The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 131 146 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 3 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.16% 0.16% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.19% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 0
Average salary £57,500 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.05% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
- -13.04%
Security Testing
Berkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1650 2081 1962
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 87.12% 84.83% 80.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1345 1369 1426
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £75,000
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 Reading

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

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Security Testing
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Security Testing Salary Trend in Reading

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Reading 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 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Information Security
2 4 (57.14%) CREST Certified
3 3 (42.86%) Security Operations
3 3 (42.86%) Translating Business Requirements
3 3 (42.86%) Burp Suite
3 3 (42.86%) Kali Linux
3 3 (42.86%) CHECK Team Leader
3 3 (42.86%) CHECK Team Member
3 3 (42.86%) Security Management
3 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
3 3 (42.86%) Perl
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Python
3 3 (42.86%) Juniper
3 3 (42.86%) Nessus
3 3 (42.86%) Sourcefire
3 3 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (42.86%) Metasploit
3 3 (42.86%) Hadoop
3 3 (42.86%) Qualys
3 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Splunk
3 3 (42.86%) SIEM
3 3 (42.86%) Big Data
3 3 (42.86%) Analytics
3 3 (42.86%) Mobile App

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Big Data
1 3 (42.86%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Burp Suite
1 3 (42.86%) Metasploit
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) Security Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Manager
2 3 (42.86%) SIEM Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Team Leader
2 3 (42.86%) Test Team Leader
2 3 (42.86%) Testing Manager
3 1 (14.29%) ArcSight Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Security Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Splunk Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
1 3 (42.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Kali Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Information Security
1 4 (57.14%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Analytics
2 3 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (42.86%) Security Management
2 3 (42.86%) Security Operations
2 3 (42.86%) SIEM
2 3 (42.86%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Perl
1 3 (42.86%) Python
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) CREST Certified
3 3 (42.86%) CHECK Team Leader
3 3 (42.86%) CHECK Team Member
3 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Juniper
1 3 (42.86%) Qualys
1 3 (42.86%) Sourcefire
1 3 (42.86%) Splunk
2 1 (14.29%) ArcSight
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 11 days ago