The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Vulnerability Management
Rank 761 778 810
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +32
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Management 152 104 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.096% 0.073%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.12% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 108 76 64
Average salary £49,050 £60,000 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.25% +43.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £38,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £55,000 £55,500
% change year-on-year
-27.27% -0.90%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
94098 85653 91358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.38% 78.75% 77.41%
Number of salaries quoted 75770 70033 77761
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +21 131 £50,000 -16.66% 12
London -12 77 £60,000 -17.24% 7
City of London +17 37 £58,750 -27.69% 5
South East +11 31 £40,000 -33.33% 4
Berkshire +26 22 £40,000 - 3
Scotland +6 19 £49,050 -6.12% 2
Edinburgh +5 18 £49,050 -6.12% 1
Yorkshire -31 13 £30,500 -32.22%
Newbury - 9 £27,500 -
West Yorkshire -36 6 £30,500 -32.22%
Leeds -36 5 £30,500 -32.22%
Bromley - 5 £43,750 -
North West 0 3 £35,000 -41.66%
West Midlands -10 3 £37,500 -
South West -18 3 £38,500 -27.35% 1
Birmingham - 3 £37,500 -
Cheshire -6 2 £35,000 -
Surrey -10 2 £57,500 -17.85%
Hampshire -11 2 £40,000 -33.33%
Kent -12 2 £45,000 -10.00%
Warrington -22 2 £35,000 -
Middlesbrough - 2 £27,500 -
Bournemouth - 2 - -
Crawley - 2 £46,250 - 1
North Yorkshire - 2 £27,500 -
West Sussex - 2 £46,250 - 1
Dorset - 2 - -
Guildford +9 1 £57,500 -17.85%
East of England -16 1 £50,000 -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

Vulnerability Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 114 (43.35%) Firewall
2 110 (41.83%) Information Security
3 103 (39.16%) CISSP
4 102 (38.78%) Finance
5 92 (34.98%) Windows
6 76 (28.90%) Linux
6 76 (28.90%) ITIL
7 63 (23.95%) UNIX
8 61 (23.19%) SIEM
9 56 (21.29%) Management Information System
10 54 (20.53%) Banking
11 52 (19.77%) Penetration Testing
12 48 (18.25%) Incident Management
13 45 (17.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 45 (17.11%) Intrusion Detection
13 45 (17.11%) Network Security
14 44 (16.73%) Microsoft
15 41 (15.59%) TCP/IP
16 40 (15.21%) McAfee
17 38 (14.45%) CheckPoint
17 38 (14.45%) Security Management
18 37 (14.07%) Cyber Security
19 36 (13.69%) Symantec
20 35 (13.31%) LAN
21 34 (12.93%) Blue Coat
21 34 (12.93%) Cisco Certification
22 33 (12.55%) Websense
22 33 (12.55%) CEH
23 32 (12.17%) Nessus
23 32 (12.17%) Business Continuity

Vulnerability Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 8 (3.04%) IIS
2 6 (2.28%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.52%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (1.14%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.76%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.76%) Apache
5 2 (0.76%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.76%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.38%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 17 (6.46%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.04%) MS Office
3 4 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.14%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.80%) PaaS
2 9 (3.42%) IaaS
3 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 114 (43.35%) Firewall
2 45 (17.11%) Intrusion Detection
2 45 (17.11%) Network Security
3 41 (15.59%) TCP/IP
4 35 (13.31%) LAN
5 29 (11.03%) WAN
6 20 (7.60%) Reverse Proxy
7 18 (6.84%) Wireshark
8 17 (6.46%) VPN
9 13 (4.94%) Internet
10 10 (3.80%) tcpdump
11 9 (3.42%) SSL
12 8 (3.04%) HTTPS
12 8 (3.04%) HTTP
13 4 (1.52%) SAN
13 4 (1.52%) WLAN
14 3 (1.14%) DNS
15 2 (0.76%) NetScreen
15 2 (0.76%) Wireless
15 2 (0.76%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.18%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.42%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.52%) MySQL
3 4 (1.52%) CouchDB
3 4 (1.52%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.76%) DB2
4 2 (0.76%) Big Data
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (6.46%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.38%) FxCop
2 1 (0.38%) Paros
General
1 102 (38.78%) Finance
2 54 (20.53%) Banking
3 12 (4.56%) Retail
3 12 (4.56%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.04%) Legal
5 6 (2.28%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.28%) Advertising
6 5 (1.90%) Law
6 5 (1.90%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.76%) Marketing
8 1 (0.38%) Publishing
8 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.38%) Electronics
8 1 (0.38%) Billing
8 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.38%) Local Government
8 1 (0.38%) French Language
8 1 (0.38%) German Language
8 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 76 (28.90%) Analyst
2 70 (26.62%) Security Analyst
3 48 (18.25%) Security Specialist
4 40 (15.21%) Consultant
5 35 (13.31%) Security Consultant
5 35 (13.31%) Security Engineer
6 30 (11.41%) IT Security Engineer
7 24 (9.13%) Information Security Analyst
7 24 (9.13%) Information Analyst
8 17 (6.46%) IT Security Specialist
9 16 (6.08%) IT Security Analyst
10 14 (5.32%) Security Manager
11 13 (4.94%) Information Security Consultant
11 13 (4.94%) IT Consultant
11 13 (4.94%) Architect
12 12 (4.56%) IT Security Consultant
13 11 (4.18%) Security Operations Analyst
13 11 (4.18%) Technical Analyst
13 11 (4.18%) Operations Analyst
13 11 (4.18%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.90%) SailPoint
2 4 (1.52%) Symfony
2 4 (1.52%) MapReduce
3 2 (0.76%) .NET
4 1 (0.38%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.38%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.38%) Web Services
4 1 (0.38%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 56 (21.29%) Management Information System
2 12 (4.56%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.42%) Cryptography
4 5 (1.90%) DataPower
4 5 (1.90%) Mainframe
5 4 (1.52%) CESG
6 2 (0.76%) Blackberry
6 2 (0.76%) PMI
6 2 (0.76%) Equities
6 2 (0.76%) HP StorageWorks
7 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.38%) Social Media
7 1 (0.38%) Open Source
7 1 (0.38%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.38%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.38%) Biotechnology
7 1 (0.38%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 92 (34.98%) Windows
2 76 (28.90%) Linux
3 63 (23.95%) UNIX
4 20 (7.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (5.70%) Solaris
6 14 (5.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (5.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (5.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (4.56%) FreeBSD
8 4 (1.52%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.76%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.76%) CentOS
10 1 (0.38%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.38%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.38%) VMS
10 1 (0.38%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.38%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (41.83%) Information Security
2 76 (28.90%) ITIL
3 61 (23.19%) SIEM
4 52 (19.77%) Penetration Testing
5 48 (18.25%) Incident Management
6 38 (14.45%) Security Management
7 37 (14.07%) Cyber Security
8 32 (12.17%) Business Continuity
9 31 (11.79%) Risk Management
10 28 (10.65%) Project Management
11 24 (9.13%) PRINCE2
12 22 (8.37%) Disaster Recovery
13 18 (6.84%) Change Management
14 17 (6.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 16 (6.08%) Service Management
15 16 (6.08%) Enterprise Architecture
15 16 (6.08%) Risk Assessment
16 13 (4.94%) Stakeholder Management
16 13 (4.94%) Configuration Management
16 13 (4.94%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (11.41%) SQL
2 24 (9.13%) Perl
3 17 (6.46%) PowerShell
4 14 (5.32%) Java
5 13 (4.94%) Ruby
5 13 (4.94%) C
6 12 (4.56%) Python
6 12 (4.56%) Bash Shell
7 11 (4.18%) C++
8 4 (1.52%) PHP
9 3 (1.14%) R
9 3 (1.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 103 (39.16%) CISSP
2 34 (12.93%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (12.55%) CEH
4 32 (12.17%) Security Cleared
5 30 (11.41%) CISA
5 30 (11.41%) CISM
6 24 (9.13%) SC Cleared
6 24 (9.13%) CCNP
7 22 (8.37%) Degree
8 19 (7.22%) CCNA
9 13 (4.94%) CCSE
9 13 (4.94%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (3.80%) MCSE
10 10 (3.80%) PCI QSA
11 9 (3.42%) SSCP
12 8 (3.04%) OSCP
13 7 (2.66%) GPEN
13 7 (2.66%) GSEC
13 7 (2.66%) RHCE
14 4 (1.52%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (17.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (10.65%) COBIT
3 26 (9.89%) PCI DSS
4 15 (5.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.52%) GPG13
6 3 (1.14%) QA
7 1 (0.38%) SLA
7 1 (0.38%) GAMP
7 1 (0.38%) GxP
System Software
1 27 (10.27%) Snort
2 24 (9.13%) Active Directory
3 22 (8.37%) Nmap
4 2 (0.76%) Squid
4 2 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.38%) XenApp
5 1 (0.38%) Samba
5 1 (0.38%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 32 (12.17%) Nessus
2 26 (9.89%) McAfee ePO
3 15 (5.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 11 (4.18%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (2.28%) WSUS
6 2 (0.76%) SCCM
7 1 (0.38%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 44 (16.73%) Microsoft
2 40 (15.21%) McAfee
3 38 (14.45%) CheckPoint
4 36 (13.69%) Symantec
5 34 (12.93%) Blue Coat
6 33 (12.55%) Websense
7 29 (11.03%) Cisco
8 23 (8.75%) Splunk
9 22 (8.37%) Qualys
10 19 (7.22%) Juniper
11 17 (6.46%) IronPort
12 16 (6.08%) LogRhythm
13 15 (5.70%) VMware
13 15 (5.70%) Becrypt
13 15 (5.70%) Lumension
14 14 (5.32%) Red Hat
15 11 (4.18%) Oracle
16 10 (3.80%) Cyber-Ark
17 9 (3.42%) Citrix
18 7 (2.66%) F5
Crawley, West Sussex
Ace European Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits and Excellent Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EarthStream Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + bonus, pension, flexible benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + bonus, on-call allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ECS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits, pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
RandomStorm Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
City, London
RandomStorm Limited
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: £0 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 25 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: £0 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 26 days ago