The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Testing
South East / Berkshire
Rank 165 198 220
Rank change year-on-year +33 +22  
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 19 21 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.57% 0.42% 0.056%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.49% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 7 21 3
Median salary £42,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.04% -4.54%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -15.00% +5.26%  

Security Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2849 4308 4643
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 85.45% 87.14% 86.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2243 3457 3341
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Security Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Security Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Security Testing in Berkshire

Security Testing
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Security Testing in Berkshire

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Testing in Berkshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Testing in Berkshire

Security Testing
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +51 12 £55,000 -6.38%
Maidenhead +10 3 £53,000 -18.46%
Newbury +13 2 £42,500 -20.93%
Windsor - 1 £48,500 -
Security Testing
South East

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 13 (54.17%) QA
2 12 (50.00%) Java
3 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (45.83%) Finance
3 11 (45.83%) Test Scripting
3 11 (45.83%) Degree
4 10 (41.67%) WebDriver
4 10 (41.67%) Selenium
4 10 (41.67%) Test Strategy
4 10 (41.67%) Automation Testing
4 10 (41.67%) Gatling
4 10 (41.67%) JMeter
4 10 (41.67%) Automated Testing
4 10 (41.67%) SQL
4 10 (41.67%) Oracle
4 10 (41.67%) Financial Institution
5 9 (37.50%) Information Security
6 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
7 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 6 (25.00%) Risk Management
8 5 (20.83%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (20.83%) Social Engineering
8 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (20.83%) Mobile App
8 5 (20.83%) CREST Certified
9 4 (16.67%) Security Monitoring
9 4 (16.67%) Presales
9 4 (16.67%) Tigerscheme
9 4 (16.67%) Business Development
9 4 (16.67%) Computer Science

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Wireless
1 4 (16.67%) Wireless Security
2 3 (12.50%) Firewall
2 3 (12.50%) Network Security
3 2 (8.33%) HTTPS
3 2 (8.33%) IPsec
3 2 (8.33%) SSH
3 2 (8.33%) SSL
3 2 (8.33%) tcpdump
3 2 (8.33%) VPN
3 2 (8.33%) Wireshark
4 1 (4.17%) Internet
4 1 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Big Data
1 2 (8.33%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Gatling
1 10 (41.67%) JMeter
1 10 (41.67%) Selenium
1 10 (41.67%) WebDriver
2 3 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 11 (45.83%) Finance
2 10 (41.67%) Financial Institution
3 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.17%) Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Law
4 1 (4.17%) Legal
4 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Tester
2 12 (50.00%) QA Engineer
3 11 (45.83%) QA Automation Engineer
4 9 (37.50%) Automation Tester
4 9 (37.50%) QA Automation Tester
4 9 (37.50%) QA Tester
5 6 (25.00%) Penetration Tester
6 5 (20.83%) Senior Penetration Tester
6 5 (20.83%) Senior Tester
7 2 (8.33%) Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Incident Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Consultant
8 1 (4.17%) Junior
8 1 (4.17%) Junior Tester
8 1 (4.17%) Quality Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Security Consultant
8 1 (4.17%) Software Test Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Software Tester
8 1 (4.17%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) Flash
1 1 (4.17%) HTML
1 1 (4.17%) HTML5
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (20.83%) Mobile App
2 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.33%) PKI
5 1 (4.17%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (4.17%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (4.17%) Device Driver
5 1 (4.17%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (45.83%) Test Scripting
2 10 (41.67%) Automated Testing
2 10 (41.67%) Automation Testing
2 10 (41.67%) Test Strategy
3 9 (37.50%) Information Security
4 6 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 5 (20.83%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Social Engineering
6 4 (16.67%) Business Development
6 4 (16.67%) Presales
6 4 (16.67%) Security Monitoring
7 3 (12.50%) Analytics
7 3 (12.50%) Security Architecture
7 3 (12.50%) SIEM
8 2 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (8.33%) Information Assurance
8 2 (8.33%) Load Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Mathematics
8 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) Java
2 10 (41.67%) SQL
3 3 (12.50%) C
4 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.17%) C#
5 1 (4.17%) C++
5 1 (4.17%) Perl
5 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) Degree
2 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
3 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (20.83%) CREST Certified
5 4 (16.67%) Tigerscheme
6 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
6 2 (8.33%) OSCP
7 1 (4.17%) CEH
7 1 (4.17%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (54.17%) QA
2 3 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Grafana
2 1 (4.17%) Nessus
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) ArcSight
2 2 (8.33%) HP
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Splunk
Berkshire
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago