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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 214 187 183
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -4
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 4 12 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.075% 0.24% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.092% 0.30% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 15
Average salary £58,750 £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.08% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
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
4349 4014 3845
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.30% 80.91% 77.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3628 3334 3229
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 May 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 May 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
Coventry - 2 £58,750 -
Birmingham -15 1 £26,000 -66.66%
Warwickshire - 1 £60,000 -
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Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 May 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%) CISSP
2 7 (46.67%) SIEM
3 6 (40.00%) Security Management
3 6 (40.00%) Information Security
3 6 (40.00%) PCI DSS
4 5 (33.33%) PCI QSA
4 5 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (33.33%) Firewall
4 5 (33.33%) UNIX
4 5 (33.33%) CRISC
5 4 (26.67%) Windows
5 4 (26.67%) Linux
5 4 (26.67%) Data Security
5 4 (26.67%) Legal
6 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (20.00%) Citrix
6 3 (20.00%) CISM
6 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (20.00%) Network Security
7 2 (13.33%) Business Development
7 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
7 2 (13.33%) Information Assurance
7 2 (13.33%) Reverse Engineering
7 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
7 2 (13.33%) CEH

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 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
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Firewall
1 5 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Big Data
General
1 4 (26.67%) Legal
2 1 (6.67%) Publishing
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Security Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Security Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Security Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Information Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Security Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Security Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Information Security Officer
3 1 (6.67%) Security Officer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Information Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Security Operations Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Information Security Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Information Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) IT Security Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Architect
3 1 (6.67%) IT Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) CESG
2 1 (6.67%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) UNIX
2 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) SIEM
2 6 (40.00%) Security Management
2 6 (40.00%) Information Security
3 4 (26.67%) Data Security
4 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
5 2 (13.33%) Business Development
5 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
5 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Information Assurance
5 2 (13.33%) Reverse Engineering
6 1 (6.67%) Security Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) Zachman Framework
6 1 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.67%) Time Management
6 1 (6.67%) ISMS
6 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
6 1 (6.67%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Perl
1 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) CISSP
2 5 (33.33%) PCI QSA
2 5 (33.33%) CRISC
3 3 (20.00%) CISM
4 2 (13.33%) GIAC
4 2 (13.33%) GCFA
4 2 (13.33%) CEH
4 2 (13.33%) SSCP
4 2 (13.33%) OSCP
4 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (6.67%) SAP