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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 671 721 662
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -59
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 220 185 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.20% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 171 149 155
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +18.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,400 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £51,698 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-8.11% +21.64%

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
89980 92954 86606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.18% 82.35% 80.11%
Number of salaries quoted 72926 74482 71399
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 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +41 205 £57,500 +4.54% 17
London +35 110 £61,000 +6.08% 8
South East -21 27 £57,500 +27.77% 4
City of London +4 25 £61,500 +2.50% 1
South West -4 17 £36,000 -10.00%
Yorkshire +10 14 £37,750 - 2
Hampshire -7 12 £57,500 -8.00% 1
North West +18 11 £40,750 +4.48% 1
East of England +17 10 £43,900 -16.38% 1
East Midlands +12 10 £40,000 -33.33%
Cambridgeshire +22 9 £43,900 +11.13%
West Yorkshire +2 9 £38,000 -
Cheshire - 9 £33,250 -
Gloucestershire - 9 £47,500 -
Cambridge +19 8 £43,900 +35.07%
Leeds +9 8 £38,000 -
Berkshire -19 6 £65,000 +36.84% 2
Nottingham - 6 £40,000 -
Havant - 6 £57,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 6 £40,000 -
West Midlands -30 5 £57,500 -4.16% 1
North Yorkshire - 5 £35,500 - 2
York - 5 £35,500 - 1
Warrington - 5 - -
Surrey -15 4 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Wiltshire - 4 - -
Reading -10 3 £62,500 +13.63%
Portsmouth - 3 £60,000 -
Wilmslow - 3 £32,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £41,500 -

Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 270 (64.75%) Information Security
2 175 (41.97%) Firewall
3 154 (36.93%) CISSP
4 131 (31.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 111 (26.62%) Penetration Testing
6 103 (24.70%) Management Information System
6 103 (24.70%) Risk Management
7 84 (20.14%) Security Architecture
8 82 (19.66%) Windows
9 77 (18.47%) CISM
10 76 (18.23%) Linux
11 74 (17.75%) Wireless
12 71 (17.03%) SIEM
12 71 (17.03%) PCI DSS
13 69 (16.55%) Network Security
14 67 (16.07%) Degree
14 67 (16.07%) ITIL
15 63 (15.11%) Finance
15 63 (15.11%) Security Testing
16 62 (14.87%) UNIX
17 57 (13.67%) Security Management
18 54 (12.95%) Cisco
19 53 (12.71%) Risk Assessment
20 52 (12.47%) Cyber Security
21 50 (11.99%) Security Cleared
22 49 (11.75%) Solaris
23 46 (11.03%) LAN
24 44 (10.55%) WAN
24 44 (10.55%) VPN
25 39 (9.35%) CEH

Vulnerability Assessment
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 11 (2.64%) IIS
2 9 (2.16%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.20%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (0.96%) Apache
5 3 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (0.72%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.48%) Lync
7 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.24%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.24%) nginx
7 1 (0.24%) CMS
7 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.24%) MQSeries
Applications
1 16 (3.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.24%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.64%) SaaS
2 9 (2.16%) PaaS
2 9 (2.16%) IaaS
3 4 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 175 (41.97%) Firewall
2 74 (17.75%) Wireless
3 69 (16.55%) Network Security
4 46 (11.03%) LAN
5 44 (10.55%) WAN
5 44 (10.55%) VPN
6 35 (8.39%) TCP/IP
7 34 (8.15%) SAN
8 33 (7.91%) SSL
9 29 (6.95%) DNS
9 29 (6.95%) Intrusion Detection
10 24 (5.76%) DHCP
11 21 (5.04%) VoIP
11 21 (5.04%) LDAP
11 21 (5.04%) Internet
12 15 (3.60%) WLAN
12 15 (3.60%) Cisco ASA
13 14 (3.36%) IPsec
14 11 (2.64%) FWSM
15 8 (1.92%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.68%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.20%) Couchbase
3 4 (0.96%) MySQL
4 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.24%) Big Data
4 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (1.92%) WinDbg
1 8 (1.92%) GDB
2 7 (1.68%) Metasploit
3 2 (0.48%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.24%) Yeoman
4 1 (0.24%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.24%) Subversion
4 1 (0.24%) AppScan
General
1 63 (15.11%) Finance
2 17 (4.08%) Legal
3 13 (3.12%) Retail
4 12 (2.88%) Banking
5 9 (2.16%) Aerospace
5 9 (2.16%) Law
5 9 (2.16%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.92%) Military
7 7 (1.68%) Electronics
8 6 (1.44%) Games
8 6 (1.44%) iGaming
9 5 (1.20%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.20%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.96%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.96%) Marketing
11 3 (0.72%) Local Government
12 2 (0.48%) Advertising
13 1 (0.24%) Publishing
13 1 (0.24%) Back Office
13 1 (0.24%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 101 (24.22%) Analyst
2 92 (22.06%) Security Analyst
3 59 (14.15%) Consultant
4 51 (12.23%) Security Consultant
5 41 (9.83%) Architect
6 39 (9.35%) Security Manager
7 35 (8.39%) Security Specialist
8 33 (7.91%) Security Architect
9 32 (7.67%) Security Engineer
10 27 (6.47%) Penetration Tester
10 27 (6.47%) Tester
10 27 (6.47%) IT Security Analyst
11 25 (6.00%) Applications Specialist
11 25 (6.00%) Application Security Specialist
12 24 (5.76%) Information Analyst
13 23 (5.52%) Information Security Analyst
14 21 (5.04%) IT Security Manager
15 19 (4.56%) IT Security Consultant
15 19 (4.56%) IT Consultant
16 18 (4.32%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.36%) .NET
1 14 (3.36%) JSP
2 8 (1.92%) Web Services
3 6 (1.44%) SOAP
4 5 (1.20%) REST
4 5 (1.20%) .NET Framework
4 5 (1.20%) WCF
4 5 (1.20%) HTML
4 5 (1.20%) CSS
5 4 (0.96%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.24%) EJB
6 1 (0.24%) J2EE
6 1 (0.24%) Servlets
6 1 (0.24%) JMS
6 1 (0.24%) Java RMI
6 1 (0.24%) SAML
6 1 (0.24%) JMX
6 1 (0.24%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.24%) Spring
6 1 (0.24%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 103 (24.70%) Management Information System
2 30 (7.19%) Computer Science
3 23 (5.52%) Mobile App
3 23 (5.52%) CESG
4 21 (5.04%) Cryptography
5 15 (3.60%) Data Protection Act
6 12 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (2.88%) CESG CLAS
7 10 (2.40%) Video Conferencing
7 10 (2.40%) Open Source
8 9 (2.16%) Clustering
8 9 (2.16%) Statistics
9 8 (1.92%) PKI
10 7 (1.68%) NHS
11 5 (1.20%) Life Science
12 4 (0.96%) SCADA
12 4 (0.96%) GIS
13 3 (0.72%) Blackberry
13 3 (0.72%) Hedge funds
14 2 (0.48%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 82 (19.66%) Windows
2 76 (18.23%) Linux
3 62 (14.87%) UNIX
4 49 (11.75%) Solaris
5 25 (6.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (2.40%) AIX
7 5 (1.20%) Windows XP
7 5 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.48%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.24%) CentOS
10 1 (0.24%) Debian
10 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.24%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (64.75%) Information Security
2 111 (26.62%) Penetration Testing
3 103 (24.70%) Risk Management
4 84 (20.14%) Security Architecture
5 71 (17.03%) SIEM
6 67 (16.07%) ITIL
7 63 (15.11%) Security Testing
8 57 (13.67%) Security Management
9 53 (12.71%) Risk Assessment
10 52 (12.47%) Cyber Security
11 39 (9.35%) Kalman Filter
12 37 (8.87%) OWASP
13 33 (7.91%) Service Management
13 33 (7.91%) Vulnerability Management
14 32 (7.67%) Incident Management
15 30 (7.19%) TOGAF
16 28 (6.71%) Business Continuity
16 28 (6.71%) Load Balancing
17 27 (6.47%) SABSA
18 26 (6.24%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 34 (8.15%) Perl
2 31 (7.43%) Bash Shell
3 19 (4.56%) SQL
4 17 (4.08%) C
4 17 (4.08%) Bourne shell
5 15 (3.60%) Python
5 15 (3.60%) C++
6 12 (2.88%) Java
6 12 (2.88%) C#
7 6 (1.44%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.96%) PHP
9 3 (0.72%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.72%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.48%) Erlang
11 1 (0.24%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 154 (36.93%) CISSP
2 77 (18.47%) CISM
3 67 (16.07%) Degree
4 50 (11.99%) Security Cleared
5 39 (9.35%) CEH
6 33 (7.91%) CISA
7 20 (4.80%) SSCP
7 20 (4.80%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (4.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (4.32%) DV Cleared
10 16 (3.84%) SC Cleared
11 13 (3.12%) RHCE
11 13 (3.12%) CCNP
12 11 (2.64%) MCSE
13 10 (2.40%) NCDA
14 9 (2.16%) CRISC
14 9 (2.16%) GPEN
14 9 (2.16%) CCNA
15 8 (1.92%) PCI QSA
16 7 (1.68%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (31.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 71 (17.03%) PCI DSS
3 34 (8.15%) COBIT
4 20 (4.80%) SLA
5 13 (3.12%) JSP 440
6 11 (2.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (2.64%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 4 (0.96%) QA
8 2 (0.48%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.48%) BS7799
8 2 (0.48%) HIPAA
System Software
1 38 (9.11%) Active Directory
2 16 (3.84%) NFS
3 14 (3.36%) Oracle RAC
4 13 (3.12%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (2.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 8 (1.92%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.48%) Snort
8 1 (0.24%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.24%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 21 (5.04%) Nagios
2 19 (4.56%) NetBackup
2 19 (4.56%) Nessus
3 15 (3.60%) Puppet
4 14 (3.36%) yum
5 9 (2.16%) Tivoli
6 5 (1.20%) SCOM
6 5 (1.20%) Nmap
6 5 (1.20%) OpenView
7 4 (0.96%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (0.72%) SCCM
9 2 (0.48%) CiscoWorks
10 1 (0.24%) CA Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.24%) WebInspect
10 1 (0.24%) Zenoss
10 1 (0.24%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 54 (12.95%) Cisco
2 32 (7.67%) Red Hat
3 31 (7.43%) Microsoft
4 29 (6.95%) HP
5 23 (5.52%) CheckPoint
6 22 (5.28%) VMware
6 22 (5.28%) NetApp
7 20 (4.80%) CA
7 20 (4.80%) Oracle
8 19 (4.56%) Brocade
9 16 (3.84%) Qualys
10 13 (3.12%) Symantec
10 13 (3.12%) McAfee
10 13 (3.12%) Veritas
11 12 (2.88%) Google
12 11 (2.64%) Tripwire
13 10 (2.40%) Websense
13 10 (2.40%) Siemens
13 10 (2.40%) Polycom
14 9 (2.16%) F5
London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + excellent bonus and benefits schem
Posted: 13 hours ago
Berkshire
Careerwise
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Carter Personnel Consultants Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £550.00 per annum + DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum Plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + 29 days + share ops scheme + pensi
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Wokingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
York
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £31000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
St. Asaph, Clwyd
Anonymous
Salary: Competitive depending on experience
Posted: 18 days ago
London
CISCO SYSTEMS LTD
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
North Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £31000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago