The first table below looks at the demand 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 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 176 131 143
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +12
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 8 18 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.22% 0.71% 0.086%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.86% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 2
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +27.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £28,000 £29,850
10% offered a salary of more than £48,600 £45,000 £36,650
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.31% -5.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3086 2103 1894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 84.87% 82.76% 80.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2424 1587 1580
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Security Testing
West Yorkshire

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 14 July 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 5 (41.67%) Windows
1 5 (41.67%) Change Control
2 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Apache
2 4 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 4 (33.33%) Middleware
2 4 (33.33%) UNIX
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Release Management
2 4 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (25.00%) Information Security
3 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (25.00%) MySQL
3 3 (25.00%) ISEB
3 3 (25.00%) BDD
4 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (16.67%) Wireshark
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Nessus
4 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (16.67%) Nmap
4 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 7

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 4 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 4 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Wireshark
2 1 (8.33%) Network Security
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Test Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Test Team Leader
2 2 (16.67%) Team Leader
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Test Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Penetration Test Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Testing Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) IT Security Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) IT Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Change Control
2 4 (33.33%) Release Management
2 4 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (25.00%) BDD
3 3 (25.00%) Information Security
4 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Business Development
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (8.33%) Security Management
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (8.33%) Email Management
5 1 (8.33%) SIEM
5 1 (8.33%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ISEB
1 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) CISSP
3 1 (8.33%) CISA
3 1 (8.33%) CISM
3 1 (8.33%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Nmap
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Nessus
2 1 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) Citrix
1 1 (8.33%) McAfee
1 1 (8.33%) Websense
1 1 (8.33%) Clearswift
Yeadon, Leeds, Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: £35k to £50k depending on level of experience
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum (DOE) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 18 days ago