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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 187 240 199
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -41
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 54 12 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.80% 0.17% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 0.20% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 51 9 11
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,300 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £48,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +7.22%
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
5958 5926 4515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 88.73% 82.53% 85.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4892 4591 3531
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
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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 +31 35 £42,500 - 3
South Yorkshire - 9 £32,000 - 2
North Yorkshire -3 5 £42,500 +16.43% 1
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 44 (50.00%) Information Security
2 42 (47.73%) CISSP
3 31 (35.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 28 (31.82%) Finance
5 27 (30.68%) PCI DSS
6 25 (28.41%) Firewall
7 21 (23.86%) CISM
8 16 (18.18%) CISMP
8 16 (18.18%) CISA
8 16 (18.18%) Windows
9 14 (15.91%) Ethical Hacking
9 14 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (15.91%) GIAC
10 13 (14.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 13 (14.77%) Test Scripting
10 13 (14.77%) SIEM
11 10 (11.36%) Problem Management
11 10 (11.36%) Open Source
11 10 (11.36%) Vulnerability Management
11 10 (11.36%) DevOps
11 10 (11.36%) Kalman Filter
11 10 (11.36%) Project Management
11 10 (11.36%) SSL
11 10 (11.36%) HTML
11 10 (11.36%) Java
11 10 (11.36%) JavaScript
11 10 (11.36%) .NET
11 10 (11.36%) ASP.NET
11 10 (11.36%) Cryptography
11 10 (11.36%) LAMP

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Communications & Networking
1 25 (28.41%) Firewall
2 10 (11.36%) SSL
3 8 (9.09%) Wireless
4 2 (2.27%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 8 (9.09%) Selenium
2 7 (7.95%) Firebug
3 4 (4.55%) Metasploit
4 1 (1.14%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.14%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.14%) LoadUI
4 1 (1.14%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.14%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.14%) JMeter
General
1 28 (31.82%) Finance
2 9 (10.23%) Back Office
3 5 (5.68%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 43 (48.86%) Analyst
2 30 (34.09%) Security Analyst
3 18 (20.45%) Information Security Analyst
3 18 (20.45%) Information Analyst
4 13 (14.77%) Test Analyst
4 13 (14.77%) Security Manager
5 12 (13.64%) IT Security Analyst
6 8 (9.09%) Technical Security Analyst
6 8 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
7 7 (7.95%) IT Security Manager
7 7 (7.95%) Security Officer
7 7 (7.95%) Information Security Officer
8 6 (6.82%) Agile Test Analyst
8 6 (6.82%) Automated Test Analyst
8 6 (6.82%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) Information Manager
8 6 (6.82%) Information Security Manager
9 5 (5.68%) Tester
9 5 (5.68%) Penetration Tester
10 3 (3.41%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.36%) HTML
1 10 (11.36%) .NET
1 10 (11.36%) ASP.NET
1 10 (11.36%) LAMP
2 7 (7.95%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (7.95%) CSS
3 3 (3.41%) JSP
3 3 (3.41%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.36%) Cryptography
2 7 (7.95%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.18%) Windows
2 4 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (50.00%) Information Security
2 14 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (15.91%) Ethical Hacking
3 13 (14.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 13 (14.77%) Test Scripting
3 13 (14.77%) SIEM
4 10 (11.36%) Open Source
4 10 (11.36%) Vulnerability Management
4 10 (11.36%) DevOps
4 10 (11.36%) Kalman Filter
4 10 (11.36%) Problem Management
4 10 (11.36%) Project Management
5 8 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 8 (9.09%) Manual Testing
5 8 (9.09%) Software Testing
6 7 (7.95%) Test Management
6 7 (7.95%) Automated Testing
6 7 (7.95%) Performance Testing
6 7 (7.95%) Load Testing
6 7 (7.95%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.36%) Java
1 10 (11.36%) JavaScript
2 9 (10.23%) SQL
3 7 (7.95%) C#
4 3 (3.41%) C
4 3 (3.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 42 (47.73%) CISSP
2 21 (23.86%) CISM
3 16 (18.18%) CISMP
3 16 (18.18%) CISA
4 14 (15.91%) GIAC
5 3 (3.41%) CEH
5 3 (3.41%) CHFI
6 2 (2.27%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.27%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.27%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.14%) Degree
7 1 (1.14%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (35.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (30.68%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (1.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (7.95%) Nessus
2 2 (2.27%) Nmap
2 2 (2.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (2.27%) CheckPoint
1 2 (2.27%) Hyland
2 1 (1.14%) HP
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
TRG
Salary: 40000-50000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Sheffield
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £5000 - £6500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago