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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 76 74 80
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 1 16 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.14% 1.71% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 1.99% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 0 14 2
Average salary - £60,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +122.22%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.94% +12.22%
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
569 803 527
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 78.16% 85.70% 75.94%
Number of salaries quoted 479 681 459
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,750 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
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 6 May 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 +3 1 - - 3
Penetration Testing
East Midlands

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 8 (72.73%) Retail
3 5 (45.45%) Management Information System
3 5 (45.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
3 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (36.36%) IBM
4 4 (36.36%) Change Management
4 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
4 4 (36.36%) EMC
4 4 (36.36%) SAN
4 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
4 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
4 4 (36.36%) IIS
4 4 (36.36%) Incident Management
4 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (36.36%) SCCM
4 4 (36.36%) Problem Management
4 4 (36.36%) Altiris
4 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 4 (36.36%) Clustering
4 4 (36.36%) Information Security
4 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 4 (36.36%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
1 4 (36.36%) SAN
2 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) VPN
3 1 (9.09%) Wireless
3 1 (9.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Mercurial
1 1 (9.09%) Bitbucket
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (72.73%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Tester
1 4 (36.36%) Systems Manager
1 4 (36.36%) Team Leader
1 4 (36.36%) Penetration Tester
2 3 (27.27%) Security Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Security Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Head of IT
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
1 1 (9.09%) XML
1 1 (9.09%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Management Information System
2 4 (36.36%) Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) FMCG
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) CentOS
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (45.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (36.36%) Incident Management
2 4 (36.36%) Problem Management
2 4 (36.36%) Data Protection
2 4 (36.36%) Change Management
2 4 (36.36%) Information Security
3 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
4 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) DevOps
5 1 (9.09%) Line Management
5 1 (9.09%) People Management
5 1 (9.09%) Security Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) GCIH
1 1 (9.09%) CEH
1 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (9.09%) GWAPT
1 1 (9.09%) GPEN
1 1 (9.09%) OSCP
1 1 (9.09%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (81.82%) PCI DSS
2 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) EMC
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) Altiris
2 4 (36.36%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Rackspace
3 1 (9.09%) Veritas
3 1 (9.09%) Sun
3 1 (9.09%) Cognos
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
Leicester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus And Benfits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Leicester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Car Allowance £9k + 65% Bonus
Posted: 13 days ago