The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 74 86 80
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 13 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.31% 0.10% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 0.13% 0.17%
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 £47,750 £50,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.97% +11.66%
Penetration Testing
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 South Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
879 792 575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 88.79% 81.31% 82.26%
Number of salaries quoted 748 657 464
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the South Yorkshire region.

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

Penetration Testing
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

Penetration Testing
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +7 12 £44,500 -34.07% 3
Penetration Testing
Yorkshire

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 (37.50%) LAN
1 6 (37.50%) WAN
1 6 (37.50%) VPN
1 6 (37.50%) Cisco
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 6 (37.50%) IPsec
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
1 6 (37.50%) Information Security
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (37.50%) JIRA
1 6 (37.50%) WatchGuard
1 6 (37.50%) Network Security
1 6 (37.50%) Performance Management
1 6 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
1 6 (37.50%) Network Architecture
2 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (31.25%) Banking
2 5 (31.25%) Performance Testing
2 5 (31.25%) Load Testing
2 5 (31.25%) Test Management
2 5 (31.25%) Test Planning
3 4 (25.00%) Firewall
4 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
4 3 (18.75%) Open Source
5 2 (12.50%) Java
5 2 (12.50%) Perl
5 2 (12.50%) PHP
5 2 (12.50%) SQL

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 (37.50%) LAN
1 6 (37.50%) WAN
1 6 (37.50%) VPN
1 6 (37.50%) IPsec
1 6 (37.50%) Network Security
1 6 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (12.50%) Wireless
4 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) JIRA
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Test Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Penetration Tester
2 3 (18.75%) Tester
3 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Applications Tester
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
1 3 (18.75%) Open Source
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Information Security
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (37.50%) Performance Management
1 6 (37.50%) Network Architecture
2 5 (31.25%) Test Management
2 5 (31.25%) Performance Testing
2 5 (31.25%) Load Testing
2 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (31.25%) Test Planning
3 2 (12.50%) Network Design
3 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 2 (12.50%) Security Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
3 2 (12.50%) Digital Forensics
3 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (6.25%) SIEM
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.25%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Java
1 2 (12.50%) Perl
1 2 (12.50%) PHP
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
1 2 (12.50%) Python
1 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) CISA
1 2 (12.50%) CISM
1 2 (12.50%) GCIH
1 2 (12.50%) CEH
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
1 2 (12.50%) GWAPT
1 2 (12.50%) GPEN
1 2 (12.50%) OSCP
1 2 (12.50%) OSCE
1 2 (12.50%) CISSP
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (12.50%) HIPAA
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Cisco
1 6 (37.50%) WatchGuard
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Websense
2 1 (6.25%) BT
2 1 (6.25%) VMware
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