The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank - 64 69
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.19% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
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 North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
649 515 477
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 82.78% 81.88% 73.72%
Number of salaries quoted 547 455 411
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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 the North East

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

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Security Testing
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Security Testing Salary Trend in the North East

Security Testing
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) SSCP
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) CESG
1 2 (100.00%) CESG CLAS
1 2 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (100.00%) CEH
1 2 (100.00%) IT Governance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) ISMS
1 2 (100.00%) RMADS
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 2 (100.00%) Security Architecture

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) CLAS Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) CESG
1 2 (100.00%) CESG CLAS
1 2 (100.00%) RMADS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (100.00%) IT Governance
1 2 (100.00%) ISMS
1 2 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 2 (100.00%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) SSCP
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
1 2 (100.00%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS