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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 182 188 192
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 34 38 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.73% 0.73% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.88% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 32 30 32
Average salary £53,750 £51,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.87% +28.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £72,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.19% +8.75%
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
3902 4301 3919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 83.72% 82.35% 75.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3289 3534 3141
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +19 17 £55,000 - 2
Leatherhead - 3 £40,000 -
Reigate +16 1 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Staines - 1 £75,000 -
Penetration Testing
South East

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 33 (61.11%) Firewall
2 30 (55.56%) LAN
2 30 (55.56%) WAN
3 25 (46.30%) Cisco
4 22 (40.74%) Juniper
4 22 (40.74%) Security Hardening
5 20 (37.04%) Ethical Hacking
5 20 (37.04%) Wireless
5 20 (37.04%) CCNP
5 20 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (37.04%) VPN
5 20 (37.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 20 (37.04%) Wireless Security
5 20 (37.04%) Cloud Computing
6 19 (35.19%) CCIE
6 19 (35.19%) CheckPoint
7 18 (33.33%) Information Security
8 17 (31.48%) Fortinet
8 17 (31.48%) FortiGate
9 14 (25.93%) Windows
10 13 (24.07%) Linux
11 11 (20.37%) CISSP
12 10 (18.52%) ITIL
12 10 (18.52%) Cyber Security
13 9 (16.67%) SIEM
13 9 (16.67%) CEH
13 9 (16.67%) Finance
13 9 (16.67%) Management Information System
14 8 (14.81%) VMware
14 8 (14.81%) Degree

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 4 (7.41%) MS Exchange
1 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (14.81%) MS Office
2 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 20 (37.04%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.70%) SaaS
3 1 (1.85%) PaaS
3 1 (1.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (61.11%) Firewall
2 30 (55.56%) LAN
2 30 (55.56%) WAN
3 20 (37.04%) VPN
3 20 (37.04%) Wireless
3 20 (37.04%) Wireless Security
4 6 (11.11%) Network Security
5 5 (9.26%) VoIP
5 5 (9.26%) DNS
5 5 (9.26%) DHCP
6 3 (5.56%) IPX
6 3 (5.56%) IPv6
6 3 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (5.56%) DMZ
7 2 (3.70%) MPLS
7 2 (3.70%) OSPF
7 2 (3.70%) BGP
7 2 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (3.70%) SAN
7 2 (3.70%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) LoadRunner
General
1 9 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Retail
3 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 29 (53.70%) Architect
2 27 (50.00%) Security Architect
3 21 (38.89%) Network Architect
4 17 (31.48%) Senior Security Engineer
4 17 (31.48%) Senior Security Architect
4 17 (31.48%) Senior Network Architect
4 17 (31.48%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 17 (31.48%) Security Engineer
4 17 (31.48%) Network Security Engineer
4 17 (31.48%) Network Engineer
4 17 (31.48%) Senior Network Engineer
4 17 (31.48%) Senior Architect
4 17 (31.48%) Network Security Architect
5 7 (12.96%) Analyst
6 6 (11.11%) Information Architect
6 6 (11.11%) Information Security Architect
7 5 (9.26%) Security Consultant
7 5 (9.26%) Consultant
8 4 (7.41%) Information Security Consultant
9 3 (5.56%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (37.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 9 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.41%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.56%) Mathematics
4 3 (5.56%) Client/Server
4 3 (5.56%) Cryptography
4 3 (5.56%) PKI
5 2 (3.70%) CESG
6 1 (1.85%) Handset
6 1 (1.85%) CCTV
6 1 (1.85%) SCADA
6 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.85%) iPhone
6 1 (1.85%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.85%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.93%) Windows
2 13 (24.07%) Linux
3 8 (14.81%) UNIX
4 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.70%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.74%) Security Hardening
2 20 (37.04%) Ethical Hacking
3 18 (33.33%) Information Security
4 10 (18.52%) ITIL
4 10 (18.52%) Cyber Security
5 9 (16.67%) SIEM
6 8 (14.81%) Network Architecture
7 7 (12.96%) Change Management
8 6 (11.11%) Business Continuity
8 6 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 5 (9.26%) PRINCE2
9 5 (9.26%) Security Architecture
9 5 (9.26%) Network Management
10 4 (7.41%) Malware Analysis
10 4 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (7.41%) Risk Management
10 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (7.41%) Reverse Engineering
11 3 (5.56%) Digital Forensics
11 3 (5.56%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.26%) Shell Script
2 4 (7.41%) C
3 3 (5.56%) C++
3 3 (5.56%) Java
4 2 (3.70%) C#
4 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (37.04%) CCNP
1 20 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (35.19%) CCIE
3 11 (20.37%) CISSP
4 9 (16.67%) CEH
5 8 (14.81%) Degree
6 5 (9.26%) DV Cleared
6 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
7 4 (7.41%) CITP
7 4 (7.41%) MBCS
7 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (7.41%) CISA
8 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (5.56%) ISEB
8 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
9 2 (3.70%) MCSE
9 2 (3.70%) CCSP
9 2 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (3.70%) PMP
9 2 (3.70%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (7.41%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.41%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.56%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (5.56%) UAG
4 2 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.70%) Terminal Services
4 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (31.48%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.70%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.70%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 25 (46.30%) Cisco
2 22 (40.74%) Juniper
3 19 (35.19%) CheckPoint
4 17 (31.48%) Fortinet
5 8 (14.81%) VMware
5 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
6 6 (11.11%) Splunk
7 3 (5.56%) Qualys
7 3 (5.56%) HP
8 2 (3.70%) Citrix
8 2 (3.70%) Symantec
8 2 (3.70%) NetApp
8 2 (3.70%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.70%) SonicWALL
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