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

Security Testing
South East / Surrey
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 162 204
Rank change year-on-year +21 +42  
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 18 39 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.66% 1.04% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 1.23% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 13 21 8
Median salary £70,000 £62,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.90% +24.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,250 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -23.50% +11.11%  

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 2371 3171 4006
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 87.20% 84.81% 87.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1918 2702 3376
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £66,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 22 June 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 22 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 - 11 £75,000 -
Guildford +11 6 £35,000 -
Security Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 20 (74.07%) Degree
2 18 (66.67%) Information Security
3 17 (62.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (59.26%) Penetration Testing
5 14 (51.85%) PCI DSS
6 13 (48.15%) Information Security Management
6 13 (48.15%) Security Management
7 11 (40.74%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (33.33%) Cyberthreat
8 9 (33.33%) Security Architecture
8 9 (33.33%) Cyber Defence
8 9 (33.33%) Management Information System
8 9 (33.33%) C
8 9 (33.33%) QA
9 8 (29.63%) IT Governance
9 8 (29.63%) ISMS
9 8 (29.63%) Risk Management
9 8 (29.63%) Information Assurance
10 7 (25.93%) Performance Management
10 7 (25.93%) Test Automation
10 7 (25.93%) Hadoop
10 7 (25.93%) Open Source
10 7 (25.93%) Big Data
10 7 (25.93%) Cyber Attack
10 7 (25.93%) Blockchain
10 7 (25.93%) Contingency Planning
10 7 (25.93%) Data Lake
10 7 (25.93%) Master's Degree
10 7 (25.93%) Computer Science Degree
10 7 (25.93%) Migration

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 3 (11.11%) Firewall
2 2 (7.41%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (7.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) Big Data
1 7 (25.93%) Blockchain
1 7 (25.93%) Data Lake
1 7 (25.93%) Hadoop
General
1 3 (11.11%) Legal
2 2 (7.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Compliance Manager
1 8 (29.63%) Risk Manager
2 5 (18.52%) Consultant
2 5 (18.52%) Information Security Consultant
2 5 (18.52%) Security Consultant
3 4 (14.81%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) QA Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) IT Security Officer
4 3 (11.11%) QA Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) QA Test Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Security Officer
4 3 (11.11%) Test Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Information Risk Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Information Security Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Information Security Risk Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Penetration Tester
5 2 (7.41%) Security Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Penetration Tester
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Tester
5 2 (7.41%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Cyber Defence
1 9 (33.33%) Cyberthreat
1 9 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 7 (25.93%) Computer Science
2 7 (25.93%) Cyber Attack
3 6 (22.22%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.70%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Information Security
2 16 (59.26%) Penetration Testing
3 13 (48.15%) Information Security Management
3 13 (48.15%) Security Management
4 11 (40.74%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (33.33%) Security Architecture
6 8 (29.63%) Information Assurance
6 8 (29.63%) ISMS
6 8 (29.63%) IT Governance
6 8 (29.63%) Risk Management
7 7 (25.93%) Cryptography
7 7 (25.93%) Information Management
7 7 (25.93%) Manual Testing
7 7 (25.93%) Migration
7 7 (25.93%) Online Security
7 7 (25.93%) Performance Management
7 7 (25.93%) Performance Testing
7 7 (25.93%) Risk Assessment
7 7 (25.93%) Software Engineering
7 7 (25.93%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) C
2 7 (25.93%) C++
2 7 (25.93%) Java
3 4 (14.81%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (74.07%) Degree
2 7 (25.93%) CISSP
2 7 (25.93%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (25.93%) ISEB
2 7 (25.93%) ISTQB
2 7 (25.93%) Master's Degree
3 6 (22.22%) CISA
3 6 (22.22%) CISM
4 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (62.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (51.85%) PCI DSS
3 9 (33.33%) QA
4 6 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
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