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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 222 237 168
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -69
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 30 22 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.43% 0.30% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.36% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 30 21 4
Average salary £43,250 £35,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.57% -11.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £30,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £50,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.94% +12.22%
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
6066 6083 4553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 86.25% 83.45% 80.93%
Number of salaries quoted 4826 4747 3537
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,350
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +1 13 £45,000 +28.57% 11
South Yorkshire - 10 £40,000 - 1
North Yorkshire - 7 £40,000 - 1
Penetration Testing
England

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 38 (56.72%) Information Security
2 26 (38.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (31.34%) Firewall
4 19 (28.36%) Cisco
5 17 (25.37%) WAN
5 17 (25.37%) CISSP
5 17 (25.37%) Network Security
5 17 (25.37%) PCI DSS
6 16 (23.88%) LAN
6 16 (23.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 14 (20.90%) Management Information System
7 14 (20.90%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (19.40%) Risk Management
8 13 (19.40%) CEH
8 13 (19.40%) VPN
9 12 (17.91%) Finance
10 11 (16.42%) Security Testing
11 8 (11.94%) GIAC
11 8 (11.94%) IPsec
11 8 (11.94%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 8 (11.94%) Windows
11 8 (11.94%) Linux
11 8 (11.94%) Active Directory
11 8 (11.94%) Test Management
12 7 (10.45%) Computer Science
12 7 (10.45%) Wireless
13 6 (8.96%) CISA
13 6 (8.96%) CISM
13 6 (8.96%) Service Delivery
13 6 (8.96%) Information Security Management

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (2.99%) IIS
1 2 (2.99%) Apache
1 2 (2.99%) Lync
1 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.49%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Project
1 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (31.34%) Firewall
2 17 (25.37%) Network Security
2 17 (25.37%) WAN
3 16 (23.88%) LAN
4 14 (20.90%) Cisco ASA
5 13 (19.40%) VPN
6 8 (11.94%) IPsec
7 7 (10.45%) Wireless
8 6 (8.96%) VoIP
9 5 (7.46%) Internet
10 4 (5.97%) TCP/IP
10 4 (5.97%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (5.97%) DNS
11 3 (4.48%) SSL
11 3 (4.48%) MPLS
12 2 (2.99%) SNMP
12 2 (2.99%) NetScaler
12 2 (2.99%) IPv6
13 1 (1.49%) Spanning Tree
13 1 (1.49%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.48%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (8.96%) JIRA
2 5 (7.46%) Metasploit
General
1 12 (17.91%) Finance
2 6 (8.96%) Retail
3 5 (7.46%) Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (37.31%) Analyst
2 23 (34.33%) Security Analyst
3 10 (14.93%) IT Security Analyst
4 9 (13.43%) Security Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) Penetration Tester
5 7 (10.45%) Tester
6 6 (8.96%) Test Manager
7 5 (7.46%) Consultant
8 4 (5.97%) Network Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Account Manager
8 4 (5.97%) Security Consultant
8 4 (5.97%) Sales Manager
8 4 (5.97%) Information Security Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) Information Analyst
9 3 (4.48%) Network Analyst
9 3 (4.48%) Network Security Engineer
10 2 (2.99%) Junior
10 2 (2.99%) Developer
10 2 (2.99%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (2.99%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.90%) Management Information System
2 7 (10.45%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.96%) Data Protection Act
3 6 (8.96%) NHS
4 3 (4.48%) Open Source
4 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.99%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.99%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.99%) iPhone
6 1 (1.49%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.94%) Linux
1 8 (11.94%) Windows
2 3 (4.48%) UNIX
3 2 (2.99%) Solaris
3 2 (2.99%) Android
3 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (56.72%) Information Security
2 16 (23.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 13 (19.40%) Risk Management
4 11 (16.42%) Security Testing
5 8 (11.94%) Test Management
6 6 (8.96%) Performance Management
6 6 (8.96%) ISMS
6 6 (8.96%) Data Protection
6 6 (8.96%) Performance Testing
6 6 (8.96%) Information Security Management
6 6 (8.96%) Security Management
6 6 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (8.96%) Service Delivery
6 6 (8.96%) Network Architecture
6 6 (8.96%) Line Management
7 5 (7.46%) Test Planning
7 5 (7.46%) Social Engineering
7 5 (7.46%) Cyber Security
7 5 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (7.46%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.96%) Perl
1 6 (8.96%) PHP
1 6 (8.96%) SQL
1 6 (8.96%) Python
2 5 (7.46%) Java
3 3 (4.48%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.99%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (25.37%) CISSP
2 13 (19.40%) CEH
3 8 (11.94%) GIAC
4 6 (8.96%) CISA
4 6 (8.96%) CISM
5 5 (7.46%) Degree
5 5 (7.46%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (5.97%) CCNA
6 4 (5.97%) Security Cleared
6 4 (5.97%) OSCP
6 4 (5.97%) OSCE
7 3 (4.48%) MCSE
7 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.99%) GCIH
8 2 (2.99%) GWAPT
8 2 (2.99%) GPEN
8 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.99%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.49%) PCI QSA
9 1 (1.49%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (38.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (25.37%) PCI DSS
3 8 (11.94%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 2 (2.99%) HIPAA
5 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 8 (11.94%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.48%) vSphere
3 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (8.96%) Nessus
1 6 (8.96%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.48%) Nmap
3 2 (2.99%) CORE IMPACT
3 2 (2.99%) OpenView
4 1 (1.49%) SCOM
4 1 (1.49%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 19 (28.36%) Cisco
2 6 (8.96%) WatchGuard
3 5 (7.46%) Websense
3 5 (7.46%) VMware
4 4 (5.97%) CheckPoint
4 4 (5.97%) Citrix
4 4 (5.97%) Fortinet
5 3 (4.48%) F5
5 3 (4.48%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.48%) HP
6 2 (2.99%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.99%) Avaya
6 2 (2.99%) Juniper
6 2 (2.99%) Acunetix
6 2 (2.99%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.49%) Infoblox
7 1 (1.49%) ArcSight
7 1 (1.49%) Nokia
7 1 (1.49%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.49%) Sourcefire
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Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits, Training
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