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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 588 637 674
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +37
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 329 307 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.30% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.35% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 224 214 216
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -16.66%
Security Testing
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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
81051 88502 96559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 87.95% 86.73% 85.53%
Number of salaries quoted 68658 73200 78978
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £74,100 £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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +14 129 £60,000 -7.69% 12
South East +47 69 £57,500 +15.00% 7
West Midlands +12 37 £42,500 -29.16%
East of England +40 22 £50,000 +73.91% 1
Yorkshire +14 22 £45,000 +5.88% 3
South West +29 21 £34,000 +4.61% 4
North West +20 21 £60,000 +23.07% 2
East Midlands +12 2 £70,000 -18.84% 2
Security Testing
UK

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 270 (40.18%) Information Security
2 237 (35.27%) Penetration Testing
3 167 (24.85%) Agile Software Development
4 145 (21.58%) CISSP
5 143 (21.28%) Cybersecurity
6 130 (19.35%) Java
7 125 (18.60%) Windows
8 124 (18.45%) Management Information System
9 122 (18.15%) Finance
10 113 (16.82%) OWASP
11 104 (15.48%) Degree
12 101 (15.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 100 (14.88%) Firewall
14 98 (14.58%) Linux
15 97 (14.43%) Risk Management
16 95 (14.14%) CISM
16 95 (14.14%) SDLC
17 94 (13.99%) QA
18 93 (13.84%) C#
19 89 (13.24%) Microsoft
20 88 (13.10%) Mobile App
20 88 (13.10%) CREST Certified
21 86 (12.80%) Security Cleared
22 84 (12.50%) TCP/IP
23 80 (11.90%) Test Automation
24 78 (11.61%) .NET
25 74 (11.01%) Nessus
26 73 (10.86%) ISEB
27 70 (10.42%) C
27 70 (10.42%) 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 19 (2.83%) MS Exchange
2 18 (2.68%) IIS
3 12 (1.79%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.60%) Apache
4 4 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (0.45%) CMS
6 2 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.30%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.15%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.15%) Confluence
7 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.15%) JBoss
7 1 (0.15%) nginx
7 1 (0.15%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 34 (5.06%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.49%) MS Office
3 8 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.60%) SystmOne
3 2 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.68%) SaaS
2 12 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.60%) Office 365
5 2 (0.30%) IaaS
6 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 100 (14.88%) Firewall
2 84 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 62 (9.23%) Network Security
4 57 (8.48%) HTTP
5 43 (6.40%) Wireless
6 35 (5.21%) DNS
7 34 (5.06%) Internet
8 31 (4.61%) WAN
9 29 (4.32%) LAN
10 21 (3.13%) VPN
11 18 (2.68%) Intrusion Detection
12 16 (2.38%) HTTPS
13 14 (2.08%) IPsec
13 14 (2.08%) SSL
14 13 (1.93%) SAN
15 10 (1.49%) Wireless Security
15 10 (1.49%) Wireshark
16 7 (1.04%) FTP
16 7 (1.04%) SMTP
17 6 (0.89%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (2.23%) Relational Database
2 14 (2.08%) SQL Server
3 11 (1.64%) RDBMS
4 7 (1.04%) Big Data
4 7 (1.04%) NoSQL
4 7 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (0.74%) MySQL
6 4 (0.60%) Hadoop
6 4 (0.60%) MarkLogic
6 4 (0.60%) MongoDB
6 4 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.15%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.15%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.15%) Infinispan
7 1 (0.15%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.15%) Redis
7 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 69 (10.27%) Selenium
2 68 (10.12%) Burp Suite
3 64 (9.52%) Metasploit
4 44 (6.55%) Cucumber
5 41 (6.10%) JMeter
6 34 (5.06%) WebDriver
7 31 (4.61%) SoapUI
7 31 (4.61%) Visual Studio
8 29 (4.32%) JIRA
8 29 (4.32%) Team Foundation Server
9 26 (3.87%) Appium
10 25 (3.72%) AppScan
10 25 (3.72%) Jenkins
11 23 (3.42%) Git (software)
12 20 (2.98%) sqlmap
13 18 (2.68%) SpecFlow
14 15 (2.23%) Paros
15 12 (1.79%) Gerrit
15 12 (1.79%) Mercurial
15 12 (1.79%) WATIR
General
1 122 (18.15%) Finance
2 43 (6.40%) Banking
3 31 (4.61%) Telecoms
4 26 (3.87%) Legal
5 24 (3.57%) Manufacturing
6 20 (2.98%) Retail
7 15 (2.23%) Financial Institution
7 15 (2.23%) Publishing
8 11 (1.64%) Back Office
9 7 (1.04%) Marketing
10 6 (0.89%) Law
11 5 (0.74%) Electronics
12 4 (0.60%) Brand Awareness
12 4 (0.60%) Military
13 3 (0.45%) Games
13 3 (0.45%) Local Government
13 3 (0.45%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.15%) Hebrew Language
14 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.15%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 166 (24.70%) Tester
2 140 (20.83%) Analyst
3 109 (16.22%) Penetration Tester
4 80 (11.90%) Security Analyst
5 70 (10.42%) Consultant
6 63 (9.38%) Security Consultant
7 58 (8.63%) Architect
8 53 (7.89%) Security Architect
9 52 (7.74%) Security Tester
10 49 (7.29%) Test Manager
11 45 (6.70%) Team Leader
12 41 (6.10%) Security Manager
13 40 (5.95%) Security Penetration Tester
14 36 (5.36%) Test Analyst
15 35 (5.21%) Information Analyst
15 35 (5.21%) Information Security Analyst
16 33 (4.91%) Security Engineer
16 33 (4.91%) Test Team Leader
17 31 (4.61%) Security Specialist
18 28 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (11.61%) .NET
2 62 (9.23%) Web Services
3 41 (6.10%) HTML
4 32 (4.76%) ASP.NET
5 27 (4.02%) REST
6 26 (3.87%) HTML5
7 25 (3.72%) SOAP
8 20 (2.98%) XML
9 13 (1.93%) CSS
9 13 (1.93%) JSON
10 11 (1.64%) Ajax
11 10 (1.49%) Flash
12 9 (1.34%) Gherkin
13 8 (1.19%) RESTful
13 8 (1.19%) Spring
13 8 (1.19%) Struts
14 7 (1.04%) .NET Framework
15 6 (0.89%) SAP Basis
16 5 (0.74%) SAML
17 4 (0.60%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 124 (18.45%) Management Information System
2 88 (13.10%) Mobile App
3 70 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
4 43 (6.40%) Data Centre
5 38 (5.65%) Computer Science
6 22 (3.27%) Blackberry
6 22 (3.27%) CESG
7 20 (2.98%) Virtual Team
8 17 (2.53%) Mathematics
9 14 (2.08%) Data Protection Act
10 13 (1.93%) Cryptography
11 12 (1.79%) Cyber Attack
12 11 (1.64%) BYOD
12 11 (1.64%) Life Science
13 10 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (1.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 8 (1.19%) PKI
15 7 (1.04%) Cybercrime
16 6 (0.89%) Fintech
16 6 (0.89%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 125 (18.60%) Windows
2 98 (14.58%) Linux
3 53 (7.89%) Unix
4 52 (7.74%) Kali Linux
5 36 (5.36%) Android
6 31 (4.61%) Apple iOS
7 18 (2.68%) Windows Server
8 9 (1.34%) Solaris
9 6 (0.89%) Mac OS X
9 6 (0.89%) Windows NT
10 4 (0.60%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.60%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.60%) Windows Phone
10 4 (0.60%) Windows Vista
10 4 (0.60%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.30%) AIX
12 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.15%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (40.18%) Information Security
2 237 (35.27%) Penetration Testing
3 167 (24.85%) Agile Software Development
4 143 (21.28%) Cybersecurity
5 113 (16.82%) OWASP
6 97 (14.43%) Risk Management
7 95 (14.14%) SDLC
8 80 (11.90%) Test Automation
9 70 (10.42%) Non-Functional Testing
9 70 (10.42%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 67 (9.97%) Ethical Hacking
11 62 (9.23%) Performance Testing
11 62 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
12 60 (8.93%) Test Management
13 59 (8.78%) Test Strategy
14 56 (8.33%) Security Architecture
14 56 (8.33%) Software Testing
14 56 (8.33%) Time Management
14 56 (8.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 53 (7.89%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 130 (19.35%) Java
2 93 (13.84%) C#
3 70 (10.42%) C
4 68 (10.12%) SQL
5 60 (8.93%) Python
6 59 (8.78%) C++
7 53 (7.89%) Ruby
8 43 (6.40%) PHP
9 42 (6.25%) Perl
10 33 (4.91%) JavaScript
11 23 (3.42%) PowerShell
12 19 (2.83%) VB.NET
13 16 (2.38%) Shell Script
14 14 (2.08%) Bash Shell
15 7 (1.04%) VB
16 6 (0.89%) ABAP
17 4 (0.60%) Scala
17 4 (0.60%) T-SQL
18 2 (0.30%) Objective-C
19 1 (0.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 145 (21.58%) CISSP
2 104 (15.48%) Degree
3 95 (14.14%) CISM
4 88 (13.10%) CREST Certified
5 86 (12.80%) Security Cleared
6 73 (10.86%) ISEB
7 69 (10.27%) CEH
7 69 (10.27%) SC Cleared
8 62 (9.23%) CHECK Team Leader
9 46 (6.85%) ISTQB
10 40 (5.95%) CISA
10 40 (5.95%) DV Cleared
11 38 (5.65%) OSCP
12 33 (4.91%) CHECK Team Member
13 30 (4.46%) GIAC
13 30 (4.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 27 (4.02%) Cisco Certification
15 21 (3.13%) CRISC
15 21 (3.13%) SANS
16 15 (2.23%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (15.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 94 (13.99%) QA
3 55 (8.18%) PCI DSS
4 18 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 18 (2.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (1.93%) COBIT
6 5 (0.74%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.60%) ISAE 3402
7 4 (0.60%) ISO27005
8 2 (0.30%) RMADS
8 2 (0.30%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.30%) Val IT
9 1 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.15%) ISO27002
9 1 (0.15%) SDET
9 1 (0.15%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (4.32%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.60%) Snort
4 3 (0.45%) Firmware
5 2 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.30%) vSphere
6 1 (0.15%) Docker
6 1 (0.15%) Gluster
6 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.15%) iptables
6 1 (0.15%) KVM
6 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 74 (11.01%) Nessus
2 30 (4.46%) HP Fortify
3 13 (1.93%) WebInspect
4 11 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
4 11 (1.64%) Nmap
5 8 (1.19%) RSA Archer
6 5 (0.74%) OpenVAS
7 4 (0.60%) Nagios
7 4 (0.60%) Puppet
8 2 (0.30%) Ansible
8 2 (0.30%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.30%) SCCM
9 1 (0.15%) Check_MK
9 1 (0.15%) Graylog
9 1 (0.15%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.15%) Opsview
9 1 (0.15%) Pingdom
9 1 (0.15%) SELinux
9 1 (0.15%) WMI
Vendors
1 89 (13.24%) Microsoft
2 44 (6.55%) HP
3 31 (4.61%) Qualys
4 28 (4.17%) Cisco
5 22 (3.27%) IBM
6 19 (2.83%) SAP
6 19 (2.83%) Veracode
7 13 (1.93%) ArcSight
8 11 (1.64%) Coverity
8 11 (1.64%) Oracle
9 10 (1.49%) Riverbed
9 10 (1.49%) Splunk
10 8 (1.19%) CheckPoint
10 8 (1.19%) Sourcefire
10 8 (1.19%) VMware
11 7 (1.04%) LogRhythm
12 5 (0.74%) Intel Security
13 4 (0.60%) Apple
13 4 (0.60%) Juniper
13 4 (0.60%) Sun
Stockport, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Via Resource
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 (with exceptional package)
Posted: 6 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
AAP3
Salary: £27000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Flexible working
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Cognizant
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
England
Capita Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Runpath
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: 9 days ago
Bedfordshire
Capita Internal Resourcing
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Poole
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + 24 days hol, Flexible Working
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £55000 - £63000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Banbury
aap3
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 25 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TPP
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TPP
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago