The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 684 659 786
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +127
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 231 216 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.20% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.25% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 197 148 97
Average salary £52,500 £42,000 £53,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £71,100 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
94009 85540 91016
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.38% 78.78% 77.51%
Number of salaries quoted 75646 69804 77415
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +0.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -40 214 £53,000 +26.19% 24
London -56 73 £55,500 +7.76% 11
South East -26 68 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Hampshire -31 25 £58,000 +45.00% 2
East of England +13 21 £45,000 - 4
Surrey -9 16 £43,500 +8.75%
Havant - 16 £58,000 - 1
Berkshire -1 15 £36,500 -27.00%
East Midlands - 15 £62,500 -
Leicestershire - 12 £62,500 -
West Midlands -4 10 £41,250 +10.00% 2
Hertfordshire -5 10 £52,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 10 £45,000 - 1
Leicester - 10 £62,500 -
Potters Bar - 10 £52,500 -
Slough - 10 £28,000 -
City of London -24 9 £60,000 -7.69% 3
Yorkshire -33 8 £34,750 +19.82% 2
Northern Ireland - 8 £26,000 -
County Antrim - 8 £26,000 -
Belfast - 8 £26,000 -
West Yorkshire -37 7 £36,500 - 2
Milton Keynes - 7 £41,250 -
North West -1 6 £32,500 +30.00% 1
Leeds - 6 £35,000 - 2
South West -21 5 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Staffordshire - 5 - -
Stoke-on-Trent - 5 - -
Manchester +4 4 £27,000 - 1
Bedfordshire - 4 £45,000 - 2

Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 212 (48.62%) Information Security
2 209 (47.94%) Penetration Testing
3 190 (43.58%) CISSP
4 189 (43.35%) Firewall
5 119 (27.29%) Finance
6 118 (27.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 117 (26.83%) Windows
8 108 (24.77%) PCI DSS
9 98 (22.48%) Management Information System
10 89 (20.41%) Security Testing
11 87 (19.95%) CEH
11 87 (19.95%) Linux
12 86 (19.72%) Microsoft
13 82 (18.81%) SIEM
14 65 (14.91%) Ethical Hacking
15 63 (14.45%) ITIL
15 63 (14.45%) Degree
16 57 (13.07%) Network Security
17 54 (12.39%) Wireless
18 52 (11.93%) CISA
19 50 (11.47%) CISM
19 50 (11.47%) Risk Management
19 50 (11.47%) .NET
19 50 (11.47%) VPN
19 50 (11.47%) OSCP
20 49 (11.24%) Security Cleared
21 48 (11.01%) Intrusion Detection
22 45 (10.32%) C
23 44 (10.09%) PHP
23 44 (10.09%) UNIX

Vulnerability Assessment
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 21 (4.82%) IIS
2 15 (3.44%) MS Exchange
3 14 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2003
3 14 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (1.61%) Apache
5 6 (1.38%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.46%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.23%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 36 (8.26%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (2.29%) MS Office
4 6 (1.38%) MS Project
5 4 (0.92%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.46%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.23%) SaaS
3 1 (0.23%) PaaS
3 1 (0.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 189 (43.35%) Firewall
2 57 (13.07%) Network Security
3 54 (12.39%) Wireless
4 50 (11.47%) VPN
5 48 (11.01%) Intrusion Detection
6 35 (8.03%) DNS
7 33 (7.57%) WAN
8 32 (7.34%) LAN
9 30 (6.88%) VoIP
10 28 (6.42%) DHCP
11 21 (4.82%) SAN
11 21 (4.82%) TCP/IP
12 19 (4.36%) NAS
13 16 (3.67%) tcpdump
14 14 (3.21%) HTTP
15 12 (2.75%) Internet
15 12 (2.75%) SSL
16 10 (2.29%) SSH
17 6 (1.38%) WLAN
17 6 (1.38%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.67%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.98%) SQL Server 2000
2 13 (2.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.15%) MySQL
4 1 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 34 (7.80%) Metasploit
2 4 (0.92%) GDB
2 4 (0.92%) WinDbg
2 4 (0.92%) AppScan
3 1 (0.23%) Subversion
3 1 (0.23%) Rational DOORS
General
1 119 (27.29%) Finance
2 17 (3.90%) Retail
3 14 (3.21%) Law
4 11 (2.52%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.29%) Banking
6 5 (1.15%) Legal
7 3 (0.69%) Electronics
7 3 (0.69%) Marketing
8 2 (0.46%) Local Government
8 2 (0.46%) Advertising
8 2 (0.46%) Military
9 1 (0.23%) Games
9 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 187 (42.89%) Analyst
2 164 (37.61%) Security Analyst
3 77 (17.66%) Tester
4 71 (16.28%) Penetration Tester
5 62 (14.22%) Information Security Analyst
5 62 (14.22%) Information Analyst
6 44 (10.09%) Senior Analyst
7 39 (8.94%) Senior Security Analyst
8 37 (8.49%) Security Engineer
9 35 (8.03%) IT Security Analyst
10 30 (6.88%) Security Manager
11 27 (6.19%) Security Specialist
12 25 (5.73%) Security Tester
13 19 (4.36%) Consultant
13 19 (4.36%) Information Manager
13 19 (4.36%) Information Security Manager
13 19 (4.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 18 (4.13%) Cyber Security Analyst
15 17 (3.90%) Security Consultant
16 12 (2.75%) Senior Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (11.47%) .NET
2 6 (1.38%) ASP.NET
3 5 (1.15%) Middleware
4 3 (0.69%) LAMP
4 3 (0.69%) HTML
4 3 (0.69%) Web Services
5 2 (0.46%) Ajax
5 2 (0.46%) WPF
5 2 (0.46%) XML
5 2 (0.46%) WinForms
6 1 (0.23%) XHTML
6 1 (0.23%) J2EE
6 1 (0.23%) COM
6 1 (0.23%) CSS
6 1 (0.23%) JSP
6 1 (0.23%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 98 (22.48%) Management Information System
2 31 (7.11%) Open Source
3 19 (4.36%) Computer Science
3 19 (4.36%) PKI
4 15 (3.44%) Clustering
5 9 (2.06%) NHS
6 5 (1.15%) Statistics
7 4 (0.92%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (0.92%) Cryptography
8 3 (0.69%) CESG
8 3 (0.69%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.46%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.46%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (0.46%) Firmware
10 1 (0.23%) CESG CLAS
10 1 (0.23%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.23%) Online Games
10 1 (0.23%) Web 2.0
10 1 (0.23%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 117 (26.83%) Windows
2 87 (19.95%) Linux
3 44 (10.09%) UNIX
4 27 (6.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (5.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (2.98%) Solaris
8 10 (2.29%) CentOS
8 10 (2.29%) Ubuntu
9 7 (1.61%) AIX
10 5 (1.15%) Windows NT
11 4 (0.92%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.92%) Windows 2000
12 3 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.46%) Android
13 2 (0.46%) HPUX
14 1 (0.23%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (48.62%) Information Security
2 209 (47.94%) Penetration Testing
3 89 (20.41%) Security Testing
4 82 (18.81%) SIEM
5 65 (14.91%) Ethical Hacking
6 63 (14.45%) ITIL
7 50 (11.47%) Risk Management
8 44 (10.09%) Cyber Security
9 40 (9.17%) Project Management
10 39 (8.94%) Risk Assessment
11 33 (7.57%) Incident Management
11 33 (7.57%) Security Management
12 29 (6.65%) Change Management
13 26 (5.96%) Information Management
13 26 (5.96%) E-Commerce
14 25 (5.73%) Disaster Recovery
15 23 (5.28%) Security Architecture
15 23 (5.28%) ITIL V3
16 21 (4.82%) Network Architecture
17 18 (4.13%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 45 (10.32%) C
2 44 (10.09%) PHP
3 42 (9.63%) Java
4 36 (8.26%) Python
5 32 (7.34%) Ruby
6 26 (5.96%) Objective-C
7 25 (5.73%) SQL
8 24 (5.50%) C++
9 21 (4.82%) Perl
10 15 (3.44%) Bash Shell
11 7 (1.61%) VB
12 5 (1.15%) JavaScript
13 4 (0.92%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.46%) C#
15 1 (0.23%) Tcl
15 1 (0.23%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.23%) Lua
15 1 (0.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 190 (43.58%) CISSP
2 87 (19.95%) CEH
3 63 (14.45%) Degree
4 52 (11.93%) CISA
5 50 (11.47%) CISM
5 50 (11.47%) OSCP
6 49 (11.24%) Security Cleared
7 44 (10.09%) GIAC
8 37 (8.49%) GPEN
9 34 (7.80%) SC Cleared
10 28 (6.42%) Cisco Certification
11 27 (6.19%) CISMP
12 21 (4.82%) CCNA
13 20 (4.59%) GCIH
14 17 (3.90%) OSCE
15 12 (2.75%) CGEIT
16 11 (2.52%) CRISC
17 9 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
18 8 (1.83%) GWAPT
18 8 (1.83%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (27.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 108 (24.77%) PCI DSS
3 29 (6.65%) COBIT
4 20 (4.59%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 12 (2.75%) HIPAA
6 8 (1.83%) QA
7 5 (1.15%) COSO
8 3 (0.69%) BS7799
9 2 (0.46%) SLA
9 2 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.23%) JSP 440
System Software
1 31 (7.11%) Active Directory
2 27 (6.19%) Nmap
3 21 (4.82%) VMware ESX
4 19 (4.36%) vSphere
5 17 (3.90%) Snort
6 9 (2.06%) XenDesktop
7 8 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (0.69%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.46%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.46%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.23%) XenApp
10 1 (0.23%) XenServer
10 1 (0.23%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.23%) UAG
Systems Management
1 44 (10.09%) Nessus
2 20 (4.59%) Norton AntiVirus
3 19 (4.36%) NetBackup
3 19 (4.36%) Backup Exec
4 4 (0.92%) CORE IMPACT
4 4 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.92%) WSUS
4 4 (0.92%) WebInspect
5 2 (0.46%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (0.46%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.23%) Nagios
6 1 (0.23%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.23%) SCCM
6 1 (0.23%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 86 (19.72%) Microsoft
2 37 (8.49%) Cisco
3 36 (8.26%) Sophos
4 30 (6.88%) CheckPoint
5 27 (6.19%) VMware
6 25 (5.73%) Symantec
6 25 (5.73%) Qualys
7 20 (4.59%) Citrix
8 19 (4.36%) Veritas
9 17 (3.90%) Red Hat
10 16 (3.67%) Imperva
11 15 (3.44%) Juniper
12 9 (2.06%) Riverbed
12 9 (2.06%) F5
13 8 (1.83%) HP
14 7 (1.61%) McAfee
14 7 (1.61%) ArcSight
15 6 (1.38%) Splunk
16 5 (1.15%) CA
16 5 (1.15%) Websense
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
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Salary: £30000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + DOE + Excellent Benefits
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London
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Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
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UK
CSC
Salary: From £50 to £75 per annum
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum (DOE) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Harlow, Essex
Computer Network Defence
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum Dep on Exp
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Luton, Bedfordshire
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + corporate benefits
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City of London
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Salary: £65000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
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Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + on call allowance, package
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum dependent on level of experience
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + BONUS + BENS
Posted: 9 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Coventry Building Society
Salary: From £32,418 to £44,574 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
CSC
Salary: From £60 to £90 per annum
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Luton
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + on call allowance, package
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Havant, Hampshire
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Salary: From £45,613 to £60,239 per annum plus excellent benefits
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Manchester
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London
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