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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 203 203 206
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 14 8 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.28% 0.17% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.21% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 20
Average salary £65,000 £30,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+116.66% -42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,400 £30,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £32,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,600
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -11.06%
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
3977 3756 4218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 80.25% 77.78% 77.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3217 2942 3567
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 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
Leatherhead - 9 £47,000 -
Farnham - 3 £72,500 -
Guildford +8 1 £55,000 -
Security Testing
South East

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 15 (46.88%) Information Assurance
2 13 (40.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 12 (37.50%) Risk Analysis
4 9 (28.13%) QA
4 9 (28.13%) Information Security
4 9 (28.13%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 8 (25.00%) CISSP
5 8 (25.00%) RMADS
6 7 (21.88%) Time Management
6 7 (21.88%) CRAMM
6 7 (21.88%) ISMS
6 7 (21.88%) Load Testing
6 7 (21.88%) SOA
6 7 (21.88%) Management Information System
7 6 (18.75%) MySQL
7 6 (18.75%) Performance Testing
7 6 (18.75%) Test Automation
7 6 (18.75%) Test Strategy
7 6 (18.75%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (15.63%) Network Security
8 5 (15.63%) Selenium
8 5 (15.63%) Java
8 5 (15.63%) SQL
8 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (15.63%) Security Management
9 4 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (12.50%) Information Management
9 4 (12.50%) Legal

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (3.13%) IIS
1 1 (3.13%) Apache
1 1 (3.13%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) SaaS
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) Network Security
2 1 (3.13%) DHCP
2 1 (3.13%) HTTP
2 1 (3.13%) DNS
2 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) MySQL
2 1 (3.13%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Selenium
2 3 (9.38%) WebDriver
2 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
2 3 (9.38%) JIRA
General
1 4 (12.50%) Legal
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Consultant
2 5 (15.63%) Security Consultant
2 5 (15.63%) Penetration Test Consultant
2 5 (15.63%) Testing Consultant
3 4 (12.50%) Risk Consultant
3 4 (12.50%) Head of Information Security
3 4 (12.50%) Head of Security
4 3 (9.38%) Technical Sales Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Sales Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Security Advisor
4 3 (9.38%) Sales Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Test Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Test Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Software Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.25%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) Web Services
2 3 (9.38%) LAMP
3 2 (6.25%) JSF
3 2 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) RMADS
2 7 (21.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.13%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) FreeBSD
2 1 (3.13%) CentOS
2 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Information Assurance
2 12 (37.50%) Risk Analysis
2 12 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 9 (28.13%) Penetration Testing
3 9 (28.13%) Information Security
4 8 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 7 (21.88%) SOA
5 7 (21.88%) Time Management
5 7 (21.88%) CRAMM
5 7 (21.88%) ISMS
5 7 (21.88%) Load Testing
6 6 (18.75%) Test Automation
6 6 (18.75%) Test Strategy
6 6 (18.75%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (18.75%) Performance Testing
7 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (15.63%) Security Management
8 4 (12.50%) Business Continuity
8 4 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (12.50%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) Java
1 5 (15.63%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) PHP
3 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.13%) Perl
4 1 (3.13%) Python
4 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) CISSP
2 4 (12.50%) ISSMP
3 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.13%) ISEB
4 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.13%) Degree
4 1 (3.13%) CISA
4 1 (3.13%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (40.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (28.13%) QA
3 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.13%) ISO 9001
3 1 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.13%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Nagios
1 1 (3.13%) Puppet
1 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.13%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco
2 1 (3.13%) IBM
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Sun
2 1 (3.13%) Citrix
2 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.13%) McAfee
2 1 (3.13%) VMware
2 1 (3.13%) Tripwire
2 1 (3.13%) Qualys
2 1 (3.13%) Barracuda Networks
2 1 (3.13%) ArcSight
2 1 (3.13%) Percona