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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 138 113 157
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +44
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 1 20 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.044% 0.99% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.055% 1.31% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1 20 7
Average salary £47,500 £43,750 £71,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -38.38%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -15.00%
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
1834 1523 2249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 80.54% 75.51% 76.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1500 1219 1776
Average salary £47,750 £42,900 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.30% -9.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
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 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 17 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
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £47,500 - 1
Security Testing
East of England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 8 (72.73%) MS Excel
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 7 (63.64%) SharePoint
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) Risk Assessment
2 7 (63.64%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (63.64%) PKI
2 7 (63.64%) Risk Analysis
2 7 (63.64%) Hyper-V
2 7 (63.64%) Security Architecture
2 7 (63.64%) Lync
2 7 (63.64%) Database Security
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) Network Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) MS Office
4 1 (9.09%) UNIX
4 1 (9.09%) Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) CISSP
4 1 (9.09%) Juniper
4 1 (9.09%) SSCP
4 1 (9.09%) Firewall
4 1 (9.09%) Wireless
4 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 1 (9.09%) GCIA
4 1 (9.09%) GCIH
4 1 (9.09%) Document Management
4 1 (9.09%) Nessus

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 7 (63.64%) SharePoint
1 7 (63.64%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (72.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) Wireless
1 1 (9.09%) Network Security
1 1 (9.09%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Analyst
1 8 (72.73%) Security Analyst
2 7 (63.64%) Senior Security Analyst
2 7 (63.64%) IT Security Analyst
2 7 (63.64%) Senior IT Security Analyst
2 7 (63.64%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) PKI
2 1 (9.09%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) UNIX
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Risk Assessment
1 7 (63.64%) Penetration Testing
1 7 (63.64%) Risk Analysis
1 7 (63.64%) Security Architecture
1 7 (63.64%) Database Security
2 2 (18.18%) Network Architecture
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) Document Management
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) SIEM
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) Python
1 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CISSP
1 1 (9.09%) SSCP
1 1 (9.09%) GCIA
1 1 (9.09%) GCIH
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Juniper