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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
England / South East
Rank 339 392 443
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +51
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 48 54 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.32% 0.28% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.33% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 40 38 22
Median salary £60,000 £45,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £42,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -26.08%

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
12751 16547 17794
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.92% 86.94% 85.39%
Number of salaries quoted 10392 14047 14409
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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
Berkshire +59 19 £52,500 +75.00% 2
Hampshire +32 16 £60,000 +4.34% 3
Kent +21 10 £60,000 +20.00%
East Sussex - 8 £60,000 -
West Sussex +7 5 £50,000 +2.56%
Surrey +28 3 £72,500 +65.71% 1
Oxfordshire +1 3 £60,000 +9.09%
Buckinghamshire +21 2 £40,000 +6.66%
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 39 (34.82%) Linux
1 39 (34.82%) Firewall
1 39 (34.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 38 (33.93%) Windows
3 37 (33.04%) Java
3 37 (33.04%) Penetration Testing
3 37 (33.04%) Information Security
4 35 (31.25%) SQL
5 30 (26.79%) Finance
6 27 (24.11%) Python
6 27 (24.11%) CISSP
7 26 (23.21%) JavaScript
8 25 (22.32%) Telecoms
8 25 (22.32%) SDLC
9 22 (19.64%) CompTIA Security+
9 22 (19.64%) Security+ Certification
10 21 (18.75%) VMware
10 21 (18.75%) PKI
11 20 (17.86%) CEH
11 20 (17.86%) MVC
11 20 (17.86%) Cybersecurity
12 19 (16.96%) CISM
12 19 (16.96%) Web Services
12 19 (16.96%) Bash Shell
13 18 (16.07%) PowerShell
13 18 (16.07%) Nessus
13 18 (16.07%) Ethical Hacking
13 18 (16.07%) HTML
14 17 (15.18%) MySQL
14 17 (15.18%) SQL Server

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 11 (9.82%) Apache Solr
1 11 (9.82%) WebSphere
2 9 (8.04%) IIS
3 7 (6.25%) Apache
3 7 (6.25%) IBM Notes
3 7 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 7 (6.25%) WebLogic
4 6 (5.36%) OpenStack
5 4 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (3.57%) SAS
5 4 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.89%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.39%) Office 365
2 6 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (34.82%) Firewall
2 16 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 13 (11.61%) Intrusion Detection
4 12 (10.71%) HTTP
5 11 (9.82%) LAN
5 11 (9.82%) SSL
5 11 (9.82%) WAN
6 9 (8.04%) DNS
6 9 (8.04%) Internet
7 8 (7.14%) SSH
8 5 (4.46%) Wireless
9 4 (3.57%) Intranet
9 4 (3.57%) SAN
10 3 (2.68%) Network Security
10 3 (2.68%) VPN
11 1 (0.89%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.89%) LDAP
11 1 (0.89%) SMTP
11 1 (0.89%) VLAN
11 1 (0.89%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.18%) MySQL
1 17 (15.18%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.04%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.46%) MariaDB
3 5 (4.46%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.57%) DB2
5 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (10.71%) JIRA
2 11 (9.82%) Maven
3 6 (5.36%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.57%) Metasploit
4 4 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.79%) Gatling
5 2 (1.79%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.79%) Grunt
5 2 (1.79%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.79%) JMeter
6 1 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.89%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.89%) Burp Suite
6 1 (0.89%) JUnit
6 1 (0.89%) Subversion
General
1 30 (26.79%) Finance
2 25 (22.32%) Telecoms
3 11 (9.82%) Banking
4 7 (6.25%) French Language
4 7 (6.25%) German Language
4 7 (6.25%) Portuguese Language
4 7 (6.25%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.79%) Legal
6 1 (0.89%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.89%) Automotive
6 1 (0.89%) Electronics
6 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.89%) Marketing
6 1 (0.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (19.64%) Developer
2 16 (14.29%) Tester
3 14 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (10.71%) Java Developer
4 12 (10.71%) Penetration Tester
4 12 (10.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (9.82%) Security Engineer
6 7 (6.25%) Consultant
6 7 (6.25%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 7 (6.25%) Security Support Engineer
6 7 (6.25%) Software Engineer
6 7 (6.25%) Support Engineer
6 7 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
6 7 (6.25%) Technical Support
6 7 (6.25%) Technical Support Engineer
6 7 (6.25%) Web Developer
7 6 (5.36%) Analyst
7 6 (5.36%) Security Consultant
7 6 (5.36%) Security Tester
7 6 (5.36%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (16.96%) Web Services
2 18 (16.07%) HTML
3 16 (14.29%) .NET
4 13 (11.61%) jQuery
5 12 (10.71%) Spring
6 11 (9.82%) ASP.NET
6 11 (9.82%) Drools
6 11 (9.82%) EJB
6 11 (9.82%) Hibernate
6 11 (9.82%) J2EE
6 11 (9.82%) JMS
6 11 (9.82%) JSTL
6 11 (9.82%) Lucene
6 11 (9.82%) Struts
7 10 (8.93%) XML
8 9 (8.04%) CSS
9 8 (7.14%) Ajax
9 8 (7.14%) HTML5
10 7 (6.25%) Regular Expression
11 6 (5.36%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.75%) PKI
2 15 (13.39%) Computer Science
3 14 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 11 (9.82%) Embedded Systems
4 11 (9.82%) User Experience
5 6 (5.36%) Cyberthreat
6 5 (4.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (3.57%) Mainframe
7 4 (3.57%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (2.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (1.79%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.89%) iPad
10 1 (0.89%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.89%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 39 (34.82%) Linux
2 38 (33.93%) Windows
3 11 (9.82%) Unix
4 7 (6.25%) Mac OS
4 7 (6.25%) Windows NT
4 7 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.46%) Kali Linux
6 4 (3.57%) zOS
7 1 (0.89%) KNOPPIX
7 1 (0.89%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (34.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 37 (33.04%) Information Security
2 37 (33.04%) Penetration Testing
3 25 (22.32%) SDLC
4 20 (17.86%) Cybersecurity
4 20 (17.86%) MVC
5 18 (16.07%) Ethical Hacking
6 17 (15.18%) Vulnerability Management
7 15 (13.39%) Network Design
7 15 (13.39%) Project Management
7 15 (13.39%) SOA
8 14 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
8 14 (12.50%) IT Audit
9 12 (10.71%) E-Commerce
9 12 (10.71%) Risk Management
9 12 (10.71%) Web Development
10 11 (9.82%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (9.82%) Business Continuity
10 11 (9.82%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (9.82%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (33.04%) Java
2 35 (31.25%) SQL
3 27 (24.11%) Python
4 26 (23.21%) JavaScript
5 19 (16.96%) Bash Shell
6 18 (16.07%) PowerShell
7 16 (14.29%) VB
8 14 (12.50%) Perl
9 13 (11.61%) C
9 13 (11.61%) C++
10 12 (10.71%) C#
10 12 (10.71%) Ruby
11 8 (7.14%) PHP
12 2 (1.79%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.89%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.89%) Scala
13 1 (0.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (24.11%) CISSP
2 22 (19.64%) CompTIA Security+
2 22 (19.64%) Security+ Certification
3 20 (17.86%) CEH
4 19 (16.96%) CISM
5 16 (14.29%) CISA
5 16 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 13 (11.61%) OSCP
7 11 (9.82%) GIAC
8 10 (8.93%) GPEN
9 9 (8.04%) MCSE
9 9 (8.04%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (7.14%) CCNA
10 8 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (7.14%) Degree
10 8 (7.14%) SANS
11 5 (4.46%) CREST Certified
12 4 (3.57%) DV Cleared
12 4 (3.57%) GSEC
13 2 (1.79%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (15.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (12.50%) COBIT
3 3 (2.68%) SLA
4 2 (1.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (13.39%) vSphere
2 10 (8.93%) Active Directory
3 9 (8.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (6.25%) Samba
5 1 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (16.07%) Nessus
2 15 (13.39%) vMotion
3 13 (11.61%) Nmap
4 11 (9.82%) OpenVAS
5 1 (0.89%) Core Impact
5 1 (0.89%) Nagios
5 1 (0.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (18.75%) VMware
2 16 (14.29%) Cisco
3 15 (13.39%) Qualys
4 12 (10.71%) Oracle
5 11 (9.82%) Coverity
5 11 (9.82%) Splunk
6 7 (6.25%) Dell KACE
6 7 (6.25%) Lotus
6 7 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 7 (6.25%) Novell
6 7 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (3.57%) Ab Initio
7 4 (3.57%) ArcSight
8 3 (2.68%) Blue Coat
8 3 (2.68%) F5
8 3 (2.68%) Google
9 2 (1.79%) Citrix
9 2 (1.79%) Mercator
9 2 (1.79%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.89%) PeopleSoft
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