The table below looks at the statistics for Vulnerability Assessment skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Vulnerability Assessment over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 248 240 239
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 6 6 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.082% 0.090% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.097% 0.11% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 11
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +22.22%
Vulnerability Assessment
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6178 5330 5730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 84.35% 79.56% 79.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5091 4475 4898
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £55,000
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 the North West

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

Vulnerability Assessment Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Vulnerability Assessment
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Vulnerability Assessment Salary Trend in the North West

Vulnerability Assessment
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment across the North West region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Vulnerability Assessment Salary Histogram in the North West

Vulnerability Assessment
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Manchester -12 5 £47,500 +35.71%
Cheshire -13 1 £49,000 -18.33%
Vulnerability Assessment
England

Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 5 (45.45%) Firewall
1 5 (45.45%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
2 4 (36.36%) VPN
2 4 (36.36%) DNS
2 4 (36.36%) CA
2 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
2 4 (36.36%) DMZ
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (36.36%) Internet
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (36.36%) Mobile Device Management
2 4 (36.36%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (27.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (27.27%) LAN
3 3 (27.27%) WAN
3 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 3 (27.27%) Symantec
3 3 (27.27%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (27.27%) Websense
3 3 (27.27%) Clearswift
3 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Nessus
3 3 (27.27%) Information Security
3 3 (27.27%) UNIX
3 3 (27.27%) Nmap
3 3 (27.27%) Kaspersky
4 2 (18.18%) Android

Vulnerability Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
2 4 (36.36%) VPN
2 4 (36.36%) DNS
2 4 (36.36%) DMZ
2 4 (36.36%) Internet
3 3 (27.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (27.27%) LAN
3 3 (27.27%) WAN
4 1 (9.09%) PuTTY
4 1 (9.09%) WinSCP
4 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (9.09%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Senior Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Security Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Senior Security Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Penetration Tester
2 2 (18.18%) Tester
2 2 (18.18%) Security Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Telesales Executive
3 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Sales Executive
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Graduate
3 1 (9.09%) PHP Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Security Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Information Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Web Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) PHP Web Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Security Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) XHTML
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Smartphone
2 1 (9.09%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) UNIX
3 2 (18.18%) Android
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Mobile Device Management
2 4 (36.36%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (27.27%) Information Security
4 2 (18.18%) Web Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
5 1 (9.09%) SIEM
5 1 (9.09%) Web Accessibility
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 1 (9.09%) SEO
5 1 (9.09%) Content Management
5 1 (9.09%) Business Development
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Security Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Python
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
1 1 (9.09%) Perl
1 1 (9.09%) PHP
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CISSP
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
1 3 (27.27%) Nmap
2 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (27.27%) Nessus
2 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (18.18%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) CA
1 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
2 3 (27.27%) Symantec
2 3 (27.27%) Websense
2 3 (27.27%) Clearswift
2 3 (27.27%) Kaspersky
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Riverbed
4 1 (9.09%) Adobe