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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Penetration Testing
England / North East
Rank - - 72
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - - 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Median salary - - £43,866
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +15.78%

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
559 521 585
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 84.44% 88.91% 87.71%
Number of salaries quoted 458 461 497
Median salary £36,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.12% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £58,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of job ads across the North East 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 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
Top 7 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 North East region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Information Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) QA Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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