The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Testing
South West / Dorset
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 56 78
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 0 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset - 1.71% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.92% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 2
Median salary - £32,500 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -22.00% +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 Dorset with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Dorset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 432 469 553
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 90.57% 89.33% 88.48%
Number of salaries quoted 382 417 414
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Security Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset 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 Dorset

Security Testing
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for Security Testing in Dorset