The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Security Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Testing
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 120 108 100
Rank change year-on-year -12 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 4 26 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.22% 1.11% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 1.27% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 2
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -15.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -15.00% +5.26%  

Security Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1649 2050 1431
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 90.06% 87.20% 83.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1289 1572 1184
Median salary £45,000 £43,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.04% -3.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,622 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Security Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Security Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Security Testing in Birmingham

Security Testing
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Security Testing in Birmingham

Security Testing
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
1 4 (100.00%) CISM
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) GIAC
1 4 (100.00%) CEH
1 4 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 4 (100.00%) Fiddler
1 4 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 4 (100.00%) OWASP
1 4 (100.00%) SIEM
1 4 (100.00%) OSCP
1 4 (100.00%) Office 365
1 4 (100.00%) ZAP BI
1 4 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 4 (100.00%) Coaching
1 4 (100.00%) Skype
1 4 (100.00%) Burp Suite
1 4 (100.00%) Security Monitoring

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Skype
1 4 (100.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Burp Suite
1 4 (100.00%) Fiddler
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Security Analyst
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Coaching
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 4 (100.00%) OWASP
1 4 (100.00%) Security Monitoring
1 4 (100.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CEH
1 4 (100.00%) CISM
1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
1 4 (100.00%) GIAC
1 4 (100.00%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (100.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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