The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 208 200 211
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 15 13 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.27% 0.26% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.30% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 16
Median salary £48,500 £20,000 £19,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+142.50% +5.26%
UK excluding London median salary £48,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+21.25% -11.11%
Security Testing
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4946 4353 4901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 88.67% 85.86% 85.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3841 3649 4304
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

Security Testing
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Security Testing Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Testing across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Security Testing
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 December 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
Staffordshire -5 11 £45,000 +125.00% 1
Birmingham -16 2 £54,500 +9.00% 2
West Bromwich - 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £42,500 -
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 17 (70.83%) Information Security
2 13 (54.17%) Penetration Testing
3 9 (37.50%) Finance
3 9 (37.50%) Wireshark
4 7 (29.17%) Degree
5 6 (25.00%) .NET
5 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (25.00%) Performance Testing
6 5 (20.83%) Burp Suite
6 5 (20.83%) Remediation Plan
6 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
6 5 (20.83%) Risk Management
7 4 (16.67%) Retail
7 4 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 4 (16.67%) System Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Time Management
7 4 (16.67%) PCI DSS
8 3 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (12.50%) Data Protection
8 3 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (12.50%) Network Architecture
8 3 (12.50%) Test Planning
8 3 (12.50%) Source Code Analysis
8 3 (12.50%) CISM
8 3 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (12.50%) CISSP
8 3 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (12.50%) COBIT
8 3 (12.50%) Data Protection Act

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) Wireshark
2 1 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) HTTP
2 1 (4.17%) IPsec
2 1 (4.17%) LAN
2 1 (4.17%) SSL
2 1 (4.17%) VPN
2 1 (4.17%) WAN
2 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Burp Suite
2 2 (8.33%) Selenium
3 1 (4.17%) HP UFT
3 1 (4.17%) SilkTest
3 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Advertising
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Security Specialist
2 9 (37.50%) Information Security Specialist
2 9 (37.50%) Information Specialist
3 5 (20.83%) Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Security Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Vulnerability Specialist
4 4 (16.67%) Test Manager
5 3 (12.50%) Information Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Junior
6 2 (8.33%) Application Security Specialist
6 2 (8.33%) Applications Specialist
6 2 (8.33%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Security Operations Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Administrator
7 1 (4.17%) Digital Executive
7 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce Executive
7 1 (4.17%) Head of Testing
7 1 (4.17%) IT Administrator
7 1 (4.17%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) .NET
1 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) Copywriting
4 1 (4.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (4.17%) Social Media
4 1 (4.17%) Statistics
4 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Information Security
2 13 (54.17%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 5 (20.83%) Remediation Plan
4 5 (20.83%) Risk Management
5 4 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 4 (16.67%) System Testing
5 4 (16.67%) Time Management
6 3 (12.50%) Data Protection
6 3 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (12.50%) Network Architecture
6 3 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (12.50%) Source Code Analysis
6 3 (12.50%) Test Planning
6 3 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (8.33%) Security Operations
7 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) Erlang
2 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) CISM
2 3 (12.50%) CISSP
2 3 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 2 (8.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 3 (12.50%) COBIT
2 3 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Facebook
1 1 (4.17%) Google
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.17%) Twitter
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