Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Vulnerability Assessment
England > South East
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 453 376 553
Rank change year-on-year -77 +177 +9
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 84 224 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.27% 0.64% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.73% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 53 160 71
South East median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £74,000 £68,750 £76,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £58,072 £57,500
% change year-on-year -5.29% +1.00% +9.52%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 26983 30553 37260
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.47% 87.40% 86.98%
Number of salaries quoted 22199 25337 30803
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Vulnerability Assessment
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Vulnerability Assessment as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 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
Thames Valley -81 50 £55,000 - 4
Oxfordshire -53 22 £55,000 +13.40% 2
Berkshire -41 16 £58,000 -3.33% 1
Surrey +17 15 £42,500 -13.27%
Hampshire -14 12 £40,500 -36.47%
Buckinghamshire - 12 £70,000 - 1
West Sussex +5 4 £62,500 -3.85%
Vulnerability Assessment
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 58 (69.05%) Penetration Testing
2 43 (51.19%) Cybersecurity
3 40 (47.62%) Information Security
3 40 (47.62%) Linux
4 31 (36.90%) Firewall
4 31 (36.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 27 (32.14%) CISSP
6 26 (30.95%) Finance
7 25 (29.76%) CISM
7 25 (29.76%) Unix
7 25 (29.76%) Security Cleared
8 23 (27.38%) Risk Management
9 21 (25.00%) DV Cleared
9 21 (25.00%) SIEM
10 20 (23.81%) C
11 19 (22.62%) Degree
11 19 (22.62%) Android
11 19 (22.62%) PCI DSS
11 19 (22.62%) Data Centre
11 19 (22.62%) Security Operations
12 18 (21.43%) Security Testing
12 18 (21.43%) Network Design
12 18 (21.43%) Windows
12 18 (21.43%) SS7
12 18 (21.43%) Telecoms
13 16 (19.05%) ITIL
14 15 (17.86%) Security Architecture
15 14 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
15 14 (16.67%) VoLTE
15 14 (16.67%) Threat Modelling

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 2 (2.38%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 31 (36.90%) Firewall
2 18 (21.43%) SS7
3 14 (16.67%) Ethernet
3 14 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
3 14 (16.67%) VoLTE
4 11 (13.10%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (11.90%) Network Security
6 8 (9.52%) Cisco PIX
6 8 (9.52%) DMVPN
6 8 (9.52%) FWSM
6 8 (9.52%) IPsec
6 8 (9.52%) SSL
6 8 (9.52%) VPN
7 7 (8.33%) Internet
7 7 (8.33%) TCP/IP
8 5 (5.95%) DMZ
8 5 (5.95%) Wireless
9 2 (2.38%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (2.38%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (1.19%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.38%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (8.33%) Burp Suite
2 6 (7.14%) Metasploit
3 1 (1.19%) AppScan
3 1 (1.19%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.19%) Xcode
General
1 26 (30.95%) Finance
2 18 (21.43%) Telecoms
3 13 (15.48%) Legal
4 8 (9.52%) Digital Economy
5 3 (3.57%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.38%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.19%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (27.38%) Analyst
1 23 (27.38%) Security Analyst
2 18 (21.43%) Network Engineer
3 14 (16.67%) Consultant
3 14 (16.67%) Core Network Engineer
3 14 (16.67%) IP Engineer
3 14 (16.67%) IP Network Engineer
3 14 (16.67%) RAN Engineer
3 14 (16.67%) Security Consultant
3 14 (16.67%) VoLTE Engineer
4 10 (11.90%) IT Analyst
4 10 (11.90%) IT Security Analyst
4 10 (11.90%) Security Engineer
5 8 (9.52%) Security Specialist
5 8 (9.52%) Senior Consultant
5 8 (9.52%) Senior Security Consultant
5 8 (9.52%) SIEM Consultant
5 8 (9.52%) Splunk Consultant
6 6 (7.14%) Senior Security Analyst
6 6 (7.14%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.95%) .NET
1 5 (5.95%) HTML
1 5 (5.95%) JSON
1 5 (5.95%) RESTful
1 5 (5.95%) XML
2 4 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (4.76%) HTML5
3 1 (1.19%) Ajax
3 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.19%) REST
3 1 (1.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.62%) Data Centre
2 14 (16.67%) Smartphone
3 9 (10.71%) Management Information System
4 8 (9.52%) Security Operations Centre
5 7 (8.33%) Cyberthreat
6 6 (7.14%) Cyber Attack
7 5 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (5.95%) CESG
7 5 (5.95%) Mobile App
8 4 (4.76%) Cyber Defence
9 3 (3.57%) Cybercrime
9 3 (3.57%) Internet of Things
10 2 (2.38%) PKI
11 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
11 1 (1.19%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 40 (47.62%) Linux
2 25 (29.76%) Unix
3 19 (22.62%) Android
4 18 (21.43%) Windows
5 10 (11.90%) Kali Linux
6 5 (5.95%) Apple iOS
7 3 (3.57%) Windows Server
8 2 (2.38%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (69.05%) Penetration Testing
2 43 (51.19%) Cybersecurity
3 40 (47.62%) Information Security
4 23 (27.38%) Risk Management
5 21 (25.00%) SIEM
6 19 (22.62%) Security Operations
7 18 (21.43%) Network Design
7 18 (21.43%) Security Testing
8 16 (19.05%) ITIL
9 15 (17.86%) Security Architecture
10 14 (16.67%) Threat Modelling
11 10 (11.90%) Data Protection
11 10 (11.90%) Incident Management
12 8 (9.52%) Ethical Hacking
12 8 (9.52%) Identity Access Management
12 8 (9.52%) OWASP
12 8 (9.52%) Presales
12 8 (9.52%) Project Planning
12 8 (9.52%) Regulatory Compliance
12 8 (9.52%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 20 (23.81%) C
2 9 (10.71%) Python
3 7 (8.33%) Perl
4 5 (5.95%) Java
4 5 (5.95%) PHP
5 4 (4.76%) Bash Shell
5 4 (4.76%) PowerShell
5 4 (4.76%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.38%) C#
7 1 (1.19%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.19%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.19%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.19%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (32.14%) CISSP
2 25 (29.76%) CISM
2 25 (29.76%) Security Cleared
3 21 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 19 (22.62%) Degree
5 7 (8.33%) CEH
6 5 (5.95%) CESG Certified Professional
7 4 (4.76%) SANS
8 3 (3.57%) CGEIT
8 3 (3.57%) CRISC
8 3 (3.57%) SC Cleared
9 2 (2.38%) CREST Certified
9 2 (2.38%) IISP
9 2 (2.38%) OSCP
10 1 (1.19%) CISA
10 1 (1.19%) CompTIA Security+
10 1 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (1.19%) GIAC
10 1 (1.19%) GWAPT
10 1 (1.19%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (36.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (22.62%) PCI DSS
3 11 (13.10%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (7.14%) GDPR
5 4 (4.76%) SSAE 16
6 3 (3.57%) COBIT
6 3 (3.57%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (1.19%) QA
8 1 (1.19%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.38%) Firmware
2 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (11.90%) Nessus
2 9 (10.71%) Nmap
3 4 (4.76%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 13 (15.48%) Cisco
2 10 (11.90%) Splunk
3 8 (9.52%) NetWitness
3 8 (9.52%) Qualys
4 4 (4.76%) HP
4 4 (4.76%) Sophos
5 3 (3.57%) CheckPoint
5 3 (3.57%) F5
5 3 (3.57%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.19%) AlienVault
6 1 (1.19%) IBM