Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Vulnerability Management
England > North West
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 190 352 337
Rank change year-on-year +162 -15 -61
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Management 158 18 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.49% 0.14% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 0.15% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 149 8 27
North West median annual salary £45,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.00% +4.17% +17.07%
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,625 £46,600
90th Percentile £62,500 £72,625 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - -4.00% +13.64%

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 9,663 11,647 11,288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 91.08% 91.86% 92.20%
Number of salaries quoted 7,779 9,271 9,427
North West median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +143 144 £45,000 - 4
Cheshire +33 10 £62,500 -
Merseyside +9 3 £40,000 -11.11%
Lancashire - 1 £30,000 -
Vulnerability Management
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 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.

1 142 (89.87%) Network Security
2 135 (85.44%) CISSP
2 135 (85.44%) Management Information System
2 135 (85.44%) Information Security
3 132 (83.54%) Finance
4 130 (82.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 129 (81.65%) GDPR
6 128 (81.01%) CREST Certified
6 128 (81.01%) Due Diligence
6 128 (81.01%) Risk Analysis
6 128 (81.01%) Data Protection
6 128 (81.01%) Business Continuity
6 128 (81.01%) Legal
6 128 (81.01%) Disaster Recovery
7 118 (74.68%) Cisco
8 117 (74.05%) Wi-Fi
9 114 (72.15%) Windows
9 114 (72.15%) Mentoring
10 112 (70.89%) SIEM
10 112 (70.89%) PCI DSS
11 110 (69.62%) Penetration Testing
12 109 (68.99%) Linux
13 106 (67.09%) VMware
14 105 (66.46%) SANS
14 105 (66.46%) Cyber Kill Chain
14 105 (66.46%) Scenario Testing
14 105 (66.46%) VMware Infrastructure
14 105 (66.46%) Threat Analysis
14 105 (66.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 105 (66.46%) Web Development

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 9 (5.70%) IIS
2 8 (5.06%) Apache
2 8 (5.06%) Tomcat
2 8 (5.06%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.63%) OpenStack
Applications
1 105 (66.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.63%) OpenShift
1 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 142 (89.87%) Network Security
2 117 (74.05%) Wi-Fi
3 15 (9.49%) Firewall
4 13 (8.23%) BGP
4 13 (8.23%) OSPF
4 13 (8.23%) VLAN
5 12 (7.59%) BIG-IP
5 12 (7.59%) Cisco IOS
5 12 (7.59%) DMVPN
5 12 (7.59%) NX-OS
6 10 (6.33%) LAN
6 10 (6.33%) TCP/IP
6 10 (6.33%) WAN
7 9 (5.70%) DNS
7 9 (5.70%) SSL
8 8 (5.06%) Internet
8 8 (5.06%) SMTP
9 4 (2.53%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 4 (2.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (1.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
General
1 132 (83.54%) Finance
2 128 (81.01%) Legal
3 2 (1.27%) Banking
4 1 (0.63%) Advertising
4 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.63%) Law
4 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 108 (68.35%) Analyst
2 107 (67.72%) Security Analyst
3 106 (67.09%) IT Analyst
3 106 (67.09%) IT Security Analyst
4 105 (66.46%) Senior Analyst
4 105 (66.46%) Senior IT Security Analyst
4 105 (66.46%) Senior Security Analyst
5 23 (14.56%) Information Manager
5 23 (14.56%) Information Security Manager
5 23 (14.56%) Security Manager
6 12 (7.59%) Network Engineer
7 7 (4.43%) Senior Network Engineer
8 6 (3.80%) Security Engineer
9 4 (2.53%) Cisco Engineer
9 4 (2.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 4 (2.53%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 4 (2.53%) Firewall Engineer
9 4 (2.53%) Network Security Engineer
10 3 (1.90%) Senior IT Security Consultant
10 3 (1.90%) SIEM Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 135 (85.44%) Management Information System
2 105 (66.46%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 23 (14.56%) CESG
4 7 (4.43%) Security Operations Centre
5 6 (3.80%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (1.90%) PKI
8 2 (1.27%) Clustering
9 1 (0.63%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.63%) Replication
9 1 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 114 (72.15%) Windows
2 109 (68.99%) Linux
3 11 (6.96%) Unix
4 2 (1.27%) AIX
4 2 (1.27%) Solaris
5 1 (0.63%) CentOS
5 1 (0.63%) Debian
5 1 (0.63%) Fedora
5 1 (0.63%) HPUX
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.63%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (85.44%) Information Security
2 128 (81.01%) Business Continuity
2 128 (81.01%) Data Protection
2 128 (81.01%) Disaster Recovery
2 128 (81.01%) Due Diligence
2 128 (81.01%) Risk Analysis
3 114 (72.15%) Mentoring
4 112 (70.89%) SIEM
5 110 (69.62%) Penetration Testing
6 105 (66.46%) Scenario Testing
6 105 (66.46%) Threat Analysis
6 105 (66.46%) Web Development
7 64 (40.51%) IT Strategy
8 37 (23.42%) ITIL
9 25 (15.82%) Incident Management
9 25 (15.82%) Risk Management
10 23 (14.56%) Business Intelligence
10 23 (14.56%) Information Security Management
10 23 (14.56%) Security Management
10 23 (14.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 105 (66.46%) SQL
2 2 (1.27%) Perl
2 2 (1.27%) Python
2 2 (1.27%) Ruby
3 1 (0.63%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 135 (85.44%) CISSP
2 128 (81.01%) CREST Certified
3 105 (66.46%) SANS
4 23 (14.56%) CISA
5 9 (5.70%) CCNP
5 9 (5.70%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (5.06%) CCIE
6 8 (5.06%) CCNA
7 4 (2.53%) CISM
7 4 (2.53%) Degree
8 3 (1.90%) ISSAP
9 2 (1.27%) ISEB
9 2 (1.27%) ISSMP
10 1 (0.63%) CCDP
10 1 (0.63%) CCSE
10 1 (0.63%) GCIH
10 1 (0.63%) GIAC
10 1 (0.63%) JNCIP
10 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (82.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 129 (81.65%) GDPR
3 112 (70.89%) PCI DSS
4 12 (7.59%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 9 (5.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.27%) COBIT
7 1 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 105 (66.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.53%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.63%) Docker
3 1 (0.63%) Firmware
3 1 (0.63%) KVM
3 1 (0.63%) PowerHA
3 1 (0.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (2.53%) QRadar
2 2 (1.27%) Ansible
2 2 (1.27%) HP Fortify
2 2 (1.27%) Nessus
2 2 (1.27%) Puppet
3 1 (0.63%) CFEngine
3 1 (0.63%) Nagios
3 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 118 (74.68%) Cisco
2 106 (67.09%) VMware
3 105 (66.46%) Microsoft
4 12 (7.59%) CheckPoint
4 12 (7.59%) F5
4 12 (7.59%) Meraki
5 7 (4.43%) Splunk
6 5 (3.16%) Qualys
7 4 (2.53%) Blue Coat
7 4 (2.53%) Juniper
8 3 (1.90%) ArcSight
8 3 (1.90%) LogRhythm
9 2 (1.27%) Rapid7
9 2 (1.27%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.63%) Forcepoint
10 1 (0.63%) Fortinet
10 1 (0.63%) IBM
10 1 (0.63%) Oracle
10 1 (0.63%) Remedy
10 1 (0.63%) Veritas