The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Testing
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 208 254 290
Rank change year-on-year +46 +36  
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 11 16 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.22% 0.23% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.25% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 23
Median salary £63,750 £52,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.42% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £45,000 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,850 £67,500 £74,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year -15.00% +6.38%  

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 the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4578 6408 9139
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 90.53% 90.32% 87.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4181 5706 7702
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Security Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

Security Testing
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Security Testing in the City of London

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Testing in the City of London over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Testing in the City of London

Security Testing
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 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 City of London region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 18 (46.15%) Information Security
2 15 (38.46%) WebDriver
3 14 (35.90%) Cucumber
3 14 (35.90%) SIEM
3 14 (35.90%) CISA
3 14 (35.90%) CISM
3 14 (35.90%) CISSP
3 14 (35.90%) Performance Testing
3 14 (35.90%) Selenium
4 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (25.64%) Penetration Testing
5 10 (25.64%) QA
5 10 (25.64%) Finance
5 10 (25.64%) SoapUI
5 10 (25.64%) BDD
5 10 (25.64%) Jenkins
6 9 (23.08%) Java
6 9 (23.08%) Linux
6 9 (23.08%) Web Testing
6 9 (23.08%) Automated Testing
7 8 (20.51%) SQL
7 8 (20.51%) HTTP
7 8 (20.51%) Management Information System
7 8 (20.51%) Relational Database
7 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (17.95%) Burp Suite
8 7 (17.95%) CRISC
8 7 (17.95%) Firewall
8 7 (17.95%) Legal
8 7 (17.95%) Microsoft

Security Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 5 (12.82%) CMS
1 5 (12.82%) Sitecore CMS
1 5 (12.82%) Umbraco
2 3 (7.69%) JBoss
2 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 3 (7.69%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Temenos T24
2 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) HTTP
2 7 (17.95%) Firewall
3 3 (7.69%) Network Security
3 3 (7.69%) Wireless
3 3 (7.69%) Wireless Security
3 3 (7.69%) Wireshark
4 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (38.46%) WebDriver
2 14 (35.90%) Cucumber
2 14 (35.90%) Selenium
3 10 (25.64%) Jenkins
3 10 (25.64%) SoapUI
4 7 (17.95%) Burp Suite
5 6 (15.38%) JMeter
6 5 (12.82%) Capybara
6 5 (12.82%) Git (software)
6 5 (12.82%) TeamCity
6 5 (12.82%) WATIR
7 4 (10.26%) AppScan
7 4 (10.26%) Gatling
7 4 (10.26%) Metasploit
7 4 (10.26%) The Grinder
8 3 (7.69%) Paros
9 1 (2.56%) Protractor
General
1 10 (25.64%) Finance
2 7 (17.95%) Legal
3 5 (12.82%) Publishing
4 4 (10.26%) Banking
5 1 (2.56%) Electronics
5 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.56%) Marketing
5 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (23.08%) Risk Manager
2 8 (20.51%) Tester
3 6 (15.38%) Automation Tester
4 5 (12.82%) Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Lead Tester
4 5 (12.82%) QA Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) QA Automation Tester
4 5 (12.82%) QA Leader
4 5 (12.82%) QA Tester
4 5 (12.82%) Ruby Automation Tester
4 5 (12.82%) Senior Automation Tester
4 5 (12.82%) Senior QA Tester
4 5 (12.82%) Senior Tester
5 4 (10.26%) Security Manager
5 4 (10.26%) Test Automation Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Test Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Web Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Web Applications Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) HTML
1 5 (12.82%) SOAP
1 5 (12.82%) XML
2 4 (10.26%) Guice
3 1 (2.56%) .NET
3 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (20.51%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.69%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Linux
2 4 (10.26%) Windows
3 3 (7.69%) Unix
4 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) Information Security
2 14 (35.90%) Performance Testing
2 14 (35.90%) SIEM
3 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (25.64%) BDD
4 10 (25.64%) Penetration Testing
5 9 (23.08%) Automated Testing
5 9 (23.08%) Web Testing
6 7 (17.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 6 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
7 6 (15.38%) Risk Management
7 6 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (15.38%) SABSA
7 6 (15.38%) Security Architecture
7 6 (15.38%) Threat Management
8 5 (12.82%) API Testing
8 5 (12.82%) Coaching
8 5 (12.82%) Mentoring
8 5 (12.82%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) Java
2 8 (20.51%) SQL
3 5 (12.82%) Ruby
4 2 (5.13%) C#
5 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.56%) C
5 1 (2.56%) C++
5 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.56%) Perl
5 1 (2.56%) PHP
5 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (35.90%) CISA
1 14 (35.90%) CISM
1 14 (35.90%) CISSP
2 7 (17.95%) CRISC
3 4 (10.26%) Degree
3 4 (10.26%) GIAC
4 3 (7.69%) CCNA
4 3 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (7.69%) CSSLP
4 3 (7.69%) SANS
4 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.56%) CEH
5 1 (2.56%) CHECK Team Leader
5 1 (2.56%) CHECK Team Member
5 1 (2.56%) CREST Certified
5 1 (2.56%) GPEN
5 1 (2.56%) ISEB
5 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.56%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.64%) QA
2 6 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.56%) ISO27005
3 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) NFS
1 1 (2.56%) Samba
1 1 (2.56%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) Nessus
2 3 (7.69%) CSIRT
2 3 (7.69%) HP Fortify
2 3 (7.69%) WebInspect
3 1 (2.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.82%) Sitecore
3 3 (7.69%) HP
3 3 (7.69%) Splunk
4 1 (2.56%) IBM
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle
4 1 (2.56%) SAP
4 1 (2.56%) Veracode
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago