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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 389 409 413
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +4
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 42 60 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.29% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.33% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 37 47 37
Median salary £48,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.81% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £44,000 £39,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £69,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
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
15075 17979 18269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 86.06% 85.43% 83.53%
Number of salaries quoted 12496 14949 14096
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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
Oxfordshire +1 12 £48,500 -11.81% 1
Hampshire +3 9 £55,000 +15.78% 3
Berkshire +11 8 £57,500 -2.95% 2
Surrey +25 6 £42,500 -41.37% 3
East Sussex - 3 £29,000 -
Middlesex +15 2 £40,000 -39.62% 1
Kent +14 1 - -
Sussex - 1 £45,000 -
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 47 (43.12%) Penetration Testing
2 43 (39.45%) Cybersecurity
3 30 (27.52%) Information Security
3 30 (27.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 29 (26.61%) Nessus
5 28 (25.69%) TCP/IP
5 28 (25.69%) CISSP
6 26 (23.85%) Mobile App
6 26 (23.85%) Degree
6 26 (23.85%) Windows
7 25 (22.94%) CISM
7 25 (22.94%) Security Cleared
8 24 (22.02%) OWASP
8 24 (22.02%) Telecoms
9 23 (21.10%) Computer Science
10 22 (20.18%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (20.18%) Java
11 20 (18.35%) Linux
12 19 (17.43%) Python
12 19 (17.43%) Stakeholder Management
13 18 (16.51%) Perl
13 18 (16.51%) CEH
14 17 (15.60%) Nmap
14 17 (15.60%) Management Information System
15 16 (14.68%) Qualys
15 16 (14.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 16 (14.68%) DV Cleared
15 16 (14.68%) CREST Certified
16 14 (12.84%) C
16 14 (12.84%) SC Cleared

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 7 (6.42%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.75%) CMS
2 3 (2.75%) IIS
3 2 (1.83%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.83%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.67%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.83%) Maximo
2 2 (1.83%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (25.69%) TCP/IP
2 11 (10.09%) Firewall
3 7 (6.42%) DNS
4 4 (3.67%) Internet
5 3 (2.75%) Network Security
5 3 (2.75%) SAN
6 1 (0.92%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.92%) LAN
6 1 (0.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.67%) MySQL
2 2 (1.83%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.83%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.92%) MariaDB
3 1 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (10.09%) Burp Suite
1 11 (10.09%) Metasploit
2 5 (4.59%) Selenium
2 5 (4.59%) SoapUI
3 4 (3.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.75%) JMeter
4 3 (2.75%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.83%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.83%) JIRA
5 2 (1.83%) NUnit
5 2 (1.83%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (0.92%) FindBugs
6 1 (0.92%) JUnit
6 1 (0.92%) NSubstitute
6 1 (0.92%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.92%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.92%) sqlmap
6 1 (0.92%) TestNG
General
1 24 (22.02%) Telecoms
2 9 (8.26%) Manufacturing
3 8 (7.34%) Legal
4 5 (4.59%) Finance
5 2 (1.83%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.83%) Publishing
6 1 (0.92%) Banking
6 1 (0.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (32.11%) Tester
2 30 (27.52%) Penetration Tester
3 27 (24.77%) Security Penetration Tester
3 27 (24.77%) Security Tester
4 18 (16.51%) Analyst
5 15 (13.76%) Security Analyst
5 15 (13.76%) Testing Manager
6 13 (11.93%) Team Leader
6 13 (11.93%) Test Team Leader
7 12 (11.01%) Product Analyst
7 12 (11.01%) Testing Analyst
8 11 (10.09%) Architect
8 11 (10.09%) Security Architect
9 10 (9.17%) Senior Manager
10 9 (8.26%) Test Manager
11 8 (7.34%) Security Manager
12 7 (6.42%) Information Architect
12 7 (6.42%) Information Assurance Architect
12 7 (6.42%) Information Security Architect
13 6 (5.50%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.93%) HTML
1 13 (11.93%) HTML5
2 7 (6.42%) .NET
3 6 (5.50%) SAP Basis
4 4 (3.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (3.67%) JSON
4 4 (3.67%) RESTful
4 4 (3.67%) XML
5 2 (1.83%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 26 (23.85%) Mobile App
2 23 (21.10%) Computer Science
3 17 (15.60%) Management Information System
4 12 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (11.01%) Mathematics
5 7 (6.42%) Smartphone
6 5 (4.59%) Driving Licence
6 5 (4.59%) Physics
6 5 (4.59%) User Experience
7 4 (3.67%) Cryptography
7 4 (3.67%) NHS
8 3 (2.75%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (2.75%) PKI
8 3 (2.75%) Smartcard
9 2 (1.83%) Cybercrime
9 2 (1.83%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.83%) SCADA
10 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.92%) Life Science
10 1 (0.92%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 26 (23.85%) Windows
2 20 (18.35%) Linux
3 11 (10.09%) Kali Linux
4 9 (8.26%) Android
5 6 (5.50%) Unix
6 4 (3.67%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.83%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (43.12%) Penetration Testing
2 43 (39.45%) Cybersecurity
3 30 (27.52%) Information Security
3 30 (27.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 24 (22.02%) OWASP
5 22 (20.18%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (17.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (11.01%) ITIL
8 11 (10.09%) PRINCE2
8 11 (10.09%) Test Strategy
9 10 (9.17%) Continuous Delivery
9 10 (9.17%) Performance Testing
9 10 (9.17%) Regression Testing
9 10 (9.17%) Risk Management
9 10 (9.17%) TDD
9 10 (9.17%) Test Management
10 9 (8.26%) Data Protection
10 9 (8.26%) Line Management
10 9 (8.26%) Software Testing
11 8 (7.34%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (20.18%) Java
2 19 (17.43%) Python
3 18 (16.51%) Perl
4 14 (12.84%) C
5 13 (11.93%) Bash Shell
5 13 (11.93%) C++
6 9 (8.26%) C#
7 6 (5.50%) ABAP
7 6 (5.50%) PHP
8 5 (4.59%) SQL
9 4 (3.67%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.75%) Ruby
11 2 (1.83%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.92%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (25.69%) CISSP
2 26 (23.85%) Degree
3 25 (22.94%) CISM
3 25 (22.94%) Security Cleared
4 18 (16.51%) CEH
5 16 (14.68%) CREST Certified
5 16 (14.68%) DV Cleared
6 14 (12.84%) SC Cleared
7 11 (10.09%) CHECK Team Leader
7 11 (10.09%) CHECK Team Member
8 6 (5.50%) APMP
8 6 (5.50%) CISA
8 6 (5.50%) PMP
9 5 (4.59%) ISTQB
10 4 (3.67%) ISEB
11 3 (2.75%) CESG Certified Professional
11 3 (2.75%) GIAC
11 3 (2.75%) IISP
11 3 (2.75%) SANS
12 2 (1.83%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (8.26%) QA
3 5 (4.59%) PCI DSS
4 4 (3.67%) ISO 9001
5 3 (2.75%) COBIT
5 3 (2.75%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (2.75%) ISAE 3402
5 3 (2.75%) ISO27005
5 3 (2.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.83%) COSO
6 2 (1.83%) EFQM
7 1 (0.92%) RMADS
System Software
1 7 (6.42%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 29 (26.61%) Nessus
2 17 (15.60%) Nmap
3 12 (11.01%) OpenVAS
4 4 (3.67%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.92%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 16 (14.68%) Qualys
2 10 (9.17%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.34%) HP
4 7 (6.42%) SAP
5 6 (5.50%) Coverity
5 6 (5.50%) IBM
6 5 (4.59%) Oracle
7 4 (3.67%) VMware
8 3 (2.75%) ArcSight
8 3 (2.75%) Barracuda Networks
8 3 (2.75%) Cisco
8 3 (2.75%) Intel Security
8 3 (2.75%) Sun
8 3 (2.75%) Tripwire
9 2 (1.83%) ION Trading
9 2 (1.83%) Syclo
9 2 (1.83%) webMethods
10 1 (0.92%) Capita
10 1 (0.92%) Remedy
10 1 (0.92%) Veracode
Hampshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 42 minutes ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 (with exceptional package)
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Banbury
aap3
Salary: £27000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 14 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 8 days ago
Guildford
Client Server
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000 + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Hampshire
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago