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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Vulnerability Management
UK
Rank 539 629 742
Rank change year-on-year
+90 +113
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Management 335 335 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.33% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.37% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 262 286 148
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +7.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +10.52%

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
74514 90394 91285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.73% 88.27% 86.69%
Number of salaries quoted 61291 75075 74756
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 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £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 22 February 2017 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 22 February 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 +98 331 £60,000 +4.34% 40
London +78 198 £69,000 +20.00% 21
South East +61 46 £60,000 +14.28% 5
West Midlands +47 32 £47,500 +2.70% 3
Birmingham +33 22 £38,750 -22.50% 2
City of London +33 21 £65,000 +29.35% 4
East Sussex +12 17 £60,000 -14.28% 1
North West -30 16 £37,747 -28.10% 3
Kent +36 14 £60,000 +16.50%
East of England +30 14 £62,500 -26.03% 4
East Midlands +20 13 £45,000 - 1
Manchester -29 12 £37,747 -28.10% 3
Yorkshire +39 11 £38,789 +29.29% 2
Hampshire +16 11 £60,000 +36.83%
Buckinghamshire - 11 £55,000 -
Milton Keynes - 11 £55,000 -
Leeds +39 10 £38,789 +29.29% 2
West Yorkshire +35 10 £38,789 +29.29% 2
South West +22 10 £60,000 +41.17% 1
Southampton - 10 £60,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 10 £60,000 -
Bedfordshire +28 9 £65,000 -
Brighton - 9 £52,500 - 1
Northamptonshire - 9 £45,000 -
Bournemouth - 8 £60,000 -
Eastbourne - 8 £60,000 -
Salford - 8 £35,624 - 2
Dorset - 8 £60,000 -
Northampton - 7 £45,000 -
Coventry - 6 £48,000 -

Vulnerability Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 500 (68.49%) Information Security
2 413 (56.58%) CISSP
3 301 (41.23%) CISM
4 290 (39.73%) Firewall
5 284 (38.90%) SIEM
6 272 (37.26%) Cybersecurity
7 263 (36.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 248 (33.97%) Security Operations
9 221 (30.27%) Finance
10 209 (28.63%) Windows
11 194 (26.58%) Penetration Testing
12 183 (25.07%) Management Information System
13 181 (24.79%) Network Security
14 177 (24.25%) PCI DSS
15 160 (21.92%) ITIL
16 156 (21.37%) Linux
17 152 (20.82%) Risk Management
18 143 (19.59%) Degree
19 136 (18.63%) Security Monitoring
20 133 (18.22%) Security Architecture
20 133 (18.22%) TCP/IP
21 130 (17.81%) CISA
22 117 (16.03%) Vulnerability Scanning
23 114 (15.62%) GIAC
23 114 (15.62%) Active Directory
24 104 (14.25%) IIS
25 103 (14.11%) Nessus
26 100 (13.70%) Stakeholder Management
27 97 (13.29%) SANS
28 91 (12.47%) Splunk

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
1 104 (14.25%) IIS
2 21 (2.88%) Apache
3 15 (2.05%) Tomcat
4 14 (1.92%) WebLogic
5 7 (0.96%) SharePoint
6 5 (0.68%) IBM Notes
6 5 (0.68%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.41%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.41%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.14%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.14%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.14%) JBoss
Applications
1 29 (3.97%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.27%) MS Office
2 2 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.27%) MS Project
2 2 (0.27%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 45 (6.16%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (4.25%) SaaS
3 15 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.96%) PaaS
5 6 (0.82%) IaaS
6 4 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (0.41%) Mimecast
7 3 (0.41%) Office 365
8 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.14%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 290 (39.73%) Firewall
2 181 (24.79%) Network Security
3 133 (18.22%) TCP/IP
4 81 (11.10%) Intrusion Detection
5 52 (7.12%) LAN
5 52 (7.12%) WAN
6 33 (4.52%) HTTP
6 33 (4.52%) Internet
7 29 (3.97%) DNS
7 29 (3.97%) SSL
8 26 (3.56%) VPN
9 23 (3.15%) HTTPS
10 21 (2.88%) MPLS
11 19 (2.60%) Ethernet
12 16 (2.19%) IPsec
13 14 (1.92%) DHCP
14 13 (1.78%) SNMP
15 12 (1.64%) ADSL
15 12 (1.64%) ISDN
15 12 (1.64%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (2.05%) Big Data
1 15 (2.05%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.10%) MySQL
3 6 (0.82%) GIS
4 2 (0.27%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.14%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.14%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.14%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.14%) Infinispan
5 1 (0.14%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.14%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.14%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.14%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (1.51%) Burp Suite
2 7 (0.96%) AppScan
2 7 (0.96%) Paros
2 7 (0.96%) WebScarab
3 3 (0.41%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 221 (30.27%) Finance
2 65 (8.90%) Banking
3 33 (4.52%) Games
4 26 (3.56%) Legal
5 23 (3.15%) Law
6 19 (2.60%) Telecoms
7 16 (2.19%) Retail
8 13 (1.78%) French Language
9 11 (1.51%) Retail Banking
10 10 (1.37%) German Language
10 10 (1.37%) Spanish Language
11 9 (1.23%) Dutch Language
11 9 (1.23%) Italian Language
12 6 (0.82%) Advertising
12 6 (0.82%) Publishing
13 5 (0.68%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.55%) Investment Banking
14 4 (0.55%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.27%) Back Office
15 2 (0.27%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 224 (30.68%) Analyst
2 204 (27.95%) Security Analyst
3 118 (16.16%) Security Engineer
4 114 (15.62%) Security Manager
5 81 (11.10%) Consultant
6 64 (8.77%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 59 (8.08%) Security Consultant
8 56 (7.67%) Cybersecurity Manager
9 55 (7.53%) IT Analyst
9 55 (7.53%) IT Security Analyst
9 55 (7.53%) Senior Analyst
10 54 (7.40%) Information Analyst
10 54 (7.40%) Information Security Analyst
10 54 (7.40%) Senior Security Analyst
11 49 (6.71%) IT Manager
11 49 (6.71%) IT Security Manager
12 46 (6.30%) Information Security Consultant
13 37 (5.07%) IT Engineer
13 37 (5.07%) IT Security Engineer
14 35 (4.79%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (3.70%) Web Services
2 18 (2.47%) SailPoint
3 12 (1.64%) 802.1X
4 7 (0.96%) .NET
5 6 (0.82%) SAML
6 4 (0.55%) .NET Framework
6 4 (0.55%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (0.55%) Middleware
6 4 (0.55%) Regular Expression
6 4 (0.55%) REST
6 4 (0.55%) Serverless Framework
7 3 (0.41%) Node.js
8 2 (0.27%) OAuth
9 1 (0.14%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (0.14%) HornetQ
9 1 (0.14%) OpenID
9 1 (0.14%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (0.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 183 (25.07%) Management Information System
2 88 (12.05%) Security Operations Centre
3 80 (10.96%) Data Centre
4 55 (7.53%) Data Protection Act
5 41 (5.62%) Cyber Attack
6 39 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
7 36 (4.93%) Computer Science
8 28 (3.84%) CESG
9 23 (3.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 23 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
10 17 (2.33%) Cyberthreat
11 12 (1.64%) Cyber Defence
11 12 (1.64%) Driving Licence
11 12 (1.64%) PKI
12 9 (1.23%) Virtual Team
13 4 (0.55%) Shadow IT
14 2 (0.27%) CESG CLAS
14 2 (0.27%) Online Games
14 2 (0.27%) Public Cloud
14 2 (0.27%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 209 (28.63%) Windows
2 156 (21.37%) Linux
3 75 (10.27%) Unix
4 68 (9.32%) Windows Server
5 39 (5.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 35 (4.79%) Apple iOS
6 35 (4.79%) Mac OS X
7 31 (4.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (1.92%) Windows 8
10 7 (0.96%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.68%) Debian
11 5 (0.68%) Mac OS
11 5 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.68%) Windows 10
11 5 (0.68%) Windows NT
12 4 (0.55%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.27%) Kali Linux
13 2 (0.27%) Solaris
14 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 500 (68.49%) Information Security
2 284 (38.90%) SIEM
3 272 (37.26%) Cybersecurity
4 248 (33.97%) Security Operations
5 194 (26.58%) Penetration Testing
6 160 (21.92%) ITIL
7 152 (20.82%) Risk Management
8 136 (18.63%) Security Monitoring
9 133 (18.22%) Security Architecture
10 117 (16.03%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 100 (13.70%) Stakeholder Management
12 78 (10.68%) Analytics
13 77 (10.55%) Identity Access Management
14 74 (10.14%) Data Loss Prevention
14 74 (10.14%) Project Management
15 72 (9.86%) Security Management
16 70 (9.59%) Data Protection
17 64 (8.77%) Change Management
18 63 (8.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 62 (8.49%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (8.63%) SQL
2 24 (3.29%) PowerShell
3 19 (2.60%) Python
4 13 (1.78%) Java
5 11 (1.51%) C
6 10 (1.37%) Ruby
7 9 (1.23%) C#
8 8 (1.10%) PHP
9 7 (0.96%) VB.NET
10 6 (0.82%) C++
10 6 (0.82%) Perl
11 4 (0.55%) Go
12 3 (0.41%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.27%) VB
14 1 (0.14%) AWK
14 1 (0.14%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.14%) Korn
14 1 (0.14%) Scala
14 1 (0.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 413 (56.58%) CISSP
2 301 (41.23%) CISM
3 143 (19.59%) Degree
4 130 (17.81%) CISA
5 114 (15.62%) GIAC
6 97 (13.29%) SANS
7 81 (11.10%) CEH
8 74 (10.14%) GCIH
9 69 (9.45%) IISP
10 48 (6.58%) GCIA
11 37 (5.07%) Security Cleared
12 33 (4.52%) Cisco Certification
13 31 (4.25%) SC Cleared
14 27 (3.70%) CCNA
14 27 (3.70%) Network+ Certification
15 24 (3.29%) CRISC
15 24 (3.29%) MCSE
15 24 (3.29%) Microsoft Certification
16 23 (3.15%) CompTIA Security+
16 23 (3.15%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 263 (36.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 177 (24.25%) PCI DSS
3 37 (5.07%) COBIT
4 23 (3.15%) GPG13
5 21 (2.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 17 (2.33%) SLA
7 12 (1.64%) ISO27002
8 4 (0.55%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 4 (0.55%) QA
8 4 (0.55%) SSAE 16
9 2 (0.27%) BS7799
9 2 (0.27%) GDPR
9 2 (0.27%) ISAE 3402
9 2 (0.27%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.27%) RMADS
10 1 (0.14%) COSO
10 1 (0.14%) FISMA
10 1 (0.14%) ISO27005
10 1 (0.14%) SAS 70
System Software
1 114 (15.62%) Active Directory
2 30 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.92%) Snort
4 13 (1.78%) Firmware
5 11 (1.51%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.82%) VMware ESX
7 6 (0.82%) XenServer
8 4 (0.55%) vSphere
9 3 (0.41%) ProxySG
9 3 (0.41%) Samba
9 3 (0.41%) XenApp
10 1 (0.14%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.14%) Gluster
10 1 (0.14%) iptables
10 1 (0.14%) KVM
10 1 (0.14%) pfSense
10 1 (0.14%) vCloud
10 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 103 (14.11%) Nessus
2 33 (4.52%) QRadar
3 27 (3.70%) CSIRT
4 25 (3.42%) McAfee ePO
5 24 (3.29%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 23 (3.15%) PowerBroker
6 23 (3.15%) WSUS
7 16 (2.19%) SCCM
8 14 (1.92%) Nmap
9 7 (0.96%) Puppet
10 6 (0.82%) Nexpose
11 4 (0.55%) Ansible
12 3 (0.41%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 2 (0.27%) EnCase
13 2 (0.27%) Kibana
13 2 (0.27%) logstash
13 2 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
13 2 (0.27%) RSA Archer
14 1 (0.14%) Graylog
14 1 (0.14%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 91 (12.47%) Splunk
2 63 (8.63%) Cisco
3 62 (8.49%) Microsoft
4 58 (7.95%) ArcSight
5 52 (7.12%) Qualys
6 37 (5.07%) Apple
6 37 (5.07%) Intel Security
7 33 (4.52%) CyberArk
8 31 (4.25%) VMware
9 30 (4.11%) CheckPoint
9 30 (4.11%) IBM
10 26 (3.56%) Sun
11 23 (3.15%) Aveksa
11 23 (3.15%) Bomgar
11 23 (3.15%) Cybereason
11 23 (3.15%) Palo Alto
12 21 (2.88%) HP
13 18 (2.47%) Oracle
14 16 (2.19%) F5
15 14 (1.92%) TOWER Software
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Ensono
Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 23 hours ago
North West London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: Yesterday
Witham, Essex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Harris Global
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Staines
Bupa
Posted: 6 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Square One Resources
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum +Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Schroders plc
Posted: 6 days ago
Ripley, Derbyshire
Syntax Consultancy Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum DOE / Neg.
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Schroders
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Package Up £55k basic + £4k Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
NHS Digital
Salary: £40,028 - £48,034 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
SUEZ Recycling & Recovery UK
Salary: From £34k + up to 10% bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
FIS Global
Salary: Competitive + corporate benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 13 days ago