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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 151 167 160
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -7
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 23 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.63% 0.23% 0.070%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.28% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 21 5 2
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £48,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
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
3228 2904 2360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 88.73% 83.81% 82.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2575 2255 1945
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 2 March 2015.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 33 (84.62%) Information Security
2 20 (51.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (41.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 14 (35.90%) Management Information System
4 14 (35.90%) PCI DSS
5 12 (30.77%) CEH
6 11 (28.21%) CISSP
7 9 (23.08%) LAN
7 9 (23.08%) WAN
7 9 (23.08%) Business Development
7 9 (23.08%) Security Testing
8 8 (20.51%) GIAC
8 8 (20.51%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 7 (17.95%) Risk Management
10 6 (15.38%) Retail
10 6 (15.38%) Information Security Management
10 6 (15.38%) Security Management
10 6 (15.38%) Service Delivery
10 6 (15.38%) NHS
10 6 (15.38%) Data Protection Act
10 6 (15.38%) ISMS
10 6 (15.38%) Data Protection
10 6 (15.38%) Line Management
11 5 (12.82%) Firewall
12 4 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (10.26%) OSCP
13 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
13 3 (7.69%) Test Management
13 3 (7.69%) Network Security
13 3 (7.69%) Cisco

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Project
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.08%) WAN
1 9 (23.08%) LAN
2 5 (12.82%) Firewall
3 3 (7.69%) VoIP
3 3 (7.69%) VPN
3 3 (7.69%) Network Security
4 2 (5.13%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (5.13%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (5.13%) DNS
4 2 (5.13%) DMZ
4 2 (5.13%) Internet
4 2 (5.13%) MPLS
4 2 (5.13%) BGP
4 2 (5.13%) Wireless
5 1 (2.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Metasploit
General
1 6 (15.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (53.85%) Analyst
2 20 (51.28%) Security Analyst
3 12 (30.77%) IT Security Analyst
4 9 (23.08%) Account Manager
5 6 (15.38%) Tester
5 6 (15.38%) Junior
5 6 (15.38%) Penetration Tester
5 6 (15.38%) Sales Manager
6 5 (12.82%) Senior Manager
6 5 (12.82%) Senior Account Manager
7 4 (10.26%) Consultant
7 4 (10.26%) Junior Account Manager
8 3 (7.69%) Security Consultant
9 2 (5.13%) Network Analyst
9 2 (5.13%) Junior Tester
9 2 (5.13%) Security Tester
9 2 (5.13%) Junior Analyst
9 2 (5.13%) Network Security Analyst
10 1 (2.56%) Penetration Test Consultant
10 1 (2.56%) IT Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.90%) Management Information System
2 6 (15.38%) Data Protection Act
2 6 (15.38%) NHS
3 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (84.62%) Information Security
2 16 (41.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 9 (23.08%) Business Development
3 9 (23.08%) Security Testing
4 7 (17.95%) Risk Management
5 6 (15.38%) Information Security Management
5 6 (15.38%) Security Management
5 6 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 6 (15.38%) ISMS
5 6 (15.38%) Data Protection
5 6 (15.38%) Line Management
6 3 (7.69%) Test Management
7 2 (5.13%) OWASP
7 2 (5.13%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (5.13%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (5.13%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (5.13%) Ethical Hacking
8 1 (2.56%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.56%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.56%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) Python
2 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.56%) Java
2 1 (2.56%) Perl
2 1 (2.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (30.77%) CEH
2 11 (28.21%) CISSP
3 8 (20.51%) GIAC
4 4 (10.26%) OSCP
4 4 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
6 2 (5.13%) Degree
6 2 (5.13%) CCSP
6 2 (5.13%) CCNP
6 2 (5.13%) CCNA
6 2 (5.13%) OSCE
7 1 (2.56%) ISEB
7 1 (2.56%) CISA
7 1 (2.56%) CISM
7 1 (2.56%) PCI QSA
7 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.56%) VCP4
7 1 (2.56%) CRISC
7 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (51.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (35.90%) PCI DSS
3 8 (20.51%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (2.56%) COBIT
4 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Nmap
2 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) Cisco
2 2 (5.13%) Riverbed
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.56%) Avaya
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