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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 184 233 267
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +34
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 43 17 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.81% 0.28% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 0.31% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 22 17 15
Median salary £50,000 £44,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.35% +36.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £28,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +9.37%
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
4715 5464 6520
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 88.78% 88.43% 88.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4073 4463 5239
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +49 33 £50,000 +42.85% 7
South Yorkshire +5 2 £30,250 -34.23%
North Yorkshire - 2 - -
Penetration Testing
England

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 68 (66.67%) Information Security
2 53 (51.96%) Windows
3 44 (43.14%) C++
4 43 (42.16%) C
5 42 (41.18%) CREST Certified
6 41 (40.20%) Degree
7 40 (39.22%) Java
7 40 (39.22%) PHP
8 35 (34.31%) Unix
9 33 (32.35%) Ruby
10 30 (29.41%) CESG
11 29 (28.43%) Security Cleared
12 28 (27.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 28 (27.45%) Python
13 25 (24.51%) Firewall
13 25 (24.51%) Wireless
13 25 (24.51%) Network Security
14 24 (23.53%) Perl
15 23 (22.55%) SC Cleared
16 22 (21.57%) Cisco
16 22 (21.57%) Mobile App
17 20 (19.61%) Active Directory
17 20 (19.61%) Wireless Security
18 19 (18.63%) Security Testing
18 19 (18.63%) C#
18 19 (18.63%) Social Engineering
19 18 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
19 18 (17.65%) CHECK Team Member
19 18 (17.65%) HP
19 18 (17.65%) Publishing

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 8 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (7.84%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.96%) CMS
2 2 (1.96%) Drupal
2 2 (1.96%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.98%) IIS
3 1 (0.98%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.96%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.76%) Mimecast
2 3 (2.94%) GitHub
3 2 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.96%) Donky
3 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.96%) Trello
4 1 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.98%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.98%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 25 (24.51%) Firewall
1 25 (24.51%) Network Security
1 25 (24.51%) Wireless
2 20 (19.61%) Wireless Security
3 15 (14.71%) VPN
4 14 (13.73%) SAN
5 10 (9.80%) LAN
5 10 (9.80%) WAN
6 9 (8.82%) MPLS
6 9 (8.82%) Remote Desktop
6 9 (8.82%) VLAN
7 8 (7.84%) ADSL
7 8 (7.84%) Internet
8 7 (6.86%) VoIP
9 5 (4.90%) HTTP
9 5 (4.90%) TCP/IP
10 4 (3.92%) DNS
10 4 (3.92%) SSL
10 4 (3.92%) Wireshark
11 2 (1.96%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.88%) MongoDB
1 6 (5.88%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.96%) MySQL
3 1 (0.98%) QlikView
3 1 (0.98%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.94%) Burp Suite
2 2 (1.96%) Appium
2 2 (1.96%) Bugzilla
2 2 (1.96%) Cucumber
2 2 (1.96%) FitNesse
2 2 (1.96%) HP UFT
2 2 (1.96%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.96%) JIRA
2 2 (1.96%) JUnit
2 2 (1.96%) NUnit
2 2 (1.96%) Redmine
2 2 (1.96%) Selenium
2 2 (1.96%) Selenium IDE
2 2 (1.96%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (17.65%) Publishing
2 10 (9.80%) Finance
3 6 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (37.25%) Penetration Tester
1 38 (37.25%) Tester
2 17 (16.67%) Analyst
3 11 (10.78%) Ethical Hacker
3 11 (10.78%) Security Penetration Tester
3 11 (10.78%) Security Tester
4 10 (9.80%) Security Analyst
5 8 (7.84%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (6.86%) Consultant
6 7 (6.86%) Developer
7 6 (5.88%) IT Analyst
7 6 (5.88%) IT Security Analyst
8 5 (4.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 5 (4.90%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (4.90%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 5 (4.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (4.90%) Account Manager
