The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Yorkshire region that had Penetration Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Penetration Tester
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 169 207 213
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Penetration Tester 15 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.43% 0.094% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.097% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 0
Median salary £50,000 £53,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% -
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +4.54%

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
3435 4144 4505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.97% 97.23% 97.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2987 3495 3720
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Penetration Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the West Yorkshire region that featured Penetration Tester in the job title.

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 20 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Tester within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +30 12 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Penetration Tester
Yorkshire

Penetration Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, Penetration Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Yorkshire region featuring Penetration Tester in the job title.

1 35 (94.59%) CREST Certified
2 34 (91.89%) Degree
3 33 (89.19%) C
3 33 (89.19%) C++
3 33 (89.19%) Java
3 33 (89.19%) PHP
3 33 (89.19%) Penetration Testing
4 31 (83.78%) Unix
4 31 (83.78%) Windows
5 27 (72.97%) Information Security
6 26 (70.27%) CESG
7 25 (67.57%) Security Cleared
8 23 (62.16%) Ruby
8 23 (62.16%) Perl
9 21 (56.76%) SC Cleared
10 20 (54.05%) Wireless Security
10 20 (54.05%) Mobile App
10 20 (54.05%) Python
10 20 (54.05%) Wireless
11 16 (43.24%) CHECK Team Member
11 16 (43.24%) Publishing
11 16 (43.24%) Social Engineering
12 15 (40.54%) Cybersecurity
13 13 (35.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 13 (35.14%) C#
14 12 (32.43%) Tigerscheme
14 12 (32.43%) Network Packet Capture
14 12 (32.43%) Network Security
14 12 (32.43%) Computer Science
15 11 (29.73%) Security Testing

Penetration Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 20 (54.05%) Wireless
1 20 (54.05%) Wireless Security
2 12 (32.43%) Network Security
3 4 (10.81%) HTTP
4 3 (8.11%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Burp Suite
General
1 16 (43.24%) Publishing
2 6 (16.22%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (29.73%) .NET
2 8 (21.62%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 26 (70.27%) CESG
2 20 (54.05%) Mobile App
3 12 (32.43%) Computer Science
4 8 (21.62%) Management Information System
5 4 (10.81%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 31 (83.78%) Unix
1 31 (83.78%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) Kali Linux
2 3 (8.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (89.19%) Penetration Testing
2 27 (72.97%) Information Security
3 16 (43.24%) Social Engineering
4 15 (40.54%) Cybersecurity
5 13 (35.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 12 (32.43%) Network Packet Capture
7 11 (29.73%) Ethical Hacking
7 11 (29.73%) Remediation Plan
7 11 (29.73%) Security Testing
8 10 (27.03%) Threat Modelling
8 10 (27.03%) Vulnerability Management
9 9 (24.32%) Project Management
10 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (21.62%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 33 (89.19%) C
1 33 (89.19%) C++
1 33 (89.19%) Java
1 33 (89.19%) PHP
2 23 (62.16%) Perl
2 23 (62.16%) Ruby
3 20 (54.05%) Python
4 13 (35.14%) C#
5 11 (29.73%) VB.NET
6 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 35 (94.59%) CREST Certified
2 34 (91.89%) Degree
3 25 (67.57%) Security Cleared
4 21 (56.76%) SC Cleared
5 16 (43.24%) CHECK Team Member
6 12 (32.43%) Tigerscheme
7 11 (29.73%) CHECK Team Leader
7 11 (29.73%) OSCP
8 9 (24.32%) CEH
9 4 (10.81%) CISA
9 4 (10.81%) CISSP
10 1 (2.70%) CPTE
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Nessus
1 3 (8.11%) Nmap
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