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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Vulnerability Assessment over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 230 227 206
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -21
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 20 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.33% 0.11% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.14% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 10
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4990 5125 4223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 83.13% 82.63% 80.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4153 4166 3725
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Vulnerability Assessment
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 July 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015. 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
Gloucestershire -2 9 £50,000 -20.00%
Bristol +1 7 £38,750 +19.23%
Wiltshire - 4 £55,000 -
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England

Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 30 (81.08%) Information Security
2 25 (67.57%) Security Cleared
3 20 (54.05%) Cyber Security
4 19 (51.35%) Military
5 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
6 15 (40.54%) CISSP
6 15 (40.54%) C
6 15 (40.54%) C++
6 15 (40.54%) Linux
6 15 (40.54%) MS Excel
6 15 (40.54%) Wireless
6 15 (40.54%) VMware
6 15 (40.54%) Linux Kernel Development
6 15 (40.54%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (40.54%) WinDbg
6 15 (40.54%) GDB
6 15 (40.54%) DV Cleared
6 15 (40.54%) Hyper-V
6 15 (40.54%) Reverse Engineering
7 14 (37.84%) Risk Management
8 11 (29.73%) Firewall
8 11 (29.73%) ITIL
9 10 (27.03%) Penetration Testing
9 10 (27.03%) SIEM
10 9 (24.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 9 (24.32%) Degree
10 9 (24.32%) Computer Forensics
11 7 (18.92%) Business Continuity
11 7 (18.92%) CHFI
11 7 (18.92%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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.

Applications
1 15 (40.54%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (40.54%) Wireless
2 11 (29.73%) Firewall
3 6 (16.22%) Network Security
4 4 (10.81%) Internet
5 3 (8.11%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 15 (40.54%) WinDbg
1 15 (40.54%) GDB
General
1 19 (51.35%) Military
2 7 (18.92%) Finance
3 3 (8.11%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7 (18.92%) Analyst
2 6 (16.22%) Consultant
2 6 (16.22%) Security Consultant
2 6 (16.22%) Security Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Security Specialist
3 5 (13.51%) IT Security Specialist
4 4 (10.81%) Cyber Security Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) IT Security Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Head of Security
5 3 (8.11%) Head of Information Security
5 3 (8.11%) Security Architect
5 3 (8.11%) IT Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Network Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) IT Security Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Network Security Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Test Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Penetration Tester
7 1 (2.70%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.51%) Computer Science
3 4 (10.81%) Internet of Things
3 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
3 4 (10.81%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (10.81%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 15 (40.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (81.08%) Information Security
2 20 (54.05%) Cyber Security
3 15 (40.54%) Reverse Engineering
3 15 (40.54%) Linux Kernel Development
4 14 (37.84%) Risk Management
5 11 (29.73%) ITIL
6 10 (27.03%) SIEM
6 10 (27.03%) Penetration Testing
7 9 (24.32%) Computer Forensics
8 7 (18.92%) Business Continuity
8 7 (18.92%) Data Protection
8 7 (18.92%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (13.51%) Information Assurance
9 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2
10 4 (10.81%) BCP
10 4 (10.81%) Benchmarking
10 4 (10.81%) Service Management
10 4 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (10.81%) ITSM
10 4 (10.81%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) C
1 15 (40.54%) C++
2 2 (5.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (67.57%) Security Cleared
2 15 (40.54%) DV Cleared
2 15 (40.54%) CISSP
3 9 (24.32%) Degree
4 7 (18.92%) CISM
4 7 (18.92%) CHFI
5 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
6 4 (10.81%) CISA
7 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (5.41%) MCP
7 2 (5.41%) MCSA
8 1 (2.70%) GCIA
8 1 (2.70%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (24.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (18.92%) PCI DSS
3 4 (10.81%) COBIT
System Software
1 15 (40.54%) VMware Infrastructure
1 15 (40.54%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Nmap
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
2 15 (40.54%) VMware
3 5 (13.51%) Cisco
4 3 (8.11%) SolarWinds
4 3 (8.11%) ArcSight
4 3 (8.11%) Juniper
5 1 (2.70%) McAfee
5 1 (2.70%) Qualys