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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Penetration Testing
England / Yorkshire
Rank 199 238 223
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -15
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 26 9 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.49% 0.14% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.16% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 34
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,800 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £46,250 £51,750
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%

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
4734 5564 6479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 89.78% 87.66% 89.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4063 4613 5280
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Yorkshire region citing Penetration Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
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 Testing within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 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 +32 17 £37,500 +15.38% 7
North Yorkshire -3 4 £32,500 -23.52%
East Yorkshire - 3 £40,000 -
South Yorkshire +12 2 - - 1
Penetration Testing
England

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, IT jobs citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 41 (56.16%) Information Security
2 36 (49.32%) Windows
3 27 (36.99%) Degree
4 26 (35.62%) CREST Certified
5 24 (32.88%) C
5 24 (32.88%) C++
6 22 (30.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 22 (30.14%) Security Cleared
7 21 (28.77%) Java
7 21 (28.77%) PHP
7 21 (28.77%) Unix
8 20 (27.40%) Ruby
8 20 (27.40%) Firewall
9 17 (23.29%) Python
10 16 (21.92%) Perl
10 16 (21.92%) CESG
11 15 (20.55%) Finance
11 15 (20.55%) Linux
11 15 (20.55%) Security Testing
11 15 (20.55%) Network Packet Capture
12 14 (19.18%) CHECK Team Leader
12 14 (19.18%) Social Engineering
12 14 (19.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 14 (19.18%) Cisco
12 14 (19.18%) Wireless
13 13 (17.81%) Network Security
14 12 (16.44%) Wireless Security
14 12 (16.44%) Cybersecurity
14 12 (16.44%) CHECK Team Member
14 12 (16.44%) Windows Server

Penetration Testing
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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (8.22%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (8.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.74%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.48%) Mimecast
2 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.37%) GitHub
2 1 (1.37%) Heroku
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (27.40%) Firewall
2 14 (19.18%) Wireless
3 13 (17.81%) Network Security
4 12 (16.44%) VPN
4 12 (16.44%) Wireless Security
5 11 (15.07%) LAN
5 11 (15.07%) WAN
6 10 (13.70%) SAN
7 8 (10.96%) VoIP
8 7 (9.59%) Internet
8 7 (9.59%) TCP/IP
9 6 (8.22%) MPLS
9 6 (8.22%) VLAN
10 5 (6.85%) HTTP
10 5 (6.85%) Wireshark
11 4 (5.48%) ADSL
11 4 (5.48%) Remote Desktop
12 3 (4.11%) DNS
12 3 (4.11%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (2.74%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.85%) MongoDB
1 5 (6.85%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Burp Suite
2 1 (1.37%) Selenium
General
1 15 (20.55%) Finance
2 12 (16.44%) Publishing
3 3 (4.11%) Advertising
4 2 (2.74%) Legal
4 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (32.88%) Penetration Tester
1 24 (32.88%) Tester
2 22 (30.14%) Analyst
3 14 (19.18%) Security Analyst
4 9 (12.33%) Information Analyst
4 9 (12.33%) Information Security Analyst
5 8 (10.96%) Consultant
6 7 (9.59%) Ethical Hacker
6 7 (9.59%) Security Penetration Tester
6 7 (9.59%) Security Tester
7 6 (8.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (8.22%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (8.22%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 6 (8.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (8.22%) Support Analyst
7 6 (8.22%) Support Engineer
8 5 (6.85%) Developer
8 5 (6.85%) IT Analyst
8 5 (6.85%) IT Security Analyst
9 4 (5.48%) Vulnerability Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.96%) .NET
2 5 (6.85%) Ajax
2 5 (6.85%) CSS
2 5 (6.85%) Django
2 5 (6.85%) HTML
2 5 (6.85%) HTML5
2 5 (6.85%) jQuery
2 5 (6.85%) Node.js
2 5 (6.85%) Pylons
2 5 (6.85%) Pyramid
2 5 (6.85%) Ruby on Rails
2 5 (6.85%) web2py
3 4 (5.48%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.37%) Web Services
4 1 (1.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.92%) CESG
2 12 (16.44%) Management Information System
3 11 (15.07%) Mobile App
4 6 (8.22%) User Experience
5 5 (6.85%) Computer Science
6 4 (5.48%) IVR
7 2 (2.74%) PKI
7 2 (2.74%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (1.37%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.37%) FMCG
8 1 (1.37%) iPad
8 1 (1.37%) iPhone
8 1 (1.37%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.37%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 36 (49.32%) Windows
2 21 (28.77%) Unix
3 15 (20.55%) Linux
4 12 (16.44%) Windows Server
5 10 (13.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (8.22%) Windows 7
7 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (4.11%) Kali Linux
9 1 (1.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (56.16%) Information Security
2 22 (30.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 15 (20.55%) Network Packet Capture
3 15 (20.55%) Security Testing
4 14 (19.18%) Social Engineering
4 14 (19.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 12 (16.44%) Cybersecurity
6 11 (15.07%) ITIL
6 11 (15.07%) Vulnerability Management
7 10 (13.70%) Ethical Hacking
8 8 (10.96%) Remediation Plan
9 6 (8.22%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (8.22%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (8.22%) Mentoring
9 6 (8.22%) OO
9 6 (8.22%) SIEM
9 6 (8.22%) Supplier Management
10 5 (6.85%) Project Management
10 5 (6.85%) TDD
10 5 (6.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (32.88%) C
1 24 (32.88%) C++
2 21 (28.77%) Java
2 21 (28.77%) PHP
3 20 (27.40%) Ruby
4 17 (23.29%) Python
5 16 (21.92%) Perl
6 9 (12.33%) C#
7 8 (10.96%) JavaScript
8 7 (9.59%) VB.NET
9 3 (4.11%) SQL
10 2 (2.74%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (36.99%) Degree
2 26 (35.62%) CREST Certified
3 22 (30.14%) Security Cleared
4 14 (19.18%) CHECK Team Leader
5 12 (16.44%) CHECK Team Member
6 11 (15.07%) SC Cleared
7 10 (13.70%) MCSA
7 10 (13.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (13.70%) OSCP
8 7 (9.59%) CISSP
8 7 (9.59%) Tigerscheme
9 5 (6.85%) CEH
9 5 (6.85%) CISA
10 4 (5.48%) CCNA
10 4 (5.48%) CCNP
10 4 (5.48%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (1.37%) GPEN
11 1 (1.37%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (13.70%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 12 (16.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.48%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (12.33%) Nessus
2 5 (6.85%) Nmap
Vendors
1 14 (19.18%) Cisco
2 12 (16.44%) HP
2 12 (16.44%) Microsoft
3 10 (13.70%) Avaya
3 10 (13.70%) VMware
4 7 (9.59%) Forcepoint
5 4 (5.48%) LogRhythm
5 4 (5.48%) Sophos
6 3 (4.11%) ArcSight
6 3 (4.11%) SolarWinds
6 3 (4.11%) Splunk
7 2 (2.74%) Oracle
8 1 (1.37%) Intel Security
8 1 (1.37%) SonicWALL
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