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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 48 73 -
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 3 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.78% 1.81% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 2.21% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 0
Average salary £40,000 £62,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £53,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.37% +24.70%
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
286 452 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 74.29% 81.88% 82.56%
Number of salaries quoted 238 368 268
Average salary £41,500 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.41% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,466
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 27 January 2015.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Leicester

Penetration Testing
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 3 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 3 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Security Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) PCI DSS
Leicester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus And Benfits
Posted: 8 days ago
Leicester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago