Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 6 months to 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Testing
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 94 90
Rank change year-on-year -9 -4 +12
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 2 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.17% 0.098% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.12% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £35,879 £28,000 £34,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.14% -19.42% -1.37%
10th Percentile £27,838 £27,000 £25,425
90th Percentile £44,622 £29,000 £43,075
North East median annual salary £35,879 £28,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year +28.14% +7.69% -26.20%

Security Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Tyne and Wear
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,018 848 812
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 87.16% 83.06% 90.63%
Number of salaries quoted 897 704 716
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +1.35%
10th Percentile £23,500 £21,400 £23,125
90th Percentile £65,000 £56,425 £58,935
North East median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

Security Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Security Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Security Testing in Tyne and Wear

Security Testing
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Salary trend for Security Testing in Tyne and Wear

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Testing in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Testing in Tyne and Wear

Security Testing
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -5 2 £35,879 +28.14% 1
Security Testing
North East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT jobs citing Security Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) ISMS
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (50.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (50.00%) CESG
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) ISO 14001
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management

Security Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Coordinator
1 1 (50.00%) Information Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) CESG
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) ISMS
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CISM
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (50.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (50.00%) ISO 14001
2 1 (50.00%) ISO 9001