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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 187 175 204
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +29
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 23 46 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.50% 0.87% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 1.05% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 17 41 17
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £75,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.94% +12.22%
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
3801 4384 4218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 81.95% 83.06% 78.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3173 3565 3269
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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 +21 8 £55,000 +46.66%
Staines - 3 - -
Leatherhead +2 1 £35,000 -
Penetration Testing
South East

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 18 (52.94%) Firewall
2 15 (44.12%) Cyber Security
3 12 (35.29%) LAN
3 12 (35.29%) WAN
4 11 (32.35%) Information Security
4 11 (32.35%) Cisco
5 9 (26.47%) CISSP
5 9 (26.47%) VMware
6 8 (23.53%) Risk Management
6 8 (23.53%) Juniper
6 8 (23.53%) PKI
6 8 (23.53%) Security Architecture
7 7 (20.59%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (20.59%) Wireless Security
7 7 (20.59%) Ethical Hacking
7 7 (20.59%) MPLS
7 7 (20.59%) Management Information System
7 7 (20.59%) Wireless
7 7 (20.59%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (20.59%) CCNP
7 7 (20.59%) VPN
7 7 (20.59%) Windows
7 7 (20.59%) Linux
7 7 (20.59%) Malware Detection\Protection
8 6 (17.65%) Client/Server
8 6 (17.65%) CCIE
8 6 (17.65%) Information Management
8 6 (17.65%) Network Security
8 6 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (17.65%) Smart Meter

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 (2.94%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.59%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.94%) SaaS
2 1 (2.94%) PaaS
2 1 (2.94%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (52.94%) Firewall
2 12 (35.29%) LAN
2 12 (35.29%) WAN
3 7 (20.59%) VPN
3 7 (20.59%) MPLS
3 7 (20.59%) Wireless
3 7 (20.59%) Wireless Security
4 6 (17.65%) Network Security
5 3 (8.82%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (8.82%) DNS
5 3 (8.82%) IPv6
5 3 (8.82%) DHCP
5 3 (8.82%) IPX
5 3 (8.82%) VoIP
6 1 (2.94%) OSPF
6 1 (2.94%) BGP
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
1 3 (8.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Architect
2 12 (35.29%) Security Architect
3 6 (17.65%) Consultant
3 6 (17.65%) Network Architect
4 5 (14.71%) Security Consultant
5 4 (11.76%) Network Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Security Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Security Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Security Architect
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Network Architect
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Architect
5 4 (11.76%) Network Security Architect
6 3 (8.82%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Network Security Manager
6 3 (8.82%) Security Manager
6 3 (8.82%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) PKI
2 7 (20.59%) Management Information System
3 6 (17.65%) Client/Server
3 6 (17.65%) Smart Meter
4 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (8.82%) Cryptography
6 2 (5.88%) SCADA
6 2 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
7 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.94%) iPhone
7 1 (2.94%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Windows
1 7 (20.59%) Linux
2 4 (11.76%) UNIX
3 1 (2.94%) Android
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Cyber Security
2 11 (32.35%) Information Security
3 8 (23.53%) Risk Management
3 8 (23.53%) Security Architecture
4 7 (20.59%) Ethical Hacking
4 7 (20.59%) Malware Detection\Protection
5 6 (17.65%) Information Management
6 5 (14.71%) Identity Management
6 5 (14.71%) ITIL
6 5 (14.71%) Reverse Engineering
7 4 (11.76%) Digital Forensics
7 4 (11.76%) Malware Analysis
8 3 (8.82%) Security Testing
8 3 (8.82%) Information Architecture
8 3 (8.82%) Load Balancing
8 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
8 3 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (8.82%) Business Continuity
8 3 (8.82%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) C
2 3 (8.82%) C++
2 3 (8.82%) Java
2 3 (8.82%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.88%) C#
4 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) CISSP
2 7 (20.59%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (20.59%) CCNP
3 6 (17.65%) CCIE
4 4 (11.76%) Degree
5 3 (8.82%) CITP
5 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
5 3 (8.82%) DV Cleared
5 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
5 3 (8.82%) CISA
5 3 (8.82%) CEH
5 3 (8.82%) MBCS
5 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (5.88%) CCSP
7 1 (2.94%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (8.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.82%) Forefront TMG
2 3 (8.82%) UAG
2 3 (8.82%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.94%) XenApp
3 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Cisco
2 9 (26.47%) VMware
3 8 (23.53%) Juniper
4 5 (14.71%) CheckPoint
5 4 (11.76%) Fortinet
6 3 (8.82%) Oracle
6 3 (8.82%) HP
7 1 (2.94%) Citrix
7 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.94%) NetApp
7 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.94%) Splunk
Surrey
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £24000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + 29 days + share ops scheme + pensi
Posted: 26 days ago