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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Penetration Testing
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 55 64 78
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +14
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 1 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.22% 0.18% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.21% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Median salary - £55,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +54.92%
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 Sheffield region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
404 469 667
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 88.40% 85.12% 92.64%
Number of salaries quoted 341 388 571
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
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 18 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) CESG
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (20.00%) QlikView
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (20.00%) ISMS
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) V-Model
3 1 (20.00%) nginx
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon S3
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) HP Storage

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 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) SSL
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) QlikView
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Information Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Windows Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Windows Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) CESG
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) HP Storage
2 1 (20.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (20.00%) Information Governance
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Governance
2 1 (20.00%) ISMS
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) V-Model
2 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) Ruby
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) vCloud
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Tableau
1 1 (20.00%) VMware