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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 196 179 152
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -27
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 17 5 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.34% 0.13% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.16% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 35
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +57.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £33,000 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £38,900 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.75%
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
4150 3199 3137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.27% 85.88% 81.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3195 2544 2615
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 2014. 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 -21 10 £37,500 -16.66%
Bradford - 7 £35,000 -
Penetration Testing
Yorkshire

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 29 (65.91%) Information Security
2 26 (59.09%) Windows
2 26 (59.09%) Finance
3 25 (56.82%) Active Directory
3 25 (56.82%) Ethical Hacking
4 20 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 20 (45.45%) Intrusion Detection
4 20 (45.45%) Problem Management
4 20 (45.45%) Data Protection
4 20 (45.45%) SIEM
5 14 (31.82%) MS Excel
6 12 (27.27%) CISSP
6 12 (27.27%) Degree
7 10 (22.73%) ITIL
8 9 (20.45%) PCI DSS
9 7 (15.91%) SSCP
9 7 (15.91%) Security+ Certification
9 7 (15.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 7 (15.91%) Business Development
9 7 (15.91%) Mobile Device Management
10 6 (13.64%) MCSE
10 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (13.64%) Firewall
10 6 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 5 (11.36%) DNS
11 5 (11.36%) Internet
11 5 (11.36%) CISA
11 5 (11.36%) CISM
11 5 (11.36%) Risk Management
11 5 (11.36%) iPhone

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 (2.27%) IIS
1 1 (2.27%) Apache
1 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (31.82%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (45.45%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (13.64%) Firewall
3 5 (11.36%) DNS
3 5 (11.36%) Internet
4 1 (2.27%) Wireless
4 1 (2.27%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Metasploit
General
1 26 (59.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (61.36%) Analyst
2 26 (59.09%) Security Analyst
3 22 (50.00%) IT Security Analyst
4 7 (15.91%) Account Manager
5 5 (11.36%) Tester
5 5 (11.36%) Junior
5 5 (11.36%) Penetration Tester
6 4 (9.09%) Senior Manager
6 4 (9.09%) Information Security Officer
6 4 (9.09%) Security Officer
6 4 (9.09%) Senior Account Manager
7 3 (6.82%) Consultant
7 3 (6.82%) Junior Account Manager
8 2 (4.55%) Ethical Hacker
8 2 (4.55%) Security Consultant
8 2 (4.55%) Junior Tester
9 1 (2.27%) IT Operations Analyst
9 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 1 (2.27%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
9 1 (2.27%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (2.27%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) iPhone
1 5 (11.36%) iPad
2 4 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 26 (59.09%) Windows
2 2 (4.55%) UNIX
3 1 (2.27%) Solaris
3 1 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (65.91%) Information Security
2 25 (56.82%) Ethical Hacking
3 20 (45.45%) Problem Management
3 20 (45.45%) Data Protection
3 20 (45.45%) SIEM
4 10 (22.73%) ITIL
5 7 (15.91%) Business Development
5 7 (15.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 7 (15.91%) Mobile Device Management
6 5 (11.36%) Risk Management
7 4 (9.09%) Project Management
8 3 (6.82%) Risk Analysis
9 1 (2.27%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.27%) Database Security
9 1 (2.27%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.27%) Perl
1 1 (2.27%) PHP
1 1 (2.27%) SQL
1 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) CISSP
1 12 (27.27%) Degree
2 7 (15.91%) SSCP
2 7 (15.91%) Security+ Certification
3 6 (13.64%) MCSE
3 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (11.36%) CISA
4 5 (11.36%) CISM
5 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
6 2 (4.55%) CEH
7 1 (2.27%) CRISC
7 1 (2.27%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.45%) PCI DSS
2 6 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (56.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Nagios
1 1 (2.27%) Nessus
1 1 (2.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
RandomStorm Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
RandomStorm Limited
Posted: 6 days ago