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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 420 414 421
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 21 21 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.094% 0.096%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 19 16 16
Average salary £60,000 £58,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.12% +17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £60,000 £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +21.95%
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
17037 17861 17139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 81.79% 80.30% 78.10%
Number of salaries quoted 13607 14066 13977
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £43,670
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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
Berkshire +9 11 £56,250 +32.35%
Hampshire +2 6 £92,500 +54.16% 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £60,000 - 3
Kent +19 1 £42,392 -15.21%
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 17 (44.74%) Penetration Testing
2 13 (34.21%) Security Cleared
3 12 (31.58%) Finance
3 12 (31.58%) Information Security
4 11 (28.95%) Cyber Security
5 9 (23.68%) SQL
5 9 (23.68%) CISSP
5 9 (23.68%) SC Cleared
5 9 (23.68%) Security Testing
5 9 (23.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (21.05%) Marketing
6 8 (21.05%) PCI DSS
6 8 (21.05%) Windows
6 8 (21.05%) Linux
6 8 (21.05%) Java
7 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
7 7 (18.42%) HTML
7 7 (18.42%) Network Security
7 7 (18.42%) Blog
7 7 (18.42%) SIEM
8 6 (15.79%) SaaS
8 6 (15.79%) Degree
8 6 (15.79%) C++
8 6 (15.79%) UNIX
8 6 (15.79%) Python
8 6 (15.79%) CISA
8 6 (15.79%) Management Information System
9 5 (13.16%) MVC
9 5 (13.16%) CISM
9 5 (13.16%) Project Management

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
1 2 (5.26%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.63%) CMS
2 1 (2.63%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (2.63%) IIS
2 1 (2.63%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) SaaS
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) Network Security
2 3 (7.89%) Firewall
3 1 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.63%) FTP
3 1 (2.63%) HTTP
3 1 (2.63%) DNS
3 1 (2.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) MySQL
1 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.26%) Hazelcast
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.63%) Big Data
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.63%) ReSharper
2 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (31.58%) Finance
2 8 (21.05%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) French Language
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Games
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Consultant
1 9 (23.68%) Security Consultant
2 8 (21.05%) Developer
3 6 (15.79%) Security Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Penetration Tester
4 5 (13.16%) Tester
4 5 (13.16%) Research Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Information Security Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) Head of Security
6 3 (7.89%) Head of Testing
6 3 (7.89%) Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Web Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Security Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.26%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Systems Architect
7 2 (5.26%) PHP Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Java Web Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) HTML
2 5 (13.16%) CSS
3 4 (10.53%) .NET
3 4 (10.53%) Ajax
3 4 (10.53%) RESTful
3 4 (10.53%) HTML5
4 3 (7.89%) XHTML
4 3 (7.89%) jQuery
5 2 (5.26%) JPA
5 2 (5.26%) Ehcache
5 2 (5.26%) JSON
5 2 (5.26%) Symfony
5 2 (5.26%) Hibernate
5 2 (5.26%) Spring
5 2 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (5.26%) J2EE
5 2 (5.26%) SOAP
5 2 (5.26%) Web Services
5 2 (5.26%) XML
5 2 (5.26%) Nutch
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Blog
2 6 (15.79%) Management Information System
3 5 (13.16%) Computer Science
4 4 (10.53%) Mobile App
5 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (5.26%) Open Source
6 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.63%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Windows
1 8 (21.05%) Linux
2 6 (15.79%) UNIX
3 3 (7.89%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.63%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) Penetration Testing
2 12 (31.58%) Information Security
3 11 (28.95%) Cyber Security
4 9 (23.68%) Security Testing
5 7 (18.42%) SIEM
6 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (13.16%) B2B
6 5 (13.16%) Project Management
6 5 (13.16%) MVC
7 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
7 4 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (10.53%) Reverse Engineering
8 3 (7.89%) Test Management
8 3 (7.89%) TDD
8 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (5.26%) Scrum
9 2 (5.26%) ERP
9 2 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (5.26%) Security Architecture
10 1 (2.63%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) SQL
2 8 (21.05%) Java
3 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
4 6 (15.79%) Python
4 6 (15.79%) C++
5 4 (10.53%) PHP
5 4 (10.53%) C#
6 3 (7.89%) C
6 3 (7.89%) PowerShell
6 3 (7.89%) Bash Shell
7 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL
7 2 (5.26%) Ruby
7 2 (5.26%) Perl
8 1 (2.63%) Tcl
8 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (34.21%) Security Cleared
2 9 (23.68%) SC Cleared
2 9 (23.68%) CISSP
3 6 (15.79%) CISA
3 6 (15.79%) Degree
4 5 (13.16%) DV Cleared
4 5 (13.16%) CISM
5 4 (10.53%) CEH
5 4 (10.53%) OSCP
5 4 (10.53%) OSCE
6 3 (7.89%) GCIA
7 1 (2.63%) GCIH
7 1 (2.63%) CHFI
7 1 (2.63%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (21.05%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.63%) FISMA
3 1 (2.63%) WAI
3 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) F5
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) Zend
2 2 (5.26%) TippingPoint
3 1 (2.63%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.63%) Imperva
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle
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