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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 185 167 182
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +15
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 10 22 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.27% 0.58% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.64% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 6
Median salary £59,000 £62,000 £41,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.83% +48.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,800 £29,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
3318 3413 3551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 89.72% 89.42% 86.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2800 2854 2841
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing Security Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 August 2016.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in Manchester

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT jobs citing Security Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 16 (69.57%) Information Security
2 10 (43.48%) C#
3 9 (39.13%) .NET
3 9 (39.13%) Ethical Hacking
3 9 (39.13%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (34.78%) SQL
4 8 (34.78%) VB.NET
4 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET
4 8 (34.78%) HTTPS
4 8 (34.78%) Black-Box Testing
5 6 (26.09%) Legal
6 5 (21.74%) QA
7 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (17.39%) ISMS
7 4 (17.39%) ISO27002
7 4 (17.39%) Business Continuity Planning
7 4 (17.39%) BCP
7 4 (17.39%) Information Security Management
7 4 (17.39%) Security Management
7 4 (17.39%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (17.39%) Business Continuity
7 4 (17.39%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
8 3 (13.04%) Wireshark
8 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
9 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
9 2 (8.70%) Performance Testing
9 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (8.70%) HP Quality Center

Security Testing
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:

Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) IaaS
2 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) HTTPS
2 3 (13.04%) Wireshark
3 2 (8.70%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) JMeter
2 1 (4.35%) LoadRunner
2 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (26.09%) Legal
2 1 (4.35%) Games
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Analyst
1 8 (34.78%) Security Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Application Security Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Tester
2 5 (21.74%) Web Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Information Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Information Security Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Security Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Web Applications Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Application Security Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Applications Tester
4 2 (8.70%) Graduate
4 2 (8.70%) Graduate Tester
4 2 (8.70%) QA Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Security Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Security Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Test Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Web Applications Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) .NET
2 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) CESG
2 1 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Mac OS X
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Information Security
2 9 (39.13%) Ethical Hacking
2 9 (39.13%) Penetration Testing
3 8 (34.78%) Black-Box Testing
4 4 (17.39%) BCP
4 4 (17.39%) Business Continuity
4 4 (17.39%) Business Continuity Planning
4 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (17.39%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (17.39%) Information Security Management
4 4 (17.39%) ISMS
4 4 (17.39%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (17.39%) Security Management
5 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
5 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
6 2 (8.70%) Performance Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Computer Forensics
7 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.35%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) C#
2 8 (34.78%) SQL
2 8 (34.78%) VB.NET
3 1 (4.35%) C++
3 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) ISEB
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) QA
2 4 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (17.39%) ISO27002
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Facebook
2 1 (4.35%) HP
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
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Salary: £50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
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