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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 212 191 194
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +3
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 9 25 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.21% 0.52% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.58% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 9 23 4
Average salary £34,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.44% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £48,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year
+14.58% -4.95%
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
3858 4279 3733
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 88.30% 88.19% 84.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3227 3468 2873
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £62,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 12 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 -15 6 £32,500 -29.72% 7
Bradford -1 3 £34,000 -9.33%
Penetration Testing
Yorkshire

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 13 (59.09%) Information Security
2 6 (27.27%) Ruby
2 6 (27.27%) Firewall
2 6 (27.27%) Linux
2 6 (27.27%) OO
2 6 (27.27%) Python
2 6 (27.27%) CISSP
3 5 (22.73%) VPN
3 5 (22.73%) Network Security
3 5 (22.73%) PCI DSS
4 4 (18.18%) Django
4 4 (18.18%) Ajax
4 4 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 4 (18.18%) HTML
4 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 4 (18.18%) CSS
4 4 (18.18%) Unix
4 4 (18.18%) Windows
4 4 (18.18%) Finance
4 4 (18.18%) jQuery
4 4 (18.18%) Pylons
4 4 (18.18%) Node.js
4 4 (18.18%) HTML5
4 4 (18.18%) web2py
4 4 (18.18%) Pyramid
4 4 (18.18%) Coaching
4 4 (18.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 3 (13.64%) SANS
5 3 (13.64%) Cybersecurity

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (18.18%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) SaaS
2 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) Firewall
2 5 (22.73%) Network Security
2 5 (22.73%) VPN
3 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.55%) LAN
4 1 (4.55%) VoIP
4 1 (4.55%) WAN
4 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Burp Suite
1 2 (9.09%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Penetration Tester
1 7 (31.82%) Tester
2 6 (27.27%) Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Python Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Account Manager
4 4 (18.18%) IT Manager
4 4 (18.18%) IT Security Manager
4 4 (18.18%) Security Manager
4 4 (18.18%) Security Penetration Tester
4 4 (18.18%) Security Tester
5 3 (13.64%) Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Information Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Information Security Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Junior
5 3 (13.64%) Junior Penetration Tester
5 3 (13.64%) Junior Tester
5 3 (13.64%) Ruby Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Security Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Software Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) Ajax
1 4 (18.18%) CSS
1 4 (18.18%) Django
1 4 (18.18%) HTML
1 4 (18.18%) HTML5
1 4 (18.18%) jQuery
1 4 (18.18%) Pylons
1 4 (18.18%) Pyramid
1 4 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails
1 4 (18.18%) web2py
2 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.55%) Backbone.js
2 1 (4.55%) CSS3
2 1 (4.55%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) CESG
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.55%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Thin Client
2 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) Unix
2 4 (18.18%) Windows
3 3 (13.64%) Mac OS
4 1 (4.55%) Android
4 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Information Security
2 6 (27.27%) OO
3 4 (18.18%) Coaching
3 4 (18.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 3 (13.64%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (9.09%) Security Management
5 2 (9.09%) Social Engineering
6 1 (4.55%) Computer Security
6 1 (4.55%) Data Security
6 1 (4.55%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (4.55%) Front End Development
6 1 (4.55%) Information Security Management
6 1 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (4.55%) SIEM
6 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.55%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) Python
1 6 (27.27%) Ruby
2 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.64%) C++
4 1 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) CISSP
2 3 (13.64%) CISA
2 3 (13.64%) CISM
2 3 (13.64%) DV Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) SANS
2 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) CEH
3 2 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (4.55%) CHECK Team Member
4 1 (4.55%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) PCI DSS
2 3 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) CORE IMPACT
1 2 (9.09%) Nessus
1 2 (9.09%) Nmap
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Acunetix
1 2 (9.09%) Netsparker
2 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
2 1 (4.55%) Citrix
2 1 (4.55%) Forcepoint
2 1 (4.55%) LogRhythm
2 1 (4.55%) Splunk
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum + Training + Certifications
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum + Training + Certs
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
KnownFour
Salary: £45000 - £49000 per annum + excellent pension and holidays
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus And Benfits
Posted: 25 days ago