The first table below looks at the demand for the Security Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Tester
Rank 439 - 446
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Tester 10 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.044% - 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% - 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 1
Average salary £47,500 - £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £53,750 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-20.37% +3.84%
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21467 20915 22118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.83% 95.01% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 17159 17230 18906
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Security Tester
England

Security Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Tester in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 30 July 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Tester within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire - 4 £65,000 -
Kent - 4 £31,250 - 1
Berkshire - 2 £47,500 -
Security Tester
England

Security Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Security Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Security Tester in their job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (86.67%) Linux
3 12 (80.00%) CISSP
3 12 (80.00%) PCI DSS
4 11 (73.33%) Ruby
4 11 (73.33%) Python
5 10 (66.67%) PHP
6 9 (60.00%) Open Source
7 8 (53.33%) Bash Shell
7 8 (53.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (53.33%) Snort
7 8 (53.33%) MySQL
7 8 (53.33%) IIS
7 8 (53.33%) MS Excel
7 8 (53.33%) Apache
7 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
7 8 (53.33%) Red Hat
8 5 (33.33%) SQL
8 5 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (26.67%) AIX
10 3 (20.00%) Java
10 3 (20.00%) .NET
10 3 (20.00%) Degree
10 3 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
10 3 (20.00%) CEH
10 3 (20.00%) OWASP
10 3 (20.00%) SIEM
10 3 (20.00%) LogRhythm
11 2 (13.33%) Windows Phone

Security Tester
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Security Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Security Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (53.33%) IIS
1 8 (53.33%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (53.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Open Source
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (86.67%) Linux
3 8 (53.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (26.67%) AIX
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Phone
5 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
5 2 (13.33%) Android
6 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 3 (20.00%) OWASP
2 3 (20.00%) SIEM
3 1 (6.67%) Information Security
3 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) Ruby
1 11 (73.33%) Python
2 10 (66.67%) PHP
3 8 (53.33%) Bash Shell
4 5 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (20.00%) Java
6 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) CISSP
2 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) CEH
3 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) OSCP
3 1 (6.67%) OSCE
3 1 (6.67%) OSWP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (80.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Snort
2 1 (6.67%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Nessus
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
1 8 (53.33%) Red Hat
2 3 (20.00%) LogRhythm
3 1 (6.67%) Apple
3 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
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Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £37500 per annum + Bens + Prof.Develop
Posted: 8 days ago