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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 189 165 190
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +25
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 7 30 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.19% 0.77% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.85% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 5
Median salary £59,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+38.82% -
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £28,850 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £65,000 £46,400
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.09%
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
3384 3510 3550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 89.71% 89.95% 87.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2883 2901 2943
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £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 29 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheadle - 1 £50,000 -
Security Testing
North West

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 15 (68.18%) Information Security
2 9 (40.91%) C#
3 8 (36.36%) .NET
3 8 (36.36%) Ethical Hacking
3 8 (36.36%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (31.82%) SQL
4 7 (31.82%) VB.NET
4 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
4 7 (31.82%) HTTPS
4 7 (31.82%) Black-Box Testing
5 5 (22.73%) Legal
6 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (18.18%) Business Continuity
6 4 (18.18%) BCP
6 4 (18.18%) Information Security Management
6 4 (18.18%) Security Management
6 4 (18.18%) ISO27002
6 4 (18.18%) QA
6 4 (18.18%) ISMS
6 4 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (18.18%) Business Continuity Planning
7 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
7 3 (13.64%) Wireshark
7 3 (13.64%) Performance Testing
7 3 (13.64%) ISEB
7 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
8 2 (9.09%) JIRA
8 2 (9.09%) Mac OS X

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 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) HTTPS
2 3 (13.64%) Wireshark
3 2 (9.09%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (4.55%) JMeter
2 1 (4.55%) LoadRunner
2 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (22.73%) Legal
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Analyst
1 7 (31.82%) Security Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Tester
2 5 (22.73%) Web Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Application Security Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Information Manager
3 4 (18.18%) Information Security Manager
3 4 (18.18%) Security Manager
3 4 (18.18%) Web Applications Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Application Security Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Mac Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Security Tester
4 2 (9.09%) Web Applications Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Web Applications Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Web Applications Tester
4 2 (9.09%) Web Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Web Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) .NET
2 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.55%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) CESG
2 1 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (4.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Mac OS X
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Information Security
2 8 (36.36%) Ethical Hacking
2 8 (36.36%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (31.82%) Black-Box Testing
4 4 (18.18%) BCP
4 4 (18.18%) Business Continuity
4 4 (18.18%) Business Continuity Planning
4 4 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (18.18%) Information Security Management
4 4 (18.18%) ISMS
4 4 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (18.18%) Security Management
5 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
5 3 (13.64%) Performance Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
6 2 (9.09%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (9.09%) SDLC
7 1 (4.55%) Defect Management
7 1 (4.55%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) C#
2 7 (31.82%) SQL
2 7 (31.82%) VB.NET
3 1 (4.55%) C++
3 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) ISEB
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (18.18%) ISO27002
1 4 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Facebook
2 1 (4.55%) HP
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