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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 78 61 72
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +11
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 1 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.14% 1.54% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 1.76% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 8
Median salary £47,500 £28,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -32.94%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
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
634 568 596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 89.80% 87.25% 78.11%
Number of salaries quoted 575 469 492
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 £30,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
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
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 7 (100.00%) VPN
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) Retail
1 7 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 7 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
3 3 (42.86%) VoIP
3 3 (42.86%) Wireless
3 3 (42.86%) GCIH
3 3 (42.86%) CEH
3 3 (42.86%) GWAPT
3 3 (42.86%) GPEN
3 3 (42.86%) OSCP
3 3 (42.86%) OSCE
4 2 (28.57%) Open Source
4 2 (28.57%) Information Management
4 2 (28.57%) CISMP
4 2 (28.57%) QA
4 2 (28.57%) Security Testing
4 2 (28.57%) CISA
4 2 (28.57%) CISM
4 2 (28.57%) CISSP
5 1 (14.29%) CREST Certified

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 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) VPN
2 3 (42.86%) VoIP
2 3 (42.86%) Wireless
General
1 7 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Penetration Tester
1 7 (100.00%) Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Security Penetration Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Security Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) Information Management
3 2 (28.57%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) Security Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CEH
1 3 (42.86%) GCIH
1 3 (42.86%) GPEN
1 3 (42.86%) GWAPT
1 3 (42.86%) OSCE
1 3 (42.86%) OSCP
2 2 (28.57%) CISA
2 2 (28.57%) CISM
2 2 (28.57%) CISMP
2 2 (28.57%) CISSP
3 1 (14.29%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (28.57%) QA
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits + OT
Posted: 19 days ago