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

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 378 442 431
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -11
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 80 37 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.42% 0.17% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.21% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 66 33 41
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +2.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £45,450 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,750 £92,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
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
16367 17961 19769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.48% 84.45% 83.87%
Number of salaries quoted 13744 14120 15739
Median salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
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 5 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 5 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 +35 40 £70,000 +40.00% 2
Berkshire +23 20 £53,750 +4.87% 2
Hampshire +3 13 £45,000 -21.73%
West Sussex - 3 £38,750 - 1
Oxfordshire -2 2 £33,250 -5.00%
Buckinghamshire +16 1 £60,000 +14.28%
M4 Corridor - 1 £75,000 -
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 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 47 (34.06%) Information Security
2 40 (28.99%) Penetration Testing
2 40 (28.99%) Cybersecurity
3 38 (27.54%) Management Information System
4 29 (21.01%) Degree
5 26 (18.84%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (18.84%) Firewall
6 25 (18.12%) CISSP
7 24 (17.39%) CISM
7 24 (17.39%) Security Cleared
8 23 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 22 (15.94%) Linux
10 20 (14.49%) Security Management
10 20 (14.49%) Telecoms
10 20 (14.49%) Stakeholder Management
10 20 (14.49%) CREST Certified
11 19 (13.77%) HP
11 19 (13.77%) Nessus
12 18 (13.04%) Ethical Hacking
12 18 (13.04%) CEH
12 18 (13.04%) Software Testing
12 18 (13.04%) Microsoft
12 18 (13.04%) Java
12 18 (13.04%) Finance
12 18 (13.04%) Regression Testing
12 18 (13.04%) SC Cleared
12 18 (13.04%) Mobile App
13 17 (12.32%) Windows
14 16 (11.59%) Cisco
14 16 (11.59%) Selenium

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 8 (5.80%) IIS
2 7 (5.07%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.17%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.72%) Apache
4 1 (0.72%) nginx
4 1 (0.72%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (5.07%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.45%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.35%) SaaS
2 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (18.84%) Firewall
2 12 (8.70%) DNS
2 12 (8.70%) Internet
2 12 (8.70%) TCP/IP
3 10 (7.25%) VPN
4 9 (6.52%) IPsec
4 9 (6.52%) SAN
4 9 (6.52%) SSL
5 8 (5.80%) HTTP
5 8 (5.80%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (5.07%) LAN
6 7 (5.07%) Network Security
6 7 (5.07%) WAN
7 5 (3.62%) FTP
7 5 (3.62%) HTTPS
7 5 (3.62%) SMTP
7 5 (3.62%) SSH
7 5 (3.62%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.90%) MongoDB
1 4 (2.90%) MySQL
1 4 (2.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.17%) Big Data
2 3 (2.17%) Hadoop
2 3 (2.17%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.72%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (11.59%) Selenium
2 12 (8.70%) Metasploit
3 11 (7.97%) Burp Suite
4 8 (5.80%) JIRA
4 8 (5.80%) JMeter
5 7 (5.07%) WebDriver
6 6 (4.35%) Selenium IDE
7 5 (3.62%) HP UFT
7 5 (3.62%) SoapUI
7 5 (3.62%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (2.90%) FindBugs
8 4 (2.90%) Git (software)
8 4 (2.90%) QARun
8 4 (2.90%) sqlmap
8 4 (2.90%) TestDirector
8 4 (2.90%) WinRunner
9 3 (2.17%) WebPagetest
10 2 (1.45%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.72%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.72%) SpecFlow
General
1 20 (14.49%) Telecoms
2 18 (13.04%) Finance
3 9 (6.52%) Manufacturing
4 6 (4.35%) Back Office
4 6 (4.35%) Legal
4 6 (4.35%) Military
5 5 (3.62%) Retail
6 3 (2.17%) Electronics
6 3 (2.17%) Local Government
6 3 (2.17%) Marketing
6 3 (2.17%) Publishing
7 2 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.72%) Banking
8 1 (0.72%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (22.46%) Tester
2 29 (21.01%) Analyst
3 21 (15.22%) Penetration Tester
3 21 (15.22%) Security Manager
4 16 (11.59%) Team Leader
4 16 (11.59%) Test Team Leader
5 15 (10.87%) Architect
5 15 (10.87%) Security Architect
6 13 (9.42%) Test Analyst
7 11 (7.97%) Consultant
7 11 (7.97%) Security Consultant
8 10 (7.25%) Information Manager
8 10 (7.25%) Information Security Manager
8 10 (7.25%) Security Analyst
9 8 (5.80%) Automation Test Analyst
9 8 (5.80%) Security Tester
9 8 (5.80%) Test Leader
10 7 (5.07%) Automation Team Leader
10 7 (5.07%) Automation Test Lead
10 7 (5.07%) Information Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.14%) .NET
2 10 (7.25%) HTML
2 10 (7.25%) HTML5
3 6 (4.35%) ASP.NET
3 6 (4.35%) JSON
3 6 (4.35%) SAP Basis
4 5 (3.62%) Flash
4 5 (3.62%) RESTful
5 4 (2.90%) SOAP
6 3 (2.17%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (2.17%) XML
7 2 (1.45%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (1.45%) LAMP
8 1 (0.72%) CSS
8 1 (0.72%) jQuery
8 1 (0.72%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (0.72%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.72%) REST
8 1 (0.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 38 (27.54%) Management Information System
2 18 (13.04%) Mobile App
3 12 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (7.25%) Computer Science
5 9 (6.52%) Mathematics
6 6 (4.35%) Cybercrime
7 5 (3.62%) Cyber Attack
7 5 (3.62%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (3.62%) Device Driver
7 5 (3.62%) N-Tier
7 5 (3.62%) PKI
7 5 (3.62%) Security Operations Centre
7 5 (3.62%) User Experience
8 4 (2.90%) Driving Licence
8 4 (2.90%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (2.90%) Smartcard
9 3 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.45%) Contactless
10 2 (1.45%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.45%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 22 (15.94%) Linux
2 17 (12.32%) Windows
3 11 (7.97%) Kali Linux
4 7 (5.07%) Unix
5 5 (3.62%) Windows NT
6 2 (1.45%) Android
6 2 (1.45%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.72%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (34.06%) Information Security
2 40 (28.99%) Cybersecurity
2 40 (28.99%) Penetration Testing
3 26 (18.84%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (14.49%) Security Management
4 20 (14.49%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (13.04%) Ethical Hacking
5 18 (13.04%) Regression Testing
5 18 (13.04%) Software Testing
6 15 (10.87%) Automated Testing
6 15 (10.87%) Risk Analysis
7 14 (10.14%) OWASP
8 13 (9.42%) Data Security
8 13 (9.42%) Information Security Management
8 13 (9.42%) Performance Testing
8 13 (9.42%) Risk Management
8 13 (9.42%) TDD
8 13 (9.42%) Test Automation
8 13 (9.42%) Test Strategy
9 12 (8.70%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 18 (13.04%) Java
2 15 (10.87%) Python
3 14 (10.14%) C#
4 12 (8.70%) Perl
5 11 (7.97%) Shell Script
6 10 (7.25%) PHP
7 7 (5.07%) C
8 6 (4.35%) ABAP
9 5 (3.62%) Bash Shell
9 5 (3.62%) Ruby
9 5 (3.62%) SQL
10 4 (2.90%) C++
11 2 (1.45%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.72%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 29 (21.01%) Degree
2 25 (18.12%) CISSP
3 24 (17.39%) CISM
3 24 (17.39%) Security Cleared
4 20 (14.49%) CREST Certified
5 18 (13.04%) CEH
5 18 (13.04%) SC Cleared
6 14 (10.14%) CHECK Team Leader
7 13 (9.42%) IISP
8 12 (8.70%) DV Cleared
9 11 (7.97%) CHECK Team Member
9 11 (7.97%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (6.52%) CISA
10 9 (6.52%) ISEB
10 9 (6.52%) SANS
11 8 (5.80%) CCNA
11 8 (5.80%) ISTQB
12 6 (4.35%) APMP
12 6 (4.35%) PMI Certification
12 6 (4.35%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (9.42%) PCI DSS
3 11 (7.97%) QA
4 9 (6.52%) COBIT
5 5 (3.62%) ISO 9001
6 4 (2.90%) ISAE 3402
6 4 (2.90%) ISO27005
6 4 (2.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (5.07%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.17%) Snort
3 1 (0.72%) Docker
3 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (13.77%) Nessus
2 8 (5.80%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (2.90%) HP Fortify
4 3 (2.17%) Nmap
4 3 (2.17%) RSA Archer
5 2 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.45%) Puppet
6 1 (0.72%) Ansible
6 1 (0.72%) Nagios
6 1 (0.72%) Opsview
6 1 (0.72%) SELinux
Vendors
1 19 (13.77%) HP
2 18 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 16 (11.59%) Cisco
4 14 (10.14%) Qualys
5 13 (9.42%) SAP
6 11 (7.97%) ArcSight
7 7 (5.07%) Coverity
7 7 (5.07%) Splunk
8 4 (2.90%) Barracuda Networks
8 4 (2.90%) IBM
8 4 (2.90%) Intel Security
8 4 (2.90%) Juniper
8 4 (2.90%) Oracle
8 4 (2.90%) Sun
8 4 (2.90%) Tripwire
8 4 (2.90%) Veracode
9 3 (2.17%) Sourcefire
10 1 (0.72%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.72%) Capita
10 1 (0.72%) Fortinet
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