Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Vulnerability Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Vulnerability Management over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Vulnerability Management
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 221 185 202
Rank change year-on-year -36 +17 +35
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Management 7 25 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.12% 0.49% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.53% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 7 24 33
Scotland median annual salary £43,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.00% - +1.94%
10th Percentile £39,950 £43,300 £32,500
90th Percentile £50,250 £67,500 £56,250
UK median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +13.64% +4.76%

Vulnerability Management 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 5126 4680 5852
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 90.87% 91.37% 90.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3272 2839 3704
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +2.41%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

Vulnerability Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Vulnerability Management in Scotland

Vulnerability Management
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Vulnerability Management in Scotland

Vulnerability Management
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 Management within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 November 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 -6 6 £44,250 +9.26%
Vulnerability Management
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Vulnerability Management 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 Management.

1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) Incident Management
3 3 (42.86%) Cryptography
3 3 (42.86%) SIEM
3 3 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (42.86%) Network Security
3 3 (42.86%) Data Loss Prevention
3 3 (42.86%) Scenario Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) Data Security
3 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
4 2 (28.57%) Banking
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) Retail Banking
5 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (14.29%) CEH
5 1 (14.29%) Security Operations
5 1 (14.29%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 1 (14.29%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
5 1 (14.29%) GDPR
5 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
5 1 (14.29%) Retail
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 1 (14.29%) CISSP
5 1 (14.29%) CISM

Vulnerability Management
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 3 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) Network Security
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Retail Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Information Security Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Information Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
2 6 (85.71%) Incident Management
3 3 (42.86%) Cryptography
3 3 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (42.86%) Data Loss Prevention
3 3 (42.86%) Data Security
3 3 (42.86%) Scenario Testing
3 3 (42.86%) SIEM
3 3 (42.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CEH
1 1 (14.29%) CISM
1 1 (14.29%) CISSP
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) GDPR
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS