The table below looks at the statistics for Vulnerability Assessment skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Vulnerability Assessment over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 228 217 221
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 6 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.10% 0.20% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.26% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 6
Average salary £57,500 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.05% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,200 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £71,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £60,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +41.17%
Vulnerability Assessment
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4637 4596 4153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 78.46% 77.62% 77.15%
Number of salaries quoted 3097 3435 3342
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Vulnerability Assessment
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Vulnerability Assessment Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Vulnerability Assessment
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment across the Berkshire region.

Vulnerability Assessment Salary Trend in Berkshire

Vulnerability Assessment
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Vulnerability Assessment Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Vulnerability Assessment
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -6 2 £42,500 -10.52%
Maidenhead - 1 £57,500 -
Vulnerability Assessment
South East

Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Vulnerability Assessment also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Vulnerability Assessment.

1 21 (80.77%) Firewall
2 19 (73.08%) Linux
3 16 (61.54%) Windows
4 12 (46.15%) SIEM
5 11 (42.31%) Nessus
5 11 (42.31%) Nmap
6 10 (38.46%) Snort
6 10 (38.46%) Metasploit
6 10 (38.46%) tcpdump
6 10 (38.46%) Imperva
6 10 (38.46%) Sophos
7 9 (34.62%) Information Security
8 8 (30.77%) CISSP
9 7 (26.92%) Python
9 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
9 7 (26.92%) PHP
9 7 (26.92%) SQL
9 7 (26.92%) Bash Shell
10 6 (23.08%) Splunk
10 6 (23.08%) HIPAA
10 6 (23.08%) PCI DSS
10 6 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
10 6 (23.08%) Ruby
10 6 (23.08%) Perl
10 6 (23.08%) HTTP
10 6 (23.08%) Juniper
10 6 (23.08%) Cisco
10 6 (23.08%) CheckPoint
11 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
11 5 (19.23%) Red Hat

Vulnerability Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Vulnerability Assessment also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Vulnerability Assessment. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) Apache
1 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.85%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (80.77%) Firewall
2 10 (38.46%) tcpdump
3 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
4 6 (23.08%) HTTP
5 4 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (7.69%) Wireless
7 1 (3.85%) SSL
7 1 (3.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (38.46%) Metasploit
2 2 (7.69%) GDB
2 2 (7.69%) WinDbg
3 1 (3.85%) Subversion
3 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (7.69%) Retail
1 2 (7.69%) Military
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Security Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Senior Security Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Security Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Cyber Security Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Security Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Junior
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Penetration Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Security Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Security Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Junior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) HTML
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (73.08%) Linux
2 16 (61.54%) Windows
3 5 (19.23%) CentOS
4 4 (15.38%) Ubuntu
4 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.85%) Debian
5 1 (3.85%) AIX
5 1 (3.85%) UNIX
5 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) SIEM
2 9 (34.62%) Information Security
3 6 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (15.38%) Cyber Security
5 3 (11.54%) Online Security
5 3 (11.54%) Security Architecture
6 2 (7.69%) Data Protection
6 2 (7.69%) Information Management
6 2 (7.69%) Ethical Hacking
6 2 (7.69%) Logistics
6 2 (7.69%) Reverse Engineering
7 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.85%) Information Security Management
7 1 (3.85%) Security Management
7 1 (3.85%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.85%) SOA
7 1 (3.85%) ITIL
7 1 (3.85%) Test Strategy
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) Python
1 7 (26.92%) PHP
1 7 (26.92%) SQL
1 7 (26.92%) Bash Shell
2 6 (23.08%) Ruby
2 6 (23.08%) Perl
3 3 (11.54%) C
4 2 (7.69%) C++
4 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.85%) Java
5 1 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) CISSP
2 4 (15.38%) CEH
2 4 (15.38%) OSCP
2 4 (15.38%) OSCE
2 4 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (15.38%) CCNA
2 4 (15.38%) CISM
3 3 (11.54%) GIAC
4 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
4 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 2 (7.69%) Degree
5 1 (3.85%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) HIPAA
1 6 (23.08%) PCI DSS
2 4 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (3.85%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (42.31%) Nmap
2 10 (38.46%) Snort
3 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.85%) Terminal Server
5 1 (3.85%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 11 (42.31%) Nessus
2 1 (3.85%) Nagios
2 1 (3.85%) Puppet
2 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.85%) CORE IMPACT
2 1 (3.85%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.85%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Imperva
1 10 (38.46%) Sophos
2 6 (23.08%) Splunk
2 6 (23.08%) Juniper
2 6 (23.08%) Cisco
2 6 (23.08%) CheckPoint
3 5 (19.23%) Red Hat
4 3 (11.54%) VMware
5 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.85%) McAfee
6 1 (3.85%) HP
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle