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

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Testing
UK / Scotland
Rank 117 138 142
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +4
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 16 17 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.71% 0.58% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.63% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 4
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -24.41%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +6.38%

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
2022 2681 2791
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 90.23% 90.91% 88.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1315 1704 1748
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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
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 26 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 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
Edinburgh +9 15 £37,500 -25.00%
Glasgow +21 1 £40,000 -
Security Testing
UK

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

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

1 12 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
2 8 (50.00%) VB
2 8 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 8 (50.00%) C
2 8 (50.00%) C++
2 8 (50.00%) Java
2 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Solaris
2 8 (50.00%) Python
2 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (50.00%) Ruby
2 8 (50.00%) CREST Certified
3 6 (37.50%) Risk Management
3 6 (37.50%) Finance
3 6 (37.50%) CISSP
3 6 (37.50%) ITIL
3 6 (37.50%) CISM
4 5 (31.25%) COBIT
4 5 (31.25%) Supplier Management
4 5 (31.25%) Data Security
5 4 (25.00%) Security Management
5 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (25.00%) ITSM
5 4 (25.00%) Service Management
5 4 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (25.00%) Degree
5 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
5 4 (25.00%) Privileged Access Management
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development

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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Appium
1 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
1 1 (6.25%) Selenium
1 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Tester
2 7 (43.75%) Manual Tester
2 7 (43.75%) Security Manager
2 7 (43.75%) Security Tester
3 6 (37.50%) IT Manager
3 6 (37.50%) IT Security Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Information Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Penetration Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Penetration Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Solaris
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 6 (37.50%) Risk Management
3 5 (31.25%) Data Security
3 5 (31.25%) Supplier Management
4 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (25.00%) ITSM
4 4 (25.00%) Privileged Access Management
4 4 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
4 4 (25.00%) Security Management
4 4 (25.00%) Service Management
5 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps
5 1 (6.25%) Exploratory Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (6.25%) People Management
5 1 (6.25%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) C
1 8 (50.00%) C++
1 8 (50.00%) Java
1 8 (50.00%) Python
1 8 (50.00%) Ruby
1 8 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) CREST Certified
2 6 (37.50%) CISM
2 6 (37.50%) CISSP
3 4 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) COBIT
2 4 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Red Hat