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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 213 188 211
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +23
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 5 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.11% 0.30% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.37% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 10
Average salary £55,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+83.33% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £51,177 £45,750
% change year-on-year
-12.06% +11.86%
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
3730 3550 3938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 83.93% 82.16% 78.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3128 2788 3329
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
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
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 23 January 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 23 January 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 - 3 £60,000 -
Security Testing
South East

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 12 (80.00%) Information Assurance
2 11 (73.33%) Software Testing
3 7 (46.67%) PHP
3 7 (46.67%) Web Services
3 7 (46.67%) Windows
4 6 (40.00%) Test Strategy
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
5 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
5 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (26.67%) DevOps
5 4 (26.67%) KVM
5 4 (26.67%) Linux
5 4 (26.67%) Apache
5 4 (26.67%) DHCP
5 4 (26.67%) HTTP
5 4 (26.67%) DNS
5 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
5 4 (26.67%) MySQL
5 4 (26.67%) IIS
5 4 (26.67%) Java
5 4 (26.67%) Perl
5 4 (26.67%) Citrix
5 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
5 4 (26.67%) Internet
5 4 (26.67%) Nagios
5 4 (26.67%) VMware
5 4 (26.67%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Load Testing

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (26.67%) IIS
1 4 (26.67%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) DHCP
1 4 (26.67%) HTTP
1 4 (26.67%) DNS
1 4 (26.67%) Internet
2 2 (13.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) MySQL
2 3 (20.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) JMeter
1 3 (20.00%) JIRA
1 3 (20.00%) Selenium
1 3 (20.00%) WebDriver
1 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (26.67%) Administrator
1 4 (26.67%) Tester
2 2 (13.33%) Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Performance Tester
2 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Test Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Solutions Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Test Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Penetration Test Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Testing Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Security Advisor
3 1 (6.67%) Cyber Security Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Security Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Software Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) Web Services
2 3 (20.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (6.67%) CESG
2 1 (6.67%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (6.67%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (26.67%) CentOS
2 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Information Assurance
2 11 (73.33%) Software Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Test Strategy
4 4 (26.67%) DevOps
4 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Load Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (20.00%) Workflow
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
7 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) Information Security
7 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
7 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
7 1 (6.67%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) PHP
2 4 (26.67%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) Perl
2 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
3 3 (20.00%) Ruby
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (20.00%) ISEB
1 3 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (6.67%) CISSP
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Workstation
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (26.67%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Nagios
1 4 (26.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Citrix
1 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
1 4 (26.67%) VMware