Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Vulnerability Scanning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Vulnerability Scanning over the 6 months to 16 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Vulnerability Scanning
England > London
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 540 572 760
Rank change year-on-year +32 +188 +84
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Scanning 295 279 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.40% 0.38% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.42% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 271 244 136
London median annual salary £57,500 £70,000 £58,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.86% +20.69% +10.48%
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00% +11.11%

Vulnerability Scanning 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 67403 67218 78839
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.66% 90.64% 89.69%
Number of salaries quoted 52418 57565 66800
London median annual salary £60,000 £59,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.84% +8.18% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £33,730
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £86,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Vulnerability Scanning
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Vulnerability Scanning in London

Vulnerability Scanning
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Vulnerability Scanning in London

Vulnerability Scanning
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Vulnerability Scanning in London over the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Vulnerability Scanning in London

Vulnerability Scanning
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 Scanning within the London region over the 6 months to 16 December 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 +48 45 £52,500 -22.22% 3
West London +9 3 £42,000 -16.00%
East London -5 3 £45,000 -
Vulnerability Scanning
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT jobs citing Vulnerability Scanning 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 Scanning.

1 216 (73.22%) Information Security
2 186 (63.05%) CISSP
3 180 (61.02%) SIEM
4 159 (53.90%) Firewall
5 149 (50.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 135 (45.76%) Linux
7 127 (43.05%) Penetration Testing
8 124 (42.03%) Cybersecurity
9 123 (41.69%) Vulnerability Management
10 116 (39.32%) CISM
11 109 (36.95%) Windows
12 94 (31.86%) Finance
13 82 (27.80%) Security Operations
14 79 (26.78%) TCP/IP
15 76 (25.76%) Active Directory
16 75 (25.42%) Banking
17 73 (24.75%) Nessus
17 73 (24.75%) Network Security
18 72 (24.41%) Data Protection
19 71 (24.07%) Microsoft
20 70 (23.73%) Incident Management
21 69 (23.39%) Data Protection Act
21 69 (23.39%) ITIL
22 66 (22.37%) GIAC
23 64 (21.69%) Windows Server
24 63 (21.36%) Cisco
24 63 (21.36%) Qualys
25 62 (21.02%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
26 59 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
26 59 (20.00%) DRM

Vulnerability Scanning
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 3 (1.02%) Apache
1 3 (1.02%) Apache Spark
1 3 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (1.02%) Skype for Business
2 2 (0.68%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (2.03%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (0.34%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 29 (9.83%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (4.07%) Office 365
4 11 (3.73%) Cloudflare
5 6 (2.03%) Mimecast
6 3 (1.02%) IaaS
6 3 (1.02%) PaaS
6 3 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 159 (53.90%) Firewall
2 79 (26.78%) TCP/IP
3 73 (24.75%) Network Security
4 28 (9.49%) WAN
5 21 (7.12%) Intrusion Detection
6 17 (5.76%) LAN
7 14 (4.75%) HTTP
7 14 (4.75%) SMTP
7 14 (4.75%) SSH
8 13 (4.41%) Internet
9 10 (3.39%) VPN
10 8 (2.71%) SSL
11 7 (2.37%) Wireless
12 6 (2.03%) VoIP
13 4 (1.36%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (1.02%) DHCP
14 3 (1.02%) DNS
14 3 (1.02%) Skype
14 3 (1.02%) SNMP
14 3 (1.02%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.02%) Big Data
1 3 (1.02%) Hadoop
1 3 (1.02%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 30 (10.17%) Metasploit
2 9 (3.05%) Burp Suite
General
1 94 (31.86%) Finance
2 75 (25.42%) Banking
3 16 (5.42%) Legal
4 12 (4.07%) Retail
5 9 (3.05%) Law
6 4 (1.36%) Advertising
7 3 (1.02%) International Banking
8 2 (0.68%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.68%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.68%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 146 (49.49%) Analyst
2 136 (46.10%) Security Analyst
3 47 (15.93%) IT Analyst
3 47 (15.93%) IT Security Analyst
4 43 (14.58%) Information Analyst
4 43 (14.58%) Information Security Analyst
4 43 (14.58%) Security Engineer
5 40 (13.56%) Security Manager
6 35 (11.86%) Operations Analyst
6 35 (11.86%) Security Operations Analyst
7 30 (10.17%) IT Engineer
7 30 (10.17%) IT Security Engineer
7 30 (10.17%) Security Officer
8 25 (8.47%) Senior Analyst
8 25 (8.47%) Senior Security Analyst
9 20 (6.78%) Information Officer
9 20 (6.78%) Information Security Officer
10 19 (6.44%) Operations Engineer
11 16 (5.42%) Cybersecurity Manager
12 15 (5.08%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.07%) SailPoint
2 5 (1.69%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (1.69%) Regular Expression
3 3 (1.02%) .NET
3 3 (1.02%) Middleware
3 3 (1.02%) PCRE
Miscellaneous
1 69 (23.39%) Data Protection Act
2 34 (11.53%) Management Information System
3 22 (7.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 18 (6.10%) Security Operations Centre
5 17 (5.76%) Computer Science
6 16 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (4.75%) Fintech
8 12 (4.07%) Cyber Attack
8 12 (4.07%) Reinsurance
9 11 (3.73%) Cyberthreat
10 9 (3.05%) PKI
11 7 (2.37%) Greenfield Project
12 6 (2.03%) Data Centre
13 3 (1.02%) Public Cloud
13 3 (1.02%) Virtual Team
14 2 (0.68%) BYOD
14 2 (0.68%) Cyber Defence
14 2 (0.68%) Cybercrime
15 1 (0.34%) Blog
15 1 (0.34%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 135 (45.76%) Linux
2 109 (36.95%) Windows
3 64 (21.69%) Windows Server
4 50 (16.95%) Unix
5 23 (7.80%) Apple iOS
6 22 (7.46%) Mac OS X
7 14 (4.75%) Kali Linux
8 5 (1.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (73.22%) Information Security
2 180 (61.02%) SIEM
3 127 (43.05%) Penetration Testing
4 124 (42.03%) Cybersecurity
5 123 (41.69%) Vulnerability Management
6 82 (27.80%) Security Operations
7 72 (24.41%) Data Protection
8 70 (23.73%) Incident Management
9 69 (23.39%) ITIL
10 59 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 59 (20.00%) DRM
11 53 (17.97%) Data Loss Prevention
12 49 (16.61%) Security Architecture
13 39 (13.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 36 (12.20%) Patch Management
15 32 (10.85%) Privileged Access Management
16 31 (10.51%) Security Monitoring
16 31 (10.51%) Threat Intelligence
17 28 (9.49%) Analytics
18 22 (7.46%) Malware Analysis
Programming Languages
1 36 (12.20%) Python
2 19 (6.44%) Perl
3 15 (5.08%) PowerShell
4 5 (1.69%) C#
4 5 (1.69%) C++
4 5 (1.69%) Java
5 4 (1.36%) C
5 4 (1.36%) PHP
5 4 (1.36%) Ruby
6 3 (1.02%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.02%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.34%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 186 (63.05%) CISSP
2 116 (39.32%) CISM
3 66 (22.37%) GIAC
4 57 (19.32%) CISA
5 35 (11.86%) CEH
5 35 (11.86%) Cisco Certification
6 32 (10.85%) SANS
7 30 (10.17%) OSCP
8 27 (9.15%) Degree
9 25 (8.47%) GCIH
10 24 (8.14%) CCNP
11 19 (6.44%) CCNA
11 19 (6.44%) GCIA
12 17 (5.76%) Computer Science Degree
12 17 (5.76%) GSEC
13 16 (5.42%) CREST Certified
14 12 (4.07%) GISF
15 11 (3.73%) SSCP
16 8 (2.71%) GCFA
17 7 (2.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (50.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 62 (21.02%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 32 (10.85%) PCI DSS
4 26 (8.81%) GDPR
5 14 (4.75%) NIST 800
6 13 (4.41%) COBIT
7 10 (3.39%) Cyber Essentials
8 7 (2.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (1.02%) GPG13
10 2 (0.68%) HIPAA
System Software
1 76 (25.76%) Active Directory
2 18 (6.10%) Virtual Machines
3 14 (4.75%) Snort
4 8 (2.71%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.69%) BitLocker
5 5 (1.69%) ProxySG
5 5 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (1.02%) HDFS
6 3 (1.02%) vSphere
7 2 (0.68%) KVM
Systems Management
1 73 (24.75%) Nessus
2 35 (11.86%) McAfee ePO
3 32 (10.85%) SCCM
4 24 (8.14%) OpenVAS
5 21 (7.12%) Core Impact
6 20 (6.78%) QRadar
7 17 (5.76%) WSUS
8 15 (5.08%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 12 (4.07%) Nexpose
9 12 (4.07%) PowerBroker
9 12 (4.07%) RSA Security Analytics
10 8 (2.71%) SCOM
11 6 (2.03%) RSA enVision
11 6 (2.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 3 (1.02%) CSIRT
12 3 (1.02%) Fluentd
12 3 (1.02%) Suricata
13 2 (0.68%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 2 (0.68%) Pingdom
13 2 (0.68%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 71 (24.07%) Microsoft
2 63 (21.36%) Cisco
2 63 (21.36%) Qualys
3 51 (17.29%) Palo Alto
4 42 (14.24%) CheckPoint
5 41 (13.90%) McAfee
6 37 (12.54%) Splunk
7 27 (9.15%) ArcSight
8 24 (8.14%) Juniper
9 22 (7.46%) Apple
9 22 (7.46%) CyberArk
10 21 (7.12%) SolarWinds
11 20 (6.78%) Blue Coat
12 19 (6.44%) F5
13 18 (6.10%) Fortinet
14 17 (5.76%) Dell
14 17 (5.76%) FireEye
14 17 (5.76%) LogRhythm
15 16 (5.42%) AlienVault
16 15 (5.08%) Acunetix