The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Tester
Rank 163 170 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Tester 11 24 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.33% 0.61% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.63% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 24 0
Average salary £95,000 £57,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+65.21% -
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+17.39% +4.54%
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
3179 3807 3579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.19% 96.36% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2635 3267 3119
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Security Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Tester in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Tester across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Security Tester Salary Histogram in Manchester

Security Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Security Tester in their job title 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 with Security Tester in their job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 13 (86.67%) Network Security
3 11 (73.33%) Reverse Engineering
3 11 (73.33%) Information Security
4 9 (60.00%) Banking
4 9 (60.00%) Web Services
4 9 (60.00%) Unix
4 9 (60.00%) Windows
4 9 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 9 (60.00%) TCP/IP
4 9 (60.00%) Blackberry
4 9 (60.00%) Security Management
4 9 (60.00%) Management Information System
4 9 (60.00%) Wireless
4 9 (60.00%) Security Architecture
4 9 (60.00%) Time Management
4 9 (60.00%) Network Design
4 9 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (60.00%) Risk Assessment
4 9 (60.00%) Security Testing
4 9 (60.00%) Android
4 9 (60.00%) Apple iOS
4 9 (60.00%) Social Engineering
4 9 (60.00%) Server Hardening
4 9 (60.00%) SDLC
5 4 (26.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 4 (26.67%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (26.67%) Qualys
5 4 (26.67%) Nmap
5 4 (26.67%) Open Source

Security Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Security Tester in their job title 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 with Security Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 13 (86.67%) Network Security
2 9 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (60.00%) Wireless
General
1 9 (60.00%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Blackberry
1 9 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Android
1 9 (60.00%) Apple iOS
1 9 (60.00%) Unix
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 11 (73.33%) Information Security
2 11 (73.33%) Reverse Engineering
3 9 (60.00%) Network Design
3 9 (60.00%) Risk Assessment
3 9 (60.00%) SDLC
3 9 (60.00%) Security Architecture
3 9 (60.00%) Security Management
3 9 (60.00%) Security Testing
3 9 (60.00%) Server Hardening
3 9 (60.00%) Social Engineering
3 9 (60.00%) Time Management
4 4 (26.67%) Open Source
4 4 (26.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (26.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (13.33%) Network Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) Presales
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) CHECK Team Leader
1 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 9 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Nessus
1 4 (26.67%) Nmap
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Qualys
Manchester
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