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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 160 172 162
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -10
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 27 15 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.74% 0.38% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.49% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 21 13 13
Average salary £47,500 £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.83% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £67,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,500 £49,250
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +2.53%
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
3066 3054 2983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 84.21% 77.89% 80.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2488 2488 2541
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 6 July 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 6 July 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
Basingstoke +21 5 £52,500 -23.63%
Southampton +1 5 £50,000 -23.07%
Winchester - 4 £47,500 -
Hook - 2 £92,500 -
Security Testing
South East

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 25 (56.82%) Penetration Testing
2 16 (36.36%) Selenium
2 16 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (34.09%) Information Security
3 15 (34.09%) C#
3 15 (34.09%) Performance Testing
3 15 (34.09%) WebDriver
4 14 (31.82%) Test Automation
4 14 (31.82%) Test Strategy
4 14 (31.82%) SIEM
4 14 (31.82%) Manual Testing
4 14 (31.82%) Automated Testing
4 14 (31.82%) CISSP
5 13 (29.55%) TDD
5 13 (29.55%) NUnit
5 13 (29.55%) JMeter
5 13 (29.55%) Incident Management
5 13 (29.55%) ISTQB
5 13 (29.55%) Software Testing
5 13 (29.55%) Unit Testing
5 13 (29.55%) NSubstitute
6 12 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 12 (27.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 12 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
6 12 (27.27%) Coaching
7 11 (25.00%) PCI DSS
7 11 (25.00%) CISA
8 10 (22.73%) Publishing
9 9 (20.45%) Internet
10 8 (18.18%) Management Information System

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.27%) IIS
1 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.45%) Internet
2 8 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (13.64%) Wireshark
3 6 (13.64%) tcpdump
4 4 (9.09%) Firewall
4 4 (9.09%) HTTP
5 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.82%) DNS
5 3 (6.82%) LAN
5 3 (6.82%) WAN
5 3 (6.82%) SMTP
5 3 (6.82%) FTP
5 3 (6.82%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (6.82%) LDAP
6 1 (2.27%) Broadband
6 1 (2.27%) IPsec
6 1 (2.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (36.36%) Selenium
2 15 (34.09%) WebDriver
3 13 (29.55%) NSubstitute
3 13 (29.55%) JMeter
3 13 (29.55%) NUnit
4 1 (2.27%) Fiddler
4 1 (2.27%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.27%) SpecFlow
General
1 10 (22.73%) Publishing
2 5 (11.36%) Finance
3 3 (6.82%) Law
4 1 (2.27%) Legal
4 1 (2.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (34.09%) Analyst
2 14 (31.82%) Test Team Leader
2 14 (31.82%) Team Leader
3 13 (29.55%) Automation Team Leader
4 11 (25.00%) Security Analyst
5 7 (15.91%) Senior Security Analyst
5 7 (15.91%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) Security Manager
6 5 (11.36%) Compliance Manager
6 5 (11.36%) Head of Security
6 5 (11.36%) Head of Testing
7 3 (6.82%) Information Security Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Test Manager
7 3 (6.82%) Information Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Operations Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Programme Manager
8 2 (4.55%) Programme Test Manager
8 2 (4.55%) Security Operations Analyst
9 1 (2.27%) Development Engineer
9 1 (2.27%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) .NET
1 1 (2.27%) XML
1 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.27%) JSON
1 1 (2.27%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 7 (15.91%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.82%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.27%) Video on Demand
5 1 (2.27%) Xbox
5 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.27%) CESG
5 1 (2.27%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.27%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Windows
2 3 (6.82%) Solaris
2 3 (6.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (56.82%) Penetration Testing
2 16 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (34.09%) Information Security
3 15 (34.09%) Performance Testing
4 14 (31.82%) Manual Testing
4 14 (31.82%) Test Automation
4 14 (31.82%) SIEM
4 14 (31.82%) Test Strategy
4 14 (31.82%) Automated Testing
5 13 (29.55%) Software Testing
5 13 (29.55%) Incident Management
5 13 (29.55%) TDD
5 13 (29.55%) Unit Testing
6 12 (27.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 12 (27.27%) Coaching
6 12 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (13.64%) Malware Analysis
7 6 (13.64%) Change Control
7 6 (13.64%) Computer Forensics
7 6 (13.64%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.09%) C#
2 1 (2.27%) C++
2 1 (2.27%) Java
2 1 (2.27%) SQL
2 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (31.82%) CISSP
2 13 (29.55%) ISTQB
3 12 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (25.00%) CISA
5 6 (13.64%) CISM
5 6 (13.64%) GIAC
5 6 (13.64%) CEH
5 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
6 3 (6.82%) DV Cleared
7 2 (4.55%) Degree
8 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 6 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 6 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (13.64%) COBIT
3 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.55%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
1 5 (11.36%) Sourcefire
2 2 (4.55%) Capita
2 2 (4.55%) LANDesk
2 2 (4.55%) HP
2 2 (4.55%) CheckPoint
2 2 (4.55%) McAfee
2 2 (4.55%) Tripwire
2 2 (4.55%) Cisco
3 1 (2.27%) LogRhythm