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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 125 136 145
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +9
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 12 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.55% 0.23% 0.083%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.27% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 0
Median salary £48,750 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.87% -
UK excluding London median salary £48,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+21.25% -11.11%
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
1952 1838 1986
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 88.89% 84.51% 82.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1606 1525 1628
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
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 6 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford - 5 £47,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £85,000 -
Borehamwood -8 2 £40,000 -
Security Testing
East of England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 14 (50.00%) Java
2 12 (42.86%) WebLogic
2 12 (42.86%) HP
3 11 (39.29%) SQL
3 11 (39.29%) Performance Testing
4 10 (35.71%) Non-Functional Testing
5 9 (32.14%) Network Architecture
5 9 (32.14%) Firewall
5 9 (32.14%) Perl
5 9 (32.14%) Oracle
5 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
5 9 (32.14%) LoadRunner
5 9 (32.14%) Python
6 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 8 (28.57%) SC Cleared
6 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
7 7 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 7 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
7 7 (25.00%) Sourcefire
7 7 (25.00%) WebSphere
7 7 (25.00%) SIEM
7 7 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 7 (25.00%) LogRhythm
7 7 (25.00%) Private Cloud
7 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 7 (25.00%) VPN
7 7 (25.00%) Cisco
7 7 (25.00%) CheckPoint

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:

Application Platforms
1 12 (42.86%) WebLogic
2 7 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 3 (10.71%) JBoss
5 1 (3.57%) IIS
5 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) Firewall
2 7 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
2 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (25.00%) VPN
3 3 (10.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) MySQL
2 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) LoadRunner
2 3 (10.71%) AppScan
2 3 (10.71%) Burp Suite
2 3 (10.71%) Paros
3 2 (7.14%) Appium
3 2 (7.14%) JIRA
3 2 (7.14%) JMeter
3 2 (7.14%) Selenium
3 2 (7.14%) TestRail
3 2 (7.14%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Analyst
2 11 (39.29%) Security Analyst
3 9 (32.14%) Test Leader
4 7 (25.00%) Network Analyst
4 7 (25.00%) Network Security Analyst
4 7 (25.00%) Test Analyst
5 5 (17.86%) Lead Test Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Applications Architect
6 3 (10.71%) Architect
6 3 (10.71%) Security Architect
7 2 (7.14%) Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support
7 2 (7.14%) IT Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) IT Security Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Security Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Senior IT Security Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Security Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
8 1 (3.57%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) .NET
1 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
1 2 (7.14%) Gherkin
1 2 (7.14%) Middleware
1 2 (7.14%) REST
1 2 (7.14%) SOAP
1 2 (7.14%) Web Services
1 2 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (25.00%) Private Cloud
2 4 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 4 (14.29%) PKI
3 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Unix
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
1 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Performance Testing
2 10 (35.71%) Non-Functional Testing
3 9 (32.14%) Network Architecture
4 7 (25.00%) Identity Management
4 7 (25.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 7 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
4 7 (25.00%) SIEM
4 7 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 7 (25.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 7 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (17.86%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (17.86%) Security Architecture
7 4 (14.29%) Data Protection
7 4 (14.29%) Database Security
7 4 (14.29%) OWASP
7 4 (14.29%) Reverse Engineering
7 4 (14.29%) SABSA
7 4 (14.29%) Test Planning
7 4 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) Java
2 11 (39.29%) SQL
3 9 (32.14%) Perl
3 9 (32.14%) Python
4 5 (17.86%) AWK
4 5 (17.86%) Shell Script
5 4 (14.29%) VBScript
6 2 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 7 (25.00%) CCNP
2 7 (25.00%) CCSA
2 7 (25.00%) CCSE
2 7 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (14.29%) CEH
3 4 (14.29%) SSCP
4 3 (10.71%) CISA
4 3 (10.71%) CISM
4 3 (10.71%) CISSP
4 3 (10.71%) CSSLP
5 2 (7.14%) Degree
5 2 (7.14%) ISEB
5 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) HP Fortify
1 3 (10.71%) WebInspect
2 2 (7.14%) SCCM
2 2 (7.14%) SCDPM
2 2 (7.14%) SCOM
2 2 (7.14%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) HP
2 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 9 (32.14%) Oracle
3 7 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (25.00%) Cisco
3 7 (25.00%) LogRhythm
3 7 (25.00%) Sourcefire
4 2 (7.14%) Dell
5 1 (3.57%) EqualLogic
5 1 (3.57%) VocaLink