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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 159 167 178
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +11
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 17 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.47% 0.40% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.48% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 6
Average salary £62,750 £43,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.25% -0.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £36,600 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £49,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-14.14% +10.00%
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
3121 3349 3271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 86.98% 83.50% 80.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2590 2707 2810
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,631 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 4 August 2015.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in Manchester

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 36 (90.00%) Information Assurance
2 30 (75.00%) Software Testing
3 14 (35.00%) ISTQB
3 14 (35.00%) Banking
3 14 (35.00%) FATCA
4 13 (32.50%) ISEB
5 10 (25.00%) Finance
6 7 (17.50%) Legal
6 7 (17.50%) Windows
6 7 (17.50%) Mentoring
7 6 (15.00%) Coaching
7 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (15.00%) Risk Management
7 6 (15.00%) Degree
7 6 (15.00%) IT Governance
8 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (12.50%) VMware
8 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
8 5 (12.50%) LAN
8 5 (12.50%) WAN
8 5 (12.50%) SLA
8 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (12.50%) ITIL
8 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (10.00%) MCP
9 4 (10.00%) MCSA
9 4 (10.00%) Citrix
9 4 (10.00%) VoIP
9 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) LAN
1 5 (12.50%) WAN
2 4 (10.00%) VoIP
3 1 (2.50%) Firewall
3 1 (2.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.50%) MySQL
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) AppScan
2 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.50%) Subversion
General
1 14 (35.00%) Banking
2 10 (25.00%) Finance
3 7 (17.50%) Legal
4 2 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Analyst
2 8 (20.00%) Security Manager
3 7 (17.50%) Test Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Test Manager
4 5 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Technical Manager
4 5 (12.50%) Test Leader
5 4 (10.00%) Help Desk Support Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Sales Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Technical Support Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Technical Account Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Support Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Help Desk Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) IT Security Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Account Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Technical Support
5 4 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
6 3 (7.50%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Help Desk Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) HTML
1 1 (2.50%) CSS
1 1 (2.50%) SOAP
1 1 (2.50%) XML
1 1 (2.50%) LAMP
1 1 (2.50%) JSON
1 1 (2.50%) jQuery
1 1 (2.50%) REST
1 1 (2.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) EPoS
3 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Windows
2 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (7.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (90.00%) Information Assurance
2 30 (75.00%) Software Testing
3 7 (17.50%) Mentoring
4 6 (15.00%) Coaching
4 6 (15.00%) IT Governance
4 6 (15.00%) Risk Management
5 5 (12.50%) ITIL
6 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.00%) Incident Management
7 3 (7.50%) Information Security
7 3 (7.50%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (2.50%) Resource Management
8 1 (2.50%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.50%) V-Model
8 1 (2.50%) TDD
8 1 (2.50%) Computer Forensics
8 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.50%) Scrum
8 1 (2.50%) OOP
8 1 (2.50%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) C#
1 2 (5.00%) Java
1 2 (5.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) Python
2 1 (2.50%) PHP
2 1 (2.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (35.00%) ISTQB
2 13 (32.50%) ISEB
3 6 (15.00%) Degree
4 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (10.00%) MCITP
4 4 (10.00%) MCP
4 4 (10.00%) MCSA
5 2 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.50%) CCNP
6 1 (2.50%) CCNA
6 1 (2.50%) CISSP
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (35.00%) FATCA
2 5 (12.50%) SLA
3 2 (5.00%) QA
4 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Nessus
1 2 (5.00%) Nmap
1 2 (5.00%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) VMware
3 4 (10.00%) Citrix
4 2 (5.00%) IBM
4 2 (5.00%) HP
4 2 (5.00%) Rapid7
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday