The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 661 640 774
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +134
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 216 206 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.20% 0.097%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.26% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 188 138 90
Average salary £53,000 £40,000 £53,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.50% -25.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,400 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £71,100 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
88099 80202 86245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 80.44% 78.75% 77.52%
Number of salaries quoted 71608 66273 74087
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Vulnerability Assessment
UK

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
London -56 74 £56,500 +9.70% 11
South East -23 70 £45,000 +12.50% 2
East of England +15 19 £45,000 - 6
East Midlands - 16 £62,500 -
West Midlands -2 11 £41,250 +10.00% 4
North West 0 6 £32,500 +30.00% 1
Yorkshire -45 6 £34,000 +17.24% 4
South West -19 5 £37,500 -25.00%
Vulnerability Assessment
UK

Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 196 (49.12%) Penetration Testing
2 190 (47.62%) Information Security
3 182 (45.61%) CISSP
4 167 (41.85%) Firewall
5 116 (29.07%) Finance
6 113 (28.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 110 (27.57%) PCI DSS
8 94 (23.56%) Windows
9 90 (22.56%) Management Information System
10 88 (22.06%) Security Testing
11 86 (21.55%) CEH
12 82 (20.55%) Linux
13 78 (19.55%) SIEM
14 68 (17.04%) Ethical Hacking
15 60 (15.04%) Microsoft
16 59 (14.79%) Degree
17 55 (13.78%) Wireless
18 54 (13.53%) Network Security
19 51 (12.78%) VPN
20 50 (12.53%) CISA
21 49 (12.28%) .NET
21 49 (12.28%) OSCP
22 48 (12.03%) CISM
22 48 (12.03%) Risk Management
22 48 (12.03%) Intrusion Detection
23 46 (11.53%) C
24 45 (11.28%) PHP
25 44 (11.03%) Cyber Security
26 43 (10.78%) UNIX
26 43 (10.78%) Nessus

Vulnerability Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (1.50%) Apache
2 5 (1.25%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.50%) IIS
3 2 (0.50%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.25%) nginx
4 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 33 (8.27%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (2.26%) MS Office
4 6 (1.50%) MS Project
5 4 (1.00%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.50%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.25%) SaaS
3 1 (0.25%) PaaS
3 1 (0.25%) Rackspace Cloud
3 1 (0.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 167 (41.85%) Firewall
2 55 (13.78%) Wireless
3 54 (13.53%) Network Security
4 51 (12.78%) VPN
5 48 (12.03%) Intrusion Detection
6 33 (8.27%) VoIP
7 30 (7.52%) WAN
8 29 (7.27%) LAN
9 22 (5.51%) TCP/IP
10 16 (4.01%) tcpdump
11 14 (3.51%) DNS
12 11 (2.76%) Internet
12 11 (2.76%) HTTP
13 10 (2.51%) SSL
14 8 (2.01%) SSH
15 7 (1.75%) DHCP
16 5 (1.25%) DMZ
16 5 (1.25%) Wireshark
16 5 (1.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 5 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.00%) MySQL
2 2 (0.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 34 (8.52%) Metasploit
2 4 (1.00%) AppScan
2 4 (1.00%) WinDbg
2 4 (1.00%) GDB
3 2 (0.50%) Subversion
4 1 (0.25%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.25%) Rational DOORS
General
1 116 (29.07%) Finance
2 16 (4.01%) Retail
3 14 (3.51%) Law
4 10 (2.51%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.51%) Banking
5 5 (1.25%) Legal
6 3 (0.75%) Marketing
7 2 (0.50%) Military
7 2 (0.50%) Local Government
7 2 (0.50%) Advertising
8 1 (0.25%) Games
8 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 174 (43.61%) Analyst
2 152 (38.10%) Security Analyst
3 80 (20.05%) Tester
4 74 (18.55%) Penetration Tester
5 60 (15.04%) Information Analyst
5 60 (15.04%) Information Security Analyst
6 37 (9.27%) Senior Analyst
7 33 (8.27%) Senior Security Analyst
8 31 (7.77%) IT Security Analyst
8 31 (7.77%) Security Engineer
9 29 (7.27%) Security Manager
10 28 (7.02%) Security Specialist
10 28 (7.02%) Security Tester
11 18 (4.51%) Cyber Security Analyst
11 18 (4.51%) Information Manager
11 18 (4.51%) Information Security Manager
12 17 (4.26%) Consultant
13 14 (3.51%) Security Consultant
14 13 (3.26%) Senior Tester
14 13 (3.26%) Senior Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (12.28%) .NET
2 5 (1.25%) Middleware
3 3 (0.75%) ASP.NET
3 3 (0.75%) HTML
4 2 (0.50%) Web Services
5 1 (0.25%) XHTML
5 1 (0.25%) CSS
5 1 (0.25%) JSP
5 1 (0.25%) J2EE
5 1 (0.25%) WinForms
5 1 (0.25%) WPF
5 1 (0.25%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 90 (22.56%) Management Information System
2 35 (8.77%) Open Source
3 18 (4.51%) Computer Science
4 16 (4.01%) PKI
5 5 (1.25%) Statistics
6 3 (0.75%) CESG
6 3 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.50%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (0.50%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.50%) Firmware
7 2 (0.50%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.25%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.25%) Online Games
8 1 (0.25%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.25%) iPad
8 1 (0.25%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.25%) NHS
8 1 (0.25%) Clustering
8 1 (0.25%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.25%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 94 (23.56%) Windows
2 82 (20.55%) Linux
3 43 (10.78%) UNIX
4 12 (3.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (2.76%) Solaris
6 10 (2.51%) CentOS
6 10 (2.51%) Ubuntu
7 8 (2.01%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (2.01%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.75%) AIX
9 5 (1.25%) Windows NT
10 4 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.00%) Windows 7
10 4 (1.00%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.50%) HPUX
11 2 (0.50%) Android
12 1 (0.25%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.25%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (49.12%) Penetration Testing
2 190 (47.62%) Information Security
3 88 (22.06%) Security Testing
4 78 (19.55%) SIEM
5 68 (17.04%) Ethical Hacking
6 48 (12.03%) Risk Management
7 44 (11.03%) Cyber Security
8 41 (10.28%) ITIL
9 39 (9.77%) Risk Assessment
10 36 (9.02%) Project Management
11 33 (8.27%) Security Management
12 32 (8.02%) Incident Management
13 29 (7.27%) Change Management
13 29 (7.27%) Information Management
14 26 (6.52%) E-Commerce
15 20 (5.01%) Security Architecture
15 20 (5.01%) Network Architecture
16 18 (4.51%) Vulnerability Management
17 17 (4.26%) Network Management
18 16 (4.01%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 46 (11.53%) C
2 45 (11.28%) PHP
3 41 (10.28%) Java
4 36 (9.02%) Python
5 32 (8.02%) Ruby
6 26 (6.52%) Objective-C
7 24 (6.02%) SQL
8 23 (5.76%) C++
9 21 (5.26%) Perl
10 15 (3.76%) Bash Shell
11 7 (1.75%) VB
12 5 (1.25%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.75%) JavaScript
14 2 (0.50%) C#
15 1 (0.25%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.25%) Lua
15 1 (0.25%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.25%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 182 (45.61%) CISSP
2 86 (21.55%) CEH
3 59 (14.79%) Degree
4 50 (12.53%) CISA
5 49 (12.28%) OSCP
6 48 (12.03%) CISM
7 39 (9.77%) GIAC
8 36 (9.02%) GPEN
9 30 (7.52%) CISMP
10 28 (7.02%) Security Cleared
11 26 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
12 20 (5.01%) GCIH
13 19 (4.76%) CCNA
14 17 (4.26%) OSCE
15 13 (3.26%) SC Cleared
16 11 (2.76%) CGEIT
17 10 (2.51%) CRISC
18 8 (2.01%) GWAPT
18 8 (2.01%) GCIA
19 7 (1.75%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (28.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 110 (27.57%) PCI DSS
3 28 (7.02%) COBIT
4 19 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 12 (3.01%) HIPAA
6 8 (2.01%) QA
7 5 (1.25%) COSO
8 3 (0.75%) BS7799
9 2 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.50%) SLA
10 1 (0.25%) JSP 440
System Software
1 28 (7.02%) Nmap
2 17 (4.26%) Snort
3 11 (2.76%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.50%) Terminal Server
6 2 (0.50%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.50%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.25%) XenApp
7 1 (0.25%) XenServer
7 1 (0.25%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.25%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.25%) UAG
7 1 (0.25%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 43 (10.78%) Nessus
2 6 (1.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (1.00%) WebInspect
3 4 (1.00%) WSUS
3 4 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.00%) CORE IMPACT
4 2 (0.50%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (0.50%) Nagios
4 2 (0.50%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.25%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.25%) SCCM
5 1 (0.25%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.25%) Puppet
5 1 (0.25%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 60 (15.04%) Microsoft
2 29 (7.27%) Cisco
3 25 (6.27%) CheckPoint
4 24 (6.02%) Qualys
5 17 (4.26%) Sophos
6 16 (4.01%) Imperva
6 16 (4.01%) Red Hat
7 9 (2.26%) Juniper
7 9 (2.26%) Riverbed
8 8 (2.01%) HP
9 7 (1.75%) McAfee
9 7 (1.75%) ArcSight
10 6 (1.50%) Symantec
10 6 (1.50%) F5
10 6 (1.50%) Splunk
10 6 (1.50%) VMware
11 5 (1.25%) Websense
11 5 (1.25%) CA
11 5 (1.25%) LogRhythm
12 4 (1.00%) MobileIron
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + on call allowance, package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bromley, Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum dependent on level of experience
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 18,000 + Bens OTE 30,000 - 35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 + Bens OTE 45,000 - 50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + on call allowance, package
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + BONUS + BENS
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Venturi
Salary: £32000 - £44500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £44500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Coventry Building Society
Salary: From £32,418 to £44,574 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £32000 - £44000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Thales
Posted: 5 days ago