The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Sheffield region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank - 56 70
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 0 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield - 0.76% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.93% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 1
Average salary - £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.42%
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £45,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+12.22% +16.88%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
548 431 471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 74.97% 82.25% 73.94%
Number of salaries quoted 464 364 419
Average salary £36,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.36% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Penetration Testing
South Yorkshire

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
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) SaaS
1 2 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (50.00%) Social Network
2 1 (50.00%) Intranet

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Intranet
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Security Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Information Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Lead Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Lead Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) Social Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft