The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 249 232 243
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +11
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 11 37 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.17% 0.52% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.59% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 11 32 6
Average salary £34,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.44% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £54,000 £47,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year
+13.68% -5.94%
Penetration Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5487 6301 5558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 87.29% 88.36% 84.95%
Number of salaries quoted 4568 5169 4214
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Penetration Testing
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Penetration Testing
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 Testing within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(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 -4 8 £34,000 -24.44% 8
South Yorkshire +3 2 £40,500 +14.08%
East Yorkshire - 1 £30,000 - 1
Penetration Testing
England

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Penetration Testing also 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 that cited Penetration Testing.

1 19 (47.50%) Finance
2 16 (40.00%) Banking
3 15 (37.50%) Information Security
3 15 (37.50%) JIRA
3 15 (37.50%) Performance Testing
3 15 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
3 15 (37.50%) Test Planning
4 8 (20.00%) Load Testing
4 8 (20.00%) Test Management
4 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (17.50%) Ruby
5 7 (17.50%) OO
5 7 (17.50%) Python
5 7 (17.50%) ISTQB
5 7 (17.50%) People Management
5 7 (17.50%) Presales
5 7 (17.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (17.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 6 (15.00%) Network Security
6 6 (15.00%) Linux
6 6 (15.00%) CISSP
6 6 (15.00%) Firewall
7 5 (12.50%) Ajax
7 5 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
7 5 (12.50%) HTML
7 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 5 (12.50%) CSS
7 5 (12.50%) Django
7 5 (12.50%) jQuery
7 5 (12.50%) Pylons

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Penetration Testing also 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 that cited Penetration Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (12.50%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) SaaS
2 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) Firewall
1 6 (15.00%) Network Security
2 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (10.00%) VPN
3 2 (5.00%) LAN
3 2 (5.00%) WAN
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.50%) VoIP
4 1 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (37.50%) JIRA
2 2 (5.00%) Burp Suite
2 2 (5.00%) Metasploit
General
1 19 (47.50%) Finance
2 16 (40.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Test Manager
2 7 (17.50%) Developer
2 7 (17.50%) Penetration Tester
2 7 (17.50%) Tester
3 5 (12.50%) Python Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Security Penetration Tester
4 4 (10.00%) Security Tester
5 3 (7.50%) Account Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Information Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Information Security Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) IT Security Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Junior
5 3 (7.50%) Junior Penetration Tester
5 3 (7.50%) Junior Tester
5 3 (7.50%) Ruby Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Security Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Security Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Security Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) Ajax
1 5 (12.50%) CSS
1 5 (12.50%) Django
1 5 (12.50%) HTML
1 5 (12.50%) HTML5
1 5 (12.50%) jQuery
1 5 (12.50%) Pylons
1 5 (12.50%) Pyramid
1 5 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
1 5 (12.50%) web2py
2 2 (5.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (5.00%) Backbone.js
2 2 (5.00%) CSS3
2 2 (5.00%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) CESG
1 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (5.00%) User Experience
2 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.50%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Linux
2 4 (10.00%) Unix
2 4 (10.00%) Windows
3 3 (7.50%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.50%) Android
4 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) Information Security
1 15 (37.50%) Performance Testing
1 15 (37.50%) Test Planning
2 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (20.00%) Load Testing
2 8 (20.00%) Test Management
3 7 (17.50%) OO
3 7 (17.50%) People Management
3 7 (17.50%) Presales
4 3 (7.50%) Coaching
4 3 (7.50%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (7.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (5.00%) Front End Development
5 2 (5.00%) Security Management
5 2 (5.00%) SIEM
5 2 (5.00%) Social Engineering
5 2 (5.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.50%) Data Security
6 1 (2.50%) Information Security Management
6 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) Python
1 7 (17.50%) Ruby
2 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.50%) C++
4 1 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) ISTQB
1 7 (17.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 7 (17.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (15.00%) CISSP
3 3 (7.50%) CISA
3 3 (7.50%) CISM
3 3 (7.50%) DV Cleared
3 3 (7.50%) SANS
3 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.00%) CEH
4 2 (5.00%) Degree
5 1 (2.50%) CCNA
5 1 (2.50%) CHECK Team Member
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.50%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 3 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.50%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.00%) CORE IMPACT
2 2 (5.00%) Nessus
2 2 (5.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 2 (5.00%) Acunetix
1 2 (5.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (5.00%) Netsparker
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco
2 1 (2.50%) Citrix
2 1 (2.50%) Forcepoint
2 1 (2.50%) LogRhythm
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) Splunk
Hull, North Humberside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
KnownFour
Salary: £30000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Reflective of Experience plus bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
KnownFour
Salary: £45000 - £49000 per annum + excellent pension and holidays
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum + Training + Certifications
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum + Training + Certs
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus And Benfits
Posted: 20 days ago