The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 195 212 202
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -10
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 15 8 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.32% 0.17% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.21% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 17
Average salary £60,000 £51,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.50% +37.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £49,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £51,700 £59,200
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +29.41%
Penetration Testing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3807 3856 3855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 81.12% 80.17% 76.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3180 3146 3312
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in Surrey

Penetration Testing
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Surrey

Penetration Testing
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford -10 5 £65,000 +30.00% 1
Staines - 4 £60,000 - 1
Leatherhead - 2 £55,000 - 1
Reigate - 1 £45,000 -
Penetration Testing
South East

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 36 (75.00%) Information Security
2 29 (60.42%) Firewall
3 28 (58.33%) Finance
4 27 (56.25%) Linux
4 27 (56.25%) UNIX
5 26 (54.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 23 (47.92%) Management Information System
6 23 (47.92%) Windows
7 22 (45.83%) E-Commerce
7 22 (45.83%) Microsoft
8 21 (43.75%) Risk Analysis
9 19 (39.58%) Qualys
10 18 (37.50%) Degree
10 18 (37.50%) CISSP
10 18 (37.50%) Network Architecture
11 16 (33.33%) Change Management
12 13 (27.08%) MS Office
13 10 (20.83%) Network Security
14 9 (18.75%) Security Management
15 8 (16.67%) Risk Management
15 8 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 7 (14.58%) Web Services
17 6 (12.50%) MS Excel
17 6 (12.50%) ISEB
17 6 (12.50%) CheckPoint
17 6 (12.50%) Information Management
17 6 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
18 5 (10.42%) Security Testing
18 5 (10.42%) Cyber Security
18 5 (10.42%) Security Architecture

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.08%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (27.08%) MS Office
2 6 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (60.42%) Firewall
2 10 (20.83%) Network Security
3 5 (10.42%) WAN
4 4 (8.33%) LAN
5 3 (6.25%) DMZ
5 3 (6.25%) MPLS
6 2 (4.17%) VPN
7 1 (2.08%) tcpdump
7 1 (2.08%) snoop
7 1 (2.08%) Junos
7 1 (2.08%) Wireless
7 1 (2.08%) IPsec
7 1 (2.08%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (2.08%) Wireshark
7 1 (2.08%) DNS
7 1 (2.08%) SSL
7 1 (2.08%) VoIP
7 1 (2.08%) SMTP
7 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.08%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) MySQL
General
1 28 (58.33%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Legal
3 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.08%) Games
4 1 (2.08%) Electronics
4 1 (2.08%) Marketing
4 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 23 (47.92%) Analyst
2 22 (45.83%) Security Analyst
2 22 (45.83%) Information Analyst
3 21 (43.75%) Information Security Analyst
4 9 (18.75%) Consultant
5 7 (14.58%) Security Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) Head of Security
6 3 (6.25%) Head of Information Security
6 3 (6.25%) Security Architect
6 3 (6.25%) Architect
7 2 (4.17%) Tester
7 2 (4.17%) Network Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) IT Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) Security Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Penetration Tester
8 1 (2.08%) Testing Consultant
8 1 (2.08%) IT Risk Manager
8 1 (2.08%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.58%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (47.92%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.33%) PKI
2 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.25%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.08%) RMADS
4 1 (2.08%) Online Games
4 1 (2.08%) SCADA
4 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.08%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 27 (56.25%) Linux
1 27 (56.25%) UNIX
2 23 (47.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (75.00%) Information Security
2 26 (54.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 22 (45.83%) E-Commerce
4 21 (43.75%) Risk Analysis
5 18 (37.50%) Network Architecture
6 16 (33.33%) Change Management
7 9 (18.75%) Security Management
8 8 (16.67%) Risk Management
9 6 (12.50%) Information Management
10 5 (10.42%) Security Testing
10 5 (10.42%) Cyber Security
10 5 (10.42%) Security Architecture
10 5 (10.42%) Network Design
11 4 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (8.33%) Business Continuity
11 4 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
11 4 (8.33%) SIEM
12 2 (4.17%) Information Assurance
13 1 (2.08%) Reverse Engineering
13 1 (2.08%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.17%) SQL
2 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (37.50%) Degree
1 18 (37.50%) CISSP
2 6 (12.50%) ISEB
3 4 (8.33%) CEH
3 4 (8.33%) GIAC
4 3 (6.25%) ISSMP
4 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.25%) CISM
4 3 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.17%) CCNA
5 2 (4.17%) SSCP
5 2 (4.17%) PCI QSA
6 1 (2.08%) OSCP
6 1 (2.08%) MCTS
6 1 (2.08%) MCSE
6 1 (2.08%) MCSA
6 1 (2.08%) CCNP
6 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (10.42%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.08%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (2.08%) GAMP
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.08%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (2.08%) UAG
3 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) Nessus
Vendors
1 22 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 19 (39.58%) Qualys
3 6 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 4 (8.33%) McAfee
5 3 (6.25%) VMware
6 2 (4.17%) Oracle
6 2 (4.17%) AlgoSec
6 2 (4.17%) Tufin
7 1 (2.08%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.08%) SAP
7 1 (2.08%) Cisco
7 1 (2.08%) HP
7 1 (2.08%) Dell
7 1 (2.08%) Juniper
7 1 (2.08%) CA
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