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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 150 179 137
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -42
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 28 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.79% 0.16% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.19% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 26 4 9
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +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
3194 3158 2251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 90.35% 86.14% 87.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2522 2391 1740
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 September 2015.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 22 (59.46%) Firewall
2 20 (54.05%) Information Security
3 16 (43.24%) CISSP
4 14 (37.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (32.43%) Ethical Hacking
5 12 (32.43%) SIEM
5 12 (32.43%) GIAC
6 11 (29.73%) PCI DSS
6 11 (29.73%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 10 (27.03%) Cryptography
7 10 (27.03%) Vulnerability Management
7 10 (27.03%) Windows
7 10 (27.03%) SSL
7 10 (27.03%) Kalman Filter
8 9 (24.32%) Back Office
9 8 (21.62%) Wireless
10 6 (16.22%) Open Source
10 6 (16.22%) LAMP
10 6 (16.22%) DevOps
11 5 (13.51%) CISM
12 4 (10.81%) Data Protection
13 3 (8.11%) Security Management
14 2 (5.41%) C
14 2 (5.41%) SQL
14 2 (5.41%) Hyland
14 2 (5.41%) Nmap
14 2 (5.41%) Penetration Testing
14 2 (5.41%) Nessus
14 2 (5.41%) Wireshark
14 2 (5.41%) CHFI

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 22 (59.46%) Firewall
2 10 (27.03%) SSL
3 8 (21.62%) Wireless
4 2 (5.41%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) HP UFT
1 1 (2.70%) LoadRunner
1 1 (2.70%) JMeter
1 1 (2.70%) Selenium
1 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.70%) SoapUI
1 1 (2.70%) LoadUI
General
1 9 (24.32%) Back Office
2 1 (2.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 22 (59.46%) Analyst
1 22 (59.46%) Security Analyst
2 12 (32.43%) Information Analyst
2 12 (32.43%) Information Security Analyst
3 10 (27.03%) IT Security Analyst
4 8 (21.62%) Technical Analyst
4 8 (21.62%) Technical Security Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Information Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Information Security Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Security Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Information Security Officer
6 2 (5.41%) IT Security Officer
6 2 (5.41%) Security Officer
6 2 (5.41%) Security Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) LAMP
2 2 (5.41%) Application Packaging
3 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Cryptography
2 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (54.05%) Information Security
2 12 (32.43%) SIEM
2 12 (32.43%) Ethical Hacking
3 11 (29.73%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 10 (27.03%) Vulnerability Management
4 10 (27.03%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (16.22%) DevOps
5 6 (16.22%) Open Source
6 4 (10.81%) Data Protection
7 3 (8.11%) Security Management
8 2 (5.41%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.41%) Cyber Security
9 1 (2.70%) Automation Testing
9 1 (2.70%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (2.70%) Agile Testing
9 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.70%) Software Testing
9 1 (2.70%) Load Testing
9 1 (2.70%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) C
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (43.24%) CISSP
2 12 (32.43%) GIAC
3 5 (13.51%) CISM
4 2 (5.41%) CHFI
4 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) Degree
5 1 (2.70%) CEH
5 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (37.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (29.73%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (2.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Nessus
1 2 (5.41%) Nmap
Vendors
1 2 (5.41%) Hyland
2 1 (2.70%) HP
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago