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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 671 640 739
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +99
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 227 301 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.30% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.34% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 147 208 151
Median salary £51,000 £47,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.36% -17.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £48,500 £45,000 £48,250
% change year-on-year
+7.77% -6.73%
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
80742 87896 91445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.09% 87.49% 85.39%
Number of salaries quoted 68230 73139 73638
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 £31,000
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 30 August 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 30 August 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 +36 105 £60,000 - 16
South East -1 42 £48,500 -11.81% 7
East of England +39 26 £47,500 - 2
South West +13 17 £32,500 -7.14% 5
North West +2 14 £59,000 +24.21% 4
West Midlands -5 11 £42,500 +123.68% 8
Yorkshire -14 8 £57,500 +43.75% 5
East Midlands -7 2 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Security Testing
UK

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 230 (39.38%) Penetration Testing
2 208 (35.62%) Information Security
3 174 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
4 130 (22.26%) CISSP
4 130 (22.26%) Java
5 128 (21.92%) Cybersecurity
6 108 (18.49%) Degree
7 103 (17.64%) OWASP
8 99 (16.95%) CREST Certified
9 95 (16.27%) Windows
10 91 (15.58%) Management Information System
10 91 (15.58%) Mobile App
11 89 (15.24%) Finance
12 88 (15.07%) Security Cleared
13 86 (14.73%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 85 (14.55%) Risk Management
14 85 (14.55%) Linux
15 83 (14.21%) CISM
16 81 (13.87%) C#
17 80 (13.70%) Non-Functional Testing
18 79 (13.53%) .NET
19 76 (13.01%) Microsoft
19 76 (13.01%) SC Cleared
20 75 (12.84%) CEH
21 74 (12.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
22 70 (11.99%) QA
22 70 (11.99%) C
23 68 (11.64%) Test Automation
24 66 (11.30%) Burp Suite
25 65 (11.13%) Metasploit

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 16 (2.74%) IIS
1 16 (2.74%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.54%) MS Exchange
3 5 (0.86%) CMS
4 4 (0.68%) Confluence
4 4 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.34%) Apache
5 2 (0.34%) JBoss
5 2 (0.34%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.34%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.34%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.17%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 28 (4.79%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.71%) MS Office
2 10 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.68%) Payment Gateway
1 4 (0.68%) SystmOne
2 2 (0.34%) Maximo
2 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.54%) SaaS
2 8 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.68%) Office 365
5 2 (0.34%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (9.42%) Firewall
1 55 (9.42%) TCP/IP
2 53 (9.08%) Network Security
3 43 (7.36%) HTTP
4 23 (3.94%) Internet
5 18 (3.08%) HTTPS
5 18 (3.08%) Wireless
6 17 (2.91%) DNS
7 16 (2.74%) LAN
7 16 (2.74%) WAN
8 15 (2.57%) VPN
9 10 (1.71%) IPsec
10 9 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (1.37%) Wireless Security
11 8 (1.37%) Wireshark
12 7 (1.20%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (1.20%) Intrusion Detection
13 6 (1.03%) SSL
14 5 (0.86%) SAN
15 4 (0.68%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (3.42%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (1.03%) Big Data
4 5 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (0.68%) MySQL
5 4 (0.68%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.34%) Infinispan
6 2 (0.34%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.34%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.17%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.17%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.17%) MarkLogic
7 1 (0.17%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 66 (11.30%) Burp Suite
2 65 (11.13%) Metasploit
3 56 (9.59%) Selenium
4 45 (7.71%) Cucumber
5 34 (5.82%) JMeter
6 33 (5.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 33 (5.65%) Visual Studio
7 30 (5.14%) AppScan
8 27 (4.62%) WebDriver
9 24 (4.11%) SoapUI
10 21 (3.60%) JIRA
11 20 (3.42%) SpecFlow
12 16 (2.74%) Git (software)
12 16 (2.74%) Jenkins
13 12 (2.05%) Appium
13 12 (2.05%) LoadRunner
14 11 (1.88%) sqlmap
15 9 (1.54%) HP UFT
16 8 (1.37%) Paros
17 7 (1.20%) Mercurial
General
1 89 (15.24%) Finance
2 33 (5.65%) Legal
3 27 (4.62%) Telecoms
4 23 (3.94%) Banking
5 20 (3.42%) Manufacturing
6 14 (2.40%) Publishing
7 13 (2.23%) Retail
8 10 (1.71%) Back Office
9 4 (0.68%) Brand Awareness
9 4 (0.68%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.51%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.51%) Marketing
11 2 (0.34%) Games
11 2 (0.34%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.34%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Electronics
12 1 (0.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 140 (23.97%) Tester
2 133 (22.77%) Analyst
3 90 (15.41%) Penetration Tester
4 85 (14.55%) Security Analyst
5 65 (11.13%) Consultant
6 60 (10.27%) Security Consultant
7 48 (8.22%) Security Tester
8 47 (8.05%) Architect
9 45 (7.71%) Team Leader
10 42 (7.19%) Test Manager
11 40 (6.85%) Security Penetration Tester
12 36 (6.16%) Security Architect
13 34 (5.82%) Senior Analyst
13 34 (5.82%) Test Team Leader
14 28 (4.79%) Information Analyst
14 28 (4.79%) Information Security Analyst
14 28 (4.79%) Test Analyst
15 27 (4.62%) Security Engineer
16 26 (4.45%) Security Specialist
17 24 (4.11%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (13.53%) .NET
2 39 (6.68%) HTML
3 34 (5.82%) Web Services
4 32 (5.48%) ASP.NET
5 24 (4.11%) HTML5
5 24 (4.11%) XML
6 22 (3.77%) SOAP
7 21 (3.60%) REST
8 16 (2.74%) .NET Framework
9 14 (2.40%) Gherkin
10 9 (1.54%) Ajax
10 9 (1.54%) JSON
11 8 (1.37%) Ruby on Rails
12 7 (1.20%) CSS
13 6 (1.03%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (1.03%) RESTful
13 6 (1.03%) SAP Basis
13 6 (1.03%) WCF
14 5 (0.86%) Backbone.js
14 5 (0.86%) Handlebars
Miscellaneous
1 91 (15.58%) Management Information System
1 91 (15.58%) Mobile App
2 64 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (8.73%) Computer Science
4 30 (5.14%) Data Centre
5 23 (3.94%) CESG
6 17 (2.91%) Mathematics
7 15 (2.57%) Cryptography
7 15 (2.57%) Life Science
8 12 (2.05%) BYOD
8 12 (2.05%) Cyber Attack
9 11 (1.88%) Data Protection Act
9 11 (1.88%) Private Cloud
10 7 (1.20%) User Experience
11 6 (1.03%) Cybercrime
11 6 (1.03%) Driving Licence
11 6 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.03%) Fintech
11 6 (1.03%) Smartphone
12 5 (0.86%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 95 (16.27%) Windows
2 85 (14.55%) Linux
3 40 (6.85%) Kali Linux
4 36 (6.16%) Unix
5 17 (2.91%) Android
6 16 (2.74%) Windows Server
7 13 (2.23%) AIX
8 12 (2.05%) Apple iOS
9 11 (1.88%) Solaris
10 4 (0.68%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.51%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.17%) VxWorks
13 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.17%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (39.38%) Penetration Testing
2 208 (35.62%) Information Security
3 174 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
4 128 (21.92%) Cybersecurity
5 103 (17.64%) OWASP
6 86 (14.73%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 85 (14.55%) Risk Management
8 80 (13.70%) Non-Functional Testing
9 68 (11.64%) Test Automation
10 63 (10.79%) Performance Testing
11 56 (9.59%) SDLC
11 56 (9.59%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 55 (9.42%) Test Management
13 52 (8.90%) BDD
14 48 (8.22%) Test Strategy
15 45 (7.71%) Ethical Hacking
15 45 (7.71%) Stakeholder Management
16 44 (7.53%) Software Testing
17 40 (6.85%) Functional Testing
17 40 (6.85%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 130 (22.26%) Java
2 81 (13.87%) C#
3 70 (11.99%) C
4 65 (11.13%) Python
5 58 (9.93%) C++
6 57 (9.76%) Ruby
7 53 (9.08%) SQL
8 47 (8.05%) PHP
9 44 (7.53%) Perl
10 34 (5.82%) JavaScript
11 31 (5.31%) VB.NET
12 19 (3.25%) PowerShell
13 14 (2.40%) Bash Shell
14 9 (1.54%) Scala
15 7 (1.20%) Shell Script
15 7 (1.20%) VB
16 6 (1.03%) ABAP
17 5 (0.86%) Go
18 4 (0.68%) T-SQL
19 3 (0.51%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 130 (22.26%) CISSP
2 108 (18.49%) Degree
3 99 (16.95%) CREST Certified
4 88 (15.07%) Security Cleared
5 83 (14.21%) CISM
6 76 (13.01%) SC Cleared
7 75 (12.84%) CEH
8 65 (11.13%) ISEB
9 61 (10.45%) CHECK Team Leader
10 48 (8.22%) ISTQB
11 45 (7.71%) DV Cleared
12 44 (7.53%) CISA
13 43 (7.36%) OSCP
14 35 (5.99%) CHECK Team Member
15 33 (5.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 30 (5.14%) GIAC
17 25 (4.28%) CRISC
18 19 (3.25%) Cisco Certification
19 17 (2.91%) GPEN
20 16 (2.74%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (12.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 70 (11.99%) QA
3 52 (8.90%) PCI DSS
4 12 (2.05%) COBIT
5 11 (1.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (1.03%) ISO27005
7 5 (0.86%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.68%) ISAE 3402
8 4 (0.68%) ISO27002
9 3 (0.51%) Solvency II
9 3 (0.51%) Val IT
10 2 (0.34%) COSO
10 2 (0.34%) EFQM
11 1 (0.17%) RMADS
System Software
1 18 (3.08%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.34%) Gluster
3 2 (0.34%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.34%) iptables
3 2 (0.34%) KVM
4 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 65 (11.13%) Nessus
2 35 (5.99%) HP Fortify
3 13 (2.23%) Nmap
4 10 (1.71%) WebInspect
5 9 (1.54%) OpenVAS
6 8 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.51%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 3 (0.51%) Puppet
7 3 (0.51%) RSA Archer
8 2 (0.34%) Check_MK
8 2 (0.34%) Graylog
8 2 (0.34%) Nagios
8 2 (0.34%) Pingdom
8 2 (0.34%) SCCM
8 2 (0.34%) SCDPM
8 2 (0.34%) SCOM
8 2 (0.34%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.17%) Ansible
9 1 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.17%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 76 (13.01%) Microsoft
2 51 (8.73%) HP
3 34 (5.82%) IBM
4 25 (4.28%) Qualys
5 22 (3.77%) Cisco
6 20 (3.42%) Veracode
7 12 (2.05%) Oracle
7 12 (2.05%) SAP
8 10 (1.71%) VMware
9 9 (1.54%) Riverbed
10 8 (1.37%) Cognizant
10 8 (1.37%) LogRhythm
11 7 (1.20%) ArcSight
11 7 (1.20%) CheckPoint
11 7 (1.20%) Coverity
11 7 (1.20%) Sourcefire
12 6 (1.03%) Google
12 6 (1.03%) Intel Security
13 4 (0.68%) Sun
13 4 (0.68%) Tripwire
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £27000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £59000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Salary: Total Package value £70K
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Car Allowance + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TPP
Salary: £32,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TPP
Salary: £32,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Via Resource
Salary: From £55,000 to £62,000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
KnownFour
Salary: £25000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £35,000 per annum c£35,000 + 10% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum Attractive benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Pension + Health care
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
South East London
Sage UK Limited
Salary: + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Generous Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Banbury
aap3
Salary: £27000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 11 days ago
Stockport
greywood
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 14 days ago
Warwickshire
Computer Futures
Salary: Bonus + Bens
Posted: 14 days ago
Leamington Spa
Computer Futures
Salary: Bonus + Bens
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: Bonus + Bens
Posted: 14 days ago
Leicester
Computer Futures
Salary: Bonus + Bens
Posted: 14 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: Bonus + Bens
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago