The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank - 60 -
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry - 0.17% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.24% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £45,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £45,000 £51,550
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -12.70%
Security Testing
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
453 420 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 76.01% 69.77% 80.58%
Number of salaries quoted 382 317 296
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Security Testing
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

Security Testing Salary Trend in Coventry

Security Testing
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) CEH
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) CISMP
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Security Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) CEH
1 2 (100.00%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS