The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for OWASP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OWASP over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
England / South East
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 339 393 444
Rank change year-on-year +54 +51  
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 50 65 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.34% 0.34% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.39% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 38 55 19
Median salary £53,750 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% -16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £92,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -9.52%  

OWASP 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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 12834 16793 17945
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 86.09% 87.12% 85.82%
Number of salaries quoted 10540 14147 14276
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

OWASP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing OWASP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for OWASP in the South East

OWASP
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OWASP in the South East.

Salary trend for OWASP in the South East

OWASP
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OWASP in the South East over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for OWASP in the South East

OWASP
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 OWASP within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 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
Berkshire +49 20 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Hampshire +36 15 £60,000 +9.09%
Kent +15 7 £60,000 +14.28%
Surrey +35 5 £50,000 +25.00%
Oxfordshire +3 5 £55,000 -
East Sussex - 5 £60,000 -
West Sussex -2 3 £50,000 -
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing OWASP 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 South East region with a requirement for OWASP.

1 40 (39.60%) SQL
2 36 (35.64%) Java
3 35 (34.65%) Windows
4 34 (33.66%) Firewall
5 33 (32.67%) Linux
5 33 (32.67%) Penetration Testing
6 32 (31.68%) Python
7 29 (28.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 28 (27.72%) JavaScript
9 27 (26.73%) VMware
9 27 (26.73%) HTML
9 27 (26.73%) CISSP
10 26 (25.74%) Information Security
11 23 (22.77%) Security+ Certification
11 23 (22.77%) MySQL
11 23 (22.77%) CompTIA Security+
12 21 (20.79%) Finance
12 21 (20.79%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (20.79%) Web Development
13 20 (19.80%) Bash Shell
14 19 (18.81%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (18.81%) Unit Testing
14 19 (18.81%) Ruby
14 19 (18.81%) Telecoms
14 19 (18.81%) MVC
14 19 (18.81%) Web Services
15 18 (17.82%) CISM
15 18 (17.82%) PowerShell
15 18 (17.82%) User Experience
15 18 (17.82%) SDLC

OWASP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 13 (12.87%) OpenStack
2 10 (9.90%) IIS
3 9 (8.91%) Apache Solr
4 8 (7.92%) Apache
4 8 (7.92%) IBM Notes
4 8 (7.92%) Tomcat
4 8 (7.92%) WebLogic
4 8 (7.92%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.97%) CMS
6 2 (1.98%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.99%) Confluence
7 1 (0.99%) Sitefinity
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.86%) Office 365
2 13 (12.87%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (12.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (33.66%) Firewall
2 14 (13.86%) HTTP
3 13 (12.87%) SSL
3 13 (12.87%) TCP/IP
4 11 (10.89%) Intrusion Detection
5 10 (9.90%) DNS
5 10 (9.90%) LAN
5 10 (9.90%) WAN
6 9 (8.91%) SSH
7 2 (1.98%) Internet
7 2 (1.98%) Intranet
7 2 (1.98%) Network Security
7 2 (1.98%) VPN
7 2 (1.98%) Wireless
8 1 (0.99%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.99%) IPsec
8 1 (0.99%) SMTP
8 1 (0.99%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (22.77%) MySQL
2 17 (16.83%) NoSQL
3 15 (14.85%) SQL Server
4 13 (12.87%) MongoDB
5 12 (11.88%) MariaDB
6 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.99%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (12.87%) JIRA
2 9 (8.91%) Maven
3 5 (4.95%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.95%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.96%) Gatling
4 4 (3.96%) JMeter
5 3 (2.97%) Metasploit
6 2 (1.98%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.98%) ReSharper
6 2 (1.98%) Subversion
6 2 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.99%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.99%) Grunt
7 1 (0.99%) gulp
7 1 (0.99%) JUnit
7 1 (0.99%) NuGet
General
1 21 (20.79%) Finance
2 19 (18.81%) Telecoms
3 9 (8.91%) Banking
4 8 (7.92%) French Language
4 8 (7.92%) German Language
4 8 (7.92%) Portuguese Language
4 8 (7.92%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.98%) Legal
6 1 (0.99%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.99%) Automotive
6 1 (0.99%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (27.72%) Developer
2 13 (12.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (12.87%) Security Engineer
3 12 (11.88%) Tester
4 11 (10.89%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (9.90%) Java Developer
6 9 (8.91%) Software Engineer
7 8 (7.92%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 8 (7.92%) Penetration Tester
7 8 (7.92%) Security Support Engineer
7 8 (7.92%) Support Engineer
7 8 (7.92%) Technical Engineer
7 8 (7.92%) Technical Support
7 8 (7.92%) Technical Support Engineer
8 7 (6.93%) Consultant
8 7 (6.93%) Security Consultant
9 6 (5.94%) Security Tester
9 6 (5.94%) Senior Tester
9 6 (5.94%) Web Developer
10 5 (4.95%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (26.73%) HTML
2 19 (18.81%) Web Services
3 17 (16.83%) .NET
4 14 (13.86%) HTML5
5 10 (9.90%) ASP.NET
5 10 (9.90%) CSS
5 10 (9.90%) jQuery
5 10 (9.90%) Spring
6 9 (8.91%) Drools
6 9 (8.91%) EJB
6 9 (8.91%) Hibernate
6 9 (8.91%) J2EE
6 9 (8.91%) JMS
6 9 (8.91%) JSTL
6 9 (8.91%) Lucene
6 9 (8.91%) Struts
7 8 (7.92%) AngularJS
7 8 (7.92%) Regular Expression
8 6 (5.94%) Ajax
9 5 (4.95%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.82%) User Experience
2 17 (16.83%) PKI
3 11 (10.89%) Computer Science
4 9 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (7.92%) Embedded Systems
6 6 (5.94%) Cyberthreat
7 5 (4.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (4.95%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.98%) W3C
9 1 (0.99%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.99%) iPad
9 1 (0.99%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.99%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.99%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 35 (34.65%) Windows
2 33 (32.67%) Linux
3 12 (11.88%) Unix
4 8 (7.92%) Mac OS
4 8 (7.92%) Windows NT
4 8 (7.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (7.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.95%) Kali Linux
6 4 (3.96%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.99%) KNOPPIX
7 1 (0.99%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (32.67%) Penetration Testing
2 29 (28.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 26 (25.74%) Information Security
4 21 (20.79%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (20.79%) Web Development
5 19 (18.81%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (18.81%) MVC
5 19 (18.81%) Unit Testing
6 18 (17.82%) SDLC
7 17 (16.83%) Ethical Hacking
8 16 (15.84%) TDD
9 15 (14.85%) Project Management
9 15 (14.85%) Scrum
9 15 (14.85%) Security Testing
9 15 (14.85%) Vulnerability Management
10 14 (13.86%) Continuous Delivery
10 14 (13.86%) Cybersecurity
10 14 (13.86%) IT Audit
10 14 (13.86%) Network Design
11 13 (12.87%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 40 (39.60%) SQL
2 36 (35.64%) Java
3 32 (31.68%) Python
4 28 (27.72%) JavaScript
5 20 (19.80%) Bash Shell
6 19 (18.81%) Ruby
7 18 (17.82%) PowerShell
8 14 (13.86%) VB
9 13 (12.87%) C#
9 13 (12.87%) Perl
10 10 (9.90%) PHP
11 9 (8.91%) C
11 9 (8.91%) C++
12 2 (1.98%) R
13 1 (0.99%) Scala
13 1 (0.99%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (26.73%) CISSP
2 23 (22.77%) CompTIA Security+
2 23 (22.77%) Security+ Certification
3 18 (17.82%) CISM
4 17 (16.83%) CEH
5 15 (14.85%) CISA
6 13 (12.87%) Security Cleared
7 10 (9.90%) MCSE
7 10 (9.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (8.91%) CCNA
8 9 (8.91%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (8.91%) OSCP
9 8 (7.92%) GIAC
10 6 (5.94%) GPEN
11 5 (4.95%) Degree
12 2 (1.98%) CREST Certified
12 2 (1.98%) DV Cleared
12 2 (1.98%) MCITP
13 1 (0.99%) GSEC
13 1 (0.99%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (15.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (13.86%) COBIT
3 3 (2.97%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.98%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (13.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 14 (13.86%) vSphere
2 10 (9.90%) Active Directory
3 8 (7.92%) Samba
4 1 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (13.86%) vMotion
2 11 (10.89%) Nessus
3 9 (8.91%) Nmap
4 8 (7.92%) OpenVAS
5 1 (0.99%) Core Impact
5 1 (0.99%) Nagios
5 1 (0.99%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (26.73%) VMware
2 15 (14.85%) Cisco
3 9 (8.91%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.91%) Qualys
3 9 (8.91%) Splunk
4 8 (7.92%) Coverity
4 8 (7.92%) Dell KACE
4 8 (7.92%) Lotus
4 8 (7.92%) Novell
4 8 (7.92%) Oracle
4 8 (7.92%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (3.96%) Blue Coat
5 4 (3.96%) F5
6 2 (1.98%) Citrix
6 2 (1.98%) Google
6 2 (1.98%) Mercator
6 2 (1.98%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.98%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.99%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.99%) Juniper
Berkshire
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago