The table below looks at the statistics for Vulnerability Management 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 Management over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Vulnerability Management
Rank 219 217 209
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Management 9 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.16% 0.055% 0.055%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.069% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 0
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £40,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+16.25% -33.33%
Vulnerability Management
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
4807 4362 4272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 83.92% 79.85% 78.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3942 3645 3607
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 £27,000
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 Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Vulnerability Management Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Vulnerability Management
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Vulnerability Management Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Vulnerability Management
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 Management within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 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
Coventry - 7 £50,000 -
Birmingham -13 1 £42,500 +13.33%
Shropshire - 1 £45,000 -
Vulnerability Management
England

Vulnerability Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Vulnerability Management 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 Management.

1 10 (83.33%) SIEM
2 9 (75.00%) Firewall
3 8 (66.67%) UNIX
3 8 (66.67%) Windows
3 8 (66.67%) CISSP
4 7 (58.33%) Cisco
4 7 (58.33%) McAfee
4 7 (58.33%) CISM
4 7 (58.33%) Wireless
4 7 (58.33%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (58.33%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (58.33%) Computer Security
4 7 (58.33%) Wireless Security
5 6 (50.00%) Information Security
6 5 (41.67%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (33.33%) Network Security
7 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
8 3 (25.00%) Linux
8 3 (25.00%) Degree
9 2 (16.67%) Splunk
9 2 (16.67%) ITIL
9 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
9 2 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
9 2 (16.67%) Project Management
10 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (8.33%) BGP
10 1 (8.33%) EIGRP
10 1 (8.33%) Solaris
10 1 (8.33%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Vulnerability Management 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 Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) Firewall
2 7 (58.33%) Wireless
2 7 (58.33%) Wireless Security
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (41.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (33.33%) Network Security
5 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (8.33%) OSPF
5 1 (8.33%) BGP
5 1 (8.33%) EIGRP
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (8.33%) Legal
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Analyst
1 10 (83.33%) Security Analyst
2 7 (58.33%) Operations Analyst
2 7 (58.33%) Security Operations Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) IT Security Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) IT Operations Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Security Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Lead Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Lead Security Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Cryptography
2 1 (8.33%) PKI
2 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) UNIX
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) SIEM
2 7 (58.33%) Computer Security
3 6 (50.00%) Information Security
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
5 1 (8.33%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
1 1 (8.33%) VBScript
1 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) CISSP
2 7 (58.33%) CISM
3 3 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) CEH
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (8.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (8.33%) COBIT
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (8.33%) HIPAA
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (8.33%) Ionix
2 1 (8.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco
1 7 (58.33%) McAfee
2 2 (16.67%) Splunk
3 1 (8.33%) Rapid7
3 1 (8.33%) Tripwire
3 1 (8.33%) Qualys
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Sun
3 1 (8.33%) EMC
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle