The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Vulnerability Assessment
England / South East
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 326 355 434
Rank change year-on-year +29 +79  
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 68 81 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.47% 0.44% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.51% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 42 54 30
Median salary £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,150 £42,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £85,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year -4.76% +7.69%  

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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 12659 15948 18436
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 86.76% 86.70% 86.37%
Number of salaries quoted 10459 13388 14742
Median salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Vulnerability Assessment
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Vulnerability Assessment
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Vulnerability Assessment in the South East

Vulnerability Assessment
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment in the South East over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Vulnerability Assessment in the South East

Vulnerability Assessment
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Oxfordshire +29 32 £50,000 +2.56% 1
Surrey +35 11 £40,000 -8.57% 2
Hampshire +34 10 £50,500 -22.30% 2
Berkshire +3 8 £58,000 -16.24% 1
Buckinghamshire 0 6 £67,500 +12.50%
Kent - 1 - -
Vulnerability Assessment
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 South East region with a requirement for Vulnerability Assessment.

1 68 (56.20%) Penetration Testing
2 67 (55.37%) Security Cleared
3 64 (52.89%) Linux
4 61 (50.41%) DV Cleared
5 56 (46.28%) Cybersecurity
6 55 (45.45%) Telecoms
7 45 (37.19%) Unix
7 45 (37.19%) Windows
8 44 (36.36%) Firewall
9 43 (35.54%) Network Design
10 41 (33.88%) C
11 36 (29.75%) SS7
11 36 (29.75%) Data Centre
12 34 (28.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 31 (25.62%) Risk Management
13 31 (25.62%) Information Security
14 26 (21.49%) Finance
14 26 (21.49%) SIEM
15 22 (18.18%) CISM
15 22 (18.18%) CISSP
15 22 (18.18%) Python
16 21 (17.36%) Smartphone
16 21 (17.36%) PCI DSS
17 20 (16.53%) Android
18 19 (15.70%) ITIL
19 18 (14.88%) Cisco
20 17 (14.05%) Nessus
20 17 (14.05%) OSCP
21 15 (12.40%) Degree
21 15 (12.40%) Ethical Hacking

Vulnerability Assessment
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.13%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.65%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.83%) IIS
3 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.83%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.44%) Office 365
2 7 (5.79%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.65%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.65%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.65%) AWS CloudTrail
4 2 (1.65%) CloudFront
4 2 (1.65%) G Suite
4 2 (1.65%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.65%) Sumo Logic
4 2 (1.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 44 (36.36%) Firewall
2 36 (29.75%) SS7
3 15 (12.40%) Ethernet
4 14 (11.57%) Radio Access Network
5 13 (10.74%) VoLTE
6 11 (9.09%) Network Security
7 10 (8.26%) VPN
8 9 (7.44%) SSL
9 7 (5.79%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (5.79%) IPsec
9 7 (5.79%) TCP/IP
10 5 (4.13%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (4.13%) Cisco PIX
10 5 (4.13%) DMVPN
10 5 (4.13%) DMZ
10 5 (4.13%) FWSM
10 5 (4.13%) Reverse Proxy
11 4 (3.31%) snoop
11 4 (3.31%) tcpdump
11 4 (3.31%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.13%) Big Data
2 2 (1.65%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (1.65%) MySQL
3 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.83%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (6.61%) Metasploit
2 5 (4.13%) IDA Disassembler
3 3 (2.48%) Burp Suite
General
1 55 (45.45%) Telecoms
2 26 (21.49%) Finance
3 5 (4.13%) Digital Economy
3 5 (4.13%) Legal
4 2 (1.65%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.65%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.83%) Advertising
5 1 (0.83%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 37 (30.58%) Network Engineer
2 30 (24.79%) Analyst
2 30 (24.79%) Security Analyst
3 23 (19.01%) IT Analyst
3 23 (19.01%) IT Security Analyst
3 23 (19.01%) Telecoms Engineer
4 20 (16.53%) Consultant
4 20 (16.53%) IP Engineer
4 20 (16.53%) IP Network Engineer
5 13 (10.74%) Core Network Engineer
5 13 (10.74%) RAN Engineer
5 13 (10.74%) Senior Consultant
5 13 (10.74%) VoLTE Engineer
6 12 (9.92%) Security Consultant
6 12 (9.92%) Senior Security Consultant
7 10 (8.26%) Security Engineer
8 9 (7.44%) Mobile Engineer
9 7 (5.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (5.79%) Senior Cybersecurity Consultant
9 7 (5.79%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.48%) Web Services
2 2 (1.65%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.83%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 36 (29.75%) Data Centre
2 21 (17.36%) Smartphone
3 12 (9.92%) PKI
4 11 (9.09%) Cyberthreat
5 8 (6.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 7 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (4.96%) Management Information System
8 5 (4.13%) Computer Science
8 5 (4.13%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (4.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (2.48%) CESG
9 3 (2.48%) Cyber Attack
10 2 (1.65%) Fat Client
10 2 (1.65%) Internet of Things
10 2 (1.65%) Security Operations Centre
10 2 (1.65%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 64 (52.89%) Linux
2 45 (37.19%) Unix
2 45 (37.19%) Windows
3 20 (16.53%) Android
4 8 (6.61%) Kali Linux
4 8 (6.61%) VxWorks
5 5 (4.13%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.65%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.65%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (56.20%) Penetration Testing
2 56 (46.28%) Cybersecurity
3 43 (35.54%) Network Design
4 31 (25.62%) Information Security
4 31 (25.62%) Risk Management
5 26 (21.49%) SIEM
6 19 (15.70%) ITIL
7 15 (12.40%) Ethical Hacking
8 13 (10.74%) Reverse Engineering
9 12 (9.92%) Incident Management
9 12 (9.92%) OWASP
9 12 (9.92%) Security Testing
9 12 (9.92%) Source Code Analysis
9 12 (9.92%) Vulnerability Management
10 11 (9.09%) Security Operations
11 10 (8.26%) High Availability
11 10 (8.26%) Protective Monitoring
11 10 (8.26%) Security Management
11 10 (8.26%) Technical Analysis
12 9 (7.44%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 41 (33.88%) C
2 22 (18.18%) Python
3 13 (10.74%) C++
3 13 (10.74%) Java
4 9 (7.44%) PowerShell
5 7 (5.79%) Bash Shell
5 7 (5.79%) Perl
5 7 (5.79%) VB
6 5 (4.13%) C#
7 1 (0.83%) SQL
Qualifications
1 67 (55.37%) Security Cleared
2 61 (50.41%) DV Cleared
3 22 (18.18%) CISM
3 22 (18.18%) CISSP
4 17 (14.05%) OSCP
5 15 (12.40%) CEH
5 15 (12.40%) Degree
6 11 (9.09%) CREST Certified
7 7 (5.79%) GIAC
8 6 (4.96%) GPEN
9 5 (4.13%) CGEIT
9 5 (4.13%) CRISC
10 4 (3.31%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (2.48%) CISA
11 3 (2.48%) SC Cleared
12 2 (1.65%) AWS Certification
12 2 (1.65%) CCNA
12 2 (1.65%) CCNP
12 2 (1.65%) CCSP
12 2 (1.65%) GCFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (28.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (17.36%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.65%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (1.65%) GDPR
4 2 (1.65%) SSAE 16
5 1 (0.83%) GPG13
5 1 (0.83%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 7 (5.79%) vSphere
2 5 (4.13%) Firmware
3 2 (1.65%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.65%) Xen
4 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.83%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (14.05%) Nessus
2 15 (12.40%) Nmap
3 7 (5.79%) vCenter Server
3 7 (5.79%) vMotion
4 5 (4.13%) Defensics
4 5 (4.13%) OpenVAS
5 3 (2.48%) logstash
6 2 (1.65%) Ansible
6 2 (1.65%) Nagios
6 2 (1.65%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.65%) Puppet
6 2 (1.65%) WMI
7 1 (0.83%) Kibana
7 1 (0.83%) QRadar
7 1 (0.83%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 18 (14.88%) Cisco
2 11 (9.09%) Qualys
2 11 (9.09%) Splunk
3 10 (8.26%) Codenomicon
3 10 (8.26%) VMware
4 7 (5.79%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.13%) Coverity
5 5 (4.13%) NetWitness
6 4 (3.31%) Huawei
7 3 (2.48%) Citrix
8 2 (1.65%) ArcSight
8 2 (1.65%) Google
8 2 (1.65%) HP
8 2 (1.65%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.65%) Sophos
9 1 (0.83%) AlienVault
9 1 (0.83%) LogRhythm
9 1 (0.83%) NetApp
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle
9 1 (0.83%) SAP
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