The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 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 West region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 223 204 207
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +3
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 5 13 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.082% 0.25% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.31% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 15
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +9.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,800 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -27.27%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4919 4164 4268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 80.34% 79.36% 77.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3998 3582 3778
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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England

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

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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

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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 29 July 2014.

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 29 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
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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
Bristol -5 3 £32,500 -40.90%
Gloucestershire - 2 £55,250 -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) C
3 3 (33.33%) C++
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Wireless
3 3 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
3 3 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Cyber Security
4 2 (22.22%) WinDbg
4 2 (22.22%) GDB
4 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
4 2 (22.22%) Computer Security
4 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
4 2 (22.22%) Information Security
4 2 (22.22%) GCIA
4 2 (22.22%) GSEC
4 2 (22.22%) GCIH
4 2 (22.22%) GCFA
4 2 (22.22%) CISSP
5 1 (11.11%) Firewall
5 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 1 (11.11%) Nagios
5 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 1 (11.11%) PHP
5 1 (11.11%) MySQL
5 1 (11.11%) Apache

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 1 (11.11%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) SSL
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) WinDbg
1 2 (22.22%) GDB
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (11.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Account Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Incident Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Telesales Executive
2 1 (11.11%) Cyber Security Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Security Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Debian
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
1 3 (33.33%) Cyber Security
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Security
2 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C
1 3 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) PHP
2 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) CISSP
2 2 (22.22%) GCIA
2 2 (22.22%) GSEC
2 2 (22.22%) GCIH
2 2 (22.22%) GCFA
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Nagios
1 1 (11.11%) Zenoss
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Rackspace