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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 372 353 427
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +74
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 68 78 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.35% 0.078%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.47% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 55 44 15
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -23.80%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17559 16493 17505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 77.83% 74.33% 75.42%
Number of salaries quoted 13823 13427 14865
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Vulnerability Assessment
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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Hampshire -25 22 £58,000 +45.00% 2
Berkshire +12 20 £28,000 -44.00% 1
Surrey -3 14 £43,500 +8.75%
Buckinghamshire - 10 £45,000 -
Kent - 2 £52,500 -
Vulnerability Assessment
England

Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 63 (56.76%) Firewall
2 57 (51.35%) Information Security
2 57 (51.35%) Linux
3 51 (45.95%) Windows
4 46 (41.44%) Penetration Testing
5 40 (36.04%) CISSP
6 39 (35.14%) Management Information System
6 39 (35.14%) Finance
7 34 (30.63%) Degree
8 30 (27.03%) Intrusion Detection
8 30 (27.03%) Microsoft
9 28 (25.23%) UNIX
10 27 (24.32%) PCI DSS
10 27 (24.32%) SIEM
11 26 (23.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 25 (22.52%) ITIL
12 25 (22.52%) Security Testing
13 23 (20.72%) Qualys
13 23 (20.72%) COBIT
13 23 (20.72%) Change Management
14 21 (18.92%) CISM
14 21 (18.92%) E-Commerce
15 20 (18.02%) MS Excel
16 19 (17.12%) Nmap
16 19 (17.12%) Security Management
17 18 (16.22%) Nessus
17 18 (16.22%) SQL
17 18 (16.22%) CISA
17 18 (16.22%) Metasploit
18 17 (15.32%) Imperva

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (1.80%) Apache
1 2 (1.80%) Tomcat
1 2 (1.80%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 20 (18.02%) MS Excel
2 12 (10.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (6.31%) MS Office
4 6 (5.41%) MS Project
5 4 (3.60%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (56.76%) Firewall
2 30 (27.03%) Intrusion Detection
3 17 (15.32%) tcpdump
4 15 (13.51%) LAN
5 14 (12.61%) WAN
6 11 (9.91%) HTTP
7 8 (7.21%) Wireless
8 7 (6.31%) SSH
9 6 (5.41%) Network Security
9 6 (5.41%) TCP/IP
9 6 (5.41%) VPN
10 5 (4.50%) SSL
11 2 (1.80%) Internet
11 2 (1.80%) DHCP
11 2 (1.80%) WLAN
12 1 (0.90%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.80%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (16.22%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.80%) WinDbg
2 2 (1.80%) GDB
General
1 39 (35.14%) Finance
2 6 (5.41%) Retail
3 3 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.80%) Legal
4 2 (1.80%) Military
5 1 (0.90%) Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (59.46%) Analyst
2 55 (49.55%) Security Analyst
3 26 (23.42%) Information Analyst
3 26 (23.42%) Information Security Analyst
4 21 (18.92%) Senior Security Analyst
4 21 (18.92%) Senior Analyst
5 16 (14.41%) Security Engineer
6 12 (10.81%) Penetration Tester
6 12 (10.81%) Tester
7 7 (6.31%) Team Leader
7 7 (6.31%) Operations Team Leader
8 5 (4.50%) Incident Analyst
9 4 (3.60%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (3.60%) Cyber Security Analyst
9 4 (3.60%) Senior Security Engineer
10 3 (2.70%) Network Analyst
11 2 (1.80%) Senior Project Manager
11 2 (1.80%) IT Auditor
11 2 (1.80%) Technical Specialist
11 2 (1.80%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.50%) .NET
1 5 (4.50%) Middleware
2 1 (0.90%) HTML
2 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 39 (35.14%) Management Information System
2 16 (14.41%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.50%) PKI
4 1 (0.90%) Web 2.0
4 1 (0.90%) Cryptography
4 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 57 (51.35%) Linux
2 51 (45.95%) Windows
3 28 (25.23%) UNIX
4 11 (9.91%) Ubuntu
4 11 (9.91%) CentOS
5 7 (6.31%) Solaris
6 6 (5.41%) AIX
6 6 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (51.35%) Information Security
2 46 (41.44%) Penetration Testing
3 27 (24.32%) SIEM
4 25 (22.52%) Security Testing
4 25 (22.52%) ITIL
5 23 (20.72%) Change Management
6 21 (18.92%) E-Commerce
7 19 (17.12%) Security Management
8 17 (15.32%) Incident Management
9 16 (14.41%) Network Architecture
10 12 (10.81%) Network Management
11 11 (9.91%) Risk Analysis
12 10 (9.01%) Ethical Hacking
13 7 (6.31%) Data Protection
13 7 (6.31%) Information Security Management
13 7 (6.31%) PRINCE2
13 7 (6.31%) Continuous Improvement
14 6 (5.41%) Cyber Security
14 6 (5.41%) Risk Management
14 6 (5.41%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (16.22%) SQL
2 17 (15.32%) PHP
3 16 (14.41%) Perl
4 15 (13.51%) Python
4 15 (13.51%) Bash Shell
5 13 (11.71%) Ruby
6 10 (9.01%) C
7 8 (7.21%) Java
8 5 (4.50%) C++
9 4 (3.60%) VB
10 1 (0.90%) Tcl
10 1 (0.90%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.90%) Lua
Qualifications
1 40 (36.04%) CISSP
2 34 (30.63%) Degree
3 21 (18.92%) CISM
4 18 (16.22%) CISA
5 17 (15.32%) CEH
6 12 (10.81%) OSCP
6 12 (10.81%) OSCE
7 9 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (8.11%) CCNA
8 7 (6.31%) Security Cleared
9 5 (4.50%) GCIA
9 5 (4.50%) GCIH
9 5 (4.50%) RHCE
10 2 (1.80%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (1.80%) MCP
10 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.80%) CCSE
10 2 (1.80%) GIAC
10 2 (1.80%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.80%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (24.32%) PCI DSS
2 26 (23.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (20.72%) COBIT
4 17 (15.32%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 13 (11.71%) HIPAA
6 5 (4.50%) COSO
7 2 (1.80%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (17.12%) Nmap
2 17 (15.32%) Snort
3 3 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.80%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.90%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 18 (16.22%) Nessus
2 1 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.90%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 30 (27.03%) Microsoft
2 23 (20.72%) Qualys
3 17 (15.32%) Imperva
3 17 (15.32%) Sophos
4 13 (11.71%) Cisco
4 13 (11.71%) Red Hat
5 8 (7.21%) CheckPoint
6 6 (5.41%) Splunk
6 6 (5.41%) Juniper
7 3 (2.70%) VMware
8 2 (1.80%) Tripwire
8 2 (1.80%) Fujitsu
9 1 (0.90%) Oracle
9 1 (0.90%) HP
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