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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Vulnerability Management
Rank 758 759 807
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +48
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Management 147 114 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.11% 0.074%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.13% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 106 92 66
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,200 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £55,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +37.50%

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
93494 86460 92834
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.95% 81.20% 79.04%
Number of salaries quoted 74681 71102 78432
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +23 134 £52,750 -4.09% 24
London +51 79 £60,000 -7.69% 9
South East +6 48 £40,000 -27.27% 11
Berkshire +27 33 £40,000 - 5
City of London +32 21 £59,000 +7.27% 8
Scotland -11 11 £49,050 -4.29% 1
Hampshire -27 9 £45,000 -25.00% 2
Bromley - 9 £47,500 -
Edinburgh -4 8 £49,050 -14.69% 1
Newbury - 7 £27,500 -
Southampton +2 6 £45,000 -31.81%
Maidenhead - 6 £82,500 -
North West -18 3 £37,500 +36.36% 4
Reading - 3 £38,750 - 2
Kent +1 2 £46,250 -7.50%
Manchester -9 2 £37,500 +36.36% 3
Glasgow -15 2 £36,000 -20.00%
South West -49 2 £38,000 -30.90%
Wiltshire - 2 £38,000 -
M4 Corridor - 2 £40,000 -
Merseyside +6 1 - -
East of England -12 1 £55,000 -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 £37,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £55,000 -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £55,000 -
Surrey - 1 £57,500 - 2
West Lothian - 1 - -
Linlithgow - 1 - -

Vulnerability Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 142 (43.83%) CISSP
2 134 (41.36%) Information Security
3 132 (40.74%) Firewall
4 103 (31.79%) Windows
5 101 (31.17%) ITIL
6 99 (30.56%) Finance
7 98 (30.25%) Linux
8 86 (26.54%) Penetration Testing
9 73 (22.53%) SIEM
10 72 (22.22%) UNIX
11 71 (21.91%) Management Information System
12 70 (21.60%) Incident Management
13 61 (18.83%) Network Security
14 55 (16.98%) TCP/IP
15 54 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 52 (16.05%) Intrusion Detection
17 50 (15.43%) CEH
18 48 (14.81%) Security Management
19 47 (14.51%) Risk Management
19 47 (14.51%) Banking
20 42 (12.96%) Degree
21 41 (12.65%) McAfee
21 41 (12.65%) LAN
22 38 (11.73%) WAN
22 38 (11.73%) Cisco Certification
22 38 (11.73%) Microsoft
22 38 (11.73%) CheckPoint
22 38 (11.73%) CISA
22 38 (11.73%) CISM
22 38 (11.73%) PCI DSS

Vulnerability Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 12 (3.70%) IIS
2 4 (1.23%) Apache
2 4 (1.23%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (0.93%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.93%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.62%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.62%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.62%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.31%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (4.01%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.16%) MS Office
3 5 (1.54%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.31%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.93%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.78%) PaaS
1 9 (2.78%) IaaS
2 3 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 132 (40.74%) Firewall
2 61 (18.83%) Network Security
3 55 (16.98%) TCP/IP
4 52 (16.05%) Intrusion Detection
5 41 (12.65%) LAN
6 38 (11.73%) WAN
7 19 (5.86%) Reverse Proxy
8 16 (4.94%) Wireshark
9 15 (4.63%) VPN
10 12 (3.70%) Internet
11 10 (3.09%) tcpdump
11 10 (3.09%) SSL
12 6 (1.85%) HTTP
13 5 (1.54%) HTTPS
14 4 (1.23%) DNS
15 2 (0.62%) SAN
15 2 (0.62%) DHCP
16 1 (0.31%) LDAP
16 1 (0.31%) Kerberos
16 1 (0.31%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.17%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.23%) MySQL
3 4 (1.23%) CouchDB
3 4 (1.23%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.62%) DB2
5 1 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (4.94%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.31%) FxCop
2 1 (0.31%) Paros
General
1 99 (30.56%) Finance
2 47 (14.51%) Banking
3 14 (4.32%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.09%) Retail
5 9 (2.78%) German Language
5 9 (2.78%) Advertising
6 8 (2.47%) Law
7 7 (2.16%) Legal
8 5 (1.54%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.54%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.93%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.62%) Marketing
10 2 (0.62%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.31%) Electronics
11 1 (0.31%) French Language
11 1 (0.31%) Local Government
11 1 (0.31%) Billing
Job Titles
1 98 (30.25%) Analyst
2 91 (28.09%) Security Analyst
3 46 (14.20%) Consultant
4 43 (13.27%) Security Specialist
5 42 (12.96%) Security Consultant
6 37 (11.42%) Security Engineer
7 34 (10.49%) Information Security Analyst
7 34 (10.49%) Information Analyst
8 27 (8.33%) IT Security Engineer
9 20 (6.17%) Security Manager
10 19 (5.86%) Technical Support
11 18 (5.56%) Support Engineer
11 18 (5.56%) IT Operations Analyst
11 18 (5.56%) Operations Analyst
11 18 (5.56%) Security Operations Analyst
12 16 (4.94%) IT Security Consultant
12 16 (4.94%) Technical Engineer
12 16 (4.94%) Technical Support Engineer
12 16 (4.94%) IT Consultant
13 15 (4.63%) IT Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.85%) Web Services
1 6 (1.85%) SailPoint
2 4 (1.23%) Symfony
3 2 (0.62%) .NET
4 1 (0.31%) XACML
4 1 (0.31%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.31%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 71 (21.91%) Management Information System
2 27 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (5.25%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.78%) Cryptography
5 7 (2.16%) CESG
6 5 (1.54%) Mainframe
6 5 (1.54%) DataPower
7 2 (0.62%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (0.62%) PKI
7 2 (0.62%) PMI
8 1 (0.31%) Firmware
8 1 (0.31%) DTV
8 1 (0.31%) Equities
8 1 (0.31%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.31%) SCADA
8 1 (0.31%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.31%) HP StorageWorks
8 1 (0.31%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.31%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 103 (31.79%) Windows
2 98 (30.25%) Linux
3 72 (22.22%) UNIX
4 21 (6.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (5.25%) Solaris
6 12 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (3.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (3.09%) FreeBSD
9 7 (2.16%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.31%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.31%) CentOS
10 1 (0.31%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.31%) VMS
10 1 (0.31%) zOS
10 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (41.36%) Information Security
2 101 (31.17%) ITIL
3 86 (26.54%) Penetration Testing
4 73 (22.53%) SIEM
5 70 (21.60%) Incident Management
6 48 (14.81%) Security Management
7 47 (14.51%) Risk Management
8 36 (11.11%) Project Management
9 35 (10.80%) Cyber Security
10 31 (9.57%) Service Management
10 31 (9.57%) Business Continuity
11 27 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 26 (8.02%) PRINCE2
13 24 (7.41%) Change Management
14 21 (6.48%) Disaster Recovery
15 19 (5.86%) Stakeholder Management
16 18 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
17 17 (5.25%) Security Architecture
17 17 (5.25%) E-Commerce
18 15 (4.63%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 28 (8.64%) SQL
2 24 (7.41%) Perl
3 17 (5.25%) PowerShell
4 16 (4.94%) Ruby
5 14 (4.32%) Java
6 12 (3.70%) C
6 12 (3.70%) Python
7 10 (3.09%) C++
7 10 (3.09%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.23%) PHP
9 3 (0.93%) JavaScript
9 3 (0.93%) R
Qualifications
1 142 (43.83%) CISSP
2 50 (15.43%) CEH
3 42 (12.96%) Degree
4 38 (11.73%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (11.73%) CISA
4 38 (11.73%) CISM
5 34 (10.49%) Security Cleared
6 25 (7.72%) GIAC
7 24 (7.41%) SC Cleared
8 23 (7.10%) CCNA
9 22 (6.79%) CCNP
10 15 (4.63%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (4.01%) PCI QSA
11 13 (4.01%) CCSE
12 11 (3.40%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (3.40%) SSCP
13 9 (2.78%) MCSE
14 7 (2.16%) OSCP
15 6 (1.85%) ISACA
15 6 (1.85%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 38 (11.73%) PCI DSS
3 32 (9.88%) COBIT
4 15 (4.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 14 (4.32%) SLA
6 3 (0.93%) GPG13
7 2 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.31%) BS7799
8 1 (0.31%) QA
System Software
1 30 (9.26%) Snort
2 25 (7.72%) Nmap
3 14 (4.32%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.31%) vSphere
5 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.31%) Samba
5 1 (0.31%) Squid
Systems Management
1 29 (8.95%) Nessus
2 26 (8.02%) McAfee ePO
3 13 (4.01%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 9 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
5 8 (2.47%) WSUS
6 1 (0.31%) SCCM
6 1 (0.31%) WebInspect
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 41 (12.65%) McAfee
2 38 (11.73%) Microsoft
2 38 (11.73%) CheckPoint
3 33 (10.19%) Symantec
4 32 (9.88%) Cisco
5 30 (9.26%) Websense
5 30 (9.26%) Blue Coat
6 23 (7.10%) Splunk
7 22 (6.79%) Qualys
8 21 (6.48%) Juniper
9 15 (4.63%) IronPort
10 14 (4.32%) LogRhythm
11 13 (4.01%) Lumension
11 13 (4.01%) Becrypt
12 12 (3.70%) Red Hat
12 12 (3.70%) Oracle
13 11 (3.40%) VMware
13 11 (3.40%) F5
13 11 (3.40%) ArcSight
14 8 (2.47%) IBM
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