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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 229 207 182
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -25
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 26 15 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.35% 0.28% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.33% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 20 6 44
Average salary £35,750 £45,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.55% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £36,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,150 £66,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
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
6086 4551 4695
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 82.25% 85.30% 80.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4743 3578 3838
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 £27,000 £26,495
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 19 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 19 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 -21 17 £35,000 -22.22% 2
North Yorkshire -16 6 £38,000 -35.86%
Penetration Testing
England

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 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 38 (73.08%) Information Security
2 31 (59.62%) Finance
2 31 (59.62%) Windows
2 31 (59.62%) Active Directory
3 25 (48.08%) Ethical Hacking
4 20 (38.46%) Intrusion Detection
4 20 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 20 (38.46%) Problem Management
4 20 (38.46%) Data Protection
4 20 (38.46%) SIEM
5 16 (30.77%) CISSP
6 15 (28.85%) PCI DSS
7 14 (26.92%) MS Excel
8 12 (23.08%) Degree
9 11 (21.15%) Firewall
10 10 (19.23%) ITIL
11 7 (13.46%) Security+ Certification
11 7 (13.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 7 (13.46%) SSCP
11 7 (13.46%) Business Development
11 7 (13.46%) Mobile Device Management
12 6 (11.54%) Security Testing
12 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (11.54%) MCSE
12 6 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 5 (9.62%) CEH
13 5 (9.62%) Risk Management
13 5 (9.62%) Cisco
13 5 (9.62%) DNS
13 5 (9.62%) Internet

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 (1.92%) IIS
1 1 (1.92%) Apache
1 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.92%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (26.92%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (38.46%) Intrusion Detection
2 11 (21.15%) Firewall
3 5 (9.62%) DNS
3 5 (9.62%) Internet
4 1 (1.92%) Wireless
4 1 (1.92%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Metasploit
General
1 31 (59.62%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (59.62%) Analyst
2 30 (57.69%) Security Analyst
3 22 (42.31%) IT Security Analyst
4 8 (15.38%) Penetration Tester
4 8 (15.38%) Tester
5 7 (13.46%) Account Manager
6 5 (9.62%) Junior
6 5 (9.62%) Information Analyst
6 5 (9.62%) Information Security Analyst
7 4 (7.69%) Information Security Officer
7 4 (7.69%) Security Officer
7 4 (7.69%) Senior Account Manager
7 4 (7.69%) Senior Manager
8 3 (5.77%) Lead Tester
8 3 (5.77%) Junior Account Manager
9 2 (3.85%) Consultant
9 2 (3.85%) Ethical Hacker
9 2 (3.85%) Junior Tester
10 1 (1.92%) IT Operations Analyst
10 1 (1.92%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) .NET
1 1 (1.92%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) iPhone
1 5 (9.62%) iPad
2 4 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 31 (59.62%) Windows
2 2 (3.85%) UNIX
3 1 (1.92%) Solaris
3 1 (1.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (73.08%) Information Security
2 25 (48.08%) Ethical Hacking
3 20 (38.46%) Problem Management
3 20 (38.46%) Data Protection
3 20 (38.46%) SIEM
4 10 (19.23%) ITIL
5 7 (13.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 7 (13.46%) Business Development
5 7 (13.46%) Mobile Device Management
6 6 (11.54%) Security Testing
7 5 (9.62%) Risk Management
8 4 (7.69%) Project Management
9 3 (5.77%) Information Security Management
9 3 (5.77%) Security Management
9 3 (5.77%) Risk Analysis
10 1 (1.92%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (1.92%) Database Security
10 1 (1.92%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.92%) Perl
1 1 (1.92%) PHP
1 1 (1.92%) SQL
1 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (30.77%) CISSP
2 12 (23.08%) Degree
3 7 (13.46%) SSCP
3 7 (13.46%) Security+ Certification
4 6 (11.54%) MCSE
4 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (9.62%) CISA
5 5 (9.62%) CISM
5 5 (9.62%) CEH
6 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
6 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.92%) CRISC
7 1 (1.92%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (28.85%) PCI DSS
2 6 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (59.62%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Nagios
1 1 (1.92%) Nessus
1 1 (1.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.62%) Cisco
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
RandomStorm Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
RandomStorm Limited
Posted: 8 days ago