Period
to 23 November 2017

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

Vulnerability Assessment
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 611 571 640
Rank change year-on-year -40 +69 +151
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 231 286 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.31% 0.38% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.41% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 190 247 218
London median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.38% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £33,750 £43,750 £47,500
90th Percentile £83,875 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £58,145 £57,500
% change year-on-year -5.41% +1.12% +9.52%

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 68818 68936 79416
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.60% 90.67% 89.58%
Number of salaries quoted 53025 59292 66921
London median annual salary £60,000 £58,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +5.45% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £33,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 November 2017.

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 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
Central London +36 62 £55,000 +4.76% 4
North London +12 5 £42,500 -
East London -5 4 £55,000 +46.67% 1
West London -23 2 £42,500 -34.62% 1
South London - 2 £71,500 -
Vulnerability Assessment
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 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 London region with a requirement for Vulnerability Assessment.

1 185 (80.09%) Information Security
2 115 (49.78%) SIEM
3 109 (47.19%) Firewall
4 88 (38.10%) CISSP
5 78 (33.77%) Finance
6 76 (32.90%) Management Information System
7 72 (31.17%) Network Security
8 71 (30.74%) Penetration Testing
9 62 (26.84%) Security Operations
10 60 (25.97%) Cybersecurity
10 60 (25.97%) CISM
11 59 (25.54%) Windows
12 58 (25.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 58 (25.11%) Degree
13 52 (22.51%) Computer Science
14 50 (21.65%) Nessus
15 45 (19.48%) Linux
16 44 (19.05%) Risk Assessment
17 41 (17.75%) GIAC
17 41 (17.75%) Security Monitoring
18 39 (16.88%) CEH
19 38 (16.45%) GCIH
20 36 (15.58%) OWASP
20 36 (15.58%) Vulnerability Scanning
20 36 (15.58%) Virtual Machines
20 36 (15.58%) CSIRT
21 35 (15.15%) Threat Analysis
21 35 (15.15%) TCP/IP
21 35 (15.15%) PCI DSS
22 34 (14.72%) QRadar

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 2 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.46%) Office 365
3 7 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.30%) IaaS
5 2 (0.87%) GitHub
5 2 (0.87%) SaaS
6 1 (0.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 109 (47.19%) Firewall
2 72 (31.17%) Network Security
3 35 (15.15%) TCP/IP
4 23 (9.96%) WAN
5 20 (8.66%) Wireless
6 16 (6.93%) Internet
6 16 (6.93%) Intrusion Detection
6 16 (6.93%) LAN
7 15 (6.49%) DNS
8 14 (6.06%) Multicast
9 12 (5.19%) DHCP
10 9 (3.90%) SSH
11 8 (3.46%) HTTP
11 8 (3.46%) SMTP
12 7 (3.03%) Wireshark
13 5 (2.16%) BGP
13 5 (2.16%) EIGRP
13 5 (2.16%) OSPF
13 5 (2.16%) Wi-Fi
14 4 (1.73%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.87%) Couchbase
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (3.46%) Burp Suite
1 8 (3.46%) Metasploit
2 7 (3.03%) AppScan
2 7 (3.03%) Paros
3 4 (1.73%) WebScarab
4 3 (1.30%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (0.87%) CircleCI
5 2 (0.87%) Jenkins
General
1 78 (33.77%) Finance
2 21 (9.09%) Banking
3 13 (5.63%) Law
3 13 (5.63%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.03%) Legal
5 5 (2.16%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.73%) Local Government
7 3 (1.30%) International Banking
8 2 (0.87%) Advertising
8 2 (0.87%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.87%) Marketing
9 1 (0.43%) Electronics
9 1 (0.43%) Games
9 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 117 (50.65%) Analyst
2 99 (42.86%) Security Analyst
3 36 (15.58%) Information Analyst
3 36 (15.58%) Information Security Analyst
4 23 (9.96%) Security Engineer
5 21 (9.09%) Consultant
5 21 (9.09%) Penetration Tester
5 21 (9.09%) Tester
6 20 (8.66%) Security Consultant
6 20 (8.66%) Technical Analyst
6 20 (8.66%) Technical Security Analyst
7 18 (7.79%) Junior
7 18 (7.79%) Senior Analyst
8 16 (6.93%) Security Manager
8 16 (6.93%) Senior Security Analyst
9 15 (6.49%) SOC Analyst
10 13 (5.63%) Junior Analyst
11 11 (4.76%) Network Engineer
11 11 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
12 10 (4.33%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.33%) CGI
1 10 (4.33%) HTML
1 10 (4.33%) XML
2 9 (3.90%) .NET
3 3 (1.30%) Web Services
4 2 (0.87%) Express
4 2 (0.87%) Node.js
5 1 (0.43%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.43%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.43%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 76 (32.90%) Management Information System
2 52 (22.51%) Computer Science
3 23 (9.96%) Cyberthreat
4 22 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (7.79%) PKI
6 15 (6.49%) Cyber Attack
7 14 (6.06%) Data Centre
8 11 (4.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 9 (3.90%) Fintech
10 7 (3.03%) Mobile App
11 6 (2.60%) Security Operations Centre
12 5 (2.16%) BYOD
12 5 (2.16%) Cyber Defence
13 4 (1.73%) CESG
13 4 (1.73%) Cyber Kill Chain
13 4 (1.73%) Data Protection Act
13 4 (1.73%) Virtual Team
14 3 (1.30%) Cybercrime
14 3 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
15 2 (0.87%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 59 (25.54%) Windows
2 45 (19.48%) Linux
3 18 (7.79%) Unix
4 6 (2.60%) Kali Linux
5 3 (1.30%) Android
5 3 (1.30%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (80.09%) Information Security
2 115 (49.78%) SIEM
3 71 (30.74%) Penetration Testing
4 62 (26.84%) Security Operations
5 60 (25.97%) Cybersecurity
6 44 (19.05%) Risk Assessment
7 41 (17.75%) Security Monitoring
8 36 (15.58%) OWASP
8 36 (15.58%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 35 (15.15%) Threat Analysis
10 32 (13.85%) Information Assurance
10 32 (13.85%) Vulnerability Management
11 31 (13.42%) Compliance Audit
11 31 (13.42%) ISMS
11 31 (13.42%) Security Management
12 30 (12.99%) Risk Management
13 29 (12.55%) Data Security
14 28 (12.12%) Information Security Management
15 27 (11.69%) Data Protection
16 24 (10.39%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (9.52%) Python
2 12 (5.19%) C++
3 11 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 10 (4.33%) Java
4 10 (4.33%) Perl
5 9 (3.90%) C#
6 8 (3.46%) C
6 8 (3.46%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.73%) Ruby
8 3 (1.30%) SQL
9 2 (0.87%) ES6
9 2 (0.87%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 88 (38.10%) CISSP
2 60 (25.97%) CISM
3 58 (25.11%) Degree
4 41 (17.75%) GIAC
5 39 (16.88%) CEH
6 38 (16.45%) GCIH
7 33 (14.29%) CISA
8 29 (12.55%) GCIA
9 19 (8.23%) CCNA
9 19 (8.23%) Cisco Certification
10 17 (7.36%) Computer Science Degree
11 16 (6.93%) SANS
12 15 (6.49%) CCNP
13 14 (6.06%) OSCP
14 12 (5.19%) Check Point Certification
14 12 (5.19%) CREST Certified
15 10 (4.33%) CASP
15 10 (4.33%) CHECK Team Leader
15 10 (4.33%) SSCP
16 9 (3.90%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (25.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (15.15%) PCI DSS
3 19 (8.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 12 (5.19%) GDPR
5 9 (3.90%) COBIT
6 8 (3.46%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (1.30%) SLA
8 2 (0.87%) NIST 800
9 1 (0.43%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 36 (15.58%) Virtual Machines
2 11 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.73%) Docker
4 3 (1.30%) Snort
Systems Management
1 50 (21.65%) Nessus
2 36 (15.58%) CSIRT
3 34 (14.72%) QRadar
4 8 (3.46%) WebInspect
5 5 (2.16%) Nmap
6 3 (1.30%) HP Fortify
7 2 (0.87%) Nexpose
7 2 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.87%) Puppet
7 2 (0.87%) Suricata
8 1 (0.43%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 33 (14.29%) Oracle
2 29 (12.55%) BeyondTrust
3 19 (8.23%) Cisco
4 17 (7.36%) CheckPoint
5 13 (5.63%) Microsoft
6 12 (5.19%) Qualys
7 7 (3.03%) Splunk
8 5 (2.16%) HP
9 3 (1.30%) Citrix
9 3 (1.30%) Fortinet
10 2 (0.87%) Darktrace
10 2 (0.87%) Palo Alto
11 1 (0.43%) Juniper
11 1 (0.43%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.43%) SAP
11 1 (0.43%) Varonis