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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 71 67 98
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +31
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 2 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.30% 0.97% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 1.13% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 0
Median salary £30,250 £46,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-34.23% -
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
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
558 620 883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 84.55% 85.52% 89.46%
Number of salaries quoted 476 528 763
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the South Yorkshire 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 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
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +2 2 £30,250 -34.23%
Penetration Testing
Yorkshire

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
1 4 (50.00%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (37.50%) SSL
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) VoIP
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) CCNP
3 2 (25.00%) CCNA
3 2 (25.00%) Internet
3 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Social Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (12.50%) DDoS Mitigation
4 1 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 1 (12.50%) Remote Desktop

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon S3
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) SSL
3 2 (25.00%) Internet
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) VoIP
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) HTTP
4 1 (12.50%) HTTPS
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security
4 1 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (12.50%) SAN
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) QlikView
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Security Specialist
1 2 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Information Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Information Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Network Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Security Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Windows Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Windows Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Test Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) CESG
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (12.50%) HP Storage
2 1 (12.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 1 (12.50%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security Management
3 1 (12.50%) Line Management
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Password Management
3 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
3 1 (12.50%) Resource Allocation
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) Secure Coding
3 1 (12.50%) Security Management
3 1 (12.50%) Social Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 1 (12.50%) Ruby
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCNA
1 2 (25.00%) CCNP
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CISSP
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (12.50%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) vCloud
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Tableau
2 1 (12.50%) VMware