The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 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 Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 241 181 217
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +36
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 9 32 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.13% 0.61% 0.036%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.74% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 2
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £36,550
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +9.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,450 £28,000 £25,310
10% offered a salary of more than £47,700 £45,000 £47,790
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+12.22% -14.28%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5660 4327 4303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 80.19% 81.87% 78.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4438 3338 3512
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Security Testing
England

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 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
West Yorkshire -52 9 £41,250 +3.12% 1
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Apache
2 5 (31.25%) Information Security
2 5 (31.25%) Software Testing
2 5 (31.25%) Change Control
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Release Management
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 4 (25.00%) UNIX
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) ISEB
3 4 (25.00%) Middleware
4 3 (18.75%) MySQL
4 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (18.75%) BDD
5 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (12.50%) Nmap
5 2 (12.50%) Nessus
5 2 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
5 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 2 (12.50%) Test Management

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (31.25%) Apache
2 4 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (6.25%) IIS
3 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Wireshark
2 1 (6.25%) Network Security
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) VPN
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MySQL
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Bugzilla
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
1 1 (6.25%) Selenium
1 1 (6.25%) Firebug
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Legal
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Security Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Test Team Leader
3 2 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Test Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Test Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Penetration Test Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Testing Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Junior
4 1 (6.25%) QA Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior QA Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior QA Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior QA Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Junior Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Middleware
2 2 (12.50%) HTML
2 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) XML
3 1 (6.25%) DOM
3 1 (6.25%) XML Schema
3 1 (6.25%) WinForms
3 1 (6.25%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) UNIX
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Information Security
1 5 (31.25%) Software Testing
1 5 (31.25%) Change Control
2 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) Release Management
2 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (18.75%) BDD
4 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 2 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Test Management
5 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
5 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
5 1 (6.25%) V-Model
5 1 (6.25%) OWASP
5 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) ISEB
1 4 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) CISSP
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.25%) SSCP
3 1 (6.25%) CISA
3 1 (6.25%) CISM
3 1 (6.25%) Security+ Certification
3 1 (6.25%) GIAC
3 1 (6.25%) CCSA
3 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) MCP
3 1 (6.25%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Nmap
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Nessus
2 1 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) McAfee
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) Websense
3 1 (6.25%) Clearswift
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.25%) Symantec
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