Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Vulnerability Scanning
England > North West
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 320 357 330
Rank change year-on-year +37 -27 -20
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Scanning 23 11 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.22% 0.086% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.093% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 20 10 24
North West median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £41,792
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +7.68% -1.67%
10th Percentile £31,125 £39,675 £32,500
90th Percentile £53,875 £56,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £56,500 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +2.73% -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 9,438 11,862 11,410
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 91.21% 92.40% 92.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7,581 9,465 9,547
North West median annual salary £45,000 £44,471 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +11.18% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £25,750
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 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 15 February 2019.

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 15 February 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 +15 18 £48,000 +6.67% 6
Cheshire - 3 £30,000 -
Merseyside +15 1 £40,000 -15.79%
Lancashire - 1 £32,500 -
Vulnerability Scanning
England

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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 15 (65.22%) Cybersecurity
2 14 (60.87%) Firewall
3 11 (47.83%) Information Security
3 11 (47.83%) Splunk
3 11 (47.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (39.13%) Network Security
4 9 (39.13%) Network Monitoring
4 9 (39.13%) CISSP
4 9 (39.13%) CheckPoint
5 8 (34.78%) DMZ
5 8 (34.78%) LAN
5 8 (34.78%) WAN
5 8 (34.78%) VPN
5 8 (34.78%) Wireless
5 8 (34.78%) Wireless Security
6 7 (30.43%) SIEM
6 7 (30.43%) DKIM
6 7 (30.43%) DMARC
6 7 (30.43%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (21.74%) Degree
8 4 (17.39%) Security Architecture
8 4 (17.39%) GDPR
8 4 (17.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (17.39%) CISM
8 4 (17.39%) ITIL
8 4 (17.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (13.04%) NHS
9 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
9 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
9 3 (13.04%) Cisco

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:

Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (60.87%) Firewall
2 9 (39.13%) Network Security
3 8 (34.78%) DMZ
3 8 (34.78%) LAN
3 8 (34.78%) VPN
3 8 (34.78%) WAN
3 8 (34.78%) Wireless
3 8 (34.78%) Wireless Security
4 7 (30.43%) DKIM
4 7 (30.43%) DMARC
5 3 (13.04%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (13.04%) IPv4
5 3 (13.04%) IPv6
6 2 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco Firepower
7 1 (4.35%) Internet
7 1 (4.35%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Ant
1 1 (4.35%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (4.35%) Advertising
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Security Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Security Engineer
3 7 (30.43%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Information Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) IT Manager
5 2 (8.70%) IT Security Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Security Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Head of Information
6 1 (4.35%) Head of Information Security
6 1 (4.35%) Head of Security
6 1 (4.35%) IT Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) IT Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) IT Security Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Network Security Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Splunk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
1 3 (13.04%) NHS
2 1 (4.35%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Kali Linux
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
1 1 (4.35%) Unix
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (47.83%) Information Security
3 9 (39.13%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (30.43%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (30.43%) SIEM
5 4 (17.39%) ITIL
5 4 (17.39%) Security Architecture
5 4 (17.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (13.04%) Compliance Management
6 3 (13.04%) Data Protection
6 3 (13.04%) Identity Management
6 3 (13.04%) IT Strategy
6 3 (13.04%) ITIL V3
6 3 (13.04%) OWASP
6 3 (13.04%) Threat Intelligence
7 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
7 2 (8.70%) Line Management
7 2 (8.70%) Malware Analysis
7 2 (8.70%) Security Monitoring
7 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) CISSP
2 5 (21.74%) Degree
3 4 (17.39%) CISM
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (8.70%) CCNA
5 2 (8.70%) CISA
5 2 (8.70%) GCIA
5 2 (8.70%) MCSE
5 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (4.35%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (4.35%) CCSP
6 1 (4.35%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (4.35%) CRISC
6 1 (4.35%) SANS
6 1 (4.35%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (47.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (17.39%) GDPR
2 4 (17.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (4.35%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (4.35%) HIPAA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) vSphere
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.35%) Nessus
2 1 (4.35%) Nexpose
2 1 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.35%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Splunk
2 9 (39.13%) CheckPoint
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco
4 2 (8.70%) AlienVault
4 2 (8.70%) ArcSight
4 2 (8.70%) Citrix
4 2 (8.70%) Darktrace
4 2 (8.70%) McAfee
4 2 (8.70%) NetApp
4 2 (8.70%) Nimble Storage
4 2 (8.70%) SolarWinds
4 2 (8.70%) Veeam
4 2 (8.70%) VMware
5 1 (4.35%) CyberArk
5 1 (4.35%) Fortinet
5 1 (4.35%) Kaspersky
5 1 (4.35%) LogRhythm
5 1 (4.35%) Palo Alto
5 1 (4.35%) Qualys
5 1 (4.35%) Tripwire