The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Manchester region that had Security Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 11 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Tester
Rank - 173 197
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Tester 0 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.14% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.15% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 9
Median salary - £26,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -53.91%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Security Tester
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3629 3351 4110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.27% 95.52% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3185 2761 3524
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Security Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region that featured Security Tester in the job title.

Security Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Security Tester
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Security Tester Salary Trend in Manchester

Security Tester Skill Set
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, Security Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region featuring Security Tester in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) OSCP
1 2 (100.00%) OSCE
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) CREST Certified
2 1 (50.00%) Blog
2 1 (50.00%) Metasploit
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Burp Suite
2 1 (50.00%) Tigerscheme
2 1 (50.00%) CHECK Team Leader
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux

Security Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Burp Suite
1 1 (50.00%) Metasploit
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blog
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CREST Certified
1 2 (100.00%) OSCE
1 2 (100.00%) OSCP
2 1 (50.00%) CHECK Team Leader
2 1 (50.00%) Tigerscheme