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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Penetration Testing
South East / Surrey
Rank 156 151 197
Rank change year-on-year -5 +46  
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 9 56 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.32% 1.35% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 1.53% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5 50 8
Median salary £45,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% -  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,750
% change year-on-year -4.76% +9.94%  

Penetration Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Surrey
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2331 3649 3950
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 83.01% 87.72% 87.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1832 3102 3298
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.52% -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Penetration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey citing Penetration Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 3 months to 27 March 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
Staines - 8 £45,000 - 2
Leatherhead -3 1 £33,000 -54.48%
Penetration Testing
South East

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 12 (70.59%) Risk Management
2 10 (58.82%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (58.82%) Information Security
3 9 (52.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (52.94%) PCI DSS
3 9 (52.94%) Information Security Management
3 9 (52.94%) Security Management
3 9 (52.94%) CISSP
3 9 (52.94%) Security Operations
4 7 (41.18%) ISMS
4 7 (41.18%) SIEM
4 7 (41.18%) Management Information System
4 7 (41.18%) CISA
4 7 (41.18%) Risk Assessment
4 7 (41.18%) CEH
5 6 (35.29%) Firewall
6 5 (29.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
6 5 (29.41%) Legal
6 5 (29.41%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
6 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
6 5 (29.41%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (29.41%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (29.41%) Threat Modelling
6 5 (29.41%) IT Audit
6 5 (29.41%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (23.53%) Security Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Degree
8 2 (11.76%) CCNA

Penetration Testing
Top Related 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 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) SAN
2 1 (5.88%) WAN
General
1 5 (29.41%) Legal
1 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
1 7 (41.18%) Compliance Manager
1 7 (41.18%) Operations Analyst
1 7 (41.18%) Security Analyst
1 7 (41.18%) Security Manager
1 7 (41.18%) Security Operations Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) IT Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) IT Operations Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) IT Security Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Information Risk Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Information Security Risk Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Risk Manager
4 2 (11.76%) SOC Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Information Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) IT Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.76%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (11.76%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Risk Management
2 10 (58.82%) Information Security
2 10 (58.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (52.94%) Information Security Management
3 9 (52.94%) Security Management
3 9 (52.94%) Security Operations
4 7 (41.18%) ISMS
4 7 (41.18%) Risk Assessment
4 7 (41.18%) SIEM
5 5 (29.41%) IT Audit
5 5 (29.41%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (29.41%) Threat Modelling
5 5 (29.41%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (23.53%) Security Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
7 2 (11.76%) Information Assurance
7 2 (11.76%) Performance Management
7 2 (11.76%) Process Improvement
7 2 (11.76%) Security Architecture
7 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) CISSP
2 7 (41.18%) CEH
2 7 (41.18%) CISA
3 5 (29.41%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
3 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
4 4 (23.53%) Degree
5 2 (11.76%) CCNA
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (11.76%) CISM
5 2 (11.76%) GCIA
5 2 (11.76%) GIAC
5 2 (11.76%) OSCP
5 2 (11.76%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (52.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (52.94%) PCI DSS
2 5 (29.41%) Cyber Essentials
2 5 (29.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (11.76%) ISO27002
4 1 (5.88%) GPG13
4 1 (5.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Nessus
1 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) AlienVault
2 1 (5.88%) Citrix
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) NetApp
2 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
2 1 (5.88%) Splunk
2 1 (5.88%) VMware
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