The first table below looks at the demand for the Penetration Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Tester
Rank 246 189 -
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Penetration Tester 5 22 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.071% 0.41% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.43% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Average salary £40,000 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% -
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -4.76%
Job Titles Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6746 5073 5129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.30% 94.61% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5369 3983 4205
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
Penetration Tester
England

Penetration Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Tester in the job title across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 11 July 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Tester within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 11 July 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
West Yorkshire -56 4 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Penetration Tester
England

Penetration Tester
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Penetration Tester in their job title 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 with Penetration Tester in their job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Information Security
1 5 (83.33%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless Security
4 1 (16.67%) OWASP
4 1 (16.67%) Metasploit
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (16.67%) Database Security
4 1 (16.67%) CEH
4 1 (16.67%) Nessus
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security Management
4 1 (16.67%) Security Management
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) Military
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Solaris
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) HTTP
4 1 (16.67%) SSL
4 1 (16.67%) CISSP

Penetration Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Penetration Tester in their job title 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 with Penetration Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless Security
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (16.67%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Solaris
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Information Security
1 5 (83.33%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) OWASP
3 1 (16.67%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) CISSP
3 1 (16.67%) CEH
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Nessus
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago