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

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 554 629 666
Rank change year-on-year
+75 +37
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 362 314 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.31% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.36% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 250 220 226
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 £35,000 £33,664
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.63%
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
80786 88184 95552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 87.92% 86.24% 85.39%
Number of salaries quoted 68134 72520 78317
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 £31,500
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 29 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 29 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 +38 148 £62,500 -3.84% 17
South East +60 81 £52,500 +5.00% 7
West Midlands +15 41 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Yorkshire +13 29 £35,000 -22.22% 2
North West +14 20 £60,000 +14.28% 4
South West +11 20 £37,000 -7.50% 3
East of England +28 14 £50,000 +30.71% 2
East Midlands +15 3 £46,500 -19.13% 1
Security Testing
UK

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 300 (42.92%) Information Security
2 236 (33.76%) Penetration Testing
3 170 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
4 151 (21.60%) Windows
5 144 (20.60%) CISSP
5 144 (20.60%) Cybersecurity
6 137 (19.60%) Finance
7 136 (19.46%) Management Information System
8 131 (18.74%) Java
9 118 (16.88%) OWASP
10 117 (16.74%) Firewall
11 112 (16.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 106 (15.16%) SDLC
13 102 (14.59%) Risk Management
14 100 (14.31%) C#
15 98 (14.02%) QA
16 97 (13.88%) TCP/IP
17 96 (13.73%) Linux
18 95 (13.59%) CISM
19 93 (13.30%) Degree
20 92 (13.16%) Microsoft
21 87 (12.45%) Security Cleared
21 87 (12.45%) CREST Certified
22 80 (11.44%) Mobile App
23 78 (11.16%) .NET
24 77 (11.02%) SQL
24 77 (11.02%) Vulnerability Assessment
25 76 (10.87%) Nessus
26 75 (10.73%) Network Security
27 74 (10.59%) Test Automation

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 25 (3.58%) IIS
2 23 (3.29%) MS Exchange
3 7 (1.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.57%) Apache
4 4 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (0.43%) CMS
5 3 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.29%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.14%) Apache Pig
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%) Node.js
7 1 (0.14%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 31 (4.43%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.57%) SystmOne
3 2 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.72%) SaaS
2 12 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.57%) Office 365
5 2 (0.29%) IaaS
6 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 117 (16.74%) Firewall
2 97 (13.88%) TCP/IP
3 75 (10.73%) Network Security
4 57 (8.15%) HTTP
5 54 (7.73%) Wireless
6 42 (6.01%) DNS
7 39 (5.58%) WAN
8 35 (5.01%) LAN
9 34 (4.86%) Internet
10 24 (3.43%) Intrusion Detection
11 16 (2.29%) HTTPS
11 16 (2.29%) VPN
12 15 (2.15%) SAN
13 12 (1.72%) IPsec
13 12 (1.72%) SSL
14 11 (1.57%) Wireshark
15 10 (1.43%) Wireless Security
16 8 (1.14%) SMTP
17 7 (1.00%) FTP
18 6 (0.86%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (2.86%) Relational Database
2 17 (2.43%) SQL Server
3 14 (2.00%) RDBMS
4 12 (1.72%) Big Data
5 9 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (1.00%) NoSQL
7 6 (0.86%) MySQL
8 5 (0.72%) Hadoop
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%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.14%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.14%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.14%) Infinispan
11 1 (0.14%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.14%) Redis
11 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 73 (10.44%) Selenium
2 63 (9.01%) Metasploit
3 60 (8.58%) Burp Suite
4 45 (6.44%) Cucumber
5 40 (5.72%) JMeter
6 36 (5.15%) JIRA
7 33 (4.72%) WebDriver
8 32 (4.58%) Visual Studio
9 27 (3.86%) Jenkins
9 27 (3.86%) Team Foundation Server
10 26 (3.72%) AppScan
10 26 (3.72%) SoapUI
11 25 (3.58%) Appium
12 24 (3.43%) Git (software)
13 21 (3.00%) sqlmap
14 18 (2.58%) SpecFlow
15 16 (2.29%) Paros
16 14 (2.00%) WATIR
17 13 (1.86%) Gerrit
17 13 (1.86%) Mercurial
General
1 137 (19.60%) Finance
2 47 (6.72%) Banking
3 33 (4.72%) Telecoms
4 29 (4.15%) Legal
5 28 (4.01%) Retail
6 24 (3.43%) Manufacturing
7 18 (2.58%) Financial Institution
8 14 (2.00%) Publishing
9 11 (1.57%) Back Office
10 9 (1.29%) Marketing
11 7 (1.00%) Electronics
12 6 (0.86%) Law
12 6 (0.86%) Military
13 4 (0.57%) Brand Awareness
13 4 (0.57%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.43%) Games
14 3 (0.43%) Local Government
15 1 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.14%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 172 (24.61%) Tester
2 141 (20.17%) Analyst
3 123 (17.60%) Penetration Tester
4 77 (11.02%) Security Analyst
5 69 (9.87%) Consultant
6 62 (8.87%) Security Consultant
7 59 (8.44%) Architect
8 56 (8.01%) Security Architect
8 56 (8.01%) Security Tester
9 48 (6.87%) Test Manager
10 47 (6.72%) Security Manager
11 46 (6.58%) Security Penetration Tester
12 41 (5.87%) Security Engineer
13 40 (5.72%) Team Leader
13 40 (5.72%) Test Analyst
14 39 (5.58%) Information Analyst
14 39 (5.58%) Information Security Analyst
14 39 (5.58%) Security Specialist
15 31 (4.43%) Applications Specialist
16 30 (4.29%) Application Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (11.16%) .NET
2 64 (9.16%) Web Services
3 35 (5.01%) HTML
4 32 (4.58%) ASP.NET
5 25 (3.58%) REST
6 24 (3.43%) HTML5
7 18 (2.58%) SOAP
8 15 (2.15%) XML
9 14 (2.00%) CSS
10 13 (1.86%) JSON
11 11 (1.57%) Ajax
11 11 (1.57%) Spring
11 11 (1.57%) Struts
12 10 (1.43%) Flash
12 10 (1.43%) Gherkin
13 8 (1.14%) RESTful
14 6 (0.86%) SAP Basis
15 5 (0.72%) .NET Framework
15 5 (0.72%) SAML
16 4 (0.57%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 136 (19.46%) Management Information System
2 80 (11.44%) Mobile App
3 64 (9.16%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (5.87%) Data Centre
5 36 (5.15%) Computer Science
6 28 (4.01%) Blackberry
7 24 (3.43%) CESG
8 16 (2.29%) Cryptography
9 14 (2.00%) Data Protection Act
10 11 (1.57%) Cyber Attack
10 11 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (1.43%) Life Science
12 9 (1.29%) BYOD
13 8 (1.14%) EPoS
13 8 (1.14%) PKI
13 8 (1.14%) Security Operations Centre
14 7 (1.00%) Cybercrime
14 7 (1.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 7 (1.00%) Fintech
14 7 (1.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 151 (21.60%) Windows
2 96 (13.73%) Linux
3 56 (8.01%) Unix
4 48 (6.87%) Kali Linux
5 39 (5.58%) Android
6 36 (5.15%) Apple iOS
7 26 (3.72%) Windows Server
8 12 (1.72%) Solaris
9 6 (0.86%) Mac OS X
9 6 (0.86%) Windows NT
10 5 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.57%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.57%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.57%) Windows Phone
11 4 (0.57%) Windows Vista
11 4 (0.57%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.14%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 300 (42.92%) Information Security
2 236 (33.76%) Penetration Testing
3 170 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
4 144 (20.60%) Cybersecurity
5 118 (16.88%) OWASP
6 106 (15.16%) SDLC
7 102 (14.59%) Risk Management
8 77 (11.02%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 74 (10.59%) Test Automation
10 73 (10.44%) Ethical Hacking
11 64 (9.16%) Time Management
12 63 (9.01%) Security Architecture
12 63 (9.01%) Security Management
13 62 (8.87%) Performance Testing
14 59 (8.44%) Non-Functional Testing
14 59 (8.44%) Stakeholder Management
15 58 (8.30%) Software Testing
15 58 (8.30%) Vulnerability Scanning
16 56 (8.01%) Test Management
16 56 (8.01%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 131 (18.74%) Java
2 100 (14.31%) C#
3 77 (11.02%) SQL
4 73 (10.44%) C
5 69 (9.87%) Python
6 64 (9.16%) C++
7 50 (7.15%) Ruby
8 48 (6.87%) Perl
9 46 (6.58%) PHP
10 31 (4.43%) JavaScript
11 29 (4.15%) PowerShell
12 16 (2.29%) Shell Script
13 14 (2.00%) Bash Shell
13 14 (2.00%) VB.NET
14 7 (1.00%) VB
15 6 (0.86%) ABAP
16 4 (0.57%) T-SQL
17 3 (0.43%) Scala
18 2 (0.29%) Objective-C
19 1 (0.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 144 (20.60%) CISSP
2 95 (13.59%) CISM
3 93 (13.30%) Degree
4 87 (12.45%) CREST Certified
4 87 (12.45%) Security Cleared
5 73 (10.44%) ISEB
6 68 (9.73%) CEH
7 67 (9.59%) SC Cleared
8 61 (8.73%) CHECK Team Leader
9 47 (6.72%) ISTQB
10 41 (5.87%) CISA
11 35 (5.01%) OSCP
12 33 (4.72%) DV Cleared
13 32 (4.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 30 (4.29%) GIAC
15 28 (4.01%) Cisco Certification
16 27 (3.86%) CHECK Team Member
17 21 (3.00%) SANS
18 19 (2.72%) CRISC
19 14 (2.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (16.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 98 (14.02%) QA
3 63 (9.01%) PCI DSS
4 24 (3.43%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 19 (2.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (1.14%) COBIT
7 5 (0.72%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.57%) ISAE 3402
8 4 (0.57%) ISO27005
9 2 (0.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 2 (0.29%) RMADS
9 2 (0.29%) SLA
10 1 (0.14%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 1 (0.14%) SDET
10 1 (0.14%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 33 (4.72%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.57%) Firmware
3 4 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (0.57%) Snort
3 4 (0.57%) vSphere
4 1 (0.14%) Docker
4 1 (0.14%) Gluster
4 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.14%) iptables
4 1 (0.14%) KVM
Systems Management
1 76 (10.87%) Nessus
2 28 (4.01%) HP Fortify
3 14 (2.00%) WebInspect
4 12 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
5 10 (1.43%) Nmap
6 8 (1.14%) RSA Archer
7 6 (0.86%) Nagios
8 5 (0.72%) OpenVAS
9 4 (0.57%) Puppet
9 4 (0.57%) SCCM
10 2 (0.29%) Ansible
10 2 (0.29%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 2 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.14%) Check_MK
11 1 (0.14%) Graylog
11 1 (0.14%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 1 (0.14%) Opsview
11 1 (0.14%) Pingdom
11 1 (0.14%) SELinux
11 1 (0.14%) WMI
Vendors
1 92 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 37 (5.29%) HP
3 35 (5.01%) Qualys
4 25 (3.58%) Cisco
5 23 (3.29%) IBM
6 22 (3.15%) Veracode
7 18 (2.58%) ArcSight
8 17 (2.43%) SAP
9 15 (2.15%) Splunk
10 13 (1.86%) Riverbed
11 10 (1.43%) Coverity
11 10 (1.43%) Sourcefire
11 10 (1.43%) VMware
12 9 (1.29%) Juniper
13 8 (1.14%) Oracle
14 6 (0.86%) CheckPoint
15 5 (0.72%) ATG
15 5 (0.72%) Intel Security
16 4 (0.57%) NetApp
16 4 (0.57%) Red Hat
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Flexible working
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits + expenses
Posted: 4 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Hurren and Hope
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Benefits + Bonuses
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Runpath
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Superb benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Beecher Madden
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £40000.00 - £48500.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London, United Kingdom
PWC
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Poole
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Sage UK Limited
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Posted: 8 days ago
Banbury
aap3
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 9 days ago
Stockport
greywood
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 19 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 17 days ago
West London
Dixons Carphone
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 16 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago