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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Vulnerability Assessment
UK
Rank 622 622 763
Rank change year-on-year
0 +141
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 239 308 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.31% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.36% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 165 218 163
Median salary £60,000 £58,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £78,250 £74,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +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
74113 86274 88538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.16% 87.68% 86.03%
Number of salaries quoted 61003 71739 73006
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 £31,000
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 17 January 2017 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 17 January 2017. 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 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 -1 229 £60,000 +4.34% 28
London +62 120 £67,500 +8.00% 9
South East +66 45 £52,500 -4.54% 7
City of London +40 27 £75,000 +20.00% 2
Yorkshire +41 25 £63,750 +15.90%
Berkshire +57 14 £65,000 +18.18%
North West -19 14 £38,750 -56.94% 5
Oxfordshire +20 13 £61,250 +104.16% 1
Leeds +32 11 - -
West Yorkshire +31 11 - -
North Yorkshire - 10 £63,750 -
Brighton - 10 £51,250 -
East Sussex - 10 £51,250 -
Manchester -24 9 £28,750 -68.05% 3
South West -9 7 £48,750 -15.21% 1
West Midlands +2 6 £49,759 -14.94% 2
Abingdon +8 5 - -
Birmingham +6 5 £49,759 -9.52% 2
East of England -26 5 £31,500 -26.74% 2
Maidenhead - 4 £75,000 -
Uxbridge - 4 £62,500 -
Glasgow +13 3 - -
Scotland +13 3 - - 2
Sheffield +5 3 - -
South Yorkshire +4 3 - -
Bristol -8 3 £52,500 -8.69% 1
Cambridgeshire -22 3 £18,000 -58.13%
Wiltshire - 3 - -
Swindon - 3 - -
Cheshire - 3 £37,500 -

Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 316 (54.96%) Information Security
2 218 (37.91%) Windows
3 209 (36.35%) Penetration Testing
4 197 (34.26%) CISSP
5 195 (33.91%) Cybersecurity
6 173 (30.09%) Firewall
7 162 (28.17%) Linux
8 156 (27.13%) Network Security
9 153 (26.61%) SIEM
10 148 (25.74%) Management Information System
11 138 (24.00%) Finance
12 133 (23.13%) CISM
13 128 (22.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 119 (20.70%) Nessus
15 113 (19.65%) Security Operations
16 110 (19.13%) CEH
17 105 (18.26%) Degree
18 103 (17.91%) CISA
19 100 (17.39%) Security Cleared
20 97 (16.87%) PCI DSS
21 93 (16.17%) Java
22 86 (14.96%) OWASP
23 85 (14.78%) Security Testing
24 83 (14.43%) Python
25 82 (14.26%) Security Architecture
26 81 (14.09%) CREST Certified
27 80 (13.91%) Risk Management
27 80 (13.91%) Ethical Hacking
28 79 (13.74%) C++
29 77 (13.39%) Security Monitoring

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 15 (2.61%) Apache
1 15 (2.61%) Tomcat
2 14 (2.43%) Confluence
3 13 (2.26%) JBoss
4 12 (2.09%) IIS
4 12 (2.09%) WebLogic
4 12 (2.09%) WebSphere
5 10 (1.74%) SharePoint
6 5 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.35%) Drupal
7 2 (0.35%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (1.57%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.87%) MS Office
3 4 (0.70%) MS Project
3 4 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.57%) Temenos T24
2 2 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.17%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.17%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 44 (7.65%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (5.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (2.78%) Office 365
4 9 (1.57%) SaaS
5 8 (1.39%) Sumo Logic
6 6 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.35%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (0.35%) CloudFront
7 2 (0.35%) IaaS
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.17%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (0.17%) G Suite
8 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.17%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.17%) Route 53
8 1 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 173 (30.09%) Firewall
2 156 (27.13%) Network Security
3 73 (12.70%) Intrusion Detection
4 63 (10.96%) TCP/IP
5 51 (8.87%) Wireless
6 39 (6.78%) Internet
7 38 (6.61%) VPN
8 31 (5.39%) HTTP
9 28 (4.87%) LAN
10 24 (4.17%) WAN
11 22 (3.83%) SSL
12 19 (3.30%) DNS
13 10 (1.74%) IPsec
14 9 (1.57%) Wireshark
15 8 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
16 7 (1.22%) Wireless Security
17 6 (1.04%) DHCP
17 6 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
18 5 (0.87%) Intranet
18 5 (0.87%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (3.30%) Relational Database
2 11 (1.91%) MongoDB
3 5 (0.87%) GIS
4 3 (0.52%) Big Data
4 3 (0.52%) MySQL
5 2 (0.35%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.35%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.35%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.17%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.17%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.17%) Redis
6 1 (0.17%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.17%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 36 (6.26%) Burp Suite
2 28 (4.87%) Metasploit
3 20 (3.48%) AppScan
4 14 (2.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 14 (2.43%) JIRA
5 12 (2.09%) Paros
6 2 (0.35%) CircleCI
7 1 (0.17%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.17%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.17%) Subversion
7 1 (0.17%) WinDbg
General
1 138 (24.00%) Finance
2 76 (13.22%) Telecoms
3 27 (4.70%) Games
4 20 (3.48%) Retail
5 19 (3.30%) Legal
6 17 (2.96%) Banking
7 11 (1.91%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.04%) Law
8 6 (1.04%) Marketing
9 4 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.52%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.52%) Back Office
10 3 (0.52%) Military
11 2 (0.35%) Electronics
12 1 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.17%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 132 (22.96%) Analyst
2 112 (19.48%) Security Analyst
3 91 (15.83%) Tester
4 86 (14.96%) Penetration Tester
5 71 (12.35%) Security Specialist
6 58 (10.09%) Architect
7 56 (9.74%) Security Engineer
8 48 (8.35%) Security Manager
9 45 (7.83%) Security Architect
10 42 (7.30%) Consultant
11 35 (6.09%) Information Analyst
11 35 (6.09%) Information Security Analyst
12 33 (5.74%) Security Consultant
13 32 (5.57%) Information Security Specialist
13 32 (5.57%) Information Specialist
13 32 (5.57%) Security Tester
14 27 (4.70%) Security Penetration Tester
15 26 (4.52%) Administrator
15 26 (4.52%) Systems Administrator
16 22 (3.83%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (5.91%) .NET
2 24 (4.17%) Web Services
3 17 (2.96%) .NET Framework
4 16 (2.78%) Node.js
5 9 (1.57%) AngularJS
5 9 (1.57%) Middleware
5 9 (1.57%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (0.87%) ELK Stack
7 4 (0.70%) SOAP
7 4 (0.70%) XML
8 3 (0.52%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.52%) HTML
8 3 (0.52%) JSON
9 2 (0.35%) Ajax
9 2 (0.35%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (0.35%) Express
10 1 (0.17%) Natural Language Processing
10 1 (0.17%) Regular Expression
10 1 (0.17%) REST
10 1 (0.17%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 148 (25.74%) Management Information System
2 53 (9.22%) Security Operations Centre
3 51 (8.87%) Computer Science
4 31 (5.39%) PKI
5 29 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
6 27 (4.70%) Data Centre
7 24 (4.17%) Cryptography
8 22 (3.83%) CESG
8 22 (3.83%) Mobile App
9 20 (3.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 19 (3.30%) Cyberthreat
11 18 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
12 15 (2.61%) Mainframe
13 13 (2.26%) Cyber Attack
14 10 (1.74%) Virtual Team
15 9 (1.57%) Blog
16 8 (1.39%) Cyber Defence
17 7 (1.22%) Cybercrime
17 7 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
17 7 (1.22%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 218 (37.91%) Windows
2 162 (28.17%) Linux
3 53 (9.22%) Unix
4 23 (4.00%) Windows Server
5 15 (2.61%) AIX
6 14 (2.43%) Kali Linux
7 9 (1.57%) Solaris
8 6 (1.04%) VxWorks
9 5 (0.87%) CentOS
10 3 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.35%) Android
11 2 (0.35%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 316 (54.96%) Information Security
2 209 (36.35%) Penetration Testing
3 195 (33.91%) Cybersecurity
4 153 (26.61%) SIEM
5 113 (19.65%) Security Operations
6 86 (14.96%) OWASP
7 85 (14.78%) Security Testing
8 82 (14.26%) Security Architecture
9 80 (13.91%) Ethical Hacking
9 80 (13.91%) Risk Management
10 77 (13.39%) Security Monitoring
11 63 (10.96%) Vulnerability Management
12 61 (10.61%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 60 (10.43%) Threat Modelling
14 59 (10.26%) Risk Assessment
15 51 (8.87%) Security Management
16 50 (8.70%) Incident Management
17 48 (8.35%) Project Management
18 47 (8.17%) ITIL
19 41 (7.13%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 93 (16.17%) Java
2 83 (14.43%) Python
3 79 (13.74%) C++
4 66 (11.48%) C
5 41 (7.13%) Perl
6 38 (6.61%) Bash Shell
7 29 (5.04%) C#
7 29 (5.04%) PHP
8 22 (3.83%) PowerShell
9 21 (3.65%) Ruby
10 20 (3.48%) VB.NET
11 19 (3.30%) VB
12 17 (2.96%) SQL
13 15 (2.61%) JavaScript
14 14 (2.43%) Objective-C
15 5 (0.87%) Go
16 2 (0.35%) Shell Script
17 1 (0.17%) R
Qualifications
1 197 (34.26%) CISSP
2 133 (23.13%) CISM
3 110 (19.13%) CEH
4 105 (18.26%) Degree
5 103 (17.91%) CISA
6 100 (17.39%) Security Cleared
7 81 (14.09%) CREST Certified
8 66 (11.48%) OSCP
9 60 (10.43%) GIAC
10 52 (9.04%) GPEN
11 38 (6.61%) CHECK Team Leader
12 37 (6.43%) SC Cleared
13 35 (6.09%) SANS
14 30 (5.22%) DV Cleared
15 23 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
16 19 (3.30%) GSEC
17 14 (2.43%) GCIA
18 12 (2.09%) CCNA
18 12 (2.09%) CSSLP
18 12 (2.09%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (22.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 97 (16.87%) PCI DSS
3 13 (2.26%) QA
4 10 (1.74%) SLA
5 8 (1.39%) SSAE 16
6 6 (1.04%) COBIT
7 4 (0.70%) GDPR
7 4 (0.70%) HIPAA
7 4 (0.70%) Web Application Security Consortium
8 3 (0.52%) FISMA
8 3 (0.52%) GPG13
9 2 (0.35%) BS7799
9 2 (0.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 2 (0.35%) ISO27002
9 2 (0.35%) JSP 440
System Software
1 28 (4.87%) Active Directory
2 17 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.09%) vSphere
4 5 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.52%) Docker
6 2 (0.35%) Snort
6 2 (0.35%) Xen
7 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.17%) pfSense
7 1 (0.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 119 (20.70%) Nessus
2 46 (8.00%) Nmap
3 31 (5.39%) OpenVAS
4 24 (4.17%) HP Fortify
5 21 (3.65%) SCCM
6 15 (2.61%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 13 (2.26%) logstash
8 12 (2.09%) WebInspect
9 11 (1.91%) Opscode Chef
9 11 (1.91%) Puppet
9 11 (1.91%) QRadar
9 11 (1.91%) vMotion
10 10 (1.74%) Ansible
11 8 (1.39%) WMI
12 6 (1.04%) CSIRT
12 6 (1.04%) Rsyslog
12 6 (1.04%) WSUS
13 5 (0.87%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
13 5 (0.87%) Kibana
14 3 (0.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 67 (11.65%) Qualys
2 59 (10.26%) Cisco
3 51 (8.87%) Splunk
4 41 (7.13%) Microsoft
5 31 (5.39%) ArcSight
6 28 (4.87%) VMware
7 25 (4.35%) HP
8 24 (4.17%) CheckPoint
9 23 (4.00%) Intel Security
10 22 (3.83%) Red Hat
11 19 (3.30%) Sophos
12 18 (3.13%) Coverity
13 16 (2.78%) Oracle
14 15 (2.61%) Juniper
15 11 (1.91%) Citrix
16 10 (1.74%) IBM
16 10 (1.74%) Symantec
17 9 (1.57%) Blue Coat
17 9 (1.57%) Palo Alto
17 9 (1.57%) ServiceNow
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
n-tier selection limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 25 days holiday, Pension plan.
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Standard Corporate Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-£80,000 + an excellent package including a very generous bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35114.00 - £40380.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Midlands
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Forres, Morayshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Midlands
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Forres, Morayshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
North West
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £48,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Bonus + pension + private medical + life assur
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes
Computacenter
Salary: benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Bootle, Merseyside
Office for Nuclear Regulation
Salary: From £49,946 to £57,199 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £30k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago