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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 133 175 191
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +16
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 29 18 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.05% 0.52% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 0.57% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 19 15 7
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +21.42%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
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
2489 3175 3238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 90.41% 91.05% 88.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2103 2482 2548
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 28 July 2016.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 33 (64.71%) Information Security
2 32 (62.75%) Wireless
2 32 (62.75%) CREST Certified
3 31 (60.78%) Windows
4 27 (52.94%) C
4 27 (52.94%) C++
4 27 (52.94%) Java
4 27 (52.94%) PHP
4 27 (52.94%) Ruby
4 27 (52.94%) Mobile App
5 25 (49.02%) Degree
5 25 (49.02%) Wireless Security
5 25 (49.02%) Perl
5 25 (49.02%) Python
5 25 (49.02%) Unix
5 25 (49.02%) CESG
6 23 (45.10%) Publishing
7 22 (43.14%) SC Cleared
7 22 (43.14%) Security Cleared
8 15 (29.41%) Social Engineering
9 13 (25.49%) Firewall
10 10 (19.61%) Tigerscheme
11 9 (17.65%) Security Testing
12 8 (15.69%) Cybersecurity
13 6 (11.76%) Active Directory
13 6 (11.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 5 (9.80%) Business Development
14 5 (9.80%) VPN
14 5 (9.80%) Internet
14 5 (9.80%) Microsoft

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.92%) CMS
1 2 (3.92%) Drupal
1 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (3.92%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.92%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.92%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) GitHub
1 2 (3.92%) Mimecast
1 2 (3.92%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 32 (62.75%) Wireless
2 25 (49.02%) Wireless Security
3 13 (25.49%) Firewall
4 5 (9.80%) Internet
4 5 (9.80%) VPN
5 3 (5.88%) Network Security
6 2 (3.92%) ADSL
6 2 (3.92%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (3.92%) MPLS
6 2 (3.92%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (3.92%) SAN
6 2 (3.92%) VLAN
7 1 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.96%) Intranet
7 1 (1.96%) IPsec
7 1 (1.96%) LAN
7 1 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Appium
1 2 (3.92%) Bugzilla
1 2 (3.92%) Cucumber
1 2 (3.92%) FitNesse
1 2 (3.92%) HP UFT
1 2 (3.92%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.92%) JIRA
1 2 (3.92%) JUnit
1 2 (3.92%) NUnit
1 2 (3.92%) Redmine
1 2 (3.92%) Selenium
1 2 (3.92%) Selenium IDE
1 2 (3.92%) WebDriver
General
1 23 (45.10%) Publishing
2 3 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (47.06%) Penetration Tester
1 24 (47.06%) Tester
2 13 (25.49%) Senior Penetration Tester
2 13 (25.49%) Senior Tester
3 10 (19.61%) Consultant
3 10 (19.61%) Security Consultant
4 8 (15.69%) Penetration Test Consultant
5 7 (13.73%) Account Manager
5 7 (13.73%) Lead Tester
6 4 (7.84%) Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Security Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Security Manager
7 3 (5.88%) IT Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) IT Security Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Account Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Manager
8 2 (3.92%) IT Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Security Penetration Tester
8 2 (3.92%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) HTML
1 2 (3.92%) JSF
1 2 (3.92%) JSP
1 2 (3.92%) LAMP
1 2 (3.92%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (52.94%) Mobile App
2 25 (49.02%) CESG
3 3 (5.88%) PKI
4 2 (3.92%) IVR
4 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.92%) RIA
5 1 (1.96%) AS400
5 1 (1.96%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.96%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.96%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.96%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.96%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 31 (60.78%) Windows
2 25 (49.02%) Unix
3 4 (7.84%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.92%) Windows 10
4 2 (3.92%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (64.71%) Information Security
2 15 (29.41%) Social Engineering
3 9 (17.65%) Security Testing
4 8 (15.69%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (11.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (9.80%) Business Development
7 4 (7.84%) Automated Testing
8 3 (5.88%) Ethical Hacking
8 3 (5.88%) ITIL
8 3 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (5.88%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 2 (3.92%) BDD
9 2 (3.92%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (3.92%) Coaching
9 2 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (3.92%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.92%) Open Source
9 2 (3.92%) Regression Testing
9 2 (3.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (3.92%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 27 (52.94%) C
1 27 (52.94%) C++
1 27 (52.94%) Java
1 27 (52.94%) PHP
1 27 (52.94%) Ruby
2 25 (49.02%) Perl
2 25 (49.02%) Python
3 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 32 (62.75%) CREST Certified
2 25 (49.02%) Degree
3 22 (43.14%) SC Cleared
3 22 (43.14%) Security Cleared
4 10 (19.61%) Tigerscheme
5 5 (9.80%) CHECK Team Member
6 3 (5.88%) CISSP
6 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.92%) CEH
7 2 (3.92%) CHECK Team Leader
7 2 (3.92%) CISA
7 2 (3.92%) ISEB
7 2 (3.92%) ISTQB
7 2 (3.92%) MCSA
7 2 (3.92%) OSCP
8 1 (1.96%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) PCI DSS
2 3 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.96%) ISO27002
3 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (3.92%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.84%) HP
2 4 (7.84%) VMware
3 3 (5.88%) Cisco
3 3 (5.88%) Forcepoint
4 2 (3.92%) Avaya
4 2 (3.92%) Sophos
5 1 (1.96%) IBM
5 1 (1.96%) WatchGuard
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