 87 (15.21%) Performance Testing
4 84 (14.69%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (14.69%) Ethical Hacking
5 82 (14.34%) Software Testing
6 79 (13.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 75 (13.11%) Automated Testing
8 65 (11.36%) E-Commerce
9 59 (10.31%) Test Scripting
10 58 (10.14%) Test Strategy
10 58 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
11 57 (9.97%) Scrum
11 57 (9.97%) Test Management
12 55 (9.62%) User Acceptance Testing
13 49 (8.57%) Test Automation
14 46 (8.04%) Integration Testing
15 45 (7.87%) Risk Management
16 41 (7.17%) Migration
16 41 (7.17%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 136 (23.78%) SQL
2 96 (16.78%) Java
3 75 (13.11%) C#
4 44 (7.69%) PHP
5 43 (7.52%) T-SQL
6 34 (5.94%) JavaScript
7 30 (5.24%) C
8 25 (4.37%) Objective-C
9 17 (2.97%) Ruby
10 15 (2.62%) Python
11 12 (2.10%) Perl
12 10 (1.75%) C++
13 7 (1.22%) Scala
14 4 (0.70%) VB
15 3 (0.52%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 91 (15.91%) CISSP
2 77 (13.46%) Degree
3 75 (13.11%) CEH
4 70 (12.24%) Security Cleared
5 45 (7.87%) ISEB
5 45 (7.87%) CISM
5 45 (7.87%) GIAC
6 39 (6.82%) GPEN
6 39 (6.82%) OSCP
7 37 (6.47%) CISMP
8 28 (4.90%) SC Cleared
9 25 (4.37%) CISA
10 20 (3.50%) ISTQB
11 14 (2.45%) GCIH
11 14 (2.45%) Cisco Certification
12 12 (2.10%) DV Cleared
13 11 (1.92%) OSCE
13 11 (1.92%) CCNP
13 11 (1.92%) GWAPT
14 6 (1.05%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 175 (30.59%) QA
2 90 (15.73%) PCI DSS
3 72 (12.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (3.50%) COBIT
5 9 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 4 (0.70%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.52%) WCAG
8 2 (0.35%) COSO
9 1 (0.17%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (2.27%) Hyper-V
2 11 (1.92%) Snort
3 4 (0.70%) Nmap
4 3 (0.52%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.17%) XenApp
6 1 (0.17%) XenServer
6 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.17%) KVM
Systems Management
1 9 (1.57%) Nessus
2 7 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.87%) WebInspect
4 3 (0.52%) AppDetective
5 2 (0.35%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.35%) Puppet
5 2 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 53 (9.27%) Microsoft
2 18 (3.15%) HP
3 17 (2.97%) Oracle
4 14 (2.45%) Sourcefire
5 7 (1.22%) hybris
6 6 (1.05%) McAfee
6 6 (1.05%) Cisco
6 6 (1.05%) IBM
7 4 (0.70%) Siebel
7 4 (0.70%) Citrix
8 3 (0.52%) Nortel
8 3 (0.52%) Juniper
8 3 (0.52%) CheckPoint
8 3 (0.52%) SAP
8 3 (0.52%) ATG
8 3 (0.52%) Qualys
8 3 (0.52%) LogRhythm
9 2 (0.35%) SolarWinds
9 2 (0.35%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.35%) Google
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £36500.00 per annum + car plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
RandomStorm Limited
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
SSE
Salary: From £45,613 to £60,239 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Cititec
Salary: £70k - 80k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus (avg 15%) + share option
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Gonnadoo
Salary: From £30,000 to £46,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
Verizon
Posted: 5 days ago
Yeadon, Leeds, Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: £35k to £50k depending on level of experience
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Posted: 12 days ago
North London
Ticketmaster UK
Salary: Competitive, depending on experience
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Ticketmaster UK
Salary: competitive depending on experience
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum (DOE) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
North West London
VisionDirect.co.uk
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus+Bens
Posted: 22 days ago