The table below looks at the statistics for Vulnerability Assessment skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Vulnerability Assessment over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 211 203 198
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 9 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.16% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.26% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 8
Average salary £26,000 £78,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-66.66% +108.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
Vulnerability Assessment
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4833 4295 4258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 84.10% 79.83% 78.98%
Number of salaries quoted 3963 3575 3593
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Vulnerability Assessment
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Vulnerability Assessment Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Vulnerability Assessment
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment across the West Midlands region.

Vulnerability Assessment Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Vulnerability Assessment
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Vulnerability Assessment Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Vulnerability Assessment
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 July 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
Birmingham +5 9 £26,000 -66.66%
Vulnerability Assessment
England

Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Vulnerability Assessment 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 Assessment.

1 11 (73.33%) Information Security
2 10 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (66.67%) PCI DSS
3 7 (46.67%) CISSP
4 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 5 (33.33%) Finance
4 5 (33.33%) CISM
4 5 (33.33%) Firewall
5 4 (26.67%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (26.67%) Network Security
5 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
5 4 (26.67%) Cyber Security
5 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
5 4 (26.67%) UNIX
6 3 (20.00%) Windows
6 3 (20.00%) Linux
6 3 (20.00%) ITIL
6 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (20.00%) PRINCE
6 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (20.00%) Citrix
6 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (20.00%) DV Cleared
7 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
7 2 (13.33%) SIEM
7 2 (13.33%) GIAC
7 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
8 1 (6.67%) Perl
8 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
8 1 (6.67%) Shell Script

Vulnerability Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Vulnerability Assessment 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 Assessment. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 5 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (26.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (26.67%) Network Security
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Information Security Officer
1 5 (33.33%) Security Officer
2 4 (26.67%) Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Security Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Security Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Security Operations Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Cyber Security Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (6.67%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) IT Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) IT Security Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Security Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Information Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) UNIX
2 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Information Security
2 4 (26.67%) Cyber Security
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) PRINCE
4 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (13.33%) SIEM
5 1 (6.67%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (6.67%) OWASP
5 1 (6.67%) Information Assurance
5 1 (6.67%) Reverse Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) Data Security
5 1 (6.67%) Security Management
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Perl
1 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) CISSP
2 5 (33.33%) CISM
3 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
4 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (20.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (13.33%) GIAC
6 1 (6.67%) GCFA
6 1 (6.67%) CEH
6 1 (6.67%) PCI QSA
6 1 (6.67%) SSCP
6 1 (6.67%) CRISC
6 1 (6.67%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (66.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Citrix