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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Vulnerability Assessment over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 394 387 346
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -41
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 44 66 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.30% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.37% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 33 58 46
Average salary £58,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.15% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £43,200 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £60,000 £72,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.14%
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
17316 18024 16618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 83.10% 80.96% 78.28%
Number of salaries quoted 14188 13953 13512
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Vulnerability Assessment
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 August 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
Surrey -5 14 £63,750 +46.55%
Hampshire -10 11 £73,162 +26.14% 3
Berkshire +14 10 £58,000 +28.88% 5
Sussex - 5 £50,000 -
Kent +2 2 £32,500 -38.09%
Middlesex - 2 £66,250 -
East Sussex - 2 £65,000 - 1
Vulnerability Assessment
England

Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 58 (76.32%) Information Security
2 49 (64.47%) Penetration Testing
3 39 (51.32%) CISSP
4 36 (47.37%) SIEM
5 33 (43.42%) PCI DSS
6 25 (32.89%) Firewall
6 25 (32.89%) Security Testing
7 24 (31.58%) Management Information System
8 23 (30.26%) Finance
9 22 (28.95%) Cyber Security
10 20 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 20 (26.32%) Incident Management
10 20 (26.32%) Windows
11 18 (23.68%) Degree
12 17 (22.37%) CISM
12 17 (22.37%) Vulnerability Management
13 16 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
14 15 (19.74%) CISA
14 15 (19.74%) Microsoft
15 14 (18.42%) ITIL
15 14 (18.42%) Security Architecture
16 13 (17.11%) Data Security
17 12 (15.79%) Security Management
17 12 (15.79%) Business Continuity
17 12 (15.79%) Linux
17 12 (15.79%) Network Security
18 11 (14.47%) UNIX
19 10 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
19 10 (13.16%) SSCP
19 10 (13.16%) Change Management

Vulnerability Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.95%) MS Exchange
1 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (3.95%) MS Office
1 3 (3.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 25 (32.89%) Firewall
2 12 (15.79%) Network Security
3 9 (11.84%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (10.53%) Internet
5 4 (5.26%) VoIP
5 4 (5.26%) WAN
5 4 (5.26%) SAN
6 3 (3.95%) VPN
7 2 (2.63%) LAN
7 2 (2.63%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.63%) OSPF
7 2 (2.63%) BGP
7 2 (2.63%) DMZ
7 2 (2.63%) Wireless
8 1 (1.32%) Intranet
8 1 (1.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (1.32%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (1.32%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.26%) Data Mining
2 2 (2.63%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (2.63%) AppScan
1 2 (2.63%) Paros
2 1 (1.32%) Yeoman
General
1 23 (30.26%) Finance
2 6 (7.89%) Banking
3 4 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.26%) Legal
4 2 (2.63%) Retail
5 1 (1.32%) Marketing
5 1 (1.32%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 29 (38.16%) Analyst
2 25 (32.89%) Security Analyst
3 14 (18.42%) Senior Analyst
3 14 (18.42%) Security Manager
4 12 (15.79%) Security Architect
4 12 (15.79%) Senior Security Analyst
4 12 (15.79%) Architect
5 8 (10.53%) IT Security Analyst
5 8 (10.53%) Cyber Security Manager
6 6 (7.89%) Cyber Security Analyst
6 6 (7.89%) Security Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) Penetration Tester
6 6 (7.89%) Tester
7 5 (6.58%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (6.58%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Information Architect
7 5 (6.58%) Technical Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Network Architect
7 5 (6.58%) Information Security Architect
7 5 (6.58%) Compliance Manager
Miscellaneous
1 24 (31.58%) Management Information System
2 8 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 7 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.26%) Economics
4 4 (5.26%) Taxonomies
5 3 (3.95%) Cryptography
6 2 (2.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (2.63%) CESG
7 1 (1.32%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.32%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.32%) User Experience
7 1 (1.32%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (26.32%) Windows
2 12 (15.79%) Linux
3 11 (14.47%) UNIX
4 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.32%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.32%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.32%) Android
5 1 (1.32%) AIX
5 1 (1.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (76.32%) Information Security
2 49 (64.47%) Penetration Testing
3 36 (47.37%) SIEM
4 25 (32.89%) Security Testing
5 22 (28.95%) Cyber Security
6 20 (26.32%) Incident Management
7 17 (22.37%) Vulnerability Management
8 16 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
9 14 (18.42%) ITIL
9 14 (18.42%) Security Architecture
10 13 (17.11%) Data Security
11 12 (15.79%) Security Management
11 12 (15.79%) Business Continuity
12 10 (13.16%) Risk Assessment
12 10 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (13.16%) Change Management
12 10 (13.16%) OWASP
13 9 (11.84%) Analytics
14 8 (10.53%) Coaching
14 8 (10.53%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.53%) Perl
2 5 (6.58%) PHP
2 5 (6.58%) SQL
2 5 (6.58%) Python
2 5 (6.58%) Ruby
3 3 (3.95%) Java
3 3 (3.95%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 39 (51.32%) CISSP
2 18 (23.68%) Degree
3 17 (22.37%) CISM
4 15 (19.74%) CISA
5 10 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (13.16%) SSCP
6 9 (11.84%) CEH
6 9 (11.84%) DV Cleared
6 9 (11.84%) Security Cleared
7 7 (9.21%) CHFI
8 5 (6.58%) MCSE
9 4 (5.26%) ISACA
9 4 (5.26%) GWAPT
9 4 (5.26%) GPEN
10 3 (3.95%) SC Cleared
10 3 (3.95%) GIAC
11 2 (2.63%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (43.42%) PCI DSS
2 20 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (13.16%) COBIT
4 5 (6.58%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 5 (6.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (5.26%) SLA
6 1 (1.32%) BS7799
6 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 8 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (6.58%) Nessus
2 2 (2.63%) WebInspect
2 2 (2.63%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 15 (19.74%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.21%) Splunk
3 6 (7.89%) Cisco
4 5 (6.58%) McAfee
4 5 (6.58%) HP
4 5 (6.58%) LogLogic
5 4 (5.26%) SolarWinds
5 4 (5.26%) CheckPoint
6 3 (3.95%) VMware
7 2 (2.63%) Citrix
7 2 (2.63%) Avaya
7 2 (2.63%) Juniper
7 2 (2.63%) NetApp
8 1 (1.32%) F5
South East
PwC
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South East England
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: DOE
Posted: 9 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Computer Sciences Corporation
Posted: 9 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos Plc
Salary: From £32,000 to £54,000 per annum Plus benefits. Salary dependent on e
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 12 days ago
South East
PwC
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 18 days ago
Maidenhead
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Aylesbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Farnborough
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago