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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 226 244 204
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -40
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 38 14 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.51% 0.19% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.23% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 35 11 2
Average salary £44,500 £45,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% -4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,200 £40,000 £40,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £53,400
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +11.11%
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
6527 6199 4658
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 86.91% 83.51% 80.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5242 4799 3661
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +6.25%

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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015. 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 +8 20 £50,000 +11.11% 7
South Yorkshire - 13 £44,500 - 3
North Yorkshire - 3 £40,000 -
Penetration Testing
England

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 37 (57.81%) Information Security
2 28 (43.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (29.69%) Firewall
3 19 (29.69%) WAN
4 18 (28.13%) LAN
4 18 (28.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 17 (26.56%) Cisco
6 16 (25.00%) Network Security
7 15 (23.44%) PCI DSS
7 15 (23.44%) VPN
8 14 (21.88%) CISSP
8 14 (21.88%) Management Information System
9 13 (20.31%) CEH
10 12 (18.75%) Security Testing
10 12 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (14.06%) Finance
11 9 (14.06%) Active Directory
12 8 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (12.50%) VoIP
12 8 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 8 (12.50%) GIAC
12 8 (12.50%) Wireless
12 8 (12.50%) IPsec
12 8 (12.50%) Test Management
13 7 (10.94%) Risk Management
13 7 (10.94%) Windows
14 6 (9.38%) NHS
14 6 (9.38%) Information Security Management
14 6 (9.38%) Security Management
14 6 (9.38%) Service Delivery

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 2 (3.13%) IIS
1 2 (3.13%) Apache
1 2 (3.13%) Lync
1 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.56%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Project
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (29.69%) WAN
1 19 (29.69%) Firewall
2 18 (28.13%) LAN
3 16 (25.00%) Network Security
4 15 (23.44%) VPN
5 12 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (12.50%) VoIP
6 8 (12.50%) Wireless
6 8 (12.50%) IPsec
7 5 (7.81%) Internet
7 5 (7.81%) MPLS
8 4 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (6.25%) DNS
9 3 (4.69%) SSL
10 2 (3.13%) NetScaler
10 2 (3.13%) Cisco ISE
10 2 (3.13%) BGP
10 2 (3.13%) SNMP
10 2 (3.13%) IPv6
10 2 (3.13%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (9.38%) JIRA
2 3 (4.69%) Metasploit
General
1 9 (14.06%) Finance
2 6 (9.38%) Retail
3 5 (7.81%) Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (39.06%) Analyst
2 23 (35.94%) Security Analyst
3 12 (18.75%) IT Security Analyst
4 8 (12.50%) Tester
4 8 (12.50%) Penetration Tester
5 6 (9.38%) Sales Manager
5 6 (9.38%) Account Manager
5 6 (9.38%) Test Manager
5 6 (9.38%) Security Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Consultant
6 5 (7.81%) Network Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Security Consultant
7 4 (6.25%) Junior
7 4 (6.25%) Network Security Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Junior Account Manager
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Account Manager
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Manager
9 2 (3.13%) Application Security Engineer
10 1 (1.56%) Penetration Test Consultant
10 1 (1.56%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.88%) Management Information System
2 6 (9.38%) NHS
2 6 (9.38%) Data Protection Act
2 6 (9.38%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.69%) Open Source
3 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.13%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.13%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.56%) IVR
5 1 (1.56%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.56%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.94%) Windows
2 4 (6.25%) Linux
3 3 (4.69%) UNIX
4 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.13%) Solaris
5 1 (1.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (57.81%) Information Security
2 18 (28.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 12 (18.75%) Security Testing
4 8 (12.50%) Test Management
5 7 (10.94%) Risk Management
6 6 (9.38%) Information Security Management
6 6 (9.38%) Security Management
6 6 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (9.38%) Service Delivery
6 6 (9.38%) Performance Management
6 6 (9.38%) ISMS
6 6 (9.38%) Data Protection
6 6 (9.38%) Performance Testing
6 6 (9.38%) Business Development
6 6 (9.38%) Network Architecture
6 6 (9.38%) Line Management
7 5 (7.81%) Test Planning
7 5 (7.81%) Vulnerability Management
7 5 (7.81%) Load Testing
7 5 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.81%) SQL
2 4 (6.25%) Java
3 3 (4.69%) Perl
3 3 (4.69%) PHP
3 3 (4.69%) Python
3 3 (4.69%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (21.88%) CISSP
2 13 (20.31%) CEH
3 8 (12.50%) GIAC
3 8 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (7.81%) CCNA
4 5 (7.81%) OSCP
5 4 (6.25%) OSCE
6 3 (4.69%) Degree
6 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
6 3 (4.69%) CISA
6 3 (4.69%) CISM
6 3 (4.69%) CCNP
7 2 (3.13%) MCSE
7 2 (3.13%) CCSP
7 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.13%) GCIH
7 2 (3.13%) GWAPT
7 2 (3.13%) GPEN
8 1 (1.56%) CRISC
8 1 (1.56%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (43.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (23.44%) PCI DSS
3 8 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 2 (3.13%) HIPAA
5 1 (1.56%) COBIT
5 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 9 (14.06%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.13%) vSphere
3 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (9.38%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (6.25%) Nessus
2 4 (6.25%) Nmap
3 2 (3.13%) CORE IMPACT
3 2 (3.13%) OpenView
4 1 (1.56%) SCOM
4 1 (1.56%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 17 (26.56%) Cisco
2 6 (9.38%) WatchGuard
3 4 (6.25%) Websense
3 4 (6.25%) VMware
3 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.25%) Citrix
4 3 (4.69%) HP
4 3 (4.69%) CheckPoint
4 3 (4.69%) F5
5 2 (3.13%) Riverbed
5 2 (3.13%) SolarWinds
5 2 (3.13%) Acunetix
5 2 (3.13%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.13%) Avaya
6 1 (1.56%) Juniper
6 1 (1.56%) Nokia
6 1 (1.56%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.56%) Sourcefire
6 1 (1.56%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.56%) BT
Bradford, Yorkshire
Netsource
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000- £60,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + pension + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Provident Financial Management Services Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Sheffield
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + depending on exp + good bens
Posted: 14 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £42000.00 - £47000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago