Period
to 21 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Penetration Tester was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 21 July 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
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 246 262 318
Rank change year-on-year +16 +56 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Penetration Tester 7 30 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.12% 0.38% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.39% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 2
Surrey median annual salary £45,000 £43,750 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% -41.67% +36.36%
South East median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £53,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% -6.54% +7.00%

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 5530 7692 9035
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 96.61% 97.56% 97.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4519 6575 7598
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,600 £67,500 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Penetration Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings that featured Penetration Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

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
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Penetration Tester in Surrey over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 21 July 2017. 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
Guildford +11 2 £70,000 +40.00% 1
Chertsey -2 2 £42,500 - 1
Penetration Tester
South East

Penetration Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 7 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Security Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) Ethical Hacking
2 5 (71.43%) CEH
2 5 (71.43%) OWASP
2 5 (71.43%) CISM
2 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 5 (71.43%) CISSP
3 2 (28.57%) Internet
3 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 2 (28.57%) Legal
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) Perl
3 2 (28.57%) PHP
3 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
3 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (28.57%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (28.57%) RESTful
3 2 (28.57%) HTML5

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) Internet
General
1 2 (28.57%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) HTML5
1 2 (28.57%) JSON
1 2 (28.57%) RESTful
1 2 (28.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Android
1 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Security Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Ethical Hacking
2 5 (71.43%) OWASP
3 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) Perl
1 2 (28.57%) PHP
1 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) CEH
1 5 (71.43%) CISM
1 5 (71.43%) CISSP
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Chertsey, Surrey
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Surrey
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago