Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Vulnerability Assessment skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Vulnerability Assessment over the 6 months to 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Vulnerability Assessment
UK > Scotland
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 223 196 217
Rank change year-on-year -27 +21 -
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 4 3 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.073% 0.064% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.080% 0.070% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 7
Scotland median annual salary £52,500 - £47,500
10th Percentile £51,250 - £43,000
90th Percentile £53,750 - £52,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £58,500
% change year-on-year -8.33% +2.56% +6.36%

Vulnerability Assessment 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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,014 4,260 5,543
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 91.18% 91.28% 90.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3,272 2,684 3,514
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £66,225 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%

Vulnerability Assessment
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Vulnerability Assessment as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Vulnerability Assessment in Scotland

Vulnerability Assessment
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment in Scotland.

Salary trend for Vulnerability Assessment in Scotland

Vulnerability Assessment
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 16 January 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
Glasgow -28 3 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £52,500 -
Vulnerability Assessment
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Vulnerability Assessment.

1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) FMCG
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (75.00%) SSCP
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) CISM
2 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (75.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (75.00%) Social Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Compliance Audit
3 2 (50.00%) GDPR
4 1 (25.00%) Security Monitoring
4 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
4 1 (25.00%) GCFE
4 1 (25.00%) CEPT
4 1 (25.00%) GIAC
4 1 (25.00%) Unix
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) LDAP
4 1 (25.00%) FTP
4 1 (25.00%) HTTP
4 1 (25.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) Perl

Vulnerability Assessment
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) FTP
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) LDAP
1 1 (25.00%) SSH
General
1 3 (75.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) FMCG
1 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) Compliance Audit
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Social Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Forensics
3 1 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (25.00%) OWASP
3 1 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Security Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
2 3 (75.00%) CISM
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (75.00%) SSCP
3 1 (25.00%) CCFE
3 1 (25.00%) CEH
3 1 (25.00%) CEPT
3 1 (25.00%) GCFA
3 1 (25.00%) GCFE
3 1 (25.00%) GCIH
3 1 (25.00%) GIAC
3 1 (25.00%) GPEN
3 1 (25.00%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) GDPR
2 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001