Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Penetration Testing
South East > Surrey
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 195 194
Rank change year-on-year +34 -1 +75
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 71 41 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.37% 0.76% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 0.89% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 69 25 94
Surrey median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% -
10th Percentile £47,500 £37,000 £41,325
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
South East median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% -1.87%

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 4,555 4,630 6,828
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 88.21% 86.20% 87.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3,800 3,697 5,827
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £68,750
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 18 June 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 18 June 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 +24 37 £52,500 +59.09%
Guildford +13 24 £60,000 -14.29% 1
Godalming - 8 £60,000 -
Penetration Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 37 (52.11%) Scrum
1 37 (52.11%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (46.48%) OWASP
3 30 (42.25%) VPN
4 29 (40.85%) IPsec
5 28 (39.44%) SSL
6 25 (35.21%) Data Centre
7 24 (33.80%) Data Protection
8 22 (30.99%) Data Protection Act
8 22 (30.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 22 (30.99%) Cisco
8 22 (30.99%) Identity Access Management
8 22 (30.99%) GDPR
8 22 (30.99%) Security Monitoring
8 22 (30.99%) Cyber Essentials
9 21 (29.58%) Firewall
10 20 (28.17%) Microsoft
10 20 (28.17%) C#
10 20 (28.17%) SANS
11 19 (26.76%) SDLC
11 19 (26.76%) CISSP
12 18 (25.35%) CISM
13 17 (23.94%) CISA
13 17 (23.94%) Collaborative Working
14 16 (22.54%) Cybersecurity
15 15 (21.13%) Test Automation
15 15 (21.13%) NHS
15 15 (21.13%) SOA
15 15 (21.13%) Network Virtualisation
15 15 (21.13%) Threat Modelling

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:

Cloud Services
1 10 (14.08%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (14.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (14.08%) SaaS
2 2 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (42.25%) VPN
2 29 (40.85%) IPsec
3 28 (39.44%) SSL
4 21 (29.58%) Firewall
5 10 (14.08%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (12.68%) WAN
7 7 (9.86%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (9.86%) Ethernet
7 7 (9.86%) IP Telephony
8 4 (5.63%) Network Security
9 3 (4.23%) BIG-IP
9 3 (4.23%) HTTP
9 3 (4.23%) HTTPS
10 2 (2.82%) LAN
10 2 (2.82%) Wireless
10 2 (2.82%) Wireless Security
Development Applications
1 13 (18.31%) Git (software)
2 10 (14.08%) Jenkins
3 6 (8.45%) SpecFlow
3 6 (8.45%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 32 (45.07%) Security Engineer
2 26 (36.62%) Applications Engineer
3 25 (35.21%) Consultant
4 24 (33.80%) Security Consultant
5 8 (11.27%) CISSP Consultant
6 7 (9.86%) Information Security Consultant
7 6 (8.45%) IT Consultant
7 6 (8.45%) IT Security Consultant
8 5 (7.04%) Analyst
8 5 (7.04%) Architect
8 5 (7.04%) Security Analyst
9 4 (5.63%) Application Security Analyst
9 4 (5.63%) Cisco Architect
9 4 (5.63%) Cisco Network Architect
9 4 (5.63%) Cybersecurity Engineer
9 4 (5.63%) Network Architect
9 4 (5.63%) Network Engineer
9 4 (5.63%) Tester
9 4 (5.63%) Web Applications Engineer
9 4 (5.63%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.68%) REST
1 9 (12.68%) WCF
1 9 (12.68%) Web Services
2 6 (8.45%) CSS
2 6 (8.45%) Gherkin
2 6 (8.45%) HTML
2 6 (8.45%) jQuery
3 2 (2.82%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.41%) .NET
4 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (35.21%) Data Centre
2 22 (30.99%) Data Protection Act
3 15 (21.13%) NHS
4 13 (18.31%) Public Cloud
5 7 (9.86%) Clustering
6 2 (2.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.41%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.90%) Windows
1 12 (16.90%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (52.11%) Agile Software Development
1 37 (52.11%) Scrum
2 33 (46.48%) OWASP
3 24 (33.80%) Data Protection
4 22 (30.99%) Identity Access Management
4 22 (30.99%) Security Monitoring
5 19 (26.76%) SDLC
6 17 (23.94%) Collaborative Working
7 16 (22.54%) Cybersecurity
8 15 (21.13%) Network Virtualisation
8 15 (21.13%) SOA
8 15 (21.13%) Test Automation
8 15 (21.13%) Threat Modelling
9 14 (19.72%) Security Testing
10 13 (18.31%) ITIL
10 13 (18.31%) MVC
11 9 (12.68%) Information Security
11 9 (12.68%) SIEM
12 8 (11.27%) Exploratory Testing
12 8 (11.27%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 20 (28.17%) C#
2 6 (8.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (28.17%) SANS
2 19 (26.76%) CISSP
3 18 (25.35%) CISM
4 17 (23.94%) CISA
5 10 (14.08%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (9.86%) CCNP
6 7 (9.86%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (8.45%) CEH
8 4 (5.63%) CCIE
9 3 (4.23%) CSSLP
9 3 (4.23%) Degree
9 3 (4.23%) GPEN
9 3 (4.23%) GWAPT
10 2 (2.82%) CREST Certified
10 2 (2.82%) MBCS
10 2 (2.82%) MCSE
10 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (2.82%) RHCSA
11 1 (1.41%) Numerate Degree
11 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (30.99%) Cyber Essentials
1 22 (30.99%) GDPR
1 22 (30.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (12.68%) COBIT
2 9 (12.68%) GPG13
System Software
1 12 (16.90%) Active Directory
1 12 (16.90%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 22 (30.99%) Cisco
2 20 (28.17%) Microsoft
3 12 (16.90%) SolarWinds
4 5 (7.04%) Juniper
5 3 (4.23%) Capita
5 3 (4.23%) CheckPoint
5 3 (4.23%) F5
5 3 (4.23%) Palo Alto
6 2 (2.82%) Acunetix
6 2 (2.82%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.41%) VMware