The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 400 380 405
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +25
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 47 58 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.25% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.33% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 36 33 39
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £37,500 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
19064 17420 18425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 78.37% 76.26% 75.03%
Number of salaries quoted 15054 14112 15784
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
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England

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +1 15 £43,750 +2.94%
Berkshire +10 13 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Hampshire -25 13 £62,500 +25.00%
East Sussex - 2 £45,000 -
Kent - 1 £45,000 -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 61 (54.46%) Firewall
2 56 (50.00%) Information Security
3 55 (49.11%) Penetration Testing
4 44 (39.29%) Linux
5 41 (36.61%) CISSP
5 41 (36.61%) Finance
6 40 (35.71%) Windows
7 37 (33.04%) CEH
7 37 (33.04%) PCI DSS
8 32 (28.57%) SIEM
9 30 (26.79%) Intrusion Detection
10 29 (25.89%) Management Information System
11 27 (24.11%) Change Management
11 27 (24.11%) Red Hat
12 26 (23.21%) Cisco Certification
13 25 (22.32%) CCNA
13 25 (22.32%) Ubuntu
14 24 (21.43%) Perl
15 22 (19.64%) ITIL
16 21 (18.75%) Nmap
16 21 (18.75%) Nessus
16 21 (18.75%) Security Management
16 21 (18.75%) Ruby
17 20 (17.86%) OSCE
17 20 (17.86%) Metasploit
17 20 (17.86%) Bash Shell
17 20 (17.86%) Python
17 20 (17.86%) SLA
18 19 (16.96%) PHP
18 19 (16.96%) SQL

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 2 (1.79%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 11 (9.82%) MS Excel
1 11 (9.82%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.79%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 61 (54.46%) Firewall
2 30 (26.79%) Intrusion Detection
3 19 (16.96%) tcpdump
4 13 (11.61%) LAN
5 12 (10.71%) WAN
6 10 (8.93%) VPN
7 7 (6.25%) Internet
8 6 (5.36%) Network Security
9 4 (3.57%) DNS
9 4 (3.57%) TCP/IP
10 3 (2.68%) Junos
10 3 (2.68%) NetScreen
10 3 (2.68%) SNMP
10 3 (2.68%) DHCP
11 2 (1.79%) Wireless
12 1 (0.89%) TACACS
12 1 (0.89%) LDAP
12 1 (0.89%) Kerberos
12 1 (0.89%) SSL
12 1 (0.89%) IPsec
Development Applications
1 20 (17.86%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.89%) Rational DOORS
General
1 41 (36.61%) Finance
2 10 (8.93%) Legal
3 5 (4.46%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.79%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.79%) Retail
5 1 (0.89%) Electronics
5 1 (0.89%) Military
Job Titles
1 34 (30.36%) Security Engineer
2 33 (29.46%) Security Analyst
2 33 (29.46%) Analyst
3 22 (19.64%) Tester
3 22 (19.64%) Penetration Tester
4 16 (14.29%) Information Security Analyst
4 16 (14.29%) Information Analyst
5 11 (9.82%) Security Consultant
5 11 (9.82%) Consultant
6 7 (6.25%) Operations Team Leader
6 7 (6.25%) Security Manager
6 7 (6.25%) Information Manager
6 7 (6.25%) Information Security Manager
6 7 (6.25%) Team Leader
7 6 (5.36%) Information Security Consultant
7 6 (5.36%) Ethical Hacker
8 5 (4.46%) Head of Information Security
8 5 (4.46%) Head of Security
8 5 (4.46%) Head of IT Security
8 5 (4.46%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.89%) JSP
1 1 (0.89%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (25.89%) Management Information System
2 8 (7.14%) Cryptography
3 7 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.46%) PKI
5 4 (3.57%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.79%) CESG
7 1 (0.89%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 44 (39.29%) Linux
2 40 (35.71%) Windows
3 25 (22.32%) Ubuntu
4 19 (16.96%) CentOS
5 14 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (11.61%) UNIX
7 8 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (50.00%) Information Security
2 55 (49.11%) Penetration Testing
3 32 (28.57%) SIEM
4 27 (24.11%) Change Management
5 22 (19.64%) ITIL
6 21 (18.75%) Security Management
7 16 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
7 16 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 14 (12.50%) Risk Management
8 14 (12.50%) Network Management
9 13 (11.61%) Security Testing
10 8 (7.14%) PRINCE2
10 8 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
10 8 (7.14%) IT Governance
10 8 (7.14%) OWASP
10 8 (7.14%) Security Architecture
11 7 (6.25%) Data Protection
11 7 (6.25%) PRINCE
12 6 (5.36%) Computer Forensics
12 6 (5.36%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 24 (21.43%) Perl
2 21 (18.75%) Ruby
3 20 (17.86%) Bash Shell
3 20 (17.86%) Python
4 19 (16.96%) PHP
4 19 (16.96%) SQL
5 3 (2.68%) C++
5 3 (2.68%) Java
5 3 (2.68%) VB
6 2 (1.79%) C
7 1 (0.89%) Lua
7 1 (0.89%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 41 (36.61%) CISSP
2 37 (33.04%) CEH
3 26 (23.21%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (22.32%) CCNA
5 20 (17.86%) OSCE
6 19 (16.96%) OSCP
7 16 (14.29%) Degree
8 12 (10.71%) CISM
9 8 (7.14%) CISA
10 6 (5.36%) Security Cleared
11 5 (4.46%) RHCE
12 3 (2.68%) SC Cleared
12 3 (2.68%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (2.68%) CCSE
12 3 (2.68%) CISMP
12 3 (2.68%) JNCIA
12 3 (2.68%) JNCIS
12 3 (2.68%) CCSA
13 1 (0.89%) SSCP
13 1 (0.89%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (33.04%) PCI DSS
2 20 (17.86%) SLA
3 18 (16.07%) HIPAA
3 18 (16.07%) COBIT
4 14 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (11.61%) COSO
6 8 (7.14%) QA
7 4 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.89%) HMG Infosec
8 1 (0.89%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.89%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (18.75%) Nmap
2 19 (16.96%) Snort
3 3 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.89%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 21 (18.75%) Nessus
2 7 (6.25%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 27 (24.11%) Red Hat
2 19 (16.96%) Sophos
2 19 (16.96%) Imperva
3 14 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 11 (9.82%) Qualys
5 7 (6.25%) HP
6 6 (5.36%) Juniper
7 4 (3.57%) Blue Coat
7 4 (3.57%) Cisco
7 4 (3.57%) CheckPoint
8 3 (2.68%) Barracuda Networks
8 3 (2.68%) Trend Micro
8 3 (2.68%) ArcSight
8 3 (2.68%) VMware
9 2 (1.79%) F5
9 2 (1.79%) Fujitsu
10 1 (0.89%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.89%) McAfee
10 1 (0.89%) Sun