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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 78 - 73
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 5 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.54% - 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% - 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 3
Average salary £35,500 - £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,750 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.50% +17.64%
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
795 653 613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 85.76% 73.87% 82.95%
Number of salaries quoted 668 549 537
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 29 May 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 29 May 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 - 5 £35,500 -
Penetration Testing
Yorkshire

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 9 (50.00%) Cisco
1 9 (50.00%) Information Security
1 9 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (38.89%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (38.89%) Network Security
2 7 (38.89%) Performance Management
2 7 (38.89%) WatchGuard
2 7 (38.89%) Network Architecture
2 7 (38.89%) IPsec
2 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (38.89%) JIRA
2 7 (38.89%) LAN
2 7 (38.89%) WAN
2 7 (38.89%) VPN
2 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
3 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (33.33%) Banking
3 6 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 6 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 6 (33.33%) Load Testing
3 6 (33.33%) Test Management
4 4 (22.22%) Firewall
5 3 (16.67%) VMware
5 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 3 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (16.67%) Websense
5 3 (16.67%) ITIL

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 9 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (38.89%) Network Security
2 7 (38.89%) IPsec
2 7 (38.89%) LAN
2 7 (38.89%) WAN
2 7 (38.89%) VPN
3 4 (22.22%) Firewall
4 1 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) JIRA
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Test Manager
2 1 (5.56%) Tester
2 1 (5.56%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
2 1 (5.56%) Applications Tester
2 1 (5.56%) Application Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Information Security
2 7 (38.89%) Performance Management
2 7 (38.89%) Network Architecture
2 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 6 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 6 (33.33%) Load Testing
3 6 (33.33%) Test Management
4 3 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
4 3 (16.67%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.11%) Patch Management
6 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.56%) Malware Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Social Engineering
6 1 (5.56%) SIEM
6 1 (5.56%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
1 2 (11.11%) Python
1 2 (11.11%) Java
1 2 (11.11%) Perl
1 2 (11.11%) PHP
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (16.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Cisco
2 7 (38.89%) WatchGuard
3 3 (16.67%) VMware
3 3 (16.67%) Websense
4 1 (5.56%) BT
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft