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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 218 208 194
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -14
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 6 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.10% 0.057% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.072% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £60,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +41.17%
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
4682 4141 3470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.48% 78.80% 75.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4030 3519 2980
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,100 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
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 30 October 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
(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
Staffordshire - 3 - -
Coventry - 2 £37,000 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Vulnerability Assessment
England

Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 8 (50.00%) .NET
1 8 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 7 (43.75%) CISSP
3 4 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 4 (25.00%) Finance
3 4 (25.00%) CISA
4 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
4 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
4 3 (18.75%) Firewall
4 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
5 2 (12.50%) Sentinel
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (12.50%) Java
5 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (12.50%) CCNA
5 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
5 2 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (12.50%) ACSA
5 2 (12.50%) SIEM
5 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (6.25%) Big Data
6 1 (6.25%) Cyber Security
6 1 (6.25%) Protective Monitoring
6 1 (6.25%) SABSA
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (6.25%) Network Security
6 1 (6.25%) ISMS
6 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
6 1 (6.25%) Business Development

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

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Project
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
1 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (6.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Big Data
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Security Specialist
2 7 (43.75%) Tester
3 6 (37.50%) Applications Specialist
3 6 (37.50%) Penetration Tester
3 6 (37.50%) Application Security Specialist
4 5 (31.25%) Applications Tester
4 5 (31.25%) Web Tester
4 5 (31.25%) Security Tester
4 5 (31.25%) Security Analyst
4 5 (31.25%) Analyst
5 4 (25.00%) IT Security Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Ethical Hacker
7 1 (6.25%) Architect
7 1 (6.25%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) UNIX
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 4 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
4 2 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (12.50%) SIEM
4 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (6.25%) Cyber Security
5 1 (6.25%) Protective Monitoring
5 1 (6.25%) SABSA
5 1 (6.25%) Business Development
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (6.25%) Information Security
5 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
5 1 (6.25%) ISMS
5 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
5 1 (6.25%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Java
1 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) CISSP
2 4 (25.00%) CISA
3 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) CCNA
4 2 (12.50%) ACSA
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) SAP
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.25%) Citrix