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

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 358 407 425
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +18
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 79 54 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.26% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.31% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 55 43 39
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,800 £35,000 £42,250
10% offered a salary of more than £83,000 £86,500 £73,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.63%
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
15613 17454 19347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.56% 84.89% 83.59%
Number of salaries quoted 13049 13887 15492
Median salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.39% +1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £66,000
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 31 May 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 31 May 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 +41 45 £70,000 +40.00% 3
Berkshire +17 14 £56,250 -6.25% 2
Hampshire -14 12 £42,500 -19.04% 1
West Sussex -3 4 £40,000 -27.92%
Oxfordshire -5 3 - - 1
Buckinghamshire +24 1 £60,000 +26.31%
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 49 (34.51%) Information Security
2 47 (33.10%) Cybersecurity
3 46 (32.39%) Penetration Testing
4 40 (28.17%) Management Information System
5 33 (23.24%) CISSP
6 32 (22.54%) Degree
7 28 (19.72%) Security Cleared
7 28 (19.72%) Firewall
8 27 (19.01%) CISM
8 27 (19.01%) Telecoms
9 26 (18.31%) Mobile App
10 25 (17.61%) CEH
10 25 (17.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 25 (17.61%) Linux
11 24 (16.90%) Nessus
11 24 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (16.20%) OWASP
12 23 (16.20%) Stakeholder Management
13 21 (14.79%) Microsoft
13 21 (14.79%) CREST Certified
14 20 (14.08%) Windows
15 19 (13.38%) HP
15 19 (13.38%) SC Cleared
15 19 (13.38%) Ethical Hacking
16 18 (12.68%) DV Cleared
16 18 (12.68%) Risk Analysis
16 18 (12.68%) TCP/IP
17 17 (11.97%) Java
17 17 (11.97%) CHECK Team Leader
18 16 (11.27%) C#

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 10 (7.04%) MS Exchange
2 8 (5.63%) IIS
3 2 (1.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.70%) Apache
4 1 (0.70%) nginx
4 1 (0.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (4.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.41%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.23%) SaaS
2 1 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (19.72%) Firewall
2 18 (12.68%) TCP/IP
3 15 (10.56%) DNS
4 12 (8.45%) Internet
5 10 (7.04%) VPN
6 9 (6.34%) IPsec
6 9 (6.34%) SAN
6 9 (6.34%) SSL
7 8 (5.63%) HTTP
7 8 (5.63%) Intrusion Detection
8 7 (4.93%) LAN
8 7 (4.93%) Network Security
8 7 (4.93%) WAN
9 5 (3.52%) FTP
9 5 (3.52%) HTTPS
9 5 (3.52%) SMTP
9 5 (3.52%) SSH
10 4 (2.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.82%) MongoDB
1 4 (2.82%) MySQL
2 3 (2.11%) Big Data
2 3 (2.11%) Hadoop
2 3 (2.11%) NoSQL
2 3 (2.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (9.86%) Burp Suite
1 14 (9.86%) Metasploit
1 14 (9.86%) Selenium
2 8 (5.63%) JMeter
3 7 (4.93%) JIRA
3 7 (4.93%) SoapUI
3 7 (4.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (4.93%) WebDriver
4 5 (3.52%) Selenium IDE
5 4 (2.82%) FindBugs
5 4 (2.82%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.82%) sqlmap
6 2 (1.41%) HP UFT
6 2 (1.41%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.41%) NUnit
6 2 (1.41%) QARun
6 2 (1.41%) TestDirector
6 2 (1.41%) WebPagetest
6 2 (1.41%) WinRunner
7 1 (0.70%) Ant
General
1 27 (19.01%) Telecoms
2 10 (7.04%) Finance
3 9 (6.34%) Manufacturing
4 6 (4.23%) Back Office
4 6 (4.23%) Legal
5 5 (3.52%) Military
5 5 (3.52%) Retail
6 3 (2.11%) Electronics
6 3 (2.11%) Local Government
6 3 (2.11%) Marketing
6 3 (2.11%) Publishing
7 1 (0.70%) Banking
7 1 (0.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (26.06%) Tester
2 27 (19.01%) Analyst
3 26 (18.31%) Penetration Tester
4 19 (13.38%) Security Manager
5 18 (12.68%) Architect
5 18 (12.68%) Security Architect
5 18 (12.68%) Team Leader
5 18 (12.68%) Test Team Leader
6 12 (8.45%) Security Analyst
6 12 (8.45%) Security Penetration Tester
6 12 (8.45%) Security Tester
6 12 (8.45%) Testing Manager
7 10 (7.04%) Information Architect
7 10 (7.04%) Information Assurance Architect
7 10 (7.04%) Information Security Architect
7 10 (7.04%) Test Analyst
8 9 (6.34%) Consultant
8 9 (6.34%) Security Consultant
9 8 (5.63%) Test Leader
10 7 (4.93%) Automation Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.15%) .NET
1 13 (9.15%) HTML
1 13 (9.15%) HTML5
2 6 (4.23%) ASP.NET
2 6 (4.23%) SAP Basis
3 5 (3.52%) Flash
3 5 (3.52%) JSON
3 5 (3.52%) RESTful
4 3 (2.11%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (2.11%) SOAP
5 2 (1.41%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (1.41%) XML
6 1 (0.70%) LAMP
6 1 (0.70%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (0.70%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 40 (28.17%) Management Information System
2 26 (18.31%) Mobile App
3 14 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.63%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.93%) Mathematics
6 6 (4.23%) Cybercrime
7 5 (3.52%) Cyber Attack
7 5 (3.52%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (3.52%) Device Driver
7 5 (3.52%) N-Tier
7 5 (3.52%) PKI
8 4 (2.82%) Driving Licence
8 4 (2.82%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (2.82%) Security Operations Centre
8 4 (2.82%) Smartcard
8 4 (2.82%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.41%) Contactless
9 2 (1.41%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (17.61%) Linux
2 20 (14.08%) Windows
3 14 (9.86%) Kali Linux
4 8 (5.63%) Unix
5 5 (3.52%) Android
5 5 (3.52%) Windows NT
6 2 (1.41%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (34.51%) Information Security
2 47 (33.10%) Cybersecurity
3 46 (32.39%) Penetration Testing
4 24 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (16.20%) OWASP
5 23 (16.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (13.38%) Ethical Hacking
7 18 (12.68%) Risk Analysis
8 15 (10.56%) Regression Testing
8 15 (10.56%) Security Management
8 15 (10.56%) TDD
9 14 (9.86%) Automated Testing
9 14 (9.86%) Performance Testing
9 14 (9.86%) Software Testing
9 14 (9.86%) Test Strategy
10 13 (9.15%) Data Security
10 13 (9.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 12 (8.45%) SIEM
12 11 (7.75%) Security Operations
12 11 (7.75%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.97%) Java
2 16 (11.27%) C#
3 15 (10.56%) Python
4 12 (8.45%) Perl
5 11 (7.75%) Shell Script
6 9 (6.34%) PHP
7 7 (4.93%) C
8 6 (4.23%) ABAP
9 5 (3.52%) Bash Shell
9 5 (3.52%) Ruby
9 5 (3.52%) SQL
10 4 (2.82%) C++
11 2 (1.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 33 (23.24%) CISSP
2 32 (22.54%) Degree
3 28 (19.72%) Security Cleared
4 27 (19.01%) CISM
5 25 (17.61%) CEH
6 21 (14.79%) CREST Certified
7 19 (13.38%) SC Cleared
8 18 (12.68%) DV Cleared
9 17 (11.97%) CHECK Team Leader
10 14 (9.86%) CHECK Team Member
11 13 (9.15%) IISP
12 11 (7.75%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (6.34%) CISA
13 9 (6.34%) SANS
14 8 (5.63%) CCNA
15 7 (4.93%) ISTQB
16 6 (4.23%) APMP
16 6 (4.23%) ISEB
16 6 (4.23%) PMI Certification
16 6 (4.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (17.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (9.15%) PCI DSS
3 8 (5.63%) QA
4 5 (3.52%) COBIT
4 5 (3.52%) ISO 9001
5 4 (2.82%) ISAE 3402
5 4 (2.82%) ISO27005
5 4 (2.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (7.04%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.11%) Snort
3 1 (0.70%) Docker
3 1 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (16.90%) Nessus
2 6 (4.23%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (4.23%) Nmap
3 4 (2.82%) HP Fortify
4 3 (2.11%) RSA Archer
5 2 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.41%) Puppet
6 1 (0.70%) Ansible
6 1 (0.70%) Nagios
6 1 (0.70%) Opsview
6 1 (0.70%) SELinux
Vendors
1 21 (14.79%) Microsoft
2 19 (13.38%) HP
3 16 (11.27%) Cisco
4 14 (9.86%) Qualys
5 13 (9.15%) SAP
6 11 (7.75%) ArcSight
7 10 (7.04%) Coverity
8 7 (4.93%) Splunk
9 4 (2.82%) Barracuda Networks
9 4 (2.82%) IBM
9 4 (2.82%) Intel Security
9 4 (2.82%) Juniper
9 4 (2.82%) Oracle
9 4 (2.82%) Sun
9 4 (2.82%) Tripwire
9 4 (2.82%) Veracode
10 3 (2.11%) Sourcefire
11 1 (0.70%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.70%) Blue Coat
11 1 (0.70%) Capita
Leatherhead, Surrey
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 7 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 7 days ago
Banbury
aap3
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 11 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 18 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago