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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 707 670 773
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +103
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 190 199 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.19% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.23% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 165 128 102
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £74,600 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £60,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%

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
93462 86186 90741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.99% 81.33% 79.09%
Number of salaries quoted 74810 70720 76392
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 2 October 2014 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 2 October 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
England -9 182 £48,000 -12.72% 20
South East -8 57 £56,250 -13.46% 3
London -51 51 £55,500 +3.25% 6
Hampshire -18 31 £58,000 -10.76% 1
East of England +9 25 £45,000 -16.66% 2
Surrey -3 20 £45,000 +25.87%
Yorkshire -41 13 £37,500 -14.28% 3
Havant - 13 £58,000 -
West Yorkshire - 11 £37,500 - 2
Leeds - 10 £37,500 - 2
Southampton - 10 £55,000 - 1
West Midlands -9 9 £38,000 +4.82%
Hertfordshire -12 9 £55,000 -
South West -15 9 £46,250 -15.90% 2
Potters Bar - 9 £55,000 -
City of London -8 7 £55,500 -17.77% 3
East Midlands -1 6 £60,000 +84.61%
North West -17 6 £47,500 +5.55% 4
Manchester -6 5 £47,500 +35.71%
Berkshire -10 5 £65,000 +33.33% 2
Bedfordshire -11 5 £45,000 -16.66%
Bristol -12 5 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Coventry - 5 £41,250 -
Luton - 5 £45,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 5 £35,000 - 2
Derbyshire - 4 £51,000 -
Norfolk - 4 £45,000 -
Gloucestershire - 4 £57,500 -
Wales - 4 £35,000 -
South Wales - 4 £35,000 -

Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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.

1 227 (55.23%) Information Security
2 193 (46.96%) Penetration Testing
3 178 (43.31%) CISSP
4 148 (36.01%) Firewall
5 124 (30.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 118 (28.71%) Management Information System
7 112 (27.25%) PCI DSS
8 108 (26.28%) Finance
9 107 (26.03%) Windows
10 91 (22.14%) Linux
11 79 (19.22%) Microsoft
11 79 (19.22%) Security Testing
12 76 (18.49%) SIEM
13 74 (18.00%) CEH
14 72 (17.52%) Degree
15 67 (16.30%) ITIL
16 59 (14.36%) CISA
16 59 (14.36%) CISM
17 53 (12.90%) Ethical Hacking
18 52 (12.65%) Security Cleared
19 51 (12.41%) Security Management
19 51 (12.41%) VPN
20 50 (12.17%) Network Security
21 48 (11.68%) Risk Management
22 43 (10.46%) UNIX
23 41 (9.98%) C
24 40 (9.73%) Wireless
24 40 (9.73%) COBIT
25 39 (9.49%) GIAC
25 39 (9.49%) Project Management

Vulnerability Assessment
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 22 (5.35%) IIS
2 18 (4.38%) MS Exchange
3 16 (3.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (2.19%) Apache
6 7 (1.70%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.73%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.24%) nginx
8 1 (0.24%) Lync
8 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.24%) WebLogic
Applications
1 30 (7.30%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.16%) MS Office
3 5 (1.22%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.22%) MS Project
4 3 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.49%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.70%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.49%) SaaS
4 1 (0.24%) PaaS
4 1 (0.24%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 148 (36.01%) Firewall
2 51 (12.41%) VPN
3 50 (12.17%) Network Security
4 40 (9.73%) Wireless
5 34 (8.27%) DNS
6 29 (7.06%) WAN
6 29 (7.06%) Intrusion Detection
7 28 (6.81%) DHCP
