The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire with a requirement for Security Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Testing
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 77 87
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 0 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire - 0.89% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.05% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 4
Median salary - £60,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +118.18%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year -15.00% +6.38%  

Security Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 636 667 905
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 93.81% 84.75% 91.23%
Number of salaries quoted 536 555 767
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Security Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire citing Security Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Security Testing in South Yorkshire

Security Testing
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing in South Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Security Testing in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing Security Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Nessus
1 1 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) Metasploit
1 1 (100.00%) OSCP
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Burp Suite
1 1 (100.00%) Kali Linux

Security Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Burp Suite
1 1 (100.00%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Security Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Kali Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) OSCP
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Nessus