The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Testing
England / London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 487 501 530
Rank change year-on-year +14 +29  
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 100 150 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.30% 0.35% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.39% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 90 117 76
Median salary £58,500 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +18.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £49,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,750 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -15.00% +5.26%  

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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 30581 38152 37559
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 90.25% 89.74% 87.62%
Number of salaries quoted 25667 32601 31342
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,695 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £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 London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 London

Security Testing
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Security Testing in London

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Testing in London over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Testing in London

Security Testing
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the London region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +29 11 £63,750 +21.42% 2
Croydon - 3 £57,500 - 1
Feltham - 3 £51,250 -
Security Testing
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 London region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 79 (35.11%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (32.89%) QA
2 74 (32.89%) CISSP
3 70 (31.11%) Information Security
4 68 (30.22%) Selenium
5 62 (27.56%) Finance
6 58 (25.78%) Java
7 57 (25.33%) Penetration Testing
8 54 (24.00%) CISM
9 41 (18.22%) CISA
10 38 (16.89%) Risk Management
10 38 (16.89%) BDD
11 37 (16.44%) HTTP
11 37 (16.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 36 (16.00%) Linux
13 35 (15.56%) Cybersecurity
14 34 (15.11%) Test Automation
14 34 (15.11%) WebDriver
14 34 (15.11%) Cucumber
15 33 (14.67%) Performance Testing
15 33 (14.67%) Load Testing
16 32 (14.22%) Continuous Integration
16 32 (14.22%) C#
17 31 (13.78%) Management Information System
17 31 (13.78%) SIEM
18 28 (12.44%) JMeter
18 28 (12.44%) SQL
18 28 (12.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 27 (12.00%) TDD
19 27 (12.00%) JavaScript

Security Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 9 (4.00%) JBoss
1 9 (4.00%) WebLogic
1 9 (4.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (2.67%) Apache
2 6 (2.67%) CMS
2 6 (2.67%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (2.67%) Umbraco
3 4 (1.78%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.89%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.44%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (0.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (4.00%) Temenos T24
2 6 (2.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (1.78%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.78%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (4.44%) SaaS
4 5 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.89%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.89%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.89%) CloudFront
5 2 (0.89%) Heroku
5 2 (0.89%) IaaS
5 2 (0.89%) PaaS
5 2 (0.89%) Route 53
5 2 (0.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.44%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 37 (16.44%) HTTP
2 15 (6.67%) Firewall
3 12 (5.33%) TCP/IP
4 9 (4.00%) Network Security
5 5 (2.22%) BGP
5 5 (2.22%) MPLS
5 5 (2.22%) Wireless
6 4 (1.78%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (1.78%) iSCSI
6 4 (1.78%) SAN
6 4 (1.78%) VPLS
6 4 (1.78%) WAN
6 4 (1.78%) Wireless Security
7 3 (1.33%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.89%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.89%) PuTTY
8 2 (0.89%) SSL
9 1 (0.44%) Multicast
9 1 (0.44%) MVNO
9 1 (0.44%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.89%) Relational Database
2 6 (2.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.89%) Big Data
5 2 (0.89%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.44%) Endeca
6 1 (0.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 68 (30.22%) Selenium
2 34 (15.11%) Cucumber
2 34 (15.11%) WebDriver
3 28 (12.44%) JMeter
4 27 (12.00%) Jenkins
5 25 (11.11%) Git (software)
5 25 (11.11%) SoapUI
6 20 (8.89%) Burp Suite
7 17 (7.56%) Paros
8 16 (7.11%) Capybara
8 16 (7.11%) WATIR
9 15 (6.67%) Appium
9 15 (6.67%) JIRA
10 12 (5.33%) AppScan
10 12 (5.33%) TeamCity
11 11 (4.89%) Mercurial
11 11 (4.89%) Selenium IDE
12 9 (4.00%) Metasploit
13 8 (3.56%) Gerrit
13 8 (3.56%) SpecFlow
General
1 62 (27.56%) Finance
2 17 (7.56%) Banking
3 12 (5.33%) Legal
4 8 (3.56%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.67%) Electronics
5 6 (2.67%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.67%) Marketing
6 5 (2.22%) Publishing
7 4 (1.78%) Games
8 1 (0.44%) Back Office
8 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.44%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 61 (27.11%) Tester
2 48 (21.33%) Analyst
3 32 (14.22%) QA Tester
4 25 (11.11%) Risk Manager
5 22 (9.78%) QA Analyst
5 22 (9.78%) Security Manager
6 16 (7.11%) Architect
6 16 (7.11%) Security Architect
7 15 (6.67%) Penetration Tester
7 15 (6.67%) Test Engineer
8 12 (5.33%) Operational Security Manager
8 12 (5.33%) Operations Manager
8 12 (5.33%) Security Analyst
8 12 (5.33%) Security Operations Manager
9 11 (4.89%) Applications Architect
9 11 (4.89%) Quality Analyst
9 11 (4.89%) Senior Analyst
9 11 (4.89%) Test Analyst
9 11 (4.89%) Test Leader
10 10 (4.44%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (12.00%) XML
2 15 (6.67%) HTML
3 14 (6.22%) .NET
4 12 (5.33%) Web Services
5 10 (4.44%) REST
6 9 (4.00%) SOAP
7 6 (2.67%) CSS
8 4 (1.78%) Gherkin
8 4 (1.78%) Guice
8 4 (1.78%) JSON
8 4 (1.78%) RESTful
9 3 (1.33%) LAMP
9 3 (1.33%) WireMock
10 2 (0.89%) Backbone.js
10 2 (0.89%) Handlebars
10 2 (0.89%) jQuery
10 2 (0.89%) React
11 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 1 (0.44%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.78%) Management Information System
2 27 (12.00%) Fintech
3 20 (8.89%) Mobile Payment
4 17 (7.56%) Computer Science
5 13 (5.78%) User Experience
6 11 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (3.11%) Mobile App
8 6 (2.67%) BYOD
8 6 (2.67%) iPad
9 4 (1.78%) Clustering
9 4 (1.78%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.33%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.33%) Online Games
10 3 (1.33%) Security Operations Centre
11 2 (0.89%) CESG
11 2 (0.89%) CESG CLAS
11 2 (0.89%) Derivative
11 2 (0.89%) NHS
11 2 (0.89%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.89%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 36 (16.00%) Linux
2 19 (8.44%) Windows
3 12 (5.33%) Unix
4 7 (3.11%) Kali Linux
5 6 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.22%) Android
6 5 (2.22%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.78%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.44%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.44%) HPUX
8 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.44%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (35.11%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (31.11%) Information Security
3 57 (25.33%) Penetration Testing
4 38 (16.89%) BDD
4 38 (16.89%) Risk Management
5 37 (16.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 35 (15.56%) Cybersecurity
7 34 (15.11%) Test Automation
8 33 (14.67%) Load Testing
8 33 (14.67%) Performance Testing
9 32 (14.22%) Continuous Integration
10 31 (13.78%) SIEM
11 27 (12.00%) OWASP
11 27 (12.00%) TDD
12 26 (11.56%) Automated Testing
13 25 (11.11%) E-Commerce
14 23 (10.22%) API Testing
15 21 (9.33%) Manual Testing
16 20 (8.89%) Security Operations
17 19 (8.44%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 58 (25.78%) Java
2 32 (14.22%) C#
3 28 (12.44%) SQL
4 27 (12.00%) JavaScript
5 19 (8.44%) Ruby
6 10 (4.44%) Python
7 8 (3.56%) Bash Shell
8 7 (3.11%) C++
9 6 (2.67%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.78%) C
10 4 (1.78%) Perl
11 3 (1.33%) Groovy
12 2 (0.89%) PHP
12 2 (0.89%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 74 (32.89%) CISSP
2 54 (24.00%) CISM
3 41 (18.22%) CISA
4 24 (10.67%) Degree
5 23 (10.22%) CREST Certified
6 21 (9.33%) CEH
6 21 (9.33%) GIAC
7 19 (8.44%) CHECK Team Leader
8 18 (8.00%) OSCP
9 16 (7.11%) GPEN
9 16 (7.11%) ISEB
9 16 (7.11%) ISTQB
10 12 (5.33%) CRISC
11 9 (4.00%) CSSLP
12 8 (3.56%) CHECK Team Member
12 8 (3.56%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (3.56%) Security Cleared
13 7 (3.11%) CLAS
13 7 (3.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 7 (3.11%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (32.89%) QA
2 28 (12.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (3.56%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.78%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.33%) Web Application Security Consortium
6 2 (0.89%) BS7799
6 2 (0.89%) RMADS
6 2 (0.89%) SDET
7 1 (0.44%) ISO27005
7 1 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (2.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.78%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (1.78%) vSphere
3 2 (0.89%) NFS
3 2 (0.89%) Samba
3 2 (0.89%) Squid
4 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (4.44%) HP Fortify
1 10 (4.44%) Nagios
2 9 (4.00%) WebInspect
3 8 (3.56%) Nessus
4 5 (2.22%) CSIRT
4 5 (2.22%) Puppet
5 4 (1.78%) Kibana
5 4 (1.78%) SCCM
5 4 (1.78%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.89%) Nmap
7 1 (0.44%) Ansible
7 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.44%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 17 (7.56%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.44%) HP
2 10 (4.44%) Oracle
2 10 (4.44%) SAP
3 9 (4.00%) Splunk
4 8 (3.56%) IBM
5 6 (2.67%) Sitecore
6 5 (2.22%) VMware
7 4 (1.78%) ATG
7 4 (1.78%) Demandware
7 4 (1.78%) hybris
7 4 (1.78%) NetApp
7 4 (1.78%) New Relic
7 4 (1.78%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.89%) AppDynamics
8 2 (0.89%) Cisco
8 2 (0.89%) Google
8 2 (0.89%) Veracode
9 1 (0.44%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.44%) Juniper
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000 + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Aviva
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Sainsburys
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £130k + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Croydon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago