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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 159 152 156
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 11 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.30% 0.097% 0.062%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.12% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 2
Average salary £34,000 £24,750 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.37% -22.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £18,550 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £30,950 £32,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -15.00%
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
2975 2526 2487
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 82.02% 81.83% 76.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1916 1639 1644
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
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 16 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -6 8 £34,000 +100.00% 3
Glasgow - 3 £39,000 - 1
Aberdeen +12 1 £32,500 -
Highlands - 1 - -
Security Testing
UK

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (38.10%) Degree
2 7 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 7 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 7 (33.33%) Information Assurance
3 6 (28.57%) Network Security
3 6 (28.57%) Finance
4 5 (23.81%) Information Security
4 5 (23.81%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (23.81%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Regression Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Java
4 5 (23.81%) ISEB
4 5 (23.81%) Test Automation
4 5 (23.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (19.05%) Business Development
5 4 (19.05%) SIEM
5 4 (19.05%) Big Data
5 4 (19.05%) Product Management
5 4 (19.05%) tcpdump
5 4 (19.05%) CEH
5 4 (19.05%) CISSP
5 4 (19.05%) B2B
5 4 (19.05%) Perl
5 4 (19.05%) PHP
5 4 (19.05%) UNIX
5 4 (19.05%) Linux
5 4 (19.05%) Python
5 4 (19.05%) Firewall

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 2 (9.52%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Network Security
2 5 (23.81%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (19.05%) tcpdump
3 4 (19.05%) Firewall
4 1 (4.76%) SMTP
4 1 (4.76%) HTTP
4 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Selenium
1 3 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Retail
2 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Internal Account Manager
2 4 (19.05%) QA Automation Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Automation Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Test Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Account Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Network Security Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Network Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Security Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) QA Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior QA Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Test Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Account Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Security Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
3 3 (14.29%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.76%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) UNIX
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 7 (33.33%) Information Assurance
3 5 (23.81%) Information Security
3 5 (23.81%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (23.81%) Regression Testing
3 5 (23.81%) Test Automation
4 4 (19.05%) Business Development
4 4 (19.05%) SIEM
4 4 (19.05%) Product Management
4 4 (19.05%) B2B
5 3 (14.29%) Workflow
5 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 3 (14.29%) V-Model
6 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
6 2 (9.52%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Performance Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) Java
2 4 (19.05%) Perl
2 4 (19.05%) PHP
2 4 (19.05%) Python
2 4 (19.05%) C++
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Degree
2 7 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 5 (23.81%) ISEB
3 5 (23.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (19.05%) CEH
4 4 (19.05%) CISSP
4 4 (19.05%) CISA
4 4 (19.05%) GIAC
4 4 (19.05%) GCIA
5 2 (9.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
5 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
6 1 (4.76%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA
2 2 (9.52%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Dell
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) VMware
Glasgow
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + CAR
Posted: 21 days ago