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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 77 87 80
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 4 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.51% 0.14% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.18% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £62,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,150
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +24.53%
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
687 554 561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 86.85% 80.17% 79.46%
Number of salaries quoted 591 497 458
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 £28,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
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 18 September 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 +10 4 £62,500 - 1
Penetration Testing
East Midlands

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 19 (100.00%) VoIP
1 19 (100.00%) VPN
1 19 (100.00%) CISSP
1 19 (100.00%) Firewall
1 19 (100.00%) Wireless
1 19 (100.00%) CEH
1 19 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 19 (100.00%) CISMP
1 19 (100.00%) GPEN
1 19 (100.00%) OSCP
1 19 (100.00%) Open Source
2 18 (94.74%) Security Testing
3 17 (89.47%) PCI DSS
4 16 (84.21%) Information Management
4 16 (84.21%) Ethical Hacking
4 16 (84.21%) GIAC
4 16 (84.21%) Objective-C
4 16 (84.21%) C
4 16 (84.21%) Java
4 16 (84.21%) PHP
4 16 (84.21%) .NET
5 6 (31.58%) Retail
6 4 (21.05%) Information Security
7 3 (15.79%) CISA
7 3 (15.79%) CISM
7 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
7 3 (15.79%) Project Management
7 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
7 3 (15.79%) GCIH
7 3 (15.79%) Supplier Management

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

Communications & Networking
1 19 (100.00%) VoIP
1 19 (100.00%) VPN
1 19 (100.00%) Firewall
1 19 (100.00%) Wireless
General
1 6 (31.58%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Tester
2 10 (52.63%) Penetration Tester
2 10 (52.63%) Security Tester
3 4 (21.05%) Security Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) IT Security Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Security Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Penetration Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Security Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Test Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (84.21%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (100.00%) Open Source
2 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 18 (94.74%) Security Testing
3 16 (84.21%) Information Management
3 16 (84.21%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (21.05%) Information Security
5 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
5 3 (15.79%) Project Management
5 3 (15.79%) Supplier Management
5 3 (15.79%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) Objective-C
1 16 (84.21%) C
1 16 (84.21%) Java
1 16 (84.21%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) CISSP
1 19 (100.00%) CEH
1 19 (100.00%) CISMP
1 19 (100.00%) GPEN
1 19 (100.00%) OSCP
2 16 (84.21%) GIAC
3 3 (15.79%) CISA
3 3 (15.79%) CISM
3 3 (15.79%) GCIH
3 3 (15.79%) GWAPT
3 3 (15.79%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (89.47%) PCI DSS
Leicester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus And Benfits
Posted: 27 days ago