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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 233 221 208
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -13
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 7 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.12% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.16% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 6
Average salary £35,000 £35,500 £44,450
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% -20.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £27,300 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £38,950 £51,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-15.84% +12.22%
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
4945 5083 4251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 84.16% 82.70% 81.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4176 4141 3657
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 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 31 July 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
Dorset - 5 £35,000 - 1
Wiltshire -11 1 £40,000 +11.11%
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 13 (56.52%) Penetration Testing
2 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (34.78%) Information Security
3 8 (34.78%) Manual Testing
4 7 (30.43%) Cyber Security
5 6 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (26.09%) Test Scripting
5 6 (26.09%) .NET
5 6 (26.09%) Software Testing
5 6 (26.09%) Selenium
6 5 (21.74%) JIRA
6 5 (21.74%) Finance
6 5 (21.74%) Scrum
6 5 (21.74%) Network Security
7 4 (17.39%) Qualys
7 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (17.39%) TeamCity
7 4 (17.39%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
7 4 (17.39%) SDLC
7 4 (17.39%) C#
7 4 (17.39%) VMware
7 4 (17.39%) NUnit
7 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
7 4 (17.39%) QA
8 3 (13.04%) McAfee
8 3 (13.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (13.04%) Nmap
8 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
8 3 (13.04%) PCI DSS

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (4.35%) IIS
1 1 (4.35%) JBoss
1 1 (4.35%) Apache
1 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Project
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) Network Security
2 2 (8.70%) HTTP
3 1 (4.35%) Firewall
3 1 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) MySQL
1 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (4.35%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Selenium
2 5 (21.74%) JIRA
3 4 (17.39%) NUnit
3 4 (17.39%) TeamCity
3 4 (17.39%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Advertising
3 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Tester
2 8 (34.78%) Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Penetration Tester
3 6 (26.09%) Consultant
4 5 (21.74%) Security Consultant
4 5 (21.74%) Test Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) Software Test Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) Agile Test Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Security Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Software Tester
7 2 (8.70%) Senior Tester
7 2 (8.70%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (8.70%) Senior Penetration Tester
8 1 (4.35%) Penetration Test Consultant
8 1 (4.35%) Head of Security
8 1 (4.35%) Security Tester
8 1 (4.35%) Head of IT Security
8 1 (4.35%) Cyber Security Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) Administrator
8 1 (4.35%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) .NET
2 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
3 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.35%) HornetQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (4.35%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
1 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Penetration Testing
2 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (34.78%) Manual Testing
3 8 (34.78%) Information Security
4 7 (30.43%) Cyber Security
5 6 (26.09%) Software Testing
5 6 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (26.09%) Test Scripting
6 5 (21.74%) Scrum
7 4 (17.39%) SDLC
7 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
8 3 (13.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 2 (8.70%) Automated Testing
9 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity
9 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
9 2 (8.70%) OOP
9 2 (8.70%) OO
9 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
9 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
10 1 (4.35%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) C#
2 2 (8.70%) Java
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.35%) PHP
3 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) RHCSA
2 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) CCNA
2 1 (4.35%) CISSP
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.35%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
2 3 (13.04%) PCI DSS
3 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) Gluster
2 1 (4.35%) KVM
2 1 (4.35%) iptables
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Nmap
2 1 (4.35%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) Pingdom
2 1 (4.35%) Graylog
2 1 (4.35%) Check_MK
2 1 (4.35%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) VMware
1 4 (17.39%) Qualys
2 3 (13.04%) McAfee
3 2 (8.70%) Splunk
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco
4 1 (4.35%) Atlassian
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Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Pension, Bonus
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