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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 77 83 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 10 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.09% 0.11% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 0.13% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 0
Average salary £44,500 £67,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.07% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
814 794 575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 88.57% 84.92% 81.91%
Number of salaries quoted 689 644 477
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,550 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 2 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 2 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 -4 9 £44,500 -34.07% 3
Penetration Testing
Yorkshire

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 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 4 (33.33%) LAN
1 4 (33.33%) WAN
1 4 (33.33%) VPN
1 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (33.33%) IPsec
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
1 4 (33.33%) Information Security
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (33.33%) Banking
1 4 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (33.33%) JIRA
1 4 (33.33%) WatchGuard
1 4 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 4 (33.33%) Load Testing
1 4 (33.33%) Test Management
1 4 (33.33%) Network Security
1 4 (33.33%) Performance Management
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (33.33%) Network Architecture
1 4 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 3 (25.00%) Open Source
2 3 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) CISA
3 2 (16.67%) CISM
3 2 (16.67%) CISSP
3 2 (16.67%) Java

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 4 (33.33%) LAN
1 4 (33.33%) WAN
1 4 (33.33%) VPN
1 4 (33.33%) IPsec
1 4 (33.33%) Network Security
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
1 4 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Penetration Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Tester
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Open Source
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Information Security
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (33.33%) Test Management
1 4 (33.33%) Performance Management
1 4 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 4 (33.33%) Load Testing
1 4 (33.33%) Network Architecture
1 4 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (16.67%) Security Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
2 2 (16.67%) Digital Forensics
2 2 (16.67%) Network Design
2 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Java
1 2 (16.67%) Perl
1 2 (16.67%) PHP
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
1 2 (16.67%) Python
1 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CISSP
1 2 (16.67%) CISA
1 2 (16.67%) CISM
1 2 (16.67%) GCIH
1 2 (16.67%) CEH
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
1 2 (16.67%) GWAPT
1 2 (16.67%) GPEN
1 2 (16.67%) OSCP
1 2 (16.67%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (16.67%) HIPAA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco
1 4 (33.33%) WatchGuard
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + includes good benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago