The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 225 175 172
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -3
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 25 38 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.35% 0.72% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.88% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 22 3 32
Average salary £35,000 £55,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.36% +48.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £47,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,400 £57,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5660 4327 4303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 80.19% 81.87% 78.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4438 3338 3512
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Penetration Testing
England

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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 -34 22 £35,000 -36.36% 6
Penetration Testing
England

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 28 (63.64%) Information Security
2 26 (59.09%) Windows
2 26 (59.09%) Finance
3 25 (56.82%) Ethical Hacking
3 25 (56.82%) Active Directory
4 20 (45.45%) Intrusion Detection
4 20 (45.45%) Problem Management
4 20 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 20 (45.45%) Data Protection
4 20 (45.45%) SIEM
5 16 (36.36%) CISSP
6 14 (31.82%) MS Excel
7 13 (29.55%) Degree
8 11 (25.00%) ITIL
9 10 (22.73%) PCI DSS
10 7 (15.91%) Security+ Certification
10 7 (15.91%) SSCP
10 7 (15.91%) Mobile Device Management
11 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
11 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
11 6 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 6 (13.64%) Risk Management
11 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (13.64%) CISA
11 6 (13.64%) CISM
11 6 (13.64%) Firewall
11 6 (13.64%) MCSE
12 5 (11.36%) DNS
12 5 (11.36%) Internet
12 5 (11.36%) Project Management

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 (2.27%) IIS
1 1 (2.27%) Apache
1 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (31.82%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (45.45%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (13.64%) Firewall
3 5 (11.36%) DNS
3 5 (11.36%) Internet
4 2 (4.55%) Wireshark
5 1 (2.27%) Wireless Security
5 1 (2.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) SQLPlus
General
1 26 (59.09%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 27 (61.36%) Analyst
2 26 (59.09%) Security Analyst
3 22 (50.00%) IT Security Analyst
4 8 (18.18%) Penetration Tester
4 8 (18.18%) Tester
5 6 (13.64%) Consultant
6 5 (11.36%) Information Security Officer
6 5 (11.36%) Security Officer
7 3 (6.82%) Lead Tester
7 3 (6.82%) Security Consultant
8 2 (4.55%) Ethical Hacker
8 2 (4.55%) Testing Consultant
8 2 (4.55%) Penetration Test Consultant
9 1 (2.27%) Security Operations Analyst
9 1 (2.27%) Technical Security Analyst
9 1 (2.27%) IT Security Officer
9 1 (2.27%) Operations Analyst
9 1 (2.27%) Junior Tester
9 1 (2.27%) IT Operations Analyst
9 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) .NET
2 1 (2.27%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Management Information System
1 5 (11.36%) iPhone
1 5 (11.36%) iPad
2 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 26 (59.09%) Windows
2 2 (4.55%) UNIX
3 1 (2.27%) Solaris
3 1 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (63.64%) Information Security
2 25 (56.82%) Ethical Hacking
3 20 (45.45%) Problem Management
3 20 (45.45%) Data Protection
3 20 (45.45%) SIEM
4 11 (25.00%) ITIL
5 7 (15.91%) Mobile Device Management
6 6 (13.64%) Risk Management
7 5 (11.36%) Project Management
8 4 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
9 3 (6.82%) Information Security Management
9 3 (6.82%) Security Management
10 2 (4.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 2 (4.55%) Security Testing
10 2 (4.55%) Vulnerability Management
11 1 (2.27%) Database Security
11 1 (2.27%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (2.27%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.82%) SQL
2 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.27%) Perl
2 1 (2.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (36.36%) CISSP
2 13 (29.55%) Degree
3 7 (15.91%) Security+ Certification
3 7 (15.91%) SSCP
4 6 (13.64%) CISA
4 6 (13.64%) CISM
4 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
4 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
4 6 (13.64%) MCSE
5 4 (9.09%) CEH
6 2 (4.55%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.27%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.73%) PCI DSS
2 6 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (56.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.55%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Nessus
2 1 (2.27%) Puppet
2 1 (2.27%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle
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