Period
to 25 July 2017

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 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Vulnerability Assessment
UK > Scotland
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 217 234 241
Rank change year-on-year +17 +7 +22
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 6 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.11% 0.017% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.019% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 5
Scotland median annual salary £48,500 - £45,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% +0.92%

Vulnerability Assessment is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4789 5310 5773
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 91.24% 91.05% 90.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3014 3143 3607
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

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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

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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

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Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment in Scotland over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Vulnerability Assessment in Scotland

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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 25 July 2017. 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 +22 4 £48,000 -
Edinburgh - 2 £72,500 -
Vulnerability Assessment
UK

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, 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 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Cryptography
2 4 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 4 (66.67%) Information Security
2 4 (66.67%) Network Security
2 4 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 4 (66.67%) Data Security
3 3 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (50.00%) Banking
4 2 (33.33%) Retail
4 2 (33.33%) Retail Banking
4 2 (33.33%) CISSP
5 1 (16.67%) Symantec
5 1 (16.67%) SSCP
5 1 (16.67%) CISM
5 1 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) CyberArk
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (16.67%) SANS
5 1 (16.67%) Security Operations
5 1 (16.67%) Data Loss Prevention
5 1 (16.67%) SailPoint
5 1 (16.67%) Database Security
5 1 (16.67%) SIEM

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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 4 (66.67%) Network Security
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Retail
3 2 (33.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Head of Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) Head of Security
1 1 (16.67%) Information Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Information Security Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Information Security Specialist
1 1 (16.67%) Information Specialist
1 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
1 1 (16.67%) IT Security Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Security Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Security Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Security Specialist
1 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Cryptography
1 4 (66.67%) Data Security
1 4 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 4 (66.67%) Information Security
1 4 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Data Loss Prevention
3 1 (16.67%) Database Security
3 1 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (16.67%) Security Operations
3 1 (16.67%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) CISM
2 1 (16.67%) SANS
2 1 (16.67%) SSCP
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) CyberArk
1 1 (16.67%) Symantec