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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 621 681 694
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +13
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 279 235 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.24% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 199 200 138
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £28,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £62,500 £71,100
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +12.50%

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
93036 97048 88128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.83% 82.79% 80.98%
Number of salaries quoted 76147 78224 72122
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +57 255 £52,500 -0.94% 43
London +69 118 £63,750 +12.83% 16
South East -9 42 £52,500 +16.66% 9
City of London +46 25 £58,250 -2.91% 3
East Midlands +9 21 £40,000 -36.00% 2
Yorkshire +15 19 £37,750 +11.02%
West Yorkshire +16 17 £37,500 +7.14%
East of England -2 17 £42,500 -5.55% 5
Hertfordshire -1 15 - - 3
Nottinghamshire - 15 £40,000 -
Nottingham - 15 £40,000 -
North West +16 13 £52,500 +61.53% 4
Leeds +11 13 £37,500 +11.11%
Cheshire +9 11 £52,500 +7.14% 1
Birmingham +5 11 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Surrey +4 11 £52,500 +20.68% 1
Berkshire +1 11 £58,000 +107.14% 3
South West -7 11 £50,000 +33.33% 5
West Midlands -12 11 £50,000 +21.21% 1
Watford - 11 - - 2
Hampshire -8 10 £85,000 +46.55% 3
Kent +11 8 £32,500 -38.09%
Cardiff - 8 £37,000 -
South Wales - 8 £37,000 -
Wales - 8 £37,000 -
Basingstoke +25 6 £52,500 -12.50%
Chester +5 6 - -
Gloucestershire -9 6 £50,000 -9.50%
Edinburgh - 6 £45,000 -
Scotland - 6 £45,000 -

Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 385 (73.19%) Information Security
2 215 (40.87%) Firewall
3 205 (38.97%) CISSP
4 181 (34.41%) Penetration Testing
5 170 (32.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 125 (23.76%) Management Information System
7 122 (23.19%) ITIL
7 122 (23.19%) Cyber Security
8 121 (23.00%) Windows
9 118 (22.43%) Finance
9 118 (22.43%) SIEM
10 104 (19.77%) PCI DSS
11 101 (19.20%) CISM
12 98 (18.63%) Security Testing
13 95 (18.06%) Linux
14 94 (17.87%) Risk Management
15 92 (17.49%) Network Security
16 90 (17.11%) Degree
17 83 (15.78%) Risk Assessment
18 81 (15.40%) Security Cleared
19 79 (15.02%) Security Architecture
20 75 (14.26%) Security Management
21 67 (12.74%) Intrusion Detection
22 65 (12.36%) Kalman Filter
23 62 (11.79%) Microsoft
24 61 (11.60%) COBIT
25 58 (11.03%) Nessus
26 56 (10.65%) UNIX
27 50 (9.51%) Wireless
27 50 (9.51%) Incident Management

Vulnerability Assessment
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 18 (3.42%) Apache
2 12 (2.28%) Tomcat
3 11 (2.09%) MS Exchange
4 9 (1.71%) IIS
5 4 (0.76%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.57%) Confluence
6 3 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.38%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.19%) Lync
Applications
1 26 (4.94%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.71%) MS Office
3 6 (1.14%) Photoshop
3 6 (1.14%) MS Project
4 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.28%) SaaS
3 4 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (0.76%) Office 365
4 3 (0.57%) IaaS
4 3 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.57%) PaaS
5 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 215 (40.87%) Firewall
2 92 (17.49%) Network Security
3 67 (12.74%) Intrusion Detection
4 50 (9.51%) Wireless
5 46 (8.75%) Internet
6 34 (6.46%) TCP/IP
7 31 (5.89%) VPN
8 21 (3.99%) WAN
9 20 (3.80%) LAN
10 19 (3.61%) SSL
11 12 (2.28%) VoIP
11 12 (2.28%) HTTP
12 10 (1.90%) SAN
12 10 (1.90%) DNS
13 8 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (1.14%) tcpdump
14 6 (1.14%) IPsec
14 6 (1.14%) SNMP
15 5 (0.95%) SMTP
15 5 (0.95%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (4.18%) MySQL
2 5 (0.95%) SQL Server
3 4 (0.76%) Data Mining
3 4 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (0.57%) Couchbase
4 3 (0.57%) Voldemort
4 3 (0.57%) Hadoop
4 3 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (0.57%) NoSQL
4 3 (0.57%) Riak
5 2 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.19%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (2.85%) WinDbg
1 15 (2.85%) GDB
2 9 (1.71%) Subversion
3 5 (0.95%) Metasploit
4 3 (0.57%) TeamCity
4 3 (0.57%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.57%) JIRA
4 3 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (0.57%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.57%) Hudson
5 2 (0.38%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.19%) Yeoman
General
1 118 (22.43%) Finance
2 29 (5.51%) Banking
3 23 (4.37%) Legal
4 20 (3.80%) Military
5 15 (2.85%) Marketing
6 12 (2.28%) Law
7 11 (2.09%) Manufacturing
7 11 (2.09%) Retail
8 8 (1.52%) Back Office
9 7 (1.33%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.33%) Telecoms
10 6 (1.14%) Aerospace
11 5 (0.95%) Electronics
11 5 (0.95%) Advertising
12 4 (0.76%) Local Government
13 3 (0.57%) Games
14 1 (0.19%) Automotive
14 1 (0.19%) Mandarin Language
14 1 (0.19%) French Language
14 1 (0.19%) German Language
Job Titles
1 169 (32.13%) Analyst
2 164 (31.18%) Security Analyst
3 67 (12.74%) Consultant
4 59 (11.22%) Security Consultant
5 56 (10.65%) Security Manager
6 55 (10.46%) Security Engineer
7 49 (9.32%) Architect
8 48 (9.13%) Security Architect
9 43 (8.17%) IT Security Analyst
10 35 (6.65%) Information Security Analyst
10 35 (6.65%) Information Analyst
11 34 (6.46%) Security Specialist
12 23 (4.37%) IT Security Engineer
13 22 (4.18%) Security Operations Analyst
13 22 (4.18%) Operations Analyst
14 20 (3.80%) Cyber Security Consultant
15 19 (3.61%) Cyber Security Manager
16 18 (3.42%) IT Security Manager
17 17 (3.23%) Cyber Security Analyst
18 16 (3.04%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (5.70%) .NET
2 22 (4.18%) Web Services
3 14 (2.66%) ASP.NET
4 13 (2.47%) JSP
5 10 (1.90%) HTML
6 9 (1.71%) CSS
7 6 (1.14%) SOAP
7 6 (1.14%) XHTML
8 5 (0.95%) 802.1X
9 3 (0.57%) XML
9 3 (0.57%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.57%) WCF
9 3 (0.57%) OAuth
9 3 (0.57%) OpenID
9 3 (0.57%) REST
9 3 (0.57%) WSDL
9 3 (0.57%) SAML
10 1 (0.19%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 125 (23.76%) Management Information System
2 38 (7.22%) Computer Science
3 32 (6.08%) PKI
4 28 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (4.37%) Cryptography
6 19 (3.61%) CESG
7 16 (3.04%) Mobile App
8 13 (2.47%) Data Protection Act
9 11 (2.09%) CESG CLAS
10 10 (1.90%) Algorithms
11 9 (1.71%) Internet of Things
11 9 (1.71%) Visualisation
11 9 (1.71%) Blog
11 9 (1.71%) GIS
12 8 (1.52%) Life Science
12 8 (1.52%) User Experience
12 8 (1.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 7 (1.33%) SWIFT
14 6 (1.14%) BYOD
14 6 (1.14%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 121 (23.00%) Windows
2 95 (18.06%) Linux
3 56 (10.65%) UNIX
4 7 (1.33%) Solaris
5 6 (1.14%) Windows 2000
5 6 (1.14%) Windows NT
6 5 (0.95%) Windows 7
6 5 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.38%) CentOS
7 2 (0.38%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.19%) Android
8 1 (0.19%) AIX
8 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.19%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 385 (73.19%) Information Security
2 181 (34.41%) Penetration Testing
3 122 (23.19%) ITIL
3 122 (23.19%) Cyber Security
4 118 (22.43%) SIEM
5 98 (18.63%) Security Testing
6 94 (17.87%) Risk Management
7 83 (15.78%) Risk Assessment
8 79 (15.02%) Security Architecture
9 75 (14.26%) Security Management
10 65 (12.36%) Kalman Filter
11 50 (9.51%) Incident Management
12 44 (8.37%) Business Continuity
12 44 (8.37%) OWASP
13 41 (7.79%) E-Commerce
14 39 (7.41%) Project Management
14 39 (7.41%) Vulnerability Management
15 37 (7.03%) Data Security
16 35 (6.65%) Patch Management
17 31 (5.89%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 42 (7.98%) Java
2 40 (7.60%) C
3 38 (7.22%) C#
4 36 (6.84%) C++
4 36 (6.84%) SQL
5 29 (5.51%) PHP
6 18 (3.42%) Python
7 15 (2.85%) JavaScript
7 15 (2.85%) Perl
8 11 (2.09%) VB.NET
9 9 (1.71%) Erlang
10 8 (1.52%) Ruby
11 6 (1.14%) Bash Shell
12 5 (0.95%) Haskell
12 5 (0.95%) Lisp
12 5 (0.95%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.76%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.57%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.57%) SystemTap
15 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 205 (38.97%) CISSP
2 101 (19.20%) CISM
3 90 (17.11%) Degree
4 81 (15.40%) Security Cleared
5 49 (9.32%) CEH
6 47 (8.94%) DV Cleared
7 45 (8.56%) CISA
8 35 (6.65%) Microsoft Certification
9 34 (6.46%) SC Cleared
10 23 (4.37%) SSCP
11 20 (3.80%) MCSE
12 19 (3.61%) Cisco Certification
12 19 (3.61%) CHFI
13 17 (3.23%) GIAC
14 14 (2.66%) CCNA
15 11 (2.09%) Security+ Certification
16 10 (1.90%) CISMP
17 8 (1.52%) MCSA
17 8 (1.52%) CCNP
18 7 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 170 (32.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 104 (19.77%) PCI DSS
3 61 (11.60%) COBIT
4 19 (3.61%) QA
5 13 (2.47%) JSP 440
6 11 (2.09%) SLA
7 9 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 9 (1.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.95%) PAS 55
9 2 (0.38%) BS7799
10 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.19%) HIPAA
System Software
1 40 (7.60%) Active Directory
2 32 (6.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (3.23%) Hyper-V
4 11 (2.09%) vSphere
4 11 (2.09%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (1.14%) Snort
6 5 (0.95%) OpenSSH
7 3 (0.57%) XenApp
8 1 (0.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 58 (11.03%) Nessus
2 15 (2.85%) Nmap
3 13 (2.47%) Nagios
4 5 (0.95%) OpenView
5 4 (0.76%) SCOM
6 3 (0.57%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (0.57%) Puppet
6 3 (0.57%) Rsyslog
6 3 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.57%) Ansible
6 3 (0.57%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.38%) logstash
7 2 (0.38%) Kibana
7 2 (0.38%) SCCM
7 2 (0.38%) CiscoWorks
8 1 (0.19%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.19%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.19%) Graphite
Vendors
1 62 (11.79%) Microsoft
2 33 (6.27%) Cisco
2 33 (6.27%) VMware
3 29 (5.51%) CheckPoint
4 21 (3.99%) Websense
5 18 (3.42%) Sophos
6 17 (3.23%) Tripwire
7 13 (2.47%) HP
8 11 (2.09%) McAfee
8 11 (2.09%) Red Hat
8 11 (2.09%) ArcSight
9 10 (1.90%) Citrix
9 10 (1.90%) Qualys
9 10 (1.90%) SolarWinds
9 10 (1.90%) Splunk
10 9 (1.71%) Symantec
11 7 (1.33%) Juniper
12 6 (1.14%) Oracle
12 6 (1.14%) Adobe
12 6 (1.14%) F5
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Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + + Package & Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + + Package & Benefits
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Aldershot, Hampshire
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Middlesex
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Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
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Chelmsford
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Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
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Aldershot
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Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
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Woking
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Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
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Hertfordshire
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Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
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Watford
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Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
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Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
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City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
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Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
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London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + additional flexible benefits packa
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Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
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Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + inc benefits, + bonus
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London
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London
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