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

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 362 424 471
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +47
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 79 32 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.15% 0.053%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.18% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 59 29 9
Median salary £53,250 £60,000 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.25% +92.00%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +31.25%
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
15928 17760 18969
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 86.23% 85.46% 83.49%
Number of salaries quoted 13386 14413 14931
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 £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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Oxfordshire - 27 £50,000 - 3
Surrey +38 17 £42,500 -43.33%
Hampshire +4 15 £60,000 +14.28% 1
East Sussex - 9 £58,000 -
Berkshire +4 7 £50,000 -4.76%
West Sussex - 3 £55,000 -
Kent +18 1 £58,000 +45.00%
Middlesex - 1 £40,000 -
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 79 (57.66%) Penetration Testing
2 76 (55.47%) Information Security
3 52 (37.96%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 51 (37.23%) CISSP
5 50 (36.50%) CEH
6 49 (35.77%) CISM
7 47 (34.31%) Windows
8 43 (31.39%) Telecoms
8 43 (31.39%) Nessus
9 42 (30.66%) Nmap
10 40 (29.20%) PCI DSS
10 40 (29.20%) Java
10 40 (29.20%) Python
11 37 (27.01%) C++
11 37 (27.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 36 (26.28%) C
13 34 (24.82%) Agile Software Development
13 34 (24.82%) OSCP
14 33 (24.09%) Security Cleared
14 33 (24.09%) Linux
15 31 (22.63%) Risk Management
16 30 (21.90%) Qualys
16 30 (21.90%) GIAC
16 30 (21.90%) OpenVAS
17 27 (19.71%) Embedded Systems
17 27 (19.71%) Perl
17 27 (19.71%) Coverity
18 25 (18.25%) Firewall
19 24 (17.52%) Security Testing
19 24 (17.52%) CREST Certified

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 8 (5.84%) CMS
2 7 (5.11%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.19%) Apache
4 2 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.46%) IIS
4 2 (1.46%) nginx
4 2 (1.46%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.73%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.73%) Confluence
5 1 (0.73%) Drupal
5 1 (0.73%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.73%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.73%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (0.73%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.73%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (5.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.92%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (1.46%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (13.14%) Amazon AWS
1 18 (13.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (12.41%) Office 365
3 6 (4.38%) SaaS
4 1 (0.73%) Force.com
4 1 (0.73%) GitHub
4 1 (0.73%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.73%) Google Tag Manager
4 1 (0.73%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (18.25%) Firewall
2 23 (16.79%) TCP/IP
3 10 (7.30%) Wireless
4 7 (5.11%) DNS
5 5 (3.65%) Internet
6 2 (1.46%) HTTP
7 1 (0.73%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.73%) LAN
7 1 (0.73%) MPLS
7 1 (0.73%) Network Security
7 1 (0.73%) VLAN
7 1 (0.73%) VPN
7 1 (0.73%) WAN
7 1 (0.73%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.30%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.57%) NoSQL
3 8 (5.84%) MySQL
4 7 (5.11%) Redis
4 7 (5.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (5.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.73%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.73%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.73%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.73%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (10.22%) Burp Suite
2 12 (8.76%) Metasploit
3 7 (5.11%) Git (software)
3 7 (5.11%) Selenium
4 5 (3.65%) Subversion
5 4 (2.92%) JIRA
5 4 (2.92%) NCrunch
5 4 (2.92%) ReSharper
5 4 (2.92%) SpecFlow
6 3 (2.19%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.19%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.19%) JMeter
7 2 (1.46%) Gerrit
7 2 (1.46%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.46%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.73%) FindBugs
8 1 (0.73%) Gradle
8 1 (0.73%) Grunt
8 1 (0.73%) Hudson
8 1 (0.73%) Liquibase
General
1 43 (31.39%) Telecoms
2 14 (10.22%) Finance
3 5 (3.65%) Electronics
3 5 (3.65%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.65%) Marketing
4 4 (2.92%) Banking
4 4 (2.92%) Legal
5 3 (2.19%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 51 (37.23%) Tester
2 43 (31.39%) Penetration Tester
3 31 (22.63%) Security Manager
4 23 (16.79%) Information Manager
4 23 (16.79%) Information Security Manager
5 21 (15.33%) Security Tester
6 20 (14.60%) Analyst
7 18 (13.14%) Security Analyst
8 16 (11.68%) Security Penetration Tester
9 9 (6.57%) Consultant
9 9 (6.57%) Security Consultant
10 8 (5.84%) Developer
10 8 (5.84%) IT Consultant
10 8 (5.84%) IT Manager
10 8 (5.84%) IT Security Consultant
10 8 (5.84%) IT Security Manager
11 7 (5.11%) Architect
11 7 (5.11%) Security Architect
11 7 (5.11%) Security Specialist
11 7 (5.11%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (15.33%) .NET
2 18 (13.14%) HTML
3 15 (10.95%) ASP.NET
3 15 (10.95%) HTML5
4 13 (9.49%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (8.76%) jQuery
6 11 (8.03%) CSS
7 9 (6.57%) AngularJS
7 9 (6.57%) REST
7 9 (6.57%) SOAP
8 8 (5.84%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (5.84%) XML
9 6 (4.38%) 802.1X
9 6 (4.38%) LAMP
10 5 (3.65%) JSON
11 4 (2.92%) .NET Framework
11 4 (2.92%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 4 (2.92%) RabbitMQ
11 4 (2.92%) RESTful
12 3 (2.19%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 27 (19.71%) Embedded Systems
2 21 (15.33%) Mobile App
3 13 (9.49%) Management Information System
4 8 (5.84%) Cybercrime
5 5 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.92%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.46%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.46%) Statistics
8 1 (0.73%) iPad
8 1 (0.73%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.73%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 47 (34.31%) Windows
2 33 (24.09%) Linux
3 6 (4.38%) CentOS
3 6 (4.38%) Unix
4 5 (3.65%) Kali Linux
5 4 (2.92%) Android
5 4 (2.92%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.73%) AIX
6 1 (0.73%) Debian
6 1 (0.73%) HPUX
6 1 (0.73%) KNOPPIX
6 1 (0.73%) Solaris
6 1 (0.73%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.73%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (57.66%) Penetration Testing
2 76 (55.47%) Information Security
3 52 (37.96%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 34 (24.82%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (22.63%) Risk Management
6 24 (17.52%) Security Testing
7 21 (15.33%) Vulnerability Management
8 18 (13.14%) Cybersecurity
8 18 (13.14%) SDLC
8 18 (13.14%) Waterfall
9 16 (11.68%) Internal Audit
10 14 (10.22%) Scrum
11 13 (9.49%) Continuous Delivery
11 13 (9.49%) MVC
12 12 (8.76%) Ethical Hacking
12 12 (8.76%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (8.76%) Threat Management
13 10 (7.30%) SIEM
14 9 (6.57%) IT Governance
14 9 (6.57%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 40 (29.20%) Java
1 40 (29.20%) Python
2 37 (27.01%) C++
3 36 (26.28%) C
4 27 (19.71%) Perl
5 23 (16.79%) Bash Shell
6 21 (15.33%) C#
7 18 (13.14%) SQL
8 17 (12.41%) JavaScript
9 8 (5.84%) Ruby
10 6 (4.38%) PHP
10 6 (4.38%) PowerShell
11 5 (3.65%) Objective-C
11 5 (3.65%) VB
12 4 (2.92%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.73%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.73%) Groovy
13 1 (0.73%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.73%) R
13 1 (0.73%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (37.23%) CISSP
2 50 (36.50%) CEH
3 49 (35.77%) CISM
4 34 (24.82%) OSCP
5 33 (24.09%) Security Cleared
6 30 (21.90%) GIAC
7 24 (17.52%) CREST Certified
8 23 (16.79%) GPEN
9 22 (16.06%) DV Cleared
10 15 (10.95%) CISA
11 10 (7.30%) Degree
12 9 (6.57%) SANS
13 6 (4.38%) CompTIA Security+
13 6 (4.38%) Security+ Certification
14 3 (2.19%) SC Cleared
15 1 (0.73%) CSSLP
15 1 (0.73%) OCA
15 1 (0.73%) OCAJ
15 1 (0.73%) OCP
15 1 (0.73%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (29.20%) PCI DSS
2 37 (27.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (10.22%) COBIT
4 2 (1.46%) QA
5 1 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 7 (5.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 43 (31.39%) Nessus
2 42 (30.66%) Nmap
3 30 (21.90%) OpenVAS
4 3 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.73%) Core Impact
5 1 (0.73%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.73%) logstash
5 1 (0.73%) StatsD
Vendors
1 30 (21.90%) Qualys
2 27 (19.71%) Coverity
3 15 (10.95%) Microsoft
4 11 (8.03%) Cisco
4 11 (8.03%) SAP
5 6 (4.38%) Fortinet
5 6 (4.38%) Juniper
5 6 (4.38%) Nokia
6 3 (2.19%) Oracle
7 2 (1.46%) ION Trading
8 1 (0.73%) Arqiva
8 1 (0.73%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.73%) Google
8 1 (0.73%) HP
8 1 (0.73%) Netsparker
8 1 (0.73%) New Relic
8 1 (0.73%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.73%) VMware
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