The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 134 126 155
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +29
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 7 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.34% 0.38% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.50% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 5
Average salary £52,500 £50,500 £67,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.96% -24.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £85,500 £71,800
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-15.90% +15.78%
Security Testing
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1621 1602 2102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 78.05% 75.85% 78.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1267 1209 1769
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Testing across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Security Testing Salary Histogram 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 2 March 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
Watford -9 3 £42,500 -15.84% 1
Stevenage - 2 - -
Security Testing
East of England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 4 (40.00%) CISSP
1 4 (40.00%) Cryptography
1 4 (40.00%) Mathematics
1 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (30.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (30.00%) Information Security
2 3 (30.00%) CISMP
2 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (30.00%) Information Security Management
2 3 (30.00%) Security Management
2 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (30.00%) CISA
2 3 (30.00%) CISM
3 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Games
3 2 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (20.00%) C++
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) .NET
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Facility Management
3 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (20.00%) Physics
3 2 (20.00%) Analytics

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
General
1 2 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (20.00%) Games
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Team Leader
2 3 (30.00%) Information Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Information Security Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Security Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Cryptography
1 4 (40.00%) Mathematics
1 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (20.00%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (30.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (30.00%) Information Security Management
2 3 (30.00%) Security Management
2 3 (30.00%) Information Security
3 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Facility Management
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Load Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) SIEM
4 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (10.00%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C++
1 2 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) CISSP
2 3 (30.00%) CISA
2 3 (30.00%) CISM
2 3 (30.00%) CISMP
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) GCIA
4 1 (10.00%) GCIH
4 1 (10.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Nessus
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