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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 72 - 53
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 7 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.96% - 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% - 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 3
Average salary £35,500 - £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +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
623 456 447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 85.58% 71.81% 83.86%
Number of salaries quoted 537 392 385
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £67,750 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 2015.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (52.94%) Cisco
1 9 (52.94%) Information Security
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (41.18%) Network Security
2 7 (41.18%) Performance Management
2 7 (41.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (41.18%) WatchGuard
2 7 (41.18%) Network Architecture
2 7 (41.18%) IPsec
2 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 7 (41.18%) LAN
2 7 (41.18%) WAN
2 7 (41.18%) VPN
3 6 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (35.29%) Finance
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) JIRA
3 6 (35.29%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (29.41%) Performance Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Load Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Test Planning
4 5 (29.41%) Test Management
4 5 (29.41%) Banking
5 4 (23.53%) Firewall
5 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
6 3 (17.65%) vSphere
6 3 (17.65%) VMware
6 3 (17.65%) Ethical Hacking
6 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (17.65%) Websense

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (52.94%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (41.18%) Network Security
2 7 (41.18%) IPsec
2 7 (41.18%) LAN
2 7 (41.18%) WAN
2 7 (41.18%) VPN
3 4 (23.53%) Firewall
4 1 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) JIRA
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Test Manager
2 1 (5.88%) Application Security Engineer
2 1 (5.88%) Tester
2 1 (5.88%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Information Security
2 7 (41.18%) Performance Management
2 7 (41.18%) Network Architecture
3 6 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (29.41%) Performance Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Load Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Test Planning
4 5 (29.41%) Test Management
5 3 (17.65%) Ethical Hacking
5 3 (17.65%) ITIL
6 2 (11.76%) Social Engineering
7 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (5.88%) Security Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Reverse Engineering
7 1 (5.88%) Digital Forensics
7 1 (5.88%) Network Design
7 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
1 1 (5.88%) Python
1 1 (5.88%) Java
1 1 (5.88%) Perl
1 1 (5.88%) PHP
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (17.65%) MCSE
2 1 (5.88%) GWAPT
2 1 (5.88%) GPEN
2 1 (5.88%) OSCP
2 1 (5.88%) OSCE
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) CISSP
2 1 (5.88%) CEH
2 1 (5.88%) CISA
2 1 (5.88%) CISM
2 1 (5.88%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.88%) HIPAA
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) vSphere
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco
2 7 (41.18%) WatchGuard
3 3 (17.65%) VMware
3 3 (17.65%) Websense
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) BT
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum
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