The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 129 185 173
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -12
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 30 6 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.12% 0.18% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 0.20% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 16 6 15
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,173 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
Penetration Testing
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2411 3046 3228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 90.20% 89.80% 90.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2097 2472 2490
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,459 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of job ads across the Leeds region citing Penetration Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Leeds region.

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in Leeds

Penetration Testing
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT jobs citing Penetration 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 48 (70.59%) Windows
2 41 (60.29%) Information Security
3 38 (55.88%) CREST Certified
4 37 (54.41%) Degree
5 35 (51.47%) Java
5 35 (51.47%) C++
5 35 (51.47%) PHP
6 34 (50.00%) C
7 32 (47.06%) Unix
8 28 (41.18%) CESG
9 25 (36.76%) Security Cleared
10 24 (35.29%) Ruby
11 22 (32.35%) Wireless
11 22 (32.35%) Perl
12 21 (30.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 21 (30.88%) Mobile App
13 20 (29.41%) SC Cleared
14 19 (27.94%) Wireless Security
14 19 (27.94%) Python
15 18 (26.47%) CHECK Team Member
16 17 (25.00%) Publishing
17 16 (23.53%) HP
17 16 (23.53%) Social Engineering
17 16 (23.53%) Tigerscheme
17 16 (23.53%) Cybersecurity
18 15 (22.06%) CHECK Team Leader
18 15 (22.06%) Network Security
18 15 (22.06%) Active Directory
19 14 (20.59%) VPN
19 14 (20.59%) Cisco

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.94%) CMS
2 2 (2.94%) Drupal
2 2 (2.94%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (7.35%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.94%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.76%) Mimecast
2 3 (4.41%) GitHub
3 2 (2.94%) Donky
3 2 (2.94%) Trello
4 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.47%) Heroku
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (32.35%) Wireless
2 19 (27.94%) Wireless Security
3 15 (22.06%) Network Security
4 14 (20.59%) VPN
5 13 (19.12%) SAN
6 12 (17.65%) Firewall
7 9 (13.24%) MPLS
7 9 (13.24%) VLAN
8 8 (11.76%) ADSL
8 8 (11.76%) Remote Desktop
9 6 (8.82%) LAN
9 6 (8.82%) WAN
10 5 (7.35%) Internet
10 5 (7.35%) VoIP
11 4 (5.88%) HTTP
12 3 (4.41%) Wireshark
13 2 (2.94%) DNS
14 1 (1.47%) DHCP
14 1 (1.47%) Intranet
14 1 (1.47%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Burp Suite
2 2 (2.94%) Appium
2 2 (2.94%) Bugzilla
2 2 (2.94%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.94%) FitNesse
2 2 (2.94%) HP UFT
2 2 (2.94%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.94%) JIRA
2 2 (2.94%) JUnit
2 2 (2.94%) NUnit
2 2 (2.94%) Redmine
2 2 (2.94%) Selenium
2 2 (2.94%) Selenium IDE
2 2 (2.94%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (25.00%) Publishing
2 8 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (1.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (52.94%) Penetration Tester
1 36 (52.94%) Tester
2 11 (16.18%) Security Penetration Tester
2 11 (16.18%) Security Tester
3 10 (14.71%) Ethical Hacker
4 8 (11.76%) Analyst
4 8 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (7.35%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 5 (7.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Account Manager
5 5 (7.35%) Consultant
5 5 (7.35%) Support Analyst
5 5 (7.35%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.41%) Security Analyst
6 3 (4.41%) Security Consultant
6 3 (4.41%) Security Manager
6 3 (4.41%) Senior Account Manager
6 3 (4.41%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.65%) .NET
2 8 (11.76%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.94%) HTML
3 2 (2.94%) JSF
3 2 (2.94%) JSP
3 2 (2.94%) LAMP
3 2 (2.94%) XHTML
4 1 (1.47%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 28 (41.18%) CESG
2 21 (30.88%) Mobile App
3 11 (16.18%) Computer Science
3 11 (16.18%) Management Information System
4 8 (11.76%) IVR
5 2 (2.94%) PKI
5 2 (2.94%) RIA
6 1 (1.47%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.47%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.47%) FMCG
6 1 (1.47%) iPad
6 1 (1.47%) iPhone
6 1 (1.47%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (1.47%) User Experience
6 1 (1.47%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 48 (70.59%) Windows
2 32 (47.06%) Unix
3 14 (20.59%) Windows Server
4 13 (19.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (14.71%) Windows 7
6 8 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (7.35%) Linux
8 3 (4.41%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (60.29%) Information Security
2 21 (30.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 16 (23.53%) Cybersecurity
3 16 (23.53%) Social Engineering
4 14 (20.59%) Ethical Hacking
5 13 (19.12%) ITIL
5 13 (19.12%) Network Packet Capture
5 13 (19.12%) Security Testing
5 13 (19.12%) Vulnerability Management
5 13 (19.12%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 12 (17.65%) Remediation Plan
6 12 (17.65%) Threat Modelling
7 11 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (13.24%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (13.24%) Mentoring
8 9 (13.24%) Project Management
9 8 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (11.76%) Regulatory Compliance
9 8 (11.76%) Supplier Management
10 5 (7.35%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (51.47%) C++
1 35 (51.47%) Java
1 35 (51.47%) PHP
2 34 (50.00%) C
3 24 (35.29%) Ruby
4 22 (32.35%) Perl
5 19 (27.94%) Python
6 14 (20.59%) C#
7 12 (17.65%) VB.NET
8 5 (7.35%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 38 (55.88%) CREST Certified
2 37 (54.41%) Degree
3 25 (36.76%) Security Cleared
4 20 (29.41%) SC Cleared
5 18 (26.47%) CHECK Team Member
6 16 (23.53%) Tigerscheme
7 15 (22.06%) CHECK Team Leader
8 13 (19.12%) MCSA
8 13 (19.12%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (11.76%) OSCP
10 5 (7.35%) CEH
11 4 (5.88%) CISA
11 4 (5.88%) CISSP
12 1 (1.47%) CCNA
12 1 (1.47%) CCNP
12 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.24%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 15 (22.06%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) Nessus
1 4 (5.88%) Nmap
2 2 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.94%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 16 (23.53%) HP
2 14 (20.59%) Cisco
3 13 (19.12%) Avaya
3 13 (19.12%) VMware
4 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
5 8 (11.76%) Forcepoint
5 8 (11.76%) Sophos
6 1 (1.47%) Intel Security
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
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Salary: Market related
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago