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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Vulnerability Management
Rank 531 675 814
Rank change year-on-year
+144 +139
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Management 374 305 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.29% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.33% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 272 243 120
Median salary £65,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%

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
79108 93200 97300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.07% 87.55% 85.72%
Number of salaries quoted 65148 76972 80013
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 £31,000
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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +104 337 £65,000 +18.18% 42
London +117 211 £75,000 +25.00% 18
South East +36 39 £60,000 +13.20% 4
West Midlands +17 28 £47,500 +43.74% 3
City of London +40 20 £68,750 +52.77% 6
Birmingham +7 18 £38,750 -18.42% 1
Yorkshire +33 16 £32,500 -45.83% 4
Manchester -35 16 £61,250 +16.66% 2
North West -47 16 £61,250 +16.66% 6
West Yorkshire +47 15 £32,500 -35.00% 4
Leeds +41 15 £32,500 -35.00% 4
East Midlands +5 12 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Berkshire +30 11 £65,000 +23.80% 1
Nottinghamshire +3 11 £55,000 -21.42% 1
Nottingham 0 11 £55,000 - 1
South West +18 10 £60,000 -13.63% 1
Wiltshire +27 9 £60,000 -13.63%
Scotland +19 9 £50,000 -4.76%
Surrey +35 8 £57,500 -
East Sussex +29 8 £50,000 -28.57% 1
Edinburgh +8 8 £50,000 -4.76%
Coventry -1 8 £47,500 +43.74% 1
Brighton - 8 £50,000 - 1
Kent +17 6 £60,000 +27.65% 1
Hampshire 0 6 £60,000 +40.03%
Windsor +8 5 £67,500 +22.72%
Canary Wharf +1 5 £72,500 +7.40%
East of England -1 4 £68,750 -18.63% 3
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £60,000 -
Southampton - 4 £60,000 -

Vulnerability Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 539 (65.81%) Information Security
2 480 (58.61%) CISSP
3 333 (40.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 300 (36.63%) CISM
5 299 (36.51%) SIEM
6 274 (33.46%) Cybersecurity
7 270 (32.97%) Firewall
8 266 (32.48%) Finance
9 241 (29.43%) Security Operations
10 229 (27.96%) Management Information System
11 226 (27.59%) Network Security
12 224 (27.35%) PCI DSS
12 224 (27.35%) Windows
13 203 (24.79%) Penetration Testing
14 187 (22.83%) Degree
15 179 (21.86%) Security Architecture
16 178 (21.73%) Linux
17 167 (20.39%) CISA
18 161 (19.66%) ITIL
19 138 (16.85%) Risk Management
20 136 (16.61%) Vulnerability Scanning
21 134 (16.36%) IIS
22 122 (14.90%) Nessus
22 122 (14.90%) Splunk
23 120 (14.65%) Active Directory
24 110 (13.43%) Security Operations Centre
25 109 (13.31%) Data Centre
25 109 (13.31%) TCP/IP
26 106 (12.94%) IISP
27 104 (12.70%) Stakeholder Management

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
1 134 (16.36%) IIS
2 16 (1.95%) Apache
3 8 (0.98%) OpenStack
3 8 (0.98%) SharePoint
3 8 (0.98%) Tomcat
4 7 (0.85%) IBM Notes
4 7 (0.85%) WebLogic
4 7 (0.85%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.49%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.37%) SAS
7 2 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.12%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.12%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.12%) JBoss
Applications
1 28 (3.42%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.12%) MS Office
3 1 (0.12%) MS Project
3 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.24%) assyst
2 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 54 (6.59%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (5.25%) SaaS
3 16 (1.95%) IaaS
3 16 (1.95%) PaaS
4 15 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.49%) Mimecast
5 4 (0.49%) Office 365
6 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.12%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 270 (32.97%) Firewall
2 226 (27.59%) Network Security
3 109 (13.31%) TCP/IP
4 81 (9.89%) Intrusion Detection
5 60 (7.33%) LAN
6 55 (6.72%) WAN
7 35 (4.27%) VPN
8 24 (2.93%) HTTP
9 23 (2.81%) IPsec
10 22 (2.69%) Internet
11 20 (2.44%) MPLS
11 20 (2.44%) SSL
12 19 (2.32%) DNS
13 17 (2.08%) Ethernet
14 16 (1.95%) Cisco ASA
14 16 (1.95%) HTTPS
15 15 (1.83%) HSRP
15 15 (1.83%) SNMP
16 13 (1.59%) DHCP
17 11 (1.34%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (1.95%) SQL Server
2 13 (1.59%) Big Data
3 6 (0.73%) MySQL
4 5 (0.61%) SQLPlus
5 4 (0.49%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.37%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.37%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.24%) GIS
8 1 (0.12%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.12%) Infinispan
8 1 (0.12%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (1.83%) AppScan
2 6 (0.73%) Burp Suite
3 4 (0.49%) Paros
3 4 (0.49%) WebScarab
4 3 (0.37%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 266 (32.48%) Finance
2 63 (7.69%) Banking
3 49 (5.98%) Games
4 43 (5.25%) Law
5 31 (3.79%) Retail
6 20 (2.44%) Telecoms
7 16 (1.95%) Retail Banking
8 9 (1.10%) Financial Institution
8 9 (1.10%) Legal
9 8 (0.98%) Online Betting
10 6 (0.73%) French Language
11 5 (0.61%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.49%) Back Office
12 4 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.37%) German Language
13 3 (0.37%) Portuguese Language
13 3 (0.37%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.24%) Marketing
15 1 (0.12%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.12%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 235 (28.69%) Analyst
2 216 (26.37%) Security Analyst
3 139 (16.97%) Security Manager
4 121 (14.77%) Consultant
5 118 (14.41%) Security Engineer
6 100 (12.21%) Security Consultant
7 79 (9.65%) IT Analyst
7 79 (9.65%) IT Security Analyst
8 60 (7.33%) Senior Analyst
9 59 (7.20%) Senior Security Analyst
10 57 (6.96%) Cybersecurity Manager
11 55 (6.72%) IT Manager
11 55 (6.72%) IT Security Manager
12 54 (6.59%) Network Consultant
12 54 (6.59%) Network Security Consultant
13 52 (6.35%) Information Security Consultant
14 48 (5.86%) Information Analyst
14 48 (5.86%) Information Security Analyst
15 47 (5.74%) IT Engineer
16 46 (5.62%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (5.13%) Web Services
2 13 (1.59%) .NET
3 11 (1.34%) 802.1X
4 8 (0.98%) .NET Framework
5 6 (0.73%) SailPoint
6 5 (0.61%) LAMP
6 5 (0.61%) Regular Expression
7 4 (0.49%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (0.24%) Middleware
8 2 (0.24%) Node.js
8 2 (0.24%) REST
8 2 (0.24%) SAML
8 2 (0.24%) Serverless Framework
9 1 (0.12%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (0.12%) Apache Flex
9 1 (0.12%) HornetQ
9 1 (0.12%) OAuth
9 1 (0.12%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 229 (27.96%) Management Information System
2 110 (13.43%) Security Operations Centre
3 109 (13.31%) Data Centre
4 62 (7.57%) Data Protection Act
5 34 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
5 34 (4.15%) Cyber Attack
6 32 (3.91%) CESG
7 29 (3.54%) Enterprise Software
8 28 (3.42%) Computer Science
9 25 (3.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 15 (1.83%) Cyberthreat
10 15 (1.83%) Public Cloud
11 13 (1.59%) PKI
12 12 (1.47%) Cybercrime
13 11 (1.34%) Cryptography
13 11 (1.34%) Driving Licence
14 9 (1.10%) Private Cloud
14 9 (1.10%) Shadow IT
15 8 (0.98%) Online Games
16 7 (0.85%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 224 (27.35%) Windows
2 178 (21.73%) Linux
3 70 (8.55%) Unix
4 59 (7.20%) Windows Server
5 34 (4.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (4.03%) Apple iOS
6 33 (4.03%) Mac OS X
7 27 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (1.22%) Windows 8
10 7 (0.85%) Mac OS
10 7 (0.85%) Ubuntu
10 7 (0.85%) Windows NT
11 6 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.61%) CentOS
12 5 (0.61%) Debian
13 4 (0.49%) Kali Linux
14 3 (0.37%) Data ONTAP
15 2 (0.24%) Windows 7
16 1 (0.12%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 539 (65.81%) Information Security
2 299 (36.51%) SIEM
3 274 (33.46%) Cybersecurity
4 241 (29.43%) Security Operations
5 203 (24.79%) Penetration Testing
6 179 (21.86%) Security Architecture
7 161 (19.66%) ITIL
8 138 (16.85%) Risk Management
9 136 (16.61%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 104 (12.70%) Stakeholder Management
11 94 (11.48%) Incident Management
12 90 (10.99%) Identity Access Management
13 86 (10.50%) Project Management
14 83 (10.13%) Data Loss Prevention
15 82 (10.01%) Data Protection
16 76 (9.28%) Compliance Management
17 75 (9.16%) Analytics
18 71 (8.67%) Risk and Compliance Management
19 69 (8.42%) Vulnerability Assessment
20 68 (8.30%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (6.59%) SQL
2 23 (2.81%) Python
3 17 (2.08%) PowerShell
4 16 (1.95%) C
4 16 (1.95%) Java
5 14 (1.71%) PHP
6 13 (1.59%) C#
6 13 (1.59%) VB.NET
7 12 (1.47%) C++
7 12 (1.47%) Ruby
8 10 (1.22%) Perl
9 5 (0.61%) Go
9 5 (0.61%) VB
10 4 (0.49%) Korn
11 3 (0.37%) JavaScript
11 3 (0.37%) Scala
Qualifications
1 480 (58.61%) CISSP
2 300 (36.63%) CISM
3 187 (22.83%) Degree
4 167 (20.39%) CISA
5 106 (12.94%) IISP
6 101 (12.33%) CEH
7 98 (11.97%) SANS
8 96 (11.72%) GIAC
9 50 (6.11%) Security Cleared
10 49 (5.98%) GCIH
11 44 (5.37%) SC Cleared
12 33 (4.03%) Cisco Certification
13 29 (3.54%) CompTIA Security+
13 29 (3.54%) Security+ Certification
14 27 (3.30%) CREST Certified
15 25 (3.05%) MCSE
15 25 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
16 24 (2.93%) CRISC
17 22 (2.69%) CCNP
18 20 (2.44%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 333 (40.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 224 (27.35%) PCI DSS
3 48 (5.86%) COBIT
4 19 (2.32%) GPG13
5 14 (1.71%) SLA
6 11 (1.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.61%) ISO27002
7 5 (0.61%) QA
8 2 (0.24%) BS7799
9 1 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.12%) ISO27005
9 1 (0.12%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 120 (14.65%) Active Directory
2 29 (3.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (2.69%) Snort
4 12 (1.47%) Firmware
5 10 (1.22%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.73%) VMware ESX
6 6 (0.73%) XenServer
7 5 (0.61%) Samba
7 5 (0.61%) vSphere
8 4 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.37%) vCloud
9 3 (0.37%) XenApp
10 1 (0.12%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.12%) Gluster
10 1 (0.12%) iptables
10 1 (0.12%) KVM
10 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.12%) pfSense
10 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 122 (14.90%) Nessus
2 47 (5.74%) QRadar
3 28 (3.42%) SCCM
4 26 (3.17%) McAfee ePO
4 26 (3.17%) WSUS
5 19 (2.32%) Nmap
6 13 (1.59%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 9 (1.10%) Nexpose
8 8 (0.98%) Proventia
9 6 (0.73%) HP Fortify
10 5 (0.61%) AirWatch
10 5 (0.61%) OpenVAS
10 5 (0.61%) Puppet
11 4 (0.49%) EnCase
11 4 (0.49%) RSA Archer
12 3 (0.37%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 2 (0.24%) Ansible
13 2 (0.24%) Nagios
13 2 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
14 1 (0.12%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 122 (14.90%) Splunk
2 81 (9.89%) Cisco
3 77 (9.40%) ArcSight
4 74 (9.04%) Qualys
5 64 (7.81%) Microsoft
6 46 (5.62%) Intel Security
7 36 (4.40%) Cyber-Ark
8 34 (4.15%) CheckPoint
8 34 (4.15%) VMware
9 33 (4.03%) Apple
10 27 (3.30%) Oracle
11 26 (3.17%) Palo Alto
12 24 (2.93%) IBM
13 21 (2.56%) Aveksa
14 20 (2.44%) Bomgar
15 19 (2.32%) HP
16 16 (1.95%) Sophos
16 16 (1.95%) Symantec
17 15 (1.83%) Citrix
17 15 (1.83%) Juniper
Leeds, Yorkshire
iSource IT
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oscar
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Montash
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Marks Sattin
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Montash
Salary: £65000 - £74000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + attractive package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Adeptis Group
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Michael Page International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + car, pension, additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Northamptonshire
Icore Tech
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £34,000 to £38,789 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
NW London/Hertforsdhire
Acumin Consulting
Salary: £0 - £90,000 per year
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Central London
Acumin Consulting
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000 per year + Exceptional Package
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Wipro
Posted: 9 days ago
Nottingham
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
QVC
Posted: 9 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
QVC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago