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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 62 88 -
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 10 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.43% 1.31% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 1.59% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 0
Average salary £43,000 £62,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.20% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £53,000 £42,250
% change year-on-year
-10.37% +25.44%
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
529 690 576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 75.79% 82.44% 82.52%
Number of salaries quoted 420 577 532
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £27,000
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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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 +21 3 £40,000 -36.00% 2
Loughborough - 1 £40,000 -
Penetration Testing
East Midlands

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 9 (81.82%) PCI DSS
2 6 (54.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 6 (54.55%) Retail
3 5 (45.45%) Windows
4 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (27.27%) Altiris
4 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
4 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
4 3 (27.27%) SCCM
4 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
4 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 3 (27.27%) EMC
4 3 (27.27%) SAN
4 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
4 3 (27.27%) VPN
4 3 (27.27%) IBM
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
4 3 (27.27%) IIS
4 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
4 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
4 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
4 3 (27.27%) Change Management
4 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (27.27%) Firewall

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) IIS
1 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Rackspace Cloud
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) SAN
1 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
1 3 (27.27%) VPN
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) VoIP
2 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
1 2 (18.18%) Bitbucket
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 2 (18.18%) Mercurial
General
1 6 (54.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Penetration Tester
1 5 (45.45%) Tester
2 4 (36.36%) Security Tester
3 3 (27.27%) Systems Manager
3 3 (27.27%) Team Leader
4 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (18.18%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (18.18%) Administrator
4 2 (18.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (18.18%) Security Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
1 3 (27.27%) Clustering
2 2 (18.18%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) CentOS
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
2 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
2 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
2 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
2 3 (27.27%) Change Management
2 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
2 3 (27.27%) Information Security
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) GWAPT
1 1 (9.09%) GPEN
1 1 (9.09%) OSCP
1 1 (9.09%) OSCE
1 1 (9.09%) CEH
1 1 (9.09%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (81.82%) PCI DSS
2 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
2 2 (18.18%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Altiris
1 3 (27.27%) EMC
1 3 (27.27%) IBM
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 3 (27.27%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) Sun
2 2 (18.18%) Rackspace
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