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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Penetration Testing
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 152 194 190
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -4
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 26 7 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.74% 0.16% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.18% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 19
Median salary £42,500 £34,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -24.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,300 £29,800 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,269 £64,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +15.78%

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
3139 3792 3992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 89.43% 88.74% 89.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2725 3190 3214
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +50 24 £37,500 -25.00% 5
Bradford +3 2 £50,000 +47.05%
Penetration Testing
Yorkshire

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 48 (65.75%) Windows
2 42 (57.53%) Degree
3 40 (54.79%) Information Security
4 37 (50.68%) CREST Certified
5 34 (46.58%) C++
6 33 (45.21%) C
6 33 (45.21%) PHP
6 33 (45.21%) Java
7 32 (43.84%) Unix
8 31 (42.47%) Security Cleared
9 26 (35.62%) CESG
10 24 (32.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 22 (30.14%) Ruby
12 21 (28.77%) SC Cleared
12 21 (28.77%) Network Security
13 20 (27.40%) Social Engineering
13 20 (27.40%) Perl
14 19 (26.03%) Wireless
15 18 (24.66%) Python
15 18 (24.66%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 18 (24.66%) Mobile App
15 18 (24.66%) Network Packet Capture
16 17 (23.29%) CHECK Team Leader
16 17 (23.29%) CHECK Team Member
16 17 (23.29%) Cybersecurity
16 17 (23.29%) Wireless Security
17 16 (21.92%) Vulnerability Management
17 16 (21.92%) Cisco
17 16 (21.92%) C#
17 16 (21.92%) HP

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 (10.96%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (10.96%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.37%) CMS
2 1 (1.37%) Drupal
2 1 (1.37%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (6.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.74%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.96%) Mimecast
2 2 (2.74%) GitHub
3 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.37%) Donky
3 1 (1.37%) Heroku
3 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.37%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 21 (28.77%) Network Security
2 19 (26.03%) Wireless
3 17 (23.29%) Wireless Security
4 14 (19.18%) Firewall
4 14 (19.18%) VPN
5 13 (17.81%) SAN
6 9 (12.33%) MPLS
6 9 (12.33%) VLAN
7 8 (10.96%) ADSL
7 8 (10.96%) Remote Desktop
8 7 (9.59%) LAN
8 7 (9.59%) WAN
9 5 (6.85%) Internet
9 5 (6.85%) VoIP
10 4 (5.48%) HTTP
11 3 (4.11%) DNS
11 3 (4.11%) Wireshark
12 2 (2.74%) DHCP
12 2 (2.74%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (1.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.37%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Burp Suite
2 1 (1.37%) Appium
2 1 (1.37%) Bugzilla
2 1 (1.37%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.37%) FitNesse
2 1 (1.37%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.37%) JIRA
2 1 (1.37%) JUnit
2 1 (1.37%) NUnit
2 1 (1.37%) Redmine
2 1 (1.37%) Selenium
2 1 (1.37%) Selenium IDE
2 1 (1.37%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (21.92%) Publishing
2 14 (19.18%) Finance
3 2 (2.74%) Advertising
4 1 (1.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (46.58%) Penetration Tester
1 34 (46.58%) Tester
2 13 (17.81%) Analyst
3 11 (15.07%) Security Penetration Tester
3 11 (15.07%) Security Tester
4 10 (13.70%) Ethical Hacker
5 8 (10.96%) Consultant
5 8 (10.96%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (9.59%) Security Analyst
7 5 (6.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (6.85%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (6.85%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 5 (6.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (6.85%) Support Analyst
7 5 (6.85%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) IT Analyst
8 4 (5.48%) IT Security Analyst
8 4 (5.48%) Security Consultant
8 4 (5.48%) Vulnerability Consultant
8 4 (5.48%) Vulnerability Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.81%) .NET
2 8 (10.96%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.37%) Apache Flex
3 1 (1.37%) HTML
3 1 (1.37%) JSF
3 1 (1.37%) JSP
3 1 (1.37%) LAMP
3 1 (1.37%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (35.62%) CESG
2 18 (24.66%) Mobile App
3 14 (19.18%) Management Information System
4 12 (16.44%) Computer Science
5 8 (10.96%) IVR
6 2 (2.74%) PKI
6 2 (2.74%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.37%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.37%) FMCG
7 1 (1.37%) iPad
7 1 (1.37%) iPhone
7 1 (1.37%) Minimum Viable Product
7 1 (1.37%) RIA
7 1 (1.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 48 (65.75%) Windows
2 32 (43.84%) Unix
3 14 (19.18%) Windows Server
4 13 (17.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (13.70%) Windows 7
6 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (6.85%) Linux
8 3 (4.11%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (54.79%) Information Security
2 24 (32.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 20 (27.40%) Social Engineering
4 18 (24.66%) Network Packet Capture
4 18 (24.66%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 17 (23.29%) Cybersecurity
6 16 (21.92%) Vulnerability Management
7 15 (20.55%) Ethical Hacking
8 13 (17.81%) ITIL
8 13 (17.81%) Remediation Plan
8 13 (17.81%) Security Testing
8 13 (17.81%) Threat Modelling
9 11 (15.07%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (13.70%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (13.70%) Project Management
11 9 (12.33%) Mentoring
11 9 (12.33%) Supplier Management
12 8 (10.96%) Capacity Planning
12 8 (10.96%) Regulatory Compliance
13 5 (6.85%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 34 (46.58%) C++
2 33 (45.21%) C
2 33 (45.21%) Java
2 33 (45.21%) PHP
3 22 (30.14%) Ruby
4 20 (27.40%) Perl
5 18 (24.66%) Python
6 16 (21.92%) C#
7 13 (17.81%) VB.NET
8 4 (5.48%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 42 (57.53%) Degree
2 37 (50.68%) CREST Certified
3 31 (42.47%) Security Cleared
4 21 (28.77%) SC Cleared
5 17 (23.29%) CHECK Team Leader
5 17 (23.29%) CHECK Team Member
6 13 (17.81%) MCSA
6 13 (17.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (16.44%) Tigerscheme
8 9 (12.33%) OSCP
9 8 (10.96%) CISSP
10 7 (9.59%) CEH
11 6 (8.22%) CISA
12 3 (4.11%) CCNA
12 3 (4.11%) CCNP
12 3 (4.11%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (1.37%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.07%) PCI DSS
2 7 (9.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 15 (20.55%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.48%) Nessus
1 4 (5.48%) Nmap
2 1 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.37%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 16 (21.92%) Cisco
1 16 (21.92%) HP
2 13 (17.81%) Avaya
2 13 (17.81%) VMware
3 10 (13.70%) Forcepoint
3 10 (13.70%) Microsoft
4 8 (10.96%) Sophos
5 2 (2.74%) ArcSight
5 2 (2.74%) SolarWinds
5 2 (2.74%) Splunk
6 1 (1.37%) Intel Security
6 1 (1.37%) Juniper
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