The table below looks at the statistics for Vulnerability Assessment skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Vulnerability Assessment over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 604 685 661
Rank change year-on-year
+81 -24
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 299 224 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.24% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 219 191 149
Average salary £55,000 £48,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.40% -3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,950 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,750 £62,500 £74,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.14%

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
93272 94978 86805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.17% 82.77% 81.71%
Number of salaries quoted 76819 75777 71033
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Vulnerability Assessment
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 August 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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
England +68 273 £57,500 +15.00% 48
London +83 136 £65,000 +17.11% 11
South East -7 44 £58,500 +23.15% 16
North West +21 23 £50,000 +25.00% 7
Yorkshire +22 22 £37,500 +2.73% 4
City of London +36 21 £55,750 -7.08% 4
West Yorkshire +14 20 £37,500 +1.35% 3
East Midlands +2 17 £50,000 -20.00% 2
Leeds +19 15 £37,500 - 3
Cheshire +18 15 £50,000 +2.04% 1
Surrey -5 14 £63,750 +46.55%
East of England -12 12 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Hampshire -10 11 £73,162 +26.14% 3
Berkshire +14 10 £58,000 +28.88% 5
Hertfordshire -12 10 - - 3
Edinburgh - 10 £45,000 - 5
Scotland - 10 £45,000 - 5
Birmingham +17 8 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Manchester +6 8 £46,500 +43.07% 6
Chester 0 8 £35,000 - 1
West Midlands -6 8 £50,000 +31.57% 2
South West -20 8 £51,250 +10.81% 2
Nottinghamshire - 8 £81,250 - 1
Derbyshire -11 6 £37,500 -26.47%
Bristol -16 6 £57,500 +21.05% 1
Watford - 6 - - 3
Nottingham - 6 £77,500 - 1
Wales +2 5 - -
Slough -1 5 £58,000 +58.90% 1
South Wales -5 5 - -

Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 389 (71.90%) Information Security
2 216 (39.93%) Firewall
3 200 (36.97%) CISSP
4 187 (34.57%) Penetration Testing
5 148 (27.36%) SIEM
6 145 (26.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 138 (25.51%) Finance
8 134 (24.77%) Windows
9 132 (24.40%) Management Information System
10 121 (22.37%) Cyber Security
11 117 (21.63%) ITIL
12 108 (19.96%) Linux
13 107 (19.78%) PCI DSS
14 100 (18.48%) Network Security
15 98 (18.11%) CISM
16 97 (17.93%) Risk Management
17 94 (17.38%) Security Testing
18 90 (16.64%) Security Architecture
19 85 (15.71%) Degree
19 85 (15.71%) Risk Assessment
20 84 (15.53%) Intrusion Detection
21 81 (14.97%) Security Management
22 77 (14.23%) Security Cleared
23 67 (12.38%) Nessus
24 66 (12.20%) UNIX
25 60 (11.09%) Kalman Filter
26 57 (10.54%) E-Commerce
26 57 (10.54%) Microsoft
27 56 (10.35%) Vulnerability Management
28 55 (10.17%) Incident Management

Vulnerability Assessment
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 24 (4.44%) Apache
2 17 (3.14%) Tomcat
3 12 (2.22%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.11%) IIS
5 5 (0.92%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.74%) Confluence
7 3 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 20 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.85%) MS Office
3 6 (1.11%) Photoshop
3 6 (1.11%) MS Project
4 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.85%) SaaS
3 4 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.37%) Office 365
5 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.18%) PaaS
6 1 (0.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 216 (39.93%) Firewall
2 100 (18.48%) Network Security
3 84 (15.53%) Intrusion Detection
4 43 (7.95%) Wireless
4 43 (7.95%) TCP/IP
5 42 (7.76%) Internet
6 29 (5.36%) VPN
7 16 (2.96%) VoIP
8 15 (2.77%) WAN
8 15 (2.77%) SSL
9 12 (2.22%) HTTP
9 12 (2.22%) LAN
10 10 (1.85%) DNS
11 8 (1.48%) SAN
12 7 (1.29%) MPLS
12 7 (1.29%) SNMP
13 6 (1.11%) OSPF
13 6 (1.11%) SMTP
13 6 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (1.11%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (5.91%) MySQL
2 6 (1.11%) Hadoop
3 5 (0.92%) SQL Server
4 4 (0.74%) Data Mining
4 4 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (0.74%) NoSQL
4 4 (0.74%) Riak
4 4 (0.74%) Big Data
4 4 (0.74%) Voldemort
4 4 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.37%) Couchbase
5 2 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (2.22%) WinDbg
1 12 (2.22%) GDB
2 9 (1.66%) Subversion
3 4 (0.74%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.74%) JIRA
4 3 (0.55%) Hudson
4 3 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (0.55%) Metasploit
4 3 (0.55%) TeamCity
4 3 (0.55%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.37%) AppScan
5 2 (0.37%) Paros
5 2 (0.37%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.18%) Yeoman
6 1 (0.18%) Selenium
6 1 (0.18%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.18%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.18%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.18%) JMeter
General
1 138 (25.51%) Finance
2 41 (7.58%) Banking
3 28 (5.18%) Legal
4 20 (3.70%) Retail
5 17 (3.14%) Military
5 17 (3.14%) Marketing
6 11 (2.03%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.85%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.66%) Back Office
9 7 (1.29%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.29%) Corporate Banking
10 6 (1.11%) Law
11 5 (0.92%) Electronics
11 5 (0.92%) Advertising
12 3 (0.55%) Games
13 2 (0.37%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.37%) Local Government
14 1 (0.18%) Automotive
14 1 (0.18%) Mandarin Language
14 1 (0.18%) French Language
Job Titles
1 168 (31.05%) Analyst
2 162 (29.94%) Security Analyst
3 70 (12.94%) Consultant
4 64 (11.83%) Security Engineer
5 57 (10.54%) Security Consultant
6 56 (10.35%) Architect
6 56 (10.35%) Security Architect
7 55 (10.17%) Security Manager
8 37 (6.84%) Information Security Analyst
8 37 (6.84%) Information Analyst
9 36 (6.65%) IT Security Analyst
10 31 (5.73%) Security Operations Analyst
10 31 (5.73%) Operations Analyst
11 27 (4.99%) Security Specialist
12 23 (4.25%) IT Security Engineer
13 21 (3.88%) Penetration Tester
13 21 (3.88%) Tester
14 19 (3.51%) IT Architect
14 19 (3.51%) IT Security Architect
15 18 (3.33%) Cyber Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (5.18%) .NET
2 27 (4.99%) Web Services
3 14 (2.59%) ASP.NET
4 12 (2.22%) JSP
5 10 (1.85%) HTML
6 9 (1.66%) CSS
7 7 (1.29%) XHTML
8 5 (0.92%) SOAP
9 3 (0.55%) WSDL
9 3 (0.55%) SAML
9 3 (0.55%) 802.1X
9 3 (0.55%) XML
9 3 (0.55%) OAuth
9 3 (0.55%) OpenID
10 2 (0.37%) REST
10 2 (0.37%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.37%) WCF
11 1 (0.18%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 132 (24.40%) Management Information System
2 38 (7.02%) PKI
2 38 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (6.10%) Computer Science
4 20 (3.70%) Cryptography
5 15 (2.77%) CESG
6 14 (2.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 12 (2.22%) Visualisation
8 11 (2.03%) Data Centre
9 10 (1.85%) Algorithms
9 10 (1.85%) Mobile App
10 9 (1.66%) Internet of Things
10 9 (1.66%) Blog
10 9 (1.66%) CESG CLAS
10 9 (1.66%) GIS
11 8 (1.48%) Data Protection Act
11 8 (1.48%) User Experience
12 7 (1.29%) SWIFT
13 6 (1.11%) Data Structures
14 5 (0.92%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 134 (24.77%) Windows
2 108 (19.96%) Linux
3 66 (12.20%) UNIX
4 8 (1.48%) Windows 7
4 8 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (1.29%) Solaris
5 7 (1.29%) Windows 2000
5 7 (1.29%) Windows NT
6 2 (0.37%) FreeBSD
6 2 (0.37%) CentOS
6 2 (0.37%) Android
7 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.18%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.18%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 389 (71.90%) Information Security
2 187 (34.57%) Penetration Testing
3 148 (27.36%) SIEM
4 121 (22.37%) Cyber Security
5 117 (21.63%) ITIL
6 97 (17.93%) Risk Management
7 94 (17.38%) Security Testing
8 90 (16.64%) Security Architecture
9 85 (15.71%) Risk Assessment
10 81 (14.97%) Security Management
11 60 (11.09%) Kalman Filter
12 57 (10.54%) E-Commerce
13 56 (10.35%) Vulnerability Management
14 55 (10.17%) Incident Management
15 45 (8.32%) Project Management
16 39 (7.21%) Patch Management
17 38 (7.02%) Data Security
18 36 (6.65%) Stakeholder Management
18 36 (6.65%) OWASP
19 32 (5.91%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 49 (9.06%) Java
2 40 (7.39%) C
2 40 (7.39%) SQL
3 36 (6.65%) C#
4 34 (6.28%) C++
5 32 (5.91%) PHP
6 29 (5.36%) Python
7 28 (5.18%) Perl
8 18 (3.33%) JavaScript
9 11 (2.03%) VB.NET
10 10 (1.85%) Ruby
11 9 (1.66%) Erlang
12 8 (1.48%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.11%) Haskell
13 6 (1.11%) Lisp
13 6 (1.11%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.74%) Objective-C
14 4 (0.74%) VB
14 4 (0.74%) SystemTap
15 3 (0.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 200 (36.97%) CISSP
2 98 (18.11%) CISM
3 85 (15.71%) Degree
4 77 (14.23%) Security Cleared
5 52 (9.61%) CISA
6 47 (8.69%) CEH
7 46 (8.50%) DV Cleared
8 34 (6.28%) SC Cleared
9 32 (5.91%) Microsoft Certification
10 22 (4.07%) Cisco Certification
10 22 (4.07%) GIAC
11 19 (3.51%) CHFI
12 18 (3.33%) SSCP
13 17 (3.14%) MCSE
14 14 (2.59%) CCNA
15 13 (2.40%) CISMP
16 12 (2.22%) CCNP
17 10 (1.85%) Security+ Certification
18 9 (1.66%) GPEN
19 8 (1.48%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 145 (26.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 107 (19.78%) PCI DSS
3 55 (10.17%) COBIT
4 17 (3.14%) QA
5 13 (2.40%) SLA
6 12 (2.22%) JSP 440
7 10 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 5 (0.92%) PAS 55
10 4 (0.74%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.37%) BS7799
System Software
1 31 (5.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (4.99%) Active Directory
3 14 (2.59%) Hyper-V
4 11 (2.03%) vSphere
4 11 (2.03%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (1.11%) Snort
6 5 (0.92%) OpenSSH
7 3 (0.55%) XenApp
8 1 (0.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 67 (12.38%) Nessus
2 14 (2.59%) Nmap
3 13 (2.40%) Nagios
4 5 (0.92%) OpenView
5 4 (0.74%) SCOM
6 3 (0.55%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (0.55%) Puppet
6 3 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.55%) Ansible
6 3 (0.55%) logstash
6 3 (0.55%) Kibana
6 3 (0.55%) Rsyslog
7 2 (0.37%) CiscoWorks
7 2 (0.37%) WebInspect
7 2 (0.37%) SCCM
8 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.18%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.18%) Graphite
8 1 (0.18%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 57 (10.54%) Microsoft
2 36 (6.65%) CheckPoint
3 34 (6.28%) Cisco
4 32 (5.91%) VMware
5 21 (3.88%) Websense
6 20 (3.70%) Tripwire
7 18 (3.33%) Sophos
8 14 (2.59%) Qualys
8 14 (2.59%) HP
8 14 (2.59%) Symantec
8 14 (2.59%) Red Hat
9 12 (2.22%) SolarWinds
9 12 (2.22%) Splunk
9 12 (2.22%) ArcSight
10 11 (2.03%) F5
11 10 (1.85%) Citrix
12 9 (1.66%) IBM
12 9 (1.66%) Oracle
13 8 (1.48%) McAfee
14 7 (1.29%) Juniper
Watford, Hertfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
South East
PwC
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Rubicon Consulting
Salary: Dependent on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £28850 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits + OT
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 70000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
South East England
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
InfoURGE Technologies
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: DOE
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Nottingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Computer Sciences Corporation
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos Plc
Salary: From £32,000 to £54,000 per annum Plus benefits. Salary dependent on e
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago