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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 224 237 216
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -21
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 36 6 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.51% 0.097% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.12% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 32 4 13
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+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
6061 5181 4896
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 85.84% 83.55% 79.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4920 3991 4075
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +16 21 £45,000 - 4
South Yorkshire - 10 £21,500 -
North Yorkshire - 5 £31,250 -
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 28 (57.14%) Information Security
2 21 (42.86%) CISSP
3 16 (32.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (28.57%) SQL
4 14 (28.57%) PCI DSS
5 13 (26.53%) Firewall
6 12 (24.49%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (22.45%) SIEM
8 10 (20.41%) Windows
8 10 (20.41%) CISM
8 10 (20.41%) Penetration Testing
9 9 (18.37%) Regression Testing
9 9 (18.37%) CEH
9 9 (18.37%) Data Protection
10 7 (14.29%) ITIL
10 7 (14.29%) Active Directory
10 7 (14.29%) Degree
10 7 (14.29%) QA
10 7 (14.29%) Performance Testing
11 6 (12.24%) JavaScript
11 6 (12.24%) XML
11 6 (12.24%) Finance
11 6 (12.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 6 (12.24%) Selenium
11 6 (12.24%) Test Scripting
11 6 (12.24%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (10.20%) C
12 5 (10.20%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 5 (10.20%) Cisco
12 5 (10.20%) Microsoft

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (8.16%) Apache
2 3 (6.12%) nginx
2 3 (6.12%) Node.js
3 1 (2.04%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Office
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (6.12%) Amazon S3
1 3 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.12%) Route 53
2 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (26.53%) Firewall
2 3 (6.12%) Wireless
2 3 (6.12%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.12%) DNS
2 3 (6.12%) Internet
3 1 (2.04%) LAN
3 1 (2.04%) SSL
3 1 (2.04%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.12%) Redis
2 3 (6.12%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (6.12%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Selenium
2 3 (6.12%) Firebug
2 3 (6.12%) JIRA
3 2 (4.08%) Bugzilla
3 2 (4.08%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.04%) MSTest
4 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (12.24%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.12%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (44.90%) Analyst
2 16 (32.65%) Security Analyst
3 10 (20.41%) Tester
4 9 (18.37%) Information Analyst
4 9 (18.37%) Information Security Analyst
5 7 (14.29%) Software Tester
5 7 (14.29%) Junior
6 6 (12.24%) Test Analyst
6 6 (12.24%) Junior Tester
6 6 (12.24%) Information Manager
6 6 (12.24%) Information Security Manager
6 6 (12.24%) Security Manager
6 6 (12.24%) Graduate
6 6 (12.24%) Junior Software Tester
7 5 (10.20%) Graduate Software Tester
7 5 (10.20%) Information Security Officer
7 5 (10.20%) IT Security Officer
7 5 (10.20%) Security Officer
8 3 (6.12%) Operations Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) CLAS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.24%) XML
2 5 (10.20%) Application Packaging
3 4 (8.16%) HTML
3 4 (8.16%) .NET
3 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET
4 3 (6.12%) CSS
4 3 (6.12%) Web Services
4 3 (6.12%) WPF
4 3 (6.12%) DOM
4 3 (6.12%) WinForms
5 1 (2.04%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.49%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.16%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.12%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.12%) User Experience
3 3 (6.12%) Client/Server
3 3 (6.12%) NHS
4 2 (4.08%) RMADS
4 2 (4.08%) Open Source
4 2 (4.08%) CESG
4 2 (4.08%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (2.04%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.04%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.41%) Windows
2 4 (8.16%) Linux
3 3 (6.12%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (57.14%) Information Security
2 11 (22.45%) SIEM
3 10 (20.41%) Penetration Testing
4 9 (18.37%) Regression Testing
4 9 (18.37%) Data Protection
5 7 (14.29%) Performance Testing
5 7 (14.29%) ITIL
6 6 (12.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 6 (12.24%) Test Scripting
6 6 (12.24%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (10.20%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (10.20%) Cyber Security
7 5 (10.20%) Ethical Hacking
7 5 (10.20%) Risk Management
8 4 (8.16%) Manual Testing
8 4 (8.16%) Information Governance
9 3 (6.12%) Kanban
9 3 (6.12%) DevOps
9 3 (6.12%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (6.12%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.57%) SQL
2 6 (12.24%) JavaScript
3 5 (10.20%) C
4 4 (8.16%) Java
5 3 (6.12%) C++
5 3 (6.12%) Python
5 3 (6.12%) Ruby
5 3 (6.12%) Bash Shell
5 3 (6.12%) Perl
5 3 (6.12%) PHP
6 1 (2.04%) C#
Qualifications
1 21 (42.86%) CISSP
2 10 (20.41%) CISM
3 9 (18.37%) CEH
4 7 (14.29%) Degree
5 5 (10.20%) CHFI
5 5 (10.20%) GIAC
6 4 (8.16%) ISTQB
6 4 (8.16%) ISEB
7 3 (6.12%) GCIH
7 3 (6.12%) SSCP
7 3 (6.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (4.08%) GWAPT
8 2 (4.08%) GPEN
8 2 (4.08%) OSCP
8 2 (4.08%) OSCE
8 2 (4.08%) CISA
9 1 (2.04%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (32.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (28.57%) PCI DSS
3 7 (14.29%) QA
4 5 (10.20%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 2 (4.08%) HIPAA
System Software
1 7 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) Puppet
1 3 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (6.12%) HAProxy
2 1 (2.04%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (10.20%) Cisco
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.12%) Percona
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + PENSION + EXCELLENT BENS
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Plus Bonus plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 22 days ago