The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 191 188 190
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 10 16 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.31% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.41% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 4
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +40.62%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3900 3894 3371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 78.66% 76.46% 72.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3244 3270 2857
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
Vulnerability Assessment
England

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

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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

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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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire - 9 £60,000 - 1
Birmingham -10 1 £78,000 +73.33% 1
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England

Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 9 (56.25%) .NET
1 9 (56.25%) Security Testing
2 7 (43.75%) CISSP
2 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
3 6 (37.50%) Network Security
3 6 (37.50%) TippingPoint
3 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 6 (37.50%) Security Architecture
3 6 (37.50%) ArcSight
3 6 (37.50%) SIEM
3 6 (37.50%) Lumension
3 6 (37.50%) Juniper
3 6 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 6 (37.50%) Internet
3 6 (37.50%) ISA Server
3 6 (37.50%) McAfee
3 6 (37.50%) VPN
3 6 (37.50%) IBM
3 6 (37.50%) Risk Management
3 6 (37.50%) Advertising
3 6 (37.50%) GSEC
3 6 (37.50%) Blue Coat
3 6 (37.50%) Nessus
3 6 (37.50%) Information Security
3 6 (37.50%) Sourcefire
3 6 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (37.50%) PKI
3 6 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (6.25%) CGEIT
4 1 (6.25%) Reverse Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Network Security
1 6 (37.50%) Internet
1 6 (37.50%) VPN
1 6 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 6 (37.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Application Security Specialist
1 8 (50.00%) Applications Specialist
1 8 (50.00%) Security Specialist
2 6 (37.50%) Information Security Architect
2 6 (37.50%) Architect
2 6 (37.50%) Information Architect
2 6 (37.50%) Security Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Security Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Applications Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Web Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Ethical Hacker
5 1 (6.25%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Security Testing
2 6 (37.50%) Security Architecture
2 6 (37.50%) SIEM
2 6 (37.50%) Risk Management
2 6 (37.50%) Information Security
3 1 (6.25%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (6.25%) Digital Forensics
3 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Forensics
3 1 (6.25%) Ethical Hacking
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) CISSP
1 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
2 6 (37.50%) GSEC
3 1 (6.25%) CGEIT
3 1 (6.25%) GIAC
3 1 (6.25%) CISM
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) TippingPoint
1 6 (37.50%) ArcSight
1 6 (37.50%) Lumension
1 6 (37.50%) Juniper
1 6 (37.50%) CheckPoint
1 6 (37.50%) McAfee
1 6 (37.50%) IBM
1 6 (37.50%) Blue Coat
1 6 (37.50%) Sourcefire
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Salary: negotiable + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago