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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Vulnerability Management
Rank 610 737 883
Rank change year-on-year
+127 +146
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Management 356 205 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.20% 0.064%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.23% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 293 143 46
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £73,800
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £47,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -24.00%

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
88106 89047 87460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 86.81% 85.16% 84.87%
Number of salaries quoted 73200 73150 69679
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Vulnerability Management within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 +131 326 £57,500 +15.00% 57
London +98 180 £57,500 -4.16% 32
South East -6 65 £52,500 +16.66% 16
Manchester +53 37 £52,500 +75.00% 2
North West +35 37 £52,500 - 4
Scotland +13 27 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Berkshire +2 26 £48,750 +21.87% 11
Reading +20 18 £52,500 +40.00% 6
Hampshire +19 17 £42,773 -22.23%
Edinburgh +18 17 £52,500 -
City of London +43 11 £48,000 -20.00% 5
East Midlands - 11 £45,000 -
East Sussex +5 10 £70,000 +47.36% 1
Lewes - 10 £70,000 -
Surbiton - 9 £85,000 -
East of England +6 8 £84,500 +40.83%
West Midlands -8 8 £43,750 +32.39% 2
Yorkshire +3 7 £31,250 -17.76% 1
Havant +1 7 £42,700 -22.36%
West Dunbartonshire - 7 £43,000 -
Clydebank - 7 £43,000 -
South West -15 6 £42,500 -9.09% 2
Derbyshire - 6 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire +2 5 £75,000 +114.28%
West Yorkshire -4 5 £30,000 -21.05% 1
Leeds -13 5 £30,000 -21.05% 1
Chesterfield - 5 £45,000 -
Bristol - 5 £42,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £63,750 -
Birmingham - 4 £50,000 - 1

Vulnerability Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 359 (55.15%) CISSP
2 331 (50.84%) Information Security
3 258 (39.63%) SIEM
4 233 (35.79%) Firewall
5 231 (35.48%) Security Operations
6 202 (31.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 178 (27.34%) Network Security
8 177 (27.19%) PCI DSS
9 175 (26.88%) CISM
9 175 (26.88%) Windows
10 174 (26.73%) Degree
11 167 (25.65%) Management Information System
12 138 (21.20%) Finance
12 138 (21.20%) Security Architecture
13 136 (20.89%) Data Centre
14 131 (20.12%) Security Operations Centre
15 125 (19.20%) Project Management
16 121 (18.59%) Splunk
17 120 (18.43%) Penetration Testing
18 118 (18.13%) Cybersecurity
19 113 (17.36%) ITIL
20 111 (17.05%) IIS
21 110 (16.90%) Linux
22 108 (16.59%) IISP
23 105 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
24 100 (15.36%) VMware
25 98 (15.05%) ArcSight
26 97 (14.90%) CEH
27 96 (14.75%) Performance Management
28 95 (14.59%) Unix

Vulnerability Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 111 (17.05%) IIS
2 4 (0.61%) MS Exchange
3 3 (0.46%) Apache
3 3 (0.46%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.15%) Confluence
4 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.15%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.15%) iPlanet
4 1 (0.15%) JBoss
Applications
1 20 (3.07%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 27 (4.15%) SaaS
2 14 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (2.00%) IaaS
3 13 (2.00%) PaaS
4 7 (1.08%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.31%) Office 365
6 1 (0.15%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 233 (35.79%) Firewall
2 178 (27.34%) Network Security
3 65 (9.98%) TCP/IP
4 56 (8.60%) Internet
5 54 (8.29%) LAN
6 52 (7.99%) WAN
7 47 (7.22%) Intrusion Detection
8 43 (6.61%) VPN
9 23 (3.53%) Fibre Channel
10 22 (3.38%) SAN
11 19 (2.92%) Cisco ASA
12 17 (2.61%) SSL
13 16 (2.46%) Cisco IOS
13 16 (2.46%) Wireshark
14 15 (2.30%) DNS
15 13 (2.00%) Cisco Nexus
15 13 (2.00%) Wireless
16 11 (1.69%) IP Telephony
16 11 (1.69%) Reverse Proxy
17 10 (1.54%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (2.92%) Relational Database
2 11 (1.69%) Big Data
3 7 (1.08%) SQL Server
4 4 (0.61%) DB2
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.15%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.15%) GIS
Development Applications
1 10 (1.54%) Metasploit
2 4 (0.61%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.46%) AdminStudio
3 3 (0.46%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 138 (21.20%) Finance
2 93 (14.29%) Law
3 86 (13.21%) Banking
4 39 (5.99%) Legal
5 29 (4.45%) Retail
6 10 (1.54%) Investment Banking
7 9 (1.38%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.23%) Corporate Banking
8 8 (1.23%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.23%) Marketing
9 6 (0.92%) French Language
9 6 (0.92%) German Language
9 6 (0.92%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.92%) Military
10 3 (0.46%) Back Office
10 3 (0.46%) Portuguese Language
10 3 (0.46%) Publishing
10 3 (0.46%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.31%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 216 (33.18%) Analyst
2 202 (31.03%) Security Analyst
3 129 (19.82%) Consultant
4 127 (19.51%) Security Consultant
5 104 (15.98%) Security Engineer
6 97 (14.90%) IT Consultant
7 96 (14.75%) IT Security Consultant
8 59 (9.06%) Information Analyst
8 59 (9.06%) Information Security Analyst
9 58 (8.91%) Security Manager
10 47 (7.22%) IT Analyst
11 46 (7.07%) IT Security Analyst
12 45 (6.91%) SIEM Consultant
13 40 (6.14%) Vulnerability Consultant
14 37 (5.68%) Network Engineer
15 35 (5.38%) Network Security Engineer
16 34 (5.22%) Risk Consultant
17 32 (4.92%) Information Security Manager
18 30 (4.61%) IT Risk Consultant
18 30 (4.61%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.84%) Web Services
2 4 (0.61%) LAMP
3 2 (0.31%) Middleware
4 1 (0.15%) OAuth
4 1 (0.15%) OpenID
4 1 (0.15%) SAML
4 1 (0.15%) SOAP
4 1 (0.15%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.15%) WSDL
4 1 (0.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 167 (25.65%) Management Information System
2 136 (20.89%) Data Centre
3 131 (20.12%) Security Operations Centre
4 105 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
5 50 (7.68%) Cyberthreat
6 33 (5.07%) Computer Science
7 30 (4.61%) PKI
8 27 (4.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 18 (2.76%) Client/Server
10 17 (2.61%) Cryptography
11 13 (2.00%) EMC VNX
12 12 (1.84%) Fintech
13 11 (1.69%) Private Cloud
14 10 (1.54%) Replication
15 8 (1.23%) Mobile App
16 7 (1.08%) Life Science
17 6 (0.92%) Clustering
17 6 (0.92%) Mathematics
17 6 (0.92%) Visualisation
18 5 (0.77%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 175 (26.88%) Windows
2 110 (16.90%) Linux
3 95 (14.59%) Unix
4 26 (3.99%) Solaris
5 23 (3.53%) Windows Server
6 16 (2.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (1.84%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (1.69%) Windows 7
10 10 (1.54%) FreeBSD
11 3 (0.46%) AIX
11 3 (0.46%) HPUX
11 3 (0.46%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.46%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.46%) Windows NT
11 3 (0.46%) zOS
12 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.15%) CentOS
12 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 331 (50.84%) Information Security
2 258 (39.63%) SIEM
3 231 (35.48%) Security Operations
4 138 (21.20%) Security Architecture
5 125 (19.20%) Project Management
6 120 (18.43%) Penetration Testing
7 118 (18.13%) Cybersecurity
8 113 (17.36%) ITIL
9 96 (14.75%) Performance Management
10 93 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
11 82 (12.60%) Test Strategy
12 75 (11.52%) Risk Management
13 70 (10.75%) Incident Management
14 69 (10.60%) Security Management
15 58 (8.91%) Identity Access Management
15 58 (8.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 56 (8.60%) Vulnerability Scanning
17 49 (7.53%) Disaster Recovery
18 47 (7.22%) Security Testing
19 45 (6.91%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 53 (8.14%) PowerShell
2 38 (5.84%) Perl
3 34 (5.22%) Python
4 31 (4.76%) Ruby
4 31 (4.76%) SQL
5 21 (3.23%) Java
6 20 (3.07%) Bash Shell
7 16 (2.46%) Shell Script
8 10 (1.54%) C
9 8 (1.23%) VB
10 5 (0.77%) JavaScript
11 4 (0.61%) C++
11 4 (0.61%) PHP
12 3 (0.46%) Korn
Qualifications
1 359 (55.15%) CISSP
2 175 (26.88%) CISM
3 174 (26.73%) Degree
4 108 (16.59%) IISP
5 97 (14.90%) CEH
6 72 (11.06%) CISA
7 64 (9.83%) Cisco Certification
8 57 (8.76%) GIAC
9 51 (7.83%) CCNA
10 45 (6.91%) GCIH
11 42 (6.45%) SANS
12 24 (3.69%) Security Cleared
13 23 (3.53%) GSEC
14 19 (2.92%) GCIA
15 18 (2.76%) CISMP
15 18 (2.76%) Microsoft Certification
15 18 (2.76%) SC Cleared
16 16 (2.46%) CREST Certified
17 15 (2.30%) CompTIA Security+
17 15 (2.30%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 202 (31.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 177 (27.19%) PCI DSS
3 38 (5.84%) COBIT
4 24 (3.69%) QA
5 13 (2.00%) COSO
5 13 (2.00%) ISO27002
6 7 (1.08%) HIPAA
7 5 (0.77%) SSAE 16
8 4 (0.61%) FIPS 140-2
8 4 (0.61%) ISAE 3402
8 4 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 3 (0.46%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.46%) ISO22301
9 3 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.15%) GPG13
System Software
1 67 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 61 (9.37%) Active Directory
3 29 (4.45%) vSphere
4 17 (2.61%) Snort
5 16 (2.46%) XenApp
6 13 (2.00%) VMware ESX
6 13 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (1.08%) VMware Workstation
8 5 (0.77%) Firmware
9 4 (0.61%) LXC
9 4 (0.61%) VirtualBox
9 4 (0.61%) Xen
10 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.15%) OpenSSH
10 1 (0.15%) RACF
Systems Management
1 71 (10.91%) QRadar
2 42 (6.45%) Nessus
3 29 (4.45%) Nmap
4 20 (3.07%) EnCase
5 16 (2.46%) SCCM
6 13 (2.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 13 (2.00%) WSUS
7 8 (1.23%) McAfee ePO
7 8 (1.23%) RSA enVision
8 6 (0.92%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (0.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 6 (0.92%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 5 (0.77%) Nexpose
9 5 (0.77%) Proventia
10 4 (0.61%) AirWatch
11 3 (0.46%) FTK
12 2 (0.31%) FortiGate
12 2 (0.31%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 121 (18.59%) Splunk
2 100 (15.36%) VMware
3 98 (15.05%) ArcSight
4 72 (11.06%) Cisco
5 63 (9.68%) Microsoft
6 58 (8.91%) Citrix
7 48 (7.37%) CheckPoint
8 41 (6.30%) McAfee
9 40 (6.14%) Qualys
10 25 (3.84%) Red Hat
10 25 (3.84%) Remedy
11 24 (3.69%) IBM
12 20 (3.07%) Oracle
13 19 (2.92%) Cyber-Ark
14 17 (2.61%) Symantec
15 15 (2.30%) HP
15 15 (2.30%) Palo Alto
16 14 (2.15%) Tripwire
17 13 (2.00%) EMC
18 12 (1.84%) F5
Bracknell
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Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + bonus + car + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oscar
Salary: £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + inc benefits, + 20% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Alderbridge Network Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Acumin
Salary: £200K + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Acumin
Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum To £80K base + Bonus + Package
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Salary: Great Salary and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 70,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
PRS For Music
Salary: £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
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Reading, Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension, bonus, private health
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
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Salary: Up to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Salary: £55000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £85000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + bonus + car + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Twickenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + bonus + car + benefits
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Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + bonus + car + benefits
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London
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