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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 76 66 53
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -13
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 7 5 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.02% 0.81% 4.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 0.92% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 30
Median salary £24,000 £60,000 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-60.00% +160.86%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.28%
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
613 541 621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 89.36% 87.68% 80.54%
Number of salaries quoted 548 469 482
Median salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,550 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Staffordshire 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 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 1 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Stoke-on-Trent - 7 £24,000 -
Security Testing
West Midlands

Security Testing
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 9 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (55.56%) Data Management
2 5 (55.56%) Management Information System
2 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 5 (55.56%) Vulnerability Management
2 5 (55.56%) Security Operations
3 4 (44.44%) Wireshark
4 2 (22.22%) Line Management
4 2 (22.22%) System Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Time Management
4 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
5 1 (11.11%) Back Office

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 4 (44.44%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (11.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Operations Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Security Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Security Operations Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Information Security Specialist
2 3 (33.33%) Information Specialist
2 3 (33.33%) Security Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Application Security Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Security Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Web Applications Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Web Applications Security Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Web Applications Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Web Applications Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Web Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Web Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (55.56%) Data Management
2 5 (55.56%) Security Operations
2 5 (55.56%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 2 (22.22%) Line Management
3 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 2 (22.22%) System Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS