Period
to 16 November 2018

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 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Vulnerability Management
England > North West
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 217 356 331
Rank change year-on-year +139 -25 -35
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Management 150 16 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.28% 0.12% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 0.13% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 140 6 34
North West median annual salary £45,000 £62,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.00% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £50,625 £47,500
90th Percentile £70,500 £76,875 £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 10,618 12,053 11,405
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 90.63% 91.08% 91.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8,526 9,582 9,527
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £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 November 2018.

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 November 2018. 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 +129 118 £45,000 - 1
Cheshire +31 26 £77,500 +24.00%
Merseyside +14 4 £50,000 +11.11%
Lancashire - 2 £33,750 -
Vulnerability Management
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, 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.

1 125 (83.33%) Network Security
2 122 (81.33%) Information Security
3 112 (74.67%) CISSP
4 108 (72.00%) Management Information System
5 106 (70.67%) Finance
5 106 (70.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 105 (70.00%) SIEM
7 104 (69.33%) Data Protection
7 104 (69.33%) GDPR
7 104 (69.33%) Business Continuity
8 103 (68.67%) Legal
8 103 (68.67%) Disaster Recovery
9 101 (67.33%) Due Diligence
9 101 (67.33%) CREST Certified
9 101 (67.33%) Risk Analysis
10 98 (65.33%) Cisco
11 90 (60.00%) PCI DSS
12 88 (58.67%) Wi-Fi
13 87 (58.00%) Penetration Testing
13 87 (58.00%) Windows
14 86 (57.33%) Linux
15 85 (56.67%) Mentoring
16 82 (54.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
17 81 (54.00%) VMware
17 81 (54.00%) SQL
17 81 (54.00%) Microsoft
17 81 (54.00%) SANS
17 81 (54.00%) Threat Analysis
17 81 (54.00%) Cyber Kill Chain
17 81 (54.00%) Scenario Testing

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 4 (2.67%) IIS
2 3 (2.00%) Apache
2 3 (2.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 82 (54.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.67%) OpenShift
1 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 125 (83.33%) Network Security
2 88 (58.67%) Wi-Fi
3 17 (11.33%) Firewall
4 13 (8.67%) LAN
4 13 (8.67%) WAN
5 10 (6.67%) VPN
6 9 (6.00%) WLAN
7 8 (5.33%) BGP
7 8 (5.33%) Cisco IOS
7 8 (5.33%) OSPF
7 8 (5.33%) VLAN
8 7 (4.67%) BIG-IP
8 7 (4.67%) DMVPN
8 7 (4.67%) NX-OS
9 5 (3.33%) SSL
9 5 (3.33%) TCP/IP
10 4 (2.67%) DNS
10 4 (2.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 4 (2.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 3 (2.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.67%) GIS
1 1 (0.67%) SQL Server
General
1 106 (70.67%) Finance
2 103 (68.67%) Legal
3 7 (4.67%) Law
4 6 (4.00%) Banking
5 5 (3.33%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 85 (56.67%) Analyst
2 84 (56.00%) Security Analyst
3 83 (55.33%) IT Analyst
3 83 (55.33%) IT Security Analyst
4 81 (54.00%) Senior Analyst
4 81 (54.00%) Senior IT Security Analyst
4 81 (54.00%) Senior Security Analyst
5 23 (15.33%) Security Manager
6 22 (14.67%) Information Manager
6 22 (14.67%) Information Security Manager
7 9 (6.00%) Architect
7 9 (6.00%) Security Architect
7 9 (6.00%) Security Solutions Architect
7 9 (6.00%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (5.33%) Consultant
8 8 (5.33%) Information Architect
8 8 (5.33%) Information Security Architect
8 8 (5.33%) Network Engineer
8 8 (5.33%) Security Consultant
9 7 (4.67%) IT Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 108 (72.00%) Management Information System
2 81 (54.00%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 20 (13.33%) CESG
4 16 (10.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 11 (7.33%) Data Centre
6 9 (6.00%) Cyberthreat
7 8 (5.33%) Security Operations Centre
8 7 (4.67%) PKI
9 4 (2.67%) Virtual Team
10 2 (1.33%) Clustering
10 2 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 87 (58.00%) Windows
2 86 (57.33%) Linux
3 6 (4.00%) Unix
4 1 (0.67%) AIX
4 1 (0.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (81.33%) Information Security
2 105 (70.00%) SIEM
3 104 (69.33%) Business Continuity
3 104 (69.33%) Data Protection
4 103 (68.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 101 (67.33%) Due Diligence
5 101 (67.33%) Risk Analysis
6 87 (58.00%) Penetration Testing
7 85 (56.67%) Mentoring
8 81 (54.00%) Scenario Testing
8 81 (54.00%) Threat Analysis
8 81 (54.00%) Web Development
9 49 (32.67%) IT Strategy
10 35 (23.33%) Incident Management
11 33 (22.00%) ITIL
12 28 (18.67%) Risk Management
13 23 (15.33%) Security Management
14 22 (14.67%) Information Security Governance
15 20 (13.33%) Information Security Management
15 20 (13.33%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 81 (54.00%) SQL
2 2 (1.33%) Perl
2 2 (1.33%) Python
2 2 (1.33%) Ruby
3 1 (0.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 112 (74.67%) CISSP
2 101 (67.33%) CREST Certified
3 81 (54.00%) SANS
4 25 (16.67%) CISA
5 13 (8.67%) CCNP
5 13 (8.67%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (6.67%) CCDP
7 5 (3.33%) CISM
8 3 (2.00%) CCIE
8 3 (2.00%) CCNA
8 3 (2.00%) Degree
8 3 (2.00%) ISSAP
9 2 (1.33%) CEH
9 2 (1.33%) ISEB
9 2 (1.33%) ISSMP
10 1 (0.67%) CCSE
10 1 (0.67%) GCIH
10 1 (0.67%) GIAC
10 1 (0.67%) JNCIP
10 1 (0.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (70.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 104 (69.33%) GDPR
3 90 (60.00%) PCI DSS
4 7 (4.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 4 (2.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.33%) COBIT
7 1 (0.67%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 81 (54.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.67%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.67%) Docker
3 1 (0.67%) Firmware
3 1 (0.67%) PowerHA
3 1 (0.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 8 (5.33%) QRadar
2 3 (2.00%) Nessus
3 2 (1.33%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.67%) Ansible
4 1 (0.67%) CFEngine
4 1 (0.67%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.67%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.67%) Nagios
4 1 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.67%) Puppet
4 1 (0.67%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 98 (65.33%) Cisco
2 81 (54.00%) Microsoft
2 81 (54.00%) VMware
3 16 (10.67%) CheckPoint
4 12 (8.00%) Juniper
5 11 (7.33%) Splunk
6 9 (6.00%) Forcepoint
6 9 (6.00%) Fortinet
6 9 (6.00%) Qualys
6 9 (6.00%) Tufin
7 7 (4.67%) F5
7 7 (4.67%) Meraki
8 4 (2.67%) Blue Coat
9 3 (2.00%) ArcSight
9 3 (2.00%) LogRhythm
10 2 (1.33%) Rapid7
11 1 (0.67%) Palo Alto
11 1 (0.67%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.67%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.67%) Veritas