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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 586 707 747
Rank change year-on-year
+121 +40
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 357 281 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.26% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.29% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 276 198 199
Median salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £82,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £53,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +11.11%

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
86074 96066 99488
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.83% 87.26% 85.40%
Number of salaries quoted 71841 78584 80267
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 £31,000
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 27 July 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 27 July 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
(Click see detailed
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 +98 344 £55,000 +4.76% 22
London +81 163 £62,500 -3.84% 11
South East +84 114 £55,000 +4.76% 4
Berkshire +35 40 £62,500 +7.75%
Oxfordshire - 40 £50,000 - 3
City of London +55 22 £51,000 -12.44% 4
North West +21 19 £44,250 -23.04% 2
East of England +33 17 £45,000 +5.88%
Surrey +31 17 £45,000 -14.28%
Manchester +24 16 £46,000 -2.12% 2
West Midlands +3 16 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Hertfordshire +21 14 £42,500 -
Uxbridge +13 12 £65,000 +62.50% 2
Hampshire +4 12 £65,000 -23.52% 1
Windsor - 10 £62,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 10 £42,500 -
Farnborough - 9 £65,000 - 1
Yorkshire +17 8 £25,000 -34.21% 2
Birmingham -14 8 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Abingdon - 8 - -
Oxford - 8 £55,000 - 1
Chertsey - 8 £42,500 -
West Yorkshire +16 7 £25,000 -33.33% 2
South West +10 7 £51,500 +3.00%
Leeds +21 6 £25,000 -33.33% 2
Reading +15 5 £90,000 +56.52%
Watford +16 4 - -
Slough +7 4 £60,000 +3.44%
Bracknell - 4 £85,500 -
Bristol +22 3 £51,500 -4.18%

Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 392 (58.95%) Information Security
2 337 (50.68%) Penetration Testing
3 263 (39.55%) CISSP
4 201 (30.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 197 (29.62%) Network Security
6 196 (29.47%) Firewall
7 192 (28.87%) SIEM
8 190 (28.57%) Windows
9 185 (27.82%) Finance
10 168 (25.26%) Linux
11 157 (23.61%) Cybersecurity
12 142 (21.35%) Degree
13 141 (21.20%) Management Information System
14 133 (20.00%) CEH
15 131 (19.70%) Risk Management
16 126 (18.95%) Security Cleared
17 119 (17.89%) PCI DSS
18 117 (17.59%) CISM
18 117 (17.59%) Nessus
19 115 (17.29%) CREST Certified
20 113 (16.99%) Python
21 109 (16.39%) ITIL
22 107 (16.09%) Security Operations
23 96 (14.44%) C++
24 95 (14.29%) Java
25 91 (13.68%) Vulnerability Scanning
26 89 (13.38%) Ethical Hacking
27 88 (13.23%) Telecoms
28 86 (12.93%) Security Architecture
29 79 (11.88%) OSCP

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 13 (1.95%) Apache
1 13 (1.95%) Confluence
1 13 (1.95%) Tomcat
2 9 (1.35%) IIS
3 8 (1.20%) MS Exchange
4 5 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (0.75%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2000
5 3 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.75%) MS Project
2 5 (0.75%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.60%) MS Office
4 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.60%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.15%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 41 (6.17%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (2.56%) SaaS
3 8 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.30%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (0.30%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (0.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 2 (0.30%) CloudFront
4 2 (0.30%) Route 53
5 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.15%) IaaS
5 1 (0.15%) Office 365
5 1 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 197 (29.62%) Network Security
2 196 (29.47%) Firewall
3 77 (11.58%) Intrusion Detection
4 71 (10.68%) Internet
5 68 (10.23%) TCP/IP
6 62 (9.32%) VPN
7 37 (5.56%) Wireless
8 30 (4.51%) Cisco ASA
9 28 (4.21%) DNS
10 25 (3.76%) DHCP
11 20 (3.01%) WAN
12 19 (2.86%) FWSM
12 19 (2.86%) MPLS
13 16 (2.41%) LAN
14 15 (2.26%) SSL
15 14 (2.11%) VoIP
16 12 (1.80%) Junos
16 12 (1.80%) VLAN
17 11 (1.65%) IPsec
18 10 (1.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (2.41%) Relational Database
2 6 (0.90%) Big Data
3 5 (0.75%) SQL Server
3 5 (0.75%) SQLPlus
4 4 (0.60%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (0.30%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.30%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.30%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 26 (3.91%) Burp Suite
1 26 (3.91%) Metasploit
2 14 (2.11%) JIRA
3 13 (1.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (1.20%) AppScan
5 3 (0.45%) Paros
6 1 (0.15%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.15%) WinDbg
General
1 185 (27.82%) Finance
2 88 (13.23%) Telecoms
3 29 (4.36%) Banking
4 28 (4.21%) Legal
5 20 (3.01%) Marketing
6 18 (2.71%) Financial Institution
7 15 (2.26%) Games
7 15 (2.26%) Law
7 15 (2.26%) Manufacturing
8 14 (2.11%) Local Government
9 7 (1.05%) Electronics
10 6 (0.90%) Aerospace
10 6 (0.90%) Back Office
10 6 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.75%) Military
12 4 (0.60%) Brand Awareness
13 3 (0.45%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.30%) Polish Language
15 1 (0.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 137 (20.60%) Analyst
2 122 (18.35%) Security Analyst
3 113 (16.99%) Tester
4 107 (16.09%) Penetration Tester
5 102 (15.34%) Security Manager
6 75 (11.28%) Consultant
7 73 (10.98%) Security Engineer
8 60 (9.02%) Security Specialist
9 50 (7.52%) Security Consultant
10 49 (7.37%) Information Manager
10 49 (7.37%) Information Security Manager
11 37 (5.56%) Architect
12 35 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
13 34 (5.11%) Senior Security Analyst
14 32 (4.81%) Network Engineer
14 32 (4.81%) Network Security Engineer
14 32 (4.81%) Security Architect
14 32 (4.81%) Security Tester
15 29 (4.36%) IT Analyst
15 29 (4.36%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (8.57%) .NET
2 26 (3.91%) Web Services
3 11 (1.65%) HTML
3 11 (1.65%) HTML5
4 9 (1.35%) JSON
4 9 (1.35%) XML
5 6 (0.90%) Ajax
6 5 (0.75%) 802.1X
6 5 (0.75%) SOAP
7 4 (0.60%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (0.60%) ELK Stack
7 4 (0.60%) RESTful
8 3 (0.45%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.30%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.15%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.15%) J2EE
10 1 (0.15%) JSP
10 1 (0.15%) OAuth
10 1 (0.15%) OpenID
10 1 (0.15%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 141 (21.20%) Management Information System
2 53 (7.97%) Mobile App
2 53 (7.97%) Security Operations Centre
3 47 (7.07%) Computer Science
4 40 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (5.26%) Blog
6 34 (5.11%) Data Centre
7 31 (4.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 27 (4.06%) Embedded Systems
9 26 (3.91%) Cryptography
10 19 (2.86%) PKI
11 17 (2.56%) Internet of Things
12 13 (1.95%) Client/Server
12 13 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
13 12 (1.80%) Cyberthreat
14 9 (1.35%) CESG
15 8 (1.20%) Cybercrime
15 8 (1.20%) RSA SecurID
16 7 (1.05%) Fintech
16 7 (1.05%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 190 (28.57%) Windows
2 168 (25.26%) Linux
3 55 (8.27%) Unix
4 36 (5.41%) Windows Server
5 17 (2.56%) Kali Linux
6 10 (1.50%) Solaris
7 7 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.90%) Android
8 6 (0.90%) Apple iOS
8 6 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.75%) Windows 2000
10 4 (0.60%) AIX
11 2 (0.30%) CentOS
12 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 392 (58.95%) Information Security
2 337 (50.68%) Penetration Testing
3 192 (28.87%) SIEM
4 157 (23.61%) Cybersecurity
5 131 (19.70%) Risk Management
6 109 (16.39%) ITIL
7 107 (16.09%) Security Operations
8 91 (13.68%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 89 (13.38%) Ethical Hacking
10 86 (12.93%) Security Architecture
11 76 (11.43%) Project Management
11 76 (11.43%) Security Management
12 72 (10.83%) OWASP
12 72 (10.83%) Security Testing
13 64 (9.62%) Risk Assessment
14 56 (8.42%) Data Protection
15 49 (7.37%) Information Security Management
15 49 (7.37%) Vulnerability Management
16 44 (6.62%) Threat Modelling
17 42 (6.32%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 113 (16.99%) Python
2 96 (14.44%) C++
3 95 (14.29%) Java
4 67 (10.08%) Perl
5 63 (9.47%) C
6 56 (8.42%) C#
7 54 (8.12%) PHP
8 50 (7.52%) VB.NET
9 47 (7.07%) Ruby
10 44 (6.62%) Objective-C
11 30 (4.51%) Bash Shell
12 25 (3.76%) SQL
13 18 (2.71%) PowerShell
14 11 (1.65%) VB
15 10 (1.50%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.45%) Bourne shell
17 2 (0.30%) JavaScript
18 1 (0.15%) Apple Swift
18 1 (0.15%) R
Qualifications
1 263 (39.55%) CISSP
2 142 (21.35%) Degree
3 133 (20.00%) CEH
4 126 (18.95%) Security Cleared
5 117 (17.59%) CISM
6 115 (17.29%) CREST Certified
7 79 (11.88%) OSCP
8 77 (11.58%) Cisco Certification
9 76 (11.43%) GIAC
10 64 (9.62%) CCNA
11 55 (8.27%) CHECK Team Leader
12 49 (7.37%) CCNP
13 45 (6.77%) CISA
14 44 (6.62%) SANS
15 42 (6.32%) GPEN
16 39 (5.86%) SC Cleared
17 34 (5.11%) SSCP
18 27 (4.06%) DV Cleared
19 24 (3.61%) CCIP
20 22 (3.31%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 201 (30.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 119 (17.89%) PCI DSS
3 47 (7.07%) QA
4 43 (6.47%) COBIT
5 9 (1.35%) ISO27002
6 8 (1.20%) COSO
6 8 (1.20%) ISO27005
6 8 (1.20%) SLA
7 7 (1.05%) HIPAA
8 6 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.30%) GPG13
9 2 (0.30%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.30%) ISO22301
10 1 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.15%) ISO 8583
10 1 (0.15%) RMADS
10 1 (0.15%) SEPA
System Software
1 35 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.20%) vSphere
4 5 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.45%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (0.45%) iptables
5 3 (0.45%) NFS
5 3 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.45%) Snort
5 3 (0.45%) UAG
5 3 (0.45%) vCloud
5 3 (0.45%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.45%) Xen
6 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.15%) Squid
Systems Management
1 117 (17.59%) Nessus
2 41 (6.17%) Nmap
3 30 (4.51%) OpenVAS
4 28 (4.21%) SCCM
5 22 (3.31%) QRadar
6 18 (2.71%) HP Fortify
6 18 (2.71%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 16 (2.41%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 14 (2.11%) Puppet
9 12 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
10 10 (1.50%) Nexpose
11 9 (1.35%) Ansible
11 9 (1.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 8 (1.20%) Nagios
12 8 (1.20%) SCOM
13 7 (1.05%) Rsyslog
14 5 (0.75%) Backup Exec
14 5 (0.75%) logstash
14 5 (0.75%) RSA Archer
14 5 (0.75%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 64 (9.62%) Splunk
2 60 (9.02%) Cisco
3 54 (8.12%) Qualys
4 51 (7.67%) CheckPoint
4 51 (7.67%) Microsoft
5 32 (4.81%) Intel Security
5 32 (4.81%) Juniper
5 32 (4.81%) Red Hat
6 30 (4.51%) ArcSight
7 28 (4.21%) Palo Alto
8 25 (3.76%) Coverity
9 24 (3.61%) HP
10 20 (3.01%) VMware
11 19 (2.86%) Oracle
12 16 (2.41%) SolarWinds
13 15 (2.26%) Symantec
14 14 (2.11%) Sophos
15 13 (1.95%) IBM
16 12 (1.80%) LogRhythm
17 11 (1.65%) AlienVault
Leeds, West Yorkshire
KnownFour
Salary: £30000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
PwC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Outsource UK
Salary: Excellent salary & benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus (market leading)
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £38,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CapGemini Consulting
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Premier IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
World First
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum + excellent bonus & benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £28850 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits + OT
Posted: 6 days ago
UK
Next Ventures Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 to £75,000 basic (Plus substantial package)
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £46000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension
Posted: 7 days ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: to £65K + bonus, full bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Arrow Global
Salary: Market related
Posted: 16 days ago
Farnborough
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Oxford
Spectrum IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago