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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 75 84 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 5 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.71% 0.13% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.15% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
609 674 698
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 85.90% 87.99% 84.10%
Number of salaries quoted 528 572 516
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
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
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 25 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the North East region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - 2 £32,500 - 1
Penetration Testing
England

Penetration Testing
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 North East region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 5 (83.33%) Information Security
1 5 (83.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 4 (66.67%) Incident Management
3 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 1 (16.67%) Kali Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
4 1 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium
4 1 (16.67%) Nessus
4 1 (16.67%) Nmap
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Security Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Information Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) QA Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Kali Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Information Security
1 5 (83.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 4 (66.67%) Incident Management
3 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Nessus
1 1 (16.67%) Nmap
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