The table below looks at the statistics for Vulnerability Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Vulnerability Management over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Vulnerability Management
Rank 176 187 183
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Management 6 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.17% 0.083% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.096% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 6
Average salary £43,750 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.83% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,300 £30,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £61,450 £30,000 £97,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%
Vulnerability Management
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3070 3127 3422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 88.63% 86.38% 86.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2597 2568 2831
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Vulnerability Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Vulnerability Management Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Vulnerability Management
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Vulnerability Management Salary Trend in Manchester

Vulnerability Management
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Vulnerability Management across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Vulnerability Management Salary Histogram in Manchester

Vulnerability Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing Vulnerability Management 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 Management.

1 32 (72.73%) CISSP
2 27 (61.36%) Security Operations
3 26 (59.09%) Degree
4 24 (54.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (47.73%) PCI DSS
6 20 (45.45%) CISM
7 19 (43.18%) Network Security
7 19 (43.18%) SIEM
8 16 (36.36%) Information Security
8 16 (36.36%) Project Management
9 15 (34.09%) Risk Assessment
10 13 (29.55%) VMware
11 12 (27.27%) Data Centre
11 12 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (27.27%) Security Architecture
11 12 (27.27%) Security Operations Centre
12 11 (25.00%) IISP
12 11 (25.00%) Performance Management
12 11 (25.00%) CISMP
12 11 (25.00%) QRadar
12 11 (25.00%) Test Strategy
12 11 (25.00%) Splunk
12 11 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
12 11 (25.00%) ArcSight
12 11 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
12 11 (25.00%) Firewall
12 11 (25.00%) IIS
12 11 (25.00%) Law
13 9 (20.45%) Risk Management
14 8 (18.18%) Finance

Vulnerability Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing Vulnerability Management 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 Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 19 (43.18%) Network Security
2 11 (25.00%) Firewall
3 6 (13.64%) Internet
4 4 (9.09%) Intranet
5 2 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (4.55%) VPN
6 1 (2.27%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 11 (25.00%) Law
2 8 (18.18%) Finance
3 2 (4.55%) Legal
3 2 (4.55%) Retail
3 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (43.18%) Consultant
1 19 (43.18%) Security Consultant
2 18 (40.91%) Analyst
2 18 (40.91%) Security Analyst
3 13 (29.55%) IT Consultant
3 13 (29.55%) IT Security Consultant
4 6 (13.64%) Information Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Information Security Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Penetration Tester
5 4 (9.09%) Security Penetration Tester
5 4 (9.09%) Security Tester
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Security Consultant
5 4 (9.09%) SIEM Consultant
5 4 (9.09%) Splunk Consultant
5 4 (9.09%) Tester
5 4 (9.09%) Vulnerability Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) IT Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) IT Security Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) IT Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) Data Centre
1 12 (27.27%) Security Operations Centre
2 5 (11.36%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.82%) iPad
5 2 (4.55%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.27%) AS400
6 1 (2.27%) Cryptography
6 1 (2.27%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Windows
2 2 (4.55%) Linux
2 2 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (61.36%) Security Operations
2 19 (43.18%) SIEM
3 16 (36.36%) Information Security
3 16 (36.36%) Project Management
4 15 (34.09%) Risk Assessment
5 12 (27.27%) Security Architecture
6 11 (25.00%) Performance Management
6 11 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 11 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
6 11 (25.00%) Test Strategy
7 9 (20.45%) Risk Management
8 8 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (15.91%) ITIL
10 6 (13.64%) Configuration Management
10 6 (13.64%) Security Patching
10 6 (13.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 5 (11.36%) Incident Management
11 5 (11.36%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (11.36%) Security Testing
11 5 (11.36%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 32 (72.73%) CISSP
2 26 (59.09%) Degree
3 20 (45.45%) CISM
4 11 (25.00%) CISMP
4 11 (25.00%) IISP
5 4 (9.09%) CEH
5 4 (9.09%) GIAC
5 4 (9.09%) SANS
6 2 (4.55%) CISA
7 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (54.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (47.73%) PCI DSS
3 6 (13.64%) COBIT
4 2 (4.55%) COSO
5 1 (2.27%) ISO27002
System Software
1 12 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (25.00%) QRadar
2 4 (9.09%) Nessus
2 4 (9.09%) Nmap
Vendors
1 13 (29.55%) VMware
2 11 (25.00%) ArcSight
2 11 (25.00%) Splunk
3 4 (9.09%) Qualys
4 3 (6.82%) Cisco
4 3 (6.82%) MobileIron
4 3 (6.82%) ScanSafe
4 3 (6.82%) Sophos
4 3 (6.82%) Symantec
5 2 (4.55%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.27%) IBM
6 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.27%) NetApp
6 1 (2.27%) Nimble Storage