The first table below looks at the demand for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 11 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 Southampton region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 81 87 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 6 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.70% 0.45% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.59% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 0
Average salary £56,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.44% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £48,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.12% -3.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
684 675 672
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 80.00% 75.33% 76.36%
Number of salaries quoted 607 632 630
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Security Testing
Hampshire

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Security Testing
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Security Testing Salary Trend in Southampton

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Testing across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in Southampton

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 (68.42%) GIAC
1 13 (68.42%) Information Security
1 13 (68.42%) Ethical Hacking
1 13 (68.42%) Penetration Testing
1 13 (68.42%) Wireshark
1 13 (68.42%) Security Cleared
1 13 (68.42%) tcpdump
1 13 (68.42%) SIEM
2 12 (63.16%) Sourcefire
3 10 (52.63%) Snort
3 10 (52.63%) Intrusion Detection
3 10 (52.63%) CEH
3 10 (52.63%) Internet
3 10 (52.63%) Management Information System
3 10 (52.63%) Change Control
3 10 (52.63%) Computer Forensics
3 10 (52.63%) Incident Management
4 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
4 7 (36.84%) DV Cleared
4 7 (36.84%) FTP
4 7 (36.84%) HTTP
4 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
4 7 (36.84%) DNS
4 7 (36.84%) Windows
4 7 (36.84%) Solaris
4 7 (36.84%) Linux
4 7 (36.84%) LDAP
4 7 (36.84%) LAN
4 7 (36.84%) WAN
4 7 (36.84%) SMTP

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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.

Communications & Networking
1 13 (68.42%) Wireshark
1 13 (68.42%) tcpdump
2 10 (52.63%) Internet
2 10 (52.63%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (36.84%) LDAP
3 7 (36.84%) LAN
3 7 (36.84%) WAN
3 7 (36.84%) SMTP
3 7 (36.84%) FTP
3 7 (36.84%) HTTP
3 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
3 7 (36.84%) DNS
4 2 (10.53%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Selenium
General
1 6 (31.58%) Law
2 2 (10.53%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Analyst
2 10 (52.63%) Security Analyst
3 6 (31.58%) Test Manager
4 4 (21.05%) Programme Manager
4 4 (21.05%) Programme Test Manager
5 3 (15.79%) Security Operations Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) IT Security Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) QA Manager
6 2 (10.53%) QA Test Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Cyber Security Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Network Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Network Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
1 7 (36.84%) Solaris
1 7 (36.84%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Information Security
1 13 (68.42%) Ethical Hacking
1 13 (68.42%) Penetration Testing
1 13 (68.42%) SIEM
2 10 (52.63%) Change Control
2 10 (52.63%) Computer Forensics
2 10 (52.63%) Incident Management
3 4 (21.05%) Cyber Security
3 4 (21.05%) Test Strategy
4 3 (15.79%) Analytics
4 3 (15.79%) Information Assurance
5 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.53%) Project Management
5 2 (10.53%) Scrum
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Testing
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) GIAC
1 13 (68.42%) Security Cleared
2 10 (52.63%) CEH
3 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
3 7 (36.84%) DV Cleared
4 3 (15.79%) GCIH
5 2 (10.53%) ISEB
5 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
6 1 (5.26%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) ISO 9001
1 2 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Sourcefire
2 4 (21.05%) HP
3 3 (15.79%) LogRhythm