Period
to 21 May 2019

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 21 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Testing
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 111 217 -
Rank change year-on-year +106 - +174
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 55 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.08% 0.19% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 0.20% -
Number of salaries quoted 28 6 0
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £75,000 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +66.67% - -
East of England median annual salary £75,000 £46,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year +62.16% +23.33% -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 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 2,447 3,978 3,147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 92.69% 92.94% 89.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1,722 2,606 2,447
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £49,090 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.57% +3.33% +4.65%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -

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 21 May 2019.

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 21 May 2019. 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 +26 12 £65,000 -
Cambridge +54 7 £85,000 +13.33%
Security Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, 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 54 (98.18%) Penetration Testing
2 43 (78.18%) IT Governance
2 43 (78.18%) Risk Management
2 43 (78.18%) Cyber Resilience
3 33 (60.00%) CREST Certified
3 33 (60.00%) Mobile App
3 33 (60.00%) API Testing
3 33 (60.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 33 (60.00%) Service Delivery
3 33 (60.00%) Business Development
3 33 (60.00%) PCI DSS
4 31 (56.36%) Security Cleared
5 12 (21.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (21.82%) Information Security
6 11 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (20.00%) Degree
6 11 (20.00%) COBIT
6 11 (20.00%) Information Security Management
6 11 (20.00%) Security Management
6 11 (20.00%) Management Information System
6 11 (20.00%) ITIL
6 11 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 11 (20.00%) Legal
6 11 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 11 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
7 10 (18.18%) Coaching
7 10 (18.18%) Matrix Management
8 1 (1.82%) Performance Management
8 1 (1.82%) Vulnerability Management

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) Firewall
General
1 11 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (60.00%) Penetration Tester
1 33 (60.00%) Senior Penetration Tester
1 33 (60.00%) Senior Tester
1 33 (60.00%) Tester
2 21 (38.18%) Security Manager
3 11 (20.00%) Information Manager
3 11 (20.00%) Information Security Manager
4 10 (18.18%) Testing Manager
5 1 (1.82%) IT Engineer
5 1 (1.82%) IT Security Engineer
5 1 (1.82%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 33 (60.00%) Mobile App
2 11 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (98.18%) Penetration Testing
2 43 (78.18%) Cyber Resilience
2 43 (78.18%) IT Governance
2 43 (78.18%) Risk Management
3 33 (60.00%) API Testing
3 33 (60.00%) Business Development
3 33 (60.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 33 (60.00%) Service Delivery
4 12 (21.82%) Information Security
5 11 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 11 (20.00%) Information Security Management
5 11 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 11 (20.00%) ITIL
5 11 (20.00%) Security Management
5 11 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 11 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 10 (18.18%) Coaching
6 10 (18.18%) Matrix Management
7 1 (1.82%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 33 (60.00%) CREST Certified
2 31 (56.36%) Security Cleared
3 11 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (1.82%) CISA
4 1 (1.82%) CISM
4 1 (1.82%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (60.00%) PCI DSS
2 12 (21.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (20.00%) COBIT
4 1 (1.82%) GDPR