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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 172 160 194
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +34
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 27 27 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.68% 0.71% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.90% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 25 15 6
Average salary £58,000 £46,250 £59,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.40% -21.61%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -15.00%
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
3264 2986 3328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 81.95% 78.93% 78.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2668 2534 2846
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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 - 13 £58,000 -
Southampton -2 4 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Basingstoke -11 4 £45,000 -21.73%
Fareham -11 1 £47,500 +26.66%
Gosport - 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 £30,000 -
Security Testing
South East

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 37 (78.72%) Information Security
2 31 (65.96%) Incident Management
3 28 (59.57%) Management Information System
4 24 (51.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (44.68%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 21 (44.68%) Degree
5 21 (44.68%) COBIT
5 21 (44.68%) Security Management
5 21 (44.68%) CISA
5 21 (44.68%) CISM
5 21 (44.68%) CISSP
5 21 (44.68%) ITIL
5 21 (44.68%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 18 (38.30%) Computer Science
7 16 (34.04%) Security Cleared
8 14 (29.79%) Penetration Testing
9 12 (25.53%) SC Cleared
10 10 (21.28%) tcpdump
10 10 (21.28%) SIEM
10 10 (21.28%) Wireshark
10 10 (21.28%) Intrusion Detection
10 10 (21.28%) Change Control
10 10 (21.28%) Computer Forensics
10 10 (21.28%) Ethical Hacking
10 10 (21.28%) Snort
10 10 (21.28%) GIAC
10 10 (21.28%) Linux
10 10 (21.28%) Internet
11 9 (19.15%) Sourcefire
12 8 (17.02%) Information Security Management

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.13%) Apache
1 1 (2.13%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.28%) tcpdump
1 10 (21.28%) Wireshark
1 10 (21.28%) Intrusion Detection
1 10 (21.28%) Internet
2 7 (14.89%) FTP
2 7 (14.89%) HTTP
2 7 (14.89%) TCP/IP
2 7 (14.89%) DNS
2 7 (14.89%) LDAP
2 7 (14.89%) LAN
2 7 (14.89%) WAN
2 7 (14.89%) SMTP
3 2 (4.26%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.13%) Firewall
4 1 (2.13%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (14.89%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Law
3 2 (4.26%) Marketing
4 1 (2.13%) French Language
Job Titles
1 33 (70.21%) Analyst
2 32 (68.09%) Security Analyst
3 21 (44.68%) Senior Analyst
3 21 (44.68%) Senior Security Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) Test Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Programme Test Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Programme Manager
6 3 (6.38%) IT Security Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Operations Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Forensic Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Security Operations Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Consultant
8 1 (2.13%) Security Consultant
8 1 (2.13%) Administrator
8 1 (2.13%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.13%) Penetration Tester
8 1 (2.13%) IT Administrator
8 1 (2.13%) Senior Security Consultant
8 1 (2.13%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (2.13%) jQuery
1 1 (2.13%) Backbone.js
1 1 (2.13%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 28 (59.57%) Management Information System
2 18 (38.30%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.13%) CESG
3 1 (2.13%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.28%) Linux
2 8 (17.02%) Windows
3 7 (14.89%) Solaris
4 1 (2.13%) Debian
4 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (78.72%) Information Security
2 31 (65.96%) Incident Management
3 21 (44.68%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 21 (44.68%) Security Management
3 21 (44.68%) ITIL
4 14 (29.79%) Penetration Testing
5 10 (21.28%) SIEM
5 10 (21.28%) Change Control
5 10 (21.28%) Computer Forensics
5 10 (21.28%) Ethical Hacking
6 8 (17.02%) Information Security Management
7 7 (14.89%) Information Assurance
7 7 (14.89%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (10.64%) Cyber Security
8 5 (10.64%) Time Management
9 4 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (8.51%) Project Planning
9 4 (8.51%) Test Strategy
9 4 (8.51%) Service Delivery
9 4 (8.51%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.13%) Ruby
1 1 (2.13%) C#
1 1 (2.13%) Java
1 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.13%) SQL
1 1 (2.13%) VB
1 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 21 (44.68%) Degree
1 21 (44.68%) CISA
1 21 (44.68%) CISM
1 21 (44.68%) CISSP
2 16 (34.04%) Security Cleared
3 12 (25.53%) SC Cleared
4 10 (21.28%) GIAC
5 8 (17.02%) DV Cleared
6 7 (14.89%) CEH
7 3 (6.38%) GCIA
7 3 (6.38%) GCIH
8 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
8 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (51.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (44.68%) COBIT
2 21 (44.68%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 2 (4.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (21.28%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) Sourcefire
2 4 (8.51%) HP
3 1 (2.13%) Citrix
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago