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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Penetration Testing
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 78 76 73
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 2 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.29% 0.14% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.16% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 4
Median salary £42,500 £29,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+44.06% -36.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £29,500 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £29,500 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +7.69%

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
614 644 598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 88.35% 89.07% 84.94%
Number of salaries quoted 507 544 480
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of job ads across the Leicestershire 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 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
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -8 1 £37,500 +27.11%
Penetration Testing
East Midlands

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 4 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (75.00%) GCIH
2 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 3 (75.00%) CEH
2 3 (75.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (75.00%) VoIP
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) GWAPT
2 3 (75.00%) GPEN
2 3 (75.00%) OSCP
2 3 (75.00%) OSCE
3 2 (50.00%) CISA
3 2 (50.00%) CISM
3 2 (50.00%) CISSP
3 2 (50.00%) CISMP
3 2 (50.00%) Information Management
3 2 (50.00%) Open Source
3 2 (50.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (50.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) Symfony
4 1 (25.00%) Zend
4 1 (25.00%) Zend Framework
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) ISMS
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) VoIP
1 3 (75.00%) VPN
1 3 (75.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
General
1 3 (75.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Penetration Tester
1 3 (75.00%) Security Penetration Tester
1 3 (75.00%) Security Tester
1 3 (75.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) LAMP
1 1 (25.00%) Laravel
1 1 (25.00%) Symfony
1 1 (25.00%) Zend Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (50.00%) Information Management
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) ISMS
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) OO PHP
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CEH
1 3 (75.00%) GCIH
1 3 (75.00%) GPEN
1 3 (75.00%) GWAPT
1 3 (75.00%) OSCE
1 3 (75.00%) OSCP
2 2 (50.00%) CISA
2 2 (50.00%) CISM
2 2 (50.00%) CISMP
2 2 (50.00%) CISSP
3 1 (25.00%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (50.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Zend