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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 233 226 217
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 7 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.11% 0.17% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.21% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 7
Average salary £25,000 £40,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% -13.97%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £51,177 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.18% +20.41%
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
5223 4869 4410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 82.54% 82.19% 77.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4310 4110 3882
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,925
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,050 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
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 19 December 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 0 3 £25,000 -37.50%
Gloucestershire -14 2 - -
Wiltshire - 2 £38,500 -
Vulnerability Assessment
England

Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) VMware
2 8 (53.33%) Linux
2 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (46.67%) Cisco
3 7 (46.67%) Information Security
4 6 (40.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 6 (40.00%) C
4 6 (40.00%) C++
4 6 (40.00%) Cyber Security
4 6 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (40.00%) McAfee
4 6 (40.00%) Windows
4 6 (40.00%) Finance
4 6 (40.00%) Firewall
4 6 (40.00%) DV Cleared
4 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (33.33%) Wireless
5 5 (33.33%) Network Security
5 5 (33.33%) CCNA
5 5 (33.33%) Military
5 5 (33.33%) WinDbg
5 5 (33.33%) GDB
5 5 (33.33%) DHCP
5 5 (33.33%) VPN
5 5 (33.33%) DNS
5 5 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 4 (26.67%) Dell

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (26.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Firewall
2 5 (33.33%) Wireless
2 5 (33.33%) Network Security
2 5 (33.33%) DHCP
2 5 (33.33%) VPN
2 5 (33.33%) DNS
3 4 (26.67%) SAN
3 4 (26.67%) Internet
3 4 (26.67%) LAN
3 4 (26.67%) WAN
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (6.67%) Junos
5 1 (6.67%) SNMP
5 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) WinDbg
1 5 (33.33%) GDB
2 2 (13.33%) Metasploit
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Administrator
2 3 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Security Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) IT Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Software Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Web Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (13.33%) Statistics
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Information Security
2 6 (40.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 6 (40.00%) Cyber Security
2 6 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (26.67%) SIEM
4 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
5 2 (13.33%) Security Management
5 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (13.33%) Security Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) C
1 6 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) DV Cleared
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) CCNA
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (20.00%) CEH
3 3 (20.00%) CCNP
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (13.33%) GIAC
4 2 (13.33%) CISSP
4 2 (13.33%) MCSE
4 2 (13.33%) MCSA
5 1 (6.67%) CCSP
5 1 (6.67%) CCSA
5 1 (6.67%) CCSE
5 1 (6.67%) JNCIA
5 1 (6.67%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) SLA
2 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (13.33%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) VMware
3 7 (46.67%) Cisco
4 6 (40.00%) McAfee
5 4 (26.67%) Symantec
5 4 (26.67%) Dell
6 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint
7 1 (6.67%) Juniper
7 1 (6.67%) Blue Coat