Period
to 29 January 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 29 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Vulnerability Scanning
England > Midlands
6 months to
29 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 286 316 354
Rank change year-on-year +30 +38 +1
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Scanning 51 38 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.49% 0.31% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.34% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 33 17 15
Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -20.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £34,000 £33,000 £27,310
90th Percentile £60,500 £60,000 £76,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% -6.38%

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 9,587 11,217 13,682
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 91.63% 92.27% 91.13%
Number of salaries quoted 7,922 8,279 11,029
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Vulnerability Scanning
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Vulnerability Scanning in the Midlands

Vulnerability Scanning
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Vulnerability Scanning in the Midlands

Vulnerability Scanning
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Vulnerability Scanning in the Midlands over the 6 months to 29 January 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 29 January 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
West Midlands +47 42 £50,000 +25.00% 4
East Midlands +24 9 £37,000 +1.37%
Vulnerability Scanning
England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 35 (68.63%) Cybersecurity
2 33 (64.71%) Information Security
3 29 (56.86%) CISSP
4 22 (43.14%) Microsoft
5 18 (35.29%) Finance
5 18 (35.29%) SIEM
6 17 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
6 17 (33.33%) Windows
7 15 (29.41%) CISM
7 15 (29.41%) Microsoft Excel
7 15 (29.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 15 (29.41%) Due Diligence
8 14 (27.45%) Malware Analysis
8 14 (27.45%) Analytics
8 14 (27.45%) Linux
9 13 (25.49%) ITIL
9 13 (25.49%) Incident Management
9 13 (25.49%) Problem Management
9 13 (25.49%) Qualys
9 13 (25.49%) Change Management
10 11 (21.57%) CEH
10 11 (21.57%) TCP/IP
10 11 (21.57%) Security Operations
10 11 (21.57%) Greenfield Project
11 10 (19.61%) Threat Intelligence
11 10 (19.61%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 10 (19.61%) Darktrace
11 10 (19.61%) Tradecraft
11 10 (19.61%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
11 10 (19.61%) ArcSight

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 15 (29.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 15 (29.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.57%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.84%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (5.88%) DHCP
3 3 (5.88%) DNS
3 3 (5.88%) Network Security
3 3 (5.88%) SAN
4 2 (3.92%) Internet
5 1 (1.96%) Firewall
5 1 (1.96%) LAN
5 1 (1.96%) WAN
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Metasploit
General
1 18 (35.29%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 23 (45.10%) Analyst
2 17 (33.33%) Consultant
2 17 (33.33%) Security Consultant
3 15 (29.41%) Information Assurance Consultant
3 15 (29.41%) Information Security Consultant
4 13 (25.49%) Security Analyst
5 10 (19.61%) Senior Analyst
6 9 (17.65%) Security Engineer
7 6 (11.76%) Information Analyst
7 6 (11.76%) Information Security Analyst
8 4 (7.84%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (7.84%) Technical Security Analyst
9 3 (5.88%) Citrix Engineer
9 3 (5.88%) IT Analyst
9 3 (5.88%) IT Security Analyst
9 3 (5.88%) Network Analyst
9 3 (5.88%) Network Security Analyst
9 3 (5.88%) Senior Citrix Engineer
9 3 (5.88%) SOC Analyst
9 3 (5.88%) SOC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (19.61%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.88%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.96%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (33.33%) Windows
2 14 (27.45%) Linux
3 4 (7.84%) Unix
3 4 (7.84%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.88%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (68.63%) Cybersecurity
2 33 (64.71%) Information Security
3 18 (35.29%) SIEM
4 17 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
5 15 (29.41%) Due Diligence
6 14 (27.45%) Analytics
6 14 (27.45%) Malware Analysis
7 13 (25.49%) Change Management
7 13 (25.49%) Incident Management
7 13 (25.49%) ITIL
7 13 (25.49%) Problem Management
8 11 (21.57%) Security Operations
9 10 (19.61%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
9 10 (19.61%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (19.61%) Threat Intelligence
9 10 (19.61%) Tradecraft
10 5 (9.80%) Innovative Thinking
10 5 (9.80%) Service Management
10 5 (9.80%) Vulnerability Management
11 4 (7.84%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (56.86%) CISSP
2 15 (29.41%) CISM
3 11 (21.57%) CEH
4 10 (19.61%) CIMA
4 10 (19.61%) GSEC
4 10 (19.61%) Security Cleared
4 10 (19.61%) SSCP
5 9 (17.65%) CISA
6 4 (7.84%) CCNP
6 4 (7.84%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (7.84%) OSCP
7 3 (5.88%) CCA
7 3 (5.88%) CCNA
7 3 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (5.88%) CompTIA Security+
7 3 (5.88%) JNCIA
7 3 (5.88%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (5.88%) SANS
7 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
7 3 (5.88%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (3.92%) GDPR
2 2 (3.92%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.96%) NIST
System Software
1 7 (13.73%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (5.88%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) SCCM
2 3 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (3.92%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 22 (43.14%) Microsoft
2 13 (25.49%) Qualys
3 10 (19.61%) ArcSight
3 10 (19.61%) Darktrace
4 3 (5.88%) Citrix
4 3 (5.88%) SolarWinds
4 3 (5.88%) Symantec
4 3 (5.88%) VMware
5 2 (3.92%) Cisco
5 2 (3.92%) Juniper
6 1 (1.96%) Sun