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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 68 82 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 4 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.60% 1.06% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 1.26% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 0
Average salary £43,000 £60,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
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
544 715 529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 80.95% 84.52% 78.96%
Number of salaries quoted 435 568 467
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 £29,750 £26,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 10 (83.33%) PCI DSS
2 7 (58.33%) Retail
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 4 (33.33%) Change Management
4 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (33.33%) VMware
4 4 (33.33%) Clustering
4 4 (33.33%) Information Security
4 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 4 (33.33%) EMC
4 4 (33.33%) SAN
4 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 4 (33.33%) IBM
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (33.33%) IIS
4 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 4 (33.33%) Altiris
4 4 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 4 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (33.33%) Problem Management
4 4 (33.33%) SCCM
4 4 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 4 (33.33%) IIS
1 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (16.67%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 4 (33.33%) SAN
2 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (8.33%) Wireless
3 1 (8.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (16.67%) Mercurial
1 2 (16.67%) Bitbucket
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (58.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Tester
1 5 (41.67%) Penetration Tester
2 4 (33.33%) Systems Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Team Leader
2 4 (33.33%) Security Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Security Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 4 (33.33%) Clustering
2 2 (16.67%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) CentOS
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 4 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 4 (33.33%) Change Management
2 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (33.33%) Information Security
2 4 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (16.67%) DevOps
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (8.33%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) GCIH
1 1 (8.33%) CEH
1 1 (8.33%) GWAPT
1 1 (8.33%) GPEN
1 1 (8.33%) OSCP
1 1 (8.33%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (83.33%) PCI DSS
2 4 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (16.67%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) EMC
1 4 (33.33%) VMware
1 4 (33.33%) Altiris
1 4 (33.33%) IBM
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Sun
2 2 (16.67%) Rackspace
Leicester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus And Benfits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago