The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 69 - 67
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 4 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.59% - 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% - 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 2
Average salary £43,866 - £57,750
90% offered a salary of more than £35,232 - £49,950
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 - £65,550
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £53,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.37% +24.70%
Penetration Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
568 427 509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 83.41% 75.71% 77.83%
Number of salaries quoted 486 341 425
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the North East region.

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in the North East

Penetration Testing
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the North East region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in the North East

Penetration Testing
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the North East region over the 3 months to 27 January 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
Tyne and Wear - 4 £43,866 -
Penetration Testing
England

Penetration Testing
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (50.00%) Line Management
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (25.00%) PCI QSA
2 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Finance

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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.

General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Coordinator
1 2 (50.00%) Test Coordinator
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Programme Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (50.00%) Line Management
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (50.00%) Coaching
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS