Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Vulnerability Scanning
England > London
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 563 593 602
Rank change year-on-year +30 +9 +175
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Scanning 250 258 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.37% 0.35% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.37% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 200 236 239
London median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -17.86% +16.67%
10th Percentile £47,500 £43,750 £47,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £62,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% -11.29% +24.00%

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 62,199 68,978 71,028
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.67% 92.81% 92.00%
Number of salaries quoted 49,979 52,815 61,328
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 £87,500
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 +15 74 £65,000 +18.18% 11
South London +5 4 £50,000 +53.85%
North London - 4 £42,500 -
East London -9 2 £46,000 +2.22% 2
West London +21 1 £50,000 -14.53% 2
Vulnerability Scanning
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 146 (58.40%) Information Security
2 135 (54.00%) CISSP
3 123 (49.20%) Firewall
4 112 (44.80%) SIEM
4 112 (44.80%) Cybersecurity
5 92 (36.80%) Windows
6 88 (35.20%) Network Security
7 86 (34.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 84 (33.60%) Penetration Testing
9 74 (29.60%) Security Operations
10 69 (27.60%) Linux
11 67 (26.80%) TCP/IP
12 57 (22.80%) Finance
13 56 (22.40%) Splunk
14 53 (21.20%) Security Architecture
15 52 (20.80%) Vulnerability Management
16 50 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
17 47 (18.80%) CISM
18 46 (18.40%) PowerShell
19 42 (16.80%) Analytics
20 41 (16.40%) Intrusion Detection
21 40 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
22 39 (15.60%) Internet
23 38 (15.20%) Risk Assessment
23 38 (15.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 35 (14.00%) Ethical Hacking
24 35 (14.00%) PCI DSS
25 34 (13.60%) Amazon AWS
25 34 (13.60%) GIAC
26 32 (12.80%) Degree

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 13 (5.20%) Apache
2 9 (3.60%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.60%) IIS
4 2 (0.80%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.40%) Confluence
5 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.40%) Site Server
5 1 (0.40%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 34 (13.60%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (10.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.60%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.20%) Office 365
5 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 123 (49.20%) Firewall
2 88 (35.20%) Network Security
3 67 (26.80%) TCP/IP
4 41 (16.40%) Intrusion Detection
5 39 (15.60%) Internet
6 31 (12.40%) LAN
6 31 (12.40%) WAN
7 29 (11.60%) DNS
8 26 (10.40%) SSL
9 23 (9.20%) SMTP
10 16 (6.40%) Wireless
11 15 (6.00%) Sourcefire
12 10 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (4.00%) Cisco Firepower
12 10 (4.00%) HTTP
13 9 (3.60%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (2.80%) SAN
15 6 (2.40%) Cisco ISE
15 6 (2.40%) DHCP
15 6 (2.40%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.40%) Big Data
2 9 (3.60%) Hadoop
3 6 (2.40%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.00%) Blockchain
5 4 (1.60%) MySQL
6 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.40%) dBASE
Development Applications
1 15 (6.00%) Metasploit
2 4 (1.60%) Burp Suite
3 3 (1.20%) Hudson
4 1 (0.40%) AppScan
4 1 (0.40%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.40%) JIRA
4 1 (0.40%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.40%) Paros
4 1 (0.40%) TeamCity
General
1 57 (22.80%) Finance
2 28 (11.20%) Banking
3 17 (6.80%) Investment Banking
4 10 (4.00%) Retail
5 8 (3.20%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.60%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.60%) International Banking
7 1 (0.40%) Advertising
7 1 (0.40%) Automotive
7 1 (0.40%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 88 (35.20%) Analyst
2 80 (32.00%) Security Analyst
3 77 (30.80%) Security Engineer
4 37 (14.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 36 (14.40%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
6 31 (12.40%) Operations Analyst
6 31 (12.40%) Security Operations Analyst
7 30 (12.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 29 (11.60%) Senior Analyst
9 25 (10.00%) Senior Security Analyst
10 19 (7.60%) Cybersecurity Engineer
10 19 (7.60%) Security Manager
11 18 (7.20%) Consultant
11 18 (7.20%) Senior Operations Analyst
12 17 (6.80%) Security Consultant
13 14 (5.60%) IT Engineer
14 13 (5.20%) IT Security Engineer
15 11 (4.40%) Information Security Engineer
16 10 (4.00%) IT Security Analyst
16 10 (4.00%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.60%) Elastic Stack
2 7 (2.80%) .NET
3 5 (2.00%) Regular Expression
4 4 (1.60%) Node.js
4 4 (1.60%) SOAP
5 2 (0.80%) SAML
6 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.40%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 50 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 40 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (9.20%) Data Protection Act
4 22 (8.80%) Computer Science
5 21 (8.40%) Management Information System
6 18 (7.20%) Fintech
7 14 (5.60%) Data Centre
8 10 (4.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 8 (3.20%) Mobile App
10 6 (2.40%) Analytical Mindset
10 6 (2.40%) PKI
10 6 (2.40%) Self-Motivation
11 5 (2.00%) BYOD
11 5 (2.00%) Cyber Defence
12 4 (1.60%) Public Cloud
12 4 (1.60%) Smartcard
13 2 (0.80%) Cyberattack
13 2 (0.80%) Cyberthreat
13 2 (0.80%) Digital Media
14 1 (0.40%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 92 (36.80%) Windows
2 69 (27.60%) Linux
3 29 (11.60%) Windows Server
4 12 (4.80%) Unix
5 10 (4.00%) Debian
5 10 (4.00%) Kali Linux
5 10 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (2.40%) Solaris
6 6 (2.40%) VMS
7 4 (1.60%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.40%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (58.40%) Information Security
2 112 (44.80%) Cybersecurity
2 112 (44.80%) SIEM
3 84 (33.60%) Penetration Testing
4 74 (29.60%) Security Operations
5 53 (21.20%) Security Architecture
6 52 (20.80%) Vulnerability Management
7 42 (16.80%) Analytics
8 38 (15.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 38 (15.20%) Risk Assessment
9 35 (14.00%) Ethical Hacking
10 32 (12.80%) Patch Management
11 29 (11.60%) Data Loss Prevention
12 28 (11.20%) Incident Management
12 28 (11.20%) ITIL
13 27 (10.80%) Security Testing
14 26 (10.40%) Data Protection
14 26 (10.40%) Identity Access Management
15 25 (10.00%) Mentoring
15 25 (10.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (18.40%) PowerShell
2 27 (10.80%) Python
3 21 (8.40%) SQL
4 20 (8.00%) Perl
5 16 (6.40%) C
5 16 (6.40%) VBScript
6 10 (4.00%) Java
7 6 (2.40%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.40%) C#
8 1 (0.40%) C++
8 1 (0.40%) Ruby
8 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 135 (54.00%) CISSP
2 47 (18.80%) CISM
3 34 (13.60%) GIAC
4 32 (12.80%) Degree
5 26 (10.40%) CEH
6 21 (8.40%) CISA
7 20 (8.00%) GCIH
8 19 (7.60%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (7.60%) Computer Science Degree
9 17 (6.80%) OSCP
10 16 (6.40%) SANS
11 12 (4.80%) CCNA
12 8 (3.20%) TOGAF Certification
13 7 (2.80%) CHFI
14 6 (2.40%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 6 (2.40%) CCSP
14 6 (2.40%) ECIH
14 6 (2.40%) OSCE
14 6 (2.40%) SSCP
15 5 (2.00%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (34.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (14.00%) PCI DSS
3 22 (8.80%) GDPR
4 20 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 19 (7.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 16 (6.40%) SAS 70
7 9 (3.60%) GPG13
8 4 (1.60%) Cyber Essentials
9 3 (1.20%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.80%) ISAE 3402
10 2 (0.80%) QA
System Software
1 26 (10.40%) Active Directory
2 16 (6.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.00%) Hyper-V
3 10 (4.00%) Snort
4 9 (3.60%) HDFS
4 9 (3.60%) ProxySG
5 5 (2.00%) KVM
5 5 (2.00%) vSphere
6 2 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 25 (10.00%) QRadar
2 23 (9.20%) Nessus
3 11 (4.40%) OpenVAS
4 10 (4.00%) Nmap
5 9 (3.60%) SCCM
5 9 (3.60%) Suricata
6 6 (2.40%) WSUS
7 5 (2.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 5 (2.00%) SCOM
8 4 (1.60%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.80%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (0.80%) IBM BigFix
10 1 (0.40%) EnCase
10 1 (0.40%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.40%) FTK
10 1 (0.40%) Nagios
10 1 (0.40%) RSA enVision
10 1 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.40%) WebInspect
10 1 (0.40%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 56 (22.40%) Splunk
2 31 (12.40%) Qualys
3 29 (11.60%) LogRhythm
4 26 (10.40%) Cisco
5 24 (9.60%) Palo Alto
6 19 (7.60%) ArcSight
7 17 (6.80%) Microsoft
8 16 (6.40%) VMware
9 15 (6.00%) AlienVault
9 15 (6.00%) Fortinet
10 14 (5.60%) Citrix
10 14 (5.60%) FireEye
11 11 (4.40%) CheckPoint
12 10 (4.00%) F5
12 10 (4.00%) Juniper
13 9 (3.60%) Blue Coat
13 9 (3.60%) Sophos
13 9 (3.60%) TippingPoint
14 7 (2.80%) McAfee
14 7 (2.80%) Red Hat