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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Penetration Testing
Rank 134 184 156
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -28
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 23 4 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.89% 0.12% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.14% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 20
Median salary £37,500 £41,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,100 £27,250 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,038 £67,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +15.78%

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
2312 2916 3040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 89.47% 88.79% 91.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1995 2427 2439
Median salary £45,000 £43,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.04% +1.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 21 January 2017.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 45 (69.23%) Windows
2 39 (60.00%) Degree
3 35 (53.85%) CREST Certified
4 34 (52.31%) Information Security
5 31 (47.69%) Java
5 31 (47.69%) C++
5 31 (47.69%) PHP
6 30 (46.15%) C
7 29 (44.62%) Unix
7 29 (44.62%) Security Cleared
8 25 (38.46%) CESG
9 21 (32.31%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 20 (30.77%) Ruby
11 19 (29.23%) Perl
11 19 (29.23%) SC Cleared
12 18 (27.69%) Network Packet Capture
12 18 (27.69%) Social Engineering
13 17 (26.15%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 17 (26.15%) Mobile App
13 17 (26.15%) Wireless
13 17 (26.15%) Network Security
14 16 (24.62%) Wireless Security
14 16 (24.62%) Publishing
14 16 (24.62%) Python
14 16 (24.62%) Cybersecurity
14 16 (24.62%) CHECK Team Leader
14 16 (24.62%) CHECK Team Member
15 15 (23.08%) Vulnerability Management
15 15 (23.08%) Active Directory
15 15 (23.08%) HP

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 (12.31%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (12.31%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.54%) CMS
2 1 (1.54%) Drupal
2 1 (1.54%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.31%) Mimecast
2 2 (3.08%) GitHub
3 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.54%) Donky
3 1 (1.54%) Heroku
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.54%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 17 (26.15%) Network Security
1 17 (26.15%) Wireless
2 16 (24.62%) Wireless Security
3 14 (21.54%) VPN
4 13 (20.00%) SAN
5 12 (18.46%) Firewall
6 9 (13.85%) MPLS
6 9 (13.85%) VLAN
7 8 (12.31%) ADSL
7 8 (12.31%) Remote Desktop
8 6 (9.23%) LAN
8 6 (9.23%) WAN
9 5 (7.69%) VoIP
10 4 (6.15%) HTTP
10 4 (6.15%) Internet
11 3 (4.62%) Wireshark
12 2 (3.08%) DNS
13 1 (1.54%) DHCP
13 1 (1.54%) Intrusion Detection
13 1 (1.54%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Burp Suite
2 1 (1.54%) Appium
2 1 (1.54%) Bugzilla
2 1 (1.54%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.54%) FitNesse
2 1 (1.54%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.54%) JIRA
2 1 (1.54%) JUnit
2 1 (1.54%) NUnit
2 1 (1.54%) Redmine
2 1 (1.54%) Selenium
2 1 (1.54%) Selenium IDE
2 1 (1.54%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (24.62%) Publishing
2 13 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (3.08%) Advertising
4 1 (1.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (50.77%) Penetration Tester
1 33 (50.77%) Tester
2 12 (18.46%) Analyst
3 11 (16.92%) Security Penetration Tester
3 11 (16.92%) Security Tester
4 10 (15.38%) Ethical Hacker
5 8 (12.31%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (10.77%) Consultant
6 7 (10.77%) Security Analyst
7 5 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 5 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Support Analyst
7 5 (7.69%) Support Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) IT Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) IT Security Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) Vulnerability Consultant
8 4 (6.15%) Vulnerability Tester
9 3 (4.62%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.46%) .NET
2 8 (12.31%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.54%) Apache Flex
3 1 (1.54%) HTML
3 1 (1.54%) JSF
3 1 (1.54%) JSP
3 1 (1.54%) LAMP
3 1 (1.54%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (38.46%) CESG
2 17 (26.15%) Mobile App
3 13 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 11 (16.92%) Computer Science
5 8 (12.31%) IVR
6 2 (3.08%) PKI
6 2 (3.08%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.54%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.54%) FMCG
7 1 (1.54%) iPad
7 1 (1.54%) iPhone
7 1 (1.54%) Minimum Viable Product
7 1 (1.54%) RIA
7 1 (1.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 45 (69.23%) Windows
2 29 (44.62%) Unix
3 14 (21.54%) Windows Server
4 13 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (15.38%) Windows 7
6 8 (12.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (7.69%) Linux
8 3 (4.62%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (52.31%) Information Security
2 21 (32.31%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 18 (27.69%) Network Packet Capture
3 18 (27.69%) Social Engineering
4 17 (26.15%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 16 (24.62%) Cybersecurity
6 15 (23.08%) Vulnerability Management
7 14 (21.54%) Ethical Hacking
8 13 (20.00%) ITIL
9 12 (18.46%) Remediation Plan
9 12 (18.46%) Security Testing
9 12 (18.46%) Threat Modelling
10 10 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (13.85%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (13.85%) Mentoring
11 9 (13.85%) Project Management
12 8 (12.31%) Capacity Planning
12 8 (12.31%) Regulatory Compliance
12 8 (12.31%) Supplier Management
13 4 (6.15%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 31 (47.69%) C++
1 31 (47.69%) Java
1 31 (47.69%) PHP
2 30 (46.15%) C
3 20 (30.77%) Ruby
4 19 (29.23%) Perl
5 16 (24.62%) Python
6 14 (21.54%) C#
7 12 (18.46%) VB.NET
8 4 (6.15%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 39 (60.00%) Degree
2 35 (53.85%) CREST Certified
3 29 (44.62%) Security Cleared
4 19 (29.23%) SC Cleared
5 16 (24.62%) CHECK Team Leader
5 16 (24.62%) CHECK Team Member
6 13 (20.00%) MCSA
6 13 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (18.46%) Tigerscheme
8 8 (12.31%) OSCP
9 5 (7.69%) CEH
10 4 (6.15%) CISA
10 4 (6.15%) CISSP
11 1 (1.54%) CCNA
11 1 (1.54%) CCNP
11 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.31%) PCI DSS
2 4 (6.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 15 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (6.15%) Nessus
1 4 (6.15%) Nmap
2 1 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.54%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 15 (23.08%) HP
2 14 (21.54%) Cisco
3 13 (20.00%) Avaya
3 13 (20.00%) VMware
4 10 (15.38%) Forcepoint
4 10 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 8 (12.31%) Sophos
6 2 (3.08%) ArcSight
6 2 (3.08%) SolarWinds
6 2 (3.08%) Splunk
7 1 (1.54%) Intel Security
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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