Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for OWASP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OWASP over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
South East > Kent
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 124 143
Rank change year-on-year +20 +19 +5
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 6 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.46% 0.29% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.33% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 8
Kent median annual salary £38,750 £60,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.42% +26.32% +52.00%
10th Percentile £38,125 £59,600 £40,000
90th Percentile £39,375 £60,000 £51,250
South East median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% -4.35% +27.78%

OWASP 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 Kent with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1130 1504 1960
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 85.93% 88.11% 87.70%
Number of salaries quoted 961 1334 1730
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.94% -3.57%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,150 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £58,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

OWASP
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing OWASP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for OWASP in Kent

OWASP
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OWASP in Kent.

Salary trend for OWASP in Kent

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing OWASP 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 Kent region with a requirement for OWASP.

1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
1 5 (83.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (83.33%) TOGAF
1 5 (83.33%) Security Architecture
1 5 (83.33%) SABSA
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) Data Security
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (16.67%) COBIT
2 1 (16.67%) GDPR
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL

OWASP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 5 (83.33%) Firewall
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Architect
1 5 (83.33%) SABSA Security Architect
1 5 (83.33%) Security Architect
2 4 (66.67%) IT Architect
2 4 (66.67%) IT Security Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Information Officer
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Officer
3 1 (16.67%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) SABSA
1 5 (83.33%) Security Architecture
1 5 (83.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (83.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) Data Security
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) COBIT
1 1 (16.67%) GDPR
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001