Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Vulnerability Management
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 623 585 773
Rank change year-on-year -38 +188 +232
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Management 641 772 553
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.38% 0.43% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.48% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 510 611 475
England median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +13.64% +4.76%
10th Percentile £40,000 £42,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £86,250 £82,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +13.64% +4.76%

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 152449 159358 181424
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.91% 89.39% 88.74%
Number of salaries quoted 121294 133740 151021
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 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 21 November 2017.

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 21 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 +10 431 £65,000 -7.14% 15
South East -10 98 £52,500 -4.55% 4
North of England -18 38 £50,000 - 9
East of England -3 28 £50,000 +3.09% 13
Midlands +16 23 £53,500 +12.63% 3
South West +12 20 £41,985 -23.66% 1
Yorkshire +12 19 £45,000 +28.57% 7
West Midlands -1 19 £53,500 +13.83% 2
North West -15 17 £62,500 +25.00% 1
East Midlands +36 4 £57,500 +4.55%
North East +3 2 £49,250 +9.44% 1
Vulnerability Management
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Vulnerability Management 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 Management.

1 424 (66.15%) Information Security
2 364 (56.79%) SIEM
3 360 (56.16%) CISSP
4 332 (51.79%) Firewall
5 296 (46.18%) Cybersecurity
6 256 (39.94%) Security Operations
7 235 (36.66%) CISM
8 228 (35.57%) Windows
9 224 (34.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 206 (32.14%) Linux
11 192 (29.95%) Finance
12 188 (29.33%) Penetration Testing
13 174 (27.15%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 155 (24.18%) Network Security
15 140 (21.84%) Data Protection
16 130 (20.28%) Active Directory
17 129 (20.12%) Security Architecture
18 125 (19.50%) TCP/IP
19 118 (18.41%) Banking
20 117 (18.25%) ITIL
21 115 (17.94%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
22 114 (17.78%) CISA
23 109 (17.00%) GIAC
24 106 (16.54%) PCI DSS
25 105 (16.38%) Data Protection Act
26 103 (16.07%) Data Loss Prevention
27 100 (15.60%) Windows Server
27 100 (15.60%) Management Information System
28 96 (14.98%) Agile Software Development
29 92 (14.35%) Degree

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 32 (4.99%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.25%) MS Exchange
3 7 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (0.94%) Apache
5 3 (0.47%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.47%) IIS
5 3 (0.47%) JBoss
6 2 (0.31%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.31%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.31%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.31%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.16%) nginx
Applications
1 22 (3.43%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (2.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.31%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.16%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 67 (10.45%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (6.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (3.74%) OneDrive
4 23 (3.59%) Office 365
5 12 (1.87%) Mimecast
6 7 (1.09%) OpenDNS
7 4 (0.62%) IaaS
7 4 (0.62%) SaaS
8 3 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.31%) PaaS
9 2 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.16%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 332 (51.79%) Firewall
2 155 (24.18%) Network Security
3 125 (19.50%) TCP/IP
4 70 (10.92%) Intrusion Detection
5 36 (5.62%) VPN
6 20 (3.12%) Internet
7 15 (2.34%) Cisco ASA
7 15 (2.34%) LAN
7 15 (2.34%) WAN
8 14 (2.18%) Wireless
9 13 (2.03%) DHCP
10 12 (1.87%) DNS
10 12 (1.87%) VLAN
11 11 (1.72%) SAN
12 10 (1.56%) IPsec
13 8 (1.25%) DMZ
13 8 (1.25%) VoIP
14 7 (1.09%) SSL
14 7 (1.09%) WLAN
15 6 (0.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (2.65%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.40%) Big Data
3 4 (0.62%) MySQL
4 3 (0.47%) GIS
4 3 (0.47%) Hadoop
4 3 (0.47%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.31%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (0.31%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.31%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 13 (2.03%) Metasploit
2 8 (1.25%) Burp Suite
3 3 (0.47%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (0.31%) FxCop
4 2 (0.31%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.16%) GitLab
General
1 192 (29.95%) Finance
2 118 (18.41%) Banking
3 35 (5.46%) Legal
4 34 (5.30%) Law
5 17 (2.65%) Investment Banking
5 17 (2.65%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.56%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.25%) Multimedia
8 5 (0.78%) Military
9 4 (0.62%) Games
9 4 (0.62%) Retail
10 3 (0.47%) Advertising
10 3 (0.47%) International Banking
11 2 (0.31%) Electronics
11 2 (0.31%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.31%) Marketing
11 2 (0.31%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.16%) Back Office
12 1 (0.16%) French Language
Job Titles
1 219 (34.17%) Analyst
2 172 (26.83%) Security Analyst
3 127 (19.81%) Security Engineer
4 107 (16.69%) Security Manager
5 61 (9.52%) IT Analyst
5 61 (9.52%) IT Engineer
6 60 (9.36%) IT Security Engineer
7 54 (8.42%) IT Security Analyst
8 49 (7.64%) Operations Engineer
9 48 (7.49%) Consultant
10 47 (7.33%) Information Analyst
10 47 (7.33%) Information Security Analyst
11 44 (6.86%) Operations Analyst
11 44 (6.86%) Security Consultant
11 44 (6.86%) Security Operations Analyst
12 43 (6.71%) IT Manager
12 43 (6.71%) IT Security Manager
13 37 (5.77%) Security Specialist
14 35 (5.46%) Information Security Manager
15 34 (5.30%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (2.81%) Web Services
2 16 (2.50%) SailPoint
3 6 (0.94%) Middleware
4 4 (0.62%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (0.47%) PCRE
5 3 (0.47%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.31%) .NET
6 2 (0.31%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.16%) EDI
7 1 (0.16%) OLE
7 1 (0.16%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 105 (16.38%) Data Protection Act
2 100 (15.60%) Management Information System
3 69 (10.76%) Analytical Skills
4 49 (7.64%) Security Operations Centre
5 44 (6.86%) Cyberthreat
6 38 (5.93%) Computer Science
7 22 (3.43%) PKI
8 20 (3.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 15 (2.34%) Cyber Attack
10 12 (1.87%) Data Centre
11 9 (1.40%) CESG
12 7 (1.09%) Cyber Defence
13 6 (0.94%) Blackberry
13 6 (0.94%) BYOD
13 6 (0.94%) Cybercrime
13 6 (0.94%) Linux Command Line
13 6 (0.94%) Public Cloud
14 4 (0.62%) Fat Client
14 4 (0.62%) Hedge funds
14 4 (0.62%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 228 (35.57%) Windows
2 206 (32.14%) Linux
3 100 (15.60%) Windows Server
4 64 (9.98%) Unix
5 44 (6.86%) Apple iOS
6 38 (5.93%) Mac OS X
7 25 (3.90%) Kali Linux
8 12 (1.87%) VMS
9 11 (1.72%) Windows 10
10 8 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (1.09%) Windows 7
12 6 (0.94%) Android
12 6 (0.94%) CentOS
12 6 (0.94%) Debian
12 6 (0.94%) Ubuntu
12 6 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.16%) AIX
13 1 (0.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 424 (66.15%) Information Security
2 364 (56.79%) SIEM
3 296 (46.18%) Cybersecurity
4 256 (39.94%) Security Operations
5 188 (29.33%) Penetration Testing
6 174 (27.15%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 140 (21.84%) Data Protection
8 129 (20.12%) Security Architecture
9 117 (18.25%) ITIL
10 103 (16.07%) Data Loss Prevention
11 96 (14.98%) Agile Software Development
12 89 (13.88%) Risk Management
13 83 (12.95%) DRM
14 79 (12.32%) Incident Management
15 55 (8.58%) Identity Access Management
16 54 (8.42%) Security Monitoring
17 53 (8.27%) Stakeholder Management
18 50 (7.80%) Analytics
19 48 (7.49%) Forensic Analysis
20 43 (6.71%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 66 (10.30%) Python
2 48 (7.49%) PowerShell
3 38 (5.93%) SQL
4 36 (5.62%) Perl
5 34 (5.30%) Ruby
6 32 (4.99%) Bash Shell
7 31 (4.84%) C#
8 23 (3.59%) Java
9 22 (3.43%) Korn
10 17 (2.65%) Bourne shell
11 7 (1.09%) C
12 5 (0.78%) C-shell
13 4 (0.62%) PHP
14 3 (0.47%) C++
15 2 (0.31%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.31%) VB
15 2 (0.31%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.16%) Go
Qualifications
1 360 (56.16%) CISSP
2 235 (36.66%) CISM
3 114 (17.78%) CISA
4 109 (17.00%) GIAC
5 92 (14.35%) Degree
6 82 (12.79%) CEH
7 50 (7.80%) Cisco Certification
8 46 (7.18%) GCIH
9 38 (5.93%) SANS
10 37 (5.77%) OSCP
11 33 (5.15%) CCNP
12 32 (4.99%) GSEC
13 28 (4.37%) Security Cleared
14 26 (4.06%) Computer Science Degree
15 25 (3.90%) CISMP
15 25 (3.90%) CREST Certified
15 25 (3.90%) CRISC
16 24 (3.74%) GCIA
17 22 (3.43%) CCNA
18 18 (2.81%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 224 (34.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 115 (17.94%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 106 (16.54%) PCI DSS
4 45 (7.02%) GDPR
5 16 (2.50%) Cyber Essentials
6 9 (1.40%) COBIT
7 8 (1.25%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 8 (1.25%) ISO 22301
7 8 (1.25%) SLA
8 6 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 4 (0.62%) Government Security Classifications
9 4 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.47%) GPG13
10 3 (0.47%) PMO
11 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.16%) FIPS 140-2
12 1 (0.16%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 1 (0.16%) NIST 800
System Software
1 130 (20.28%) Active Directory
2 30 (4.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (2.81%) Virtual Machines
4 16 (2.50%) Snort
5 8 (1.25%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.94%) pfSense
7 5 (0.78%) BitLocker
7 5 (0.78%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.47%) HDFS
8 3 (0.47%) XenApp
9 2 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.31%) vSphere
9 2 (0.31%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.16%) Docker
10 1 (0.16%) Firmware
10 1 (0.16%) LXC
10 1 (0.16%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.16%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 65 (10.14%) Nessus
2 33 (5.15%) QRadar
3 30 (4.68%) CSIRT
3 30 (4.68%) SCCM
4 28 (4.37%) Nexpose
5 24 (3.74%) McAfee ePO
5 24 (3.74%) WSUS
6 23 (3.59%) Core Impact
6 23 (3.59%) OpenVAS
7 19 (2.96%) FortiGate
8 16 (2.50%) PowerBroker
8 16 (2.50%) RSA Security Analytics
9 13 (2.03%) EnCase
10 12 (1.87%) Nmap
10 12 (1.87%) Suricata
11 11 (1.72%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 10 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
13 6 (0.94%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
14 3 (0.47%) Network Intrusion Detection System
15 2 (0.31%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 81 (12.64%) Cisco
2 73 (11.39%) Palo Alto
3 70 (10.92%) Microsoft
4 61 (9.52%) LogRhythm
5 56 (8.74%) Qualys
6 52 (8.11%) CheckPoint
7 46 (7.18%) Symantec
8 45 (7.02%) Splunk
9 40 (6.24%) Fortinet
9 40 (6.24%) VMware
10 39 (6.08%) McAfee
11 38 (5.93%) Apple
12 37 (5.77%) ArcSight
13 32 (4.99%) CyberArk
14 27 (4.21%) AlienVault
15 25 (3.90%) F5
16 24 (3.74%) Juniper
17 23 (3.59%) Oracle
18 20 (3.12%) SolarWinds
19 17 (2.65%) Forcepoint