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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Tester
Rank 170 208 220
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Penetration Tester 24 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.61% 0.11% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.11% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 2
Median salary £55,000 £30,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+83.33% -40.00%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
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
3883 4501 4771
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 98.20% 97.55% 97.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3303 3620 3726
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 30 August 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Tester within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +42 23 £55,000 +51.72% 9
Penetration Tester
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 37 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 35 (94.59%) CREST Certified
3 29 (78.38%) Wireless
4 28 (75.68%) PHP
4 28 (75.68%) C
4 28 (75.68%) C++
4 28 (75.68%) Java
4 28 (75.68%) Degree
5 27 (72.97%) Information Security
6 26 (70.27%) CESG
6 26 (70.27%) Unix
6 26 (70.27%) Windows
7 22 (59.46%) Python
7 22 (59.46%) Perl
7 22 (59.46%) Ruby
7 22 (59.46%) Wireless Security
7 22 (59.46%) Mobile App
8 20 (54.05%) SC Cleared
8 20 (54.05%) Security Cleared
8 20 (54.05%) Publishing
9 18 (48.65%) Social Engineering
10 15 (40.54%) Tigerscheme
11 11 (29.73%) Cybersecurity
11 11 (29.73%) CHECK Team Member
12 7 (18.92%) CHECK Team Leader
12 7 (18.92%) Firewall
13 6 (16.22%) C#
13 6 (16.22%) Ethical Hacking
13 6 (16.22%) Network Security
13 6 (16.22%) Threat Modelling

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 29 (78.38%) Wireless
2 22 (59.46%) Wireless Security
3 7 (18.92%) Firewall
4 6 (16.22%) Network Security
General
1 20 (54.05%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) .NET
1 4 (10.81%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 26 (70.27%) CESG
2 22 (59.46%) Mobile App
3 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
3 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (70.27%) Unix
1 26 (70.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 27 (72.97%) Information Security
3 18 (48.65%) Social Engineering
4 11 (29.73%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (16.22%) Ethical Hacking
5 6 (16.22%) Threat Modelling
6 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.81%) Network Packet Capture
6 4 (10.81%) Project Management
6 4 (10.81%) Remediation Plan
6 4 (10.81%) Security Testing
6 4 (10.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (10.81%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (10.81%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 28 (75.68%) C
1 28 (75.68%) C++
1 28 (75.68%) Java
1 28 (75.68%) PHP
2 22 (59.46%) Perl
2 22 (59.46%) Python
2 22 (59.46%) Ruby
3 6 (16.22%) C#
4 4 (10.81%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 35 (94.59%) CREST Certified
2 28 (75.68%) Degree
3 20 (54.05%) SC Cleared
3 20 (54.05%) Security Cleared
4 15 (40.54%) Tigerscheme
5 11 (29.73%) CHECK Team Member
6 7 (18.92%) CHECK Team Leader
7 2 (5.41%) CEH
7 2 (5.41%) CISA
7 2 (5.41%) CISSP
7 2 (5.41%) OSCP
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
KnownFour
Salary: £25000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: Bonus And Benfits
Posted: 20 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 26 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: Bonus + Bens
Posted: 26 days ago