The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 232 206 217
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +11
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 14 35 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.25% 0.58% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.68% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 10 27 15
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,050 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £51,400 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -18.18%
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5000 5181 4619
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.54% 86.45% 84.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4140 4364 3911
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Security Testing
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the South West region.

Security Testing Salary Trend in the South West

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Testing across the South West region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in the South West

Security Testing
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(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
Bristol +6 4 £47,500 +8.57%
Dorset +7 3 £34,000 +4.61%
Gloucestershire +6 3 - -
Wiltshire -8 3 £42,500 -8.10% 4
Somerset -11 1 £45,000 +26.76%
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
2 15 (55.56%) Penetration Testing
3 14 (51.85%) Finance
4 13 (48.15%) Non-Functional Testing
5 12 (44.44%) Functional Testing
5 12 (44.44%) REST
5 12 (44.44%) Selenium
5 12 (44.44%) SOA
5 12 (44.44%) SQL
5 12 (44.44%) SOAP
5 12 (44.44%) Web Services
6 11 (40.74%) Visual Studio
6 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (40.74%) Software Testing
6 11 (40.74%) SoapUI
6 11 (40.74%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (37.04%) .NET
7 10 (37.04%) Windows
8 9 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (29.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 8 (29.63%) Information Security
9 8 (29.63%) Management Information System
10 7 (25.93%) Security Management
11 6 (22.22%) Firewall
12 5 (18.52%) CISA
12 5 (18.52%) CISM
12 5 (18.52%) CISSP
13 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (14.81%) ITIL
13 4 (14.81%) Data Security

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.41%) Apache
2 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.70%) Confluence
3 1 (3.70%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) SaaS
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) Firewall
2 3 (11.11%) DNS
2 3 (11.11%) Network Security
3 2 (7.41%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.70%) Internet
4 1 (3.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Infinispan
1 1 (3.70%) MySQL
1 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (44.44%) Selenium
2 11 (40.74%) SoapUI
2 11 (40.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (40.74%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.70%) JIRA
3 1 (3.70%) sqlmap
3 1 (3.70%) WATIR
General
1 14 (51.85%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Legal
2 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Automated Tester
1 11 (40.74%) Software Tester
1 11 (40.74%) Tester
2 7 (25.93%) SOA Tester
3 4 (14.81%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Security Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Security Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Information Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Information Assurance Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Information Security Architect
4 3 (11.11%) IT Manager
5 2 (7.41%) IT Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) IT Security Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Security Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Security Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) QA Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) REST
1 12 (44.44%) SOAP
1 12 (44.44%) Web Services
2 10 (37.04%) .NET
3 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.70%) HornetQ
3 1 (3.70%) HTML
3 1 (3.70%) JSON
3 1 (3.70%) LAMP
3 1 (3.70%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (3.70%) OAuth
3 1 (3.70%) OpenID
3 1 (3.70%) SAML
3 1 (3.70%) XHTML
3 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (29.63%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.41%) Statistics
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.41%) Linux
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Penetration Testing
2 13 (48.15%) Non-Functional Testing
3 12 (44.44%) Functional Testing
3 12 (44.44%) SOA
4 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (40.74%) Software Testing
5 8 (29.63%) Information Security
6 7 (25.93%) Security Management
7 4 (14.81%) Data Security
7 4 (14.81%) ITIL
7 4 (14.81%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 4 (14.81%) Network Architecture
7 4 (14.81%) Trend Analysis
8 3 (11.11%) ISMS
8 3 (11.11%) OWASP
8 3 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (11.11%) SABSA
8 3 (11.11%) SFIA
8 3 (11.11%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) Java
3 1 (3.70%) C#
3 1 (3.70%) C++
3 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) CISA
1 5 (18.52%) CISM
1 5 (18.52%) CISSP
2 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (11.11%) CCDP
4 2 (7.41%) Degree
4 2 (7.41%) MCP
4 2 (7.41%) MCSA
4 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.70%) CCNA
5 1 (3.70%) CHECK Team Member
5 1 (3.70%) CREST Certified
5 1 (3.70%) RHCE
5 1 (3.70%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (29.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (14.81%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.70%) QA
3 1 (3.70%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) Gluster
2 1 (3.70%) iptables
2 1 (3.70%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Check_MK
1 1 (3.70%) Graylog
1 1 (3.70%) Nagios
1 1 (3.70%) Nessus
1 1 (3.70%) Pingdom
1 1 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Qualys
3 1 (3.70%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco
3 1 (3.70%) Splunk
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