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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 618 706 648
Rank change year-on-year
+88 -58
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 263 195 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.18% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.21% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 185 160 140
Average salary £52,500 £53,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.94% +32.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £65,000 £70,900
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
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
87191 91296 82288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 84.48% 82.73% 80.93%
Number of salaries quoted 72102 74533 68537
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £74,100
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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
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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
London +63 124 £62,500 +13.63% 12
South East +4 43 £55,000 +22.22% 5
East Midlands +11 24 £40,000 -33.33% 3
South West +7 18 £50,000 +33.33% 3
North West +7 16 £57,500 +112.96%
Yorkshire +13 14 £38,000 +16.92%
East of England +12 13 - - 1
West Midlands -12 9 £26,000 -66.66% 1
North East - 2 £45,000 -
Vulnerability Assessment
UK

Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 340 (71.43%) Information Security
2 202 (42.44%) Firewall
3 189 (39.71%) CISSP
4 173 (36.34%) Penetration Testing
5 151 (31.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 117 (24.58%) ITIL
7 116 (24.37%) Management Information System
8 104 (21.85%) SIEM
9 103 (21.64%) Cyber Security
9 103 (21.64%) Finance
10 99 (20.80%) Windows
11 96 (20.17%) PCI DSS
12 95 (19.96%) Security Testing
13 92 (19.33%) CISM
14 85 (17.86%) Risk Management
15 83 (17.44%) Security Cleared
15 83 (17.44%) Degree
16 81 (17.02%) Network Security
17 79 (16.60%) Linux
18 73 (15.34%) Security Architecture
19 66 (13.87%) Security Management
20 63 (13.24%) Risk Assessment
20 63 (13.24%) COBIT
21 60 (12.61%) Kalman Filter
21 60 (12.61%) Microsoft
22 54 (11.34%) Wireless
23 50 (10.50%) Intrusion Detection
24 48 (10.08%) Nessus
24 48 (10.08%) UNIX
25 45 (9.45%) CISA

Vulnerability Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 15 (3.15%) Apache
2 10 (2.10%) MS Exchange
3 9 (1.89%) Tomcat
3 9 (1.89%) IIS
4 4 (0.84%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.63%) Confluence
5 3 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.42%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.21%) Lync
7 1 (0.21%) CMS
7 1 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 26 (5.46%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.47%) MS Office
3 5 (1.05%) Photoshop
3 5 (1.05%) MS Project
4 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.26%) SaaS
2 6 (1.26%) PaaS
2 6 (1.26%) Office 365
2 6 (1.26%) IaaS
3 2 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 202 (42.44%) Firewall
2 81 (17.02%) Network Security
3 54 (11.34%) Wireless
4 50 (10.50%) Intrusion Detection
5 45 (9.45%) Internet
6 34 (7.14%) VPN
7 27 (5.67%) WAN
8 26 (5.46%) LAN
9 24 (5.04%) TCP/IP
10 21 (4.41%) SSL
11 17 (3.57%) SAN
12 15 (3.15%) VoIP
13 14 (2.94%) DNS
14 8 (1.68%) IPsec
14 8 (1.68%) Cisco ASA
15 7 (1.47%) DHCP
15 7 (1.47%) Cisco PIX
16 6 (1.26%) FWSM
16 6 (1.26%) WLAN
16 6 (1.26%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.31%) MySQL
2 5 (1.05%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.05%) Couchbase
3 4 (0.84%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.42%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (3.15%) WinDbg
1 15 (3.15%) GDB
2 6 (1.26%) Metasploit
3 5 (1.05%) Subversion
4 3 (0.63%) JIRA
4 3 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.42%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.21%) Yeoman
General
1 103 (21.64%) Finance
2 21 (4.41%) Legal
3 20 (4.20%) Military
3 20 (4.20%) Banking
4 11 (2.31%) Retail
4 11 (2.31%) Marketing
5 10 (2.10%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.89%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.68%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.47%) Advertising
8 7 (1.47%) Law
9 5 (1.05%) Aerospace
9 5 (1.05%) Electronics
10 4 (0.84%) Back Office
11 3 (0.63%) Local Government
12 2 (0.42%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.42%) Games
13 1 (0.21%) Automotive
13 1 (0.21%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.21%) French Language
Job Titles
1 148 (31.09%) Analyst
2 141 (29.62%) Security Analyst
3 60 (12.61%) Security Manager
4 56 (11.76%) Consultant
5 47 (9.87%) Security Consultant
6 45 (9.45%) Security Engineer
7 44 (9.24%) Architect
8 40 (8.40%) Security Architect
9 39 (8.19%) IT Security Analyst
10 35 (7.35%) Security Specialist
11 27 (5.67%) Information Analyst
11 27 (5.67%) Information Security Analyst
12 23 (4.83%) IT Security Manager
13 18 (3.78%) IT Security Engineer
13 18 (3.78%) Application Security Specialist
13 18 (3.78%) Cyber Security Consultant
13 18 (3.78%) Applications Specialist
14 17 (3.57%) Cyber Security Manager
15 16 (3.36%) Operations Analyst
15 16 (3.36%) Cyber Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (6.72%) .NET
2 19 (3.99%) Web Services
3 14 (2.94%) ASP.NET
4 13 (2.73%) JSP
5 10 (2.10%) CSS
5 10 (2.10%) HTML
6 7 (1.47%) SOAP
7 5 (1.05%) XHTML
7 5 (1.05%) REST
7 5 (1.05%) .NET Framework
7 5 (1.05%) WCF
8 2 (0.42%) OAuth
8 2 (0.42%) OpenID
8 2 (0.42%) XML
8 2 (0.42%) WSDL
8 2 (0.42%) SAML
9 1 (0.21%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 116 (24.37%) Management Information System
2 34 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 28 (5.88%) PKI
4 27 (5.67%) Cryptography
5 23 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (3.99%) Mobile App
6 19 (3.99%) CESG
7 14 (2.94%) Data Protection Act
8 12 (2.52%) CESG CLAS
9 9 (1.89%) GIS
9 9 (1.89%) Internet of Things
10 8 (1.68%) Life Science
10 8 (1.68%) Blog
10 8 (1.68%) Visualisation
11 7 (1.47%) User Experience
11 7 (1.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 6 (1.26%) Statistics
12 6 (1.26%) BYOD
13 5 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
14 4 (0.84%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 99 (20.80%) Windows
2 79 (16.60%) Linux
3 48 (10.08%) UNIX
4 15 (3.15%) Solaris
5 7 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (1.47%) Data ONTAP
6 3 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.63%) Windows 2000
6 3 (0.63%) Windows NT
7 2 (0.42%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.42%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.21%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 340 (71.43%) Information Security
2 173 (36.34%) Penetration Testing
3 117 (24.58%) ITIL
4 104 (21.85%) SIEM
5 103 (21.64%) Cyber Security
6 95 (19.96%) Security Testing
7 85 (17.86%) Risk Management
8 73 (15.34%) Security Architecture
9 66 (13.87%) Security Management
10 63 (13.24%) Risk Assessment
11 60 (12.61%) Kalman Filter
12 45 (9.45%) Incident Management
13 43 (9.03%) OWASP
14 42 (8.82%) Business Continuity
15 40 (8.40%) Project Management
16 38 (7.98%) Patch Management
17 34 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
17 34 (7.14%) Data Security
18 31 (6.51%) E-Commerce
18 31 (6.51%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 36 (7.56%) C#
2 32 (6.72%) C
3 30 (6.30%) Java
4 29 (6.09%) C++
5 27 (5.67%) SQL
6 24 (5.04%) PHP
7 14 (2.94%) Perl
8 13 (2.73%) JavaScript
9 11 (2.31%) VB.NET
10 10 (2.10%) Python
11 9 (1.89%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.26%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.84%) Objective-C
13 4 (0.84%) Ruby
14 3 (0.63%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.63%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 189 (39.71%) CISSP
2 92 (19.33%) CISM
3 83 (17.44%) Degree
3 83 (17.44%) Security Cleared
4 45 (9.45%) CISA
4 45 (9.45%) DV Cleared
5 36 (7.56%) CEH
6 32 (6.72%) SC Cleared
7 26 (5.46%) Microsoft Certification
8 24 (5.04%) SSCP
9 17 (3.57%) CHFI
10 14 (2.94%) GIAC
10 14 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (2.10%) MCSE
12 9 (1.89%) Security+ Certification
13 8 (1.68%) MCSA
13 8 (1.68%) CCNP
13 8 (1.68%) PCI QSA
13 8 (1.68%) GPEN
14 7 (1.47%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 151 (31.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 96 (20.17%) PCI DSS
3 63 (13.24%) COBIT
4 19 (3.99%) QA
5 13 (2.73%) JSP 440
6 12 (2.52%) SLA
7 10 (2.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 9 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 5 (1.05%) PAS 55
10 3 (0.63%) BS7799
11 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 36 (7.56%) Active Directory
2 29 (6.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (3.15%) Hyper-V
4 10 (2.10%) vSphere
4 10 (2.10%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (1.05%) OpenSSH
6 4 (0.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (0.63%) NFS
7 3 (0.63%) XenApp
7 3 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 48 (10.08%) Nessus
2 17 (3.57%) Nagios
3 13 (2.73%) Nmap
4 7 (1.47%) NetBackup
5 6 (1.26%) Tivoli
5 6 (1.26%) Puppet
6 5 (1.05%) OpenView
7 4 (0.84%) SCOM
8 3 (0.63%) SolarWinds Orion
8 3 (0.63%) yum
8 3 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.63%) Ansible
8 3 (0.63%) Rsyslog
9 2 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.42%) SCCM
9 2 (0.42%) CiscoWorks
10 1 (0.21%) logstash
10 1 (0.21%) Kibana
10 1 (0.21%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 60 (12.61%) Microsoft
2 38 (7.98%) Cisco
3 33 (6.93%) VMware
4 26 (5.46%) CheckPoint
5 18 (3.78%) HP
6 17 (3.57%) Websense
7 15 (3.15%) Red Hat
8 14 (2.94%) Tripwire
9 12 (2.52%) McAfee
10 10 (2.10%) Sophos
10 10 (2.10%) SolarWinds
11 9 (1.89%) Splunk
11 9 (1.89%) CA
11 9 (1.89%) NetApp
12 8 (1.68%) Citrix
12 8 (1.68%) Oracle
12 8 (1.68%) Google
12 8 (1.68%) F5
13 7 (1.47%) ArcSight
13 7 (1.47%) Brocade
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