Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Vulnerability Assessment skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Vulnerability Assessment over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Vulnerability Assessment
England > North West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 359 330 314
Rank change year-on-year -29 -16 +51
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 19 29 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.14% 0.23% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.26% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 14 22 24
North West median annual salary £44,750 £42,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.92% -15.50% +8.11%
10th Percentile £38,250 £33,750 £27,375
90th Percentile £67,875 £88,750 £89,625
England median annual salary £55,000 £58,072 £57,500
% change year-on-year -5.29% +1.00% +9.52%

Vulnerability Assessment 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 North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 11955 11235 11504
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 89.92% 89.78% 89.43%
Number of salaries quoted 9506 9368 9511
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Vulnerability Assessment
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Vulnerability Assessment as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Vulnerability Assessment in the North West

Vulnerability Assessment
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment in the North West.

Salary trend for Vulnerability Assessment in the North West

Vulnerability Assessment
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment in the North West over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Vulnerability Assessment in the North West

Vulnerability Assessment
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment within the North West region over the 6 months to 22 November 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
Manchester -30 10 £47,500 +6.15% 2
Merseyside +22 7 £42,500 +6.25%
Cheshire -29 2 - -
Vulnerability Assessment
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 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 North West region with a requirement for Vulnerability Assessment.

1 13 (68.42%) Firewall
1 13 (68.42%) Network Security
2 11 (57.89%) Intrusion Detection
3 10 (52.63%) SIEM
4 9 (47.37%) VPN
4 9 (47.37%) Network Monitoring
5 8 (42.11%) Management Information System
6 7 (36.84%) CheckPoint
6 7 (36.84%) Server Hardening
7 6 (31.58%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 6 (31.58%) Wireless Security
7 6 (31.58%) Degree
7 6 (31.58%) Splunk
7 6 (31.58%) Information Security
7 6 (31.58%) DMZ
7 6 (31.58%) Wireless
7 6 (31.58%) Identity Management
7 6 (31.58%) IPv4
7 6 (31.58%) IPv6
7 6 (31.58%) LAN
7 6 (31.58%) WAN
8 5 (26.32%) Cisco
8 5 (26.32%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (21.05%) VMware
9 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
9 4 (21.05%) CISSP
9 4 (21.05%) ITIL

Vulnerability Assessment
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 13 (68.42%) Firewall
1 13 (68.42%) Network Security
2 11 (57.89%) Intrusion Detection
3 9 (47.37%) VPN
4 6 (31.58%) DMZ
4 6 (31.58%) IPv4
4 6 (31.58%) IPv6
4 6 (31.58%) LAN
4 6 (31.58%) WAN
4 6 (31.58%) Wireless
4 6 (31.58%) Wireless Security
5 3 (15.79%) BIG-IP
5 3 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (15.79%) DHCP
5 3 (15.79%) DNS
5 3 (15.79%) VoIP
6 2 (10.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) GIS
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
1 3 (15.79%) Games
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Security Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) IT Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) IT Security Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Security Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Network Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Information Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Information Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Information Security Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Security Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Information Security Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) IT Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) IT Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Management Information System
2 3 (15.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (15.79%) Online Games
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (5.26%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
1 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) SIEM
2 9 (47.37%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (36.84%) Server Hardening
4 6 (31.58%) Identity Management
4 6 (31.58%) Information Security
4 6 (31.58%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 5 (26.32%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (21.05%) ITIL
6 4 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Data Protection
7 3 (15.79%) Security Operations
8 2 (10.53%) Data Privacy
8 2 (10.53%) DDoS Mitigation
8 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (10.53%) Security Architecture
8 2 (10.53%) Security Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Management
9 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (5.26%) Identity Access Management
9 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
2 4 (21.05%) CISSP
3 1 (5.26%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (10.53%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Nagios
2 1 (5.26%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) CheckPoint
2 6 (31.58%) Splunk
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco
4 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
4 4 (21.05%) VMware
5 3 (15.79%) F5
6 2 (10.53%) Capita
7 1 (5.26%) ArcSight
7 1 (5.26%) Citrix
7 1 (5.26%) Fortinet
7 1 (5.26%) Juniper