The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the M4 Corridor region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank - - 6
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor - - 5.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £54,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -17.43%
Security Testing
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 M4 Corridor region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
M4 Corridor
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 85.71% 66.67% 83.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 9
Median salary £72,500 £57,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.08% +43.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £45,000 £80,000
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 the M4 Corridor

The demand trend of job ads across the M4 Corridor 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 the M4 Corridor

Security Testing
Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the M4 Corridor region.

Security Testing Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor

Security Testing
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 M4 Corridor region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Nessus
1 2 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Metasploit
1 2 (100.00%) OSCP
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (100.00%) Burp Suite
1 2 (100.00%) Kali Linux
1 2 (100.00%) CHECK Team Leader
1 2 (100.00%) CHECK Team Member
1 2 (100.00%) CREST Certified
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Burp Suite
1 2 (100.00%) Metasploit
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Ethical Hacker
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Kali Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CHECK Team Leader
1 2 (100.00%) CHECK Team Member
1 2 (100.00%) CREST Certified
1 2 (100.00%) OSCP
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Nessus