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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 62 - 68
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 9 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 1.54% - 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% - 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 1
Average salary £47,500 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £51,839 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-13.19% +15.19%
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
525 402 512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 90.05% 80.89% 83.80%
Number of salaries quoted 404 366 453
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,500 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 26 January 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 8 (80.00%) Firewall
1 8 (80.00%) PCI DSS
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (70.00%) SIEM
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (70.00%) MCSA
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) CCNP
2 7 (70.00%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (60.00%) Security Management
4 5 (50.00%) CHFI
4 5 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 5 (50.00%) CISSP
4 5 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 5 (50.00%) ITIL
4 5 (50.00%) MCP
4 5 (50.00%) Coaching
5 4 (40.00%) Information Security
6 3 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
7 2 (20.00%) Windows
7 2 (20.00%) MCSE
7 2 (20.00%) SQL
7 2 (20.00%) CCNA
7 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security
4 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Security Manager
2 5 (50.00%) Operations Manager
2 5 (50.00%) Security Operations Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Security Risk Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Application Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Risk Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
1 1 (10.00%) WCF
1 1 (10.00%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) SIEM
1 7 (70.00%) Kalman Filter
2 6 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (60.00%) Security Management
3 5 (50.00%) ITIL
3 5 (50.00%) Coaching
4 4 (40.00%) Information Security
5 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (10.00%) Ethical Hacking
7 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (10.00%) ETL
7 1 (10.00%) Information Security Management
7 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
7 1 (10.00%) IT Governance
7 1 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
7 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) MCSA
1 7 (70.00%) CCNP
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (50.00%) MCP
2 5 (50.00%) CISSP
2 5 (50.00%) CHFI
3 2 (20.00%) MCSE
3 2 (20.00%) CCNA
4 1 (10.00%) ISEB
4 1 (10.00%) CISM
4 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (80.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Nmap
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Nessus
2 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (10.00%) Sourcefire