The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 55 64 78
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +14
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 1 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 0.25% 1.59% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 1.87% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 1
Median salary £50,000 £70,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +27.27%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Penetration Testing
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
326 535 577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 82.74% 85.19% 87.96%
Number of salaries quoted 292 480 508
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

The demand trend of job ads across the Guildford region citing Penetration Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in Guildford

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 Guildford region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 16 (48.48%) CISSP
2 15 (45.45%) Information Security
3 13 (39.39%) CEH
3 13 (39.39%) Incident Management
3 13 (39.39%) OSCP
3 13 (39.39%) Vulnerability Management
3 13 (39.39%) Trend Analysis
3 13 (39.39%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 13 (39.39%) Threat Modelling
4 11 (33.33%) Security Operations
5 9 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
6 8 (24.24%) Data Centre
6 8 (24.24%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (24.24%) CREST Certified
6 8 (24.24%) Clustering
6 8 (24.24%) IPsec
6 8 (24.24%) Load Balancing
6 8 (24.24%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (24.24%) WAN
6 8 (24.24%) Ethernet
6 8 (24.24%) VPN
6 8 (24.24%) SSL
6 8 (24.24%) Cisco
7 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
7 7 (21.21%) CCNP
7 7 (21.21%) ITIL
7 7 (21.21%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (21.21%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (21.21%) Juniper
7 7 (21.21%) .NET

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford 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:

Applications
1 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) Cisco ASA
1 8 (24.24%) Cisco Nexus
1 8 (24.24%) Ethernet
1 8 (24.24%) IPsec
1 8 (24.24%) SSL
1 8 (24.24%) VPN
1 8 (24.24%) WAN
2 7 (21.21%) IP Telephony
3 1 (3.03%) EIGRP
3 1 (3.03%) Firewall
3 1 (3.03%) HSRP
3 1 (3.03%) OSPF
3 1 (3.03%) VXLAN
3 1 (3.03%) Wireshark
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Analyst
2 13 (39.39%) Security Analyst
3 12 (36.36%) Information Analyst
3 12 (36.36%) Information Security Analyst
4 7 (21.21%) Cisco Consultant
4 7 (21.21%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 7 (21.21%) Consultant
4 7 (21.21%) Network Consultant
5 6 (18.18%) Penetration Tester
5 6 (18.18%) Tester
6 2 (6.06%) Penetration Test Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Information Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Information Security Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Security Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Vulnerability Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Data Centre Architect
7 1 (3.03%) IT Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Research Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) .NET
2 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Clustering
1 8 (24.24%) Data Centre
2 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (18.18%) Cybercrime
2 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.06%) Cyber Attack
3 2 (6.06%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (6.06%) SCADA
4 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Linux
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Information Security
2 13 (39.39%) Incident Management
2 13 (39.39%) Threat Modelling
2 13 (39.39%) Trend Analysis
2 13 (39.39%) Vulnerability Management
2 13 (39.39%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 11 (33.33%) Security Operations
4 9 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (24.24%) Load Balancing
6 7 (21.21%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (21.21%) ITIL
6 7 (21.21%) Performance Optimisation
6 7 (21.21%) Presales
7 6 (18.18%) Security Testing
8 3 (9.09%) Information Management
8 3 (9.09%) Reverse Engineering
9 2 (6.06%) Digital Forensics
9 2 (6.06%) Malware Analysis
9 2 (6.06%) Network Monitoring
10 1 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) Java
1 6 (18.18%) PHP
2 1 (3.03%) C
2 1 (3.03%) C#
2 1 (3.03%) C++
2 1 (3.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (48.48%) CISSP
2 13 (39.39%) CEH
2 13 (39.39%) OSCP
3 8 (24.24%) CREST Certified
4 7 (21.21%) CCNP
4 7 (21.21%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (21.21%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (6.06%) GIAC
5 2 (6.06%) GREM
5 2 (6.06%) MCP
5 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) Degree
6 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Firmware
1 1 (3.03%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (3.03%) UAG
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Cisco
2 7 (21.21%) Juniper
2 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.03%) Dell