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

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 174 173 174
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 13 15 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.36% 0.42% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.47% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 7
Median salary £59,000 £62,750 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.97% +44.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £53,500 £36,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £44,750 £50,500
% change year-on-year
+11.73% -11.38%
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
3195 3212 3366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 88.50% 89.57% 85.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2691 2651 2697
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median 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 £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 July 2016.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in Manchester

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 19 (65.52%) Information Security
2 12 (41.38%) Penetration Testing
3 10 (34.48%) C#
4 8 (27.59%) SQL
4 8 (27.59%) .NET
4 8 (27.59%) Risk Assessment
4 8 (27.59%) Security Management
4 8 (27.59%) Ethical Hacking
4 8 (27.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (24.14%) Black-Box Testing
5 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET
5 7 (24.14%) VB.NET
5 7 (24.14%) Windows
5 7 (24.14%) HTTPS
6 6 (20.69%) Legal
6 6 (20.69%) QA
7 5 (17.24%) Network Security
7 5 (17.24%) Reverse Engineering
7 5 (17.24%) Security Architecture
7 5 (17.24%) SDLC
7 5 (17.24%) Unix
8 4 (13.79%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
8 4 (13.79%) Web Services
8 4 (13.79%) BCP
8 4 (13.79%) Blackberry
8 4 (13.79%) Network Design
8 4 (13.79%) Banking
8 4 (13.79%) Information Security Management
8 4 (13.79%) Business Continuity

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 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) IaaS
2 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) HTTPS
2 5 (17.24%) Network Security
3 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
3 4 (13.79%) Wireless
4 3 (10.34%) Wireshark
5 1 (3.45%) Firewall
5 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) JIRA
2 1 (3.45%) JMeter
2 1 (3.45%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (20.69%) Legal
2 4 (13.79%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Games
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Tester
2 8 (27.59%) Analyst
3 7 (24.14%) Security Analyst
4 6 (20.69%) Applications Tester
4 6 (20.69%) Security Tester
5 5 (17.24%) Application Security Analyst
5 5 (17.24%) Web Analyst
6 4 (13.79%) Information Manager
6 4 (13.79%) Information Security Manager
6 4 (13.79%) Mobile Tester
6 4 (13.79%) Penetration Tester
6 4 (13.79%) Security Manager
6 4 (13.79%) Security Penetration Tester
6 4 (13.79%) Web Applications Analyst
7 3 (10.34%) QA Engineer
8 2 (6.90%) Applications Specialist
8 2 (6.90%) Security Engineer
8 2 (6.90%) Security Specialist
8 2 (6.90%) Test Analyst
8 2 (6.90%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) .NET
2 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET
3 4 (13.79%) Web Services
4 1 (3.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Blackberry
1 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
1 4 (13.79%) Virtual Team
2 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) CESG
3 1 (3.45%) EPoS
3 1 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.45%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Unix
3 4 (13.79%) Android
3 4 (13.79%) Apple iOS
4 2 (6.90%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) Information Security
2 12 (41.38%) Penetration Testing
3 8 (27.59%) Ethical Hacking
3 8 (27.59%) Risk Assessment
3 8 (27.59%) Security Management
4 7 (24.14%) Black-Box Testing
5 5 (17.24%) Reverse Engineering
5 5 (17.24%) SDLC
5 5 (17.24%) Security Architecture
6 4 (13.79%) Business Continuity
6 4 (13.79%) Business Continuity Planning
6 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (13.79%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (13.79%) Information Security Management
6 4 (13.79%) ISMS
6 4 (13.79%) Network Design
6 4 (13.79%) Server Hardening
6 4 (13.79%) Social Engineering
6 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
6 4 (13.79%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) C#
2 8 (27.59%) SQL
3 7 (24.14%) VB.NET
4 2 (6.90%) Java
5 1 (3.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) ISEB
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (27.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (20.69%) QA
3 4 (13.79%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 4 (13.79%) ISO27002
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Facebook
2 1 (3.45%) HP
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