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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 208 171 164
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -7
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 5 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.097% 0.31% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.39% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 6
Average salary £34,318 - £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £33,264 - £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,864 - £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+21.05% +5.55%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4228 3078 2821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 82.32% 79.17% 77.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3408 2428 2359
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leeds - 4 £43,409 - 1
Halifax - 1 £33,000 -
Security Testing
Yorkshire

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (81.82%) Information Security
2 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
2 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (27.27%) Nessus
3 3 (27.27%) CEH
3 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (27.27%) Nmap
3 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
3 3 (27.27%) Wireshark
3 3 (27.27%) GIAC
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 3 (27.27%) CISSP
3 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) McAfee
4 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
4 2 (18.18%) Network Security
5 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
5 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (9.09%) Degree
5 1 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Wireshark
2 2 (18.18%) Network Security
3 1 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (9.09%) Wireless Security
3 1 (9.09%) Wireless
3 1 (9.09%) Internet
3 1 (9.09%) VPN
General
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Legal
1 1 (9.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Security Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Information Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Information Security Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Penetration Test Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Testing Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
4 1 (9.09%) QA Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
4 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Information Security
2 4 (36.36%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
5 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Test Management
5 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 1 (9.09%) Email Management
5 1 (9.09%) SIEM
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) CEH
2 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) GIAC
2 3 (27.27%) CISSP
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (9.09%) CCSA
4 1 (9.09%) SSCP
4 1 (9.09%) CCNA
4 1 (9.09%) ISEB
4 1 (9.09%) MCP
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
1 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Nmap
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Nessus
2 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 2 (18.18%) McAfee
2 1 (9.09%) Websense
2 1 (9.09%) Clearswift
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
2 1 (9.09%) Symantec
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago