Period
to 23 May 2019

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 23 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Vulnerability Assessment
England > London
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 613 616 603
Rank change year-on-year +3 -13 +11
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 145 213 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.25% 0.31% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.33% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 108 167 196
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £35,000 £40,000 £43,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £110,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,750 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.62% -7.08% -

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 53,716 63,997 63,091
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 92.20% 92.72% 92.38%
Number of salaries quoted 43,331 51,792 52,362
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,250 £34,000
90th Percentile £96,250 £93,750 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 23 May 2019.

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 23 May 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
Central London +16 42 £60,000 +14.29%
West London +36 7 £58,000 -20.00%
North London +17 3 £36,500 -43.85%
East London +21 2 £70,500 +4.44%
Vulnerability Assessment
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, 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 70 (48.28%) Information Security
2 67 (46.21%) Cybersecurity
3 63 (43.45%) CISSP
4 47 (32.41%) Penetration Testing
5 43 (29.66%) CISM
6 42 (28.97%) Firewall
6 42 (28.97%) Risk Management
6 42 (28.97%) Security Architecture
7 39 (26.90%) Management Information System
8 38 (26.21%) Analytical Skills
9 34 (23.45%) Windows
10 30 (20.69%) Microsoft
10 30 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (18.62%) Banking
11 27 (18.62%) Security Operations
12 26 (17.93%) Security Monitoring
12 26 (17.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 25 (17.24%) Project Management
14 24 (16.55%) Portfolio Management
15 22 (15.17%) Stakeholder Management
16 21 (14.48%) CISA
16 21 (14.48%) Service Delivery
16 21 (14.48%) Continuous Improvement
17 20 (13.79%) Internal Audit
17 20 (13.79%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
17 20 (13.79%) Due Diligence
17 20 (13.79%) Qualys
17 20 (13.79%) CRISC
17 20 (13.79%) Vulnerability Management
18 19 (13.10%) OWASP

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 12 (8.28%) Exchange Server 2007
1 12 (8.28%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.14%) Apache
3 4 (2.76%) IIS
4 2 (1.38%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.38%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.38%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.38%) Jupyter
4 2 (1.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (8.28%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.38%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.34%) Office 365
2 14 (9.66%) OneDrive
3 12 (8.28%) Dropbox
3 12 (8.28%) OpenDNS
4 7 (4.83%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (4.14%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (4.14%) Amazon ELB
5 6 (4.14%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (4.14%) AWS CloudTrail
5 6 (4.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 5 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (2.07%) IaaS
7 3 (2.07%) PaaS
7 3 (2.07%) SaaS
8 2 (1.38%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (1.38%) Azure Stack
8 2 (1.38%) Boomi
8 2 (1.38%) GitHub
8 2 (1.38%) Power Platform
8 2 (1.38%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 42 (28.97%) Firewall
2 17 (11.72%) Network Security
3 14 (9.66%) Intrusion Detection
4 12 (8.28%) VLAN
4 12 (8.28%) VoIP
4 12 (8.28%) WLAN
5 10 (6.90%) Wireless
6 9 (6.21%) TCP/IP
7 5 (3.45%) DNS
8 4 (2.76%) DHCP
8 4 (2.76%) Internet
8 4 (2.76%) Multicast
9 2 (1.38%) LAN
9 2 (1.38%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.69%) Cisco IPT
10 1 (0.69%) tcpdump
10 1 (0.69%) WAN
10 1 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.38%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (1.38%) Apache Hive
1 2 (1.38%) Azure SQL Database
1 2 (1.38%) Hadoop
1 2 (1.38%) HBase
1 2 (1.38%) HDInsight
1 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 2 (1.38%) MongoDB
1 2 (1.38%) MySQL
1 2 (1.38%) Neo4j
1 2 (1.38%) NoSQL
1 2 (1.38%) OLAP
1 2 (1.38%) OLTP
1 2 (1.38%) Pentaho
1 2 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (1.38%) Spotfire
1 2 (1.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (1.38%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 9 (6.21%) Burp Suite
2 7 (4.83%) Metasploit
3 3 (2.07%) AppScan
3 3 (2.07%) Paros
3 3 (2.07%) WebScarab
4 2 (1.38%) ER Studio
4 2 (1.38%) ERwin
4 2 (1.38%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.38%) Maven
4 2 (1.38%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.69%) Hudson
General
1 27 (18.62%) Banking
2 17 (11.72%) Finance
3 6 (4.14%) Games
3 6 (4.14%) Law
4 2 (1.38%) Retail
5 1 (0.69%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.69%) Legal
5 1 (0.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (21.38%) Architect
2 29 (20.00%) Security Architect
3 25 (17.24%) Tester
4 24 (16.55%) Penetration Tester
5 23 (15.86%) Security Engineer
6 21 (14.48%) Lead Architect
6 21 (14.48%) Lead Security Architect
7 16 (11.03%) Analyst
7 16 (11.03%) Security Analyst
8 15 (10.34%) Security Manager
9 14 (9.66%) Consultant
9 14 (9.66%) Security Consultant
10 9 (6.21%) IT Engineer
10 9 (6.21%) IT Support
10 9 (6.21%) IT Support Engineer
10 9 (6.21%) Support Engineer
11 7 (4.83%) Applications Engineer
11 7 (4.83%) Information Security Architect
11 7 (4.83%) IT Analyst
11 7 (4.83%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.14%) .NET
2 4 (2.76%) CGI
2 4 (2.76%) HTML
2 4 (2.76%) XML
3 2 (1.38%) Anaconda
3 2 (1.38%) Apache NiFi
3 2 (1.38%) Apache Tez
3 2 (1.38%) D3.js
3 2 (1.38%) Kafka
3 2 (1.38%) Natural Language Processing
3 2 (1.38%) OAuth
3 2 (1.38%) OpenID
3 2 (1.38%) SAML
3 2 (1.38%) Spring
3 2 (1.38%) TensorFlow
4 1 (0.69%) LDAP
4 1 (0.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 39 (26.90%) Management Information System
2 38 (26.21%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (13.10%) Security Operations Centre
4 10 (6.90%) Cyberthreat
5 9 (6.21%) Fintech
6 8 (5.52%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (5.52%) Mobile Wallet
7 6 (4.14%) Cloud Native
8 4 (2.76%) Data Centre
8 4 (2.76%) Mobile Banking
9 3 (2.07%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (1.38%) PMI
10 2 (1.38%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.38%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.69%) AS400
11 1 (0.69%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.69%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.69%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 34 (23.45%) Windows
2 17 (11.72%) Linux
3 16 (11.03%) Unix
4 12 (8.28%) Windows 10
4 12 (8.28%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.38%) Kali Linux
5 2 (1.38%) Solaris
6 1 (0.69%) OS/390
6 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (48.28%) Information Security
2 67 (46.21%) Cybersecurity
3 47 (32.41%) Penetration Testing
4 42 (28.97%) Risk Management
4 42 (28.97%) Security Architecture
5 30 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (18.62%) Security Operations
7 26 (17.93%) Security Monitoring
8 25 (17.24%) Project Management
9 24 (16.55%) Portfolio Management
10 22 (15.17%) Stakeholder Management
11 21 (14.48%) Continuous Improvement
11 21 (14.48%) Service Delivery
12 20 (13.79%) Due Diligence
12 20 (13.79%) Internal Audit
12 20 (13.79%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
12 20 (13.79%) Vulnerability Management
13 19 (13.10%) OWASP
13 19 (13.10%) Scaled Agile Framework
14 18 (12.41%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.34%) PowerShell
1 15 (10.34%) Python
2 14 (9.66%) Java
3 11 (7.59%) Perl
4 10 (6.90%) C++
5 6 (4.14%) Bash Shell
5 6 (4.14%) JavaScript
5 6 (4.14%) Ruby
6 5 (3.45%) C#
7 4 (2.76%) SQL
8 2 (1.38%) PHP
8 2 (1.38%) R
9 1 (0.69%) C
9 1 (0.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 63 (43.45%) CISSP
2 43 (29.66%) CISM
3 21 (14.48%) CISA
4 20 (13.79%) CRISC
5 17 (11.72%) CREST Certified
6 15 (10.34%) OSCP
7 11 (7.59%) SANS
8 10 (6.90%) GIAC
8 10 (6.90%) GPEN
9 9 (6.21%) CEH
10 6 (4.14%) Degree
11 4 (2.76%) Computer Science Degree
11 4 (2.76%) GCIA
11 4 (2.76%) ISSAP
11 4 (2.76%) ISSEP
11 4 (2.76%) SSCP
12 3 (2.07%) Security Cleared
13 2 (1.38%) PMI Certification
13 2 (1.38%) SC Cleared
13 2 (1.38%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (17.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (12.41%) QA
3 13 (8.97%) Cyber Essentials
4 11 (7.59%) GDPR
5 4 (2.76%) COBIT
6 3 (2.07%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 14 (9.66%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.69%) Citrix Hypervisor
2 1 (0.69%) Snort
2 1 (0.69%) XenApp
2 1 (0.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (4.83%) Nessus
2 6 (4.14%) Nexpose
3 2 (1.38%) Ambari
3 2 (1.38%) Ansible
3 2 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.38%) Puppet
3 2 (1.38%) Salt
4 1 (0.69%) EnCase
4 1 (0.69%) FTK
4 1 (0.69%) Nmap
4 1 (0.69%) QRadar
4 1 (0.69%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.69%) Suricata
Vendors
1 30 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 20 (13.79%) Qualys
3 12 (8.28%) ConnectWise
3 12 (8.28%) Meraki
3 12 (8.28%) SonicWALL
3 12 (8.28%) Webroot
4 6 (4.14%) ArcSight
5 5 (3.45%) Cisco
5 5 (3.45%) IBM
6 3 (2.07%) CyberArk
6 3 (2.07%) Palo Alto
6 3 (2.07%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.38%) AlienVault
7 2 (1.38%) Alteryx
7 2 (1.38%) Axway
7 2 (1.38%) Jitterbit
7 2 (1.38%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.38%) SnapLogic
7 2 (1.38%) Splunk
7 2 (1.38%) Tableau