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

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 365 446 467
Rank change year-on-year
+81 +21
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 67 22 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.37% 0.10% 0.034%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.12% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 41 20 3
Median salary £52,500 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +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
15603 18103 19606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.56% 85.20% 83.48%
Number of salaries quoted 13129 14486 15650
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 £68,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 30 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 30 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 +51 22 £42,500 - 1
Oxfordshire - 19 £50,000 - 4
Berkshire +10 7 £50,000 -4.76%
Hampshire +3 7 £62,500 -3.84% 4
West Sussex - 6 £54,000 -
East Sussex - 3 £58,000 -
Kent - 2 £55,250 -
Middlesex - 1 £40,000 -
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 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 68 (51.91%) Information Security
2 66 (50.38%) Penetration Testing
3 43 (32.82%) Windows
4 41 (31.30%) CISSP
4 41 (31.30%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 41 (31.30%) PCI DSS
5 40 (30.53%) CEH
5 40 (30.53%) CISM
6 39 (29.77%) Nessus
7 38 (29.01%) Nmap
8 37 (28.24%) Java
9 36 (27.48%) Linux
10 35 (26.72%) Telecoms
10 35 (26.72%) Agile Software Development
11 32 (24.43%) Python
11 32 (24.43%) C++
12 31 (23.66%) C
13 30 (22.90%) Risk Management
13 30 (22.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 28 (21.37%) Firewall
14 28 (21.37%) .NET
15 26 (19.85%) C#
15 26 (19.85%) OSCP
16 25 (19.08%) CREST Certified
16 25 (19.08%) GIAC
17 24 (18.32%) Security Cleared
17 24 (18.32%) Qualys
17 24 (18.32%) OpenVAS
18 23 (17.56%) Security Testing
18 23 (17.56%) SQL

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 12 (9.16%) CMS
2 9 (6.87%) MS Exchange
3 7 (5.34%) nginx
4 5 (3.82%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (3.05%) Apache
5 4 (3.05%) IIS
6 3 (2.29%) Drupal
6 3 (2.29%) Joomla!
6 3 (2.29%) WordPress
7 1 (0.76%) Confluence
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (6.87%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.29%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.53%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.53%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 17 (12.98%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (12.98%) Office 365
2 16 (12.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.82%) SaaS
4 3 (2.29%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (0.76%) Force.com
5 1 (0.76%) GitHub
5 1 (0.76%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.76%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 28 (21.37%) Firewall
2 22 (16.79%) TCP/IP
3 9 (6.87%) DNS
3 9 (6.87%) Wireless
4 4 (3.05%) LAN
4 4 (3.05%) WAN
4 4 (3.05%) Wireshark
5 2 (1.53%) HTTP
5 2 (1.53%) Internet
5 2 (1.53%) Network Security
6 1 (0.76%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.76%) MPLS
6 1 (0.76%) VLAN
6 1 (0.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.69%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.92%) NoSQL
3 9 (6.87%) Redis
4 8 (6.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (6.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (5.34%) MySQL
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (9.16%) Burp Suite
2 11 (8.40%) Metasploit
3 8 (6.11%) Git (software)
4 6 (4.58%) Selenium
5 4 (3.05%) JIRA
5 4 (3.05%) Subversion
6 3 (2.29%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.29%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.29%) JMeter
6 3 (2.29%) NCrunch
6 3 (2.29%) ReSharper
6 3 (2.29%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.53%) Gerrit
7 2 (1.53%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.53%) TestNG
7 2 (1.53%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.76%) Checkstyle
8 1 (0.76%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.76%) TeamCity
General
1 35 (26.72%) Telecoms
2 9 (6.87%) Finance
3 4 (3.05%) Banking
4 3 (2.29%) Back Office
4 3 (2.29%) Electronics
4 3 (2.29%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.29%) Marketing
5 2 (1.53%) Legal
6 1 (0.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (34.35%) Tester
2 34 (25.95%) Penetration Tester
3 22 (16.79%) Security Manager
3 22 (16.79%) Security Tester
4 19 (14.50%) Analyst
5 17 (12.98%) Security Analyst
6 14 (10.69%) Information Manager
6 14 (10.69%) Information Security Manager
6 14 (10.69%) Security Penetration Tester
7 11 (8.40%) Developer
8 10 (7.63%) Consultant
9 9 (6.87%) Architect
9 9 (6.87%) Information Architect
9 9 (6.87%) Information Assurance Architect
9 9 (6.87%) Information Security Architect
9 9 (6.87%) Security Architect
9 9 (6.87%) Security Consultant
10 8 (6.11%) IT Consultant
10 8 (6.11%) IT Security Consultant
10 8 (6.11%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (21.37%) .NET
2 18 (13.74%) HTML
3 16 (12.21%) HTML5
4 14 (10.69%) CSS
5 13 (9.92%) ASP.NET
5 13 (9.92%) jQuery
6 12 (9.16%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (8.40%) AngularJS
7 11 (8.40%) REST
7 11 (8.40%) SOAP
8 8 (6.11%) XML
9 7 (5.34%) 802.1X
10 6 (4.58%) JSON
11 5 (3.82%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (3.82%) LAMP
11 5 (3.82%) OAuth
11 5 (3.82%) RESTful
12 4 (3.05%) Hibernate
12 4 (3.05%) Regular Expression
12 4 (3.05%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.03%) Embedded Systems
2 20 (15.27%) Mobile App
3 13 (9.92%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.05%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.05%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.29%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.53%) Cybercrime
6 2 (1.53%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (1.53%) Statistics
7 1 (0.76%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 43 (32.82%) Windows
2 36 (27.48%) Linux
3 9 (6.87%) CentOS
4 7 (5.34%) Unix
5 4 (3.05%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.29%) Debian
6 3 (2.29%) Kali Linux
6 3 (2.29%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.53%) Android
7 2 (1.53%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.76%) AIX
8 1 (0.76%) HPUX
8 1 (0.76%) KNOPPIX
8 1 (0.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (51.91%) Information Security
2 66 (50.38%) Penetration Testing
3 41 (31.30%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 35 (26.72%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (22.90%) Risk Management
6 23 (17.56%) Security Testing
7 20 (15.27%) Cybersecurity
8 19 (14.50%) Waterfall
9 16 (12.21%) Internal Audit
10 13 (9.92%) MVC
11 12 (9.16%) Scrum
11 12 (9.16%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (9.16%) Threat Management
12 11 (8.40%) BDD
12 11 (8.40%) TDD
12 11 (8.40%) Vulnerability Management
13 10 (7.63%) Continuous Delivery
13 10 (7.63%) Risk Analysis
14 9 (6.87%) DevOps
14 9 (6.87%) Malware Detection/Protection
Programming Languages
1 37 (28.24%) Java
2 32 (24.43%) C++
2 32 (24.43%) Python
3 31 (23.66%) C
4 26 (19.85%) C#
5 23 (17.56%) SQL
6 19 (14.50%) Perl
7 18 (13.74%) JavaScript
8 17 (12.98%) Bash Shell
9 7 (5.34%) PowerShell
10 5 (3.82%) PHP
10 5 (3.82%) Ruby
11 3 (2.29%) Objective-C
11 3 (2.29%) Scala
11 3 (2.29%) VB
12 2 (1.53%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.76%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.76%) Groovy
13 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (31.30%) CISSP
2 40 (30.53%) CEH
2 40 (30.53%) CISM
3 26 (19.85%) OSCP
4 25 (19.08%) CREST Certified
4 25 (19.08%) GIAC
5 24 (18.32%) Security Cleared
6 19 (14.50%) DV Cleared
7 14 (10.69%) GPEN
8 8 (6.11%) Degree
8 8 (6.11%) SANS
9 7 (5.34%) CISA
10 3 (2.29%) CompTIA Security+
10 3 (2.29%) Security+ Certification
11 2 (1.53%) CCDP
11 2 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (1.53%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.76%) OCA
12 1 (0.76%) OCAJ
12 1 (0.76%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (31.30%) PCI DSS
2 30 (22.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (4.58%) COBIT
4 2 (1.53%) QA
5 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 9 (6.87%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 39 (29.77%) Nessus
2 38 (29.01%) Nmap
3 24 (18.32%) OpenVAS
4 2 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.76%) Core Impact
5 1 (0.76%) logstash
5 1 (0.76%) StatsD
Vendors
1 24 (18.32%) Qualys
2 21 (16.03%) Coverity
3 17 (12.98%) Microsoft
4 12 (9.16%) Cisco
5 9 (6.87%) SAP
6 7 (5.34%) Fortinet
6 7 (5.34%) Juniper
6 7 (5.34%) Nokia
7 3 (2.29%) EPiServer
7 3 (2.29%) Rackspace
8 2 (1.53%) Google
8 2 (1.53%) Oracle
9 1 (0.76%) Arqiva
9 1 (0.76%) HP
9 1 (0.76%) New Relic
9 1 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
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