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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Vulnerability Management
UK
Rank 552 616 761
Rank change year-on-year
+64 +145
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Management 326 326 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.33% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.38% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 251 268 130
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £40,000 £37,950
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £84,500 £70,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%

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
74095 86852 89314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.13% 87.70% 86.07%
Number of salaries quoted 61067 72174 73600
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 £77,000 £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 24 January 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 24 January 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 +77 319 £60,000 +4.34% 38
London +79 183 £65,000 +8.33% 23
South East +34 46 £60,000 +14.28% 3
West Midlands +28 37 £47,500 +43.74%
Birmingham +20 25 £40,000 -11.11%
East Sussex +25 20 £52,500 -25.00%
City of London +36 19 £60,000 +19.40% 4
Yorkshire +27 15 £32,500 - 1
East Midlands +8 15 £50,000 +11.11%
Leeds +39 14 £32,500 +4.00% 1
West Yorkshire +28 14 £32,500 +4.00% 1
Kent +25 14 £60,000 +21.82% 2
East of England +27 13 £65,000 -23.07% 4
Brighton - 13 £52,500 -
Hampshire +4 11 £60,000 +40.27%
Southampton - 11 £60,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 11 £60,000 -
Coventry +18 10 £47,500 +43.74%
South West +15 9 £60,000 +41.17% 3
Bedfordshire - 9 £65,000 - 3
Nottinghamshire 0 8 £55,000 -13.72%
Nottingham -4 8 £55,000 -13.72%
North West -46 8 £60,000 +14.28% 4
Northamptonshire +12 7 £45,000 -
Eastbourne +1 7 £60,000 +33.33%
Bournemouth - 7 £60,000 -
Dorset - 7 £60,000 -
Northampton +18 6 £45,000 -
Manchester -49 6 £60,000 +14.28% 4
Surrey +42 5 £45,000 -52.63%

Vulnerability Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 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.

1 502 (66.67%) Information Security
2 427 (56.71%) CISSP
3 298 (39.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 292 (38.78%) CISM
5 275 (36.52%) Firewall
6 270 (35.86%) SIEM
7 262 (34.79%) Cybersecurity
8 237 (31.47%) Security Operations
9 233 (30.94%) Finance
10 211 (28.02%) Windows
11 206 (27.36%) Management Information System
11 206 (27.36%) PCI DSS
12 205 (27.22%) Penetration Testing
13 198 (26.29%) Network Security
14 165 (21.91%) Degree
15 158 (20.98%) ITIL
16 149 (19.79%) Linux
17 145 (19.26%) CISA
17 145 (19.26%) Risk Management
17 145 (19.26%) Security Architecture
18 139 (18.46%) Security Monitoring
19 127 (16.87%) Vulnerability Scanning
20 122 (16.20%) IIS
21 116 (15.41%) Active Directory
22 109 (14.48%) TCP/IP
23 101 (13.41%) Stakeholder Management
24 100 (13.28%) GIAC
24 100 (13.28%) Nessus
25 99 (13.15%) Splunk
26 93 (12.35%) Data Centre

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
1 122 (16.20%) IIS
2 19 (2.52%) Apache
3 11 (1.46%) Tomcat
4 10 (1.33%) WebLogic
5 9 (1.20%) OpenStack
6 8 (1.06%) SharePoint
7 7 (0.93%) IBM Notes
7 7 (0.93%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.53%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.13%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.13%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.13%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.13%) JBoss
Applications
1 32 (4.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.27%) MS Office
2 2 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.13%) MS Project
3 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 56 (7.44%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (5.98%) SaaS
3 18 (2.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (1.99%) IaaS
4 15 (1.99%) PaaS
5 4 (0.53%) Office 365
6 3 (0.40%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 275 (36.52%) Firewall
2 198 (26.29%) Network Security
3 109 (14.48%) TCP/IP
4 71 (9.43%) Intrusion Detection
5 57 (7.57%) LAN
6 55 (7.30%) WAN
7 29 (3.85%) HTTP
7 29 (3.85%) Internet
8 24 (3.19%) DNS
9 22 (2.92%) VPN
10 20 (2.66%) HTTPS
10 20 (2.66%) IPsec
10 20 (2.66%) MPLS
10 20 (2.66%) SSL
11 18 (2.39%) Ethernet
12 14 (1.86%) DHCP
13 12 (1.59%) ADSL
13 12 (1.59%) ISDN
13 12 (1.59%) PSTN
13 12 (1.59%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (2.39%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.59%) Big Data
3 7 (0.93%) MySQL
4 5 (0.66%) GIS
5 3 (0.40%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.13%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.13%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.13%) Infinispan
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.13%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (0.80%) Burp Suite
2 4 (0.53%) AppScan
2 4 (0.53%) Paros
2 4 (0.53%) WebScarab
3 3 (0.40%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 233 (30.94%) Finance
2 68 (9.03%) Banking
3 49 (6.51%) Games
4 26 (3.45%) Law
4 26 (3.45%) Retail
5 24 (3.19%) Telecoms
6 15 (1.99%) Retail Banking
7 13 (1.73%) Legal
8 10 (1.33%) French Language
9 7 (0.93%) German Language
9 7 (0.93%) Online Betting
9 7 (0.93%) Spanish Language
10 6 (0.80%) Publishing
11 5 (0.66%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.53%) Back Office
12 4 (0.53%) Dutch Language
12 4 (0.53%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.53%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.53%) Italian Language
13 3 (0.40%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 216 (28.69%) Analyst
2 201 (26.69%) Security Analyst
3 122 (16.20%) Security Engineer
4 117 (15.54%) Security Manager
5 97 (12.88%) Consultant
6 71 (9.43%) Security Consultant
7 70 (9.30%) IT Analyst
7 70 (9.30%) IT Security Analyst
8 55 (7.30%) Cybersecurity Manager
9 54 (7.17%) Senior Analyst
10 53 (7.04%) Information Analyst
10 53 (7.04%) Information Security Analyst
10 53 (7.04%) IT Manager
10 53 (7.04%) IT Security Manager
10 53 (7.04%) Senior Security Analyst
11 51 (6.77%) Information Security Consultant
12 44 (5.84%) Cybersecurity Analyst
12 44 (5.84%) IT Engineer
12 44 (5.84%) Network Consultant
12 44 (5.84%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (5.58%) Web Services
2 13 (1.73%) .NET
2 13 (1.73%) SailPoint
3 12 (1.59%) 802.1X
4 8 (1.06%) .NET Framework
5 6 (0.80%) Regular Expression
6 4 (0.53%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (0.53%) SAML
7 3 (0.40%) REST
7 3 (0.40%) Serverless Framework
8 2 (0.27%) ELK Stack
8 2 (0.27%) Middleware
8 2 (0.27%) Node.js
8 2 (0.27%) OAuth
9 1 (0.13%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (0.13%) Apache Flex
9 1 (0.13%) HornetQ
9 1 (0.13%) OpenID
9 1 (0.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 206 (27.36%) Management Information System
2 93 (12.35%) Data Centre
3 86 (11.42%) Security Operations Centre
4 60 (7.97%) Data Protection Act
5 35 (4.65%) Cyber Attack
6 34 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
6 34 (4.52%) CESG
7 32 (4.25%) Computer Science
8 23 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
9 22 (2.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 13 (1.73%) Public Cloud
11 12 (1.59%) Driving Licence
12 11 (1.46%) Cyber Defence
12 11 (1.46%) Cyberthreat
12 11 (1.46%) PKI
13 7 (0.93%) Mathematics
13 7 (0.93%) Online Games
14 6 (0.80%) Shadow IT
15 5 (0.66%) Virtual Team
16 3 (0.40%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 211 (28.02%) Windows
2 149 (19.79%) Linux
3 69 (9.16%) Unix
4 68 (9.03%) Windows Server
5 42 (5.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (4.52%) Apple iOS
6 34 (4.52%) Mac OS X
7 31 (4.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (3.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (1.73%) Windows 8
10 7 (0.93%) Mac OS
10 7 (0.93%) Ubuntu
10 7 (0.93%) Windows NT
11 6 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.66%) Debian
12 5 (0.66%) Windows 10
12 5 (0.66%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.27%) Data ONTAP
13 2 (0.27%) Kali Linux
13 2 (0.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 502 (66.67%) Information Security
2 270 (35.86%) SIEM
3 262 (34.79%) Cybersecurity
4 237 (31.47%) Security Operations
5 205 (27.22%) Penetration Testing
6 158 (20.98%) ITIL
7 145 (19.26%) Risk Management
7 145 (19.26%) Security Architecture
8 139 (18.46%) Security Monitoring
9 127 (16.87%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 101 (13.41%) Stakeholder Management
11 86 (11.42%) Identity Access Management
12 77 (10.23%) Analytics
12 77 (10.23%) Data Loss Prevention
12 77 (10.23%) Data Protection
12 77 (10.23%) Project Management
13 76 (10.09%) Incident Management
14 68 (9.03%) Security Management
15 64 (8.50%) Agile Software Development
16 62 (8.23%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (6.37%) SQL
2 23 (3.05%) Python
3 22 (2.92%) PowerShell
4 17 (2.26%) Java
5 16 (2.12%) C
6 14 (1.86%) PHP
7 13 (1.73%) C#
7 13 (1.73%) Ruby
7 13 (1.73%) VB.NET
8 12 (1.59%) C++
9 6 (0.80%) Go
9 6 (0.80%) Perl
10 4 (0.53%) Korn
11 3 (0.40%) JavaScript
11 3 (0.40%) Scala
12 2 (0.27%) VB
13 1 (0.13%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 427 (56.71%) CISSP
2 292 (38.78%) CISM
3 165 (21.91%) Degree
4 145 (19.26%) CISA
5 100 (13.28%) GIAC
6 92 (12.22%) SANS
7 90 (11.95%) CEH
8 89 (11.82%) IISP
9 55 (7.30%) GCIH
10 44 (5.84%) Security Cleared
11 38 (5.05%) SC Cleared
12 29 (3.85%) GCIA
13 28 (3.72%) Cisco Certification
13 28 (3.72%) CRISC
14 27 (3.59%) CompTIA Security+
14 27 (3.59%) MCSE
14 27 (3.59%) Microsoft Certification
14 27 (3.59%) Security+ Certification
15 25 (3.32%) CCNA
15 25 (3.32%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 298 (39.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 206 (27.36%) PCI DSS
3 41 (5.44%) COBIT
4 27 (3.59%) GPG13
5 15 (1.99%) SLA
6 13 (1.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.93%) QA
8 5 (0.66%) ISO27002
9 2 (0.27%) BS7799
9 2 (0.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 2 (0.27%) ISAE 3402
9 2 (0.27%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.27%) RMADS
9 2 (0.27%) SSAE 16
10 1 (0.13%) ISO27005
10 1 (0.13%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 116 (15.41%) Active Directory
2 32 (4.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (1.99%) Snort
4 13 (1.73%) Firmware
5 11 (1.46%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.80%) VMware ESX
7 6 (0.80%) XenServer
8 5 (0.66%) Samba
8 5 (0.66%) vSphere
9 3 (0.40%) vCloud
9 3 (0.40%) XenApp
10 1 (0.13%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.13%) Gluster
10 1 (0.13%) iptables
10 1 (0.13%) KVM
10 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.13%) pfSense
10 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 100 (13.28%) Nessus
2 38 (5.05%) QRadar
3 26 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
3 26 (3.45%) WSUS
4 20 (2.66%) SCCM
5 18 (2.39%) Nmap
6 12 (1.59%) CSIRT
7 11 (1.46%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 6 (0.80%) Nexpose
8 6 (0.80%) Puppet
9 3 (0.40%) Ansible
9 3 (0.40%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 3 (0.40%) Proventia
10 2 (0.27%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.27%) EnCase
10 2 (0.27%) Nagios
10 2 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.13%) OSSEC
11 1 (0.13%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 99 (13.15%) Splunk
2 65 (8.63%) Microsoft
3 61 (8.10%) Cisco
4 59 (7.84%) ArcSight
5 50 (6.64%) Qualys
6 40 (5.31%) Intel Security
7 36 (4.78%) VMware
8 35 (4.65%) Apple
9 34 (4.52%) Cyber-Ark
10 31 (4.12%) IBM
11 26 (3.45%) CheckPoint
12 23 (3.05%) Aveksa
12 23 (3.05%) Oracle
13 22 (2.92%) Bomgar
13 22 (2.92%) Palo Alto
14 19 (2.52%) HP
15 14 (1.86%) TOWER Software
16 11 (1.46%) F5
16 11 (1.46%) Juniper
17 10 (1.33%) SolarWinds
London
Oscar
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Search Consultancy
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Depending on experience
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £75,000 to £95,000 per annum Plus Excellent Banking Benefits & Bo
Posted: 13 hours ago
East London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum Excellent Flexible Banking Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £48,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: allowance + shift
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harris Global
Posted: Yesterday
Royston, Hertfordshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £20k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 per annum + 20% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000-65,000k base, 10% bonus and strong package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £33500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + competitive package + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Good benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Schroders
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £55000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Computershare Investor Services
Salary: + Progression Opportunities
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Bedford
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Schroders plc
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago