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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank - 123 -
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 0 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.22% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.25% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Average salary - £62,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -18.18%
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
1070 1624 1332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.33% 88.12% 83.25%
Number of salaries quoted 939 1326 992
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £55,000 £61,215
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 26 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
1 4 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (75.00%) Security Management
2 3 (75.00%) Life Science
2 3 (75.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (75.00%) Data Privacy
2 3 (75.00%) SDLC
2 3 (75.00%) Security Operations
2 3 (75.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (75.00%) Legal
2 3 (75.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (75.00%) Publishing
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) SIEM

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

General
1 3 (75.00%) Legal
1 3 (75.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (75.00%) Publishing
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Information Manager
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security Manager
1 3 (75.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Information Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (75.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) Data Privacy
2 3 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (75.00%) SDLC
2 3 (75.00%) Security Management
2 3 (75.00%) Security Operations
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (75.00%) Supplier Management
2 3 (75.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) SIEM
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft