The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 155 150 163
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +13
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 3 16 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.11% 0.49% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.54% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 7
Median salary £52,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £17,950 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £42,000 £46,200
UK excluding London median salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Security Testing
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2498 2959 3229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.76% 90.43% 86.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1485 1875 2109
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland 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 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
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 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
Edinburgh +4 3 £52,500 +193.70%
Security Testing
UK

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 10 (90.91%) Finance
2 7 (63.64%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (54.55%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (45.45%) CISSP
4 5 (45.45%) CISM
4 5 (45.45%) ITIL
4 5 (45.45%) Supplier Management
4 5 (45.45%) Degree
4 5 (45.45%) COBIT
5 4 (36.36%) Risk Analysis
5 4 (36.36%) Banking
5 4 (36.36%) Retail
5 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (36.36%) Service Management
5 4 (36.36%) ITSM
5 4 (36.36%) Data Security
5 4 (36.36%) Security Management
5 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
6 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Retail Banking
7 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
7 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (18.18%) High Availability
7 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
7 2 (18.18%) Information Assurance
7 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
General
1 10 (90.91%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Banking
2 4 (36.36%) Retail
3 3 (27.27%) Retail Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Electronics
4 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
4 1 (9.09%) Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) IT Manager
1 5 (45.45%) IT Security Manager
1 5 (45.45%) Security Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
2 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Test Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Tester
2 1 (9.09%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (54.55%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) Supplier Management
3 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (36.36%) Data Security
3 4 (36.36%) ITSM
3 4 (36.36%) Risk Analysis
3 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
3 4 (36.36%) Security Management
3 4 (36.36%) Service Management
4 3 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
5 2 (18.18%) High Availability
5 2 (18.18%) Information Assurance
5 2 (18.18%) Information Security
5 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
6 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C#
1 2 (18.18%) Java
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) CISM
1 5 (45.45%) CISSP
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) ISEB
2 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
2 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (9.09%) MCITP
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) COBIT
2 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco
1 1 (9.09%) HP
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) SAP