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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 235 252 256
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +4
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 9 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.14% 0.014% 0.068%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.017% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 3
Average salary £48,750 £39,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -29.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £39,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £39,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £52,099 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.42% +22.58%
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
5497 5733 5858
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.20% 82.85% 79.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4454 4665 4831
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £59,889 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 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
Cheshire - 7 £41,250 -
Manchester +10 2 £51,250 +31.41% 1
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England

Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 11 (78.57%) Security Management
2 10 (71.43%) Risk Assessment
2 10 (71.43%) Information Security
3 7 (50.00%) Finance
3 7 (50.00%) Firewall
4 6 (42.86%) ITIL
4 6 (42.86%) ERP
4 6 (42.86%) COBIT
4 6 (42.86%) Network Security
5 5 (35.71%) Life Science
5 5 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (35.71%) Management Information System
5 5 (35.71%) Legal
6 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
6 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (28.57%) Wireless
6 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
6 4 (28.57%) JSP
6 4 (28.57%) WLAN
6 4 (28.57%) LAN
6 4 (28.57%) CESG
6 4 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (28.57%) SCADA
6 4 (28.57%) JSP 440
6 4 (28.57%) Network Management
6 4 (28.57%) Aerospace
6 4 (28.57%) Information Assurance
6 4 (28.57%) Cyber Security
7 2 (14.29%) Nessus
7 2 (14.29%) Tripwire

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) Firewall
2 6 (42.86%) Network Security
3 4 (28.57%) Wireless
3 4 (28.57%) LAN
3 4 (28.57%) WLAN
4 1 (7.14%) SMTP
4 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.14%) VPN
4 1 (7.14%) DNS
4 1 (7.14%) VoIP
4 1 (7.14%) Broadband
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Legal
3 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
3 4 (28.57%) Aerospace
3 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
1 7 (50.00%) Security Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Information Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Information Security Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Security Consultant
3 4 (28.57%) Cyber Security Consultant
3 4 (28.57%) Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Security Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Information Security Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
5 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) JSP
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Management Information System
1 5 (35.71%) Life Science
2 4 (28.57%) CESG
2 4 (28.57%) SCADA
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Security Management
2 10 (71.43%) Risk Assessment
2 10 (71.43%) Information Security
3 6 (42.86%) ITIL
3 6 (42.86%) ERP
4 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Information Assurance
4 4 (28.57%) Network Management
4 4 (28.57%) Cyber Security
5 2 (14.29%) Information Security Management
6 1 (7.14%) DevOps
6 1 (7.14%) Change Control
6 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
6 1 (7.14%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) CISSP
1 2 (14.29%) CEH
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) CFCE
2 1 (7.14%) GIAC
2 1 (7.14%) GCIA
2 1 (7.14%) GCIH
2 1 (7.14%) GCFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) COBIT
2 5 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (28.57%) JSP 440
4 1 (7.14%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 2 (14.29%) Tripwire
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco