The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills 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 Testing over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 184 193 186
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 24 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.51% 0.18% 0.050%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.22% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 22 4 2
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £50,000 £40,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £53,000 £42,250
% change year-on-year
-10.37% +25.44%
Penetration Testing
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4050 3561 3270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 86.61% 82.09% 81.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3283 2764 2722
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Penetration Testing
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Penetration Testing
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 Testing within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. 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 +26 23 £45,000 -10.00% 7
Bradford -2 1 £37,500 -
Penetration Testing
Yorkshire

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 32 (88.89%) Information Security
2 19 (52.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 16 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (33.33%) Management Information System
5 11 (30.56%) Business Development
6 10 (27.78%) PCI DSS
7 9 (25.00%) CISSP
7 9 (25.00%) LAN
7 9 (25.00%) WAN
8 8 (22.22%) CEH
9 7 (19.44%) Security Testing
10 6 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
10 6 (16.67%) ISMS
10 6 (16.67%) Data Protection
10 6 (16.67%) Line Management
10 6 (16.67%) NHS
10 6 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 6 (16.67%) Retail
10 6 (16.67%) Information Security Management
10 6 (16.67%) Security Management
10 6 (16.67%) Service Delivery
10 6 (16.67%) Risk Management
10 6 (16.67%) GIAC
11 5 (13.89%) Firewall
12 4 (11.11%) VoIP
12 4 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (8.33%) Internet
13 3 (8.33%) MPLS
13 3 (8.33%) Windows
13 3 (8.33%) VPN

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.78%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.78%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) LAN
1 9 (25.00%) WAN
2 5 (13.89%) Firewall
3 4 (11.11%) VoIP
4 3 (8.33%) Internet
4 3 (8.33%) MPLS
4 3 (8.33%) VPN
4 3 (8.33%) DNS
5 2 (5.56%) Wireless
5 2 (5.56%) BGP
5 2 (5.56%) DMZ
5 2 (5.56%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (5.56%) Network Security
5 2 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.78%) Wireshark
6 1 (2.78%) SSL
6 1 (2.78%) DHCP
6 1 (2.78%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Metasploit
General
1 6 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (55.56%) Analyst
2 18 (50.00%) Security Analyst
3 11 (30.56%) Account Manager
4 10 (27.78%) IT Security Analyst
5 7 (19.44%) Junior
6 6 (16.67%) Senior Manager
6 6 (16.67%) Sales Manager
6 6 (16.67%) Senior Account Manager
7 5 (13.89%) Junior Account Manager
8 4 (11.11%) Penetration Tester
8 4 (11.11%) Tester
9 3 (8.33%) Network Analyst
10 2 (5.56%) Consultant
10 2 (5.56%) Junior Tester
10 2 (5.56%) Security Tester
10 2 (5.56%) Junior Analyst
10 2 (5.56%) Network Security Analyst
11 1 (2.78%) Penetration Test Consultant
11 1 (2.78%) Testing Consultant
11 1 (2.78%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 6 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
2 6 (16.67%) NHS
3 1 (2.78%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (88.89%) Information Security
2 19 (52.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 11 (30.56%) Business Development
4 7 (19.44%) Security Testing
5 6 (16.67%) ISMS
5 6 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 6 (16.67%) Line Management
5 6 (16.67%) Information Security Management
5 6 (16.67%) Security Management
5 6 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 6 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 2 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (5.56%) Ethical Hacking
6 2 (5.56%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.78%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.78%) Test Management
7 1 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.78%) Usability Testing
7 1 (2.78%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) CISSP
2 8 (22.22%) CEH
3 6 (16.67%) GIAC
4 4 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.56%) Degree
5 2 (5.56%) CCSP
5 2 (5.56%) CCNP
5 2 (5.56%) CCNA
5 2 (5.56%) OSCP
6 1 (2.78%) PCI QSA
6 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.78%) CRISC
6 1 (2.78%) CISA
6 1 (2.78%) CISM
6 1 (2.78%) ISEB
6 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (27.78%) PCI DSS
3 6 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (2.78%) QA
4 1 (2.78%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Nmap
2 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) Cisco
2 2 (5.56%) Avaya
2 2 (5.56%) Riverbed
3 1 (2.78%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (2.78%) F5
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