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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 186 198 243
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +45
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 43 68 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.78% 0.99% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 1.10% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 29 64 23
Median salary £50,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £33,950 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £46,750 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
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
4947 6172 6048
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 89.23% 89.48% 85.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4127 5038 4733
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 £29,633 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
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 30 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 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 +26 36 £50,000 +20.48% 11
South Yorkshire +11 7 £41,000 -7.86% 2
Penetration Testing
England

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 52 (68.42%) Information Security
2 34 (44.74%) Wireless
3 33 (43.42%) CREST Certified
4 32 (42.11%) Windows
5 31 (40.79%) Unix
6 29 (38.16%) Java
6 29 (38.16%) C
6 29 (38.16%) C++
6 29 (38.16%) Firewall
7 27 (35.53%) Ruby
7 27 (35.53%) Perl
7 27 (35.53%) PHP
7 27 (35.53%) Python
7 27 (35.53%) Mobile App
8 26 (34.21%) Degree
9 25 (32.89%) Wireless Security
9 25 (32.89%) CESG
10 23 (30.26%) Publishing
10 23 (30.26%) SC Cleared
10 23 (30.26%) Security Cleared
11 18 (23.68%) Network Security
12 17 (22.37%) Cisco
12 17 (22.37%) Social Engineering
13 15 (19.74%) Nessus
13 15 (19.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 13 (17.11%) VPN
14 13 (17.11%) CheckPoint
15 12 (15.79%) CISSP
16 11 (14.47%) Active Directory
16 11 (14.47%) Forcepoint

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 2 (2.63%) CMS
1 2 (2.63%) Drupal
1 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (2.63%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.63%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.32%) IIS
2 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.32%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.21%) Mimecast
2 2 (2.63%) GitHub
2 2 (2.63%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 34 (44.74%) Wireless
2 29 (38.16%) Firewall
3 25 (32.89%) Wireless Security
4 18 (23.68%) Network Security
5 13 (17.11%) VPN
6 11 (14.47%) Internet
7 10 (13.16%) Intrusion Detection
8 9 (11.84%) IPsec
9 8 (10.53%) MPLS
9 8 (10.53%) WAN
10 7 (9.21%) VoIP
11 6 (7.89%) SNMP
12 4 (5.26%) SSL
13 3 (3.95%) HTTP
13 3 (3.95%) HTTPS
14 2 (2.63%) ADSL
14 2 (2.63%) LAN
14 2 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
14 2 (2.63%) SAN
14 2 (2.63%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Appium
1 2 (2.63%) AppScan
1 2 (2.63%) Bugzilla
1 2 (2.63%) Cucumber
1 2 (2.63%) FitNesse
1 2 (2.63%) HP UFT
1 2 (2.63%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.63%) JIRA
1 2 (2.63%) JUnit
1 2 (2.63%) Metasploit
1 2 (2.63%) NUnit
1 2 (2.63%) Redmine
1 2 (2.63%) Selenium
1 2 (2.63%) Selenium IDE
1 2 (2.63%) WebDriver
General
1 23 (30.26%) Publishing
2 11 (14.47%) Finance
3 5 (6.58%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (35.53%) Penetration Tester
1 27 (35.53%) Tester
2 18 (23.68%) Analyst
3 17 (22.37%) Security Analyst
4 13 (17.11%) Consultant
4 13 (17.11%) Network Analyst
4 13 (17.11%) Security Consultant
4 13 (17.11%) Senior Penetration Tester
4 13 (17.11%) Senior Tester
5 12 (15.79%) Network Security Analyst
6 8 (10.53%) IT Analyst
6 8 (10.53%) IT Security Analyst
6 8 (10.53%) Penetration Test Consultant
7 7 (9.21%) Account Manager
7 7 (9.21%) Lead Tester
8 6 (7.89%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (7.89%) Senior Security Analyst
9 5 (6.58%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 5 (6.58%) Senior IT Security Analyst
9 5 (6.58%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.26%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.63%) HTML
2 2 (2.63%) JSF
2 2 (2.63%) JSP
2 2 (2.63%) LAMP
2 2 (2.63%) XHTML
3 1 (1.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (35.53%) Mobile App
2 25 (32.89%) CESG
3 9 (11.84%) Management Information System
4 8 (10.53%) RSA SecurID
5 4 (5.26%) Client/Server
6 3 (3.95%) PKI
7 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.63%) Cryptography
7 2 (2.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (2.63%) IVR
7 2 (2.63%) RIA
8 1 (1.32%) AS400
8 1 (1.32%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.32%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (1.32%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.32%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (1.32%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 32 (42.11%) Windows
2 31 (40.79%) Unix
3 8 (10.53%) Linux
4 6 (7.89%) Solaris
5 4 (5.26%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.95%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.63%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (68.42%) Information Security
2 17 (22.37%) Social Engineering
3 15 (19.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 11 (14.47%) Cybersecurity
4 11 (14.47%) Risk Management
4 11 (14.47%) Security Testing
5 8 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
5 8 (10.53%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (6.58%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (6.58%) Business Development
6 5 (6.58%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 4 (5.26%) Automated Testing
7 4 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (3.95%) Ethical Hacking
8 3 (3.95%) ITIL
8 3 (3.95%) Regression Testing
8 3 (3.95%) Secure Coding
8 3 (3.95%) Test Strategy
8 3 (3.95%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (2.63%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (38.16%) C
1 29 (38.16%) C++
1 29 (38.16%) Java
2 27 (35.53%) Perl
2 27 (35.53%) PHP
2 27 (35.53%) Python
2 27 (35.53%) Ruby
3 2 (2.63%) C#
3 2 (2.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 33 (43.42%) CREST Certified
2 26 (34.21%) Degree
3 23 (30.26%) SC Cleared
3 23 (30.26%) Security Cleared
4 12 (15.79%) CISSP
5 10 (13.16%) Tigerscheme
6 7 (9.21%) CCNP
6 7 (9.21%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (7.89%) CCSA
7 6 (7.89%) CHECK Team Member
8 5 (6.58%) CCNA
9 4 (5.26%) CEH
10 3 (3.95%) CHECK Team Leader
10 3 (3.95%) CISA
10 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (2.63%) ISEB
11 2 (2.63%) ISTQB
11 2 (2.63%) MCSA
11 2 (2.63%) OSCP
12 1 (1.32%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (6.58%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.32%) COBIT
2 1 (1.32%) ISO27002
2 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (14.47%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (19.74%) Nessus
2 7 (9.21%) Nexpose
3 2 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (22.37%) Cisco
2 13 (17.11%) CheckPoint
3 11 (14.47%) Forcepoint
4 8 (10.53%) Fortinet
5 7 (9.21%) Sophos
6 6 (7.89%) Red Hat
6 6 (7.89%) SolarWinds
7 5 (6.58%) Clearswift
7 5 (6.58%) F5
7 5 (6.58%) Microsoft
7 5 (6.58%) Rapid7
7 5 (6.58%) ScanSafe
8 4 (5.26%) HP
8 4 (5.26%) VMware
9 3 (3.95%) IBM
10 2 (2.63%) Avaya
10 2 (2.63%) Veracode
11 1 (1.32%) WatchGuard
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