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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 128 112 99
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -13
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 2 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.099% 0.33% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.41% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 4
Average salary £42,000 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £51,177 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.18% +20.41%
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
1674 1456 1208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 82.87% 79.78% 72.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1510 1280 1047
Average salary £43,000 £43,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,650 £65,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (100.00%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) SIEM
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) SSCP
3 1 (33.33%) CISM
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) GIAC
3 1 (33.33%) GCFA
3 1 (33.33%) Sentinel
3 1 (33.33%) CEH
3 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ACSA
3 1 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) OSCP

Vulnerability Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (33.33%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Security Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Information Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Information Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Information Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) OSCP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) SSCP
3 1 (33.33%) CISM
3 1 (33.33%) GIAC
3 1 (33.33%) GCFA
3 1 (33.33%) CEH
3 1 (33.33%) ACSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001