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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 621 614 784
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +170
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 268 246 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.24% 0.088%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.31% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 173 141 83
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+12.22% -14.28%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87975 80206 86326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 80.41% 78.79% 77.53%
Number of salaries quoted 71444 66272 74112
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% +1.06%
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 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Security Testing
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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 28 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 28 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 -33 110 £57,500 -4.16% 14
South East +17 54 £58,000 +16.00% 4
West Midlands -4 29 £23,000 -54.00% 2
North West +12 20 £40,000 +21.21% 1
East Midlands +5 20 £62,500 +131.48% 2
East of England -31 12 £57,500 -8.00% 1
Yorkshire -60 9 £41,250 +3.12% 2
South West -13 8 £35,500 -20.13% 4
North East -2 1 - -
Security Testing
UK

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 190 (33.57%) Penetration Testing
2 172 (30.39%) QA
3 164 (28.98%) Information Security
4 152 (26.86%) .NET
5 133 (23.50%) SQL
6 95 (16.78%) CISSP
7 92 (16.25%) Java
8 87 (15.37%) Performance Testing
9 85 (15.02%) Selenium
9 85 (15.02%) Degree
10 84 (14.84%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 84 (14.84%) Finance
11 82 (14.49%) Software Testing
12 80 (14.13%) PCI DSS
13 79 (13.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 77 (13.60%) C#
14 77 (13.60%) Ethical Hacking
14 77 (13.60%) Agile Software Development
14 77 (13.60%) Security Cleared
15 70 (12.37%) Automated Testing
16 67 (11.84%) Management Information System
17 65 (11.48%) CEH
18 64 (11.31%) E-Commerce
19 61 (10.78%) Wireless
20 60 (10.60%) Test Scripting
21 59 (10.42%) Test Strategy
22 56 (9.89%) Test Management
22 56 (9.89%) Stakeholder Management
22 56 (9.89%) Scrum
23 55 (9.72%) Microsoft

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (3.00%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.30%) Apache
3 12 (2.12%) Lync
4 6 (1.06%) Tomcat
5 5 (0.88%) CICS
6 4 (0.71%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.53%) IIS
8 2 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.35%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.35%) nginx
9 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.18%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 23 (4.06%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.59%) MS Office
3 5 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.53%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.65%) SaaS
2 14 (2.47%) GitHub
3 4 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.18%) PaaS
5 1 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (10.78%) Wireless
2 49 (8.66%) Firewall
3 45 (7.95%) Internet
4 38 (6.71%) VoIP
4 38 (6.71%) HTTP
5 34 (6.01%) Wireshark
6 33 (5.83%) Network Security
7 28 (4.95%) VPN
8 22 (3.89%) Wireless Security
9 16 (2.83%) TCP/IP
10 15 (2.65%) tcpdump
11 14 (2.47%) Intrusion Detection
12 13 (2.30%) DNS
13 12 (2.12%) LAN
14 11 (1.94%) WAN
15 9 (1.59%) FTP
15 9 (1.59%) SMTP
15 9 (1.59%) LDAP
16 5 (0.88%) STUN
16 5 (0.88%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (8.66%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.53%) MySQL
3 17 (3.00%) Relational Database
4 13 (2.30%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (1.41%) NoSQL
6 5 (0.88%) DB2
7 2 (0.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 85 (15.02%) Selenium
2 34 (6.01%) WebDriver
2 34 (6.01%) SoapUI
3 32 (5.65%) QuickTest Pro
4 30 (5.30%) Cucumber
5 28 (4.95%) Team Foundation Server
6 27 (4.77%) Visual Studio
7 19 (3.36%) Jenkins
7 19 (3.36%) JIRA
8 18 (3.18%) Git (software)
9 14 (2.47%) Jasmine
10 13 (2.30%) SpecFlow
11 9 (1.59%) Eclipse
12 8 (1.41%) WATIR
12 8 (1.41%) Subversion
12 8 (1.41%) Hudson
13 6 (1.06%) Calabash
13 6 (1.06%) Robotium
13 6 (1.06%) Metasploit
14 5 (0.88%) RSpec
General
1 84 (14.84%) Finance
2 43 (7.60%) Retail
3 25 (4.42%) Games
4 22 (3.89%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.65%) Legal
6 13 (2.30%) Banking
7 10 (1.77%) Law
8 9 (1.59%) Marketing
9 6 (1.06%) Back Office
10 3 (0.53%) Music Industry
10 3 (0.53%) Advertising
11 2 (0.35%) Local Government
12 1 (0.18%) Billing
12 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.18%) Electronics
12 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 109 (19.26%) Tester
2 89 (15.72%) Analyst
3 87 (15.37%) Consultant
4 79 (13.96%) Penetration Tester
5 78 (13.78%) Security Analyst
6 69 (12.19%) Test Manager
7 45 (7.95%) QA Manager
8 43 (7.60%) Security Tester
9 38 (6.71%) Security Specialist
10 35 (6.18%) Senior Analyst
11 34 (6.01%) Senior Security Analyst
12 32 (5.65%) QA Test Manager
13 31 (5.48%) Test Engineer
14 29 (5.12%) Applications Specialist
14 29 (5.12%) Application Security Specialist
15 28 (4.95%) Testing Consultant
15 28 (4.95%) Penetration Test Consultant
16 25 (4.42%) Security Consultant
17 20 (3.53%) IT Security Analyst
18 19 (3.36%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (26.86%) .NET
2 46 (8.13%) Web Services
3 45 (7.95%) ASP.NET
4 32 (5.65%) SOAP
5 31 (5.48%) HTML
6 28 (4.95%) CSS
7 27 (4.77%) Gherkin
8 22 (3.89%) XML
9 20 (3.53%) JSON
10 16 (2.83%) RESTful
11 14 (2.47%) Backbone.js
11 14 (2.47%) jQuery
11 14 (2.47%) HTML5
12 13 (2.30%) Ajax
12 13 (2.30%) WCF
12 13 (2.30%) KnockoutJS
12 13 (2.30%) CSS3
13 6 (1.06%) MyBatis
13 6 (1.06%) Hibernate
13 6 (1.06%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 67 (11.84%) Management Information System
2 35 (6.18%) Open Source
3 30 (5.30%) Computer Science
4 22 (3.89%) Mobile App
5 19 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (2.47%) CESG
6 14 (2.47%) Data Protection Act
6 14 (2.47%) Online Games
6 14 (2.47%) RMADS
7 13 (2.30%) PKI
8 9 (1.59%) CESG CLAS
9 7 (1.24%) Cryptography
9 7 (1.24%) AS400
10 6 (1.06%) Mobile Payment
10 6 (1.06%) Mainframe
11 5 (0.88%) BBC
12 3 (0.53%) Hedge funds
12 3 (0.53%) Blackberry
12 3 (0.53%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 48 (8.48%) Linux
2 32 (5.65%) Windows
3 28 (4.95%) UNIX
4 21 (3.71%) Apple iOS
4 21 (3.71%) Android
5 14 (2.47%) Solaris
6 5 (0.88%) OS/390
6 5 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.18%) CentOS
8 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.18%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.18%) AIX
8 1 (0.18%) Debian
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (33.57%) Penetration Testing
2 164 (28.98%) Information Security
3 87 (15.37%) Performance Testing
4 84 (14.84%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 82 (14.49%) Software Testing
6 77 (13.60%) Ethical Hacking
6 77 (13.60%) Agile Software Development
7 70 (12.37%) Automated Testing
8 64 (11.31%) E-Commerce
9 60 (10.60%) Test Scripting
10 59 (10.42%) Test Strategy
11 56 (9.89%) Test Management
11 56 (9.89%) Stakeholder Management
11 56 (9.89%) Scrum
12 55 (9.72%) User Acceptance Testing
13 47 (8.30%) Risk Management
13 47 (8.30%) Integration Testing
13 47 (8.30%) Test Automation
14 42 (7.42%) Data Migration
14 42 (7.42%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 133 (23.50%) SQL
2 92 (16.25%) Java
3 77 (13.60%) C#
4 44 (7.77%) PHP
4 44 (7.77%) T-SQL
5 32 (5.65%) JavaScript
6 30 (5.30%) C
7 23 (4.06%) Objective-C
8 15 (2.65%) Ruby
9 14 (2.47%) Python
10 12 (2.12%) C++
11 11 (1.94%) Perl
12 6 (1.06%) Scala
13 4 (0.71%) VB
14 3 (0.53%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.35%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 95 (16.78%) CISSP
2 85 (15.02%) Degree
3 77 (13.60%) Security Cleared
4 65 (11.48%) CEH
5 51 (9.01%) CISM
6 44 (7.77%) ISEB
7 40 (7.07%) GIAC
8 34 (6.01%) CISA
9 33 (5.83%) GPEN
9 33 (5.83%) OSCP
9 33 (5.83%) SC Cleared
9 33 (5.83%) CISMP
10 20 (3.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 19 (3.36%) ISTQB
12 15 (2.65%) GCIH
13 13 (2.30%) DV Cleared
14 12 (2.12%) Cisco Certification
15 10 (1.77%) GWAPT
15 10 (1.77%) OSCE
15 10 (1.77%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 172 (30.39%) QA
2 80 (14.13%) PCI DSS
3 79 (13.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 29 (5.12%) COBIT
5 19 (3.36%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 4 (0.71%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.53%) WCAG
7 3 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.18%) COSO
8 1 (0.18%) SLA
8 1 (0.18%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 12 (2.12%) Snort
1 12 (2.12%) Hyper-V
2 4 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.35%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.35%) Nmap
4 1 (0.18%) XenApp
4 1 (0.18%) XenServer
4 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.18%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (1.24%) Nessus
2 6 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.71%) WebInspect
4 2 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.35%) AppDetective
4 2 (0.35%) ZABBIX
4 2 (0.35%) Puppet
5 1 (0.18%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.18%) Nagios
Vendors
1 55 (9.72%) Microsoft
2 16 (2.83%) Oracle
3 15 (2.65%) Sourcefire
4 14 (2.47%) HP
5 7 (1.24%) hybris
6 6 (1.06%) Cisco
6 6 (1.06%) IBM
7 5 (0.88%) McAfee
8 4 (0.71%) VMware
8 4 (0.71%) Siebel
8 4 (0.71%) Citrix
9 3 (0.53%) Qualys
9 3 (0.53%) LogRhythm
10 2 (0.35%) Splunk
10 2 (0.35%) ATG
10 2 (0.35%) SAP
10 2 (0.35%) Progress
10 2 (0.35%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.35%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.35%) Juniper
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Harlow, Essex
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Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum Dep on Exp
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
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Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
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Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
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Bristol, Avon
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum plus EXCELLENT package and benefits
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum plus EXCELLENT package and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum plus EXCELLENT package and benefits
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Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum plus EXCELLENT package and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum plus EXCELLENT package and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
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Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum £40000 to £55000
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
Dunnhumby
Posted: 5 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
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Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
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Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
North London
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and corporate benefits
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City, London
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