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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Penetration Testing
South East / Surrey
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 142 191
Rank change year-on-year +16 +49  
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 37 50 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.38% 1.34% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 1.58% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 24 39 31
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 2341 3157 4025
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 87.48% 84.71% 87.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1896 2677 3395
Median salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,400 £65,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 - 13 £75,000 - 3
Guildford -9 3 £70,000 +27.27%
Woking +21 2 - -
Chertsey -7 1 £42,500 - 1
Reigate - 1 £47,500 -
Penetration Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 30 (63.83%) Information Security
2 26 (55.32%) Risk Assessment
3 23 (48.94%) Risk Management
4 20 (42.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 19 (40.43%) PCI DSS
6 17 (36.17%) Security Testing
7 14 (29.79%) Degree
8 13 (27.66%) Information Security Management
8 13 (27.66%) Security Management
8 13 (27.66%) CISSP
9 12 (25.53%) Management Information System
9 12 (25.53%) Cyberthreat
10 11 (23.40%) Security Operations
11 9 (19.15%) Cyber Defence
11 9 (19.15%) Security Architecture
11 9 (19.15%) CISM
11 9 (19.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 9 (19.15%) Security Cleared
12 8 (17.02%) ISMS
12 8 (17.02%) Information Assurance
12 8 (17.02%) IT Governance
12 8 (17.02%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (17.02%) Vulnerability Management
12 8 (17.02%) Cybersecurity
13 7 (14.89%) Network Architecture
13 7 (14.89%) Contingency Planning
13 7 (14.89%) Python
13 7 (14.89%) Information Management
13 7 (14.89%) Data Protection
13 7 (14.89%) DV Cleared

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 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.38%) IaaS
2 3 (6.38%) SaaS
3 1 (2.13%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) Firewall
2 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.26%) Internet
3 2 (4.26%) Network Security
3 2 (4.26%) Wireshark
4 1 (2.13%) DNS
4 1 (2.13%) LAN
4 1 (2.13%) SAN
4 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) GDB
1 2 (4.26%) IDA Disassembler
General
1 3 (6.38%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (17.02%) Analyst
1 8 (17.02%) Compliance Manager
1 8 (17.02%) Risk Manager
1 8 (17.02%) Security Analyst
2 7 (14.89%) Consultant
2 7 (14.89%) Information Security Consultant
2 7 (14.89%) Security Consultant
3 5 (10.64%) IT Analyst
3 5 (10.64%) IT Operations Analyst
3 5 (10.64%) IT Security Analyst
3 5 (10.64%) Operations Analyst
3 5 (10.64%) Security Manager
3 5 (10.64%) Security Operations Analyst
4 3 (6.38%) Business Manager
4 3 (6.38%) Development Manager
4 3 (6.38%) Information Analyst
4 3 (6.38%) Information Security Analyst
4 3 (6.38%) Information Security Manager
4 3 (6.38%) Penetration Tester
4 3 (6.38%) Vulnerability Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) Web Services
2 1 (2.13%) .NET
2 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (2.13%) HTML
2 1 (2.13%) HTML5
2 1 (2.13%) JSON
2 1 (2.13%) Node.js
2 1 (2.13%) RESTful
2 1 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.53%) Cyberthreat
1 12 (25.53%) Management Information System
2 9 (19.15%) Cyber Defence
3 6 (12.77%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (6.38%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.13%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Windows
2 3 (6.38%) Windows Server
2 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.26%) Linux
3 2 (4.26%) Windows 10
3 2 (4.26%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.13%) Android
4 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (63.83%) Information Security
2 26 (55.32%) Risk Assessment
3 23 (48.94%) Risk Management
4 17 (36.17%) Security Testing
5 13 (27.66%) Information Security Management
5 13 (27.66%) Security Management
6 11 (23.40%) Security Operations
7 9 (19.15%) Security Architecture
7 9 (19.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 8 (17.02%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (17.02%) Information Assurance
8 8 (17.02%) ISMS
8 8 (17.02%) IT Governance
8 8 (17.02%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (17.02%) Vulnerability Management
9 7 (14.89%) Contingency Planning
9 7 (14.89%) Data Protection
9 7 (14.89%) Information Management
9 7 (14.89%) Network Architecture
9 7 (14.89%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.89%) Python
2 5 (10.64%) C
2 5 (10.64%) C#
3 2 (4.26%) PHP
4 1 (2.13%) Java
4 1 (2.13%) Perl
4 1 (2.13%) Ruby
4 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (29.79%) Degree
2 13 (27.66%) CISSP
3 9 (19.15%) CISM
3 9 (19.15%) Security Cleared
4 7 (14.89%) DV Cleared
5 6 (12.77%) CISA
6 1 (2.13%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (42.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (40.43%) PCI DSS
3 6 (12.77%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 3 (6.38%) GDPR
4 3 (6.38%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 1 (2.13%) GPG13
5 1 (2.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 5 (10.64%) Firmware
2 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) Docker
2 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Ansible
1 1 (2.13%) Nessus
1 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.13%) Puppet
1 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 2 (4.26%) Cisco
2 1 (2.13%) Citrix
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.13%) NetApp
2 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds
2 1 (2.13%) Splunk
2 1 (2.13%) VMware
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