8 27 (6.57%) LAN
9 26 (6.33%) TCP/IP
10 24 (5.84%) SAN
11 19 (4.62%) VoIP
12 18 (4.38%) NAS
13 14 (3.41%) HTTP
14 12 (2.92%) Internet
15 11 (2.68%) tcpdump
16 10 (2.43%) SSH
16 10 (2.43%) SSL
17 8 (1.95%) DMZ
18 6 (1.46%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.62%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.92%) SQL Server 2000
2 12 (2.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (1.70%) MySQL
4 1 (0.24%) Big Data
4 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 28 (6.81%) Metasploit
2 7 (1.70%) WinDbg
2 7 (1.70%) GDB
3 2 (0.49%) Subversion
4 1 (0.24%) AppScan
4 1 (0.24%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.24%) Rational DOORS
General
1 108 (26.28%) Finance
2 20 (4.87%) Retail
3 11 (2.68%) Banking
4 7 (1.70%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.46%) Military
6 4 (0.97%) Legal
7 3 (0.73%) Advertising
7 3 (0.73%) Law
7 3 (0.73%) Marketing
8 2 (0.49%) Local Government
9 1 (0.24%) Publishing
9 1 (0.24%) Games
9 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.24%) Electronics
9 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 188 (45.74%) Analyst
2 159 (38.69%) Security Analyst
3 65 (15.82%) Tester
4 62 (15.09%) Information Analyst
5 61 (14.84%) Information Security Analyst
6 60 (14.60%) Penetration Tester
7 40 (9.73%) Senior Analyst
8 36 (8.76%) Security Engineer
9 34 (8.27%) Senior Security Analyst
10 29 (7.06%) Security Manager
11 28 (6.81%) IT Security Analyst
12 27 (6.57%) Consultant
13 25 (6.08%) Security Consultant
14 18 (4.38%) Security Specialist
14 18 (4.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 18 (4.38%) Security Tester
15 15 (3.65%) Information Manager
15 15 (3.65%) Information Security Manager
16 14 (3.41%) Cyber Security Analyst
17 11 (2.68%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (8.76%) .NET
2 7 (1.70%) ASP.NET
2 7 (1.70%) Web Services
3 5 (1.22%) Middleware
4 4 (0.97%) JSP
5 3 (0.73%) HTML
5 3 (0.73%) WinForms
5 3 (0.73%) WPF
6 2 (0.49%) Ajax
6 2 (0.49%) XML
7 1 (0.24%) XHTML
7 1 (0.24%) COM
7 1 (0.24%) CSS
7 1 (0.24%) J2EE
7 1 (0.24%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 118 (28.71%) Management Information System
2 38 (9.25%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (6.08%) Computer Science
4 23 (5.60%) Open Source
5 15 (3.65%) PKI
6 14 (3.41%) Clustering
7 11 (2.68%) NHS
8 10 (2.43%) Data Protection Act
9 8 (1.95%) Cryptography
10 6 (1.46%) CESG
11 3 (0.73%) Smartphone
11 3 (0.73%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.49%) Hedge funds
12 2 (0.49%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.49%) Mobile Payment
12 2 (0.49%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.49%) CESG CLAS
12 2 (0.49%) Blackberry
13 1 (0.24%) DTV
13 1 (0.24%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 107 (26.03%) Windows
2 91 (22.14%) Linux
3 43 (10.46%) UNIX
4 28 (6.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (6.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (5.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (3.89%) Solaris
8 7 (1.70%) AIX
9 6 (1.46%) Windows 7
10 5 (1.22%) CentOS
11 4 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.97%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.97%) Windows NT
12 3 (0.73%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.73%) Android
12 3 (0.73%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.49%) HPUX
14 1 (0.24%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (55.23%) Information Security
2 193 (46.96%) Penetration Testing
3 79 (19.22%) Security Testing
4 76 (18.49%) SIEM
5 67 (16.30%) ITIL
6 53 (12.90%) Ethical Hacking
7 51 (12.41%) Security Management
8 48 (11.68%) Risk Management
9 39 (9.49%) Project Management
10 38 (9.25%) Risk Assessment
10 38 (9.25%) Cyber Security
11 35 (8.52%) Incident Management
12 28 (6.81%) E-Commerce
13 27 (6.57%) Vulnerability Management
14 25 (6.08%) Security Architecture
14 25 (6.08%) Change Management
15 24 (5.84%) ITIL V3
16 23 (5.60%) Network Architecture
17 20 (4.87%) Information Management
18 18 (4.38%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 41 (9.98%) C
2 33 (8.03%) Python
3 32 (7.79%) Java
4 30 (7.30%) PHP
4 30 (7.30%) Ruby
5 28 (6.81%) C++
6 20 (4.87%) SQL
7 16 (3.89%) Perl
7 16 (3.89%) Objective-C
8 8 (1.95%) Bash Shell
9 5 (1.22%) Shell Script
9 5 (1.22%) VB
9 5 (1.22%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.73%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.24%) Erlang
11 1 (0.24%) C#
Qualifications
1 178 (43.31%) CISSP
2 74 (18.00%) CEH
3 72 (17.52%) Degree
4 59 (14.36%) CISA
4 59 (14.36%) CISM
5 52 (12.65%) Security Cleared
6 39 (9.49%) GIAC
7 34 (8.27%) SC Cleared
8 33 (8.03%) CCNA
8 33 (8.03%) Cisco Certification
8 33 (8.03%) OSCP
9 23 (5.60%) GPEN
10 21 (5.11%) CISMP
11 17 (4.14%) CRISC
12 14 (3.41%) CGEIT
13 12 (2.92%) GCIH
14 11 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
15 9 (2.19%) DV Cleared
15 9 (2.19%) OSCE
16 7 (1.70%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (30.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 112 (27.25%) PCI DSS
3 40 (9.73%) COBIT
4 22 (5.35%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 7 (1.70%) QA
5 7 (1.70%) BS7799
6 6 (1.46%) HIPAA
7 5 (1.22%) COSO
8 4 (0.97%) JSP 440
9 3 (0.73%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (8.76%) Active Directory
2 21 (5.11%) VMware ESX
3 18 (4.38%) vSphere
4 15 (3.65%) Nmap
5 13 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (2.92%) Snort
7 8 (1.95%) XenDesktop
8 6 (1.46%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.49%) Firmware
10 2 (0.49%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.24%) XenApp
11 1 (0.24%) XenServer
11 1 (0.24%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 29 (7.06%) Nessus
2 22 (5.35%) Norton AntiVirus
3 18 (4.38%) NetBackup
3 18 (4.38%) Backup Exec
4 4 (0.97%) WSUS
4 4 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.97%) CORE IMPACT
4 4 (0.97%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.49%) Nagios
6 1 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.24%) Puppet
6 1 (0.24%) SCCM
6 1 (0.24%) SCOM
6 1 (0.24%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.24%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 79 (19.22%) Microsoft
2 32 (7.79%) VMware
3 30 (7.30%) Cisco
4 29 (7.06%) Symantec
5 28 (6.81%) Sophos
6 26 (6.33%) CheckPoint
7 24 (5.84%) Qualys
8 21 (5.11%) Citrix
9 18 (4.38%) Veritas
10 14 (3.41%) McAfee
11 12 (2.92%) Red Hat
11 12 (2.92%) Juniper
12 10 (2.43%) Imperva
13 9 (2.19%) HP
14 8 (1.95%) Websense
15 7 (1.70%) Tripwire
16 6 (1.46%) Splunk
16 6 (1.46%) CA
17 5 (1.22%) Capita
17 5 (1.22%) LogRhythm
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus good benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
London
FT Select
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + car allowance + bonus + commission
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
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Qualserv Consulting
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Salary: £35k - 42k per year
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East Riding
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum (DOE) plus excellent benefits
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Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
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London
Spectrum IT
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
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Yeadon, Leeds, Yorkshire
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Salary: £35k to £50k depending on level of experience
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
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