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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 169 193 252
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +59
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 59 67 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.03% 1.00% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 1.11% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 43 64 19
Median salary £42,250 £42,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.58% +16.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £38,300
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
5069 6040 6406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 88.79% 89.95% 85.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4140 4872 4997
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
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 30 September 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 30 September 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 50 £42,500 +13.33% 9
South Yorkshire -10 4 £38,750 -12.92%
North Yorkshire +1 2 £40,500 +8.00% 1
East Yorkshire - 1 £70,000 -
Penetration Testing
England

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (66.02%) Information Security
2 56 (54.37%) Windows
3 49 (47.57%) CREST Certified
4 46 (44.66%) C++
5 45 (43.69%) C
5 45 (43.69%) Java
6 43 (41.75%) PHP
6 43 (41.75%) Unix
6 43 (41.75%) Degree
7 42 (40.78%) Wireless
8 37 (35.92%) CESG
9 36 (34.95%) Ruby
9 36 (34.95%) Python
10 34 (33.01%) Perl
11 33 (32.04%) Mobile App
12 31 (30.10%) Wireless Security
13 30 (29.13%) SC Cleared
13 30 (29.13%) Security Cleared
14 29 (28.16%) Firewall
14 29 (28.16%) Publishing
15 26 (25.24%) Cisco
16 25 (24.27%) Network Security
17 22 (21.36%) Social Engineering
18 21 (20.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 19 (18.45%) VPN
19 19 (18.45%) Tigerscheme
20 18 (17.48%) Active Directory
21 17 (16.50%) HP
21 17 (16.50%) Security Testing
22 16 (15.53%) Cybersecurity

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 7 (6.80%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (6.80%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.94%) CMS
2 2 (1.94%) Drupal
2 2 (1.94%) IIS
2 2 (1.94%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.97%) nginx
3 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.97%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (6.80%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.65%) Mimecast
2 3 (2.91%) GitHub
3 2 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.94%) Trello
4 1 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.97%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.97%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 42 (40.78%) Wireless
2 31 (30.10%) Wireless Security
3 29 (28.16%) Firewall
4 25 (24.27%) Network Security
5 19 (18.45%) VPN
6 13 (12.62%) SAN
7 12 (11.65%) WAN
8 11 (10.68%) MPLS
9 9 (8.74%) Internet
9 9 (8.74%) LAN
9 9 (8.74%) VoIP
10 8 (7.77%) Remote Desktop
10 8 (7.77%) VLAN
11 7 (6.80%) ADSL
12 5 (4.85%) Intrusion Detection
12 5 (4.85%) IPsec
12 5 (4.85%) SSL
13 4 (3.88%) HTTP
13 4 (3.88%) SNMP
14 3 (2.91%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.94%) MySQL
2 1 (0.97%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.97%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.97%) QlikView
2 1 (0.97%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Appium
1 2 (1.94%) AppScan
1 2 (1.94%) Bugzilla
1 2 (1.94%) Cucumber
1 2 (1.94%) FitNesse
1 2 (1.94%) HP UFT
1 2 (1.94%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.94%) JIRA
1 2 (1.94%) JUnit
1 2 (1.94%) Metasploit
1 2 (1.94%) NUnit
1 2 (1.94%) Redmine
1 2 (1.94%) Selenium
1 2 (1.94%) Selenium IDE
1 2 (1.94%) WebDriver
General
1 29 (28.16%) Publishing
2 8 (7.77%) Finance
3 7 (6.80%) Legal
Job Titles
1 42 (40.78%) Penetration Tester
1 42 (40.78%) Tester
2 17 (16.50%) Analyst
3 12 (11.65%) Consultant
3 12 (11.65%) Security Consultant
3 12 (11.65%) Senior Penetration Tester
3 12 (11.65%) Senior Tester
4 10 (9.71%) Network Analyst
4 10 (9.71%) Security Analyst
5 9 (8.74%) Network Security Analyst
6 7 (6.80%) Lead Tester
6 7 (6.80%) Security Penetration Tester
6 7 (6.80%) Security Tester
6 7 (6.80%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (5.83%) Ethical Hacker
7 6 (5.83%) Penetration Test Consultant
8 5 (4.85%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 5 (4.85%) IT Security Analyst
8 5 (4.85%) Senior Network Analyst
8 5 (4.85%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.80%) .NET
2 5 (4.85%) .NET Framework
3 3 (2.91%) HTML
4 2 (1.94%) 802.1X
4 2 (1.94%) JSF
4 2 (1.94%) JSP
4 2 (1.94%) LAMP
4 2 (1.94%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (1.94%) XHTML
5 1 (0.97%) Ajax
5 1 (0.97%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.97%) CSS
5 1 (0.97%) Django
5 1 (0.97%) HTML5
5 1 (0.97%) jQuery
5 1 (0.97%) Node.js
5 1 (0.97%) Pylons
5 1 (0.97%) Pyramid
5 1 (0.97%) Web Services
5 1 (0.97%) web2py
Miscellaneous
1 37 (35.92%) CESG
2 33 (32.04%) Mobile App
3 15 (14.56%) Management Information System
4 9 (8.74%) Computer Science
5 7 (6.80%) IVR
6 5 (4.85%) RSA SecurID
7 2 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.94%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.94%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.94%) RIA
7 2 (1.94%) User Experience
8 1 (0.97%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.97%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.97%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.97%) FMCG
8 1 (0.97%) HP Storage
8 1 (0.97%) Minimum Viable Product
8 1 (0.97%) NHS
8 1 (0.97%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 56 (54.37%) Windows
2 43 (41.75%) Unix
3 15 (14.56%) Windows Server
4 12 (11.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (7.77%) Linux
6 7 (6.80%) Windows 7
6 7 (6.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (66.02%) Information Security
2 22 (21.36%) Social Engineering
3 21 (20.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 17 (16.50%) Security Testing
5 16 (15.53%) Cybersecurity
6 12 (11.65%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (11.65%) Ethical Hacking
6 12 (11.65%) ITIL
6 12 (11.65%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 11 (10.68%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (9.71%) Threat Modelling
9 9 (8.74%) Mentoring
9 9 (8.74%) Risk Management
9 9 (8.74%) Supplier Management
9 9 (8.74%) Vulnerability Management
10 8 (7.77%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (7.77%) Project Management
11 7 (6.80%) Regulatory Compliance
12 6 (5.83%) Kalman Filter
12 6 (5.83%) Remediation Plan
Programming Languages
1 46 (44.66%) C++
2 45 (43.69%) C
2 45 (43.69%) Java
3 43 (41.75%) PHP
4 36 (34.95%) Python
4 36 (34.95%) Ruby
5 34 (33.01%) Perl
6 13 (12.62%) C#
7 7 (6.80%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.91%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.97%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.97%) SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (47.57%) CREST Certified
2 43 (41.75%) Degree
3 30 (29.13%) SC Cleared
3 30 (29.13%) Security Cleared
4 19 (18.45%) Tigerscheme
5 15 (14.56%) CHECK Team Member
6 13 (12.62%) CISSP
7 12 (11.65%) MCSA
7 12 (11.65%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (7.77%) CCNP
8 8 (7.77%) CHECK Team Leader
8 8 (7.77%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (5.83%) CCNA
9 6 (5.83%) CEH
10 5 (4.85%) CISA
11 4 (3.88%) CCSA
12 3 (2.91%) OSCP
13 2 (1.94%) SSCP
14 1 (0.97%) CISM
14 1 (0.97%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.68%) PCI DSS
2 7 (6.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.97%) COBIT
3 1 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 18 (17.48%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.97%) vCloud
3 1 (0.97%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (12.62%) Nessus
2 7 (6.80%) Nexpose
3 2 (1.94%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.97%) Nmap
4 1 (0.97%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (25.24%) Cisco
2 17 (16.50%) HP
3 13 (12.62%) VMware
4 12 (11.65%) Avaya
4 12 (11.65%) Forcepoint
4 12 (11.65%) Sophos
5 10 (9.71%) CheckPoint
5 10 (9.71%) Microsoft
6 5 (4.85%) Clearswift
6 5 (4.85%) F5
6 5 (4.85%) Fortinet
6 5 (4.85%) Rapid7
6 5 (4.85%) ScanSafe
7 4 (3.88%) SolarWinds
8 3 (2.91%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.94%) IBM
9 2 (1.94%) Veracode
10 1 (0.97%) Intel Security
10 1 (0.97%) Juniper
10 1 (0.97%) Tableau
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