The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 145 184 -
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 26 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.81% 0.23% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 0.27% -
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 0
Average salary £95,000 £59,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.01% -
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -18.18%
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 Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2864 3348 3210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 89.14% 84.65% 84.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2324 2863 2783
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Security Testing
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Security Testing Salary Trend in Manchester

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Testing across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in Manchester

Security Testing
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 2 £35,000 -
Security Testing
North West

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 23 (46.94%) Information Assurance
2 22 (44.90%) Windows
3 18 (36.73%) Software Testing
4 17 (34.69%) Management Information System
4 17 (34.69%) Information Security
5 15 (30.61%) Risk Assessment
5 15 (30.61%) Banking
6 14 (28.57%) Web Services
6 14 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 13 (26.53%) Unix
7 13 (26.53%) Security Architecture
7 13 (26.53%) Apple iOS
7 13 (26.53%) Network Security
7 13 (26.53%) Android
8 12 (24.49%) Time Management
8 12 (24.49%) Penetration Testing
8 12 (24.49%) Degree
9 11 (22.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (22.45%) Network Design
9 11 (22.45%) Wireless
9 11 (22.45%) Security Management
9 11 (22.45%) Blackberry
9 11 (22.45%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 11 (22.45%) TCP/IP
9 11 (22.45%) Reverse Engineering
9 11 (22.45%) Social Engineering
9 11 (22.45%) Server Hardening
9 11 (22.45%) SDLC
9 11 (22.45%) Compliance Audit

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.16%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (12.24%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.12%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (26.53%) Network Security
2 11 (22.45%) TCP/IP
2 11 (22.45%) Wireless
3 5 (10.20%) Internet
4 4 (8.16%) Intranet
5 2 (4.08%) DNS
5 2 (4.08%) Firewall
5 2 (4.08%) HTTPS
5 2 (4.08%) LAN
5 2 (4.08%) S/MIME
5 2 (4.08%) SMTP
5 2 (4.08%) VoIP
5 2 (4.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (8.16%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Fiddler
1 3 (6.12%) Firebug
1 3 (6.12%) Selenium
1 3 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.08%) Eclipse
2 2 (4.08%) JIRA
2 2 (4.08%) MSTest
2 2 (4.08%) Subversion
3 1 (2.04%) AppScan
3 1 (2.04%) Hudson
3 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.04%) Sahi
General
1 15 (30.61%) Banking
2 8 (16.33%) Retail
3 4 (8.16%) Corporate Banking
3 4 (8.16%) Finance
4 2 (4.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (24.49%) Analyst
1 12 (24.49%) Tester
2 11 (22.45%) Penetration Tester
3 10 (20.41%) Applications Tester
3 10 (20.41%) Mobile Tester
3 10 (20.41%) Security Penetration Tester
3 10 (20.41%) Security Tester
4 8 (16.33%) Test Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Applications Manager
5 5 (10.20%) Senior Manager
5 5 (10.20%) Senior Test Manager
5 5 (10.20%) Test Manager
6 4 (8.16%) Consultant
7 3 (6.12%) Security Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) Help Desk Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Help Desk Support
8 2 (4.08%) Help Desk Support Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) IT Support Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) QA Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.57%) Web Services
2 5 (10.20%) CSS
2 5 (10.20%) HTML
2 5 (10.20%) Middleware
3 3 (6.12%) JSON
3 3 (6.12%) XML
4 2 (4.08%) Hibernate
4 2 (4.08%) JSP
4 2 (4.08%) MyBatis
4 2 (4.08%) SOAP
4 2 (4.08%) Spring
4 2 (4.08%) Spring MVC
5 1 (2.04%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (34.69%) Management Information System
2 11 (22.45%) Blackberry
3 10 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (20.41%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (16.33%) EPoS
5 7 (14.29%) Computer Science
6 3 (6.12%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (6.12%) W3C
7 2 (4.08%) Clustering
7 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
8 1 (2.04%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 22 (44.90%) Windows
2 13 (26.53%) Android
2 13 (26.53%) Apple iOS
2 13 (26.53%) Unix
3 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.08%) Linux
5 2 (4.08%) Windows Phone
5 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.94%) Information Assurance
2 18 (36.73%) Software Testing
3 17 (34.69%) Information Security
4 15 (30.61%) Risk Assessment
5 13 (26.53%) Security Architecture
6 12 (24.49%) Penetration Testing
6 12 (24.49%) Time Management
7 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (22.45%) Compliance Audit
7 11 (22.45%) Network Design
7 11 (22.45%) Reverse Engineering
7 11 (22.45%) SDLC
7 11 (22.45%) Security Management
7 11 (22.45%) Server Hardening
7 11 (22.45%) Social Engineering
7 11 (22.45%) Software Audit
8 8 (16.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (16.33%) Defect Management
8 8 (16.33%) Integration Testing
8 8 (16.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
2 4 (8.16%) SQL
3 3 (6.12%) Java
4 1 (2.04%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (24.49%) Degree
2 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 5 (10.20%) ISEB
3 5 (10.20%) ISTQB
3 5 (10.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared
4 4 (8.16%) CEH
4 4 (8.16%) CISM
4 4 (8.16%) CISSP
4 4 (8.16%) GIAC
4 4 (8.16%) SANS
5 2 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (4.08%) MCITP
5 2 (4.08%) MCP
5 2 (4.08%) MCSA
5 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.04%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.45%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 11 (22.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (20.41%) QA
3 4 (8.16%) COBIT
3 4 (8.16%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.04%) Nessus
2 1 (2.04%) Nexpose
2 1 (2.04%) Nmap
2 1 (2.04%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 14 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.24%) HP
2 6 (12.24%) IBM
3 5 (10.20%) Oracle
3 5 (10.20%) SAP
4 2 (4.08%) Citrix
4 2 (4.08%) VMware
5 1 (2.04%) Rapid7
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