The table below looks at the statistics for Vulnerability Assessment skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Vulnerability Assessment over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 100 96 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 2 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.18% 0.20% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.23% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Average salary £32,500 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.09% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,250
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +6.50%
Vulnerability Assessment
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
892 853 852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 82.21% 84.29% 77.81%
Number of salaries quoted 790 722 728
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% -7.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Vulnerability Assessment
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Vulnerability Assessment Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Vulnerability Assessment
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Vulnerability Assessment Salary Trend in Kent

Vulnerability Assessment
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) SSCP
1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
1 8 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 8 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 7 (87.50%) CHFI
2 7 (87.50%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (87.50%) CISSP
3 6 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (75.00%) Business Continuity
3 6 (75.00%) SIEM
3 6 (75.00%) Coaching
3 6 (75.00%) Security Testing
4 5 (62.50%) COBIT
4 5 (62.50%) ITIL
4 5 (62.50%) Information Management
4 5 (62.50%) Data Security
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Investment Management

Vulnerability Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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.

General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Analyst
1 8 (100.00%) Security Analyst
1 8 (100.00%) IT Security Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Information Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
1 8 (100.00%) Incident Management
2 7 (87.50%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (75.00%) Business Continuity
3 6 (75.00%) SIEM
3 6 (75.00%) Coaching
3 6 (75.00%) Security Testing
4 5 (62.50%) ITIL
4 5 (62.50%) Information Management
4 5 (62.50%) Data Security
5 1 (12.50%) Investment Management
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) SSCP
2 7 (87.50%) CHFI
2 7 (87.50%) CISSP
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 5 (62.50%) COBIT
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft