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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OWASP over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 399 443 418
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -25
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 49 21 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.10% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.12% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 32 20 24
Average salary £45,000 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £51,750 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £80,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £53,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-20.93% -2.27%
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
16458 17569 17093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.52% 84.16% 83.22%
Number of salaries quoted 13939 14185 13396
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

OWASP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OWASP across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OWASP within the South East region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +32 22 £43,750 -2.77% 1
Oxfordshire - 14 £55,000 - 1
Kent +6 5 £47,500 +12.04%
Berkshire -16 5 £30,000 -58.62% 1
West Sussex - 3 £47,500 -
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East region citing OWASP 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 OWASP.

1 38 (50.00%) Windows
2 33 (43.42%) Linux
3 32 (42.11%) .NET
4 31 (40.79%) Java
4 31 (40.79%) SQL
5 28 (36.84%) Penetration Testing
6 25 (32.89%) C#
7 24 (31.58%) JavaScript
7 24 (31.58%) Nessus
8 23 (30.26%) Nmap
8 23 (30.26%) C
8 23 (30.26%) Python
9 22 (28.95%) C++
10 21 (27.63%) HTML
10 21 (27.63%) TDD
11 20 (26.32%) Telecoms
11 20 (26.32%) Qualys
11 20 (26.32%) Security Cleared
11 20 (26.32%) CREST Certified
12 19 (25.00%) GIAC
13 18 (23.68%) SQL Server
13 18 (23.68%) CEH
13 18 (23.68%) Git (software)
13 18 (23.68%) OSCP
13 18 (23.68%) Cybersecurity
13 18 (23.68%) OpenVAS
14 17 (22.37%) Embedded Systems
14 17 (22.37%) Coverity
14 17 (22.37%) DV Cleared
14 17 (22.37%) Vulnerability Assessment

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East region citing OWASP 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 OWASP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (22.37%) IIS
2 16 (21.05%) CMS
3 11 (14.47%) nginx
4 10 (13.16%) Apache
5 7 (9.21%) Drupal
5 7 (9.21%) Joomla!
5 7 (9.21%) WordPress
6 6 (7.89%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (6.58%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (3.95%) MS Exchange
9 1 (1.32%) JBoss
9 1 (1.32%) WildFly
Applications
1 8 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (9.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.58%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.47%) Firewall
2 9 (11.84%) TCP/IP
3 6 (7.89%) LAN
3 6 (7.89%) WAN
4 5 (6.58%) Network Security
5 4 (5.26%) DNS
5 4 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (5.26%) Wireshark
6 3 (3.95%) Wireless
7 2 (2.63%) HTTP
7 2 (2.63%) HTTPS
7 2 (2.63%) Internet
7 2 (2.63%) IPsec
7 2 (2.63%) Kerberos
7 2 (2.63%) NNTP
7 2 (2.63%) SSL
7 2 (2.63%) X.509
8 1 (1.32%) DHCP
8 1 (1.32%) Intranet
8 1 (1.32%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.16%) NoSQL
3 8 (10.53%) MySQL
3 8 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (6.58%) Redis
5 2 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.32%) JasperReports
6 1 (1.32%) MaxDB
6 1 (1.32%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (23.68%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.89%) ReSharper
3 3 (3.95%) TestNG
4 2 (2.63%) Metasploit
4 2 (2.63%) RSpec
5 1 (1.32%) Arquillian
5 1 (1.32%) Burp Suite
5 1 (1.32%) JUnit
5 1 (1.32%) Maven
5 1 (1.32%) Mockito
5 1 (1.32%) Subversion
General
1 20 (26.32%) Telecoms
2 13 (17.11%) Finance
3 3 (3.95%) Retail
4 2 (2.63%) Banking
5 1 (1.32%) Back Office
5 1 (1.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (30.26%) Developer
2 19 (25.00%) Tester
3 12 (15.79%) Security Penetration Tester
3 12 (15.79%) Security Tester
4 11 (14.47%) Security Engineer
4 11 (14.47%) Web Developer
5 9 (11.84%) .NET Developer
6 8 (10.53%) .NET Web Developer
6 8 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (10.53%) C# Developer
6 8 (10.53%) C# Web Developer
6 8 (10.53%) Penetration Tester
7 7 (9.21%) Drupal Developer
8 6 (7.89%) Analyst
8 6 (7.89%) Security Analyst
9 5 (6.58%) Technical Leader
10 4 (5.26%) Consultant
10 4 (5.26%) Graduate
11 3 (3.95%) Architect
11 3 (3.95%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (42.11%) .NET
2 21 (27.63%) HTML
3 16 (21.05%) CSS
4 15 (19.74%) HTML5
5 14 (18.42%) AngularJS
6 11 (14.47%) ASP.NET
7 10 (13.16%) jQuery
8 9 (11.84%) RESTful
8 9 (11.84%) Web Services
9 8 (10.53%) JSON
10 7 (9.21%) XML
11 6 (7.89%) .NET Framework
11 6 (7.89%) Backbone.js
11 6 (7.89%) Hibernate
11 6 (7.89%) KnockoutJS
11 6 (7.89%) LINQ
11 6 (7.89%) Regular Expression
11 6 (7.89%) Sass
12 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (6.58%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.37%) Embedded Systems
2 7 (9.21%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.89%) W3C
4 5 (6.58%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.95%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.63%) Artificial Intelligence
6 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.63%) PKI
6 2 (2.63%) User Experience
7 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 38 (50.00%) Windows
2 33 (43.42%) Linux
3 16 (21.05%) Windows Server
4 7 (9.21%) Debian
4 7 (9.21%) Ubuntu
5 6 (7.89%) Unix
6 5 (6.58%) CentOS
7 2 (2.63%) AIX
8 1 (1.32%) KNOPPIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (36.84%) Penetration Testing
2 21 (27.63%) TDD
3 18 (23.68%) Cybersecurity
4 17 (22.37%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 14 (18.42%) Information Security
5 14 (18.42%) MVC
6 13 (17.11%) SEO
7 12 (15.79%) BDD
8 11 (14.47%) E-Commerce
8 11 (14.47%) Secure Coding
8 11 (14.47%) Unit Testing
9 9 (11.84%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (11.84%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (11.84%) Ethical Hacking
9 9 (11.84%) Project Management
10 8 (10.53%) CRM
10 8 (10.53%) Web Development
11 7 (9.21%) Content Management
11 7 (9.21%) Presales
11 7 (9.21%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 31 (40.79%) Java
1 31 (40.79%) SQL
2 25 (32.89%) C#
3 24 (31.58%) JavaScript
4 23 (30.26%) C
4 23 (30.26%) Python
5 22 (28.95%) C++
6 13 (17.11%) Perl
7 8 (10.53%) Bash Shell
7 8 (10.53%) PHP
8 6 (7.89%) R
9 5 (6.58%) Scala
10 3 (3.95%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.95%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.63%) Ruby
12 1 (1.32%) JPQL
Qualifications
1 20 (26.32%) CREST Certified
1 20 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 19 (25.00%) GIAC
3 18 (23.68%) CEH
3 18 (23.68%) OSCP
4 17 (22.37%) DV Cleared
5 11 (14.47%) CISSP
6 7 (9.21%) CISM
7 6 (7.89%) GPEN
8 5 (6.58%) CISA
9 4 (5.26%) Degree
10 3 (3.95%) CCDP
10 3 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (3.95%) SANS
11 2 (2.63%) CRISC
11 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
12 1 (1.32%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.11%) PCI DSS
2 6 (7.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.63%) ISO27002
3 2 (2.63%) QA
4 1 (1.32%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.63%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 24 (31.58%) Nessus
2 23 (30.26%) Nmap
3 18 (23.68%) OpenVAS
4 1 (1.32%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 20 (26.32%) Qualys
2 17 (22.37%) Coverity
3 11 (14.47%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.89%) Sitecore
5 5 (6.58%) Rackspace
6 3 (3.95%) Apple
7 2 (2.63%) EPiServer
7 2 (2.63%) Google
7 2 (2.63%) Zend
8 1 (1.32%) Actuate
8 1 (1.32%) Cisco
8 1 (1.32%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.32%) Huawei
8 1 (1.32%) Juniper
8 1 (1.32%) Nokia
8 1 (1.32%) SAP
Basingstoke
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Abingdon
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits + Shift allowance
Posted: 18 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits + Shift allowance
Posted: 24 days ago