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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 633 724 666
Rank change year-on-year
+91 -58
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 281 224 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.23% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 191 181 140
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,450 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £62,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%

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
92318 99153 88437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.54% 82.71% 80.82%
Number of salaries quoted 75379 80339 72907
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +6.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,500 £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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +106 258 £52,500 -0.94% 27
London +72 121 £62,500 +13.63% 13
South East -3 43 £55,000 +22.22% 5
East Midlands +13 24 £40,000 -33.33% 3
Nottingham - 21 £40,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 21 £40,000 -
South West -5 19 £50,000 +33.33% 3
City of London +64 18 £53,750 -10.41% 5
North West +9 16 £57,500 +112.96% 1
Cheshire +15 15 £56,250 - 1
Yorkshire +19 14 £38,000 +16.92%
Berkshire -8 14 £58,000 +107.14% 1
West Yorkshire +23 12 £38,000 +16.92%
East of England +14 12 - - 1
Hampshire +6 12 £55,000 -4.34% 1
Hertfordshire -2 12 - - 1
Cardiff - 12 £40,000 -
South Wales - 12 £40,000 -
Wales - 12 £40,000 -
Leeds +19 9 £38,000 +16.92%
Watford - 9 - - 1
Kent +11 8 £32,500 -38.09%
Gloucestershire -3 8 £50,000 -20.00%
Warrington - 8 £57,500 -
Basingstoke - 8 £52,500 - 1
Surrey +8 7 £53,750 +19.44% 2
Reading +5 7 £57,500 - 1
Birmingham -8 7 £26,000 -66.66% 1
West Midlands -13 7 £26,000 -66.66% 1
Bristol -17 7 £38,750 +19.23% 3

Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 364 (71.94%) Information Security
2 206 (40.71%) Firewall
3 200 (39.53%) CISSP
4 174 (34.39%) Penetration Testing
5 159 (31.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 115 (22.73%) ITIL
7 114 (22.53%) Management Information System
8 109 (21.54%) Finance
9 104 (20.55%) Windows
9 104 (20.55%) SIEM
9 104 (20.55%) Cyber Security
10 100 (19.76%) Risk Management
11 94 (18.58%) CISM
11 94 (18.58%) Security Testing
12 93 (18.38%) PCI DSS
13 90 (17.79%) Degree
14 88 (17.39%) Security Architecture
15 86 (17.00%) Linux
16 84 (16.60%) Risk Assessment
17 82 (16.21%) Security Cleared
18 81 (16.01%) Network Security
19 72 (14.23%) Security Management
20 63 (12.45%) COBIT
21 60 (11.86%) Microsoft
22 58 (11.46%) Kalman Filter
23 56 (11.07%) Intrusion Detection
24 54 (10.67%) UNIX
25 53 (10.47%) Wireless
26 47 (9.29%) Nessus
27 46 (9.09%) Incident Management

Vulnerability Assessment
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 14 (2.77%) Apache
2 11 (2.17%) IIS
3 10 (1.98%) MS Exchange
4 8 (1.58%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.79%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.59%) Confluence
6 3 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.40%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.20%) Lync
8 1 (0.20%) CMS
8 1 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 26 (5.14%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.38%) MS Office
3 5 (0.99%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.99%) MS Project
4 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.77%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.37%) SaaS
3 6 (1.19%) PaaS
3 6 (1.19%) Office 365
3 6 (1.19%) IaaS
4 3 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 206 (40.71%) Firewall
2 81 (16.01%) Network Security
3 56 (11.07%) Intrusion Detection
4 53 (10.47%) Wireless
5 44 (8.70%) Internet
6 34 (6.72%) VPN
7 30 (5.93%) TCP/IP
8 27 (5.34%) WAN
9 26 (5.14%) LAN
10 22 (4.35%) SSL
11 17 (3.36%) SAN
12 15 (2.96%) VoIP
13 14 (2.77%) DNS
14 11 (2.17%) HTTP
15 8 (1.58%) IPsec
15 8 (1.58%) Cisco ASA
16 7 (1.38%) Cisco PIX
16 7 (1.38%) DHCP
17 6 (1.19%) WLAN
17 6 (1.19%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (2.96%) MySQL
2 7 (1.38%) SQL Server
3 5 (0.99%) Couchbase
4 4 (0.79%) Data Mining
5 3 (0.59%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.40%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.40%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.40%) Riak
6 2 (0.40%) Voldemort
6 2 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (2.96%) WinDbg
1 15 (2.96%) GDB
2 7 (1.38%) Subversion
3 6 (1.19%) Metasploit
4 3 (0.59%) JIRA
4 3 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.40%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.40%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.40%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.40%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (0.40%) Hudson
6 1 (0.20%) Yeoman
General
1 109 (21.54%) Finance
2 27 (5.34%) Banking
3 20 (3.95%) Military
3 20 (3.95%) Legal
4 12 (2.37%) Law
5 11 (2.17%) Marketing
5 11 (2.17%) Retail
6 10 (1.98%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.78%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.58%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.38%) Advertising
10 5 (0.99%) Electronics
10 5 (0.99%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.79%) Back Office
12 3 (0.59%) Games
12 3 (0.59%) Local Government
13 2 (0.40%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.20%) Automotive
14 1 (0.20%) Mandarin Language
14 1 (0.20%) French Language
Job Titles
1 154 (30.43%) Analyst
2 147 (29.05%) Security Analyst
3 70 (13.83%) Consultant
4 61 (12.06%) Security Consultant
5 58 (11.46%) Security Manager
6 50 (9.88%) Architect
7 48 (9.49%) Security Engineer
8 46 (9.09%) Security Architect
9 39 (7.71%) IT Security Analyst
10 35 (6.92%) Security Specialist
11 34 (6.72%) Information Analyst
11 34 (6.72%) Information Security Analyst
12 23 (4.55%) IT Security Manager
13 21 (4.15%) IT Security Engineer
14 18 (3.56%) Application Security Specialist
14 18 (3.56%) Cyber Security Consultant
14 18 (3.56%) Applications Specialist
15 17 (3.36%) IT Consultant
15 17 (3.36%) IT Security Consultant
16 16 (3.16%) Cyber Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (6.32%) .NET
2 20 (3.95%) Web Services
3 14 (2.77%) ASP.NET
4 13 (2.57%) JSP
5 10 (1.98%) CSS
5 10 (1.98%) HTML
6 7 (1.38%) SOAP
7 5 (0.99%) XHTML
7 5 (0.99%) REST
7 5 (0.99%) .NET Framework
7 5 (0.99%) WCF
8 2 (0.40%) OAuth
8 2 (0.40%) OpenID
8 2 (0.40%) XML
8 2 (0.40%) WSDL
8 2 (0.40%) SAML
9 1 (0.20%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 114 (22.53%) Management Information System
2 39 (7.71%) Computer Science
3 28 (5.53%) PKI
4 27 (5.34%) Cryptography
5 24 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (3.95%) CESG
7 19 (3.75%) Mobile App
8 14 (2.77%) Data Protection Act
9 12 (2.37%) CESG CLAS
10 9 (1.78%) GIS
10 9 (1.78%) Internet of Things
10 9 (1.78%) Algorithms
11 8 (1.58%) Life Science
11 8 (1.58%) Blog
11 8 (1.58%) Visualisation
12 7 (1.38%) SWIFT
12 7 (1.38%) User Experience
12 7 (1.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 6 (1.19%) BYOD
13 6 (1.19%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 104 (20.55%) Windows
2 86 (17.00%) Linux
3 54 (10.67%) UNIX
4 15 (2.96%) Solaris
5 7 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (1.38%) Data ONTAP
6 3 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.59%) Windows 2000
6 3 (0.59%) Windows NT
7 2 (0.40%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.40%) FreeBSD
7 2 (0.40%) CentOS
7 2 (0.40%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.20%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 364 (71.94%) Information Security
2 174 (34.39%) Penetration Testing
3 115 (22.73%) ITIL
4 104 (20.55%) SIEM
4 104 (20.55%) Cyber Security
5 100 (19.76%) Risk Management
6 94 (18.58%) Security Testing
7 88 (17.39%) Security Architecture
8 84 (16.60%) Risk Assessment
9 72 (14.23%) Security Management
10 58 (11.46%) Kalman Filter
11 46 (9.09%) Incident Management
12 45 (8.89%) Business Continuity
13 41 (8.10%) OWASP
14 40 (7.91%) Project Management
15 36 (7.11%) Patch Management
16 34 (6.72%) Vulnerability Management
16 34 (6.72%) Data Security
17 33 (6.52%) SDLC
18 31 (6.13%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 38 (7.51%) C#
2 37 (7.31%) Java
2 37 (7.31%) C
3 34 (6.72%) SQL
3 34 (6.72%) C++
4 26 (5.14%) PHP
5 18 (3.56%) Perl
6 17 (3.36%) Python
7 13 (2.57%) JavaScript
8 11 (2.17%) VB.NET
8 11 (2.17%) Bash Shell
9 7 (1.38%) Erlang
10 6 (1.19%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.19%) Ruby
11 4 (0.79%) Haskell
11 4 (0.79%) Objective-C
11 4 (0.79%) Lisp
12 3 (0.59%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.59%) Bourne shell
13 2 (0.40%) SystemTap
Qualifications
1 200 (39.53%) CISSP
2 94 (18.58%) CISM
3 90 (17.79%) Degree
4 82 (16.21%) Security Cleared
5 45 (8.89%) CISA
6 44 (8.70%) DV Cleared
7 43 (8.50%) CEH
8 31 (6.13%) SC Cleared
8 31 (6.13%) Microsoft Certification
9 25 (4.94%) SSCP
10 19 (3.75%) Cisco Certification
11 17 (3.36%) CHFI
12 15 (2.96%) MCSE
12 15 (2.96%) GIAC
13 12 (2.37%) CCNA
14 9 (1.78%) Security+ Certification
14 9 (1.78%) GPEN
15 8 (1.58%) MCSA
15 8 (1.58%) CCNP
15 8 (1.58%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 159 (31.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 93 (18.38%) PCI DSS
3 63 (12.45%) COBIT
4 18 (3.56%) QA
5 13 (2.57%) JSP 440
6 12 (2.37%) SLA
7 10 (1.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 9 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 5 (0.99%) PAS 55
10 3 (0.59%) BS7799
11 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 41 (8.10%) Active Directory
2 28 (5.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (2.96%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.78%) vSphere
4 9 (1.78%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (0.99%) Snort
5 5 (0.99%) OpenSSH
6 4 (0.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (0.59%) NFS
7 3 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.59%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 47 (9.29%) Nessus
2 17 (3.36%) Nagios
3 13 (2.57%) Nmap
4 7 (1.38%) NetBackup
5 6 (1.19%) Tivoli
5 6 (1.19%) Puppet
6 5 (0.99%) OpenView
7 4 (0.79%) SCOM
8 3 (0.59%) SolarWinds Orion
8 3 (0.59%) yum
8 3 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.59%) Ansible
8 3 (0.59%) Rsyslog
9 2 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.40%) SCCM
9 2 (0.40%) CiscoWorks
10 1 (0.20%) logstash
10 1 (0.20%) Kibana
10 1 (0.20%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.20%) Graphite
Vendors
1 60 (11.86%) Microsoft
2 39 (7.71%) Cisco
3 32 (6.32%) VMware
4 26 (5.14%) CheckPoint
5 23 (4.55%) Websense
6 18 (3.56%) HP
7 16 (3.16%) Sophos
8 15 (2.96%) Red Hat
9 14 (2.77%) Tripwire
10 12 (2.37%) McAfee
11 10 (1.98%) Symantec
11 10 (1.98%) SolarWinds
12 9 (1.78%) Splunk
12 9 (1.78%) CA
12 9 (1.78%) NetApp
13 8 (1.58%) Citrix
13 8 (1.58%) Oracle
13 8 (1.58%) Google
13 8 (1.58%) F5
14 7 (1.38%) ArcSight
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