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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 378 383 380
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 75 54 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.35% 0.24% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.30% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 58 41 25
Average salary £55,000 £57,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,750 £64,750 £79,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
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
17568 18231 16807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 83.09% 80.95% 78.33%
Number of salaries quoted 14434 14128 13671
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +8 19 £47,500 -18.10%
Oxfordshire - 18 £55,000 -
Berkshire +18 13 £58,500 +30.00% 1
Surrey +2 10 £72,500 +11.53%
Buckinghamshire -5 10 £60,000 +33.33%
Kent -1 2 £32,500 -48.00%
Middlesex - 2 £66,250 -
West Sussex - 1 £55,500 -
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 55 (42.64%) Information Security
2 45 (34.88%) CISSP
3 44 (34.11%) Penetration Testing
4 39 (30.23%) Test Strategy
5 37 (28.68%) Security Cleared
6 32 (24.81%) PCI DSS
7 30 (23.26%) Degree
8 29 (22.48%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (20.93%) Selenium
10 26 (20.16%) Test Management
10 26 (20.16%) DV Cleared
10 26 (20.16%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 26 (20.16%) C#
11 25 (19.38%) Automated Testing
11 25 (19.38%) Software Testing
12 23 (17.83%) Cyber Security
13 22 (17.05%) Management Information System
14 21 (16.28%) CISM
14 21 (16.28%) Finance
14 21 (16.28%) Nmap
14 21 (16.28%) Nessus
14 21 (16.28%) Coverity
15 20 (15.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 19 (14.73%) Coaching
17 18 (13.95%) SIEM
17 18 (13.95%) Test Automation
18 17 (13.18%) OWASP
18 17 (13.18%) WebDriver
18 17 (13.18%) Performance Testing
19 16 (12.40%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 5 (3.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.55%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.55%) CMS
3 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.78%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (3.88%) MS Office
2 1 (0.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.88%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (3.88%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.65%) SaaS
2 2 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.53%) Internet
2 8 (6.20%) Firewall
2 8 (6.20%) Network Security
3 7 (5.43%) Wireless
4 5 (3.88%) SAN
5 4 (3.10%) Wireless Security
5 4 (3.10%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (2.33%) tcpdump
6 3 (2.33%) Wireshark
6 3 (2.33%) VoIP
7 2 (1.55%) WAN
7 2 (1.55%) Broadband
7 2 (1.55%) LAN
7 2 (1.55%) HTTP
7 2 (1.55%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.78%) VPN
8 1 (0.78%) DNS
8 1 (0.78%) SSL
8 1 (0.78%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (20.93%) Selenium
2 17 (13.18%) WebDriver
3 15 (11.63%) NSubstitute
3 15 (11.63%) JMeter
3 15 (11.63%) NUnit
4 6 (4.65%) Visual Studio
4 6 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.10%) SpecFlow
6 3 (2.33%) HP UFT
7 2 (1.55%) AppScan
7 2 (1.55%) Paros
8 1 (0.78%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.78%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.78%) Cucumber
General
1 21 (16.28%) Finance
2 13 (10.08%) Publishing
2 13 (10.08%) Telecoms
3 9 (6.98%) Legal
4 6 (4.65%) Marketing
5 5 (3.88%) Manufacturing
6 4 (3.10%) Banking
7 2 (1.55%) Law
8 1 (0.78%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (23.26%) Test Manager
2 28 (21.71%) Security Manager
3 22 (17.05%) Analyst
4 20 (15.50%) Product Manager
5 18 (13.95%) Consultant
6 16 (12.40%) Security Analyst
6 16 (12.40%) Test Team Leader
6 16 (12.40%) Team Leader
7 15 (11.63%) Automation Team Leader
8 12 (9.30%) Security Consultant
9 10 (7.75%) Testing Manager
10 9 (6.98%) Senior Analyst
10 9 (6.98%) IT Security Analyst
11 8 (6.20%) Automation Engineer
12 7 (5.43%) Information Security Consultant
12 7 (5.43%) Programme Manager
13 6 (4.65%) Head of Security
14 5 (3.88%) Security Product Manager
14 5 (3.88%) Certification Manager
14 5 (3.88%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.30%) .NET
2 7 (5.43%) XML
2 7 (5.43%) .NET Framework
3 6 (4.65%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.78%) JSON
4 1 (0.78%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.05%) Management Information System
2 15 (11.63%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.65%) Mathematics
4 6 (4.65%) Statistics
5 5 (3.88%) SCADA
6 4 (3.10%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.10%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.33%) CESG
8 2 (1.55%) CESG CLAS
8 2 (1.55%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.55%) Mobile Computing
8 2 (1.55%) RMADS
9 1 (0.78%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.78%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.78%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.78%) Xbox
9 1 (0.78%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.78%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.75%) Windows
2 5 (3.88%) AIX
3 1 (0.78%) Solaris
3 1 (0.78%) Linux
3 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.78%) Android
3 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (42.64%) Information Security
2 44 (34.11%) Penetration Testing
3 39 (30.23%) Test Strategy
4 29 (22.48%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (20.16%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 26 (20.16%) Test Management
6 25 (19.38%) Software Testing
6 25 (19.38%) Automated Testing
7 23 (17.83%) Cyber Security
8 19 (14.73%) Coaching
9 18 (13.95%) SIEM
9 18 (13.95%) Test Automation
10 17 (13.18%) OWASP
10 17 (13.18%) Performance Testing
11 16 (12.40%) Manual Testing
12 15 (11.63%) Incident Management
12 15 (11.63%) TDD
12 15 (11.63%) Line Management
12 15 (11.63%) Unit Testing
13 14 (10.85%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 26 (20.16%) C#
2 10 (7.75%) Java
3 9 (6.98%) SQL
4 5 (3.88%) C
5 1 (0.78%) C++
Qualifications
1 45 (34.88%) CISSP
2 37 (28.68%) Security Cleared
3 30 (23.26%) Degree
4 26 (20.16%) DV Cleared
5 21 (16.28%) CISM
6 16 (12.40%) ISTQB
6 16 (12.40%) CISA
6 16 (12.40%) SC Cleared
7 14 (10.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (6.20%) CEH
9 7 (5.43%) GIAC
10 6 (4.65%) PhD
10 6 (4.65%) SSCP
11 5 (3.88%) CHFI
12 4 (3.10%) CISMP
12 4 (3.10%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.78%) MCP
13 1 (0.78%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (24.81%) PCI DSS
2 20 (15.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (5.43%) COBIT
4 4 (3.10%) QA
4 4 (3.10%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 2 (1.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.33%) Snort
2 1 (0.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (16.28%) Nessus
1 21 (16.28%) Nmap
2 11 (8.53%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.55%) WebInspect
4 1 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 21 (16.28%) Coverity
2 15 (11.63%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.20%) HP
4 7 (5.43%) Oracle
5 5 (3.88%) Syclo
5 5 (3.88%) webMethods
5 5 (3.88%) IBM
6 2 (1.55%) Sourcefire
6 2 (1.55%) Capita
7 1 (0.78%) LANDesk
7 1 (0.78%) Qualys
7 1 (0.78%) LogRhythm
7 1 (0.78%) Cisco
7 1 (0.78%) McAfee
7 1 (0.78%) Anite
7 1 (0.78%) VMware
7 1 (0.78%) Tripwire
7 1 (0.78%) Citrix
7 1 (0.78%) CheckPoint
Reading, Berkshire
TechnoRecruit
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 DOE + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago