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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 78 79 78
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 6 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.75% 1.14% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 1.39% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 2
Average salary £52,500 £37,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -34.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £32,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
668 720 584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 82.98% 82.19% 72.64%
Number of salaries quoted 550 624 545
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 24 December 2014.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in Southampton

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 12 (100.00%) Information Security
1 12 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 9 (75.00%) Internet
2 9 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 9 (75.00%) GIAC
2 9 (75.00%) Computer Forensics
2 9 (75.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 9 (75.00%) Sourcefire
2 9 (75.00%) Snort
2 9 (75.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 9 (75.00%) Incident Management
2 9 (75.00%) Wireshark
2 9 (75.00%) DV Cleared
2 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (75.00%) Information Assurance
2 9 (75.00%) tcpdump
2 9 (75.00%) SIEM
2 9 (75.00%) Change Control
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) Solaris
3 6 (50.00%) Linux
3 6 (50.00%) LDAP
3 6 (50.00%) LAN
3 6 (50.00%) WAN
3 6 (50.00%) SMTP
3 6 (50.00%) FTP
3 6 (50.00%) HTTP
3 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (50.00%) DNS
3 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 9 (75.00%) Internet
1 9 (75.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 9 (75.00%) Wireshark
1 9 (75.00%) tcpdump
2 6 (50.00%) LDAP
2 6 (50.00%) LAN
2 6 (50.00%) WAN
2 6 (50.00%) SMTP
2 6 (50.00%) FTP
2 6 (50.00%) HTTP
2 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (50.00%) DNS
General
1 4 (33.33%) Law
2 3 (25.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Analyst
2 11 (91.67%) Security Analyst
3 5 (41.67%) IT Security Analyst
3 5 (41.67%) Forensic Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) Compliance Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Security Operations Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
1 6 (50.00%) Solaris
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Information Security
1 12 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 9 (75.00%) Incident Management
2 9 (75.00%) Computer Forensics
2 9 (75.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 9 (75.00%) Information Assurance
2 9 (75.00%) SIEM
2 9 (75.00%) Change Control
3 6 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (25.00%) Cyber Security
4 3 (25.00%) OWASP
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) GIAC
1 9 (75.00%) DV Cleared
1 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (41.67%) GCIA
3 5 (41.67%) GCIH
4 4 (33.33%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Snort
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Sourcefire