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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 207 227 232
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +5
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 20 20 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.36% 0.33% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.37% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 15
Median salary £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £45,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £53,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.63%
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
4772 5386 5843
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.92% 88.32% 85.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4043 4300 4701
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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
Manchester +8 13 £60,000 +33.33% 3
Cheshire +23 4 £52,500 - 1
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 31 (67.39%) Information Security
2 24 (52.17%) Penetration Testing
3 21 (45.65%) Windows
4 16 (34.78%) Network Security
5 15 (32.61%) Security Management
5 15 (32.61%) SDLC
6 14 (30.43%) Unix
6 14 (30.43%) Time Management
7 13 (28.26%) Management Information System
7 13 (28.26%) Reverse Engineering
7 13 (28.26%) Security Architecture
8 12 (26.09%) Apple iOS
8 12 (26.09%) Social Engineering
8 12 (26.09%) Server Hardening
8 12 (26.09%) Compliance Audit
8 12 (26.09%) Software Audit
8 12 (26.09%) Wireless
8 12 (26.09%) Blackberry
8 12 (26.09%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 12 (26.09%) TCP/IP
8 12 (26.09%) Web Services
8 12 (26.09%) Risk Assessment
8 12 (26.09%) Banking
8 12 (26.09%) Network Design
8 12 (26.09%) Android
8 12 (26.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 8 (17.39%) Information Assurance
9 8 (17.39%) C#
9 8 (17.39%) SQL
9 8 (17.39%) .NET

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 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) IaaS
2 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (34.78%) Network Security
2 12 (26.09%) TCP/IP
2 12 (26.09%) Wireless
3 7 (15.22%) HTTPS
4 6 (13.04%) Wireshark
5 2 (4.35%) DNS
5 2 (4.35%) S/MIME
5 2 (4.35%) SMTP
6 1 (2.17%) Firewall
6 1 (2.17%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) JIRA
2 2 (4.35%) Fiddler
2 2 (4.35%) Firebug
2 2 (4.35%) MSTest
2 2 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.17%) Selenium
General
1 12 (26.09%) Banking
2 7 (15.22%) Retail
3 4 (8.70%) Finance
4 3 (6.52%) Law
5 2 (4.35%) Legal
6 1 (2.17%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (2.17%) Games
6 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (36.96%) Tester
2 13 (28.26%) Applications Tester
2 13 (28.26%) Penetration Tester
2 13 (28.26%) Security Tester
3 11 (23.91%) Analyst
3 11 (23.91%) Mobile Tester
3 11 (23.91%) Security Penetration Tester
4 6 (13.04%) Security Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Security Specialist
5 5 (10.87%) Test Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Application Security Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Application Security Specialist
6 4 (8.70%) Applications Specialist
6 4 (8.70%) QA Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Web Applications Security Specialist
6 4 (8.70%) Web Applications Specialist
6 4 (8.70%) Web Specialist
7 3 (6.52%) Information Manager
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Security Specialist
7 3 (6.52%) Web Applications Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.09%) Web Services
2 8 (17.39%) .NET
2 8 (17.39%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.35%) CSS
3 2 (4.35%) HTML
3 2 (4.35%) JSON
3 2 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) Management Information System
2 12 (26.09%) Blackberry
3 5 (10.87%) EPoS
4 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.35%) Clustering
5 2 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.35%) W3C
6 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.17%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 21 (45.65%) Windows
2 14 (30.43%) Unix
3 12 (26.09%) Android
3 12 (26.09%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.35%) Linux
4 2 (4.35%) Mac OS X
4 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (67.39%) Information Security
2 24 (52.17%) Penetration Testing
3 15 (32.61%) SDLC
3 15 (32.61%) Security Management
4 14 (30.43%) Time Management
5 13 (28.26%) Reverse Engineering
5 13 (28.26%) Security Architecture
6 12 (26.09%) Compliance Audit
6 12 (26.09%) Network Design
6 12 (26.09%) Risk Assessment
6 12 (26.09%) Server Hardening
6 12 (26.09%) Social Engineering
6 12 (26.09%) Software Audit
7 8 (17.39%) Information Assurance
7 8 (17.39%) Software Testing
8 7 (15.22%) Test Scripting
9 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (13.04%) Ethical Hacking
9 6 (13.04%) Security Operations
10 5 (10.87%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.39%) C#
1 8 (17.39%) SQL
2 5 (10.87%) VB.NET
3 2 (4.35%) Java
3 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) CISM
1 5 (10.87%) CISSP
2 4 (8.70%) Degree
3 2 (4.35%) ISEB
3 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) CREST Certified
4 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (26.09%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 12 (26.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (10.87%) QA
3 2 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.17%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.17%) Facebook
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