The table below looks at the statistics for Vulnerability Assessment skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Vulnerability Assessment over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 683 663 765
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +102
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 189 191 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.19% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.24% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 165 132 95
Average salary £49,000 £52,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +8.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,700 £35,000 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £74,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +15.78%
Vulnerability Assessment
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87806 81031 86649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.09% 81.19% 79.25%
Number of salaries quoted 70747 67265 73911
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Vulnerability Assessment
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Vulnerability Assessment Jobs Demand Trend in England

Vulnerability Assessment
Salary Trend in England

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

Vulnerability Assessment Salary Trend in England

Vulnerability Assessment
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment across the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Vulnerability Assessment Salary Histogram in England

Vulnerability Assessment
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment within the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -23 60 £49,250 -1.50% 4
London -61 54 £55,250 +0.45% 7
East of England -5 24 £45,000 -16.66%
Yorkshire -28 12 £37,500 -1.31% 3
West Midlands -4 9 £38,000 +4.82% 1
South West -34 8 £47,500 -13.63% 2
East Midlands +5 7 £62,500 +92.30%
North West -17 6 £47,500 +35.71% 3
North East -6 2 £31,000 -
Vulnerability Assessment
UK

Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 207 (55.35%) Information Security
2 185 (49.47%) Penetration Testing
3 176 (47.06%) CISSP
4 127 (33.96%) Firewall
5 111 (29.68%) Finance
5 111 (29.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 107 (28.61%) PCI DSS
7 103 (27.54%) Management Information System
8 92 (24.60%) Linux
9 87 (23.26%) Windows
10 79 (21.12%) SIEM
11 77 (20.59%) Security Testing
12 76 (20.32%) CEH
13 63 (16.84%) Degree
14 62 (16.58%) Microsoft
15 58 (15.51%) CISA
16 55 (14.71%) CISM
17 54 (14.44%) Ethical Hacking
18 49 (13.10%) Risk Management
19 48 (12.83%) VPN
20 44 (11.76%) ITIL
21 43 (11.50%) UNIX
21 43 (11.50%) Security Management
21 43 (11.50%) Network Security
22 41 (10.96%) Wireless
22 41 (10.96%) C
22 41 (10.96%) Project Management
23 40 (10.70%) Cyber Security
24 38 (10.16%) COBIT
24 38 (10.16%) .NET

Vulnerability Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 6 (1.60%) Apache
2 5 (1.34%) Tomcat
3 3 (0.80%) IIS
3 3 (0.80%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (0.53%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.27%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.27%) nginx
5 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 30 (8.02%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.48%) MS Office
3 6 (1.60%) MS Project
4 5 (1.34%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.53%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.27%) SaaS
4 1 (0.27%) PaaS
4 1 (0.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 127 (33.96%) Firewall
2 48 (12.83%) VPN
3 43 (11.50%) Network Security
4 41 (10.96%) Wireless
5 26 (6.95%) Intrusion Detection
6 25 (6.68%) WAN
7 23 (6.15%) LAN
8 22 (5.88%) TCP/IP
9 21 (5.61%) VoIP
10 14 (3.74%) DNS
11 12 (3.21%) Internet
11 12 (3.21%) HTTP
12 11 (2.94%) tcpdump
13 10 (2.67%) SSL
14 8 (2.14%) DMZ
14 8 (2.14%) SSH
15 6 (1.60%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 6 (1.60%) DHCP
16 5 (1.34%) LDAP
17 4 (1.07%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.60%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.07%) MySQL
3 1 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.27%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 29 (7.75%) Metasploit
2 7 (1.87%) WinDbg
2 7 (1.87%) GDB
3 2 (0.53%) Subversion
3 2 (0.53%) AppScan
4 1 (0.27%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.27%) Rational DOORS
General
1 111 (29.68%) Finance
2 17 (4.55%) Retail
3 10 (2.67%) Banking
4 6 (1.60%) Military
5 5 (1.34%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.34%) Legal
6 3 (0.80%) Advertising
6 3 (0.80%) Law
6 3 (0.80%) Marketing
7 2 (0.53%) Local Government
8 1 (0.27%) Publishing
8 1 (0.27%) Games
8 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.27%) Electronics
8 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 182 (48.66%) Analyst
2 155 (41.44%) Security Analyst
3 67 (17.91%) Tester
4 61 (16.31%) Penetration Tester
5 60 (16.04%) Information Analyst
6 59 (15.78%) Information Security Analyst
7 38 (10.16%) Senior Analyst
8 33 (8.82%) Security Engineer
9 32 (8.56%) Senior Security Analyst
10 30 (8.02%) IT Security Analyst
11 28 (7.49%) Security Manager
12 21 (5.61%) Consultant
13 19 (5.08%) Security Consultant
13 19 (5.08%) Security Tester
14 18 (4.81%) Security Specialist
15 16 (4.28%) Information Manager
15 16 (4.28%) Information Security Manager
15 16 (4.28%) Cyber Security Analyst
16 9 (2.41%) Senior Security Engineer
16 9 (2.41%) Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (10.16%) .NET
2 7 (1.87%) Web Services
3 5 (1.34%) ASP.NET
3 5 (1.34%) Middleware
4 4 (1.07%) JSP
5 3 (0.80%) HTML
5 3 (0.80%) WinForms
5 3 (0.80%) WPF
6 1 (0.27%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.27%) XHTML
6 1 (0.27%) CSS
6 1 (0.27%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 103 (27.54%) Management Information System
2 36 (9.63%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (6.42%) Computer Science
4 23 (6.15%) Open Source
5 15 (4.01%) PKI
6 8 (2.14%) Data Protection Act
7 6 (1.60%) CESG
8 3 (0.80%) NHS
8 3 (0.80%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.53%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.53%) Firmware
9 2 (0.53%) CESG CLAS
9 2 (0.53%) Cryptography
9 2 (0.53%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.53%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.27%) User Experience
10 1 (0.27%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.27%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.27%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.27%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 92 (24.60%) Linux
2 87 (23.26%) Windows
3 43 (11.50%) UNIX
4 14 (3.74%) Solaris
4 14 (3.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (1.87%) AIX
8 6 (1.60%) CentOS
9 5 (1.34%) Ubuntu
9 5 (1.34%) Windows 7
10 4 (1.07%) Windows NT
10 4 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.80%) Android
11 3 (0.80%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.80%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.53%) HPUX
13 1 (0.27%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (55.35%) Information Security
2 185 (49.47%) Penetration Testing
3 79 (21.12%) SIEM
4 77 (20.59%) Security Testing
5 54 (14.44%) Ethical Hacking
6 49 (13.10%) Risk Management
7 44 (11.76%) ITIL
8 43 (11.50%) Security Management
9 41 (10.96%) Project Management
10 40 (10.70%) Cyber Security
11 37 (9.89%) Risk Assessment
12 35 (9.36%) Incident Management
13 28 (7.49%) Vulnerability Management
14 27 (7.22%) E-Commerce
15 26 (6.95%) Change Management
16 23 (6.15%) Network Architecture
17 22 (5.88%) Information Management
18 18 (4.81%) Risk Analysis
19 17 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
20 16 (4.28%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 41 (10.96%) C
2 34 (9.09%) Python
3 31 (8.29%) Ruby
3 31 (8.29%) Java
3 31 (8.29%) PHP
4 27 (7.22%) C++
5 18 (4.81%) SQL
6 17 (4.55%) Perl
6 17 (4.55%) Objective-C
7 9 (2.41%) Bash Shell
8 5 (1.34%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.34%) VB
9 3 (0.80%) JavaScript
9 3 (0.80%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.53%) C#
11 1 (0.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 176 (47.06%) CISSP
2 76 (20.32%) CEH
3 63 (16.84%) Degree
4 58 (15.51%) CISA
5 55 (14.71%) CISM
6 34 (9.09%) GIAC
7 32 (8.56%) OSCP
8 30 (8.02%) Security Cleared
9 27 (7.22%) CCNA
9 27 (7.22%) Cisco Certification
10 23 (6.15%) CISMP
11 20 (5.35%) GPEN
12 17 (4.55%) CRISC
13 14 (3.74%) CGEIT
14 13 (3.48%) GCIH
15 11 (2.94%) SC Cleared
16 10 (2.67%) OSCE
17 9 (2.41%) DV Cleared
17 9 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
18 7 (1.87%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (29.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 107 (28.61%) PCI DSS
3 38 (10.16%) COBIT
4 22 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 7 (1.87%) HIPAA
5 7 (1.87%) QA
5 7 (1.87%) BS7799
6 5 (1.34%) COSO
7 4 (1.07%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (4.28%) Active Directory
1 16 (4.28%) Nmap
2 12 (3.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (3.21%) Snort
3 5 (1.34%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.80%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.53%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.27%) XenApp
6 1 (0.27%) XenServer
6 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.27%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 28 (7.49%) Nessus
2 9 (2.41%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.07%) CORE IMPACT
3 4 (1.07%) WSUS
3 4 (1.07%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.53%) Nagios
4 2 (0.53%) WebInspect
5 1 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.27%) Puppet
5 1 (0.27%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 62 (16.58%) Microsoft
2 24 (6.42%) Cisco
3 23 (6.15%) Qualys
4 21 (5.61%) CheckPoint
5 13 (3.48%) McAfee
6 12 (3.21%) Sophos
6 12 (3.21%) VMware
7 11 (2.94%) Imperva
7 11 (2.94%) Red Hat
8 10 (2.67%) Symantec
9 9 (2.41%) Juniper
10 8 (2.14%) Websense
10 8 (2.14%) HP
11 7 (1.87%) Tripwire
12 6 (1.60%) Splunk
12 6 (1.60%) CA
13 5 (1.34%) LogRhythm
14 4 (1.07%) Clearswift
14 4 (1.07%) F5
14 4 (1.07%) Brocade
Leeds, West Yorkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum plus car and bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Yeadon, Leeds, Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: £35k to £50k depending on level of experience
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus good benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Travel Card / 10% Bonus / Health Care
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Yoh Company
Salary: £50,000 - £75,000 per annum + car allowance, bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Travel Card / 10% Bonus / Health Care
Posted: 14 days ago
Reigate
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum (DOE) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago