Period
to 12 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 12 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Vulnerability Management
England > South East
6 months to
12 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 295 405 419
Rank change year-on-year +110 +14 +41
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Management 82 119 144
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.61% 0.44% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.49% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 64 114 105
Median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +13.64% +10.00%
10th Percentile £45,750 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £86,250 £84,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00% +8.70%

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 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 12,343 24,485 27,809
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.16% 91.31% 90.37%
Number of salaries quoted 9,969 19,675 23,058
Median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Vulnerability Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Vulnerability Management in the South East

Vulnerability Management
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Vulnerability Management in the South East.

Salary trend for Vulnerability Management in the South East

Vulnerability Management
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Vulnerability Management in the South East over the 6 months to 12 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Vulnerability Management in the South East

Vulnerability Management
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 Management within the South East region over the 6 months to 12 July 2020. 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 +73 39 £52,500 -16.00% 1
Surrey +87 21 £62,500 -
Berkshire +48 17 £62,500 -
Buckinghamshire +54 14 £52,500 +5.00% 1
East Sussex +46 11 £67,500 -20.59%
Hampshire +63 8 £56,250 -31.82% 1
Oxfordshire +31 8 £51,518 -32.21%
West Sussex +46 3 £48,500 -45.60% 1
Vulnerability Management
England

For the 6 months to 12 July 2020, IT jobs citing Vulnerability Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Vulnerability Management.

1 42 (51.22%) Firewall
2 41 (50.00%) Information Security
3 34 (41.46%) CISSP
4 32 (39.02%) Cybersecurity
5 28 (34.15%) Security Operations
6 24 (29.27%) Penetration Testing
7 23 (28.05%) Windows
7 23 (28.05%) GDPR
8 21 (25.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 20 (24.39%) Risk Management
9 20 (24.39%) Linux
10 18 (21.95%) Microsoft
11 16 (19.51%) CISM
12 15 (18.29%) Finance
13 14 (17.07%) Data Protection
14 13 (15.85%) Network Security
14 13 (15.85%) SIEM
14 13 (15.85%) Identity Access Management
14 13 (15.85%) Intrusion Detection
14 13 (15.85%) Degree
14 13 (15.85%) Cisco
14 13 (15.85%) ITIL
14 13 (15.85%) IT Strategy
15 12 (14.63%) VPN
15 12 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (14.63%) GIAC
15 12 (14.63%) VMware
15 12 (14.63%) Security Patching
15 12 (14.63%) AWS
15 12 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure

Vulnerability Management
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 4 (4.88%) Confluence
2 1 (1.22%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.63%) AWS
2 10 (12.20%) Azure
3 8 (9.76%) SaaS
4 7 (8.54%) IaaS
4 7 (8.54%) PaaS
5 6 (7.32%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (7.32%) Power Platform
6 5 (6.10%) Office 365
7 3 (3.66%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 42 (51.22%) Firewall
2 13 (15.85%) Intrusion Detection
2 13 (15.85%) Network Security
3 12 (14.63%) VPN
4 11 (13.41%) LAN
4 11 (13.41%) WAN
5 10 (12.20%) TCP/IP
6 5 (6.10%) DHCP
6 5 (6.10%) DNS
6 5 (6.10%) Internet
6 5 (6.10%) MPLS
6 5 (6.10%) NetScaler
6 5 (6.10%) VoIP
6 5 (6.10%) WLAN
7 4 (4.88%) Radio Access Network
7 4 (4.88%) Wireless
7 4 (4.88%) Wireless Security
8 2 (2.44%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (2.44%) SAN
8 2 (2.44%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.32%) Oracle Database
1 6 (7.32%) Power BI
1 6 (7.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (4.88%) Oracle Database 12c
2 4 (4.88%) RDBMS
2 4 (4.88%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.44%) MySQL
3 2 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (4.88%) JIRA
General
1 15 (18.29%) Finance
2 8 (9.76%) Legal
3 4 (4.88%) Public Sector
3 4 (4.88%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.44%) Back Office
4 2 (2.44%) Games
5 1 (1.22%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (21.95%) Analyst
1 18 (21.95%) Architect
2 17 (20.73%) Security Manager
3 14 (17.07%) Security Analyst
4 13 (15.85%) Security Architect
5 9 (10.98%) Information Analyst
5 9 (10.98%) Information Security Analyst
5 9 (10.98%) IT Manager
5 9 (10.98%) IT Security Manager
6 8 (9.76%) IT Architect
6 8 (9.76%) IT Security Architect
6 8 (9.76%) Operational Security Manager
6 8 (9.76%) Operations Manager
6 8 (9.76%) Security Operations Manager
7 7 (8.54%) Operations Analyst
7 7 (8.54%) Security Operations Analyst
7 7 (8.54%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 6 (7.32%) SCCM Engineer
8 6 (7.32%) SCCM Specialist
8 6 (7.32%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.88%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.98%) Data Protection Act
1 9 (10.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 9 (10.98%) Hybrid Cloud
1 9 (10.98%) Public Cloud
2 8 (9.76%) Cloud Native
3 7 (8.54%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.10%) Data Centre
4 5 (6.10%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.88%) Cyber Defence
5 4 (4.88%) Virtual Team
6 3 (3.66%) User Experience
7 2 (2.44%) AS400
7 2 (2.44%) Clustering
7 2 (2.44%) Cyberattack
7 2 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (2.44%) iSeries
8 1 (1.22%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 1 (1.22%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 23 (28.05%) Windows
2 20 (24.39%) Linux
3 6 (7.32%) Windows 7
4 5 (6.10%) Windows 10
5 4 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.66%) Mac OS
6 3 (3.66%) Unix
7 2 (2.44%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.44%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (50.00%) Information Security
2 32 (39.02%) Cybersecurity
3 28 (34.15%) Security Operations
4 24 (29.27%) Penetration Testing
5 20 (24.39%) Risk Management
6 14 (17.07%) Data Protection
7 13 (15.85%) Identity Access Management
7 13 (15.85%) IT Strategy
7 13 (15.85%) ITIL
7 13 (15.85%) SIEM
8 12 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (14.63%) Security Patching
9 10 (12.20%) Incident Management
9 10 (12.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 9 (10.98%) Forensic Analysis
10 9 (10.98%) Network Architecture
10 9 (10.98%) Problem Management
11 8 (9.76%) Information Management
11 8 (9.76%) Information Security Management
11 8 (9.76%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.32%) PowerShell
2 4 (4.88%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.44%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.44%) VB
4 1 (1.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (41.46%) CISSP
2 16 (19.51%) CISM
3 13 (15.85%) Degree
4 12 (14.63%) GIAC
5 8 (9.76%) CISA
6 7 (8.54%) CEH
6 7 (8.54%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (6.10%) Security Cleared
8 4 (4.88%) CCIE
8 4 (4.88%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (4.88%) MBCS
8 4 (4.88%) MCSE
8 4 (4.88%) RHCSA
8 4 (4.88%) SC Cleared
9 3 (3.66%) CCNA
9 3 (3.66%) GCIH
9 3 (3.66%) MCSA
9 3 (3.66%) SANS
10 2 (2.44%) GISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (28.05%) GDPR
2 21 (25.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (13.41%) PCI DSS
4 8 (9.76%) Cyber Essentials
5 7 (8.54%) NIST
6 4 (4.88%) NCSC
7 3 (3.66%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (1.22%) GAMP
8 1 (1.22%) HIPAA
8 1 (1.22%) QA
8 1 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (13.41%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.44%) BitLocker
3 2 (2.44%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (9.76%) SCOrch
2 6 (7.32%) SCCM
3 4 (4.88%) Nessus
3 4 (4.88%) NetBackup
3 4 (4.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (4.88%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (4.88%) SCOM
4 2 (2.44%) Ansible
4 2 (2.44%) Data Guard
4 2 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (21.95%) Microsoft
2 13 (15.85%) Cisco
3 12 (14.63%) VMware
4 7 (8.54%) Qualys
5 6 (7.32%) Oracle
6 5 (6.10%) Arista
6 5 (6.10%) F5
6 5 (6.10%) Juniper
6 5 (6.10%) Meraki
7 4 (4.88%) Red Hat
8 3 (3.66%) Google
9 2 (2.44%) Apple
9 2 (2.44%) Dell
9 2 (2.44%) EqualLogic
9 2 (2.44%) Splunk
9 2 (2.44%) Symantec
10 1 (1.22%) ArcSight