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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 123 161 160
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -1
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 28 15 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.90% 0.40% 0.067%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 0.49% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 0
Average salary £41,500 £27,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+49.54% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £57,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-17.39% +21.05%
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
2638 3070 2334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 84.66% 81.93% 78.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1608 2003 1385
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%

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 30 March 2015. 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 +19 22 - -
West Lothian - 4 £40,000 - 1
Glasgow +12 3 £46,000 -16.36%
Stirling - 1 - -
Security Testing
UK

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 20 (60.61%) Finance
2 17 (51.52%) ISTQB
3 16 (48.48%) Software Testing
3 16 (48.48%) Information Assurance
3 16 (48.48%) ISEB
4 14 (42.42%) Banking
5 12 (36.36%) FATCA
6 11 (33.33%) CISSP
7 8 (24.24%) GIAC
7 8 (24.24%) Firewall
7 8 (24.24%) CISA
7 8 (24.24%) GCIA
7 8 (24.24%) CEH
7 8 (24.24%) Intrusion Detection
7 8 (24.24%) tcpdump
7 8 (24.24%) SIEM
7 8 (24.24%) Network Security
8 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (21.21%) Mentoring
8 7 (21.21%) Coaching
9 5 (15.15%) SQL
9 5 (15.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (12.12%) Analytics
10 4 (12.12%) Waterfall
10 4 (12.12%) V-Model
10 4 (12.12%) QA
10 4 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (12.12%) Performance Testing
11 3 (9.09%) System Testing
11 3 (9.09%) Selenium

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (3.03%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) Firewall
1 8 (24.24%) Intrusion Detection
1 8 (24.24%) Network Security
1 8 (24.24%) tcpdump
2 1 (3.03%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 20 (60.61%) Finance
2 14 (42.42%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Analyst
2 9 (27.27%) Security Analyst
2 9 (27.27%) Test Analyst
3 8 (24.24%) Network Analyst
3 8 (24.24%) Network Security Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Test Leader
4 6 (18.18%) Test Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Tester
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Tester
5 2 (6.06%) Security Specialist
5 2 (6.06%) Automation Tester
5 2 (6.06%) IT Security Specialist
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Information Security Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Information Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Information Security Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Security Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) QA Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) AS400 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) iSeries
2 1 (3.03%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Software Testing
1 16 (48.48%) Information Assurance
2 8 (24.24%) SIEM
3 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (21.21%) Mentoring
3 7 (21.21%) Coaching
4 4 (12.12%) Waterfall
4 4 (12.12%) Analytics
4 4 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (12.12%) Performance Testing
4 4 (12.12%) V-Model
5 3 (9.09%) Release Management
5 3 (9.09%) System Testing
5 3 (9.09%) Automated Testing
5 3 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 3 (9.09%) Software Delivery
6 2 (6.06%) People Management
6 2 (6.06%) Resource Management
6 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.06%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) RPG IV
2 1 (3.03%) RPG
Qualifications
1 17 (51.52%) ISTQB
2 16 (48.48%) ISEB
3 11 (33.33%) CISSP
4 8 (24.24%) CISA
4 8 (24.24%) GIAC
4 8 (24.24%) GCIA
4 8 (24.24%) CEH
5 5 (15.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (6.06%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (3.03%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (36.36%) FATCA
2 4 (12.12%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
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