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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 170 229 203
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -26
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 71 23 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.06% 0.32% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 0.39% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 67 18 4
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £44,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -20.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £31,500 £34,050
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,450 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
5958 5926 4515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 88.73% 82.53% 85.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4892 4591 3531
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +18 30 £37,500 +7.14% 8
North Yorkshire +12 20 £37,500 +2.73%
South Yorkshire - 16 £44,500 - 3
Penetration Testing
England

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 39 (38.61%) Network Security
2 38 (37.62%) Firewall
3 35 (34.65%) Risk Management
3 35 (34.65%) Nessus
4 34 (33.66%) Information Security
5 33 (32.67%) Metasploit
6 32 (31.68%) Linux
6 32 (31.68%) Cisco
7 31 (30.69%) Python
8 30 (29.70%) Finance
8 30 (29.70%) Cisco ASA
9 25 (24.75%) PHP
10 24 (23.76%) TCP/IP
11 23 (22.77%) Fortinet
12 22 (21.78%) Perl
13 19 (18.81%) JIRA
13 19 (18.81%) HP Quality Center
14 17 (16.83%) Performance Testing
14 17 (16.83%) Test Planning
14 17 (16.83%) Banking
15 15 (14.85%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (12.87%) VPN
16 13 (12.87%) Load Testing
16 13 (12.87%) Test Management
16 13 (12.87%) Degree
17 12 (11.88%) Nmap
18 11 (10.89%) VoIP
18 11 (10.89%) OO
18 11 (10.89%) Citrix
18 11 (10.89%) CISSP

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (8.91%) Node.js
2 3 (2.97%) IIS
3 2 (1.98%) Apache
4 1 (0.99%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.96%) SaaS
2 1 (0.99%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 39 (38.61%) Network Security
2 38 (37.62%) Firewall
3 30 (29.70%) Cisco ASA
4 24 (23.76%) TCP/IP
5 13 (12.87%) VPN
6 11 (10.89%) VoIP
7 10 (9.90%) Wireless
8 5 (4.95%) IPsec
8 5 (4.95%) WAN
9 4 (3.96%) LAN
9 4 (3.96%) MPLS
9 4 (3.96%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (2.97%) NetScaler
10 3 (2.97%) DNS
10 3 (2.97%) SSL
11 2 (1.98%) OSPF
11 2 (1.98%) RIP
11 2 (1.98%) SNMP
11 2 (1.98%) Internet
11 2 (1.98%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.95%) MongoDB
1 5 (4.95%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (32.67%) Metasploit
2 19 (18.81%) JIRA
General
1 30 (29.70%) Finance
2 17 (16.83%) Banking
3 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (33.66%) Security Engineer
2 24 (23.76%) Network Engineer
3 23 (22.77%) Network Security Engineer
4 19 (18.81%) Test Manager
5 11 (10.89%) Developer
6 9 (8.91%) Analyst
6 9 (8.91%) Security Analyst
7 8 (7.92%) Penetration Tester
7 8 (7.92%) Tester
8 6 (5.94%) Software Developer
8 6 (5.94%) Information Security Analyst
8 6 (5.94%) Information Analyst
9 5 (4.95%) Test Specialist
9 5 (4.95%) Security Specialist
10 4 (3.96%) Senior Security Analyst
10 4 (3.96%) IT Security Manager
10 4 (3.96%) Security Manager
10 4 (3.96%) IT Security Officer
10 4 (3.96%) Security Officer
10 4 (3.96%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.91%) HTML
1 9 (8.91%) CSS
1 9 (8.91%) Ajax
1 9 (8.91%) Ruby on Rails
1 9 (8.91%) Django
1 9 (8.91%) jQuery
1 9 (8.91%) Pylons
1 9 (8.91%) HTML5
1 9 (8.91%) web2py
1 9 (8.91%) Pyramid
2 2 (1.98%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.98%) CSS3
2 2 (1.98%) Backbone.js
2 2 (1.98%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.90%) Computer Science
2 9 (8.91%) CESG
3 5 (4.95%) User Experience
4 2 (1.98%) Tandem
4 2 (1.98%) Cryptography
4 2 (1.98%) iPhone
4 2 (1.98%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.99%) Replication
5 1 (0.99%) Clustering
5 1 (0.99%) IVR
5 1 (0.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 32 (31.68%) Linux
2 4 (3.96%) UNIX
2 4 (3.96%) Windows
3 3 (2.97%) Solaris
4 2 (1.98%) Android
5 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.99%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.99%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (34.65%) Risk Management
2 34 (33.66%) Information Security
3 17 (16.83%) Performance Testing
3 17 (16.83%) Test Planning
4 15 (14.85%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (12.87%) Load Testing
5 13 (12.87%) Test Management
6 11 (10.89%) OO
6 11 (10.89%) Cyber Security
7 9 (8.91%) Social Engineering
8 6 (5.94%) Vulnerability Management
9 5 (4.95%) Computer Security
9 5 (4.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 5 (4.95%) Software Engineering
10 4 (3.96%) ITIL
10 4 (3.96%) Security Management
10 4 (3.96%) People Management
11 3 (2.97%) TDD
11 3 (2.97%) Ethical Hacking
11 3 (2.97%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (30.69%) Python
2 25 (24.75%) PHP
3 22 (21.78%) Perl
4 9 (8.91%) JavaScript
4 9 (8.91%) C++
4 9 (8.91%) Ruby
5 6 (5.94%) SQL
6 5 (4.95%) Java
7 3 (2.97%) C
7 3 (2.97%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (12.87%) Degree
2 11 (10.89%) CISSP
3 6 (5.94%) CISA
3 6 (5.94%) CISM
4 5 (4.95%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (3.96%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (3.96%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.96%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.96%) CEH
5 4 (3.96%) ISTQB
6 3 (2.97%) MCSE
6 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.99%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (0.99%) PCI QSA
7 1 (0.99%) CCNP
7 1 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.99%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.90%) PCI DSS
2 8 (7.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.96%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.97%) vSphere
3 2 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.99%) KVM
4 1 (0.99%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 35 (34.65%) Nessus
2 19 (18.81%) HP Quality Center
3 12 (11.88%) Nmap
4 10 (9.90%) CORE IMPACT
5 2 (1.98%) OpenView
6 1 (0.99%) SCOM
6 1 (0.99%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 32 (31.68%) Cisco
2 23 (22.77%) Fortinet
3 11 (10.89%) Citrix
4 8 (7.92%) Acunetix
5 6 (5.94%) Websense
6 5 (4.95%) CheckPoint
7 4 (3.96%) VMware
7 4 (3.96%) HP
8 3 (2.97%) Microsoft
8 3 (2.97%) Juniper
8 3 (2.97%) WatchGuard
9 2 (1.98%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.98%) F5
9 2 (1.98%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.98%) Avaya
9 2 (1.98%) Google
10 1 (0.99%) Huawei
10 1 (0.99%) Brocade
10 1 (0.99%) Blue Coat
10 1 (0.99%) Sourcefire
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus And Benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £49000 per annum
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Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
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Allied Worldwide
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Allied Worldwide
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £65000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £55,676 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
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