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

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 155 188 207
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +19
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 46 30 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.16% 0.64% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 0.70% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 33 26 15
Median salary £50,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £48,250 £38,700
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £46,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
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
3596 4281 4311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 90.76% 90.85% 86.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3039 3425 3375
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £55,000 £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 26 August 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 26 August 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 +37 36 £45,000 +20.00% 16
Halifax - 5 £50,000 -
Wetherby -10 1 £42,000 -
Penetration Testing
Yorkshire

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 49 (67.12%) Information Security
2 44 (60.27%) CREST Certified
3 43 (58.90%) Windows
4 40 (54.79%) C++
5 39 (53.42%) C
5 39 (53.42%) PHP
5 39 (53.42%) Java
5 39 (53.42%) Degree
6 36 (49.32%) Wireless
7 35 (47.95%) Unix
8 33 (45.21%) CESG
9 32 (43.84%) Ruby
10 31 (42.47%) Mobile App
10 31 (42.47%) SC Cleared
10 31 (42.47%) Security Cleared
11 30 (41.10%) Python
12 29 (39.73%) Perl
12 29 (39.73%) Wireless Security
13 27 (36.99%) Publishing
14 20 (27.40%) Social Engineering
15 17 (23.29%) Firewall
16 15 (20.55%) Network Security
17 14 (19.18%) Security Testing
17 14 (19.18%) Tigerscheme
18 13 (17.81%) Cybersecurity
18 13 (17.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 12 (16.44%) Active Directory
20 10 (13.70%) Cisco
20 10 (13.70%) CHECK Team Member
21 9 (12.33%) Mimecast

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 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (5.48%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.74%) CMS
2 2 (2.74%) Drupal
2 2 (2.74%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.74%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.33%) Mimecast
2 2 (2.74%) GitHub
2 2 (2.74%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 36 (49.32%) Wireless
2 29 (39.73%) Wireless Security
3 17 (23.29%) Firewall
4 15 (20.55%) Network Security
5 5 (6.85%) Internet
6 4 (5.48%) ADSL
6 4 (5.48%) MPLS
6 4 (5.48%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (5.48%) SAN
6 4 (5.48%) VLAN
6 4 (5.48%) VPN
7 1 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.37%) Intranet
7 1 (1.37%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.74%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Appium
1 2 (2.74%) Bugzilla
1 2 (2.74%) Cucumber
1 2 (2.74%) FitNesse
1 2 (2.74%) HP UFT
1 2 (2.74%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.74%) JIRA
1 2 (2.74%) JUnit
1 2 (2.74%) NUnit
1 2 (2.74%) Redmine
1 2 (2.74%) Selenium
1 2 (2.74%) Selenium IDE
1 2 (2.74%) WebDriver
General
1 27 (36.99%) Publishing
2 5 (6.85%) Legal
3 3 (4.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 36 (49.32%) Penetration Tester
1 36 (49.32%) Tester
2 13 (17.81%) Senior Penetration Tester
2 13 (17.81%) Senior Tester
3 11 (15.07%) Consultant
3 11 (15.07%) Security Consultant
4 9 (12.33%) Analyst
4 9 (12.33%) Security Analyst
5 8 (10.96%) IT Analyst
5 8 (10.96%) IT Security Analyst
5 8 (10.96%) Penetration Test Consultant
6 7 (9.59%) Lead Tester
6 7 (9.59%) Security Penetration Tester
6 7 (9.59%) Security Tester
7 6 (8.22%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (8.22%) Senior Security Analyst
8 5 (6.85%) Account Manager
8 5 (6.85%) Network Analyst
8 5 (6.85%) Network Security Analyst
8 5 (6.85%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.22%) .NET
2 4 (5.48%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.74%) HTML
3 2 (2.74%) JSF
3 2 (2.74%) JSP
3 2 (2.74%) LAMP
3 2 (2.74%) XHTML
4 1 (1.37%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 33 (45.21%) CESG
2 31 (42.47%) Mobile App
3 8 (10.96%) Management Information System
4 7 (9.59%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.48%) IVR
6 3 (4.11%) PKI
7 2 (2.74%) RIA
8 1 (1.37%) AS400
8 1 (1.37%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.37%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (1.37%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.37%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (1.37%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 43 (58.90%) Windows
2 35 (47.95%) Unix
3 6 (8.22%) Windows 7
4 4 (5.48%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.74%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (67.12%) Information Security
2 20 (27.40%) Social Engineering
3 14 (19.18%) Security Testing
4 13 (17.81%) Cybersecurity
4 13 (17.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 9 (12.33%) Ethical Hacking
5 9 (12.33%) Threat Modelling
6 8 (10.96%) Kalman Filter
6 8 (10.96%) Vulnerability Management
7 7 (9.59%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 6 (8.22%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (6.85%) Business Development
9 5 (6.85%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (6.85%) Project Management
9 5 (6.85%) Remediation Plan
10 4 (5.48%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (5.48%) ITIL
10 4 (5.48%) Mentoring
10 4 (5.48%) Network Packet Capture
10 4 (5.48%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 40 (54.79%) C++
2 39 (53.42%) C
2 39 (53.42%) Java
2 39 (53.42%) PHP
3 32 (43.84%) Ruby
4 30 (41.10%) Python
5 29 (39.73%) Perl
6 9 (12.33%) C#
7 6 (8.22%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.74%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 44 (60.27%) CREST Certified
2 39 (53.42%) Degree
3 31 (42.47%) SC Cleared
3 31 (42.47%) Security Cleared
4 14 (19.18%) Tigerscheme
5 10 (13.70%) CHECK Team Member
6 9 (12.33%) CISSP
7 7 (9.59%) CHECK Team Leader
8 4 (5.48%) MCSA
8 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (4.11%) CEH
9 3 (4.11%) CISA
10 2 (2.74%) ISEB
10 2 (2.74%) ISTQB
10 2 (2.74%) OSCP
11 1 (1.37%) CCNA
11 1 (1.37%) CCNP
11 1 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (1.37%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.59%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.37%) ISO27002
System Software
1 12 (16.44%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (9.59%) Nexpose
2 5 (6.85%) Nessus
3 2 (2.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (13.70%) Cisco
2 9 (12.33%) Sophos
3 6 (8.22%) HP
3 6 (8.22%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.85%) CheckPoint
4 5 (6.85%) Clearswift
4 5 (6.85%) F5
4 5 (6.85%) Rapid7
4 5 (6.85%) ScanSafe
4 5 (6.85%) VMware
5 4 (5.48%) Avaya
5 4 (5.48%) Forcepoint
6 1 (1.37%) IBM
6 1 (1.37%) Juniper
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
KnownFour
Salary: £25000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Batley, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, Yorkshire
iSource IT
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40,000 + Bonus + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £80000 per annum + Pension + Gym + Certs
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: Bonus And Benfits
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
West Yorkshire
Montash Associates
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefit package
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds
Montash Associates
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
Montash Associates
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: Bonus + Bens
Posted: 24 days ago
Leeds
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Posted: 25 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 21 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: Bonus + Bens
Posted: 21 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago