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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 182 190 135
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -55
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 14 26 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.31% 0.53% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.62% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 14 25 1
Average salary £41,750 £35,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.28% -36.36%
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +11.11%
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
3866 4212 3023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 86.55% 85.13% 81.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2997 3426 2353
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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
(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
Bradford -26 7 £41,500 +38.33% 1
Leeds +9 6 £45,000 +28.57% 8
Penetration Testing
Yorkshire

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 26 (70.27%) Information Security
2 18 (48.65%) PCI DSS
3 17 (45.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (40.54%) CISSP
5 14 (37.84%) Management Information System
6 11 (29.73%) CEH
7 10 (27.03%) Risk Management
8 9 (24.32%) Security Testing
9 8 (21.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 8 (21.62%) GIAC
9 8 (21.62%) LAN
9 8 (21.62%) WAN
9 8 (21.62%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 7 (18.92%) Finance
10 7 (18.92%) Information Security Management
10 7 (18.92%) Security Management
11 6 (16.22%) CISA
11 6 (16.22%) CISM
11 6 (16.22%) Service Delivery
11 6 (16.22%) NHS
11 6 (16.22%) Cisco
11 6 (16.22%) Windows
11 6 (16.22%) Data Protection Act
11 6 (16.22%) Retail
11 6 (16.22%) ISMS
11 6 (16.22%) Data Protection
11 6 (16.22%) Cyber Security
11 6 (16.22%) Line Management
12 5 (13.51%) SQL
12 5 (13.51%) VPN

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (5.41%) Lync
1 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.70%) IIS
2 1 (2.70%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.70%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) SaaS
2 1 (2.70%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) LAN
1 8 (21.62%) WAN
2 5 (13.51%) VPN
2 5 (13.51%) Firewall
3 3 (8.11%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (5.41%) MPLS
4 2 (5.41%) DNS
4 2 (5.41%) DHCP
4 2 (5.41%) VoIP
4 2 (5.41%) VLAN
4 2 (5.41%) Network Security
5 1 (2.70%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (2.70%) Wireshark
5 1 (2.70%) SSL
5 1 (2.70%) SAN
5 1 (2.70%) ADSL
5 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) MySQL
General
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (59.46%) Analyst
2 20 (54.05%) Security Analyst
3 8 (21.62%) IT Security Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) Information Security Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) Information Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) Penetration Tester
5 5 (13.51%) Tester
6 4 (10.81%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Consultant
6 4 (10.81%) Senior Security Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Senior Information Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Senior Information Security Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Security Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Security Consultant
8 2 (5.41%) Developer
8 2 (5.41%) C++ Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Application Security Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Lead Tester
9 1 (2.70%) Testing Consultant
9 1 (2.70%) Penetration Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (37.84%) Management Information System
2 6 (16.22%) NHS
2 6 (16.22%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (5.41%) IVR
3 2 (5.41%) Cryptography
3 2 (5.41%) iPhone
3 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) Clustering
4 1 (2.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.41%) Linux
3 2 (5.41%) Android
4 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (70.27%) Information Security
2 10 (27.03%) Risk Management
3 9 (24.32%) Security Testing
4 8 (21.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 7 (18.92%) Information Security Management
5 7 (18.92%) Security Management
6 6 (16.22%) Service Delivery
6 6 (16.22%) ISMS
6 6 (16.22%) Data Protection
6 6 (16.22%) Cyber Security
6 6 (16.22%) Line Management
7 3 (8.11%) Test Management
8 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (5.41%) OOD
8 2 (5.41%) UML
8 2 (5.41%) OO
8 2 (5.41%) Business Continuity
8 2 (5.41%) OWASP
8 2 (5.41%) Reverse Engineering
8 2 (5.41%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) SQL
2 3 (8.11%) Java
3 2 (5.41%) C++
4 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.70%) Python
4 1 (2.70%) Perl
4 1 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (40.54%) CISSP
2 11 (29.73%) CEH
3 8 (21.62%) GIAC
4 6 (16.22%) CISA
4 6 (16.22%) CISM
5 4 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (10.81%) CCNA
6 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
6 3 (8.11%) Degree
7 2 (5.41%) OSCP
7 2 (5.41%) OSCE
8 1 (2.70%) PCI QSA
8 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
8 1 (2.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (48.65%) PCI DSS
2 17 (45.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (21.62%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) KVM
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Nessus
1 1 (2.70%) Nmap
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Cisco
2 3 (8.11%) Avaya
2 3 (8.11%) VMware
3 2 (5.41%) HP
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.41%) F5
4 1 (2.70%) ArcSight
4 1 (2.70%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (2.70%) Sourcefire
4 1 (2.70%) Blue Coat
4 1 (2.70%) Juniper
4 1 (2.70%) Sophos
4 1 (2.70%) Websense
4 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
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