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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Tester
Rank 190 184 180
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Tester 1 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.027% 0.078% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.082% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 2
Average salary - £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +25.71%
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
3554 3656 3818
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 95.31% 94.49% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3009 3077 3097
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Cyber Security
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Physics
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Assembly Language

Security Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Statistics
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) Physics
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft