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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Vulnerability Assessment
UK
Rank 623 680 743
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +63
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 242 276 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.27% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.31% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 182 208 178
Median salary £60,000 £58,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,850 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £84,650 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%

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
74514 90394 91285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.73% 88.27% 86.69%
Number of salaries quoted 61291 75075 74756
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 22 February 2017 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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +51 234 £60,000 +2.56% 27
London +58 115 £65,000 - 4
South East +83 45 £52,500 -4.54% 8
North West -21 25 £42,500 -30.61% 3
City of London +22 20 £68,250 +36.50% 2
Yorkshire +38 17 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Manchester -16 14 £29,825 -57.39% 3
Berkshire - 14 £52,500 - 1
Oxfordshire +14 12 £62,500 +16.27% 1
South West -3 11 £62,500 +13.63% 2
West Midlands +23 10 £48,630 -16.87% 5
Merseyside 0 9 £53,573 +19.05%
Bootle - 9 £53,573 -
Birmingham - 9 £49,759 - 3
Brighton - 9 £52,500 - 1
East Sussex - 9 £52,500 - 1
Leeds +37 8 - -
West Yorkshire +30 8 - -
Bristol -3 7 £62,500 +8.69%
Buckinghamshire - 6 £52,500 -
North Yorkshire 0 5 £40,000 -38.46%
Bracknell - 5 £52,500 - 1
Milton Keynes - 4 £52,500 -
Maidenhead - 4 £52,500 -
Uxbridge - 4 £62,500 -
Scotland +18 3 - -
Sheffield +15 3 - - 1
Abingdon +12 3 - -
South Yorkshire +10 3 - - 1
Peterborough -2 3 £18,000 -

Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 302 (54.91%) Information Security
2 226 (41.09%) Cybersecurity
3 200 (36.36%) Windows
4 194 (35.27%) CISSP
5 186 (33.82%) Firewall
6 175 (31.82%) Penetration Testing
7 147 (26.73%) Network Security
8 146 (26.55%) Linux
9 142 (25.82%) Management Information System
10 140 (25.45%) SIEM
11 139 (25.27%) Finance
12 137 (24.91%) CISM
13 124 (22.55%) Security Operations
14 114 (20.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 106 (19.27%) Nessus
16 101 (18.36%) CISA
17 92 (16.73%) CEH
17 92 (16.73%) Degree
17 92 (16.73%) Security Cleared
17 92 (16.73%) Security Monitoring
18 90 (16.36%) Risk Management
19 84 (15.27%) Security Architecture
20 81 (14.73%) Security Testing
21 78 (14.18%) Java
22 77 (14.00%) Cisco
22 77 (14.00%) PCI DSS
22 77 (14.00%) OWASP
23 71 (12.91%) Intrusion Detection
24 67 (12.18%) Python
25 65 (11.82%) TCP/IP

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 19 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.36%) JBoss
3 12 (2.18%) WebLogic
3 12 (2.18%) WebSphere
4 11 (2.00%) IIS
5 8 (1.45%) Apache
5 8 (1.45%) Tomcat
6 7 (1.27%) Confluence
7 4 (0.73%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.55%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 13 (2.36%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.91%) MS Office
3 4 (0.73%) MS Project
3 4 (0.73%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.64%) Temenos T24
2 3 (0.55%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 41 (7.45%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (5.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (4.00%) Office 365
4 8 (1.45%) Sumo Logic
5 7 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (0.91%) SaaS
7 4 (0.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.73%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.73%) AWS CloudTrail
7 4 (0.73%) CloudFront
7 4 (0.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (0.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 3 (0.55%) G Suite
8 3 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.36%) IaaS
10 1 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.18%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 186 (33.82%) Firewall
2 147 (26.73%) Network Security
3 71 (12.91%) Intrusion Detection
4 65 (11.82%) TCP/IP
5 39 (7.09%) Wireless
6 37 (6.73%) VPN
7 33 (6.00%) HTTP
8 31 (5.64%) Internet
9 28 (5.09%) DNS
10 24 (4.36%) LAN
10 24 (4.36%) SSL
11 23 (4.18%) WAN
12 14 (2.55%) Wireshark
13 13 (2.36%) DHCP
14 11 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
15 9 (1.64%) IPsec
15 9 (1.64%) Wireless Security
16 7 (1.27%) VoIP
17 6 (1.09%) DMZ
17 6 (1.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (3.09%) Relational Database
2 12 (2.18%) MongoDB
3 6 (1.09%) GIS
4 5 (0.91%) MySQL
5 4 (0.73%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (0.73%) Big Data
5 4 (0.73%) SQL Server
6 3 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.55%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.36%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.36%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.36%) Redis
8 1 (0.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 26 (4.73%) Metasploit
2 24 (4.36%) Burp Suite
3 16 (2.91%) AppScan
4 12 (2.18%) Paros
5 7 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (1.27%) JIRA
6 2 (0.36%) CircleCI
6 2 (0.36%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.36%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.36%) Subversion
7 1 (0.18%) WinDbg
General
1 139 (25.27%) Finance
2 65 (11.82%) Telecoms
3 26 (4.73%) Games
4 19 (3.45%) Banking
5 15 (2.73%) Retail
6 13 (2.36%) Legal
7 9 (1.64%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.91%) Marketing
9 4 (0.73%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.55%) Law
11 1 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.18%) Electronics
11 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.18%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.18%) Military
11 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 150 (27.27%) Analyst
2 120 (21.82%) Security Analyst
3 66 (12.00%) Architect
4 65 (11.82%) Tester
5 60 (10.91%) Penetration Tester
6 54 (9.82%) Security Manager
6 54 (9.82%) Security Specialist
7 52 (9.45%) Security Engineer
8 51 (9.27%) Security Architect
9 40 (7.27%) Consultant
10 31 (5.64%) Information Analyst
10 31 (5.64%) Information Security Analyst
11 29 (5.27%) Security Consultant
12 27 (4.91%) Security Tester
13 26 (4.73%) IT Analyst
13 26 (4.73%) IT Security Analyst
14 25 (4.55%) Information Security Specialist
14 25 (4.55%) Information Specialist
15 23 (4.18%) Network Engineer
16 22 (4.00%) Monitoring Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (4.55%) .NET
2 18 (3.27%) Web Services
3 17 (3.09%) Node.js
4 10 (1.82%) .NET Framework
5 9 (1.64%) AngularJS
5 9 (1.64%) RabbitMQ
6 8 (1.45%) Middleware
7 5 (0.91%) SOAP
8 4 (0.73%) Elastic Stack
8 4 (0.73%) XML
9 3 (0.55%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.55%) Java EE
9 3 (0.55%) JCE
9 3 (0.55%) SAML
10 2 (0.36%) Ajax
10 2 (0.36%) Express
10 2 (0.36%) HTML
10 2 (0.36%) JSON
10 2 (0.36%) REST
11 1 (0.18%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 142 (25.82%) Management Information System
2 55 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 47 (8.55%) Computer Science
4 35 (6.36%) PKI
5 24 (4.36%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (3.82%) Cyber Attack
6 21 (3.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 20 (3.64%) Data Centre
8 18 (3.27%) CESG
9 16 (2.91%) Cyberthreat
10 12 (2.18%) Mainframe
10 12 (2.18%) Mobile App
11 11 (2.00%) Cybercrime
11 11 (2.00%) Embedded Systems
12 9 (1.64%) Blog
12 9 (1.64%) Cyber Defence
12 9 (1.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 8 (1.45%) Virtual Team
14 7 (1.27%) Fat Client
14 7 (1.27%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 200 (36.36%) Windows
2 146 (26.55%) Linux
3 63 (11.45%) Unix
4 16 (2.91%) Windows Server
5 10 (1.82%) AIX
5 10 (1.82%) Kali Linux
6 9 (1.64%) VxWorks
7 5 (0.91%) CentOS
7 5 (0.91%) Solaris
8 3 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.36%) Android
9 2 (0.36%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 302 (54.91%) Information Security
2 226 (41.09%) Cybersecurity
3 175 (31.82%) Penetration Testing
4 140 (25.45%) SIEM
5 124 (22.55%) Security Operations
6 92 (16.73%) Security Monitoring
7 90 (16.36%) Risk Management
8 84 (15.27%) Security Architecture
9 81 (14.73%) Security Testing
10 77 (14.00%) OWASP
11 64 (11.64%) Incident Management
12 63 (11.45%) Ethical Hacking
12 63 (11.45%) Vulnerability Management
13 53 (9.64%) Threat Analysis
14 51 (9.27%) Kalman Filter
15 50 (9.09%) Security Management
16 49 (8.91%) Continuous Improvement
16 49 (8.91%) Risk Assessment
16 49 (8.91%) Vulnerability Scanning
17 48 (8.73%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 78 (14.18%) Java
2 67 (12.18%) Python
3 62 (11.27%) C++
4 54 (9.82%) C
5 33 (6.00%) Bash Shell
6 29 (5.27%) Perl
7 28 (5.09%) PowerShell
8 21 (3.82%) SQL
8 21 (3.82%) VB
9 18 (3.27%) C#
9 18 (3.27%) JavaScript
10 16 (2.91%) PHP
11 13 (2.36%) VB.NET
12 12 (2.18%) Ruby
13 9 (1.64%) Objective-C
14 6 (1.09%) Go
15 1 (0.18%) AWK
15 1 (0.18%) R
Qualifications
1 194 (35.27%) CISSP
2 137 (24.91%) CISM
3 101 (18.36%) CISA
4 92 (16.73%) CEH
4 92 (16.73%) Degree
4 92 (16.73%) Security Cleared
5 61 (11.09%) CREST Certified
6 60 (10.91%) GIAC
7 52 (9.45%) SANS
8 46 (8.36%) OSCP
9 39 (7.09%) GPEN
10 37 (6.73%) CHECK Team Leader
11 34 (6.18%) DV Cleared
12 32 (5.82%) SC Cleared
13 24 (4.36%) Cisco Certification
13 24 (4.36%) GCIA
13 24 (4.36%) GCIH
13 24 (4.36%) GSEC
14 12 (2.18%) CCSP
14 12 (2.18%) GCED
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (20.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 77 (14.00%) PCI DSS
3 11 (2.00%) QA
4 8 (1.45%) SLA
4 8 (1.45%) SSAE 16
5 5 (0.91%) GDPR
6 4 (0.73%) COBIT
6 4 (0.73%) FISMA
6 4 (0.73%) HIPAA
6 4 (0.73%) Web Application Security Consortium
7 3 (0.55%) GPG13
7 3 (0.55%) ISO27002
8 2 (0.36%) BS7799
8 2 (0.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (0.36%) JSP 440
System Software
1 26 (4.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (4.36%) Active Directory
3 17 (3.09%) vSphere
4 6 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.73%) Docker
5 4 (0.73%) Xen
6 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 106 (19.27%) Nessus
2 38 (6.91%) Nmap
3 24 (4.36%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 23 (4.18%) OpenVAS
5 17 (3.09%) SCCM
6 16 (2.91%) HP Fortify
6 16 (2.91%) vMotion
7 13 (2.36%) QRadar
7 13 (2.36%) WebInspect
8 10 (1.82%) logstash
9 8 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (1.45%) Puppet
9 8 (1.45%) WMI
10 7 (1.27%) CSIRT
11 6 (1.09%) Ansible
12 4 (0.73%) RSA enVision
12 4 (0.73%) WSUS
13 3 (0.55%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
13 3 (0.55%) Nagios
13 3 (0.55%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 77 (14.00%) Cisco
2 54 (9.82%) Qualys
3 49 (8.91%) Microsoft
3 49 (8.91%) Splunk
4 43 (7.82%) VMware
5 34 (6.18%) ArcSight
6 23 (4.18%) Intel Security
7 22 (4.00%) CheckPoint
7 22 (4.00%) HP
8 20 (3.64%) Citrix
8 20 (3.64%) Oracle
9 16 (2.91%) ServiceNow
10 15 (2.73%) Red Hat
11 12 (2.18%) Juniper
11 12 (2.18%) Sophos
12 11 (2.00%) Coverity
12 11 (2.00%) Palo Alto
13 10 (1.82%) BeyondTrust
14 8 (1.45%) Symantec
15 7 (1.27%) Blue Coat
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Witham, Essex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Rullion
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines
Bupa
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000 base + competitive package
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000 base + competitive package
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000 base + competitive package
Posted: 4 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + beefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £80,000 DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Bonus + pension + private medical + life assur
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Gloucester
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
UK Wide
Capgemini
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
ServerChoice
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + competitive + flexiable working
Posted: 16 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
HiFX Europe Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + up to 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago