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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Vulnerability Assessment over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 195 239 253
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +14
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 38 16 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.67% 0.25% 0.028%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.28% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 23 10 2
Median salary £50,500 £57,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.17% +47.43%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.10%
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
4893 5632 6020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.49% 87.64% 85.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4143 4482 4848
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Vulnerability Assessment
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Vulnerability Assessment as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 6 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment within the North West region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +25 27 £55,000 - 1
Merseyside +10 9 £43,500 -24.34%
Cheshire +16 1 £52,500 +5.00%
Vulnerability Assessment
England

Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Vulnerability Assessment.

1 49 (81.67%) Penetration Testing
2 36 (60.00%) Network Security
3 33 (55.00%) Information Security
4 30 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 28 (46.67%) SIEM
6 24 (40.00%) Degree
7 20 (33.33%) CREST Certified
8 19 (31.67%) CHECK Team Leader
8 19 (31.67%) Blog
8 19 (31.67%) Ethical Hacking
8 19 (31.67%) Security Cleared
8 19 (31.67%) Project Management
9 18 (30.00%) Finance
10 17 (28.33%) Objective-C
10 17 (28.33%) C#
10 17 (28.33%) C++
10 17 (28.33%) Java
10 17 (28.33%) PHP
10 17 (28.33%) VB.NET
10 17 (28.33%) .NET
10 17 (28.33%) QA
10 17 (28.33%) Business Development
11 16 (26.67%) Mentoring
12 15 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
12 15 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
12 15 (25.00%) DHCP
12 15 (25.00%) DNS
13 14 (23.33%) ITIL
14 13 (21.67%) CheckPoint
14 13 (21.67%) Firewall

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 36 (60.00%) Network Security
2 15 (25.00%) DHCP
2 15 (25.00%) DNS
3 13 (21.67%) Firewall
4 10 (16.67%) Junos
4 10 (16.67%) MPLS
4 10 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 10 (16.67%) VLAN
5 7 (11.67%) VPN
6 5 (8.33%) BIG-IP
6 5 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (6.67%) Internet
7 4 (6.67%) Intranet
8 2 (3.33%) DMZ
8 2 (3.33%) IPv4
8 2 (3.33%) IPv6
8 2 (3.33%) LAN
8 2 (3.33%) Wireless
8 2 (3.33%) Wireless Security
General
1 18 (30.00%) Finance
2 11 (18.33%) Banking
3 4 (6.67%) Law
3 4 (6.67%) Legal
4 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (21.67%) Penetration Tester
1 13 (21.67%) Security Manager
1 13 (21.67%) Tester
2 12 (20.00%) Senior Manager
3 9 (15.00%) Cybersecurity Specialist
3 9 (15.00%) Security Specialist
4 8 (13.33%) Analyst
4 8 (13.33%) Consultant
4 8 (13.33%) Security Analyst
4 8 (13.33%) Security Consultant
4 8 (13.33%) Senior Consultant
4 8 (13.33%) Senior Security Consultant
5 6 (10.00%) IT Security Specialist
5 6 (10.00%) Security Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Network Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Information Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Information Security Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 3 (5.00%) Senior Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (28.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (31.67%) Blog
2 9 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (15.00%) Client/Server
2 9 (15.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 7 (11.67%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.33%) Windows
1 11 (18.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (81.67%) Penetration Testing
2 33 (55.00%) Information Security
3 30 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 28 (46.67%) SIEM
5 19 (31.67%) Ethical Hacking
5 19 (31.67%) Project Management
6 17 (28.33%) Business Development
7 16 (26.67%) Mentoring
8 15 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
8 15 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
9 14 (23.33%) ITIL
10 10 (16.67%) Change Management
10 10 (16.67%) Malware Analysis
11 9 (15.00%) Data Security
11 9 (15.00%) Reverse Engineering
11 9 (15.00%) Risk Management
11 9 (15.00%) Security Operations
11 9 (15.00%) Technical Analysis
11 9 (15.00%) Wealth Management
12 7 (11.67%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (28.33%) C#
1 17 (28.33%) C++
1 17 (28.33%) Java
1 17 (28.33%) Objective-C
1 17 (28.33%) PHP
1 17 (28.33%) VB.NET
2 2 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (40.00%) Degree
2 20 (33.33%) CREST Certified
3 19 (31.67%) CHECK Team Leader
3 19 (31.67%) Security Cleared
4 8 (13.33%) CISSP
5 6 (10.00%) CISM
5 6 (10.00%) Cyber Scheme
5 6 (10.00%) Tigerscheme
6 4 (6.67%) CEH
6 4 (6.67%) GIAC
6 4 (6.67%) SANS
7 1 (1.67%) CISA
7 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (28.33%) QA
2 4 (6.67%) COBIT
2 4 (6.67%) PCI DSS
3 3 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) Nagios
2 1 (1.67%) Nessus
2 1 (1.67%) Proventia
Vendors
1 13 (21.67%) CheckPoint
2 11 (18.33%) Juniper
3 10 (16.67%) Intel Security
4 5 (8.33%) Cisco
4 5 (8.33%) F5
4 5 (8.33%) VMware
5 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.33%) Splunk
6 1 (1.67%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.67%) Palo Alto