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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Penetration Tester
England / Yorkshire
Rank 209 239 262
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Penetration Tester 16 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.31% 0.068% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.070% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 0
Median salary £50,000 £53,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% -
UK excluding London median salary £48,500 £57,500 £56,250
% change year-on-year
-15.65% +2.22%

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
5000 5734 6644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 97.79% 97.22% 97.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4271 4791 5501
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 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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
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 16 January 2017.

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 16 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
West Yorkshire +48 16 £50,000 -6.97% 1
Penetration Tester
England

Penetration Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 39 (95.12%) CREST Certified
2 36 (87.80%) Java
2 36 (87.80%) Penetration Testing
2 36 (87.80%) Degree
3 35 (85.37%) PHP
3 35 (85.37%) C
3 35 (85.37%) C++
3 35 (85.37%) Windows
4 33 (80.49%) Unix
5 31 (75.61%) Information Security
6 28 (68.29%) CESG
7 26 (63.41%) Perl
7 26 (63.41%) Security Cleared
8 25 (60.98%) Ruby
9 23 (56.10%) Mobile App
9 23 (56.10%) Python
10 22 (53.66%) Wireless Security
10 22 (53.66%) SC Cleared
10 22 (53.66%) Wireless
11 18 (43.90%) CHECK Team Member
12 17 (41.46%) Publishing
12 17 (41.46%) Social Engineering
13 15 (36.59%) Cybersecurity
14 14 (34.15%) OSCP
14 14 (34.15%) Network Security
14 14 (34.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 13 (31.71%) Ethical Hacking
15 13 (31.71%) Security Testing
15 13 (31.71%) Tigerscheme
15 13 (31.71%) 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 22 (53.66%) Wireless
1 22 (53.66%) Wireless Security
2 14 (34.15%) Network Security
3 5 (12.20%) HTTP
4 3 (7.32%) Wireshark
5 1 (2.44%) Firewall
5 1 (2.44%) LAN
5 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.44%) WAN
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Burp Suite
2 1 (2.44%) Metasploit
General
1 17 (41.46%) Publishing
2 7 (17.07%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (29.27%) .NET
2 8 (19.51%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.44%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (68.29%) CESG
2 23 (56.10%) Mobile App
3 12 (29.27%) Computer Science
4 8 (19.51%) Management Information System
5 4 (9.76%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 35 (85.37%) Windows
2 33 (80.49%) Unix
3 5 (12.20%) Linux
4 4 (9.76%) Kali Linux
5 1 (2.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (87.80%) Penetration Testing
2 31 (75.61%) Information Security
3 17 (41.46%) Social Engineering
4 15 (36.59%) Cybersecurity
5 14 (34.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 13 (31.71%) Ethical Hacking
6 13 (31.71%) Security Testing
7 12 (29.27%) Network Packet Capture
8 11 (26.83%) Remediation Plan
9 10 (24.39%) Threat Modelling
9 10 (24.39%) Vulnerability Management
10 9 (21.95%) Project Management
11 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (19.51%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 1 (2.44%) Information Security Management
12 1 (2.44%) Security Management
12 1 (2.44%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 36 (87.80%) Java
2 35 (85.37%) C
2 35 (85.37%) C++
2 35 (85.37%) PHP
3 26 (63.41%) Perl
4 25 (60.98%) Ruby
5 23 (56.10%) Python
6 13 (31.71%) C#
7 11 (26.83%) VB.NET
8 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 39 (95.12%) CREST Certified
2 36 (87.80%) Degree
3 26 (63.41%) Security Cleared
4 22 (53.66%) SC Cleared
5 18 (43.90%) CHECK Team Member
6 14 (34.15%) OSCP
7 13 (31.71%) Tigerscheme
8 12 (29.27%) CHECK Team Leader
9 11 (26.83%) CEH
10 5 (12.20%) CISA
10 5 (12.20%) CISSP
11 1 (2.44%) CPTE
11 1 (2.44%) GPEN
11 1 (2.44%) GWAPT
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Nessus
2 3 (7.32%) Nmap
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