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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Testing
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 543 518 525
Rank change year-on-year -25 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 69 126 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.19% 0.31% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.35% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 58 92 97
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% -7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £33,750 £49,650
10% offered a salary of more than £73,250 £87,500 £80,000
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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 33389 36265 39395
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 91.09% 90.54% 89.01%
Number of salaries quoted 113344 136165 134063
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £86,250 £87,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Security Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Security Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +11 13 £65,000 +13.04% 5
Uxbridge - 3 £70,000 -
Security Testing
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 65 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (37.65%) CISSP
3 54 (31.76%) Java
4 51 (30.00%) Information Security
5 50 (29.41%) Penetration Testing
5 50 (29.41%) QA
6 49 (28.82%) Test Automation
7 48 (28.24%) Selenium
8 43 (25.29%) CISM
9 34 (20.00%) Finance
10 33 (19.41%) CISA
10 33 (19.41%) Windows
11 30 (17.65%) Ruby
12 29 (17.06%) OSCP
12 29 (17.06%) CREST Certified
13 28 (16.47%) SQL
14 27 (15.88%) Continuous Delivery
14 27 (15.88%) SIEM
14 27 (15.88%) Cybersecurity
15 26 (15.29%) WebDriver
16 25 (14.71%) Performance Testing
16 25 (14.71%) Cucumber
16 25 (14.71%) OWASP
17 24 (14.12%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 24 (14.12%) .NET
18 23 (13.53%) Risk Management
18 23 (13.53%) Apple iOS
19 22 (12.94%) Degree
20 21 (12.35%) Load Testing
20 21 (12.35%) Network Security

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 7 (4.12%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (2.94%) Apache
3 2 (1.18%) IIS
3 2 (1.18%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.59%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 7 (4.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.18%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.18%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 2 (1.18%) Oracle FAH
2 2 (1.18%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (1.18%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (1.18%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 2 (1.18%) Oracle iProcurement
2 2 (1.18%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.18%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (1.18%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (0.59%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.59%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.59%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.59%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (7.65%) SaaS
4 4 (2.35%) BrowserStack
4 4 (2.35%) Datadog
5 2 (1.18%) Heroku
6 1 (0.59%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 1 (0.59%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 21 (12.35%) Network Security
2 15 (8.82%) Firewall
3 12 (7.06%) TCP/IP
4 8 (4.71%) HTTP
4 8 (4.71%) Internet
5 7 (4.12%) Wireless
6 5 (2.94%) BGP
6 5 (2.94%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (2.94%) MPLS
6 5 (2.94%) Wireless Security
7 4 (2.35%) iSCSI
7 4 (2.35%) SAN
7 4 (2.35%) VPLS
7 4 (2.35%) WAN
8 3 (1.76%) VoIP
8 3 (1.76%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.59%) 2G
9 1 (0.59%) 4G
9 1 (0.59%) LTE
9 1 (0.59%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.76%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.18%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.18%) Neo4j
4 2 (1.18%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.18%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (1.18%) Redis
4 2 (1.18%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.59%) Endeca
5 1 (0.59%) MySQL
5 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 48 (28.24%) Selenium
2 26 (15.29%) WebDriver
3 25 (14.71%) Cucumber
4 16 (9.41%) Jenkins
5 14 (8.24%) JMeter
6 12 (7.06%) Eclipse
6 12 (7.06%) JIRA
6 12 (7.06%) Xcode
7 11 (6.47%) Appium
8 9 (5.29%) Capybara
8 9 (5.29%) Git (software)
8 9 (5.29%) SoapUI
9 8 (4.71%) Paros
10 7 (4.12%) Gatling
10 7 (4.12%) Metasploit
11 6 (3.53%) Burp Suite
11 6 (3.53%) RSpec
11 6 (3.53%) SpecFlow
12 5 (2.94%) Mercurial
12 5 (2.94%) Selenium IDE
General
1 34 (20.00%) Finance
2 11 (6.47%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.29%) Marketing
4 7 (4.12%) Electronics
4 7 (4.12%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.53%) Legal
6 4 (2.35%) Banking
6 4 (2.35%) Games
6 4 (2.35%) Retail
7 3 (1.76%) Italian Language
8 2 (1.18%) Advertising
9 1 (0.59%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 54 (31.76%) Tester
2 38 (22.35%) Analyst
3 29 (17.06%) Penetration Tester
4 26 (15.29%) Risk Manager
5 21 (12.35%) QA Analyst
6 18 (10.59%) QA Tester
7 13 (7.65%) QA Engineer
7 13 (7.65%) Senior Analyst
7 13 (7.65%) Test Analyst
8 12 (7.06%) Ethical Hacker
9 11 (6.47%) QA Test Analyst
9 11 (6.47%) Security Manager
10 10 (5.88%) Security Analyst
10 10 (5.88%) Test Engineer
11 9 (5.29%) Consultant
11 9 (5.29%) Test Leader
12 8 (4.71%) Automation Tester
12 8 (4.71%) QA Automation Analyst
13 7 (4.12%) QA Test Engineer
13 7 (4.12%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (14.12%) .NET
2 19 (11.18%) XML
3 9 (5.29%) Gherkin
3 9 (5.29%) HTML
3 9 (5.29%) RESTful
4 7 (4.12%) REST
4 7 (4.12%) Web Services
5 6 (3.53%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (2.35%) ASP.NET
6 4 (2.35%) CSS
6 4 (2.35%) LAMP
6 4 (2.35%) SOAP
7 3 (1.76%) JSON
8 2 (1.18%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.18%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 2 (1.18%) CGI
8 2 (1.18%) WireMock
9 1 (0.59%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (0.59%) HTML5
9 1 (0.59%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.35%) Management Information System
2 20 (11.76%) Fintech
3 15 (8.82%) Computer Science
4 9 (5.29%) Mobile App
4 9 (5.29%) Mobile Payment
5 6 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.35%) Clustering
6 4 (2.35%) User Experience
6 4 (2.35%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.76%) BYOD
7 3 (1.76%) iPad
7 3 (1.76%) Online Games
7 3 (1.76%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (1.18%) AS400
8 2 (1.18%) Cyber Attack
8 2 (1.18%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (1.18%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.18%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.18%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 33 (19.41%) Windows
2 23 (13.53%) Apple iOS
3 21 (12.35%) Linux
4 17 (10.00%) Android
5 7 (4.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (4.12%) Unix
6 6 (3.53%) Kali Linux
7 4 (2.35%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.18%) FreeBSD
8 2 (1.18%) HPUX
9 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.59%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (30.00%) Information Security
3 50 (29.41%) Penetration Testing
4 49 (28.82%) Test Automation
5 27 (15.88%) Continuous Delivery
5 27 (15.88%) Cybersecurity
5 27 (15.88%) SIEM
6 25 (14.71%) OWASP
6 25 (14.71%) Performance Testing
7 24 (14.12%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 23 (13.53%) Risk Management
9 21 (12.35%) BDD
9 21 (12.35%) Load Testing
9 21 (12.35%) Security Architecture
10 20 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (11.76%) Ethical Hacking
10 20 (11.76%) Threat Management
11 19 (11.18%) E-Commerce
11 19 (11.18%) SABSA
12 18 (10.59%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (31.76%) Java
2 30 (17.65%) Ruby
3 28 (16.47%) SQL
4 21 (12.35%) Python
5 18 (10.59%) Perl
6 16 (9.41%) C#
7 15 (8.82%) C
8 14 (8.24%) JavaScript
9 5 (2.94%) C++
9 5 (2.94%) PHP
10 4 (2.35%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.76%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.18%) Groovy
13 1 (0.59%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.59%) XPath
Qualifications
1 64 (37.65%) CISSP
2 43 (25.29%) CISM
3 33 (19.41%) CISA
4 29 (17.06%) CREST Certified
4 29 (17.06%) OSCP
5 22 (12.94%) Degree
6 19 (11.18%) CEH
7 15 (8.82%) OSCE
8 14 (8.24%) GIAC
9 13 (7.65%) GPEN
10 9 (5.29%) CHECK Team Leader
11 8 (4.71%) Computer Science Degree
11 8 (4.71%) ISEB
11 8 (4.71%) ISTQB
11 8 (4.71%) SANS
12 7 (4.12%) Security Cleared
13 6 (3.53%) SC Cleared
14 4 (2.35%) CHECK Team Member
14 4 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
14 4 (2.35%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (29.41%) QA
2 17 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (6.47%) PCI DSS
4 5 (2.94%) GDPR
5 4 (2.35%) Data Quality
6 3 (1.76%) Web Application Security Consortium
7 2 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (1.18%) SAS 70
7 2 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (4.12%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.35%) Docker
2 4 (2.35%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (2.35%) vSphere
3 3 (1.76%) NFS
3 3 (1.76%) Samba
3 3 (1.76%) Squid
4 1 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (5.29%) Nagios
1 9 (5.29%) Nessus
2 4 (2.35%) HP Fortify
2 4 (2.35%) SCCM
3 3 (1.76%) Nmap
3 3 (1.76%) WebInspect
4 2 (1.18%) CSIRT
4 2 (1.18%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.59%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.59%) Kibana
Vendors
1 16 (9.41%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.71%) SAP
3 7 (4.12%) Oracle
4 6 (3.53%) IBM
5 5 (2.94%) VMware
6 4 (2.35%) NetApp
6 4 (2.35%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.35%) Splunk
7 3 (1.76%) Cisco
8 2 (1.18%) AppDynamics
8 2 (1.18%) Hyperion
8 2 (1.18%) Murex
8 2 (1.18%) New Relic
8 2 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.59%) ATG
9 1 (0.59%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.59%) McAfee
9 1 (0.59%) Palo Alto
9 1 (0.59%) Varonis
9 1 (0.59%) Veracode
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Salary: UKP 70000 per year
Posted: 9 hours ago
South East London
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Training + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £75000 - £150000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Salary: From £30,000 to £75,000 per annum
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Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + 15% Bonus
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London
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London
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Salary: £45000 - £49000 per annum + Benefits
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London
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Salary: £30k to £55k + bonus + benefits
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West London
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