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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 242 211 246
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +35
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 18 31 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.29% 0.50% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.57% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 20
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £29,358
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £91,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+21.25% -11.11%
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
5505 5404 6509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 88.18% 87.77% 86.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4622 4442 5578
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,746 £28,000 £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 3 December 2016.

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 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +17 8 £60,000 +71.42% 1
Manchester -38 3 £30,000 -36.84% 2
Lancashire -1 2 £45,000 -
Merseyside -12 2 £30,000 +3.44% 3
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 17 (54.84%) Information Security
2 11 (35.48%) Security Management
3 10 (32.26%) Information Security Management
3 10 (32.26%) Business Continuity
4 9 (29.03%) Finance
5 7 (22.58%) .NET
5 7 (22.58%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (19.35%) Data Management
6 6 (19.35%) Ethical Hacking
6 6 (19.35%) Incident Management
6 6 (19.35%) Network Security
6 6 (19.35%) PCI DSS
6 6 (19.35%) Analytics
6 6 (19.35%) CISSP
6 6 (19.35%) C#
6 6 (19.35%) SQL
6 6 (19.35%) Law
6 6 (19.35%) Risk Management
6 6 (19.35%) CISM
6 6 (19.35%) Service Delivery
6 6 (19.35%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (19.35%) Identity Access Management
6 6 (19.35%) Security Operations
7 5 (16.13%) Internet
8 4 (12.90%) BCP
8 4 (12.90%) LoadRunner
8 4 (12.90%) HP
8 4 (12.90%) ISEB
8 4 (12.90%) Windows

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 1 (3.23%) CMS
1 1 (3.23%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) Network Security
2 5 (16.13%) Internet
3 3 (9.68%) HTTPS
4 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) JMeter
1 4 (12.90%) LoadRunner
1 4 (12.90%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.23%) Burp Suite
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 6 (19.35%) Law
3 4 (12.90%) Legal
4 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
5 2 (6.45%) Advertising
5 2 (6.45%) Retail
6 1 (3.23%) Banking
6 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Security Manager
2 9 (29.03%) Information Manager
2 9 (29.03%) Information Security Manager
3 7 (22.58%) Tester
4 6 (19.35%) Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) IT Manager
5 4 (12.90%) Security Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Information Security Specialist
6 3 (9.68%) Information Specialist
6 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Support
6 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Support Manager
6 3 (9.68%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (9.68%) IT Support
6 3 (9.68%) IT Support Manager
6 3 (9.68%) Security Specialist
6 3 (9.68%) Support Manager
6 3 (9.68%) Test Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Non-Functional Tester
7 2 (6.45%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) .NET
2 4 (12.90%) HTML
3 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.45%) CSS
4 2 (6.45%) HTML5
4 2 (6.45%) jQuery
5 1 (3.23%) Ajax
5 1 (3.23%) CSS3
5 1 (3.23%) LAMP
5 1 (3.23%) Laravel
5 1 (3.23%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (3.23%) CESG
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.23%) iPhone
2 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.23%) User Experience
2 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Information Security
2 11 (35.48%) Security Management
3 10 (32.26%) Business Continuity
3 10 (32.26%) Information Security Management
4 7 (22.58%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (19.35%) Analytics
5 6 (19.35%) Data Management
5 6 (19.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (19.35%) Ethical Hacking
5 6 (19.35%) Identity Access Management
5 6 (19.35%) Incident Management
5 6 (19.35%) Risk Management
5 6 (19.35%) Security Operations
5 6 (19.35%) Service Delivery
6 4 (12.90%) BCP
6 4 (12.90%) Business Continuity Planning
6 4 (12.90%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (12.90%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (12.90%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) C#
1 6 (19.35%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) Java
2 3 (9.68%) VB.NET
3 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) CISM
1 6 (19.35%) CISSP
2 4 (12.90%) ISEB
2 4 (12.90%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.23%) CREST Certified
4 1 (3.23%) OSCE
4 1 (3.23%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) PCI DSS
2 4 (12.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (12.90%) ISO27002
3 3 (9.68%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) HP
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) Apple
3 1 (3.23%) Zend
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
QVC
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
QVC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Knowsley, Liverpool, UK
QVC
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago