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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Penetration Tester
England / Yorkshire
Rank 219 254 264
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Penetration Tester 6 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.12% 0.062% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.064% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 1
Median salary - £25,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -58.33%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-17.39% -

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
5070 6215 7129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 97.71% 97.03% 98.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4351 5183 5858
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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
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 25 February 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
West Yorkshire - 6 - - 2
Penetration Tester
England

Penetration Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 26 (92.86%) CREST Certified
2 24 (85.71%) Windows
3 23 (82.14%) Java
3 23 (82.14%) Penetration Testing
3 23 (82.14%) Degree
4 22 (78.57%) PHP
4 22 (78.57%) C
4 22 (78.57%) C++
4 22 (78.57%) Unix
5 20 (71.43%) Information Security
6 19 (67.86%) Perl
6 19 (67.86%) Security Cleared
7 18 (64.29%) Ruby
8 17 (60.71%) CESG
9 16 (57.14%) Python
9 16 (57.14%) Mobile App
10 15 (53.57%) Wireless Security
10 15 (53.57%) SC Cleared
10 15 (53.57%) Wireless
11 13 (46.43%) OSCP
12 12 (42.86%) Social Engineering
13 11 (39.29%) Cybersecurity
13 11 (39.29%) Publishing
13 11 (39.29%) CHECK Team Member
14 10 (35.71%) CEH
14 10 (35.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 9 (32.14%) Ethical Hacking
15 9 (32.14%) Security Testing
15 9 (32.14%) Network Security
16 8 (28.57%) Computer Science

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 15 (53.57%) Wireless
1 15 (53.57%) Wireless Security
2 9 (32.14%) Network Security
3 5 (17.86%) HTTP
4 3 (10.71%) Wireshark
5 1 (3.57%) Firewall
5 1 (3.57%) LAN
5 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.57%) WAN
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Burp Suite
2 1 (3.57%) Metasploit
General
1 11 (39.29%) Publishing
2 7 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) .NET
2 4 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (60.71%) CESG
2 16 (57.14%) Mobile App
3 8 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 4 (14.29%) Driving Licence
4 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (85.71%) Windows
2 22 (78.57%) Unix
3 5 (17.86%) Linux
4 4 (14.29%) Kali Linux
5 1 (3.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (82.14%) Penetration Testing
2 20 (71.43%) Information Security
3 12 (42.86%) Social Engineering
4 11 (39.29%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (35.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 9 (32.14%) Ethical Hacking
6 9 (32.14%) Security Testing
7 8 (28.57%) Network Packet Capture
8 7 (25.00%) Remediation Plan
9 6 (21.43%) Vulnerability Management
10 5 (17.86%) Project Management
11 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (14.29%) Threat Modelling
11 4 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 1 (3.57%) Information Security Management
12 1 (3.57%) Security Management
12 1 (3.57%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (82.14%) Java
2 22 (78.57%) C
2 22 (78.57%) C++
2 22 (78.57%) PHP
3 19 (67.86%) Perl
4 18 (64.29%) Ruby
5 16 (57.14%) Python
6 7 (25.00%) C#
6 7 (25.00%) VB.NET
7 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 26 (92.86%) CREST Certified
2 23 (82.14%) Degree
3 19 (67.86%) Security Cleared
4 15 (53.57%) SC Cleared
5 13 (46.43%) OSCP
6 11 (39.29%) CHECK Team Member
7 10 (35.71%) CEH
8 7 (25.00%) CHECK Team Leader
8 7 (25.00%) Tigerscheme
9 4 (14.29%) CISA
9 4 (14.29%) CISSP
10 1 (3.57%) CPTE
10 1 (3.57%) GPEN
10 1 (3.57%) GWAPT
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Nessus
2 3 (10.71%) Nmap
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