The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Tester
Rank - 205 160
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Tester 0 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire - 0.051% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.053% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Average salary - £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £71,250 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+23.91% +4.54%
Security Tester
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hampshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3249 3806 3299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 97.54% 97.72% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2876 3281 2741
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Security Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Tester in the job title across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Security Tester
Salary Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Tester across the Hampshire region.

Security Tester Salary Trend in Hampshire

Security Tester
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Hampshire region that cited Security Tester in their job title 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 with Security Tester in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Nessus
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Metasploit
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (100.00%) CREST Certified

Security Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Hampshire region that cited Security Tester in their job title 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 with Security Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Metasploit
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CREST Certified
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Nessus