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 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 233 237 253
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +16
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 27 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.36% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.14% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 20 2 12
Average salary £62,500 £38,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.47% -15.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,358 £35,600 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £40,400 £50,000
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6266 5621 6111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.51% 80.62% 79.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5393 4701 5369
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,456 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £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 28 November 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 28 November 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 -8 12 £42,500 +3.65% 3
Cheshire 0 9 £67,500 +92.85%
Lancashire +4 5 £29,358 - 2
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 15 (34.88%) ITIL
1 15 (34.88%) Finance
2 13 (30.23%) Information Security
3 12 (27.91%) Windows
3 12 (27.91%) Linux
4 11 (25.58%) Network Security
5 10 (23.26%) Penetration Testing
5 10 (23.26%) Degree
5 10 (23.26%) Resource Management
6 9 (20.93%) Supplier Management
6 9 (20.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (20.93%) Portfolio Management
6 9 (20.93%) Legal
6 9 (20.93%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (20.93%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (18.60%) Project Management
7 8 (18.60%) Programme Management
7 8 (18.60%) Project Planning
8 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
9 6 (13.95%) Java
9 6 (13.95%) JavaScript
9 6 (13.95%) MVC
9 6 (13.95%) Software Testing
9 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (11.63%) Content Management
10 5 (11.63%) Security Architecture
10 5 (11.63%) Information Assurance
10 5 (11.63%) Drupal
10 5 (11.63%) Django
10 5 (11.63%) Internet

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (11.63%) IIS
1 5 (11.63%) Apache
1 5 (11.63%) Drupal
2 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.65%) MS Project Server
3 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Project
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.58%) Network Security
2 5 (11.63%) Internet
3 4 (9.30%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) AppScan
1 2 (4.65%) Selenium
1 2 (4.65%) TestComplete
1 2 (4.65%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (2.33%) Subversion
2 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.33%) Hudson
2 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (34.88%) Finance
2 9 (20.93%) Legal
3 2 (4.65%) Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Consultant
2 7 (16.28%) Programme Manager
3 6 (13.95%) Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Tester
3 6 (13.95%) Testing Consultant
4 5 (11.63%) Web Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Security Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Penetration Test Consultant
5 4 (9.30%) Security Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) Software Tester
6 3 (6.98%) Information Security Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) IT Programme Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Principle Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Business Development Executive
7 2 (4.65%) CLAS Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Security Tester
7 2 (4.65%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Manager
8 1 (2.33%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) .NET
1 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET
1 5 (11.63%) Django
2 4 (9.30%) Web Services
3 1 (2.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.33%) Spring
3 1 (2.33%) Spring MVC
3 1 (2.33%) CSS
3 1 (2.33%) JSP
3 1 (2.33%) SOAP
3 1 (2.33%) MyBatis
3 1 (2.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) CESG
1 4 (9.30%) CESG CLAS
1 4 (9.30%) RMADS
2 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.33%) User Experience
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.91%) Windows
1 12 (27.91%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.88%) ITIL
2 13 (30.23%) Information Security
3 10 (23.26%) Penetration Testing
3 10 (23.26%) Resource Management
4 9 (20.93%) Supplier Management
4 9 (20.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (20.93%) Portfolio Management
5 8 (18.60%) Programme Management
5 8 (18.60%) Project Management
5 8 (18.60%) Project Planning
6 6 (13.95%) Software Testing
6 6 (13.95%) MVC
6 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (11.63%) Information Assurance
7 5 (11.63%) Content Management
7 5 (11.63%) Security Architecture
8 4 (9.30%) ISMS
8 4 (9.30%) Risk Management
8 4 (9.30%) E-Commerce
8 4 (9.30%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.95%) Java
1 6 (13.95%) JavaScript
2 5 (11.63%) PHP
2 5 (11.63%) Python
3 4 (9.30%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) Degree
2 9 (20.93%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (6.98%) ISEB
3 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.65%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (4.65%) CISSP
4 2 (4.65%) CEH
4 2 (4.65%) SSCP
4 2 (4.65%) CISM
5 1 (2.33%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.33%) CIPD
5 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.33%) OSCP
5 1 (2.33%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (6.98%) QA
3 2 (4.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Nessus
1 2 (4.65%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) HP
2 2 (4.65%) Rapid7
2 2 (4.65%) IBM
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