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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 82 65 74
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +9
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.13% 0.32% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.39% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £52,500 £60,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £52,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.10% +24.11%
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
644 508 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 81.83% 81.28% 75.04%
Number of salaries quoted 529 431 425
Average salary £38,750 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,730 £55,000
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
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 17 December 2014. 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 -13 1 £52,500 -12.50%
Penetration Testing
England

Penetration Testing
Top 4 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) PCI QSA

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS