The first table below looks at the demand for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Wakefield region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank - - 22
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield - - 3.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £45,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+12.22% +16.88%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
75 79 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 65.79% 53.02% 74.16%
Number of salaries quoted 65 73 57
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,600 £52,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Penetration Testing
West Yorkshire

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Wakefield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in Wakefield

Penetration Testing
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless Security
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless Security
General
1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared