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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 157 164 147
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -17
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 29 26 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.79% 0.65% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 0.83% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 24 22 21
Average salary £52,500 £50,589 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% +12.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £67,250 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
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
3067 3151 2867
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 83.48% 78.25% 80.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2494 2681 2382
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 28 May 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 28 May 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
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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 +20 6 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Southampton -3 6 £55,000 +17.02% 1
Hook - 5 £92,500 -
Winchester - 4 £47,500 - 2
Havant +2 2 £57,500 +3.60%
Security Testing
South East

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 26 (65.00%) Penetration Testing
2 18 (45.00%) Information Security
3 17 (42.50%) SIEM
4 15 (37.50%) Incident Management
4 15 (37.50%) CISSP
5 14 (35.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 13 (32.50%) PCI DSS
7 12 (30.00%) CISA
8 10 (25.00%) Management Information System
8 10 (25.00%) Internet
9 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (22.50%) Intrusion Detection
9 9 (22.50%) Selenium
10 8 (20.00%) Performance Testing
10 8 (20.00%) WebDriver
10 8 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (20.00%) C#
11 7 (17.50%) ITIL
11 7 (17.50%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 7 (17.50%) GIAC
11 7 (17.50%) CISM
11 7 (17.50%) Test Automation
11 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
11 7 (17.50%) Snort
11 7 (17.50%) Manual Testing
11 7 (17.50%) Change Control
11 7 (17.50%) Test Strategy
11 7 (17.50%) tcpdump
11 7 (17.50%) Computer Forensics
11 7 (17.50%) Ethical Hacking

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (2.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.00%) Internet
2 9 (22.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (17.50%) tcpdump
3 7 (17.50%) Wireshark
4 4 (10.00%) Firewall
4 4 (10.00%) HTTP
5 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
5 3 (7.50%) DNS
5 3 (7.50%) FTP
5 3 (7.50%) LAN
5 3 (7.50%) WAN
5 3 (7.50%) SMTP
5 3 (7.50%) LDAP
5 3 (7.50%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.50%) SSL
6 1 (2.50%) Broadband
6 1 (2.50%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (22.50%) Selenium
2 8 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 6 (15.00%) NSubstitute
3 6 (15.00%) JMeter
3 6 (15.00%) NUnit
4 1 (2.50%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.50%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.50%) Fiddler
General
1 6 (15.00%) Publishing
2 5 (12.50%) Finance
3 4 (10.00%) Law
4 1 (2.50%) Games
4 1 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (45.00%) Analyst
2 14 (35.00%) Security Analyst
3 8 (20.00%) Senior Security Analyst
3 8 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (17.50%) Test Team Leader
4 7 (17.50%) Team Leader
5 6 (15.00%) Automation Team Leader
6 5 (12.50%) Head of Security
6 5 (12.50%) Security Manager
6 5 (12.50%) Compliance Manager
6 5 (12.50%) Head of Testing
7 3 (7.50%) Test Manager
7 3 (7.50%) Information Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Operations Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Security Operations Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Information Security Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Programme Test Manager
8 2 (5.00%) Programme Manager
9 1 (2.50%) Consultant
9 1 (2.50%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) .NET
1 1 (2.50%) XML
1 1 (2.50%) RESTful
1 1 (2.50%) JSON
1 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 7 (17.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.50%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.50%) CESG
5 1 (2.50%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.50%) Xbox
5 1 (2.50%) Video on Demand
5 1 (2.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) Solaris
2 3 (7.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (65.00%) Penetration Testing
2 18 (45.00%) Information Security
3 17 (42.50%) SIEM
4 15 (37.50%) Incident Management
5 14 (35.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (20.00%) Performance Testing
7 8 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (17.50%) ITIL
8 7 (17.50%) Test Automation
8 7 (17.50%) Manual Testing
8 7 (17.50%) Change Control
8 7 (17.50%) Test Strategy
8 7 (17.50%) Computer Forensics
8 7 (17.50%) Ethical Hacking
8 7 (17.50%) Automated Testing
8 7 (17.50%) Software Testing
8 7 (17.50%) Coaching
8 7 (17.50%) Malware Analysis
9 6 (15.00%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (2.50%) C
2 1 (2.50%) C++
2 1 (2.50%) Java
2 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (37.50%) CISSP
2 12 (30.00%) CISA
3 7 (17.50%) GIAC
3 7 (17.50%) CISM
3 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
3 7 (17.50%) CEH
3 7 (17.50%) ISTQB
4 6 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (10.00%) DV Cleared
6 2 (5.00%) Degree
7 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (32.50%) PCI DSS
2 7 (17.50%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 7 (17.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (17.50%) COBIT
3 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 7 (17.50%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Sourcefire
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.00%) Tripwire
3 2 (5.00%) Capita
3 2 (5.00%) LANDesk
3 2 (5.00%) HP
3 2 (5.00%) Cisco
3 2 (5.00%) McAfee
3 2 (5.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.50%) LogRhythm
Southampton, Hampshire
Capita IT Professional Services
Posted: 14 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Accomplish Today Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum excellent benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago