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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 589 687 791
Rank change year-on-year
+98 +104
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 341 289 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.26% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.30% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 266 225 171
Median salary £55,000 £58,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.98% +21.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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
84067 95471 97586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.24% 87.53% 85.32%
Number of salaries quoted 69978 78940 78095
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 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +109 334 £57,822 -0.73% 38
London +53 140 £65,000 - 11
South East +119 124 £55,000 -5.98% 14
Berkshire +60 52 £60,000 +3.00% 7
Oxfordshire +46 47 £49,250 +51.53% 4
Yorkshire +39 20 £51,250 +36.66% 2
Abingdon - 15 - - 1
Uxbridge +13 14 £60,000 +9.09%
Hampshire +14 13 £65,000 +14.53% 1
South West +2 13 £50,000 -11.11% 1
Windsor - 13 £62,500 - 1
West Yorkshire +27 12 £33,500 -10.66% 2
Surrey +29 11 £49,000 -34.66% 1
Banbury +14 11 £48,500 +21.25% 1
Manchester -1 11 £41,000 -5.20% 2
North West -3 11 £41,000 -11.82% 3
East of England +22 10 £65,000 +11.58% 2
Leeds +39 9 £24,500 -34.66% 2
East Midlands +8 8 £45,000 +30.43% 1
Woking +7 8 £49,000 - 1
Farnborough +2 8 £65,000 +11.11% 1
West Midlands -11 8 £50,000 - 4
City of London +37 7 £42,500 -30.89% 1
Maidenhead +5 7 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Leicestershire -7 7 £45,000 +30.71% 1
North Yorkshire - 7 £65,000 -
Cambridgeshire +15 6 £45,000 -39.18%
Gloucestershire -5 6 £46,250 -7.50% 1
Docklands, London - 6 £37,500 -
Slough +17 5 £65,000 +11.11%

Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 384 (55.57%) Information Security
2 343 (49.64%) Penetration Testing
3 260 (37.63%) CISSP
4 243 (35.17%) Windows
5 209 (30.25%) Network Security
6 208 (30.10%) Linux
7 191 (27.64%) Firewall
8 177 (25.62%) Cybersecurity
9 176 (25.47%) CEH
10 173 (25.04%) SIEM
11 168 (24.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 162 (23.44%) Finance
13 161 (23.30%) Nessus
14 148 (21.42%) Management Information System
15 145 (20.98%) Degree
16 141 (20.41%) Security Cleared
17 136 (19.68%) Python
18 134 (19.39%) CISM
18 134 (19.39%) PCI DSS
19 133 (19.25%) CREST Certified
20 132 (19.10%) Java
21 130 (18.81%) C++
22 118 (17.08%) Ethical Hacking
23 107 (15.48%) Risk Management
24 103 (14.91%) OWASP
25 102 (14.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
26 99 (14.33%) Security Testing
27 98 (14.18%) Security Operations
28 97 (14.04%) OSCP
28 97 (14.04%) Telecoms

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 20 (2.89%) Apache
1 20 (2.89%) Confluence
1 20 (2.89%) Tomcat
2 12 (1.74%) IIS
3 4 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (0.43%) JBoss
4 3 (0.43%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.43%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.43%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.29%) Drupal
6 1 (0.14%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (1.88%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.72%) MS Project
2 5 (0.72%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.58%) MS Office
4 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.58%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.14%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.14%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 48 (6.95%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (2.17%) SaaS
4 8 (1.16%) Office 365
5 4 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.29%) IaaS
6 2 (0.29%) Sumo Logic
7 1 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.14%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (0.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.14%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.14%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 209 (30.25%) Network Security
2 191 (27.64%) Firewall
3 90 (13.02%) TCP/IP
4 86 (12.45%) Intrusion Detection
5 64 (9.26%) Internet
6 62 (8.97%) VPN
7 53 (7.67%) Wireless
8 27 (3.91%) LAN
9 26 (3.76%) WAN
10 24 (3.47%) DNS
11 22 (3.18%) SSL
12 18 (2.60%) Cisco ASA
13 15 (2.17%) DHCP
13 15 (2.17%) HTTP
13 15 (2.17%) IPsec
14 13 (1.88%) MPLS
15 12 (1.74%) FWSM
16 9 (1.30%) VLAN
16 9 (1.30%) Wireshark
17 8 (1.16%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (3.33%) Relational Database
2 6 (0.87%) Big Data
3 5 (0.72%) SQLPlus
4 4 (0.58%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.29%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.14%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.14%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.14%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.14%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.14%) MySQL
6 1 (0.14%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.14%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.14%) Redis
6 1 (0.14%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.14%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 46 (6.66%) Burp Suite
2 37 (5.35%) Metasploit
3 20 (2.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 20 (2.89%) JIRA
4 16 (2.32%) AppScan
5 3 (0.43%) Paros
6 2 (0.29%) CircleCI
7 1 (0.14%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.14%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.14%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.14%) Subversion
7 1 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.14%) WinDbg
General
1 162 (23.44%) Finance
2 97 (14.04%) Telecoms
3 26 (3.76%) Games
4 23 (3.33%) Legal
5 16 (2.32%) Manufacturing
6 15 (2.17%) Financial Institution
7 14 (2.03%) Law
8 12 (1.74%) Banking
9 10 (1.45%) Local Government
9 10 (1.45%) Marketing
9 10 (1.45%) Retail
10 7 (1.01%) Aerospace
10 7 (1.01%) Back Office
11 6 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.58%) Brand Awareness
12 4 (0.58%) Military
13 3 (0.43%) Electronics
13 3 (0.43%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.14%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 154 (22.29%) Analyst
2 139 (20.12%) Tester
3 135 (19.54%) Penetration Tester
4 134 (19.39%) Security Analyst
5 89 (12.88%) Security Manager
6 78 (11.29%) Security Specialist
7 68 (9.84%) Consultant
7 68 (9.84%) Security Engineer
8 59 (8.54%) Security Consultant
9 45 (6.51%) Security Tester
10 42 (6.08%) Architect
11 41 (5.93%) Security Penetration Tester
12 38 (5.50%) Information Analyst
12 38 (5.50%) Information Security Analyst
12 38 (5.50%) Senior Analyst
13 37 (5.35%) Information Manager
13 37 (5.35%) Information Security Manager
13 37 (5.35%) Senior Security Analyst
14 34 (4.92%) Security Architect
14 34 (4.92%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (10.13%) .NET
2 33 (4.78%) Web Services
3 17 (2.46%) .NET Framework
4 11 (1.59%) HTML
4 11 (1.59%) HTML5
4 11 (1.59%) XML
5 10 (1.45%) JSON
6 7 (1.01%) Ajax
6 7 (1.01%) SOAP
7 5 (0.72%) Middleware
8 4 (0.58%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (0.58%) ELK Stack
8 4 (0.58%) Node.js
8 4 (0.58%) RESTful
9 3 (0.43%) 802.1X
10 2 (0.29%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.29%) Express
11 1 (0.14%) J2EE
11 1 (0.14%) JSP
11 1 (0.14%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 148 (21.42%) Management Information System
2 67 (9.70%) Mobile App
3 65 (9.41%) Computer Science
4 58 (8.39%) Security Operations Centre
5 36 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
5 36 (5.21%) Embedded Systems
6 35 (5.07%) Blog
7 30 (4.34%) Data Centre
7 30 (4.34%) PKI
8 24 (3.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 23 (3.33%) Cryptography
10 21 (3.04%) Cyberthreat
11 17 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
12 15 (2.17%) CESG
13 13 (1.88%) Internet of Things
14 9 (1.30%) Cyber Attack
15 8 (1.16%) Cybercrime
15 8 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
16 6 (0.87%) PMI
16 6 (0.87%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 243 (35.17%) Windows
2 208 (30.10%) Linux
3 51 (7.38%) Unix
4 28 (4.05%) Windows Server
5 19 (2.75%) Kali Linux
6 15 (2.17%) AIX
6 15 (2.17%) Solaris
7 5 (0.72%) Android
7 5 (0.72%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.14%) CentOS
10 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.14%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 384 (55.57%) Information Security
2 343 (49.64%) Penetration Testing
3 177 (25.62%) Cybersecurity
4 173 (25.04%) SIEM
5 118 (17.08%) Ethical Hacking
6 107 (15.48%) Risk Management
7 103 (14.91%) OWASP
8 102 (14.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 99 (14.33%) Security Testing
10 98 (14.18%) Security Operations
11 77 (11.14%) Project Management
12 76 (11.00%) Security Architecture
13 75 (10.85%) ITIL
14 59 (8.54%) Threat Modelling
15 55 (7.96%) Vulnerability Management
16 53 (7.67%) Risk Assessment
17 51 (7.38%) Security Management
18 44 (6.37%) Data Protection
18 44 (6.37%) E-Commerce
18 44 (6.37%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 136 (19.68%) Python
2 132 (19.10%) Java
3 130 (18.81%) C++
4 82 (11.87%) C
5 80 (11.58%) Perl
6 65 (9.41%) PHP
7 63 (9.12%) C#
8 54 (7.81%) Ruby
9 53 (7.67%) VB.NET
10 49 (7.09%) Objective-C
11 44 (6.37%) Bash Shell
12 21 (3.04%) SQL
13 19 (2.75%) VB
14 14 (2.03%) PowerShell
15 7 (1.01%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.72%) JavaScript
17 1 (0.14%) Apple Swift
17 1 (0.14%) Go
Qualifications
1 260 (37.63%) CISSP
2 176 (25.47%) CEH
3 145 (20.98%) Degree
4 141 (20.41%) Security Cleared
5 134 (19.39%) CISM
6 133 (19.25%) CREST Certified
7 97 (14.04%) OSCP
8 84 (12.16%) CISA
9 80 (11.58%) GIAC
10 65 (9.41%) Cisco Certification
11 63 (9.12%) GPEN
12 51 (7.38%) CHECK Team Leader
13 49 (7.09%) CCNA
14 43 (6.22%) SC Cleared
15 36 (5.21%) SANS
16 35 (5.07%) DV Cleared
17 34 (4.92%) CCNP
18 25 (3.62%) SSCP
19 23 (3.33%) GSEC
20 18 (2.60%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 168 (24.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 134 (19.39%) PCI DSS
3 47 (6.80%) QA
4 24 (3.47%) COBIT
5 6 (0.87%) COSO
5 6 (0.87%) HIPAA
5 6 (0.87%) ISO27005
6 5 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.72%) SLA
7 4 (0.58%) ISO27002
8 2 (0.29%) SSAE 16
9 1 (0.14%) FISMA
9 1 (0.14%) GPG13
9 1 (0.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.14%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.14%) RMADS
System Software
1 34 (4.92%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.43%) Docker
3 3 (0.43%) Snort
3 3 (0.43%) vSphere
4 2 (0.29%) Xen
5 1 (0.14%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 161 (23.30%) Nessus
2 63 (9.12%) Nmap
3 49 (7.09%) OpenVAS
4 35 (5.07%) SCCM
5 27 (3.91%) HP Fortify
6 14 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (2.03%) Puppet
7 13 (1.88%) Ansible
8 12 (1.74%) Rsyslog
9 11 (1.59%) QRadar
10 10 (1.45%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 8 (1.16%) Nexpose
12 6 (0.87%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 6 (0.87%) logstash
12 6 (0.87%) Nagios
12 6 (0.87%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 5 (0.72%) WebInspect
14 4 (0.58%) Kibana
14 4 (0.58%) RSA Archer
15 3 (0.43%) vMotion
Vendors
1 93 (13.46%) Qualys
2 63 (9.12%) Splunk
3 58 (8.39%) Cisco
4 49 (7.09%) Microsoft
5 40 (5.79%) CheckPoint
6 34 (4.92%) Coverity
7 31 (4.49%) ArcSight
8 30 (4.34%) Red Hat
9 29 (4.20%) Intel Security
10 26 (3.76%) HP
11 24 (3.47%) Juniper
12 18 (2.60%) IBM
12 18 (2.60%) Palo Alto
12 18 (2.60%) Sophos
13 16 (2.32%) Oracle
14 14 (2.03%) Symantec
14 14 (2.03%) VMware
15 13 (1.88%) Fortinet
16 11 (1.59%) Forcepoint
16 11 (1.59%) SolarWinds
London
Salt
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 20 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
QVC
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Oxfordshire
set2recruit
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Acumin Consulting
Salary: £0 - £110,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
set2recruit
Salary: £45000 - £70000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £43,000 to £50,000 per annum £43k - £50k plus bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CapGemini Consulting
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-£80,000 + an excellent package including a very generous bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £100000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
CPS Group UK
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Harris Global
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Harris Global
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
PwC
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Oxfordshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £68,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + flexible working
Posted: 8 days ago
Banbury
aap3
Salary: £27000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 14 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competative + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Harris Global
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago