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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Vulnerability Assessment
England / North West
Rank 228 212 241
Rank change year-on-year -16 +29  
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 29 28 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.48% 0.50% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.56% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 27 13 4
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £40,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £68,500 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.26%  

Vulnerability Assessment is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 5476 4968 5800
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 90.30% 87.94% 88.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4544 4141 4667
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Vulnerability Assessment
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Vulnerability Assessment as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 23 March 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -24 17 £37,747 -31.36% 1
Merseyside -2 9 £53,573 +19.05%
Cheshire +17 3 £37,500 -21.46%
Vulnerability Assessment
England

Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 31 (77.50%) Firewall
2 25 (62.50%) Information Security
3 22 (55.00%) Network Security
4 20 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
5 19 (47.50%) Cisco
6 15 (37.50%) Security Operations
7 12 (30.00%) VMware
7 12 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (30.00%) SIEM
8 11 (27.50%) Management Information System
8 11 (27.50%) ITIL
9 10 (25.00%) Citrix
9 10 (25.00%) Degree
10 9 (22.50%) Physics
10 9 (22.50%) Human Factors
10 9 (22.50%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (20.00%) CISSP
11 8 (20.00%) VPN
11 8 (20.00%) Oracle
11 8 (20.00%) Unix
11 8 (20.00%) Server Hardening
12 7 (17.50%) Intrusion Detection
12 7 (17.50%) SQL
12 7 (17.50%) Python
12 7 (17.50%) C
12 7 (17.50%) C++
12 7 (17.50%) Java
12 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
13 6 (15.00%) WAN
13 6 (15.00%) CheckPoint

Vulnerability Assessment
Top Related 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 31 (77.50%) Firewall
2 22 (55.00%) Network Security
3 8 (20.00%) VPN
4 7 (17.50%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (15.00%) LAN
5 6 (15.00%) WAN
6 5 (12.50%) Internet
6 5 (12.50%) TCP/IP
7 4 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (10.00%) DMZ
7 4 (10.00%) VoIP
7 4 (10.00%) Wireless
7 4 (10.00%) Wireless Security
8 3 (7.50%) SSL
8 3 (7.50%) tcpdump
9 2 (5.00%) DHCP
9 2 (5.00%) DNS
9 2 (5.00%) IPv4
9 2 (5.00%) IPv6
9 2 (5.00%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.50%) GIS
General
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (50.00%) Analyst
1 20 (50.00%) Security Analyst
2 11 (27.50%) Security Engineer
3 9 (22.50%) Network Analyst
3 9 (22.50%) Network Security Analyst
3 9 (22.50%) Operations Analyst
3 9 (22.50%) Security Operations Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) IT Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) IT Operations Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) IT Security Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) Security Specialist
5 5 (12.50%) Junior
5 5 (12.50%) Network Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Junior Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Junior Operations Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Junior Security Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Firewall Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Information Security Specialist
7 3 (7.50%) Security Operations Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (5.00%) HTML
1 2 (5.00%) XML
1 2 (5.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Management Information System
2 6 (15.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Unix
2 5 (12.50%) Linux
3 2 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (62.50%) Information Security
2 20 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 15 (37.50%) Security Operations
4 12 (30.00%) SIEM
5 11 (27.50%) ITIL
6 9 (22.50%) Human Factors
6 9 (22.50%) Physics
7 8 (20.00%) Server Hardening
8 6 (15.00%) Security Management
9 5 (12.50%) Data Protection
9 5 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (12.50%) Service Delivery
10 4 (10.00%) Analytics
10 4 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
10 4 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 3 (7.50%) Process Improvement
11 3 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (7.50%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) C
1 7 (17.50%) C++
1 7 (17.50%) Java
1 7 (17.50%) Python
1 7 (17.50%) SQL
2 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) Degree
2 9 (22.50%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (20.00%) CISSP
4 4 (10.00%) CISM
5 3 (7.50%) CISMP
6 2 (5.00%) CISA
7 1 (2.50%) CEH
7 1 (2.50%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (2.50%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) Nessus
1 5 (12.50%) Nmap
2 3 (7.50%) RSA enVision
3 2 (5.00%) FortiGate
3 2 (5.00%) Nexpose
3 2 (5.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 19 (47.50%) Cisco
2 12 (30.00%) VMware
3 10 (25.00%) Citrix
4 8 (20.00%) Oracle
5 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
6 6 (15.00%) CheckPoint
6 6 (15.00%) Splunk
7 5 (12.50%) ArcSight
8 3 (7.50%) Juniper
8 3 (7.50%) Palo Alto
9 2 (5.00%) Apple
9 2 (5.00%) Fortinet
9 2 (5.00%) Intel
9 2 (5.00%) Intel Security
9 2 (5.00%) NetWitness
9 2 (5.00%) Qualys
10 1 (2.50%) Capita
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago