Period
to 23 September 2018

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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Vulnerability Scanning
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 294 296 340
Rank change year-on-year +2 +44 +65
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Scanning 53 34 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.49% 0.34% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.37% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 21 31 18
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £69,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% -20.86% +14.40%
10th Percentile £45,000 £25,750 £59,900
90th Percentile £80,000 £81,250 £108,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £69,500
% change year-on-year +18.18% -20.86% +13.01%

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 10,070 9,268 11,334
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 92.21% 91.51% 91.57%
Number of salaries quoted 8,971 8,355 10,371
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,000 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £92,500 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 23 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Vulnerability Scanning in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, 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 49 (92.45%) Cybersecurity
2 38 (71.70%) CISSP
3 34 (64.15%) Windows
4 33 (62.26%) Penetration Testing
5 31 (58.49%) TCP/IP
6 28 (52.83%) PowerShell
7 25 (47.17%) Analytics
7 25 (47.17%) Risk Assessment
8 24 (45.28%) Internet
8 24 (45.28%) Security Testing
8 24 (45.28%) Ethical Hacking
8 24 (45.28%) Behavioural Analytics
9 16 (30.19%) SIEM
9 16 (30.19%) Information Security
10 15 (28.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 14 (26.42%) Linux
12 10 (18.87%) CISM
13 9 (16.98%) Finance
14 8 (15.09%) Firewall
14 8 (15.09%) Network Security
15 7 (13.21%) Risk Analysis
15 7 (13.21%) Qualys
15 7 (13.21%) Splunk
15 7 (13.21%) Vulnerability Management
15 7 (13.21%) Management Information System
16 6 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
16 6 (11.32%) Debian
16 6 (11.32%) VMware
16 6 (11.32%) Java
16 6 (11.32%) Cisco

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 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (58.49%) TCP/IP
2 24 (45.28%) Internet
3 8 (15.09%) Firewall
3 8 (15.09%) Network Security
4 4 (7.55%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (7.55%) DKIM
4 4 (7.55%) DMARC
5 3 (5.66%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (5.66%) LAN
6 2 (3.77%) WAN
7 1 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.89%) Cisco Firepower
7 1 (1.89%) Extranet
7 1 (1.89%) Skype
7 1 (1.89%) VPN
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Metasploit
General
1 9 (16.98%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Banking
3 4 (7.55%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.77%) International Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (62.26%) Analyst
1 33 (62.26%) Security Analyst
2 28 (52.83%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 12 (22.64%) Security Engineer
4 8 (15.09%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) Applications Developer
5 6 (11.32%) Developer
5 6 (11.32%) Java Applications Developer
5 6 (11.32%) Java Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Banking Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Information Security Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) IT Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) IT Security Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Security Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Senior Cybersecurity Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) Senior Security Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) .NET
1 4 (7.55%) Elastic Stack
1 4 (7.55%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.89%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.55%) BYOD
2 4 (7.55%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.77%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.89%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.89%) Fintech
4 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.89%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 34 (64.15%) Windows
2 14 (26.42%) Linux
3 6 (11.32%) Debian
3 6 (11.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (11.32%) Windows Server
4 4 (7.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (92.45%) Cybersecurity
2 33 (62.26%) Penetration Testing
3 25 (47.17%) Analytics
3 25 (47.17%) Risk Assessment
4 24 (45.28%) Behavioural Analytics
4 24 (45.28%) Ethical Hacking
4 24 (45.28%) Security Testing
5 16 (30.19%) Information Security
5 16 (30.19%) SIEM
6 7 (13.21%) Risk Analysis
6 7 (13.21%) Vulnerability Management
7 6 (11.32%) Due Diligence
7 6 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (11.32%) Threat Modelling
8 5 (9.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 5 (9.43%) ITIL
8 5 (9.43%) Security Architecture
9 4 (7.55%) Data Protection
9 4 (7.55%) Investment Management
9 4 (7.55%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 28 (52.83%) PowerShell
2 6 (11.32%) Java
3 4 (7.55%) Python
4 3 (5.66%) SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (71.70%) CISSP
2 10 (18.87%) CISM
3 5 (9.43%) Degree
4 4 (7.55%) CEH
4 4 (7.55%) CISA
5 2 (3.77%) SSCP
6 1 (1.89%) CCNA
6 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (28.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (7.55%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 3 (5.66%) GDPR
4 2 (3.77%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.89%) NIST 800
System Software
1 6 (11.32%) Hyper-V
1 6 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.55%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.55%) KVM
3 2 (3.77%) vSphere
4 1 (1.89%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) SCCM
2 4 (7.55%) Nessus
2 4 (7.55%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 4 (7.55%) OpenVAS
2 4 (7.55%) QRadar
2 4 (7.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (13.21%) Qualys
1 7 (13.21%) Splunk
2 6 (11.32%) Cisco
2 6 (11.32%) VMware
3 5 (9.43%) Palo Alto
4 4 (7.55%) Rapid7
4 4 (7.55%) Tripwire
5 3 (5.66%) Oracle
6 2 (3.77%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.89%) AlgoSec
7 1 (1.89%) ArcSight
7 1 (1.89%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.89%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.89%) CyberArk
7 1 (1.89%) F5
7 1 (1.89%) HP
7 1 (1.89%) Juniper
7 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.89%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.89%) SolarWinds