Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Tester was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Tester
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 303 284 265
Rank change year-on-year -19 -19 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Tester 1 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.013% 0.067% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.068% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 9
Manchester median annual salary £70,000 £50,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% +88.68% -53.91%
10th Percentile £60,000 £39,000 £22,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £70,000 £68,750
North West median annual salary £70,000 £50,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year +40.00% +88.68% -55.83%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 7739 7309 7172
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.37% 97.44% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 6429 6274 5976
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Security Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured Security Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Security Tester in Manchester

Security Tester
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Security Tester in Manchester

Security Tester Skill Set
Top 9 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Security Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region featuring Security Tester in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Nessus
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) OWASP
1 1 (100.00%) Metasploit
1 1 (100.00%) Core Impact
1 1 (100.00%) iPad
1 1 (100.00%) KNOPPIX
1 1 (100.00%) CREST Certified

Security Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Metasploit
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) KNOPPIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) OWASP
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CREST Certified
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Core Impact
1 1 (100.00%) Nessus