Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Vulnerability Management
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 393 467 458
Rank change year-on-year +74 -9 +221
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Management 490 424 447
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.73% 0.57% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.61% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 421 342 385
London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -7.14% +16.67%
10th Percentile £45,000 £43,750 £47,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,375 £90,000
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 61,344 69,345 69,368
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.63% 92.80% 91.89%
Number of salaries quoted 49,596 53,358 59,717
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 £33,500
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 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 19 November 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 19 November 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 +21 87 £65,000 +8.33% 15
West London +26 10 £71,500 +14.40% 2
South London -2 4 £58,000 -10.77% 2
North London +13 2 £76,250 +5.17%
East London -8 1 £57,000 -26.45% 2
Vulnerability Management
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 301 (61.43%) Cybersecurity
2 288 (58.78%) Information Security
3 251 (51.22%) Firewall
4 241 (49.18%) SIEM
5 209 (42.65%) CISSP
6 173 (35.31%) Windows
7 155 (31.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 129 (26.33%) Linux
9 103 (21.02%) Data Protection
9 103 (21.02%) Security Operations
10 100 (20.41%) Banking
11 96 (19.59%) Risk Management
11 96 (19.59%) Finance
12 91 (18.57%) Penetration Testing
13 87 (17.76%) Data Protection Act
14 84 (17.14%) Security Architecture
15 81 (16.53%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 80 (16.33%) Network Security
17 78 (15.92%) TCP/IP
18 76 (15.51%) Investment Banking
19 72 (14.69%) Management Information System
19 72 (14.69%) GIAC
19 72 (14.69%) Qualys
20 70 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
21 68 (13.88%) CompTIA Security+
21 68 (13.88%) CISM
22 67 (13.67%) Degree
23 66 (13.47%) CISMP
23 66 (13.47%) Windows Server
24 64 (13.06%) Splunk

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 11 (2.24%) MS Exchange
2 7 (1.43%) IIS
3 6 (1.22%) Apache
4 4 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.61%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.41%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.41%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.41%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.20%) Confluence
Applications
1 22 (4.49%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 51 (10.41%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (8.16%) Office 365
4 22 (4.49%) PaaS
5 16 (3.27%) Mimecast
6 11 (2.24%) SaaS
7 10 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (2.04%) Amazon S3
7 10 (2.04%) AWS CloudTrail
7 10 (2.04%) AWS Lambda
7 10 (2.04%) Serverless
7 10 (2.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 7 (1.43%) IaaS
9 4 (0.82%) OpenDNS
10 3 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.61%) Dropbox
10 3 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.61%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.41%) G Suite
11 2 (0.41%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 251 (51.22%) Firewall
2 80 (16.33%) Network Security
3 78 (15.92%) TCP/IP
4 43 (8.78%) Intrusion Detection
5 31 (6.33%) LAN
6 30 (6.12%) WAN
7 26 (5.31%) VPN
8 18 (3.67%) VoIP
9 13 (2.65%) Wi-Fi
10 11 (2.24%) VLAN
11 10 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (1.63%) DNS
13 7 (1.43%) SSL
14 4 (0.82%) Cisco IOS
14 4 (0.82%) DHCP
14 4 (0.82%) Internet
14 4 (0.82%) WLAN
15 3 (0.61%) Cisco Firepower
15 3 (0.61%) Intranet
16 2 (0.41%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
1 10 (2.04%) Big Data
2 3 (0.61%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (0.41%) Apache Hive
3 2 (0.41%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (1.43%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.41%) Burp Suite
3 1 (0.20%) JIRA
General
1 100 (20.41%) Banking
2 96 (19.59%) Finance
3 76 (15.51%) Investment Banking
4 21 (4.29%) Legal
5 10 (2.04%) Financial Institution
5 10 (2.04%) Law
6 8 (1.63%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.22%) Games
8 5 (1.02%) Advertising
9 4 (0.82%) French Language
9 4 (0.82%) German Language
9 4 (0.82%) International Banking
9 4 (0.82%) Italian Language
9 4 (0.82%) Marketing
10 3 (0.61%) Back Office
10 3 (0.61%) Billing
10 3 (0.61%) Retail
11 2 (0.41%) Mandarin Language
11 2 (0.41%) Russian Language
12 1 (0.20%) Hungarian Language
Job Titles
1 103 (21.02%) Analyst
2 96 (19.59%) Security Analyst
3 92 (18.78%) Security Engineer
4 58 (11.84%) Architect
5 51 (10.41%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 44 (8.98%) Security Architect
6 44 (8.98%) Security Manager
7 39 (7.96%) Consultant
7 39 (7.96%) Security Consultant
8 28 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 28 (5.71%) IT Support
9 27 (5.51%) Infrastructure Support
10 25 (5.10%) Cybersecurity Engineer
10 25 (5.10%) Senior Analyst
10 25 (5.10%) Senior Security Analyst
11 23 (4.69%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
12 22 (4.49%) IT Engineer
12 22 (4.49%) IT Manager
13 21 (4.29%) IT Security Engineer
14 19 (3.88%) Cybersecurity Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.67%) Web Services
2 12 (2.45%) Regular Expression
3 2 (0.41%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 87 (17.76%) Data Protection Act
2 72 (14.69%) Management Information System
3 44 (8.98%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (7.96%) Computer Science
5 36 (7.35%) PKI
6 30 (6.12%) Security Operations Centre
7 29 (5.92%) Data Centre
8 23 (4.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 15 (3.06%) Enterprise Cloud
9 15 (3.06%) Fintech
10 13 (2.65%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 11 (2.24%) NHS
11 11 (2.24%) Self-Motivation
12 8 (1.63%) Cyberthreat
13 5 (1.02%) Cyberattack
13 5 (1.02%) Online Banking
13 5 (1.02%) Virtual Team
14 4 (0.82%) Analytical Mindset
14 4 (0.82%) Cyber Defence
14 4 (0.82%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 173 (35.31%) Windows
2 129 (26.33%) Linux
3 66 (13.47%) Windows Server
4 35 (7.14%) Mac OS X
5 30 (6.12%) Apple iOS
6 25 (5.10%) Unix
7 14 (2.86%) Windows 7
8 13 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (1.63%) Windows 10
10 7 (1.43%) Kali Linux
11 5 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.82%) VMS
13 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 301 (61.43%) Cybersecurity
2 288 (58.78%) Information Security
3 241 (49.18%) SIEM
4 103 (21.02%) Data Protection
4 103 (21.02%) Security Operations
5 96 (19.59%) Risk Management
6 91 (18.57%) Penetration Testing
7 84 (17.14%) Security Architecture
8 70 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
9 63 (12.86%) Data Loss Prevention
10 61 (12.45%) Identity Access Management
11 53 (10.82%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 49 (10.00%) DRM
13 42 (8.57%) ITIL
14 40 (8.16%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 39 (7.96%) Threat Intelligence
16 37 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
17 35 (7.14%) Incident Management
18 34 (6.94%) Cryptography
19 33 (6.73%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 23 (4.69%) PowerShell
2 15 (3.06%) SQL
3 11 (2.24%) Python
4 6 (1.22%) Bash Shell
4 6 (1.22%) Java
4 6 (1.22%) Perl
5 4 (0.82%) Ruby
6 2 (0.41%) C
7 1 (0.20%) PHP
Qualifications
1 209 (42.65%) CISSP
2 72 (14.69%) GIAC
3 68 (13.88%) CISM
3 68 (13.88%) CompTIA Security+
4 67 (13.67%) Degree
5 66 (13.47%) CISMP
6 64 (13.06%) CEH
7 48 (9.80%) Security Cleared
8 44 (8.98%) SC Cleared
9 40 (8.16%) SANS
10 37 (7.55%) Cisco Certification
11 27 (5.51%) CISA
12 26 (5.31%) Computer Science Degree
13 25 (5.10%) GCIH
13 25 (5.10%) SSCP
14 20 (4.08%) GCIA
15 18 (3.67%) CCNA
16 15 (3.06%) CCNP
16 15 (3.06%) GPEN
17 9 (1.84%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 155 (31.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 81 (16.53%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 63 (12.86%) GDPR
4 40 (8.16%) PCI DSS
5 28 (5.71%) Cyber Essentials
6 13 (2.65%) COBIT
7 6 (1.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 6 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.41%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.41%) ISAE 3402
8 2 (0.41%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.41%) SLA
9 1 (0.20%) QA
System Software
1 45 (9.18%) Active Directory
2 30 (6.12%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.61%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.61%) ProxySG
4 3 (0.61%) vSphere
4 3 (0.61%) XenApp
5 1 (0.20%) Docker
5 1 (0.20%) Snort
Systems Management
1 33 (6.73%) Nessus
2 28 (5.71%) WSUS
3 26 (5.31%) QRadar
4 25 (5.10%) CASB
5 23 (4.69%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 22 (4.49%) McAfee ePO
6 22 (4.49%) SCCM
7 19 (3.88%) IBM BigFix
8 17 (3.47%) CSIRT
9 15 (3.06%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 14 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
11 10 (2.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 9 (1.84%) Nmap
13 4 (0.82%) OpenVAS
14 3 (0.61%) AirWatch
14 3 (0.61%) NetBackup
14 3 (0.61%) Nexpose
14 3 (0.61%) SCOM
15 2 (0.41%) Computer Incident Response Team
16 1 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 72 (14.69%) Qualys
2 64 (13.06%) Splunk
3 52 (10.61%) Microsoft
4 31 (6.33%) Apple
4 31 (6.33%) McAfee
5 30 (6.12%) ArcSight
6 28 (5.71%) Oracle
7 27 (5.51%) Symantec
8 20 (4.08%) Cisco
9 18 (3.67%) Forcepoint
10 15 (3.06%) VMware
11 12 (2.45%) CheckPoint
11 12 (2.45%) LogRhythm
11 12 (2.45%) Sun
12 11 (2.24%) HP
13 10 (2.04%) CyberArk
13 10 (2.04%) Meraki
13 10 (2.04%) Sophos
14 9 (1.84%) Citrix
14 9 (1.84%) Trend Micro