Period
to 18 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Vulnerability Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Vulnerability Management over the 6 months to 18 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Vulnerability Management
England > North West
6 months to
18 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 279 222 362
Rank change year-on-year -57 +140 -38
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Management 37 147 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.37% 1.27% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 1.39% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 24 137 6
North West median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -28.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £30,725 £42,500 £50,625
90th Percentile £71,750 £70,000 £76,875
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - -4.00%

Vulnerability Management 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 9,277 10,544 12,029
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 93.15% 91.01% 91.41%
Number of salaries quoted 7,303 8,478 9,565
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

Vulnerability Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Vulnerability Management in the North West

Vulnerability Management
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Vulnerability Management in the North West

Vulnerability Management
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Vulnerability Management in the North West over the 6 months to 18 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Vulnerability Management in the North West

Vulnerability Management
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 Management within the North West region over the 6 months to 18 November 2019. 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 -62 22 £40,000 -11.11% 7
Cheshire +7 10 £65,000 +4.00% 1
Merseyside +4 5 £31,500 -21.25%
Vulnerability Management
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2019, IT jobs citing Vulnerability Management 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 North West region with a requirement for Vulnerability Management.

1 17 (45.95%) Cybersecurity
2 12 (32.43%) Information Security
2 12 (32.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (29.73%) Network Security
3 11 (29.73%) SIEM
4 10 (27.03%) CISSP
4 10 (27.03%) Windows
5 9 (24.32%) Linux
5 9 (24.32%) GIAC
5 9 (24.32%) OWASP
6 8 (21.62%) Kalman Filter
6 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (21.62%) Security Operations
6 8 (21.62%) GDPR
6 8 (21.62%) Unix
7 7 (18.92%) Firewall
7 7 (18.92%) PCI DSS
7 7 (18.92%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (18.92%) Azure
7 7 (18.92%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (16.22%) Web Services
8 6 (16.22%) Finance
8 6 (16.22%) GSEC
8 6 (16.22%) Cryptography
8 6 (16.22%) CEH
8 6 (16.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 5 (13.51%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (13.51%) Asset Management
9 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (13.51%) Microsoft

Vulnerability Management
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.92%) Azure
2 5 (13.51%) AWS
2 5 (13.51%) Office 365
3 4 (10.81%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (10.81%) AWS CloudTrail
3 4 (10.81%) GCP
3 4 (10.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (2.70%) IaaS
4 1 (2.70%) PaaS
4 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (29.73%) Network Security
2 7 (18.92%) Firewall
3 5 (13.51%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (10.81%) LAN
4 4 (10.81%) WAN
5 3 (8.11%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.70%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Metasploit
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Law
3 3 (8.11%) Public Sector
4 2 (5.41%) Retail
5 1 (2.70%) German Language
5 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (59.46%) Analyst
2 16 (43.24%) Security Analyst
3 9 (24.32%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) Security Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Consultant
5 5 (13.51%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Security Consultant
6 4 (10.81%) AWS Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Compliance Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Information Security Consultant
7 3 (8.11%) Monitoring Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Product Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Support Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (5.41%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) IT Security Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Lead Architect
9 1 (2.70%) Network Security Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) Technical Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) Web Services
2 1 (2.70%) .NET
2 1 (2.70%) Flash
2 1 (2.70%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.51%) Data Centre
3 4 (10.81%) CESG
3 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
3 4 (10.81%) PKI
4 3 (8.11%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (8.11%) NHS
5 2 (5.41%) Driving Licence
5 2 (5.41%) Mainframe
5 2 (5.41%) Social Media
6 1 (2.70%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.03%) Windows
2 9 (24.32%) Linux
3 8 (21.62%) Unix
4 1 (2.70%) Kali Linux
4 1 (2.70%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) Cybersecurity
2 12 (32.43%) Information Security
3 11 (29.73%) SIEM
4 9 (24.32%) OWASP
5 8 (21.62%) Kalman Filter
5 8 (21.62%) Security Operations
6 7 (18.92%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (18.92%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (16.22%) Cryptography
7 6 (16.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 5 (13.51%) Asset Management
8 5 (13.51%) Security Testing
8 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (10.81%) Change Management
9 4 (10.81%) Data Encryption
9 4 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (10.81%) ISMS
9 4 (10.81%) Security Monitoring
9 4 (10.81%) Threat Detection
9 4 (10.81%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) Bash Shell
1 4 (10.81%) Python
2 3 (8.11%) SQL
3 1 (2.70%) C
3 1 (2.70%) Perl
3 1 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) CISSP
2 9 (24.32%) GIAC
3 6 (16.22%) CEH
3 6 (16.22%) GSEC
4 5 (13.51%) Degree
5 4 (10.81%) CESG Certified Professional
5 4 (10.81%) CompTIA Security+
6 3 (8.11%) DBS Check
7 2 (5.41%) CISA
7 2 (5.41%) ISACA
8 1 (2.70%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (2.70%) CHFI
8 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.70%) CSSLP
8 1 (2.70%) ECIH
8 1 (2.70%) GCIA
8 1 (2.70%) GCIH
8 1 (2.70%) OSCE
8 1 (2.70%) OSCP
8 1 (2.70%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (32.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (21.62%) GDPR
3 7 (18.92%) PCI DSS
4 4 (10.81%) ISO 31000
4 4 (10.81%) NIST
4 4 (10.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (8.11%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) Nexpose
2 4 (10.81%) CASB
2 4 (10.81%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (8.11%) Ansible
3 3 (8.11%) CA Spectrum
3 3 (8.11%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.70%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (2.70%) Nessus
4 1 (2.70%) Nmap
4 1 (2.70%) OpenVAS
4 1 (2.70%) QRadar
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
1 5 (13.51%) SolarWinds
2 4 (10.81%) Cisco
2 4 (10.81%) Google
2 4 (10.81%) Splunk
3 3 (8.11%) CA
3 3 (8.11%) F5
3 3 (8.11%) Juniper
3 3 (8.11%) Tufin
4 2 (5.41%) FireEye
4 2 (5.41%) ForeScout
4 2 (5.41%) Palo Alto
4 2 (5.41%) VMware
5 1 (2.70%) AlienVault
5 1 (2.70%) LogRhythm
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle
5 1 (2.70%) Qualys