Period
to 11 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Vulnerability Scanning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Vulnerability Scanning over the 6 months to 11 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Vulnerability Scanning
Central London > City of London
6 months to
11 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 231 290 310
Rank change year-on-year +59 +20 +15
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Scanning 15 44 47
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.25% 0.42% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.45% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 15 39 32
Median annual salary £55,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.43% +7.69% +18.18%
10th Percentile £46,500 £52,600 £41,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,750 £80,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £76,250 £65,000
% change year-on-year -21.31% +17.31% +18.18%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,608 9,747 10,606
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 94.20% 93.40% 93.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4,894 8,609 9,411
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,110 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £97,500 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -

Vulnerability Scanning
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Vulnerability Scanning as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Vulnerability Scanning in the City of London

Vulnerability Scanning
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Vulnerability Scanning in the City of London.

Salary trend for Vulnerability Scanning in the City of London

Vulnerability Scanning
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Vulnerability Scanning in the City of London over the 6 months to 11 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Vulnerability Scanning in the City of London

For the 6 months to 11 July 2020, IT jobs citing Vulnerability Scanning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Vulnerability Scanning.

1 11 (73.33%) Finance
2 9 (60.00%) Azure
3 8 (53.33%) SIEM
3 8 (53.33%) VMware
4 7 (46.67%) Python
5 6 (40.00%) Windows
5 6 (40.00%) Information Security
5 6 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (40.00%) PowerShell
5 6 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 5 (33.33%) CISSP
7 4 (26.67%) Firewall
7 4 (26.67%) Security Testing
7 4 (26.67%) SCCM
7 4 (26.67%) AWS
7 4 (26.67%) Office 365
7 4 (26.67%) Task Automation
8 3 (20.00%) DevSecOps
8 3 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
8 3 (20.00%) Security Operations
8 3 (20.00%) Threat Modelling
8 3 (20.00%) Analytics
8 3 (20.00%) OWASP
8 3 (20.00%) Ansible
8 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (20.00%) Microservices
8 3 (20.00%) SCOM

Vulnerability Scanning
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 2 (13.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 9 (60.00%) Azure
2 4 (26.67%) AWS
2 4 (26.67%) Office 365
3 2 (13.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (6.67%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (13.33%) X.509
3 1 (6.67%) Internet
3 1 (6.67%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) GitLab
1 2 (13.33%) Gradle
1 2 (13.33%) IntelliJ
1 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (13.33%) Snyk
General
1 11 (73.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
1 5 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Security Specialist
2 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 4 (26.67%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
2 4 (26.67%) Network Security Specialist
2 4 (26.67%) Security Specialist
3 3 (20.00%) Information Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Applications Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Security Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Security Officer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Security Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) DevSecOps Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Information Officer
5 1 (6.67%) Server Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (13.33%) PKI
2 1 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) SIEM
2 6 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (40.00%) Information Security
2 6 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Security Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Task Automation
4 3 (20.00%) Analytics
4 3 (20.00%) DevSecOps
4 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (20.00%) Investment Management
4 3 (20.00%) Microservices
4 3 (20.00%) OWASP
4 3 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
4 3 (20.00%) Security Operations
4 3 (20.00%) Threat Modelling
4 3 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
5 2 (13.33%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Python
2 6 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) Apex Code
5 1 (6.67%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) Go
5 1 (6.67%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) CISSP
2 3 (20.00%) CISA
3 2 (13.33%) CEH
3 2 (13.33%) CompTIA Security+
3 2 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (13.33%) CREST Certified
3 2 (13.33%) Degree
3 2 (13.33%) MCSE
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (13.33%) OSCP
4 1 (6.67%) CISM
4 1 (6.67%) IISP
4 1 (6.67%) ISSAP
4 1 (6.67%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) GDPR
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.67%) NIST
1 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) SCCM
2 3 (20.00%) Ansible
2 3 (20.00%) SCOM
3 2 (13.33%) HP Fortify
3 2 (13.33%) Nagios
3 2 (13.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) VMware
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Black Duck
3 2 (13.33%) CyberArk
3 2 (13.33%) HP
3 2 (13.33%) Ping Identity
3 2 (13.33%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (13.33%) Veracode
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) Google