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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Penetration Testing
England / Yorkshire
Rank 180 235 229
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -6
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 39 9 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.76% 0.15% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.17% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 16 9 23
Median salary £42,500 £34,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £29,000 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £61,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +15.78%

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
4552 5218 5990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 89.15% 88.47% 89.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3887 4331 4887
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +46 26 £42,500 +25.00% 6
North Yorkshire - 5 £32,500 -
East Yorkshire +3 2 £40,000 +33.33%
South Yorkshire +3 1 - -
Penetration Testing
England

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 58 (59.79%) Information Security
2 52 (53.61%) Windows
3 43 (44.33%) Degree
4 41 (42.27%) C++
5 40 (41.24%) C
5 40 (41.24%) CREST Certified
6 37 (38.14%) Java
6 37 (38.14%) PHP
7 33 (34.02%) Unix
8 31 (31.96%) Security Cleared
9 30 (30.93%) Ruby
10 28 (28.87%) CESG
11 27 (27.84%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 26 (26.80%) Python
13 22 (22.68%) Perl
13 22 (22.68%) Firewall
13 22 (22.68%) Network Security
14 21 (21.65%) SC Cleared
14 21 (21.65%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 20 (20.62%) Social Engineering
15 20 (20.62%) Security Testing
15 20 (20.62%) Wireless
16 19 (19.59%) C#
16 19 (19.59%) Mobile App
17 18 (18.56%) Wireless Security
17 18 (18.56%) Management Information System
17 18 (18.56%) Network Packet Capture
17 18 (18.56%) CHECK Team Member
18 17 (17.53%) CHECK Team Leader
18 17 (17.53%) 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 10 (10.31%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.03%) CMS
3 1 (1.03%) Drupal
3 1 (1.03%) IIS
3 1 (1.03%) nginx
3 1 (1.03%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (6.19%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.25%) Mimecast
2 2 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.06%) GitHub
2 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.03%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.03%) Donky
3 1 (1.03%) Heroku
3 1 (1.03%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 22 (22.68%) Firewall
1 22 (22.68%) Network Security
2 20 (20.62%) Wireless
3 18 (18.56%) Wireless Security
4 15 (15.46%) VPN
5 14 (14.43%) SAN
6 9 (9.28%) Internet
6 9 (9.28%) LAN
6 9 (9.28%) MPLS
6 9 (9.28%) Remote Desktop
6 9 (9.28%) VLAN
6 9 (9.28%) WAN
7 8 (8.25%) ADSL
8 6 (6.19%) TCP/IP
8 6 (6.19%) VoIP
9 4 (4.12%) DNS
9 4 (4.12%) HTTP
9 4 (4.12%) Wireshark
10 2 (2.06%) DHCP
10 2 (2.06%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.19%) MongoDB
1 6 (6.19%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.06%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.03%) MySQL
3 1 (1.03%) QlikView
3 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Burp Suite
2 2 (2.06%) Selenium
3 1 (1.03%) Appium
3 1 (1.03%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.03%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.03%) FitNesse
3 1 (1.03%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.03%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.03%) JIRA
3 1 (1.03%) JUnit
3 1 (1.03%) NUnit
3 1 (1.03%) Redmine
3 1 (1.03%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (1.03%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (17.53%) Publishing
2 14 (14.43%) Finance
3 2 (2.06%) Advertising
3 2 (2.06%) Legal
3 2 (2.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (37.11%) Penetration Tester
1 36 (37.11%) Tester
2 19 (19.59%) Analyst
3 12 (12.37%) Security Analyst
4 11 (11.34%) Ethical Hacker
4 11 (11.34%) Security Penetration Tester
4 11 (11.34%) Security Tester
5 9 (9.28%) Consultant
6 8 (8.25%) Information Analyst
6 8 (8.25%) Information Security Analyst
6 8 (8.25%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (7.22%) Developer
8 5 (5.15%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 5 (5.15%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (5.15%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 5 (5.15%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (5.15%) Support Analyst
8 5 (5.15%) Support Engineer
9 4 (4.12%) IT Analyst
9 4 (4.12%) Vulnerability Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.43%) .NET
2 8 (8.25%) .NET Framework
3 7 (7.22%) HTML
3 7 (7.22%) Ruby on Rails
4 6 (6.19%) Ajax
4 6 (6.19%) CSS
4 6 (6.19%) Django
4 6 (6.19%) HTML5
4 6 (6.19%) jQuery
4 6 (6.19%) Node.js
4 6 (6.19%) Pylons
4 6 (6.19%) Pyramid
4 6 (6.19%) web2py
5 1 (1.03%) Apache Flex
5 1 (1.03%) JSF
5 1 (1.03%) JSP
5 1 (1.03%) LAMP
5 1 (1.03%) Web Services
5 1 (1.03%) XHTML
5 1 (1.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (28.87%) CESG
2 19 (19.59%) Mobile App
3 18 (18.56%) Management Information System
4 12 (12.37%) Computer Science
5 8 (8.25%) IVR
6 7 (7.22%) User Experience
7 2 (2.06%) PKI
7 2 (2.06%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (1.03%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.03%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.03%) FMCG
8 1 (1.03%) HP Storage
8 1 (1.03%) iPad
8 1 (1.03%) iPhone
8 1 (1.03%) Minimum Viable Product
8 1 (1.03%) NHS
8 1 (1.03%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 52 (53.61%) Windows
2 33 (34.02%) Unix
3 17 (17.53%) Linux
4 16 (16.49%) Windows Server
5 13 (13.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (10.31%) Windows 7
7 8 (8.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.09%) Kali Linux
9 1 (1.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (59.79%) Information Security
2 27 (27.84%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 21 (21.65%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 20 (20.62%) Security Testing
4 20 (20.62%) Social Engineering
5 18 (18.56%) Network Packet Capture
6 17 (17.53%) Cybersecurity
6 17 (17.53%) Ethical Hacking
6 17 (17.53%) Vulnerability Management
7 13 (13.40%) ITIL
7 13 (13.40%) Remediation Plan
7 13 (13.40%) Threat Modelling
8 12 (12.37%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (12.37%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (11.34%) Mentoring
10 10 (10.31%) Project Management
10 10 (10.31%) Supplier Management
11 9 (9.28%) Capacity Planning
12 8 (8.25%) OO
12 8 (8.25%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 41 (42.27%) C++
2 40 (41.24%) C
3 37 (38.14%) Java
3 37 (38.14%) PHP
4 30 (30.93%) Ruby
5 26 (26.80%) Python
6 22 (22.68%) Perl
7 19 (19.59%) C#
8 13 (13.40%) VB.NET
9 10 (10.31%) JavaScript
10 4 (4.12%) SQL
11 2 (2.06%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 43 (44.33%) Degree
2 40 (41.24%) CREST Certified
3 31 (31.96%) Security Cleared
4 21 (21.65%) SC Cleared
5 18 (18.56%) CHECK Team Member
6 17 (17.53%) CHECK Team Leader
7 13 (13.40%) MCSA
7 13 (13.40%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (13.40%) Tigerscheme
8 10 (10.31%) CISSP
8 10 (10.31%) OSCP
9 9 (9.28%) CEH
10 8 (8.25%) CISA
11 4 (4.12%) CCNA
11 4 (4.12%) CCNP
11 4 (4.12%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (2.06%) SSCP
13 1 (1.03%) CISM
13 1 (1.03%) GPEN
13 1 (1.03%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (17.53%) PCI DSS
2 15 (15.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 16 (16.49%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.03%) vCloud
3 1 (1.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (9.28%) Nessus
2 5 (5.15%) Nmap
3 1 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.03%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 17 (17.53%) Cisco
1 17 (17.53%) HP
2 14 (14.43%) Microsoft
2 14 (14.43%) VMware
3 13 (13.40%) Avaya
4 10 (10.31%) Forcepoint
5 8 (8.25%) Sophos
6 4 (4.12%) LogRhythm
7 2 (2.06%) ArcSight
7 2 (2.06%) Oracle
7 2 (2.06%) SolarWinds
7 2 (2.06%) Splunk
8 1 (1.03%) Intel Security
8 1 (1.03%) Juniper
8 1 (1.03%) Tableau
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