Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Vulnerability Assessment
England > London
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 581 619 573
Rank change year-on-year +38 -46 +98
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 207 232 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.31% 0.31% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.33% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 158 184 240
London median annual salary £67,500 £55,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.73% -15.38% +4.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £33,750 £43,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £82,500 £90,125
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £58,572
% change year-on-year +9.09% -6.10% +1.86%

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 61,240 69,295 68,221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 92.02% 93.31% 92.17%
Number of salaries quoted 49,534 53,968 58,492
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 £33,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £88,750
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 11 December 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 11 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
Central London +2 60 £82,500 +50.00% 8
West London +28 6 £71,500 +68.24% 4
North London +11 3 £36,500 -14.12%
Vulnerability Assessment
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 115 (55.56%) CISSP
1 115 (55.56%) Cybersecurity
2 106 (51.21%) Information Security
3 97 (46.86%) Penetration Testing
4 84 (40.58%) Firewall
5 67 (32.37%) SIEM
6 66 (31.88%) Management Information System
7 60 (28.99%) CISM
8 56 (27.05%) Windows
9 53 (25.60%) TCP/IP
10 52 (25.12%) Risk Management
11 51 (24.64%) Finance
12 49 (23.67%) Linux
13 40 (19.32%) Vulnerability Management
14 36 (17.39%) Security Architecture
14 36 (17.39%) Qualys
15 32 (15.46%) Security Testing
15 32 (15.46%) Data Loss Prevention
15 32 (15.46%) Remediation Plan
16 31 (14.98%) Network Security
16 31 (14.98%) Banking
17 30 (14.49%) Snort
17 30 (14.49%) Legal
17 30 (14.49%) Patch Management
18 29 (14.01%) GDPR
19 28 (13.53%) Open Source
19 28 (13.53%) Analytical Skills
20 27 (13.04%) OSCP
20 27 (13.04%) Threat Detection
20 27 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001

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 4 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (1.93%) MS Exchange
2 2 (0.97%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.48%) Apache
3 1 (0.48%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.48%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.48%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.48%) Jupyter
Applications
1 4 (1.93%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.48%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 26 (12.56%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (9.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (7.25%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (2.90%) Office 365
5 5 (2.42%) OneDrive
6 4 (1.93%) OpenDNS
6 4 (1.93%) PaaS
7 3 (1.45%) Dropbox
8 2 (0.97%) Google Drive
8 2 (0.97%) Yammer
9 1 (0.48%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.48%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (0.48%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.48%) Boomi
9 1 (0.48%) GitHub
9 1 (0.48%) IaaS
9 1 (0.48%) iPaaS
9 1 (0.48%) SaaS
9 1 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 84 (40.58%) Firewall
2 53 (25.60%) TCP/IP
3 31 (14.98%) Network Security
4 26 (12.56%) Intrusion Detection
5 23 (11.11%) VoIP
6 21 (10.14%) VPN
7 19 (9.18%) LAN
7 19 (9.18%) WAN
8 17 (8.21%) Internet
9 10 (4.83%) Wireless
10 8 (3.86%) Wireshark
11 5 (2.42%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (1.93%) VLAN
12 4 (1.93%) WLAN
13 1 (0.48%) Cisco IPT
13 1 (0.48%) DHCP
13 1 (0.48%) DNS
13 1 (0.48%) Ethernet
13 1 (0.48%) MPLS
13 1 (0.48%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.93%) Big Data
2 1 (0.48%) Apache Hive
2 1 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.48%) Cosmos DB
2 1 (0.48%) Data Lake
2 1 (0.48%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.48%) HDInsight
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (0.48%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.48%) MySQL
2 1 (0.48%) OLAP
2 1 (0.48%) OLTP
2 1 (0.48%) Pentaho
2 1 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.48%) Power BI
2 1 (0.48%) Spotfire
2 1 (0.48%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.48%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 23 (11.11%) Metasploit
2 7 (3.38%) Burp Suite
3 3 (1.45%) Paros
4 2 (0.97%) AppScan
5 1 (0.48%) ER Studio
5 1 (0.48%) ERwin
5 1 (0.48%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.48%) Maven
5 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.48%) WebScarab
General
1 51 (24.64%) Finance
2 31 (14.98%) Banking
3 30 (14.49%) Legal
4 9 (4.35%) Retail
5 7 (3.38%) Law
6 4 (1.93%) International Banking
7 1 (0.48%) Games
7 1 (0.48%) Military
7 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (16.91%) Analyst
1 35 (16.91%) Architect
1 35 (16.91%) Security Manager
2 34 (16.43%) Security Architect
2 34 (16.43%) Security Engineer
3 30 (14.49%) Penetration Tester
3 30 (14.49%) Tester
4 29 (14.01%) Security Analyst
5 26 (12.56%) Security Officer
6 24 (11.59%) Consultant
7 23 (11.11%) Security Consultant
8 14 (6.76%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 11 (5.31%) Information Analyst
9 11 (5.31%) Information Architect
9 11 (5.31%) Information Security Analyst
9 11 (5.31%) Information Security Architect
9 11 (5.31%) Senior Analyst
9 11 (5.31%) Senior Security Analyst
10 9 (4.35%) Information Security Officer
10 9 (4.35%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (11.11%) Elastic Stack
2 10 (4.83%) Web Services
3 4 (1.93%) .NET
4 2 (0.97%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.97%) Kafka
5 1 (0.48%) Anaconda
5 1 (0.48%) Apache Tez
5 1 (0.48%) CGI
5 1 (0.48%) HTML
5 1 (0.48%) J2EE
5 1 (0.48%) LDAP
5 1 (0.48%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (0.48%) OAuth
5 1 (0.48%) OpenID
5 1 (0.48%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.48%) SAML
5 1 (0.48%) Spring
5 1 (0.48%) Spring Boot
5 1 (0.48%) TensorFlow
5 1 (0.48%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 66 (31.88%) Management Information System
2 28 (13.53%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (8.21%) NHS
4 12 (5.80%) Data Centre
5 7 (3.38%) Analytical Mindset
5 7 (3.38%) Cyberattack
5 7 (3.38%) PKI
6 6 (2.90%) CESG
6 6 (2.90%) Internet of Things
7 5 (2.42%) Cloud Native
7 5 (2.42%) Replication
8 4 (1.93%) Cyber Defence
9 3 (1.45%) Fintech
9 3 (1.45%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.45%) User Experience
10 2 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.48%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.48%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.48%) Security Operations Centre
11 1 (0.48%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 56 (27.05%) Windows
2 49 (23.67%) Linux
3 20 (9.66%) Kali Linux
4 9 (4.35%) Unix
5 6 (2.90%) VMS
6 4 (1.93%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.93%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.97%) Android
7 2 (0.97%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.97%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.48%) Solaris
8 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (55.56%) Cybersecurity
2 106 (51.21%) Information Security
3 97 (46.86%) Penetration Testing
4 67 (32.37%) SIEM
5 52 (25.12%) Risk Management
6 40 (19.32%) Vulnerability Management
7 36 (17.39%) Security Architecture
8 32 (15.46%) Data Loss Prevention
8 32 (15.46%) Remediation Plan
8 32 (15.46%) Security Testing
9 30 (14.49%) Patch Management
10 28 (13.53%) Open Source
11 27 (13.04%) Threat Detection
12 26 (12.56%) Data Encryption
13 25 (12.08%) Security Monitoring
14 24 (11.59%) Project Management
14 24 (11.59%) Security Operations
15 23 (11.11%) Data Privacy
16 20 (9.66%) Continuous Improvement
16 20 (9.66%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 23 (11.11%) Python
2 15 (7.25%) PowerShell
3 14 (6.76%) SQL
4 12 (5.80%) C++
5 8 (3.86%) C#
5 8 (3.86%) Java
6 7 (3.38%) C
6 7 (3.38%) Perl
6 7 (3.38%) Ruby
6 7 (3.38%) VB
7 5 (2.42%) Go
8 4 (1.93%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.97%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.97%) PHP
10 1 (0.48%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.48%) R
10 1 (0.48%) Scala
Qualifications
1 115 (55.56%) CISSP
2 60 (28.99%) CISM
3 27 (13.04%) GIAC
3 27 (13.04%) OSCP
4 26 (12.56%) CEH
5 24 (11.59%) CISA
6 23 (11.11%) CREST Certified
7 20 (9.66%) Degree
8 18 (8.70%) SANS
9 15 (7.25%) CRISC
10 10 (4.83%) GPEN
10 10 (4.83%) OSCE
10 10 (4.83%) SSCP
11 9 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (4.35%) GCIH
12 7 (3.38%) GCIA
13 6 (2.90%) CCSP
13 6 (2.90%) CHFI
13 6 (2.90%) ECIH
13 6 (2.90%) GSLC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (14.01%) GDPR
2 27 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (11.11%) MiFID
4 15 (7.25%) QA
5 12 (5.80%) PCI DSS
6 7 (3.38%) COBIT
6 7 (3.38%) Cyber Essentials
6 7 (3.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 6 (2.90%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 5 (2.42%) NIST 800
9 3 (1.45%) SSAE 16
10 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (14.49%) Snort
2 6 (2.90%) Docker
3 4 (1.93%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (12.56%) Nessus
2 23 (11.11%) OSSEC
3 13 (6.28%) QRadar
4 10 (4.83%) Nexpose
5 8 (3.86%) EnCase
5 8 (3.86%) Nmap
6 7 (3.38%) FTK
6 7 (3.38%) Suricata
7 6 (2.90%) OpenVAS
8 5 (2.42%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 4 (1.93%) Kubernetes
10 3 (1.45%) CASB
11 2 (0.97%) Ansible
12 1 (0.48%) Ambari
12 1 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
12 1 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
12 1 (0.48%) Puppet
12 1 (0.48%) Salt
12 1 (0.48%) SCCM
12 1 (0.48%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 36 (17.39%) Qualys
2 24 (11.59%) Splunk
3 18 (8.70%) Cisco
4 17 (8.21%) Microsoft
5 16 (7.73%) Palo Alto
6 14 (6.76%) LogRhythm
7 13 (6.28%) Google
8 9 (4.35%) ArcSight
9 8 (3.86%) CheckPoint
9 8 (3.86%) CyberArk
9 8 (3.86%) McAfee
10 7 (3.38%) Bomgar
10 7 (3.38%) FireEye
10 7 (3.38%) Forcepoint
10 7 (3.38%) IBM
10 7 (3.38%) NetWitness
10 7 (3.38%) ServiceNow
10 7 (3.38%) Symantec
10 7 (3.38%) Thycotic
10 7 (3.38%) Trend Micro