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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Vulnerability Assessment
England / South East
Rank 343 402 444
Rank change year-on-year
+59 +42
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 46 48 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.31% 0.25% 0.078%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.28% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 31 26 15
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £30,000 £44,700
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,000 £74,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%

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
12766 16935 17369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.65% 86.56% 84.63%
Number of salaries quoted 10434 14284 13964
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +24 16 £62,500 +108.33% 1
Berkshire +56 11 £65,000 +18.18%
East Sussex - 10 £51,250 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £52,500 - 1
Hampshire +14 2 £51,250 -6.81% 2
Surrey +26 1 £33,000 -30.52%
West Sussex - 1 £75,000 -
Kent - 1 £33,500 - 3
Middlesex - 1 £60,000 -
Vulnerability Assessment
England

Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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.

1 106 (60.92%) Windows
2 98 (56.32%) Information Security
3 88 (50.57%) Nessus
4 82 (47.13%) Linux
5 67 (38.51%) Penetration Testing
6 55 (31.61%) Firewall
6 55 (31.61%) Telecoms
7 53 (30.46%) Cybersecurity
8 52 (29.89%) Python
9 48 (27.59%) Qualys
10 45 (25.86%) OWASP
10 45 (25.86%) Management Information System
11 44 (25.29%) Nmap
12 43 (24.71%) C
12 43 (24.71%) C++
12 43 (24.71%) Network Security
12 43 (24.71%) Security Monitoring
13 41 (23.56%) CEH
14 40 (22.99%) SIEM
15 39 (22.41%) Java
16 38 (21.84%) Security Operations
17 37 (21.26%) Security Cleared
18 36 (20.69%) OSCP
18 36 (20.69%) Risk Management
19 35 (20.11%) TCP/IP
19 35 (20.11%) Bash Shell
20 33 (18.97%) Perl
20 33 (18.97%) CISSP
20 33 (18.97%) Security Operations Centre
21 31 (17.82%) OpenVAS

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 10 (5.75%) IIS
2 2 (1.15%) Drupal
3 1 (0.57%) Apache
3 1 (0.57%) Confluence
3 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.57%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.32%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.75%) Office 365
3 8 (4.60%) Sumo Logic
4 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (31.61%) Firewall
2 43 (24.71%) Network Security
3 35 (20.11%) TCP/IP
4 14 (8.05%) Intrusion Detection
5 9 (5.17%) Internet
5 9 (5.17%) Wireless
6 8 (4.60%) LAN
6 8 (4.60%) WAN
7 4 (2.30%) Intranet
7 4 (2.30%) IPsec
8 2 (1.15%) SS7
9 1 (0.57%) SAN
9 1 (0.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.92%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.15%) Big Data
3 1 (0.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (8.05%) Metasploit
2 6 (3.45%) Burp Suite
3 1 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.57%) JIRA
General
1 55 (31.61%) Telecoms
2 27 (15.52%) Games
3 23 (13.22%) Finance
4 3 (1.72%) Back Office
5 2 (1.15%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.57%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.57%) Electronics
6 1 (0.57%) Legal
6 1 (0.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 65 (37.36%) Analyst
2 61 (35.06%) Security Analyst
3 36 (20.69%) Tester
4 32 (18.39%) Penetration Tester
5 17 (9.77%) Security Tester
6 16 (9.20%) Consultant
6 16 (9.20%) Security Consultant
7 15 (8.62%) Cybersecurity Specialist
7 15 (8.62%) IT Analyst
7 15 (8.62%) IT Security Analyst
8 14 (8.05%) Product Analyst
8 14 (8.05%) Senior Analyst
9 13 (7.47%) Security Penetration Tester
9 13 (7.47%) Senior Security Analyst
10 12 (6.90%) Information Analyst
10 12 (6.90%) Information Security Analyst
10 12 (6.90%) Testing Analyst
11 11 (6.32%) Administrator
11 11 (6.32%) Systems Administrator
12 9 (5.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.57%) .NET
1 1 (0.57%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (0.57%) HTML
1 1 (0.57%) HTML5
1 1 (0.57%) JSON
1 1 (0.57%) RESTful
1 1 (0.57%) Web Services
1 1 (0.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 45 (25.86%) Management Information System
2 33 (18.97%) Security Operations Centre
3 26 (14.94%) PKI
4 19 (10.92%) Computer Science
4 19 (10.92%) Embedded Systems
5 10 (5.75%) Cyberthreat
5 10 (5.75%) Data Centre
6 8 (4.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 7 (4.02%) CESG
8 6 (3.45%) Statistics
9 5 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (2.87%) Cryptography
9 5 (2.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 5 (2.87%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.15%) Cybercrime
10 2 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (1.15%) Xbox
11 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.57%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 106 (60.92%) Windows
2 82 (47.13%) Linux
3 10 (5.75%) Kali Linux
4 9 (5.17%) Windows Server
5 8 (4.60%) VxWorks
6 7 (4.02%) Unix
7 1 (0.57%) Android
7 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (56.32%) Information Security
2 67 (38.51%) Penetration Testing
3 53 (30.46%) Cybersecurity
4 45 (25.86%) OWASP
5 43 (24.71%) Security Monitoring
6 40 (22.99%) SIEM
7 38 (21.84%) Security Operations
8 36 (20.69%) Risk Management
9 29 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
10 22 (12.64%) Vulnerability Management
11 21 (12.07%) Security Testing
12 20 (11.49%) Continuous Improvement
13 19 (10.92%) Threat Modelling
14 17 (9.77%) Risk Assessment
15 16 (9.20%) Dashboard Development
15 16 (9.20%) Open Source
15 16 (9.20%) Vulnerability Scanning
16 15 (8.62%) Root Cause Analysis
17 13 (7.47%) Project Management
18 12 (6.90%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 52 (29.89%) Python
2 43 (24.71%) C
2 43 (24.71%) C++
3 39 (22.41%) Java
4 35 (20.11%) Bash Shell
5 33 (18.97%) Perl
6 18 (10.34%) PowerShell
7 15 (8.62%) VB
8 5 (2.87%) C#
8 5 (2.87%) Objective-C
8 5 (2.87%) Ruby
8 5 (2.87%) SQL
9 1 (0.57%) PHP
9 1 (0.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 41 (23.56%) CEH
2 37 (21.26%) Security Cleared
3 36 (20.69%) OSCP
4 33 (18.97%) CISSP
5 29 (16.67%) GPEN
6 27 (15.52%) GIAC
7 26 (14.94%) CISA
8 21 (12.07%) CREST Certified
9 20 (11.49%) CISM
9 20 (11.49%) DV Cleared
10 18 (10.34%) Degree
11 12 (6.90%) GSEC
12 10 (5.75%) IISP
12 10 (5.75%) SANS
13 8 (4.60%) GCFA
14 2 (1.15%) MCITP
14 2 (1.15%) MCSE
14 2 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (1.15%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (15.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (4.60%) SSAE 16
3 6 (3.45%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.72%) SLA
5 1 (0.57%) GPG13
5 1 (0.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 10 (5.75%) vSphere
2 6 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.57%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 88 (50.57%) Nessus
2 44 (25.29%) Nmap
3 31 (17.82%) OpenVAS
4 19 (10.92%) SCCM
5 10 (5.75%) vMotion
6 8 (4.60%) logstash
6 8 (4.60%) WMI
7 1 (0.57%) Ansible
7 1 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.57%) Puppet
7 1 (0.57%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 48 (27.59%) Qualys
2 30 (17.24%) Splunk
3 19 (10.92%) ArcSight
3 19 (10.92%) Coverity
4 15 (8.62%) Sophos
5 12 (6.90%) VMware
6 10 (5.75%) Cisco
7 9 (5.17%) Microsoft
8 3 (1.72%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.72%) Citrix
8 3 (1.72%) Fortinet
8 3 (1.72%) Juniper
8 3 (1.72%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.72%) SonicWALL
9 2 (1.15%) AlienVault
9 2 (1.15%) HP
9 2 (1.15%) Intel Security
9 2 (1.15%) LogRhythm
10 1 (0.57%) NetApp
10 1 (0.57%) SAP
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