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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 213 243 216
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -27
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 37 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.51% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.16% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 34 6 2
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £43,750 £48,250
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £58,750 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
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
6371 5704 4595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 87.08% 82.83% 80.36%
Number of salaries quoted 5186 4318 3694
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 24 £48,750 -2.50% 4
South Yorkshire +7 10 £44,500 -34.07% 3
North Yorkshire - 1 £35,000 -
Penetration Testing
England

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 40 (68.97%) Information Security
2 24 (41.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (32.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 16 (27.59%) PCI DSS
5 15 (25.86%) Firewall
5 15 (25.86%) LAN
5 15 (25.86%) WAN
6 14 (24.14%) CISSP
6 14 (24.14%) Management Information System
6 14 (24.14%) Security Testing
7 13 (22.41%) CEH
8 12 (20.69%) Cisco
9 11 (18.97%) VPN
10 10 (17.24%) Network Security
11 9 (15.52%) Business Development
11 9 (15.52%) Active Directory
12 8 (13.79%) GIAC
12 8 (13.79%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 7 (12.07%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (12.07%) Windows
13 7 (12.07%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (12.07%) Risk Management
13 7 (12.07%) Finance
14 6 (10.34%) Wireless
14 6 (10.34%) Information Security Management
14 6 (10.34%) Security Management
14 6 (10.34%) Service Delivery
14 6 (10.34%) NHS
14 6 (10.34%) VoIP
14 6 (10.34%) ISMS

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (1.72%) CMS
1 1 (1.72%) Lync
1 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Project
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.86%) LAN
1 15 (25.86%) WAN
1 15 (25.86%) Firewall
2 11 (18.97%) VPN
3 10 (17.24%) Network Security
4 7 (12.07%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (10.34%) Wireless
5 6 (10.34%) VoIP
6 4 (6.90%) IPsec
7 3 (5.17%) Internet
7 3 (5.17%) MPLS
7 3 (5.17%) DNS
8 2 (3.45%) BGP
8 2 (3.45%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (3.45%) DMZ
9 1 (1.72%) VLAN
9 1 (1.72%) Wireshark
9 1 (1.72%) SSL
9 1 (1.72%) IPv4
9 1 (1.72%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) JIRA
1 4 (6.90%) Metasploit
General
1 7 (12.07%) Finance
2 6 (10.34%) Retail
3 4 (6.90%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (43.10%) Analyst
2 23 (39.66%) Security Analyst
3 12 (20.69%) IT Security Analyst
4 9 (15.52%) Account Manager
5 8 (13.79%) Tester
5 8 (13.79%) Penetration Tester
6 6 (10.34%) Sales Manager
6 6 (10.34%) Junior
7 5 (8.62%) Senior Manager
7 5 (8.62%) Security Engineer
7 5 (8.62%) Senior Account Manager
8 4 (6.90%) Junior Account Manager
8 4 (6.90%) Test Manager
9 3 (5.17%) Consultant
9 3 (5.17%) Network Analyst
10 2 (3.45%) Information Analyst
10 2 (3.45%) Security Consultant
10 2 (3.45%) Information Security Analyst
10 2 (3.45%) Junior Analyst
10 2 (3.45%) Junior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.14%) Management Information System
2 6 (10.34%) NHS
2 6 (10.34%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (6.90%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.17%) Open Source
4 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.72%) IVR
5 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.07%) Windows
2 1 (1.72%) Linux
2 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.72%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (68.97%) Information Security
2 19 (32.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 14 (24.14%) Security Testing
4 9 (15.52%) Business Development
5 7 (12.07%) Risk Management
6 6 (10.34%) Information Security Management
6 6 (10.34%) Security Management
6 6 (10.34%) Service Delivery
6 6 (10.34%) Test Management
6 6 (10.34%) ISMS
6 6 (10.34%) Data Protection
6 6 (10.34%) Line Management
7 5 (8.62%) Performance Testing
8 4 (6.90%) Load Testing
8 4 (6.90%) Performance Management
8 4 (6.90%) Network Architecture
8 4 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (6.90%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (6.90%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.90%) SQL
2 3 (5.17%) Python
2 3 (5.17%) Bash Shell
2 3 (5.17%) Java
2 3 (5.17%) Perl
2 3 (5.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (24.14%) CISSP
2 13 (22.41%) CEH
3 8 (13.79%) GIAC
4 7 (12.07%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (8.62%) OSCP
6 4 (6.90%) CCNA
6 4 (6.90%) Degree
7 3 (5.17%) CCNP
7 3 (5.17%) CISA
7 3 (5.17%) CISM
7 3 (5.17%) OSCE
8 2 (3.45%) CCSP
8 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
8 2 (3.45%) GWAPT
8 2 (3.45%) GPEN
8 2 (3.45%) GCIH
9 1 (1.72%) ISTQB
9 1 (1.72%) PCI QSA
9 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (41.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (27.59%) PCI DSS
3 8 (13.79%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 2 (3.45%) HIPAA
5 1 (1.72%) COBIT
5 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 9 (15.52%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.62%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) Nessus
2 4 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (3.45%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 12 (20.69%) Cisco
2 4 (6.90%) WatchGuard
3 2 (3.45%) Riverbed
3 2 (3.45%) Acunetix
3 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.45%) Citrix
3 2 (3.45%) Avaya
4 1 (1.72%) VMware
4 1 (1.72%) F5
4 1 (1.72%) Barracuda Networks
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Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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Salary: Up to £35,500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + includes good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: competitive
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