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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 190 210 141
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -69
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 24 5 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.50% 0.10% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.12% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 23 4 14
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,800 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £49,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-14.14% +10.00%
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
4208 4162 3033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 88.51% 85.43% 85.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3361 3310 2309
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,625 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +25 22 £38,000 -10.58% 3
Security Testing
Yorkshire

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 30 (68.18%) Information Security
2 26 (59.09%) Firewall
3 20 (45.45%) CISSP
4 17 (38.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (36.36%) SIEM
6 13 (29.55%) Ethical Hacking
6 13 (29.55%) Windows
7 11 (25.00%) SSL
7 11 (25.00%) Cryptography
7 11 (25.00%) GIAC
7 11 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 11 (25.00%) PCI DSS
7 11 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
8 10 (22.73%) CISM
9 9 (20.45%) Wireless
10 8 (18.18%) Back Office
10 8 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
10 8 (18.18%) Data Protection
11 5 (11.36%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (11.36%) Cyber Security
11 5 (11.36%) C
11 5 (11.36%) CHFI
11 5 (11.36%) Application Packaging
12 4 (9.09%) LAMP
12 4 (9.09%) DevOps
12 4 (9.09%) Open Source
13 3 (6.82%) Penetration Testing
13 3 (6.82%) Security Management
14 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
14 2 (4.55%) Risk Management

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 26 (59.09%) Firewall
2 11 (25.00%) SSL
3 9 (20.45%) Wireless
4 2 (4.55%) Wireshark
General
1 8 (18.18%) Back Office
2 1 (2.27%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (56.82%) Analyst
1 25 (56.82%) Security Analyst
2 13 (29.55%) IT Security Analyst
3 12 (27.27%) Information Security Analyst
3 12 (27.27%) Information Analyst
4 8 (18.18%) Information Manager
4 8 (18.18%) Information Security Manager
4 8 (18.18%) Security Manager
5 6 (13.64%) Technical Security Analyst
5 6 (13.64%) Technical 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
7 2 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Administrator
8 1 (2.27%) Information Security Administrator
8 1 (2.27%) Security Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) Application Packaging
2 4 (9.09%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) Cryptography
2 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (29.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (68.18%) Information Security
2 16 (36.36%) SIEM
3 13 (29.55%) Ethical Hacking
4 11 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 11 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 8 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
5 8 (18.18%) Data Protection
6 5 (11.36%) Cyber Security
6 5 (11.36%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (9.09%) DevOps
7 4 (9.09%) Open Source
8 3 (6.82%) Security Management
8 3 (6.82%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (4.55%) Risk Management
9 2 (4.55%) Security Patching
9 2 (4.55%) Software Deployment
10 1 (2.27%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (2.27%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.36%) C
2 2 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (45.45%) CISSP
2 11 (25.00%) GIAC
3 10 (22.73%) CISM
4 5 (11.36%) CHFI
5 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.55%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.55%) CEH
6 1 (2.27%) CISMP
6 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.27%) CISA
6 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (38.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 17799
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Nessus
1 2 (4.55%) Nmap
1 2 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (4.55%) CheckPoint
1 2 (4.55%) Hyland
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