The table below looks at the statistics for Vulnerability Management 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 Management over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Vulnerability Management
Rank 226 249 247
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -2
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Management 6 12 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.19% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.21% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 12
Median salary £43,750 £61,215 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-28.53% +74.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,300 £42,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,450 £62,729 £91,750
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%
Vulnerability Management
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
4883 5618 6116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.67% 87.52% 85.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4118 4463 4928
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
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 Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Vulnerability Management as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Vulnerability Management Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Vulnerability Management
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Vulnerability Management Salary Trend in the North West

Vulnerability Management
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Vulnerability Management across the North West region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

Vulnerability Management Salary Histogram in the North West

Vulnerability Management
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 Management within the North West region over the 3 months to 3 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 +13 6 £43,750 +45.83%
Vulnerability Management
England

Vulnerability Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT jobs citing Vulnerability Management 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 Management.

1 32 (74.42%) CISSP
2 27 (62.79%) Security Operations
3 26 (60.47%) Degree
4 24 (55.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (48.84%) PCI DSS
6 20 (46.51%) CISM
7 19 (44.19%) SIEM
8 18 (41.86%) Network Security
9 16 (37.21%) Information Security
9 16 (37.21%) Project Management
10 15 (34.88%) Risk Assessment
11 13 (30.23%) VMware
12 12 (27.91%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (27.91%) Security Architecture
12 12 (27.91%) Data Centre
12 12 (27.91%) Security Operations Centre
13 11 (25.58%) IISP
13 11 (25.58%) QRadar
13 11 (25.58%) Test Strategy
13 11 (25.58%) Splunk
13 11 (25.58%) Portfolio Management
13 11 (25.58%) ArcSight
13 11 (25.58%) Performance Monitoring
13 11 (25.58%) Performance Management
13 11 (25.58%) CISMP
13 11 (25.58%) Firewall
13 11 (25.58%) IIS
13 11 (25.58%) Law
14 9 (20.93%) Risk Management
15 8 (18.60%) Finance

Vulnerability Management
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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (25.58%) IIS
2 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 18 (41.86%) Network Security
2 11 (25.58%) Firewall
3 6 (13.95%) Internet
4 4 (9.30%) Intranet
5 2 (4.65%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (4.65%) VPN
6 1 (2.33%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 11 (25.58%) Law
2 8 (18.60%) Finance
3 2 (4.65%) Legal
3 2 (4.65%) Retail
3 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (41.86%) Analyst
1 18 (41.86%) Consultant
1 18 (41.86%) Security Analyst
1 18 (41.86%) Security Consultant
2 13 (30.23%) IT Consultant
2 13 (30.23%) IT Security Consultant
3 6 (13.95%) Information Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) Information Security Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Senior Consultant
4 4 (9.30%) Senior Security Consultant
4 4 (9.30%) SIEM Consultant
4 4 (9.30%) Splunk Consultant
4 4 (9.30%) Vulnerability Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) IT Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) IT Security Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) IT Security Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Penetration Tester
5 3 (6.98%) Security Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Security Penetration Tester
5 3 (6.98%) Security Tester
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.91%) Data Centre
1 12 (27.91%) Security Operations Centre
2 5 (11.63%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.98%) iPad
5 2 (4.65%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.33%) AS400
6 1 (2.33%) Cryptography
6 1 (2.33%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Windows
2 2 (4.65%) Linux
2 2 (4.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (62.79%) Security Operations
2 19 (44.19%) SIEM
3 16 (37.21%) Information Security
3 16 (37.21%) Project Management
4 15 (34.88%) Risk Assessment
5 12 (27.91%) Security Architecture
6 11 (25.58%) Performance Management
6 11 (25.58%) Performance Monitoring
6 11 (25.58%) Portfolio Management
6 11 (25.58%) Test Strategy
7 9 (20.93%) Risk Management
8 7 (16.28%) ITIL
8 7 (16.28%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (13.95%) Configuration Management
9 6 (13.95%) Security Patching
9 6 (13.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 5 (11.63%) Incident Management
10 5 (11.63%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (11.63%) Security Testing
11 4 (9.30%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.65%) C
Qualifications
1 32 (74.42%) CISSP
2 26 (60.47%) Degree
3 20 (46.51%) CISM
4 11 (25.58%) CISMP
4 11 (25.58%) IISP
5 4 (9.30%) CEH
5 4 (9.30%) GIAC
5 4 (9.30%) SANS
6 2 (4.65%) CISA
7 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (55.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (48.84%) PCI DSS
3 6 (13.95%) COBIT
4 2 (4.65%) COSO
5 1 (2.33%) ISO27002
System Software
1 12 (27.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (25.58%) QRadar
2 3 (6.98%) Nessus
2 3 (6.98%) Nmap
Vendors
1 13 (30.23%) VMware
2 11 (25.58%) ArcSight
2 11 (25.58%) Splunk
3 3 (6.98%) Cisco
3 3 (6.98%) MobileIron
3 3 (6.98%) Qualys
3 3 (6.98%) ScanSafe
3 3 (6.98%) Sophos
3 3 (6.98%) Symantec
4 2 (4.65%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.33%) IBM
5 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.33%) NetApp
5 1 (2.33%) Nimble Storage