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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Vulnerability Management
Rank 676 831 715
Rank change year-on-year
+155 -116
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Management 216 102 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.085% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.10% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 147 75 151
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,200 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £67,900
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -

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
92045 98475 89909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.20% 82.01% 80.07%
Number of salaries quoted 74373 79144 73784
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,919 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +114 203 £55,000 +10.00% 35
London +75 97 £62,500 +8.22% 12
South East +60 55 £45,000 -21.73% 13
City of London +51 40 £68,750 +10.00% 3
Berkshire +10 18 £40,000 -18.36% 8
Yorkshire +13 17 £38,000 -5.00% 2
West Yorkshire +24 16 £38,000 -5.00% 1
Leeds +21 16 £38,000 - 1
Scotland +31 15 - -
East of England +27 12 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Reading +6 12 £38,750 - 5
North West +8 11 £61,215 +74.90% 4
Hampshire +3 10 £57,500 -14.81% 1
East Sussex - 10 £47,500 - 1
South West -20 9 £57,500 +21.05% 2
West Lothian - 8 - -
Linlithgow - 8 - -
Surrey +15 7 £61,250 +22.50% 1
Bexhill-On-Sea - 7 - -
Edinburgh +18 6 - -
Belfast - 6 £90,000 - 1
County Antrim - 6 £90,000 - 1
Northern Ireland - 6 £90,000 - 1
Cheshire +5 5 £61,215 +74.90%
Warrington +2 5 £61,215 +74.90%
Swindon - 5 £50,000 -
Bedfordshire - 5 £52,500 -
Kent - 5 £45,000 -
Wiltshire - 5 £50,000 -
West Midlands - 4 £37,772 -

Vulnerability Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 199 (48.77%) CISSP
2 181 (44.36%) Information Security
3 158 (38.73%) Firewall
4 146 (35.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 120 (29.41%) Network Security
6 113 (27.70%) Security Architecture
7 112 (27.45%) PCI DSS
8 108 (26.47%) CISM
9 103 (25.25%) Windows
10 102 (25.00%) Finance
11 100 (24.51%) Degree
12 95 (23.28%) Penetration Testing
13 93 (22.79%) Linux
13 93 (22.79%) ITIL
14 91 (22.30%) SIEM
15 76 (18.63%) Intrusion Detection
15 76 (18.63%) Management Information System
16 73 (17.89%) Cisco
17 70 (17.16%) TCP/IP
18 57 (13.97%) Mentoring
19 56 (13.73%) Cisco Certification
20 55 (13.48%) UNIX
21 53 (12.99%) VPN
21 53 (12.99%) Performance Management
22 52 (12.75%) Project Management
23 51 (12.50%) CheckPoint
24 49 (12.01%) Juniper
24 49 (12.01%) Incident Management
25 48 (11.76%) Wireless
26 47 (11.52%) CEH

Vulnerability Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 34 (8.33%) IIS
2 12 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.98%) Apache
4 3 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.25%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 7 (1.72%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.47%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 29 (7.11%) IaaS
2 8 (1.96%) SaaS
3 2 (0.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 158 (38.73%) Firewall
2 120 (29.41%) Network Security
3 76 (18.63%) Intrusion Detection
4 70 (17.16%) TCP/IP
5 53 (12.99%) VPN
6 48 (11.76%) Wireless
7 47 (11.52%) LAN
8 46 (11.27%) WAN
9 44 (10.78%) SSL
10 30 (7.35%) OSPF
10 30 (7.35%) BGP
10 30 (7.35%) EIGRP
11 28 (6.86%) RIP
11 28 (6.86%) HSRP
12 27 (6.62%) Cisco ASA
13 25 (6.13%) Internet
14 23 (5.64%) MPLS
14 23 (5.64%) Unified Communications
14 23 (5.64%) IP Telephony
14 23 (5.64%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.70%) Relational Database
2 8 (1.96%) SQL Server
3 4 (0.98%) DB2
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.25%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.25%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.25%) Big Data
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (2.45%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.25%) Ant
General
1 102 (25.00%) Finance
2 27 (6.62%) Law
3 19 (4.66%) Banking
4 14 (3.43%) Legal
5 12 (2.94%) French Language
6 10 (2.45%) Retail
7 8 (1.96%) Marketing
8 7 (1.72%) German Language
8 7 (1.72%) Advertising
8 7 (1.72%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.23%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.23%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.74%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.25%) Games
11 1 (0.25%) Military
11 1 (0.25%) Electronics
11 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 119 (29.17%) Analyst
2 110 (26.96%) Security Analyst
3 84 (20.59%) Consultant
4 70 (17.16%) Security Consultant
5 46 (11.27%) Security Manager
6 29 (7.11%) Network Engineer
7 28 (6.86%) Architect
8 26 (6.37%) Operations Analyst
8 26 (6.37%) Security Operations Analyst
9 25 (6.13%) Senior Network Engineer
10 24 (5.88%) Support Engineer
10 24 (5.88%) Security Engineer
10 24 (5.88%) Information Analyst
10 24 (5.88%) Information Security Analyst
11 23 (5.64%) Technical Engineer
11 23 (5.64%) Security Architect
11 23 (5.64%) Technical Support
11 23 (5.64%) Technical Support Engineer
12 22 (5.39%) IT Security Analyst
13 16 (3.92%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.74%) Web Services
2 1 (0.25%) Middleware
2 1 (0.25%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 76 (18.63%) Management Information System
2 28 (6.86%) Cryptography
3 17 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (3.43%) Computer Science
5 12 (2.94%) PKI
6 11 (2.70%) Visualisation
7 9 (2.21%) Mathematics
8 8 (1.96%) CMDB
9 6 (1.47%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.47%) CESG
10 5 (1.23%) Statistics
10 5 (1.23%) Open Source
11 4 (0.98%) Social Network
11 4 (0.98%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.74%) FMCG
13 2 (0.49%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.49%) Private Cloud
13 2 (0.49%) PMI
13 2 (0.49%) Blackberry
13 2 (0.49%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 103 (25.25%) Windows
2 93 (22.79%) Linux
3 55 (13.48%) UNIX
4 6 (1.47%) Solaris
5 5 (1.23%) zOS
6 4 (0.98%) VMS
7 2 (0.49%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.49%) Android
7 2 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.49%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.49%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (44.36%) Information Security
2 113 (27.70%) Security Architecture
3 95 (23.28%) Penetration Testing
4 93 (22.79%) ITIL
5 91 (22.30%) SIEM
6 57 (13.97%) Mentoring
7 53 (12.99%) Performance Management
8 52 (12.75%) Project Management
9 49 (12.01%) Incident Management
10 45 (11.03%) Cyber Security
11 44 (10.78%) Risk Management
12 41 (10.05%) Risk Assessment
13 37 (9.07%) Service Management
13 37 (9.07%) Portfolio Management
14 34 (8.33%) Coaching
15 33 (8.09%) Security Management
16 32 (7.84%) Security Testing
16 32 (7.84%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 31 (7.60%) Network Architecture
18 30 (7.35%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 23 (5.64%) SQL
2 8 (1.96%) Python
3 6 (1.47%) Perl
4 5 (1.23%) C
5 3 (0.74%) Java
5 3 (0.74%) Shell Script
5 3 (0.74%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.49%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.49%) VBScript
7 1 (0.25%) Ruby
7 1 (0.25%) PHP
7 1 (0.25%) R
Qualifications
1 199 (48.77%) CISSP
2 108 (26.47%) CISM
3 100 (24.51%) Degree
4 56 (13.73%) Cisco Certification
5 47 (11.52%) CEH
6 44 (10.78%) CISA
7 33 (8.09%) CCNP
8 31 (7.60%) GCIH
9 29 (7.11%) GCIA
10 23 (5.64%) CCIE
11 21 (5.15%) Security Cleared
12 20 (4.90%) Microsoft Certification
13 17 (4.17%) GIAC
14 16 (3.92%) CCNA
15 15 (3.68%) SC Cleared
16 14 (3.43%) CRISC
17 13 (3.19%) SSCP
18 11 (2.70%) Security+ Certification
18 11 (2.70%) MCSA
18 11 (2.70%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 146 (35.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 112 (27.45%) PCI DSS
3 33 (8.09%) COBIT
4 30 (7.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 7 (1.72%) SLA
7 6 (1.47%) BS7799
8 4 (0.98%) QA
9 3 (0.74%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.49%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.25%) COSO
System Software
1 29 (7.11%) Active Directory
2 23 (5.64%) Snort
3 4 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.74%) XenApp
4 3 (0.74%) vSphere
5 2 (0.49%) vCloud
5 2 (0.49%) pfSense
6 1 (0.25%) Firmware
6 1 (0.25%) RACF
Systems Management
1 25 (6.13%) Nessus
2 8 (1.96%) Nmap
3 6 (1.47%) OpenView
4 4 (0.98%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (0.74%) HP SIM
5 3 (0.74%) logstash
6 2 (0.49%) Ionix
6 2 (0.49%) OSSEC
6 2 (0.49%) CORE IMPACT
7 1 (0.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.25%) ZENworks
7 1 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 73 (17.89%) Cisco
2 51 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 49 (12.01%) Juniper
4 47 (11.52%) ArcSight
5 43 (10.54%) Splunk
6 37 (9.07%) F5
6 37 (9.07%) HP
7 23 (5.64%) Microsoft
8 21 (5.15%) McAfee
9 19 (4.66%) Qualys
10 14 (3.43%) Oracle
10 14 (3.43%) Citrix
11 9 (2.21%) Sourcefire
11 9 (2.21%) Cyber-Ark
11 9 (2.21%) WorldPay
12 8 (1.96%) Rapid7
12 8 (1.96%) Blue Coat
12 8 (1.96%) CA
13 7 (1.72%) IBM
13 7 (1.72%) VMware
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension, bonus, private health
Posted: 8 hours ago
Berkshire
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Salary: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + bonus,pension,25 days a/l, healthcare
Posted: 17 hours ago
Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £40,000- 50,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Anson McCade Ltd
Salary: an outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000-£85,000
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus car allowance and comprehensive
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £120,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50k - £90k plus competitive package
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus + car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Prescot, Merseyside
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Salary: 45,000 - 55,000 + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Haverhill, Suffolk
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + 5% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive, benefits and more
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