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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 148 163 155
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 23 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.67% 0.25% 0.068%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.30% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 21 4 2
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £50,000 £40,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £53,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.37% +24.70%
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
3069 2696 2445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 88.80% 82.85% 83.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2447 2075 2078
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,500 £62,500
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 30 January 2015.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 32 (91.43%) Information Security
2 18 (51.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 16 (45.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (34.29%) Management Information System
5 11 (31.43%) Business Development
6 10 (28.57%) PCI DSS
7 9 (25.71%) CISSP
8 8 (22.86%) LAN
8 8 (22.86%) WAN
8 8 (22.86%) CEH
9 7 (20.00%) Security Testing
10 6 (17.14%) ISMS
10 6 (17.14%) Data Protection
10 6 (17.14%) Data Protection Act
10 6 (17.14%) Line Management
10 6 (17.14%) NHS
10 6 (17.14%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 6 (17.14%) Retail
10 6 (17.14%) Information Security Management
10 6 (17.14%) Security Management
10 6 (17.14%) Service Delivery
10 6 (17.14%) Risk Management
10 6 (17.14%) GIAC
11 4 (11.43%) Firewall
12 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (8.57%) VoIP
12 3 (8.57%) Nessus
12 3 (8.57%) Nmap
13 2 (5.71%) Ethical Hacking
13 2 (5.71%) Degree

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (2.86%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.86%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) LAN
1 8 (22.86%) WAN
2 4 (11.43%) Firewall
3 3 (8.57%) VoIP
4 2 (5.71%) Wireless
4 2 (5.71%) VPN
4 2 (5.71%) DNS
4 2 (5.71%) DMZ
4 2 (5.71%) Internet
4 2 (5.71%) MPLS
4 2 (5.71%) BGP
4 2 (5.71%) Network Security
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.86%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Metasploit
General
1 6 (17.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (54.29%) Analyst
2 18 (51.43%) Security Analyst
3 11 (31.43%) Account Manager
4 10 (28.57%) IT Security Analyst
5 7 (20.00%) Junior
6 6 (17.14%) Senior Manager
6 6 (17.14%) Senior Account Manager
6 6 (17.14%) Sales Manager
7 5 (14.29%) Junior Account Manager
8 4 (11.43%) Penetration Tester
8 4 (11.43%) Tester
9 2 (5.71%) Junior Analyst
9 2 (5.71%) Network Security Analyst
9 2 (5.71%) Consultant
9 2 (5.71%) Junior Tester
9 2 (5.71%) Network Analyst
9 2 (5.71%) Security Tester
10 1 (2.86%) Penetration Test Consultant
10 1 (2.86%) Testing Consultant
10 1 (2.86%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) Management Information System
2 6 (17.14%) Data Protection Act
2 6 (17.14%) NHS
3 1 (2.86%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (91.43%) Information Security
2 18 (51.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 11 (31.43%) Business Development
4 7 (20.00%) Security Testing
5 6 (17.14%) ISMS
5 6 (17.14%) Data Protection
5 6 (17.14%) Line Management
5 6 (17.14%) Information Security Management
5 6 (17.14%) Security Management
5 6 (17.14%) Service Delivery
5 6 (17.14%) Risk Management
6 2 (5.71%) Ethical Hacking
6 2 (5.71%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (5.71%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (5.71%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Usability Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Performance Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) CISSP
2 8 (22.86%) CEH
3 6 (17.14%) GIAC
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.71%) Degree
5 2 (5.71%) CCSP
5 2 (5.71%) CCNP
5 2 (5.71%) OSCP
6 1 (2.86%) PCI QSA
6 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.86%) CRISC
6 1 (2.86%) ISEB
6 1 (2.86%) CISA
6 1 (2.86%) CISM
6 1 (2.86%) CCNA
6 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (45.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (28.57%) PCI DSS
3 6 (17.14%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (2.86%) QA
4 1 (2.86%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Nmap
2 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) Cisco
1 2 (5.71%) Riverbed
2 1 (2.86%) Avaya
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