The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 231 - 253
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 21 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.29% - 0.076%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% - 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 15 0 6
Average salary £62,500 - £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,815 - £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6063 5433 6355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 82.93% 81.00% 80.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5217 4517 5597
Average salary £40,000 £38,625 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.55% +3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 West

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

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Security Testing
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Security Testing Salary Trend in the North West

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Testing across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in the North West

Security Testing
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 11 £42,500 - 5
Cheshire - 7 £67,500 -
Lancashire - 3 £29,358 - 1
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 17 (45.95%) Finance
2 15 (40.54%) ITIL
3 13 (35.14%) Information Security
4 12 (32.43%) Windows
4 12 (32.43%) Linux
5 11 (29.73%) Resource Management
5 11 (29.73%) Network Security
6 10 (27.03%) Penetration Testing
6 10 (27.03%) Degree
7 9 (24.32%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (24.32%) Legal
7 9 (24.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (24.32%) Supplier Management
7 9 (24.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (24.32%) Portfolio Management
8 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
8 8 (21.62%) Project Management
8 8 (21.62%) Programme Management
8 8 (21.62%) Project Planning
9 7 (18.92%) Information Assurance
10 6 (16.22%) Java
10 6 (16.22%) Python
10 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
11 5 (13.51%) PHP
11 5 (13.51%) .NET
11 5 (13.51%) IIS
11 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET
11 5 (13.51%) Apache
11 5 (13.51%) Internet

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (13.51%) IIS
1 5 (13.51%) Apache
1 5 (13.51%) Drupal
2 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.41%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Project
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (29.73%) Network Security
2 5 (13.51%) Internet
3 4 (10.81%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) MySQL
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) AppScan
General
1 17 (45.95%) Finance
2 9 (24.32%) Legal
3 4 (10.81%) Banking
4 3 (8.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Consultant
2 7 (18.92%) Programme Manager
3 6 (16.22%) Developer
3 6 (16.22%) Testing Consultant
4 5 (13.51%) Web Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Security Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Penetration Test Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) IT Programme Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Information Security Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Security Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Principle Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Test Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Tester
7 2 (5.41%) CLAS Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) Test Leader
8 1 (2.70%) Security Tester
8 1 (2.70%) Information Assurance Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) .NET
1 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET
1 5 (13.51%) Django
2 1 (2.70%) Web Services
2 1 (2.70%) XML
2 1 (2.70%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) CESG
1 4 (10.81%) CESG CLAS
1 4 (10.81%) RMADS
2 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (32.43%) Windows
1 12 (32.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) ITIL
2 13 (35.14%) Information Security
3 11 (29.73%) Resource Management
4 10 (27.03%) Penetration Testing
5 9 (24.32%) Supplier Management
5 9 (24.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (24.32%) Portfolio Management
6 8 (21.62%) Project Planning
6 8 (21.62%) Project Management
6 8 (21.62%) Programme Management
7 7 (18.92%) Information Assurance
8 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (13.51%) Software Testing
9 5 (13.51%) MVC
9 5 (13.51%) Security Architecture
9 5 (13.51%) Mentoring
9 5 (13.51%) Content Management
10 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
10 4 (10.81%) Vulnerability Management
10 4 (10.81%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) Java
1 6 (16.22%) Python
2 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
2 5 (13.51%) PHP
3 1 (2.70%) SQL
3 1 (2.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) Degree
2 9 (24.32%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.11%) ISTQB
3 3 (8.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (5.41%) SSCP
4 2 (5.41%) CISM
4 2 (5.41%) CISSP
4 2 (5.41%) CEH
5 1 (2.70%) ISEB
5 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.70%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.70%) OSCP
5 1 (2.70%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (24.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.41%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.41%) FATCA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Nessus
1 2 (5.41%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) HP
2 2 (5.41%) Rapid7
2 2 (5.41%) IBM
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