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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 63 58 56
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 1 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.16% 1.15% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 1.33% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 2
Average salary £40,000 £36,750 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.84% +8.08%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £51,500 £49,250
% change year-on-year
-12.62% +4.56%
Security Testing
Wiltshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
523 452 453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 85.04% 86.42% 86.95%
Number of salaries quoted 467 386 376
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £27,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,648 £55,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Security Testing
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Security Testing Salary Trend in Swindon

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 7 (87.50%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Cyber Security
3 5 (62.50%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) IIS
4 2 (25.00%) MS Project
4 2 (25.00%) Information Security
4 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
5 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (12.50%) AppFabric
5 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (12.50%) Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
5 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (12.50%) WCF
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Network Security
5 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
5 1 (12.50%) Security Patching
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 1 (12.50%) MS Excel

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Swindon 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Project
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Tester
1 4 (50.00%) Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) Penetration Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Security Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Penetration Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Application Security Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Security Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Security Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Security Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) WCF
1 1 (12.50%) AppFabric
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Cyber Security
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security
4 1 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
4 1 (12.50%) Security Patching
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) CISM
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Sourcefire