The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 394 345 397
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +52
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 57 99 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.43% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.57% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 45 80 32
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £48,100 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+19.54% +6.88%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18846 17355 18319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 78.32% 76.05% 74.98%
Number of salaries quoted 14898 14060 15673
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Security Testing
England

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 23 April 2014.

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 23 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -26 29 £46,000 +2.22% 1
Surrey +9 20 £55,000 +29.41%
Buckinghamshire +9 8 £77,500 +29.16%
Kent - 1 £45,000 -
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 45 (46.39%) Penetration Testing
2 27 (27.84%) Information Security
3 25 (25.77%) Ethical Hacking
4 22 (22.68%) Selenium
5 20 (20.62%) QA
5 20 (20.62%) CEH
5 20 (20.62%) Management Information System
6 19 (19.59%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (18.56%) Software Testing
8 17 (17.53%) Computer Science
9 16 (16.49%) SaaS
10 15 (15.46%) Internet
10 15 (15.46%) Security Cleared
11 14 (14.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 14 (14.43%) SQL
11 14 (14.43%) .NET
11 14 (14.43%) Incident Management
11 14 (14.43%) Security Management
12 13 (13.40%) Firewall
12 13 (13.40%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 13 (13.40%) LAN
12 13 (13.40%) WAN
12 13 (13.40%) tcpdump
13 12 (12.37%) SIEM
13 12 (12.37%) Wireshark
13 12 (12.37%) C#
13 12 (12.37%) DNS
13 12 (12.37%) Automated Testing
13 12 (12.37%) Statistics
13 12 (12.37%) Sourcefire

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 1 (1.03%) Apache
1 1 (1.03%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (4.12%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (16.49%) SaaS
2 2 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.03%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.46%) Internet
2 13 (13.40%) Firewall
2 13 (13.40%) LAN
2 13 (13.40%) WAN
2 13 (13.40%) tcpdump
3 12 (12.37%) Wireshark
3 12 (12.37%) DNS
4 11 (11.34%) Intrusion Detection
5 9 (9.28%) Network Security
6 8 (8.25%) LDAP
6 8 (8.25%) SMTP
6 8 (8.25%) FTP
6 8 (8.25%) HTTP
6 8 (8.25%) TCP/IP
7 6 (6.19%) VPN
8 5 (5.15%) DHCP
8 5 (5.15%) Ethernet
8 5 (5.15%) SAN
8 5 (5.15%) MPLS
8 5 (5.15%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.12%) MySQL
2 2 (2.06%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.06%) Big Data
3 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (22.68%) Selenium
2 10 (10.31%) Visual Studio
2 10 (10.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.06%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.06%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.03%) TestDirector
4 1 (1.03%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (7.22%) Finance
1 7 (7.22%) Games
2 6 (6.19%) Law
3 4 (4.12%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.06%) French Language
4 2 (2.06%) Legal
5 1 (1.03%) Banking
5 1 (1.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (34.02%) Tester
2 20 (20.62%) Analyst
2 20 (20.62%) Penetration Tester
3 17 (17.53%) Security Analyst
4 16 (16.49%) Consultant
5 12 (12.37%) Automation Tester
6 11 (11.34%) Ethical Hacker
6 11 (11.34%) Test Manager
7 9 (9.28%) Penetration Test Consultant
7 9 (9.28%) Testing Consultant
8 8 (8.25%) Graduate
8 8 (8.25%) Junior
8 8 (8.25%) Junior Tester
9 7 (7.22%) QA Manager
9 7 (7.22%) QA Test Manager
10 5 (5.15%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (5.15%) Network Engineer
10 5 (5.15%) Senior Security Analyst
10 5 (5.15%) Software Tester
11 4 (4.12%) Principal Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.43%) .NET
2 10 (10.31%) ASP.NET
2 10 (10.31%) XML
2 10 (10.31%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.06%) JSF
3 2 (2.06%) Ninject
4 1 (1.03%) Backbone.js
4 1 (1.03%) Ember.js
4 1 (1.03%) HTML
4 1 (1.03%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (1.03%) jQuery
4 1 (1.03%) CSS
4 1 (1.03%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.62%) Management Information System
2 17 (17.53%) Computer Science
3 12 (12.37%) Statistics
4 10 (10.31%) Mathematics
5 6 (6.19%) RMADS
6 2 (2.06%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.06%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.03%) Web 2.0
7 1 (1.03%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.03%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.34%) Linux
2 9 (9.28%) Windows
3 8 (8.25%) Solaris
4 1 (1.03%) Debian
4 1 (1.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (46.39%) Penetration Testing
2 27 (27.84%) Information Security
3 25 (25.77%) Ethical Hacking
4 19 (19.59%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (18.56%) Software Testing
6 14 (14.43%) Incident Management
6 14 (14.43%) Security Management
7 13 (13.40%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 12 (12.37%) Automated Testing
8 12 (12.37%) SIEM
9 11 (11.34%) Change Control
10 10 (10.31%) Automation Testing
10 10 (10.31%) Test Scripting
11 9 (9.28%) Scrum
11 9 (9.28%) Computer Forensics
12 8 (8.25%) Information Assurance
13 7 (7.22%) Agile Testing
13 7 (7.22%) Analytics
13 7 (7.22%) Project Management
13 7 (7.22%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.43%) SQL
2 12 (12.37%) C#
3 3 (3.09%) Java
4 1 (1.03%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.03%) Ruby
4 1 (1.03%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 20 (20.62%) CEH
2 15 (15.46%) Security Cleared
3 12 (12.37%) GIAC
4 10 (10.31%) PhD
4 10 (10.31%) CISSP
5 7 (7.22%) ISEB
5 7 (7.22%) CISM
5 7 (7.22%) ISTQB
5 7 (7.22%) Degree
5 7 (7.22%) SC Cleared
6 6 (6.19%) DV Cleared
7 5 (5.15%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (5.15%) CISA
7 5 (5.15%) CCNP
8 3 (3.09%) GCIH
9 1 (1.03%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (20.62%) QA
2 14 (14.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (8.25%) COBIT
4 7 (7.22%) ISO 9001
5 4 (4.12%) PCI DSS
5 4 (4.12%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 3 (3.09%) COSO
7 1 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (9.28%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (2.06%) WebInspect
1 2 (2.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (12.37%) Sourcefire
2 10 (10.31%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.15%) Cisco
3 5 (5.15%) Nortel
3 5 (5.15%) Juniper
3 5 (5.15%) CheckPoint
3 5 (5.15%) McAfee
3 5 (5.15%) Blue Coat
3 5 (5.15%) TippingPoint
3 5 (5.15%) SolarWinds
3 5 (5.15%) F5
4 4 (4.12%) HP
5 3 (3.09%) LogRhythm
6 2 (2.06%) Oracle
Newbury, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £48,000 per annum plus car and bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £47000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago