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

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 338 460 452
Rank change year-on-year
+122 -8
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 68 24 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.41% 0.11% 0.081%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.13% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 61 16 17
Median salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,750 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £35,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
+57.14% -28.20%
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
14154 18888 18666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.87% 85.99% 83.83%
Number of salaries quoted 11668 15818 14757
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £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 2 December 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 2 December 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
Berkshire +70 25 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Oxfordshire +36 11 £55,000 +57.14%
Hampshire +17 11 £60,000 +76.47% 1
Buckinghamshire - 11 £40,000 -
Kent +12 6 £60,000 +26.31% 1
Surrey +20 4 £70,000 +30.23%
East Sussex - 4 £80,000 -
West Sussex - 2 £75,000 -
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 67 (51.15%) Penetration Testing
2 62 (47.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 56 (42.75%) Windows
4 53 (40.46%) Information Security
5 52 (39.69%) Java
6 49 (37.40%) Linux
6 49 (37.40%) Telecoms
7 46 (35.11%) CEH
8 45 (34.35%) Python
9 44 (33.59%) Nessus
10 39 (29.77%) Nmap
10 39 (29.77%) Security Cleared
10 39 (29.77%) C
10 39 (29.77%) C++
10 39 (29.77%) OSCP
11 38 (29.01%) CISSP
12 36 (27.48%) Finance
12 36 (27.48%) Qualys
13 32 (24.43%) CISM
13 32 (24.43%) Firewall
13 32 (24.43%) GIAC
13 32 (24.43%) SDLC
13 32 (24.43%) OpenVAS
14 31 (23.66%) GPEN
14 31 (23.66%) Perl
15 30 (22.90%) Vulnerability Management
16 29 (22.14%) Embedded Systems
16 29 (22.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 29 (22.14%) Coverity
17 27 (20.61%) Cybersecurity

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 (8.40%) Apache Solr
2 8 (6.11%) WebSphere
3 7 (5.34%) IIS
4 5 (3.82%) Apache
4 5 (3.82%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.05%) IBM Notes
5 4 (3.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (3.05%) SAS
5 4 (3.05%) WebLogic
5 4 (3.05%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.76%) CMS
6 1 (0.76%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.76%) Confluence
6 1 (0.76%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.76%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (2.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.53%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.63%) Office 365
2 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.53%) SaaS
3 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.76%) GitHub
3 1 (0.76%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.76%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 32 (24.43%) Firewall
2 19 (14.50%) TCP/IP
3 12 (9.16%) Internet
4 10 (7.63%) Wireless
5 8 (6.11%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (6.11%) LAN
5 8 (6.11%) WAN
6 5 (3.82%) DNS
7 4 (3.05%) HTTP
7 4 (3.05%) Intranet
7 4 (3.05%) SAN
7 4 (3.05%) SSH
7 4 (3.05%) SSL
8 3 (2.29%) Network Security
9 2 (1.53%) MPLS
9 2 (1.53%) VLAN
9 2 (1.53%) VPN
10 1 (0.76%) LDAP
10 1 (0.76%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.21%) MySQL
2 11 (8.40%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.05%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.05%) DB2
4 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.76%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.76%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.76%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (8.40%) Maven
2 9 (6.87%) Metasploit
3 7 (5.34%) Burp Suite
4 5 (3.82%) JIRA
5 4 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.29%) Grunt
7 2 (1.53%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.76%) Bower
8 1 (0.76%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.76%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.76%) NCrunch
8 1 (0.76%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.76%) Selenium
8 1 (0.76%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.76%) Subversion
General
1 49 (37.40%) Telecoms
2 36 (27.48%) Finance
3 11 (8.40%) Banking
4 4 (3.05%) Back Office
4 4 (3.05%) French Language
4 4 (3.05%) German Language
4 4 (3.05%) Portuguese Language
4 4 (3.05%) Spanish Language
5 3 (2.29%) Electronics
5 3 (2.29%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.29%) Marketing
6 2 (1.53%) Legal
6 2 (1.53%) Retail
7 1 (0.76%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.76%) Automotive
7 1 (0.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 37 (28.24%) Tester
2 32 (24.43%) Penetration Tester
3 17 (12.98%) Analyst
3 17 (12.98%) Security Analyst
4 16 (12.21%) Developer
4 16 (12.21%) Security Manager
5 14 (10.69%) Information Manager
5 14 (10.69%) Information Security Manager
6 11 (8.40%) Java Developer
7 9 (6.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (6.87%) Security Tester
7 9 (6.87%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (5.34%) Security Engineer
9 6 (4.58%) Graduate
9 6 (4.58%) Graduate Tester
9 6 (4.58%) Senior Tester
10 5 (3.82%) Information Analyst
10 5 (3.82%) Information Security Analyst
10 5 (3.82%) Security Penetration Tester
10 5 (3.82%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.21%) Web Services
2 12 (9.16%) .NET
2 12 (9.16%) HTML
2 12 (9.16%) Spring
3 11 (8.40%) Drools
3 11 (8.40%) EJB
3 11 (8.40%) Hibernate
3 11 (8.40%) J2EE
3 11 (8.40%) JMS
3 11 (8.40%) JSTL
3 11 (8.40%) Lucene
3 11 (8.40%) Struts
3 11 (8.40%) XML
4 8 (6.11%) ASP.NET
4 8 (6.11%) HTML5
5 7 (5.34%) CSS
5 7 (5.34%) jQuery
6 6 (4.58%) Ajax
6 6 (4.58%) LAMP
6 6 (4.58%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 29 (22.14%) Embedded Systems
2 17 (12.98%) Management Information System
3 15 (11.45%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (10.69%) PKI
5 12 (9.16%) Computer Science
6 10 (7.63%) Cyberthreat
7 8 (6.11%) Cybercrime
8 6 (4.58%) Statistics
9 5 (3.82%) User Experience
10 4 (3.05%) Mainframe
10 4 (3.05%) Mobile App
10 4 (3.05%) Security Operations Centre
11 2 (1.53%) Cryptography
11 2 (1.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (1.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (1.53%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 1 (0.76%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 56 (42.75%) Windows
2 49 (37.40%) Linux
3 9 (6.87%) Kali Linux
4 8 (6.11%) Unix
5 5 (3.82%) CentOS
6 4 (3.05%) Mac OS
6 4 (3.05%) Windows NT
6 4 (3.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.05%) zOS
7 2 (1.53%) Android
7 2 (1.53%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.76%) KNOPPIX
8 1 (0.76%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (51.15%) Penetration Testing
2 62 (47.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 53 (40.46%) Information Security
4 32 (24.43%) SDLC
5 30 (22.90%) Vulnerability Management
6 27 (20.61%) Cybersecurity
7 21 (16.03%) Ethical Hacking
8 20 (15.27%) SIEM
9 19 (14.50%) MVC
10 15 (11.45%) SOA
11 14 (10.69%) Project Management
12 13 (9.92%) Continuous Delivery
13 12 (9.16%) IT Audit
14 11 (8.40%) E-Commerce
14 11 (8.40%) Risk Management
15 10 (7.63%) Network Design
15 10 (7.63%) Secure Coding
16 8 (6.11%) Fault Analysis
16 8 (6.11%) High Availability
16 8 (6.11%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 52 (39.69%) Java
2 45 (34.35%) Python
3 39 (29.77%) C
3 39 (29.77%) C++
4 31 (23.66%) Perl
5 26 (19.85%) Bash Shell
6 25 (19.08%) SQL
7 16 (12.21%) C#
7 16 (12.21%) VB
8 15 (11.45%) JavaScript
9 10 (7.63%) PowerShell
10 8 (6.11%) Ruby
11 6 (4.58%) Objective-C
12 4 (3.05%) VB.NET
13 3 (2.29%) PHP
14 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 46 (35.11%) CEH
2 39 (29.77%) OSCP
2 39 (29.77%) Security Cleared
3 38 (29.01%) CISSP
4 32 (24.43%) CISM
4 32 (24.43%) GIAC
5 31 (23.66%) GPEN
6 22 (16.79%) CISA
7 20 (15.27%) DV Cleared
8 18 (13.74%) CREST Certified
9 16 (12.21%) CompTIA Security+
9 16 (12.21%) Security+ Certification
10 15 (11.45%) SANS
11 10 (7.63%) Degree
12 6 (4.58%) MCSE
12 6 (4.58%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (3.82%) SC Cleared
14 4 (3.05%) CCNA
14 4 (3.05%) Cisco Certification
14 4 (3.05%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (22.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (15.27%) COBIT
3 6 (4.58%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.53%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (7.63%) vSphere
2 6 (4.58%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.05%) Samba
5 1 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 44 (33.59%) Nessus
2 39 (29.77%) Nmap
3 32 (24.43%) OpenVAS
4 10 (7.63%) vMotion
5 2 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.76%) Core Impact
6 1 (0.76%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 36 (27.48%) Qualys
2 29 (22.14%) Coverity
3 15 (11.45%) Cisco
4 11 (8.40%) Oracle
4 11 (8.40%) VMware
5 8 (6.11%) Microsoft
5 8 (6.11%) Splunk
6 4 (3.05%) Ab Initio
6 4 (3.05%) ArcSight
6 4 (3.05%) Dell KACE
6 4 (3.05%) Lotus
6 4 (3.05%) Novell
6 4 (3.05%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.29%) Google
7 3 (2.29%) SAP
8 2 (1.53%) Citrix
8 2 (1.53%) ION Trading
8 2 (1.53%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.76%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.76%) PeopleSoft
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