The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Guildford region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 77 79 69
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 4 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 0.53% 1.40% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 1.88% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 5
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
621 638 457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 82.47% 74.45% 73.83%
Number of salaries quoted 542 512 419
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Penetration Testing
Surrey

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 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 8 (66.67%) Information Security
2 7 (58.33%) Degree
3 5 (41.67%) Risk Management
3 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
4 4 (33.33%) PCI DSS
4 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) Information Assurance
5 3 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
5 3 (25.00%) Digital Forensics
6 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
6 2 (16.67%) Windows
6 2 (16.67%) Linux
6 2 (16.67%) VMware
6 2 (16.67%) Cyber Security
6 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
6 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (16.67%) SCADA
7 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
7 1 (8.33%) Lua
7 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (8.33%) NETGEAR
7 1 (8.33%) Metasploit
7 1 (8.33%) Electronics
7 1 (8.33%) OSSEC
7 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (8.33%) Junos
7 1 (8.33%) Splunk
7 1 (8.33%) NAS
7 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
7 1 (8.33%) Procure-to-pay

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (8.33%) Junos
1 1 (8.33%) NAS
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) VoIP
1 1 (8.33%) DHCP
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) IPsec
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (8.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Risk Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Compliance Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Security Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Security Investigator
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Forensic Investigator
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Technician
4 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (16.67%) SCADA
2 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (8.33%) Firmware
2 1 (8.33%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Information Security
2 5 (41.67%) Risk Management
3 3 (25.00%) Information Assurance
3 3 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 3 (25.00%) Digital Forensics
4 2 (16.67%) Cyber Security
5 1 (8.33%) Procure-to-pay
5 1 (8.33%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (8.33%) Lua
2 1 (8.33%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) Tcl
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Degree
2 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) ISEB
4 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (8.33%) vSphere
2 1 (8.33%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) NETGEAR
2 1 (8.33%) Splunk
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) Dell
2 1 (8.33%) Juniper
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
Guildford
OHO Group
Salary: £0 - £55000 per annum, Benefits: car allowance, health plan, company pension and a workload related bonus for qualified individuals.
Posted: 7 days ago