The table below looks at the statistics for Vulnerability Assessment skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Vulnerability Assessment over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 226 214 241
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +27
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 24 30 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.43% 0.49% 0.051%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.58% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 3
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,900 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.10%
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4887 5214 5024
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.22% 85.81% 86.06%
Number of salaries quoted 4061 4273 4164
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Vulnerability Assessment
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West 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 West

Vulnerability Assessment
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment across the South West region.

Vulnerability Assessment Salary Trend in the South West

Vulnerability Assessment
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment across the South West region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

Vulnerability Assessment Salary Histogram in the South West

Vulnerability Assessment
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Gloucestershire -6 11 £46,250 -7.50% 2
Bristol +4 9 £55,000 +70.54%
Somerset - 4 - -
Vulnerability Assessment
England

Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, 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 West region with a requirement for Vulnerability Assessment.

1 35 (62.50%) Cybersecurity
2 26 (46.43%) SIEM
3 25 (44.64%) Information Security
4 22 (39.29%) Security Cleared
5 19 (33.93%) CISSP
6 18 (32.14%) Windows
7 14 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 14 (25.00%) Cryptography
7 14 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
8 13 (23.21%) Finance
8 13 (23.21%) Intel Security
8 13 (23.21%) Security Operations
9 12 (21.43%) Security Operations Centre
9 12 (21.43%) Mentoring
9 12 (21.43%) ArcSight
10 11 (19.64%) DNS
10 11 (19.64%) VMware
10 11 (19.64%) Firewall
10 11 (19.64%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (17.86%) Reverse Engineering
11 10 (17.86%) Banking
11 10 (17.86%) Incident Management
11 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (17.86%) Risk Assessment
11 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
11 10 (17.86%) Windows 2000
11 10 (17.86%) Malware Analysis
11 10 (17.86%) Technical Analysis
12 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills

Vulnerability Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 7 (12.50%) IIS
2 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2000
2 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (19.64%) DNS
1 11 (19.64%) Firewall
2 7 (12.50%) FTP
2 7 (12.50%) HTTP
3 6 (10.71%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (10.71%) Network Security
4 4 (7.14%) DHCP
4 4 (7.14%) NAS
4 4 (7.14%) SAN
4 4 (7.14%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.79%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) GDB
General
1 13 (23.21%) Finance
2 10 (17.86%) Banking
3 7 (12.50%) Legal
4 6 (10.71%) Military
5 2 (3.57%) Electronics
5 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.79%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 18 (32.14%) Consultant
2 13 (23.21%) Cryptography Consultant
3 11 (19.64%) Penetration Tester
3 11 (19.64%) Tester
4 8 (14.29%) Security Manager
5 7 (12.50%) Information Manager
5 7 (12.50%) Information Security Manager
5 7 (12.50%) Security Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) Analyst
7 5 (8.93%) Information Assurance Consultant
7 5 (8.93%) Security Analyst
7 5 (8.93%) SIEM Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Architect
8 4 (7.14%) CISSP Consultant
8 4 (7.14%) Technical Architect
9 3 (5.36%) Senior Security Engineer
10 2 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (3.57%) Senior Security Analyst
10 2 (3.57%) TOGAF Architect
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.00%) Cryptography
2 12 (21.43%) Security Operations Centre
3 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (16.07%) Client/Server
4 8 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 5 (8.93%) SCADA
6 1 (1.79%) CESG
6 1 (1.79%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.79%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 18 (32.14%) Windows
2 10 (17.86%) Windows 2000
2 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (12.50%) Linux
4 6 (10.71%) CentOS
5 3 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (62.50%) Cybersecurity
2 26 (46.43%) SIEM
3 25 (44.64%) Information Security
4 14 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
5 13 (23.21%) Security Operations
6 12 (21.43%) Mentoring
7 10 (17.86%) Incident Management
7 10 (17.86%) Malware Analysis
7 10 (17.86%) Reverse Engineering
7 10 (17.86%) Risk Assessment
7 10 (17.86%) Technical Analysis
8 9 (16.07%) Computer Forensics
8 9 (16.07%) Data Security
8 9 (16.07%) Risk Management
8 9 (16.07%) Wealth Management
9 7 (12.50%) Information Security Management
9 7 (12.50%) ISMS
9 7 (12.50%) Network Management
9 7 (12.50%) Project Management
9 7 (12.50%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.57%) Python
2 1 (1.79%) C
2 1 (1.79%) C#
2 1 (1.79%) Java
2 1 (1.79%) Perl
2 1 (1.79%) PHP
2 1 (1.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (39.29%) Security Cleared
2 19 (33.93%) CISSP
3 14 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 7 (12.50%) CISM
4 7 (12.50%) IISP
5 6 (10.71%) CEH
5 6 (10.71%) CHECK Team Leader
5 6 (10.71%) CREST Certified
6 5 (8.93%) CHECK Team Member
6 5 (8.93%) GCIA
6 5 (8.93%) OSCP
6 5 (8.93%) SANS
7 4 (7.14%) GSEC
7 4 (7.14%) VCP4
7 4 (7.14%) VCP5
7 4 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (5.36%) CompTIA Security+
8 3 (5.36%) Security+ Certification
9 2 (3.57%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (10.71%) GPG13
3 1 (1.79%) COBIT
3 1 (1.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (19.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.14%) Forefront TMG
2 4 (7.14%) UAG
2 4 (7.14%) vCloud
2 4 (7.14%) VMware ESX
2 4 (7.14%) vSphere
3 1 (1.79%) Firmware
3 1 (1.79%) Snort
Systems Management
1 9 (16.07%) QRadar
2 6 (10.71%) RSA Archer
3 4 (7.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (7.14%) SCCM
3 4 (7.14%) SCOM
4 3 (5.36%) RSA Security Analytics
5 2 (3.57%) Nessus
Vendors
1 13 (23.21%) Intel Security
2 12 (21.43%) ArcSight
3 11 (19.64%) VMware
4 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
5 7 (12.50%) HP
5 7 (12.50%) Red Hat
6 4 (7.14%) 3PAR
6 4 (7.14%) Dell
6 4 (7.14%) EMC
6 4 (7.14%) NetApp
6 4 (7.14%) Sophos
7 3 (5.36%) AlienVault
7 3 (5.36%) LogRhythm
7 3 (5.36%) SolarWinds
7 3 (5.36%) Splunk
8 1 (1.79%) Cisco
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon
Salary: Salary Negotiable + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive package based on qualifications and experience
Posted: 14 days ago