The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Penetration Testing
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 207 229 230
Rank change year-on-year +22 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 31 32 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.57% 0.51% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.57% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 20 16 33
Median salary £40,000 £37,200 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.52% -16.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,250 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £46,414 £52,500
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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4956 5617 6479
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 91.66% 88.86% 89.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4318 4625 5163
Median salary £45,000 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +1.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Penetration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Penetration Testing in Yorkshire

Penetration Testing
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Penetration Testing in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Penetration Testing in Yorkshire

Penetration Testing
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 April 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
West Yorkshire +20 29 £40,000 +19.58% 6
South Yorkshire - 1 - - 2
East Yorkshire - 1 £32,500 -
Penetration Testing
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 35 (50.72%) Information Security
2 28 (40.58%) Firewall
2 28 (40.58%) Windows
3 19 (27.54%) Security Cleared
3 19 (27.54%) CREST Certified
4 17 (24.64%) C
4 17 (24.64%) C++
4 17 (24.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 17 (24.64%) Ruby
5 16 (23.19%) Finance
5 16 (23.19%) Linux
5 16 (23.19%) VPN
5 16 (23.19%) Cisco
5 16 (23.19%) Degree
6 15 (21.74%) CHECK Team Leader
7 14 (20.29%) OSCP
7 14 (20.29%) ITIL
7 14 (20.29%) Unix
7 14 (20.29%) Java
7 14 (20.29%) PHP
8 13 (18.84%) Perl
8 13 (18.84%) Active Directory
8 13 (18.84%) PCI DSS
8 13 (18.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 13 (18.84%) Network Packet Capture
8 13 (18.84%) Social Engineering
9 12 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (17.39%) Wireless Security
9 12 (17.39%) Wireless
9 12 (17.39%) Microsoft

Penetration Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.25%) Mimecast
2 2 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (40.58%) Firewall
2 16 (23.19%) VPN
3 12 (17.39%) Wireless
3 12 (17.39%) Wireless Security
4 11 (15.94%) LAN
4 11 (15.94%) Network Security
4 11 (15.94%) SAN
4 11 (15.94%) WAN
5 10 (14.49%) VoIP
5 10 (14.49%) Wireshark
6 8 (11.59%) VLAN
7 7 (10.14%) HTTP
7 7 (10.14%) MPLS
7 7 (10.14%) TCP/IP
8 5 (7.25%) ADSL
8 5 (7.25%) IP Telephony
9 4 (5.80%) Internet
10 2 (2.90%) DNS
10 2 (2.90%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (1.45%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) MongoDB
1 4 (5.80%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (13.04%) Burp Suite
2 1 (1.45%) Selenium
General
1 16 (23.19%) Finance
2 10 (14.49%) Publishing
3 3 (4.35%) Advertising
4 2 (2.90%) Legal
4 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (26.09%) Analyst
2 17 (24.64%) Penetration Tester
2 17 (24.64%) Tester
3 13 (18.84%) Security Analyst
4 9 (13.04%) Consultant
4 9 (13.04%) Information Analyst
4 9 (13.04%) Information Security Analyst
5 8 (11.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 7 (10.14%) Support Engineer
7 6 (8.70%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 6 (8.70%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (7.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (5.80%) Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Support
9 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 4 (5.80%) IT Security Analyst
9 4 (5.80%) Security Consultant
9 4 (5.80%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.80%) .NET
1 4 (5.80%) Ajax
1 4 (5.80%) CSS
1 4 (5.80%) Django
1 4 (5.80%) HTML
1 4 (5.80%) HTML5
1 4 (5.80%) jQuery
1 4 (5.80%) Node.js
1 4 (5.80%) Pylons
1 4 (5.80%) Pyramid
1 4 (5.80%) Ruby on Rails
1 4 (5.80%) web2py
2 1 (1.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.04%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.25%) CESG
2 5 (7.25%) IVR
3 4 (5.80%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.80%) User Experience
4 2 (2.90%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (2.90%) NHS
4 2 (2.90%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.45%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.45%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.45%) PKI
5 1 (1.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 28 (40.58%) Windows
2 16 (23.19%) Linux
3 14 (20.29%) Unix
4 12 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (13.04%) Windows Server
6 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.35%) Kali Linux
8 2 (2.90%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.45%) Debian
9 1 (1.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (50.72%) Information Security
2 17 (24.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 14 (20.29%) ITIL
4 13 (18.84%) Network Packet Capture
4 13 (18.84%) Social Engineering
5 10 (14.49%) Cybersecurity
6 9 (13.04%) Security Testing
6 9 (13.04%) Vulnerability Management
6 9 (13.04%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 6 (8.70%) Business Continuity
7 6 (8.70%) Ethical Hacking
7 6 (8.70%) Security Operations
7 6 (8.70%) SIEM
7 6 (8.70%) Threat Intelligence
8 5 (7.25%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (7.25%) People Management
9 4 (5.80%) Data Loss Prevention
9 4 (5.80%) Remediation Plan
9 4 (5.80%) Security Monitoring
9 4 (5.80%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (24.64%) C
1 17 (24.64%) C++
1 17 (24.64%) Ruby
2 14 (20.29%) Java
2 14 (20.29%) PHP
3 13 (18.84%) Perl
4 8 (11.59%) Python
5 7 (10.14%) JavaScript
6 6 (8.70%) Bash Shell
7 4 (5.80%) C#
8 3 (4.35%) SQL
8 3 (4.35%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.90%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (27.54%) CREST Certified
1 19 (27.54%) Security Cleared
2 16 (23.19%) Degree
3 15 (21.74%) CHECK Team Leader
4 14 (20.29%) OSCP
5 11 (15.94%) CISSP
6 10 (14.49%) CEH
7 9 (13.04%) CISA
8 8 (11.59%) CHECK Team Member
9 7 (10.14%) MCSA
9 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (10.14%) SC Cleared
10 3 (4.35%) CCNA
10 3 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (2.90%) CCNP
12 1 (1.45%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 13 (18.84%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.45%) COBIT
2 1 (1.45%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.45%) GDPR
2 1 (1.45%) ISO27002
System Software
1 13 (18.84%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (14.49%) Nessus
2 4 (5.80%) Nmap
Vendors
1 16 (23.19%) Cisco
2 12 (17.39%) Avaya
2 12 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 11 (15.94%) VMware
4 9 (13.04%) Forcepoint
5 8 (11.59%) HP
6 5 (7.25%) Sophos
7 4 (5.80%) LogRhythm
8 3 (4.35%) ArcSight
8 3 (4.35%) SolarWinds
8 3 (4.35%) Splunk
9 2 (2.90%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.90%) Oracle
9 2 (2.90%) Qualys
10 1 (1.45%) F5
10 1 (1.45%) Juniper
10 1 (1.45%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.45%) SonicWALL
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