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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 246 228 213
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -15
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 29 7 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.38% 0.12% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.14% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 26 6 13
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
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
6432 5007 4862
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 85.24% 84.89% 79.90%
Number of salaries quoted 5152 3906 4021
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 27 November 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 27 November 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 -13 15 £50,000 +11.11% 2
South Yorkshire - 10 £21,500 -
North Yorkshire - 4 £36,500 -
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 23 (56.10%) Information Security
2 16 (39.02%) CISSP
3 12 (29.27%) Firewall
3 12 (29.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (26.83%) SQL
4 11 (26.83%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (24.39%) Windows
5 10 (24.39%) PCI DSS
6 9 (21.95%) Penetration Testing
6 9 (21.95%) CISM
6 9 (21.95%) Regression Testing
7 8 (19.51%) Data Protection
8 7 (17.07%) Active Directory
8 7 (17.07%) SIEM
9 6 (14.63%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (14.63%) XML
9 6 (14.63%) Finance
9 6 (14.63%) Performance Testing
9 6 (14.63%) Degree
10 5 (12.20%) Ethical Hacking
10 5 (12.20%) CEH
10 5 (12.20%) Application Packaging
10 5 (12.20%) CHFI
10 5 (12.20%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 5 (12.20%) Risk Management
10 5 (12.20%) ITIL
10 5 (12.20%) Linux
10 5 (12.20%) Apache
10 5 (12.20%) Cisco
10 5 (12.20%) Microsoft

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (12.20%) Apache
2 3 (7.32%) nginx
2 3 (7.32%) Node.js
3 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Office
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (7.32%) Amazon S3
1 3 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.32%) Route 53
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (29.27%) Firewall
2 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.32%) DNS
2 3 (7.32%) Internet
2 3 (7.32%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (4.88%) Wireless
4 1 (2.44%) Network Security
4 1 (2.44%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) MongoDB
2 3 (7.32%) Redis
2 3 (7.32%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (7.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Selenium
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) Analyst
2 11 (26.83%) Security Analyst
3 10 (24.39%) Tester
4 7 (17.07%) Junior
4 7 (17.07%) Software Tester
5 6 (14.63%) Junior Tester
5 6 (14.63%) Information Analyst
5 6 (14.63%) Information Security Analyst
5 6 (14.63%) Graduate
5 6 (14.63%) Junior Software Tester
6 5 (12.20%) Graduate Software Tester
6 5 (12.20%) Information Manager
6 5 (12.20%) Information Security Manager
6 5 (12.20%) Security Manager
6 5 (12.20%) Information Security Officer
6 5 (12.20%) IT Security Officer
6 5 (12.20%) Security Officer
7 3 (7.32%) Test Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Operations Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) CLAS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) XML
2 5 (12.20%) Application Packaging
3 4 (9.76%) .NET
3 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET
4 3 (7.32%) Web Services
4 3 (7.32%) WPF
4 3 (7.32%) WinForms
5 1 (2.44%) HTML
5 1 (2.44%) XML Schema
5 1 (2.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) User Experience
2 3 (7.32%) Client/Server
2 3 (7.32%) NHS
2 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.32%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.88%) RMADS
3 2 (4.88%) Open Source
3 2 (4.88%) CESG
3 2 (4.88%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (24.39%) Windows
2 5 (12.20%) Linux
3 4 (9.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (56.10%) Information Security
2 9 (21.95%) Regression Testing
2 9 (21.95%) Penetration Testing
3 8 (19.51%) Data Protection
4 7 (17.07%) SIEM
5 6 (14.63%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (14.63%) Performance Testing
6 5 (12.20%) Ethical Hacking
6 5 (12.20%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (12.20%) Risk Management
6 5 (12.20%) ITIL
6 5 (12.20%) Cyber Security
7 4 (9.76%) Change Control
7 4 (9.76%) Information Governance
7 4 (9.76%) Release Management
7 4 (9.76%) Manual Testing
8 3 (7.32%) Test Scripting
8 3 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (7.32%) OWASP
8 3 (7.32%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.83%) SQL
2 5 (12.20%) C
3 4 (9.76%) Java
4 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.32%) Perl
4 3 (7.32%) PHP
4 3 (7.32%) Python
4 3 (7.32%) Ruby
4 3 (7.32%) Bash Shell
4 3 (7.32%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (39.02%) CISSP
2 9 (21.95%) CISM
3 6 (14.63%) Degree
4 5 (12.20%) CHFI
4 5 (12.20%) CEH
5 3 (7.32%) GCIH
5 3 (7.32%) SSCP
6 2 (4.88%) CISA
6 2 (4.88%) GWAPT
6 2 (4.88%) GPEN
6 2 (4.88%) OSCP
6 2 (4.88%) OSCE
7 1 (2.44%) GIAC
7 1 (2.44%) GCIA
7 1 (2.44%) ISEB
7 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (29.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (24.39%) PCI DSS
3 4 (9.76%) QA
4 2 (4.88%) HIPAA
5 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 7 (17.07%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Puppet
1 3 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (7.32%) HAProxy
2 1 (2.44%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) Cisco
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.32%) Percona
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle
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