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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 208 247 207
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -40
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 41 4 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.56% 0.057% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.069% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 40 1 16
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-15.90% +15.78%
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
6368 5805 4573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 87.11% 82.92% 80.37%
Number of salaries quoted 5177 4404 3672
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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 2 March 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 2 March 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
(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 +23 32 £45,000 - 2
North Yorkshire - 6 £30,000 - 2
South Yorkshire - 3 £27,500 -
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 39 (55.71%) Information Security
2 28 (40.00%) CISSP
3 21 (30.00%) Firewall
3 21 (30.00%) SQL
3 21 (30.00%) SIEM
4 20 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (21.43%) PCI DSS
6 15 (21.43%) Windows
6 15 (21.43%) CISM
7 14 (20.00%) CEH
7 14 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
8 13 (18.57%) Data Protection
8 13 (18.57%) Vulnerability Management
9 12 (17.14%) Wireless
9 12 (17.14%) GIAC
9 12 (17.14%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 11 (15.71%) Regression Testing
10 11 (15.71%) Selenium
10 11 (15.71%) Test Scripting
11 10 (14.29%) Degree
11 10 (14.29%) Cryptography
11 10 (14.29%) SSL
11 10 (14.29%) ISEB
12 9 (12.86%) JavaScript
12 9 (12.86%) ISTQB
12 9 (12.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 9 (12.86%) QA
13 8 (11.43%) Management Information System
13 8 (11.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.29%) Apache
1 3 (4.29%) nginx
1 3 (4.29%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (4.29%) Amazon S3
1 3 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.29%) Route 53
2 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (30.00%) Firewall
2 12 (17.14%) Wireless
3 10 (14.29%) SSL
4 3 (4.29%) Internet
4 3 (4.29%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.29%) DNS
4 3 (4.29%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.43%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.43%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.29%) MySQL
1 3 (4.29%) SQL Server
1 3 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (4.29%) MongoDB
1 3 (4.29%) Redis
1 3 (4.29%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 11 (15.71%) Selenium
2 6 (8.57%) JIRA
3 5 (7.14%) Firebug
4 4 (5.71%) WebDriver
4 4 (5.71%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.43%) MSTest
General
1 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
1 3 (4.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (47.14%) Analyst
2 24 (34.29%) Security Analyst
3 15 (21.43%) IT Security Analyst
4 13 (18.57%) Security Manager
4 13 (18.57%) Information Manager
4 13 (18.57%) Information Security Manager
5 12 (17.14%) Tester
6 10 (14.29%) Software Tester
7 8 (11.43%) Information Analyst
7 8 (11.43%) Junior
7 8 (11.43%) Test Analyst
7 8 (11.43%) Information Security Analyst
8 7 (10.00%) IT Security Officer
8 7 (10.00%) Security Officer
8 7 (10.00%) Information Security Officer
9 6 (8.57%) Graduate
9 6 (8.57%) Junior Tester
9 6 (8.57%) Junior Software Tester
10 5 (7.14%) Graduate Software Tester
11 4 (5.71%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.00%) Application Packaging
2 6 (8.57%) HTML
3 5 (7.14%) CSS
3 5 (7.14%) XML
3 5 (7.14%) DOM
4 3 (4.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (14.29%) Cryptography
3 8 (11.43%) Management Information System
4 6 (8.57%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.29%) Client/Server
5 3 (4.29%) User Experience
6 2 (2.86%) Open Source
7 1 (1.43%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.43%) Windows
2 3 (4.29%) Linux
2 3 (4.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (55.71%) Information Security
2 21 (30.00%) SIEM
3 14 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 13 (18.57%) Data Protection
4 13 (18.57%) Vulnerability Management
5 11 (15.71%) Test Scripting
5 11 (15.71%) Regression Testing
6 9 (12.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 7 (10.00%) Performance Testing
7 7 (10.00%) Automated Testing
7 7 (10.00%) Ethical Hacking
7 7 (10.00%) Manual Testing
7 7 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (10.00%) Cyber Security
8 5 (7.14%) ITIL
9 4 (5.71%) Test Management
9 4 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (4.29%) Kanban
10 3 (4.29%) Capacity Management
10 3 (4.29%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (30.00%) SQL
2 9 (12.86%) JavaScript
3 7 (10.00%) C
4 3 (4.29%) C++
4 3 (4.29%) Java
4 3 (4.29%) Python
4 3 (4.29%) Ruby
4 3 (4.29%) Bash Shell
4 3 (4.29%) Perl
4 3 (4.29%) PHP
5 1 (1.43%) C#
Qualifications
1 28 (40.00%) CISSP
2 15 (21.43%) CISM
3 14 (20.00%) CEH
4 12 (17.14%) GIAC
5 10 (14.29%) Degree
5 10 (14.29%) ISEB
6 9 (12.86%) ISTQB
7 8 (11.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (10.00%) CHFI
9 2 (2.86%) GWAPT
9 2 (2.86%) GPEN
9 2 (2.86%) OSCP
9 2 (2.86%) OSCE
9 2 (2.86%) GCIH
9 2 (2.86%) CISA
10 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.43%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (21.43%) PCI DSS
3 12 (17.14%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 9 (12.86%) QA
5 2 (2.86%) HIPAA
System Software
1 3 (4.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.43%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) Puppet
1 3 (4.29%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (4.29%) HAProxy
2 1 (1.43%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (5.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.29%) Telerik
2 3 (4.29%) Percona
2 3 (4.29%) Oracle
3 2 (2.86%) Cisco
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + PENSION + EXCELLENT BENS
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago