The table below looks at the statistics for CORE IMPACT skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CORE IMPACT over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Core Security Technologies CORE IMPACT
Rank 884 868 896
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +28
Permanent jobs citing CORE IMPACT 3 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.005% 0.004%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.040% 0.077% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £32,500 £90,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-63.88% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Systems Management Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
7461 6491 6552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.54% 6.11% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5905 5226 5309
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

CORE IMPACT
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CORE IMPACT within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

CORE IMPACT Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CORE IMPACT
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CORE IMPACT within the UK.

CORE IMPACT Salary Trend in the UK

CORE IMPACT
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CORE IMPACT within the UK over the 3 months to 16 September 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
(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
England -22 3 £32,500 -63.88%
London -15 2 - -
Manchester -15 1 £32,500 -
North West -17 1 £32,500 -

CORE IMPACT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing CORE IMPACT 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 CORE IMPACT.

1 10 (100.00%) Nessus
1 10 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (60.00%) OWASP
2 6 (60.00%) Metasploit
2 6 (60.00%) Information Security
3 4 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (40.00%) Nmap
3 4 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 4 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (30.00%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (20.00%) UNIX
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) AIX
5 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) Python
5 2 (20.00%) C
5 2 (20.00%) HTML
5 2 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) VB
5 2 (20.00%) .NET
5 2 (20.00%) HP
5 2 (20.00%) Terminal Server
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle

CORE IMPACT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing CORE IMPACT 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 CORE IMPACT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Tester
1 6 (60.00%) Penetration Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Penetration Test Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Test Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Security Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Security Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Lead Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Penetration Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) UNIX
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) AIX
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) Windows NT
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (60.00%) OWASP
2 6 (60.00%) Information Security
3 4 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 4 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (30.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Python
1 2 (20.00%) C
1 2 (20.00%) Java
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
1 2 (20.00%) VB
1 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Nmap
2 2 (20.00%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 10 (100.00%) Nessus
2 4 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft