The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,600
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -11.06%
Security Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
108 184 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 84.38% 70.50% 61.11%
Number of salaries quoted 56 140 79
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £37,500 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Security Testing
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the Midlands region.

Security Testing Salary Trend in the Midlands

Security Testing
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) GCIH
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) GWAPT
1 1 (100.00%) GPEN
1 1 (100.00%) OSCP
1 1 (100.00%) OSCE

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Penetration Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) GCIH
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) GWAPT
1 1 (100.00%) GPEN
1 1 (100.00%) OSCP
1 1 (100.00%) OSCE