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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 178 190 177
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 26 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.53% 0.20% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.24% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 24 6 2
Average salary £48,750 £50,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £38,750 £48,250
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £50,000 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
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
4244 3737 3109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 87.02% 82.77% 80.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3400 2954 2509
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015. 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
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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 +18 23 £50,000 - 4
Bradford -2 1 £37,500 -6.25%
Penetration Testing
Yorkshire

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 31 (77.50%) Information Security
2 20 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (37.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 14 (35.00%) Management Information System
4 14 (35.00%) PCI DSS
5 12 (30.00%) CEH
6 11 (27.50%) CISSP
7 10 (25.00%) LAN
7 10 (25.00%) WAN
8 9 (22.50%) Security Testing
9 8 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 8 (20.00%) Firewall
9 8 (20.00%) GIAC
10 7 (17.50%) Risk Management
10 7 (17.50%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (17.50%) Business Development
11 6 (15.00%) Retail
11 6 (15.00%) Data Protection Act
11 6 (15.00%) ISMS
11 6 (15.00%) Data Protection
11 6 (15.00%) Line Management
11 6 (15.00%) Cisco
11 6 (15.00%) NHS
11 6 (15.00%) VPN
11 6 (15.00%) Service Delivery
11 6 (15.00%) Information Security Management
11 6 (15.00%) Security Management
12 5 (12.50%) Windows
12 5 (12.50%) CCNA
13 4 (10.00%) VoIP

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 2 (5.00%) Lync
1 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.50%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Project
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.00%) LAN
1 10 (25.00%) WAN
2 8 (20.00%) Firewall
3 6 (15.00%) VPN
4 4 (10.00%) VoIP
4 4 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (7.50%) Network Security
5 3 (7.50%) DNS
5 3 (7.50%) Internet
5 3 (7.50%) MPLS
6 2 (5.00%) BGP
6 2 (5.00%) DMZ
6 2 (5.00%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (5.00%) Wireless
7 1 (2.50%) VLAN
7 1 (2.50%) Wireshark
7 1 (2.50%) SSL
7 1 (2.50%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Metasploit
General
1 6 (15.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (55.00%) Analyst
2 20 (50.00%) Security Analyst
3 12 (30.00%) IT Security Analyst
4 7 (17.50%) Account Manager
5 6 (15.00%) Tester
5 6 (15.00%) Penetration Tester
5 6 (15.00%) Sales Manager
6 5 (12.50%) Junior
7 4 (10.00%) Senior Manager
7 4 (10.00%) Consultant
7 4 (10.00%) Senior Account Manager
8 3 (7.50%) Junior Account Manager
8 3 (7.50%) Security Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) Security Consultant
8 3 (7.50%) Network Analyst
9 2 (5.00%) Junior Tester
9 2 (5.00%) Junior Analyst
9 2 (5.00%) Network Security Analyst
9 2 (5.00%) Security Tester
10 1 (2.50%) Testing Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (15.00%) Data Protection Act
2 6 (15.00%) NHS
3 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (77.50%) Information Security
2 15 (37.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 9 (22.50%) Security Testing
4 7 (17.50%) Business Development
4 7 (17.50%) Risk Management
5 6 (15.00%) Information Security Management
5 6 (15.00%) Security Management
5 6 (15.00%) Service Delivery
5 6 (15.00%) ISMS
5 6 (15.00%) Data Protection
5 6 (15.00%) Line Management
6 3 (7.50%) Test Management
7 2 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (5.00%) OWASP
7 2 (5.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (5.00%) Ethical Hacking
8 1 (2.50%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.50%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) Python
2 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.50%) Java
2 1 (2.50%) Perl
2 1 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) CEH
2 11 (27.50%) CISSP
3 8 (20.00%) GIAC
4 7 (17.50%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (12.50%) CCNA
6 4 (10.00%) OSCP
7 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
8 2 (5.00%) Degree
8 2 (5.00%) CCSP
8 2 (5.00%) CCNP
8 2 (5.00%) OSCE
9 1 (2.50%) ISEB
9 1 (2.50%) CISA
9 1 (2.50%) CISM
9 1 (2.50%) PCI QSA
9 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
9 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
9 1 (2.50%) VCP4
9 1 (2.50%) CRISC
9 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (35.00%) PCI DSS
3 8 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (2.50%) COBIT
4 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Nmap
2 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Cisco
2 2 (5.00%) Avaya
2 2 (5.00%) VMware
2 2 (5.00%) Riverbed
3 1 (2.50%) F5
3 1 (2.50%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
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