The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 193 146 145
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -1
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 20 23 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.41% 0.65% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.77% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 20 4 26
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +35.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,700 £56,750 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4038 2971 2828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 82.93% 83.38% 79.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3205 2253 2348
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Penetration Testing
Yorkshire

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014. 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 - 12 £33,750 -
Leeds -32 8 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Penetration Testing
Yorkshire

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 (61.90%) Windows
1 26 (61.90%) Finance
1 26 (61.90%) Information Security
2 25 (59.52%) Ethical Hacking
2 25 (59.52%) Active Directory
3 20 (47.62%) Intrusion Detection
3 20 (47.62%) Problem Management
3 20 (47.62%) Microsoft
3 20 (47.62%) Data Protection
3 20 (47.62%) SIEM
4 14 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 13 (30.95%) CISSP
5 13 (30.95%) Degree
6 11 (26.19%) ITIL
7 10 (23.81%) PCI DSS
8 7 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
8 7 (16.67%) SSCP
8 7 (16.67%) Security+ Certification
9 6 (14.29%) Risk Management
9 6 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (14.29%) CISA
9 6 (14.29%) CISM
9 6 (14.29%) Firewall
9 6 (14.29%) MCSE
10 5 (11.90%) DNS
10 5 (11.90%) Management Information System
10 5 (11.90%) Internet
10 5 (11.90%) Project Management
10 5 (11.90%) iPad

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 1 (2.38%) Apache
1 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.38%) IIS
1 1 (2.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (47.62%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (14.29%) Firewall
3 5 (11.90%) DNS
3 5 (11.90%) Internet
4 1 (2.38%) Wireshark
4 1 (2.38%) Wireless Security
4 1 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) SQLPlus
General
1 26 (61.90%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Military
Job Titles
1 27 (64.29%) Analyst
2 26 (61.90%) Security Analyst
3 22 (52.38%) IT Security Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Consultant
4 5 (11.90%) Tester
4 5 (11.90%) Information Security Officer
4 5 (11.90%) Security Officer
4 5 (11.90%) Penetration Tester
5 3 (7.14%) Security Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Account Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Junior
6 2 (4.76%) Ethical Hacker
7 1 (2.38%) IT Security Officer
7 1 (2.38%) Junior Account Manager
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Account Manager
7 1 (2.38%) Technical Security Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Operations Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Junior Tester
7 1 (2.38%) IT Operations Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (2.38%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Management Information System
1 5 (11.90%) iPad
1 5 (11.90%) iPhone
2 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 26 (61.90%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) UNIX
3 1 (2.38%) Solaris
3 1 (2.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (61.90%) Information Security
2 25 (59.52%) Ethical Hacking
3 20 (47.62%) Problem Management
3 20 (47.62%) Data Protection
3 20 (47.62%) SIEM
4 11 (26.19%) ITIL
5 7 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
6 6 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 5 (11.90%) Project Management
8 4 (9.52%) Risk Analysis
9 3 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 2 (4.76%) Business Development
11 1 (2.38%) IT Governance
11 1 (2.38%) Security Testing
11 1 (2.38%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (2.38%) Vulnerability Management
11 1 (2.38%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.38%) Perl
2 1 (2.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (30.95%) CISSP
1 13 (30.95%) Degree
2 7 (16.67%) SSCP
2 7 (16.67%) Security+ Certification
3 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (14.29%) CISA
3 6 (14.29%) CISM
3 6 (14.29%) MCSE
4 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
4 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) CEH
5 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.81%) PCI DSS
2 6 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (59.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Nessus
1 1 (2.38%) Nagios
1 1 (2.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle
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