The first table below looks at the demand for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 29 July 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 Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 177 140 149
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +9
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 9 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.24% 0.24% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.28% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 3
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,300 £34,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,600 £56,750 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3112 2132 2013
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 84.57% 83.54% 80.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2432 1596 1667
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,600 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Penetration Testing
West Yorkshire

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 July 2014.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing Penetration 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 Penetration Testing.

1 14 (82.35%) Information Security
2 7 (41.18%) CISSP
3 6 (35.29%) Firewall
3 6 (35.29%) Windows
3 6 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (29.41%) Ethical Hacking
4 5 (29.41%) PCI DSS
4 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
4 5 (29.41%) iPad
4 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
4 5 (29.41%) iPhone
4 5 (29.41%) Internet
4 5 (29.41%) DNS
4 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
4 5 (29.41%) Finance
5 3 (17.65%) .NET
5 3 (17.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (11.76%) Business Development
6 2 (11.76%) Degree
6 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
6 2 (11.76%) SQL
6 2 (11.76%) UNIX
7 1 (5.88%) CISA
7 1 (5.88%) CISM
7 1 (5.88%) Military
7 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
7 1 (5.88%) Wireless
7 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
7 1 (5.88%) CGI
7 1 (5.88%) Shell Script

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing Penetration 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 Penetration Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) IIS
1 1 (5.88%) Apache
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) Firewall
2 5 (29.41%) DNS
2 5 (29.41%) Internet
3 1 (5.88%) Wireless
3 1 (5.88%) Wireshark
3 1 (5.88%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQLPlus
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
1 7 (41.18%) Security Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Consultant
2 5 (29.41%) Tester
2 5 (29.41%) Penetration Tester
2 5 (29.41%) IT Security Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Security Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Ethical Hacker
4 2 (11.76%) Junior
4 2 (11.76%) Account Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.88%) IT Security Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) IT Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Penetration Test Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Testing Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Junior Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Junior Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) iPhone
1 5 (29.41%) iPad
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) UNIX
3 1 (5.88%) Solaris
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Information Security
2 5 (29.41%) Ethical Hacking
3 3 (17.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (11.76%) Business Development
5 1 (5.88%) Security Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (5.88%) Database Security
5 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.88%) Perl
2 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) CISSP
2 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) CRISC
4 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) CISA
4 1 (5.88%) CISM
4 1 (5.88%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (29.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Nagios
1 1 (5.88%) Nessus
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle
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