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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 181 211 177
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -34
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 28 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.57% 0.098% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.12% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 26 3 0
Average salary £45,000 £34,318 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.12% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £57,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +21.05%
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
4275 4316 3180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 86.94% 84.43% 80.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3341 3471 2501
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 17 April 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 17 April 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 26 £45,000 +3.66%
Huddersfield - 2 - -
Security Testing
Yorkshire

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 46 (82.14%) Information Security
2 31 (55.36%) CISSP
3 23 (41.07%) Firewall
3 23 (41.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (41.07%) SIEM
4 17 (30.36%) Data Protection
4 17 (30.36%) CISM
5 14 (25.00%) GIAC
5 14 (25.00%) Windows
5 14 (25.00%) PCI DSS
6 12 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 12 (21.43%) CEH
7 11 (19.64%) Ethical Hacking
7 11 (19.64%) Vulnerability Management
8 10 (17.86%) Cryptography
8 10 (17.86%) Wireless
8 10 (17.86%) SSL
9 9 (16.07%) C
9 9 (16.07%) Application Packaging
9 9 (16.07%) CHFI
9 9 (16.07%) Penetration Testing
9 9 (16.07%) Cyber Security
9 9 (16.07%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (14.29%) Management Information System
11 7 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 5 (8.93%) ITIL
13 4 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
14 3 (5.36%) SQL
14 3 (5.36%) Degree
15 2 (3.57%) Kanban

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.57%) Apache
1 2 (3.57%) nginx
1 2 (3.57%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (3.57%) Amazon S3
1 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.57%) Route 53
1 2 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (3.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
1 2 (3.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 23 (41.07%) Firewall
2 10 (17.86%) Wireless
2 10 (17.86%) SSL
3 2 (3.57%) Internet
3 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.57%) DNS
3 2 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.79%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.79%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) MySQL
1 2 (3.57%) MongoDB
1 2 (3.57%) Redis
1 2 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
General
1 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (46.43%) Analyst
2 25 (44.64%) Security Analyst
3 17 (30.36%) IT Security Analyst
3 17 (30.36%) Security Manager
3 17 (30.36%) Information Manager
3 17 (30.36%) Information Security Manager
4 9 (16.07%) Information Security Officer
4 9 (16.07%) IT Security Officer
4 9 (16.07%) Security Officer
5 8 (14.29%) Information Analyst
5 8 (14.29%) Information Security Analyst
6 2 (3.57%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (1.79%) Testing Consultant
7 1 (1.79%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (1.79%) Consultant
7 1 (1.79%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (1.79%) Penetration Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.07%) Application Packaging
2 2 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Cryptography
2 8 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.57%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.57%) User Experience
3 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (3.57%) Linux
2 2 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (82.14%) Information Security
2 23 (41.07%) SIEM
3 17 (30.36%) Data Protection
4 11 (19.64%) Vulnerability Management
4 11 (19.64%) Ethical Hacking
5 9 (16.07%) Penetration Testing
5 9 (16.07%) Cyber Security
5 9 (16.07%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 5 (8.93%) ITIL
8 4 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (3.57%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.57%) Incident Management
9 2 (3.57%) Release Management
9 2 (3.57%) Kanban
9 2 (3.57%) Change Control
9 2 (3.57%) Test Automation
9 2 (3.57%) DevOps
9 2 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (3.57%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.07%) C
2 3 (5.36%) SQL
3 2 (3.57%) Python
3 2 (3.57%) Ruby
3 2 (3.57%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.57%) C++
3 2 (3.57%) Java
3 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.57%) Perl
3 2 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 31 (55.36%) CISSP
2 17 (30.36%) CISM
3 14 (25.00%) GIAC
4 12 (21.43%) CEH
5 9 (16.07%) CHFI
6 3 (5.36%) Degree
7 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (41.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 12 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 2 (3.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) SCCM
1 2 (3.57%) Puppet
1 2 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.57%) HAProxy
2 1 (1.79%) Nessus
2 1 (1.79%) Nmap
Vendors
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle
1 2 (3.57%) CheckPoint
1 2 (3.57%) Percona