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 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 183 179 216
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +37
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 32 37 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.64% 0.76% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.98% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 29 34 10
Average salary £45,000 £40,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +39.65%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
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
4019 3788 4263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 80.20% 77.34% 77.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3262 2979 3601
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 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 22 August 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 22 August 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
Reigate -26 4 £43,750 +9.37% 1
Redhill - 4 £43,500 -
Farnham - 3 £72,500 -
Dorking - 2 £48,750 - 1
Guildford +3 1 £55,000 +37.50%
Penetration Testing
South East

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 63 (75.90%) Information Security
2 47 (56.63%) Finance
3 46 (55.42%) Firewall
3 46 (55.42%) Degree
4 43 (51.81%) UNIX
5 38 (45.78%) Microsoft
6 36 (43.37%) Windows
7 35 (42.17%) E-Commerce
8 33 (39.76%) Management Information System
9 32 (38.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 32 (38.55%) Qualys
10 30 (36.14%) Linux
11 28 (33.73%) LAN
12 27 (32.53%) WAN
13 26 (31.33%) Change Management
14 23 (27.71%) Kalman Filter
15 22 (26.51%) MS Excel
15 22 (26.51%) CISSP
15 22 (26.51%) Risk Analysis
16 19 (22.89%) Intrusion Detection
17 18 (21.69%) Network Architecture
18 14 (16.87%) Network Management
18 14 (16.87%) MS PowerPoint
19 13 (15.66%) MS Office
19 13 (15.66%) Network Design
20 11 (13.25%) Network Security
20 11 (13.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
21 10 (12.05%) Load Balancing
21 10 (12.05%) Active Directory
21 10 (12.05%) HP

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Applications
1 22 (26.51%) MS Excel
2 14 (16.87%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (15.66%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.23%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 46 (55.42%) Firewall
2 28 (33.73%) LAN
3 27 (32.53%) WAN
4 19 (22.89%) Intrusion Detection
5 11 (13.25%) Network Security
6 6 (7.23%) SAN
7 5 (6.02%) DNS
8 4 (4.82%) DHCP
8 4 (4.82%) IPX
8 4 (4.82%) IPv6
9 3 (3.61%) DMZ
10 1 (1.20%) Intranet
10 1 (1.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Metasploit
General
1 47 (56.63%) Finance
2 5 (6.02%) Legal
3 1 (1.20%) Electronics
3 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.20%) Publishing
3 1 (1.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (56.63%) Security Analyst
1 47 (56.63%) Analyst
2 44 (53.01%) Information Analyst
2 44 (53.01%) Information Security Analyst
3 14 (16.87%) Consultant
4 9 (10.84%) Architect
5 7 (8.43%) Technical Architect
6 5 (6.02%) Penetration Test Consultant
6 5 (6.02%) Testing Consultant
6 5 (6.02%) Security Consultant
7 4 (4.82%) Head of Security
7 4 (4.82%) Head of Information Security
8 3 (3.61%) Risk Consultant
8 3 (3.61%) Compliance Consultant
8 3 (3.61%) Risk Analyst
8 3 (3.61%) Enterprise Consultant
8 3 (3.61%) Security Engineer
8 3 (3.61%) IT Architect
8 3 (3.61%) Security Risk Analyst
9 2 (2.41%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.23%) Web Services
2 1 (1.20%) .NET
2 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 33 (39.76%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.41%) SCADA
3 1 (1.20%) DTV
3 1 (1.20%) Web 2.0
3 1 (1.20%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 43 (51.81%) UNIX
2 36 (43.37%) Windows
3 30 (36.14%) Linux
4 1 (1.20%) FreeBSD
4 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (75.90%) Information Security
2 35 (42.17%) E-Commerce
3 32 (38.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 26 (31.33%) Change Management
5 23 (27.71%) Kalman Filter
6 22 (26.51%) Risk Analysis
7 18 (21.69%) Network Architecture
8 14 (16.87%) Network Management
9 13 (15.66%) Network Design
10 10 (12.05%) Load Balancing
10 10 (12.05%) ITIL
10 10 (12.05%) PRINCE2
10 10 (12.05%) Security Management
11 9 (10.84%) Security Testing
11 9 (10.84%) Data Protection
12 7 (8.43%) Risk Management
13 6 (7.23%) Project Management
13 6 (7.23%) Performance Tuning
14 5 (6.02%) Risk Assessment
15 4 (4.82%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.23%) SQL
2 2 (2.41%) C
3 1 (1.20%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.20%) Java
3 1 (1.20%) PHP
3 1 (1.20%) Python
3 1 (1.20%) Tcl
3 1 (1.20%) Lua
Qualifications
1 46 (55.42%) Degree
2 22 (26.51%) CISSP
3 10 (12.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 10 (12.05%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (8.43%) ISEB
4 7 (8.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (8.43%) MCSE
4 7 (8.43%) CEH
5 6 (7.23%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (6.02%) MCSA
6 5 (6.02%) Security Cleared
6 5 (6.02%) MCTS
7 4 (4.82%) SC Cleared
7 4 (4.82%) ISSMP
7 4 (4.82%) GIAC
7 4 (4.82%) CISM
7 4 (4.82%) CCIE
8 3 (3.61%) SSCP
8 3 (3.61%) CISMP
9 2 (2.41%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (9.64%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.41%) BS7799
System Software
1 10 (12.05%) Active Directory
1 10 (12.05%) Forefront TMG
1 10 (12.05%) UAG
2 6 (7.23%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.20%) Nmap
3 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.20%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) Nessus
Vendors
1 38 (45.78%) Microsoft
2 32 (38.55%) Qualys
3 10 (12.05%) HP
4 8 (9.64%) Cisco
5 7 (8.43%) VMware
6 6 (7.23%) Dell
6 6 (7.23%) SolarWinds
7 4 (4.82%) Juniper
8 3 (3.61%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.41%) McAfee
9 2 (2.41%) AlgoSec
9 2 (2.41%) Tufin
10 1 (1.20%) Oracle
10 1 (1.20%) SAP
10 1 (1.20%) Red Hat
Dorking, Surrey
ITF Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Reigate
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago