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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Testing
England / South East
Rank 346 396 432
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +36
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 44 53 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.28% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.32% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 28 39 21
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -17.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +3.33%

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
12739 16628 17333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.69% 86.48% 84.65%
Number of salaries quoted 10400 14018 13919
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,898 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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
West Sussex +25 11 £40,000 +45.45%
Berkshire +48 9 £53,000 -7.82% 5
Surrey +35 6 £30,000 -36.84% 4
Oxfordshire +27 5 £40,000 -2.43%
Hampshire +2 5 £50,000 +5.26% 1
M4 Corridor +8 4 - -
East Sussex +6 3 £63,500 -9.28% 1
Buckinghamshire +22 1 - - 1
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 36 (43.37%) Java
2 31 (37.35%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (37.35%) Cybersecurity
3 27 (32.53%) Penetration Testing
4 26 (31.33%) Security Cleared
5 25 (30.12%) Computer Science
6 23 (27.71%) Degree
6 23 (27.71%) Windows
7 19 (22.89%) Python
7 19 (22.89%) C++
7 19 (22.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 19 (22.89%) Automated Testing
8 17 (20.48%) QA
9 15 (18.07%) Risk Management
9 15 (18.07%) Perl
10 14 (16.87%) C
10 14 (16.87%) ITIL
10 14 (16.87%) Management Information System
10 14 (16.87%) Finance
10 14 (16.87%) Firewall
10 14 (16.87%) Scrum
10 14 (16.87%) Software Engineering
10 14 (16.87%) Nessus
11 13 (15.66%) Telecoms
11 13 (15.66%) TCP/IP
11 13 (15.66%) Selenium
11 13 (15.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 13 (15.66%) Performance Testing
12 12 (14.46%) OpenVAS
12 12 (14.46%) Qualys

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 5 (6.02%) Confluence
2 4 (4.82%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.41%) CMS
3 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (7.23%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.82%) MS Project
3 2 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Maximo
1 2 (2.41%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.20%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.87%) Firewall
2 13 (15.66%) TCP/IP
3 8 (9.64%) Network Security
4 2 (2.41%) Internet
4 2 (2.41%) SAN
5 1 (1.20%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.20%) LAN
5 1 (1.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.23%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.02%) MySQL
3 4 (4.82%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.82%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.61%) MariaDB
5 2 (2.41%) Big Data
5 2 (2.41%) InfluxDB
6 1 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (15.66%) Selenium
2 8 (9.64%) JIRA
3 6 (7.23%) Gatling
3 6 (7.23%) JMeter
3 6 (7.23%) WebDriver
4 5 (6.02%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.41%) Burp Suite
5 2 (2.41%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.41%) Metasploit
6 1 (1.20%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.20%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (1.20%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (1.20%) SpecFlow
General
1 14 (16.87%) Finance
2 13 (15.66%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.23%) Financial Institution
4 5 (6.02%) Legal
5 1 (1.20%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.20%) Banking
5 1 (1.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (26.51%) Tester
2 19 (22.89%) Analyst
3 16 (19.28%) Security Tester
4 14 (16.87%) Security Analyst
5 13 (15.66%) Penetration Tester
5 13 (15.66%) Security Penetration Tester
6 12 (14.46%) Consultant
6 12 (14.46%) Product Analyst
6 12 (14.46%) Security Consultant
6 12 (14.46%) Testing Analyst
7 11 (13.25%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 8 (9.64%) QA Engineer
8 8 (9.64%) Test Manager
9 7 (8.43%) Test Engineer
10 6 (7.23%) QA Automation Engineer
10 6 (7.23%) Software Test Engineer
10 6 (7.23%) Team Leader
10 6 (7.23%) Test Automation Engineer
11 5 (6.02%) QA Tester
12 4 (4.82%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.43%) HTML
1 7 (8.43%) Web Services
2 6 (7.23%) HTML5
2 6 (7.23%) RESTful
3 5 (6.02%) Gherkin
4 4 (4.82%) .NET
5 1 (1.20%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.20%) CSS
5 1 (1.20%) Flash
5 1 (1.20%) JSON
5 1 (1.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (30.12%) Computer Science
2 14 (16.87%) Management Information System
3 11 (13.25%) Mathematics
4 10 (12.05%) Cryptography
4 10 (12.05%) NHS
5 9 (10.84%) Physics
5 9 (10.84%) PKI
6 7 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (7.23%) User Experience
8 4 (4.82%) Blog
8 4 (4.82%) CESG
9 3 (3.61%) Mobile App
10 2 (2.41%) Cyber Attack
10 2 (2.41%) Driving Licence
10 2 (2.41%) SCADA
11 1 (1.20%) Cyber Defence
11 1 (1.20%) Data Centre
11 1 (1.20%) Device Driver
11 1 (1.20%) Smartphone
11 1 (1.20%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 23 (27.71%) Windows
2 9 (10.84%) Linux
3 3 (3.61%) Unix
4 2 (2.41%) AIX
4 2 (2.41%) Kali Linux
5 1 (1.20%) Android
5 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.20%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (37.35%) Agile Software Development
1 31 (37.35%) Cybersecurity
2 27 (32.53%) Penetration Testing
3 19 (22.89%) Automated Testing
3 19 (22.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 15 (18.07%) Risk Management
5 14 (16.87%) ITIL
5 14 (16.87%) Scrum
5 14 (16.87%) Software Engineering
6 13 (15.66%) Performance Testing
7 12 (14.46%) Information Assurance
7 12 (14.46%) SIEM
7 12 (14.46%) Test Scripting
8 11 (13.25%) Security Monitoring
9 10 (12.05%) Test Strategy
9 10 (12.05%) Unit Testing
10 9 (10.84%) Business Analysis
10 9 (10.84%) Enterprise Architecture
10 9 (10.84%) Identity Management
10 9 (10.84%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 36 (43.37%) Java
2 19 (22.89%) C++
2 19 (22.89%) Python
3 15 (18.07%) Perl
4 14 (16.87%) C
5 12 (14.46%) Bash Shell
5 12 (14.46%) SQL
6 9 (10.84%) C#
7 6 (7.23%) JavaScript
8 5 (6.02%) Groovy
8 5 (6.02%) Ruby
8 5 (6.02%) Scala
9 2 (2.41%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.20%) PHP
10 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (31.33%) Security Cleared
2 23 (27.71%) Degree
3 8 (9.64%) DV Cleared
3 8 (9.64%) ISEB
3 8 (9.64%) ISTQB
3 8 (9.64%) SC Cleared
4 6 (7.23%) CHECK Team Leader
4 6 (7.23%) CREST Certified
5 4 (4.82%) CISM
5 4 (4.82%) CISSP
6 3 (3.61%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (2.41%) CEH
7 2 (2.41%) CHECK Team Member
8 1 (1.20%) IISP
8 1 (1.20%) IRCA
8 1 (1.20%) OSCP
8 1 (1.20%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (20.48%) QA
2 13 (15.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (10.84%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (2.41%) COSO
4 2 (2.41%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.20%) EFQM
5 1 (1.20%) ISO 9000
5 1 (1.20%) RMADS
5 1 (1.20%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (16.87%) Nessus
2 12 (14.46%) Nmap
2 12 (14.46%) OpenVAS
3 2 (2.41%) Grafana
3 2 (2.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (14.46%) Qualys
2 8 (9.64%) Oracle
3 7 (8.43%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.23%) VMware
5 5 (6.02%) Atlassian
6 4 (4.82%) HP
7 3 (3.61%) IBM
8 2 (2.41%) ArcSight
8 2 (2.41%) Splunk
8 2 (2.41%) Syclo
8 2 (2.41%) webMethods
9 1 (1.20%) ION Trading
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