Period
to 16 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Vulnerability Management
England > London
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 448 427 459
Rank change year-on-year -21 +32 +176
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Management 365 448 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.58% 0.64% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.68% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 314 372 346
London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -7.14% +20.69%
10th Percentile £43,750 £43,875 £46,250
90th Percentile £102,500 £85,000 £93,750
England 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 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 57,763 65,463 65,000
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 92.03% 93.19% 92.10%
Number of salaries quoted 46,609 52,340 55,414
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £58,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +3.45% +5.45%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,575
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Vulnerability Management
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Vulnerability Management in London

Vulnerability Management
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Vulnerability Management in London

Vulnerability Management
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Vulnerability Management in London over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Vulnerability Management in London

Vulnerability Management
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 Management within the London region over the 6 months to 16 January 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 -8 58 £65,000 - 10
West London +27 7 £75,000 +20.00% 3
North London +17 4 £57,500 -16.36%
East London +12 1 £57,000 -34.86% 3
South London -10 1 £75,000 +11.11%
Vulnerability Management
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 London region with a requirement for Vulnerability Management.

1 232 (63.56%) Cybersecurity
2 212 (58.08%) Information Security
3 184 (50.41%) SIEM
4 170 (46.58%) Firewall
5 143 (39.18%) CISSP
6 124 (33.97%) Windows
7 97 (26.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 85 (23.29%) Penetration Testing
8 85 (23.29%) Linux
9 80 (21.92%) Security Operations
10 75 (20.55%) Finance
11 71 (19.45%) CEH
12 70 (19.18%) Banking
13 68 (18.63%) GIAC
14 64 (17.53%) Risk Management
15 63 (17.26%) Data Protection
16 61 (16.71%) TCP/IP
17 57 (15.62%) Network Security
17 57 (15.62%) Splunk
18 52 (14.25%) Microsoft
19 50 (13.70%) CISM
19 50 (13.70%) Qualys
20 49 (13.42%) Management Information System
20 49 (13.42%) Cisco Certification
20 49 (13.42%) Symantec
20 49 (13.42%) Office 365
20 49 (13.42%) Data Loss Prevention
20 49 (13.42%) Problem-Solving
21 48 (13.15%) CompTIA Security+
22 47 (12.88%) SCCM

Vulnerability Management
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 17 (4.66%) MS Exchange
2 10 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (1.37%) IIS
4 4 (1.10%) Apache
4 4 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.82%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.55%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.55%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.27%) Confluence
Applications
1 17 (4.66%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 49 (13.42%) Office 365
2 36 (9.86%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (9.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (4.93%) Mimecast
5 10 (2.74%) OpenDNS
6 9 (2.47%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (2.47%) Amazon S3
6 9 (2.47%) AWS CloudTrail
6 9 (2.47%) AWS Lambda
6 9 (2.47%) Dropbox
6 9 (2.47%) OneDrive
6 9 (2.47%) PaaS
6 9 (2.47%) SaaS
6 9 (2.47%) Serverless
6 9 (2.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 5 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (1.10%) IaaS
9 3 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.27%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 170 (46.58%) Firewall
2 61 (16.71%) TCP/IP
3 57 (15.62%) Network Security
4 45 (12.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 25 (6.85%) LAN
6 23 (6.30%) WAN
7 22 (6.03%) VPN
8 21 (5.75%) VoIP
9 20 (5.48%) BGP
9 20 (5.48%) Cisco Nexus
10 18 (4.93%) EIGRP
10 18 (4.93%) IPsec
11 15 (4.11%) VLAN
12 10 (2.74%) WLAN
13 7 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (1.92%) DNS
14 6 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
15 4 (1.10%) Cisco IOS
15 4 (1.10%) DHCP
15 4 (1.10%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.47%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (1.37%) Big Data
3 1 (0.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (1.37%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.27%) Burp Suite
2 1 (0.27%) JIRA
General
1 75 (20.55%) Finance
2 70 (19.18%) Banking
3 35 (9.59%) Investment Banking
4 21 (5.75%) Legal
5 12 (3.29%) Law
6 6 (1.64%) Marketing
6 6 (1.64%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.10%) International Banking
7 4 (1.10%) Mandarin Language
7 4 (1.10%) Retail
7 4 (1.10%) Russian Language
8 3 (0.82%) Back Office
8 3 (0.82%) Billing
9 2 (0.55%) Advertising
10 1 (0.27%) Hungarian Language
Job Titles
1 77 (21.10%) Analyst
2 72 (19.73%) Security Analyst
3 71 (19.45%) Security Engineer
4 39 (10.68%) Architect
5 37 (10.14%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 33 (9.04%) Head of Security
7 26 (7.12%) Security Architect
8 25 (6.85%) Security Manager
9 23 (6.30%) Senior Analyst
9 23 (6.30%) Senior Security Analyst
10 22 (6.03%) Head of Information
10 22 (6.03%) Head of Information Security
11 20 (5.48%) IT Support
12 19 (5.21%) Consultant
12 19 (5.21%) IT Engineer
12 19 (5.21%) Security Consultant
13 18 (4.93%) Head of Finance
14 17 (4.66%) Cybersecurity Engineer
14 17 (4.66%) Infrastructure Support
14 17 (4.66%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.93%) SailPoint
2 15 (4.11%) Regular Expression
3 13 (3.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 49 (13.42%) Management Information System
2 47 (12.88%) Data Protection Act
3 37 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (5.75%) Security Operations Centre
5 20 (5.48%) Data Centre
5 20 (5.48%) PKI
6 14 (3.84%) Fintech
7 12 (3.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 12 (3.29%) Enterprise Cloud
8 8 (2.19%) Cyberattack
8 8 (2.19%) NHS
9 5 (1.37%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 5 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (1.10%) Cyberthreat
10 4 (1.10%) Online Banking
10 4 (1.10%) Reinsurance
11 3 (0.82%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (0.55%) Analytical Mindset
12 2 (0.55%) iSeries
12 2 (0.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 124 (33.97%) Windows
2 85 (23.29%) Linux
3 37 (10.14%) Windows Server
4 25 (6.85%) Unix
5 24 (6.58%) Mac OS X
6 21 (5.75%) Apple iOS
7 17 (4.66%) Windows 7
8 13 (3.56%) Windows 10
9 8 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (1.37%) Kali Linux
11 2 (0.55%) VMS
12 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (63.56%) Cybersecurity
2 212 (58.08%) Information Security
3 184 (50.41%) SIEM
4 85 (23.29%) Penetration Testing
5 80 (21.92%) Security Operations
6 64 (17.53%) Risk Management
7 63 (17.26%) Data Protection
8 49 (13.42%) Data Loss Prevention
8 49 (13.42%) Problem-Solving
9 44 (12.05%) Identity Access Management
9 44 (12.05%) Security Architecture
10 37 (10.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 29 (7.95%) Computer Science
12 28 (7.67%) Patch Management
12 28 (7.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 27 (7.40%) Configuration Management
13 27 (7.40%) DRM
13 27 (7.40%) Incident Management
14 25 (6.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 25 (6.85%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 31 (8.49%) PowerShell
2 18 (4.93%) SQL
3 8 (2.19%) Python
4 6 (1.64%) Perl
5 5 (1.37%) Java
6 4 (1.10%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.10%) Ruby
7 1 (0.27%) C
Qualifications
1 143 (39.18%) CISSP
2 71 (19.45%) CEH
3 68 (18.63%) GIAC
4 50 (13.70%) CISM
5 49 (13.42%) Cisco Certification
6 48 (13.15%) CompTIA Security+
7 42 (11.51%) Degree
8 41 (11.23%) SANS
9 39 (10.68%) CISMP
10 35 (9.59%) CCNP
11 31 (8.49%) SSCP
12 30 (8.22%) CCNA
13 26 (7.12%) GCIH
14 25 (6.85%) CISA
15 23 (6.30%) GCIA
16 22 (6.03%) CCIE
17 18 (4.93%) GISF
17 18 (4.93%) Security Cleared
18 17 (4.66%) SC Cleared
19 13 (3.56%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (26.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 45 (12.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 35 (9.59%) GDPR
4 22 (6.03%) Cyber Essentials
5 20 (5.48%) PCI DSS
6 10 (2.74%) COBIT
7 7 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (8.77%) Active Directory
2 17 (4.66%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.37%) XenApp
5 3 (0.82%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.82%) vSphere
6 2 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 47 (12.88%) SCCM
2 38 (10.41%) Nessus
3 35 (9.59%) WSUS
4 33 (9.04%) McAfee ePO
5 29 (7.95%) CASB
6 26 (7.12%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 26 (7.12%) IBM BigFix
7 22 (6.03%) CSIRT
8 15 (4.11%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 15 (4.11%) Norton AntiVirus
9 14 (3.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 13 (3.56%) QRadar
11 7 (1.92%) Nmap
12 4 (1.10%) AirWatch
13 3 (0.82%) Computer Incident Response Team
13 3 (0.82%) NetBackup
13 3 (0.82%) SCOM
14 2 (0.55%) Nexpose
14 2 (0.55%) OpenVAS
15 1 (0.27%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 57 (15.62%) Splunk
2 52 (14.25%) Microsoft
3 50 (13.70%) Qualys
4 49 (13.42%) Symantec
5 44 (12.05%) McAfee
6 34 (9.32%) Cisco
7 26 (7.12%) CheckPoint
8 25 (6.85%) LogRhythm
9 24 (6.58%) Forcepoint
10 23 (6.30%) Juniper
11 22 (6.03%) Apple
12 21 (5.75%) ArcSight
12 21 (5.75%) Palo Alto
13 18 (4.93%) Aveksa
14 17 (4.66%) Blue Coat
14 17 (4.66%) FireEye
15 15 (4.11%) Meraki
15 15 (4.11%) Oracle
15 15 (4.11%) Sun
15 15 (4.11%) VMware