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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 93 125 126
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +1
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 3 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.27% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.20% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 1
Median salary £42,500 £19,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+123.68% -45.71%
UK excluding London median salary £48,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+7.77% -5.26%
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
941 1537 1664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.24% 89.57% 86.40%
Number of salaries quoted 823 1259 1320
Median salary £39,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.46% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing Security Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Testing across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Security Testing
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Ellesmere Port - 1 - -
Warrington - 1 £30,000 -
Security Testing
North West

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Information Security
2 3 (42.86%) SDLC
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Security Management
3 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (28.57%) Wireless
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) CREST Certified
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (14.29%) Malware Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Social Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Server Hardening
4 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
4 1 (14.29%) OSCP
4 1 (14.29%) OSCE
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) Android
4 1 (14.29%) OWASP
4 1 (14.29%) Reverse Engineering

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Wireless
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Burp Suite
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Penetration Tester
3 2 (28.57%) Software Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Manager
4 1 (14.29%) IT Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
4 1 (14.29%) IT Security Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) IT Support
4 1 (14.29%) IT Support Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Security Penetration Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Security Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Android
3 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Information Security
2 3 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (42.86%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Security Management
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Forensics
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (14.29%) Network Design
4 1 (14.29%) OWASP
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CREST Certified
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) OSCE
2 1 (14.29%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft