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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 638 729 663
Rank change year-on-year
+91 -66
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 241 190 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.19% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 170 154 140
Average salary £55,000 £53,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% +17.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,350 £62,500 £70,700
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%

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
88868 97779 88218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.13% 82.70% 80.71%
Number of salaries quoted 72292 79425 72637
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 29 May 2015 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 29 May 2015. 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 +95 229 £55,000 +3.77% 25
London +80 108 £57,500 +4.54% 8
South East +6 32 £55,000 +22.22% 4
East Midlands +13 27 £40,000 -33.33%
South West +9 26 £50,000 +42.85% 4
Nottinghamshire - 23 £40,000 -
Nottingham - 23 £40,000 -
City of London +49 17 £62,500 +13.63% 2
North West +24 13 £57,500 +60.83% 4
Cheshire - 12 £50,000 - 2
Gloucestershire +3 11 £50,000 -23.37% 1
Berkshire 0 11 £59,000 +110.71% 1
Wales - 11 £40,000 -
Hampshire +6 10 £53,750 +1.24% 2
South Wales - 10 £40,000 -
Cardiff - 10 £40,000 -
East of England +24 8 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Hertfordshire +10 8 £50,000 +25.00% 1
West Midlands -6 8 £26,000 -56.66% 1
Wiltshire - 8 £55,000 -
Warrington - 8 £57,500 -
Bristol -3 7 £32,250 -0.76% 2
Kent +12 6 £31,250 -30.55% 1
Reading -2 6 £58,750 -
Basingstoke - 6 £52,500 - 1
Yorkshire +18 5 £35,500 +1.42% 2
Birmingham -15 5 £26,000 -66.66%
Bromley - 5 £50,000 -
Watford - 5 - -
Tunbridge Wells - 5 £30,000 - 1

Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

1 318 (71.46%) Information Security
2 189 (42.47%) Firewall
3 174 (39.10%) CISSP
4 151 (33.93%) Penetration Testing
5 148 (33.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 102 (22.92%) ITIL
7 101 (22.70%) Management Information System
8 99 (22.25%) Risk Management
9 85 (19.10%) Finance
10 84 (18.88%) Security Testing
11 82 (18.43%) Security Architecture
11 82 (18.43%) CISM
12 81 (18.20%) SIEM
12 81 (18.20%) PCI DSS
13 80 (17.98%) Windows
14 78 (17.53%) Cyber Security
15 73 (16.40%) Linux
15 73 (16.40%) Risk Assessment
16 72 (16.18%) Degree
17 71 (15.96%) Security Cleared
18 64 (14.38%) Network Security
18 64 (14.38%) COBIT
19 63 (14.16%) Security Management
20 49 (11.01%) Wireless
21 47 (10.56%) UNIX
22 46 (10.34%) Microsoft
22 46 (10.34%) Kalman Filter
23 44 (9.89%) CISA
24 41 (9.21%) Incident Management
25 40 (8.99%) Intrusion Detection

Vulnerability Assessment
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 12 (2.70%) IIS
2 9 (2.02%) MS Exchange
2 9 (2.02%) Apache
3 4 (0.90%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.45%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.45%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.22%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.22%) Lync
5 1 (0.22%) CMS
Applications
1 22 (4.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.70%) SaaS
2 9 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.80%) Office 365
3 8 (1.80%) IaaS
3 8 (1.80%) PaaS
4 3 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 189 (42.47%) Firewall
2 64 (14.38%) Network Security
3 49 (11.01%) Wireless
4 40 (8.99%) Intrusion Detection
5 36 (8.09%) Internet
6 35 (7.87%) WAN
7 34 (7.64%) LAN
8 32 (7.19%) VPN
9 26 (5.84%) TCP/IP
10 19 (4.27%) SSL
11 18 (4.04%) DNS
12 15 (3.37%) SAN
12 15 (3.37%) VoIP
13 11 (2.47%) DHCP
14 9 (2.02%) LDAP
15 8 (1.80%) HTTP
15 8 (1.80%) Cisco ASA
16 7 (1.57%) Cisco PIX
16 7 (1.57%) IPsec
17 6 (1.35%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.80%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.35%) Couchbase
3 5 (1.12%) MySQL
4 3 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.45%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.45%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.22%) Riak
6 1 (0.22%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.22%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.22%) Voldemort
Development Applications
1 14 (3.15%) GDB
1 14 (3.15%) WinDbg
2 4 (0.90%) Metasploit
3 2 (0.45%) Subversion
3 2 (0.45%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.45%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (0.45%) Hudson
3 2 (0.45%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.45%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.22%) Yeoman
General
1 85 (19.10%) Finance
2 18 (4.04%) Banking
3 17 (3.82%) Legal
3 17 (3.82%) Military
4 16 (3.60%) Retail
5 11 (2.47%) Law
6 8 (1.80%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.80%) Marketing
7 7 (1.57%) Advertising
7 7 (1.57%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.35%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.12%) Electronics
9 5 (1.12%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.90%) Games
11 3 (0.67%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.67%) Local Government
12 2 (0.45%) iGaming
13 1 (0.22%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.22%) French Language
13 1 (0.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 141 (31.69%) Analyst
2 134 (30.11%) Security Analyst
3 64 (14.38%) Consultant
4 55 (12.36%) Security Consultant
5 41 (9.21%) Architect
6 39 (8.76%) Security Specialist
7 38 (8.54%) Security Engineer
7 38 (8.54%) Security Manager
8 34 (7.64%) Security Architect
9 32 (7.19%) IT Security Analyst
9 32 (7.19%) Information Security Analyst
9 32 (7.19%) Information Analyst
10 23 (5.17%) Application Security Specialist
10 23 (5.17%) Applications Specialist
11 18 (4.04%) IT Security Manager
12 16 (3.60%) IT Consultant
12 16 (3.60%) IT Security Consultant
12 16 (3.60%) Cyber Security Consultant
12 16 (3.60%) IT Security Engineer
13 14 (3.15%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (6.29%) .NET
2 14 (3.15%) ASP.NET
2 14 (3.15%) JSP
3 13 (2.92%) Web Services
4 7 (1.57%) SOAP
5 6 (1.35%) CSS
5 6 (1.35%) HTML
5 6 (1.35%) REST
5 6 (1.35%) .NET Framework
5 6 (1.35%) WCF
6 1 (0.22%) OAuth
6 1 (0.22%) ISPF
6 1 (0.22%) OpenID
6 1 (0.22%) WSDL
6 1 (0.22%) SAML
6 1 (0.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 101 (22.70%) Management Information System
2 33 (7.42%) Computer Science
3 26 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (5.17%) Mobile App
5 22 (4.94%) Cryptography
6 21 (4.72%) CESG
7 20 (4.49%) Data Protection Act
8 18 (4.04%) PKI
9 13 (2.92%) CESG CLAS
10 10 (2.25%) GIS
11 9 (2.02%) Internet of Things
12 8 (1.80%) Visualisation
13 6 (1.35%) NHS
13 6 (1.35%) Statistics
13 6 (1.35%) Life Science
14 5 (1.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 5 (1.12%) BYOD
14 5 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
14 5 (1.12%) Clustering
15 4 (0.90%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 80 (17.98%) Windows
2 73 (16.40%) Linux
3 47 (10.56%) UNIX
4 25 (5.62%) Solaris
5 12 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.12%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.45%) Windows NT
8 2 (0.45%) FreeBSD
8 2 (0.45%) Windows 2000
8 2 (0.45%) AIX
8 2 (0.45%) CentOS
9 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 318 (71.46%) Information Security
2 151 (33.93%) Penetration Testing
3 102 (22.92%) ITIL
4 99 (22.25%) Risk Management
5 84 (18.88%) Security Testing
6 82 (18.43%) Security Architecture
7 81 (18.20%) SIEM
8 78 (17.53%) Cyber Security
9 73 (16.40%) Risk Assessment
10 63 (14.16%) Security Management
11 46 (10.34%) Kalman Filter
12 41 (9.21%) Incident Management
13 40 (8.99%) Business Continuity
14 36 (8.09%) OWASP
15 34 (7.64%) SDLC
16 32 (7.19%) Patch Management
17 30 (6.74%) Project Management
17 30 (6.74%) Vulnerability Management
18 29 (6.52%) Ethical Hacking
18 29 (6.52%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 34 (7.64%) C
1 34 (7.64%) C#
2 27 (6.07%) Java
3 26 (5.84%) C++
4 25 (5.62%) SQL
5 23 (5.17%) Perl
6 19 (4.27%) Bash Shell
7 13 (2.92%) PHP
8 12 (2.70%) Python
9 8 (1.80%) Bourne shell
10 7 (1.57%) JavaScript
11 6 (1.35%) VB.NET
11 6 (1.35%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.12%) Erlang
13 3 (0.67%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.67%) Ruby
14 2 (0.45%) Lisp
14 2 (0.45%) Haskell
15 1 (0.22%) SystemTap
15 1 (0.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 174 (39.10%) CISSP
2 82 (18.43%) CISM
3 72 (16.18%) Degree
4 71 (15.96%) Security Cleared
5 44 (9.89%) CISA
6 36 (8.09%) CEH
7 35 (7.87%) DV Cleared
8 26 (5.84%) Microsoft Certification
9 24 (5.39%) SSCP
10 21 (4.72%) SC Cleared
11 15 (3.37%) Cisco Certification
12 14 (3.15%) CHFI
13 11 (2.47%) MCSE
14 10 (2.25%) CCNA
15 9 (2.02%) Security+ Certification
15 9 (2.02%) GIAC
16 8 (1.80%) MCSA
16 8 (1.80%) CRISC
16 8 (1.80%) PCI QSA
17 6 (1.35%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 148 (33.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 81 (18.20%) PCI DSS
3 64 (14.38%) COBIT
4 15 (3.37%) SLA
5 14 (3.15%) JSP 440
6 11 (2.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 9 (2.02%) QA
9 5 (1.12%) PAS 55
10 2 (0.45%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.45%) BS7799
System Software
1 36 (8.09%) Active Directory
2 22 (4.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (3.15%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.57%) NFS
5 6 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (1.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 5 (1.12%) OpenSSH
6 5 (1.12%) vSphere
7 3 (0.67%) Snort
8 2 (0.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 24 (5.39%) Nessus
2 16 (3.60%) Nagios
3 10 (2.25%) NetBackup
4 9 (2.02%) Nmap
5 8 (1.80%) Tivoli
6 6 (1.35%) yum
6 6 (1.35%) Puppet
7 5 (1.12%) OpenView
8 4 (0.90%) SCOM
9 3 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (0.67%) SolarWinds Orion
10 2 (0.45%) CiscoWorks
10 2 (0.45%) SCCM
11 1 (0.22%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.22%) Graphite
Vendors
1 46 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 40 (8.99%) Cisco
3 27 (6.07%) VMware
4 22 (4.94%) CheckPoint
5 18 (4.04%) Red Hat
6 17 (3.82%) HP
7 14 (3.15%) Websense
8 12 (2.70%) NetApp
8 12 (2.70%) Google
9 11 (2.47%) CA
9 11 (2.47%) Oracle
10 10 (2.25%) Brocade
10 10 (2.25%) Tripwire
11 9 (2.02%) SolarWinds
11 9 (2.02%) McAfee
11 9 (2.02%) SAP
12 8 (1.80%) Qualys
13 7 (1.57%) Barracuda Networks
13 7 (1.57%) F5
13 7 (1.57%) Splunk
Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £55,000 to £58,000 per annum Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City
PayPoint
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £38,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum + PMI + Pension + Life Assurance
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ThinkForex
Salary: 50K to 60K GBP per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Dorset
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago