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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 125 128 103
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -25
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 2 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.092% 0.14% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.18% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £37,500 £36,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -16.00%
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
1680 1693 1195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 77.38% 79.00% 71.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1446 1508 1029
Average salary £49,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.88% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) CISSP
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (50.00%) SIEM
3 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) ACSA
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) C
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (50.00%) Sentinel
4 1 (25.00%) Nessus
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Forensics
4 1 (25.00%) Nmap
4 1 (25.00%) GIAC
4 1 (25.00%) CGEIT
4 1 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Digital Forensics
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (25.00%) CORE IMPACT
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) VB
4 1 (25.00%) .NET

Vulnerability Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Security Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) AIX
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows NT
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 2 (50.00%) SIEM
1 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Forensics
2 1 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Forensics
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) CISSP
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) ACSA
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) GIAC
4 1 (25.00%) CGEIT
4 1 (25.00%) CISM
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) GCIH
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Nmap
1 1 (25.00%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Nessus
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (25.00%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) HP