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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 209 250 183
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -67
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 35 12 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.52% 0.17% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.20% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 32 11 5
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £33,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
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
5771 6033 4549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 86.48% 83.86% 82.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4690 4744 3518
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 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 June 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 3 June 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
North Yorkshire +33 23 £42,500 +107.31%
West Yorkshire +8 11 £45,000 +5.88% 3
South Yorkshire - 1 £65,000 - 1
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 (57.89%) Information Security
2 41 (53.95%) CISSP
3 25 (32.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (26.32%) PCI DSS
5 19 (25.00%) Firewall
5 19 (25.00%) CISM
6 17 (22.37%) SQL
6 17 (22.37%) SIEM
7 15 (19.74%) Selenium
7 15 (19.74%) Test Scripting
8 14 (18.42%) HTML
8 14 (18.42%) JavaScript
8 14 (18.42%) Automated Testing
8 14 (18.42%) Finance
9 13 (17.11%) GIAC
9 13 (17.11%) Windows
10 12 (15.79%) CSS
10 12 (15.79%) Firebug
10 12 (15.79%) Data Protection
11 11 (14.47%) Vulnerability Management
11 11 (14.47%) Test Management
11 11 (14.47%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 11 (14.47%) CEH
12 10 (13.16%) Cryptography
12 10 (13.16%) Software Testing
12 10 (13.16%) Management Information System
12 10 (13.16%) Wireless
12 10 (13.16%) SSL
12 10 (13.16%) Manual Testing
13 9 (11.84%) Problem Management

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (25.00%) Firewall
2 10 (13.16%) Wireless
2 10 (13.16%) SSL
3 1 (1.32%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.95%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (19.74%) Selenium
2 12 (15.79%) Firebug
3 6 (7.89%) JIRA
4 4 (5.26%) Bugzilla
4 4 (5.26%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.32%) MSTest
5 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (18.42%) Finance
2 3 (3.95%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 38 (50.00%) Analyst
2 24 (31.58%) Security Analyst
3 19 (25.00%) Security Manager
4 17 (22.37%) IT Security Analyst
5 13 (17.11%) Information Manager
5 13 (17.11%) Information Security Manager
5 13 (17.11%) Test Analyst
6 7 (9.21%) Information Analyst
6 7 (9.21%) Information Security Analyst
7 6 (7.89%) IT Security Manager
8 5 (6.58%) Information Security Officer
8 5 (6.58%) IT Security Officer
8 5 (6.58%) Security Officer
9 4 (5.26%) Tester
10 3 (3.95%) Software Tester
10 3 (3.95%) Web Tester
11 1 (1.32%) Penetration Test Consultant
11 1 (1.32%) Testing Consultant
11 1 (1.32%) Penetration Tester
11 1 (1.32%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.42%) HTML
2 12 (15.79%) CSS
3 8 (10.53%) .NET
3 8 (10.53%) ASP.NET
4 7 (9.21%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (6.58%) DOM
5 5 (6.58%) Application Packaging
6 1 (1.32%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.16%) Management Information System
1 10 (13.16%) Cryptography
2 7 (9.21%) N-Tier
3 5 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.32%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.11%) Windows
2 1 (1.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (57.89%) Information Security
2 17 (22.37%) SIEM
3 15 (19.74%) Test Scripting
4 14 (18.42%) Automated Testing
5 12 (15.79%) Data Protection
6 11 (14.47%) Test Management
6 11 (14.47%) Vulnerability Management
7 10 (13.16%) Manual Testing
7 10 (13.16%) Software Testing
8 9 (11.84%) Problem Management
8 9 (11.84%) Penetration Testing
8 9 (11.84%) Project Management
9 8 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (10.53%) Performance Testing
10 7 (9.21%) MVC
10 7 (9.21%) Ethical Hacking
10 7 (9.21%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 5 (6.58%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (6.58%) Cyber Security
12 4 (5.26%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.37%) SQL
2 14 (18.42%) JavaScript
3 8 (10.53%) C#
3 8 (10.53%) Java
4 5 (6.58%) C
5 1 (1.32%) PHP
Qualifications
1 41 (53.95%) CISSP
2 19 (25.00%) CISM
3 13 (17.11%) GIAC
4 11 (14.47%) CEH
5 9 (11.84%) ISEB
6 8 (10.53%) ISTQB
6 8 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (9.21%) CISA
7 7 (9.21%) CISMP
8 5 (6.58%) CHFI
9 4 (5.26%) Degree
10 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (32.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (26.32%) PCI DSS
3 11 (14.47%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 6 (7.89%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) Nessus
1 2 (2.63%) SCCM
2 1 (1.32%) Nmap
Vendors
1 3 (3.95%) Microsoft
1 3 (3.95%) Telerik
2 2 (2.63%) CheckPoint
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