The first table below looks at the demand for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 169 159 157
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 11 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.27% 0.032% 0.028%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.041% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 1
Average salary £27,750 - £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+21.05% +5.55%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3213 2421 2580
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 79.18% 77.62% 73.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2097 1383 1901
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Security Testing
UK

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Security Testing
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the Scotland region.

Security Testing Salary Trend in Scotland

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Testing across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in Scotland

Security Testing
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -26 7 £20,000 -
Glasgow - 3 £55,000 -
Aberdeen - 1 £35,000 -
Security Testing
UK

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Security Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Security Testing.

1 15 (65.22%) CISA
1 15 (65.22%) Firewall
1 15 (65.22%) CISSP
1 15 (65.22%) GIAC
1 15 (65.22%) GCIA
1 15 (65.22%) CEH
1 15 (65.22%) Intrusion Detection
1 15 (65.22%) Network Security
1 15 (65.22%) tcpdump
1 15 (65.22%) SIEM
2 5 (21.74%) Automated Testing
2 5 (21.74%) Finance
3 4 (17.39%) QA
4 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Performance Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Integration Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
4 3 (13.04%) SaaS
4 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
4 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
4 3 (13.04%) Degree
4 3 (13.04%) MS Project
4 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.04%) Test Strategy
4 3 (13.04%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Automation Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Security Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Security Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (65.22%) Firewall
1 15 (65.22%) Intrusion Detection
1 15 (65.22%) Network Security
1 15 (65.22%) tcpdump
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Analyst
2 15 (65.22%) Network Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) QA Tester
3 4 (17.39%) Tester
4 3 (13.04%) Test Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Security Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Network Security Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) SIEM
2 5 (21.74%) Automated Testing
3 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
3 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (13.04%) Performance Testing
3 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
3 3 (13.04%) Integration Testing
3 3 (13.04%) Test Strategy
3 3 (13.04%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (13.04%) Automation Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Process Improvement
5 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (65.22%) CISSP
1 15 (65.22%) CISA
1 15 (65.22%) GIAC
1 15 (65.22%) GCIA
1 15 (65.22%) CEH
2 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
2 3 (13.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft