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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 214 242 221
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -21
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 21 7 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.41% 0.12% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.14% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 18
Median salary £34,000 £32,500 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -17.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,000 £30,525
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £58,000 £70,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -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
4514 5117 5316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.58% 85.37% 85.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3785 4283 4330
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West 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 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 25 June 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Dorset +22 9 £32,500 - 2
Bristol +27 5 £42,500 +93.18%
Somerset - 5 - -
Wiltshire +20 2 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 West region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 19 (55.88%) Microsoft
2 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (52.94%) Penetration Testing
3 16 (47.06%) Non-Functional Testing
4 15 (44.12%) Software Testing
5 14 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (32.35%) SQL
7 10 (29.41%) SOAP
7 10 (29.41%) Web Services
7 10 (29.41%) SOA
7 10 (29.41%) Finance
7 10 (29.41%) Information Security
7 10 (29.41%) REST
8 9 (26.47%) SoapUI
8 9 (26.47%) Functional Testing
8 9 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (26.47%) Selenium
9 8 (23.53%) Test Management
9 8 (23.53%) Visual Studio
10 7 (20.59%) ISEB
10 7 (20.59%) Performance Testing
10 7 (20.59%) ISTQB
10 7 (20.59%) Management Information System
10 7 (20.59%) Waterfall
11 6 (17.65%) Cucumber
11 6 (17.65%) SpecFlow
11 6 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
11 6 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (17.65%) Line Management
11 6 (17.65%) Load Testing

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (5.88%) Apache
1 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.94%) Confluence
2 1 (2.94%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) SaaS
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) Firewall
2 3 (8.82%) DNS
3 2 (5.88%) Internet
3 2 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (5.88%) SSL
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.94%) FTP
4 1 (2.94%) HTTP
4 1 (2.94%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.94%) IPsec
4 1 (2.94%) Network Security
4 1 (2.94%) SAN
4 1 (2.94%) SMTP
4 1 (2.94%) SSH
4 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) Infinispan
1 1 (2.94%) MySQL
1 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (26.47%) Selenium
2 9 (26.47%) SoapUI
3 8 (23.53%) Visual Studio
4 6 (17.65%) Cucumber
4 6 (17.65%) SpecFlow
5 4 (11.76%) AppScan
6 3 (8.82%) Metasploit
7 1 (2.94%) JIRA
7 1 (2.94%) LoadRunner
7 1 (2.94%) sqlmap
General
1 10 (29.41%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
2 1 (2.94%) Music Industry
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Tester
2 12 (35.29%) Analyst
3 7 (20.59%) Web Tester
4 6 (17.65%) Automation Tester
4 6 (17.65%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) Senior Test Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) Test Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) Security Analyst
6 4 (11.76%) Consultant
6 4 (11.76%) Penetration Tester
6 4 (11.76%) Web Automation Tester
7 3 (8.82%) Architect
7 3 (8.82%) Security Architect
7 3 (8.82%) Security Consultant
8 2 (5.88%) Information Architect
8 2 (5.88%) Information Assurance Architect
8 2 (5.88%) IT Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) IT Security Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Security Penetration Tester
8 2 (5.88%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (29.41%) REST
1 10 (29.41%) SOAP
1 10 (29.41%) Web Services
2 4 (11.76%) Angular 2
2 4 (11.76%) AngularJS
3 2 (5.88%) .NET
4 1 (2.94%) HornetQ
4 1 (2.94%) HTML
4 1 (2.94%) JSON
4 1 (2.94%) LAMP
4 1 (2.94%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (2.94%) OAuth
4 1 (2.94%) OpenID
4 1 (2.94%) SAML
4 1 (2.94%) XHTML
4 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (20.59%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.82%) Cryptography
4 2 (5.88%) Statistics
5 1 (2.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.94%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) Unix
3 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (52.94%) Penetration Testing
2 16 (47.06%) Non-Functional Testing
3 15 (44.12%) Software Testing
4 10 (29.41%) Information Security
4 10 (29.41%) SOA
5 9 (26.47%) Functional Testing
6 8 (23.53%) Test Management
7 7 (20.59%) Performance Testing
7 7 (20.59%) Waterfall
8 6 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (17.65%) Line Management
8 6 (17.65%) Load Testing
9 5 (14.71%) BDD
9 5 (14.71%) Test Automation
10 4 (11.76%) Project Management
10 4 (11.76%) Risk Management
11 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
11 3 (8.82%) Test Scripting
11 3 (8.82%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) SQL
2 6 (17.65%) Java
3 5 (14.71%) C++
4 4 (11.76%) C#
4 4 (11.76%) Perl
4 4 (11.76%) Python
5 3 (8.82%) C
6 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.94%) PHP
6 1 (2.94%) Ruby
6 1 (2.94%) VB
6 1 (2.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) ISEB
1 7 (20.59%) ISTQB
2 6 (17.65%) CISSP
2 6 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (14.71%) CEH
3 5 (14.71%) CISA
3 5 (14.71%) CISM
4 4 (11.76%) CREST Certified
5 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (8.82%) CRISC
5 3 (8.82%) GIAC
6 2 (5.88%) CCDP
6 2 (5.88%) CHECK Team Leader
6 2 (5.88%) MCP
6 2 (5.88%) MCSA
6 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (5.88%) OSCP
6 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
6 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.94%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (8.82%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) Gluster
2 1 (2.94%) iptables
2 1 (2.94%) KVM
2 1 (2.94%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Nessus
2 1 (2.94%) Check_MK
2 1 (2.94%) Graylog
2 1 (2.94%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (2.94%) Nagios
2 1 (2.94%) Pingdom
2 1 (2.94%) Puppet
2 1 (2.94%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 19 (55.88%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) IBM
2 4 (11.76%) Veracode
3 3 (8.82%) Qualys
4 2 (5.88%) Splunk
5 1 (2.94%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco
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