Period
to 23 September 2018

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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Vulnerability Management
England > London
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 384 483 500
Rank change year-on-year +99 +17 +189
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Management 513 414 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.75% 0.56% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.60% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 439 346 373
London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
10th Percentile £46,250 £38,375 £48,750
90th Percentile £91,500 £88,750 £86,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

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 62,337 69,116 72,766
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.72% 92.77% 92.20%
Number of salaries quoted 49,902 52,972 62,977
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 £33,560
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.00% - +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 23 September 2018.

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 23 September 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 +2 101 £65,000 +18.18% 16
West London +31 13 £65,000 +52.94% 2
South London +5 3 £56,000 -13.85%
East London -10 2 £54,750 -15.77% 2
North London +4 1 £67,500 +50.00%
Vulnerability Management
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, 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.

1 321 (62.57%) Cybersecurity
2 293 (57.12%) Firewall
3 274 (53.41%) Information Security
4 265 (51.66%) SIEM
5 230 (44.83%) CISSP
6 163 (31.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 160 (31.19%) Windows
8 125 (24.37%) Security Operations
9 118 (23.00%) Linux
10 112 (21.83%) Risk Management
11 108 (21.05%) Data Protection
12 105 (20.47%) Finance
13 104 (20.27%) Banking
14 101 (19.69%) Qualys
15 93 (18.13%) Network Security
16 88 (17.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
17 87 (16.96%) Data Protection Act
18 86 (16.76%) Security Architecture
19 85 (16.57%) Splunk
20 81 (15.79%) Investment Banking
21 80 (15.59%) CISM
22 77 (15.01%) Data Loss Prevention
23 74 (14.42%) Degree
24 73 (14.23%) Penetration Testing
25 71 (13.84%) Windows Server
25 71 (13.84%) GDPR
25 71 (13.84%) Problem-Solving
26 70 (13.65%) TCP/IP
27 69 (13.45%) Management Information System
27 69 (13.45%) GIAC

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 7 (1.36%) IIS
2 6 (1.17%) Apache
2 6 (1.17%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.39%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (0.39%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.39%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.19%) Confluence
Applications
1 16 (3.12%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 48 (9.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (9.16%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (6.24%) PaaS
4 12 (2.34%) IaaS
4 12 (2.34%) Office 365
5 11 (2.14%) SaaS
6 4 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.78%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.78%) AWS CloudTrail
6 4 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (0.78%) Serverless
6 4 (0.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.58%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.39%) G Suite
8 2 (0.39%) OpenDNS
8 2 (0.39%) Route 53
9 1 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.19%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.19%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 293 (57.12%) Firewall
2 93 (18.13%) Network Security
3 70 (13.65%) TCP/IP
4 31 (6.04%) Intrusion Detection
5 27 (5.26%) VPN
6 26 (5.07%) LAN
7 24 (4.68%) WAN
8 14 (2.73%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (2.73%) VoIP
9 12 (2.34%) SSL
10 11 (2.14%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (1.56%) DNS
12 7 (1.36%) BIG-IP
12 7 (1.36%) Cisco Firepower
13 6 (1.17%) BGP
13 6 (1.17%) OSPF
13 6 (1.17%) VLAN
14 5 (0.97%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 5 (0.97%) Internet
15 4 (0.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.56%) Big Data
2 4 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (0.58%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (0.39%) Apache Hive
4 2 (0.39%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (1.17%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.19%) Burp Suite
2 1 (0.19%) JIRA
General
1 105 (20.47%) Finance
2 104 (20.27%) Banking
3 81 (15.79%) Investment Banking
4 12 (2.34%) Financial Institution
5 11 (2.14%) Law
5 11 (2.14%) Legal
6 10 (1.95%) Advertising
6 10 (1.95%) Games
7 8 (1.56%) German Language
8 5 (0.97%) Retail
8 5 (0.97%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.78%) French Language
9 4 (0.78%) Italian Language
9 4 (0.78%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.58%) Marketing
11 2 (0.39%) International Banking
12 1 (0.19%) Hungarian Language
12 1 (0.19%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.19%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 94 (18.32%) Analyst
2 85 (16.57%) Security Engineer
3 83 (16.18%) Security Analyst
4 68 (13.26%) Consultant
5 66 (12.87%) Security Consultant
6 52 (10.14%) Security Manager
7 43 (8.38%) Architect
8 38 (7.41%) Security Architect
9 37 (7.21%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 32 (6.24%) Cybersecurity Consultant
11 28 (5.46%) Infrastructure Support
11 28 (5.46%) IT Consultant
11 28 (5.46%) IT Manager
11 28 (5.46%) IT Security Consultant
11 28 (5.46%) IT Support
12 26 (5.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 23 (4.48%) Cybersecurity Manager
14 21 (4.09%) Cybersecurity Engineer
14 21 (4.09%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
14 21 (4.09%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.53%) Web Services
2 2 (0.39%) Regular Expression
2 2 (0.39%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 87 (16.96%) Data Protection Act
2 69 (13.45%) Management Information System
3 60 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
4 58 (11.31%) PKI
5 54 (10.53%) Security Operations Centre
6 49 (9.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 45 (8.77%) Computer Science
8 24 (4.68%) Fintech
9 17 (3.31%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 17 (3.31%) Data Centre
10 15 (2.92%) Self-Motivation
11 9 (1.75%) NHS
12 8 (1.56%) Cyberthreat
13 7 (1.36%) Cyberattack
13 7 (1.36%) Virtual Team
14 6 (1.17%) BYOD
14 6 (1.17%) Enterprise Cloud
15 4 (0.78%) Analytical Mindset
15 4 (0.78%) Cyber Defence
15 4 (0.78%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 160 (31.19%) Windows
2 118 (23.00%) Linux
3 71 (13.84%) Windows Server
4 33 (6.43%) Mac OS X
5 31 (6.04%) Apple iOS
6 14 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (1.95%) Unix
7 10 (1.95%) Windows 7
8 6 (1.17%) Kali Linux
8 6 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.97%) VMS
10 4 (0.78%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 321 (62.57%) Cybersecurity
2 274 (53.41%) Information Security
3 265 (51.66%) SIEM
4 125 (24.37%) Security Operations
5 112 (21.83%) Risk Management
6 108 (21.05%) Data Protection
7 86 (16.76%) Security Architecture
8 77 (15.01%) Data Loss Prevention
9 73 (14.23%) Penetration Testing
10 71 (13.84%) Problem-Solving
11 65 (12.67%) Identity Access Management
12 53 (10.33%) Threat Management
12 53 (10.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 52 (10.14%) DRM
14 49 (9.55%) Agile Software Development
15 48 (9.36%) Cryptography
16 46 (8.97%) ITIL
17 44 (8.58%) Threat Intelligence
18 39 (7.60%) Analytics
19 37 (7.21%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (2.14%) Python
2 9 (1.75%) Bash Shell
3 6 (1.17%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.39%) C
4 2 (0.39%) Perl
4 2 (0.39%) SQL
5 1 (0.19%) C++
5 1 (0.19%) Java
5 1 (0.19%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.19%) PHP
5 1 (0.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 230 (44.83%) CISSP
2 80 (15.59%) CISM
3 74 (14.42%) Degree
4 69 (13.45%) GIAC
5 67 (13.06%) CISMP
6 65 (12.67%) Security Cleared
7 64 (12.48%) CompTIA Security+
8 61 (11.89%) CEH
8 61 (11.89%) SC Cleared
9 36 (7.02%) CISA
9 36 (7.02%) Cisco Certification
10 32 (6.24%) Computer Science Degree
11 23 (4.48%) GPEN
12 21 (4.09%) SANS
13 18 (3.51%) GCIH
14 16 (3.12%) CCNA
15 15 (2.92%) SSCP
16 13 (2.53%) CCNP
16 13 (2.53%) CRISC
17 11 (2.14%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 163 (31.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 88 (17.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 71 (13.84%) GDPR
4 54 (10.53%) PCI DSS
5 26 (5.07%) Cyber Essentials
6 14 (2.73%) COBIT
7 8 (1.56%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 7 (1.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (1.17%) SLA
10 4 (0.78%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.58%) HIPAA
12 2 (0.39%) ISAE 3402
12 2 (0.39%) QA
System Software
1 48 (9.36%) Active Directory
2 31 (6.04%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.78%) Snort
5 3 (0.58%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.19%) Docker
6 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 49 (9.55%) QRadar
2 36 (7.02%) Nessus
3 28 (5.46%) WSUS
4 20 (3.90%) McAfee ePO
5 19 (3.70%) IBM BigFix
5 19 (3.70%) SCCM
6 11 (2.14%) CASB
7 9 (1.75%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 8 (1.56%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 8 (1.56%) Nmap
9 4 (0.78%) OpenVAS
9 4 (0.78%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (0.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 3 (0.58%) CSIRT
10 3 (0.58%) Nexpose
11 2 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
12 1 (0.19%) Backup Exec
12 1 (0.19%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 101 (19.69%) Qualys
2 85 (16.57%) Splunk
3 33 (6.43%) Microsoft
4 32 (6.24%) Apple
5 31 (6.04%) ArcSight
6 30 (5.85%) McAfee
7 29 (5.65%) Oracle
8 28 (5.46%) Cisco
9 18 (3.51%) F5
10 15 (2.92%) CheckPoint
11 14 (2.73%) LogRhythm
12 13 (2.53%) VMware
13 10 (1.95%) Palo Alto
14 9 (1.75%) CyberArk
14 9 (1.75%) SolarWinds
15 8 (1.56%) Aveksa
15 8 (1.56%) HP
16 7 (1.36%) Citrix
17 6 (1.17%) Juniper
17 6 (1.17%) Symantec