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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Testing
South East / Surrey
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 191 204
Rank change year-on-year +39 +13  
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 12 22 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.43% 0.52% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.59% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 5
Median salary £35,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £42,820 £47,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,100 £72,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -15.00% +5.26%  

Security 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 3734 3944
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 83.07% 87.63% 87.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1838 3175 3309
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 £69,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Security Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 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
Guildford +22 5 £35,000 -30.00% 3
Staines - 5 £48,500 - 2
Security Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 15 (83.33%) Degree
2 14 (77.78%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (61.11%) Cryptography
4 11 (61.11%) Computer Science
5 10 (55.56%) Management Information System
6 8 (44.44%) Risk Management
6 8 (44.44%) Firewall
6 8 (44.44%) ITIL
6 8 (44.44%) Service Delivery
6 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (44.44%) Information Assurance
6 8 (44.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 8 (44.44%) SIEM
7 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
7 7 (38.89%) QA
7 7 (38.89%) C
7 7 (38.89%) Information Security
8 6 (33.33%) Identity Management
8 6 (33.33%) NHS
8 6 (33.33%) TOGAF
8 6 (33.33%) Business Analysis
8 6 (33.33%) Mathematics
8 6 (33.33%) Physics
8 6 (33.33%) PKI
8 6 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (33.33%) SABSA
8 6 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 6 (33.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 6 (33.33%) Security Monitoring

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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) Big Data
1 5 (27.78%) Blockchain
1 5 (27.78%) Data Lake
1 5 (27.78%) Hadoop
General
1 2 (11.11%) Law
1 2 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Consultant
1 7 (38.89%) Security Consultant
2 6 (33.33%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) QA Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Compliance Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Information Risk Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Information Security Risk Manager
4 2 (11.11%) IT Security Officer
4 2 (11.11%) Risk Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Security Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Security Officer
5 1 (5.56%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Information Security Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Information Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) IT Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) QA Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) Computer Science
2 10 (55.56%) Management Information System
3 6 (33.33%) NHS
3 6 (33.33%) PKI
4 5 (27.78%) Cyber Attack
5 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (5.56%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (61.11%) Cryptography
3 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (44.44%) Information Assurance
3 8 (44.44%) ITIL
3 8 (44.44%) Risk Management
3 8 (44.44%) Service Delivery
3 8 (44.44%) SIEM
3 8 (44.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 7 (38.89%) Information Security
5 6 (33.33%) Business Analysis
5 6 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (33.33%) Identity Management
5 6 (33.33%) Mathematics
5 6 (33.33%) Physics
5 6 (33.33%) SABSA
5 6 (33.33%) Security Monitoring
5 6 (33.33%) TOGAF
5 6 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 5 (27.78%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) C
2 5 (27.78%) C++
2 5 (27.78%) Java
3 4 (22.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (83.33%) Degree
2 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
3 5 (27.78%) ISEB
3 5 (27.78%) ISTQB
4 3 (16.67%) CISSP
5 2 (11.11%) CISA
5 2 (11.11%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (38.89%) QA
3 6 (33.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 4 (22.22%) PCI DSS
5 2 (11.11%) ISO27002
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