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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 412 373 375
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +2
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 24 48 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.23% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.29% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 23 31 49
Average salary £55,000 £43,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.71% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,900 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,250 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-15.90% +15.78%
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
16857 16658 16718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 81.28% 80.48% 77.90%
Number of salaries quoted 13609 13023 13923
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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 -27 11 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Surrey -16 6 £50,000 +21.21%
Buckinghamshire +9 5 £60,000 -29.41%
Berkshire +3 4 £55,000 -15.38% 3
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 29 (50.88%) Penetration Testing
2 26 (45.61%) Information Security
3 20 (35.09%) Management Information System
3 20 (35.09%) SIEM
4 19 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 19 (33.33%) Information Assurance
5 18 (31.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 18 (31.58%) Internet
6 17 (29.82%) CISSP
7 16 (28.07%) Incident Management
8 12 (21.05%) DV Cleared
8 12 (21.05%) Windows
8 12 (21.05%) CISA
8 12 (21.05%) CISM
8 12 (21.05%) Intrusion Detection
9 11 (19.30%) DNS
9 11 (19.30%) SC Cleared
10 10 (17.54%) Wireshark
10 10 (17.54%) HTTP
10 10 (17.54%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 10 (17.54%) Software Testing
10 10 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (15.79%) Computer Forensics
11 9 (15.79%) Ethical Hacking
11 9 (15.79%) Sourcefire
11 9 (15.79%) Snort
11 9 (15.79%) GIAC
11 9 (15.79%) Linux
11 9 (15.79%) ITIL
11 9 (15.79%) COBIT

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 4 (7.02%) IIS
1 4 (7.02%) Apache
2 1 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (31.58%) Internet
2 12 (21.05%) Intrusion Detection
3 11 (19.30%) DNS
4 10 (17.54%) Wireshark
4 10 (17.54%) HTTP
5 9 (15.79%) tcpdump
6 6 (10.53%) TCP/IP
7 5 (8.77%) WAN
7 5 (8.77%) SMTP
7 5 (8.77%) LDAP
7 5 (8.77%) LAN
7 5 (8.77%) FTP
8 4 (7.02%) DHCP
8 4 (7.02%) Firewall
9 3 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (5.26%) Network Security
10 1 (1.75%) HSPA
10 1 (1.75%) Wireless
10 1 (1.75%) ZigBee
10 1 (1.75%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) MySQL
2 2 (3.51%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.75%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Selenium
2 4 (7.02%) JMeter
3 3 (5.26%) JIRA
3 3 (5.26%) WebDriver
3 3 (5.26%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.51%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.51%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.75%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.75%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.75%) LoadRunner
General
1 8 (14.04%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Law
2 5 (8.77%) Marketing
3 3 (5.26%) French Language
4 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (49.12%) Analyst
2 21 (36.84%) Security Analyst
3 7 (12.28%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (12.28%) Consultant
3 7 (12.28%) Senior Security Analyst
4 6 (10.53%) Security Consultant
5 5 (8.77%) Test Team Leader
5 5 (8.77%) Tester
5 5 (8.77%) Team Leader
6 4 (7.02%) Operations Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Information Security Consultant
6 4 (7.02%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (7.02%) Administrator
6 4 (7.02%) Security Operations Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Compliance Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Test Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) IT Security Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Security Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Forensic Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.28%) Web Services
2 3 (5.26%) LAMP
3 2 (3.51%) .NET
3 2 (3.51%) JSP
4 1 (1.75%) SOAP
4 1 (1.75%) XML
4 1 (1.75%) Flash
4 1 (1.75%) JSON
4 1 (1.75%) HTML5
4 1 (1.75%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (35.09%) Management Information System
2 5 (8.77%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.26%) Open Source
3 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.26%) CESG
3 3 (5.26%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (3.51%) PKI
4 2 (3.51%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.51%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.51%) GIS
5 1 (1.75%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.75%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.75%) RMADS
5 1 (1.75%) iSeries
5 1 (1.75%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.05%) Windows
2 9 (15.79%) Linux
3 5 (8.77%) Solaris
4 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (7.02%) CentOS
4 4 (7.02%) Windows 7
4 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.88%) Penetration Testing
2 26 (45.61%) Information Security
3 20 (35.09%) SIEM
4 19 (33.33%) Information Assurance
5 16 (28.07%) Incident Management
6 10 (17.54%) Software Testing
6 10 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (17.54%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 9 (15.79%) Change Control
7 9 (15.79%) Computer Forensics
7 9 (15.79%) Ethical Hacking
7 9 (15.79%) ITIL
8 8 (14.04%) Kalman Filter
8 8 (14.04%) OWASP
9 7 (12.28%) Cyber Security
9 7 (12.28%) Performance Testing
10 5 (8.77%) B2B
10 5 (8.77%) Project Management
10 5 (8.77%) Test Strategy
10 5 (8.77%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.28%) Java
1 7 (12.28%) PHP
2 4 (7.02%) SQL
2 4 (7.02%) PowerShell
2 4 (7.02%) Bash Shell
2 4 (7.02%) Perl
3 3 (5.26%) Python
3 3 (5.26%) Shell Script
3 3 (5.26%) Ruby
3 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.26%) C
4 1 (1.75%) C#
4 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 17 (29.82%) CISSP
3 12 (21.05%) CISA
3 12 (21.05%) CISM
3 12 (21.05%) DV Cleared
4 11 (19.30%) SC Cleared
5 9 (15.79%) GIAC
6 7 (12.28%) CEH
7 4 (7.02%) Degree
8 2 (3.51%) ISEB
8 2 (3.51%) ISTQB
8 2 (3.51%) GCIA
8 2 (3.51%) GCIH
8 2 (3.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (1.75%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (31.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (15.79%) COBIT
3 7 (12.28%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 4 (7.02%) QA
5 3 (5.26%) PCI DSS
6 2 (3.51%) JSP 440
System Software
1 9 (15.79%) Snort
2 4 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.02%) KVM
2 4 (7.02%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.02%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (1.75%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) Nagios
1 4 (7.02%) WSUS
2 3 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (3.51%) CORE IMPACT
4 1 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (15.79%) Sourcefire
2 4 (7.02%) VMware
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.02%) Citrix
2 4 (7.02%) Red Hat
3 3 (5.26%) McAfee
3 3 (5.26%) Cisco
4 2 (3.51%) Websense
4 2 (3.51%) Juniper
4 2 (3.51%) Qualys
4 2 (3.51%) LogLogic
4 2 (3.51%) ServiceNow
4 2 (3.51%) GFI Software
5 1 (1.75%) Tripwire
5 1 (1.75%) LANDesk
5 1 (1.75%) HP
5 1 (1.75%) CheckPoint
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