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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 206 218 215
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -3
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 30 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.51% 0.24% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.30% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 19 13 3
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £51,400
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -27.04%
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £56,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +18.42%
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
4879 4392 4340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 83.32% 82.19% 78.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4084 3670 3843
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 26 February 2015.

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 26 February 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
Wiltshire - 11 £47,500 -
Devon - 7 - -
Gloucestershire -2 4 £47,500 +43.93% 1
Somerset - 2 £40,000 -
Avon - 2 £55,000 -
Bristol -14 1 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Dorset - 1 £32,500 -
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 18 (39.13%) ISEB
1 18 (39.13%) Software Testing
1 18 (39.13%) ISTQB
2 14 (30.43%) Penetration Testing
2 14 (30.43%) PCI DSS
2 14 (30.43%) Test Automation
3 13 (28.26%) Load Testing
4 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (26.09%) SIEM
5 11 (23.91%) Security Cleared
5 11 (23.91%) SC Cleared
5 11 (23.91%) Statistics
5 11 (23.91%) Information Security
5 11 (23.91%) Firewall
6 10 (21.74%) Management Information System
6 10 (21.74%) Kalman Filter
7 9 (19.57%) Vulnerability Management
7 9 (19.57%) Test Management
7 9 (19.57%) C
8 8 (17.39%) ITIL
8 8 (17.39%) CISSP
8 8 (17.39%) MCSA
8 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
8 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (17.39%) Security Management
9 7 (15.22%) Waterfall
9 7 (15.22%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (15.22%) People Management
9 7 (15.22%) Cisco
9 7 (15.22%) Aerospace

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 1 (2.17%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.91%) Firewall
2 7 (15.22%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (13.04%) Network Security
4 5 (10.87%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.17%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (15.22%) LoadRunner
2 2 (4.35%) Metasploit
3 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.17%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.17%) JIRA
3 1 (2.17%) Selenium
3 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (15.22%) Aerospace
2 3 (6.52%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (47.83%) Analyst
2 13 (28.26%) Test Analyst
3 12 (26.09%) Senior Analyst
3 12 (26.09%) Senior Test Analyst
4 10 (21.74%) Security Analyst
5 9 (19.57%) Security Manager
6 8 (17.39%) Security Operations Manager
6 8 (17.39%) Operations Manager
7 7 (15.22%) Tester
8 5 (10.87%) Test Manager
9 3 (6.52%) IT Security Analyst
9 3 (6.52%) Software Tester
9 3 (6.52%) Penetration Tester
10 2 (4.35%) Security Engineer
10 2 (4.35%) Applications Tester
10 2 (4.35%) Consultant
10 2 (4.35%) Security Consultant
10 2 (4.35%) QA Manager
10 2 (4.35%) Cyber Security Analyst
10 2 (4.35%) IT Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) .NET
2 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.17%) JDBC
3 1 (2.17%) Web Services
3 1 (2.17%) WCF
3 1 (2.17%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) Statistics
2 10 (21.74%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) SCADA
4 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) UNIX
1 2 (4.35%) Windows
1 2 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (39.13%) Software Testing
2 14 (30.43%) Penetration Testing
2 14 (30.43%) Test Automation
3 13 (28.26%) Load Testing
4 12 (26.09%) SIEM
4 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (23.91%) Information Security
6 10 (21.74%) Kalman Filter
7 9 (19.57%) Vulnerability Management
7 9 (19.57%) Test Management
8 8 (17.39%) Security Management
8 8 (17.39%) ITIL
9 7 (15.22%) PRINCE2
9 7 (15.22%) Waterfall
9 7 (15.22%) People Management
10 5 (10.87%) Coaching
10 5 (10.87%) Line Management
10 5 (10.87%) Performance Testing
10 5 (10.87%) Test Scripting
10 5 (10.87%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.57%) C
2 4 (8.70%) Java
3 3 (6.52%) SQL
4 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.35%) C#
5 1 (2.17%) Ruby
5 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (39.13%) ISEB
1 18 (39.13%) ISTQB
2 11 (23.91%) SC Cleared
2 11 (23.91%) Security Cleared
3 8 (17.39%) CISSP
3 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (17.39%) MCSA
4 7 (15.22%) CCNP
4 7 (15.22%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (13.04%) MCP
5 6 (13.04%) CHFI
6 5 (10.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (10.87%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (8.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (4.35%) DV Cleared
8 2 (4.35%) MCSE
8 2 (4.35%) CCNA
9 1 (2.17%) CISM
9 1 (2.17%) Degree
9 1 (2.17%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (30.43%) PCI DSS
2 6 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Nmap
2 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Nessus
2 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.22%) Cisco
3 5 (10.87%) CheckPoint
4 2 (4.35%) McAfee
4 2 (4.35%) Qualys
5 1 (2.17%) Sourcefire
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Harris Global
Salary: Benifits + Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago