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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Penetration Testing
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 163 212 204
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -8
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 18 5 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.51% 0.11% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.13% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 21
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -35.00%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%

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
3138 3971 4439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 89.40% 88.58% 89.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2741 3308 3580
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
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
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 26 February 2017. 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 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 +39 18 £37,500 +15.38% 6
Penetration Testing
Yorkshire

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 33 (62.26%) Windows
2 27 (50.94%) Information Security
2 27 (50.94%) Degree
3 23 (43.40%) CREST Certified
4 22 (41.51%) Security Cleared
5 20 (37.74%) Unix
6 18 (33.96%) C
6 18 (33.96%) C++
6 18 (33.96%) Java
6 18 (33.96%) PHP
6 18 (33.96%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 16 (30.19%) CESG
8 15 (28.30%) Finance
8 15 (28.30%) Network Packet Capture
9 14 (26.42%) Social Engineering
9 14 (26.42%) Perl
9 14 (26.42%) Ruby
10 13 (24.53%) Wireless
10 13 (24.53%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 13 (24.53%) CHECK Team Leader
11 12 (22.64%) Cybersecurity
11 12 (22.64%) Cisco
11 12 (22.64%) Active Directory
11 12 (22.64%) HP
11 12 (22.64%) Network Security
12 11 (20.75%) Wireless Security
12 11 (20.75%) Python
12 11 (20.75%) Publishing
12 11 (20.75%) VPN
12 11 (20.75%) SC Cleared

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 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (7.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Mimecast
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.89%) GitHub
2 1 (1.89%) Heroku
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (24.53%) Wireless
2 12 (22.64%) Network Security
3 11 (20.75%) VPN
3 11 (20.75%) Wireless Security
4 10 (18.87%) Firewall
4 10 (18.87%) SAN
5 8 (15.09%) LAN
5 8 (15.09%) WAN
6 6 (11.32%) VoIP
7 5 (9.43%) MPLS
7 5 (9.43%) VLAN
8 4 (7.55%) ADSL
8 4 (7.55%) HTTP
8 4 (7.55%) Internet
8 4 (7.55%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (5.66%) DNS
9 3 (5.66%) Wireshark
10 2 (3.77%) DHCP
10 2 (3.77%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (1.89%) SSL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Burp Suite
General
1 15 (28.30%) Finance
2 11 (20.75%) Publishing
3 3 (5.66%) Advertising
4 1 (1.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (41.51%) Penetration Tester
1 22 (41.51%) Tester
2 15 (28.30%) Analyst
3 8 (15.09%) Security Analyst
4 7 (13.21%) Consultant
4 7 (13.21%) Security Penetration Tester
4 7 (13.21%) Security Tester
5 6 (11.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (11.32%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 6 (11.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) Ethical Hacker
5 6 (11.32%) Support Analyst
5 6 (11.32%) Support Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) IT Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) IT Security Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Vulnerability Consultant
7 4 (7.55%) Vulnerability Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.21%) .NET
2 4 (7.55%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (30.19%) CESG
2 11 (20.75%) Mobile App
3 8 (15.09%) Management Information System
4 5 (9.43%) Computer Science
5 4 (7.55%) IVR
6 2 (3.77%) PKI
6 2 (3.77%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.89%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.89%) FMCG
7 1 (1.89%) iPad
7 1 (1.89%) iPhone
7 1 (1.89%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.89%) Minimum Viable Product
7 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (62.26%) Windows
2 20 (37.74%) Unix
3 11 (20.75%) Windows Server
4 10 (18.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (11.32%) Windows 7
6 5 (9.43%) Linux
7 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (5.66%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.94%) Information Security
2 18 (33.96%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 15 (28.30%) Network Packet Capture
4 14 (26.42%) Social Engineering
5 13 (24.53%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 12 (22.64%) Cybersecurity
7 10 (18.87%) ITIL
7 10 (18.87%) Vulnerability Management
8 8 (15.09%) Ethical Hacking
8 8 (15.09%) Remediation Plan
8 8 (15.09%) Security Testing
9 6 (11.32%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (11.32%) SIEM
10 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (9.43%) Mentoring
10 5 (9.43%) Project Management
10 5 (9.43%) Security Monitoring
10 5 (9.43%) Supplier Management
11 4 (7.55%) Regulatory Compliance
11 4 (7.55%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 18 (33.96%) C
1 18 (33.96%) C++
1 18 (33.96%) Java
1 18 (33.96%) PHP
2 14 (26.42%) Perl
2 14 (26.42%) Ruby
3 11 (20.75%) Python
4 7 (13.21%) C#
4 7 (13.21%) VB.NET
5 3 (5.66%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (50.94%) Degree
2 23 (43.40%) CREST Certified
3 22 (41.51%) Security Cleared
4 13 (24.53%) CHECK Team Leader
5 11 (20.75%) CHECK Team Member
5 11 (20.75%) SC Cleared
6 10 (18.87%) MCSA
6 10 (18.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (15.09%) OSCP
8 7 (13.21%) Tigerscheme
9 6 (11.32%) CISSP
10 5 (9.43%) CEH
11 4 (7.55%) CISA
12 2 (3.77%) CCNA
12 2 (3.77%) CCNP
12 2 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (11.32%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 12 (22.64%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) Nessus
1 4 (7.55%) Nmap
Vendors
1 12 (22.64%) Cisco
1 12 (22.64%) HP
2 10 (18.87%) Avaya
2 10 (18.87%) VMware
3 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
4 7 (13.21%) Forcepoint
5 4 (7.55%) Sophos
6 3 (5.66%) ArcSight
6 3 (5.66%) SolarWinds
6 3 (5.66%) Splunk
7 1 (1.89%) Intel Security
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Maxfield Search & Selection
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Itecco
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits + TOP 10
Posted: 3 days ago
Batley, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - £40k + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
NHS Digital
Salary: £26,302 - £68,484 pa
Posted: 25 days ago