Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Penetration Testing
South East > Surrey
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 188 137 241
Rank change year-on-year -51 +104 -5
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 43 127 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.88% 2.03% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 2.23% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 40 110 28
Surrey median annual salary £53,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.90% -4.55% -
10th Percentile £39,125 £42,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £76,250 £65,000
South East median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% +4.76%

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 4,433 5,687 5,667
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 90.99% 90.76% 87.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3,689 4,608 4,751
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,750 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £68,500 £70,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 12 December 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 12 December 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
Leatherhead - 9 £52,500 -
Chertsey +5 7 £41,000 -3.53% 1
Horley - 6 £57,500 -
Godalming -11 3 £60,000 +192.68%
Redhill - 3 £50,000 -
Staines -4 1 £74,000 +18.40%
Guildford -12 1 £30,000 -57.14%
Penetration Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 19 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (34.88%) OWASP
3 14 (32.56%) CISSP
4 12 (27.91%) CISM
5 10 (23.26%) Information Security
5 10 (23.26%) Test Automation
6 9 (20.93%) Waterfall
6 9 (20.93%) Load Testing
6 9 (20.93%) Test Strategy
6 9 (20.93%) Cybersecurity
6 9 (20.93%) Service Delivery
6 9 (20.93%) Scrum
7 8 (18.60%) Selenium
8 7 (16.28%) Security Testing
8 7 (16.28%) SDLC
8 7 (16.28%) IPsec
8 7 (16.28%) Firewall
8 7 (16.28%) Collaborative Working
9 6 (13.95%) TCP/IP
9 6 (13.95%) SIEM
10 5 (11.63%) Data Loss Prevention
10 5 (11.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 5 (11.63%) Cisco
10 5 (11.63%) Ethical Hacking
10 5 (11.63%) CEH
10 5 (11.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 5 (11.63%) Management Information System
11 4 (9.30%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (9.30%) Linux
11 4 (9.30%) SSL

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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) Firewall
1 7 (16.28%) IPsec
2 6 (13.95%) TCP/IP
3 4 (9.30%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (9.30%) SSL
4 3 (6.98%) VPN
5 2 (4.65%) Network Security
6 1 (2.33%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.33%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.33%) Junos
6 1 (2.33%) NX-OS
6 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Selenium
2 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.33%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (6.98%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (27.91%) Security Engineer
2 9 (20.93%) Penetration Tester
2 9 (20.93%) Test Manager
2 9 (20.93%) Tester
3 7 (16.28%) Security Penetration Tester
3 7 (16.28%) Security Tester
3 7 (16.28%) Systems Tester
3 7 (16.28%) Test Automation Manager
4 4 (9.30%) Applications Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Architect
4 4 (9.30%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Network Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Security Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) IT Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Security Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) Security Technical Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Security Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) HTML
1 1 (2.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.30%) PKI
3 3 (6.98%) Cyberattack
3 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.98%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.65%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.33%) Clustering
5 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Linux
2 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (34.88%) OWASP
3 10 (23.26%) Information Security
3 10 (23.26%) Test Automation
4 9 (20.93%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (20.93%) Load Testing
4 9 (20.93%) Scrum
4 9 (20.93%) Service Delivery
4 9 (20.93%) Test Strategy
4 9 (20.93%) Waterfall
5 7 (16.28%) Collaborative Working
5 7 (16.28%) SDLC
5 7 (16.28%) Security Testing
6 6 (13.95%) SIEM
7 5 (11.63%) Data Loss Prevention
7 5 (11.63%) Ethical Hacking
7 5 (11.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (9.30%) Incident Management
8 4 (9.30%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.65%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.65%) C#
1 2 (4.65%) Java
1 2 (4.65%) PHP
2 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (32.56%) CISSP
2 12 (27.91%) CISM
3 5 (11.63%) CEH
4 3 (6.98%) CISA
4 3 (6.98%) Degree
5 2 (4.65%) CREST Certified
5 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.33%) CCNA
6 1 (2.33%) CCNP
6 1 (2.33%) CCSA
6 1 (2.33%) CHECK Team Member
6 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (2.33%) CRISC
6 1 (2.33%) SANS
6 1 (2.33%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (6.98%) QA
3 2 (4.65%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (4.65%) GDPR
4 1 (2.33%) COBIT
4 1 (2.33%) HIPAA
4 1 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) Cisco
2 1 (2.33%) Juniper
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft