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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 76 79 83
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 2 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.27% 1.15% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 1.27% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 2
Average salary £40,500 £35,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.08% -45.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £35,500 £63,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,100 £47,700 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £48,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year
+14.58% -4.95%
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
641 788 817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 85.01% 90.47% 87.76%
Number of salaries quoted 525 668 649
Average salary £40,000 £36,800 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 +3 2 £40,500 +14.08%
Penetration Testing
Yorkshire

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 14 (87.50%) Finance
1 14 (87.50%) Banking
1 14 (87.50%) JIRA
1 14 (87.50%) Performance Testing
1 14 (87.50%) HP Quality Center
1 14 (87.50%) Test Planning
2 7 (43.75%) People Management
2 7 (43.75%) Presales
2 7 (43.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (43.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 7 (43.75%) Load Testing
2 7 (43.75%) Test Management
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) ISTQB
3 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.25%) Information Security
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
3 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) CCNA
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.25%) Network Security
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (6.25%) DevOps
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) LAN
1 1 (6.25%) Network Security
1 1 (6.25%) WAN
Development Applications
1 14 (87.50%) JIRA
General
1 14 (87.50%) Banking
1 14 (87.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Test Manager
2 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Performance Testing
1 14 (87.50%) Test Planning
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Load Testing
2 7 (43.75%) People Management
2 7 (43.75%) Presales
2 7 (43.75%) Test Management
3 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.25%) DevOps
3 1 (6.25%) Information Security
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) ISTQB
1 7 (43.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 7 (43.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (6.25%) CCNA
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 14 (87.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco