Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Security Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Security Testing over the 6 months to 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Testing
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 115 128
Rank change year-on-year +33 +13 -
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 1 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.11% 0.21% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.23% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 3
Bedfordshire median annual salary £31,000 £55,000 £71,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -43.64% -23.08% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £52,500 £61,650
90th Percentile £33,000 £57,500 £75,950
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -18.18% +10.00% +25.00%

Security Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 788 1,319 1,615
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 89.04% 91.98% 90.22%
Number of salaries quoted 722 1,149 1,453
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,450 £31,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £78,750 £73,750
East of England median annual salary £48,500 £45,344 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.96% +0.76% -

Security Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Security Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Security Testing in Bedfordshire

Security Testing
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for Security Testing in Bedfordshire

Security Testing
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 22 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 1 £31,000 - 2
Security Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT jobs citing Security Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Security Patching
1 1 (100.00%) GDPR

Security Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
General
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Security Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Security Patching
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) GDPR
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) VMware