The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 70 89 74
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -15
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 8 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.03% 0.68% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 0.83% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 0
Average salary £42,500 £62,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +23.52%
Penetration Testing
East Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
597 723 526
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 76.54% 82.53% 80.67%
Number of salaries quoted 490 637 472
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £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 Leicestershire

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

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in Leicestershire

Penetration Testing
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

Penetration Testing
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +20 3 £40,000 -36.00% 1
Loughborough - 2 £36,500 -
Penetration Testing
East Midlands

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 15 (88.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 13 (76.47%) PCI DSS
3 12 (70.59%) Firewall
3 12 (70.59%) VPN
4 10 (58.82%) Security Testing
4 10 (58.82%) CEH
4 10 (58.82%) GPEN
4 10 (58.82%) OSCP
4 10 (58.82%) VoIP
4 10 (58.82%) Wireless
5 9 (52.94%) CISMP
5 9 (52.94%) Information Management
5 9 (52.94%) CISSP
5 9 (52.94%) Open Source
6 7 (41.18%) C
6 7 (41.18%) Java
6 7 (41.18%) PHP
6 7 (41.18%) .NET
6 7 (41.18%) Ethical Hacking
6 7 (41.18%) GIAC
6 7 (41.18%) Objective-C
7 5 (29.41%) Retail
8 3 (17.65%) GCIH
8 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
8 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
8 3 (17.65%) OSCE
8 3 (17.65%) GWAPT
9 2 (11.76%) CFEngine
9 2 (11.76%) Rackspace Cloud
9 2 (11.76%) Rackspace

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.76%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (70.59%) VPN
1 12 (70.59%) Firewall
2 10 (58.82%) Wireless
2 10 (58.82%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.76%) Mercurial
1 2 (11.76%) Bitbucket
1 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (29.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Tester
1 12 (70.59%) Penetration Tester
2 11 (64.71%) Security Tester
3 2 (11.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) IT Security Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Security Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Open Source
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.76%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
1 2 (11.76%) CentOS
1 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 10 (58.82%) Security Testing
3 9 (52.94%) Information Management
4 7 (41.18%) Ethical Hacking
5 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
5 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
6 2 (11.76%) Information Security
6 2 (11.76%) Project Management
6 2 (11.76%) Supplier Management
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.76%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) C
1 7 (41.18%) Java
1 7 (41.18%) PHP
1 7 (41.18%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) CEH
1 10 (58.82%) GPEN
1 10 (58.82%) OSCP
2 9 (52.94%) CISMP
2 9 (52.94%) CISSP
3 7 (41.18%) GIAC
4 3 (17.65%) GCIH
4 3 (17.65%) GWAPT
4 3 (17.65%) OSCE
5 2 (11.76%) CISA
5 2 (11.76%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (76.47%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Sun
1 2 (11.76%) Rackspace
Leicester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus And Benfits
Posted: 7 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits + OT
Posted: 8 days ago