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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 175 157 142
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -15
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 6 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.16% 0.036% 0.041%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.044% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 1
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +120.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.22% +12.50%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3176 2254 1904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 83.71% 80.96% 78.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2547 1807 1615
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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 18 April 2014.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 11 (84.62%) Information Security
2 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
2 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
3 5 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (38.46%) Finance
4 4 (30.77%) Web Services
4 4 (30.77%) UNIX
4 4 (30.77%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 4 (30.77%) Network Design
4 4 (30.77%) Security Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
5 3 (23.08%) Wireshark
5 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (23.08%) Nmap
5 3 (23.08%) Nessus
5 3 (23.08%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) .NET
6 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
7 1 (7.69%) Ethical Hacking
7 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
7 1 (7.69%) Degree
7 1 (7.69%) Network Security
7 1 (7.69%) Wireless Security
7 1 (7.69%) Wireless
7 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
7 1 (7.69%) Publishing
7 1 (7.69%) Military

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Wireshark
2 1 (7.69%) Network Security
2 1 (7.69%) Wireless Security
2 1 (7.69%) Wireless
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Publishing
2 1 (7.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Consultant
2 7 (53.85%) Security Consultant
3 5 (38.46%) IT Security Consultant
3 5 (38.46%) IT Consultant
4 3 (23.08%) Testing Consultant
4 3 (23.08%) Penetration Test Consultant
4 3 (23.08%) Tester
5 2 (15.38%) Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Security Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Penetration Tester
6 1 (7.69%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Web Services
2 3 (23.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) UNIX
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Information Security
2 4 (30.77%) Network Design
2 4 (30.77%) Security Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (7.69%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Management
4 1 (7.69%) Security Management
4 1 (7.69%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
1 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) CISA
3 1 (7.69%) CISM
3 1 (7.69%) CISSP
3 1 (7.69%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Nessus
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