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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 397 378 412
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +34
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 53 51 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.23% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.31% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 40 26 30
Average salary £57,500 £53,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.97% +2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £30,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £77,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £51,550
% change year-on-year
- -12.70%
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
17755 16471 17389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 78.46% 75.79% 75.96%
Number of salaries quoted 13729 13376 14722
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 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
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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 0 28 £58,000 -10.76% 5
Surrey +7 14 £65,000 +116.66%
Buckinghamshire - 7 £45,000 - 1
Berkshire -15 4 £45,000 -48.57%
M4 Corridor +4 2 £50,000 +42.85%
Kent -3 1 £62,500 +135.84%
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 53 (51.46%) Information Security
2 37 (35.92%) Management Information System
2 37 (35.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 36 (34.95%) Penetration Testing
4 33 (32.04%) CISSP
5 32 (31.07%) Incident Management
6 29 (28.16%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 29 (28.16%) Security Management
7 26 (25.24%) CISM
8 25 (24.27%) Degree
9 24 (23.30%) COBIT
9 24 (23.30%) Information Assurance
9 24 (23.30%) CISA
9 24 (23.30%) ITIL
10 22 (21.36%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 22 (21.36%) Security Cleared
11 21 (20.39%) Computer Science
12 15 (14.56%) SC Cleared
13 14 (13.59%) Software Testing
14 13 (12.62%) QA
14 13 (12.62%) Linux
15 12 (11.65%) Internet
15 12 (11.65%) Ethical Hacking
15 12 (11.65%) GIAC
15 12 (11.65%) Wireshark
15 12 (11.65%) Time Management
15 12 (11.65%) Risk Analysis
15 12 (11.65%) tcpdump
15 12 (11.65%) SIEM
15 12 (11.65%) Change Control

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (1.94%) Apache
1 2 (1.94%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (1.94%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (1.94%) nginx
2 1 (0.97%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.94%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.94%) MS Project
1 2 (1.94%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.83%) SaaS
2 1 (0.97%) GitHub
2 1 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.65%) Internet
1 12 (11.65%) Wireshark
1 12 (11.65%) tcpdump
2 10 (9.71%) Network Security
2 10 (9.71%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (7.77%) HTTP
3 8 (7.77%) DNS
4 7 (6.80%) FTP
4 7 (6.80%) TCP/IP
4 7 (6.80%) LAN
4 7 (6.80%) WAN
4 7 (6.80%) SMTP
4 7 (6.80%) LDAP
5 2 (1.94%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.94%) Extranet
5 2 (1.94%) Intranet
6 1 (0.97%) Wireless Security
6 1 (0.97%) DHCP
6 1 (0.97%) Wireless
6 1 (0.97%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.83%) MySQL
2 1 (0.97%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 9 (8.74%) Selenium
2 3 (2.91%) Cucumber
2 3 (2.91%) WebDriver
2 3 (2.91%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.91%) JIRA
2 3 (2.91%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.97%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.97%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.97%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (10.68%) Finance
2 6 (5.83%) Law
3 4 (3.88%) Legal
4 3 (2.91%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.94%) Retail
5 2 (1.94%) Marketing
6 1 (0.97%) Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (36.89%) Analyst
2 37 (35.92%) Security Analyst
3 23 (22.33%) Consultant
3 23 (22.33%) Senior Analyst
3 23 (22.33%) Senior Security Analyst
4 10 (9.71%) Testing Consultant
4 10 (9.71%) Penetration Test Consultant
5 8 (7.77%) Test Manager
5 8 (7.77%) Tester
6 6 (5.83%) Penetration Tester
6 6 (5.83%) Security Consultant
7 5 (4.85%) Programme Test Manager
7 5 (4.85%) Programme Manager
8 4 (3.88%) Principal Consultant
8 4 (3.88%) Senior Consultant
8 4 (3.88%) Administrator
8 4 (3.88%) IT Security Analyst
8 4 (3.88%) Head of Security
8 4 (3.88%) Risk Consultant
8 4 (3.88%) Head of Information Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.80%) .NET
2 4 (3.88%) Web Services
3 3 (2.91%) LAMP
4 2 (1.94%) JSF
5 1 (0.97%) Ember.js
5 1 (0.97%) Backbone.js
5 1 (0.97%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.97%) jQuery
5 1 (0.97%) CSS
5 1 (0.97%) SOAP
5 1 (0.97%) HTML
5 1 (0.97%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 37 (35.92%) Management Information System
2 21 (20.39%) Computer Science
3 8 (7.77%) RMADS
4 2 (1.94%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.97%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.97%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.97%) Smartcard
5 1 (0.97%) CESG
5 1 (0.97%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.62%) Linux
2 9 (8.74%) Windows
3 7 (6.80%) Solaris
4 1 (0.97%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.97%) CentOS
4 1 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.97%) FreeBSD
4 1 (0.97%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (51.46%) Information Security
2 36 (34.95%) Penetration Testing
3 32 (31.07%) Incident Management
4 29 (28.16%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 29 (28.16%) Security Management
5 24 (23.30%) Information Assurance
5 24 (23.30%) ITIL
6 14 (13.59%) Software Testing
7 12 (11.65%) Ethical Hacking
7 12 (11.65%) Time Management
7 12 (11.65%) Risk Analysis
7 12 (11.65%) SIEM
7 12 (11.65%) Change Control
8 10 (9.71%) Risk Management
8 10 (9.71%) Information Security Management
8 10 (9.71%) Test Strategy
8 10 (9.71%) Computer Forensics
9 9 (8.74%) Test Automation
10 8 (7.77%) Performance Testing
11 7 (6.80%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.68%) Java
1 11 (10.68%) SQL
2 8 (7.77%) PHP
3 4 (3.88%) JavaScript
3 4 (3.88%) C
4 2 (1.94%) C#
4 2 (1.94%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.97%) Ruby
5 1 (0.97%) Perl
5 1 (0.97%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.97%) VB
5 1 (0.97%) Python
Qualifications
1 33 (32.04%) CISSP
2 26 (25.24%) CISM
3 25 (24.27%) Degree
4 24 (23.30%) CISA
5 22 (21.36%) Security Cleared
6 15 (14.56%) SC Cleared
7 12 (11.65%) GIAC
8 10 (9.71%) DV Cleared
9 7 (6.80%) CEH
10 5 (4.85%) GCIH
11 4 (3.88%) GCIA
11 4 (3.88%) ISSMP
12 3 (2.91%) ISTQB
13 2 (1.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (1.94%) ISEB
13 2 (1.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 1 (0.97%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 1 (0.97%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (35.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (23.30%) COBIT
3 22 (21.36%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 13 (12.62%) QA
5 3 (2.91%) PCI DSS
6 2 (1.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.97%) COSO
7 1 (0.97%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (9.71%) Snort
2 1 (0.97%) KVM
2 1 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.88%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.97%) Puppet
2 1 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.97%) Check_MK
2 1 (0.97%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (10.68%) Sourcefire
2 5 (4.85%) HP
3 4 (3.88%) Oracle
4 3 (2.91%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.94%) Citrix
5 2 (1.94%) Cisco
5 2 (1.94%) LogRhythm
6 1 (0.97%) ArcSight
6 1 (0.97%) Percona
6 1 (0.97%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (0.97%) Qualys
6 1 (0.97%) IBM
6 1 (0.97%) Sun
6 1 (0.97%) McAfee
6 1 (0.97%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.97%) VMware
6 1 (0.97%) Tripwire
Havant, Hampshire
Steria
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
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Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 26 days ago