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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 167 190 190
Rank change year-on-year
+23 0
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 19 33 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.55% 0.74% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.87% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 18 26 29
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £46,250 £43,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,600 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
2878 3807 4151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 83.78% 85.92% 85.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2398 3307 3363
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of job ads across the Surrey region citing Penetration Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 31 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chertsey - 3 £42,500 -
Horley - 3 £35,000 -
Guildford +10 1 £50,000 -21.56%
Godalming - 1 £40,000 -
Penetration Testing
South East

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT jobs citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 41 (52.56%) Information Security
2 40 (51.28%) CISSP
3 35 (44.87%) CEH
4 30 (38.46%) Security Testing
5 23 (29.49%) Cybersecurity
6 21 (26.92%) Mobile App
7 20 (25.64%) CREST Certified
7 20 (25.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 18 (23.08%) Security Cleared
8 18 (23.08%) CISM
8 18 (23.08%) TCP/IP
9 17 (21.79%) OSCP
10 16 (20.51%) Management Information System
10 16 (20.51%) OWASP
11 15 (19.23%) Degree
11 15 (19.23%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 13 (16.67%) Security Operations
12 13 (16.67%) Threat Modelling
12 13 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
12 13 (16.67%) Trend Analysis
12 13 (16.67%) Incident Management
12 13 (16.67%) Telecoms
12 13 (16.67%) Linux
13 12 (15.38%) Java
13 12 (15.38%) Legal
13 12 (15.38%) SC Cleared
14 11 (14.10%) HTML5
14 11 (14.10%) Presales
14 11 (14.10%) Ethical Hacking
14 11 (14.10%) HTML

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 7 (8.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 18 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 9 (11.54%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (11.54%) Cisco Nexus
2 9 (11.54%) Ethernet
2 9 (11.54%) IPsec
2 9 (11.54%) SSL
2 9 (11.54%) VPN
2 9 (11.54%) WAN
3 8 (10.26%) IP Telephony
4 5 (6.41%) Internet
5 4 (5.13%) Wireless
6 3 (3.85%) Firewall
7 2 (2.56%) VXLAN
8 1 (1.28%) EIGRP
8 1 (1.28%) HSRP
8 1 (1.28%) HTTP
8 1 (1.28%) Network Security
8 1 (1.28%) OSPF
8 1 (1.28%) SMTP
8 1 (1.28%) Spanning Tree
Development Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Burp Suite
1 6 (7.69%) Metasploit
General
1 13 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 12 (15.38%) Legal
3 2 (2.56%) Finance
3 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (30.77%) Penetration Tester
1 24 (30.77%) Tester
2 18 (23.08%) Analyst
3 15 (19.23%) Security Analyst
3 15 (19.23%) Security Penetration Tester
3 15 (19.23%) Security Tester
4 13 (16.67%) Consultant
4 13 (16.67%) Information Analyst
4 13 (16.67%) Information Security Analyst
5 7 (8.97%) Cisco Consultant
5 7 (8.97%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 7 (8.97%) Network Consultant
5 7 (8.97%) Security Manager
6 6 (7.69%) Team Leader
6 6 (7.69%) Test Team Leader
7 4 (5.13%) Compliance Manager
7 4 (5.13%) Security Consultant
8 3 (3.85%) Software Test Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) Test Engineer
9 2 (2.56%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.10%) .NET
1 11 (14.10%) HTML
1 11 (14.10%) HTML5
2 6 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (5.13%) JSON
3 4 (5.13%) RESTful
3 4 (5.13%) XML
4 1 (1.28%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (26.92%) Mobile App
2 16 (20.51%) Management Information System
3 9 (11.54%) Clustering
3 9 (11.54%) Data Centre
4 8 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (7.69%) Cybercrime
6 4 (5.13%) SCADA
7 3 (3.85%) Mathematics
8 2 (2.56%) Cyber Attack
8 2 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (2.56%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.28%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (1.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (1.28%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.67%) Linux
2 7 (8.97%) Windows
3 6 (7.69%) Kali Linux
4 5 (6.41%) Android
5 4 (5.13%) Apple iOS
5 4 (5.13%) Unix
6 1 (1.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (52.56%) Information Security
2 30 (38.46%) Security Testing
3 23 (29.49%) Cybersecurity
4 20 (25.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 16 (20.51%) OWASP
6 15 (19.23%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 13 (16.67%) Incident Management
7 13 (16.67%) Security Operations
7 13 (16.67%) Threat Modelling
7 13 (16.67%) Trend Analysis
7 13 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
8 11 (14.10%) Ethical Hacking
8 11 (14.10%) ITIL
8 11 (14.10%) Presales
8 11 (14.10%) Risk Management
9 9 (11.54%) Load Balancing
10 8 (10.26%) Information Security Management
10 8 (10.26%) Security Management
11 7 (8.97%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (8.97%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.38%) Java
2 10 (12.82%) PHP
3 6 (7.69%) Perl
4 4 (5.13%) VB.NET
5 3 (3.85%) C
5 3 (3.85%) C#
5 3 (3.85%) C++
5 3 (3.85%) Python
5 3 (3.85%) SQL
6 2 (2.56%) Ruby
6 2 (2.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 40 (51.28%) CISSP
2 35 (44.87%) CEH
3 20 (25.64%) CREST Certified
4 18 (23.08%) CISM
4 18 (23.08%) Security Cleared
5 17 (21.79%) OSCP
6 15 (19.23%) Degree
7 12 (15.38%) SC Cleared
8 8 (10.26%) CCNP
8 8 (10.26%) CHECK Team Member
8 8 (10.26%) CISA
8 8 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (10.26%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (8.97%) DV Cleared
10 6 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
10 6 (7.69%) CHECK Team Leader
11 4 (5.13%) GIAC
12 2 (2.56%) GREM
12 2 (2.56%) MCP
12 2 (2.56%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.26%) PCI DSS
2 7 (8.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (2.56%) COBIT
5 1 (1.28%) QA
5 1 (1.28%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.28%) Firmware
1 1 (1.28%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (1.28%) UAG
1 1 (1.28%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (7.69%) Nessus
Vendors
1 9 (11.54%) Cisco
2 7 (8.97%) Juniper
2 7 (8.97%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.13%) CheckPoint
4 2 (2.56%) ION Trading
5 1 (1.28%) Dell
5 1 (1.28%) Fortinet
5 1 (1.28%) Splunk
5 1 (1.28%) VMware
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