The median annual salary for a Penetration Tester was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Penetration Tester
South East / Surrey
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 197 -
Rank change year-on-year +39 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Penetration Tester 2 18 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.073% 0.42% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.43% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 0
Median salary £70,000 £47,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +47.36% -  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £53,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year -11.62% +7.50%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Surrey
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2660 4152 4472
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 96.62% 97.60% 97.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2167 3544 3717
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Penetration Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey that featured Penetration Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Penetration Tester in Surrey

Penetration Tester
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for Penetration Tester in Surrey

Penetration Tester
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Tester within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 27 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford +12 2 £70,000 +40.00%
Penetration Tester
South East

Penetration Tester Skill Set
Top 4 Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, Penetration Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Surrey region featuring Penetration Tester in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared

Penetration Tester Skill Set
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:

Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Security Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared