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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 170 183 170
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -13
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 22 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.57% 0.25% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.29% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 6
Average salary £62,000 £41,750 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.50% -4.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £31,250 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £48,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +7.22%
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
3331 3408 3058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 86.59% 83.92% 79.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2789 2738 2630
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 2015.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in Manchester

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 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 27 (79.41%) Information Assurance
2 22 (64.71%) Software Testing
3 9 (26.47%) Windows
4 8 (23.53%) ITIL
4 8 (23.53%) SLA
5 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
6 6 (17.65%) WAN
6 6 (17.65%) LAN
6 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
6 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (17.65%) Finance
6 6 (17.65%) VMware
6 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (17.65%) Degree
6 6 (17.65%) ISTQB
6 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (14.71%) FATCA
7 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (14.71%) IT Governance
7 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (14.71%) Banking
7 5 (14.71%) MCITP
7 5 (14.71%) Incident Management
7 5 (14.71%) Legal
7 5 (14.71%) Risk Management
7 5 (14.71%) ISEB
7 5 (14.71%) Citrix
7 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (14.71%) ITIL Certification

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 5 (14.71%) MS Exchange
1 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.94%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) WAN
1 6 (17.65%) LAN
2 5 (14.71%) VoIP
3 2 (5.88%) Firewall
3 2 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.94%) DMVPN
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.94%) VLAN
4 1 (2.94%) Network Security
4 1 (2.94%) OSPF
4 1 (2.94%) BGP
4 1 (2.94%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) AppScan
2 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Legal
2 5 (14.71%) Banking
3 3 (8.82%) Retail
4 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Support Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Security Manager
3 5 (14.71%) Help Desk Support Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Help Desk Support
3 5 (14.71%) Test Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Help Desk Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Help Desk Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Network Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Junior
5 3 (8.82%) Test Manager
5 3 (8.82%) IT Support
5 3 (8.82%) IT Security Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) IT Security Architect
6 2 (5.88%) IT Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Junior Test Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) HTML
1 1 (2.94%) CSS
1 1 (2.94%) SOAP
1 1 (2.94%) Middleware
1 1 (2.94%) LAMP
1 1 (2.94%) jQuery
1 1 (2.94%) REST
1 1 (2.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) EPoS
3 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) Windows
2 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (14.71%) Linux
4 1 (2.94%) Android
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Phone
4 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (79.41%) Information Assurance
2 22 (64.71%) Software Testing
3 8 (23.53%) ITIL
4 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (14.71%) Risk Management
5 5 (14.71%) Incident Management
5 5 (14.71%) IT Governance
6 4 (11.76%) Information Security
6 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
6 4 (11.76%) Coaching
7 3 (8.82%) Change Management
8 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (5.88%) V-Model
8 2 (5.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (5.88%) Business Continuity
8 2 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (5.88%) Open Source
8 2 (5.88%) Waterfall
8 2 (5.88%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) C#
2 2 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (2.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) ISTQB
1 6 (17.65%) Degree
2 5 (14.71%) MCP
2 5 (14.71%) MCSA
2 5 (14.71%) ISEB
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (14.71%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (14.71%) MCITP
3 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (8.82%) CCNP
3 3 (8.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (5.88%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (23.53%) SLA
2 5 (14.71%) FATCA
3 3 (8.82%) PCI DSS
4 2 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Nessus
1 2 (5.88%) Nmap
1 2 (5.88%) WebInspect
2 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.94%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.65%) VMware
3 5 (14.71%) Citrix
4 4 (11.76%) HP
5 3 (8.82%) IBM
6 2 (5.88%) Cisco
6 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.88%) Rapid7
7 1 (2.94%) ProCurve
7 1 (2.94%) Dell
7 1 (2.94%) Oracle
7 1 (2.94%) SAP
Manchester, Lancashire
IBM
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive basic salary, bonus and benefits
Posted: 23 days ago