Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Vulnerability Assessment
England > London
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 629 620 567
Rank change year-on-year -9 -53 +121
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 188 230 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.28% 0.31% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.33% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 152 199 252
London median annual salary £67,500 £55,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.73% -15.38% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,250 £46,375
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £59,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% -6.78% +7.27%

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 62,338 69,010 70,955
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.68% 92.82% 92.01%
Number of salaries quoted 50,083 52,829 61,231
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%

Vulnerability Assessment
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Vulnerability Assessment in London

Vulnerability Assessment
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Vulnerability Assessment in London

Vulnerability Assessment
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment in London over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Vulnerability Assessment in London

Vulnerability Assessment
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment within the London region over the 6 months to 19 October 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
Central London -44 49 £90,000 +63.64% 8
West London +40 5 £71,500 +68.24% 7
South London +6 2 - -
North London +7 1 £36,500 -17.05% 1
Vulnerability Assessment
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 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 London region with a requirement for Vulnerability Assessment.

1 106 (56.38%) Cybersecurity
2 101 (53.72%) CISSP
3 94 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
4 91 (48.40%) Information Security
5 71 (37.77%) Firewall
6 60 (31.91%) SIEM
7 49 (26.06%) CISM
8 48 (25.53%) Finance
8 48 (25.53%) TCP/IP
9 44 (23.40%) Windows
10 42 (22.34%) Linux
11 41 (21.81%) Risk Management
12 39 (20.74%) Management Information System
12 39 (20.74%) Vulnerability Management
12 39 (20.74%) Security Testing
13 33 (17.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 29 (15.43%) OSCP
14 29 (15.43%) Legal
14 29 (15.43%) Remediation Plan
15 27 (14.36%) CREST Certified
16 26 (13.83%) GDPR
16 26 (13.83%) Open Source
16 26 (13.83%) Qualys
17 25 (13.30%) CEH
17 25 (13.30%) Network Security
17 25 (13.30%) Threat Detection
18 24 (12.77%) Data Encryption
19 23 (12.23%) Data Loss Prevention
19 23 (12.23%) Problem-Solving
20 22 (11.70%) Nessus

Vulnerability Assessment
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 5 (2.66%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.53%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (11.70%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (7.45%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (2.13%) Office 365
4 4 (2.13%) OneDrive
4 4 (2.13%) OpenDNS
5 3 (1.60%) Dropbox
5 3 (1.60%) PaaS
6 2 (1.06%) Google Drive
7 1 (0.53%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 71 (37.77%) Firewall
2 48 (25.53%) TCP/IP
3 25 (13.30%) Network Security
4 22 (11.70%) VoIP
5 21 (11.17%) VPN
6 18 (9.57%) Internet
6 18 (9.57%) LAN
6 18 (9.57%) WAN
7 13 (6.91%) Intrusion Detection
8 8 (4.26%) Wireless
9 5 (2.66%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (2.13%) VLAN
10 4 (2.13%) WLAN
11 3 (1.60%) Wireshark
12 2 (1.06%) BGP
12 2 (1.06%) DHCP
12 2 (1.06%) DNS
12 2 (1.06%) Ethernet
12 2 (1.06%) MPLS
12 2 (1.06%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.60%) Big Data
2 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 17 (9.04%) Metasploit
2 4 (2.13%) Burp Suite
3 3 (1.60%) AppScan
3 3 (1.60%) Paros
4 1 (0.53%) WebScarab
General
1 48 (25.53%) Finance
2 29 (15.43%) Legal
3 19 (10.11%) Banking
4 11 (5.85%) Retail
5 6 (3.19%) Law
6 4 (2.13%) International Banking
7 1 (0.53%) Military
7 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (20.74%) Analyst
2 29 (15.43%) Consultant
2 29 (15.43%) Security Analyst
2 29 (15.43%) Security Engineer
2 29 (15.43%) Security Manager
3 28 (14.89%) Penetration Tester
3 28 (14.89%) Tester
4 27 (14.36%) Security Consultant
5 25 (13.30%) Architect
5 25 (13.30%) Security Architect
6 23 (12.23%) Security Officer
7 17 (9.04%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 13 (6.91%) Senior Analyst
9 11 (5.85%) Information Architect
9 11 (5.85%) Information Security Architect
10 10 (5.32%) Applications Engineer
10 10 (5.32%) IT Analyst
10 10 (5.32%) IT Security Analyst
11 9 (4.79%) Information Security Analyst
11 9 (4.79%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (11.17%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (2.13%) Web Services
3 2 (1.06%) .NET
4 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.53%) CGI
4 1 (0.53%) HTML
4 1 (0.53%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (20.74%) Management Information System
2 17 (9.04%) NHS
3 14 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (7.45%) Data Centre
4 9 (4.79%) Internet of Things
5 7 (3.72%) Analytical Mindset
5 7 (3.72%) Cyberattack
5 7 (3.72%) PKI
6 6 (3.19%) CESG
6 6 (3.19%) Fintech
6 6 (3.19%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.66%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.66%) Replication
8 4 (2.13%) Cloud Native
8 4 (2.13%) Cyber Defence
9 3 (1.60%) User Experience
10 2 (1.06%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.53%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.53%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 44 (23.40%) Windows
2 42 (22.34%) Linux
3 15 (7.98%) Kali Linux
4 6 (3.19%) VMS
5 4 (2.13%) Windows 10
5 4 (2.13%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.60%) Unix
7 2 (1.06%) Android
7 2 (1.06%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.53%) Solaris
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (56.38%) Cybersecurity
2 94 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
3 91 (48.40%) Information Security
4 60 (31.91%) SIEM
5 41 (21.81%) Risk Management
6 39 (20.74%) Security Testing
6 39 (20.74%) Vulnerability Management
7 29 (15.43%) Remediation Plan
8 26 (13.83%) Open Source
9 25 (13.30%) Threat Detection
10 24 (12.77%) Data Encryption
11 23 (12.23%) Data Loss Prevention
11 23 (12.23%) Problem-Solving
12 22 (11.70%) Data Privacy
12 22 (11.70%) Patch Management
13 21 (11.17%) Threat Modelling
14 20 (10.64%) Security Architecture
15 17 (9.04%) Security Monitoring
16 16 (8.51%) Malware Analysis
16 16 (8.51%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (10.64%) Python
2 13 (6.91%) Java
3 10 (5.32%) Go
4 8 (4.26%) PowerShell
5 7 (3.72%) Perl
5 7 (3.72%) SQL
6 4 (2.13%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.60%) C++
7 3 (1.60%) Ruby
8 2 (1.06%) C#
9 1 (0.53%) C
9 1 (0.53%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 101 (53.72%) CISSP
2 49 (26.06%) CISM
3 29 (15.43%) OSCP
4 27 (14.36%) CREST Certified
5 25 (13.30%) CEH
6 21 (11.17%) GIAC
7 20 (10.64%) Degree
8 14 (7.45%) CISA
9 11 (5.85%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (5.85%) SANS
10 10 (5.32%) OSCE
11 9 (4.79%) GCIH
11 9 (4.79%) GSLC
12 7 (3.72%) CHFI
13 6 (3.19%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 6 (3.19%) CCSP
13 6 (3.19%) ECIH
13 6 (3.19%) SSCP
14 3 (1.60%) CCNA
14 3 (1.60%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (17.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (13.83%) GDPR
3 21 (11.17%) MiFID
4 18 (9.57%) PCI DSS
5 12 (6.38%) COBIT
6 10 (5.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 9 (4.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 7 (3.72%) Cyber Essentials
9 5 (2.66%) NIST 800
10 3 (1.60%) SSAE 16
11 1 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.53%) FINRA
11 1 (0.53%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.53%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.53%) QA
11 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (11.70%) Snort
2 11 (5.85%) Docker
3 2 (1.06%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (11.70%) Nessus
2 21 (11.17%) OSSEC
3 10 (5.32%) Nmap
4 8 (4.26%) QRadar
5 6 (3.19%) Kubernetes
5 6 (3.19%) OpenVAS
6 5 (2.66%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 3 (1.60%) CASB
8 2 (1.06%) EnCase
8 2 (1.06%) Nexpose
8 2 (1.06%) WebInspect
9 1 (0.53%) Ansible
9 1 (0.53%) FTK
9 1 (0.53%) HP Fortify
9 1 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.53%) RSA enVision
9 1 (0.53%) SCCM
9 1 (0.53%) Suricata
Vendors
1 26 (13.83%) Qualys
2 17 (9.04%) Microsoft
2 17 (9.04%) Splunk
3 10 (5.32%) Cisco
4 9 (4.79%) LogRhythm
5 8 (4.26%) Palo Alto
6 7 (3.72%) Google
7 6 (3.19%) AlienVault
7 6 (3.19%) Juniper
8 5 (2.66%) ArcSight
8 5 (2.66%) Fortinet
9 4 (2.13%) ConnectWise
9 4 (2.13%) Meraki
9 4 (2.13%) SonicWALL
9 4 (2.13%) Webroot
10 3 (1.60%) McAfee
11 2 (1.06%) CyberArk
11 2 (1.06%) IBM
12 1 (0.53%) FireEye
12 1 (0.53%) LogLogic