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

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 392 389 422
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +33
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 55 73 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.35% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.41% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 39 50 39
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £58,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -18.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,850 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £60,250 £70,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.84%
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
15918 17759 18932
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 86.23% 85.45% 83.46%
Number of salaries quoted 13374 14423 14891
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 July 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 July 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
Surrey +39 20 £45,000 -10.00%
Berkshire +5 15 £57,500 +21.05% 1
Oxfordshire -16 9 £43,500 -30.40%
Hampshire -25 4 £55,000 +15.78% 1
West Sussex -1 3 £37,500 -32.43%
East Sussex - 2 £29,500 -
Middlesex - 2 £40,000 -
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 54 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 47 (34.81%) Cybersecurity
3 42 (31.11%) Information Security
4 34 (25.19%) Degree
5 33 (24.44%) CISSP
5 33 (24.44%) Mobile App
6 29 (21.48%) Linux
6 29 (21.48%) Management Information System
7 28 (20.74%) Nessus
8 27 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 27 (20.00%) CISM
9 26 (19.26%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (18.52%) Telecoms
10 25 (18.52%) CREST Certified
11 24 (17.78%) OWASP
12 23 (17.04%) CEH
13 22 (16.30%) DV Cleared
13 22 (16.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 21 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
14 21 (15.56%) SC Cleared
15 20 (14.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 20 (14.81%) TCP/IP
16 19 (14.07%) Java
17 18 (13.33%) HP
17 18 (13.33%) Metasploit
17 18 (13.33%) CHECK Team Leader
17 18 (13.33%) CHECK Team Member
17 18 (13.33%) Burp Suite
17 18 (13.33%) Kali Linux
17 18 (13.33%) Analytical Skills

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 8 (5.93%) IIS
2 7 (5.19%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.22%) CMS
4 2 (1.48%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.48%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (5.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.96%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (14.81%) TCP/IP
2 16 (11.85%) Firewall
3 10 (7.41%) Internet
4 9 (6.67%) DNS
5 6 (4.44%) IPsec
5 6 (4.44%) SSL
5 6 (4.44%) VPN
6 5 (3.70%) SAN
7 4 (2.96%) LAN
7 4 (2.96%) Network Security
7 4 (2.96%) WAN
7 4 (2.96%) Wireless
8 3 (2.22%) HTTP
9 2 (1.48%) FTP
9 2 (1.48%) HTTPS
9 2 (1.48%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (1.48%) SMTP
9 2 (1.48%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.22%) MySQL
2 2 (1.48%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.48%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.74%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 18 (13.33%) Burp Suite
1 18 (13.33%) Metasploit
2 7 (5.19%) Selenium
2 7 (5.19%) SoapUI
3 6 (4.44%) JMeter
3 6 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (4.44%) WebDriver
4 4 (2.96%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.22%) FindBugs
5 3 (2.22%) sqlmap
6 2 (1.48%) HP UFT
6 2 (1.48%) NUnit
6 2 (1.48%) QARun
6 2 (1.48%) TestDirector
6 2 (1.48%) WinRunner
7 1 (0.74%) Ant
7 1 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.74%) JIRA
7 1 (0.74%) JUnit
7 1 (0.74%) Maven
General
1 25 (18.52%) Telecoms
2 10 (7.41%) Legal
2 10 (7.41%) Manufacturing
3 6 (4.44%) Back Office
4 4 (2.96%) Finance
4 4 (2.96%) Retail
5 3 (2.22%) Local Government
6 2 (1.48%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.48%) Publishing
7 1 (0.74%) Electronics
7 1 (0.74%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (27.41%) Tester
2 29 (21.48%) Penetration Tester
3 22 (16.30%) Team Leader
3 22 (16.30%) Test Team Leader
4 17 (12.59%) Security Manager
4 17 (12.59%) Security Penetration Tester
4 17 (12.59%) Security Tester
5 15 (11.11%) Analyst
5 15 (11.11%) Testing Manager
6 14 (10.37%) Architect
6 14 (10.37%) Security Architect
7 11 (8.15%) Senior Manager
8 8 (5.93%) Security Analyst
9 7 (5.19%) Information Architect
9 7 (5.19%) Information Assurance Architect
9 7 (5.19%) Information Security Architect
9 7 (5.19%) Test Leader
9 7 (5.19%) Test Manager
10 6 (4.44%) Automation Test Lead
10 6 (4.44%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.85%) HTML
1 16 (11.85%) HTML5
2 13 (9.63%) .NET
3 6 (4.44%) ASP.NET
3 6 (4.44%) SAP Basis
4 5 (3.70%) JSON
4 5 (3.70%) RESTful
5 4 (2.96%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (2.96%) Flash
5 4 (2.96%) XML
6 1 (0.74%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.74%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (24.44%) Mobile App
2 29 (21.48%) Management Information System
3 18 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (8.89%) Computer Science
4 12 (8.89%) Mathematics
5 6 (4.44%) Cybercrime
5 6 (4.44%) Smartphone
5 6 (4.44%) User Experience
6 5 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (2.96%) Cyber Attack
7 4 (2.96%) Device Driver
7 4 (2.96%) Driving Licence
7 4 (2.96%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (2.96%) N-Tier
7 4 (2.96%) Smartcard
8 3 (2.22%) Physics
9 2 (1.48%) Contactless
9 2 (1.48%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.48%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 29 (21.48%) Linux
2 18 (13.33%) Kali Linux
3 17 (12.59%) Windows
4 9 (6.67%) Android
5 7 (5.19%) Unix
6 4 (2.96%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.48%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 47 (34.81%) Cybersecurity
3 42 (31.11%) Information Security
4 26 (19.26%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (17.78%) OWASP
6 21 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (14.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 15 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
9 14 (10.37%) Data Protection
9 14 (10.37%) Performance Testing
9 14 (10.37%) Regression Testing
9 14 (10.37%) TDD
10 13 (9.63%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (9.63%) Data Security
10 13 (9.63%) Security Management
10 13 (9.63%) Test Strategy
11 12 (8.89%) Continuous Delivery
11 12 (8.89%) Ethical Hacking
11 12 (8.89%) Software Testing
12 11 (8.15%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (14.07%) Java
2 16 (11.85%) C#
3 12 (8.89%) Python
4 10 (7.41%) Perl
4 10 (7.41%) PHP
5 9 (6.67%) C
6 8 (5.93%) Shell Script
7 6 (4.44%) ABAP
8 5 (3.70%) C++
9 4 (2.96%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.96%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.22%) Ruby
10 3 (2.22%) SQL
11 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 34 (25.19%) Degree
2 33 (24.44%) CISSP
3 27 (20.00%) CISM
3 27 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 25 (18.52%) CREST Certified
5 23 (17.04%) CEH
6 22 (16.30%) DV Cleared
7 21 (15.56%) SC Cleared
8 18 (13.33%) CHECK Team Leader
8 18 (13.33%) CHECK Team Member
9 12 (8.89%) IISP
10 7 (5.19%) CISA
10 7 (5.19%) SANS
11 6 (4.44%) APMP
11 6 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (4.44%) PMP
12 5 (3.70%) CCNA
12 5 (3.70%) ISTQB
13 4 (2.96%) ISACA
13 4 (2.96%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (16.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (9.63%) PCI DSS
3 10 (7.41%) QA
4 6 (4.44%) COBIT
5 5 (3.70%) ISO 9001
6 4 (2.96%) ISAE 3402
6 4 (2.96%) ISO27005
6 4 (2.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (1.48%) EFQM
8 1 (0.74%) COSO
System Software
1 7 (5.19%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.48%) Snort
2 2 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 28 (20.74%) Nessus
2 7 (5.19%) Nmap
3 5 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (2.22%) HP Fortify
5 2 (1.48%) OpenVAS
5 2 (1.48%) RSA Archer
6 1 (0.74%) Ansible
6 1 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.74%) Puppet
6 1 (0.74%) SELinux
Vendors
1 18 (13.33%) HP
2 17 (12.59%) Microsoft
3 13 (9.63%) Cisco
4 11 (8.15%) Qualys
5 10 (7.41%) SAP
6 9 (6.67%) ArcSight
7 8 (5.93%) Coverity
8 4 (2.96%) Barracuda Networks
8 4 (2.96%) IBM
8 4 (2.96%) Intel Security
8 4 (2.96%) Oracle
8 4 (2.96%) Sun
8 4 (2.96%) Tripwire
9 3 (2.22%) Splunk
9 3 (2.22%) Veracode
10 2 (1.48%) ION Trading
10 2 (1.48%) VMware
11 1 (0.74%) Blue Coat
11 1 (0.74%) Capita
11 1 (0.74%) Fortinet
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