Period
to 22 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Vulnerability Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Vulnerability Management over the 6 months to 22 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Vulnerability Management
UK > England
6 months to
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 505 540 609
Rank change year-on-year +35 +69 +105
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Management 740 834 636
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.54% 0.50% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.55% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 593 657 526
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £37,100 £40,000 £37,125
90th Percentile £102,500 £86,250 £85,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

Vulnerability Management 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 126,059 152,500 147,436
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.66% 91.81% 91.37%
Number of salaries quoted 99,702 124,615 122,402
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% +3.16%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

Vulnerability Management
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Vulnerability Management in England

Vulnerability Management
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Vulnerability Management in England

Vulnerability Management
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Vulnerability Management in England over the 6 months to 22 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Vulnerability Management in England

Vulnerability Management
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 Management within the England region over the 6 months to 22 April 2019. 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 -67 313 £69,591 +3.10% 6
South East +93 194 £52,500 -4.55% 2
North of England +74 112 £45,000 - 6
North West +104 88 £45,000 -14.29% 4
East of England +66 59 £51,250 -6.82% 3
Midlands +12 46 £60,000 +8.58% 2
West Midlands +1 27 £60,000 +17.94% 1
East Midlands +30 25 £60,000 -7.69% 1
Yorkshire -15 23 £55,000 +22.22%
South West +13 18 £58,500 +15.27% 1
North East +25 1 £32,500 -32.99% 2
Vulnerability Management
UK

For the 6 months to 22 April 2019, IT jobs citing Vulnerability Management 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 England region with a requirement for Vulnerability Management.

1 453 (61.22%) Information Security
2 388 (52.43%) SIEM
3 377 (50.95%) Cybersecurity
4 284 (38.38%) CISSP
5 255 (34.46%) Firewall
6 230 (31.08%) Finance
7 214 (28.92%) Management Information System
8 213 (28.78%) Windows
9 211 (28.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 203 (27.43%) Linux
11 190 (25.68%) Security Operations
12 183 (24.73%) Penetration Testing
13 169 (22.84%) Microsoft
14 154 (20.81%) Network Security
15 151 (20.41%) Degree
16 144 (19.46%) CISM
17 140 (18.92%) SANS
18 127 (17.16%) GDPR
19 122 (16.49%) Risk Management
20 121 (16.35%) Data Protection
21 116 (15.68%) PCI DSS
21 116 (15.68%) Analytical Skills
22 115 (15.54%) Incident Management
23 111 (15.00%) Identity Access Management
24 109 (14.73%) Cisco
25 106 (14.32%) Business Continuity
26 104 (14.05%) CISA
27 102 (13.78%) Legal
28 99 (13.38%) CEH
29 95 (12.84%) Nessus

Vulnerability Management
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 21 (2.84%) SharePoint
2 16 (2.16%) MS Exchange
3 14 (1.89%) IIS
4 12 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (1.49%) Tomcat
5 11 (1.49%) WebLogic
6 10 (1.35%) Apache
7 6 (0.81%) Confluence
8 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.14%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.14%) JBoss
9 1 (0.14%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.14%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 46 (6.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 15 (2.03%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (1.35%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.14%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 71 (9.59%) Amazon AWS
2 70 (9.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 59 (7.97%) Office 365
4 22 (2.97%) IaaS
4 22 (2.97%) SaaS
5 20 (2.70%) PaaS
6 18 (2.43%) Google Cloud Platform
7 15 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
8 13 (1.76%) Mimecast
9 12 (1.62%) Dropbox
9 12 (1.62%) OneDrive
9 12 (1.62%) OpenDNS
10 9 (1.22%) Cloudflare
11 6 (0.81%) Serverless
12 5 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.27%) AdWords
13 2 (0.27%) Akamai
13 2 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.27%) Azure ExpressRoute
14 1 (0.14%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 255 (34.46%) Firewall
2 154 (20.81%) Network Security
3 70 (9.46%) Intrusion Detection
4 66 (8.92%) Wi-Fi
5 64 (8.65%) TCP/IP
6 40 (5.41%) VPN
6 40 (5.41%) WAN
7 39 (5.27%) BGP
7 39 (5.27%) IPsec
7 39 (5.27%) LAN
8 35 (4.73%) DNS
9 29 (3.92%) EIGRP
10 28 (3.78%) VLAN
11 27 (3.65%) Cisco Nexus
12 21 (2.84%) SSL
13 20 (2.70%) Internet
14 17 (2.30%) VoIP
15 14 (1.89%) WLAN
16 13 (1.76%) OSPF
16 13 (1.76%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.27%) Big Data
1 2 (0.27%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (0.14%) GIS
2 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.14%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (2.03%) JIRA
2 7 (0.95%) AppScan
2 7 (0.95%) Metasploit
3 6 (0.81%) Jenkins
4 5 (0.68%) SonarQube
5 2 (0.27%) Artifactory
5 2 (0.27%) Cobertura
5 2 (0.27%) GitLab
5 2 (0.27%) Gradle
5 2 (0.27%) Hudson
6 1 (0.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.14%) Burp Suite
6 1 (0.14%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Forms
General
1 230 (31.08%) Finance
2 102 (13.78%) Legal
3 57 (7.70%) Marketing
4 48 (6.49%) Banking
5 33 (4.46%) Retail
6 13 (1.76%) Telecoms
7 7 (0.95%) Law
8 5 (0.68%) Games
9 3 (0.41%) Back Office
9 3 (0.41%) Military
10 2 (0.27%) Advertising
10 2 (0.27%) Billing
10 2 (0.27%) Brand Awareness
10 2 (0.27%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.27%) Mandarin Language
10 2 (0.27%) Russian Language
11 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 265 (35.81%) Analyst
2 224 (30.27%) Security Analyst
3 101 (13.65%) Security Engineer
4 85 (11.49%) IT Analyst
4 85 (11.49%) IT Security Analyst
4 85 (11.49%) Senior Analyst
5 79 (10.68%) Senior Security Analyst
6 77 (10.41%) Security Manager
7 69 (9.32%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 52 (7.03%) Head of Security
9 46 (6.22%) Senior IT Security Analyst
10 43 (5.81%) Information Analyst
10 43 (5.81%) Information Security Analyst
11 40 (5.41%) Head of Information
11 40 (5.41%) Head of Information Security
12 38 (5.14%) Account Manager
13 35 (4.73%) Information Manager
13 35 (4.73%) Technical Manager
14 34 (4.59%) Information Security Manager
15 33 (4.46%) Technical Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (5.41%) SailPoint
2 11 (1.49%) Regular Expression
3 6 (0.81%) Web Services
4 5 (0.68%) OAuth
4 5 (0.68%) OpenID
4 5 (0.68%) SAML
5 3 (0.41%) LDAP
5 3 (0.41%) Middleware
6 2 (0.27%) 802.1X
6 2 (0.27%) boto
6 2 (0.27%) CSS
6 2 (0.27%) HTML
6 2 (0.27%) REST
7 1 (0.14%) Java EE
7 1 (0.14%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 214 (28.92%) Management Information System
2 116 (15.68%) Analytical Skills
3 90 (12.16%) Security Operations Centre
4 64 (8.65%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 54 (7.30%) Self-Motivation
6 46 (6.22%) Data Centre
7 34 (4.59%) PKI
8 27 (3.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 26 (3.51%) Data Protection Act
10 20 (2.70%) Fintech
11 19 (2.57%) Cyberthreat
12 16 (2.16%) Public Cloud
13 14 (1.89%) Cyberattack
14 10 (1.35%) CESG
15 9 (1.22%) Virtual Team
16 8 (1.08%) Social Media
17 7 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
18 6 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
18 6 (0.81%) Video\Live Streaming
19 5 (0.68%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 213 (28.78%) Windows
2 203 (27.43%) Linux
3 45 (6.08%) Windows Server
4 41 (5.54%) Unix
5 33 (4.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (2.43%) AIX
8 15 (2.03%) Windows 7
9 14 (1.89%) Windows 10
10 8 (1.08%) Kali Linux
11 5 (0.68%) Mac OS
11 5 (0.68%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.54%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.54%) Solaris
13 3 (0.41%) Debian
13 3 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.27%) CentOS
15 1 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.14%) SUSE
15 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 453 (61.22%) Information Security
2 388 (52.43%) SIEM
3 377 (50.95%) Cybersecurity
4 190 (25.68%) Security Operations
5 183 (24.73%) Penetration Testing
6 122 (16.49%) Risk Management
7 121 (16.35%) Data Protection
8 115 (15.54%) Incident Management
9 111 (15.00%) Identity Access Management
10 106 (14.32%) Business Continuity
11 93 (12.57%) Threat Intelligence
12 79 (10.68%) Disaster Recovery
13 75 (10.14%) ITIL
14 74 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
15 72 (9.73%) Mentoring
16 69 (9.32%) Agile Software Development
16 69 (9.32%) Vulnerability Scanning
17 68 (9.19%) OWASP
18 66 (8.92%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
19 63 (8.51%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (7.84%) SQL
2 47 (6.35%) Python
3 45 (6.08%) PowerShell
4 32 (4.32%) Java
5 19 (2.57%) C++
6 14 (1.89%) C
7 8 (1.08%) Shell Script
8 7 (0.95%) Bash Shell
9 6 (0.81%) JavaScript
10 4 (0.54%) C#
10 4 (0.54%) Go
11 1 (0.14%) Perl
11 1 (0.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 284 (38.38%) CISSP
2 151 (20.41%) Degree
3 144 (19.46%) CISM
4 140 (18.92%) SANS
5 104 (14.05%) CISA
6 99 (13.38%) CEH
7 77 (10.41%) Cisco Certification
8 73 (9.86%) GIAC
9 69 (9.32%) CREST Certified
10 49 (6.62%) CCNA
10 49 (6.62%) CCNP
11 39 (5.27%) OSCP
12 36 (4.86%) CCIE
12 36 (4.86%) CRISC
13 30 (4.05%) SSCP
14 27 (3.65%) Computer Science Degree
15 26 (3.51%) GCIA
16 25 (3.38%) GISF
17 21 (2.84%) GCIH
18 19 (2.57%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 211 (28.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 127 (17.16%) GDPR
3 116 (15.68%) PCI DSS
4 51 (6.89%) Cyber Essentials
5 36 (4.86%) SLA
6 32 (4.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 20 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 15 (2.03%) COBIT
9 4 (0.54%) COSO
9 4 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 4 (0.54%) HIPAA
9 4 (0.54%) QA
10 3 (0.41%) ISO 31000
11 2 (0.27%) GAMP
11 2 (0.27%) PMO
11 2 (0.27%) SSAE 16
12 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.14%) NIST 800
12 1 (0.14%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 86 (11.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 69 (9.32%) Active Directory
3 16 (2.16%) VMware Workstation
4 15 (2.03%) vSphere
5 10 (1.35%) BitLocker
5 10 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
5 10 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (1.35%) XenDesktop
6 5 (0.68%) XenApp
7 3 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.27%) Docker
8 2 (0.27%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.14%) Firmware
9 1 (0.14%) KVM
9 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 95 (12.84%) Nessus
2 77 (10.41%) SCCM
3 49 (6.62%) McAfee ePO
4 45 (6.08%) CSIRT
4 45 (6.08%) Norton AntiVirus
5 27 (3.65%) QRadar
6 23 (3.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 22 (2.97%) CASB
8 21 (2.84%) SCOM
9 16 (2.16%) Computer Incident Response Team
10 13 (1.76%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 13 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
10 13 (1.76%) Puppet
11 11 (1.49%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 10 (1.35%) Kubernetes
12 10 (1.35%) PowerCLI
12 10 (1.35%) WSUS
13 9 (1.22%) Single Sign-On
14 7 (0.95%) IBM BigFix
14 7 (0.95%) Nagios
Vendors
1 169 (22.84%) Microsoft
2 109 (14.73%) Cisco
3 93 (12.57%) Splunk
4 91 (12.30%) Symantec
5 89 (12.03%) VMware
6 77 (10.41%) Qualys
7 71 (9.59%) LogRhythm
8 62 (8.38%) McAfee
9 47 (6.35%) CheckPoint
10 45 (6.08%) Palo Alto
11 42 (5.68%) Meraki
12 40 (5.41%) Aveksa
13 37 (5.00%) ArcSight
14 34 (4.59%) SolarWinds
15 30 (4.05%) Juniper
16 26 (3.51%) Citrix
16 26 (3.51%) IBM
17 25 (3.38%) FireEye
18 24 (3.24%) Blue Coat
19 21 (2.84%) Oracle