The first table below looks at the demand for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 143 128 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 4 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.16% 0.61% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.79% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 0
Average salary £56,500 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.55% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+12.22% -14.28%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1970 1637 1959
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 79.08% 77.29% 73.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1619 1234 1571
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £64,500 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Security Testing
East of England

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Security Testing
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Security Testing Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Security Testing
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Watford - 2 £50,500 -
Security Testing
East of England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 13 (76.47%) Risk Assessment
1 13 (76.47%) Penetration Testing
1 13 (76.47%) PKI
1 13 (76.47%) Risk Analysis
1 13 (76.47%) Security Architecture
1 13 (76.47%) Database Security
2 12 (70.59%) Lync
2 12 (70.59%) Hyper-V
2 12 (70.59%) SQL Server
2 12 (70.59%) MS Excel
2 12 (70.59%) SharePoint
2 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
3 8 (47.06%) Network Architecture
4 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.88%) Java
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security
5 1 (5.88%) Junos
5 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.88%) Network Security
5 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.88%) Web 2.0
5 1 (5.88%) Firewall
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security Management
5 1 (5.88%) Security Management
5 1 (5.88%) Wireless
5 1 (5.88%) Legal
5 1 (5.88%) Juniper
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) UNIX
5 1 (5.88%) Linux

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 12 (70.59%) SharePoint
1 12 (70.59%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (70.59%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
1 1 (5.88%) Wireless
1 1 (5.88%) Network Security
1 1 (5.88%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (70.59%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Analyst
1 13 (76.47%) Senior Analyst
1 13 (76.47%) Security Analyst
1 13 (76.47%) Senior Security Analyst
2 12 (70.59%) IT Security Analyst
2 12 (70.59%) Senior IT Security Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Test Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Applications Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (76.47%) PKI
2 1 (5.88%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) UNIX
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Risk Assessment
1 13 (76.47%) Penetration Testing
1 13 (76.47%) Risk Analysis
1 13 (76.47%) Security Architecture
1 13 (76.47%) Database Security
2 8 (47.06%) Network Architecture
3 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.88%) Information Security
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Information Security Management
4 1 (5.88%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Java
1 1 (5.88%) Python
1 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 12 (70.59%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Juniper