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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 138 136 129
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 6 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.27% 0.084% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.11% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £38,750 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-15.84% +12.22%
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
1816 1823 1628
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 81.18% 76.40% 72.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1329 1252 1269
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

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
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Testing across the Reading region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in Reading

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) Degree
3 3 (30.00%) Information Security
3 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (30.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) SIEM
3 3 (30.00%) Cyber Security
3 3 (30.00%) Malware Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (20.00%) Wireless Security
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (20.00%) Wireless
5 1 (10.00%) Finance
5 1 (10.00%) Legal
5 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (10.00%) CISA
5 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (10.00%) Firewall
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (10.00%) N-Tier
5 1 (10.00%) CISSP
5 1 (10.00%) BCP
5 1 (10.00%) Data Management

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 2 (20.00%) Wireless Security
1 2 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) Security Consultant
3 3 (30.00%) Cyber Security Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) Testing Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) Penetration Test Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Junior Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Junior
5 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) IT Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) IT Security Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Penetration Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Information Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Applications Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Web Tester
5 1 (10.00%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Information Security
2 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (30.00%) SIEM
2 3 (30.00%) Cyber Security
2 3 (30.00%) Malware Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) BCP
4 1 (10.00%) Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (10.00%) Usability Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) Degree
3 3 (30.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) CISA
4 1 (10.00%) CISSP
4 1 (10.00%) GPEN
4 1 (10.00%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
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