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

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 150 199 210
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +11
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 33 11 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.91% 0.25% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 0.28% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 17 11 14
Median salary £50,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,538 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +9.37%
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
3262 3953 4456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 89.81% 89.05% 88.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2847 3248 3514
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +49 31 £40,000 +14.28% 6
Bradford -6 2 £50,000 +47.05%
Penetration Testing
Yorkshire

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 51 (62.96%) Windows
1 51 (62.96%) Information Security
2 41 (50.62%) Degree
3 40 (49.38%) CREST Certified
4 38 (46.91%) C++
5 37 (45.68%) C
5 37 (45.68%) PHP
5 37 (45.68%) Java
6 35 (43.21%) Unix
7 29 (35.80%) CESG
8 28 (34.57%) Security Cleared
9 26 (32.10%) Ruby
10 25 (30.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 24 (29.63%) Wireless
12 23 (28.40%) Perl
12 23 (28.40%) Network Security
13 22 (27.16%) SC Cleared
13 22 (27.16%) Mobile App
14 21 (25.93%) Python
15 20 (24.69%) Cisco
15 20 (24.69%) Wireless Security
16 19 (23.46%) Active Directory
17 18 (22.22%) Firewall
17 18 (22.22%) Publishing
17 18 (22.22%) Social Engineering
17 18 (22.22%) CHECK Team Member
18 17 (20.99%) Cybersecurity
18 17 (20.99%) HP
19 16 (19.75%) C#
19 16 (19.75%) CHECK Team Leader

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 8 (9.88%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (9.88%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.47%) CMS
2 2 (2.47%) Drupal
2 2 (2.47%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (6.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.47%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.81%) Mimecast
2 3 (3.70%) GitHub
3 2 (2.47%) Donky
3 2 (2.47%) Trello
4 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.23%) Heroku
4 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (29.63%) Wireless
2 23 (28.40%) Network Security
3 20 (24.69%) Wireless Security
4 18 (22.22%) Firewall
5 14 (17.28%) VPN
6 13 (16.05%) SAN
7 9 (11.11%) MPLS
7 9 (11.11%) VLAN
8 8 (9.88%) ADSL
8 8 (9.88%) Remote Desktop
9 7 (8.64%) LAN
9 7 (8.64%) WAN
10 6 (7.41%) Internet
11 5 (6.17%) VoIP
12 4 (4.94%) HTTP
13 3 (3.70%) DNS
13 3 (3.70%) Wireshark
14 2 (2.47%) DHCP
14 2 (2.47%) Wi-Fi
15 1 (1.23%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Burp Suite
2 2 (2.47%) Appium
2 2 (2.47%) Bugzilla
2 2 (2.47%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.47%) FitNesse
2 2 (2.47%) HP UFT
2 2 (2.47%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.47%) JIRA
2 2 (2.47%) JUnit
2 2 (2.47%) NUnit
2 2 (2.47%) Redmine
2 2 (2.47%) Selenium
2 2 (2.47%) Selenium IDE
2 2 (2.47%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (22.22%) Publishing
2 10 (12.35%) Finance
3 5 (6.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 37 (45.68%) Penetration Tester
1 37 (45.68%) Tester
2 13 (16.05%) Analyst
3 11 (13.58%) Security Penetration Tester
3 11 (13.58%) Security Tester
4 10 (12.35%) Ethical Hacker
5 8 (9.88%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (8.64%) Security Analyst
7 6 (7.41%) Consultant
7 6 (7.41%) IT Analyst
7 6 (7.41%) IT Security Analyst
8 5 (6.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 5 (6.17%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (6.17%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 5 (6.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (6.17%) Account Manager
8 5 (6.17%) Support Analyst
8 5 (6.17%) Support Engineer
9 4 (4.94%) Network Analyst
9 4 (4.94%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.05%) .NET
2 8 (9.88%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.47%) HTML
3 2 (2.47%) JSF
3 2 (2.47%) JSP
3 2 (2.47%) LAMP
3 2 (2.47%) XHTML
4 1 (1.23%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 29 (35.80%) CESG
2 22 (27.16%) Mobile App
3 12 (14.81%) Computer Science
3 12 (14.81%) Management Information System
4 8 (9.88%) IVR
5 2 (2.47%) PKI
5 2 (2.47%) RIA
6 1 (1.23%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.23%) FMCG
6 1 (1.23%) iPad
6 1 (1.23%) iPhone
6 1 (1.23%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (1.23%) User Experience
6 1 (1.23%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 51 (62.96%) Windows
2 35 (43.21%) Unix
3 14 (17.28%) Windows Server
4 13 (16.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (12.35%) Windows 7
6 8 (9.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (6.17%) Linux
8 3 (3.70%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (62.96%) Information Security
2 25 (30.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 18 (22.22%) Social Engineering
4 17 (20.99%) Cybersecurity
5 15 (18.52%) Ethical Hacking
6 14 (17.28%) Network Packet Capture
6 14 (17.28%) Security Testing
6 14 (17.28%) Vulnerability Management
6 14 (17.28%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 13 (16.05%) ITIL
7 13 (16.05%) Remediation Plan
7 13 (16.05%) Threat Modelling
8 11 (13.58%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (13.58%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (12.35%) Project Management
10 9 (11.11%) Mentoring
10 9 (11.11%) Supplier Management
11 8 (9.88%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (9.88%) Regulatory Compliance
12 7 (8.64%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 38 (46.91%) C++
2 37 (45.68%) C
2 37 (45.68%) Java
2 37 (45.68%) PHP
3 26 (32.10%) Ruby
4 23 (28.40%) Perl
5 21 (25.93%) Python
6 16 (19.75%) C#
7 13 (16.05%) VB.NET
8 5 (6.17%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 41 (50.62%) Degree
2 40 (49.38%) CREST Certified
3 28 (34.57%) Security Cleared
4 22 (27.16%) SC Cleared
5 18 (22.22%) CHECK Team Member
6 16 (19.75%) CHECK Team Leader
6 16 (19.75%) Tigerscheme
7 13 (16.05%) MCSA
7 13 (16.05%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (14.81%) CISSP
9 9 (11.11%) OSCP
10 7 (8.64%) CEH
11 6 (7.41%) CISA
12 3 (3.70%) CCNA
12 3 (3.70%) CCNP
12 3 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (1.23%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.81%) PCI DSS
2 6 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 19 (23.46%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (9.88%) Nessus
2 6 (7.41%) Nexpose
3 4 (4.94%) Nmap
4 2 (2.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (24.69%) Cisco
2 17 (20.99%) HP
3 13 (16.05%) Avaya
3 13 (16.05%) VMware
4 12 (14.81%) Sophos
5 10 (12.35%) Microsoft
6 8 (9.88%) Forcepoint
7 4 (4.94%) CheckPoint
7 4 (4.94%) Clearswift
7 4 (4.94%) F5
7 4 (4.94%) Rapid7
7 4 (4.94%) ScanSafe
8 1 (1.23%) Intel Security
8 1 (1.23%) Juniper
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