The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 397 390 421
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +31
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 54 48 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.22% 0.086%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.29% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 39 25 16
Average salary £58,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £39,000 £51,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £78,500 £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+12.22% -14.28%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17670 16495 17517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 77.82% 74.48% 75.48%
Number of salaries quoted 13894 13425 14881
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Security Testing
England

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 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 +16 30 £58,000 +5.45% 3
Surrey +5 14 £68,750 +129.16% 1
Buckinghamshire - 7 £45,000 -
M4 Corridor +4 2 £50,000 +42.85%
Berkshire -5 2 - -
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 51 (46.79%) Information Security
2 44 (40.37%) Penetration Testing
3 36 (33.03%) Management Information System
4 34 (31.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 31 (28.44%) Incident Management
6 30 (27.52%) CISSP
7 27 (24.77%) Security Management
7 27 (24.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 23 (21.10%) Security Cleared
8 23 (21.10%) CISM
9 22 (20.18%) Degree
10 21 (19.27%) COBIT
10 21 (19.27%) Information Assurance
10 21 (19.27%) CISA
10 21 (19.27%) ITIL
11 19 (17.43%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 19 (17.43%) Ethical Hacking
12 18 (16.51%) Computer Science
13 15 (13.76%) Wireshark
13 15 (13.76%) tcpdump
13 15 (13.76%) SIEM
13 15 (13.76%) Linux
13 15 (13.76%) Internet
13 15 (13.76%) GIAC
14 14 (12.84%) Change Control
14 14 (12.84%) SC Cleared
14 14 (12.84%) QA
14 14 (12.84%) CEH
14 14 (12.84%) Sourcefire
14 14 (12.84%) Software Testing

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 2 (1.83%) Apache
1 2 (1.83%) nginx
2 1 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.92%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.92%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.83%) MS Project
1 2 (1.83%) MS Office
2 1 (0.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.50%) SaaS
2 1 (0.92%) GitHub
2 1 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.76%) Internet
1 15 (13.76%) Wireshark
1 15 (13.76%) tcpdump
2 12 (11.01%) Intrusion Detection
3 11 (10.09%) DNS
4 10 (9.17%) LAN
4 10 (9.17%) WAN
4 10 (9.17%) HTTP
4 10 (9.17%) Network Security
5 9 (8.26%) TCP/IP
5 9 (8.26%) LDAP
5 9 (8.26%) FTP
5 9 (8.26%) SMTP
6 4 (3.67%) Firewall
7 2 (1.83%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.83%) DHCP
8 1 (0.92%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.92%) VPN
8 1 (0.92%) Wireless
8 1 (0.92%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.34%) MySQL
2 2 (1.83%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.83%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (9.17%) Selenium
2 3 (2.75%) WebDriver
2 3 (2.75%) JIRA
2 3 (2.75%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.83%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.83%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.92%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.92%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (6.42%) Finance
1 7 (6.42%) Law
2 4 (3.67%) Legal
3 3 (2.75%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.83%) Retail
4 2 (1.83%) Marketing
4 2 (1.83%) Games
5 1 (0.92%) Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (34.86%) Analyst
2 35 (32.11%) Security Analyst
3 22 (20.18%) Consultant
4 20 (18.35%) Senior Analyst
4 20 (18.35%) Senior Security Analyst
5 13 (11.93%) Tester
6 11 (10.09%) Penetration Tester
7 10 (9.17%) Test Manager
7 10 (9.17%) Penetration Test Consultant
7 10 (9.17%) Testing Consultant
8 6 (5.50%) Security Consultant
9 5 (4.59%) Programme Manager
9 5 (4.59%) Programme Test Manager
10 4 (3.67%) QA Manager
10 4 (3.67%) IT Security Analyst
10 4 (3.67%) Ethical Hacker
10 4 (3.67%) Head of Security
10 4 (3.67%) Risk Consultant
10 4 (3.67%) Head of Information Security
10 4 (3.67%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.34%) .NET
2 4 (3.67%) Web Services
3 3 (2.75%) LAMP
4 2 (1.83%) JSF
4 2 (1.83%) Ninject
5 1 (0.92%) Backbone.js
5 1 (0.92%) Ember.js
5 1 (0.92%) J2EE
5 1 (0.92%) CSS
5 1 (0.92%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.92%) jQuery
5 1 (0.92%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (33.03%) Management Information System
2 18 (16.51%) Computer Science
3 8 (7.34%) RMADS
4 2 (1.83%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.83%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.92%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.92%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.92%) CESG
5 1 (0.92%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (0.92%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.92%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.76%) Linux
2 11 (10.09%) Windows
3 9 (8.26%) Solaris
4 1 (0.92%) FreeBSD
4 1 (0.92%) Debian
4 1 (0.92%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.92%) CentOS
4 1 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (46.79%) Information Security
2 44 (40.37%) Penetration Testing
3 31 (28.44%) Incident Management
4 27 (24.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 27 (24.77%) Security Management
5 21 (19.27%) ITIL
5 21 (19.27%) Information Assurance
6 19 (17.43%) Ethical Hacking
7 15 (13.76%) SIEM
8 14 (12.84%) Change Control
8 14 (12.84%) Software Testing
9 12 (11.01%) Risk Analysis
9 12 (11.01%) Computer Forensics
10 10 (9.17%) Risk Management
11 9 (8.26%) Test Automation
11 9 (8.26%) Test Strategy
12 8 (7.34%) Performance Monitoring
12 8 (7.34%) Time Management
12 8 (7.34%) Information Security Management
13 7 (6.42%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.01%) SQL
2 11 (10.09%) Java
3 8 (7.34%) PHP
4 4 (3.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.67%) C
5 3 (2.75%) C#
6 2 (1.83%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.92%) Perl
7 1 (0.92%) VB
7 1 (0.92%) Python
7 1 (0.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (27.52%) CISSP
2 23 (21.10%) CISM
2 23 (21.10%) Security Cleared
3 22 (20.18%) Degree
4 21 (19.27%) CISA
5 15 (13.76%) GIAC
6 14 (12.84%) SC Cleared
6 14 (12.84%) CEH
7 10 (9.17%) DV Cleared
8 5 (4.59%) GCIH
9 4 (3.67%) ISSMP
9 4 (3.67%) ISTQB
10 3 (2.75%) GCIA
10 3 (2.75%) ISEB
11 2 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.92%) CCNP
12 1 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.92%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (31.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (19.27%) COBIT
3 19 (17.43%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 14 (12.84%) QA
5 3 (2.75%) PCI DSS
5 3 (2.75%) ISO 9001
6 2 (1.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.92%) COSO
System Software
1 12 (11.01%) Snort
2 1 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.92%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (3.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.92%) Puppet
2 1 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.92%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (12.84%) Sourcefire
2 5 (4.59%) HP
3 4 (3.67%) Oracle
4 3 (2.75%) Cisco
4 3 (2.75%) LogRhythm
5 2 (1.83%) McAfee
5 2 (1.83%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.83%) Citrix
6 1 (0.92%) Juniper
6 1 (0.92%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.92%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.92%) Sun
6 1 (0.92%) IBM
6 1 (0.92%) Qualys
6 1 (0.92%) TippingPoint
6 1 (0.92%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (0.92%) SolarWinds
6 1 (0.92%) F5
6 1 (0.92%) ArcSight
6 1 (0.92%) Percona
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