The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Security Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Tester
Rank 384 460 449
Rank change year-on-year
+76 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Tester 38 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.014% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.015% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 30 3 11
Median salary £48,500 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.25% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £36,000 £26,175
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £64,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £46,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
Security Tester
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
16811 20300 21240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.01% 96.60% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 14106 17008 16563
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

Security Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured Security Tester in the job title.

Security Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Security Tester
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Tester across the South East region.

Security Tester Salary Trend in the South East

Security Tester
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Tester across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

Security Tester Salary Histogram in the South East

Security Tester
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 Security Tester within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 September 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 +29 23 £72,500 +93.33% 3
Berkshire - 13 £42,500 -
Surrey +18 2 £42,500 -39.28%
Security Tester
England

Security Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, Security Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Security Tester in the job title.

1 48 (78.69%) Java
2 44 (72.13%) Penetration Testing
3 35 (57.38%) Telecoms
4 31 (50.82%) Windows
5 29 (47.54%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 28 (45.90%) Nessus
6 28 (45.90%) C
6 28 (45.90%) C++
7 27 (44.26%) Python
7 27 (44.26%) Nmap
8 26 (42.62%) Security Testing
8 26 (42.62%) TCP/IP
9 24 (39.34%) Cybersecurity
10 20 (32.79%) OWASP
11 19 (31.15%) CEH
11 19 (31.15%) Linux
12 17 (27.87%) OOP
12 17 (27.87%) OO
12 17 (27.87%) Eclipse
12 17 (27.87%) JUnit
12 17 (27.87%) SMTP
12 17 (27.87%) Scrum
12 17 (27.87%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (27.87%) TDD
12 17 (27.87%) Ruby
12 17 (27.87%) Automation Testing
12 17 (27.87%) Test Strategy
12 17 (27.87%) Gherkin
12 17 (27.87%) Cucumber
12 17 (27.87%) BDD

Security Tester Skill Set
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:

Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 26 (42.62%) TCP/IP
2 17 (27.87%) SMTP
3 12 (19.67%) Broadband
3 12 (19.67%) LTE
4 9 (14.75%) Internet
Development Applications
1 17 (27.87%) Cucumber
1 17 (27.87%) Eclipse
1 17 (27.87%) JUnit
1 17 (27.87%) Mockito
2 13 (21.31%) Metasploit
3 6 (9.84%) Selenium
General
1 35 (57.38%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.92%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (27.87%) Gherkin
2 10 (16.39%) HTML
2 10 (16.39%) HTML5
3 3 (4.92%) .NET
3 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (4.92%) JSON
3 3 (4.92%) RESTful
3 3 (4.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (27.87%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (22.95%) Mobile App
3 11 (18.03%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.56%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.64%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 31 (50.82%) Windows
2 19 (31.15%) Linux
3 12 (19.67%) VxWorks
4 3 (4.92%) Android
4 3 (4.92%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.92%) Unix
5 1 (1.64%) KNOPPIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (72.13%) Penetration Testing
2 29 (47.54%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 26 (42.62%) Security Testing
4 24 (39.34%) Cybersecurity
5 20 (32.79%) OWASP
6 17 (27.87%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (27.87%) Automation Testing
6 17 (27.87%) BDD
6 17 (27.87%) Data Loss Prevention
6 17 (27.87%) OO
6 17 (27.87%) OOP
6 17 (27.87%) Scrum
6 17 (27.87%) TDD
6 17 (27.87%) Test Strategy
7 16 (26.23%) Ethical Hacking
8 12 (19.67%) Open Source
8 12 (19.67%) Source Code Analysis
8 12 (19.67%) Static Code Analysis
9 11 (18.03%) Information Security
10 3 (4.92%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (78.69%) Java
2 28 (45.90%) C
2 28 (45.90%) C++
3 27 (44.26%) Python
4 17 (27.87%) Ruby
5 14 (22.95%) Perl
6 11 (18.03%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.92%) PHP
7 3 (4.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (31.15%) CEH
2 16 (26.23%) DV Cleared
2 16 (26.23%) Security Cleared
3 15 (24.59%) CISM
3 15 (24.59%) CISSP
4 7 (11.48%) Degree
5 5 (8.20%) CREST Certified
6 4 (6.56%) GIAC
6 4 (6.56%) OSCP
Systems Management
1 28 (45.90%) Nessus
2 27 (44.26%) Nmap
3 15 (24.59%) OpenVAS
4 1 (1.64%) Core Impact
Vendors
1 15 (24.59%) Qualys
2 4 (6.56%) Coverity
3 2 (3.28%) ION Trading
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