The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 165 156 141
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -15
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 18 30 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.48% 0.73% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.91% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 18 21 32
Average salary £56,250 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,900 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £57,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +21.05%
Security Testing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3060 3304 3097
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 81.45% 80.10% 79.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2529 2767 2507
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Security Testing
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Security Testing Salary Trend in Hampshire

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Testing across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in Hampshire

Security Testing
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Havant +14 6 £57,500 +2.67%
Southampton -12 5 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Hook - 3 £92,500 -
Basingstoke +17 2 £36,250 -9.37% 2
Security Testing
South East

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire region citing Security Testing also 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 that cited Security Testing.

1 20 (86.96%) Penetration Testing
2 18 (78.26%) SIEM
3 16 (69.57%) Incident Management
4 14 (60.87%) Information Security
5 11 (47.83%) Management Information System
6 10 (43.48%) Internet
6 10 (43.48%) CISSP
6 10 (43.48%) Intrusion Detection
7 9 (39.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 8 (34.78%) Computer Forensics
8 8 (34.78%) Ethical Hacking
8 8 (34.78%) CEH
8 8 (34.78%) Sourcefire
8 8 (34.78%) Snort
8 8 (34.78%) Wireshark
8 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
8 8 (34.78%) Change Control
8 8 (34.78%) tcpdump
8 8 (34.78%) Malware Analysis
8 8 (34.78%) GIAC
9 7 (30.43%) CISA
9 7 (30.43%) CISM
9 7 (30.43%) ITIL
9 7 (30.43%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 7 (30.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (30.43%) COBIT
10 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
10 6 (26.09%) PCI DSS
10 6 (26.09%) DV Cleared
10 6 (26.09%) Information Assurance

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire region citing Security Testing also 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 that cited Security Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) Internet
1 10 (43.48%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (34.78%) Wireshark
2 8 (34.78%) tcpdump
3 3 (13.04%) Firewall
3 3 (13.04%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (13.04%) LDAP
3 3 (13.04%) LAN
3 3 (13.04%) WAN
3 3 (13.04%) SMTP
3 3 (13.04%) FTP
3 3 (13.04%) HTTP
3 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
3 3 (13.04%) DNS
General
1 6 (26.09%) Law
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (86.96%) Analyst
2 16 (69.57%) Security Analyst
3 8 (34.78%) Senior Security Analyst
3 8 (34.78%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Security Operations Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Operations Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Information Security Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Information Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Head of Security
5 3 (13.04%) Head of Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Security Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) IT Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Management Information System
2 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
1 3 (13.04%) Solaris
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) Penetration Testing
2 18 (78.26%) SIEM
3 16 (69.57%) Incident Management
4 14 (60.87%) Information Security
5 9 (39.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 8 (34.78%) Change Control
6 8 (34.78%) Computer Forensics
6 8 (34.78%) Ethical Hacking
6 8 (34.78%) Malware Analysis
7 7 (30.43%) ITIL
8 6 (26.09%) Information Assurance
8 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (21.74%) Cyber Security
9 5 (21.74%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (17.39%) Vulnerability Management
11 3 (13.04%) OWASP
11 3 (13.04%) Information Management
12 2 (8.70%) Security Architecture
13 1 (4.35%) Change Management
13 1 (4.35%) Information Security Management
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) CISSP
2 8 (34.78%) GIAC
2 8 (34.78%) CEH
2 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
3 7 (30.43%) CISA
3 7 (30.43%) CISM
4 6 (26.09%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 7 (30.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (30.43%) COBIT
2 6 (26.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Sourcefire
2 2 (8.70%) LANDesk
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
2 2 (8.70%) McAfee
2 2 (8.70%) Tripwire
3 1 (4.35%) LogRhythm
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + BONUS, PENSION
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £6000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago