Period
to 9 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Vulnerability Scanning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Vulnerability Scanning over the 6 months to 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Vulnerability Scanning
England > North West
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 331 336 339
Rank change year-on-year +5 +3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Scanning 21 29 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.19% 0.22% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.24% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 16 28 18
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -18.18% +18.92%
10th Percentile £34,625 £36,000 £34,400
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,575 £65,000
England median annual salary £60,500 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -8.33% +20.00%

Vulnerability Scanning 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 10,314 11,993 11,441
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 91.00% 91.58% 91.70%
Number of salaries quoted 8,311 9,526 9,524
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
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 Scanning
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Vulnerability Scanning in the North West

Vulnerability Scanning
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Vulnerability Scanning in the North West

Vulnerability Scanning
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Vulnerability Scanning in the North West over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Vulnerability Scanning in the North West

Vulnerability Scanning
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 Scanning within the North West region over the 6 months to 9 December 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 +9 17 £48,000 +6.67% 10
Merseyside +13 3 £45,000 -5.26%
Lancashire +7 1 £32,500 -7.14%
Vulnerability Scanning
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, IT jobs citing Vulnerability Scanning 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 Scanning.

1 14 (66.67%) CISSP
2 13 (61.90%) Firewall
3 12 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
4 11 (52.38%) Splunk
4 11 (52.38%) Information Security
5 10 (47.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (47.62%) Network Security
5 10 (47.62%) CheckPoint
5 10 (47.62%) Network Monitoring
6 9 (42.86%) DMZ
6 9 (42.86%) LAN
6 9 (42.86%) WAN
6 9 (42.86%) VPN
6 9 (42.86%) Wireless
6 9 (42.86%) Wireless Security
7 8 (38.10%) CISM
7 8 (38.10%) DKIM
7 8 (38.10%) DMARC
8 7 (33.33%) SIEM
8 7 (33.33%) Degree
8 7 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (28.57%) CISA
10 5 (23.81%) Darktrace
11 4 (19.05%) Threat Intelligence
11 4 (19.05%) Security Operations
11 4 (19.05%) Malware Analysis
11 4 (19.05%) Security Architecture
11 4 (19.05%) Identity Management
11 4 (19.05%) IPv4
11 4 (19.05%) IPv6

Vulnerability Scanning
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (61.90%) Firewall
2 10 (47.62%) Network Security
3 9 (42.86%) DMZ
3 9 (42.86%) LAN
3 9 (42.86%) VPN
3 9 (42.86%) WAN
3 9 (42.86%) Wireless
3 9 (42.86%) Wireless Security
4 8 (38.10%) DKIM
4 8 (38.10%) DMARC
5 4 (19.05%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (19.05%) IPv4
5 4 (19.05%) IPv6
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Firepower
6 1 (4.76%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Ant
General
1 1 (4.76%) Advertising
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Security Engineer
2 8 (38.10%) Cybersecurity Engineer
3 6 (28.57%) Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Security Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Security Manager
5 3 (14.29%) IT Manager
5 3 (14.29%) IT Security Manager
6 2 (9.52%) CISSP Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Security Operations Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Splunk Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Head of Information
7 1 (4.76%) Head of Information Security
7 1 (4.76%) Head of Security
7 1 (4.76%) IT Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) IT Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) IT Security Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Network Security Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) SOC Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 2 (9.52%) Cyberattack
2 2 (9.52%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (52.38%) Information Security
3 10 (47.62%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (33.33%) SIEM
5 4 (19.05%) Identity Management
5 4 (19.05%) Malware Analysis
5 4 (19.05%) Security Architecture
5 4 (19.05%) Security Operations
5 4 (19.05%) Threat Intelligence
5 4 (19.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (14.29%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (14.29%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 3 (14.29%) Information Security Management
6 3 (14.29%) IT Audit
6 3 (14.29%) ITIL
6 3 (14.29%) ITIL V3
6 3 (14.29%) Security Management
6 3 (14.29%) Server Hardening
7 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (66.67%) CISSP
2 8 (38.10%) CISM
3 7 (33.33%) Degree
4 6 (28.57%) CISA
5 3 (14.29%) GCIA
6 2 (9.52%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (9.52%) CRISC
6 2 (9.52%) SANS
6 2 (9.52%) SSCP
7 1 (4.76%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (4.76%) CCSP
7 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (47.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (19.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (9.52%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (9.52%) HIPAA
3 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (9.52%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Nessus
1 1 (4.76%) Nexpose
1 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (4.76%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Splunk
2 10 (47.62%) CheckPoint
3 5 (23.81%) Darktrace
4 2 (9.52%) ArcSight
4 2 (9.52%) Digital Shadows
4 2 (9.52%) McAfee
4 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds
5 1 (4.76%) AlienVault
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco
5 1 (4.76%) CyberArk
5 1 (4.76%) Forcepoint
5 1 (4.76%) Fortinet
5 1 (4.76%) Juniper
5 1 (4.76%) Kaspersky
5 1 (4.76%) LogRhythm
5 1 (4.76%) Palo Alto
5 1 (4.76%) Qualys
5 1 (4.76%) Sophos
5 1 (4.76%) Symantec
5 1 (4.76%) Tripwire