Application Security Jobs in the South East

Application Security (AppSec)
England > South East

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Application Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Application Security over the 6 months to 26 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
26 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 338 324 408
Rank change year-on-year -14 +84 -128
Permanent jobs citing Application Security 56 74 86
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.32% 0.52% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.55% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 30 49 66
10th Percentile £41,000 - £27,750
25th Percentile £57,500 £27,750 £38,938
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £71,250 £55,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +29.55% -21.43% +16.67%
75th Percentile £95,000 £83,750 £82,500
90th Percentile £112,500 £111,250 £102,500
England median annual salary £75,000 £80,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% +7.69%

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East

Application Security 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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 14,434 13,394 19,197
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 83.67% 94.49% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 9,994 7,821 11,800
10th Percentile £27,750 £30,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £36,750 £41,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £85,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +9.09%

Application Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Application Security as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Application Security in the South East

Application Security
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Application Security in the South East.

Salary trend for Application Security in the South East

Application Security
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Application Security in the South East over the 6 months to 26 May 2024.

Salary histogram for Application Security in the South East

Application Security
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Application Security within the South East region over the 6 months to 26 May 2024. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Berkshire +37 34 £72,500 +26.09% 6
Thames Valley +29 34 £72,500 +26.09% 6
Hampshire -19 9 £62,271 -19.91% 5
West Sussex - 6 £95,000 -
Kent -28 4 £65,000 +128.07%
Surrey -25 1 - - 1
Application Security
England

Application Security
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Exchange
Cloud Services
1 19 (33.93%) Azure
2 14 (25.00%) AWS
3 5 (8.93%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (7.14%) PaaS
5 3 (5.36%) AWS CodePipeline
5 3 (5.36%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (5.36%) Azure App Service
5 3 (5.36%) Azure DevOps
5 3 (5.36%) GCP
5 3 (5.36%) IaaS
5 3 (5.36%) Serverless
6 2 (3.57%) SaaS
7 1 (1.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (1.79%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.79%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (1.79%) Microsoft 365
7 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Purview
7 1 (1.79%) Power Platform
7 1 (1.79%) SonarCloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (35.71%) Network Security
2 7 (12.50%) Firewall
3 5 (8.93%) Internet
3 5 (8.93%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (8.93%) VPN
4 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.79%) Wireless
5 1 (1.79%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) Relational Database
1 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.36%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (5.36%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (5.36%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.79%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Burp Suite
1 2 (3.57%) Cypress.io
1 2 (3.57%) Git
1 2 (3.57%) Selenium
1 2 (3.57%) SoapUI
1 2 (3.57%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.79%) MSI
2 1 (1.79%) Robot Framework
2 1 (1.79%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 14 (25.00%) Social Skills
2 11 (19.64%) Finance
3 10 (17.86%) Telecoms
4 4 (7.14%) Retail
5 1 (1.79%) Games
5 1 (1.79%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 1 (1.79%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 18 (32.14%) Senior
2 15 (26.79%) Architect
3 14 (25.00%) Security Architect
4 11 (19.64%) Security Researcher
5 8 (14.29%) Consultant
5 8 (14.29%) Security Assurance Manager
5 8 (14.29%) Security Manager
6 7 (12.50%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 7 (12.50%) Security Consultant
7 6 (10.71%) Cybersecurity Manager
7 6 (10.71%) Security Technical Architect
7 6 (10.71%) Technical Architect
8 4 (7.14%) Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Cybersecurity Architect
9 3 (5.36%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Security Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) Senior Consultant
9 3 (5.36%) Senior Cybersecurity Consultant
9 3 (5.36%) Senior Security Consultant
10 2 (3.57%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.71%) .NET
1 6 (10.71%) OAuth
1 6 (10.71%) OAuth2
1 6 (10.71%) React
2 5 (8.93%) Web Services
3 4 (7.14%) CSS
3 4 (7.14%) HTML
3 4 (7.14%) RESTful
4 3 (5.36%) .NET Framework
4 3 (5.36%) AngularJS
4 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET
4 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET Core
4 3 (5.36%) CSS3
4 3 (5.36%) Entity Framework
4 3 (5.36%) HTML5
4 3 (5.36%) Vue
5 2 (3.57%) Jest
6 1 (1.79%) Next.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Data Centre
1 9 (16.07%) Management Information System
1 9 (16.07%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (14.29%) Security Posture
3 5 (8.93%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (5.36%) Cloud Native
5 2 (3.57%) Product Ownership
6 1 (1.79%) Cloud Security Posture
6 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.79%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.93%) Kali Linux
2 3 (5.36%) Windows
2 3 (5.36%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (44.64%) Cybersecurity
2 24 (42.86%) OWASP
3 22 (39.29%) Penetration Testing
4 21 (37.50%) Vulnerability Management
5 20 (35.71%) Computer Science
6 16 (28.57%) Software Engineering
7 15 (26.79%) Security Management
8 14 (25.00%) Security Operations
9 13 (23.21%) Information Security
9 13 (23.21%) Risk Management
9 13 (23.21%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (19.64%) Secure Coding
10 11 (19.64%) Software Assurance
11 10 (17.86%) DevSecOps
11 10 (17.86%) Identity Access Management
11 10 (17.86%) SIEM
12 8 (14.29%) Content Development
12 8 (14.29%) Data Encryption
12 8 (14.29%) Purple Team
12 8 (14.29%) Red Team
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.29%) SQL
2 7 (12.50%) Python
3 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
3 6 (10.71%) PowerShell
4 5 (8.93%) C#
5 3 (5.36%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.79%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (37.50%) Degree
2 18 (32.14%) CISSP
3 11 (19.64%) CISM
4 8 (14.29%) GIAC
4 8 (14.29%) GPEN
5 7 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 7 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 6 (10.71%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (8.93%) AWS Certification
7 5 (8.93%) Azure Certification
8 3 (5.36%) CESG Certified Professional
8 3 (5.36%) DV Cleared
8 3 (5.36%) Master's Degree
8 3 (5.36%) PCI QSA
9 2 (3.57%) CCNA
9 2 (3.57%) CCNP
9 2 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (3.57%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (3.57%) GCIA
9 2 (3.57%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (32.14%) NIST
2 13 (23.21%) GDPR
3 12 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (16.07%) NIST 800
5 8 (14.29%) GRC
5 8 (14.29%) PCI DSS
6 5 (8.93%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 4 (7.14%) COBIT
7 4 (7.14%) NCSC
8 3 (5.36%) HIPAA
9 2 (3.57%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (3.57%) QA
10 1 (1.79%) ISO 22301
10 1 (1.79%) ISO 31000
10 1 (1.79%) SOC 2
System Software
1 6 (10.71%) Docker
2 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (12.50%) Nessus
2 6 (10.71%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 6 (10.71%) Kubernetes
3 5 (8.93%) Suricata
4 1 (1.79%) Ansible
4 1 (1.79%) Terraform
4 1 (1.79%) WMI
Vendors
1 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.50%) Juniper
3 6 (10.71%) Qualys
3 6 (10.71%) Splunk
4 5 (8.93%) Cisco
4 5 (8.93%) Palo Alto
5 1 (1.79%) VMware