The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 213 248 197
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -51
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 39 11 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.55% 0.15% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.18% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 36 10 4
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +100.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Security Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6066 6083 4553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 86.25% 83.45% 80.93%
Number of salaries quoted 4826 4747 3537
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,350
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 Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Security Testing
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the Yorkshire region.

Security Testing Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Testing across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Security Testing
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
West Yorkshire +19 19 £45,000 +12.50%
North Yorkshire +23 17 £42,500 +107.31% 3
South Yorkshire - 3 £27,500 - 2
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the 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 49 (61.25%) Information Security
2 43 (53.75%) CISSP
3 25 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (30.00%) CISM
5 22 (27.50%) Firewall
6 20 (25.00%) SIEM
7 19 (23.75%) PCI DSS
8 18 (22.50%) SQL
9 17 (21.25%) Data Protection
10 15 (18.75%) Selenium
10 15 (18.75%) Test Scripting
11 14 (17.50%) HTML
11 14 (17.50%) JavaScript
11 14 (17.50%) CEH
11 14 (17.50%) Automated Testing
11 14 (17.50%) GIAC
12 13 (16.25%) Windows
12 13 (16.25%) Vulnerability Management
13 12 (15.00%) Firebug
13 12 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 12 (15.00%) CSS
13 12 (15.00%) Wireless
14 11 (13.75%) Penetration Testing
14 11 (13.75%) Test Management
15 10 (12.50%) Manual Testing
15 10 (12.50%) Software Testing
15 10 (12.50%) Cryptography
15 10 (12.50%) SSL
16 9 (11.25%) ISEB
16 9 (11.25%) Vulnerability Assessment

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (27.50%) Firewall
2 12 (15.00%) Wireless
3 10 (12.50%) SSL
4 1 (1.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.75%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (18.75%) Selenium
2 12 (15.00%) Firebug
3 6 (7.50%) JIRA
4 4 (5.00%) Bugzilla
4 4 (5.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.25%) MSTest
5 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (11.25%) Finance
2 3 (3.75%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 39 (48.75%) Analyst
2 25 (31.25%) Security Analyst
3 22 (27.50%) Security Manager
4 18 (22.50%) Information Manager
4 18 (22.50%) Information Security Manager
5 17 (21.25%) IT Security Analyst
6 13 (16.25%) Test Analyst
7 8 (10.00%) Information Analyst
7 8 (10.00%) Information Security Analyst
8 7 (8.75%) Tester
9 6 (7.50%) Information Security Officer
9 6 (7.50%) IT Security Officer
9 6 (7.50%) Security Officer
10 4 (5.00%) IT Security Manager
10 4 (5.00%) Software Tester
11 3 (3.75%) Penetration Tester
11 3 (3.75%) Web Tester
12 2 (2.50%) Junior
13 1 (1.25%) Consultant
13 1 (1.25%) Junior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.50%) HTML
2 12 (15.00%) CSS
3 8 (10.00%) .NET
3 8 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 7 (8.75%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (7.50%) Application Packaging
6 5 (6.25%) DOM
7 1 (1.25%) JSP
7 1 (1.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) Cryptography
2 9 (11.25%) Management Information System
3 7 (8.75%) N-Tier
4 6 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (6.25%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.50%) Open Source
7 1 (1.25%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.25%) Windows
2 1 (1.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (61.25%) Information Security
2 20 (25.00%) SIEM
3 17 (21.25%) Data Protection
4 15 (18.75%) Test Scripting
5 14 (17.50%) Automated Testing
6 13 (16.25%) Vulnerability Management
7 11 (13.75%) Test Management
7 11 (13.75%) Penetration Testing
8 10 (12.50%) Manual Testing
8 10 (12.50%) Software Testing
9 9 (11.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 9 (11.25%) Performance Testing
10 8 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (10.00%) Ethical Hacking
11 7 (8.75%) MVC
12 6 (7.50%) Cyber Security
12 6 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (6.25%) Problem Management
13 5 (6.25%) Project Management
14 4 (5.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (22.50%) SQL
2 14 (17.50%) JavaScript
3 8 (10.00%) C#
3 8 (10.00%) Java
4 6 (7.50%) C
5 1 (1.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 43 (53.75%) CISSP
2 24 (30.00%) CISM
3 14 (17.50%) GIAC
3 14 (17.50%) CEH
4 9 (11.25%) ISEB
5 8 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (10.00%) ISTQB
6 7 (8.75%) CISA
7 6 (7.50%) CHFI
7 6 (7.50%) Degree
8 5 (6.25%) CISMP
9 2 (2.50%) GWAPT
9 2 (2.50%) GPEN
9 2 (2.50%) OSCP
9 2 (2.50%) OSCE
9 2 (2.50%) GCIH
10 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.25%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (23.75%) PCI DSS
3 12 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 6 (7.50%) QA
5 2 (2.50%) HIPAA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) Nessus
1 2 (2.50%) SCCM
2 1 (1.25%) Nmap
Vendors
1 3 (3.75%) Microsoft
1 3 (3.75%) Telerik
2 2 (2.50%) CheckPoint
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