The table below looks at the statistics for OWASP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OWASP over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank - 101 -
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 0 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent - 0.17% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.20% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £40,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £41,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+34.14% -5.74%
OWASP
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
985 993 529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 85.36% 82.54% 69.70%
Number of salaries quoted 867 867 463
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,275 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

OWASP
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OWASP across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OWASP Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

OWASP
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OWASP across the Kent region.

OWASP Salary Trend in Kent

OWASP
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region citing OWASP 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 OWASP.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) AIX
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) CISSP
1 6 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 6 (100.00%) CEH
1 6 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 6 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
1 6 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 6 (100.00%) SIEM
1 6 (100.00%) LogRhythm

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region citing OWASP 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 OWASP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Tester
1 6 (100.00%) Junior
1 6 (100.00%) Penetration Tester
1 6 (100.00%) Junior Tester
2 3 (50.00%) Security Tester
2 3 (50.00%) IT Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) Security Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) Junior Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) IT Security Consultant
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) AIX
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 6 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 6 (100.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CISSP
1 6 (100.00%) CEH
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (100.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) LogRhythm