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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 691 666 785
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +119
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 198 208 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.20% 0.098%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.24% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 175 141 95
Average salary £48,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,600 £35,000 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -

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
93443 86275 93127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.90% 81.15% 79.01%
Number of salaries quoted 74604 70751 78836
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 16 September 2014 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 16 September 2014. 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 -27 185 £50,000 -2.91% 17
London -40 59 £55,500 +5.71% 6
South East -38 55 £48,000 -1.53% 3
Hampshire -26 25 £58,000 -10.76% 1
Surrey +10 23 £45,000 +12.50% 1
East of England -8 22 £45,000 -16.66% 1
Havant - 13 £58,000 -
Hertfordshire -6 12 £52,500 -
Yorkshire -35 12 £37,500 +2.73% 1
Potters Bar - 12 £52,500 -
West Yorkshire - 11 £37,500 - 1
Leeds - 10 £37,500 - 1
West Midlands +4 9 £38,000 +4.82%
East Midlands -9 8 £62,500 +92.30% 2
City of London -22 7 £57,750 -12.83% 4
South West -29 7 £47,500 -13.63% 3
Bedfordshire -4 5 £45,000 -16.66%
North West -18 5 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Luton - 5 £45,000 -
Coventry - 5 £41,250 -
Manchester -14 4 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Bristol -15 4 £46,250 -15.90% 3
Reigate -23 4 £43,750 +9.37% 1
Leicester - 4 £62,500 -
Wales - 4 £35,000 -
South Wales - 4 £35,000 -
Leicestershire - 4 £62,500 - 1
Norfolk - 4 £45,000 -
Norwich - 4 £45,000 -
Redhill - 4 £43,500 -

Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

1 211 (52.49%) Information Security
2 193 (48.01%) Penetration Testing
3 181 (45.02%) CISSP
4 152 (37.81%) Firewall
5 115 (28.61%) Finance
6 112 (27.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 109 (27.11%) Windows
8 105 (26.12%) Management Information System
9 102 (25.37%) PCI DSS
10 93 (23.13%) Linux
11 83 (20.65%) Microsoft
12 78 (19.40%) CEH
13 77 (19.15%) Security Testing
14 76 (18.91%) SIEM
15 64 (15.92%) Degree
16 62 (15.42%) ITIL
17 58 (14.43%) CISA
18 56 (13.93%) Ethical Hacking
19 55 (13.68%) CISM
20 51 (12.69%) VPN
21 50 (12.44%) Risk Management
21 50 (12.44%) Security Cleared
22 44 (10.95%) UNIX
23 43 (10.70%) Network Security
24 42 (10.45%) Wireless
25 41 (10.20%) Security Management
25 41 (10.20%) C
26 40 (9.95%) .NET
26 40 (9.95%) Project Management
26 40 (9.95%) GIAC

Vulnerability Assessment
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 22 (5.47%) IIS
2 17 (4.23%) MS Exchange
3 15 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2007
4 14 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (1.99%) Apache
6 7 (1.74%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.50%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.25%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.25%) nginx
8 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 32 (7.96%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.23%) MS Office
3 6 (1.49%) MS Project
3 6 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.24%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.50%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.50%) SaaS
4 1 (0.25%) IaaS
4 1 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 152 (37.81%) Firewall
2 51 (12.69%) VPN
3 43 (10.70%) Network Security
4 42 (10.45%) Wireless
5 32 (7.96%) DNS
6 29 (7.21%) Intrusion Detection
7 28 (6.97%) WAN
8 27 (6.72%) DHCP
9 26 (6.47%) LAN
10 25 (6.22%) TCP/IP
11 22 (5.47%) SAN
12 21 (5.22%) VoIP
13 19 (4.73%) NAS
14 14 (3.48%) HTTP
15 12 (2.99%) tcpdump
16 11 (2.74%) Internet
17 10 (2.49%) SSH
17 10 (2.49%) SSL
18 7 (1.74%) DMZ
19 6 (1.49%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.73%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 13 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
3 7 (1.74%) MySQL
4 1 (0.25%) Big Data
4 1 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (7.21%) Metasploit
2 6 (1.49%) WinDbg
2 6 (1.49%) GDB
3 2 (0.50%) Subversion
3 2 (0.50%) AppScan
4 1 (0.25%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.25%) Git (software)
General
1 115 (28.61%) Finance
2 19 (4.73%) Retail
3 10 (2.49%) Banking
4 8 (1.99%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.24%) Legal
5 5 (1.24%) Military
6 4 (1.00%) Law
7 3 (0.75%) Marketing
7 3 (0.75%) Advertising
8 2 (0.50%) Local Government
9 1 (0.25%) Games
9 1 (0.25%) Publishing
9 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 186 (46.27%) Analyst
2 160 (39.80%) Security Analyst
3 66 (16.42%) Tester
4 61 (15.17%) Information Analyst
5 60 (14.93%) Penetration Tester
5 60 (14.93%) Information Security Analyst
6 38 (9.45%) Senior Analyst
7 32 (7.96%) Senior Security Analyst
8 31 (7.71%) Security Engineer
9 30 (7.46%) IT Security Analyst
10 29 (7.21%) Security Manager
11 28 (6.97%) Consultant
12 26 (6.47%) Security Consultant
13 19 (4.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 19 (4.73%) Security Tester
14 18 (4.48%) Security Specialist
15 17 (4.23%) Information Manager
15 17 (4.23%) Information Security Manager
16 16 (3.98%) Cyber Security Analyst
17 9 (2.24%) Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (9.95%) .NET
2 7 (1.74%) Web Services
2 7 (1.74%) ASP.NET
3 5 (1.24%) Middleware
4 3 (0.75%) WPF
4 3 (0.75%) WinForms
4 3 (0.75%) HTML
5 2 (0.50%) XML
5 2 (0.50%) Ajax
6 1 (0.25%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.25%) XHTML
6 1 (0.25%) COM
6 1 (0.25%) CSS
6 1 (0.25%) JSP
6 1 (0.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 105 (26.12%) Management Information System
2 36 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (5.97%) Computer Science
4 22 (5.47%) Open Source
5 15 (3.73%) Clustering
6 12 (2.99%) PKI
7 11 (2.74%) NHS
8 9 (2.24%) Data Protection Act
9 7 (1.74%) Cryptography
10 3 (0.75%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.75%) CESG
11 2 (0.50%) Firmware
11 2 (0.50%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.50%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.50%) Mobile Payment
11 2 (0.50%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.25%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.25%) User Experience
12 1 (0.25%) Statistics
12 1 (0.25%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 109 (27.11%) Windows
2 93 (23.13%) Linux
3 44 (10.95%) UNIX
4 27 (6.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (5.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (3.98%) Solaris
8 7 (1.74%) AIX
9 6 (1.49%) CentOS
10 5 (1.24%) Ubuntu
11 4 (1.00%) Windows NT
11 4 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.00%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.75%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.50%) HPUX
13 2 (0.50%) Android
13 2 (0.50%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.25%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (52.49%) Information Security
2 193 (48.01%) Penetration Testing
3 77 (19.15%) Security Testing
4 76 (18.91%) SIEM
5 62 (15.42%) ITIL
6 56 (13.93%) Ethical Hacking
7 50 (12.44%) Risk Management
8 41 (10.20%) Security Management
9 40 (9.95%) Project Management
9 40 (9.95%) Cyber Security
10 36 (8.96%) Risk Assessment
11 34 (8.46%) Incident Management
12 27 (6.72%) E-Commerce
12 27 (6.72%) Change Management
13 26 (6.47%) Vulnerability Management
14 25 (6.22%) ITIL V3
15 23 (5.72%) Network Architecture
16 22 (5.47%) Disaster Recovery
17 21 (5.22%) Information Management
18 18 (4.48%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 41 (10.20%) C
2 35 (8.71%) Java
3 34 (8.46%) PHP
3 34 (8.46%) Python
4 31 (7.71%) Ruby
5 28 (6.97%) C++
6 21 (5.22%) SQL
7 19 (4.73%) Objective-C
8 17 (4.23%) Perl
9 9 (2.24%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.24%) JavaScript
10 5 (1.24%) VB
10 5 (1.24%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.50%) C#
11 2 (0.50%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.25%) Erlang
12 1 (0.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 181 (45.02%) CISSP
2 78 (19.40%) CEH
3 64 (15.92%) Degree
4 58 (14.43%) CISA
5 55 (13.68%) CISM
6 50 (12.44%) Security Cleared
7 40 (9.95%) GIAC
8 37 (9.20%) OSCP
9 34 (8.46%) SC Cleared
10 26 (6.47%) CCNA
10 26 (6.47%) Cisco Certification
11 25 (6.22%) GPEN
12 23 (5.72%) CISMP
13 16 (3.98%) CRISC
14 15 (3.73%) CGEIT
14 15 (3.73%) GCIH
15 11 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
16 10 (2.49%) OSCE
17 7 (1.74%) DV Cleared
17 7 (1.74%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (27.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 102 (25.37%) PCI DSS
3 34 (8.46%) COBIT
4 21 (5.22%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 8 (1.99%) QA
6 7 (1.74%) HIPAA
7 6 (1.49%) BS7799
8 5 (1.24%) COSO
9 2 (0.50%) SLA
10 1 (0.25%) JSP 440
System Software
1 33 (8.21%) Active Directory
2 21 (5.22%) VMware ESX
3 19 (4.73%) vSphere
4 16 (3.98%) Nmap
5 13 (3.23%) Snort
6 10 (2.49%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (2.24%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.00%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.50%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.25%) Varnish
10 1 (0.25%) XenApp
10 1 (0.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 28 (6.97%) Nessus
2 21 (5.22%) Norton AntiVirus
3 19 (4.73%) NetBackup
3 19 (4.73%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.00%) CORE IMPACT
4 4 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (1.00%) WSUS
5 3 (0.75%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.50%) Nagios
6 2 (0.50%) WebInspect
7 1 (0.25%) Puppet
7 1 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.25%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 83 (20.65%) Microsoft
2 31 (7.71%) Sophos
3 29 (7.21%) VMware
4 28 (6.97%) Cisco
5 27 (6.72%) Symantec
6 25 (6.22%) CheckPoint
7 23 (5.72%) Qualys
8 21 (5.22%) Citrix
9 19 (4.73%) Veritas
10 13 (3.23%) Red Hat
11 12 (2.99%) Juniper
11 12 (2.99%) McAfee
12 11 (2.74%) Imperva
13 8 (1.99%) HP
14 6 (1.49%) Websense
14 6 (1.49%) Tripwire
14 6 (1.49%) Splunk
15 5 (1.24%) LogRhythm
15 5 (1.24%) Capita
15 5 (1.24%) CA
Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum plus car and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hinckley, Leicestershire
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
CSC
Salary: From £50 to £65 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Travel Card / 10% Bonus / Health Care
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Yoh Company
Salary: £50,000 - £75,000 per annum + car allowance, bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Travel Card / 10% Bonus / Health Care
Posted: 11 days ago
Reigate
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum (DOE) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 25 days ago