The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank - - 65
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 0 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk - - 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Average salary - - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +10.52%
Security Testing
East of 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 Suffolk region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
371 355 413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 74.50% 83.14% 75.92%
Number of salaries quoted 291 286 378
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Security Testing
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Security Testing Salary Trend in Suffolk

Security Testing
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) HND
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) Check Point Certification
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (50.00%) Games
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Online Games
1 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Security Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) QA Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior QA Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Testing Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (50.00%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) HND
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) Check Point Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint