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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 144 184 214
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +30
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 50 29 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.29% 0.62% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 0.68% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 38 26 14
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £33,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £38,900
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
3517 4255 4358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 90.86% 90.80% 85.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2938 3359 3362
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +43 43 £40,000 -5.88% 7
Bradford -16 2 £40,000 -38.46%
Halifax - 2 £50,000 -
Wetherby -5 1 £42,000 -
Penetration Testing
Yorkshire

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 53 (64.63%) Windows
1 53 (64.63%) Information Security
2 48 (58.54%) CREST Certified
3 44 (53.66%) Degree
3 44 (53.66%) C++
4 43 (52.44%) C
4 43 (52.44%) PHP
4 43 (52.44%) Java
5 41 (50.00%) Unix
5 41 (50.00%) Wireless
6 37 (45.12%) CESG
7 35 (42.68%) Ruby
8 34 (41.46%) Mobile App
9 33 (40.24%) Python
10 32 (39.02%) Perl
10 32 (39.02%) Wireless Security
11 30 (36.59%) SC Cleared
11 30 (36.59%) Security Cleared
11 30 (36.59%) Publishing
12 21 (25.61%) Social Engineering
13 19 (23.17%) Tigerscheme
13 19 (23.17%) Firewall
13 19 (23.17%) Cisco
14 17 (20.73%) Network Security
15 16 (19.51%) Active Directory
16 15 (18.29%) HP
16 15 (18.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 15 (18.29%) CHECK Team Member
17 13 (15.85%) Cybersecurity
17 13 (15.85%) Security Testing

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 7 (8.54%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (8.54%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.44%) CMS
2 2 (2.44%) Drupal
2 2 (2.44%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (6.10%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.63%) Mimecast
2 3 (3.66%) GitHub
3 2 (2.44%) Trello
4 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.22%) Heroku
4 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 41 (50.00%) Wireless
2 32 (39.02%) Wireless Security
3 19 (23.17%) Firewall
4 17 (20.73%) Network Security
5 12 (14.63%) VPN
6 11 (13.41%) SAN
7 8 (9.76%) MPLS
7 8 (9.76%) VLAN
8 7 (8.54%) ADSL
8 7 (8.54%) Remote Desktop
9 6 (7.32%) LAN
9 6 (7.32%) WAN
10 4 (4.88%) Internet
10 4 (4.88%) VoIP
11 2 (2.44%) DHCP
11 2 (2.44%) DNS
11 2 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (1.22%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (1.22%) Spanning Tree
12 1 (1.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Appium
1 2 (2.44%) Bugzilla
1 2 (2.44%) Cucumber
1 2 (2.44%) FitNesse
1 2 (2.44%) HP UFT
1 2 (2.44%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.44%) JIRA
1 2 (2.44%) JUnit
1 2 (2.44%) NUnit
1 2 (2.44%) Redmine
1 2 (2.44%) Selenium
1 2 (2.44%) Selenium IDE
1 2 (2.44%) WebDriver
General
1 30 (36.59%) Publishing
2 6 (7.32%) Legal
3 2 (2.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 41 (50.00%) Penetration Tester
1 41 (50.00%) Tester
2 13 (15.85%) Senior Penetration Tester
2 13 (15.85%) Senior Tester
3 10 (12.20%) Analyst
3 10 (12.20%) Consultant
3 10 (12.20%) Security Consultant
4 7 (8.54%) Lead Tester
4 7 (8.54%) Security Penetration Tester
4 7 (8.54%) Security Tester
4 7 (8.54%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) Penetration Test Consultant
6 5 (6.10%) Account Manager
6 5 (6.10%) Ethical Hacker
6 5 (6.10%) IT Analyst
6 5 (6.10%) IT Security Analyst
6 5 (6.10%) Network Analyst
6 5 (6.10%) Network Security Analyst
6 5 (6.10%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (6.10%) Senior IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.54%) .NET
2 5 (6.10%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.44%) HTML
3 2 (2.44%) JSF
3 2 (2.44%) JSP
3 2 (2.44%) LAMP
3 2 (2.44%) XHTML
4 1 (1.22%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 37 (45.12%) CESG
2 34 (41.46%) Mobile App
3 9 (10.98%) Computer Science
4 8 (9.76%) Management Information System
5 7 (8.54%) IVR
6 2 (2.44%) RIA
7 1 (1.22%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.22%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.22%) FMCG
7 1 (1.22%) Minimum Viable Product
7 1 (1.22%) User Experience
7 1 (1.22%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 53 (64.63%) Windows
2 41 (50.00%) Unix
3 12 (14.63%) Windows Server
4 11 (13.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (8.54%) Windows 7
5 7 (8.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (64.63%) Information Security
2 21 (25.61%) Social Engineering
3 15 (18.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 13 (15.85%) Cybersecurity
4 13 (15.85%) Security Testing
5 11 (13.41%) ITIL
6 10 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (12.20%) Ethical Hacking
6 10 (12.20%) Threat Modelling
7 8 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (9.76%) Mentoring
7 8 (9.76%) Supplier Management
7 8 (9.76%) Vulnerability Management
7 8 (9.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 7 (8.54%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (8.54%) Regulatory Compliance
9 6 (7.32%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (7.32%) Project Management
9 6 (7.32%) Remediation Plan
10 5 (6.10%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 44 (53.66%) C++
2 43 (52.44%) C
2 43 (52.44%) Java
2 43 (52.44%) PHP
3 35 (42.68%) Ruby
4 33 (40.24%) Python
5 32 (39.02%) Perl
6 10 (12.20%) C#
7 7 (8.54%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 48 (58.54%) CREST Certified
2 44 (53.66%) Degree
3 30 (36.59%) SC Cleared
3 30 (36.59%) Security Cleared
4 19 (23.17%) Tigerscheme
5 15 (18.29%) CHECK Team Member
6 11 (13.41%) MCSA
6 11 (13.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (9.76%) CHECK Team Leader
7 8 (9.76%) CISSP
8 3 (3.66%) CCNA
8 3 (3.66%) CCNP
8 3 (3.66%) CEH
8 3 (3.66%) CISA
8 3 (3.66%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (2.44%) OSCP
10 1 (1.22%) CISM
10 1 (1.22%) ISEB
10 1 (1.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.98%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 16 (19.51%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (8.54%) Nexpose
2 6 (7.32%) Nessus
3 2 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.22%) Nmap
Vendors
1 19 (23.17%) Cisco
2 15 (18.29%) HP
3 12 (14.63%) Sophos
4 11 (13.41%) Avaya
4 11 (13.41%) VMware
5 8 (9.76%) Microsoft
6 7 (8.54%) Forcepoint
7 5 (6.10%) CheckPoint
7 5 (6.10%) Clearswift
7 5 (6.10%) F5
7 5 (6.10%) Rapid7
7 5 (6.10%) ScanSafe
8 1 (1.22%) Intel Security
8 1 (1.22%) Juniper
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