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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 185 196 161
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -35
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 17 14 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.35% 0.27% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.32% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 1
Average salary £48,750 £40,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.87% -27.27%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.94% +12.22%
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
4267 4317 3140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 86.83% 84.48% 80.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3329 3464 2470
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 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +16 13 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Bradford -8 2 £39,500 -1.25%
Penetration Testing
Yorkshire

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 28 (73.68%) Information Security
2 19 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (36.84%) Management Information System
3 14 (36.84%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 14 (36.84%) PCI DSS
4 11 (28.95%) CISSP
5 10 (26.32%) CEH
6 9 (23.68%) Security Testing
7 8 (21.05%) LAN
7 8 (21.05%) WAN
7 8 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 8 (21.05%) Risk Management
7 8 (21.05%) GIAC
8 7 (18.42%) Windows
9 6 (15.79%) NHS
9 6 (15.79%) Retail
9 6 (15.79%) Service Delivery
9 6 (15.79%) Firewall
9 6 (15.79%) Information Security Management
9 6 (15.79%) Security Management
9 6 (15.79%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (15.79%) ISMS
9 6 (15.79%) Data Protection
9 6 (15.79%) Business Development
9 6 (15.79%) Line Management
10 5 (13.16%) Cisco
11 4 (10.53%) VPN
11 4 (10.53%) CCNA
11 4 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (10.53%) SQL

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 (5.26%) Lync
1 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.63%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Project
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) LAN
1 8 (21.05%) WAN
2 6 (15.79%) Firewall
3 4 (10.53%) VPN
4 3 (7.89%) DNS
4 3 (7.89%) Internet
5 2 (5.26%) VoIP
5 2 (5.26%) Network Security
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.63%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (2.63%) VLAN
6 1 (2.63%) Wireshark
6 1 (2.63%) DHCP
6 1 (2.63%) MPLS
6 1 (2.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) MySQL
General
1 6 (15.79%) Retail
2 2 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (50.00%) Analyst
2 17 (44.74%) Security Analyst
3 10 (26.32%) IT Security Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) Sales Manager
4 6 (15.79%) Account Manager
5 4 (10.53%) Tester
5 4 (10.53%) Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) Penetration Tester
6 3 (7.89%) Junior
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Security Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) Security Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Junior Account Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Account Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Developer
7 2 (5.26%) C++ Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Information Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Data Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Security Specialist
8 1 (2.63%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (36.84%) Management Information System
2 6 (15.79%) NHS
2 6 (15.79%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (5.26%) iPhone
3 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.26%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.63%) IVR
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Linux
2 2 (5.26%) Android
2 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (73.68%) Information Security
2 14 (36.84%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 9 (23.68%) Security Testing
4 8 (21.05%) Risk Management
5 6 (15.79%) Business Development
5 6 (15.79%) Service Delivery
5 6 (15.79%) Information Security Management
5 6 (15.79%) Security Management
5 6 (15.79%) Line Management
5 6 (15.79%) ISMS
5 6 (15.79%) Data Protection
6 3 (7.89%) Test Management
7 2 (5.26%) Android Development
7 2 (5.26%) iOS Development
7 2 (5.26%) OWASP
7 2 (5.26%) Reverse Engineering
7 2 (5.26%) UML
7 2 (5.26%) OO
7 2 (5.26%) OOD
8 1 (2.63%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) SQL
2 3 (7.89%) Java
3 2 (5.26%) C++
4 1 (2.63%) Perl
4 1 (2.63%) PHP
4 1 (2.63%) Python
4 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) CISSP
2 10 (26.32%) CEH
3 8 (21.05%) GIAC
4 4 (10.53%) CCNA
4 4 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
6 2 (5.26%) OSCP
6 2 (5.26%) OSCE
7 1 (2.63%) ISEB
7 1 (2.63%) CISA
7 1 (2.63%) CISM
7 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
7 1 (2.63%) Degree
7 1 (2.63%) PCI QSA
7 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (36.84%) PCI DSS
3 8 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Nessus
1 1 (2.63%) Nmap
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Cisco
2 2 (5.26%) Avaya
2 2 (5.26%) VMware
2 2 (5.26%) F5
3 1 (2.63%) ArcSight
3 1 (2.63%) Blue Coat
3 1 (2.63%) Sourcefire
3 1 (2.63%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (2.63%) Juniper
3 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.63%) HP
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