The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 167 159 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 15 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.41% 0.22% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.27% -
Number of salaries quoted 15 6 0
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
Security Testing
West Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3214 2636 2326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 87.29% 83.76% 81.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2463 2078 1962
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Security Testing
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Security Testing Salary Trend in Leeds

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Testing across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing Security Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Security Testing.

1 16 (72.73%) Information Security
2 11 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (50.00%) CISSP
3 8 (36.36%) Data Protection
4 7 (31.82%) CISM
5 6 (27.27%) SIEM
6 5 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (22.73%) Application Packaging
6 5 (22.73%) Cyber Security
6 5 (22.73%) ITIL
6 5 (22.73%) C
6 5 (22.73%) Windows
6 5 (22.73%) Linux
6 5 (22.73%) Apache
6 5 (22.73%) CHFI
6 5 (22.73%) Ethical Hacking
6 5 (22.73%) Risk Management
6 5 (22.73%) Firewall
7 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
7 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
7 4 (18.18%) .NET
7 4 (18.18%) Java
7 4 (18.18%) UNIX
7 4 (18.18%) QA
7 4 (18.18%) Release Management
7 4 (18.18%) Change Control
8 3 (13.64%) Redis
8 3 (13.64%) Capacity Management
8 3 (13.64%) Percona

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing Security Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Security Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (22.73%) Apache
2 3 (13.64%) nginx
2 3 (13.64%) Node.js
3 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.55%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon S3
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (13.64%) Route 53
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) Firewall
2 3 (13.64%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.64%) DNS
2 3 (13.64%) Internet
3 1 (4.55%) Network Security
3 1 (4.55%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) MongoDB
2 3 (13.64%) Redis
2 3 (13.64%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (13.64%) MySQL
General
1 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
1 3 (13.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Analyst
1 5 (22.73%) Information Manager
1 5 (22.73%) Information Security Manager
1 5 (22.73%) Security Manager
1 5 (22.73%) Information Security Officer
1 5 (22.73%) IT Security Officer
1 5 (22.73%) Security Officer
2 4 (18.18%) Security Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) CLAS Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Information Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) QA Tester
5 1 (4.55%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) Application Packaging
2 4 (18.18%) .NET
2 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
3 3 (13.64%) Web Services
3 3 (13.64%) WPF
3 3 (13.64%) WinForms
4 1 (4.55%) HTML
4 1 (4.55%) XML
4 1 (4.55%) XML Schema
4 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Client/Server
1 3 (13.64%) NHS
1 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
1 3 (13.64%) Data Protection Act
1 3 (13.64%) User Experience
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) RMADS
2 2 (9.09%) CESG
2 2 (9.09%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
1 5 (22.73%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Information Security
2 8 (36.36%) Data Protection
3 6 (27.27%) SIEM
4 5 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (22.73%) Cyber Security
4 5 (22.73%) ITIL
4 5 (22.73%) Risk Management
4 5 (22.73%) Ethical Hacking
5 4 (18.18%) Release Management
5 4 (18.18%) Change Control
6 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
6 3 (13.64%) Capacity Management
6 3 (13.64%) DevOps
6 3 (13.64%) Kanban
6 3 (13.64%) Information Governance
6 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
6 3 (13.64%) OWASP
6 3 (13.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
7 2 (9.09%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) C
2 4 (18.18%) Java
3 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.64%) Perl
3 3 (13.64%) PHP
3 3 (13.64%) SQL
3 3 (13.64%) Python
3 3 (13.64%) Ruby
3 3 (13.64%) Bash Shell
3 3 (13.64%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) CISSP
2 7 (31.82%) CISM
3 5 (22.73%) CHFI
4 3 (13.64%) Degree
4 3 (13.64%) CEH
5 2 (9.09%) SSCP
6 1 (4.55%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (18.18%) QA
3 3 (13.64%) PCI DSS
4 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 17799
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Puppet
1 3 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (13.64%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Percona
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle
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