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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 245 195 216
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +21
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 11 25 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.15% 0.46% 0.070%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.56% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 4
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £39,050
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £28,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £45,000 £50,600
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £51,550
% change year-on-year
- -12.70%
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
5878 4475 4500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 80.13% 82.78% 78.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4567 3493 3697
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 7 £42,500 +6.25% 2
North Yorkshire - 4 £36,500 - 1
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 11 (47.83%) Information Security
2 9 (39.13%) Windows
3 7 (30.43%) CISSP
4 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
5 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
5 5 (21.74%) Linux
5 5 (21.74%) Apache
5 5 (21.74%) Cisco
5 5 (21.74%) Risk Management
5 5 (21.74%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
5 5 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (21.74%) PCI DSS
5 5 (21.74%) Change Control
6 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (17.39%) ISTQB
6 4 (17.39%) Release Management
6 4 (17.39%) Performance Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (17.39%) Finance
6 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
6 4 (17.39%) Middleware
6 4 (17.39%) ISEB
6 4 (17.39%) .NET
6 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
6 4 (17.39%) WebLogic
6 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
6 4 (17.39%) UNIX
7 3 (13.04%) MySQL

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (21.74%) Apache
2 4 (17.39%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) LAN
2 1 (4.35%) VPN
2 1 (4.35%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (4.35%) Wireshark
2 1 (4.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Bugzilla
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
1 1 (4.35%) Selenium
1 1 (4.35%) Firebug
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Legal
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Analyst
2 9 (39.13%) Security Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Information Security Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Information Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Team Leader
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Test Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Test Team Leader
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Test Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) IT Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (4.35%) Security Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Junior
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Middleware
1 4 (17.39%) .NET
1 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
2 3 (13.04%) WinForms
2 3 (13.04%) WPF
3 2 (8.70%) HTML
4 1 (4.35%) CSS
4 1 (4.35%) XML
4 1 (4.35%) DOM
4 1 (4.35%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.04%) NHS
2 3 (13.04%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (4.35%) CESG
3 1 (4.35%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (4.35%) RMADS
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Linux
3 4 (17.39%) UNIX
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Information Security
2 5 (21.74%) Risk Management
2 5 (21.74%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
2 5 (21.74%) Change Control
3 4 (17.39%) Release Management
3 4 (17.39%) Performance Testing
3 4 (17.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (13.04%) BDD
4 3 (13.04%) OWASP
4 3 (13.04%) Information Governance
4 3 (13.04%) Data Protection
5 2 (8.70%) SIEM
5 2 (8.70%) Test Management
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL
6 1 (4.35%) CRM
6 1 (4.35%) Regression Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) Java
2 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) CISSP
2 4 (17.39%) ISTQB
2 4 (17.39%) ISEB
3 3 (13.04%) SSCP
4 2 (8.70%) CISM
5 1 (4.35%) MCP
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.35%) CCNA
5 1 (4.35%) CISA
5 1 (4.35%) Security+ Certification
5 1 (4.35%) GIAC
5 1 (4.35%) CCSA
5 1 (4.35%) CEH
5 1 (4.35%) Degree
5 1 (4.35%) GCIA
5 1 (4.35%) GCIH
5 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (21.74%) PCI DSS
2 2 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Nessus
2 1 (4.35%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) Cisco
3 2 (8.70%) McAfee
4 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.35%) Citrix
4 1 (4.35%) Websense
4 1 (4.35%) Clearswift
4 1 (4.35%) Symantec
Skipton, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum (DOE) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 24 days ago