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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 388 391 361
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -30
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 50 51 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.22% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.28% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 39 40 64
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
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
16858 18135 17065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 81.82% 79.47% 76.50%
Number of salaries quoted 13369 14487 13886
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire 0 27 £55,000 +8.72% 4
Surrey +12 10 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Berkshire - 4 £53,750 -
Kent +11 3 £32,500 -27.77% 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £35,000 -
West Sussex - 2 £55,500 -
Buckinghamshire -8 1 £52,500 -22.22% 2
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 39 (54.93%) Penetration Testing
2 32 (45.07%) Information Security
3 31 (43.66%) CISSP
4 21 (29.58%) SIEM
5 20 (28.17%) Management Information System
5 20 (28.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 19 (26.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 18 (25.35%) Incident Management
7 18 (25.35%) PCI DSS
7 18 (25.35%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (25.35%) CISA
8 17 (23.94%) Security Cleared
9 14 (19.72%) Internet
10 13 (18.31%) CISM
10 13 (18.31%) Finance
10 13 (18.31%) Selenium
11 12 (16.90%) Computer Science
11 12 (16.90%) DV Cleared
11 12 (16.90%) Malware Analysis
12 11 (15.49%) Cyber Security
12 11 (15.49%) Microsoft
12 11 (15.49%) C#
13 10 (14.08%) Automated Testing
13 10 (14.08%) OWASP
14 9 (12.68%) Performance Testing
14 9 (12.68%) Software Testing
14 9 (12.68%) COBIT
14 9 (12.68%) Intrusion Detection
14 9 (12.68%) Ethical Hacking
14 9 (12.68%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (1.41%) CMS
1 1 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.41%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) SaaS
2 2 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (19.72%) Internet
2 9 (12.68%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (9.86%) tcpdump
3 7 (9.86%) Wireshark
4 6 (8.45%) Firewall
5 5 (7.04%) HTTP
5 5 (7.04%) TCP/IP
6 4 (5.63%) DNS
6 4 (5.63%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (4.23%) SMTP
7 3 (4.23%) LDAP
7 3 (4.23%) FTP
7 3 (4.23%) LAN
7 3 (4.23%) WAN
8 2 (2.82%) Broadband
8 2 (2.82%) Wireless
8 2 (2.82%) Network Security
9 1 (1.41%) VoLTE
9 1 (1.41%) NGN
9 1 (1.41%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (18.31%) Selenium
2 6 (8.45%) WebDriver
3 5 (7.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (7.04%) JMeter
3 5 (7.04%) Visual Studio
4 4 (5.63%) NUnit
4 4 (5.63%) NSubstitute
5 2 (2.82%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.41%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.41%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.41%) Fiddler
6 1 (1.41%) LoadRunner
General
1 13 (18.31%) Finance
2 5 (7.04%) Marketing
2 5 (7.04%) Publishing
3 4 (5.63%) Law
4 3 (4.23%) Legal
4 3 (4.23%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (35.21%) Analyst
2 19 (26.76%) Security Analyst
3 10 (14.08%) Security Consultant
3 10 (14.08%) Consultant
4 9 (12.68%) Security Manager
5 8 (11.27%) Senior Security Analyst
5 8 (11.27%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (8.45%) Test Manager
6 6 (8.45%) Information Security Consultant
6 6 (8.45%) Head of Security
7 5 (7.04%) Automation Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) Head of Testing
7 5 (7.04%) Compliance Manager
7 5 (7.04%) Test Team Leader
7 5 (7.04%) Team Leader
8 4 (5.63%) IT Security Analyst
8 4 (5.63%) Automation Team Leader
9 3 (4.23%) Cyber Security Consultant
9 3 (4.23%) Security Operations Analyst
9 3 (4.23%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.27%) .NET
2 7 (9.86%) XML
3 6 (8.45%) .NET Framework
4 5 (7.04%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.82%) JSON
6 1 (1.41%) HTML5
6 1 (1.41%) RESTful
6 1 (1.41%) Flash
6 1 (1.41%) JSP
6 1 (1.41%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.17%) Management Information System
2 12 (16.90%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.45%) Mathematics
4 5 (7.04%) Statistics
5 4 (5.63%) CESG
6 3 (4.23%) CESG CLAS
6 3 (4.23%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.82%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.82%) RMADS
7 2 (2.82%) PKI
7 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.41%) Xbox
8 1 (1.41%) Open Source
8 1 (1.41%) Video on Demand
8 1 (1.41%) iSeries
8 1 (1.41%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.41%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.41%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.86%) Windows
2 3 (4.23%) Solaris
2 3 (4.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (54.93%) Penetration Testing
2 32 (45.07%) Information Security
3 21 (29.58%) SIEM
4 20 (28.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 18 (25.35%) Incident Management
5 18 (25.35%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (16.90%) Malware Analysis
7 11 (15.49%) Cyber Security
8 10 (14.08%) Automated Testing
8 10 (14.08%) OWASP
9 9 (12.68%) Performance Testing
9 9 (12.68%) Software Testing
9 9 (12.68%) Ethical Hacking
9 9 (12.68%) ITIL
10 8 (11.27%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (11.27%) Test Strategy
11 7 (9.86%) Coaching
11 7 (9.86%) Change Control
11 7 (9.86%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.49%) C#
2 8 (11.27%) Java
3 6 (8.45%) SQL
4 4 (5.63%) C
5 3 (4.23%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.41%) C++
Qualifications
1 31 (43.66%) CISSP
2 18 (25.35%) CISA
3 17 (23.94%) Security Cleared
4 13 (18.31%) CISM
5 12 (16.90%) DV Cleared
6 7 (9.86%) GIAC
6 7 (9.86%) CEH
7 6 (8.45%) SC Cleared
7 6 (8.45%) ISTQB
8 5 (7.04%) Degree
8 5 (7.04%) PhD
9 4 (5.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (4.23%) SSCP
11 2 (2.82%) CHFI
12 1 (1.41%) GPEN
12 1 (1.41%) OSCP
12 1 (1.41%) ISSMP
12 1 (1.41%) CISMP
12 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (26.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (25.35%) PCI DSS
3 9 (12.68%) COBIT
4 7 (9.86%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (1.41%) QA
5 1 (1.41%) JSP 440
5 1 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (9.86%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) Nessus
1 2 (2.82%) Nmap
1 2 (2.82%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (2.82%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 11 (15.49%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.45%) Sourcefire
3 2 (2.82%) McAfee
3 2 (2.82%) Cisco
3 2 (2.82%) CheckPoint
3 2 (2.82%) Tripwire
3 2 (2.82%) Coverity
3 2 (2.82%) LANDesk
4 1 (1.41%) LogRhythm
4 1 (1.41%) Capita
4 1 (1.41%) Anite
4 1 (1.41%) HP
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