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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 216 174 182
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +8
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 7 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.14% 0.22% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.25% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 7
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,900 £35,000 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £58,000 £50,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -15.00%
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
4261 3193 3127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.34% 85.88% 81.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3285 2539 2609
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -33 6 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Wakefield - 1 £47,500 -
Security Testing
Yorkshire

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 7 (41.18%) CISSP
2 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Risk Management
2 6 (35.29%) Information Security
2 6 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (29.41%) Software Testing
3 5 (29.41%) Change Control
3 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) Linux
3 5 (29.41%) Apache
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
4 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
4 4 (23.53%) UNIX
4 4 (23.53%) Middleware
4 4 (23.53%) .NET
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
4 4 (23.53%) WebLogic
4 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
4 4 (23.53%) Release Management
4 4 (23.53%) Performance Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (17.65%) OWASP
5 3 (17.65%) WPF
5 3 (17.65%) Data Protection
5 3 (17.65%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (17.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (17.65%) BDD
5 3 (17.65%) Information Governance
5 3 (17.65%) ISTQB
5 3 (17.65%) WinForms

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (29.41%) Apache
2 4 (23.53%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (5.88%) Network Security
1 1 (5.88%) LAN
1 1 (5.88%) VPN
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) MySQL
General
1 3 (17.65%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Security Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Test Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Test Team Leader
4 2 (11.76%) Team Leader
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Test Manager
4 2 (11.76%) CLAS Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior QA Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior QA Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior QA Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) IT Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) Security Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) IT Security Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
1 4 (23.53%) Middleware
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) WPF
2 3 (17.65%) WinForms
3 1 (5.88%) XML Schema
3 1 (5.88%) HTML
3 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
2 3 (17.65%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (17.65%) NHS
3 2 (11.76%) CESG
3 2 (11.76%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (11.76%) RMADS
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Linux
3 4 (23.53%) UNIX
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Risk Management
1 6 (35.29%) Information Security
2 5 (29.41%) Software Testing
2 5 (29.41%) Change Control
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) Release Management
3 4 (23.53%) Performance Testing
4 3 (17.65%) OWASP
4 3 (17.65%) Data Protection
4 3 (17.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (17.65%) BDD
4 3 (17.65%) Information Governance
4 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (17.65%) ITIL
5 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
5 2 (11.76%) SIEM
5 2 (11.76%) IT Governance
5 2 (11.76%) ISMS
5 2 (11.76%) Information Assurance
5 2 (11.76%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) CISSP
2 3 (17.65%) ISTQB
2 3 (17.65%) CISM
2 3 (17.65%) SSCP
2 3 (17.65%) ISEB
3 2 (11.76%) CEH
4 1 (5.88%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) CISA
4 1 (5.88%) GIAC
4 1 (5.88%) GCIA
4 1 (5.88%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS
3 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (5.88%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco
2 1 (5.88%) Citrix
2 1 (5.88%) McAfee
2 1 (5.88%) Websense
2 1 (5.88%) Clearswift
Yeadon, Leeds, Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: £35k to £50k depending on level of experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum (DOE) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 26 days ago