The table below looks at the statistics for OWASP skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OWASP over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 357 422 443
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +21
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 63 45 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.36% 0.21% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.25% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 59 42 27
Median salary £55,000 £53,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.32% +19.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £75,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £51,750 £48,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
OWASP
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
14960 18069 18331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 86.24% 85.40% 83.51%
Number of salaries quoted 12439 15016 14146
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

OWASP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing OWASP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

OWASP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

OWASP
Salary Trend in the South East

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

OWASP Salary Trend in the South East

OWASP
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OWASP across the South East region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

OWASP Salary Histogram in the South East

OWASP
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OWASP within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire +14 19 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Berkshire +44 14 £55,000 +4.76% 5
Hampshire +22 14 £61,250 +16.66% 1
East Sussex - 9 £58,000 -
Surrey +12 4 £42,500 -41.37%
West Sussex - 3 £67,500 -
Buckinghamshire +10 1 £45,000 -25.00% 2
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT jobs citing OWASP 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 South East region with a requirement for OWASP.

1 74 (57.81%) Penetration Testing
2 65 (50.78%) Information Security
3 64 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 57 (44.53%) CEH
5 55 (42.97%) Windows
6 48 (37.50%) Telecoms
7 46 (35.94%) Java
7 46 (35.94%) Nessus
8 45 (35.16%) Python
9 42 (32.81%) C
9 42 (32.81%) C++
9 42 (32.81%) Nmap
10 41 (32.03%) OSCP
11 40 (31.25%) Security Cleared
11 40 (31.25%) Linux
11 40 (31.25%) CISSP
12 38 (29.69%) Qualys
13 37 (28.91%) CISM
14 35 (27.34%) GIAC
14 35 (27.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 35 (27.34%) OpenVAS
15 32 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
15 32 (25.00%) Coverity
16 31 (24.22%) Perl
17 29 (22.66%) GPEN
18 27 (21.09%) TCP/IP
19 26 (20.31%) DV Cleared
20 24 (18.75%) Security Testing
21 23 (17.97%) SDLC
22 22 (17.19%) Vulnerability Management

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (5.47%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.34%) IIS
2 3 (2.34%) SAS
2 3 (2.34%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.34%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (1.56%) Apache
3 2 (1.56%) CMS
3 2 (1.56%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.78%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.78%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.78%) Confluence
4 1 (0.78%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (0.78%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (4.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.13%) Payment Gateway
1 4 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.56%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.13%) SaaS
2 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.34%) Office 365
3 2 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.78%) Force.com
4 1 (0.78%) GitHub
4 1 (0.78%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.78%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 27 (21.09%) TCP/IP
2 21 (16.41%) Firewall
3 12 (9.38%) Internet
4 8 (6.25%) Wireless
5 7 (5.47%) DNS
6 3 (2.34%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (2.34%) SAN
7 2 (1.56%) HTTP
7 2 (1.56%) Intranet
7 2 (1.56%) LAN
7 2 (1.56%) WAN
8 1 (0.78%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.78%) MPLS
8 1 (0.78%) Network Security
8 1 (0.78%) VLAN
8 1 (0.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.03%) MySQL
2 8 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.34%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.34%) DB2
3 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.56%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.78%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.78%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.78%) Redis
5 1 (0.78%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (6.25%) Burp Suite
1 8 (6.25%) Metasploit
2 5 (3.91%) Selenium
2 5 (3.91%) Subversion
3 4 (3.13%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.13%) NCrunch
3 4 (3.13%) ReSharper
3 4 (3.13%) SpecFlow
4 3 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.56%) Grunt
5 2 (1.56%) JIRA
6 1 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.78%) Checkstyle
6 1 (0.78%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.78%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.78%) JMeter
6 1 (0.78%) JUnit
6 1 (0.78%) Maven
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 48 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 20 (15.63%) Finance
3 4 (3.13%) Back Office
3 4 (3.13%) Electronics
3 4 (3.13%) Legal
3 4 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.13%) Marketing
4 1 (0.78%) Banking
4 1 (0.78%) Law
4 1 (0.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (36.72%) Tester
2 42 (32.81%) Penetration Tester
3 21 (16.41%) Analyst
3 21 (16.41%) Security Analyst
4 20 (15.63%) Security Tester
5 16 (12.50%) Security Penetration Tester
6 15 (11.72%) Security Manager
7 14 (10.94%) Information Manager
7 14 (10.94%) Information Security Manager
8 10 (7.81%) Architect
9 9 (7.03%) Developer
10 8 (6.25%) Product Analyst
11 7 (5.47%) Consultant
11 7 (5.47%) Information Architect
11 7 (5.47%) Information Assurance Architect
11 7 (5.47%) Information Security Architect
11 7 (5.47%) Security Architect
11 7 (5.47%) Security Specialist
12 6 (4.69%) IT Consultant
12 6 (4.69%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (15.63%) HTML
2 17 (13.28%) .NET
3 15 (11.72%) HTML5
3 15 (11.72%) XML
4 12 (9.38%) ASP.NET
5 10 (7.81%) jQuery
6 9 (7.03%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (6.25%) CSS
8 6 (4.69%) Ajax
8 6 (4.69%) JSON
8 6 (4.69%) LAMP
8 6 (4.69%) OAuth
8 6 (4.69%) SAML
9 5 (3.91%) .NET Framework
9 5 (3.91%) AngularJS
9 5 (3.91%) RESTful
10 4 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 4 (3.13%) Java EE
10 4 (3.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 32 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
2 20 (15.63%) Management Information System
3 15 (11.72%) Mobile App
4 12 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (6.25%) Cybercrime
6 6 (4.69%) Computer Science
6 6 (4.69%) Cyberthreat
7 5 (3.91%) PKI
7 5 (3.91%) Statistics
8 4 (3.13%) User Experience
9 3 (2.34%) Mainframe
9 3 (2.34%) Security Operations Centre
10 2 (1.56%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.78%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 55 (42.97%) Windows
2 40 (31.25%) Linux
3 7 (5.47%) Kali Linux
4 5 (3.91%) CentOS
4 5 (3.91%) Unix
5 4 (3.13%) Android
5 4 (3.13%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.34%) zOS
7 1 (0.78%) AIX
7 1 (0.78%) HPUX
7 1 (0.78%) KNOPPIX
7 1 (0.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (57.81%) Penetration Testing
2 65 (50.78%) Information Security
3 64 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 24 (18.75%) Security Testing
5 23 (17.97%) SDLC
6 22 (17.19%) Vulnerability Management
7 18 (14.06%) Risk Management
8 17 (13.28%) Cybersecurity
9 15 (11.72%) SIEM
10 13 (10.16%) Ethical Hacking
11 12 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (9.38%) MVC
11 12 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (7.81%) Scrum
12 10 (7.81%) Secure Coding
13 9 (7.03%) Continuous Delivery
13 9 (7.03%) Open Source
13 9 (7.03%) Project Management
13 9 (7.03%) Software Engineering
14 8 (6.25%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 46 (35.94%) Java
2 45 (35.16%) Python
3 42 (32.81%) C
3 42 (32.81%) C++
4 31 (24.22%) Perl
5 20 (15.63%) Bash Shell
5 20 (15.63%) C#
5 20 (15.63%) JavaScript
6 15 (11.72%) SQL
7 9 (7.03%) VB
8 8 (6.25%) Ruby
9 7 (5.47%) Objective-C
10 6 (4.69%) VB.NET
11 5 (3.91%) PHP
12 2 (1.56%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.78%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.78%) Groovy
13 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (44.53%) CEH
2 41 (32.03%) OSCP
3 40 (31.25%) CISSP
3 40 (31.25%) Security Cleared
4 37 (28.91%) CISM
5 35 (27.34%) GIAC
6 29 (22.66%) GPEN
7 26 (20.31%) DV Cleared
8 22 (17.19%) CREST Certified
9 16 (12.50%) SANS
10 15 (11.72%) CISA
10 15 (11.72%) Degree
11 6 (4.69%) CompTIA Security+
11 6 (4.69%) Security+ Certification
12 4 (3.13%) SC Cleared
13 3 (2.34%) GSEC
14 1 (0.78%) OCA
14 1 (0.78%) OCAJ
14 1 (0.78%) OCP
14 1 (0.78%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (27.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (13.28%) PCI DSS
3 14 (10.94%) COBIT
4 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 7 (5.47%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 46 (35.94%) Nessus
2 42 (32.81%) Nmap
3 35 (27.34%) OpenVAS
4 2 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.56%) vMotion
5 1 (0.78%) Core Impact
5 1 (0.78%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 38 (29.69%) Qualys
2 32 (25.00%) Coverity
3 14 (10.94%) Microsoft
4 7 (5.47%) Cisco
4 7 (5.47%) Oracle
5 5 (3.91%) SAP
6 3 (2.34%) Ab Initio
6 3 (2.34%) ArcSight
6 3 (2.34%) Splunk
6 3 (2.34%) VMware
7 2 (1.56%) Google
7 2 (1.56%) ION Trading
8 1 (0.78%) Arqiva
8 1 (0.78%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.78%) HP
8 1 (0.78%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.78%) Netsparker
8 1 (0.78%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
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