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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 80 63 69
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +6
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 3 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.39% 0.18% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.21% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Average salary £35,500 £62,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.20% +51.51%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.21% +24.11%
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
680 471 556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 87.52% 84.11% 80.23%
Number of salaries quoted 592 384 514
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (66.67%) CISSP
1 2 (66.67%) CISA
1 2 (66.67%) CISM
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
1 2 (66.67%) GCIH
1 2 (66.67%) CEH
1 2 (66.67%) Network Design
1 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
1 2 (66.67%) HIPAA
1 2 (66.67%) Reverse Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Digital Forensics
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
1 2 (66.67%) GWAPT
1 2 (66.67%) GPEN
1 2 (66.67%) OSCP
1 2 (66.67%) OSCE
1 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) WatchGuard
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) VPN

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Network Design
1 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Reverse Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Digital Forensics
1 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CISSP
1 2 (66.67%) CISA
1 2 (66.67%) CISM
1 2 (66.67%) GCIH
1 2 (66.67%) CEH
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) GWAPT
1 2 (66.67%) GPEN
1 2 (66.67%) OSCP
1 2 (66.67%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) HIPAA
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) WatchGuard
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago