The table below looks at the statistics for Vulnerability Management skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Vulnerability Management over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Vulnerability Management
Rank 666 767 740
Rank change year-on-year
+101 -27
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Management 212 152 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 161 112 98
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £43,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+9.82% -13.50%

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
88868 97779 88218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.13% 82.70% 80.71%
Number of salaries quoted 72292 79425 72637
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 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Vulnerability Management
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Vulnerability Management within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 May 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Vulnerability Management within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 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
(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 +93 194 £55,000 +10.00% 42
London +71 98 £59,000 -1.66% 15
South East +56 56 £45,500 -20.86% 15
City of London +43 37 £67,500 +8.00%
Berkshire +28 25 £40,000 -26.60% 8
Reading +12 18 £37,500 - 3
East of England +29 13 £55,000 +10.00% 2
North West +5 11 £50,000 +42.85% 4
Northern Ireland - 11 £90,000 -
County Antrim - 11 £90,000 -
Belfast - 11 £90,000 -
Hampshire +11 10 £70,000 +3.70% 3
Scotland +15 9 £35,000 -28.57% 3
South West -15 9 £57,500 +21.05% 2
East Sussex - 8 £47,500 -
Yorkshire +12 7 £45,000 +16.12% 3
Leeds +25 6 £45,000 +47.54% 2
West Yorkshire +14 6 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Edinburgh +12 6 £35,000 -28.57% 3
Merseyside - 6 £50,000 -
Swindon +7 5 £48,000 +24.67%
Wiltshire -2 5 £48,000 +24.67%
Bexhill-On-Sea - 5 - -
Surrey +26 4 £75,000 +30.43% 1
Manchester +20 4 £57,500 +109.09% 3
Essex +8 4 £55,000 +10.00%
Southampton +5 4 £70,000 +3.70%
Bedfordshire - 4 £50,000 -
West Sussex +14 3 £49,250 +6.48%
West Midlands +1 3 £45,000 - 1

Vulnerability Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Vulnerability Management 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 Management.

1 203 (48.10%) CISSP
2 182 (43.13%) Information Security
3 168 (39.81%) Firewall
4 152 (36.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 120 (28.44%) PCI DSS
6 118 (27.96%) Security Architecture
7 114 (27.01%) Finance
8 111 (26.30%) Network Security
9 105 (24.88%) Windows
10 103 (24.41%) CISM
11 93 (22.04%) ITIL
11 93 (22.04%) Degree
11 93 (22.04%) Penetration Testing
12 90 (21.33%) Linux
13 88 (20.85%) SIEM
14 87 (20.62%) Management Information System
15 76 (18.01%) TCP/IP
16 73 (17.30%) Intrusion Detection
16 73 (17.30%) Data Centre
17 71 (16.82%) Cisco
18 66 (15.64%) UNIX
19 65 (15.40%) Project Management
20 63 (14.93%) Performance Management
21 58 (13.74%) Splunk
22 57 (13.51%) VPN
23 55 (13.03%) ArcSight
24 53 (12.56%) Mentoring
25 51 (12.09%) Incident Management
26 50 (11.85%) LAN
27 47 (11.14%) WAN

Vulnerability Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Vulnerability Management 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 Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 45 (10.66%) IIS
2 13 (3.08%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.66%) Apache
4 5 (1.18%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.24%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.24%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.24%) SAS
8 1 (0.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (1.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.24%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.42%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (7.58%) IaaS
2 15 (3.55%) SaaS
3 6 (1.42%) PaaS
4 2 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 168 (39.81%) Firewall
2 111 (26.30%) Network Security
3 76 (18.01%) TCP/IP
4 73 (17.30%) Intrusion Detection
5 57 (13.51%) VPN
6 50 (11.85%) LAN
7 47 (11.14%) WAN
7 47 (11.14%) Wireless
8 43 (10.19%) SSL
9 37 (8.77%) Internet
10 27 (6.40%) Cisco ASA
11 24 (5.69%) OSPF
11 24 (5.69%) BGP
11 24 (5.69%) EIGRP
11 24 (5.69%) VLAN
12 23 (5.45%) MPLS
13 22 (5.21%) RIP
13 22 (5.21%) HSRP
14 21 (4.98%) IP Telephony
15 20 (4.74%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.79%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.66%) Relational Database
3 4 (0.95%) DB2
3 4 (0.95%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.24%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.24%) Big Data
5 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.24%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.24%) MySQL
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (3.08%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.24%) Ant
General
1 114 (27.01%) Finance
2 41 (9.72%) Law
3 22 (5.21%) Legal
3 22 (5.21%) Banking
4 16 (3.79%) French Language
5 14 (3.32%) German Language
6 11 (2.61%) Financial Institution
6 11 (2.61%) Retail
7 8 (1.90%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.42%) Marketing
9 5 (1.18%) Advertising
10 3 (0.71%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.71%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.24%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.24%) Military
11 1 (0.24%) Games
11 1 (0.24%) Electronics
11 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 130 (30.81%) Analyst
2 118 (27.96%) Security Analyst
3 82 (19.43%) Consultant
4 68 (16.11%) Security Consultant
5 50 (11.85%) Security Manager
6 33 (7.82%) Architect
7 29 (6.87%) Support Engineer
8 28 (6.64%) Technical Support
8 28 (6.64%) Technical Engineer
9 27 (6.40%) Technical Support Engineer
9 27 (6.40%) Security Architect
9 27 (6.40%) IT Security Analyst
10 24 (5.69%) Operations Analyst
10 24 (5.69%) Network Engineer
10 24 (5.69%) Security Operations Analyst
11 23 (5.45%) Security Engineer
11 23 (5.45%) Information Analyst
11 23 (5.45%) Information Security Analyst
12 22 (5.21%) Senior Network Engineer
13 21 (4.98%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.66%) Web Services
2 4 (0.95%) XML
2 4 (0.95%) SOAP
3 3 (0.71%) Spring
3 3 (0.71%) JSON
3 3 (0.71%) RESTful
4 2 (0.47%) Middleware
5 1 (0.24%) OpenID
5 1 (0.24%) REST
5 1 (0.24%) OAuth
5 1 (0.24%) Lucene
5 1 (0.24%) .NET
5 1 (0.24%) WSDL
5 1 (0.24%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 87 (20.62%) Management Information System
2 73 (17.30%) Data Centre
3 29 (6.87%) Cryptography
4 16 (3.79%) PKI
5 14 (3.32%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (2.61%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.66%) Visualisation
8 6 (1.42%) Social Network
8 6 (1.42%) CMDB
8 6 (1.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 5 (1.18%) Mainframe
10 4 (0.95%) PMI
10 4 (0.95%) CESG
10 4 (0.95%) Mathematics
10 4 (0.95%) Private Cloud
10 4 (0.95%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.71%) FlexPod
11 3 (0.71%) User Experience
11 3 (0.71%) Statistics
11 3 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 105 (24.88%) Windows
2 90 (21.33%) Linux
3 66 (15.64%) UNIX
4 8 (1.90%) Solaris
5 5 (1.18%) Windows 7
5 5 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.18%) zOS
6 4 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (0.95%) VMS
6 4 (0.95%) Windows 8
6 4 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.47%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.47%) Android
7 2 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (0.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (43.13%) Information Security
2 118 (27.96%) Security Architecture
3 93 (22.04%) ITIL
3 93 (22.04%) Penetration Testing
4 88 (20.85%) SIEM
5 65 (15.40%) Project Management
6 63 (14.93%) Performance Management
7 53 (12.56%) Mentoring
8 51 (12.09%) Incident Management
9 47 (11.14%) Risk Management
10 45 (10.66%) Cyber Security
11 43 (10.19%) Portfolio Management
12 38 (9.00%) Risk Assessment
12 38 (9.00%) Service Management
13 37 (8.77%) Security Management
14 34 (8.06%) Test Strategy
15 33 (7.82%) Kalman Filter
16 32 (7.58%) Coaching
17 30 (7.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 27 (6.40%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 19 (4.50%) SQL
2 9 (2.13%) Python
2 9 (2.13%) Java
3 7 (1.66%) Perl
4 5 (1.18%) Ruby
4 5 (1.18%) C
5 3 (0.71%) PowerShell
5 3 (0.71%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.47%) PHP
6 2 (0.47%) VBScript
6 2 (0.47%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.24%) R
7 1 (0.24%) C++
7 1 (0.24%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 203 (48.10%) CISSP
2 103 (24.41%) CISM
3 93 (22.04%) Degree
4 47 (11.14%) Cisco Certification
5 46 (10.90%) CEH
6 38 (9.00%) CISA
7 30 (7.11%) CCNP
7 30 (7.11%) GCIA
8 27 (6.40%) GCIH
9 22 (5.21%) Security+ Certification
10 20 (4.74%) CCIE
10 20 (4.74%) Security Cleared
11 19 (4.50%) Microsoft Certification
12 16 (3.79%) SC Cleared
13 14 (3.32%) GIAC
13 14 (3.32%) CCNA
14 10 (2.37%) SSCP
14 10 (2.37%) MCSA
15 9 (2.13%) PCI QSA
15 9 (2.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 152 (36.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 120 (28.44%) PCI DSS
3 32 (7.58%) COBIT
4 24 (5.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 6 (1.42%) SLA
7 3 (0.71%) QA
8 2 (0.47%) BS7799
8 2 (0.47%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.24%) COSO
9 1 (0.24%) HIPAA
System Software
1 32 (7.58%) Active Directory
2 20 (4.74%) Snort
3 9 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.66%) vSphere
5 6 (1.42%) XenApp
6 3 (0.71%) vCloud
6 3 (0.71%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.47%) Firmware
7 2 (0.47%) pfSense
8 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.24%) RACF
Systems Management
1 20 (4.74%) Nessus
2 9 (2.13%) McAfee ePO
2 9 (2.13%) Nmap
3 6 (1.42%) OpenView
4 5 (1.18%) WSUS
5 4 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (0.95%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (0.71%) HP SIM
6 3 (0.71%) OSSEC
6 3 (0.71%) SCCM
6 3 (0.71%) SCOM
6 3 (0.71%) ZENworks
7 2 (0.47%) logstash
7 2 (0.47%) Ionix
7 2 (0.47%) CORE IMPACT
8 1 (0.24%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 71 (16.82%) Cisco
2 58 (13.74%) Splunk
3 55 (13.03%) ArcSight
4 43 (10.19%) CheckPoint
5 40 (9.48%) Juniper
6 37 (8.77%) HP
7 35 (8.29%) Microsoft
8 32 (7.58%) F5
9 27 (6.40%) McAfee
10 20 (4.74%) Oracle
11 17 (4.03%) Citrix
12 16 (3.79%) Qualys
13 13 (3.08%) VMware
13 13 (3.08%) Rapid7
14 11 (2.61%) IBM
15 10 (2.37%) CA
15 10 (2.37%) Sourcefire
16 9 (2.13%) Cyber-Ark
16 9 (2.13%) WorldPay
16 9 (2.13%) Symantec
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Salary: From £55,000 to £58,000 per annum Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + excellent benefits
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ECS
Salary: benefits
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ECS
Salary: benefits
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
ECS
Salary: benefits
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ECS
Salary: benefits
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ECS
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ECS
Salary: benefits,
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Salary: Circa £40,000- 50,000 plus an outstanding package
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London
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