Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Vulnerability Scanning
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 269 283 336
Rank change year-on-year +14 +53 +52
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Scanning 76 37 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.68% 0.36% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.39% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 31 34 13
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £50,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% -25.93% -3.57%
10th Percentile £48,750 £25,750 £61,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £64,625 £113,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £53,750 £67,500
% change year-on-year +20.93% -20.37% +8.00%

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 10,247 9,377 10,431
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.64% 91.78% 90.45%
Number of salaries quoted 9,131 8,477 9,511
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,750 £36,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +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 20 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Vulnerability Scanning in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 66 (86.84%) Cybersecurity
2 47 (61.84%) Windows
2 47 (61.84%) CISSP
3 42 (55.26%) Penetration Testing
4 40 (52.63%) TCP/IP
5 32 (42.11%) PowerShell
6 30 (39.47%) Security Testing
6 30 (39.47%) Risk Assessment
7 29 (38.16%) Internet
7 29 (38.16%) Ethical Hacking
8 28 (36.84%) Analytics
9 27 (35.53%) Behavioural Analytics
10 24 (31.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 22 (28.95%) Linux
11 22 (28.95%) Information Security
12 20 (26.32%) SIEM
13 16 (21.05%) Threat Modelling
14 14 (18.42%) Finance
14 14 (18.42%) Management Information System
14 14 (18.42%) Java
15 13 (17.11%) Risk Analysis
16 12 (15.79%) Network Security
16 12 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 12 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
16 12 (15.79%) Debian
16 12 (15.79%) Due Diligence
17 11 (14.47%) Firewall
17 11 (14.47%) Splunk
18 10 (13.16%) Qualys
18 10 (13.16%) Windows Server

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 (1.32%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.21%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (52.63%) TCP/IP
2 29 (38.16%) Internet
3 12 (15.79%) Network Security
4 11 (14.47%) Firewall
5 7 (9.21%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (6.58%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (6.58%) DKIM
6 5 (6.58%) DMARC
7 2 (2.63%) LAN
7 2 (2.63%) WAN
8 1 (1.32%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.32%) Cisco Firepower
8 1 (1.32%) Extranet
8 1 (1.32%) Skype
Development Applications
1 5 (6.58%) Metasploit
2 4 (5.26%) Hudson
3 3 (3.95%) Burp Suite
General
1 14 (18.42%) Finance
2 9 (11.84%) Banking
3 4 (5.26%) Financial Institution
3 4 (5.26%) International Banking
4 1 (1.32%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (51.32%) Analyst
2 38 (50.00%) Security Analyst
3 29 (38.16%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 17 (22.37%) Security Engineer
5 12 (15.79%) Applications Developer
5 12 (15.79%) Developer
5 12 (15.79%) Java Applications Developer
5 12 (15.79%) Java Developer
6 9 (11.84%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 7 (9.21%) Information Security Engineer
8 6 (7.89%) Banking Analyst
8 6 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (7.89%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
8 6 (7.89%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (7.89%) Senior Security Analyst
9 5 (6.58%) Consultant
9 5 (6.58%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 5 (6.58%) IT Analyst
9 5 (6.58%) IT Security Analyst
9 5 (6.58%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.21%) .NET
2 5 (6.58%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (6.58%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.32%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.42%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.58%) BYOD
3 4 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (5.26%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.95%) Cyberattack
5 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.63%) Fintech
5 2 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.32%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.32%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 47 (61.84%) Windows
2 22 (28.95%) Linux
3 12 (15.79%) Debian
3 12 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (13.16%) Windows Server
5 9 (11.84%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (86.84%) Cybersecurity
2 42 (55.26%) Penetration Testing
3 30 (39.47%) Risk Assessment
3 30 (39.47%) Security Testing
4 29 (38.16%) Ethical Hacking
5 28 (36.84%) Analytics
6 27 (35.53%) Behavioural Analytics
7 22 (28.95%) Information Security
8 20 (26.32%) SIEM
9 16 (21.05%) Threat Modelling
10 13 (17.11%) Risk Analysis
11 12 (15.79%) Due Diligence
11 12 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (11.84%) Vulnerability Management
13 6 (7.89%) Kalman Filter
13 6 (7.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 6 (7.89%) Web Filtering
14 5 (6.58%) Investment Management
14 5 (6.58%) Patch Management
14 5 (6.58%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 32 (42.11%) PowerShell
2 14 (18.42%) Java
3 7 (9.21%) SQL
4 5 (6.58%) Python
5 2 (2.63%) C
5 2 (2.63%) C#
5 2 (2.63%) C++
5 2 (2.63%) PHP
5 2 (2.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 47 (61.84%) CISSP
2 9 (11.84%) CISM
3 8 (10.53%) Degree
4 7 (9.21%) CEH
4 7 (9.21%) CISA
4 7 (9.21%) SSCP
5 2 (2.63%) CHECK Team Leader
5 2 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.63%) CREST Certified
5 2 (2.63%) GCIA
5 2 (2.63%) GIAC
5 2 (2.63%) GPEN
5 2 (2.63%) OSCP
6 1 (1.32%) CCNA
6 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (31.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (2.63%) GDPR
3 2 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (9.21%) Hyper-V
1 7 (9.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.58%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.58%) KVM
3 2 (2.63%) vSphere
4 1 (1.32%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (7.89%) SCCM
2 5 (6.58%) Nessus
2 5 (6.58%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 5 (6.58%) OpenVAS
2 5 (6.58%) QRadar
2 5 (6.58%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (14.47%) Splunk
2 10 (13.16%) Qualys
3 7 (9.21%) Cisco
3 7 (9.21%) Oracle
3 7 (9.21%) VMware
4 6 (7.89%) Palo Alto
4 6 (7.89%) Red Hat
5 5 (6.58%) Rapid7
5 5 (6.58%) Tripwire
6 1 (1.32%) AlgoSec
6 1 (1.32%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.32%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.32%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.32%) CyberArk
6 1 (1.32%) F5
6 1 (1.32%) HP
6 1 (1.32%) Juniper
6 1 (1.32%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.32%) Riverbed
6 1 (1.32%) SolarWinds