The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 366 413 434
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +21
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 69 66 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.37% 0.31% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.37% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 46 49 36
Median salary £57,500 £50,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £35,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £62,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -16.66%
Security Testing
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
15735 17948 19565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.46% 85.31% 83.40%
Number of salaries quoted 13227 14385 15626
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%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing Security Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Security Testing
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Security Testing Salary Trend in the South East

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Testing across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in the South East

Security Testing
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 Testing within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 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 +47 38 £62,000 +24.00%
Berkshire +20 15 £57,500 -4.16% 2
Oxfordshire -8 7 £30,000 -52.00% 2
West Sussex -10 4 £38,750 -30.18% 1
Hampshire -14 4 £50,000 +2.56%
Buckinghamshire +23 1 £60,000 +41.17% 1
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, IT jobs citing Security Testing 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 Security Testing.

1 53 (36.81%) Cybersecurity
2 51 (35.42%) Penetration Testing
3 49 (34.03%) Information Security
4 38 (26.39%) Management Information System
5 35 (24.31%) CISSP
5 35 (24.31%) Degree
6 32 (22.22%) Security Cleared
7 29 (20.14%) Mobile App
8 28 (19.44%) Linux
8 28 (19.44%) Telecoms
9 27 (18.75%) CISM
9 27 (18.75%) Nessus
10 26 (18.06%) CEH
10 26 (18.06%) Firewall
11 24 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 23 (15.97%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (15.97%) OWASP
12 23 (15.97%) CREST Certified
13 22 (15.28%) Stakeholder Management
13 22 (15.28%) SC Cleared
14 21 (14.58%) DV Cleared
15 20 (13.89%) HP
15 20 (13.89%) Microsoft
16 19 (13.19%) TCP/IP
16 19 (13.19%) Windows
17 18 (12.50%) C#
17 18 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
17 18 (12.50%) CHECK Team Leader
18 17 (11.81%) Risk Analysis
18 17 (11.81%) Java

Security Testing
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 9 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 8 (5.56%) IIS
3 2 (1.39%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.69%) Apache
4 1 (0.69%) nginx
4 1 (0.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (4.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.39%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.17%) SaaS
2 1 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (18.06%) Firewall
2 19 (13.19%) TCP/IP
3 14 (9.72%) DNS
4 12 (8.33%) Internet
5 10 (6.94%) VPN
6 9 (6.25%) IPsec
6 9 (6.25%) SAN
6 9 (6.25%) SSL
7 8 (5.56%) HTTP
8 7 (4.86%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (4.17%) LAN
9 6 (4.17%) Network Security
9 6 (4.17%) WAN
10 5 (3.47%) FTP
10 5 (3.47%) HTTPS
10 5 (3.47%) SMTP
10 5 (3.47%) SSH
11 4 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.78%) MongoDB
1 4 (2.78%) MySQL
2 3 (2.08%) NoSQL
2 3 (2.08%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.39%) Big Data
3 2 (1.39%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (11.11%) Burp Suite
1 16 (11.11%) Metasploit
2 11 (7.64%) Selenium
3 8 (5.56%) JMeter
3 8 (5.56%) SoapUI
4 7 (4.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (4.86%) WebDriver
5 5 (3.47%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.78%) FindBugs
6 4 (2.78%) JIRA
6 4 (2.78%) sqlmap
7 3 (2.08%) Selenium IDE
8 2 (1.39%) HP UFT
8 2 (1.39%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.39%) NUnit
8 2 (1.39%) QARun
8 2 (1.39%) TestDirector
8 2 (1.39%) WinRunner
9 1 (0.69%) Ant
9 1 (0.69%) JUnit
General
1 28 (19.44%) Telecoms
2 12 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 8 (5.56%) Finance
3 8 (5.56%) Legal
4 6 (4.17%) Back Office
5 4 (2.78%) Military
5 4 (2.78%) Retail
6 3 (2.08%) Electronics
6 3 (2.08%) Local Government
6 3 (2.08%) Marketing
6 3 (2.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 37 (25.69%) Tester
2 27 (18.75%) Penetration Tester
3 23 (15.97%) Analyst
4 21 (14.58%) Security Manager
5 20 (13.89%) Team Leader
5 20 (13.89%) Test Team Leader
6 17 (11.81%) Architect
6 17 (11.81%) Security Architect
7 14 (9.72%) Testing Manager
8 13 (9.03%) Security Penetration Tester
8 13 (9.03%) Security Tester
9 10 (6.94%) Security Analyst
10 9 (6.25%) Consultant
10 9 (6.25%) Information Architect
10 9 (6.25%) Information Assurance Architect
10 9 (6.25%) Information Security Architect
10 9 (6.25%) Security Consultant
10 9 (6.25%) Test Analyst
11 8 (5.56%) Senior Manager
11 8 (5.56%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.72%) HTML
1 14 (9.72%) HTML5
2 13 (9.03%) .NET
3 6 (4.17%) ASP.NET
3 6 (4.17%) SAP Basis
4 5 (3.47%) Flash
4 5 (3.47%) JSON
4 5 (3.47%) RESTful
5 3 (2.08%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (2.08%) SOAP
6 2 (1.39%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (1.39%) XML
7 1 (0.69%) LAMP
7 1 (0.69%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (0.69%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 38 (26.39%) Management Information System
2 29 (20.14%) Mobile App
3 16 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (8.33%) Mathematics
5 11 (7.64%) Computer Science
6 6 (4.17%) Cybercrime
6 6 (4.17%) Smartphone
7 5 (3.47%) Cyber Attack
7 5 (3.47%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (3.47%) Device Driver
7 5 (3.47%) N-Tier
7 5 (3.47%) PKI
8 4 (2.78%) Driving Licence
8 4 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (2.78%) Smartcard
9 3 (2.08%) Physics
9 3 (2.08%) Security Operations Centre
10 2 (1.39%) Contactless
10 2 (1.39%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 28 (19.44%) Linux
2 19 (13.19%) Windows
3 16 (11.11%) Kali Linux
4 8 (5.56%) Unix
5 7 (4.86%) Android
6 5 (3.47%) Windows NT
7 2 (1.39%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (36.81%) Cybersecurity
2 51 (35.42%) Penetration Testing
3 49 (34.03%) Information Security
4 23 (15.97%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (15.97%) OWASP
5 22 (15.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
7 17 (11.81%) Risk Analysis
8 16 (11.11%) Regression Testing
8 16 (11.11%) TDD
8 16 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 15 (10.42%) Performance Testing
9 15 (10.42%) Security Management
9 15 (10.42%) Test Strategy
10 14 (9.72%) Software Testing
10 14 (9.72%) Test Scripting
11 13 (9.03%) Automated Testing
11 13 (9.03%) Data Security
11 13 (9.03%) Test Automation
12 12 (8.33%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 18 (12.50%) C#
2 17 (11.81%) Java
3 15 (10.42%) Python
4 11 (7.64%) Perl
4 11 (7.64%) Shell Script
5 9 (6.25%) PHP
6 8 (5.56%) C
7 6 (4.17%) ABAP
8 5 (3.47%) Bash Shell
8 5 (3.47%) Ruby
9 4 (2.78%) C++
10 3 (2.08%) SQL
11 2 (1.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 35 (24.31%) CISSP
1 35 (24.31%) Degree
2 32 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 27 (18.75%) CISM
4 26 (18.06%) CEH
5 23 (15.97%) CREST Certified
6 22 (15.28%) SC Cleared
7 21 (14.58%) DV Cleared
8 18 (12.50%) CHECK Team Leader
9 16 (11.11%) CHECK Team Member
10 13 (9.03%) IISP
11 11 (7.64%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (7.64%) SANS
12 9 (6.25%) CISA
13 8 (5.56%) CCNA
14 6 (4.17%) APMP
14 6 (4.17%) PMI Certification
14 6 (4.17%) PMP
15 4 (2.78%) ISACA
15 4 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (9.03%) PCI DSS
3 6 (4.17%) COBIT
4 5 (3.47%) ISO 9001
4 5 (3.47%) QA
5 4 (2.78%) ISAE 3402
5 4 (2.78%) ISO27005
5 4 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.08%) Snort
3 1 (0.69%) Docker
3 1 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 27 (18.75%) Nessus
2 7 (4.86%) Nmap
3 5 (3.47%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (2.78%) HP Fortify
5 3 (2.08%) RSA Archer
6 2 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.39%) Puppet
7 1 (0.69%) Ansible
7 1 (0.69%) Nagios
7 1 (0.69%) Opsview
7 1 (0.69%) SELinux
Vendors
1 20 (13.89%) HP
1 20 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.11%) Cisco
3 13 (9.03%) Qualys
3 13 (9.03%) SAP
4 11 (7.64%) ArcSight
4 11 (7.64%) Coverity
5 6 (4.17%) Splunk
6 4 (2.78%) Barracuda Networks
6 4 (2.78%) IBM
6 4 (2.78%) Intel Security
6 4 (2.78%) Oracle
6 4 (2.78%) Sun
6 4 (2.78%) Tripwire
6 4 (2.78%) Veracode
7 3 (2.08%) Juniper
8 2 (1.39%) Sourcefire
9 1 (0.69%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.69%) Blue Coat
9 1 (0.69%) Capita
Banbury, Oxfordshire
AAP3
Salary: £27000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Banbury
aap3
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 17 days ago