The table below looks at the statistics for Vulnerability Assessment skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Vulnerability Assessment over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 604 662 808
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +146
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 283 319 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.30% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.34% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 210 240 153
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £74,100 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £46,387
% change year-on-year
- +18.56%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
79108 93200 97300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.07% 87.55% 85.72%
Number of salaries quoted 65148 76972 80013
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Vulnerability Assessment
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads 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 UK

Vulnerability Assessment
Salary Trend

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

Vulnerability Assessment Salary Trend in the UK

Vulnerability Assessment
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 within the UK.

Vulnerability Assessment Salary Histogram in the UK

Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 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
England +44 274 £61,250 +6.52% 29
London +8 112 £70,000 +12.00% 8
South East +118 100 £55,000 +2.08% 8
Berkshire +103 58 £63,750 +10.86% 1
Oxfordshire +33 25 £48,500 +61.66%
Yorkshire +37 22 £63,750 +6.25% 1
City of London +30 21 £75,000 +20.00% 3
North West -28 11 £41,750 -49.39% 6
West Yorkshire +37 10 £38,000 -36.66% 1
Leeds +31 10 £38,000 -36.66% 1
South West -6 10 £50,000 -13.04% 4
North Yorkshire - 10 £65,000 -
Manchester -17 9 £44,750 -45.75% 3
Bracknell - 9 £55,000 -
Maidenhead +8 8 £67,500 +28.57%
Banbury +9 7 £48,500 +61.66%
East of England -22 7 £65,000 +51.16%
Windsor - 7 £67,500 -
East Sussex +31 6 £50,000 -23.07% 1
Brighton +29 6 £50,000 -23.07% 1
Abingdon +5 6 - -
Slough - 6 £65,000 -
Hertfordshire +4 5 £85,000 -
West Midlands -4 5 £49,759 -0.48% 1
Bristol +5 4 £52,500 -8.69% 2
Uxbridge +4 4 £62,500 +13.63%
Hampshire +2 4 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Gloucestershire -12 4 £46,250 -15.90% 1
Knaresborough - 4 £65,000 -
Surrey +21 3 £49,000 +3.15%

Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 with a requirement for Vulnerability Assessment.

1 359 (54.39%) Information Security
2 271 (41.06%) Penetration Testing
3 256 (38.79%) Windows
4 237 (35.91%) CISSP
5 212 (32.12%) Linux
6 192 (29.09%) Cybersecurity
7 189 (28.64%) Network Security
7 189 (28.64%) Firewall
8 176 (26.67%) SIEM
9 160 (24.24%) Management Information System
10 156 (23.64%) Nessus
11 149 (22.58%) CISM
12 148 (22.42%) CEH
13 146 (22.12%) Finance
14 137 (20.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 126 (19.09%) PCI DSS
16 125 (18.94%) Security Cleared
17 122 (18.48%) Java
18 119 (18.03%) Python
19 117 (17.73%) Degree
20 113 (17.12%) CISA
21 112 (16.97%) C++
22 109 (16.52%) Security Operations
23 107 (16.21%) CREST Certified
24 104 (15.76%) Ethical Hacking
25 100 (15.15%) Qualys
26 98 (14.85%) OWASP
27 93 (14.09%) Risk Management
28 88 (13.33%) Telecoms
28 88 (13.33%) Security Testing

Vulnerability Assessment
Top Related IT Skills 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 26 (3.94%) Apache
1 26 (3.94%) Tomcat
2 25 (3.79%) Confluence
3 14 (2.12%) IIS
4 13 (1.97%) JBoss
5 12 (1.82%) WebLogic
5 12 (1.82%) WebSphere
6 6 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.30%) Drupal
7 2 (0.30%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.15%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.15%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (1.36%) MS Office
2 8 (1.21%) MS Project
2 8 (1.21%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (1.36%) Temenos T24
2 3 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.15%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.15%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 51 (7.73%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (4.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (2.42%) Office 365
4 13 (1.97%) SaaS
5 6 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.76%) Sumo Logic
7 2 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.30%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (0.30%) CloudFront
7 2 (0.30%) IaaS
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.15%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (0.15%) G Suite
8 1 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.15%) Route 53
8 1 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 189 (28.64%) Firewall
1 189 (28.64%) Network Security
2 79 (11.97%) TCP/IP
3 74 (11.21%) Intrusion Detection
4 65 (9.85%) Wireless
5 49 (7.42%) VPN
6 48 (7.27%) Internet
7 33 (5.00%) LAN
8 31 (4.70%) HTTP
9 28 (4.24%) WAN
10 22 (3.33%) SSL
11 19 (2.88%) DNS
12 10 (1.52%) IPsec
12 10 (1.52%) Wireshark
13 8 (1.21%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (0.91%) DHCP
14 6 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
15 5 (0.76%) Intranet
15 5 (0.76%) tcpdump
15 5 (0.76%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (4.39%) Relational Database
2 9 (1.36%) MongoDB
3 5 (0.76%) SQLPlus
4 2 (0.30%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (0.30%) MySQL
4 2 (0.30%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.30%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.30%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.15%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.15%) Big Data
5 1 (0.15%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.15%) GIS
5 1 (0.15%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.15%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.15%) Redis
5 1 (0.15%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.15%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 49 (7.42%) Burp Suite
2 37 (5.61%) Metasploit
3 25 (3.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 25 (3.79%) JIRA
4 23 (3.48%) AppScan
5 12 (1.82%) Paros
6 2 (0.30%) CircleCI
6 2 (0.30%) WinDbg
7 1 (0.15%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.15%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.15%) Subversion
General
1 146 (22.12%) Finance
2 88 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 36 (5.45%) Games
4 19 (2.88%) Banking
4 19 (2.88%) Retail
5 18 (2.73%) Manufacturing
6 17 (2.58%) Legal
7 10 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
8 9 (1.36%) Law
9 8 (1.21%) Marketing
10 7 (1.06%) Back Office
11 6 (0.91%) Aerospace
12 5 (0.76%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.76%) Local Government
13 3 (0.45%) Electronics
13 3 (0.45%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.45%) Military
14 1 (0.15%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.15%) Mandarin Language
14 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 139 (21.06%) Analyst
2 118 (17.88%) Security Analyst
3 117 (17.73%) Tester
4 112 (16.97%) Penetration Tester
5 80 (12.12%) Security Specialist
6 69 (10.45%) Security Engineer
7 62 (9.39%) Consultant
8 55 (8.33%) Architect
9 52 (7.88%) Security Consultant
10 51 (7.73%) Security Manager
11 45 (6.82%) Security Architect
12 42 (6.36%) Information Analyst
12 42 (6.36%) Information Security Analyst
13 41 (6.21%) Security Tester
14 36 (5.45%) Administrator
14 36 (5.45%) Security Penetration Tester
14 36 (5.45%) Systems Administrator
15 32 (4.85%) Information Security Specialist
15 32 (4.85%) Information Specialist
16 26 (3.94%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (8.03%) .NET
2 35 (5.30%) Web Services
3 20 (3.03%) .NET Framework
4 12 (1.82%) Node.js
5 9 (1.36%) Middleware
6 7 (1.06%) AngularJS
6 7 (1.06%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (0.91%) ELK Stack
8 5 (0.76%) HTML
8 5 (0.76%) XML
9 4 (0.61%) JSON
9 4 (0.61%) SOAP
10 3 (0.45%) Ajax
10 3 (0.45%) ASP.NET
10 3 (0.45%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (0.45%) HTML5
11 2 (0.30%) Express
11 2 (0.30%) RESTful
12 1 (0.15%) Natural Language Processing
12 1 (0.15%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 160 (24.24%) Management Information System
2 62 (9.39%) Computer Science
3 56 (8.48%) Security Operations Centre
4 39 (5.91%) PKI
5 34 (5.15%) Mobile App
6 33 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
7 32 (4.85%) Data Centre
8 30 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
9 27 (4.09%) Cyberthreat
10 25 (3.79%) Cryptography
11 23 (3.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 21 (3.18%) CESG
13 18 (2.73%) Blog
14 15 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
15 12 (1.82%) Mainframe
16 10 (1.52%) Cyber Attack
17 8 (1.21%) Fat Client
17 8 (1.21%) Hybrid Cloud
17 8 (1.21%) Thin Client
17 8 (1.21%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 256 (38.79%) Windows
2 212 (32.12%) Linux
3 45 (6.82%) Unix
4 28 (4.24%) Windows Server
5 19 (2.88%) AIX
6 18 (2.73%) Kali Linux
7 12 (1.82%) Solaris
8 5 (0.76%) CentOS
9 4 (0.61%) VxWorks
10 3 (0.45%) Android
10 3 (0.45%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.30%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 359 (54.39%) Information Security
2 271 (41.06%) Penetration Testing
3 192 (29.09%) Cybersecurity
4 176 (26.67%) SIEM
5 109 (16.52%) Security Operations
6 104 (15.76%) Ethical Hacking
7 98 (14.85%) OWASP
8 93 (14.09%) Risk Management
9 88 (13.33%) Security Testing
10 85 (12.88%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 78 (11.82%) Security Architecture
12 69 (10.45%) Vulnerability Management
13 66 (10.00%) Project Management
14 64 (9.70%) Risk Assessment
14 64 (9.70%) Threat Modelling
15 63 (9.55%) Security Management
16 57 (8.64%) ITIL
17 43 (6.52%) Social Engineering
18 41 (6.21%) E-Commerce
18 41 (6.21%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 122 (18.48%) Java
2 119 (18.03%) Python
3 112 (16.97%) C++
4 84 (12.73%) C
5 63 (9.55%) Perl
6 46 (6.97%) Bash Shell
6 46 (6.97%) C#
7 44 (6.67%) PHP
8 37 (5.61%) Ruby
9 34 (5.15%) VB.NET
10 27 (4.09%) Objective-C
11 22 (3.33%) SQL
11 22 (3.33%) VB
12 19 (2.88%) PowerShell
13 15 (2.27%) JavaScript
14 3 (0.45%) Go
15 2 (0.30%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.15%) R
Qualifications
1 237 (35.91%) CISSP
2 149 (22.58%) CISM
3 148 (22.42%) CEH
4 125 (18.94%) Security Cleared
5 117 (17.73%) Degree
6 113 (17.12%) CISA
7 107 (16.21%) CREST Certified
8 86 (13.03%) OSCP
9 67 (10.15%) GIAC
10 66 (10.00%) GPEN
11 48 (7.27%) SC Cleared
12 42 (6.36%) CHECK Team Leader
13 41 (6.21%) Cisco Certification
14 33 (5.00%) DV Cleared
15 25 (3.79%) SANS
16 22 (3.33%) CCNA
16 22 (3.33%) GSEC
17 17 (2.58%) CCNP
18 16 (2.42%) GWAPT
19 14 (2.12%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (20.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 126 (19.09%) PCI DSS
3 23 (3.48%) QA
4 10 (1.52%) SLA
5 7 (1.06%) COBIT
6 5 (0.76%) SSAE 16
7 4 (0.61%) HIPAA
7 4 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.30%) BS7799
8 2 (0.30%) FISMA
8 2 (0.30%) GPG13
8 2 (0.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (0.30%) ISO27002
8 2 (0.30%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.15%) RMADS
System Software
1 35 (5.30%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (1.82%) vSphere
3 3 (0.45%) Docker
3 3 (0.45%) Snort
4 2 (0.30%) Xen
5 1 (0.15%) pfSense
5 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 156 (23.64%) Nessus
2 64 (9.70%) Nmap
3 45 (6.82%) OpenVAS
4 36 (5.45%) SCCM
5 28 (4.24%) HP Fortify
6 18 (2.73%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (2.73%) Puppet
7 17 (2.58%) Ansible
8 12 (1.82%) Rsyslog
8 12 (1.82%) WebInspect
9 11 (1.67%) logstash
9 11 (1.67%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 11 (1.67%) vMotion
10 8 (1.21%) QRadar
11 6 (0.91%) Kibana
12 5 (0.76%) Nexpose
12 5 (0.76%) WMI
13 4 (0.61%) WSUS
14 3 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
14 3 (0.45%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 100 (15.15%) Qualys
2 62 (9.39%) Cisco
2 62 (9.39%) Splunk
3 51 (7.73%) Microsoft
4 31 (4.70%) ArcSight
4 31 (4.70%) Red Hat
5 28 (4.24%) Coverity
6 26 (3.94%) CheckPoint
6 26 (3.94%) HP
7 25 (3.79%) Intel Security
8 23 (3.48%) VMware
9 21 (3.18%) Sophos
10 18 (2.73%) Juniper
11 17 (2.58%) Oracle
12 14 (2.12%) IBM
13 13 (1.97%) Palo Alto
14 11 (1.67%) Citrix
14 11 (1.67%) Symantec
15 9 (1.36%) Blue Coat
16 8 (1.21%) Fortinet
London
set2recruit
Salary: £45000 - £70000 Per Annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £44000 - £50000 per annum + Depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Adeptis Group
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £68,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Kent
Adeptis Group
Salary: From £43,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £85,000 plus monetary benefits, attractive bonus scheme and pension
Posted: Yesterday
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £30k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
n-tier selection limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 25 days holiday, Pension plan.
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £38,000 - £60,000 base + competitive package
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
QVC
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
PwC
Salary: Market related
Posted: 15 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
QVC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Knowsley, Liverpool, UK
QVC
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Reed Technology
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CapGemini Consulting
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits + OT
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago