The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank - - 71
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - - 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +10.52%
Penetration Testing
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
432 435 543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 80.45% 90.81% 87.16%
Number of salaries quoted 335 385 466
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £28,780
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of job ads across the Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Tyne and Wear region.

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

Penetration Testing
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 2 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Kali Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Nessus
2 1 (50.00%) Nmap
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Kali Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Nessus
1 1 (50.00%) Nmap
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Posted: 15 hours ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 26 days ago