Period
to 22 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Penetration Testing
South East > Surrey
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 230 226
Rank change year-on-year +91 -4 +59
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 120 22 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.05% 0.38% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.32% 0.45% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 107 20 77
Surrey median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% - -
10th Percentile £42,500 £45,000 £42,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £65,000 £75,000
South East median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% +9.09% -

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 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 5,174 4,928 7,080
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 88.40% 84.86% 87.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4,260 4,046 6,160
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,550 £70,000 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Penetration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Penetration Testing in Surrey

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for Penetration Testing in Surrey

Penetration Testing
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Penetration Testing in Surrey over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Penetration Testing in Surrey

Penetration Testing
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 Testing within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 22 February 2018. 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 - 34 £67,500 - 2
Reigate - 31 £45,000 -
Leatherhead +27 19 £50,000 +51.52%
Godalming - 8 £62,500 - 1
Staines +1 4 £52,500 +16.67%
Camberley -15 1 £90,000 +80.00%
Epsom - 1 - -
Woking - 1 £72,500 - 2
Penetration Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, IT jobs citing Penetration Testing 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 Penetration Testing.

1 67 (55.83%) Firewall
2 64 (53.33%) Information Security
3 56 (46.67%) CISSP
4 53 (44.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 49 (40.83%) CISM
6 48 (40.00%) Finance
7 45 (37.50%) Network Security
8 40 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
9 39 (32.50%) Risk Analysis
10 37 (30.83%) Active Directory
10 37 (30.83%) VPN
11 36 (30.00%) Management Information System
12 35 (29.17%) Security Management
12 35 (29.17%) Information Security Management
13 34 (28.33%) GIAC
14 33 (27.50%) IPsec
14 33 (27.50%) SSL
14 33 (27.50%) CRISC
14 33 (27.50%) Data Centre
15 30 (25.00%) Cisco
16 29 (24.17%) Process Improvement
17 28 (23.33%) Strategic Planning
18 24 (20.00%) OWASP
18 24 (20.00%) Network Virtualisation
19 22 (18.33%) IT Governance
19 22 (18.33%) WAN
20 21 (17.50%) Data Protection
20 21 (17.50%) Cybersecurity
21 20 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
21 20 (16.67%) Scrum

Penetration Testing
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 1 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (0.83%) nginx
1 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.83%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.67%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (6.67%) SaaS
4 3 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.83%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.83%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.83%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 67 (55.83%) Firewall
2 45 (37.50%) Network Security
3 37 (30.83%) VPN
4 33 (27.50%) IPsec
4 33 (27.50%) SSL
5 22 (18.33%) WAN
6 19 (15.83%) Cisco ASA
6 19 (15.83%) Cisco Nexus
6 19 (15.83%) Ethernet
6 19 (15.83%) IP Telephony
7 10 (8.33%) HTTP
7 10 (8.33%) HTTPS
8 9 (7.50%) BIG-IP
9 5 (4.17%) TCP/IP
10 3 (2.50%) LAN
10 3 (2.50%) Wireless
10 3 (2.50%) Wireless Security
11 1 (0.83%) Internet
11 1 (0.83%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.83%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (9.17%) Git (software)
2 8 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.17%) SpecFlow
3 5 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.83%) AppScan
4 1 (0.83%) Burp Suite
4 1 (0.83%) Selenium
4 1 (0.83%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.83%) Xcode
General
1 48 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (2.50%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.83%) Banking
3 1 (0.83%) Legal
Job Titles
1 39 (32.50%) Analyst
2 38 (31.67%) Security Analyst
3 33 (27.50%) Information Analyst
3 33 (27.50%) Information Security Analyst
4 25 (20.83%) Consultant
5 19 (15.83%) Security Engineer
6 18 (15.00%) Applications Engineer
6 18 (15.00%) Security Consultant
7 12 (10.00%) Network Engineer
7 12 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
8 8 (6.67%) Architect
8 8 (6.67%) Tester
9 7 (5.83%) Penetration Tester
9 7 (5.83%) Security Manager
10 6 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
10 6 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 6 (5.00%) IT Security Consultant
10 6 (5.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 6 (5.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
10 6 (5.00%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.00%) Web Services
2 9 (7.50%) REST
3 7 (5.83%) HTML
3 7 (5.83%) WCF
4 5 (4.17%) CSS
4 5 (4.17%) jQuery
5 4 (3.33%) .NET
5 4 (3.33%) Gherkin
6 3 (2.50%) 802.1X
7 2 (1.67%) Ajax
7 2 (1.67%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.67%) JSON
7 2 (1.67%) RESTful
7 2 (1.67%) XML
8 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.83%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (0.83%) HTML5
8 1 (0.83%) Laravel
8 1 (0.83%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (0.83%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 36 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 33 (27.50%) Data Centre
3 19 (15.83%) Clustering
4 14 (11.67%) Data Protection Act
5 13 (10.83%) NHS
6 12 (10.00%) Public Cloud
7 8 (6.67%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (2.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (2.50%) Mobile Computing
9 2 (1.67%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.83%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.50%) Windows
2 7 (5.83%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.50%) Linux
4 2 (1.67%) Android
4 2 (1.67%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.67%) Unix
5 1 (0.83%) Kali Linux
5 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (53.33%) Information Security
2 40 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 39 (32.50%) Risk Analysis
4 35 (29.17%) Information Security Management
4 35 (29.17%) Security Management
5 29 (24.17%) Process Improvement
6 28 (23.33%) Strategic Planning
7 24 (20.00%) Network Virtualisation
7 24 (20.00%) OWASP
8 22 (18.33%) IT Governance
9 21 (17.50%) Cybersecurity
9 21 (17.50%) Data Protection
10 20 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (16.67%) Scrum
11 19 (15.83%) Load Balancing
12 18 (15.00%) Security Testing
13 16 (13.33%) Ethical Hacking
13 16 (13.33%) Test Automation
14 14 (11.67%) Identity Access Management
14 14 (11.67%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (14.17%) C#
2 6 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.50%) PHP
4 2 (1.67%) Java
4 2 (1.67%) Perl
5 1 (0.83%) C
5 1 (0.83%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.83%) Python
5 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.83%) SQL
5 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 56 (46.67%) CISSP
2 49 (40.83%) CISM
3 34 (28.33%) GIAC
4 33 (27.50%) CRISC
5 19 (15.83%) CCNP
5 19 (15.83%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (15.00%) SANS
7 12 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (9.17%) CEH
9 10 (8.33%) CISA
10 6 (5.00%) Degree
11 5 (4.17%) CREST Certified
12 4 (3.33%) GWAPT
13 3 (2.50%) CCIE
13 3 (2.50%) CSSLP
13 3 (2.50%) GPEN
13 3 (2.50%) MBCS
13 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (2.50%) RHCSA
13 3 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (44.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (14.17%) Cyber Essentials
2 17 (14.17%) GDPR
3 5 (4.17%) COBIT
3 5 (4.17%) GPG13
4 4 (3.33%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 37 (30.83%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.83%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.83%) Kibana
1 1 (0.83%) logstash
1 1 (0.83%) Single Sign-On
1 1 (0.83%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 30 (25.00%) Cisco
2 17 (14.17%) Microsoft
3 12 (10.00%) SolarWinds
4 9 (7.50%) F5
5 4 (3.33%) Capita
6 2 (1.67%) Acunetix
7 1 (0.83%) ForgeRock
7 1 (0.83%) HP
7 1 (0.83%) IBM
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle
7 1 (0.83%) Qualys
7 1 (0.83%) Sitecore