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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 380 337 424
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +87
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 66 81 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.38% 0.092%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.50% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 58 47 19
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,200 £39,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £71,800 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.50% -15.50%
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
17503 16168 17308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 78.56% 76.23% 76.13%
Number of salaries quoted 13524 13114 14655
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 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 28 August 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
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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 -37 27 £58,000 -10.76% 1
Surrey +4 23 £43,500 +8.75%
Buckinghamshire -6 7 £45,000 -4.25% 2
Berkshire -9 7 £45,000 -7.69%
Kent - 2 £52,500 -
Vulnerability Assessment
England

Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 65 (61.32%) Information Security
2 60 (56.60%) Firewall
3 58 (54.72%) Linux
4 50 (47.17%) Windows
5 49 (46.23%) CISSP
6 48 (45.28%) Penetration Testing
7 47 (44.34%) Management Information System
8 46 (43.40%) Degree
9 37 (34.91%) Finance
10 35 (33.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 33 (31.13%) ITIL
12 32 (30.19%) Microsoft
13 31 (29.25%) COBIT
14 30 (28.30%) Security Testing
14 30 (28.30%) UNIX
15 29 (27.36%) CISM
16 28 (26.42%) Security Management
17 26 (24.53%) SIEM
18 24 (22.64%) E-Commerce
18 24 (22.64%) Qualys
19 23 (21.70%) Incident Management
19 23 (21.70%) ISO/IEC 17799
19 23 (21.70%) CISA
20 22 (20.75%) Change Management
20 22 (20.75%) Computer Science
20 22 (20.75%) PCI DSS
20 22 (20.75%) Network Architecture
21 19 (17.92%) MS Excel
22 17 (16.04%) Risk Analysis
23 16 (15.09%) CEH

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (1.89%) MS Project Server
1 2 (1.89%) Apache
1 2 (1.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (17.92%) MS Excel
2 12 (11.32%) MS Office
3 7 (6.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (5.66%) MS Project
5 4 (3.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 60 (56.60%) Firewall
2 14 (13.21%) Intrusion Detection
3 12 (11.32%) Network Security
3 12 (11.32%) tcpdump
4 11 (10.38%) HTTP
5 9 (8.49%) WAN
5 9 (8.49%) LAN
6 8 (7.55%) Wireless
6 8 (7.55%) TCP/IP
7 7 (6.60%) SSH
8 5 (4.72%) SSL
8 5 (4.72%) VPN
9 3 (2.83%) DMZ
10 2 (1.89%) WLAN
10 2 (1.89%) DHCP
11 1 (0.94%) Internet
11 1 (0.94%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.89%) MySQL
1 2 (1.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (11.32%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.89%) GDB
2 2 (1.89%) WinDbg
General
1 37 (34.91%) Finance
2 6 (5.66%) Retail
3 4 (3.77%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.89%) Military
4 2 (1.89%) Legal
5 1 (0.94%) Banking
5 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.94%) Electronics
5 1 (0.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 72 (67.92%) Analyst
2 61 (57.55%) Security Analyst
3 27 (25.47%) Senior Analyst
3 27 (25.47%) Senior Security Analyst
4 25 (23.58%) Information Analyst
4 25 (23.58%) Information Security Analyst
5 13 (12.26%) Security Engineer
6 11 (10.38%) Penetration Tester
6 11 (10.38%) Tester
7 5 (4.72%) Consultant
7 5 (4.72%) Incident Analyst
8 4 (3.77%) Cyber Security Analyst
8 4 (3.77%) Senior Security Engineer
9 3 (2.83%) Network Analyst
9 3 (2.83%) Security Consultant
10 2 (1.89%) Network Security Analyst
10 2 (1.89%) IT Security Engineer
10 2 (1.89%) Network Engineer
10 2 (1.89%) Senior Manager
10 2 (1.89%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.66%) Web Services
2 5 (4.72%) Middleware
2 5 (4.72%) .NET
3 1 (0.94%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.94%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 47 (44.34%) Management Information System
2 22 (20.75%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.72%) PKI
4 1 (0.94%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 58 (54.72%) Linux
2 50 (47.17%) Windows
3 30 (28.30%) UNIX
4 7 (6.60%) Solaris
5 6 (5.66%) Ubuntu
5 6 (5.66%) CentOS
5 6 (5.66%) AIX
6 4 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (61.32%) Information Security
2 48 (45.28%) Penetration Testing
3 33 (31.13%) ITIL
4 30 (28.30%) Security Testing
5 28 (26.42%) Security Management
6 26 (24.53%) SIEM
7 24 (22.64%) E-Commerce
8 23 (21.70%) Incident Management
9 22 (20.75%) Change Management
9 22 (20.75%) Network Architecture
10 17 (16.04%) Risk Analysis
11 12 (11.32%) Information Security Management
12 9 (8.49%) Ethical Hacking
13 7 (6.60%) PRINCE2
13 7 (6.60%) Network Management
13 7 (6.60%) Kalman Filter
14 6 (5.66%) Cyber Security
14 6 (5.66%) Reverse Engineering
15 5 (4.72%) Document Management
15 5 (4.72%) Online Security
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.26%) SQL
2 12 (11.32%) PHP
3 11 (10.38%) C
3 11 (10.38%) Perl
4 9 (8.49%) Python
4 9 (8.49%) Bash Shell
5 8 (7.55%) Ruby
5 8 (7.55%) Java
6 5 (4.72%) C++
7 4 (3.77%) VB
8 1 (0.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 49 (46.23%) CISSP
2 46 (43.40%) Degree
3 29 (27.36%) CISM
4 23 (21.70%) CISA
5 16 (15.09%) CEH
6 9 (8.49%) CCNA
6 9 (8.49%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (7.55%) GIAC
8 7 (6.60%) Security Cleared
8 7 (6.60%) OSCP
8 7 (6.60%) OSCE
9 6 (5.66%) ISEB
10 5 (4.72%) GCIA
10 5 (4.72%) GCIH
11 2 (1.89%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.89%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.89%) ISACA
11 2 (1.89%) CCSE
11 2 (1.89%) SSCP
11 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (33.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (29.25%) COBIT
3 23 (21.70%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 22 (20.75%) PCI DSS
5 8 (7.55%) HIPAA
6 5 (4.72%) COSO
7 2 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (12.26%) Nmap
2 12 (11.32%) Snort
3 4 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.89%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.89%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.94%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 15 (14.15%) Nessus
2 1 (0.94%) CORE IMPACT
2 1 (0.94%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (30.19%) Microsoft
2 24 (22.64%) Qualys
3 15 (14.15%) Cisco
4 12 (11.32%) Sophos
4 12 (11.32%) Imperva
5 11 (10.38%) CheckPoint
6 8 (7.55%) Juniper
6 8 (7.55%) Red Hat
7 6 (5.66%) Splunk
8 4 (3.77%) VMware
9 3 (2.83%) McAfee
10 2 (1.89%) Fujitsu
10 2 (1.89%) Brocade
10 2 (1.89%) AlgoSec
10 2 (1.89%) F5
10 2 (1.89%) Tufin
10 2 (1.89%) Tripwire
11 1 (0.94%) SAP
11 1 (0.94%) Oracle
11 1 (0.94%) HP
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