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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 73 75 66
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 2 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.33% 1.25% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 1.37% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 2
Average salary £40,500 £35,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.08% -45.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £35,500 £63,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,100 £47,700 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £54,000 £47,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year
+13.68% -5.94%
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
513 657 597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 84.51% 91.25% 87.41%
Number of salaries quoted 422 561 490
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 15 (88.24%) Finance
1 15 (88.24%) Banking
1 15 (88.24%) JIRA
1 15 (88.24%) Performance Testing
1 15 (88.24%) HP Quality Center
1 15 (88.24%) Test Planning
2 8 (47.06%) Load Testing
2 8 (47.06%) Test Management
2 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (41.18%) ISTQB
3 7 (41.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (41.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 7 (41.18%) People Management
3 7 (41.18%) Presales
4 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps
4 1 (5.88%) Network Security
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.88%) Information Security
4 1 (5.88%) Firewall
4 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.88%) LAN
4 1 (5.88%) WAN
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) CCNA
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
1 1 (5.88%) LAN
1 1 (5.88%) Network Security
1 1 (5.88%) WAN
Development Applications
1 15 (88.24%) JIRA
General
1 15 (88.24%) Banking
1 15 (88.24%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Test Manager
2 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
2 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Performance Testing
1 15 (88.24%) Test Planning
2 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Load Testing
2 8 (47.06%) Test Management
3 7 (41.18%) People Management
3 7 (41.18%) Presales
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps
4 1 (5.88%) Information Security
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) ISTQB
1 7 (41.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 7 (41.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.88%) CCNA
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 15 (88.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco