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

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank - 169 170
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 0 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.24% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.26% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Median salary - £32,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -4.41%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
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
2266 3023 3072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 90.03% 90.54% 86.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1401 1901 1973
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,563 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 7 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (50.00%) ITIL
4 5 (50.00%) CISSP
4 5 (50.00%) Supplier Management
4 5 (50.00%) Degree
4 5 (50.00%) COBIT
4 5 (50.00%) CISM
5 4 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (40.00%) Risk Analysis
5 4 (40.00%) Banking
5 4 (40.00%) Retail
5 4 (40.00%) Service Management
5 4 (40.00%) ITSM
5 4 (40.00%) Data Security
5 4 (40.00%) Security Management
5 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (30.00%) Retail Banking
6 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
6 3 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
7 2 (20.00%) Information Assurance
7 2 (20.00%) High Availability
7 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
7 2 (20.00%) Information Security
7 2 (20.00%) C#

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Banking
2 4 (40.00%) Retail
3 3 (30.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) IT Manager
1 5 (50.00%) IT Security Manager
1 5 (50.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Tester
2 1 (10.00%) Testing Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Cryptography
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) Supplier Management
3 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (40.00%) Data Security
3 4 (40.00%) ITSM
3 4 (40.00%) Risk Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (40.00%) Security Management
3 4 (40.00%) Service Management
4 3 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
5 2 (20.00%) High Availability
5 2 (20.00%) Information Assurance
5 2 (20.00%) Information Security
5 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
6 1 (10.00%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C#
1 2 (20.00%) Java
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) CISM
1 5 (50.00%) CISSP
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) COBIT
2 4 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory