The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 254 201 209
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +8
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 6 22 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.078% 0.38% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.096% 0.48% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 7
Average salary £33,659 £21,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.55% -42.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £20,000 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,045 £30,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+21.05% +5.55%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6247 4541 4366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 81.70% 79.08% 76.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4851 3528 3643
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Security Testing
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -37 5 £34,318 - 1
North Yorkshire -31 1 £20,500 -4.65%
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (75.00%) Information Security
2 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (25.00%) Wireshark
3 3 (25.00%) GIAC
3 3 (25.00%) Nessus
3 3 (25.00%) CEH
3 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (25.00%) Nmap
3 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 3 (25.00%) CISSP
3 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (16.67%) McAfee
4 2 (16.67%) ISEB
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 2 (16.67%) QA
4 2 (16.67%) Test Management
4 2 (16.67%) Network Security
5 1 (8.33%) Software Testing

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Wireshark
2 2 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (8.33%) Wireless Security
3 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (8.33%) VPN
3 1 (8.33%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
1 1 (8.33%) Selenium
1 1 (8.33%) Firebug
1 1 (8.33%) Bugzilla
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Legal
1 1 (8.33%) Publishing
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Security Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Information Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) Testing Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) Penetration Test Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Penetration Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Junior
5 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
5 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
5 1 (8.33%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) DOM
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Information Security
2 4 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 2 (16.67%) Test Management
5 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (8.33%) SIEM
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Email Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) GIAC
2 3 (25.00%) CEH
2 3 (25.00%) CISSP
2 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (16.67%) ISEB
4 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (8.33%) CCSA
4 1 (8.33%) MCP
4 1 (8.33%) CCNA
4 1 (8.33%) SSCP
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 3 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Nmap
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Nessus
2 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) McAfee
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix
2 1 (8.33%) Websense
2 1 (8.33%) Clearswift
2 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (8.33%) Symantec
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago