The table below looks at the statistics for Vulnerability Assessment skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Vulnerability Assessment 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 Assessment
Rank - - 66
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough - - 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +15.78%
Vulnerability Assessment
Berkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
387 451 442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 78.34% 75.42% 79.50%
Number of salaries quoted 333 373 403
Average salary £49,500 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Vulnerability Assessment
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Vulnerability Assessment Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Vulnerability Assessment
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Vulnerability Assessment Salary Trend in Slough

Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 17 (100.00%) Firewall
2 16 (94.12%) Linux
3 15 (88.24%) Windows
4 13 (76.47%) SIEM
5 11 (64.71%) Sophos
5 11 (64.71%) Nessus
5 11 (64.71%) Snort
5 11 (64.71%) Nmap
5 11 (64.71%) Metasploit
5 11 (64.71%) Imperva
5 11 (64.71%) tcpdump
6 7 (41.18%) Ruby
6 7 (41.18%) Bash Shell
6 7 (41.18%) PCI DSS
6 7 (41.18%) HIPAA
6 7 (41.18%) Python
6 7 (41.18%) Perl
6 7 (41.18%) PHP
6 7 (41.18%) SQL
7 6 (35.29%) HTTP
7 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
7 6 (35.29%) Cisco
7 6 (35.29%) CheckPoint
7 6 (35.29%) Juniper
7 6 (35.29%) Splunk
7 6 (35.29%) CEH
7 6 (35.29%) OSCE
8 5 (29.41%) OSCP
8 5 (29.41%) CentOS
8 5 (29.41%) Ubuntu

Vulnerability Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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.

Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) Firewall
2 11 (64.71%) tcpdump
3 6 (35.29%) HTTP
3 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) Metasploit
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Analyst
2 8 (47.06%) Security Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Cyber Security Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Security Analyst
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Linux
2 15 (88.24%) Windows
3 5 (29.41%) CentOS
3 5 (29.41%) Ubuntu
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) SIEM
2 2 (11.76%) Cyber Security
2 2 (11.76%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (11.76%) Information Security
3 1 (5.88%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Ruby
1 7 (41.18%) Bash Shell
1 7 (41.18%) Python
1 7 (41.18%) Perl
1 7 (41.18%) PHP
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) CEH
1 6 (35.29%) OSCE
2 5 (29.41%) OSCP
2 5 (29.41%) CCNA
2 5 (29.41%) CISSP
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.88%) RHCE
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) PCI DSS
1 7 (41.18%) HIPAA
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) Snort
1 11 (64.71%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 11 (64.71%) Nessus
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Sophos
1 11 (64.71%) Imperva
2 6 (35.29%) Cisco
2 6 (35.29%) CheckPoint
2 6 (35.29%) Juniper
2 6 (35.29%) Splunk
3 5 (29.41%) Red Hat