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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 49 63 71
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +8
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 1 1 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.31% 0.22% 2.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.27% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 14
Median salary £55,000 - £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.94%
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
267 367 544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 83.70% 81.92% 91.89%
Number of salaries quoted 220 303 450
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 Leicester

The demand trend of job ads across the Leicester 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 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 2 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 Leicester region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester 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 1 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Information Officer
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Officer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Officer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CISM
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) EMC
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) VMware