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

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 229 229 250
Rank change year-on-year
0 +21
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 14 32 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.48% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.54% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 10
Median salary £59,000 £48,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.02% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £21,550 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £64,550 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £48,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.26%
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
5295 5920 6363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 87.99% 88.62% 85.93%
Number of salaries quoted 4414 4902 5032
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 27 August 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 August 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 -4 10 £59,000 -4.83% 5
Cheshire +23 3 £42,500 +123.68%
Lancashire - 1 £45,000 -
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 23 (67.65%) Information Security
2 15 (44.12%) Penetration Testing
3 13 (38.24%) C#
3 13 (38.24%) .NET
4 11 (32.35%) SQL
4 11 (32.35%) ASP.NET
5 9 (26.47%) Ethical Hacking
6 8 (23.53%) HTTPS
6 8 (23.53%) VB.NET
6 8 (23.53%) Black-Box Testing
7 6 (17.65%) Wireshark
7 6 (17.65%) Windows
7 6 (17.65%) Legal
7 6 (17.65%) Security Management
8 5 (14.71%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (14.71%) QA
8 5 (14.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (14.71%) Test Scripting
8 5 (14.71%) SDLC
9 4 (11.76%) Business Continuity Planning
9 4 (11.76%) ISO27002
9 4 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (11.76%) Business Continuity
9 4 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (11.76%) ISMS
9 4 (11.76%) Information Security Management
9 4 (11.76%) BCP
10 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce
10 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
10 3 (8.82%) Internet

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:

Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.94%) IaaS
2 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) HTTPS
2 6 (17.65%) Wireshark
3 3 (8.82%) Internet
4 2 (5.88%) Wireless
5 1 (2.94%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.94%) Network Security
5 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) JIRA
1 2 (5.88%) JMeter
1 2 (5.88%) LoadRunner
1 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.94%) Burp Suite
General
1 6 (17.65%) Legal
2 1 (2.94%) Games
2 1 (2.94%) Marketing
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Tester
2 8 (23.53%) Analyst
2 8 (23.53%) Security Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Application Security Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Security Specialist
3 5 (14.71%) Web Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Application Security Specialist
4 4 (11.76%) Applications Specialist
4 4 (11.76%) Information Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Information Security Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Security Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Web Applications Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Web Applications Security Specialist
4 4 (11.76%) Web Applications Specialist
4 4 (11.76%) Web Specialist
5 3 (8.82%) Penetration Tester
5 3 (8.82%) Security Tester
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Security Specialist
5 3 (8.82%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (38.24%) .NET
2 11 (32.35%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.88%) HTML
4 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
1 2 (5.88%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.94%) CESG
2 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) Mac OS X
2 2 (5.88%) Unix
3 1 (2.94%) Android
3 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (67.65%) Information Security
2 15 (44.12%) Penetration Testing
3 9 (26.47%) Ethical Hacking
4 8 (23.53%) Black-Box Testing
5 6 (17.65%) Security Management
6 5 (14.71%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (14.71%) SDLC
6 5 (14.71%) Test Scripting
7 4 (11.76%) BCP
7 4 (11.76%) Business Continuity
7 4 (11.76%) Business Continuity Planning
7 4 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (11.76%) Information Security Management
7 4 (11.76%) ISMS
8 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce
8 3 (8.82%) Functional Testing
8 3 (8.82%) Security Architecture
9 2 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (5.88%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (38.24%) C#
2 11 (32.35%) SQL
3 8 (23.53%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.94%) C++
4 1 (2.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) CREST Certified
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
1 2 (5.88%) ISEB
1 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
1 2 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.94%) OSCE
2 1 (2.94%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (14.71%) QA
2 4 (11.76%) ISO27002
3 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.94%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (2.94%) Facebook
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