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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 235 200 168
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -32
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 24 16 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.33% 0.30% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.36% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 19 4 45
Average salary £35,000 £44,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.90% +47.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £34,050 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,300 £53,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
5886 4494 4662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 81.18% 83.98% 80.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4560 3505 3803
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -14 16 £35,000 -22.22% 3
North Yorkshire -11 5 £38,000 -12.64% 1
Penetration Testing
England

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 33 (67.35%) Information Security
2 30 (61.22%) Active Directory
2 30 (61.22%) Windows
2 30 (61.22%) Finance
3 24 (48.98%) Ethical Hacking
4 20 (40.82%) Intrusion Detection
4 20 (40.82%) Microsoft
4 20 (40.82%) Problem Management
4 20 (40.82%) Data Protection
4 20 (40.82%) SIEM
5 16 (32.65%) CISSP
6 14 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 14 (28.57%) PCI DSS
7 11 (22.45%) Degree
8 10 (20.41%) ITIL
8 10 (20.41%) Firewall
9 7 (14.29%) SSCP
9 7 (14.29%) Security+ Certification
9 7 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
10 6 (12.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (12.24%) MCSE
11 5 (10.20%) DNS
11 5 (10.20%) Internet
11 5 (10.20%) CISA
11 5 (10.20%) CISM
11 5 (10.20%) Risk Management
11 5 (10.20%) Security Testing
11 5 (10.20%) iPhone
11 5 (10.20%) iPad

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (2.04%) IIS
1 1 (2.04%) Apache
1 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.04%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (40.82%) Intrusion Detection
2 10 (20.41%) Firewall
3 5 (10.20%) DNS
3 5 (10.20%) Internet
4 1 (2.04%) Wireless
4 1 (2.04%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) SQLPlus
General
1 30 (61.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (63.27%) Analyst
2 30 (61.22%) Security Analyst
3 22 (44.90%) IT Security Analyst
4 7 (14.29%) Penetration Tester
4 7 (14.29%) Tester
5 4 (8.16%) Consultant
5 4 (8.16%) Account Manager
5 4 (8.16%) Information Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Information Security Officer
5 4 (8.16%) Information Security Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Security Officer
6 3 (6.12%) Lead Tester
6 3 (6.12%) Security Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) Junior
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Junior Account Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Account Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Ethical Hacker
8 1 (2.04%) IT Security Officer
8 1 (2.04%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) .NET
2 1 (2.04%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) iPhone
1 5 (10.20%) iPad
2 4 (8.16%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 30 (61.22%) Windows
2 2 (4.08%) UNIX
3 1 (2.04%) Solaris
3 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (67.35%) Information Security
2 24 (48.98%) Ethical Hacking
3 20 (40.82%) Problem Management
3 20 (40.82%) Data Protection
3 20 (40.82%) SIEM
4 10 (20.41%) ITIL
5 7 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
6 5 (10.20%) Security Testing
6 5 (10.20%) Risk Management
7 4 (8.16%) Business Development
7 4 (8.16%) Project Management
7 4 (8.16%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (6.12%) Information Security Management
8 3 (6.12%) Security Management
8 3 (6.12%) Risk Analysis
9 1 (2.04%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.04%) Database Security
9 1 (2.04%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.04%) Perl
1 1 (2.04%) PHP
1 1 (2.04%) SQL
1 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (32.65%) CISSP
2 11 (22.45%) Degree
3 7 (14.29%) SSCP
3 7 (14.29%) Security+ Certification
4 6 (12.24%) MCSE
4 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (10.20%) CISA
5 5 (10.20%) CISM
6 4 (8.16%) CEH
7 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
7 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.04%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (28.57%) PCI DSS
2 6 (12.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (61.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Nagios
1 1 (2.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (40.82%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.16%) Cisco
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle
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