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 3 months to 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Vulnerability Assessment
UK / Scotland
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 160 157
Rank change year-on-year +12 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.042% 0.035% 0.064%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.046% 0.038% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £72,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00%  

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 2183 2603 2821
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 91.68% 90.57% 89.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1370 1606 1729
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Vulnerability Assessment
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Vulnerability Assessment as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 29 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 1 £72,500 -
Vulnerability Assessment
UK

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 (100.00%) CISSP
2 4 (80.00%) CISM
3 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 3 (60.00%) Performance Management
3 3 (60.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) CISA
3 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (60.00%) Coaching
3 3 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (60.00%) Information Security
3 3 (60.00%) GDPR
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Firewall
5 1 (20.00%) Symantec
5 1 (20.00%) SSCP
5 1 (20.00%) SIEM
5 1 (20.00%) SailPoint
5 1 (20.00%) Database Security
5 1 (20.00%) CyberArk
5 1 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (20.00%) SANS
5 1 (20.00%) Security Operations
5 1 (20.00%) Data Loss Prevention

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 (20.00%) Firewall
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) IT Manager
1 4 (80.00%) IT Security Manager
1 4 (80.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Head of Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Head of Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) SailPoint
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Coaching
1 3 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security
1 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Management
1 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 1 (20.00%) Database Security
2 1 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (20.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (20.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CISSP
2 4 (80.00%) CISM
3 3 (60.00%) CISA
3 3 (60.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) SANS
4 1 (20.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) GDPR
1 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (60.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) CyberArk
2 1 (20.00%) Symantec