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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Vulnerability Management
Rank 639 761 888
Rank change year-on-year
+122 +127
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Management 325 210 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.19% 0.093%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.22% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 269 144 82
Average salary £57,500 £56,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £40,000 £35,568
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £71,750
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%

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
90517 95084 102220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.61% 85.94% 85.32%
Number of salaries quoted 75230 76808 82364
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 April 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 30 April 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
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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 +98 304 £57,500 +4.54% 35
London +86 172 £60,000 -4.00% 25
South East +50 79 £55,000 +22.22% 6
Surrey +25 22 £52,000 -15.10%
East of England +23 20 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Scotland +3 20 £52,500 - 1
City of London +24 19 £60,000 -12.72% 4
Berkshire +17 18 £40,000 - 3
Edinburgh +17 16 £52,500 - 1
West Midlands -11 13 £45,000 +19.13%
East Sussex +21 12 £70,000 +47.36% 1
Lewes - 12 £70,000 -
Bedfordshire +4 11 £60,000 +20.00%
Buckinghamshire +27 9 £50,000 +11.11%
Guildford - 9 £55,000 -
Hertfordshire +26 8 £60,000 +4.34% 1
Yorkshire +9 8 £35,250 -7.23% 1
West Yorkshire +3 8 £35,250 -6.62% 1
Leeds 0 8 £35,250 -6.62%
West Sussex - 8 £68,000 -
Reading +11 7 £57,500 +48.38% 1
South West +1 7 £53,750 -6.52%
North West +20 6 £43,750 -28.53% 1
Manchester +3 6 £43,750 +45.83% 1
Bromley - 6 £65,000 -
Woking - 6 £43,500 -
Shropshire - 6 £45,000 -
Milton Keynes +26 5 £50,000 +11.11%
Luton +4 5 £60,000 +20.00%
Hampshire -3 5 £45,000 -25.00% 1

Vulnerability Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

1 356 (53.13%) CISSP
2 315 (47.01%) Information Security
3 252 (37.61%) SIEM
4 235 (35.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 227 (33.88%) Security Operations
6 214 (31.94%) Firewall
7 197 (29.40%) Windows
8 184 (27.46%) Network Security
9 181 (27.01%) CISM
10 178 (26.57%) PCI DSS
11 156 (23.28%) Management Information System
12 136 (20.30%) Finance
13 132 (19.70%) Linux
13 132 (19.70%) Data Centre
14 130 (19.40%) Degree
15 124 (18.51%) Cybersecurity
16 121 (18.06%) Security Architecture
16 121 (18.06%) ITIL
17 120 (17.91%) Analytical Skills
18 119 (17.76%) CEH
19 114 (17.01%) VMware
20 110 (16.42%) Penetration Testing
21 108 (16.12%) Security Operations Centre
22 102 (15.22%) Splunk
23 90 (13.43%) IIS
24 88 (13.13%) Project Management
25 86 (12.84%) ArcSight
26 85 (12.69%) Performance Management
26 85 (12.69%) Cisco
27 83 (12.39%) Citrix

Vulnerability Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 90 (13.43%) IIS
2 9 (1.34%) Apache
3 7 (1.04%) SharePoint
4 6 (0.90%) Tomcat
5 5 (0.75%) IBM Notes
5 5 (0.75%) WebLogic
5 5 (0.75%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.15%) JBoss
6 1 (0.15%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 26 (3.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.45%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.28%) IaaS
1 22 (3.28%) PaaS
2 13 (1.94%) Mimecast
3 9 (1.34%) SaaS
4 4 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 214 (31.94%) Firewall
2 184 (27.46%) Network Security
3 79 (11.79%) LAN
4 76 (11.34%) WAN
5 63 (9.40%) TCP/IP
6 55 (8.21%) Internet
7 54 (8.06%) Intrusion Detection
8 34 (5.07%) Fibre Channel
9 33 (4.93%) SAN
10 21 (3.13%) Cisco IPT
10 21 (3.13%) DNS
10 21 (3.13%) IP Telephony
10 21 (3.13%) Wireshark
11 16 (2.39%) Cisco Nexus
11 16 (2.39%) Reverse Proxy
11 16 (2.39%) VPN
12 14 (2.09%) Cisco IOS
13 11 (1.64%) SSL
13 11 (1.64%) tcpdump
14 9 (1.34%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (2.69%) Relational Database
2 12 (1.79%) SQL Server
3 6 (0.90%) Oracle Database
4 4 (0.60%) Big Data
4 4 (0.60%) DB2
5 3 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.30%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.15%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.15%) GIS
Development Applications
1 11 (1.64%) Metasploit
2 3 (0.45%) AdminStudio
2 3 (0.45%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (0.15%) Burp Suite
General
1 136 (20.30%) Finance
2 70 (10.45%) Law
3 66 (9.85%) Banking
4 33 (4.93%) Legal
5 29 (4.33%) Retail
6 8 (1.19%) Investment Banking
6 8 (1.19%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.04%) Marketing
8 6 (0.90%) French Language
8 6 (0.90%) German Language
8 6 (0.90%) Military
9 4 (0.60%) Electronics
9 4 (0.60%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.60%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.45%) Portuguese Language
10 3 (0.45%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.30%) Advertising
11 2 (0.30%) Back Office
11 2 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.15%) Games
Job Titles
1 208 (31.04%) Analyst
2 192 (28.66%) Security Analyst
3 115 (17.16%) Consultant
4 105 (15.67%) Security Consultant
5 93 (13.88%) Security Engineer
6 83 (12.39%) Information Analyst
6 83 (12.39%) Information Security Analyst
7 62 (9.25%) Security Manager
8 44 (6.57%) IT Consultant
8 44 (6.57%) Network Security Engineer
9 43 (6.42%) Network Engineer
10 41 (6.12%) IT Security Consultant
11 37 (5.52%) Information Security Manager
12 34 (5.07%) IT Manager
12 34 (5.07%) Senior Consultant
13 33 (4.93%) Information Manager
14 32 (4.78%) Security Specialist
15 31 (4.63%) Senior Analyst
15 31 (4.63%) Senior Security Consultant
16 30 (4.48%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.79%) Web Services
2 5 (0.75%) Regular Expression
3 2 (0.30%) Oracle Streams
4 1 (0.15%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.15%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 156 (23.28%) Management Information System
2 132 (19.70%) Data Centre
3 120 (17.91%) Analytical Skills
4 108 (16.12%) Security Operations Centre
5 54 (8.06%) Cyberthreat
6 25 (3.73%) Client/Server
6 25 (3.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 23 (3.43%) PKI
8 21 (3.13%) Replication
9 17 (2.54%) Computer Science
10 15 (2.24%) Fintech
11 13 (1.94%) EMC VNX
12 12 (1.79%) Cryptography
13 10 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
13 10 (1.49%) Mainframe
14 9 (1.34%) AS400
14 9 (1.34%) IBM Mainframe
15 7 (1.04%) Private Cloud
16 6 (0.90%) Clustering
17 5 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 197 (29.40%) Windows
2 132 (19.70%) Linux
3 76 (11.34%) Unix
4 38 (5.67%) Windows Server
5 31 (4.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (4.18%) Solaris
7 25 (3.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (2.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (1.94%) Windows 7
10 11 (1.64%) FreeBSD
11 8 (1.19%) Windows NT
12 6 (0.90%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.75%) Mac OS
13 5 (0.75%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.45%) AIX
14 3 (0.45%) HPUX
15 2 (0.30%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.15%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (47.01%) Information Security
2 252 (37.61%) SIEM
3 227 (33.88%) Security Operations
4 124 (18.51%) Cybersecurity
5 121 (18.06%) ITIL
5 121 (18.06%) Security Architecture
6 110 (16.42%) Penetration Testing
7 88 (13.13%) Project Management
8 85 (12.69%) Performance Management
9 82 (12.24%) Disaster Recovery
10 80 (11.94%) Portfolio Management
11 75 (11.19%) Risk Management
12 70 (10.45%) Incident Management
13 68 (10.15%) Security Management
14 66 (9.85%) Ethical Hacking
15 56 (8.36%) Test Strategy
16 52 (7.76%) Business Continuity
17 50 (7.46%) Vulnerability Scanning
18 46 (6.87%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 43 (6.42%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 49 (7.31%) PowerShell
2 35 (5.22%) Perl
2 35 (5.22%) SQL
3 33 (4.93%) Python
3 33 (4.93%) Ruby
4 21 (3.13%) Java
5 18 (2.69%) Shell Script
6 17 (2.54%) Bash Shell
7 10 (1.49%) C
8 9 (1.34%) VB
9 5 (0.75%) C++
10 3 (0.45%) Korn
11 1 (0.15%) PHP
Qualifications
1 356 (53.13%) CISSP
2 181 (27.01%) CISM
3 130 (19.40%) Degree
4 119 (17.76%) CEH
5 82 (12.24%) IISP
6 63 (9.40%) Cisco Certification
7 50 (7.46%) GCIH
8 47 (7.01%) CCNA
8 47 (7.01%) SANS
9 45 (6.72%) CISA
10 42 (6.27%) GIAC
11 27 (4.03%) ECSA
12 26 (3.88%) Microsoft Certification
13 25 (3.73%) GCIA
14 24 (3.58%) CHFI
15 22 (3.28%) CREST Certified
16 20 (2.99%) Security Cleared
17 19 (2.84%) GSEC
18 16 (2.39%) CISMP
18 16 (2.39%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 235 (35.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 178 (26.57%) PCI DSS
3 30 (4.48%) COBIT
4 26 (3.88%) QA
5 14 (2.09%) COSO
6 12 (1.79%) ISO27002
7 11 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (1.19%) SLA
9 4 (0.60%) FIPS 140-2
10 3 (0.45%) ISAE 3402
10 3 (0.45%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.45%) ISO22301
10 3 (0.45%) SSAE 16
11 2 (0.30%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.30%) ISO27005
System Software
1 72 (10.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 59 (8.81%) Active Directory
3 43 (6.42%) vSphere
4 30 (4.48%) XenApp
5 22 (3.28%) Snort
6 13 (1.94%) VMware ESX
6 13 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (1.04%) VMware Workstation
8 5 (0.75%) Firmware
8 5 (0.75%) Samba
9 4 (0.60%) LXC
9 4 (0.60%) VirtualBox
9 4 (0.60%) Xen
10 3 (0.45%) BitLocker
11 2 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.15%) RACF
Systems Management
1 66 (9.85%) QRadar
2 51 (7.61%) Nessus
3 36 (5.37%) Nmap
4 21 (3.13%) SCCM
5 18 (2.69%) EnCase
6 13 (1.94%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 13 (1.94%) WSUS
7 8 (1.19%) McAfee ePO
8 7 (1.04%) Nexpose
8 7 (1.04%) Proventia
9 6 (0.90%) OpenVAS
9 6 (0.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 6 (0.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 5 (0.75%) FTK
11 3 (0.45%) RSA enVision
12 2 (0.30%) Data Guard
12 2 (0.30%) FortiGate
12 2 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 2 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
13 1 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 114 (17.01%) VMware
2 102 (15.22%) Splunk
3 86 (12.84%) ArcSight
4 85 (12.69%) Cisco
5 83 (12.39%) Citrix
6 79 (11.79%) Microsoft
7 52 (7.76%) Qualys
8 47 (7.01%) CheckPoint
9 36 (5.37%) Remedy
10 33 (4.93%) Intel Security
11 28 (4.18%) Red Hat
12 20 (2.99%) HP
12 20 (2.99%) Oracle
13 17 (2.54%) F5
14 16 (2.39%) Symantec
15 15 (2.24%) Cyber-Ark
15 15 (2.24%) IBM
16 14 (2.09%) LogRhythm
16 14 (2.09%) Tripwire
17 13 (1.94%) EMC
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