8 5 (4.90%) Security Manager
8 5 (4.90%) Support Analyst
8 5 (4.90%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.75%) .NET
2 8 (7.84%) .NET Framework
2 8 (7.84%) HTML
3 7 (6.86%) Ruby on Rails
4 6 (5.88%) Ajax
4 6 (5.88%) CSS
4 6 (5.88%) Django
4 6 (5.88%) HTML5
4 6 (5.88%) jQuery
4 6 (5.88%) Node.js
4 6 (5.88%) Pylons
4 6 (5.88%) Pyramid
4 6 (5.88%) web2py
5 2 (1.96%) JSF
5 2 (1.96%) JSP
5 2 (1.96%) LAMP
5 2 (1.96%) Web Services
5 2 (1.96%) XHTML
6 1 (0.98%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 30 (29.41%) CESG
2 22 (21.57%) Mobile App
3 15 (14.71%) Management Information System
4 12 (11.76%) Computer Science
5 8 (7.84%) IVR
6 7 (6.86%) User Experience
7 2 (1.96%) PKI
7 2 (1.96%) RIA
8 1 (0.98%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.98%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.98%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.98%) FMCG
8 1 (0.98%) HP Storage
8 1 (0.98%) iPad
8 1 (0.98%) iPhone
8 1 (0.98%) Minimum Viable Product
8 1 (0.98%) NHS
8 1 (0.98%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 53 (51.96%) Windows
2 35 (34.31%) Unix
3 16 (15.69%) Linux
4 15 (14.71%) Windows Server
5 13 (12.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (9.80%) Windows 7
7 8 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.94%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.98%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (66.67%) Information Security
2 28 (27.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 19 (18.63%) Security Testing
3 19 (18.63%) Social Engineering
4 18 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
5 17 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
5 17 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 16 (15.69%) Vulnerability Management
7 14 (13.73%) Network Packet Capture
8 13 (12.75%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (12.75%) ITIL
8 13 (12.75%) Remediation Plan
8 13 (12.75%) Threat Modelling
9 12 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (10.78%) Mentoring
11 10 (9.80%) Project Management
11 10 (9.80%) Supplier Management
12 9 (8.82%) Capacity Planning
13 8 (7.84%) OO
13 8 (7.84%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 44 (43.14%) C++
2 43 (42.16%) C
3 40 (39.22%) Java
3 40 (39.22%) PHP
4 33 (32.35%) Ruby
5 28 (27.45%) Python
6 24 (23.53%) Perl
7 19 (18.63%) C#
8 13 (12.75%) VB.NET
9 11 (10.78%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.96%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (41.18%) CREST Certified
2 41 (40.20%) Degree
3 29 (28.43%) Security Cleared
4 23 (22.55%) SC Cleared
5 18 (17.65%) CHECK Team Member
6 16 (15.69%) CHECK Team Leader
6 16 (15.69%) Tigerscheme
7 15 (14.71%) CISSP
8 13 (12.75%) MCSA
8 13 (12.75%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (9.80%) OSCP
10 9 (8.82%) CEH
11 8 (7.84%) CISA
12 5 (4.90%) CCNA
12 5 (4.90%) CCNP
12 5 (4.90%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (1.96%) SSCP
14 1 (0.98%) CISM
14 1 (0.98%) GPEN
14 1 (0.98%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (15.69%) PCI DSS
2 13 (12.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.98%) COBIT
3 1 (0.98%) QA
System Software
1 20 (19.61%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.98%) vCloud
3 1 (0.98%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (10.78%) Nessus
2 6 (5.88%) Nexpose
3 5 (4.90%) Nmap
4 2 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (21.57%) Cisco
2 18 (17.65%) HP
3 14 (13.73%) VMware
4 13 (12.75%) Avaya
5 12 (11.76%) Sophos
6 11 (10.78%) Microsoft
7 8 (7.84%) Forcepoint
8 4 (3.92%) CheckPoint
8 4 (3.92%) Clearswift
8 4 (3.92%) F5
8 4 (3.92%) Rapid7
8 4 (3.92%) ScanSafe
9 2 (1.96%) LogRhythm
10 1 (0.98%) Intel Security
10 1 (0.98%) Juniper
10 1 (0.98%) Tableau
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Pension & Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Batley, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
iSource IT
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
PwC
Salary: Market related
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago