The median annual salary for a Security Tester was - in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Tester
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank - 111 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Tester 0 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire - 0.35% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.36% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -37.50% +4.34%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Oxfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1354 1383 1338
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 96.78% 97.19% 97.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1160 1200 1093
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.40% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Security Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire that featured Security Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Security Tester in Oxfordshire

Security Tester
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for Security Tester in Oxfordshire

Security Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Security Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Oxfordshire region featuring Security Tester in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) C
1 8 (100.00%) C++
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Nessus
1 8 (100.00%) Nmap
1 8 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (87.50%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Telecoms
2 7 (87.50%) Python
3 5 (62.50%) Perl
3 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
3 5 (62.50%) Metasploit
4 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (50.00%) Qualys
4 4 (50.00%) Source Code Analysis
4 4 (50.00%) DV Cleared
4 4 (50.00%) OpenVAS
4 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 4 (50.00%) VxWorks
4 4 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (37.50%) Broadband
5 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
5 3 (37.50%) Security Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Static Code Analysis
5 3 (37.50%) LTE
5 3 (37.50%) Open Source
6 2 (25.00%) OSCP

Security Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Broadband
1 3 (37.50%) LTE
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Metasploit
General
1 7 (87.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
2 1 (12.50%) Automotive
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (87.50%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 4 (50.00%) Source Code Analysis
3 4 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (37.50%) Open Source
4 3 (37.50%) Security Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Static Code Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) OWASP
6 1 (12.50%) Information Security
6 1 (12.50%) Logistics
6 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 1 (12.50%) Social Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C
1 8 (100.00%) C++
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) Python
3 5 (62.50%) Perl
4 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (12.50%) Ruby
5 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) CEH
3 2 (25.00%) OSCP
4 1 (12.50%) CREST Certified
4 1 (12.50%) Cyber Scheme
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) GIAC
4 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 8 (100.00%) Nessus
1 8 (100.00%) Nmap
2 4 (50.00%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Qualys
2 1 (12.50%) Coverity