Period
to 24 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 24 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Vulnerability Scanning
England > Midlands
6 months to
24 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 185 316 359
Rank change year-on-year +131 +43 +22
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Scanning 24 34 17
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.62% 0.29% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.32% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 12 25 6
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +25.00% +12.45%
10th Percentile £41,750 £46,250 £35,625
90th Percentile £62,750 £100,000 £42,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

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 the Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,590 10,676 12,391
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 92.67% 92.12% 91.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2,862 8,533 9,659
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% +3.96% +1.00%

Vulnerability Scanning
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Vulnerability Scanning as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Vulnerability Scanning in the Midlands

Vulnerability Scanning
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Vulnerability Scanning in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Vulnerability Scanning in the Midlands

Vulnerability Scanning
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Vulnerability Scanning in the Midlands over the 6 months to 24 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Vulnerability Scanning in the Midlands

Vulnerability Scanning
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Vulnerability Scanning within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 September 2020. 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
East Midlands +97 17 £47,500 +106.52% 2
West Midlands +86 7 £50,000 - 1
Vulnerability Scanning
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 2020, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Vulnerability Scanning.

1 18 (75.00%) SIEM
2 13 (54.17%) Information Security
2 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
3 12 (50.00%) Linux
3 12 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 10 (41.67%) Unix
4 10 (41.67%) Cybersecurity
4 10 (41.67%) Malware Analysis
4 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
4 10 (41.67%) Metasploit
5 7 (29.17%) Firewall
6 6 (25.00%) CISSP
7 5 (20.83%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (20.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (20.83%) Security Operations
7 5 (20.83%) Due Diligence
8 4 (16.67%) Data Loss Prevention
8 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (16.67%) Finance
9 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
9 3 (12.50%) CISM
9 3 (12.50%) CIMA
9 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
9 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (12.50%) Degree
9 3 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
9 3 (12.50%) Network Security
9 3 (12.50%) PCI DSS
9 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared

Vulnerability Scanning
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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:

Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (29.17%) Firewall
3 3 (12.50%) Network Security
4 2 (8.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Analyst
1 14 (58.33%) Security Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Junior
3 5 (20.83%) Junior Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Junior Security Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) SOC Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) Information Assurance Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) Information Security Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) Information Security Risk Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) Risk Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) Security Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Security Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) IT Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) IT Security Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior IT Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) IT Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.33%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (4.17%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Linux
2 10 (41.67%) Unix
3 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) SIEM
2 13 (54.17%) Information Security
3 10 (41.67%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (41.67%) Malware Analysis
4 5 (20.83%) Due Diligence
4 5 (20.83%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (20.83%) Security Operations
5 4 (16.67%) Data Loss Prevention
6 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
6 3 (12.50%) IT Audit
6 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (8.33%) Data Privacy
7 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
7 2 (8.33%) IT Strategy
7 2 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (8.33%) Migration
7 2 (8.33%) Patch Management
7 2 (8.33%) Security Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (25.00%) CISSP
3 3 (12.50%) CIMA
3 3 (12.50%) CISM
3 3 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (12.50%) Degree
3 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.33%) ISSAP
5 1 (4.17%) CREST Certified
5 1 (4.17%) GCIA
5 1 (4.17%) GCIH
5 1 (4.17%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (12.50%) NIST
2 3 (12.50%) PCI DSS
3 2 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (4.17%) GDPR
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Sun