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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 194 193 193
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 11 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.22% 0.090% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.11% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 5
Average salary £57,500 - £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £40,200 - £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 - £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,375 £50,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +19.04%
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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
4036 3519 3603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.92% 79.56% 75.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3482 2854 3115
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 £29,000 £26,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £55,000 £60,000
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

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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 29 January 2015.

Vulnerability Assessment Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

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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 29 January 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 - 5 £57,500 -
Birmingham -11 4 £42,000 -
Shropshire - 2 - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 13 (76.47%) CISSP
2 7 (41.18%) SIEM
3 6 (35.29%) Security Management
3 6 (35.29%) Information Security
4 5 (29.41%) PCI DSS
4 5 (29.41%) PCI QSA
4 5 (29.41%) CRISC
5 4 (23.53%) Data Security
5 4 (23.53%) Legal
5 4 (23.53%) Risk Management
6 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
6 3 (17.65%) Firewall
6 3 (17.65%) CISM
6 3 (17.65%) UNIX
6 3 (17.65%) .NET
6 3 (17.65%) Linux
6 3 (17.65%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (17.65%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
6 3 (17.65%) Security Testing
6 3 (17.65%) TOGAF
6 3 (17.65%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (17.65%) Business Development
7 2 (11.76%) Protective Monitoring
7 2 (11.76%) SABSA
7 2 (11.76%) Big Data
7 2 (11.76%) Cyber Security
7 2 (11.76%) OSCP
7 2 (11.76%) Information Assurance
7 2 (11.76%) Reverse Engineering

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Project
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
1 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
1 3 (17.65%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (5.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Big Data
General
1 4 (23.53%) Legal
2 2 (11.76%) Publishing
3 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Security Specialist
2 3 (17.65%) Security Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Applications Specialist
2 3 (17.65%) Application Security Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Security Tester
3 2 (11.76%) Web Tester
3 2 (11.76%) Applications Tester
3 2 (11.76%) Penetration Tester
3 2 (11.76%) Security Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Information Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Information Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) CESG
2 1 (5.88%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) UNIX
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) SIEM
2 6 (35.29%) Security Management
2 6 (35.29%) Information Security
3 4 (23.53%) Data Security
3 4 (23.53%) Risk Management
4 3 (17.65%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Security Testing
4 3 (17.65%) TOGAF
4 3 (17.65%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (17.65%) Business Development
5 2 (11.76%) Protective Monitoring
5 2 (11.76%) SABSA
5 2 (11.76%) Cyber Security
5 2 (11.76%) Information Assurance
5 2 (11.76%) Reverse Engineering
5 2 (11.76%) Security Architecture
5 2 (11.76%) ISMS
5 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
5 2 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Perl
1 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) CISSP
2 5 (29.41%) PCI QSA
2 5 (29.41%) CRISC
3 3 (17.65%) CISM
3 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) OSCP
4 2 (11.76%) CEH
4 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) GCFA
4 2 (11.76%) SSCP
4 2 (11.76%) GIAC
5 1 (5.88%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) PCI DSS
2 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) SAP
2 1 (5.88%) Citrix
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft