The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 West Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 198 146 171
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +25
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 9 31 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.18% 0.88% 0.029%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 1.07% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 1
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £50,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% -20.94%
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+12.22% -14.28%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4047 2907 2769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.08% 82.92% 79.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3219 2198 2298
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Security Testing
Yorkshire

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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 -43 9 £41,250 +3.12% 1
Security Testing
Yorkshire

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) Apache
2 5 (33.33%) Information Security
2 5 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Change Control
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (26.67%) Release Management
3 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) WebLogic
3 4 (26.67%) UNIX
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) Middleware
4 3 (20.00%) ISEB
4 3 (20.00%) MySQL
4 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (20.00%) BDD
4 3 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
5 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (13.33%) Wireshark
5 2 (13.33%) Nmap
5 2 (13.33%) Nessus
5 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
5 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (13.33%) Management Information System

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (33.33%) Apache
2 4 (26.67%) WebLogic
3 1 (6.67%) IIS
3 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Wireshark
2 1 (6.67%) Network Security
2 1 (6.67%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) VPN
2 1 (6.67%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) MySQL
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Legal
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Test Team Leader
3 2 (13.33%) Team Leader
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Test Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Test Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Penetration Test Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Testing Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Tester
4 1 (6.67%) QA Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior QA Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior QA Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior QA Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) IT Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Middleware
2 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.67%) XML
3 1 (6.67%) XML Schema
3 1 (6.67%) WinForms
3 1 (6.67%) WPF
3 1 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (26.67%) UNIX
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Information Security
1 5 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 5 (33.33%) Change Control
2 4 (26.67%) Release Management
2 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (20.00%) BDD
4 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Information Governance
5 1 (6.67%) Email Management
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) Security Management
5 1 (6.67%) SIEM
5 1 (6.67%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) ISEB
1 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) CISSP
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.67%) SSCP
3 1 (6.67%) CISA
3 1 (6.67%) CISM
3 1 (6.67%) Security+ Certification
3 1 (6.67%) GIAC
3 1 (6.67%) CCSA
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) MCP
3 1 (6.67%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Nmap
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Nessus
2 1 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) McAfee
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) Websense
3 1 (6.67%) Clearswift
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.67%) Symantec
Yeadon, Leeds, Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: £35k to £50k depending on level of experience
Posted: 24 days ago