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

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 146 165 182
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +17
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 26 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.86% 0.19% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 0.21% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 9
Median salary £46,414 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.14% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,020 £38,100 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £56,000 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+14.13% -8.00%
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
2744 2864 3289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 91.25% 88.81% 88.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2200 2214 2658
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 £60,000 £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 27 May 2016.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 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 21 (67.74%) Windows
2 20 (64.52%) Wireless
2 20 (64.52%) CREST Certified
3 19 (61.29%) Information Security
4 17 (54.84%) Publishing
4 17 (54.84%) CESG
4 17 (54.84%) Ruby
4 17 (54.84%) Degree
4 17 (54.84%) Wireless Security
4 17 (54.84%) Unix
4 17 (54.84%) C
4 17 (54.84%) C++
4 17 (54.84%) Java
4 17 (54.84%) Perl
4 17 (54.84%) PHP
4 17 (54.84%) Python
4 17 (54.84%) SC Cleared
4 17 (54.84%) Security Cleared
4 17 (54.84%) Mobile App
5 10 (32.26%) Social Engineering
6 9 (29.03%) Firewall
7 8 (25.81%) Security Testing
8 5 (16.13%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 5 (16.13%) VPN
9 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
9 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
9 4 (12.90%) Coaching
9 4 (12.90%) Cybersecurity
10 3 (9.68%) Tigerscheme
10 3 (9.68%) Ethical Hacking

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 (6.45%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.45%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 20 (64.52%) Wireless
2 17 (54.84%) Wireless Security
3 9 (29.03%) Firewall
4 5 (16.13%) VPN
5 3 (9.68%) Internet
6 2 (6.45%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (3.23%) IPsec
7 1 (3.23%) LAN
7 1 (3.23%) Network Security
7 1 (3.23%) WAN
General
1 17 (54.84%) Publishing
2 3 (9.68%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Penetration Tester
1 12 (38.71%) Tester
2 10 (32.26%) Consultant
2 10 (32.26%) Security Consultant
3 9 (29.03%) Senior Penetration Tester
3 9 (29.03%) Senior Tester
4 8 (25.81%) Penetration Test Consultant
5 4 (12.90%) Account Manager
5 4 (12.90%) Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) IT Manager
5 4 (12.90%) IT Security Manager
5 4 (12.90%) Security Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Security Manager
6 3 (9.68%) IT Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) IT Security Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Lead Tester
7 2 (6.45%) Lead Security Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Security Penetration Tester
7 2 (6.45%) Security Tester
7 2 (6.45%) Test Strategy Manager
Miscellaneous
1 17 (54.84%) CESG
1 17 (54.84%) Mobile App
2 3 (9.68%) PKI
3 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) AS400
4 1 (3.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (3.23%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (3.23%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.23%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 21 (67.74%) Windows
2 17 (54.84%) Unix
3 2 (6.45%) Windows 10
3 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) Information Security
2 10 (32.26%) Social Engineering
3 8 (25.81%) Security Testing
4 5 (16.13%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 4 (12.90%) Coaching
5 4 (12.90%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (9.68%) Ethical Hacking
7 2 (6.45%) Automated Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.45%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (6.45%) Test Strategy
7 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.23%) Data Privacy
8 1 (3.23%) Line Management
8 1 (3.23%) Network Architecture
8 1 (3.23%) Performance Management
8 1 (3.23%) Security Operations
8 1 (3.23%) Threat Management
8 1 (3.23%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) C
1 17 (54.84%) C++
1 17 (54.84%) Java
1 17 (54.84%) Perl
1 17 (54.84%) PHP
1 17 (54.84%) Python
1 17 (54.84%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (64.52%) CREST Certified
2 17 (54.84%) Degree
2 17 (54.84%) SC Cleared
2 17 (54.84%) Security Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) Tigerscheme
4 2 (6.45%) ISEB
4 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
5 1 (3.23%) CISSP
5 1 (3.23%) MCSE
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.23%) ISO27002
2 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) VMware
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco
3 1 (3.23%) Forcepoint
3 1 (3.23%) IBM
3 1 (3.23%) WatchGuard
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