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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 582 644 684
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +40
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 363 314 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.31% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.36% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 263 209 233
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £38,900
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,750
UK excluding London median salary £50,500 £50,000 £56,000
% change year-on-year
+1.00% -10.71%
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
84499 88397 96352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 87.73% 85.89% 85.38%
Number of salaries quoted 71075 72192 78402
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 +14 156 £65,000 +8.33% 22
South East +69 82 £52,500 -4.54% 7
West Midlands -6 36 £53,750 -10.41% 4
Yorkshire +1 31 £43,750 -2.77% 3
North West +15 22 £60,000 +14.28% 6
East of England +15 12 £50,000 +17.64% 2
South West +5 11 £45,000 +7.14% 2
Midlands - 3 - -
East Midlands +11 2 £46,500 -19.13%
Security Testing
UK

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 May 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.

1 302 (43.14%) Information Security
2 217 (31.00%) Penetration Testing
3 164 (23.43%) Agile Software Development
4 154 (22.00%) Finance
4 154 (22.00%) Windows
5 138 (19.71%) Management Information System
6 132 (18.86%) Java
7 130 (18.57%) CISSP
8 124 (17.71%) Cybersecurity
9 116 (16.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 111 (15.86%) Firewall
11 109 (15.57%) SDLC
12 106 (15.14%) QA
13 103 (14.71%) OWASP
14 102 (14.57%) C#
15 98 (14.00%) Risk Management
16 96 (13.71%) TCP/IP
17 95 (13.57%) Linux
18 94 (13.43%) Security Cleared
18 94 (13.43%) Degree
19 87 (12.43%) SQL
19 87 (12.43%) Microsoft
19 87 (12.43%) CISM
20 85 (12.14%) CREST Certified
21 81 (11.57%) .NET
22 79 (11.29%) Network Security
23 78 (11.14%) Selenium
24 76 (10.86%) ISEB
25 75 (10.71%) Test Automation
26 74 (10.57%) Vulnerability Assessment

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 30 (4.29%) IIS
2 20 (2.86%) MS Exchange
3 10 (1.43%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.57%) Apache
4 4 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.29%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.29%) CMS
6 2 (0.29%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.29%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.29%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.14%) Confluence
7 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.14%) JBoss
7 1 (0.14%) nginx
7 1 (0.14%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 28 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.57%) SystmOne
3 2 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.43%) SaaS
2 14 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.86%) Office 365
5 2 (0.29%) IaaS
6 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 111 (15.86%) Firewall
2 96 (13.71%) TCP/IP
3 79 (11.29%) Network Security
4 60 (8.57%) Wireless
5 53 (7.57%) HTTP
6 40 (5.71%) DNS
7 38 (5.43%) WAN
8 35 (5.00%) Internet
9 31 (4.43%) LAN
10 30 (4.29%) Intrusion Detection
11 18 (2.57%) SAN
12 15 (2.14%) HTTPS
12 15 (2.14%) VPN
13 11 (1.57%) IPsec
13 11 (1.57%) SSL
13 11 (1.57%) Wireshark
14 9 (1.29%) Wireless Security
15 8 (1.14%) SMTP
16 7 (1.00%) FTP
16 7 (1.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (3.57%) Relational Database
1 25 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 17 (2.43%) Big Data
3 15 (2.14%) RDBMS
4 12 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (1.43%) MySQL
6 7 (1.00%) NoSQL
7 6 (0.86%) Hadoop
8 5 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (0.71%) GIS
9 4 (0.57%) MarkLogic
9 4 (0.57%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.29%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.14%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.14%) Infinispan
11 1 (0.14%) Redis
Development Applications
1 78 (11.14%) Selenium
2 60 (8.57%) Metasploit
3 55 (7.86%) Burp Suite
4 45 (6.43%) Cucumber
5 40 (5.71%) JIRA
5 40 (5.71%) WebDriver
6 39 (5.57%) JMeter
7 31 (4.43%) Visual Studio
8 29 (4.14%) Appium
9 28 (4.00%) Jenkins
10 26 (3.71%) Git (software)
11 23 (3.29%) SoapUI
12 22 (3.14%) sqlmap
13 20 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
14 19 (2.71%) AppScan
15 16 (2.29%) LoadRunner
15 16 (2.29%) Paros
16 15 (2.14%) SpecFlow
16 15 (2.14%) WATIR
17 13 (1.86%) Gerrit
General
1 154 (22.00%) Finance
2 53 (7.57%) Banking
3 34 (4.86%) Retail
4 30 (4.29%) Telecoms
5 28 (4.00%) Legal
6 25 (3.57%) Manufacturing
7 20 (2.86%) Financial Institution
8 13 (1.86%) Marketing
9 12 (1.71%) Publishing
10 10 (1.43%) Back Office
10 10 (1.43%) Electronics
11 8 (1.14%) Law
12 6 (0.86%) Military
13 5 (0.71%) Games
14 4 (0.57%) Corporate Banking
15 3 (0.43%) Local Government
15 3 (0.43%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.29%) Brand Awareness
16 2 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
17 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 156 (22.29%) Tester
2 141 (20.14%) Analyst
3 112 (16.00%) Penetration Tester
4 74 (10.57%) Security Analyst
5 64 (9.14%) Consultant
6 61 (8.71%) Architect
7 57 (8.14%) Security Consultant
8 56 (8.00%) Security Architect
9 53 (7.57%) Security Tester
10 50 (7.14%) Security Manager
11 46 (6.57%) Test Manager
12 43 (6.14%) Security Engineer
13 42 (6.00%) Security Penetration Tester
13 42 (6.00%) Test Analyst
14 37 (5.29%) Information Analyst
14 37 (5.29%) Information Security Analyst
15 36 (5.14%) Team Leader
15 36 (5.14%) Test Leader
16 35 (5.00%) Security Specialist
17 30 (4.29%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (11.57%) .NET
2 68 (9.71%) Web Services
3 34 (4.86%) HTML
4 30 (4.29%) ASP.NET
5 27 (3.86%) REST
6 20 (2.86%) HTML5
6 20 (2.86%) SOAP
7 18 (2.57%) XML
8 14 (2.00%) CSS
8 14 (2.00%) JSON
9 12 (1.71%) Spring
9 12 (1.71%) Struts
10 10 (1.43%) Ajax
10 10 (1.43%) Gherkin
11 9 (1.29%) Flash
12 7 (1.00%) RESTful
13 6 (0.86%) SAP Basis
14 5 (0.71%) .NET Framework
14 5 (0.71%) SAML
15 4 (0.57%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 138 (19.71%) Management Information System
2 66 (9.43%) Mobile App
3 56 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 45 (6.43%) Computer Science
5 39 (5.57%) Data Centre
6 30 (4.29%) Blackberry
7 24 (3.43%) CESG
8 15 (2.14%) Cryptography
9 14 (2.00%) Data Protection Act
10 13 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (1.57%) EPoS
11 11 (1.57%) PKI
11 11 (1.57%) Security Operations Centre
12 9 (1.29%) Clustering
12 9 (1.29%) Mathematics
13 8 (1.14%) BYOD
13 8 (1.14%) Cyber Attack
13 8 (1.14%) Cybercrime
13 8 (1.14%) Life Science
14 7 (1.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 154 (22.00%) Windows
2 95 (13.57%) Linux
3 58 (8.29%) Unix
4 45 (6.43%) Kali Linux
5 39 (5.57%) Android
5 39 (5.57%) Apple iOS
6 30 (4.29%) Windows Server
7 12 (1.71%) Solaris
8 8 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (1.00%) Mac OS X
10 6 (0.86%) Windows NT
11 4 (0.57%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.57%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.57%) Windows Phone
11 4 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.57%) Windows Vista
11 4 (0.57%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.14%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 302 (43.14%) Information Security
2 217 (31.00%) Penetration Testing
3 164 (23.43%) Agile Software Development
4 124 (17.71%) Cybersecurity
5 109 (15.57%) SDLC
6 103 (14.71%) OWASP
7 98 (14.00%) Risk Management
8 75 (10.71%) Test Automation
9 74 (10.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 72 (10.29%) Ethical Hacking
11 69 (9.86%) Security Management
12 68 (9.71%) Security Architecture
13 64 (9.14%) Performance Testing
13 64 (9.14%) Time Management
14 62 (8.86%) Software Testing
14 62 (8.86%) Test Strategy
15 60 (8.57%) Automated Testing
16 56 (8.00%) Risk Assessment
16 56 (8.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
17 53 (7.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 132 (18.86%) Java
2 102 (14.57%) C#
3 87 (12.43%) SQL
4 71 (10.14%) C
5 68 (9.71%) Python
6 63 (9.00%) C++
7 47 (6.71%) PHP
8 46 (6.57%) Perl
9 44 (6.29%) Ruby
10 35 (5.00%) PowerShell
11 32 (4.57%) JavaScript
12 18 (2.57%) Shell Script
13 14 (2.00%) Bash Shell
13 14 (2.00%) VB.NET
14 6 (0.86%) ABAP
14 6 (0.86%) VB
15 4 (0.57%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.43%) Objective-C
17 2 (0.29%) Groovy
17 2 (0.29%) Scala
Qualifications
1 130 (18.57%) CISSP
2 94 (13.43%) Degree
2 94 (13.43%) Security Cleared
3 87 (12.43%) CISM
4 85 (12.14%) CREST Certified
5 76 (10.86%) ISEB
6 68 (9.71%) SC Cleared
7 59 (8.43%) CEH
8 55 (7.86%) CHECK Team Leader
9 50 (7.14%) ISTQB
10 35 (5.00%) CISA
11 32 (4.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 29 (4.14%) Cisco Certification
13 28 (4.00%) GIAC
13 28 (4.00%) OSCP
14 27 (3.86%) DV Cleared
15 25 (3.57%) SANS
16 24 (3.43%) CHECK Team Member
17 15 (2.14%) CCNA
17 15 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (16.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 106 (15.14%) QA
3 61 (8.71%) PCI DSS
4 26 (3.71%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 19 (2.71%) COBIT
5 19 (2.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (1.00%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.71%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 4 (0.57%) ISAE 3402
8 4 (0.57%) ISO27005
9 3 (0.43%) ISO27002
9 3 (0.43%) JSP 440
10 2 (0.29%) RMADS
10 2 (0.29%) SDET
10 2 (0.29%) SLA
11 1 (0.14%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 1 (0.14%) PA-DSS
11 1 (0.14%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 32 (4.57%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 7 (1.00%) vSphere
3 6 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.57%) Firmware
4 4 (0.57%) Snort
5 1 (0.14%) Docker
5 1 (0.14%) Gluster
5 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.14%) iptables
5 1 (0.14%) KVM
Systems Management
1 68 (9.71%) Nessus
2 23 (3.29%) HP Fortify
3 14 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
4 12 (1.71%) WebInspect
5 9 (1.29%) Nagios
6 8 (1.14%) RSA Archer
7 7 (1.00%) Nmap
7 7 (1.00%) SCCM
8 5 (0.71%) OpenVAS
9 4 (0.57%) Puppet
10 2 (0.29%) Ansible
10 2 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.29%) WMI
11 1 (0.14%) Check_MK
11 1 (0.14%) Graylog
11 1 (0.14%) Opsview
11 1 (0.14%) Pingdom
11 1 (0.14%) SELinux
Vendors
1 87 (12.43%) Microsoft
2 37 (5.29%) Qualys
3 34 (4.86%) HP
4 24 (3.43%) Cisco
5 22 (3.14%) ArcSight
6 20 (2.86%) SAP
7 19 (2.71%) Splunk
8 16 (2.29%) IBM
9 15 (2.14%) Veracode
10 14 (2.00%) Riverbed
10 14 (2.00%) Sourcefire
11 13 (1.86%) Juniper
11 13 (1.86%) VMware
12 11 (1.57%) Oracle
13 7 (1.00%) Coverity
13 7 (1.00%) NetApp
13 7 (1.00%) Red Hat
14 6 (0.86%) CheckPoint
15 5 (0.71%) ATG
15 5 (0.71%) Intel Security
City, London
Proprius Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 9 hours ago
Surrey
Tangent International
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capgemini UK
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Computer People
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + 25 days + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30309 - £34157 per annum + Flexitime, Pension & More
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 70k per year + Bonus, Life Assurance, Pension + Other Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £035000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £95000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 (with exceptional package)
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + travel + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £50k (DOE) + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Flexible working
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Recann
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
North West London
Playtech
Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits + expenses
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Sainsbury's
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 13 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Sainsbury's
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 13 days ago
Central London / West End
Sainsbury's
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Sainsbury's
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive + Excellent benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive + Excellent benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TPP - The Phoenix Partnership SystmOne
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Surrey
Marks Sattin
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago