Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Vulnerability Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Vulnerability Management over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Vulnerability Management
England > London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 450 505 509
Rank change year-on-year +55 +4 +21
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management 184 110 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.39% 0.24% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.28% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 65 66
London median daily rate £484 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.25% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £396 £299 £356
90th Percentile £625 £618 £650
England median daily rate £480 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £35.00 £40.18
% change year-on-year - -12.89% -6.56%

Vulnerability Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 40937 38731 39019
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.98% 86.21% 83.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 29768 27769 27882
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £288
90th Percentile £675 £643 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 383 401 470
London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.31 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.60 £50.14 £50.00
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.74% +8.53% +18.42%

Vulnerability Management
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Vulnerability Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Vulnerability Management in London

Vulnerability Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Vulnerability Management in London

Vulnerability Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Vulnerability Management in London over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Vulnerability Management in London

Vulnerability Management
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Vulnerability Management within the London region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West London +11 23 £480 -12.73%
Central London +3 21 £450 -10.00% 3
East London -2 3 - - 1
South London -44 3 - -
Vulnerability Management
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Vulnerability Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Vulnerability Management.

1 113 (61.41%) Information Security
2 93 (50.54%) SIEM
3 82 (44.57%) Cybersecurity
4 62 (33.70%) CISSP
5 59 (32.07%) Security Operations
6 57 (30.98%) Penetration Testing
7 55 (29.89%) Windows
8 53 (28.80%) Firewall
9 48 (26.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 47 (25.54%) CISM
11 46 (25.00%) Finance
11 46 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
12 41 (22.28%) Linux
13 40 (21.74%) Management Information System
14 36 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
15 32 (17.39%) Unix
16 31 (16.85%) Qualys
17 29 (15.76%) PCI DSS
18 28 (15.22%) Splunk
18 28 (15.22%) Amazon AWS
19 27 (14.67%) TCP/IP
20 26 (14.13%) Incident Management
20 26 (14.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
21 24 (13.04%) Identity Access Management
21 24 (13.04%) ITIL
22 23 (12.50%) Degree
22 23 (12.50%) AlienVault
23 22 (11.96%) GDPR
23 22 (11.96%) Security Monitoring
23 22 (11.96%) Security Architecture

Vulnerability Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.17%) IIS
1 4 (2.17%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.09%) Confluence
3 1 (0.54%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (3.80%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (2.17%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 28 (15.22%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (11.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.80%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (3.26%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (2.17%) PaaS
6 3 (1.63%) IaaS
7 2 (1.09%) Office 365
7 2 (1.09%) SaaS
8 1 (0.54%) Akamai
8 1 (0.54%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 53 (28.80%) Firewall
2 46 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 27 (14.67%) TCP/IP
4 12 (6.52%) NAS
4 12 (6.52%) Network Security
4 12 (6.52%) SAN
5 9 (4.89%) LAN
5 9 (4.89%) WAN
6 8 (4.35%) Internet
6 8 (4.35%) Reverse Proxy
7 7 (3.80%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (1.63%) SMS
9 2 (1.09%) DMZ
9 2 (1.09%) IPsec
9 2 (1.09%) Software-Defined Networking
9 2 (1.09%) SSL
10 1 (0.54%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.54%) tcpdump
10 1 (0.54%) TETRA
10 1 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.17%) Maltego
2 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.54%) Big Data
3 1 (0.54%) Data Lake
3 1 (0.54%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 10 (5.43%) Burp Suite
2 3 (1.63%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.63%) IBM UrbanCode
2 3 (1.63%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.63%) Metasploit
2 3 (1.63%) Selenium
3 2 (1.09%) JIRA
4 1 (0.54%) MSBuild
General
1 46 (25.00%) Finance
2 19 (10.33%) Banking
3 7 (3.80%) Marketing
4 5 (2.72%) Advertising
4 5 (2.72%) Electronics
4 5 (2.72%) International Banking
4 5 (2.72%) Legal
4 5 (2.72%) Retail
5 4 (2.17%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.63%) Automotive
6 3 (1.63%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.09%) Law
8 1 (0.54%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 80 (43.48%) Analyst
2 68 (36.96%) Security Analyst
3 26 (14.13%) IT Analyst
3 26 (14.13%) IT Security Analyst
4 20 (10.87%) Security Engineer
5 19 (10.33%) Security Specialist
6 17 (9.24%) Consultant
7 14 (7.61%) Operations Analyst
7 14 (7.61%) Security Consultant
7 14 (7.61%) Security Operations Analyst
8 13 (7.07%) Security Manager
8 13 (7.07%) Technical Analyst
9 12 (6.52%) Technical Security Analyst
10 11 (5.98%) IT Security Specialist
11 10 (5.43%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
11 10 (5.43%) Senior Security Specialist
12 9 (4.89%) Application Security Analyst
12 9 (4.89%) Business Analyst
13 8 (4.35%) Cybersecurity Analyst
13 8 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.80%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (1.63%) Web Services
3 1 (0.54%) .NET
3 1 (0.54%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.54%) Middleware
3 1 (0.54%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 40 (21.74%) Management Information System
2 21 (11.41%) Cyberthreat
3 19 (10.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 19 (10.33%) PKI
4 16 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (7.07%) Data Centre
6 9 (4.89%) Public Cloud
7 8 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
7 8 (4.35%) Linux Command Line
7 8 (4.35%) Security Operations Centre
8 7 (3.80%) BYOD
9 5 (2.72%) Computer Science
10 4 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (2.17%) Online Banking
11 3 (1.63%) Cyber Attack
12 2 (1.09%) Data Structures
12 2 (1.09%) Fintech
13 1 (0.54%) Cyber Defence
13 1 (0.54%) iPad
13 1 (0.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 55 (29.89%) Windows
2 41 (22.28%) Linux
3 32 (17.39%) Unix
4 9 (4.89%) Windows Server
5 6 (3.26%) Kali Linux
6 5 (2.72%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.17%) HPUX
7 4 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.63%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.09%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.09%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (61.41%) Information Security
2 93 (50.54%) SIEM
3 82 (44.57%) Cybersecurity
4 59 (32.07%) Security Operations
5 57 (30.98%) Penetration Testing
6 36 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (14.13%) Incident Management
8 24 (13.04%) Identity Access Management
8 24 (13.04%) ITIL
9 22 (11.96%) Analytics
9 22 (11.96%) Security Architecture
9 22 (11.96%) Security Monitoring
10 20 (10.87%) Ethical Hacking
10 20 (10.87%) OWASP
11 19 (10.33%) Patch Management
11 19 (10.33%) SDLC
11 19 (10.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 18 (9.78%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 17 (9.24%) Mobile Device Management
13 17 (9.24%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 16 (8.70%) SQL
2 12 (6.52%) Python
3 8 (4.35%) Java
4 4 (2.17%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.63%) Ruby
6 2 (1.09%) C
6 2 (1.09%) Perl
7 1 (0.54%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.54%) PHP
7 1 (0.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 62 (33.70%) CISSP
2 47 (25.54%) CISM
3 23 (12.50%) Degree
4 22 (11.96%) CRISC
5 15 (8.15%) CISA
6 12 (6.52%) Security Cleared
7 9 (4.89%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (4.89%) CREST Certified
8 8 (4.35%) CGEIT
9 7 (3.80%) CCSP
9 7 (3.80%) CEH
9 7 (3.80%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
9 7 (3.80%) SC Cleared
10 5 (2.72%) DV Cleared
10 5 (2.72%) GCIA
10 5 (2.72%) GCIH
10 5 (2.72%) SANS
11 4 (2.17%) GIAC
11 4 (2.17%) Network+ Certification
11 4 (2.17%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (26.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (15.76%) PCI DSS
3 26 (14.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 22 (11.96%) GDPR
5 7 (3.80%) RMADS
6 5 (2.72%) Data Quality
7 4 (2.17%) GCP
7 4 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (1.63%) COBIT
9 2 (1.09%) QA
10 1 (0.54%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.54%) NIST 800
System Software
1 12 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (5.98%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.98%) vSphere
3 2 (1.09%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.09%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.54%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 22 (11.96%) Nessus
2 7 (3.80%) logstash
2 7 (3.80%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 6 (3.26%) CSIRT
4 5 (2.72%) Ansible
4 5 (2.72%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 5 (2.72%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.72%) Terraform
5 4 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.09%) AirWatch
6 2 (1.09%) Nmap
6 2 (1.09%) SCCM
7 1 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.54%) RSA Security Analytics
7 1 (0.54%) SCOM
7 1 (0.54%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 31 (16.85%) Qualys
2 28 (15.22%) Splunk
3 23 (12.50%) AlienVault
4 19 (10.33%) Cisco
4 19 (10.33%) Microsoft
5 16 (8.70%) VMware
6 13 (7.07%) ArcSight
7 11 (5.98%) LogRhythm
8 9 (4.89%) Citrix
8 9 (4.89%) Oracle
9 7 (3.80%) CheckPoint
10 6 (3.26%) HP
10 6 (3.26%) McAfee
10 6 (3.26%) Tableau
11 5 (2.72%) CyberArk
11 5 (2.72%) Palo Alto
11 5 (2.72%) Sybase
12 4 (2.17%) Forcepoint
12 4 (2.17%) NetApp
12 4 (2.17%) Red Hat