The table below looks at the statistics for Vulnerability Assessment skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Vulnerability Assessment over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 127 112 103
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -9
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 5 2 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.28% 0.11% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.13% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 14
Average salary £26,000 £78,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-66.66% +73.33%
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
Vulnerability Assessment
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1495 1519 1322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 83.47% 81.10% 77.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1198 1348 1120
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Vulnerability Assessment
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Vulnerability Assessment Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Vulnerability Assessment
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Vulnerability Assessment Salary Trend in Birmingham

Vulnerability Assessment
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 8 (100.00%) Information Security
2 7 (87.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
3 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 5 (62.50%) PCI DSS
4 3 (37.50%) CISSP
5 2 (25.00%) CISM
5 2 (25.00%) Firewall
5 2 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (12.50%) Perl
6 1 (12.50%) UNIX
6 1 (12.50%) Linux
6 1 (12.50%) GIAC
6 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) Information Assurance
6 1 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
6 1 (12.50%) SIEM
6 1 (12.50%) OSCP
6 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
6 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
6 1 (12.50%) SSCP
6 1 (12.50%) GCFA
6 1 (12.50%) CEH
6 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (12.50%) CCTV
6 1 (12.50%) Network Security

Vulnerability Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Security Officer
1 5 (62.50%) Information Security Officer
2 1 (12.50%) Security Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Information Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Information Security Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Information Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Security Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Information Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (12.50%) Information Assurance
3 1 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) SIEM
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CISSP
2 2 (25.00%) CISM
3 1 (12.50%) GIAC
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) OSCP
3 1 (12.50%) SSCP
3 1 (12.50%) GCFA
3 1 (12.50%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (87.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (62.50%) PCI DSS