The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reigate region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 56 30 48
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +18
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 4 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reigate 1.47% 3.59% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 4.82% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 5
Average salary £43,750 £40,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +37.93%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
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 Reigate region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reigate
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
239 166 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reigate 87.55% 74.44% 83.40%
Number of salaries quoted 228 149 214
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Reigate

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Reigate region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Reigate

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Reigate

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

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in Reigate

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reigate

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reigate 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 20 (100.00%) Information Security
2 15 (75.00%) Firewall
2 15 (75.00%) Finance
3 13 (65.00%) UNIX
3 13 (65.00%) Windows
4 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (60.00%) Qualys
5 11 (55.00%) MS Excel
6 10 (50.00%) LAN
6 10 (50.00%) WAN
6 10 (50.00%) CISSP
6 10 (50.00%) Change Management
6 10 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 10 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 10 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 10 (50.00%) Network Management
6 10 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
7 9 (45.00%) Linux
8 7 (35.00%) Management Information System
9 6 (30.00%) E-Commerce
9 6 (30.00%) Project Management
9 6 (30.00%) Data Protection
9 6 (30.00%) Degree
10 5 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
11 4 (20.00%) Security Management
11 4 (20.00%) CEH
12 3 (15.00%) CISMP
12 3 (15.00%) CISM
12 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
13 2 (10.00%) DMZ

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reigate by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reigate 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 11 (55.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (75.00%) Firewall
2 10 (50.00%) LAN
2 10 (50.00%) WAN
2 10 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (10.00%) DMZ
4 1 (5.00%) Network Security
General
1 15 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Security Analyst
1 17 (85.00%) Analyst
2 14 (70.00%) Information Analyst
2 14 (70.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Security Risk Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Risk Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Information Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Security Manager
5 1 (5.00%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) UNIX
1 13 (65.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Information Security
2 10 (50.00%) Change Management
2 10 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 10 (50.00%) Network Management
2 10 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (30.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (30.00%) Project Management
3 6 (30.00%) Data Protection
4 5 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (20.00%) Security Management
6 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
6 2 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Network Architecture
7 1 (5.00%) Security Architecture
7 1 (5.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) CISSP
2 6 (30.00%) Degree
3 4 (20.00%) CEH
4 3 (15.00%) CISMP
4 3 (15.00%) CISM
5 1 (5.00%) GIAC
5 1 (5.00%) SSCP
5 1 (5.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) BS7799
2 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (60.00%) Qualys
2 1 (5.00%) AlgoSec
2 1 (5.00%) Tufin
2 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
Reigate
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago