Period
to 21 February 2019

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 21 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Vulnerability Scanning
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 240 309 330
Rank change year-on-year +69 +21 +33
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Scanning 83 36 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.80% 0.34% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.36% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 46 34 12
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% - -16.98%
10th Percentile £49,375 £41,250 £52,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £67,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -9.47%

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 9,527 9,996 9,548
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 92.06% 93.20% 91.10%
Number of salaries quoted 8,463 8,908 8,700
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -

Vulnerability Scanning
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Vulnerability Scanning as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Vulnerability Scanning in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Vulnerability Scanning in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, 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 60 (72.29%) Cybersecurity
2 41 (49.40%) Windows
3 38 (45.78%) TCP/IP
3 38 (45.78%) CISSP
4 31 (37.35%) Information Security
4 31 (37.35%) Penetration Testing
5 28 (33.73%) Internet
6 26 (31.33%) Firewall
7 24 (28.92%) Threat Modelling
8 22 (26.51%) Risk Assessment
8 22 (26.51%) Security Testing
9 21 (25.30%) SIEM
10 20 (24.10%) Linux
11 19 (22.89%) Finance
11 19 (22.89%) Network Security
11 19 (22.89%) PowerShell
12 18 (21.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 18 (21.69%) Management Information System
13 17 (20.48%) Ethical Hacking
14 16 (19.28%) Intrusion Detection
15 15 (18.07%) Analytics
15 15 (18.07%) Security Operations
15 15 (18.07%) Behavioural Analytics
16 13 (15.66%) Unix
16 13 (15.66%) LAN
16 13 (15.66%) Java
17 12 (14.46%) SQL
17 12 (14.46%) WAN
17 12 (14.46%) Stakeholder Management
17 12 (14.46%) SSCP

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 4 (4.82%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.64%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.82%) IaaS
2 4 (4.82%) PaaS
3 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 38 (45.78%) TCP/IP
2 28 (33.73%) Internet
3 26 (31.33%) Firewall
4 19 (22.89%) Network Security
5 16 (19.28%) Intrusion Detection
6 13 (15.66%) LAN
7 12 (14.46%) WAN
8 6 (7.23%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (6.02%) Wireless
9 5 (6.02%) WLAN
10 4 (4.82%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (4.82%) DKIM
10 4 (4.82%) DMARC
10 4 (4.82%) SSL
11 3 (3.61%) MPLS
11 3 (3.61%) VPN
12 2 (2.41%) DHCP
12 2 (2.41%) DNS
12 2 (2.41%) NetScaler
13 1 (1.20%) Cisco Nexus
Development Applications
1 9 (10.84%) Burp Suite
2 6 (7.23%) Hudson
3 4 (4.82%) Metasploit
4 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
General
1 19 (22.89%) Finance
2 7 (8.43%) Banking
3 4 (4.82%) International Banking
4 1 (1.20%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.20%) Law
4 1 (1.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 27 (32.53%) Analyst
2 26 (31.33%) Security Analyst
3 22 (26.51%) Security Engineer
4 17 (20.48%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 11 (13.25%) Applications Developer
5 11 (13.25%) Developer
5 11 (13.25%) Java Applications Developer
5 11 (13.25%) Java Developer
6 10 (12.05%) Consultant
6 10 (12.05%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 10 (12.05%) Security Consultant
7 9 (10.84%) Test Consultant
8 8 (9.64%) Cybersecurity Engineer
9 7 (8.43%) Information Security Engineer
9 7 (8.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (8.43%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
10 6 (7.23%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (7.23%) Senior Security Analyst
11 5 (6.02%) Banking Analyst
12 4 (4.82%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.23%) .NET
2 4 (4.82%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (4.82%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.20%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.69%) Management Information System
2 10 (12.05%) Mobile App
3 9 (10.84%) Cyberattack
4 6 (7.23%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (4.82%) BYOD
5 4 (4.82%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (3.61%) Fintech
7 1 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 41 (49.40%) Windows
2 20 (24.10%) Linux
3 13 (15.66%) Unix
4 11 (13.25%) Debian
4 11 (13.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (7.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (72.29%) Cybersecurity
2 31 (37.35%) Information Security
2 31 (37.35%) Penetration Testing
3 24 (28.92%) Threat Modelling
4 22 (26.51%) Risk Assessment
4 22 (26.51%) Security Testing
5 21 (25.30%) SIEM
6 17 (20.48%) Ethical Hacking
7 15 (18.07%) Analytics
7 15 (18.07%) Behavioural Analytics
7 15 (18.07%) Security Operations
8 12 (14.46%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (13.25%) Due Diligence
9 11 (13.25%) Risk Analysis
9 11 (13.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 10 (12.05%) Kalman Filter
11 7 (8.43%) Anomaly Detection
11 7 (8.43%) Forensic Analysis
11 7 (8.43%) Security Architecture
11 7 (8.43%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (22.89%) PowerShell
2 13 (15.66%) Java
3 12 (14.46%) SQL
4 9 (10.84%) Python
5 2 (2.41%) C
5 2 (2.41%) C#
5 2 (2.41%) C++
5 2 (2.41%) PHP
5 2 (2.41%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.20%) Perl
Qualifications
1 38 (45.78%) CISSP
2 12 (14.46%) SSCP
3 7 (8.43%) Degree
3 7 (8.43%) GCIA
3 7 (8.43%) GIAC
3 7 (8.43%) GPEN
4 6 (7.23%) CEH
4 6 (7.23%) CISA
5 4 (4.82%) TOGAF Certification
6 3 (3.61%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.41%) CCNP
7 2 (2.41%) CHECK Team Leader
7 2 (2.41%) CISM
7 2 (2.41%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (2.41%) CREST Certified
7 2 (2.41%) OSCP
8 1 (1.20%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (1.20%) CCIE
8 1 (1.20%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (21.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.20%) GDPR
2 1 (1.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (13.25%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.02%) Hyper-V
2 5 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.82%) KVM
4 1 (1.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (6.02%) Ansible
1 5 (6.02%) Nessus
2 4 (4.82%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 4 (4.82%) OpenVAS
2 4 (4.82%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.82%) QRadar
2 4 (4.82%) SCCM
2 4 (4.82%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (12.05%) Splunk
2 8 (9.64%) Qualys
3 6 (7.23%) Cisco
3 6 (7.23%) Citrix
3 6 (7.23%) Oracle
3 6 (7.23%) Red Hat
4 5 (6.02%) Palo Alto
4 5 (6.02%) VMware
5 4 (4.82%) Rapid7
5 4 (4.82%) Tripwire
6 3 (3.61%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.41%) IronPort
7 2 (2.41%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.41%) SolarWinds
7 2 (2.41%) Zscaler