The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 88 114 -
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.11% 0.071% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.085% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
- -13.04%
Security Testing
Buckinghamshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
866 1181 1065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 91.16% 83.58% 81.36%
Number of salaries quoted 664 894 843
Average salary £46,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.23% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Security Testing
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Security Testing Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) IT Governance
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) COBIT
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) ISMS
2 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) nginx
2 1 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Redis
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) Docker
2 1 (33.33%) Opsview
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Compliance Officer
1 1 (33.33%) Information Officer
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security Compliance Officer
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security Officer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Security Compliance Officer
1 1 (33.33%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) LAMP
1 1 (33.33%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Internal Audit
2 1 (33.33%) ISMS
2 1 (33.33%) IT Governance
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CISA
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) COBIT
2 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Nagios
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) Opsview
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Remedy