The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 83 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.35% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £42,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,600
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -11.06%
Security Testing
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
690 666 724
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 80.51% 75.34% 83.60%
Number of salaries quoted 612 631 681
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -0.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 11 (73.33%) GIAC
1 11 (73.33%) Information Security
1 11 (73.33%) Ethical Hacking
1 11 (73.33%) Penetration Testing
1 11 (73.33%) Wireshark
1 11 (73.33%) Security Cleared
1 11 (73.33%) tcpdump
1 11 (73.33%) SIEM
2 10 (66.67%) Sourcefire
3 9 (60.00%) Snort
3 9 (60.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 9 (60.00%) Computer Forensics
3 9 (60.00%) Incident Management
3 9 (60.00%) Management Information System
3 9 (60.00%) Internet
3 9 (60.00%) Change Control
3 9 (60.00%) DV Cleared
4 8 (53.33%) SC Cleared
5 6 (40.00%) CEH
5 6 (40.00%) Windows
5 6 (40.00%) Solaris
5 6 (40.00%) Linux
5 6 (40.00%) LDAP
5 6 (40.00%) LAN
5 6 (40.00%) WAN
5 6 (40.00%) SMTP
5 6 (40.00%) FTP
5 6 (40.00%) HTTP
5 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (40.00%) DNS

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 11 (73.33%) Wireshark
1 11 (73.33%) tcpdump
2 9 (60.00%) Internet
2 9 (60.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (40.00%) LDAP
3 6 (40.00%) LAN
3 6 (40.00%) WAN
3 6 (40.00%) SMTP
3 6 (40.00%) FTP
3 6 (40.00%) HTTP
3 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (40.00%) DNS
General
1 5 (33.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Analyst
1 11 (73.33%) Security Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Test Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Programme Test Manager
2 4 (26.67%) IT Security Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Programme Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Forensic Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Security Operations Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Network Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Cyber Security Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
1 6 (40.00%) Solaris
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Ethical Hacking
1 11 (73.33%) Penetration Testing
1 11 (73.33%) SIEM
1 11 (73.33%) Information Security
2 9 (60.00%) Computer Forensics
2 9 (60.00%) Change Control
2 9 (60.00%) Incident Management
3 6 (40.00%) Information Assurance
3 6 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (26.67%) Cyber Security
4 4 (26.67%) Test Strategy
5 2 (13.33%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) GIAC
1 11 (73.33%) Security Cleared
2 9 (60.00%) DV Cleared
3 8 (53.33%) SC Cleared
4 6 (40.00%) CEH
5 5 (33.33%) GCIH
6 4 (26.67%) GCIA
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Sourcefire
2 4 (26.67%) HP
3 2 (13.33%) LogRhythm