The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 51 77 56
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -21
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 3 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.79% 1.40% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 1.71% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 0
Average salary £40,000 £62,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £54,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-12.03% +27.05%
Penetration Testing
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
292 469 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 77.04% 81.99% 81.76%
Number of salaries quoted 254 394 250
Average salary £41,500 £38,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.21% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Leicester region.

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in Leicester

Penetration Testing
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Leicester

Penetration Testing
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 6 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 6 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (66.67%) Security Testing
3 3 (50.00%) C
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) PHP
3 3 (50.00%) Objective-C
3 3 (50.00%) VoIP
3 3 (50.00%) VPN
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) Wireless
3 3 (50.00%) CISSP
3 3 (50.00%) GIAC
3 3 (50.00%) CEH
3 3 (50.00%) CISMP
3 3 (50.00%) GPEN
3 3 (50.00%) OSCP
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) Open Source
3 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (50.00%) Information Management
3 3 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 (50.00%) VoIP
1 3 (50.00%) VPN
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Tester
1 5 (83.33%) Penetration Tester
1 5 (83.33%) Security Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (66.67%) Security Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (50.00%) Information Management
3 3 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) PHP
1 3 (50.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CISSP
1 3 (50.00%) GIAC
1 3 (50.00%) CEH
1 3 (50.00%) CISMP
1 3 (50.00%) GPEN
1 3 (50.00%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) PCI DSS
Leicester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus And Benfits
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