The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 52 57 83
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +26
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 2 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.42% 1.24% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 1.43% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 0
Median salary £30,250 £46,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-34.23% -
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
Penetration Testing
South Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
402 490 726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 84.81% 86.88% 91.55%
Number of salaries quoted 355 418 636
Median salary £42,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of job ads across the Sheffield 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 Sheffield

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in Sheffield

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
1 4 (50.00%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (37.50%) SSL
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) VoIP
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) CCNP
3 2 (25.00%) CCNA
3 2 (25.00%) Internet
3 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Social Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (12.50%) DDoS Mitigation
4 1 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 1 (12.50%) Remote Desktop

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon S3
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) SSL
3 2 (25.00%) Internet
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) VoIP
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) HTTP
4 1 (12.50%) HTTPS
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security
4 1 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (12.50%) SAN
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) QlikView
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Security Specialist
1 2 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Information Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Information Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Network Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Security Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Windows Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Windows Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Test Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) CESG
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (12.50%) HP Storage
2 1 (12.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (12.50%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (12.50%) Information Governance
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security Governance
3 1 (12.50%) ISMS
3 1 (12.50%) Line Management
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
3 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) Social Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 1 (12.50%) Ruby
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCNA
1 2 (25.00%) CCNP
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CISSP
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (12.50%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) vCloud
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Tableau
2 1 (12.50%) VMware