Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Guildford with a requirement for Penetration Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Penetration Testing over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Penetration Testing
Surrey > Guildford
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 82 92
Rank change year-on-year +4 +10 +19
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 14 4 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 1.65% 0.49% 1.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 0.58% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 23
Guildford median annual salary £67,500 £55,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.73% -21.43% +7.69%
10th Percentile £28,550 £43,750 £55,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £65,250 £75,000
Surrey median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% - +22.22%

Penetration Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Guildford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Guildford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 743 690 1088
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 87.83% 85.19% 86.28%
Number of salaries quoted 658 630 980
Guildford median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,275 £30,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £66,250
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Penetration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

Job postings citing Penetration Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Guildford.

Job vacancy trend for Penetration Testing in Guildford

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing in Guildford.

Salary trend for Penetration Testing in Guildford

Penetration Testing
Salary Histogram in Guildford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Penetration Testing in Guildford over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Penetration Testing in Guildford

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Guildford region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 8 (57.14%) WAN
1 8 (57.14%) VPN
1 8 (57.14%) Cisco
1 8 (57.14%) Firewall
2 7 (50.00%) SSL
2 7 (50.00%) IPsec
2 7 (50.00%) Clustering
2 7 (50.00%) CCNP
2 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 7 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 7 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 7 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 6 (42.86%) Network Virtualisation
3 6 (42.86%) Network Security
4 5 (35.71%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (28.57%) SolarWinds
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (28.57%) Public Cloud
5 4 (28.57%) Information Security
5 4 (28.57%) ITIL
5 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
5 4 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
6 3 (21.43%) Data Protection
6 3 (21.43%) Ethical Hacking
6 3 (21.43%) Business Continuity

Penetration Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (7.14%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon S3
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (7.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) Firewall
1 8 (57.14%) VPN
1 8 (57.14%) WAN
2 7 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 7 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 7 (50.00%) IPsec
2 7 (50.00%) SSL
3 6 (42.86%) Network Security
4 2 (14.29%) BIG-IP
4 2 (14.29%) HTTP
4 2 (14.29%) HTTPS
5 1 (7.14%) LAN
5 1 (7.14%) Wireless
5 1 (7.14%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Network Engineer
1 6 (42.86%) Senior Network Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Security Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Systems Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Network Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Security Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Firewall Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Transformation Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Graduate Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Graduate Security Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Graduate Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Network Security Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) 802.1X
1 1 (7.14%) Ajax
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) jQuery
1 1 (7.14%) Laravel
1 1 (7.14%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (7.14%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Clustering
1 7 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (28.57%) Public Cloud
3 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 6 (42.86%) Network Virtualisation
3 5 (35.71%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (28.57%) Information Security
4 4 (28.57%) ITIL
4 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
5 3 (21.43%) Business Continuity
5 3 (21.43%) Data Protection
5 3 (21.43%) Ethical Hacking
5 3 (21.43%) Information Architecture
5 3 (21.43%) Security Hardening
6 2 (14.29%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 2 (14.29%) Threat Intelligence
7 1 (7.14%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 1 (7.14%) Forensic Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) Malware Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) Malware Reverse Engineering
7 1 (7.14%) OWASP
7 1 (7.14%) Reverse Engineering
7 1 (7.14%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
1 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) CCNP
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (14.29%) CREST Certified
3 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) CCIE
4 1 (7.14%) CEH
4 1 (7.14%) CHECK Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) CHECK Team Member
4 1 (7.14%) CISSP
4 1 (7.14%) GIAC
4 1 (7.14%) MBCS
4 1 (7.14%) MCSE
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (7.14%) RHCSA
4 1 (7.14%) SANS
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Kibana
1 1 (7.14%) logstash
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (28.57%) SolarWinds
3 2 (14.29%) F5
4 1 (7.14%) Capita