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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Vulnerability Management
Rank 681 808 657
Rank change year-on-year
+127 -151
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Management 200 64 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.062% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.075% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 141 43 178
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £38,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,400 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £55,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +30.95%

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
87118 85337 88637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.67% 82.25% 80.09%
Number of salaries quoted 71745 68049 75137
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +132 188 £52,500 -12.50% 28
London +66 82 £60,000 +9.09% 9
South East +21 64 £45,000 -31.81% 7
Berkshire +24 27 £40,000 - 2
City of London +13 23 £60,000 +14.28% 2
Yorkshire -7 14 £40,000 - 3
South West +2 13 £48,500 - 5
East Sussex - 13 £47,500 - 1
Wiltshire - 12 £46,750 -
Scotland +22 11 £55,000 +49.07%
Newbury - 11 - -
Bexhill-On-Sea - 11 - - 1
West Yorkshire +3 10 £38,000 - 3
Leeds +2 10 £38,000 - 3
North West - 8 £52,500 - 1
Hampshire -13 7 £55,000 -16.66% 4
Reading - 7 £37,500 - 1
Edinburgh +8 6 - -
East of England -9 6 £57,500 +51.31% 1
Portsmouth - 5 £48,750 - 2
Manchester - 5 £42,500 - 1
Surrey -3 4 £47,500 -25.49%
Bedfordshire - 4 £60,000 - 1
Swindon - 3 £38,500 -
Sheffield - 3 £55,000 -
West Lothian - 3 - -
Cheshire - 3 £52,500 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £55,000 -
Linlithgow - 3 - -
Glasgow +7 2 £55,000 -

Vulnerability Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 157 (42.66%) CISSP
2 148 (40.22%) Information Security
3 141 (38.32%) Firewall
4 106 (28.80%) Penetration Testing
5 103 (27.99%) Linux
6 100 (27.17%) Network Security
7 98 (26.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 92 (25.00%) Windows
9 91 (24.73%) ITIL
10 87 (23.64%) Security Architecture
11 80 (21.74%) SIEM
11 80 (21.74%) Degree
12 78 (21.20%) PCI DSS
13 75 (20.38%) Incident Management
14 68 (18.48%) CISM
15 65 (17.66%) TCP/IP
16 64 (17.39%) Finance
17 63 (17.12%) Management Information System
17 63 (17.12%) Cisco
18 58 (15.76%) UNIX
19 57 (15.49%) Intrusion Detection
19 57 (15.49%) CEH
20 48 (13.04%) LAN
21 47 (12.77%) WAN
21 47 (12.77%) Juniper
22 44 (11.96%) Cisco Certification
23 42 (11.41%) Service Management
23 42 (11.41%) CISA
24 41 (11.14%) VPN
25 39 (10.60%) GIAC

Vulnerability Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 22 (5.98%) IIS
2 6 (1.63%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.36%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.36%) Apache
4 3 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.27%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (1.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.54%) MS Office
3 1 (0.27%) MS Project
3 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.89%) IaaS
2 8 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 141 (38.32%) Firewall
2 100 (27.17%) Network Security
3 65 (17.66%) TCP/IP
4 57 (15.49%) Intrusion Detection
5 48 (13.04%) LAN
6 47 (12.77%) WAN
7 41 (11.14%) VPN
8 37 (10.05%) SSL
9 32 (8.70%) Wireless
10 21 (5.71%) HSRP
10 21 (5.71%) OSPF
10 21 (5.71%) BGP
10 21 (5.71%) EIGRP
10 21 (5.71%) RIP
11 19 (5.16%) MPLS
11 19 (5.16%) Cisco ASA
12 17 (4.62%) VLAN
13 16 (4.35%) VPLS
13 16 (4.35%) IP Telephony
13 16 (4.35%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.62%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.80%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.09%) DB2
4 1 (0.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.09%) Metasploit
General
1 64 (17.39%) Finance
2 15 (4.08%) Law
3 12 (3.26%) German Language
4 11 (2.99%) Advertising
5 9 (2.45%) Banking
5 9 (2.45%) French Language
5 9 (2.45%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.17%) Retail
6 8 (2.17%) Legal
7 5 (1.36%) Marketing
8 4 (1.09%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 103 (27.99%) Analyst
2 97 (26.36%) Security Analyst
3 80 (21.74%) Consultant
4 75 (20.38%) Security Consultant
5 35 (9.51%) Security Engineer
6 33 (8.97%) Operations Analyst
6 33 (8.97%) Security Operations Analyst
7 31 (8.42%) Support Engineer
8 28 (7.61%) Technical Support Engineer
8 28 (7.61%) Technical Engineer
8 28 (7.61%) Technical Support
9 25 (6.79%) Security Manager
10 22 (5.98%) Network Engineer
11 19 (5.16%) Information Analyst
11 19 (5.16%) Information Security Analyst
12 17 (4.62%) Senior Network Engineer
13 14 (3.80%) IT Operations Analyst
13 14 (3.80%) IT Security Analyst
14 13 (3.53%) Architect
14 13 (3.53%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.90%) Web Services
2 1 (0.27%) XACML
2 1 (0.27%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 63 (17.12%) Management Information System
2 17 (4.62%) Visualisation
3 16 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (3.80%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.45%) Cryptography
6 6 (1.63%) CESG
7 5 (1.36%) PKI
7 5 (1.36%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.09%) CMDB
8 4 (1.09%) Statistics
8 4 (1.09%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.54%) FMCG
9 2 (0.54%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.54%) CESG CLAS
9 2 (0.54%) Social Network
9 2 (0.54%) Open Source
10 1 (0.27%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.27%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.27%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.27%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 103 (27.99%) Linux
2 92 (25.00%) Windows
3 58 (15.76%) UNIX
4 8 (2.17%) Solaris
4 8 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.36%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.54%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.54%) zOS
7 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (40.22%) Information Security
2 106 (28.80%) Penetration Testing
3 91 (24.73%) ITIL
4 87 (23.64%) Security Architecture
5 80 (21.74%) SIEM
6 75 (20.38%) Incident Management
7 42 (11.41%) Service Management
8 38 (10.33%) Project Management
9 37 (10.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 35 (9.51%) Performance Management
10 35 (9.51%) Mentoring
11 34 (9.24%) Cyber Security
12 33 (8.97%) Risk Management
13 31 (8.42%) Security Testing
14 30 (8.15%) Security Management
15 26 (7.07%) Risk Assessment
16 24 (6.52%) Portfolio Management
17 23 (6.25%) Coaching
18 22 (5.98%) PRINCE2
18 22 (5.98%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 26 (7.07%) SQL
2 6 (1.63%) Python
2 6 (1.63%) Perl
3 4 (1.09%) Ruby
3 4 (1.09%) PowerShell
4 3 (0.82%) C
5 2 (0.54%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.27%) Java
6 1 (0.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 157 (42.66%) CISSP
2 80 (21.74%) Degree
3 68 (18.48%) CISM
4 57 (15.49%) CEH
5 44 (11.96%) Cisco Certification
6 42 (11.41%) CISA
7 39 (10.60%) GIAC
8 24 (6.52%) CCNP
9 21 (5.71%) GCIH
10 19 (5.16%) CCNA
11 17 (4.62%) GCIA
12 16 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
13 14 (3.80%) CCIE
13 14 (3.80%) ITIL Certification
13 14 (3.80%) PCI QSA
13 14 (3.80%) Security Cleared
14 11 (2.99%) CRISC
15 10 (2.72%) SSCP
16 9 (2.45%) MCSE
16 9 (2.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (26.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 78 (21.20%) PCI DSS
3 31 (8.42%) COBIT
4 26 (7.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 23 (6.25%) SLA
6 10 (2.72%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 7 (1.90%) BS7799
8 5 (1.36%) QA
9 2 (0.54%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.27%) COSO
System Software
1 24 (6.52%) Snort
2 14 (3.80%) Nmap
3 8 (2.17%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.82%) vSphere
5 3 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.82%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 22 (5.98%) Nessus
2 7 (1.90%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (1.63%) WSUS
4 3 (0.82%) logstash
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 63 (17.12%) Cisco
2 47 (12.77%) Juniper
3 39 (10.60%) CheckPoint
4 35 (9.51%) F5
5 29 (7.88%) ArcSight
6 26 (7.07%) Splunk
7 21 (5.71%) HP
8 18 (4.89%) Microsoft
8 18 (4.89%) Qualys
9 11 (2.99%) IBM
9 11 (2.99%) McAfee
10 10 (2.72%) Oracle
11 9 (2.45%) Fortinet
12 8 (2.17%) VMware
13 6 (1.63%) Symantec
13 6 (1.63%) Blue Coat
13 6 (1.63%) Sourcefire
13 6 (1.63%) Citrix
14 5 (1.36%) Cyber-Ark
14 5 (1.36%) CA
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