The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester with a requirement for Penetration Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Penetration Testing
Leicestershire / Leicester
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 46 -
Rank change year-on-year -8 -  
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 0.27% 0.31% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.35% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Median salary £37,500 £55,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.81% -  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.52%  

Penetration Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Leicester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 317 284 356
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 85.22% 88.20% 82.41%
Number of salaries quoted 269 230 292
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Penetration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicester citing Penetration Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Penetration Testing in Leicester

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing in Leicester.

Salary trend for Penetration Testing in Leicester

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 Leicester region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) LAMP
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) Symfony
1 2 (100.00%) Zend
1 2 (100.00%) Zend Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) ISMS
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (100.00%) Laravel
1 2 (100.00%) OO PHP

Penetration Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) LAMP
1 2 (100.00%) Laravel
1 2 (100.00%) Symfony
1 2 (100.00%) Zend Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) ISMS
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) OO PHP
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Zend