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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 238 202 164
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -38
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 24 16 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.33% 0.30% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.36% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 19 4 44
Average salary £35,000 £44,250 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.90% +41.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £34,050 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,300 £53,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
5883 4409 4549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 80.18% 83.09% 78.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4546 3441 3739
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -30 16 £35,000 -22.22% 1
North Yorkshire -9 5 £38,000 -12.64% 1
Penetration Testing
England

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 34 (68.00%) Information Security
2 30 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 30 (60.00%) Windows
2 30 (60.00%) Finance
3 24 (48.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 20 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 20 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 20 (40.00%) Problem Management
4 20 (40.00%) Data Protection
4 20 (40.00%) SIEM
5 17 (34.00%) CISSP
6 15 (30.00%) PCI DSS
7 14 (28.00%) MS Excel
8 12 (24.00%) Degree
9 11 (22.00%) ITIL
10 10 (20.00%) Firewall
11 7 (14.00%) SSCP
11 7 (14.00%) Security+ Certification
11 7 (14.00%) Mobile Device Management
12 6 (12.00%) Risk Management
12 6 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (12.00%) CISA
12 6 (12.00%) CISM
12 6 (12.00%) MCSE
13 5 (10.00%) DNS
13 5 (10.00%) Internet
13 5 (10.00%) Project Management
13 5 (10.00%) Management Information System
13 5 (10.00%) Security Testing

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (2.00%) IIS
1 1 (2.00%) Apache
1 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (28.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 10 (20.00%) Firewall
3 5 (10.00%) DNS
3 5 (10.00%) Internet
4 1 (2.00%) Wireless
4 1 (2.00%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) SQLPlus
General
1 30 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (62.00%) Analyst
2 30 (60.00%) Security Analyst
3 22 (44.00%) IT Security Analyst
4 7 (14.00%) Penetration Tester
4 7 (14.00%) Tester
5 5 (10.00%) Information Security Officer
5 5 (10.00%) Security Officer
6 4 (8.00%) Information Security Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Consultant
6 4 (8.00%) Account Manager
6 4 (8.00%) Information Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Security Consultant
7 3 (6.00%) Junior
7 3 (6.00%) Lead Tester
8 2 (4.00%) Junior Account Manager
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Account Manager
8 2 (4.00%) Ethical Hacker
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Manager
9 1 (2.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 1 (2.00%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.00%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 5 (10.00%) iPhone
1 5 (10.00%) iPad
2 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 30 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (4.00%) UNIX
3 1 (2.00%) Solaris
3 1 (2.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (68.00%) Information Security
2 24 (48.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 20 (40.00%) Problem Management
3 20 (40.00%) Data Protection
3 20 (40.00%) SIEM
4 11 (22.00%) ITIL
5 7 (14.00%) Mobile Device Management
6 6 (12.00%) Risk Management
7 5 (10.00%) Security Testing
7 5 (10.00%) Project Management
8 4 (8.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (8.00%) Business Development
8 4 (8.00%) Risk Analysis
9 3 (6.00%) Information Security Management
9 3 (6.00%) Security Management
10 1 (2.00%) IT Governance
10 1 (2.00%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (2.00%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.00%) Perl
1 1 (2.00%) PHP
1 1 (2.00%) SQL
1 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (34.00%) CISSP
2 12 (24.00%) Degree
3 7 (14.00%) SSCP
3 7 (14.00%) Security+ Certification
4 6 (12.00%) MCSE
4 6 (12.00%) CISA
4 6 (12.00%) CISM
4 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (8.00%) CEH
6 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.00%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (30.00%) PCI DSS
2 6 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (60.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Nagios
1 1 (2.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.00%) Cisco
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle
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