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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 67 70 57
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 12 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.55% 0.14% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 0.17% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 1
Average salary £44,500 £67,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.07% +73.07%
UK excluding London average salary £48,250 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.50% +11.11%
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
692 591 402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 89.52% 82.08% 84.45%
Number of salaries quoted 589 492 343
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

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 27 March 2015.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 6 (40.00%) LAN
1 6 (40.00%) WAN
1 6 (40.00%) VPN
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (40.00%) Cisco
1 6 (40.00%) IPsec
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
1 6 (40.00%) Information Security
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (40.00%) JIRA
1 6 (40.00%) WatchGuard
1 6 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
1 6 (40.00%) Network Architecture
1 6 (40.00%) Network Security
1 6 (40.00%) Performance Management
2 5 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 5 (33.33%) Test Management
2 5 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Banking
2 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (20.00%) Firewall
3 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (13.33%) Degree
4 2 (13.33%) CEH
4 2 (13.33%) Network Design
4 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (13.33%) Security Testing

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 6 (40.00%) LAN
1 6 (40.00%) WAN
1 6 (40.00%) VPN
1 6 (40.00%) IPsec
1 6 (40.00%) Network Security
1 6 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (20.00%) Firewall
3 2 (13.33%) Wireless
4 1 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) JIRA
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Penetration Tester
2 2 (13.33%) Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) Open Source
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Information Security
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (40.00%) Performance Management
1 6 (40.00%) Network Architecture
2 5 (33.33%) Test Management
2 5 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 5 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (13.33%) Network Design
3 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (13.33%) Security Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Reverse Engineering
3 2 (13.33%) Digital Forensics
3 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.67%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Java
1 1 (6.67%) Perl
1 1 (6.67%) PHP
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
1 1 (6.67%) Python
1 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) CISA
1 2 (13.33%) CISM
1 2 (13.33%) GCIH
1 2 (13.33%) CEH
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
1 2 (13.33%) GWAPT
1 2 (13.33%) GPEN
1 2 (13.33%) OSCP
1 2 (13.33%) OSCE
1 2 (13.33%) CISSP
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (13.33%) HIPAA
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Cisco
1 6 (40.00%) WatchGuard
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Websense
2 1 (6.67%) BT
2 1 (6.67%) VMware
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