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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 184 230 178
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -52
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 67 24 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.97% 0.34% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 0.41% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 63 21 4
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,800 £30,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £37,500 £56,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +8.75%
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
6062 5853 4444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 87.86% 82.82% 84.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4966 4569 3429
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +18 29 £41,500 +18.57% 12
North Yorkshire - 25 £37,500 -
South Yorkshire - 10 £44,500 - 3
Penetration Testing
England

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 39 (40.21%) Firewall
2 38 (39.18%) Network Security
3 36 (37.11%) Cisco
4 35 (36.08%) Risk Management
5 33 (34.02%) Information Security
5 33 (34.02%) Cisco ASA
6 32 (32.99%) Nessus
7 30 (30.93%) Linux
7 30 (30.93%) Metasploit
8 28 (28.87%) Python
9 26 (26.80%) PHP
9 26 (26.80%) Finance
10 24 (24.74%) Perl
11 23 (23.71%) TCP/IP
11 23 (23.71%) Fortinet
12 15 (15.46%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (15.46%) VPN
12 15 (15.46%) JIRA
12 15 (15.46%) Test Management
12 15 (15.46%) HP Quality Center
13 14 (14.43%) PCI DSS
14 13 (13.40%) Performance Testing
14 13 (13.40%) Load Testing
14 13 (13.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 13 (13.40%) Test Planning
14 13 (13.40%) CISSP
14 13 (13.40%) Banking
15 11 (11.34%) Cyber Security
16 10 (10.31%) Degree
17 9 (9.28%) Computer Science

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (4.12%) Node.js
2 3 (3.09%) IIS
3 2 (2.06%) Apache
3 2 (2.06%) Lync
3 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.12%) SaaS
2 1 (1.03%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 39 (40.21%) Firewall
2 38 (39.18%) Network Security
3 33 (34.02%) Cisco ASA
4 23 (23.71%) TCP/IP
5 15 (15.46%) VPN
6 9 (9.28%) VoIP
7 8 (8.25%) Wireless
8 7 (7.22%) WAN
9 6 (6.19%) LAN
9 6 (6.19%) IPsec
10 4 (4.12%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (4.12%) MPLS
11 3 (3.09%) DNS
11 3 (3.09%) SSL
11 3 (3.09%) NetScaler
12 2 (2.06%) Internet
12 2 (2.06%) Wireshark
12 2 (2.06%) OSPF
12 2 (2.06%) RIP
12 2 (2.06%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.06%) MySQL
1 2 (2.06%) MongoDB
1 2 (2.06%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (30.93%) Metasploit
2 15 (15.46%) JIRA
General
1 26 (26.80%) Finance
2 13 (13.40%) Banking
3 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (36.08%) Security Engineer
2 23 (23.71%) Network Engineer
3 22 (22.68%) Network Security Engineer
4 15 (15.46%) Test Manager
5 11 (11.34%) Analyst
5 11 (11.34%) Security Analyst
6 8 (8.25%) Tester
6 8 (8.25%) Penetration Tester
7 6 (6.19%) Information Analyst
7 6 (6.19%) Information Security Analyst
7 6 (6.19%) Developer
8 5 (5.15%) Security Consultant
8 5 (5.15%) Consultant
9 4 (4.12%) Security Specialist
9 4 (4.12%) Senior Security Analyst
9 4 (4.12%) IT Security Officer
9 4 (4.12%) Security Officer
9 4 (4.12%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (4.12%) Software Developer
9 4 (4.12%) Senior Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.12%) HTML
1 4 (4.12%) CSS
1 4 (4.12%) Ajax
1 4 (4.12%) Ruby on Rails
1 4 (4.12%) Django
1 4 (4.12%) jQuery
1 4 (4.12%) Pylons
1 4 (4.12%) HTML5
1 4 (4.12%) web2py
1 4 (4.12%) Pyramid
2 2 (2.06%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.28%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.19%) CESG
3 2 (2.06%) Tandem
3 2 (2.06%) Cryptography
3 2 (2.06%) iPhone
3 2 (2.06%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.06%) User Experience
3 2 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.06%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.03%) Replication
4 1 (1.03%) Clustering
4 1 (1.03%) IVR
4 1 (1.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 30 (30.93%) Linux
2 5 (5.15%) Windows
3 3 (3.09%) Solaris
3 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.09%) UNIX
3 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.06%) Android
5 1 (1.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (36.08%) Risk Management
2 33 (34.02%) Information Security
3 15 (15.46%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (15.46%) Test Management
4 13 (13.40%) Performance Testing
4 13 (13.40%) Load Testing
4 13 (13.40%) Test Planning
5 11 (11.34%) Cyber Security
6 7 (7.22%) Social Engineering
7 6 (6.19%) OO
8 5 (5.15%) Vulnerability Management
8 5 (5.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 4 (4.12%) Software Engineering
9 4 (4.12%) Performance Management
9 4 (4.12%) Computer Security
9 4 (4.12%) OWASP
9 4 (4.12%) Network Architecture
9 4 (4.12%) Security Testing
9 4 (4.12%) ITIL
9 4 (4.12%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 28 (28.87%) Python
2 26 (26.80%) PHP
3 24 (24.74%) Perl
4 8 (8.25%) SQL
5 6 (6.19%) C++
5 6 (6.19%) Java
6 4 (4.12%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.12%) Ruby
7 2 (2.06%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.06%) C
7 2 (2.06%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (13.40%) CISSP
2 10 (10.31%) Degree
3 8 (8.25%) CEH
4 6 (6.19%) Security Cleared
4 6 (6.19%) CISA
4 6 (6.19%) CISM
5 4 (4.12%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.09%) MCSE
6 3 (3.09%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.09%) DV Cleared
6 3 (3.09%) CCNA
7 2 (2.06%) OSCP
7 2 (2.06%) OSCE
7 2 (2.06%) GIAC
8 1 (1.03%) CCNP
8 1 (1.03%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (1.03%) CISMP
8 1 (1.03%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.43%) PCI DSS
2 13 (13.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.15%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.09%) vSphere
3 2 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.03%) KVM
4 1 (1.03%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 32 (32.99%) Nessus
2 15 (15.46%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (9.28%) Nmap
4 7 (7.22%) CORE IMPACT
5 2 (2.06%) OpenView
6 1 (1.03%) SCOM
6 1 (1.03%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 36 (37.11%) Cisco
2 23 (23.71%) Fortinet
3 9 (9.28%) Citrix
4 6 (6.19%) Websense
4 6 (6.19%) VMware
5 5 (5.15%) CheckPoint
5 5 (5.15%) Acunetix
6 4 (4.12%) WatchGuard
6 4 (4.12%) Microsoft
6 4 (4.12%) HP
7 3 (3.09%) Juniper
8 2 (2.06%) Avaya
8 2 (2.06%) Google
8 2 (2.06%) SolarWinds
8 2 (2.06%) F5
8 2 (2.06%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.03%) ArcSight
9 1 (1.03%) Infoblox
9 1 (1.03%) Huawei
9 1 (1.03%) Brocade
Hull, North Humberside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bradford
Searchability
Posted: 14 hours ago
Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 18 hours ago
Batley, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000- £60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Company Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London, Reading, Birmingham, Sussex, Manchester,...
Specialist Solutions UK
Salary: £45,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Allied Worldwide
Salary: 5%
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus And Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Leeds
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago