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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 56 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 4 22 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.71% 3.33% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 3.76% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 22 0
Median salary £38,750 £44,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.92% -
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
468 585 652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 83.42% 88.50% 86.93%
Number of salaries quoted 372 524 530
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of job ads across the Sheffield region citing Penetration Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 September 2016, IT jobs citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Sheffield region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 5 (55.56%) Information Security
2 4 (44.44%) SSL
3 3 (33.33%) HTTP
3 3 (33.33%) HTTPS
4 2 (22.22%) Internet
4 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 2 (22.22%) Social Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
4 2 (22.22%) Wireless
4 2 (22.22%) IIS
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Network Security
5 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
5 1 (11.11%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 1 (11.11%) V-Model
5 1 (11.11%) nginx
5 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (11.11%) Amazon S3
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (11.11%) vSphere
5 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) nginx
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon S3
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) SSL
2 3 (33.33%) HTTP
2 3 (33.33%) HTTPS
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 2 (22.22%) Internet
3 2 (22.22%) Network Security
3 2 (22.22%) Wireless
4 1 (11.11%) DNS
4 1 (11.11%) LAN
4 1 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (11.11%) SAN
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (11.11%) VoIP
4 1 (11.11%) VPN
4 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) QlikView
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Security Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Test Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Test Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Information Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Network Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Security Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Windows Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) CESG
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (11.11%) HP Storage
2 1 (11.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Information Security
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) Social Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (11.11%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
3 1 (11.11%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (11.11%) Information Governance
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Governance
3 1 (11.11%) Line Management
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Patch Management
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 1 (11.11%) Ruby
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCNA
1 1 (11.11%) CCNP
1 1 (11.11%) CEH
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) CISSP
1 1 (11.11%) CREST Certified
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) COBIT
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) vCloud
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco
1 1 (11.11%) HP
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Tableau
1 1 (11.11%) VMware