The table below looks at the statistics for Vulnerability Management skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Vulnerability Management over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Vulnerability Management
Rank 519 650 823
Rank change year-on-year
+131 +173
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Management 432 299 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.28% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.32% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 362 253 105
Median salary £65,000 £55,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% +7.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £68,250
UK excluding London median salary £53,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +25.00%

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
84415 94722 96201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.27% 87.50% 85.32%
Number of salaries quoted 70238 78268 76950
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 £30,500
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 Management
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Vulnerability Management as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Vulnerability Management Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Vulnerability Management
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Vulnerability Management within the UK.

Vulnerability Management Salary Trend in the UK

Vulnerability Management
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Vulnerability Management over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 within the UK.

Vulnerability Management Salary Histogram in the UK

Vulnerability Management
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 Management within the UK over the 3 months to 27 September 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
(Click see detailed
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 +153 407 £65,000 +18.18% 21
London +150 243 £70,000 +20.68% 12
South East +49 69 £55,000 +2.92% 3
Berkshire +20 29 £53,250 +33.12% 3
City of London +60 25 £75,000 +20.96% 3
East of England +32 21 £36,000 -24.21% 1
North West -8 20 £50,000 -
Manchester -16 19 £50,000 -
Yorkshire +25 17 £35,500 +9.23% 2
West Midlands -9 17 £44,250 -19.54% 2
West Yorkshire +22 16 £35,500 +9.23% 2
Scotland +17 16 £50,000 -
Leeds +30 15 £35,250 +0.71% 2
South West -1 14 £55,000 -17.23% 1
Wiltshire +8 13 £55,000 -17.23% 1
Edinburgh +4 13 £65,000 +30.00%
Surrey +25 12 £55,000 -26.66%
Birmingham -23 11 £70,000 +16.66%
Bedfordshire +20 10 £40,000 -
Hertfordshire +23 9 £36,000 -37.39% 1
Windsor +8 9 £62,500 +19.04%
Kent - 9 £65,000 -
Bedford - 7 £35,000 -
Reading +6 6 £38,500 -3.75% 1
Watford - 6 £36,000 -
North East +10 5 £45,000 +5.88%
Oxfordshire +3 5 £55,000 -
East Sussex - 5 £52,500 -
West Sussex - 5 £50,000 -
Eastbourne - 5 £52,500 -

Vulnerability Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT jobs citing Vulnerability Management 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 Management.

1 466 (60.21%) Information Security
2 425 (54.91%) CISSP
3 315 (40.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 293 (37.86%) SIEM
5 241 (31.14%) CISM
6 235 (30.36%) Firewall
7 223 (28.81%) Cybersecurity
7 223 (28.81%) Security Operations
8 210 (27.13%) Management Information System
8 210 (27.13%) Network Security
9 208 (26.87%) Finance
10 207 (26.74%) Windows
11 201 (25.97%) PCI DSS
12 180 (23.26%) Linux
13 162 (20.93%) Degree
14 150 (19.38%) Security Architecture
15 141 (18.22%) CISA
16 140 (18.09%) Penetration Testing
17 132 (17.05%) Splunk
18 127 (16.41%) ITIL
19 125 (16.15%) Incident Management
20 120 (15.50%) Security Operations Centre
21 111 (14.34%) Vulnerability Scanning
22 107 (13.82%) IIS
23 103 (13.31%) Active Directory
24 99 (12.79%) Data Centre
25 97 (12.53%) IISP
26 96 (12.40%) SANS
27 94 (12.14%) Nessus
27 94 (12.14%) CEH

Vulnerability Management
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
1 107 (13.82%) IIS
2 12 (1.55%) Apache
3 9 (1.16%) Tomcat
4 8 (1.03%) OpenStack
5 7 (0.90%) IBM Notes
5 7 (0.90%) WebLogic
5 7 (0.90%) WebSphere
6 5 (0.65%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.52%) SAS
8 2 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.26%) JBoss
8 2 (0.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 21 (2.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.13%) MS Project
2 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (1.42%) assyst
2 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 47 (6.07%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (3.36%) SaaS
3 23 (2.97%) PaaS
4 22 (2.84%) IaaS
5 18 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (0.65%) Mimecast
7 4 (0.52%) Office 365
8 3 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.13%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 235 (30.36%) Firewall
2 210 (27.13%) Network Security
3 90 (11.63%) TCP/IP
4 87 (11.24%) Intrusion Detection
5 55 (7.11%) LAN
6 50 (6.46%) WAN
7 32 (4.13%) VPN
8 27 (3.49%) Internet
9 20 (2.58%) IPsec
10 18 (2.33%) HTTP
11 17 (2.20%) SSL
12 16 (2.07%) Cisco ASA
12 16 (2.07%) Cisco Nexus
13 14 (1.81%) HTTPS
14 13 (1.68%) HSRP
14 13 (1.68%) SNMP
15 12 (1.55%) BGP
15 12 (1.55%) OSPF
15 12 (1.55%) RIP
15 12 (1.55%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (1.42%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.29%) Big Data
2 10 (1.29%) Relational Database
3 7 (0.90%) Oracle Database
4 5 (0.65%) SQLPlus
5 4 (0.52%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.39%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.26%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.13%) GIS
8 1 (0.13%) Infinispan
8 1 (0.13%) Looker
8 1 (0.13%) MySQL
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (1.68%) AppScan
2 3 (0.39%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.13%) Burp Suite
General
1 208 (26.87%) Finance
2 62 (8.01%) Banking
3 52 (6.72%) Law
4 40 (5.17%) Retail
5 34 (4.39%) Games
6 14 (1.81%) Legal
7 12 (1.55%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.16%) Retail Banking
9 8 (1.03%) Online Betting
10 6 (0.78%) French Language
11 5 (0.65%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.65%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.65%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.39%) German Language
13 3 (0.39%) Marketing
13 3 (0.39%) Portuguese Language
13 3 (0.39%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.26%) Back Office
15 1 (0.13%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 259 (33.46%) Analyst
2 238 (30.75%) Security Analyst
3 123 (15.89%) Consultant
4 118 (15.25%) Security Manager
5 108 (13.95%) Security Consultant
6 101 (13.05%) Security Engineer
7 87 (11.24%) IT Analyst
7 87 (11.24%) IT Security Analyst
8 75 (9.69%) Information Analyst
8 75 (9.69%) Information Security Analyst
9 59 (7.62%) Senior Analyst
10 58 (7.49%) Senior Security Analyst
11 47 (6.07%) IT Manager
12 46 (5.94%) Information Security Manager
13 44 (5.68%) Information Manager
14 43 (5.56%) Cybersecurity Manager
15 40 (5.17%) Security Specialist
15 40 (5.17%) Vulnerability Analyst
16 39 (5.04%) IT Engineer
17 38 (4.91%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (4.91%) Web Services
2 6 (0.78%) .NET
2 6 (0.78%) Regular Expression
3 5 (0.65%) LAMP
4 4 (0.52%) .NET Framework
4 4 (0.52%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (0.39%) Middleware
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle Streams
7 1 (0.13%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.13%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.13%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.13%) HornetQ
7 1 (0.13%) Node.js
7 1 (0.13%) OAuth
7 1 (0.13%) REST
7 1 (0.13%) SAML
7 1 (0.13%) Serverless Framework
7 1 (0.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 210 (27.13%) Management Information System
2 120 (15.50%) Security Operations Centre
3 99 (12.79%) Data Centre
4 54 (6.98%) Data Protection Act
5 42 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
6 32 (4.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 29 (3.75%) Cyberthreat
8 26 (3.36%) Computer Science
9 24 (3.10%) Cyber Attack
10 17 (2.20%) CESG
11 15 (1.94%) Cybercrime
11 15 (1.94%) Public Cloud
12 14 (1.81%) Virtual Team
13 13 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
13 13 (1.68%) Shadow IT
14 10 (1.29%) Cryptography
14 10 (1.29%) Private Cloud
15 9 (1.16%) PKI
16 8 (1.03%) Online Games
16 8 (1.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 207 (26.74%) Windows
2 180 (23.26%) Linux
3 68 (8.79%) Unix
4 50 (6.46%) Windows Server
5 27 (3.49%) Apple iOS
5 27 (3.49%) Mac OS X
6 20 (2.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (1.29%) Windows 7
9 8 (1.03%) Windows 8
10 7 (0.90%) Mac OS
10 7 (0.90%) Windows NT
10 7 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.65%) CentOS
12 4 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.39%) Data ONTAP
13 3 (0.39%) Kali Linux
14 1 (0.13%) Solaris
14 1 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 466 (60.21%) Information Security
2 293 (37.86%) SIEM
3 223 (28.81%) Cybersecurity
3 223 (28.81%) Security Operations
4 150 (19.38%) Security Architecture
5 140 (18.09%) Penetration Testing
6 127 (16.41%) ITIL
7 125 (16.15%) Incident Management
8 111 (14.34%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 84 (10.85%) Risk Management
10 82 (10.59%) Data Protection
11 80 (10.34%) Compliance Management
12 76 (9.82%) Performance Management
13 74 (9.56%) Project Management
13 74 (9.56%) Risk and Compliance Management
14 73 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
15 72 (9.30%) Data Loss Prevention
15 72 (9.30%) Portfolio Management
16 60 (7.75%) E-Commerce
17 59 (7.62%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (6.98%) SQL
2 26 (3.36%) Python
3 16 (2.07%) PowerShell
4 12 (1.55%) Perl
5 11 (1.42%) Ruby
6 10 (1.29%) Java
6 10 (1.29%) PHP
7 9 (1.16%) C
8 7 (0.90%) C#
9 6 (0.78%) C++
9 6 (0.78%) VB.NET
10 5 (0.65%) VB
11 4 (0.52%) Go
11 4 (0.52%) Korn
12 3 (0.39%) Scala
13 2 (0.26%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.26%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 425 (54.91%) CISSP
2 241 (31.14%) CISM
3 162 (20.93%) Degree
4 141 (18.22%) CISA
5 97 (12.53%) IISP
6 96 (12.40%) SANS
7 94 (12.14%) CEH
8 70 (9.04%) GIAC
9 33 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
10 31 (4.01%) Security Cleared
11 27 (3.49%) GCIH
12 26 (3.36%) SC Cleared
13 23 (2.97%) CCNP
14 22 (2.84%) CRISC
15 19 (2.45%) GCIA
16 18 (2.33%) CompTIA Security+
16 18 (2.33%) Security+ Certification
17 17 (2.20%) GSEC
17 17 (2.20%) SSCP
18 15 (1.94%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 315 (40.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 201 (25.97%) PCI DSS
3 45 (5.81%) COBIT
4 15 (1.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (1.29%) GPG13
6 6 (0.78%) SLA
7 5 (0.65%) ISO27002
7 5 (0.65%) QA
8 2 (0.26%) COSO
9 1 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.13%) ISAE 3402
9 1 (0.13%) ISO27005
9 1 (0.13%) PA-DSS
9 1 (0.13%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 103 (13.31%) Active Directory
2 23 (2.97%) Snort
3 15 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.29%) vSphere
5 9 (1.16%) XenApp
6 7 (0.90%) BitLocker
7 6 (0.78%) Samba
8 4 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.39%) vCloud
10 2 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.13%) Firmware
11 1 (0.13%) Gluster
11 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.13%) iptables
11 1 (0.13%) KVM
11 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.13%) pfSense
11 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 94 (12.14%) Nessus
2 54 (6.98%) QRadar
3 38 (4.91%) SCCM
4 27 (3.49%) McAfee ePO
5 17 (2.20%) OpenVAS
6 16 (2.07%) Nmap
7 12 (1.55%) WSUS
8 9 (1.16%) Nexpose
8 9 (1.16%) Proventia
9 8 (1.03%) AirWatch
9 8 (1.03%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 7 (0.90%) HP Fortify
11 4 (0.52%) Puppet
12 3 (0.39%) EnCase
12 3 (0.39%) Nagios
12 3 (0.39%) RSA Archer
13 2 (0.26%) Ansible
13 2 (0.26%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 2 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 2 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 132 (17.05%) Splunk
2 92 (11.89%) Cisco
3 87 (11.24%) Qualys
4 76 (9.82%) ArcSight
5 58 (7.49%) Intel Security
6 55 (7.11%) Microsoft
7 44 (5.68%) CheckPoint
8 39 (5.04%) Cyber-Ark
9 33 (4.26%) Oracle
9 33 (4.26%) Palo Alto
10 28 (3.62%) Citrix
11 27 (3.49%) Apple
12 24 (3.10%) Juniper
12 24 (3.10%) VMware
13 23 (2.97%) F5
14 20 (2.58%) Symantec
15 19 (2.45%) Bomgar
16 16 (2.07%) Acunetix
16 16 (2.07%) Sophos
16 16 (2.07%) Sourcefire
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £35000 - £37500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £66000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: £80000.00 - £95000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + flexible working
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + BONUS/BENEFITS
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
PwC
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension
Posted: 24 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 26 days ago