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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Vulnerability Management
Rank 604 767 797
Rank change year-on-year
+163 +30
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Management 305 143 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.12% 0.089%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.15% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 269 101 70
Average salary £55,000 £49,025 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.18% -10.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,600 £34,900
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -27.27%

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
94267 95114 86807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.15% 82.79% 81.72%
Number of salaries quoted 77668 75899 71027
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 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +158 280 £55,000 +12.82% 31
London +71 137 £60,000 - 10
South East +24 54 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Berkshire +9 32 £40,000 -
North West +34 26 £50,000 +53.84% 3
Manchester +26 23 £50,000 +53.84% 3
Scotland +1 22 £50,000 +1.98% 3
Reading +14 19 £40,000 +6.66%
Yorkshire +14 18 £35,000 +14.75% 6
Edinburgh +3 18 £50,000 +1.93% 3
West Yorkshire +18 17 £37,500 +22.95% 2
Leeds +24 16 £37,500 +22.95% 1
City of London +7 14 £62,500 +4.16% 2
Hampshire +31 12 £51,250 +28.12% 2
West Midlands -7 12 £50,000 +33.33% 2
East Midlands - 11 £42,500 - 3
East of England +18 10 £47,500 -13.63% 1
Derbyshire - 7 £42,500 - 1
Coventry - 7 £50,000 - 1
Slough - 7 £58,000 -
South West -1 6 £32,500 -14.47% 3
Essex - 6 £47,500 -
Rochdale - 6 - -
Surrey +5 5 £75,000 +30.43%
Chesterfield - 5 £42,500 -
Havant - 5 £48,000 -
Bristol - 4 £32,500 - 2
Nottingham - 4 £72,500 - 2
Staines - 4 £75,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £72,500 - 2

Vulnerability Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 249 (48.16%) Information Security
2 234 (45.26%) CISSP
3 213 (41.20%) Firewall
4 164 (31.72%) SIEM
5 139 (26.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 136 (26.31%) Penetration Testing
6 136 (26.31%) PCI DSS
7 132 (25.53%) Finance
8 128 (24.76%) Windows
9 126 (24.37%) Security Architecture
10 122 (23.60%) Degree
11 109 (21.08%) Management Information System
12 100 (19.34%) CISM
13 98 (18.96%) Network Security
14 97 (18.76%) UNIX
15 92 (17.79%) Linux
16 90 (17.41%) Data Centre
17 89 (17.21%) TCP/IP
18 86 (16.63%) Splunk
19 85 (16.44%) Incident Management
19 85 (16.44%) Intrusion Detection
20 81 (15.67%) Project Management
21 75 (14.51%) Performance Management
22 73 (14.12%) Internet
23 72 (13.93%) CEH
24 71 (13.73%) IIS
25 69 (13.35%) ITIL
26 65 (12.57%) Law
27 64 (12.38%) ArcSight
28 62 (11.99%) VPN

Vulnerability Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 71 (13.73%) IIS
2 11 (2.13%) MS Exchange
3 9 (1.74%) Apache
4 7 (1.35%) OpenStack
5 6 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (1.16%) SAS
6 4 (0.77%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.19%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.19%) iPlanet
8 1 (0.19%) JBoss
Applications
1 10 (1.93%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.19%) MS Project
2 1 (0.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 29 (5.61%) IaaS
2 23 (4.45%) SaaS
3 16 (3.09%) PaaS
3 16 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.19%) Route 53
5 1 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.19%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 213 (41.20%) Firewall
2 98 (18.96%) Network Security
3 89 (17.21%) TCP/IP
4 85 (16.44%) Intrusion Detection
5 73 (14.12%) Internet
6 62 (11.99%) VPN
7 36 (6.96%) LAN
7 36 (6.96%) Wireless
8 33 (6.38%) WAN
9 29 (5.61%) SSL
10 24 (4.64%) Cisco ASA
11 16 (3.09%) VLAN
12 15 (2.90%) DNS
13 13 (2.51%) DHCP
13 13 (2.51%) Wireless Security
14 12 (2.32%) Unified Communications
14 12 (2.32%) MPLS
14 12 (2.32%) IP Telephony
15 11 (2.13%) EIGRP
15 11 (2.13%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.09%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.13%) Big Data
3 5 (0.97%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.39%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (0.39%) MySQL
5 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.19%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 14 (2.71%) Metasploit
2 6 (1.16%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 132 (25.53%) Finance
2 65 (12.57%) Law
3 60 (11.61%) Banking
4 29 (5.61%) Legal
5 27 (5.22%) German Language
6 25 (4.84%) Telecoms
7 20 (3.87%) Retail
8 14 (2.71%) French Language
9 8 (1.55%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.55%) Back Office
10 7 (1.35%) Online Betting
11 5 (0.97%) Marketing
11 5 (0.97%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.77%) Corporate Banking
13 3 (0.58%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.39%) Advertising
14 2 (0.39%) Publishing
15 1 (0.19%) Games
15 1 (0.19%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 170 (32.88%) Analyst
2 159 (30.75%) Security Analyst
3 86 (16.63%) Consultant
4 81 (15.67%) Security Consultant
5 64 (12.38%) IT Consultant
6 60 (11.61%) IT Security Consultant
7 49 (9.48%) Architect
8 46 (8.90%) IT Security Analyst
9 42 (8.12%) Security Engineer
10 39 (7.54%) Senior Analyst
11 38 (7.35%) Security Manager
12 36 (6.96%) Senior Security Analyst
13 34 (6.58%) Support Engineer
14 32 (6.19%) Technical Engineer
15 29 (5.61%) Security Architect
15 29 (5.61%) Technical Support
16 28 (5.42%) Security Specialist
17 27 (5.22%) Technical Support Engineer
18 23 (4.45%) Operations Analyst
18 23 (4.45%) Security Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.90%) Web Services
2 7 (1.35%) LAMP
3 6 (1.16%) SOAP
3 6 (1.16%) XML
4 5 (0.97%) Middleware
5 3 (0.58%) Spring
5 3 (0.58%) JSON
5 3 (0.58%) OAuth
5 3 (0.58%) RESTful
5 3 (0.58%) OpenID
5 3 (0.58%) WSDL
5 3 (0.58%) SAML
6 1 (0.19%) .NET
6 1 (0.19%) Lucene
6 1 (0.19%) REST
6 1 (0.19%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 109 (21.08%) Management Information System
2 90 (17.41%) Data Centre
3 30 (5.80%) Cryptography
4 24 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (3.87%) PKI
6 18 (3.48%) Computer Science
7 15 (2.90%) Visualisation
8 12 (2.32%) Cybercrime
9 11 (2.13%) Mathematics
10 10 (1.93%) Private Cloud
11 6 (1.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 6 (1.16%) Clustering
12 5 (0.97%) Mainframe
12 5 (0.97%) PMI
12 5 (0.97%) Data Protection Act
13 4 (0.77%) Blog
13 4 (0.77%) Social Network
13 4 (0.77%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.77%) CESG
13 4 (0.77%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 128 (24.76%) Windows
2 97 (18.76%) UNIX
3 92 (17.79%) Linux
4 10 (1.93%) Windows 7
5 9 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (1.74%) Solaris
6 8 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (1.16%) Windows 8
9 5 (0.97%) zOS
10 4 (0.77%) VMS
11 3 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.39%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.19%) SUSE
13 1 (0.19%) Debian
13 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (48.16%) Information Security
2 164 (31.72%) SIEM
3 136 (26.31%) Penetration Testing
4 126 (24.37%) Security Architecture
5 85 (16.44%) Incident Management
6 81 (15.67%) Project Management
7 75 (14.51%) Performance Management
8 69 (13.35%) ITIL
9 59 (11.41%) Cyber Security
10 56 (10.83%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 55 (10.64%) Portfolio Management
12 48 (9.28%) Test Strategy
12 48 (9.28%) Security Management
13 47 (9.09%) Risk Management
14 38 (7.35%) Risk Assessment
14 38 (7.35%) Mentoring
15 37 (7.16%) Stakeholder Management
16 33 (6.38%) Kalman Filter
17 29 (5.61%) Data Protection
17 29 (5.61%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (3.48%) SQL
2 16 (3.09%) Python
3 14 (2.71%) Perl
4 12 (2.32%) PHP
4 12 (2.32%) PowerShell
5 11 (2.13%) Java
6 9 (1.74%) JavaScript
6 9 (1.74%) Ruby
7 7 (1.35%) Bash Shell
7 7 (1.35%) C
8 2 (0.39%) VBScript
9 1 (0.19%) C++
Qualifications
1 234 (45.26%) CISSP
2 122 (23.60%) Degree
3 100 (19.34%) CISM
4 72 (13.93%) CEH
5 41 (7.93%) CISA
6 35 (6.77%) Security+ Certification
6 35 (6.77%) Cisco Certification
7 24 (4.64%) GCIH
8 23 (4.45%) CCNP
9 22 (4.26%) Security Cleared
10 21 (4.06%) GIAC
11 19 (3.68%) Microsoft Certification
11 19 (3.68%) GCIA
12 17 (3.29%) SC Cleared
13 15 (2.90%) CCNA
14 11 (2.13%) CCIE
15 10 (1.93%) DV Cleared
15 10 (1.93%) GCFA
16 9 (1.74%) GSEC
16 9 (1.74%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (26.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 136 (26.31%) PCI DSS
3 26 (5.03%) COBIT
4 15 (2.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.77%) HIPAA
5 4 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 2 (0.39%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.39%) SLA
7 1 (0.19%) QA
System Software
1 49 (9.48%) Active Directory
2 21 (4.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.74%) Snort
4 8 (1.55%) vSphere
5 5 (0.97%) XenApp
6 4 (0.77%) Firmware
7 3 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.58%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.58%) vCloud
7 3 (0.58%) pfSense
8 1 (0.19%) KVM
8 1 (0.19%) OpenSSH
8 1 (0.19%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.19%) MDaemon
8 1 (0.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 32 (6.19%) Nessus
2 18 (3.48%) McAfee ePO
3 16 (3.09%) Nmap
4 8 (1.55%) WSUS
4 8 (1.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 6 (1.16%) SCCM
6 5 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.58%) ZENworks
7 3 (0.58%) SCOM
7 3 (0.58%) OSSEC
7 3 (0.58%) CORE IMPACT
7 3 (0.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.39%) HP SIM
8 2 (0.39%) Ionix
8 2 (0.39%) OpenView
8 2 (0.39%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.39%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.19%) Ansible
9 1 (0.19%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.19%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 86 (16.63%) Splunk
2 64 (12.38%) ArcSight
3 62 (11.99%) Cisco
4 53 (10.25%) Microsoft
5 41 (7.93%) McAfee
6 32 (6.19%) VMware
7 26 (5.03%) CheckPoint
8 22 (4.26%) Oracle
9 21 (4.06%) HP
10 20 (3.87%) F5
11 18 (3.48%) Qualys
12 14 (2.71%) Rapid7
12 14 (2.71%) Citrix
12 14 (2.71%) Juniper
13 13 (2.51%) Symantec
13 13 (2.51%) LogLogic
14 10 (1.93%) EMC
15 9 (1.74%) IBM
16 8 (1.55%) CA
16 8 (1.55%) Cyber-Ark
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Salary: competitive
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