The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 200 205 144
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -61
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 10 9 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.22% 0.18% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.21% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 11
Average salary £38,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £40,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,950 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +5.00%
Security Testing
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 West Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4042 4277 2964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 87.49% 85.90% 83.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3207 3423 2275
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 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Security Testing
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Security Testing Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Testing across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Security Testing
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +8 10 £38,000 -15.55% 1
Security Testing
Yorkshire

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 33 (75.00%) Information Security
2 24 (54.55%) Firewall
3 20 (45.45%) CISSP
4 19 (43.18%) SIEM
5 16 (36.36%) Vulnerability Management
5 16 (36.36%) Windows
6 15 (34.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 14 (31.82%) SSL
7 14 (31.82%) Cryptography
8 13 (29.55%) Wireless
9 12 (27.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 10 (22.73%) GIAC
10 10 (22.73%) CISM
10 10 (22.73%) Data Protection
10 10 (22.73%) PCI DSS
11 9 (20.45%) Penetration Testing
12 8 (18.18%) Ethical Hacking
13 7 (15.91%) CEH
13 7 (15.91%) Management Information System
13 7 (15.91%) ISO/IEC 17799
14 5 (11.36%) C
14 5 (11.36%) Cyber Security
14 5 (11.36%) Continuous Improvement
14 5 (11.36%) CHFI
14 5 (11.36%) Application Packaging
15 4 (9.09%) Back Office
16 3 (6.82%) SQL
16 3 (6.82%) Nessus
16 3 (6.82%) Nmap
16 3 (6.82%) Wireshark

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 (54.55%) Firewall
2 14 (31.82%) SSL
3 13 (29.55%) Wireless
4 3 (6.82%) Wireshark
General
1 4 (9.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (59.09%) Analyst
2 25 (56.82%) Security Analyst
3 19 (43.18%) IT Security Analyst
4 10 (22.73%) Security Manager
4 10 (22.73%) Information Manager
4 10 (22.73%) Information Security Manager
5 6 (13.64%) Information Security Analyst
5 6 (13.64%) Information Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) Information Security Officer
6 5 (11.36%) IT Security Officer
6 5 (11.36%) Security Officer
7 2 (4.55%) Security Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Consultant
8 1 (2.27%) Technical Security Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Penetration Test Consultant
8 1 (2.27%) Testing Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.82%) Cryptography
2 7 (15.91%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (36.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (75.00%) Information Security
2 19 (43.18%) SIEM
3 16 (36.36%) Vulnerability Management
4 12 (27.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 10 (22.73%) Data Protection
6 9 (20.45%) Penetration Testing
7 8 (18.18%) Ethical Hacking
8 5 (11.36%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (11.36%) Cyber Security
9 3 (6.82%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (4.55%) Security Patching
10 2 (4.55%) Software Deployment
11 1 (2.27%) Root Cause Analysis
11 1 (2.27%) ITIL
11 1 (2.27%) Security Management
11 1 (2.27%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.36%) C
2 3 (6.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (45.45%) CISSP
2 10 (22.73%) CISM
2 10 (22.73%) GIAC
3 7 (15.91%) CEH
4 5 (11.36%) CHFI
5 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.82%) DV Cleared
5 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (34.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (22.73%) PCI DSS
3 7 (15.91%) ISO/IEC 17799
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) Nessus
1 3 (6.82%) Nmap
2 2 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (4.55%) CheckPoint
2 1 (2.27%) Hyland
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
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