The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Testing over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 205 204 203
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 9 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.20% 0.29% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.35% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 6
Average salary £72,500 £65,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.53% +116.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £48,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +7.22%
Security 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
3708 4021 3815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 83.68% 82.45% 79.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3218 3252 2994
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Security Testing
Salary Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the Surrey region.

Security Testing Salary Trend in Surrey

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Testing across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in Surrey

Security 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 Security Testing within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Staines - 4 £72,500 -
Guildford 0 1 - -
Leatherhead -17 1 - -
Security Testing
South East

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey region citing Security 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 Security Testing.

1 10 (55.56%) Information Security
2 8 (44.44%) PCI DSS
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 7 (38.89%) CISSP
4 6 (33.33%) PhD
4 6 (33.33%) C#
4 6 (33.33%) SQL
4 6 (33.33%) .NET
4 6 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 6 (33.33%) XML
4 6 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 6 (33.33%) Mathematics
4 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 6 (33.33%) Selenium
4 6 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 6 (33.33%) Statistics
4 6 (33.33%) SaaS
4 6 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (33.33%) Automation Testing
5 4 (22.22%) SDLC
5 4 (22.22%) Business Development
5 4 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (22.22%) OWASP
5 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 4 (22.22%) MS Office
5 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey region citing Security 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 Security Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) SaaS
2 2 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) VoIP
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.56%) VPN
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
1 1 (5.56%) Wireless
1 1 (5.56%) Wireless Security
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 6 (33.33%) Selenium
1 6 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Consultant
1 6 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 4 (22.22%) Sales Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Security Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Information Security Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Risk Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) IT Security Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Security Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Sales Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) IT Support
4 1 (5.56%) Help Desk Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Help Desk Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) .NET
1 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 6 (33.33%) XML
1 6 (33.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Statistics
1 6 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.11%) RMADS
2 2 (11.11%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) CESG
2 2 (11.11%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Information Security
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 6 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 6 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 4 (22.22%) OWASP
3 4 (22.22%) SDLC
3 4 (22.22%) Business Development
3 4 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 4 (22.22%) Data Security
4 3 (16.67%) Information Assurance
5 2 (11.11%) Cyber Security
5 2 (11.11%) Social Engineering
5 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 2 (11.11%) SOA
5 2 (11.11%) Service Management
5 2 (11.11%) Logistics
5 2 (11.11%) CRAMM
5 2 (11.11%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) C#
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) CISSP
2 6 (33.33%) PhD
2 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 4 (22.22%) CISM
4 1 (5.56%) MCITP
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.56%) MCP
4 1 (5.56%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (44.44%) PCI DSS
2 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Citrix
2 1 (5.56%) VMware