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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 53 61 49
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 6 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 1.19% 0.60% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 0.71% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 4
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £41,050
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -8.64%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
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
437 420 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 86.36% 84.17% 88.14%
Number of salaries quoted 375 376 361
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,648 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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
Salary Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Testing across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in Swindon

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (61.54%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (53.85%) PCI DSS
2 7 (53.85%) Firewall
3 6 (46.15%) Cyber Security
4 5 (38.46%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (38.46%) SIEM
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (38.46%) PRINCE2
4 5 (38.46%) MCSA
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) CCNP
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (38.46%) Finance
5 4 (30.77%) CHFI
5 4 (30.77%) ITIL
5 4 (30.77%) MCP
5 4 (30.77%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
5 4 (30.77%) Security Management
5 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
5 4 (30.77%) CISSP
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (30.77%) Coaching
6 3 (23.08%) Information Security
7 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
7 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
7 2 (15.38%) IIS

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (15.38%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Project
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Firewall
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security
4 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Security Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) Penetration Tester
2 4 (30.77%) Tester
2 4 (30.77%) Security Operations Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Operations Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Security Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Penetration Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Security Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Applications Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Application Security Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) WCF
1 1 (7.69%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (46.15%) Cyber Security
3 5 (38.46%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (38.46%) SIEM
3 5 (38.46%) PRINCE2
4 4 (30.77%) ITIL
4 4 (30.77%) Security Management
4 4 (30.77%) Coaching
5 3 (23.08%) Information Security
6 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
6 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (7.69%) Analytics
7 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
7 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
7 1 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) Social Engineering
7 1 (7.69%) Test Planning
7 1 (7.69%) ETL
7 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (38.46%) MCSA
1 5 (38.46%) CCNP
2 4 (30.77%) CHFI
2 4 (30.77%) MCP
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (30.77%) CISSP
3 1 (7.69%) CCNA
3 1 (7.69%) MCSE
3 1 (7.69%) ISEB
3 1 (7.69%) CISM
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Nessus
1 1 (7.69%) Nmap
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.69%) Sourcefire