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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 180 150 158
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +8
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 6 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.16% 0.30% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.35% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 3
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £50,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -11.06%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -15.00%
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
3234 2284 2355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 84.90% 86.38% 83.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2426 1793 1937
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,050 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 6 (37.50%) Windows
1 6 (37.50%) CISSP
1 6 (37.50%) Risk Management
1 6 (37.50%) Information Security
1 6 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (31.25%) Software Testing
2 5 (31.25%) Change Control
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Apache
3 4 (25.00%) .NET
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (25.00%) Middleware
3 4 (25.00%) UNIX
3 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (25.00%) Release Management
3 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (18.75%) BDD
4 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
4 3 (18.75%) OWASP
4 3 (18.75%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
4 3 (18.75%) WPF
4 3 (18.75%) Information Governance
4 3 (18.75%) WinForms
4 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (31.25%) Apache
2 4 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (6.25%) IIS
3 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) LAN
1 1 (6.25%) VPN
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
1 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (6.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) MySQL
General
1 3 (18.75%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Test Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Test Team Leader
4 2 (12.50%) Team Leader
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Test Manager
4 2 (12.50%) CLAS Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Tester
5 1 (6.25%) QA Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior QA Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior QA Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior QA Tester
5 1 (6.25%) IT Security Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) QA Tester
5 1 (6.25%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
1 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (25.00%) Middleware
2 3 (18.75%) WinForms
2 3 (18.75%) WPF
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) XML
3 1 (6.25%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (18.75%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (18.75%) NHS
3 2 (12.50%) RMADS
3 2 (12.50%) CESG
3 2 (12.50%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) UNIX
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Risk Management
1 6 (37.50%) Information Security
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Software Testing
2 5 (31.25%) Change Control
3 4 (25.00%) Release Management
3 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (18.75%) OWASP
4 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL
4 3 (18.75%) Information Governance
4 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
4 3 (18.75%) BDD
5 2 (12.50%) IT Governance
5 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
5 2 (12.50%) Information Assurance
5 2 (12.50%) Security Architecture
5 2 (12.50%) ISMS
6 1 (6.25%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) CISSP
2 3 (18.75%) CISM
2 3 (18.75%) ISEB
2 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
3 2 (12.50%) CEH
3 2 (12.50%) SSCP
4 1 (6.25%) CISA
4 1 (6.25%) GIAC
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
3 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Citrix
2 1 (6.25%) McAfee
2 1 (6.25%) Websense
2 1 (6.25%) Clearswift
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco
Yeadon, Leeds, Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: £35k to £50k depending on level of experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum (DOE) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 24 days ago