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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 161 185 195
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +10
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 34 28 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.87% 0.58% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.65% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 22 24 21
Median salary £50,000 £40,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.69% +16.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £50,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
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
3539 4307 4248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 90.56% 89.90% 87.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2991 3403 3363
Median salary £43,875 £43,596 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.64% +8.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the West Yorkshire region citing Penetration Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 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 +38 28 £55,000 +29.41% 6
Halifax - 5 £50,000 - 1
Penetration Testing
Yorkshire

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT jobs citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 39 (69.64%) Information Security
2 32 (57.14%) Wireless
2 32 (57.14%) CREST Certified
3 29 (51.79%) Windows
4 26 (46.43%) C
4 26 (46.43%) C++
4 26 (46.43%) Java
4 26 (46.43%) PHP
4 26 (46.43%) Ruby
4 26 (46.43%) Mobile App
5 25 (44.64%) Wireless Security
5 25 (44.64%) CESG
5 25 (44.64%) Degree
5 25 (44.64%) Perl
5 25 (44.64%) Unix
5 25 (44.64%) Python
6 23 (41.07%) Publishing
7 22 (39.29%) SC Cleared
7 22 (39.29%) Security Cleared
8 17 (30.36%) Firewall
9 15 (26.79%) Social Engineering
10 10 (17.86%) Tigerscheme
11 9 (16.07%) Active Directory
11 9 (16.07%) Security Testing
12 8 (14.29%) Network Security
12 8 (14.29%) CISSP
12 8 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
12 8 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
13 6 (10.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 6 (10.71%) Cisco

Penetration Testing
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.79%) CMS
1 1 (1.79%) Drupal
1 1 (1.79%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) Mimecast
2 1 (1.79%) GitHub
2 1 (1.79%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 32 (57.14%) Wireless
2 25 (44.64%) Wireless Security
3 17 (30.36%) Firewall
4 8 (14.29%) Network Security
5 4 (7.14%) Internet
5 4 (7.14%) VPN
6 2 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.79%) Intranet
7 1 (1.79%) IPsec
7 1 (1.79%) LAN
7 1 (1.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Appium
1 1 (1.79%) Bugzilla
1 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
1 1 (1.79%) FitNesse
1 1 (1.79%) HP UFT
1 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.79%) JIRA
1 1 (1.79%) JUnit
1 1 (1.79%) NUnit
1 1 (1.79%) Redmine
1 1 (1.79%) Selenium
1 1 (1.79%) Selenium IDE
1 1 (1.79%) WebDriver
General
1 23 (41.07%) Publishing
2 5 (8.93%) Legal
3 3 (5.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (46.43%) Penetration Tester
1 26 (46.43%) Tester
2 13 (23.21%) Senior Penetration Tester
2 13 (23.21%) Senior Tester
3 10 (17.86%) Consultant
3 10 (17.86%) Security Consultant
4 9 (16.07%) Analyst
4 9 (16.07%) Security Analyst
5 8 (14.29%) Account Manager
5 8 (14.29%) IT Analyst
5 8 (14.29%) IT Security Analyst
5 8 (14.29%) Penetration Test Consultant
6 7 (12.50%) Lead Tester
7 6 (10.71%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (10.71%) Senior Security Analyst
8 5 (8.93%) Network Analyst
8 5 (8.93%) Network Security Analyst
8 5 (8.93%) Security Manager
8 5 (8.93%) Senior IT Security Analyst
8 5 (8.93%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) HTML
1 1 (1.79%) JSF
1 1 (1.79%) JSP
1 1 (1.79%) LAMP
1 1 (1.79%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (46.43%) Mobile App
2 25 (44.64%) CESG
3 3 (5.36%) PKI
4 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.79%) AS400
5 1 (1.79%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.79%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.79%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.79%) RIA
5 1 (1.79%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.79%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 29 (51.79%) Windows
2 25 (44.64%) Unix
3 2 (3.57%) Windows 10
3 2 (3.57%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (69.64%) Information Security
2 15 (26.79%) Social Engineering
3 9 (16.07%) Security Testing
4 8 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (10.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (8.93%) Business Development
7 4 (7.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 3 (5.36%) Automated Testing
8 3 (5.36%) Coaching
8 3 (5.36%) Ethical Hacking
9 2 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (3.57%) Risk Management
9 2 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (3.57%) Test Strategy
9 2 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (1.79%) Data Privacy
10 1 (1.79%) Line Management
10 1 (1.79%) Network Architecture
10 1 (1.79%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (46.43%) C
1 26 (46.43%) C++
1 26 (46.43%) Java
1 26 (46.43%) PHP
1 26 (46.43%) Ruby
2 25 (44.64%) Perl
2 25 (44.64%) Python
3 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 32 (57.14%) CREST Certified
2 25 (44.64%) Degree
3 22 (39.29%) SC Cleared
3 22 (39.29%) Security Cleared
4 10 (17.86%) Tigerscheme
5 8 (14.29%) CISSP
6 6 (10.71%) CHECK Team Member
7 3 (5.36%) CHECK Team Leader
8 2 (3.57%) CEH
8 2 (3.57%) CISA
8 2 (3.57%) ISEB
8 2 (3.57%) ISTQB
8 2 (3.57%) OSCP
9 1 (1.79%) MCSE
9 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.57%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.79%) ISO27002
3 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (16.07%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) Nexpose
2 5 (8.93%) Nessus
3 1 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (10.71%) Cisco
2 5 (8.93%) CheckPoint
2 5 (8.93%) Clearswift
2 5 (8.93%) F5
2 5 (8.93%) Rapid7
2 5 (8.93%) ScanSafe
2 5 (8.93%) Sophos
3 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.57%) VMware
5 1 (1.79%) Forcepoint
5 1 (1.79%) HP
5 1 (1.79%) IBM
5 1 (1.79%) WatchGuard
Leeds
PWC
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £80000 per annum + Pension + Gym + Certs
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 13 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 21 days ago