The table below looks at the statistics for Vulnerability Assessment skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Vulnerability Assessment over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 589 693 805
Rank change year-on-year
+104 +112
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 345 273 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.25% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.28% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 258 188 163
Median salary £60,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £36,200 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,800 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,750 £50,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+5.50% +14.94%

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
85300 96063 103309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.87% 86.80% 85.46%
Number of salaries quoted 71291 78493 83654
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Vulnerability Assessment
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Vulnerability Assessment as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 June 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 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
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statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +120 335 £59,500 +13.33% 36
London +85 166 £65,000 +13.04% 19
South East +98 83 £60,000 +9.09% 8
Berkshire +29 33 £69,250 +19.39% 2
North West +32 30 £45,500 -20.86% 2
City of London +59 28 £51,000 -7.27% 1
Manchester +25 24 £58,750 +23.68%
East of England +49 21 £47,500 - 2
Oxfordshire - 21 £52,500 - 3
West Midlands -13 19 £50,000 +92.30% 1
Surrey +39 18 £43,750 -16.66%
Hertfordshire +28 15 £42,500 - 1
Yorkshire +20 10 £40,000 +5.26% 2
Bracknell - 10 £85,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 10 £42,500 -
Chertsey - 8 £42,500 -
North Yorkshire - 8 £42,500 -
South West -1 7 £51,500 +3.00% 2
Coventry +9 6 - -
Hampshire +7 6 £65,000 +23.80% 2
Merseyside +5 6 £43,500 -24.34% 1
Liverpool +2 6 £43,500 -24.34% 1
York - 6 £41,250 -
Watford +14 5 - - 1
Reading +11 5 £90,000 +56.52%
Uxbridge +9 5 £65,000 +62.50% 1
Windsor - 5 £60,000 - 1
Harlow - 5 £52,500 -
Oxford - 5 £55,000 - 1
Essex - 5 £52,500 -

Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Vulnerability Assessment.

1 359 (56.89%) Information Security
2 322 (51.03%) Penetration Testing
3 248 (39.30%) CISSP
4 195 (30.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 192 (30.43%) Network Security
6 189 (29.95%) Firewall
7 178 (28.21%) Finance
7 178 (28.21%) SIEM
8 160 (25.36%) Cybersecurity
9 154 (24.41%) Windows
10 134 (21.24%) Linux
11 131 (20.76%) Risk Management
12 130 (20.60%) Degree
13 129 (20.44%) Security Cleared
14 121 (19.18%) Management Information System
15 115 (18.23%) CISM
16 111 (17.59%) PCI DSS
17 104 (16.48%) CEH
17 104 (16.48%) CREST Certified
18 102 (16.16%) ITIL
19 98 (15.53%) Python
20 97 (15.37%) Nessus
21 95 (15.06%) Security Operations
22 91 (14.42%) Security Architecture
23 85 (13.47%) Telecoms
24 80 (12.68%) C++
24 80 (12.68%) Java
25 78 (12.36%) Cisco Certification
26 76 (12.04%) Security Testing
27 75 (11.89%) Ethical Hacking

Vulnerability Assessment
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (1.43%) MS Exchange
2 8 (1.27%) IIS
3 6 (0.95%) Apache
3 6 (0.95%) Confluence
3 6 (0.95%) Tomcat
4 5 (0.79%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2000
5 4 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 21 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.63%) MS Project
2 4 (0.63%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.48%) MS Office
4 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.32%) AWD
2 2 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 39 (6.18%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (2.69%) SaaS
3 6 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.48%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 3 (0.48%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (0.48%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (0.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 3 (0.48%) CloudFront
4 3 (0.48%) Route 53
5 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.16%) IaaS
5 1 (0.16%) Office 365
5 1 (0.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 192 (30.43%) Network Security
2 189 (29.95%) Firewall
3 72 (11.41%) Intrusion Detection
4 63 (9.98%) Internet
5 61 (9.67%) VPN
6 59 (9.35%) TCP/IP
7 33 (5.23%) DNS
8 32 (5.07%) Cisco ASA
8 32 (5.07%) Wireless
9 26 (4.12%) DHCP
10 21 (3.33%) FWSM
11 19 (3.01%) MPLS
12 18 (2.85%) WAN
13 14 (2.22%) LAN
13 14 (2.22%) VoIP
14 13 (2.06%) SSL
15 12 (1.90%) Junos
15 12 (1.90%) VLAN
16 11 (1.74%) IPsec
16 11 (1.74%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.43%) Relational Database
2 8 (1.27%) Big Data
3 5 (0.79%) SQL Server
4 3 (0.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (0.48%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (0.48%) MongoDB
4 3 (0.48%) NoSQL
4 3 (0.48%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.48%) SQLPlus
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (3.80%) Metasploit
2 16 (2.54%) Burp Suite
3 7 (1.11%) JIRA
4 6 (0.95%) AppScan
4 6 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (0.48%) Paros
6 1 (0.16%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 178 (28.21%) Finance
2 85 (13.47%) Telecoms
3 30 (4.75%) Legal
4 29 (4.60%) Banking
5 20 (3.17%) Marketing
6 15 (2.38%) Financial Institution
6 15 (2.38%) Law
6 15 (2.38%) Manufacturing
7 14 (2.22%) Local Government
8 10 (1.58%) Electronics
9 9 (1.43%) Games
10 5 (0.79%) Military
10 5 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.63%) Back Office
11 4 (0.63%) Brand Awareness
12 3 (0.48%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.48%) Polish Language
12 3 (0.48%) Publishing
13 2 (0.32%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 119 (18.86%) Analyst
2 111 (17.59%) Security Analyst
3 110 (17.43%) Tester
4 100 (15.85%) Penetration Tester
5 99 (15.69%) Security Manager
6 74 (11.73%) Security Engineer
7 70 (11.09%) Consultant
8 55 (8.72%) Security Specialist
9 47 (7.45%) Information Manager
9 47 (7.45%) Information Security Manager
10 43 (6.81%) Architect
11 41 (6.50%) Security Consultant
12 37 (5.86%) Security Architect
13 36 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
14 35 (5.55%) Senior Security Analyst
15 33 (5.23%) Network Engineer
15 33 (5.23%) Network Security Engineer
16 31 (4.91%) Security Tester
17 27 (4.28%) IT Analyst
17 27 (4.28%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (7.45%) .NET
2 19 (3.01%) Web Services
3 9 (1.43%) HTML
3 9 (1.43%) HTML5
4 7 (1.11%) JSON
4 7 (1.11%) XML
5 5 (0.79%) 802.1X
5 5 (0.79%) Ajax
5 5 (0.79%) SOAP
6 2 (0.32%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.32%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (0.32%) RESTful
7 1 (0.16%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.16%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.16%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.16%) J2EE
7 1 (0.16%) JSP
7 1 (0.16%) OpenID
7 1 (0.16%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.16%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 121 (19.18%) Management Information System
2 47 (7.45%) Mobile App
3 41 (6.50%) Security Operations Centre
4 39 (6.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 38 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
6 36 (5.71%) Cryptography
7 35 (5.55%) Computer Science
8 33 (5.23%) Blog
9 29 (4.60%) Data Centre
10 23 (3.65%) Embedded Systems
11 19 (3.01%) Internet of Things
12 18 (2.85%) PKI
13 15 (2.38%) Client/Server
14 11 (1.74%) CESG
15 10 (1.58%) Cyberthreat
16 9 (1.43%) SCADA
17 8 (1.27%) Mathematics
17 8 (1.27%) RSA SecurID
18 7 (1.11%) Cybercrime
18 7 (1.11%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 154 (24.41%) Windows
2 134 (21.24%) Linux
3 52 (8.24%) Unix
4 25 (3.96%) Windows Server
5 12 (1.90%) Kali Linux
6 11 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (1.58%) Windows 2000
7 10 (1.58%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (1.27%) Solaris
9 6 (0.95%) CentOS
9 6 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.79%) Android
10 5 (0.79%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.32%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (0.32%) VxWorks
12 1 (0.16%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 359 (56.89%) Information Security
2 322 (51.03%) Penetration Testing
3 178 (28.21%) SIEM
4 160 (25.36%) Cybersecurity
5 131 (20.76%) Risk Management
6 102 (16.16%) ITIL
7 95 (15.06%) Security Operations
8 91 (14.42%) Security Architecture
9 76 (12.04%) Security Testing
10 75 (11.89%) Ethical Hacking
10 75 (11.89%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 74 (11.73%) Security Management
12 67 (10.62%) Data Protection
13 66 (10.46%) OWASP
13 66 (10.46%) Project Management
14 60 (9.51%) Risk Assessment
15 50 (7.92%) Information Security Management
16 48 (7.61%) Mentoring
17 44 (6.97%) TOGAF
18 43 (6.81%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 98 (15.53%) Python
2 80 (12.68%) C++
2 80 (12.68%) Java
3 62 (9.83%) C
4 57 (9.03%) Perl
5 47 (7.45%) C#
6 45 (7.13%) PHP
7 43 (6.81%) VB.NET
8 42 (6.66%) Ruby
9 35 (5.55%) Objective-C
10 24 (3.80%) Bash Shell
11 21 (3.33%) SQL
12 18 (2.85%) PowerShell
13 11 (1.74%) Shell Script
14 8 (1.27%) VB
15 3 (0.48%) Bourne shell
16 1 (0.16%) Apple Swift
16 1 (0.16%) R
Qualifications
1 248 (39.30%) CISSP
2 130 (20.60%) Degree
3 129 (20.44%) Security Cleared
4 115 (18.23%) CISM
5 104 (16.48%) CEH
5 104 (16.48%) CREST Certified
6 78 (12.36%) Cisco Certification
7 69 (10.94%) CCNA
8 65 (10.30%) GIAC
9 62 (9.83%) OSCP
10 53 (8.40%) CHECK Team Leader
11 49 (7.77%) CCNP
12 45 (7.13%) SC Cleared
13 44 (6.97%) SANS
14 36 (5.71%) CISA
15 35 (5.55%) SSCP
16 29 (4.60%) GPEN
17 25 (3.96%) CCIP
17 25 (3.96%) DV Cleared
18 21 (3.33%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 195 (30.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 111 (17.59%) PCI DSS
3 50 (7.92%) COBIT
4 42 (6.66%) QA
5 10 (1.58%) ISO27002
6 8 (1.27%) COSO
6 8 (1.27%) HIPAA
6 8 (1.27%) ISO27005
6 8 (1.27%) SLA
7 6 (0.95%) GPG13
8 5 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.48%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 3 (0.48%) RMADS
10 2 (0.32%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.32%) ISO22301
11 1 (0.16%) ISO 8583
11 1 (0.16%) SEPA
System Software
1 30 (4.75%) Active Directory
2 19 (3.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.43%) vSphere
4 5 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (0.79%) Xen
5 4 (0.63%) Forefront TMG
5 4 (0.63%) UAG
5 4 (0.63%) vCloud
5 4 (0.63%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.48%) iptables
6 3 (0.48%) NFS
6 3 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.16%) Snort
7 1 (0.16%) Squid
Systems Management
1 97 (15.37%) Nessus
2 34 (5.39%) Nmap
3 31 (4.91%) QRadar
4 25 (3.96%) OpenVAS
5 19 (3.01%) SCCM
6 17 (2.69%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 16 (2.54%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 15 (2.38%) HP Fortify
9 11 (1.74%) Puppet
9 11 (1.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 10 (1.58%) Nagios
11 9 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
11 9 (1.43%) RSA Archer
11 9 (1.43%) SCOM
12 8 (1.27%) Nexpose
13 5 (0.79%) Ansible
13 5 (0.79%) Backup Exec
13 5 (0.79%) WebInspect
14 4 (0.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 4 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 59 (9.35%) Cisco
2 55 (8.72%) CheckPoint
2 55 (8.72%) Splunk
3 52 (8.24%) Microsoft
4 36 (5.71%) Intel Security
4 36 (5.71%) Qualys
5 34 (5.39%) ArcSight
5 34 (5.39%) Juniper
6 32 (5.07%) Red Hat
7 31 (4.91%) Palo Alto
8 26 (4.12%) VMware
9 25 (3.96%) HP
10 23 (3.65%) Coverity
11 20 (3.17%) SolarWinds
12 16 (2.54%) Oracle
12 16 (2.54%) Symantec
13 13 (2.06%) AlienVault
13 13 (2.06%) LogRhythm
14 12 (1.90%) Forcepoint
14 12 (1.90%) IBM
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 OTE 35,000 plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Via Resource
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Stratospherec
Salary: From £60,000 to £64,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £48000 - £60000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Acumin
Salary: Up to £110,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
AAP3
Salary: £27000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Salary: £Market + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £47500.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + flexible working
Posted: 3 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: to £65K + bonus, full bens
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £47000 - £55000 per annum + + 10% on Call + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Windsor
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: 8 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Walsall
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £42000.00 - £43000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago