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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 180 182 202
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +20
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 26 25 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.55% 0.53% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.67% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 26 24 13
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +44.82%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
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
3842 3740 4115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 80.82% 79.22% 78.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3062 3026 3467
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -
Dorking - 2 £48,750 -
Farnham - 2 £72,500 -
Staines - 1 £57,500 - 3
Penetration Testing
South East

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 51 (70.83%) Information Security
2 40 (55.56%) Finance
2 40 (55.56%) Degree
3 38 (52.78%) Firewall
4 37 (51.39%) UNIX
5 34 (47.22%) Microsoft
6 32 (44.44%) E-Commerce
7 29 (40.28%) Windows
7 29 (40.28%) Management Information System
7 29 (40.28%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 27 (37.50%) Linux
9 26 (36.11%) Qualys
10 24 (33.33%) Change Management
11 22 (30.56%) Risk Analysis
12 20 (27.78%) CISSP
12 20 (27.78%) WAN
13 19 (26.39%) LAN
14 18 (25.00%) Network Architecture
15 17 (23.61%) MS Excel
16 16 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
17 14 (19.44%) Network Design
18 13 (18.06%) MS Office
19 12 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 12 (16.67%) Network Security
20 11 (15.28%) Intrusion Detection
21 10 (13.89%) Security Management
22 9 (12.50%) Security Testing
22 9 (12.50%) Active Directory
23 8 (11.11%) HP
23 8 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (1.39%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (23.61%) MS Excel
2 13 (18.06%) MS Office
3 8 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 38 (52.78%) Firewall
2 20 (27.78%) WAN
3 19 (26.39%) LAN
4 12 (16.67%) Network Security
5 11 (15.28%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (6.94%) SAN
7 4 (5.56%) DNS
8 3 (4.17%) DHCP
8 3 (4.17%) IPX
8 3 (4.17%) DMZ
8 3 (4.17%) IPv6
9 2 (2.78%) VPN
10 1 (1.39%) TACACS
10 1 (1.39%) Wireshark
10 1 (1.39%) Wireless
10 1 (1.39%) IPsec
10 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
10 1 (1.39%) SSL
10 1 (1.39%) VoIP
10 1 (1.39%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.39%) MySQL
General
1 40 (55.56%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Legal
3 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.39%) Electronics
4 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (51.39%) Analyst
2 36 (50.00%) Security Analyst
3 35 (48.61%) Information Analyst
4 34 (47.22%) Information Security Analyst
5 16 (22.22%) Consultant
6 7 (9.72%) Architect
6 7 (9.72%) Security Consultant
7 6 (8.33%) Technical Architect
8 5 (6.94%) Penetration Test Consultant
8 5 (6.94%) Testing Consultant
9 4 (5.56%) Head of Security
9 4 (5.56%) Head of Information Security
10 3 (4.17%) Compliance Consultant
10 3 (4.17%) Risk Consultant
10 3 (4.17%) IT Architect
10 3 (4.17%) Enterprise Consultant
11 2 (2.78%) Security Engineer
11 2 (2.78%) Network Engineer
11 2 (2.78%) IT Consultant
11 2 (2.78%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.72%) Web Services
2 1 (1.39%) .NET
2 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 29 (40.28%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.78%) SCADA
4 1 (1.39%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.39%) RMADS
4 1 (1.39%) PKI
4 1 (1.39%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 37 (51.39%) UNIX
2 29 (40.28%) Windows
3 27 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (70.83%) Information Security
2 32 (44.44%) E-Commerce
3 29 (40.28%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 24 (33.33%) Change Management
5 22 (30.56%) Risk Analysis
6 18 (25.00%) Network Architecture
7 16 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
8 14 (19.44%) Network Design
9 10 (13.89%) Security Management
10 9 (12.50%) Security Testing
11 8 (11.11%) Load Balancing
11 8 (11.11%) Network Management
11 8 (11.11%) ITIL
11 8 (11.11%) PRINCE2
12 7 (9.72%) Risk Management
13 5 (6.94%) Data Protection
13 5 (6.94%) Performance Tuning
14 4 (5.56%) Information Assurance
14 4 (5.56%) SIEM
14 4 (5.56%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (1.39%) C
2 1 (1.39%) Java
2 1 (1.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 40 (55.56%) Degree
2 20 (27.78%) CISSP
3 8 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 8 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (9.72%) ISEB
5 6 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (8.33%) Security Cleared
6 5 (6.94%) SC Cleared
6 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (6.94%) MCSE
6 5 (6.94%) MCSA
6 5 (6.94%) CEH
6 5 (6.94%) MCTS
7 4 (5.56%) ISSMP
7 4 (5.56%) CISM
7 4 (5.56%) GIAC
8 3 (4.17%) CCIE
9 2 (2.78%) CCNA
9 2 (2.78%) SSCP
10 1 (1.39%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (11.11%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.39%) BS7799
System Software
1 9 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.11%) Forefront TMG
2 8 (11.11%) UAG
3 5 (6.94%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.39%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) Nessus
Vendors
1 34 (47.22%) Microsoft
2 26 (36.11%) Qualys
3 8 (11.11%) HP
4 7 (9.72%) Cisco
5 6 (8.33%) CheckPoint
6 5 (6.94%) Dell
6 5 (6.94%) VMware
6 5 (6.94%) SolarWinds
7 4 (5.56%) Juniper
7 4 (5.56%) McAfee
8 2 (2.78%) Oracle
8 2 (2.78%) Tufin
8 2 (2.78%) AlgoSec
9 1 (1.39%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.39%) SAP
9 1 (1.39%) CA
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