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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 392 435 391
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -44
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 60 21 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.31% 0.10% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.12% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 49 21 35
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £46,850 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £66,250
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -18.18%
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
16462 17298 16882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.45% 84.14% 83.08%
Number of salaries quoted 13958 13993 13221
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average 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 £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 14 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the South East region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(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
Berkshire +20 16 £51,250 -24.07% 12
Surrey +16 10 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Hampshire +14 10 £47,500 -13.63% 1
East Sussex - 10 £28,750 -
Oxfordshire - 5 £42,000 - 1
West Sussex - 3 £37,500 -
Buckinghamshire -4 2 £53,750 -10.41%
Kent - 2 £51,500 -
M4 Corridor - 2 £75,000 -
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East region citing Security Testing also 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 that cited Security Testing.

1 45 (40.54%) Information Security
2 32 (28.83%) Finance
3 30 (27.03%) Cybersecurity
4 29 (26.13%) Security Cleared
5 27 (24.32%) Management Information System
6 25 (22.52%) Penetration Testing
6 25 (22.52%) Degree
7 24 (21.62%) Test Strategy
8 23 (20.72%) Test Management
8 23 (20.72%) Nessus
9 22 (19.82%) Software Testing
9 22 (19.82%) CISM
10 21 (18.92%) Firewall
10 21 (18.92%) CISSP
10 21 (18.92%) Ethical Hacking
11 20 (18.02%) Risk Management
12 19 (17.12%) Security Management
13 18 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (16.22%) Coverity
14 17 (15.32%) Nmap
14 17 (15.32%) Selenium
15 16 (14.41%) Telecoms
15 16 (14.41%) Vulnerability Management
16 15 (13.51%) Automated Testing
17 14 (12.61%) DV Cleared
17 14 (12.61%) Information Security Management
18 13 (11.71%) Regression Testing
18 13 (11.71%) Qualys
18 13 (11.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 13 (11.71%) Test Automation

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East region citing Security Testing also 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 that cited Security Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (6.31%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.90%) Apache
3 1 (0.90%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.90%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.50%) Maximo
1 5 (4.50%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (18.92%) Firewall
2 12 (10.81%) Network Security
2 12 (10.81%) SAN
3 11 (9.91%) Internet
4 8 (7.21%) DNS
4 8 (7.21%) HTTP
4 8 (7.21%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (5.41%) VPN
6 5 (4.50%) FTP
6 5 (4.50%) HTTPS
6 5 (4.50%) IPsec
6 5 (4.50%) SMTP
6 5 (4.50%) SSH
6 5 (4.50%) SSL
6 5 (4.50%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.70%) LAN
7 3 (2.70%) WAN
7 3 (2.70%) Wireless
8 1 (0.90%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.60%) MongoDB
1 4 (3.60%) MySQL
1 4 (3.60%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.70%) Big Data
2 3 (2.70%) Hadoop
2 3 (2.70%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.90%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (15.32%) Selenium
2 8 (7.21%) JIRA
3 7 (6.31%) JMeter
4 6 (5.41%) Selenium IDE
4 6 (5.41%) WebDriver
5 5 (4.50%) HP UFT
6 4 (3.60%) Metasploit
7 3 (2.70%) SpecFlow
7 3 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.70%) WebPagetest
8 2 (1.80%) Burp Suite
8 2 (1.80%) FindBugs
8 2 (1.80%) QARun
8 2 (1.80%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.80%) sqlmap
8 2 (1.80%) TestDirector
8 2 (1.80%) WinRunner
9 1 (0.90%) AppScan
9 1 (0.90%) NUnit
9 1 (0.90%) Paros
General
1 32 (28.83%) Finance
2 16 (14.41%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.41%) Military
4 5 (4.50%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.60%) Legal
5 4 (3.60%) Publishing
6 3 (2.70%) Banking
6 3 (2.70%) Electronics
6 3 (2.70%) Local Government
6 3 (2.70%) Marketing
7 2 (1.80%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.90%) Retail
8 1 (0.90%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (28.83%) Analyst
2 28 (25.23%) Security Manager
3 15 (13.51%) Tester
4 13 (11.71%) Senior Analyst
5 12 (10.81%) Security Analyst
5 12 (10.81%) Testing Manager
6 11 (9.91%) Product Manager
6 11 (9.91%) Security Product Manager
6 11 (9.91%) Test Analyst
7 10 (9.01%) Consultant
7 10 (9.01%) Test Manager
8 9 (8.11%) Information Manager
8 9 (8.11%) Information Security Manager
8 9 (8.11%) Security Consultant
9 8 (7.21%) Automation Analyst
9 8 (7.21%) Automation Test Analyst
10 7 (6.31%) Automation Test Lead
10 7 (6.31%) Test Engineer
10 7 (6.31%) Test Leader
11 6 (5.41%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.41%) .NET
2 5 (4.50%) JSON
2 5 (4.50%) SOAP
3 4 (3.60%) HTML
3 4 (3.60%) HTML5
4 3 (2.70%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (2.70%) LAMP
4 3 (2.70%) RESTful
5 2 (1.80%) CSS
5 2 (1.80%) Flash
5 2 (1.80%) jQuery
5 2 (1.80%) REST
5 2 (1.80%) Web Services
5 2 (1.80%) XML
6 1 (0.90%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (0.90%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 27 (24.32%) Management Information System
2 9 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.11%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.50%) Driving Licence
3 5 (4.50%) PKI
3 5 (4.50%) SCADA
3 5 (4.50%) Security Operations Centre
4 4 (3.60%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.60%) User Experience
5 2 (1.80%) Cyber Attack
5 2 (1.80%) Device Driver
5 2 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.80%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.80%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.80%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.90%) CESG
6 1 (0.90%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (0.90%) iPhone
6 1 (0.90%) Replication
6 1 (0.90%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.81%) Windows
2 6 (5.41%) Linux
3 5 (4.50%) AIX
3 5 (4.50%) Unix
3 5 (4.50%) Windows NT
4 3 (2.70%) Kali Linux
5 1 (0.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (40.54%) Information Security
2 30 (27.03%) Cybersecurity
3 25 (22.52%) Penetration Testing
4 24 (21.62%) Test Strategy
5 23 (20.72%) Test Management
6 22 (19.82%) Software Testing
7 21 (18.92%) Ethical Hacking
8 20 (18.02%) Risk Management
9 19 (17.12%) Security Management
10 18 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (14.41%) Vulnerability Management
12 15 (13.51%) Automated Testing
13 14 (12.61%) Information Security Management
14 13 (11.71%) Regression Testing
14 13 (11.71%) Security Operations
14 13 (11.71%) Test Automation
15 11 (9.91%) ITIL
16 10 (9.01%) E-Commerce
16 10 (9.01%) Test Scripting
16 10 (9.01%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.01%) C#
2 9 (8.11%) Python
3 8 (7.21%) Java
3 8 (7.21%) Perl
4 5 (4.50%) Shell Script
4 5 (4.50%) SQL
5 4 (3.60%) Bash Shell
5 4 (3.60%) Ruby
6 3 (2.70%) PHP
7 2 (1.80%) C
7 2 (1.80%) C++
7 2 (1.80%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 29 (26.13%) Security Cleared
2 25 (22.52%) Degree
3 22 (19.82%) CISM
4 21 (18.92%) CISSP
5 14 (12.61%) DV Cleared
6 12 (10.81%) SC Cleared
7 8 (7.21%) CEH
7 8 (7.21%) CHECK Team Leader
7 8 (7.21%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (6.31%) CISA
8 7 (6.31%) CREST Certified
8 7 (6.31%) SANS
9 6 (5.41%) ISEB
9 6 (5.41%) ISTQB
10 5 (4.50%) CCNA
11 4 (3.60%) GIAC
12 3 (2.70%) CCDP
12 3 (2.70%) OSCP
13 2 (1.80%) CHECK Team Member
13 2 (1.80%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (10.81%) COBIT
3 11 (9.91%) PCI DSS
4 10 (9.01%) QA
5 3 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.90%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.90%) ISO27005
6 1 (0.90%) RMADS
System Software
1 3 (2.70%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.70%) Snort
2 1 (0.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (20.72%) Nessus
2 17 (15.32%) Nmap
3 11 (9.91%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (2.70%) HP Fortify
4 3 (2.70%) OpenVAS
5 1 (0.90%) Nagios
5 1 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.90%) Opsview
5 1 (0.90%) Puppet
5 1 (0.90%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 18 (16.22%) Coverity
2 13 (11.71%) Qualys
3 11 (9.91%) HP
4 7 (6.31%) Splunk
5 6 (5.41%) Cisco
5 6 (5.41%) Oracle
6 5 (4.50%) IBM
6 5 (4.50%) SAP
6 5 (4.50%) Syclo
6 5 (4.50%) webMethods
7 4 (3.60%) ArcSight
7 4 (3.60%) Juniper
7 4 (3.60%) Microsoft
8 3 (2.70%) Sourcefire
9 2 (1.80%) Veracode
10 1 (0.90%) Blue Coat
10 1 (0.90%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.90%) Cyber-Ark
10 1 (0.90%) Fortinet
10 1 (0.90%) Palo Alto
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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Berkshire
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
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Reading
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
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Middlesex
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
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Berkshire
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
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Middlesex
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
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Reading
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Reading
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