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

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 401 398 409
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 40 71 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.34% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.40% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 34 52 40
Median salary £48,500 £53,750 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.76% -6.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £64,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+7.77% -5.26%
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
15473 17854 18754
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.94% 85.55% 83.64%
Number of salaries quoted 12975 14592 14497
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,000 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Berkshire +7 12 £57,500 -4.16% 2
Oxfordshire -15 8 £43,500 -24.34% 1
Surrey +28 7 £42,500 -41.37% 2
Hampshire +1 7 £53,750 +13.15% 2
Middlesex +15 2 £40,000 -39.62%
East Sussex - 2 £29,500 -
West Sussex +6 1 £37,500 -32.43% 1
Sussex - 1 £45,000 -
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 52 (42.98%) Penetration Testing
2 45 (37.19%) Cybersecurity
3 35 (28.93%) Information Security
4 32 (26.45%) Mobile App
5 28 (23.14%) CISSP
5 28 (23.14%) Nessus
5 28 (23.14%) Security Cleared
6 27 (22.31%) Degree
6 27 (22.31%) Linux
7 25 (20.66%) CISM
7 25 (20.66%) Management Information System
8 24 (19.83%) Telecoms
8 24 (19.83%) OWASP
9 23 (19.01%) CREST Certified
10 22 (18.18%) DV Cleared
10 22 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 21 (17.36%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (17.36%) SC Cleared
12 20 (16.53%) Stakeholder Management
12 20 (16.53%) TCP/IP
12 20 (16.53%) CEH
13 18 (14.88%) Windows
13 18 (14.88%) Java
14 17 (14.05%) Microsoft
14 17 (14.05%) Metasploit
14 17 (14.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 17 (14.05%) CHECK Team Leader
14 17 (14.05%) CHECK Team Member
14 17 (14.05%) Burp Suite
14 17 (14.05%) Kali Linux

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 (5.79%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.96%) IIS
3 3 (2.48%) CMS
4 2 (1.65%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.83%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (4.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.65%) Maximo
2 2 (1.65%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (16.53%) TCP/IP
2 10 (8.26%) Firewall
3 7 (5.79%) DNS
4 6 (4.96%) Internet
5 5 (4.13%) Network Security
6 4 (3.31%) SAN
7 2 (1.65%) IPsec
7 2 (1.65%) LAN
7 2 (1.65%) SSL
7 2 (1.65%) VPN
7 2 (1.65%) WAN
7 2 (1.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.65%) MySQL
2 1 (0.83%) MariaDB
2 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (14.05%) Burp Suite
1 17 (14.05%) Metasploit
2 6 (4.96%) Selenium
3 5 (4.13%) JMeter
3 5 (4.13%) SoapUI
3 5 (4.13%) WebDriver
4 4 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.48%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.65%) FindBugs
6 2 (1.65%) NUnit
6 2 (1.65%) sqlmap
7 1 (0.83%) JIRA
7 1 (0.83%) JUnit
7 1 (0.83%) NSubstitute
7 1 (0.83%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.83%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (0.83%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.83%) TestNG
General
1 24 (19.83%) Telecoms
2 9 (7.44%) Manufacturing
3 8 (6.61%) Legal
4 6 (4.96%) Back Office
5 4 (3.31%) Finance
6 3 (2.48%) Retail
7 2 (1.65%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.65%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (26.45%) Tester
2 27 (22.31%) Penetration Tester
3 21 (17.36%) Team Leader
3 21 (17.36%) Test Team Leader
4 19 (15.70%) Security Penetration Tester
4 19 (15.70%) Security Tester
5 15 (12.40%) Testing Manager
6 13 (10.74%) Analyst
6 13 (10.74%) Architect
6 13 (10.74%) Security Architect
7 11 (9.09%) Security Analyst
7 11 (9.09%) Security Manager
8 10 (8.26%) Senior Manager
9 9 (7.44%) Test Manager
10 7 (5.79%) Information Architect
10 7 (5.79%) Information Assurance Architect
10 7 (5.79%) Information Security Architect
11 6 (4.96%) Product Manager
11 6 (4.96%) SAP Basis Manager
11 6 (4.96%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.57%) HTML
1 14 (11.57%) HTML5
2 12 (9.92%) .NET
3 6 (4.96%) ASP.NET
3 6 (4.96%) SAP Basis
4 4 (3.31%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (3.31%) JSON
4 4 (3.31%) RESTful
4 4 (3.31%) XML
5 2 (1.65%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 32 (26.45%) Mobile App
2 25 (20.66%) Management Information System
3 16 (13.22%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (11.57%) Computer Science
5 12 (9.92%) Mathematics
6 6 (4.96%) Cybercrime
6 6 (4.96%) Driving Licence
6 6 (4.96%) Smartphone
7 4 (3.31%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (3.31%) Smartcard
7 4 (3.31%) User Experience
8 3 (2.48%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (2.48%) Physics
9 2 (1.65%) Contactless
9 2 (1.65%) Cyber Attack
9 2 (1.65%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.65%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.65%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.65%) SCADA
10 1 (0.83%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 27 (22.31%) Linux
2 18 (14.88%) Windows
3 17 (14.05%) Kali Linux
4 9 (7.44%) Android
5 6 (4.96%) Unix
6 4 (3.31%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.65%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (42.98%) Penetration Testing
2 45 (37.19%) Cybersecurity
3 35 (28.93%) Information Security
4 24 (19.83%) OWASP
5 22 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 21 (17.36%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (16.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (10.74%) Data Protection
8 13 (10.74%) Test Strategy
9 12 (9.92%) PRINCE2
10 11 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
11 10 (8.26%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (8.26%) Performance Testing
11 10 (8.26%) TDD
11 10 (8.26%) Test Management
12 9 (7.44%) ITIL
12 9 (7.44%) Regression Testing
12 9 (7.44%) Security Management
13 8 (6.61%) Data Security
13 8 (6.61%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (14.88%) Java
2 12 (9.92%) C#
3 11 (9.09%) Python
4 10 (8.26%) Perl
4 10 (8.26%) PHP
5 9 (7.44%) C
6 6 (4.96%) ABAP
6 6 (4.96%) C++
7 5 (4.13%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.31%) Shell Script
8 4 (3.31%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.48%) SQL
10 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.83%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 28 (23.14%) CISSP
1 28 (23.14%) Security Cleared
2 27 (22.31%) Degree
3 25 (20.66%) CISM
4 23 (19.01%) CREST Certified
5 22 (18.18%) DV Cleared
6 21 (17.36%) SC Cleared
7 20 (16.53%) CEH
8 17 (14.05%) CHECK Team Leader
8 17 (14.05%) CHECK Team Member
9 8 (6.61%) IISP
10 7 (5.79%) CISA
11 6 (4.96%) APMP
11 6 (4.96%) PMP
12 4 (3.31%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (3.31%) SANS
13 3 (2.48%) CCNA
13 3 (2.48%) GIAC
13 3 (2.48%) MCSE
13 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (7.44%) PCI DSS
3 7 (5.79%) QA
4 5 (4.13%) ISO 9001
5 4 (3.31%) ISAE 3402
5 4 (3.31%) ISO27005
5 4 (3.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (2.48%) COBIT
7 2 (1.65%) COSO
7 2 (1.65%) EFQM
8 1 (0.83%) RMADS
System Software
1 7 (5.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 28 (23.14%) Nessus
2 9 (7.44%) Nmap
3 4 (3.31%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (3.31%) OpenVAS
4 2 (1.65%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 17 (14.05%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.40%) HP
3 10 (8.26%) Cisco
3 10 (8.26%) Qualys
4 7 (5.79%) Coverity
4 7 (5.79%) IBM
4 7 (5.79%) SAP
5 6 (4.96%) ArcSight
5 6 (4.96%) Oracle
6 4 (3.31%) Barracuda Networks
6 4 (3.31%) Intel Security
6 4 (3.31%) Sun
6 4 (3.31%) Tripwire
7 2 (1.65%) ION Trading
7 2 (1.65%) Syclo
7 2 (1.65%) Veracode
7 2 (1.65%) VMware
7 2 (1.65%) webMethods
8 1 (0.83%) Capita
8 1 (0.83%) Remedy
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Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum Attractive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Banbury
aap3
Salary: £27000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 9 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Guildford
Client Server
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000 + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago