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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Tester
Rank 236 253 260
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Penetration Tester 14 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.24% 0.074% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.076% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 3
Median salary £70,000 £53,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.23% +53.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £46,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £62,750 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
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
5641 6607 7207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 97.53% 98.04% 97.68%
Number of salaries quoted 4716 5370 5785
Median salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 +24 13 £75,000 +50.00% 4
South Yorkshire +21 1 £55,000 -15.38%
Penetration Tester
England

Penetration Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 17 (94.44%) CREST Certified
2 16 (88.89%) Wireless
3 15 (83.33%) Information Security
4 14 (77.78%) Penetration Testing
5 13 (72.22%) Ruby
5 13 (72.22%) Wireless Security
5 13 (72.22%) SC Cleared
5 13 (72.22%) Security Cleared
5 13 (72.22%) Degree
5 13 (72.22%) Publishing
5 13 (72.22%) C
5 13 (72.22%) C++
5 13 (72.22%) Java
5 13 (72.22%) Perl
5 13 (72.22%) Unix
5 13 (72.22%) Windows
5 13 (72.22%) Python
6 9 (50.00%) PHP
6 9 (50.00%) CESG
6 9 (50.00%) Mobile App
6 9 (50.00%) Social Engineering
7 6 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
8 4 (22.22%) Network Security
8 4 (22.22%) C#
9 3 (16.67%) Tigerscheme
9 3 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (16.67%) Firewall
10 1 (5.56%) HTTP
10 1 (5.56%) HTTPS
10 1 (5.56%) SSL

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 16 (88.89%) Wireless
2 13 (72.22%) Wireless Security
3 4 (22.22%) Network Security
4 3 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (5.56%) HTTP
5 1 (5.56%) HTTPS
5 1 (5.56%) SSL
General
1 13 (72.22%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) CESG
1 9 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Unix
1 13 (72.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Information Security
2 14 (77.78%) Penetration Testing
3 9 (50.00%) Social Engineering
4 6 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
5 3 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) C
1 13 (72.22%) C++
1 13 (72.22%) Java
1 13 (72.22%) Perl
1 13 (72.22%) Python
1 13 (72.22%) Ruby
2 9 (50.00%) PHP
3 4 (22.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (94.44%) CREST Certified
2 13 (72.22%) Degree
2 13 (72.22%) SC Cleared
2 13 (72.22%) Security Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) Tigerscheme
4 1 (5.56%) CEH
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