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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 612 594 783
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +189
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 266 251 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.25% 0.083%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.31% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 171 144 77
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -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 £51,500 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+14.44% -14.28%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
86592 80165 86386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 80.43% 78.72% 77.45%
Number of salaries quoted 70400 66377 74286
Average salary £49,000 £47,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.25% -
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% -
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 22 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 22 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 -12 112 £57,500 -4.16% 12
South East 0 48 £58,000 +16.00% 4
West Midlands +21 31 £23,000 -54.00% 1
East Midlands +6 21 £62,500 +131.48% 2
North West +14 20 £40,000 +21.21%
East of England -29 12 £57,500 -8.00% 1
South West -20 8 £35,500 -20.13% 3
Yorkshire -70 7 £42,500 +6.25% 3
North East -7 1 - -
Security Testing
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Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 195 (34.39%) Penetration Testing
2 171 (30.16%) QA
3 157 (27.69%) Information Security
4 151 (26.63%) .NET
5 134 (23.63%) SQL
6 95 (16.75%) CISSP
7 93 (16.40%) Java
8 86 (15.17%) Selenium
8 86 (15.17%) Performance Testing
9 84 (14.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 84 (14.81%) PCI DSS
10 83 (14.64%) Finance
11 82 (14.46%) Degree
12 80 (14.11%) Ethical Hacking
12 80 (14.11%) Software Testing
13 78 (13.76%) Agile Software Development
14 76 (13.40%) C#
15 75 (13.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 73 (12.87%) Security Cleared
17 72 (12.70%) Automated Testing
18 70 (12.35%) CEH
19 64 (11.29%) Management Information System
19 64 (11.29%) Wireless
20 63 (11.11%) E-Commerce
21 59 (10.41%) Test Scripting
22 58 (10.23%) Test Strategy
23 57 (10.05%) Stakeholder Management
24 56 (9.88%) Test Management
25 55 (9.70%) Scrum
26 54 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 12 (2.12%) Apache
2 12 (2.12%) Lync
3 6 (1.06%) Tomcat
4 5 (0.88%) CICS
5 4 (0.71%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.35%) IIS
6 2 (0.35%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.35%) nginx
6 2 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.18%) Confluence
7 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.18%) MS Project 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 14 (2.47%) SaaS
1 14 (2.47%) GitHub
2 4 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.18%) PaaS
4 1 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.18%) IaaS
4 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 64 (11.29%) Wireless
2 53 (9.35%) Firewall
3 45 (7.94%) Internet
4 42 (7.41%) VoIP
5 38 (6.70%) HTTP
6 34 (6.00%) Wireshark
7 33 (5.82%) Network Security
8 31 (5.47%) VPN
9 21 (3.70%) Wireless Security
10 16 (2.82%) TCP/IP
11 14 (2.47%) tcpdump
12 13 (2.29%) DNS
12 13 (2.29%) Intrusion Detection
13 11 (1.94%) LAN
13 11 (1.94%) WAN
14 8 (1.41%) SMTP
14 8 (1.41%) LDAP
14 8 (1.41%) FTP
15 6 (1.06%) X.509
15 6 (1.06%) STUN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (8.29%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.53%) MySQL
3 17 (3.00%) Relational Database
4 13 (2.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (1.59%) NoSQL
6 5 (0.88%) DB2
7 2 (0.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 86 (15.17%) Selenium
2 35 (6.17%) WebDriver
3 33 (5.82%) SoapUI
4 31 (5.47%) QuickTest Pro
5 30 (5.29%) Cucumber
6 27 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 25 (4.41%) Visual Studio
8 19 (3.35%) JIRA
8 19 (3.35%) Jenkins
9 18 (3.17%) Git (software)
10 14 (2.47%) Jasmine
11 13 (2.29%) SpecFlow
12 8 (1.41%) WATIR
12 8 (1.41%) Subversion
12 8 (1.41%) Eclipse
13 7 (1.23%) Hudson
14 6 (1.06%) Robotium
14 6 (1.06%) Metasploit
14 6 (1.06%) Calabash
15 5 (0.88%) RSpec
General
1 83 (14.64%) Finance
2 43 (7.58%) Retail
3 25 (4.41%) Games
4 22 (3.88%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.65%) Legal
6 13 (2.29%) Banking
7 10 (1.76%) Marketing
7 10 (1.76%) Law
8 6 (1.06%) Back Office
9 3 (0.53%) Advertising
9 3 (0.53%) Music Industry
10 2 (0.35%) Local Government
11 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.18%) Billing
11 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.18%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 114 (20.11%) Tester
2 85 (14.99%) Consultant
3 84 (14.81%) Penetration Tester
4 83 (14.64%) Analyst
5 73 (12.87%) Security Analyst
6 70 (12.35%) Test Manager
7 47 (8.29%) Security Tester
8 46 (8.11%) QA Manager
9 38 (6.70%) Security Specialist
10 33 (5.82%) Test Engineer
11 32 (5.64%) QA Test Manager
12 31 (5.47%) Senior Security Analyst
12 31 (5.47%) Senior Analyst
13 29 (5.11%) Applications Specialist
13 29 (5.11%) Penetration Test Consultant
13 29 (5.11%) Testing Consultant
13 29 (5.11%) Application Security Specialist
14 23 (4.06%) Security Consultant
15 19 (3.35%) Senior Test Engineer
15 19 (3.35%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (26.63%) .NET
2 46 (8.11%) Web Services
3 43 (7.58%) ASP.NET
4 31 (5.47%) SOAP
5 30 (5.29%) HTML
6 28 (4.94%) CSS
7 25 (4.41%) Gherkin
8 21 (3.70%) XML
9 20 (3.53%) JSON
10 17 (3.00%) RESTful
11 14 (2.47%) HTML5
11 14 (2.47%) jQuery
11 14 (2.47%) Backbone.js
12 13 (2.29%) KnockoutJS
12 13 (2.29%) CSS3
12 13 (2.29%) WCF
12 13 (2.29%) Ajax
13 6 (1.06%) Hibernate
13 6 (1.06%) Spring
13 6 (1.06%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 64 (11.29%) Management Information System
2 38 (6.70%) Open Source
3 26 (4.59%) Computer Science
4 21 (3.70%) Mobile App
5 19 (3.35%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (2.47%) Online Games
6 14 (2.47%) RMADS
6 14 (2.47%) CESG
7 13 (2.29%) PKI
7 13 (2.29%) Data Protection Act
8 9 (1.59%) CESG CLAS
9 7 (1.23%) Cryptography
9 7 (1.23%) AS400
10 6 (1.06%) Mainframe
10 6 (1.06%) Mobile Payment
11 5 (0.88%) BBC
12 3 (0.53%) Blackberry
12 3 (0.53%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.53%) Hedge funds
13 2 (0.35%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 47 (8.29%) Linux
2 30 (5.29%) Windows
3 28 (4.94%) UNIX
4 20 (3.53%) Android
4 20 (3.53%) Apple iOS
5 13 (2.29%) 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%) CentOS
8 1 (0.18%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.18%) Debian
8 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.18%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (34.39%) Penetration Testing
2 157 (27.69%) Information Security
3 86 (15.17%) Performance Testing
4 84 (14.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 80 (14.11%) Ethical Hacking
5 80 (14.11%) Software Testing
6 78 (13.76%) Agile Software Development
7 72 (12.70%) Automated Testing
8 63 (11.11%) E-Commerce
9 59 (10.41%) Test Scripting
10 58 (10.23%) Test Strategy
11 57 (10.05%) Stakeholder Management
12 56 (9.88%) Test Management
13 55 (9.70%) Scrum
14 54 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
15 48 (8.47%) Test Automation
16 46 (8.11%) Integration Testing
16 46 (8.11%) Risk Management
17 41 (7.23%) Migration
17 41 (7.23%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 134 (23.63%) SQL
2 93 (16.40%) Java
3 76 (13.40%) C#
4 45 (7.94%) PHP
5 43 (7.58%) T-SQL
6 32 (5.64%) JavaScript
7 31 (5.47%) C
8 25 (4.41%) Objective-C
9 16 (2.82%) Ruby
10 15 (2.65%) Python
11 12 (2.12%) Perl
12 11 (1.94%) C++
13 7 (1.23%) Scala
14 4 (0.71%) VB
15 3 (0.53%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.35%) PowerShell
17 1 (0.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 95 (16.75%) CISSP
2 82 (14.46%) Degree
3 73 (12.87%) Security Cleared
4 70 (12.35%) CEH
5 49 (8.64%) CISM
6 44 (7.76%) ISEB
7 42 (7.41%) GIAC
8 37 (6.53%) CISMP
8 37 (6.53%) GPEN
8 37 (6.53%) OSCP
9 32 (5.64%) CISA
10 30 (5.29%) SC Cleared
11 20 (3.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 19 (3.35%) ISTQB
13 15 (2.65%) GCIH
14 13 (2.29%) DV Cleared
14 13 (2.29%) Cisco Certification
15 11 (1.94%) CCNP
15 11 (1.94%) GWAPT
15 11 (1.94%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 171 (30.16%) QA
2 84 (14.81%) PCI DSS
3 75 (13.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 26 (4.59%) COBIT
5 16 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 4 (0.71%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.53%) WCAG
8 1 (0.18%) COSO
8 1 (0.18%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (2.12%) Hyper-V
2 11 (1.94%) Snort
3 3 (0.53%) Nmap
3 3 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.35%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.18%) XenApp
5 1 (0.18%) XenServer
5 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.18%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (1.41%) Nessus
2 6 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.71%) WebInspect
4 2 (0.35%) AppDetective
4 2 (0.35%) ZABBIX
4 2 (0.35%) Puppet
4 2 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.18%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.18%) Nagios
Vendors
1 52 (9.17%) Microsoft
2 16 (2.82%) Oracle
3 14 (2.47%) HP
3 14 (2.47%) Sourcefire
4 7 (1.23%) hybris
4 7 (1.23%) Cisco
5 6 (1.06%) IBM
5 6 (1.06%) McAfee
6 4 (0.71%) Siebel
6 4 (0.71%) Citrix
7 3 (0.53%) Nortel
7 3 (0.53%) Juniper
7 3 (0.53%) CheckPoint
7 3 (0.53%) SAP
7 3 (0.53%) ATG
7 3 (0.53%) VMware
7 3 (0.53%) Qualys
7 3 (0.53%) LogRhythm
8 2 (0.35%) SolarWinds
8 2 (0.35%) Red Hat
City, London
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum £40000 to £55000
Posted: 10 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
South West
Dunnhumby
Posted: 15 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Connectus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Acumin
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Stott & May
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Engage PSG
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and corporate benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Ex Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k 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: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Quantica Technology - London
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £36500.00 per annum + car plus benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
RandomStorm Limited
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 13 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
SSE
Salary: From £45,613 to £60,239 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Yeadon, Leeds, Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: £35k to £50k depending on level of experience
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Posted: 22 days ago
North London
Ticketmaster UK
Salary: Competitive, depending on experience
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Ticketmaster UK
Salary: competitive depending on experience
Posted: 27 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum (DOE) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 27 days ago