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 1 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 392 441 461
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +20
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 55 19 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.093% 0.052%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.11% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 33 18 7
Median salary £52,500 £58,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.63% +17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £92,500 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +28.04%
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
15628 17306 19179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.54% 84.97% 83.61%
Number of salaries quoted 13082 13763 15337
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median 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 £70,000 £65,000 £66,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 1 June 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 1 June 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
Surrey +24 20 £42,500 -
Oxfordshire - 10 £55,000 -
West Sussex - 10 £52,500 -
Berkshire -4 5 £42,500 -19.04%
Hampshire -4 5 £65,000 - 1
Kent - 5 £52,500 -
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 58 (46.77%) Penetration Testing
2 55 (44.35%) Information Security
3 40 (32.26%) PCI DSS
4 38 (30.65%) Windows
5 34 (27.42%) Linux
5 34 (27.42%) Java
5 34 (27.42%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 34 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (26.61%) Nessus
6 33 (26.61%) CEH
6 33 (26.61%) .NET
7 32 (25.81%) CISSP
7 32 (25.81%) Nmap
8 30 (24.19%) CISM
8 30 (24.19%) Telecoms
9 29 (23.39%) Risk Management
10 28 (22.58%) Firewall
11 27 (21.77%) Python
11 27 (21.77%) C#
12 26 (20.97%) C++
12 26 (20.97%) SQL
13 25 (20.16%) C
14 24 (19.35%) CREST Certified
15 23 (18.55%) Security Testing
15 23 (18.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 22 (17.74%) Qualys
17 21 (16.94%) JavaScript
17 21 (16.94%) Microsoft
17 21 (16.94%) GIAC
18 20 (16.13%) TCP/IP

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 16 (12.90%) CMS
2 11 (8.87%) nginx
3 10 (8.06%) MS Exchange
4 8 (6.45%) Apache
4 8 (6.45%) IIS
5 7 (5.65%) Drupal
5 7 (5.65%) Joomla!
5 7 (5.65%) WordPress
6 5 (4.03%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (7.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (5.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.61%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 17 (13.71%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (13.71%) Office 365
2 16 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.03%) Rackspace Cloud
3 5 (4.03%) SaaS
4 1 (0.81%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 28 (22.58%) Firewall
2 20 (16.13%) TCP/IP
3 10 (8.06%) DNS
4 9 (7.26%) Wireless
5 6 (4.84%) LAN
5 6 (4.84%) WAN
6 4 (3.23%) HTTP
6 4 (3.23%) Internet
6 4 (3.23%) Wireshark
7 3 (2.42%) HTTPS
7 3 (2.42%) Network Security
8 2 (1.61%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (1.61%) IPsec
8 2 (1.61%) Kerberos
8 2 (1.61%) NNTP
8 2 (1.61%) SSL
8 2 (1.61%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.29%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.48%) NoSQL
3 9 (7.26%) Redis
4 8 (6.45%) MySQL
4 8 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (9.68%) Git (software)
2 10 (8.06%) Burp Suite
3 9 (7.26%) Metasploit
4 6 (4.84%) Selenium
5 4 (3.23%) Subversion
6 3 (2.42%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.42%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.42%) JIRA
6 3 (2.42%) JMeter
6 3 (2.42%) NCrunch
6 3 (2.42%) ReSharper
6 3 (2.42%) SpecFlow
6 3 (2.42%) TestNG
7 2 (1.61%) Gerrit
7 2 (1.61%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.61%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.81%) Checkstyle
8 1 (0.81%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.81%) TeamCity
General
1 30 (24.19%) Telecoms
2 11 (8.87%) Finance
3 4 (3.23%) Banking
4 3 (2.42%) Electronics
4 3 (2.42%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.42%) Marketing
5 2 (1.61%) Legal
6 1 (0.81%) Back Office
6 1 (0.81%) Publishing
6 1 (0.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (32.26%) Tester
2 27 (21.77%) Penetration Tester
3 24 (19.35%) Security Tester
4 17 (13.71%) Security Manager
5 14 (11.29%) Developer
6 13 (10.48%) Analyst
6 13 (10.48%) Security Penetration Tester
7 12 (9.68%) Security Engineer
8 11 (8.87%) Security Analyst
9 10 (8.06%) Architect
9 10 (8.06%) Consultant
9 10 (8.06%) Information Architect
9 10 (8.06%) Information Assurance Architect
9 10 (8.06%) Information Security Architect
9 10 (8.06%) Security Architect
10 9 (7.26%) Information Manager
10 9 (7.26%) Information Security Manager
10 9 (7.26%) Security Consultant
11 8 (6.45%) IT Security Consultant
11 8 (6.45%) IT Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (26.61%) .NET
2 20 (16.13%) HTML
3 18 (14.52%) HTML5
4 17 (13.71%) CSS
5 12 (9.68%) ASP.NET
5 12 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (9.68%) jQuery
6 11 (8.87%) XML
7 10 (8.06%) AngularJS
7 10 (8.06%) REST
7 10 (8.06%) SOAP
8 8 (6.45%) JSON
9 7 (5.65%) 802.1X
9 7 (5.65%) OAuth
9 7 (5.65%) RESTful
10 6 (4.84%) Hibernate
10 6 (4.84%) Web Services
11 5 (4.03%) EJB
11 5 (4.03%) J2EE
11 5 (4.03%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.32%) Embedded Systems
1 19 (15.32%) Mobile App
2 11 (8.87%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.23%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.61%) PKI
4 2 (1.61%) Statistics
5 1 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.81%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 38 (30.65%) Windows
2 34 (27.42%) Linux
3 8 (6.45%) Unix
4 7 (5.65%) Debian
4 7 (5.65%) Ubuntu
5 4 (3.23%) CentOS
5 4 (3.23%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.42%) AIX
7 2 (1.61%) Android
7 2 (1.61%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.81%) HPUX
8 1 (0.81%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.81%) KNOPPIX
8 1 (0.81%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (46.77%) Penetration Testing
2 55 (44.35%) Information Security
3 34 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (27.42%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 29 (23.39%) Risk Management
5 23 (18.55%) Security Testing
6 19 (15.32%) Waterfall
7 18 (14.52%) Cybersecurity
8 16 (12.90%) Internal Audit
9 15 (12.10%) BDD
9 15 (12.10%) TDD
10 13 (10.48%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (10.48%) CRM
10 13 (10.48%) MVC
11 12 (9.68%) Threat Management
12 11 (8.87%) Risk Analysis
12 11 (8.87%) Scrum
13 10 (8.06%) Network Architecture
13 10 (8.06%) Project Management
13 10 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (27.42%) Java
2 27 (21.77%) C#
2 27 (21.77%) Python
3 26 (20.97%) C++
3 26 (20.97%) SQL
4 25 (20.16%) C
5 21 (16.94%) JavaScript
6 14 (11.29%) Bash Shell
6 14 (11.29%) Perl
7 9 (7.26%) PHP
8 7 (5.65%) PowerShell
9 5 (4.03%) Scala
10 3 (2.42%) Ruby
11 2 (1.61%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.81%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.81%) Groovy
12 1 (0.81%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.81%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (26.61%) CEH
2 32 (25.81%) CISSP
3 30 (24.19%) CISM
4 24 (19.35%) CREST Certified
5 21 (16.94%) GIAC
6 20 (16.13%) OSCP
7 18 (14.52%) Security Cleared
8 17 (13.71%) DV Cleared
9 8 (6.45%) Degree
10 6 (4.84%) GPEN
11 5 (4.03%) SANS
12 3 (2.42%) CCDP
12 3 (2.42%) CISA
12 3 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.81%) IISP
13 1 (0.81%) OCA
13 1 (0.81%) OCAJ
13 1 (0.81%) OCP
13 1 (0.81%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (32.26%) PCI DSS
2 23 (18.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.61%) ISO27002
3 2 (1.61%) QA
4 1 (0.81%) COBIT
4 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 12 (9.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 33 (26.61%) Nessus
2 32 (25.81%) Nmap
3 20 (16.13%) OpenVAS
4 1 (0.81%) CORE IMPACT
4 1 (0.81%) logstash
4 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.81%) StatsD
Vendors
1 22 (17.74%) Qualys
2 21 (16.94%) Microsoft
3 19 (15.32%) Coverity
4 9 (7.26%) SAP
5 7 (5.65%) Cisco
5 7 (5.65%) Fortinet
5 7 (5.65%) Juniper
5 7 (5.65%) Nokia
6 5 (4.03%) Rackspace
7 3 (2.42%) EPiServer
8 2 (1.61%) Apple
9 1 (0.81%) Arqiva
9 1 (0.81%) Google
9 1 (0.81%) HP
9 1 (0.81%) New Relic
9 1 (0.81%) Oracle
9 1 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
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