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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 155 180 132
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -48
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 22 5 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.63% 0.14% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.16% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 21 4 14
Average salary £38,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,800 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £49,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-14.14% +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
3138 3182 2218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 89.79% 86.59% 85.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2480 2496 1669
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 4 August 2015.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 27 (67.50%) Information Security
2 24 (60.00%) Firewall
3 19 (47.50%) CISSP
4 16 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (40.00%) SIEM
5 13 (32.50%) Ethical Hacking
6 11 (27.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 11 (27.50%) Cryptography
6 11 (27.50%) SSL
6 11 (27.50%) Windows
6 11 (27.50%) GIAC
6 11 (27.50%) Vulnerability Management
7 10 (25.00%) PCI DSS
8 9 (22.50%) Wireless
8 9 (22.50%) CISM
9 8 (20.00%) Back Office
9 8 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
9 8 (20.00%) Data Protection
10 5 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (12.50%) Cyber Security
10 5 (12.50%) C
10 5 (12.50%) CHFI
10 5 (12.50%) Application Packaging
11 3 (7.50%) LAMP
11 3 (7.50%) Security Management
11 3 (7.50%) DevOps
11 3 (7.50%) Penetration Testing
11 3 (7.50%) Open Source
12 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
12 2 (5.00%) SQL

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 24 (60.00%) Firewall
2 11 (27.50%) SSL
3 9 (22.50%) Wireless
4 2 (5.00%) Wireshark
General
1 8 (20.00%) Back Office
2 1 (2.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 22 (55.00%) Analyst
1 22 (55.00%) Security Analyst
2 11 (27.50%) Information Analyst
2 11 (27.50%) Information Security Analyst
2 11 (27.50%) IT Security Analyst
3 8 (20.00%) Security Manager
3 8 (20.00%) Information Manager
3 8 (20.00%) Information Security Manager
4 6 (15.00%) Technical Security Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Information Security Officer
5 5 (12.50%) IT Security Officer
5 5 (12.50%) Security Officer
6 2 (5.00%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) Application Packaging
2 3 (7.50%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Cryptography
2 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (27.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (67.50%) Information Security
2 16 (40.00%) SIEM
3 13 (32.50%) Ethical Hacking
4 11 (27.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 11 (27.50%) Vulnerability Management
5 8 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
5 8 (20.00%) Data Protection
6 5 (12.50%) Cyber Security
6 5 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (7.50%) DevOps
7 3 (7.50%) Open Source
7 3 (7.50%) Security Management
7 3 (7.50%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (2.50%) Risk Management
8 1 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) C
2 2 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (47.50%) CISSP
2 11 (27.50%) GIAC
3 9 (22.50%) CISM
4 5 (12.50%) CHFI
5 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.00%) CEH
6 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Nessus
1 2 (5.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 2 (5.00%) Hyland
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 6 days ago
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