The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 113 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.17% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £62,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +10.52%
Security Testing
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1490 1298 1810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 84.04% 80.97% 84.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1262 984 1522
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Security Testing
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Security Testing Salary Trend in Cheshire

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Security Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Security Testing.

1 11 (100.00%) ITIL
2 9 (81.82%) ITIL Certification
2 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 9 (81.82%) Legal
2 9 (81.82%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (81.82%) Supplier Management
2 9 (81.82%) Resource Management
2 9 (81.82%) Degree
2 9 (81.82%) Portfolio Management
3 8 (72.73%) Project Planning
3 8 (72.73%) Programme Management
3 8 (72.73%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) CESG
4 2 (18.18%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
4 2 (18.18%) CEH
4 2 (18.18%) IT Governance
4 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (18.18%) ISMS
4 2 (18.18%) RMADS
4 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
4 2 (18.18%) Information Assurance
4 2 (18.18%) Security Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) CISM
4 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
4 2 (18.18%) Information Security
4 2 (18.18%) SSCP
4 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 2 (18.18%) MS Excel

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Security Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Security Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
1 2 (18.18%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
General
1 9 (81.82%) Finance
1 9 (81.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Programme Manager
2 3 (27.27%) IT Programme Manager
3 2 (18.18%) CLAS Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) CESG
1 2 (18.18%) CESG CLAS
1 2 (18.18%) RMADS
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) ITIL
2 9 (81.82%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (81.82%) Resource Management
2 9 (81.82%) Supplier Management
2 9 (81.82%) Portfolio Management
3 8 (72.73%) Project Planning
3 8 (72.73%) Programme Management
3 8 (72.73%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
4 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
4 2 (18.18%) Information Security
4 2 (18.18%) IT Governance
4 2 (18.18%) ISMS
4 2 (18.18%) Information Assurance
4 2 (18.18%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) ITIL Certification
1 9 (81.82%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (18.18%) CISSP
2 2 (18.18%) SSCP
2 2 (18.18%) CISM
2 2 (18.18%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft