Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Testing
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 151 208 171
Rank change year-on-year +57 -37 +5
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 26 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.84% 0.093% 0.087%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 0.099% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 0
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
East of England median annual salary £48,250 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +13.53% -10.53% -5.00%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,836 4,043 3,114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 91.81% 93.85% 89.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2,028 3,064 2,566
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £28,100 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £66,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Security Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Testing in Cambridgeshire

Security Testing
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for Security Testing in Cambridgeshire

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Testing in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Testing in Cambridgeshire

Security Testing
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 14 December 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
Peterborough -24 11 £49,000 -14.78% 4
Cambridge +44 6 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Security Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, IT jobs citing Security Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 13 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 10 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (34.62%) Test Automation
3 9 (34.62%) Regression Testing
4 8 (30.77%) Risk Management
4 8 (30.77%) Service Delivery
4 8 (30.77%) Ethical Hacking
4 8 (30.77%) Business Development
4 8 (30.77%) IT Governance
4 8 (30.77%) PCI DSS
4 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
4 8 (30.77%) Mobile App
4 8 (30.77%) API Testing
4 8 (30.77%) CREST Certified
4 8 (30.77%) Cyber Resilience
5 7 (26.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (26.92%) QA
5 7 (26.92%) Information Security
5 7 (26.92%) Software Testing
5 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (26.92%) Management Information System
6 5 (19.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (19.23%) NUnit
6 5 (19.23%) Selenium
6 5 (19.23%) Degree
6 5 (19.23%) COBIT
6 5 (19.23%) JIRA
6 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (19.23%) Manual Testing
6 5 (19.23%) Kanban

Security Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Firewall
1 2 (7.69%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) JIRA
1 5 (19.23%) NUnit
1 5 (19.23%) Selenium
1 5 (19.23%) SpecFlow
1 5 (19.23%) TeamCity
1 5 (19.23%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (19.23%) Legal
2 4 (15.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Test Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Penetration Tester
2 8 (30.77%) Senior Penetration Tester
2 8 (30.77%) Senior Tester
2 8 (30.77%) Tester
3 6 (23.08%) Security Manager
4 5 (19.23%) Information Manager
4 5 (19.23%) Information Security Manager
4 5 (19.23%) QA Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) QA Test Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) IT Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) IT Manager
6 1 (3.85%) IT Security Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) IT Security Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
1 2 (7.69%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Mobile App
2 7 (26.92%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Linux
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) AIX
2 2 (7.69%) Mac OS X
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 10 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (34.62%) Regression Testing
3 9 (34.62%) Test Automation
4 8 (30.77%) API Testing
4 8 (30.77%) Business Development
4 8 (30.77%) Cyber Resilience
4 8 (30.77%) Ethical Hacking
4 8 (30.77%) IT Governance
4 8 (30.77%) Risk Management
4 8 (30.77%) Service Delivery
5 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (26.92%) Information Security
5 7 (26.92%) Software Testing
6 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (19.23%) Information Security Management
6 5 (19.23%) ITIL
6 5 (19.23%) Security Management
6 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (19.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) C#
2 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
2 2 (7.69%) Java
2 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.69%) Python
2 2 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) CREST Certified
1 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 5 (19.23%) Degree
3 2 (7.69%) CISA
3 2 (7.69%) CISM
3 2 (7.69%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (30.77%) PCI DSS
2 7 (26.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (26.92%) QA
3 5 (19.23%) COBIT
4 2 (7.69%) GDPR
4 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) SCCM
1 2 (7.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) IBM
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 2 (7.69%) Symantec
1 2 (7.69%) VMware