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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 171 205 155
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -50
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 35 8 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.74% 0.16% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.19% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 34 5 10
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,900 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,500 £46,300
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
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
4244 4224 3108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 89.48% 84.77% 86.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3397 3279 2431
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +27 27 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Halifax - 1 £30,000 -
Security Testing
Yorkshire

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 27 (57.45%) Information Security
2 25 (53.19%) Firewall
3 20 (42.55%) CISSP
4 19 (40.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (31.91%) PCI DSS
6 13 (27.66%) Ethical Hacking
6 13 (27.66%) SIEM
7 12 (25.53%) GIAC
7 12 (25.53%) Windows
8 11 (23.40%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 10 (21.28%) Cryptography
9 10 (21.28%) SSL
9 10 (21.28%) Vulnerability Management
9 10 (21.28%) Kalman Filter
10 9 (19.15%) DevOps
10 9 (19.15%) LAMP
10 9 (19.15%) CISM
10 9 (19.15%) Back Office
10 9 (19.15%) Open Source
11 8 (17.02%) Wireless
12 5 (10.64%) Risk Management
13 4 (8.51%) Data Protection
13 4 (8.51%) Finance
13 4 (8.51%) CISA
13 4 (8.51%) CISMP
14 3 (6.38%) CHFI
14 3 (6.38%) Application Packaging
14 3 (6.38%) C
14 3 (6.38%) Security Management
14 3 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 25 (53.19%) Firewall
2 10 (21.28%) SSL
3 8 (17.02%) Wireless
4 2 (4.26%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) HP UFT
1 1 (2.13%) LoadRunner
1 1 (2.13%) JMeter
1 1 (2.13%) Selenium
1 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.13%) SoapUI
1 1 (2.13%) LoadUI
General
1 9 (19.15%) Back Office
2 4 (8.51%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 28 (59.57%) Analyst
1 28 (59.57%) Security Analyst
2 16 (34.04%) Information Analyst
2 16 (34.04%) Information Security Analyst
3 12 (25.53%) IT Security Analyst
4 8 (17.02%) Technical Security Analyst
4 8 (17.02%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Administrator
6 4 (8.51%) Information Manager
6 4 (8.51%) Information Security Manager
6 4 (8.51%) Information Security Administrator
6 4 (8.51%) Security Administrator
6 4 (8.51%) Security Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Information Security Officer
7 3 (6.38%) IT Security Officer
7 3 (6.38%) Security Officer
8 2 (4.26%) Security Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.15%) LAMP
2 3 (6.38%) Application Packaging
3 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Cryptography
2 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (57.45%) Information Security
2 13 (27.66%) SIEM
2 13 (27.66%) Ethical Hacking
3 11 (23.40%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 10 (21.28%) Vulnerability Management
4 10 (21.28%) Kalman Filter
5 9 (19.15%) DevOps
5 9 (19.15%) Open Source
6 5 (10.64%) Risk Management
7 4 (8.51%) Data Protection
8 3 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (6.38%) Security Management
8 3 (6.38%) Cyber Security
9 2 (4.26%) Software Deployment
9 2 (4.26%) Security Patching
9 2 (4.26%) Penetration Testing
10 1 (2.13%) Software Testing
10 1 (2.13%) Load Testing
10 1 (2.13%) Web Testing
10 1 (2.13%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) C
2 2 (4.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (42.55%) CISSP
2 12 (25.53%) GIAC
3 9 (19.15%) CISM
4 4 (8.51%) CISA
4 4 (8.51%) CISMP
5 3 (6.38%) CHFI
6 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.26%) DV Cleared
6 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.13%) Degree
7 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
7 1 (2.13%) CEH
7 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (40.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (31.91%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (2.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Nessus
1 2 (4.26%) Nmap
1 2 (4.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (4.26%) CheckPoint
1 2 (4.26%) Hyland
2 1 (2.13%) HP
West Yorkshire
TRG
Salary: 40000-50000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago