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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 67 84 86
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +2
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 2 1 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.30% 0.14% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.17% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 14
Median salary £48,500 - £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.94%
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
561 595 861
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 84.11% 81.84% 91.60%
Number of salaries quoted 470 504 730
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 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
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 4 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +18 1 £55,000 -
Hinckley - 1 £42,000 -
Penetration Testing
East Midlands

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 4 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (33.33%) ISMS
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
2 1 (33.33%) Security Patching
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 1 (33.33%) MCP
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Information Officer
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security Officer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Security Officer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) ISMS
2 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Security Patching
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CISM
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCP
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Dell
1 1 (33.33%) EMC
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) VMware