The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 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 West region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 225 213 212
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 8 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% 0.13% 0.054%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.17% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 3
Average salary £35,500 £37,500 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.33% +12.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £37,500 £32,650
10% offered a salary of more than £38,950 £51,400 £62,650
UK excluding London average salary £50,250 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -14.28%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4951 4145 4267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 80.33% 79.54% 76.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4038 3556 3772
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Security Testing
England

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 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
(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
Wiltshire - 7 £36,000 -
Devon -13 1 £21,000 -
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 9 (39.13%) Penetration Testing
2 8 (34.78%) Information Security
3 7 (30.43%) Finance
4 6 (26.09%) Wireless
5 5 (21.74%) Risk Management
5 5 (21.74%) Internet
5 5 (21.74%) 3G
5 5 (21.74%) Broadband
5 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
5 5 (21.74%) Network Security
5 5 (21.74%) Wireless Security
5 5 (21.74%) PCI DSS
5 5 (21.74%) NGN
5 5 (21.74%) Degree
5 5 (21.74%) Cyber Security
5 5 (21.74%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (17.39%) Product Management
6 4 (17.39%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (17.39%) Marketing
6 4 (17.39%) Postgraduate
6 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
6 4 (17.39%) Siebel
6 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
6 4 (17.39%) MBA
7 3 (13.04%) HP
7 3 (13.04%) UNIX
7 3 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (8.70%) AppDetective
8 2 (8.70%) OWASP
8 2 (8.70%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) Wireless
2 5 (21.74%) Internet
2 5 (21.74%) 3G
2 5 (21.74%) Broadband
2 5 (21.74%) Network Security
2 5 (21.74%) Wireless Security
2 5 (21.74%) NGN
3 1 (4.35%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Metasploit
1 1 (4.35%) TestNG
1 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
1 1 (4.35%) Selenium
1 1 (4.35%) Maven
1 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Electronics
3 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Consultant
2 5 (21.74%) Tester
2 5 (21.74%) Penetration Test Consultant
2 5 (21.74%) Testing Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Information Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Penetration Tester
3 4 (17.39%) Product Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Information Security Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Security Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Security Tester
4 2 (8.70%) Principal Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Security Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Support
5 1 (4.35%) Support Technician
5 1 (4.35%) Information Assurance Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Security Officer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) UNIX
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Penetration Testing
2 8 (34.78%) Information Security
3 5 (21.74%) Risk Management
3 5 (21.74%) Cyber Security
3 5 (21.74%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (17.39%) Product Management
5 2 (8.70%) OWASP
5 2 (8.70%) Data Security
6 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.35%) Information Security Management
6 1 (4.35%) Security Management
6 1 (4.35%) Validation
6 1 (4.35%) Reverse Engineering
6 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.35%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.35%) Information Management
6 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.35%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) Java
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) Postgraduate
2 4 (17.39%) MBA
3 1 (4.35%) CISSP
3 1 (4.35%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) PCI DSS
2 3 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.35%) ISO 14001
3 1 (4.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) AppDetective
2 1 (4.35%) Nessus
2 1 (4.35%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Siebel
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) HP
South West
Dunnhumby
Posted: 9 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £36500.00 per annum + car plus benefits
Posted: 21 days ago