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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 50 52 59
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 1 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.25% 1.82% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 2.14% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 0
Average salary £36,000 £62,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.40% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +8.75%
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
361 468 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 88.92% 85.40% 83.51%
Number of salaries quoted 294 405 264
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,950 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,841 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Cognos
2 1 (50.00%) EDI
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics NAV

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Server Support
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Server Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Server Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Head of IT
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Line Management
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) People Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Cognos
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas
2 1 (50.00%) VMware