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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Vulnerability Management
Rank 723 799 773
Rank change year-on-year
+76 -26
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Management 167 102 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.094% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 123 80 93
Average salary £52,500 £60,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +46.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,600 £39,650
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £74,800 £62,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £57,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-26.08% +43.75%

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
92338 88528 90356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.00% 81.52% 78.97%
Number of salaries quoted 74520 72722 76092
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 22 October 2014 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 22 October 2014. 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 +93 160 £52,500 -12.50% 16
London +53 78 £65,000 +4.83% 11
South East +28 64 £45,000 -25.00% 3
Berkshire - 34 £40,000 - 3
City of London +33 23 £60,000 - 5
North West -10 10 £37,500 -6.25%
Manchester -4 8 £37,500 +36.36%
Hampshire -14 8 £45,000 -28.00%
Bromley - 8 £47,500 -
Kent +7 7 £47,500 -5.00%
Reading - 7 £40,000 -
Southampton +13 6 £45,000 -31.81%
Maidenhead - 6 £82,500 -
Scotland -3 5 £41,025 -51.73%
M4 Corridor - 5 £40,000 -
South West -20 4 £39,250 -28.63%
Bolton - 4 £32,500 -
Bracknell - 4 £79,050 - 2
Merseyside +16 3 - -
West Yorkshire - 3 £65,000 - 2
Lancashire - 3 - -
East Sussex - 3 - -
Bexhill-On-Sea - 3 - -
Liverpool - 3 - -
Newbury - 3 - -
Preston - 3 - -
Yorkshire - 3 £65,000 - 2
Edinburgh -9 2 £49,050 -60.76%
Gloucestershire -10 2 £40,500 -
Wiltshire - 2 £38,000 -

Vulnerability Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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.

1 139 (42.77%) CISSP
2 136 (41.85%) Firewall
3 130 (40.00%) Information Security
4 106 (32.62%) ITIL
5 100 (30.77%) Linux
6 95 (29.23%) Penetration Testing
7 90 (27.69%) Windows
8 79 (24.31%) Finance
9 72 (22.15%) Incident Management
10 68 (20.92%) UNIX
11 61 (18.77%) SIEM
12 60 (18.46%) Management Information System
13 57 (17.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 57 (17.54%) Network Security
14 50 (15.38%) Degree
14 50 (15.38%) CEH
15 48 (14.77%) LAN
16 46 (14.15%) TCP/IP
17 45 (13.85%) WAN
18 43 (13.23%) Risk Management
19 42 (12.92%) Intrusion Detection
19 42 (12.92%) Security Management
19 42 (12.92%) Project Management
20 41 (12.62%) CISA
21 38 (11.69%) Service Management
21 38 (11.69%) PCI DSS
22 37 (11.38%) Security Architecture
22 37 (11.38%) CISM
23 36 (11.08%) Cisco Certification
23 36 (11.08%) Cisco

Vulnerability Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 18 (5.54%) IIS
2 6 (1.85%) Apache
3 5 (1.54%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.23%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.62%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.62%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.31%) SAS
7 1 (0.31%) JBoss
7 1 (0.31%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (3.69%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.54%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.92%) MS Office
4 1 (0.31%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.92%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.38%) IaaS
2 8 (2.46%) PaaS
3 5 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 136 (41.85%) Firewall
2 57 (17.54%) Network Security
3 48 (14.77%) LAN
4 46 (14.15%) TCP/IP
5 45 (13.85%) WAN
6 42 (12.92%) Intrusion Detection
7 20 (6.15%) VPN
8 16 (4.92%) Wireshark
9 15 (4.62%) Reverse Proxy
10 10 (3.08%) Internet
10 10 (3.08%) SSL
11 8 (2.46%) tcpdump
12 7 (2.15%) DNS
13 6 (1.85%) Wireless
13 6 (1.85%) MPLS
14 5 (1.54%) DHCP
15 4 (1.23%) VLAN
16 3 (0.92%) Cisco ASA
16 3 (0.92%) Unified Communications
16 3 (0.92%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.46%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.69%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.62%) DB2
4 1 (0.31%) CouchDB
4 1 (0.31%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.31%) MySQL
4 1 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (4.31%) Metasploit
General
1 79 (24.31%) Finance
2 35 (10.77%) Banking
3 13 (4.00%) German Language
4 11 (3.38%) Advertising
4 11 (3.38%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.08%) Retail
6 9 (2.77%) Law
7 7 (2.15%) Legal
8 5 (1.54%) Retail Banking
9 4 (1.23%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.92%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.92%) French Language
11 1 (0.31%) Local Government
11 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 85 (26.15%) Analyst
2 79 (24.31%) Security Analyst
3 51 (15.69%) Consultant
4 47 (14.46%) Security Consultant
5 32 (9.85%) Security Engineer
6 29 (8.92%) Security Specialist
7 24 (7.38%) Technical Support
7 24 (7.38%) Support Engineer
7 24 (7.38%) Information Analyst
7 24 (7.38%) Information Security Analyst
7 24 (7.38%) Security Manager
8 21 (6.46%) Operations Analyst
8 21 (6.46%) Technical Engineer
8 21 (6.46%) IT Operations Analyst
8 21 (6.46%) Technical Support Engineer
8 21 (6.46%) Security Operations Analyst
9 19 (5.85%) IT Security Engineer
10 15 (4.62%) IT Security Consultant
10 15 (4.62%) Penetration Tester
10 15 (4.62%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.46%) Web Services
2 3 (0.92%) SailPoint
3 2 (0.62%) .NET
4 1 (0.31%) Symfony
4 1 (0.31%) XACML
4 1 (0.31%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.31%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 60 (18.46%) Management Information System
2 18 (5.54%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (4.92%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.08%) Cryptography
5 7 (2.15%) Visualisation
5 7 (2.15%) CESG
6 5 (1.54%) DataPower
6 5 (1.54%) Mainframe
6 5 (1.54%) PKI
7 2 (0.62%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (0.62%) PMI
8 1 (0.31%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.31%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.31%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.31%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.31%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 100 (30.77%) Linux
2 90 (27.69%) Windows
3 68 (20.92%) UNIX
4 20 (6.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (5.23%) Solaris
6 12 (3.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (3.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (2.46%) FreeBSD
8 8 (2.46%) Windows 7
8 8 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.31%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.31%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (40.00%) Information Security
2 106 (32.62%) ITIL
3 95 (29.23%) Penetration Testing
4 72 (22.15%) Incident Management
5 61 (18.77%) SIEM
6 43 (13.23%) Risk Management
7 42 (12.92%) Security Management
7 42 (12.92%) Project Management
8 38 (11.69%) Service Management
9 37 (11.38%) Security Architecture
10 32 (9.85%) Cyber Security
11 27 (8.31%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 25 (7.69%) Business Continuity
13 24 (7.38%) PRINCE2
13 24 (7.38%) Change Management
14 20 (6.15%) E-Commerce
14 20 (6.15%) Disaster Recovery
15 19 (5.85%) Stakeholder Management
16 18 (5.54%) Enterprise Architecture
17 13 (4.00%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 25 (7.69%) SQL
2 22 (6.77%) Perl
3 15 (4.62%) PowerShell
4 14 (4.31%) Java
4 14 (4.31%) Ruby
5 12 (3.69%) Python
6 9 (2.77%) C
7 8 (2.46%) Bash Shell
8 7 (2.15%) C++
9 3 (0.92%) R
9 3 (0.92%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.31%) PHP
Qualifications
1 139 (42.77%) CISSP
2 50 (15.38%) Degree
2 50 (15.38%) CEH
3 41 (12.62%) CISA
4 37 (11.38%) CISM
5 36 (11.08%) Cisco Certification
6 30 (9.23%) GIAC
7 23 (7.08%) Security Cleared
8 22 (6.77%) CCNA
9 20 (6.15%) CCNP
10 15 (4.62%) ITIL Certification
10 15 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (4.00%) PCI QSA
11 13 (4.00%) SC Cleared
12 9 (2.77%) MCSE
13 8 (2.46%) CCSE
14 6 (1.85%) GSEC
14 6 (1.85%) MCITP
14 6 (1.85%) RHCE
14 6 (1.85%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (17.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 38 (11.69%) PCI DSS
3 30 (9.23%) COBIT
4 18 (5.54%) SLA
5 16 (4.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (1.23%) QA
7 2 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 2 (0.62%) GPG13
8 1 (0.31%) BS7799
System Software
1 28 (8.62%) Nmap
2 21 (6.46%) Snort
3 11 (3.38%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.92%) vSphere
5 3 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.92%) Firmware
6 1 (0.31%) Samba
Systems Management
1 20 (6.15%) Nessus
2 13 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
3 9 (2.77%) WSUS
4 4 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (0.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.31%) SCCM
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 36 (11.08%) Cisco
2 28 (8.62%) Microsoft
3 24 (7.38%) McAfee
4 23 (7.08%) CheckPoint
5 17 (5.23%) Juniper
6 16 (4.92%) ArcSight
6 16 (4.92%) F5
7 15 (4.62%) Symantec
8 14 (4.31%) Blue Coat
9 13 (4.00%) Qualys
9 13 (4.00%) Splunk
9 13 (4.00%) Websense
10 12 (3.69%) Oracle
11 10 (3.08%) VMware
12 8 (2.46%) IBM
12 8 (2.46%) Red Hat
13 6 (1.85%) LANDesk
13 6 (1.85%) Brocade
13 6 (1.85%) HP
13 6 (1.85%) CA
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Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum £65k base + 20% bonus + Pens + Healthcare
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Salary: £45000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
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Salary: Competitive, Depending on Experience
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Cabinet Office - Government Digital Service
Salary: From £46,000 to £60,000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + uncapped commission
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