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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank - - 70
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - - 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.94%
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
474 494 465
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 87.13% 82.20% 80.73%
Number of salaries quoted 414 399 411
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,232
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,299 £47,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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