The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Coventry region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank - 60 48
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 0 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry - 1.75% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.58% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 1
Average salary - £51,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.50%
UK excluding London average salary £50,250 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -14.28%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
478 465 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 76.24% 67.69% 80.58%
Number of salaries quoted 405 354 269
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Security Testing
West Midlands

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 31 July 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 31 July 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