The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wiltshire 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 86 84 74
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 6 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.59% 0.41% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.47% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 4
Average salary £40,000 £36,750 £41,050
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.84% -10.47%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
Security Testing
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wiltshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
845 844 764
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 83.42% 86.30% 86.92%
Number of salaries quoted 673 742 681
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +12.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £65,000
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 Wiltshire

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

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Security Testing
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

Security Testing Salary Trend in Wiltshire

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

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

Security Testing Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

Security Testing
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
Swindon +8 6 £40,000 +6.66%
Security Testing
South West

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 13 (65.00%) PCI DSS
2 10 (50.00%) Firewall
2 10 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
3 9 (45.00%) Management Information System
4 8 (40.00%) SIEM
4 8 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 8 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
5 7 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (35.00%) Security Management
6 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (30.00%) ITIL
6 6 (30.00%) PRINCE2
6 6 (30.00%) MCSA
6 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (30.00%) Information Security
6 6 (30.00%) Cyber Security
7 5 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (25.00%) Finance
7 5 (25.00%) CHFI
7 5 (25.00%) CCNP
7 5 (25.00%) MCP
7 5 (25.00%) CISSP
7 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (25.00%) Cisco
8 4 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (20.00%) CheckPoint
8 4 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (20.00%) Coaching
9 3 (15.00%) Statistics

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Project
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) Firewall
2 5 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (5.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Security Manager
2 7 (35.00%) Security Operations Manager
2 7 (35.00%) Operations Manager
3 5 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Consultant
4 4 (20.00%) Tester
4 4 (20.00%) Penetration Tester
5 3 (15.00%) Security Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) IT Operations Manager
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Penetration Tester
6 2 (10.00%) IT Security Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Tester
7 1 (5.00%) Applications Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Information Security Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Security Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Test Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) WCF
1 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (15.00%) Statistics
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 8 (40.00%) SIEM
2 8 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 8 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
3 7 (35.00%) Security Management
4 6 (30.00%) ITIL
4 6 (30.00%) PRINCE2
4 6 (30.00%) Information Security
4 6 (30.00%) Cyber Security
5 5 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (20.00%) Coaching
7 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
8 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
8 1 (5.00%) Ethical Hacking
8 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
8 1 (5.00%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (5.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (30.00%) MCSA
2 5 (25.00%) CHFI
2 5 (25.00%) CCNP
2 5 (25.00%) MCP
2 5 (25.00%) CISSP
2 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.00%) Degree
4 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.00%) ISEB
4 1 (5.00%) CCNA
4 1 (5.00%) MCSE
4 1 (5.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (65.00%) PCI DSS
2 7 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Nessus
1 1 (5.00%) Nmap
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Cisco
3 4 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.00%) Sourcefire