The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Testing
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank - 74 82
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 0 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire - 0.42% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.50% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 5
Median salary - £30,000 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +39.53%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
545 603 799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 88.62% 85.05% 90.80%
Number of salaries quoted 455 497 685
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,795 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the South Yorkshire region citing Security Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Security Testing
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the South Yorkshire region.

Security Testing Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

Security Testing
Top 23 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT jobs citing Security Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 5 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 4 (80.00%) CEH
2 4 (80.00%) Metasploit
2 4 (80.00%) OSCP
2 4 (80.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (80.00%) Burp Suite
2 4 (80.00%) Kali Linux
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) HTTP
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Information Security
2 4 (80.00%) Nessus
3 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (20.00%) CREST Certified
3 1 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (20.00%) Internet

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) HTTP
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Burp Suite
1 4 (80.00%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Tester
2 3 (60.00%) Applications Tester
2 3 (60.00%) Security Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Security Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Kali Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 4 (80.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CEH
1 4 (80.00%) OSCP
2 1 (20.00%) CREST Certified
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Nessus