The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Penetration Testing
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 73 82 76
Rank change year-on-year +9 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 1 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.15% 0.13% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.15% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 12
Median salary - £26,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -41.57%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +9.37%  

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 623 663 887
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 94.25% 84.78% 91.35%
Number of salaries quoted 520 547 753
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Penetration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Penetration Testing in South Yorkshire

Penetration Testing
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +8 1 - -
Penetration Testing
Yorkshire

Penetration Testing
Top 21 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) ISMS
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Information Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security Management
1 2 (66.67%) ISMS
1 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Security Management
1 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco