Period
to 14 December 2018

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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Vulnerability Management
UK > England
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 412 619 573
Rank change year-on-year +207 -46 +193
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Management 1,073 664 791
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.72% 0.39% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.43% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 808 526 622
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £63,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88% +15.91%
10th Percentile £40,112 £41,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £86,250
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - -4.00% +13.64%

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 135,685 154,643 159,889
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.66% 91.92% 91.28%
Number of salaries quoted 108,414 123,778 133,783
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%

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 14 December 2018.

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 14 December 2018. 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 +76 464 £65,000 - 34
North of England +178 212 £45,000 - 10
North West +162 165 £45,000 -28.00% 6
South East +85 163 £57,500 +9.52% 10
East of England +139 150 £55,000 +22.22% 10
Midlands +68 61 £60,000 +9.09% 4
Yorkshire +31 44 £50,000 +17.65% 3
East Midlands +55 34 £60,000 - 3
West Midlands +50 31 £60,000 +12.15% 1
South West +24 23 £52,250 +22.94% 2
North East +5 3 £25,000 -48.45% 1
Vulnerability Management
UK

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, 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.

1 661 (61.60%) Information Security
2 555 (51.72%) SIEM
3 512 (47.72%) Cybersecurity
4 474 (44.18%) CISSP
5 403 (37.56%) Windows
6 387 (36.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 370 (34.48%) Firewall
8 353 (32.90%) Linux
9 299 (27.87%) Management Information System
10 290 (27.03%) Network Security
11 276 (25.72%) Finance
12 273 (25.44%) Penetration Testing
13 259 (24.14%) Data Protection
14 251 (23.39%) Security Operations
15 224 (20.88%) GDPR
16 223 (20.78%) Microsoft
17 198 (18.45%) PCI DSS
18 192 (17.89%) SANS
19 188 (17.52%) Risk Management
20 179 (16.68%) Business Continuity
21 177 (16.50%) Cisco
22 176 (16.40%) CISM
23 172 (16.03%) Legal
24 167 (15.56%) Disaster Recovery
25 149 (13.89%) Incident Management
26 148 (13.79%) VMware
27 146 (13.61%) CEH
27 146 (13.61%) Due Diligence
28 141 (13.14%) CREST Certified
29 140 (13.05%) VMware Infrastructure

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 23 (2.14%) IIS
2 22 (2.05%) MS Exchange
3 21 (1.96%) SharePoint
4 16 (1.49%) Apache
5 9 (0.84%) Tomcat
5 9 (0.84%) WebLogic
6 5 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (0.37%) Confluence
7 4 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.19%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.093%) OpenStack
Applications
1 101 (9.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 20 (1.86%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.28%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 114 (10.62%) Amazon AWS
2 107 (9.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 64 (5.96%) Office 365
4 24 (2.24%) SaaS
5 22 (2.05%) Mimecast
5 22 (2.05%) PaaS
6 14 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
8 10 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (0.93%) Amazon S3
8 10 (0.93%) AWS CloudTrail
8 10 (0.93%) AWS Lambda
8 10 (0.93%) IaaS
8 10 (0.93%) Serverless
8 10 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 5 (0.47%) OpenDNS
10 4 (0.37%) Dropbox
10 4 (0.37%) OneDrive
11 3 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.093%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 370 (34.48%) Firewall
2 290 (27.03%) Network Security
3 131 (12.21%) Wi-Fi
4 127 (11.84%) TCP/IP
5 83 (7.74%) Intrusion Detection
6 69 (6.43%) VPN
7 58 (5.41%) LAN
8 57 (5.31%) WAN
9 45 (4.19%) DNS
10 30 (2.80%) SSL
11 29 (2.70%) BGP
12 28 (2.61%) IPsec
13 27 (2.52%) VLAN
14 25 (2.33%) Internet
15 19 (1.77%) VoIP
16 18 (1.68%) OSPF
17 17 (1.58%) Wireless
18 15 (1.40%) Cisco IOS
18 15 (1.40%) DHCP
19 14 (1.30%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (2.52%) Big Data
2 11 (1.03%) Geospatial Data
3 10 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (0.37%) GIS
5 2 (0.19%) InfluxDB
5 2 (0.19%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.093%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.093%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.093%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.093%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.093%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (2.05%) Metasploit
2 5 (0.47%) JIRA
3 3 (0.28%) Burp Suite
4 1 (0.093%) AppScan
4 1 (0.093%) Hudson
General
1 276 (25.72%) Finance
2 172 (16.03%) Legal
3 104 (9.69%) Banking
4 73 (6.80%) Investment Banking
5 56 (5.22%) Retail
6 28 (2.61%) Telecoms
7 20 (1.86%) Marketing
8 18 (1.68%) Law
9 8 (0.75%) Electronics
9 8 (0.75%) Military
10 7 (0.65%) Advertising
10 7 (0.65%) Billing
10 7 (0.65%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.56%) Back Office
12 5 (0.47%) Games
13 4 (0.37%) International Banking
14 3 (0.28%) Mandarin Language
14 3 (0.28%) Russian Language
15 1 (0.093%) Hungarian Language
15 1 (0.093%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 340 (31.69%) Analyst
2 274 (25.54%) Security Analyst
3 152 (14.17%) Security Engineer
4 149 (13.89%) Senior Analyst
5 142 (13.23%) Senior Security Analyst
6 132 (12.30%) IT Analyst
6 132 (12.30%) IT Security Analyst
7 107 (9.97%) Security Manager
8 104 (9.69%) Senior IT Security Analyst
9 80 (7.46%) Architect
10 69 (6.43%) Cybersecurity Analyst
11 64 (5.96%) Consultant
11 64 (5.96%) Security Architect
11 64 (5.96%) Security Consultant
12 47 (4.38%) Information Manager
12 47 (4.38%) Information Security Manager
13 46 (4.29%) IT Manager
14 44 (4.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 41 (3.82%) Information Analyst
15 41 (3.82%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (2.05%) Web Services
2 21 (1.96%) Regular Expression
3 11 (1.03%) SailPoint
4 7 (0.65%) Middleware
5 5 (0.47%) Elastic Stack
5 5 (0.47%) LAMP
5 5 (0.47%) REST
6 4 (0.37%) OAuth
6 4 (0.37%) SAML
7 1 (0.093%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 299 (27.87%) Management Information System
2 127 (11.84%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 105 (9.79%) Security Operations Centre
4 104 (9.69%) Analytical Skills
5 101 (9.41%) Data Protection Act
6 70 (6.52%) Data Centre
7 54 (5.03%) PKI
8 46 (4.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 37 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
10 35 (3.26%) Cyberthreat
11 24 (2.24%) CESG
12 16 (1.49%) Cyberattack
13 14 (1.30%) Enterprise Cloud
13 14 (1.30%) Fintech
14 13 (1.21%) Public Cloud
15 11 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
15 11 (1.03%) NHS
16 8 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
17 7 (0.65%) Virtual Team
18 5 (0.47%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 403 (37.56%) Windows
2 353 (32.90%) Linux
3 100 (9.32%) Windows Server
4 57 (5.31%) Unix
5 39 (3.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 38 (3.54%) Mac OS X
7 30 (2.80%) Apple iOS
8 24 (2.24%) Kali Linux
8 24 (2.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 20 (1.86%) Windows 7
10 16 (1.49%) Windows 10
11 15 (1.40%) AIX
12 6 (0.56%) CentOS
12 6 (0.56%) Debian
13 5 (0.47%) VMS
14 2 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.19%) Solaris
15 1 (0.093%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.093%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 661 (61.60%) Information Security
2 555 (51.72%) SIEM
3 512 (47.72%) Cybersecurity
4 273 (25.44%) Penetration Testing
5 259 (24.14%) Data Protection
6 251 (23.39%) Security Operations
7 188 (17.52%) Risk Management
8 179 (16.68%) Business Continuity
9 167 (15.56%) Disaster Recovery
10 149 (13.89%) Incident Management
11 146 (13.61%) Due Diligence
12 139 (12.95%) Mentoring
13 131 (12.21%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 130 (12.12%) Risk Analysis
15 125 (11.65%) Security Architecture
16 123 (11.46%) Identity Access Management
17 119 (11.09%) Threat Analysis
18 111 (10.34%) ITIL
19 110 (10.25%) Problem-Solving
20 106 (9.88%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 120 (11.18%) SQL
2 56 (5.22%) PowerShell
3 42 (3.91%) Python
4 23 (2.14%) Perl
5 20 (1.86%) Java
6 18 (1.68%) Ruby
7 15 (1.40%) Bash Shell
8 12 (1.12%) Go
8 12 (1.12%) PHP
9 5 (0.47%) C
10 1 (0.093%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.093%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 474 (44.18%) CISSP
2 192 (17.89%) SANS
3 176 (16.40%) CISM
4 146 (13.61%) CEH
5 141 (13.14%) CREST Certified
6 108 (10.07%) GIAC
7 106 (9.88%) CISA
8 103 (9.60%) Degree
9 93 (8.67%) CompTIA Security+
10 82 (7.64%) Cisco Certification
11 79 (7.36%) SSCP
12 68 (6.34%) CISMP
13 51 (4.75%) Security Cleared
14 47 (4.38%) GCIH
14 47 (4.38%) SC Cleared
15 46 (4.29%) CCNA
15 46 (4.29%) GCIA
16 43 (4.01%) CCNP
17 34 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
18 28 (2.61%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 387 (36.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 224 (20.88%) GDPR
3 198 (18.45%) PCI DSS
4 99 (9.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 68 (6.34%) Cyber Essentials
6 32 (2.98%) SLA
7 24 (2.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 21 (1.96%) COBIT
9 8 (0.75%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 5 (0.47%) PMO
11 3 (0.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 2 (0.19%) Government Security Classifications
12 2 (0.19%) QA
13 1 (0.093%) GPG13
13 1 (0.093%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.093%) JSP 440
13 1 (0.093%) RMADS
System Software
1 140 (13.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 109 (10.16%) Active Directory
3 30 (2.80%) Virtual Machines
4 15 (1.40%) Snort
5 14 (1.30%) VMware Workstation
5 14 (1.30%) vSphere
6 11 (1.03%) Hyper-V
6 11 (1.03%) XenDesktop
7 10 (0.93%) BitLocker
7 10 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
7 10 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.47%) ProxySG
8 5 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (0.37%) XenApp
10 2 (0.19%) Docker
11 1 (0.093%) PowerHA
11 1 (0.093%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.093%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 74 (6.90%) Nessus
2 63 (5.87%) SCCM
3 51 (4.75%) QRadar
4 37 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
5 36 (3.36%) CSIRT
6 35 (3.26%) WSUS
7 33 (3.08%) CASB
8 31 (2.89%) Norton AntiVirus
9 29 (2.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 28 (2.61%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 24 (2.24%) IBM BigFix
12 23 (2.14%) Nmap
13 18 (1.68%) Network Intrusion Detection System
14 15 (1.40%) SCOM
15 11 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
15 11 (1.03%) Puppet
16 10 (0.93%) PowerCLI
17 9 (0.84%) Nagios
18 7 (0.65%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
19 6 (0.56%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 223 (20.78%) Microsoft
2 177 (16.50%) Cisco
3 148 (13.79%) VMware
4 134 (12.49%) Qualys
5 119 (11.09%) Splunk
6 77 (7.18%) Symantec
7 62 (5.78%) Oracle
8 58 (5.41%) CheckPoint
9 56 (5.22%) LogRhythm
9 56 (5.22%) McAfee
10 54 (5.03%) ArcSight
11 40 (3.73%) Forcepoint
12 32 (2.98%) Citrix
13 31 (2.89%) Apple
14 29 (2.70%) Juniper
15 28 (2.61%) IBM
16 27 (2.52%) AlienVault
16 27 (2.52%) Palo Alto
16 27 (2.52%) Sophos
17 24 (2.24%) HP