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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 148 174 178
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +4
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 23 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.73% 0.20% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.23% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 8
Median salary £39,700 £50,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.60% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £42,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £60,000 £52,250
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.94%
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
2878 3093 3303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 90.76% 88.98% 89.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2294 2395 2651
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 4 May 2016.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 18 (62.07%) Windows
1 18 (62.07%) Information Security
2 16 (55.17%) CREST Certified
3 15 (51.72%) Wireless
4 14 (48.28%) Unix
4 14 (48.28%) Security Cleared
4 14 (48.28%) SC Cleared
5 13 (44.83%) Wireless Security
5 13 (44.83%) Mobile App
5 13 (44.83%) C
5 13 (44.83%) C++
5 13 (44.83%) Java
5 13 (44.83%) Perl
5 13 (44.83%) PHP
5 13 (44.83%) Python
5 13 (44.83%) Publishing
5 13 (44.83%) CESG
5 13 (44.83%) Ruby
5 13 (44.83%) Degree
6 8 (27.59%) Firewall
7 7 (24.14%) Security Testing
7 7 (24.14%) Social Engineering
8 5 (17.24%) VPN
8 5 (17.24%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 4 (13.79%) Coaching
9 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
9 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
9 4 (13.79%) Ethical Hacking
10 3 (10.34%) PKI
10 3 (10.34%) ISO/IEC 27001

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:

Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (51.72%) Wireless
2 13 (44.83%) Wireless Security
3 8 (27.59%) Firewall
4 5 (17.24%) VPN
5 3 (10.34%) Internet
6 2 (6.90%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (6.90%) Network Security
7 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (3.45%) IPsec
7 1 (3.45%) LAN
7 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.45%) WAN
General
1 13 (44.83%) Publishing
2 3 (10.34%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Penetration Tester
1 11 (37.93%) Tester
2 9 (31.03%) Consultant
2 9 (31.03%) Security Consultant
3 7 (24.14%) Penetration Test Consultant
4 6 (20.69%) Senior Penetration Tester
4 6 (20.69%) Senior Tester
5 4 (13.79%) Account Manager
5 4 (13.79%) Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) IT Manager
5 4 (13.79%) IT Security Manager
5 4 (13.79%) Security Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Security Manager
6 3 (10.34%) IT Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) IT Security Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Lead Tester
6 3 (10.34%) Security Penetration Tester
6 3 (10.34%) Security Tester
7 2 (6.90%) Strategy Manager
7 2 (6.90%) Test Strategy Manager
Miscellaneous
1 13 (44.83%) CESG
1 13 (44.83%) Mobile App
2 3 (10.34%) PKI
3 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) AS400
4 1 (3.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (3.45%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.45%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (62.07%) Windows
2 14 (48.28%) Unix
3 2 (6.90%) Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Windows 10
3 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.45%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) Information Security
2 7 (24.14%) Security Testing
2 7 (24.14%) Social Engineering
3 5 (17.24%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 4 (13.79%) Coaching
4 4 (13.79%) Ethical Hacking
5 3 (10.34%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (6.90%) Automated Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.90%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (6.90%) Test Strategy
6 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.45%) Content Management
7 1 (3.45%) ITIL
7 1 (3.45%) Security Management
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (3.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) C
1 13 (44.83%) C++
1 13 (44.83%) Java
1 13 (44.83%) Perl
1 13 (44.83%) PHP
1 13 (44.83%) Python
1 13 (44.83%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (55.17%) CREST Certified
2 14 (48.28%) SC Cleared
2 14 (48.28%) Security Cleared
3 13 (44.83%) Degree
4 2 (6.90%) CISSP
4 2 (6.90%) ISEB
4 2 (6.90%) ISTQB
4 2 (6.90%) Tigerscheme
5 1 (3.45%) CEH
5 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.45%) MCSE
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.45%) ISO27002
2 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) VMware
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco
3 1 (3.45%) Forcepoint
3 1 (3.45%) IBM
3 1 (3.45%) WatchGuard
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