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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 140 129 148
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +19
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 5 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.24% 0.57% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.77% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 3
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 £49,400
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £78,500 £73,400
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £57,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-17.39% +21.05%
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
1592 1698 2123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 75.02% 74.38% 78.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1270 1311 1773
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 £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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 30 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 30 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 -2 4 £47,500 -5.94%
Security Testing
East of England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 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%) Information Security Management
1 4 (40.00%) Security Management
1 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (40.00%) CISA
1 4 (40.00%) CISM
1 4 (40.00%) Information Security
1 4 (40.00%) Cryptography
1 4 (40.00%) CISMP
1 4 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (40.00%) Mathematics
1 4 (40.00%) Data Protection
1 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (20.00%) Analytics
2 2 (20.00%) Load Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (20.00%) Physics
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Facility Management
2 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Games
2 2 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (20.00%) C++

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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.

General
1 2 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Team Leader
1 4 (40.00%) Information Manager
1 4 (40.00%) Information Security Manager
1 4 (40.00%) Security Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (40.00%) Cryptography
1 4 (40.00%) Mathematics
1 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Information Security Management
1 4 (40.00%) Security Management
1 4 (40.00%) Information Security
1 4 (40.00%) Data Protection
1 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (20.00%) Analytics
2 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Facility Management
2 2 (20.00%) Load Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C++
1 2 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) CISSP
1 4 (40.00%) CISA
1 4 (40.00%) CISM
1 4 (40.00%) CISMP
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001