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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 148 167 -
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 31 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.91% 0.15% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 31 3 0
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £51,177 £45,750
% change year-on-year
-12.06% +11.86%
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
3024 2724 2424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 88.86% 82.62% 82.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2415 2098 2070
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £62,000
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 23 January 2015.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 30 (76.92%) Information Security
2 23 (58.97%) CISSP
3 19 (48.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (38.46%) SIEM
5 12 (30.77%) PCI DSS
5 12 (30.77%) CEH
6 11 (28.21%) CISM
6 11 (28.21%) Firewall
6 11 (28.21%) Data Protection
7 10 (25.64%) GIAC
7 10 (25.64%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 9 (23.08%) Windows
9 8 (20.51%) Management Information System
10 7 (17.95%) ITIL
10 7 (17.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 7 (17.95%) Penetration Testing
10 7 (17.95%) Vulnerability Management
11 6 (15.38%) Cryptography
11 6 (15.38%) Wireless
11 6 (15.38%) SSL
12 5 (12.82%) C
12 5 (12.82%) Ethical Hacking
12 5 (12.82%) CHFI
12 5 (12.82%) Application Packaging
12 5 (12.82%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (12.82%) Cyber Security
13 4 (10.26%) Root Cause Analysis
13 4 (10.26%) Degree
13 4 (10.26%) SQL
13 4 (10.26%) Risk Management

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 3 (7.69%) Apache
1 3 (7.69%) nginx
1 3 (7.69%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (7.69%) Amazon S3
1 3 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.69%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.21%) Firewall
2 6 (15.38%) Wireless
2 6 (15.38%) SSL
3 3 (7.69%) Internet
3 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.69%) DNS
3 3 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.56%) Wireshark
4 1 (2.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) MySQL
1 3 (7.69%) MongoDB
1 3 (7.69%) Redis
1 3 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) Analyst
2 17 (43.59%) Security Analyst
3 11 (28.21%) IT Security Analyst
4 9 (23.08%) Security Manager
4 9 (23.08%) Information Manager
4 9 (23.08%) Information Security Manager
5 5 (12.82%) Information Security Officer
5 5 (12.82%) IT Security Officer
5 5 (12.82%) Security Officer
6 4 (10.26%) Information Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Information Security Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Consultant
8 2 (5.13%) CLAS Consultant
8 2 (5.13%) Cloud Engineer
9 1 (2.56%) Testing Consultant
9 1 (2.56%) Penetration Test Consultant
9 1 (2.56%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) Application Packaging
2 3 (7.69%) Web Services
3 2 (5.13%) WinForms
3 2 (5.13%) .NET
3 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Management Information System
2 6 (15.38%) Cryptography
3 3 (7.69%) User Experience
3 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.69%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.13%) NHS
4 2 (5.13%) CESG
4 2 (5.13%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (5.13%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (5.13%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Windows
2 3 (7.69%) Linux
2 3 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (76.92%) Information Security
2 15 (38.46%) SIEM
3 11 (28.21%) Data Protection
4 7 (17.95%) ITIL
4 7 (17.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 7 (17.95%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (17.95%) Vulnerability Management
5 5 (12.82%) Cyber Security
5 5 (12.82%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (12.82%) Ethical Hacking
6 4 (10.26%) Risk Management
6 4 (10.26%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (7.69%) Kanban
7 3 (7.69%) Change Control
7 3 (7.69%) DevOps
7 3 (7.69%) Capacity Management
7 3 (7.69%) Release Management
7 3 (7.69%) Test Automation
7 3 (7.69%) Incident Management
7 3 (7.69%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) C
2 4 (10.26%) SQL
3 3 (7.69%) Python
3 3 (7.69%) Ruby
3 3 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 3 (7.69%) C++
3 3 (7.69%) Java
3 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.69%) Perl
3 3 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (58.97%) CISSP
2 12 (30.77%) CEH
3 11 (28.21%) CISM
4 10 (25.64%) GIAC
5 5 (12.82%) CHFI
6 4 (10.26%) Degree
7 2 (5.13%) SSCP
8 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (48.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (30.77%) PCI DSS
3 10 (25.64%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 3 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Puppet
1 3 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (7.69%) HAProxy
2 1 (2.56%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle
1 3 (7.69%) Percona
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
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