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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 202 249 183
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -66
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 48 5 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.70% 0.071% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.085% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 47 4 14
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £34,800 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £44,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-15.84% +12.22%
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
6062 5853 4444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 87.86% 82.82% 84.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4966 4569 3429
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 £28,000 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +28 23 £39,000 -8.23% 4
North Yorkshire - 14 £43,750 - 1
South Yorkshire - 8 £32,000 - 1
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 46 (53.49%) Information Security
2 43 (50.00%) CISSP
3 30 (34.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 26 (30.23%) Firewall
5 24 (27.91%) Finance
5 24 (27.91%) PCI DSS
6 23 (26.74%) CISM
7 17 (19.77%) Windows
7 17 (19.77%) SIEM
8 15 (17.44%) Test Scripting
9 14 (16.28%) CISMP
9 14 (16.28%) CISA
10 13 (15.12%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (15.12%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 13 (15.12%) GIAC
11 12 (13.95%) SSL
11 12 (13.95%) Cryptography
11 12 (13.95%) Ethical Hacking
11 12 (13.95%) Vulnerability Management
12 11 (12.79%) SQL
13 10 (11.63%) Project Management
13 10 (11.63%) Wireless
13 10 (11.63%) Problem Management
14 9 (10.47%) Selenium
14 9 (10.47%) Manual Testing
14 9 (10.47%) Automated Testing
14 9 (10.47%) Software Testing
15 8 (9.30%) Data Protection
15 8 (9.30%) Back Office
15 8 (9.30%) .NET

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 26 (30.23%) Firewall
2 12 (13.95%) SSL
3 10 (11.63%) Wireless
4 2 (2.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (10.47%) Selenium
2 7 (8.14%) Firebug
3 2 (2.33%) Metasploit
General
1 24 (27.91%) Finance
2 8 (9.30%) Back Office
3 5 (5.81%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.16%) Law
Job Titles
1 42 (48.84%) Analyst
2 29 (33.72%) Security Analyst
3 17 (19.77%) Security Manager
4 15 (17.44%) IT Security Analyst
5 14 (16.28%) Information Security Analyst
5 14 (16.28%) Information Analyst
6 13 (15.12%) Test Analyst
7 10 (11.63%) Information Manager
7 10 (11.63%) Information Security Manager
8 9 (10.47%) Information Security Officer
8 9 (10.47%) Security Officer
9 7 (8.14%) IT Security Manager
10 6 (6.98%) Agile Test Analyst
10 6 (6.98%) Automated Test Analyst
11 5 (5.81%) Technical Security Analyst
11 5 (5.81%) IT Security Officer
11 5 (5.81%) Technical Analyst
11 5 (5.81%) Tester
12 3 (3.49%) Penetration Tester
13 2 (2.33%) Junior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.30%) HTML
1 8 (9.30%) .NET
1 8 (9.30%) ASP.NET
2 7 (8.14%) CSS
2 7 (8.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (5.81%) Application Packaging
4 4 (4.65%) LAMP
5 1 (1.16%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.95%) Cryptography
2 7 (8.14%) N-Tier
3 4 (4.65%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (19.77%) Windows
2 3 (3.49%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (53.49%) Information Security
2 17 (19.77%) SIEM
3 15 (17.44%) Test Scripting
4 13 (15.12%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (15.12%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 12 (13.95%) Ethical Hacking
5 12 (13.95%) Vulnerability Management
6 10 (11.63%) Problem Management
6 10 (11.63%) Project Management
7 9 (10.47%) Automated Testing
7 9 (10.47%) Software Testing
7 9 (10.47%) Manual Testing
8 8 (9.30%) Data Protection
9 7 (8.14%) Test Management
9 7 (8.14%) Kalman Filter
9 7 (8.14%) Performance Testing
9 7 (8.14%) MVC
10 6 (6.98%) Risk Management
10 6 (6.98%) Load Testing
10 6 (6.98%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.79%) SQL
2 8 (9.30%) Java
2 8 (9.30%) JavaScript
3 7 (8.14%) C#
4 5 (5.81%) C
5 1 (1.16%) PHP
Qualifications
1 43 (50.00%) CISSP
2 23 (26.74%) CISM
3 14 (16.28%) CISMP
3 14 (16.28%) CISA
4 13 (15.12%) GIAC
5 5 (5.81%) CHFI
6 3 (3.49%) Degree
6 3 (3.49%) CEH
7 2 (2.33%) ISTQB
7 2 (2.33%) ISEB
7 2 (2.33%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.33%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (34.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (27.91%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 17799
Systems Management
1 5 (5.81%) Nessus
2 2 (2.33%) Nmap
2 2 (2.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (2.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (2.33%) CheckPoint
1 2 (2.33%) Hyland
1 2 (2.33%) Telerik
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