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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 176 192 247
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +55
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 56 72 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.00% 1.07% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 1.19% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 38 68 19
Median salary £50,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,900 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £38,300
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+9.89% +1.11%
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
5007 6060 6198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 88.98% 90.12% 85.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4112 4975 4814
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 £60,000
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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +36 46 £50,000 +33.33% 19
South Yorkshire -3 6 £38,750 -12.92%
North Yorkshire +10 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 27 August 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 65 (69.89%) Information Security
2 45 (48.39%) Windows
2 45 (48.39%) CREST Certified
3 43 (46.24%) C++
4 42 (45.16%) C
4 42 (45.16%) Java
5 40 (43.01%) PHP
6 39 (41.94%) Unix
6 39 (41.94%) Degree
7 38 (40.86%) Wireless
8 34 (36.56%) CESG
8 34 (36.56%) Ruby
9 33 (35.48%) Python
10 32 (34.41%) SC Cleared
10 32 (34.41%) Security Cleared
11 31 (33.33%) Mobile App
11 31 (33.33%) Perl
12 29 (31.18%) Wireless Security
13 27 (29.03%) Publishing
13 27 (29.03%) Firewall
14 23 (24.73%) Network Security
15 22 (23.66%) Social Engineering
16 19 (20.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 17 (18.28%) Cisco
18 16 (17.20%) Management Information System
18 16 (17.20%) Security Testing
18 16 (17.20%) Cybersecurity
19 14 (15.05%) CISSP
19 14 (15.05%) Tigerscheme
20 13 (13.98%) Active Directory

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 4 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (4.30%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.15%) CMS
2 2 (2.15%) Drupal
2 2 (2.15%) IIS
2 2 (2.15%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.08%) nginx
3 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.08%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.15%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.68%) Mimecast
2 2 (2.15%) GitHub
2 2 (2.15%) Trello
3 1 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.08%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 38 (40.86%) Wireless
2 29 (31.18%) Wireless Security
3 27 (29.03%) Firewall
4 23 (24.73%) Network Security
5 11 (11.83%) VPN
6 10 (10.75%) Internet
7 8 (8.60%) MPLS
8 7 (7.53%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (6.45%) IPsec
10 5 (5.38%) Remote Desktop
10 5 (5.38%) SAN
10 5 (5.38%) SNMP
10 5 (5.38%) VoIP
10 5 (5.38%) WAN
11 4 (4.30%) ADSL
11 4 (4.30%) SSL
11 4 (4.30%) VLAN
12 3 (3.23%) HTTP
12 3 (3.23%) HTTPS
13 1 (1.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.15%) MySQL
2 1 (1.08%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.08%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.08%) QlikView
2 1 (1.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Appium
1 2 (2.15%) AppScan
1 2 (2.15%) Bugzilla
1 2 (2.15%) Cucumber
1 2 (2.15%) FitNesse
1 2 (2.15%) HP UFT
1 2 (2.15%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.15%) JIRA
1 2 (2.15%) JUnit
1 2 (2.15%) Metasploit
1 2 (2.15%) NUnit
1 2 (2.15%) Redmine
1 2 (2.15%) Selenium
1 2 (2.15%) Selenium IDE
1 2 (2.15%) WebDriver
General
1 27 (29.03%) Publishing
2 10 (10.75%) Finance
3 5 (5.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 37 (39.78%) Penetration Tester
1 37 (39.78%) Tester
2 16 (17.20%) Analyst
3 15 (16.13%) Security Analyst
4 13 (13.98%) Consultant
4 13 (13.98%) Security Consultant
4 13 (13.98%) Senior Penetration Tester
4 13 (13.98%) Senior Tester
5 11 (11.83%) Network Analyst
6 10 (10.75%) Network Security Analyst
7 8 (8.60%) IT Analyst
7 8 (8.60%) IT Security Analyst
7 8 (8.60%) Penetration Test Consultant
8 7 (7.53%) Lead Tester
8 7 (7.53%) Security Penetration Tester
8 7 (7.53%) Security Tester
9 6 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (6.45%) Senior Security Analyst
10 5 (5.38%) Account Manager
10 5 (5.38%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.45%) .NET
2 4 (4.30%) .NET Framework
3 3 (3.23%) 802.1X
3 3 (3.23%) HTML
4 2 (2.15%) JSF
4 2 (2.15%) JSP
4 2 (2.15%) LAMP
4 2 (2.15%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (2.15%) XHTML
5 1 (1.08%) Ajax
5 1 (1.08%) Apache Flex
5 1 (1.08%) CSS
5 1 (1.08%) Django
5 1 (1.08%) HTML5
5 1 (1.08%) jQuery
5 1 (1.08%) Node.js
5 1 (1.08%) Pylons
5 1 (1.08%) Pyramid
5 1 (1.08%) Web Services
5 1 (1.08%) web2py
Miscellaneous
1 34 (36.56%) CESG
2 31 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 16 (17.20%) Management Information System
4 7 (7.53%) Computer Science
5 6 (6.45%) RSA SecurID
6 4 (4.30%) IVR
7 3 (3.23%) Client/Server
7 3 (3.23%) PKI
8 2 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.15%) Cryptography
8 2 (2.15%) RIA
9 1 (1.08%) AS400
9 1 (1.08%) Data Centre
9 1 (1.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (1.08%) HP Storage
9 1 (1.08%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (1.08%) Mainframe
9 1 (1.08%) NHS
9 1 (1.08%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (1.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 45 (48.39%) Windows
2 39 (41.94%) Unix
3 8 (8.60%) Linux
4 6 (6.45%) Windows 7
4 6 (6.45%) Windows Server
5 4 (4.30%) Solaris
5 4 (4.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (4.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.15%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (69.89%) Information Security
2 22 (23.66%) Social Engineering
3 19 (20.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 16 (17.20%) Cybersecurity
4 16 (17.20%) Security Testing
5 11 (11.83%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 10 (10.75%) Risk Management
7 9 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (9.68%) Ethical Hacking
7 9 (9.68%) Threat Modelling
7 9 (9.68%) Vulnerability Management
8 8 (8.60%) Kalman Filter
9 7 (7.53%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (7.53%) Project Management
10 6 (6.45%) Network Monitoring
11 5 (5.38%) Business Development
11 5 (5.38%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (5.38%) Mentoring
11 5 (5.38%) Remediation Plan
12 4 (4.30%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 43 (46.24%) C++
2 42 (45.16%) C
2 42 (45.16%) Java
3 40 (43.01%) PHP
4 34 (36.56%) Ruby
5 33 (35.48%) Python
6 31 (33.33%) Perl
7 12 (12.90%) C#
8 6 (6.45%) VB.NET
9 3 (3.23%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.08%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (48.39%) CREST Certified
2 39 (41.94%) Degree
3 32 (34.41%) SC Cleared
3 32 (34.41%) Security Cleared
4 14 (15.05%) CISSP
4 14 (15.05%) Tigerscheme
5 10 (10.75%) CHECK Team Member
6 7 (7.53%) CCNP
6 7 (7.53%) CHECK Team Leader
6 7 (7.53%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (6.45%) CEH
8 5 (5.38%) CCNA
8 5 (5.38%) CCSA
8 5 (5.38%) CISA
9 4 (4.30%) MCSA
9 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (2.15%) ISEB
10 2 (2.15%) ISTQB
10 2 (2.15%) OSCP
10 2 (2.15%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.68%) PCI DSS
2 7 (7.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.08%) COBIT
3 1 (1.08%) ISO27002
System Software
1 13 (13.98%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.08%) vCloud
3 1 (1.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (13.98%) Nessus
2 7 (7.53%) Nexpose
3 2 (2.15%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (18.28%) Cisco
2 11 (11.83%) CheckPoint
3 10 (10.75%) Forcepoint
4 9 (9.68%) Sophos
5 7 (7.53%) HP
5 7 (7.53%) Microsoft
6 6 (6.45%) Fortinet
6 6 (6.45%) VMware
7 5 (5.38%) Clearswift
7 5 (5.38%) F5
7 5 (5.38%) Rapid7
7 5 (5.38%) ScanSafe
7 5 (5.38%) SolarWinds
8 4 (4.30%) Avaya
8 4 (4.30%) Red Hat
9 3 (3.23%) IBM
10 2 (2.15%) Veracode
11 1 (1.08%) Juniper
11 1 (1.08%) Tableau
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Yorkshire
Via Resource
Salary: From £50,000 to £68,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
KnownFour
Salary: £25000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Batley, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, Yorkshire
iSource IT
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40,000 + Bonus + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: Bonus And Benfits
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
West Yorkshire
Montash Associates
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefit package
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds
Montash Associates
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
Montash Associates
Posted: 15 days ago
Knaresborough, North Yorkshire
TSYS Europe
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: Bonus + Bens
Posted: 24 days ago
Leeds
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Posted: 26 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: Bonus + Bens
Posted: 22 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 22 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago