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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 619 727 811
Rank change year-on-year
+108 +84
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 315 238 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.22% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.26% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 229 170 156
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £73,250 £62,250
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%

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
87668 92318 100837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.86% 86.37% 85.33%
Number of salaries quoted 73071 74999 82059
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 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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
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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 +93 310 £60,000 +9.09% 26
London +76 159 £65,000 +13.04% 14
South East +30 56 £60,000 +9.09% 3
North West +43 36 £48,250 -16.08% 4
Manchester +31 28 £55,000 - 2
City of London +46 23 £51,000 -17.07% 3
Berkshire +21 23 £69,250 +17.37%
East of England +33 20 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Surrey +21 18 £42,500 -22.72%
West Midlands -5 18 £52,750 +102.88% 1
South West -9 15 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Bracknell - 11 £85,500 -
Gloucestershire -1 10 £50,000 - 1
Yorkshire +7 9 £41,250 +16.19% 1
Oxfordshire - 9 £55,000 - 1
Essex - 8 £52,500 -
Hertfordshire +18 7 £42,500 -15.00%
North Yorkshire +9 7 £41,250 +16.19% 1
Coventry +6 7 £45,500 -22.55%
Harlow - 7 £52,500 -
Merseyside +11 6 £43,500 -24.34% 1
Liverpool +8 6 £43,500 -24.34% 1
Bromley +1 6 £65,000 +30.00%
York -2 6 £41,250 +16.19%
Chertsey - 6 £42,500 -
Slough +8 5 £65,000 +12.06%
Cheltenham - 5 - -
Reading +16 4 £90,000 +53.19%
Watford +8 4 - -
Bristol +1 4 £61,250 +89.92%

Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 335 (56.68%) Information Security
2 300 (50.76%) Penetration Testing
3 210 (35.53%) CISSP
4 192 (32.49%) Firewall
5 189 (31.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 175 (29.61%) Network Security
7 163 (27.58%) Finance
8 155 (26.23%) SIEM
9 147 (24.87%) Cybersecurity
10 143 (24.20%) Windows
11 129 (21.83%) Degree
12 122 (20.64%) Linux
13 121 (20.47%) Risk Management
14 119 (20.14%) Security Cleared
15 102 (17.26%) PCI DSS
15 102 (17.26%) Management Information System
16 96 (16.24%) ITIL
17 95 (16.07%) CREST Certified
18 93 (15.74%) Security Operations
18 93 (15.74%) CISM
18 93 (15.74%) Security Architecture
19 82 (13.87%) Security Testing
20 81 (13.71%) CEH
20 81 (13.71%) Python
21 79 (13.37%) Telecoms
22 78 (13.20%) Intrusion Detection
22 78 (13.20%) Data Protection
23 76 (12.86%) Nessus
24 73 (12.35%) Cisco Certification
25 71 (12.01%) Java

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 9 (1.52%) MS Exchange
2 7 (1.18%) IIS
3 5 (0.85%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2000
4 4 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.34%) Apache
5 2 (0.34%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 22 (3.72%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.34%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.34%) AWD
2 2 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 42 (7.11%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (4.40%) SaaS
3 3 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.51%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 3 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (0.51%) Amazon S3
3 3 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (0.51%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 3 (0.51%) CloudFront
3 3 (0.51%) Route 53
4 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.17%) IaaS
5 1 (0.17%) Office 365
5 1 (0.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 192 (32.49%) Firewall
2 175 (29.61%) Network Security
3 78 (13.20%) Intrusion Detection
4 60 (10.15%) VPN
5 55 (9.31%) Internet
6 49 (8.29%) TCP/IP
7 32 (5.41%) DNS
8 31 (5.25%) Cisco ASA
9 28 (4.74%) Wireless
10 25 (4.23%) DHCP
11 20 (3.38%) FWSM
12 18 (3.05%) MPLS
13 16 (2.71%) WAN
14 15 (2.54%) VLAN
14 15 (2.54%) VoIP
15 13 (2.20%) Wireshark
16 11 (1.86%) Junos
17 10 (1.69%) LAN
17 10 (1.69%) SSL
18 9 (1.52%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.52%) Big Data
2 8 (1.35%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.02%) MySQL
4 3 (0.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (0.51%) MongoDB
4 3 (0.51%) NoSQL
4 3 (0.51%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (3.38%) Metasploit
2 10 (1.69%) Burp Suite
3 5 (0.85%) AppScan
4 3 (0.51%) Paros
5 1 (0.17%) GDB
5 1 (0.17%) JIRA
5 1 (0.17%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 163 (27.58%) Finance
2 79 (13.37%) Telecoms
3 39 (6.60%) Legal
4 29 (4.91%) Banking
5 17 (2.88%) Marketing
6 16 (2.71%) Law
7 13 (2.20%) Financial Institution
8 9 (1.52%) Electronics
9 7 (1.18%) Local Government
9 7 (1.18%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.85%) Military
10 5 (0.85%) Publishing
11 4 (0.68%) Brand Awareness
12 2 (0.34%) Games
12 2 (0.34%) Polish Language
13 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.17%) Back Office
13 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 102 (17.26%) Tester
2 100 (16.92%) Analyst
3 97 (16.41%) Security Analyst
4 89 (15.06%) Penetration Tester
5 86 (14.55%) Security Manager
6 74 (12.52%) Security Engineer
7 58 (9.81%) Security Specialist
8 57 (9.64%) Consultant
9 47 (7.95%) Architect
10 43 (7.28%) Information Manager
10 43 (7.28%) Information Security Manager
11 41 (6.94%) Security Architect
12 33 (5.58%) Network Engineer
12 33 (5.58%) Senior Analyst
13 32 (5.41%) Senior Security Analyst
14 31 (5.25%) Network Security Engineer
15 29 (4.91%) Security Tester
16 28 (4.74%) Security Consultant
17 27 (4.57%) Information Security Specialist
17 27 (4.57%) Information Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (6.94%) .NET
2 13 (2.20%) Web Services
3 7 (1.18%) HTML
3 7 (1.18%) HTML5
3 7 (1.18%) JSON
3 7 (1.18%) XML
4 5 (0.85%) Ajax
4 5 (0.85%) SOAP
5 4 (0.68%) 802.1X
6 2 (0.34%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.34%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (0.34%) RESTful
7 1 (0.17%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.17%) J2EE
7 1 (0.17%) JSP
7 1 (0.17%) OAuth
7 1 (0.17%) OpenID
7 1 (0.17%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.17%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 102 (17.26%) Management Information System
2 42 (7.11%) Mobile App
3 41 (6.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 38 (6.43%) Cryptography
5 35 (5.92%) Security Operations Centre
6 34 (5.75%) Computer Science
7 31 (5.25%) Analytical Skills
8 30 (5.08%) Data Centre
9 27 (4.57%) Blog
10 20 (3.38%) Embedded Systems
11 17 (2.88%) Internet of Things
12 15 (2.54%) CESG
12 15 (2.54%) Client/Server
12 15 (2.54%) PKI
13 8 (1.35%) Cyberthreat
13 8 (1.35%) RSA SecurID
13 8 (1.35%) SCADA
14 7 (1.18%) Fintech
14 7 (1.18%) Mathematics
15 6 (1.02%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 143 (24.20%) Windows
2 122 (20.64%) Linux
3 51 (8.63%) Unix
4 23 (3.89%) Windows Server
5 11 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (1.69%) Windows 2000
6 10 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (1.35%) Kali Linux
8 7 (1.18%) Data ONTAP
8 7 (1.18%) Solaris
9 6 (1.02%) CentOS
9 6 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.85%) Android
10 5 (0.85%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.34%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 335 (56.68%) Information Security
2 300 (50.76%) Penetration Testing
3 155 (26.23%) SIEM
4 147 (24.87%) Cybersecurity
5 121 (20.47%) Risk Management
6 96 (16.24%) ITIL
7 93 (15.74%) Security Architecture
7 93 (15.74%) Security Operations
8 82 (13.87%) Security Testing
9 78 (13.20%) Data Protection
10 64 (10.83%) Ethical Hacking
11 63 (10.66%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 61 (10.32%) OWASP
13 59 (9.98%) Risk Assessment
14 58 (9.81%) Project Management
14 58 (9.81%) Security Management
15 47 (7.95%) TOGAF
16 45 (7.61%) Mentoring
17 41 (6.94%) Information Security Management
17 41 (6.94%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 81 (13.71%) Python
2 71 (12.01%) Java
3 67 (11.34%) C++
4 60 (10.15%) C
5 47 (7.95%) Perl
6 41 (6.94%) C#
7 40 (6.77%) PHP
8 38 (6.43%) VB.NET
9 33 (5.58%) Ruby
10 29 (4.91%) Objective-C
11 20 (3.38%) Bash Shell
12 18 (3.05%) PowerShell
12 18 (3.05%) SQL
13 12 (2.03%) Shell Script
14 6 (1.02%) VB
15 3 (0.51%) Bourne shell
16 1 (0.17%) Apple Swift
16 1 (0.17%) R
Qualifications
1 210 (35.53%) CISSP
2 129 (21.83%) Degree
3 119 (20.14%) Security Cleared
4 95 (16.07%) CREST Certified
5 93 (15.74%) CISM
6 81 (13.71%) CEH
7 73 (12.35%) Cisco Certification
8 67 (11.34%) CCNA
9 56 (9.48%) GIAC
10 51 (8.63%) CHECK Team Leader
10 51 (8.63%) OSCP
11 47 (7.95%) CCNP
12 42 (7.11%) SANS
13 40 (6.77%) SC Cleared
14 33 (5.58%) SSCP
15 26 (4.40%) DV Cleared
16 21 (3.55%) CCIP
16 21 (3.55%) CISA
16 21 (3.55%) MCSE
16 21 (3.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 189 (31.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 102 (17.26%) PCI DSS
3 49 (8.29%) COBIT
4 38 (6.43%) QA
5 15 (2.54%) HIPAA
6 13 (2.20%) SLA
7 11 (1.86%) ISO27002
8 8 (1.35%) COSO
8 8 (1.35%) ISO27005
9 6 (1.02%) GPG13
9 6 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (0.85%) RMADS
11 4 (0.68%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.34%) ISO22301
13 1 (0.17%) FIPS 140-2
13 1 (0.17%) ISO 8583
13 1 (0.17%) SEPA
System Software
1 24 (4.06%) Active Directory
2 20 (3.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (3.05%) Xen
4 9 (1.52%) vSphere
5 5 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.68%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (0.68%) UAG
6 4 (0.68%) vCloud
6 4 (0.68%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.51%) iptables
7 3 (0.51%) NFS
7 3 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.34%) Firmware
9 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.17%) LXC
9 1 (0.17%) Snort
9 1 (0.17%) Squid
9 1 (0.17%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 76 (12.86%) Nessus
2 32 (5.41%) QRadar
3 27 (4.57%) Nmap
4 22 (3.72%) OpenVAS
5 16 (2.71%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 14 (2.37%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 13 (2.20%) HP Fortify
8 12 (2.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 11 (1.86%) Nagios
10 9 (1.52%) SCOM
11 8 (1.35%) RSA Archer
12 7 (1.18%) NetBackup
12 7 (1.18%) Puppet
12 7 (1.18%) SnapMirror
12 7 (1.18%) Tivoli
12 7 (1.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 6 (1.02%) Nexpose
13 6 (1.02%) SCCM
14 5 (0.85%) Backup Exec
14 5 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 56 (9.48%) Cisco
2 54 (9.14%) CheckPoint
3 46 (7.78%) Splunk
4 44 (7.45%) Microsoft
5 35 (5.92%) Intel Security
6 33 (5.58%) ArcSight
7 32 (5.41%) Juniper
7 32 (5.41%) Palo Alto
8 28 (4.74%) Red Hat
9 26 (4.40%) VMware
10 24 (4.06%) HP
10 24 (4.06%) Qualys
11 22 (3.72%) Coverity
11 22 (3.72%) SolarWinds
12 17 (2.88%) Symantec
13 16 (2.71%) IBM
14 13 (2.20%) AlienVault
14 13 (2.20%) Forcepoint
14 13 (2.20%) LogRhythm
15 11 (1.86%) NetApp
UK
Acumin
Salary: Up to £110,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
set2recruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Knaresborough, North Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, UK
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £47000 - £55000 per annum + + 10% on Call + Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £65 - £75 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £68000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Benefits + Bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Car, PMI, Flexible benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Metapack
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Ely, Cambridgeshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Acumin Consulting
Salary: £70,000 - £80,000 per year
Posted: 8 days ago
London, United Kingdom
PWC
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Raytheon
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon
Salary: Salary Negotiable + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago