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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 63 72 80
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +8
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 12 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.82% 0.15% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 0.18% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 7
Average salary £70,000 £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% +37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
544 559 648
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 82.30% 84.83% 74.06%
Number of salaries quoted 490 491 519
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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
Salary Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Guildford

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 26 (83.87%) Ethical Hacking
2 25 (80.65%) Wireless
3 21 (67.74%) Firewall
4 19 (61.29%) LAN
4 19 (61.29%) WAN
4 19 (61.29%) VPN
4 19 (61.29%) Cisco
4 19 (61.29%) Wireless Security
4 19 (61.29%) Cloud Computing
4 19 (61.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 19 (61.29%) Security Hardening
4 19 (61.29%) 802.1X
5 16 (51.61%) FortiGate
5 16 (51.61%) CCIE
5 16 (51.61%) CCNP
5 16 (51.61%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (51.61%) Juniper
5 16 (51.61%) CheckPoint
5 16 (51.61%) Fortinet
6 10 (32.26%) Management Information System
7 8 (25.81%) Cryptography
8 7 (22.58%) Information Security
8 7 (22.58%) Android
9 6 (19.35%) Systems Analysis
9 6 (19.35%) NFC
9 6 (19.35%) Software Architecture
9 6 (19.35%) Mentoring
9 6 (19.35%) Apple iOS
9 6 (19.35%) Mobile Banking
9 6 (19.35%) Mobile Payment

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (61.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (80.65%) Wireless
2 21 (67.74%) Firewall
3 19 (61.29%) LAN
3 19 (61.29%) WAN
3 19 (61.29%) VPN
3 19 (61.29%) Wireless Security
4 6 (19.35%) Internet
4 6 (19.35%) NFC
5 3 (9.68%) VoIP
6 1 (3.23%) Wireshark
General
1 6 (19.35%) Banking
2 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Architect
1 16 (51.61%) Network Engineer
1 16 (51.61%) Network Security Engineer
1 16 (51.61%) Security Architect
1 16 (51.61%) Security Engineer
1 16 (51.61%) Network Architect
1 16 (51.61%) Senior Security Engineer
1 16 (51.61%) Senior Security Architect
1 16 (51.61%) Senior Network Engineer
1 16 (51.61%) Senior Network Architect
1 16 (51.61%) Senior Network Security Engineer
1 16 (51.61%) Senior Architect
1 16 (51.61%) Network Security Architect
2 8 (25.81%) Consultant
3 6 (19.35%) Principal Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Security Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Network Security Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Network Manager
5 2 (6.45%) IT Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (61.29%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (61.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 10 (32.26%) Management Information System
3 8 (25.81%) Cryptography
4 6 (19.35%) EMV
4 6 (19.35%) DTV
4 6 (19.35%) Mobile Banking
4 6 (19.35%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.23%) iPhone
5 1 (3.23%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Android
2 6 (19.35%) Apple iOS
3 4 (12.90%) Windows
3 4 (12.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (83.87%) Ethical Hacking
2 19 (61.29%) Security Hardening
3 7 (22.58%) Information Security
4 6 (19.35%) Systems Analysis
4 6 (19.35%) Requirements Analysis
4 6 (19.35%) Software Architecture
4 6 (19.35%) Mentoring
5 4 (12.90%) Cyber Security
6 3 (9.68%) Information Architecture
7 2 (6.45%) Email Migration
7 2 (6.45%) Malware Analysis
7 2 (6.45%) Reverse Engineering
7 2 (6.45%) Migration
7 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (3.23%) Data Security
8 1 (3.23%) UML
8 1 (3.23%) OO
8 1 (3.23%) OOD
8 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.23%) Digital Forensics
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) C++
2 1 (3.23%) Java
2 1 (3.23%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) C
2 1 (3.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (51.61%) Cisco Certification
1 16 (51.61%) CCIE
1 16 (51.61%) CCNP
2 1 (3.23%) CISSP
2 1 (3.23%) SSCP
2 1 (3.23%) GIAC
2 1 (3.23%) GCIA
2 1 (3.23%) GCIH
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (51.61%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) Cisco
2 16 (51.61%) Juniper
2 16 (51.61%) CheckPoint
2 16 (51.61%) Fortinet
3 6 (19.35%) Hyperion
4 2 (6.45%) VMware
Guildford
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago