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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 681 706 693
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -13
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 201 186 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.22% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 174 152 145
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £37,950
10% offered a salary of more than £73,500 £65,600 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,375 £50,000 £42,250
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +18.34%

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
87161 85486 88774
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.66% 82.26% 80.06%
Number of salaries quoted 71806 68211 75331
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 26 January 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 26 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +1 182 £60,000 +20.00% 19
London +44 103 £65,000 +30.00% 6
City of London -7 27 £70,000 +32.07% 2
Yorkshire +7 26 £39,000 -13.33% 3
West Yorkshire +16 24 £39,000 - 3
Leeds +28 22 £40,000 - 2
South East -78 18 £55,000 +10.00% 3
West Midlands -3 11 £57,500 -
East Midlands +4 9 £42,500 -29.16%
Hampshire -25 9 £51,875 -17.00% 3
Leicestershire +15 6 £45,000 -28.00%
Surrey -10 5 £45,000 -21.73%
Portsmouth - 5 £48,750 - 3
Manchester - 5 £47,500 - 2
Bromley - 5 £50,000 -
Coventry - 5 £57,500 -
North West - 5 £47,500 - 2
Birmingham -14 4 £42,000 -
Berkshire -30 4 £72,500 +52.63%
Leicester +26 3 £40,000 -36.00%
Midlands -9 3 £60,000 -
South West -12 3 £38,500 -3.75% 3
Guildford - 3 £45,000 -
Cheadle - 3 - -
Northamptonshire -5 2 £32,500 -33.67%
South Yorkshire -6 2 - -
Northampton -10 2 £32,500 -33.67%
Slough -17 2 £80,000 +68.42%
Swindon - 2 £38,500 -
Telford - 2 - -

Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 235 (63.69%) Information Security
2 143 (38.75%) CISSP
3 121 (32.79%) Firewall
4 113 (30.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 112 (30.35%) Penetration Testing
6 110 (29.81%) Management Information System
7 85 (23.04%) Security Architecture
8 84 (22.76%) Linux
9 83 (22.49%) Windows
10 81 (21.95%) Risk Management
11 76 (20.60%) PCI DSS
12 71 (19.24%) Finance
13 69 (18.70%) SIEM
14 63 (17.07%) Security Management
15 62 (16.80%) UNIX
16 60 (16.26%) CISM
17 55 (14.91%) Degree
18 54 (14.63%) Wireless
19 53 (14.36%) Network Security
20 50 (13.55%) Cisco
21 45 (12.20%) Solaris
21 45 (12.20%) Security Testing
22 43 (11.65%) ITIL
23 42 (11.38%) LAN
23 42 (11.38%) Security Cleared
24 41 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
25 40 (10.84%) CEH
26 39 (10.57%) TCP/IP
26 39 (10.57%) WAN
26 39 (10.57%) Microsoft

Vulnerability Assessment
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 6 (1.63%) IIS
1 6 (1.63%) MS Exchange
2 5 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (1.08%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (0.81%) Apache
5 2 (0.54%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.54%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.54%) nginx
6 1 (0.27%) Lync
6 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.27%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.27%) CMS
6 1 (0.27%) MQSeries
Applications
1 20 (5.42%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.36%) MS Office
3 2 (0.54%) MS Project
4 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.27%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.44%) SaaS
2 7 (1.90%) PaaS
2 7 (1.90%) IaaS
2 7 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 121 (32.79%) Firewall
2 54 (14.63%) Wireless
3 53 (14.36%) Network Security
4 42 (11.38%) LAN
5 39 (10.57%) WAN
5 39 (10.57%) TCP/IP
6 35 (9.49%) VPN
7 30 (8.13%) SAN
8 29 (7.86%) DNS
9 27 (7.32%) SSL
9 27 (7.32%) Intrusion Detection
10 23 (6.23%) LDAP
10 23 (6.23%) DHCP
11 14 (3.79%) DMZ
12 12 (3.25%) Internet
13 11 (2.98%) VoIP
13 11 (2.98%) WLAN
14 10 (2.71%) IPsec
15 9 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
16 7 (1.90%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.44%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.36%) MySQL
3 3 (0.81%) Couchbase
4 2 (0.54%) Big Data
5 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (2.44%) Metasploit
2 5 (1.36%) WinDbg
2 5 (1.36%) GDB
3 2 (0.54%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.54%) Subversion
4 1 (0.27%) AppScan
General
1 71 (19.24%) Finance
2 19 (5.15%) Retail
3 12 (3.25%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.98%) Banking
5 9 (2.44%) Legal
6 6 (1.63%) Electronics
6 6 (1.63%) Games
6 6 (1.63%) iGaming
7 5 (1.36%) Military
7 5 (1.36%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.08%) Aerospace
8 4 (1.08%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.81%) Advertising
10 2 (0.54%) Publishing
10 2 (0.54%) Law
11 1 (0.27%) Marketing
11 1 (0.27%) Automotive
11 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 97 (26.29%) Analyst
2 84 (22.76%) Security Analyst
3 56 (15.18%) Consultant
4 48 (13.01%) Security Consultant
5 37 (10.03%) Architect
6 34 (9.21%) Security Engineer
7 33 (8.94%) Information Analyst
8 31 (8.40%) Penetration Tester
8 31 (8.40%) Information Security Analyst
8 31 (8.40%) Tester
9 30 (8.13%) Security Architect
9 30 (8.13%) Security Manager
10 20 (5.42%) IT Security Consultant
10 20 (5.42%) IT Consultant
11 17 (4.61%) Administrator
11 17 (4.61%) Senior Analyst
11 17 (4.61%) UNIX Engineer
12 16 (4.34%) IT Security Analyst
12 16 (4.34%) Information Security Engineer
13 15 (4.07%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.25%) JSP
2 11 (2.98%) .NET
3 9 (2.44%) Web Services
4 4 (1.08%) SOAP
5 3 (0.81%) REST
5 3 (0.81%) WCF
5 3 (0.81%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.81%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.81%) HTML
5 3 (0.81%) CSS
6 2 (0.54%) WinForms
6 2 (0.54%) WPF
7 1 (0.27%) Silverlight
7 1 (0.27%) Spring
7 1 (0.27%) Ajax
7 1 (0.27%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.27%) JMS
7 1 (0.27%) Java RMI
7 1 (0.27%) SAML
7 1 (0.27%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 110 (29.81%) Management Information System
2 24 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (5.96%) Computer Science
4 18 (4.88%) CESG
5 17 (4.61%) Data Protection Act
6 15 (4.07%) Cryptography
7 11 (2.98%) CESG CLAS
7 11 (2.98%) NHS
8 9 (2.44%) Mobile App
9 8 (2.17%) Open Source
9 8 (2.17%) PKI
10 7 (1.90%) Video Conferencing
10 7 (1.90%) Clustering
11 6 (1.63%) Statistics
12 5 (1.36%) GIS
13 4 (1.08%) Blackberry
13 4 (1.08%) SCADA
13 4 (1.08%) Hedge funds
14 3 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
15 2 (0.54%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 84 (22.76%) Linux
2 83 (22.49%) Windows
3 62 (16.80%) UNIX
4 45 (12.20%) Solaris
5 24 (6.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (2.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (2.71%) AIX
8 9 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (1.36%) Windows XP
9 5 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.08%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.54%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.54%) CentOS
11 2 (0.54%) Debian
11 2 (0.54%) Android
12 1 (0.27%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.27%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (63.69%) Information Security
2 112 (30.35%) Penetration Testing
3 85 (23.04%) Security Architecture
4 81 (21.95%) Risk Management
5 69 (18.70%) SIEM
6 63 (17.07%) Security Management
7 45 (12.20%) Security Testing
8 43 (11.65%) ITIL
9 41 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
10 37 (10.03%) Vulnerability Management
11 32 (8.67%) Business Development
12 30 (8.13%) Cyber Security
13 27 (7.32%) Kalman Filter
14 26 (7.05%) TOGAF
15 25 (6.78%) Data Protection
16 24 (6.50%) OWASP
16 24 (6.50%) Incident Management
16 24 (6.50%) Service Management
16 24 (6.50%) Information Security Management
16 24 (6.50%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 36 (9.76%) Perl
2 30 (8.13%) Bash Shell
3 21 (5.69%) Python
4 17 (4.61%) Bourne shell
5 15 (4.07%) C
5 15 (4.07%) C++
6 12 (3.25%) SQL
7 8 (2.17%) Java
8 7 (1.90%) Ruby
9 4 (1.08%) JavaScript
9 4 (1.08%) C#
9 4 (1.08%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.08%) PHP
10 2 (0.54%) Erlang
10 2 (0.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 143 (38.75%) CISSP
2 60 (16.26%) CISM
3 55 (14.91%) Degree
4 42 (11.38%) Security Cleared
5 40 (10.84%) CEH
6 35 (9.49%) CISA
7 29 (7.86%) Cisco Certification
8 21 (5.69%) CCNA
9 16 (4.34%) CRISC
10 15 (4.07%) GIAC
11 14 (3.79%) DV Cleared
12 13 (3.52%) RHCE
13 12 (3.25%) SC Cleared
14 11 (2.98%) SSCP
14 11 (2.98%) CCNP
15 10 (2.71%) PCI QSA
16 9 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
16 9 (2.44%) NCDA
17 7 (1.90%) GPEN
17 7 (1.90%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (30.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 76 (20.60%) PCI DSS
3 27 (7.32%) COBIT
4 15 (4.07%) SLA
5 11 (2.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (2.98%) JSP 440
6 8 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 6 (1.63%) BS7799
8 4 (1.08%) QA
9 2 (0.54%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 26 (7.05%) Active Directory
2 16 (4.34%) NFS
3 15 (4.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (3.79%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (1.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 5 (1.36%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.81%) Nmap
8 2 (0.54%) Snort
8 2 (0.54%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.54%) Varnish
8 2 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.27%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 20 (5.42%) Nagios
1 20 (5.42%) Nessus
2 17 (4.61%) NetBackup
3 16 (4.34%) Puppet
4 14 (3.79%) yum
5 7 (1.90%) Tivoli
6 6 (1.63%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (1.36%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (0.81%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.54%) Zenoss
9 2 (0.54%) WSUS
10 1 (0.27%) SCCM
10 1 (0.27%) SCOM
10 1 (0.27%) WebInspect
10 1 (0.27%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 50 (13.55%) Cisco
2 39 (10.57%) Microsoft
3 30 (8.13%) CheckPoint
4 26 (7.05%) Red Hat
5 25 (6.78%) HP
6 22 (5.96%) CA
6 22 (5.96%) VMware
7 21 (5.69%) Qualys
8 20 (5.42%) NetApp
9 19 (5.15%) Brocade
9 19 (5.15%) McAfee
10 18 (4.88%) Symantec
10 18 (4.88%) Oracle
11 13 (3.52%) Veritas
11 13 (3.52%) Websense
11 13 (3.52%) Tripwire
12 11 (2.98%) F5
13 10 (2.71%) Juniper
13 10 (2.71%) SAP
14 7 (1.90%) Siemens
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benifits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Science Park, Cambridge, East Anglia
Cambridge Assessment
Salary: £41,300 - £46,500 per year
Posted: 6 hours ago
Exeter, Devon, South West
Met Office
Salary: £42,319 per annum and up to £50,248 for exceptional candidates + benefits + Market Forces payment of £5,000 (applicable after probationary period)
Posted: 7 hours ago
UK
Via Resource
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits package inc. pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Intelletect
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Intelletect
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Assessment
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £500.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Bolton
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 18 days ago