The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Testing
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 110 137
Rank change year-on-year -2 +27  
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 4 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.28% 0.066% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.077% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 6
Median salary £50,000 £60,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +26.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £60,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,250 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -23.50% +11.11%  

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1281 1299 2055
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 88.16% 86.03% 84.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1006 1072 1597
Median salary £47,000 £44,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.81% -1.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Security Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

Security Testing
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Salary trend for Security Testing in Buckinghamshire

Security Testing
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Milton Keynes -5 3 £55,000 -8.33%
Aylesbury - 1 £45,000 -
Security Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 10 (90.91%) Security Cleared
1 10 (90.91%) OSCP
1 10 (90.91%) CREST Certified
2 9 (81.82%) DV Cleared
2 9 (81.82%) Protective Monitoring
2 9 (81.82%) CEH
2 9 (81.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 9 (81.82%) Incident Management
2 9 (81.82%) Unix
2 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Risk Management
3 1 (9.09%) Tigerscheme
3 1 (9.09%) Cyber Scheme
3 1 (9.09%) CHECK Team Member
3 1 (9.09%) CLAS
3 1 (9.09%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (9.09%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (9.09%) Docker
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) Kubernetes
3 1 (9.09%) Social Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) SDLC
3 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
3 1 (9.09%) Packer
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby
3 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared

Security Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Metasploit
1 1 (9.09%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Analyst
1 8 (72.73%) IT Analyst
1 8 (72.73%) IT Security Analyst
1 8 (72.73%) Security Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (9.09%) Security Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) BBC
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Unix
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Incident Management
1 9 (81.82%) Protective Monitoring
1 9 (81.82%) Risk Management
1 9 (81.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (9.09%) DevOps
2 1 (9.09%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (9.09%) Information Security
2 1 (9.09%) OWASP
2 1 (9.09%) SDLC
2 1 (9.09%) Social Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
1 1 (9.09%) PHP
1 1 (9.09%) Python
1 1 (9.09%) Ruby
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) CREST Certified
1 10 (90.91%) OSCP
1 10 (90.91%) Security Cleared
2 9 (81.82%) CEH
2 9 (81.82%) DV Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) CHECK Team Member
3 1 (9.09%) CISSP
3 1 (9.09%) CLAS
3 1 (9.09%) Cyber Scheme
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (9.09%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Kubernetes
1 1 (9.09%) Nessus
1 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (9.09%) Packer