The table below looks at the statistics for Vulnerability Assessment skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London 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 287 291 318
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +27
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 27 35 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.25% 0.30% 0.070%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.36% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 24 29 4
Average salary £63,750 £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,550 £40,500 £39,475
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £75,000 £69,950
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £51,177 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.18% +20.41%
Vulnerability Assessment
London

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
8782 9616 9205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.56% 82.98% 80.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7626 8204 8289
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,695 £37,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Vulnerability Assessment
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Vulnerability Assessment Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Vulnerability Assessment
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Vulnerability Assessment Salary Trend in the City of London

Vulnerability Assessment
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Vulnerability Assessment Salary Histogram in the City of London

Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 23 (69.70%) Information Security
2 19 (57.58%) Windows
3 14 (42.42%) Linux
3 14 (42.42%) TCP/IP
3 14 (42.42%) CISSP
4 13 (39.39%) Firewall
5 11 (33.33%) Perl
5 11 (33.33%) Bash Shell
6 10 (30.30%) UNIX
7 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
7 8 (24.24%) CISA
7 8 (24.24%) CISM
7 8 (24.24%) Management Information System
7 8 (24.24%) Finance
7 8 (24.24%) Degree
8 7 (21.21%) Solaris
8 7 (21.21%) Python
8 7 (21.21%) DMZ
8 7 (21.21%) Risk Management
8 7 (21.21%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (18.18%) MBA
9 6 (18.18%) Games
9 6 (18.18%) Banking
9 6 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (18.18%) Computer Science
9 6 (18.18%) Network Security
9 6 (18.18%) iGaming
10 5 (15.15%) LDAP
10 5 (15.15%) HP
10 5 (15.15%) NetApp

Vulnerability Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
1 1 (3.03%) PaaS
1 1 (3.03%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (42.42%) TCP/IP
2 13 (39.39%) Firewall
3 7 (21.21%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (21.21%) DMZ
4 6 (18.18%) Network Security
5 5 (15.15%) LDAP
6 4 (12.12%) WAN
6 4 (12.12%) VPN
6 4 (12.12%) DNS
6 4 (12.12%) DHCP
6 4 (12.12%) SAN
7 3 (9.09%) LAN
8 1 (3.03%) VoIP
8 1 (3.03%) SMTP
8 1 (3.03%) SSL
8 1 (3.03%) IPsec
8 1 (3.03%) VLAN
8 1 (3.03%) VPLS
8 1 (3.03%) Wireshark
8 1 (3.03%) Junos
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Games
2 6 (18.18%) Banking
2 6 (18.18%) iGaming
3 2 (6.06%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Law
4 1 (3.03%) Legal
4 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Analyst
1 10 (30.30%) Security Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) Head of Security
3 5 (15.15%) Security Manager
4 4 (12.12%) Security Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Information Security Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Information Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) UNIX Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) UNIX Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Information Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Information Security Manager
6 2 (6.06%) UNIX Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) UNIX Support
6 2 (6.06%) IT Security Manager
6 2 (6.06%) IT Security Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Storage Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Management Information System
2 6 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) FMCG
4 1 (3.03%) Clustering
4 1 (3.03%) PKI
4 1 (3.03%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 19 (57.58%) Windows
2 14 (42.42%) Linux
3 10 (30.30%) UNIX
4 7 (21.21%) Solaris
5 5 (15.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (69.70%) Information Security
2 7 (21.21%) Risk Management
3 5 (15.15%) Load Balancing
3 5 (15.15%) Release Management
3 5 (15.15%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (12.12%) Kernel Tuning
4 4 (12.12%) Mentoring
4 4 (12.12%) People Management
4 4 (12.12%) Performance Management
5 3 (9.09%) SIEM
5 3 (9.09%) Project Management
5 3 (9.09%) Database Security
5 3 (9.09%) Cyber Security
6 2 (6.06%) Capacity Management
6 2 (6.06%) Service Management
6 2 (6.06%) ITIL
6 2 (6.06%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (6.06%) Security Management
6 2 (6.06%) Investment Management
6 2 (6.06%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) Perl
1 11 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 7 (21.21%) Python
3 4 (12.12%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 14 (42.42%) CISSP
2 8 (24.24%) CISA
2 8 (24.24%) CISM
2 8 (24.24%) Degree
3 6 (18.18%) MBA
4 3 (9.09%) NCDA
5 2 (6.06%) RHCE
5 2 (6.06%) SSCP
6 1 (3.03%) CEH
6 1 (3.03%) CISMP
6 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (9.09%) SLA
2 3 (9.09%) PCI DSS
3 2 (6.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (3.03%) COBIT
4 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (9.09%) NFS
4 1 (3.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (3.03%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Nagios
1 4 (12.12%) yum
1 4 (12.12%) Puppet
2 3 (9.09%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.03%) Nessus
3 1 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.03%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) HP
1 5 (15.15%) NetApp
1 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
2 4 (12.12%) IronPort
2 4 (12.12%) Qualys
2 4 (12.12%) MobileIron
2 4 (12.12%) Cyber-Ark
2 4 (12.12%) CA
2 4 (12.12%) Veritas
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle
3 3 (9.09%) Cisco
3 3 (9.09%) Symantec
3 3 (9.09%) Brocade
4 2 (6.06%) Blue Coat
4 2 (6.06%) McAfee
5 1 (3.03%) Websense
5 1 (3.03%) VMware
5 1 (3.03%) Nokia
5 1 (3.03%) IBM
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft