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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 69 - 65
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 5 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 0.79% - 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% - 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 5
Average salary £47,500 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £53,000 £42,250
% change year-on-year
-10.37% +25.44%
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
535 441 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 85.06% 82.12% 71.97%
Number of salaries quoted 457 381 391
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £58,250 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (33.33%) Cyber Security
3 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (22.22%) Reverse Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) Digital Forensics
3 2 (22.22%) SCADA
3 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
3 2 (22.22%) PCI QSA
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 2 (22.22%) CISSP
4 1 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Security Management
4 1 (11.11%) Finance
4 1 (11.11%) Games
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security
4 1 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Online Games
4 1 (11.11%) OSCP
4 1 (11.11%) UNIX

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Guildford 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) Security Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) Team Leader
1 3 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Cyber Security Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) IT Security Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) IT Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Security Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Penetration Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) SCADA
1 2 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (33.33%) Cyber Security
2 2 (22.22%) Reverse Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) Digital Forensics
2 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security
3 1 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CISSP
1 2 (22.22%) PCI QSA
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) VMware
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