The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire 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 63 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 15 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.10% 0.31% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.72% 0.40% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 0
Average salary £19,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-62.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -15.00%
Security Testing
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
552 496 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 77.20% 76.31% 79.56%
Number of salaries quoted 437 413 324
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £65,000 £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 Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Security Testing
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the Staffordshire region.

Security Testing Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Testing across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Security Testing
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the Staffordshire 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
Stoke-on-Trent +16 13 £19,000 -62.00% 4
Security Testing
West Midlands

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 44 (83.02%) .NET
2 29 (54.72%) PCI DSS
3 27 (50.94%) Information Security
4 23 (43.40%) Penetration Testing
5 22 (41.51%) SQL
6 21 (39.62%) ASP.NET
6 21 (39.62%) Web Development
7 20 (37.74%) Wireshark
8 19 (35.85%) Ethical Hacking
9 18 (33.96%) T-SQL
10 13 (24.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 13 (24.53%) Data Protection
10 13 (24.53%) Data Protection Act
10 13 (24.53%) Online Games
10 13 (24.53%) Games
11 12 (22.64%) Degree
11 12 (22.64%) Web Application Development
12 10 (18.87%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
13 7 (13.21%) Network Architecture
14 6 (11.32%) E-Commerce
15 4 (7.55%) Regular Expression
15 4 (7.55%) PowerShell
16 2 (3.77%) OWASP
16 2 (3.77%) HTTPS
16 2 (3.77%) OOP
16 2 (3.77%) OO
16 2 (3.77%) C#
16 2 (3.77%) Java
17 1 (1.89%) Finance

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 20 (37.74%) Wireshark
2 2 (3.77%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Metasploit
General
1 13 (24.53%) Games
2 1 (1.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (54.72%) Security Specialist
2 21 (39.62%) Junior
3 20 (37.74%) Tester
3 20 (37.74%) Applications Specialist
3 20 (37.74%) Application Security Specialist
4 17 (32.08%) Analyst
4 17 (32.08%) Information Security Analyst
4 17 (32.08%) Information Analyst
4 17 (32.08%) Security Analyst
5 16 (30.19%) Junior Analyst
5 16 (30.19%) Junior Information Analyst
6 14 (26.42%) Security Tester
7 13 (24.53%) Web Tester
8 10 (18.87%) Penetration Tester
9 9 (16.98%) Applications Tester
10 7 (13.21%) Graduate
10 7 (13.21%) Information Specialist
10 7 (13.21%) Information Security Specialist
11 6 (11.32%) Junior Tester
12 4 (7.55%) Ethical Hacker
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (83.02%) .NET
2 21 (39.62%) ASP.NET
3 4 (7.55%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.53%) Data Protection Act
1 13 (24.53%) Online Games
2 1 (1.89%) Online Gambling
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.94%) Information Security
2 23 (43.40%) Penetration Testing
3 21 (39.62%) Web Development
4 19 (35.85%) Ethical Hacking
5 13 (24.53%) Data Protection
6 12 (22.64%) Web Application Development
7 10 (18.87%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 7 (13.21%) Network Architecture
9 6 (11.32%) E-Commerce
10 2 (3.77%) OWASP
10 2 (3.77%) OOP
10 2 (3.77%) OO
Programming Languages
1 22 (41.51%) SQL
2 18 (33.96%) T-SQL
3 4 (7.55%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.77%) C#
4 2 (3.77%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (22.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (54.72%) PCI DSS
2 13 (24.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Nmap
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