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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 67 80 77
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -3
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 5 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 0.71% 0.50% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.62% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 3
Average salary £55,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+69.23% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +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
562 650 667
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 80.29% 81.56% 81.24%
Number of salaries quoted 525 562 523
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +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 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 7 (53.85%) Firewall
2 5 (38.46%) Ethical Hacking
2 5 (38.46%) Cyber Security
3 4 (30.77%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (30.77%) Wireless Security
3 4 (30.77%) Wireless
3 4 (30.77%) WAN
3 4 (30.77%) VPN
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco
3 4 (30.77%) Linux
3 4 (30.77%) LAN
4 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (23.08%) VMware
4 3 (23.08%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (15.38%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (15.38%) FortiGate
5 2 (15.38%) Reverse Engineering
5 2 (15.38%) Digital Forensics
5 2 (15.38%) Information Architecture
5 2 (15.38%) Fortinet
5 2 (15.38%) SCADA
5 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
5 2 (15.38%) PCI QSA
5 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
5 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
5 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (15.38%) VoIP
5 2 (15.38%) CCIE

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Firewall
2 4 (30.77%) Wireless
2 4 (30.77%) Wireless Security
2 4 (30.77%) LAN
2 4 (30.77%) WAN
2 4 (30.77%) VPN
3 2 (15.38%) VoIP
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Consultant
1 3 (23.08%) Security Consultant
1 3 (23.08%) Team Leader
1 3 (23.08%) Linux Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Network Security Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Security Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Security Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Network Security Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Cyber Security Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Network Manager
2 2 (15.38%) IT Security Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Network Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Security Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Security Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Security Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Network Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Network Security Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
1 2 (15.38%) SCADA
1 2 (15.38%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Ethical Hacking
1 5 (38.46%) Cyber Security
2 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
3 2 (15.38%) Reverse Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) Digital Forensics
3 2 (15.38%) Information Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security
4 1 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CCIE
1 2 (15.38%) CCNP
1 2 (15.38%) CISSP
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (15.38%) PCI QSA
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (23.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Fortinet
3 2 (15.38%) Juniper
3 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint