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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Vulnerability Management
Rank 149 159 150
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Management 6 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.20% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.26% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 0
Average salary £55,000 £36,895 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+49.07% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £66,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-31.81% +60.97%
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
2615 2649 2443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 85.01% 80.98% 79.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1734 1674 1695
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
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 24 December 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 -4 3 - -
Glasgow - 2 £55,000 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Vulnerability Management
UK

Vulnerability Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 11 (64.71%) Security Architecture
2 8 (47.06%) CISSP
2 8 (47.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (47.06%) PCI DSS
3 7 (41.18%) Information Security
3 7 (41.18%) Performance Management
3 7 (41.18%) Splunk
3 7 (41.18%) Portfolio Management
4 6 (35.29%) ITIL
4 6 (35.29%) Finance
4 6 (35.29%) Degree
4 6 (35.29%) ArcSight
4 6 (35.29%) Mentoring
4 6 (35.29%) Coaching
5 5 (29.41%) UNIX
5 5 (29.41%) Windows
5 5 (29.41%) Project Management
5 5 (29.41%) Security Management
6 4 (23.53%) IIS
6 4 (23.53%) Linux
6 4 (23.53%) Service Management
6 4 (23.53%) Incident Management
6 4 (23.53%) Test Strategy
7 3 (17.65%) McAfee
7 3 (17.65%) Firewall
7 3 (17.65%) CEH
8 2 (11.76%) Perl
8 2 (11.76%) .NET
8 2 (11.76%) Financial Institution
8 2 (11.76%) Identity Management

Vulnerability Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (23.53%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) Network Security
3 1 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (5.88%) VLAN
3 1 (5.88%) LAN
3 1 (5.88%) WAN
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Law
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Consultant
2 5 (29.41%) Security Consultant
3 4 (23.53%) Security Specialist
3 4 (23.53%) IT Security Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Management Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Penetration Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
1 2 (11.76%) CESG
1 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) UNIX
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Security Architecture
2 7 (41.18%) Portfolio Management
2 7 (41.18%) Information Security
2 7 (41.18%) Performance Management
3 6 (35.29%) Mentoring
3 6 (35.29%) Coaching
3 6 (35.29%) ITIL
4 5 (29.41%) Project Management
4 5 (29.41%) Security Management
5 4 (23.53%) Service Management
5 4 (23.53%) Incident Management
5 4 (23.53%) Test Strategy
6 2 (11.76%) Identity Management
6 2 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (11.76%) SIEM
7 1 (5.88%) Performance Improvement
7 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (5.88%) Security Testing
7 1 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Perl
1 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) CISSP
2 6 (35.29%) Degree
3 3 (17.65%) CEH
4 1 (5.88%) PCI QSA
4 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (47.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (47.06%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.88%) COBIT
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Splunk
2 6 (35.29%) ArcSight
3 3 (17.65%) McAfee
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix