The table below looks at the statistics for Vulnerability Assessment skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Vulnerability Assessment over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 305 415 401
Rank change year-on-year
+110 -14
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 117 48 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.68% 0.23% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.27% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 88 38 58
Median salary £54,250 £60,662 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.56% +21.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £34,250 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
14943 17932 18336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 86.23% 85.33% 83.55%
Number of salaries quoted 12434 14896 14137
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Vulnerability Assessment
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Vulnerability Assessment Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Vulnerability Assessment
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Vulnerability Assessment Salary Trend in the South East

Vulnerability Assessment
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

Vulnerability Assessment Salary Histogram in the South East

Vulnerability Assessment
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 September 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
Oxfordshire +47 45 £48,500 +49.23% 4
Berkshire +53 44 £57,500 -1.70% 8
Hampshire +18 16 £65,000 +11.11% 2
Surrey +15 11 £49,000 -34.66%
West Sussex - 1 £75,000 -
Vulnerability Assessment
England

Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 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 South East region with a requirement for Vulnerability Assessment.

1 135 (67.50%) Information Security
2 105 (52.50%) Nessus
3 100 (50.00%) Windows
4 84 (42.00%) Linux
5 82 (41.00%) Penetration Testing
6 80 (40.00%) CEH
7 79 (39.50%) CISSP
8 64 (32.00%) OWASP
9 62 (31.00%) Telecoms
10 59 (29.50%) Nmap
10 59 (29.50%) Python
11 58 (29.00%) Qualys
12 57 (28.50%) Cybersecurity
12 57 (28.50%) C
12 57 (28.50%) C++
13 52 (26.00%) Java
14 51 (25.50%) Management Information System
15 47 (23.50%) OSCP
16 46 (23.00%) OpenVAS
16 46 (23.00%) Perl
17 45 (22.50%) Security Cleared
18 44 (22.00%) TCP/IP
19 43 (21.50%) GIAC
19 43 (21.50%) Network Security
20 36 (18.00%) Degree
20 36 (18.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
21 35 (17.50%) GPEN
21 35 (17.50%) CISM
22 34 (17.00%) Embedded Systems
22 34 (17.00%) Bash Shell

Vulnerability Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 7 (3.50%) IIS
2 2 (1.00%) Drupal
3 1 (0.50%) Apache
3 1 (0.50%) Confluence
3 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (2.00%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (1.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.00%) Office 365
2 2 (1.00%) SaaS
3 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.50%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 44 (22.00%) TCP/IP
2 43 (21.50%) Network Security
3 25 (12.50%) Firewall
4 11 (5.50%) Internet
4 11 (5.50%) Wireless
5 8 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (2.50%) LAN
6 5 (2.50%) WAN
7 3 (1.50%) IPsec
8 2 (1.00%) Intranet
9 1 (0.50%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.50%) FWSM
9 1 (0.50%) tcpdump
9 1 (0.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (11.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (2.50%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 11 (5.50%) Burp Suite
1 11 (5.50%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.50%) JIRA
2 1 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 62 (31.00%) Telecoms
2 23 (11.50%) Games
3 13 (6.50%) Finance
4 7 (3.50%) Legal
4 7 (3.50%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.00%) Back Office
6 4 (2.00%) Marketing
7 3 (1.50%) Electronics
8 2 (1.00%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (33.00%) Analyst
2 63 (31.50%) Security Analyst
3 59 (29.50%) Tester
4 55 (27.50%) Penetration Tester
5 29 (14.50%) Security Tester
6 25 (12.50%) Security Penetration Tester
7 23 (11.50%) Information Analyst
7 23 (11.50%) Information Security Analyst
8 21 (10.50%) Product Analyst
9 15 (7.50%) Security Engineer
10 14 (7.00%) Consultant
10 14 (7.00%) Cybersecurity Specialist
10 14 (7.00%) Security Consultant
10 14 (7.00%) Security Manager
11 12 (6.00%) Information Manager
11 12 (6.00%) Information Security Engineer
11 12 (6.00%) Information Security Manager
11 12 (6.00%) IT Engineer
11 12 (6.00%) IT Security Engineer
12 11 (5.50%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.50%) HTML
1 11 (5.50%) HTML5
2 4 (2.00%) .NET
2 4 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (2.00%) JSON
2 4 (2.00%) RESTful
2 4 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 51 (25.50%) Management Information System
2 34 (17.00%) Embedded Systems
3 24 (12.00%) Computer Science
4 23 (11.50%) Security Operations Centre
5 16 (8.00%) Mobile App
6 15 (7.50%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (6.50%) Data Centre
8 11 (5.50%) Cryptography
8 11 (5.50%) Cyberthreat
8 11 (5.50%) PKI
9 8 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (2.50%) Statistics
11 2 (1.00%) Cybercrime
11 2 (1.00%) Mathematics
11 2 (1.00%) Xbox
12 1 (0.50%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 1 (0.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.50%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 100 (50.00%) Windows
2 84 (42.00%) Linux
3 11 (5.50%) Kali Linux
4 8 (4.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.00%) Android
5 4 (2.00%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (67.50%) Information Security
2 82 (41.00%) Penetration Testing
3 64 (32.00%) OWASP
4 57 (28.50%) Cybersecurity
5 30 (15.00%) Risk Management
6 29 (14.50%) Security Testing
6 29 (14.50%) SIEM
7 28 (14.00%) Security Operations
8 25 (12.50%) Threat Modelling
9 18 (9.00%) Security Architecture
9 18 (9.00%) Vulnerability Management
10 17 (8.50%) Risk Assessment
11 15 (7.50%) Ethical Hacking
11 15 (7.50%) Open Source
12 14 (7.00%) Root Cause Analysis
13 12 (6.00%) Business Continuity
13 12 (6.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 11 (5.50%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
14 11 (5.50%) SDLC
15 10 (5.00%) Information Security Governance
Programming Languages
1 59 (29.50%) Python
2 57 (28.50%) C
2 57 (28.50%) C++
3 52 (26.00%) Java
4 46 (23.00%) Perl
5 34 (17.00%) Bash Shell
6 11 (5.50%) VB
7 9 (4.50%) C#
7 9 (4.50%) Objective-C
7 9 (4.50%) Ruby
8 8 (4.00%) SQL
9 4 (2.00%) PHP
9 4 (2.00%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 80 (40.00%) CEH
2 79 (39.50%) CISSP
3 47 (23.50%) OSCP
4 45 (22.50%) Security Cleared
5 43 (21.50%) GIAC
6 36 (18.00%) Degree
7 35 (17.50%) CISM
7 35 (17.50%) GPEN
8 27 (13.50%) CREST Certified
9 26 (13.00%) DV Cleared
10 25 (12.50%) CISA
11 17 (8.50%) GSEC
12 7 (3.50%) IISP
12 7 (3.50%) SANS
13 4 (2.00%) CCNA
13 4 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (2.00%) SC Cleared
14 2 (1.00%) CRISC
14 2 (1.00%) GCFA
14 2 (1.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (18.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (11.00%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.00%) COBIT
4 1 (0.50%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.50%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 2 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.00%) vSphere
2 1 (0.50%) Snort
Systems Management
1 105 (52.50%) Nessus
2 59 (29.50%) Nmap
3 46 (23.00%) OpenVAS
4 31 (15.50%) SCCM
5 3 (1.50%) Nexpose
5 3 (1.50%) RSA Archer
6 2 (1.00%) vMotion
7 1 (0.50%) Ansible
7 1 (0.50%) logstash
7 1 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.50%) Puppet
7 1 (0.50%) QRadar
7 1 (0.50%) RSA enVision
7 1 (0.50%) WMI
Vendors
1 58 (29.00%) Qualys
2 32 (16.00%) Coverity
3 20 (10.00%) Splunk
4 14 (7.00%) Sophos
5 9 (4.50%) ArcSight
6 8 (4.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (3.00%) CheckPoint
8 5 (2.50%) Oracle
8 5 (2.50%) PeopleSoft
9 4 (2.00%) Fortinet
9 4 (2.00%) Juniper
10 3 (1.50%) Cisco
10 3 (1.50%) SAP
10 3 (1.50%) SonicWALL
11 2 (1.00%) ION Trading
11 2 (1.00%) VMware
12 1 (0.50%) CA
12 1 (0.50%) NetScout
12 1 (0.50%) Sourcefire
12 1 (0.50%) TippingPoint
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