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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 661 715 673
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -42
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 243 209 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.21% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 169 175 135
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,200 £69,500 £71,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,250 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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
91992 98335 88405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.29% 81.99% 80.14%
Number of salaries quoted 74417 79340 72665
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 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 5 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 5 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 +83 233 £55,000 - 16
London +41 117 £60,000 +4.34% 5
South West +18 30 £50,000 +25.00% 3
South East +3 28 £57,500 +27.77% 7
East Midlands +12 21 £40,000 -33.33%
City of London +37 20 £61,000 +10.90% 2
Nottinghamshire - 17 £40,000 -
Nottingham - 17 £40,000 -
North West +4 16 £57,500 +47.43% 1
Cheshire - 15 £50,000 -
Gloucestershire -1 13 £50,000 -20.00% 1
Hampshire +5 12 £57,500 -8.00% 4
East of England +16 10 £43,900 -12.20%
Warrington - 10 £57,500 -
Berkshire -8 9 £60,000 +114.28% 1
Wales - 9 £43,000 -
South Wales - 8 £43,000 -
Wiltshire - 8 £55,000 -
Cardiff - 8 £43,000 -
Yorkshire +18 7 £35,500 +1.42%
Cambridgeshire +18 7 £43,900 -
Bristol +3 7 £32,250 -11.03% 2
Cambridge +20 6 £43,900 -
Reading -1 6 £58,750 - 1
Havant - 6 £57,500 -
Bromley - 5 £50,000 -
York - 5 £35,500 -
North Yorkshire - 5 £35,500 -
West Midlands -22 4 £58,750 -2.08%
Wilmslow - 4 £33,250 -

Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 307 (68.22%) Information Security
2 195 (43.33%) Firewall
3 175 (38.89%) CISSP
4 142 (31.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 139 (30.89%) Penetration Testing
6 113 (25.11%) Risk Management
7 108 (24.00%) Management Information System
8 95 (21.11%) ITIL
9 84 (18.67%) Security Architecture
10 83 (18.44%) CISM
11 81 (18.00%) Finance
12 79 (17.56%) Degree
13 77 (17.11%) Security Testing
13 77 (17.11%) SIEM
14 76 (16.89%) Windows
14 76 (16.89%) Linux
15 75 (16.67%) PCI DSS
16 74 (16.44%) Cyber Security
17 72 (16.00%) Risk Assessment
18 71 (15.78%) Security Cleared
19 67 (14.89%) Network Security
20 65 (14.44%) Security Management
21 58 (12.89%) Wireless
22 57 (12.67%) COBIT
23 56 (12.44%) UNIX
24 47 (10.44%) Cisco
25 43 (9.56%) Kalman Filter
26 42 (9.33%) CEH
27 40 (8.89%) CISA
28 39 (8.67%) Active Directory

Vulnerability Assessment
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 (2.67%) IIS
2 9 (2.00%) MS Exchange
3 7 (1.56%) Apache
4 4 (0.89%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.44%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.22%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.22%) Lync
6 1 (0.22%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.67%) SaaS
2 9 (2.00%) PaaS
2 9 (2.00%) Office 365
2 9 (2.00%) IaaS
3 7 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 195 (43.33%) Firewall
2 67 (14.89%) Network Security
3 58 (12.89%) Wireless
4 38 (8.44%) LAN
4 38 (8.44%) WAN
5 37 (8.22%) VPN
6 36 (8.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 33 (7.33%) Internet
8 27 (6.00%) TCP/IP
9 26 (5.78%) DNS
10 24 (5.33%) SAN
11 22 (4.89%) SSL
12 19 (4.22%) DHCP
12 19 (4.22%) VoIP
13 18 (4.00%) LDAP
14 12 (2.67%) Cisco ASA
15 9 (2.00%) IPsec
15 9 (2.00%) WLAN
16 8 (1.78%) FWSM
17 7 (1.56%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.78%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.56%) Couchbase
3 2 (0.44%) MySQL
3 2 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.44%) Data Mining
3 2 (0.44%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.22%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.22%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.22%) Riak
4 1 (0.22%) Big Data
4 1 (0.22%) Voldemort
Development Applications
1 11 (2.44%) WinDbg
1 11 (2.44%) GDB
2 6 (1.33%) Metasploit
3 2 (0.44%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.22%) Hudson
4 1 (0.22%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.22%) Yeoman
4 1 (0.22%) Subversion
General
1 81 (18.00%) Finance
2 20 (4.44%) Legal
3 18 (4.00%) Retail
4 17 (3.78%) Banking
5 14 (3.11%) Military
6 11 (2.44%) Law
7 7 (1.56%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.56%) Advertising
8 6 (1.33%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.33%) Aerospace
9 5 (1.11%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.11%) Electronics
9 5 (1.11%) Games
9 5 (1.11%) iGaming
10 4 (0.89%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.89%) Marketing
11 3 (0.67%) Local Government
12 1 (0.22%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.22%) Russian Language
12 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 123 (27.33%) Analyst
2 115 (25.56%) Security Analyst
3 64 (14.22%) Consultant
4 55 (12.22%) Security Consultant
5 45 (10.00%) Architect
6 39 (8.67%) Security Engineer
7 37 (8.22%) Security Specialist
7 37 (8.22%) Security Architect
7 37 (8.22%) Security Manager
8 31 (6.89%) Information Analyst
9 30 (6.67%) Information Security Analyst
10 25 (5.56%) IT Security Analyst
11 24 (5.33%) Application Security Specialist
11 24 (5.33%) Applications Specialist
12 20 (4.44%) Tester
12 20 (4.44%) Penetration Tester
13 18 (4.00%) IT Security Consultant
13 18 (4.00%) IT Consultant
14 17 (3.78%) IT Security Manager
15 16 (3.56%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (5.33%) .NET
2 15 (3.33%) JSP
3 13 (2.89%) Web Services
4 10 (2.22%) ASP.NET
5 7 (1.56%) CSS
5 7 (1.56%) SOAP
5 7 (1.56%) .NET Framework
5 7 (1.56%) WCF
5 7 (1.56%) REST
5 7 (1.56%) HTML
6 1 (0.22%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 108 (24.00%) Management Information System
2 35 (7.78%) Computer Science
3 27 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (5.56%) CESG
5 23 (5.11%) Mobile App
6 22 (4.89%) Cryptography
7 20 (4.44%) Data Protection Act
8 17 (3.78%) Open Source
9 15 (3.33%) PKI
9 15 (3.33%) CESG CLAS
10 10 (2.22%) GIS
11 9 (2.00%) Statistics
11 9 (2.00%) Internet of Things
12 8 (1.78%) Clustering
13 7 (1.56%) NHS
13 7 (1.56%) Visualisation
13 7 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
14 6 (1.33%) Life Science
14 6 (1.33%) BYOD
15 3 (0.67%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 76 (16.89%) Windows
1 76 (16.89%) Linux
2 56 (12.44%) UNIX
3 38 (8.44%) Solaris
4 22 (4.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.11%) Windows XP
6 3 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.67%) AIX
7 2 (0.44%) Windows 2000
7 2 (0.44%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.22%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 307 (68.22%) Information Security
2 139 (30.89%) Penetration Testing
3 113 (25.11%) Risk Management
4 95 (21.11%) ITIL
5 84 (18.67%) Security Architecture
6 77 (17.11%) SIEM
6 77 (17.11%) Security Testing
7 74 (16.44%) Cyber Security
8 72 (16.00%) Risk Assessment
9 65 (14.44%) Security Management
10 43 (9.56%) Kalman Filter
11 38 (8.44%) OWASP
12 36 (8.00%) Business Continuity
13 33 (7.33%) TOGAF
14 32 (7.11%) Vulnerability Management
15 30 (6.67%) Service Management
15 30 (6.67%) Incident Management
16 29 (6.44%) SABSA
16 29 (6.44%) Data Protection
17 28 (6.22%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 35 (7.78%) Perl
2 32 (7.11%) Bash Shell
3 28 (6.22%) C#
4 27 (6.00%) C
5 26 (5.78%) SQL
6 21 (4.67%) C++
6 21 (4.67%) Java
7 16 (3.56%) Bourne shell
8 14 (3.11%) Python
9 10 (2.22%) PHP
10 7 (1.56%) JavaScript
10 7 (1.56%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.11%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.67%) Erlang
12 3 (0.67%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.22%) Ruby
13 1 (0.22%) Haskell
13 1 (0.22%) Lisp
13 1 (0.22%) SystemTap
Qualifications
1 175 (38.89%) CISSP
2 83 (18.44%) CISM
3 79 (17.56%) Degree
4 71 (15.78%) Security Cleared
5 42 (9.33%) CEH
6 40 (8.89%) CISA
7 30 (6.67%) DV Cleared
8 23 (5.11%) Microsoft Certification
9 20 (4.44%) SC Cleared
10 19 (4.22%) SSCP
11 18 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
12 12 (2.67%) RHCE
12 12 (2.67%) MCSE
13 11 (2.44%) CCNA
14 10 (2.22%) MCSA
15 9 (2.00%) CCNP
15 9 (2.00%) PCI QSA
15 9 (2.00%) NCDA
15 9 (2.00%) CRISC
16 8 (1.78%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 142 (31.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 75 (16.67%) PCI DSS
3 57 (12.67%) COBIT
4 19 (4.22%) SLA
5 15 (3.33%) JSP 440
6 10 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 8 (1.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (1.11%) QA
8 5 (1.11%) PAS 55
9 2 (0.44%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.44%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.44%) BS7799
System Software
1 39 (8.67%) Active Directory
2 16 (3.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (3.33%) NFS
4 13 (2.89%) Oracle RAC
5 11 (2.44%) Hyper-V
6 8 (1.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 5 (1.11%) OpenSSH
8 2 (0.44%) Snort
8 2 (0.44%) XenApp
9 1 (0.22%) vSphere
9 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 25 (5.56%) Nessus
2 20 (4.44%) Nagios
3 17 (3.78%) NetBackup
4 13 (2.89%) yum
4 13 (2.89%) Puppet
5 11 (2.44%) Nmap
6 9 (2.00%) Tivoli
7 5 (1.11%) OpenView
8 4 (0.89%) SCOM
9 3 (0.67%) SolarWinds Orion
9 3 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.44%) SCCM
10 2 (0.44%) CiscoWorks
11 1 (0.22%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.22%) Graphite
Vendors
1 47 (10.44%) Cisco
2 37 (8.22%) Microsoft
3 29 (6.44%) Red Hat
4 26 (5.78%) HP
5 23 (5.11%) VMware
6 22 (4.89%) NetApp
7 19 (4.22%) CheckPoint
8 18 (4.00%) CA
8 18 (4.00%) Oracle
9 17 (3.78%) Brocade
10 13 (2.89%) Tripwire
11 12 (2.67%) Google
11 12 (2.67%) Veritas
12 10 (2.22%) Websense
13 9 (2.00%) McAfee
13 9 (2.00%) SAP
13 9 (2.00%) Qualys
13 9 (2.00%) SolarWinds
14 8 (1.78%) F5
14 8 (1.78%) Barracuda Networks
Surrey
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £6000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus/Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Cornwallis Elt Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + 29 days + share ops scheme + pensi
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Carnival UK
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
London
PwC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
London
PWC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Bristol, South West
PWC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago