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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 159 173 146
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -27
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 11 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.34% 0.27% 0.076%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.32% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 2
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.28%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
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
2848 3149 2183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 87.01% 86.34% 82.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2210 2544 1735
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 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 36 (83.72%) Information Security
2 27 (62.79%) CISSP
3 19 (44.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (44.19%) SIEM
4 17 (39.53%) Firewall
5 14 (32.56%) GIAC
5 14 (32.56%) PCI DSS
6 13 (30.23%) Data Protection
6 13 (30.23%) CISM
7 12 (27.91%) CEH
7 12 (27.91%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 11 (25.58%) Vulnerability Management
9 10 (23.26%) SSL
9 10 (23.26%) Windows
9 10 (23.26%) Wireless
9 10 (23.26%) Cryptography
10 9 (20.93%) Penetration Testing
11 8 (18.60%) Management Information System
12 7 (16.28%) Ethical Hacking
12 7 (16.28%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 5 (11.63%) CHFI
13 5 (11.63%) Application Packaging
13 5 (11.63%) C
13 5 (11.63%) Cyber Security
13 5 (11.63%) Continuous Improvement
14 4 (9.30%) Root Cause Analysis
14 4 (9.30%) ITIL
15 2 (4.65%) Kalman Filter
16 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
16 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Communications & Networking
1 17 (39.53%) Firewall
2 10 (23.26%) SSL
2 10 (23.26%) Wireless
3 1 (2.33%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 24 (55.81%) Analyst
2 23 (53.49%) Security Analyst
3 15 (34.88%) IT Security Analyst
4 13 (30.23%) Security Manager
4 13 (30.23%) Information Manager
4 13 (30.23%) Information Security Manager
5 8 (18.60%) Information Security Analyst
5 8 (18.60%) Information Analyst
6 5 (11.63%) Information Security Officer
6 5 (11.63%) IT Security Officer
6 5 (11.63%) Security Officer
7 1 (2.33%) Penetration Test Consultant
7 1 (2.33%) Testing Consultant
7 1 (2.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Cryptography
2 8 (18.60%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (83.72%) Information Security
2 19 (44.19%) SIEM
3 13 (30.23%) Data Protection
4 11 (25.58%) Vulnerability Management
5 9 (20.93%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (16.28%) Ethical Hacking
6 7 (16.28%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 5 (11.63%) Cyber Security
7 5 (11.63%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (9.30%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (9.30%) ITIL
9 2 (4.65%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.63%) C
2 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (62.79%) CISSP
2 14 (32.56%) GIAC
3 13 (30.23%) CISM
4 12 (27.91%) CEH
5 5 (11.63%) CHFI
6 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (44.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (32.56%) PCI DSS
3 12 (27.91%) ISO/IEC 17799
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Nmap
1 1 (2.33%) Nessus
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago