The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank - 71 90
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 0 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire - 0.54% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.67% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 1
Average salary - £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.42%
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.22% +12.50%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
784 598 698
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 75.97% 81.03% 73.86%
Number of salaries quoted 652 486 612
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
Penetration Testing
Yorkshire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) SaaS
2 2 (66.67%) Security Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (33.33%) CISA
3 1 (33.33%) CISM
3 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) CESG
3 1 (33.33%) Cryptography
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Forensics
3 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) DoDAF
3 1 (33.33%) MODAF
3 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (33.33%) Social Network
3 1 (33.33%) HMG Infosec
3 1 (33.33%) JSP 440
3 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (33.33%) Cyber Security
3 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (33.33%) JSP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Intranet

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Information Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Security Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Cyber Security Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (33.33%) CESG
2 1 (33.33%) Cryptography
2 1 (33.33%) Social Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Security Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Forensics
2 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) DoDAF
2 1 (33.33%) MODAF
2 1 (33.33%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) CISA
2 1 (33.33%) CISM
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (33.33%) HMG Infosec
1 1 (33.33%) JSP 440
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft