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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 250 228 233
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +5
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 6 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.081% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.099% 0.14% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 10
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -25.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,400 £25,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,400 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -16.00%
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
6064 5518 5716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.65% 77.54% 77.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4808 4678 4990
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,465
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -4 4 £27,000 -22.85%
Cheshire -20 2 £49,000 +96.00%
Vulnerability Assessment
England

Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 6 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Nessus
2 3 (33.33%) Web Testing
2 3 (33.33%) UNIX
2 3 (33.33%) Internet
2 3 (33.33%) Nmap
3 2 (22.22%) Security Testing
3 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
3 2 (22.22%) CORE IMPACT
3 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Business Development
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security
4 1 (11.11%) Subversion
4 1 (11.11%) Content Management
4 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) SEO
4 1 (11.11%) Finance
4 1 (11.11%) Law
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) SSH
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (11.11%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 2 (22.22%) VPN
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (11.11%) SSH
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) DMZ
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) WAN
3 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (11.11%) PuTTY
3 1 (11.11%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Security Tester
1 2 (22.22%) Tester
1 2 (22.22%) Sales Executive
1 2 (22.22%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Security Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Information Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Security Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) PHP Web Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Security Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Graduate
2 1 (11.11%) Telesales Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) XHTML
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Web Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Security Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Business Development
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security
4 1 (11.11%) Content Management
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) SEO
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
4 1 (11.11%) Web Accessibility
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) SIEM
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Python
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 1 (11.11%) Perl
1 1 (11.11%) PHP
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) CISSP
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Nmap
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Nessus
2 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (22.22%) CORE IMPACT
3 1 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Kaspersky
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe
1 1 (11.11%) CA
1 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
1 1 (11.11%) Symantec
1 1 (11.11%) Websense
1 1 (11.11%) Clearswift