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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 220 237 228
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -9
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 33 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.47% 0.14% 0.050%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.17% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 28 6 3
Average salary £41,250 £50,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,650 £50,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £59,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £52,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-9.95% +24.11%
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
6080 5392 4775
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 86.75% 82.80% 80.06%
Number of salaries quoted 4980 4132 3959
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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 +14 26 £45,000 -10.00% 8
South Yorkshire +1 6 £35,500 -45.38% 1
North Yorkshire - 1 £35,000 -
Penetration Testing
England

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 44 (83.02%) Information Security
2 23 (43.40%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 20 (37.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (32.08%) PCI DSS
5 16 (30.19%) Security Testing
6 14 (26.42%) Firewall
7 13 (24.53%) LAN
7 13 (24.53%) WAN
7 13 (24.53%) Active Directory
7 13 (24.53%) CISSP
7 13 (24.53%) Business Development
8 12 (22.64%) Cisco
8 12 (22.64%) Management Information System
9 10 (18.87%) CEH
9 10 (18.87%) Windows
10 7 (13.21%) Finance
10 7 (13.21%) Data Protection
11 6 (11.32%) ISMS
11 6 (11.32%) Network Security
11 6 (11.32%) Data Protection Act
11 6 (11.32%) Retail
11 6 (11.32%) Information Security Management
11 6 (11.32%) Security Management
11 6 (11.32%) Service Delivery
11 6 (11.32%) GIAC
11 6 (11.32%) Risk Management
11 6 (11.32%) NHS
11 6 (11.32%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 6 (11.32%) VPN
11 6 (11.32%) Line Management

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 1 (1.89%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Project
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 14 (26.42%) Firewall
2 13 (24.53%) LAN
2 13 (24.53%) WAN
3 6 (11.32%) VPN
3 6 (11.32%) Network Security
4 5 (9.43%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (7.55%) Wireless
5 4 (7.55%) VoIP
6 3 (5.66%) DNS
6 3 (5.66%) IPsec
6 3 (5.66%) Internet
6 3 (5.66%) MPLS
7 2 (3.77%) BGP
7 2 (3.77%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (3.77%) DMZ
8 1 (1.89%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (1.89%) VLAN
8 1 (1.89%) Wireshark
8 1 (1.89%) SSL
8 1 (1.89%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Metasploit
General
1 7 (13.21%) Finance
2 6 (11.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (50.94%) Analyst
2 25 (47.17%) Security Analyst
3 13 (24.53%) Account Manager
4 11 (20.75%) IT Security Analyst
5 8 (15.09%) Junior
6 7 (13.21%) Tester
6 7 (13.21%) Senior Manager
6 7 (13.21%) Penetration Tester
6 7 (13.21%) Senior Account Manager
7 6 (11.32%) Junior Account Manager
7 6 (11.32%) Sales Manager
8 5 (9.43%) Information Analyst
8 5 (9.43%) Information Security Analyst
9 3 (5.66%) Network Analyst
10 2 (3.77%) Consultant
10 2 (3.77%) Security Tester
10 2 (3.77%) Junior Analyst
10 2 (3.77%) Network Security Analyst
10 2 (3.77%) Junior Tester
11 1 (1.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) Management Information System
2 6 (11.32%) Data Protection Act
2 6 (11.32%) NHS
3 3 (5.66%) Open Source
4 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.89%) IVR
5 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.87%) Windows
2 1 (1.89%) Linux
2 1 (1.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (83.02%) Information Security
2 23 (43.40%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 16 (30.19%) Security Testing
4 13 (24.53%) Business Development
5 7 (13.21%) Data Protection
6 6 (11.32%) ISMS
6 6 (11.32%) Line Management
6 6 (11.32%) Service Delivery
6 6 (11.32%) Information Security Management
6 6 (11.32%) Security Management
6 6 (11.32%) Risk Management
7 4 (7.55%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (5.66%) Network Architecture
8 3 (5.66%) Performance Management
8 3 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.66%) Ethical Hacking
9 2 (3.77%) Network Design
9 2 (3.77%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (3.77%) Reverse Engineering
9 2 (3.77%) Digital Forensics
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.77%) SQL
2 1 (1.89%) Python
2 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.89%) Java
2 1 (1.89%) Perl
2 1 (1.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (24.53%) CISSP
2 10 (18.87%) CEH
3 6 (11.32%) GIAC
4 5 (9.43%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (7.55%) Degree
5 4 (7.55%) OSCP
6 3 (5.66%) CISA
6 3 (5.66%) CISM
6 3 (5.66%) CCNP
7 2 (3.77%) CCNA
7 2 (3.77%) GCIH
7 2 (3.77%) OSCE
7 2 (3.77%) GWAPT
7 2 (3.77%) GPEN
7 2 (3.77%) CCSP
8 1 (1.89%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.89%) PCI QSA
8 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (37.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (32.08%) PCI DSS
3 6 (11.32%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 2 (3.77%) HIPAA
5 1 (1.89%) COBIT
5 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 13 (24.53%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.66%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) Nessus
Vendors
1 12 (22.64%) Cisco
2 3 (5.66%) WatchGuard
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.77%) Avaya
3 2 (3.77%) Riverbed
4 1 (1.89%) F5
4 1 (1.89%) Barracuda Networks
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