Period
to 21 July 2018

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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Vulnerability Scanning
England > London
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 588 645 683
Rank change year-on-year +57 +38 +142
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Scanning 252 214 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.35% 0.29% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.32% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 193 195 175
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £43,000 £42,500 £46,750
90th Percentile £83,000 £84,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - -4.35% +25.00%

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 65,029 67,728 75,779
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.37% 91.79% 91.40%
Number of salaries quoted 52,047 53,744 65,309
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 21 July 2018.

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 21 July 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 +24 67 £65,000 +18.18% 14
South London +21 22 £50,000 +53.85% 2
East London -11 5 £72,500 +28.89% 1
North London - 5 £42,500 -
West London +17 1 £50,000 -33.33% 1
Vulnerability Scanning
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, IT jobs citing Vulnerability Scanning 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 Scanning.

1 178 (70.63%) Information Security
2 139 (55.16%) CISSP
3 127 (50.40%) Penetration Testing
4 122 (48.41%) SIEM
5 109 (43.25%) Cybersecurity
6 108 (42.86%) Firewall
7 96 (38.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 81 (32.14%) Security Operations
9 78 (30.95%) Windows
9 78 (30.95%) Network Security
10 70 (27.78%) CISM
11 68 (26.98%) Finance
12 67 (26.59%) Vulnerability Management
13 66 (26.19%) TCP/IP
14 64 (25.40%) Linux
15 51 (20.24%) Data Loss Prevention
16 50 (19.84%) Security Operations Centre
17 44 (17.46%) Security Architecture
18 41 (16.27%) ITIL
19 40 (15.87%) Risk Assessment
20 39 (15.48%) Data Protection
20 39 (15.48%) Analytics
21 38 (15.08%) Ethical Hacking
21 38 (15.08%) Incident Management
21 38 (15.08%) Risk Management
22 36 (14.29%) CISA
22 36 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
22 36 (14.29%) GDPR
23 35 (13.89%) Windows Server
24 33 (13.10%) Intrusion Detection

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 9 (3.57%) Apache
2 8 (3.17%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.59%) IIS
4 2 (0.79%) Confluence
4 2 (0.79%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.40%) ExpressionEngine
5 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.40%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.40%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (1.19%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 30 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.40%) GitHub
4 1 (0.40%) Office 365
4 1 (0.40%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 108 (42.86%) Firewall
2 78 (30.95%) Network Security
3 66 (26.19%) TCP/IP
4 33 (13.10%) Intrusion Detection
5 25 (9.92%) Internet
6 11 (4.37%) Sourcefire
7 10 (3.97%) LAN
8 9 (3.57%) VPN
8 9 (3.57%) WAN
9 8 (3.17%) DNS
10 7 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (2.78%) Cisco Firepower
10 7 (2.78%) SSL
11 6 (2.38%) SMTP
12 5 (1.98%) IPsec
13 4 (1.59%) HTTP
14 3 (1.19%) Cisco ISE
15 2 (0.79%) DHCP
15 2 (0.79%) SMS
15 2 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.57%) Big Data
2 8 (3.17%) Hadoop
3 3 (1.19%) MySQL
3 3 (1.19%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.40%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.40%) dBASE
Development Applications
1 7 (2.78%) Burp Suite
1 7 (2.78%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.79%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.40%) AppScan
3 1 (0.40%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.40%) git-flow
3 1 (0.40%) GoCD
3 1 (0.40%) JIRA
3 1 (0.40%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.40%) Paros
3 1 (0.40%) Subversion
3 1 (0.40%) TeamCity
General
1 68 (26.98%) Finance
2 22 (8.73%) Banking
3 13 (5.16%) Investment Banking
4 8 (3.17%) Retail
5 4 (1.59%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.19%) Law
7 2 (0.79%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.79%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.40%) Advertising
8 1 (0.40%) Automotive
8 1 (0.40%) Back Office
8 1 (0.40%) Games
8 1 (0.40%) Legal
8 1 (0.40%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 99 (39.29%) Analyst
2 94 (37.30%) Security Analyst
3 48 (19.05%) Security Engineer
4 42 (16.67%) Security Manager
5 35 (13.89%) Operations Analyst
5 35 (13.89%) Security Operations Analyst
6 27 (10.71%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 27 (10.71%) Senior Analyst
7 25 (9.92%) Senior Security Analyst
8 22 (8.73%) Senior Operations Analyst
9 20 (7.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 19 (7.54%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
11 18 (7.14%) Information Manager
11 18 (7.14%) Information Security Manager
12 16 (6.35%) IT Manager
12 16 (6.35%) IT Security Manager
13 14 (5.56%) Consultant
13 14 (5.56%) Cybersecurity Engineer
14 13 (5.16%) Information Officer
14 13 (5.16%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.17%) Elastic Stack
2 6 (2.38%) .NET
3 2 (0.79%) LAMP
3 2 (0.79%) SAML
4 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.40%) CSS
4 1 (0.40%) CSS3
4 1 (0.40%) HTML
4 1 (0.40%) HTML5
4 1 (0.40%) Laravel
4 1 (0.40%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 50 (19.84%) Security Operations Centre
2 36 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
3 31 (12.30%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (7.94%) Fintech
5 19 (7.54%) Management Information System
6 18 (7.14%) Data Centre
7 10 (3.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 8 (3.17%) Computer Science
9 7 (2.78%) Blog
9 7 (2.78%) Mobile App
9 7 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (1.98%) Cyberthreat
10 5 (1.98%) Digital Media
11 4 (1.59%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.79%) Analytical Mindset
12 2 (0.79%) CESG
12 2 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (0.79%) PKI
13 1 (0.40%) SCADA
13 1 (0.40%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 78 (30.95%) Windows
2 64 (25.40%) Linux
3 35 (13.89%) Windows Server
4 15 (5.95%) Mac OS X
5 9 (3.57%) Unix
6 8 (3.17%) Kali Linux
7 7 (2.78%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.59%) Solaris
9 2 (0.79%) VMS
9 2 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.40%) Android
10 1 (0.40%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (70.63%) Information Security
2 127 (50.40%) Penetration Testing
3 122 (48.41%) SIEM
4 109 (43.25%) Cybersecurity
5 81 (32.14%) Security Operations
6 67 (26.59%) Vulnerability Management
7 51 (20.24%) Data Loss Prevention
8 44 (17.46%) Security Architecture
9 41 (16.27%) ITIL
10 40 (15.87%) Risk Assessment
11 39 (15.48%) Analytics
11 39 (15.48%) Data Protection
12 38 (15.08%) Ethical Hacking
12 38 (15.08%) Incident Management
12 38 (15.08%) Risk Management
13 32 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
14 30 (11.90%) DRM
14 30 (11.90%) Malware Analysis
15 28 (11.11%) Patch Management
16 25 (9.92%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 7 (2.78%) Python
3 6 (2.38%) SQL
4 4 (1.59%) PHP
4 4 (1.59%) Ruby
5 3 (1.19%) C
5 3 (1.19%) C#
5 3 (1.19%) Go
5 3 (1.19%) Java
6 2 (0.79%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.79%) C++
6 2 (0.79%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.40%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.40%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.40%) Perl
7 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.40%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 139 (55.16%) CISSP
2 70 (27.78%) CISM
3 36 (14.29%) CISA
4 29 (11.51%) OSCP
5 26 (10.32%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (9.52%) CEH
7 21 (8.33%) Degree
8 18 (7.14%) CGEIT
9 17 (6.75%) CCNA
10 15 (5.95%) SANS
11 12 (4.76%) GCIH
11 12 (4.76%) GIAC
12 10 (3.97%) CREST Certified
13 8 (3.17%) CCNP
13 8 (3.17%) TOGAF Certification
14 6 (2.38%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 6 (2.38%) CCSP
14 6 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
15 5 (1.98%) CCIE
16 4 (1.59%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (38.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (14.29%) GDPR
3 31 (12.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 31 (12.30%) PCI DSS
4 8 (3.17%) GPG13
5 5 (1.98%) COBIT
5 5 (1.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (1.59%) NIST 800
7 3 (1.19%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.79%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.79%) ISAE 3402
8 2 (0.79%) QA
9 1 (0.40%) SAS 70
System Software
1 26 (10.32%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.37%) Snort
3 8 (3.17%) HDFS
4 3 (1.19%) ProxySG
5 2 (0.79%) Docker
5 2 (0.79%) LXC
6 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.40%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (5.95%) QRadar
2 10 (3.97%) Nessus
3 8 (3.17%) Suricata
4 7 (2.78%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 5 (1.98%) Nmap
6 4 (1.59%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 4 (1.59%) RSA enVision
7 3 (1.19%) Core Impact
7 3 (1.19%) SCOM
7 3 (1.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.79%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.79%) OpenVAS
9 1 (0.40%) Ansible
9 1 (0.40%) CASB
9 1 (0.40%) EnCase
9 1 (0.40%) FTK
9 1 (0.40%) Malwarebytes
9 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.40%) Packer
9 1 (0.40%) Terraform
Vendors
1 29 (11.51%) Splunk
2 28 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 27 (10.71%) LogRhythm
4 19 (7.54%) ArcSight
5 18 (7.14%) Palo Alto
6 16 (6.35%) Qualys
7 12 (4.76%) Cisco
7 12 (4.76%) Sophos
8 10 (3.97%) AlienVault
9 9 (3.57%) Darktrace
10 8 (3.17%) FireEye
10 8 (3.17%) Fortinet
10 8 (3.17%) TippingPoint
11 7 (2.78%) CheckPoint
11 7 (2.78%) ForeScout
12 6 (2.38%) Apple
12 6 (2.38%) HP
13 5 (1.98%) F5
13 5 (1.98%) SolarWinds
14 4 (1.59%) Riverbed