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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 165 175 177
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 23 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.60% 0.027% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.032% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 6
Average salary £58,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.45% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £55,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,600 £55,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £57,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year
-18.26% +22.34%
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
3141 3137 3054
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 82.14% 83.25% 79.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2655 2672 2602
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 5 March 2015.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in Manchester

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 22 (62.86%) Information Assurance
2 20 (57.14%) Software Testing
3 14 (40.00%) Banking
3 14 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 14 (40.00%) Finance
3 14 (40.00%) FATCA
4 12 (34.29%) ISEB
5 11 (31.43%) Penetration Testing
6 9 (25.71%) Network Security
7 7 (20.00%) Information Security
7 7 (20.00%) Windows
7 7 (20.00%) Linux
8 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 5 (14.29%) Coaching
9 4 (11.43%) Vulnerability Management
9 4 (11.43%) ITIL
9 4 (11.43%) Firewall
9 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
9 4 (11.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (8.57%) Legal
11 2 (5.71%) Risk Management
11 2 (5.71%) IBM
11 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
11 2 (5.71%) HP
11 2 (5.71%) OOP
11 2 (5.71%) Python
11 2 (5.71%) C++
11 2 (5.71%) MySQL
11 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
11 2 (5.71%) XML

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.71%) Network Security
2 4 (11.43%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) MySQL
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.71%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) AppScan
General
1 14 (40.00%) Finance
1 14 (40.00%) Banking
2 3 (8.57%) Legal
3 2 (5.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Consultant
2 6 (17.14%) Testing Consultant
3 5 (14.29%) Test Leader
3 5 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 5 (14.29%) Technical Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Support Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Security Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Test Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Sales Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Technical Support Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Technical Account Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Account Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Technical Support
4 4 (11.43%) Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Penetration Test Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Security Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Information Security Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) IT Security Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) XML
1 2 (5.71%) JSON
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Windows
1 7 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (62.86%) Information Assurance
2 20 (57.14%) Software Testing
3 11 (31.43%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (20.00%) Information Security
5 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 5 (14.29%) Coaching
6 4 (11.43%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (11.43%) ITIL
6 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.71%) Risk Management
7 2 (5.71%) OOP
7 2 (5.71%) IT Governance
7 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.86%) Computer Forensics
8 1 (2.86%) Security Architecture
8 1 (2.86%) Resource Management
8 1 (2.86%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.86%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) C++
1 2 (5.71%) Python
2 1 (2.86%) Java
2 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 12 (34.29%) ISEB
3 2 (5.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (5.71%) Degree
4 1 (2.86%) OSCP
4 1 (2.86%) OSCE
4 1 (2.86%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (40.00%) FATCA
2 4 (11.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Nessus
1 2 (5.71%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) IBM
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
1 2 (5.71%) HP
1 2 (5.71%) Rapid7
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