The table below looks at the statistics for the Penetration Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Tester
Rank 218 214 201
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Penetration Tester 3 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.069% 0.041% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.042% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £57,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £58,750 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+2.17% -4.16%
Penetration Tester
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4220 4758 4286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.59% 98.06% 97.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3555 3912 3343
Average salary £42,000 £38,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Penetration Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Tester in the job title across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Penetration Tester Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Penetration Tester
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Penetration Tester Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Penetration Tester
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Penetration Tester across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Penetration Tester Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Penetration Tester
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Tester within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(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
Leeds +3 2 £62,500 - 3
Bradford - 1 £57,500 -
Penetration Tester
Yorkshire

Penetration Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited Penetration Tester in their job title 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 with Penetration Tester in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Information Security
3 3 (42.86%) Mac OS
3 3 (42.86%) Network Security
3 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Unix
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) CISSP
4 2 (28.57%) CEH
4 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
5 1 (14.29%) Metasploit
5 1 (14.29%) Acunetix
5 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (14.29%) Social Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
5 1 (14.29%) Burp Suite
5 1 (14.29%) Netsparker
5 1 (14.29%) CREST Certified
5 1 (14.29%) Nmap
5 1 (14.29%) CESG
5 1 (14.29%) Nessus
5 1 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (14.29%) Information Security Management
5 1 (14.29%) Security Management

Penetration Tester
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited Penetration Tester in their job title 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 with Penetration Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Network Security
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Burp Suite
1 1 (14.29%) Metasploit
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) CESG
1 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Mac OS
1 3 (42.86%) Unix
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Management
3 1 (14.29%) Security Management
3 1 (14.29%) Social Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) CEH
2 2 (28.57%) CISSP
3 1 (14.29%) CREST Certified
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) CORE IMPACT
1 1 (14.29%) Nessus
1 1 (14.29%) Nmap
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Acunetix
1 1 (14.29%) Netsparker
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
KnownFour
Salary: £30000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Reflective of Experience plus bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus And Benfits
Posted: 22 days ago