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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank - 153 145
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 0 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.088% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.11% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 10
Median salary - £52,500 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.96%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.63%
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
1746 1811 2018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 84.63% 79.33% 79.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1433 1424 1633
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hertfordshire region citing Security Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT jobs citing Security Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
1 6 (85.71%) SIEM
2 5 (71.43%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) Legal
3 4 (57.14%) CRM
3 4 (57.14%) Retail
3 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (42.86%) Time Management
4 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
4 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (42.86%) LogRhythm
4 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (42.86%) Private Cloud
4 3 (42.86%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 3 (42.86%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 3 (42.86%) Network Architecture
4 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (42.86%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (42.86%) CCSE
4 3 (42.86%) Document Management
4 3 (42.86%) Nessus
4 3 (42.86%) Sourcefire
4 3 (42.86%) GCIA
4 3 (42.86%) GCIH
4 3 (42.86%) LAN
4 3 (42.86%) WAN

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
1 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) VPN
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Appium
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) JMeter
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Legal
2 4 (57.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Security Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Lead
2 1 (14.29%) Java Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Gherkin
1 1 (14.29%) REST
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (42.86%) Private Cloud
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) SIEM
2 4 (57.14%) CRM
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (42.86%) Document Management
3 3 (42.86%) Identity Management
3 3 (42.86%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 3 (42.86%) Network Architecture
3 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
3 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Time Management
3 3 (42.86%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 3 (42.86%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (28.57%) Information Security
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 1 (14.29%) Usability Testing
5 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) CCNP
2 3 (42.86%) CCSA
2 3 (42.86%) CCSE
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) CISSP
2 3 (42.86%) GCIA
2 3 (42.86%) GCIH
2 3 (42.86%) SSCP
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) ISEB
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
2 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
1 3 (42.86%) LogRhythm
1 3 (42.86%) Sourcefire