Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Vulnerability Assessment skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Vulnerability Assessment over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Vulnerability Assessment
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 747 644 760
Rank change year-on-year -103 +116 +182
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 434 649 573
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.26% 0.36% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.41% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 321 502 436
England median annual salary £55,000 £58,072 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.29% +1.00% +9.52%
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £35,625
90th Percentile £81,250 £85,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -4.35% - +15.00%

Vulnerability Assessment 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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 151740 159655 182630
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.91% 89.41% 88.75%
Number of salaries quoted 120747 133850 152095
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

Vulnerability Assessment
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Vulnerability Assessment as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Vulnerability Assessment in England

Vulnerability Assessment
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment in England.

Salary trend for Vulnerability Assessment in England

Vulnerability Assessment
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Vulnerability Assessment in England

Vulnerability Assessment
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment within the England region over the 6 months to 24 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
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -40 231 £55,000 -15.38% 5
South East -77 84 £55,000 - 4
South West +46 44 £57,500 +15.00% 4
North of England -16 36 £45,000 - 3
Midlands +29 23 £69,000 +38.00% 3
West Midlands +19 20 £69,000 +38.00% 3
North West -27 20 £47,500 +12.43% 2
Yorkshire -1 14 £36,750 -26.50% 1
East of England -1 11 £45,000 -2.70% 1
East Midlands +25 3 £45,000 -
North East - 2 £55,000 -
Vulnerability Assessment
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Vulnerability Assessment.

1 277 (63.82%) Information Security
2 195 (44.93%) Firewall
3 158 (36.41%) Penetration Testing
4 156 (35.94%) SIEM
5 149 (34.33%) CISSP
6 129 (29.72%) Cybersecurity
7 128 (29.49%) Finance
8 116 (26.73%) Network Security
9 114 (26.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 111 (25.58%) Management Information System
11 104 (23.96%) Linux
12 103 (23.73%) Degree
13 102 (23.50%) Windows
13 102 (23.50%) CISM
14 99 (22.81%) Security Operations
15 75 (17.28%) Nessus
16 68 (15.67%) Risk Management
17 64 (14.75%) Computer Science
17 64 (14.75%) Security Cleared
18 60 (13.82%) PCI DSS
19 56 (12.90%) Unix
20 55 (12.67%) Risk Assessment
21 53 (12.21%) ITIL
21 53 (12.21%) Vulnerability Scanning
22 51 (11.75%) TCP/IP
23 50 (11.52%) CEH
24 49 (11.29%) CISA
24 49 (11.29%) OWASP
24 49 (11.29%) Security Monitoring
25 48 (11.06%) Security Testing

Vulnerability Assessment
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 3 (0.69%) IIS
2 2 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.23%) Apache
3 1 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (2.53%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (0.92%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.92%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.84%) Office 365
3 3 (0.69%) IaaS
3 3 (0.69%) SaaS
4 2 (0.46%) GitHub
5 1 (0.23%) Akamai
5 1 (0.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 195 (44.93%) Firewall
2 116 (26.73%) Network Security
3 51 (11.75%) TCP/IP
4 44 (10.14%) Intrusion Detection
4 44 (10.14%) Wireless
5 33 (7.60%) WAN
6 28 (6.45%) Internet
7 26 (5.99%) LAN
8 24 (5.53%) DNS
8 24 (5.53%) VPN
9 20 (4.61%) DHCP
10 18 (4.15%) SS7
11 17 (3.92%) Cisco ASA
11 17 (3.92%) Ethernet
12 14 (3.23%) Multicast
12 14 (3.23%) Radio Access Network
12 14 (3.23%) SSL
12 14 (3.23%) VoLTE
13 11 (2.53%) DMZ
14 10 (2.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.07%) Big Data
2 5 (1.15%) Geospatial Data
2 5 (1.15%) Hadoop
2 5 (1.15%) Looker
2 5 (1.15%) NoSQL
3 2 (0.46%) Couchbase
4 1 (0.23%) GIS
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (4.84%) Burp Suite
1 21 (4.84%) Metasploit
2 8 (1.84%) AppScan
3 7 (1.61%) Paros
4 5 (1.15%) Fiddler
5 4 (0.92%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (0.92%) WebScarab
6 3 (0.69%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (0.46%) CircleCI
7 2 (0.46%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.23%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.23%) Xcode
General
1 128 (29.49%) Finance
2 38 (8.76%) Telecoms
3 23 (5.30%) Banking
3 23 (5.30%) Legal
4 13 (3.00%) Law
5 8 (1.84%) Digital Economy
5 8 (1.84%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.15%) Aerospace
6 5 (1.15%) Local Government
6 5 (1.15%) Retail
7 4 (0.92%) Games
8 3 (0.69%) Automotive
8 3 (0.69%) International Banking
8 3 (0.69%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.69%) Marketing
8 3 (0.69%) Military
9 2 (0.46%) Advertising
9 2 (0.46%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.23%) Electronics
10 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 180 (41.47%) Analyst
2 153 (35.25%) Security Analyst
3 59 (13.59%) Security Engineer
4 49 (11.29%) Information Analyst
4 49 (11.29%) Information Security Analyst
5 45 (10.37%) Consultant
6 37 (8.53%) Network Engineer
7 36 (8.29%) Security Consultant
8 34 (7.83%) Penetration Tester
8 34 (7.83%) Tester
9 33 (7.60%) Senior Analyst
10 29 (6.68%) Senior Security Analyst
11 25 (5.76%) Security Manager
12 24 (5.53%) Technical Analyst
12 24 (5.53%) Technical Security Analyst
13 20 (4.61%) IT Analyst
14 19 (4.38%) IT Security Analyst
15 18 (4.15%) Junior
15 18 (4.15%) Security Specialist
15 18 (4.15%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.46%) .NET
1 15 (3.46%) HTML
1 15 (3.46%) XML
2 10 (2.30%) CGI
3 5 (1.15%) JSON
3 5 (1.15%) RESTful
3 5 (1.15%) Web Services
4 4 (0.92%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (0.92%) HTML5
5 2 (0.46%) Express
5 2 (0.46%) Node.js
6 1 (0.23%) Ajax
6 1 (0.23%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.23%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.23%) REST
6 1 (0.23%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.23%) SOAP
6 1 (0.23%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 111 (25.58%) Management Information System
2 64 (14.75%) Computer Science
3 37 (8.53%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (7.83%) Cyberthreat
4 34 (7.83%) Data Centre
5 25 (5.76%) Cyber Attack
6 21 (4.84%) PKI
7 16 (3.69%) Security Operations Centre
8 14 (3.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 14 (3.23%) Smartphone
9 12 (2.76%) Mobile App
10 10 (2.30%) Cyber Defence
11 9 (2.07%) CESG
11 9 (2.07%) Fintech
12 7 (1.61%) BYOD
13 6 (1.38%) Cybercrime
13 6 (1.38%) Data Protection Act
14 5 (1.15%) Virtual Team
15 4 (0.92%) Cyber Kill Chain
15 4 (0.92%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 104 (23.96%) Linux
2 102 (23.50%) Windows
3 56 (12.90%) Unix
4 27 (6.22%) Kali Linux
5 22 (5.07%) Android
6 8 (1.84%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.61%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.69%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.69%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 277 (63.82%) Information Security
2 158 (36.41%) Penetration Testing
3 156 (35.94%) SIEM
4 129 (29.72%) Cybersecurity
5 99 (22.81%) Security Operations
6 68 (15.67%) Risk Management
7 55 (12.67%) Risk Assessment
8 53 (12.21%) ITIL
8 53 (12.21%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 49 (11.29%) OWASP
9 49 (11.29%) Security Monitoring
10 48 (11.06%) Security Testing
11 45 (10.37%) Security Architecture
12 44 (10.14%) Data Protection
13 43 (9.91%) Threat Analysis
14 42 (9.68%) Incident Management
15 41 (9.45%) Information Assurance
15 41 (9.45%) Security Management
16 39 (8.99%) Network Design
17 36 (8.29%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (9.68%) Python
2 34 (7.83%) C
3 23 (5.30%) Perl
4 18 (4.15%) Java
5 15 (3.46%) PowerShell
6 13 (3.00%) C++
7 12 (2.76%) JavaScript
8 11 (2.53%) C#
9 10 (2.30%) Bash Shell
10 8 (1.84%) Ruby
11 7 (1.61%) SQL
12 5 (1.15%) PHP
13 4 (0.92%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.46%) ES6
14 2 (0.46%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.46%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.23%) AWK
15 1 (0.23%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 149 (34.33%) CISSP
2 103 (23.73%) Degree
3 102 (23.50%) CISM
4 64 (14.75%) Security Cleared
5 50 (11.52%) CEH
6 49 (11.29%) CISA
7 47 (10.83%) GIAC
8 38 (8.76%) DV Cleared
8 38 (8.76%) GCIH
9 34 (7.83%) GCIA
10 31 (7.14%) SANS
11 24 (5.53%) CCNA
11 24 (5.53%) Cisco Certification
12 23 (5.30%) Computer Science Degree
13 22 (5.07%) SC Cleared
14 18 (4.15%) CCNP
14 18 (4.15%) CREST Certified
15 17 (3.92%) CHECK Team Leader
16 16 (3.69%) OSCP
17 12 (2.76%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (26.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 60 (13.82%) PCI DSS
3 23 (5.30%) GDPR
4 19 (4.38%) Cyber Essentials
4 19 (4.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 13 (3.00%) COBIT
6 7 (1.61%) NIST 800
7 5 (1.15%) RMADS
8 4 (0.92%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 4 (0.92%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 4 (0.92%) SLA
8 4 (0.92%) SSAE 16
9 3 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 3 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.23%) FIPS 140-2
10 1 (0.23%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.23%) QA
System Software
1 37 (8.53%) Virtual Machines
2 24 (5.53%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.30%) Snort
4 6 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.92%) Docker
7 3 (0.69%) Firmware
7 3 (0.69%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.23%) LXC
8 1 (0.23%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.23%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.23%) vSphere
8 1 (0.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 75 (17.28%) Nessus
2 37 (8.53%) CSIRT
3 34 (7.83%) QRadar
4 20 (4.61%) Nmap
5 12 (2.76%) WebInspect
6 10 (2.30%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 8 (1.84%) HP Fortify
8 7 (1.61%) Computer Incident Response Team
8 7 (1.61%) Suricata
9 5 (1.15%) EnCase
9 5 (1.15%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 4 (0.92%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 4 (0.92%) Nagios
11 2 (0.46%) Nexpose
11 2 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.46%) Puppet
12 1 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
12 1 (0.23%) John the Ripper
12 1 (0.23%) OpenVAS
12 1 (0.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 43 (9.91%) Cisco
2 41 (9.45%) Microsoft
3 33 (7.60%) Oracle
4 29 (6.68%) BeyondTrust
5 27 (6.22%) CheckPoint
6 25 (5.76%) Splunk
7 20 (4.61%) Qualys
8 15 (3.46%) HP
9 10 (2.30%) Citrix
10 8 (1.84%) NetWitness
11 7 (1.61%) F5
11 7 (1.61%) Fortinet
12 6 (1.38%) Veracode
12 6 (1.38%) VMware
13 5 (1.15%) NetApp
13 5 (1.15%) Sophos
14 4 (0.92%) SolarWinds
15 3 (0.69%) ArcSight
15 3 (0.69%) NETGEAR
15 3 (0.69%) SonicWALL