The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Testing
South East > Oxfordshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 123 113
Rank change year-on-year +21 -10  
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 16 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.19% 0.43% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 0.48% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 4
Oxfordshire median annual salary £35,000 £30,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% -52.00%  
10th Percentile £30,500 £27,500 £42,125
90th Percentile £45,000 £32,500 £66,250
South East median annual salary £44,500 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -22.60% +15.00%  

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1177 1455 1337
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 87.77% 88.34% 83.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4409 5794 4196
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  
10th Percentile £27,000 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £68,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.55%  

Security Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Testing in Oxfordshire

Security Testing
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for Security Testing in Oxfordshire

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Testing in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Testing in Oxfordshire

Security Testing
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 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
Oxford - 5 £45,000 - 1
Security Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 29 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 19 (79.17%) Computer Science
2 16 (66.67%) Network Security
2 16 (66.67%) Degree
2 16 (66.67%) Social Engineering
3 15 (62.50%) Information Security
4 14 (58.33%) Cyber Essentials
5 13 (54.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 13 (54.17%) CREST Certified
5 13 (54.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (54.17%) Driving Licence
5 13 (54.17%) OSCP
5 13 (54.17%) Tigerscheme
5 13 (54.17%) Cyber Scheme
5 13 (54.17%) CHECK Team Member
5 13 (54.17%) SaaS
5 13 (54.17%) Mobile App
5 13 (54.17%) Cybersecurity
5 13 (54.17%) Web Services
5 13 (54.17%) Nessus
5 13 (54.17%) CEH
5 13 (54.17%) SC Cleared
5 13 (54.17%) Security Cleared
5 13 (54.17%) OWASP
5 13 (54.17%) Metasploit
6 10 (41.67%) Life Science
7 9 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
8 8 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
8 8 (33.33%) CISSP
8 8 (33.33%) CLAS
9 7 (29.17%) Non-Functional Testing

Security Testing
Co-occurring 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 13 (54.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (66.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (54.17%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Consultant
1 14 (58.33%) Security Consultant
2 12 (50.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 8 (33.33%) Test Engineer
4 7 (29.17%) Software Test Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Tester
6 2 (8.33%) Junior
6 2 (8.33%) Junior Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Junior Security Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Penetration Tester
7 1 (4.17%) Database Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (54.17%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (79.17%) Computer Science
2 13 (54.17%) Driving Licence
2 13 (54.17%) Mobile App
3 10 (41.67%) Life Science
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Social Engineering
2 15 (62.50%) Information Security
3 13 (54.17%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (54.17%) OWASP
4 9 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
6 7 (29.17%) Non-Functional Testing
6 7 (29.17%) Test Automation
7 6 (25.00%) Analytics
7 6 (25.00%) Load Testing
7 6 (25.00%) Mathematics
7 6 (25.00%) Regression Testing
7 6 (25.00%) Software Testing
7 6 (25.00%) Test Scripting
8 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (4.17%) Manual Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (66.67%) Degree
2 13 (54.17%) CEH
2 13 (54.17%) CHECK Team Member
2 13 (54.17%) CREST Certified
2 13 (54.17%) Cyber Scheme
2 13 (54.17%) OSCP
2 13 (54.17%) SC Cleared
2 13 (54.17%) Security Cleared
2 13 (54.17%) Tigerscheme
3 8 (33.33%) CISSP
3 8 (33.33%) CLAS
4 4 (16.67%) DBS Check
5 1 (4.17%) ISEB
5 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (58.33%) Cyber Essentials
2 13 (54.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 13 (54.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 13 (54.17%) Nessus
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Training + Bonus
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