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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 59 - 65
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 1 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.25% - 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% - 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £38,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £51,550
% change year-on-year
- -12.70%
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
307 418 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 75.62% 76.28% 75.48%
Number of salaries quoted 269 385 475
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
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 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
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. 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
Ipswich - 1 - -
Security Testing
East of England

Security Testing
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 21 August 2014, 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%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) QA Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Software Test 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