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

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 172 193 195
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +2
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 27 14 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.67% 0.31% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.35% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 25
Median salary £45,707 £42,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.82% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £56,000 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+14.13% -8.00%
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
3682 3968 4405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 91.23% 88.49% 87.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3016 3082 3581
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 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +20 26 £46,414 +3.14% 5
Penetration Testing
Yorkshire

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 21 (65.63%) Windows
2 20 (62.50%) Wireless
2 20 (62.50%) Information Security
2 20 (62.50%) CREST Certified
3 17 (53.13%) Mobile App
3 17 (53.13%) SC Cleared
3 17 (53.13%) Security Cleared
3 17 (53.13%) Wireless Security
3 17 (53.13%) Publishing
3 17 (53.13%) CESG
3 17 (53.13%) Ruby
3 17 (53.13%) Degree
3 17 (53.13%) Unix
3 17 (53.13%) C
3 17 (53.13%) C++
3 17 (53.13%) Java
3 17 (53.13%) Perl
3 17 (53.13%) PHP
3 17 (53.13%) Python
4 10 (31.25%) Social Engineering
5 9 (28.13%) Firewall
6 8 (25.00%) Security Testing
7 5 (15.63%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 5 (15.63%) VPN
8 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
8 4 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (12.50%) Coaching
9 3 (9.38%) Tigerscheme
9 3 (9.38%) Ethical Hacking

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:

Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 20 (62.50%) Wireless
2 17 (53.13%) Wireless Security
3 9 (28.13%) Firewall
4 5 (15.63%) VPN
5 3 (9.38%) Internet
6 2 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (3.13%) IPsec
7 1 (3.13%) LAN
7 1 (3.13%) Network Security
7 1 (3.13%) WAN
General
1 17 (53.13%) Publishing
2 3 (9.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Penetration Tester
1 13 (40.63%) Tester
2 10 (31.25%) Consultant
2 10 (31.25%) Security Consultant
3 9 (28.13%) Senior Penetration Tester
3 9 (28.13%) Senior Tester
4 8 (25.00%) Penetration Test Consultant
5 4 (12.50%) Account Manager
5 4 (12.50%) Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) IT Manager
5 4 (12.50%) IT Security Manager
5 4 (12.50%) Security Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Security Manager
6 3 (9.38%) IT Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) IT Security Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Lead Tester
6 3 (9.38%) Security Penetration Tester
6 3 (9.38%) Security Tester
7 2 (6.25%) Lead Security Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Test Strategy Manager
Miscellaneous
1 17 (53.13%) CESG
1 17 (53.13%) Mobile App
2 3 (9.38%) PKI
3 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) AS400
4 1 (3.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (3.13%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.13%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 21 (65.63%) Windows
2 17 (53.13%) Unix
3 2 (6.25%) Windows 10
3 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) Information Security
2 10 (31.25%) Social Engineering
3 8 (25.00%) Security Testing
4 5 (15.63%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 4 (12.50%) Coaching
5 4 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (9.38%) Ethical Hacking
7 2 (6.25%) Automated Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (6.25%) Test Strategy
7 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.13%) Data Privacy
8 1 (3.13%) Line Management
8 1 (3.13%) Network Architecture
8 1 (3.13%) Performance Management
8 1 (3.13%) Security Operations
8 1 (3.13%) Threat Management
8 1 (3.13%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) C
1 17 (53.13%) C++
1 17 (53.13%) Java
1 17 (53.13%) Perl
1 17 (53.13%) PHP
1 17 (53.13%) Python
1 17 (53.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (62.50%) CREST Certified
2 17 (53.13%) Degree
2 17 (53.13%) SC Cleared
2 17 (53.13%) Security Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) Tigerscheme
4 2 (6.25%) ISEB
4 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
5 1 (3.13%) CISSP
5 1 (3.13%) MCSE
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.13%) ISO27002
2 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco
3 1 (3.13%) Forcepoint
3 1 (3.13%) IBM
3 1 (3.13%) WatchGuard
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