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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 203 187 207
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +20
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 6 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.13% 0.27% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.33% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 11
Average salary £50,000 £41,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-15.90% +15.78%
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
3773 3683 3912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 83.86% 82.82% 79.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3141 2924 3162
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 £30,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
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 27 February 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
Leatherhead - 1 £50,000 -
Security Testing
South East

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 February 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%) Software Testing
1 10 (55.56%) Information Assurance
2 7 (38.89%) PHP
2 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Web Services
3 6 (33.33%) Java
3 6 (33.33%) Internet
3 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (27.78%) HTTP
4 5 (27.78%) DNS
4 5 (27.78%) Performance Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Test Strategy
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
5 4 (22.22%) KVM
5 4 (22.22%) DevOps
5 4 (22.22%) Load Testing
5 4 (22.22%) WSUS
5 4 (22.22%) Selenium
5 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (22.22%) CentOS
5 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 4 (22.22%) Perl
5 4 (22.22%) Nagios
5 4 (22.22%) Citrix

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 4 (22.22%) IIS
1 4 (22.22%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) Internet
2 5 (27.78%) HTTP
2 5 (27.78%) DNS
3 4 (22.22%) DHCP
4 2 (11.11%) Network Security
5 1 (5.56%) Firewall
5 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) MySQL
2 2 (11.11%) Data Mining
3 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) JMeter
1 4 (22.22%) Selenium
2 3 (16.67%) WebDriver
2 3 (16.67%) JIRA
2 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner
3 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Administrator
1 4 (22.22%) Tester
1 4 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Test Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Cyber Security Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Performance Tester
3 2 (11.11%) Security Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Software Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Penetration Test Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Testing Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Security Advisor
4 1 (5.56%) Cyber Security Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) Web Services
2 3 (16.67%) LAMP
3 1 (5.56%) JSON
3 1 (5.56%) HTML5
3 1 (5.56%) XML
3 1 (5.56%) Flash
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (5.56%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.56%) Device Driver
2 1 (5.56%) CESG
2 1 (5.56%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.56%) RMADS
2 1 (5.56%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (22.22%) CentOS
2 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Software Testing
1 10 (55.56%) Information Assurance
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) Performance Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Test Strategy
4 4 (22.22%) DevOps
4 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 4 (22.22%) Load Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Workflow
5 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (16.67%) System Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 3 (16.67%) Cyber Security
6 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 2 (11.11%) SIEM
6 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) PHP
2 6 (33.33%) Java
3 4 (22.22%) Perl
3 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
4 3 (16.67%) C
4 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (16.67%) SQL
4 3 (16.67%) Python
4 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 3 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) ISEB
2 2 (11.11%) CISSP
2 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.56%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 4 (22.22%) VMware Workstation
1 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (22.22%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Nagios
1 4 (22.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Citrix
1 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
1 4 (22.22%) VMware
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft