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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Testing
England / North West
Rank 227 205 238
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +33
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 14 28 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.24% 0.49% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.56% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 10 19 7
Median salary £48,750 £95,000 £58,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-48.68% +63.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £41,600 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £95,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,750 £49,750 £47,000
% change year-on-year
-14.07% +5.85%

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
5341 4977 6083
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 89.93% 87.84% 87.06%
Number of salaries quoted 4445 4141 5109
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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 19 February 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 19 February 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 - 7 £60,000 - 1
Manchester -42 5 £22,000 -76.84% 1
Lancashire - 2 £45,000 -
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 15 (53.57%) Finance
2 13 (46.43%) Information Security
3 10 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (35.71%) Risk Management
3 10 (35.71%) CISSP
3 10 (35.71%) CISM
4 9 (32.14%) Security Management
4 9 (32.14%) Information Security Management
4 9 (32.14%) Law
4 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (28.57%) Data Management
5 8 (28.57%) Business Continuity
5 8 (28.57%) Service Delivery
5 8 (28.57%) Incident Management
5 8 (28.57%) Network Security
5 8 (28.57%) PCI DSS
5 8 (28.57%) Analytics
5 8 (28.57%) Identity Access Management
5 8 (28.57%) Security Operations
6 6 (21.43%) Scrum
6 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 6 (21.43%) HTML
6 6 (21.43%) CSS
6 6 (21.43%) HTML5
6 6 (21.43%) jQuery
7 5 (17.86%) Performance Testing
7 5 (17.86%) QA
7 5 (17.86%) Ethical Hacking
8 4 (14.29%) Unit Testing
8 4 (14.29%) BDD

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 (7.14%) CMS
1 2 (7.14%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) Network Security
2 2 (7.14%) Internet
3 1 (3.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) JMeter
1 2 (7.14%) LoadRunner
1 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (53.57%) Finance
2 9 (32.14%) Law
3 3 (10.71%) Retail
4 2 (7.14%) Advertising
4 2 (7.14%) Marketing
4 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Security Manager
2 7 (25.00%) Information Manager
2 7 (25.00%) Information Security Manager
3 6 (21.43%) Tester
4 4 (14.29%) Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) QA Tester
5 3 (10.71%) Information Security Specialist
5 3 (10.71%) Information Specialist
5 3 (10.71%) IT Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Security Specialist
6 2 (7.14%) Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support
6 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Manager
6 2 (7.14%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (7.14%) IT Support
6 2 (7.14%) IT Support Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Junior
6 2 (7.14%) Non-Functional Tester
6 2 (7.14%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) CSS
1 6 (21.43%) HTML
1 6 (21.43%) HTML5
1 6 (21.43%) jQuery
2 2 (7.14%) .NET
2 2 (7.14%) Ajax
2 2 (7.14%) CSS3
2 2 (7.14%) LAMP
2 2 (7.14%) Laravel
2 2 (7.14%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (7.14%) iPhone
1 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
1 2 (7.14%) User Experience
2 1 (3.57%) Cybercrime
2 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
1 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Information Security
2 10 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (35.71%) Risk Management
3 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (32.14%) Information Security Management
3 9 (32.14%) Security Management
4 8 (28.57%) Analytics
4 8 (28.57%) Business Continuity
4 8 (28.57%) Data Management
4 8 (28.57%) Identity Access Management
4 8 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 8 (28.57%) Security Operations
4 8 (28.57%) Service Delivery
5 6 (21.43%) Scrum
6 5 (17.86%) Ethical Hacking
6 5 (17.86%) Performance Testing
7 4 (14.29%) BDD
7 4 (14.29%) TDD
7 4 (14.29%) Unit Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.14%) Java
2 2 (7.14%) PHP
2 2 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) CISM
1 10 (35.71%) CISSP
2 3 (10.71%) ISEB
3 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.57%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (28.57%) PCI DSS
2 5 (17.86%) QA
3 1 (3.57%) ISO 9000
3 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Apple
1 2 (7.14%) HP
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 2 (7.14%) Zend
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
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Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago