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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 668 729 759
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +30
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 287 216 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.24% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 207 184 155
Average salary £58,500 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,800 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £84,500 £73,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £48,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+12.82% -2.50%

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
87926 90823 89252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 86.81% 85.21% 84.97%
Number of salaries quoted 72969 74606 71146
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 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 9 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(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 +91 267 £58,500 -2.50% 35
London +21 124 £62,500 - 22
East of England +44 45 £43,000 -2.05% 2
South East +24 35 £55,000 -2.22% 3
South West +20 31 £56,250 +46.10% 4
Cambridgeshire +28 28 £43,000 -2.05%
Cambridge +21 27 £43,000 -2.05%
City of London +56 24 £55,000 -21.42% 2
North West +43 23 £90,000 +89.47% 2
Oxfordshire - 19 £53,750 - 1
Manchester +30 15 £90,000 +89.47% 2
Bristol - 15 £56,250 - 1
Essex - 13 £56,250 -
Yorkshire +3 11 £55,000 +44.73%
Gloucestershire +12 10 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Basildon - 9 - -
Cheltenham +12 8 - - 1
Hampshire +15 7 £55,000 -4.34% 1
Surrey +12 7 £47,500 -2.56%
West Yorkshire -13 7 £45,000 +18.42%
Scotland - 7 £45,250 - 1
West Midlands -14 6 £58,500 +1.73% 2
Glasgow - 6 £45,250 - 1
Liverpool - 6 - -
Merseyside - 6 - -
Somerset - 6 - -
Street - 6 - -
Leeds -19 4 £45,000 +18.42%
Halifax - 3 - -
Harrow - 3 - -

Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 381 (63.82%) Information Security
2 244 (40.87%) Penetration Testing
3 190 (31.83%) CISSP
4 183 (30.65%) Firewall
5 178 (29.82%) Windows
6 161 (26.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 152 (25.46%) Risk Management
8 148 (24.79%) Network Security
9 142 (23.79%) Finance
10 141 (23.62%) Management Information System
11 133 (22.28%) Linux
12 132 (22.11%) SIEM
13 128 (21.44%) Degree
14 125 (20.94%) Cybersecurity
15 122 (20.44%) CISM
16 121 (20.27%) Security Cleared
17 117 (19.60%) PCI DSS
18 99 (16.58%) Security Management
19 96 (16.08%) Security Operations
20 88 (14.74%) Security Testing
21 82 (13.74%) Security Architecture
22 81 (13.57%) Intrusion Detection
22 81 (13.57%) C
23 79 (13.23%) ITIL
24 74 (12.40%) Legal
24 74 (12.40%) Data Protection
25 67 (11.22%) Java
26 66 (11.06%) VPN
27 64 (10.72%) Nessus
27 64 (10.72%) Risk Assessment

Vulnerability Assessment
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 27 (4.52%) Apache
2 26 (4.36%) Tomcat
3 21 (3.52%) IIS
4 8 (1.34%) Confluence
5 5 (0.84%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.67%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (1.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.34%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.34%) AWD
2 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 42 (7.04%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (5.36%) SaaS
3 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.17%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.17%) IaaS
4 1 (0.17%) PaaS
4 1 (0.17%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 183 (30.65%) Firewall
2 148 (24.79%) Network Security
3 81 (13.57%) Intrusion Detection
4 66 (11.06%) VPN
5 43 (7.20%) Wireless
6 26 (4.36%) Internet
7 24 (4.02%) TCP/IP
8 15 (2.51%) VLAN
9 12 (2.01%) VoIP
10 11 (1.84%) Broadband
10 11 (1.84%) DNS
10 11 (1.84%) WAN
11 9 (1.51%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (1.34%) LAN
12 8 (1.34%) SNMP
13 7 (1.17%) FWSM
13 7 (1.17%) HTTP
13 7 (1.17%) SSL
14 6 (1.01%) FTP
15 5 (0.84%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (5.70%) MySQL
2 14 (2.35%) SQL Server
3 11 (1.84%) Big Data
4 10 (1.68%) GIS
5 2 (0.34%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.34%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.17%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.17%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.17%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.17%) Riak
6 1 (0.17%) Voldemort
Development Applications
1 20 (3.35%) Metasploit
2 8 (1.34%) Cucumber
2 8 (1.34%) HP UFT
2 8 (1.34%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.34%) JIRA
2 8 (1.34%) JMeter
2 8 (1.34%) LoadRunner
2 8 (1.34%) Selenium
3 3 (0.50%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (0.34%) AppScan
4 2 (0.34%) Paros
5 1 (0.17%) GDB
General
1 142 (23.79%) Finance
2 74 (12.40%) Legal
3 59 (9.88%) Telecoms
4 45 (7.54%) Banking
5 23 (3.85%) Retail
6 14 (2.35%) Corporate Banking
7 11 (1.84%) Electronics
8 10 (1.68%) Marketing
9 9 (1.51%) Law
10 7 (1.17%) Publishing
11 6 (1.01%) Local Government
12 4 (0.67%) Military
13 3 (0.50%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.34%) French Language
14 2 (0.34%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.17%) Advertising
15 1 (0.17%) Polish Language
15 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 117 (19.60%) Analyst
2 105 (17.59%) Security Analyst
3 90 (15.08%) Security Engineer
4 70 (11.73%) Security Manager
5 67 (11.22%) Tester
6 66 (11.06%) Architect
7 65 (10.89%) Security Architect
8 63 (10.55%) Consultant
9 53 (8.88%) Penetration Tester
10 49 (8.21%) Information Manager
10 49 (8.21%) Information Security Manager
11 47 (7.87%) Security Consultant
12 44 (7.37%) Security Specialist
13 30 (5.03%) Enterprise Architect
13 30 (5.03%) Enterprise Security Architect
14 29 (4.86%) Information Analyst
14 29 (4.86%) Information Security Analyst
15 27 (4.52%) Information Security Engineer
16 26 (4.36%) Information Security Specialist
16 26 (4.36%) Security Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (4.19%) .NET
2 11 (1.84%) Web Services
3 1 (0.17%) CSS
3 1 (0.17%) ELK Stack
3 1 (0.17%) HTML
3 1 (0.17%) jQuery
3 1 (0.17%) OAuth
3 1 (0.17%) OpenID
3 1 (0.17%) SAML
3 1 (0.17%) SOAP
3 1 (0.17%) WSDL
3 1 (0.17%) XHTML
3 1 (0.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 141 (23.62%) Management Information System
2 47 (7.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 41 (6.87%) Computer Science
4 39 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
5 36 (6.03%) PKI
6 34 (5.70%) CESG
7 30 (5.03%) Security Operations Centre
8 27 (4.52%) Cryptography
8 27 (4.52%) Data Centre
9 17 (2.85%) Embedded Systems
10 14 (2.35%) CESG CLAS
11 11 (1.84%) Blog
12 10 (1.68%) Mobile App
13 9 (1.51%) Client/Server
13 9 (1.51%) Cyberthreat
14 8 (1.34%) Replication
14 8 (1.34%) Robotics
15 7 (1.17%) Internet of Things
16 6 (1.01%) Algorithms
17 5 (0.84%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 178 (29.82%) Windows
2 133 (22.28%) Linux
3 43 (7.20%) Unix
4 10 (1.68%) Data ONTAP
5 9 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (1.34%) Mac OS X
6 8 (1.34%) VxWorks
6 8 (1.34%) Windows 2000
7 6 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (0.84%) CentOS
8 5 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.84%) Windows Server
9 4 (0.67%) Solaris
10 2 (0.34%) Kali Linux
10 2 (0.34%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.34%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.17%) Android
11 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 381 (63.82%) Information Security
2 244 (40.87%) Penetration Testing
3 152 (25.46%) Risk Management
4 132 (22.11%) SIEM
5 125 (20.94%) Cybersecurity
6 99 (16.58%) Security Management
7 96 (16.08%) Security Operations
8 88 (14.74%) Security Testing
9 82 (13.74%) Security Architecture
10 79 (13.23%) ITIL
11 74 (12.40%) Data Protection
12 64 (10.72%) Incident Management
12 64 (10.72%) Risk Assessment
13 62 (10.39%) E-Commerce
13 62 (10.39%) Project Management
14 58 (9.72%) Vulnerability Management
15 54 (9.05%) TOGAF
16 49 (8.21%) ISMS
17 45 (7.54%) Information Assurance
18 43 (7.20%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 81 (13.57%) C
2 67 (11.22%) Java
3 61 (10.22%) Python
4 54 (9.05%) C++
5 35 (5.86%) Perl
6 28 (4.69%) C#
7 23 (3.85%) SQL
8 20 (3.35%) PHP
9 18 (3.02%) VB.NET
10 14 (2.35%) Ruby
11 13 (2.18%) Bash Shell
12 11 (1.84%) JavaScript
13 10 (1.68%) Objective-C
14 9 (1.51%) Shell Script
15 8 (1.34%) PowerShell
16 4 (0.67%) VB
17 1 (0.17%) Bourne shell
17 1 (0.17%) Erlang
17 1 (0.17%) Haskell
17 1 (0.17%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 190 (31.83%) CISSP
2 128 (21.44%) Degree
3 122 (20.44%) CISM
4 121 (20.27%) Security Cleared
5 59 (9.88%) CREST Certified
6 54 (9.05%) CISA
7 51 (8.54%) CEH
7 51 (8.54%) SC Cleared
8 50 (8.38%) Cisco Certification
9 49 (8.21%) DV Cleared
10 46 (7.71%) GIAC
11 38 (6.37%) SANS
12 35 (5.86%) CESG Certified Professional
13 32 (5.36%) OSCP
14 31 (5.19%) CCNA
15 30 (5.03%) CCNP
16 25 (4.19%) CLAS
17 23 (3.85%) CHECK Team Leader
17 23 (3.85%) MCSE
17 23 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 161 (26.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 117 (19.60%) PCI DSS
3 38 (6.37%) COBIT
4 18 (3.02%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 18 (3.02%) ISO27002
5 15 (2.51%) SLA
6 14 (2.35%) HIPAA
6 14 (2.35%) QA
7 12 (2.01%) JSP 440
8 11 (1.84%) RMADS
9 5 (0.84%) GPG13
10 4 (0.67%) FIPS 140-2
10 4 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 4 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.50%) SSAE 16
12 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
12 1 (0.17%) ISO 8583
12 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.17%) PA-DSS
12 1 (0.17%) SEPA
System Software
1 30 (5.03%) Xen
2 15 (2.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (2.35%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.84%) Firmware
5 4 (0.67%) LXC
5 4 (0.67%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.50%) Snort
6 3 (0.50%) vSphere
7 2 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.17%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.17%) NFS
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.17%) UAG
8 1 (0.17%) vCloud
8 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.17%) XenApp
8 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 64 (10.72%) Nessus
2 31 (5.19%) Nmap
3 20 (3.35%) OpenVAS
4 17 (2.85%) QRadar
5 11 (1.84%) Puppet
6 10 (1.68%) NetBackup
6 10 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (1.51%) Ansible
7 9 (1.51%) SnapMirror
7 9 (1.51%) Tivoli
7 9 (1.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 6 (1.01%) Nagios
9 4 (0.67%) Nexpose
9 4 (0.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (0.34%) HP Fortify
10 2 (0.34%) RSA enVision
10 2 (0.34%) RSA Security Analytics
10 2 (0.34%) SCOM
10 2 (0.34%) WebInspect
11 1 (0.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (4.69%) Qualys
2 26 (4.36%) Palo Alto
3 24 (4.02%) Microsoft
4 22 (3.69%) CheckPoint
5 21 (3.52%) ArcSight
6 20 (3.35%) Cisco
7 19 (3.18%) Coverity
8 17 (2.85%) IBM
9 16 (2.68%) Splunk
10 15 (2.51%) Intel Security
10 15 (2.51%) VMware
11 14 (2.35%) Red Hat
12 12 (2.01%) HP
12 12 (2.01%) Sophos
13 11 (1.84%) NetApp
13 11 (1.84%) Oracle
14 10 (1.68%) Brocade
14 10 (1.68%) SolarWinds
15 9 (1.51%) LogRhythm
16 8 (1.34%) Juniper
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £65000 per annum + Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Gloucestershire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £90000 - £115000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £85,000 to £100,000 per annum plus v strong benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
G2 Recruitment
Salary: Market related
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
ServerChoice
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum Pension, childcare vouchers, 26 days
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + + 10% on Call + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Pracctice Ltd
Posted: 7 days ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 8 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment
Salary: Market related
Posted: 11 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive package based on qualifications and experience
Posted: 11 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
East London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Abingdon
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits + Shift allowance
Posted: 16 days ago
Wimbledon
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Basingstoke
People Source Consulting
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Hounslow
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits + Shift allowance
Posted: 22 days ago
Wimbledon
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits + Shift allowance
Posted: 22 days ago
Twickenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits + Shift allowance
Posted: 23 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits + Shift allowance
Posted: 23 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits + Shift allowance
Posted: 24 days ago