Period
to 13 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for Critical Thinking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Critical Thinking over the 6 months to 13 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Critical Thinking
South East > Surrey
6 months to
13 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 134 214 231
Rank change year-on-year +80 +17 +12
Permanent jobs citing Critical Thinking 5 4 10
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Surrey 0.25% 0.091% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.098% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 8
Median annual salary £80,000 £29,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +175.86% -51.67% -14.29%
South East median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% +12.50% -36.00%

Critical Thinking 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 Surrey with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Surrey
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,828 4,075 4,802
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 90.50% 92.53% 89.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1,523 3,315 3,969
Median annual salary £55,000 £53,628 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +12.90% -1.04%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £71,400
South East median annual salary £50,198 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +0.40% +5.26% +5.56%

Critical Thinking
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing Critical Thinking as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Critical Thinking in Surrey

Critical Thinking
Salary Trend in Surrey

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Critical Thinking in Surrey.

Salary trend for Critical Thinking in Surrey

Critical Thinking
Salary Histogram in Surrey

Salary distribution for jobs citing Critical Thinking in Surrey over the 6 months to 13 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Critical Thinking in Surrey

Critical Thinking
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Critical Thinking within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 13 July 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reigate - 2 - -
Guildford - 1 £65,000 -
Critical Thinking
South East

For the 6 months to 13 July 2020, IT jobs citing Critical Thinking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for Critical Thinking.

1 5 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Skype
3 2 (40.00%) OneDrive
3 2 (40.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Malware Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (40.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (40.00%) Case Management
3 2 (40.00%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (40.00%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 2 (40.00%) SaaS
3 2 (40.00%) PaaS
3 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (40.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (40.00%) SIEM
3 2 (40.00%) Office 365
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) IaaS
3 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (40.00%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2016
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2019
3 2 (40.00%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office

Critical Thinking
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 2 (40.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Azure
1 2 (40.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) IaaS
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
1 2 (40.00%) OneDrive
1 2 (40.00%) PaaS
1 2 (40.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) FTP
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
1 2 (40.00%) Skype
1 2 (40.00%) SMTP
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) Intranet
General
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Solutions Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) UX Designer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 2 (40.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2016
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (40.00%) Application Packaging
2 2 (40.00%) Case Management
2 2 (40.00%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (40.00%) Digital Forensics
2 2 (40.00%) Malware Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Security Operations
2 2 (40.00%) SIEM
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Thinking
3 1 (20.00%) Content Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Strategic Thinking
3 1 (20.00%) Usability Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (40.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCITP
1 2 (40.00%) MCP
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
1 2 (40.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) VMware