The table below looks at the statistics for Vulnerability Assessment skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Vulnerability Assessment over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 128 126 111
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -15
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 4 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.20% 0.43% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.51% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 3
Average salary £25,000 £40,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% -30.43%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £53,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-16.27% +26.47%
Vulnerability Assessment
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1636 1568 1254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 82.67% 84.21% 76.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1332 1345 1055
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Vulnerability Assessment
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Vulnerability Assessment Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Vulnerability Assessment
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Vulnerability Assessment Salary Trend in Bristol

Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (75.00%) McAfee
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) DHCP
2 5 (62.50%) VPN
2 5 (62.50%) DNS
2 5 (62.50%) Network Security
3 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (50.00%) SLA
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (50.00%) LAN
3 4 (50.00%) WAN
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) Dell
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 4 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (50.00%) SAN
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (50.00%) Internet
3 4 (50.00%) Symantec
4 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint

Vulnerability Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) DHCP
1 5 (62.50%) VPN
1 5 (62.50%) DNS
1 5 (62.50%) Network Security
2 4 (50.00%) SAN
2 4 (50.00%) Internet
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) LAN
2 4 (50.00%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) SNMP
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) Junos
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) IT Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Account Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (25.00%) SIEM
2 2 (25.00%) Security Management
3 1 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CCNA
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (37.50%) CEH
2 2 (25.00%) GIAC
2 2 (25.00%) CISSP
3 1 (12.50%) CCSP
3 1 (12.50%) CCNP
3 1 (12.50%) CCSA
3 1 (12.50%) CCSE
3 1 (12.50%) JNCIA
3 1 (12.50%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) SLA
2 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (75.00%) McAfee
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) Dell
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) Symantec
4 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
5 1 (12.50%) Juniper
5 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat