The table below looks at the statistics for Vulnerability Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Vulnerability Management over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Vulnerability Management
Rank 163 151 148
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Management 10 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.28% 0.16% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.20% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 4
Average salary £49,050 £51,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.29% +70.83%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £55,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +37.50%
Vulnerability Management
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2971 2479 2456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 82.07% 81.60% 77.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1916 1610 1630
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Vulnerability Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Vulnerability Management Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Vulnerability Management
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Vulnerability Management Salary Trend in Scotland

Vulnerability Management
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Vulnerability Management across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Vulnerability Management Salary Histogram in Scotland

Vulnerability Management
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Vulnerability Management within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 September 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
Edinburgh -9 8 £49,050 -14.69%
Glasgow -11 2 £36,000 -20.00%
Vulnerability Management
UK

Vulnerability Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Vulnerability Management 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 Management.

1 17 (77.27%) CISSP
2 15 (68.18%) Incident Management
3 13 (59.09%) Security Management
3 13 (59.09%) Finance
3 13 (59.09%) Information Security
4 10 (45.45%) CEH
5 8 (36.36%) ITIL
6 6 (27.27%) Banking
6 6 (27.27%) Management Information System
7 5 (22.73%) Retail
7 5 (22.73%) Retail Banking
7 5 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (18.18%) Degree
8 4 (18.18%) Security Architecture
8 4 (18.18%) Financial Institution
9 3 (13.64%) CESG
9 3 (13.64%) UNIX
9 3 (13.64%) Windows
9 3 (13.64%) PCI DSS
9 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
9 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
10 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
10 2 (9.09%) Information Assurance
10 2 (9.09%) Performance Management
10 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
10 2 (9.09%) Test Strategy
10 2 (9.09%) Splunk
10 2 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
10 2 (9.09%) ArcSight
10 2 (9.09%) Mentoring

Vulnerability Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Vulnerability Management 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 Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.09%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (4.55%) LAN
2 1 (4.55%) WAN
2 1 (4.55%) Network Security
2 1 (4.55%) VLAN
General
1 13 (59.09%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) Banking
3 5 (22.73%) Retail
3 5 (22.73%) Retail Banking
4 4 (18.18%) Financial Institution
5 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Security Specialist
1 11 (50.00%) IT Security Specialist
2 5 (22.73%) Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) IT Security Officer
3 2 (9.09%) Security Officer
3 2 (9.09%) Management Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
4 1 (4.55%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (4.55%) Security Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Tester
4 1 (4.55%) Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Security Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.64%) CESG
3 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.55%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) UNIX
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Incident Management
2 13 (59.09%) Security Management
2 13 (59.09%) Information Security
3 8 (36.36%) ITIL
4 4 (18.18%) Security Architecture
5 2 (9.09%) Information Assurance
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Management
5 2 (9.09%) Test Strategy
5 2 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 2 (9.09%) Coaching
5 2 (9.09%) Service Management
5 2 (9.09%) Project Management
6 1 (4.55%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (4.55%) Cyber Security
6 1 (4.55%) Line Management
6 1 (4.55%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
1 2 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (77.27%) CISSP
2 10 (45.45%) CEH
3 4 (18.18%) Degree
4 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
4 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (13.64%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.55%) COBIT
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Splunk
1 2 (9.09%) ArcSight
1 2 (9.09%) McAfee
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle