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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Testing
England / North West
Rank 237 207 235
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +28
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 15 26 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% 0.47% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.54% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 6
Median salary £60,000 £95,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-36.84% +72.72%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%

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
5313 4819 5853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 88.92% 87.30% 86.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4472 4005 5009
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Security Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 9 £60,000 - 1
Merseyside -10 2 £30,000 -36.84%
Manchester -42 2 £26,750 -71.84% 3
Lancashire - 2 £45,000 -
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT jobs citing Security Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 13 (54.17%) Information Security
2 12 (50.00%) Finance
3 9 (37.50%) Risk Management
3 9 (37.50%) CISM
3 9 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (37.50%) Security Management
3 9 (37.50%) CISSP
4 8 (33.33%) Information Security Management
4 8 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 8 (33.33%) Law
4 8 (33.33%) Business Continuity
4 8 (33.33%) Data Management
4 8 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 8 (33.33%) Network Security
4 8 (33.33%) PCI DSS
4 8 (33.33%) Analytics
4 8 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
4 8 (33.33%) Security Operations
5 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (20.83%) Ethical Hacking
6 5 (20.83%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (16.67%) SQL
8 3 (12.50%) .NET
8 3 (12.50%) HTML
8 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
8 3 (12.50%) CSS
8 3 (12.50%) Windows
8 3 (12.50%) Internet
8 3 (12.50%) ISEB
8 3 (12.50%) Scrum

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) CMS
1 2 (8.33%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) Network Security
2 3 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (4.17%) HTTPS
3 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) JMeter
1 2 (8.33%) LoadRunner
1 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.17%) Burp Suite
General
1 12 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (33.33%) Law
3 2 (8.33%) Advertising
3 2 (8.33%) Marketing
3 2 (8.33%) Retail
3 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Security Manager
2 7 (29.17%) Information Manager
2 7 (29.17%) Information Security Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Tester
4 3 (12.50%) Information Security Specialist
4 3 (12.50%) Information Specialist
4 3 (12.50%) IT Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Security Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Manager
5 2 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (8.33%) IT Support
5 2 (8.33%) IT Support Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Junior
5 2 (8.33%) Non-Functional Tester
5 2 (8.33%) PHP Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Security Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Support Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) .NET
1 3 (12.50%) CSS
1 3 (12.50%) HTML
1 3 (12.50%) HTML5
1 3 (12.50%) jQuery
2 2 (8.33%) Ajax
2 2 (8.33%) CSS3
2 2 (8.33%) LAMP
2 2 (8.33%) Laravel
2 2 (8.33%) Symfony
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (8.33%) iPhone
1 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
1 2 (8.33%) User Experience
2 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Information Security
2 9 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (37.50%) Risk Management
2 9 (37.50%) Security Management
3 8 (33.33%) Analytics
3 8 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 8 (33.33%) Data Management
3 8 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
3 8 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 8 (33.33%) Information Security Management
3 8 (33.33%) Security Operations
3 8 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (20.83%) Ethical Hacking
5 5 (20.83%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Line Management
6 3 (12.50%) Scrum
6 3 (12.50%) System Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Time Management
7 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.33%) Java
3 2 (8.33%) PHP
4 1 (4.17%) C#
4 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) CISM
1 9 (37.50%) CISSP
2 3 (12.50%) ISEB
3 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.17%) CREST Certified
4 1 (4.17%) OSCE
4 1 (4.17%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Apple
1 2 (8.33%) HP
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (8.33%) Zend
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Bonus, Pension and Holidays
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Posted: 12 days ago
Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Good employee benefits
Posted: 15 days ago