Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for Security Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Security Testing over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Testing
South East > Surrey
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 229 260 297
Rank change year-on-year +31 +37 +6
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 29 17 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.47% 0.26% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.30% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 11
Surrey median annual salary £45,000 £30,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -52.00% +19.05%
10th Percentile £41,250 £30,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £62,000 £73,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £48,500 £53,879
% change year-on-year -7.22% -9.98% -2.04%

Security 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 5467 5686 7494
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 88.88% 85.70% 87.07%
Number of salaries quoted 4424 4760 6515
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Security Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Testing in Surrey

Security Testing
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for Security Testing in Surrey

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Testing in Surrey over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Testing in Surrey

Security 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 Security Testing within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 -12 8 £65,000 +116.67% 1
Staines - 6 £75,000 -
Chertsey +5 5 £42,500 - 1
Security Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing Security 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 Security Testing.

1 25 (86.21%) Degree
2 22 (75.86%) CISSP
3 21 (72.41%) CISM
4 20 (68.97%) Penetration Testing
5 15 (51.72%) Risk Management
6 13 (44.83%) Information Security
6 13 (44.83%) Management Information System
6 13 (44.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 13 (44.83%) TCP/IP
6 13 (44.83%) OWASP
7 12 (41.38%) Ethical Hacking
7 12 (41.38%) CEH
8 10 (34.48%) Information Assurance
8 10 (34.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 9 (31.03%) Cybersecurity
9 9 (31.03%) SIEM
9 9 (31.03%) Firewall
10 8 (27.59%) Service Delivery
10 8 (27.59%) ITIL
10 8 (27.59%) Data Protection
10 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
10 8 (27.59%) CREST Certified
11 7 (24.14%) CESG Certified Professional
11 7 (24.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 7 (24.14%) Security Monitoring
11 7 (24.14%) SABSA
11 7 (24.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 7 (24.14%) NHS
11 7 (24.14%) Identity Management
11 7 (24.14%) Vulnerability Assessment

Security 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:

Business Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 13 (44.83%) TCP/IP
2 9 (31.03%) Firewall
3 5 (17.24%) Internet
4 1 (3.45%) SMS
General
1 5 (17.24%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Penetration Tester
1 14 (48.28%) Tester
2 12 (41.38%) Security Penetration Tester
2 12 (41.38%) Security Tester
3 9 (31.03%) Consultant
3 9 (31.03%) Security Consultant
4 7 (24.14%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 7 (24.14%) Systems Tester
5 3 (10.34%) Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Compliance Manager
5 3 (10.34%) IT Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) IT Security Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Risk Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Security Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Information Security Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Web Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Applications Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Information Security Manager
7 1 (3.45%) IT Risk Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) .NET
1 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET Web API
1 5 (17.24%) HTML
1 5 (17.24%) HTML5
1 5 (17.24%) JSON
1 5 (17.24%) RESTful
1 5 (17.24%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (44.83%) Management Information System
2 7 (24.14%) NHS
2 7 (24.14%) PKI
3 6 (20.69%) Mobile App
4 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
4 4 (13.79%) Cyber Defence
4 4 (13.79%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (6.90%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Android
1 5 (17.24%) Apple iOS
1 5 (17.24%) Linux
1 5 (17.24%) Unix
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) Penetration Testing
2 15 (51.72%) Risk Management
3 13 (44.83%) Information Security
3 13 (44.83%) OWASP
4 12 (41.38%) Ethical Hacking
5 10 (34.48%) Information Assurance
5 10 (34.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 9 (31.03%) Cybersecurity
6 9 (31.03%) SIEM
7 8 (27.59%) Data Protection
7 8 (27.59%) ITIL
7 8 (27.59%) Service Delivery
8 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (24.14%) Business Analysis
8 7 (24.14%) Cryptography
8 7 (24.14%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (24.14%) Identity Management
8 7 (24.14%) SABSA
8 7 (24.14%) TOGAF
8 7 (24.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) Java
1 5 (17.24%) Perl
1 5 (17.24%) PHP
1 5 (17.24%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (86.21%) Degree
2 22 (75.86%) CISSP
3 21 (72.41%) CISM
4 12 (41.38%) CEH
5 8 (27.59%) CREST Certified
5 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
6 7 (24.14%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (6.90%) CISA
8 1 (3.45%) CGEIT
8 1 (3.45%) CHECK Team Leader
8 1 (3.45%) CHECK Team Member
8 1 (3.45%) CRISC
8 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (44.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (24.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 6 (20.69%) PCI DSS
4 2 (6.90%) GDPR
4 2 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory