The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Yorkshire region that had Penetration Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Tester
Rank 208 236 269
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Penetration Tester 21 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.39% 0.11% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.11% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 1
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +100.00%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £43,250 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+27.16% -24.78%
Penetration Tester
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5203 6124 7269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 97.64% 97.70% 97.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4499 5028 5927
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

Penetration Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Yorkshire region that featured Penetration Tester in the job title.

Penetration Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Penetration Tester
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Tester across the Yorkshire region.

Penetration Tester Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Penetration Tester
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Penetration Tester across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Penetration Tester Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Penetration Tester
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Tester within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 7 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
West Yorkshire +45 20 £55,000 +10.00% 8
South Yorkshire +2 1 £60,000 -
Penetration Tester
England

Penetration Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, Penetration Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Yorkshire region featuring Penetration Tester in the job title.

1 40 (93.02%) CREST Certified
2 38 (88.37%) Penetration Testing
3 37 (86.05%) Java
4 36 (83.72%) PHP
4 36 (83.72%) C
4 36 (83.72%) C++
4 36 (83.72%) Windows
5 35 (81.40%) Degree
6 34 (79.07%) Unix
7 32 (74.42%) Information Security
8 29 (67.44%) CESG
9 27 (62.79%) Perl
10 26 (60.47%) Ruby
11 25 (58.14%) Wireless
12 24 (55.81%) Python
12 24 (55.81%) Security Cleared
12 24 (55.81%) Mobile App
13 23 (53.49%) Wireless Security
14 22 (51.16%) SC Cleared
15 19 (44.19%) CHECK Team Member
16 17 (39.53%) Publishing
16 17 (39.53%) Social Engineering
17 16 (37.21%) Tigerscheme
18 15 (34.88%) Cybersecurity
19 14 (32.56%) CHECK Team Leader
20 13 (30.23%) OSCP
20 13 (30.23%) Security Testing
20 13 (30.23%) Network Security
20 13 (30.23%) Ethical Hacking
20 13 (30.23%) C#

Penetration Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Communications & Networking
1 25 (58.14%) Wireless
2 23 (53.49%) Wireless Security
3 13 (30.23%) Network Security
4 5 (11.63%) HTTP
5 3 (6.98%) Firewall
5 3 (6.98%) Wireshark
6 1 (2.33%) LAN
6 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.33%) WAN
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Burp Suite
2 1 (2.33%) Metasploit
General
1 17 (39.53%) Publishing
2 5 (11.63%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.91%) .NET
2 8 (18.60%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (67.44%) CESG
2 24 (55.81%) Mobile App
3 12 (27.91%) Computer Science
4 8 (18.60%) Management Information System
5 4 (9.30%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 36 (83.72%) Windows
2 34 (79.07%) Unix
3 5 (11.63%) Linux
4 4 (9.30%) Kali Linux
5 1 (2.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (88.37%) Penetration Testing
2 32 (74.42%) Information Security
3 17 (39.53%) Social Engineering
4 15 (34.88%) Cybersecurity
5 13 (30.23%) Ethical Hacking
5 13 (30.23%) Security Testing
6 12 (27.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 11 (25.58%) Remediation Plan
8 10 (23.26%) Network Packet Capture
8 10 (23.26%) Threat Modelling
8 10 (23.26%) Vulnerability Management
9 9 (20.93%) Project Management
10 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (18.60%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 1 (2.33%) Information Security Management
11 1 (2.33%) Security Management
11 1 (2.33%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 37 (86.05%) Java
2 36 (83.72%) C
2 36 (83.72%) C++
2 36 (83.72%) PHP
3 27 (62.79%) Perl
4 26 (60.47%) Ruby
5 24 (55.81%) Python
6 13 (30.23%) C#
7 11 (25.58%) VB.NET
8 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 40 (93.02%) CREST Certified
2 35 (81.40%) Degree
3 24 (55.81%) Security Cleared
4 22 (51.16%) SC Cleared
5 19 (44.19%) CHECK Team Member
6 16 (37.21%) Tigerscheme
7 14 (32.56%) CHECK Team Leader
8 13 (30.23%) OSCP
9 10 (23.26%) CEH
10 4 (9.30%) CISA
10 4 (9.30%) CISSP
11 1 (2.33%) CPTE
11 1 (2.33%) GPEN
11 1 (2.33%) GWAPT
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) Nessus
2 3 (6.98%) Nmap
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