Period
to 19 November 2018

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 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Vulnerability Management
England > South East
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 392 450 458
Rank change year-on-year +58 +8 +81
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Management 136 98 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.48% 0.32% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.36% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 99 79 112
South East median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £41,850 £40,125
90th Percentile £89,500 £67,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - -4.00% +13.64%

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 25,796 27,187 31,225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 90.31% 89.58% 89.26%
Number of salaries quoted 21,256 22,433 25,947
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Vulnerability Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Vulnerability Management as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Vulnerability Management in the South East over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

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 19 November 2018. 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 +53 63 £60,000 +33.33% 5
Berkshire +44 58 £56,250 +25.00% 4
Hampshire +29 46 £42,500 -34.62% 4
West Sussex +1 8 £68,750 +61.76% 2
East Sussex -24 7 £75,000 +66.67%
Kent +12 6 £60,000 +20.00%
Oxfordshire +16 4 £80,000 +131.94%
Surrey +13 4 £55,000 +4.76% 3
Middlesex +5 2 - -
Buckinghamshire +8 1 £60,000 +6.67% 1
Vulnerability Management
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, 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 76 (55.88%) Information Security
2 71 (52.21%) SIEM
3 60 (44.12%) Cybersecurity
4 59 (43.38%) CISSP
5 57 (41.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 53 (38.97%) Security Operations
7 50 (36.76%) CISM
8 47 (34.56%) Linux
9 44 (32.35%) Windows
10 39 (28.68%) Management Information System
11 36 (26.47%) Firewall
12 33 (24.26%) Network Security
13 29 (21.32%) CEH
14 28 (20.59%) Data Protection
14 28 (20.59%) PCI DSS
15 26 (19.12%) GDPR
16 25 (18.38%) Security Operations Centre
16 25 (18.38%) Identity Access Management
16 25 (18.38%) Security Management
17 24 (17.65%) Risk Management
17 24 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
18 23 (16.91%) Microsoft Azure
18 23 (16.91%) Incident Management
18 23 (16.91%) Cyber Essentials
19 22 (16.18%) Oracle
20 21 (15.44%) TCP/IP
20 21 (15.44%) SSCP
20 21 (15.44%) Qualys
20 21 (15.44%) Analytical Skills
21 20 (14.71%) Splunk

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 5 (3.68%) IIS
2 2 (1.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 24 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (16.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.21%) SaaS
4 2 (1.47%) Office 365
5 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.74%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 36 (26.47%) Firewall
2 33 (24.26%) Network Security
3 21 (15.44%) TCP/IP
4 11 (8.09%) Intrusion Detection
4 11 (8.09%) Wireshark
5 10 (7.35%) DNS
5 10 (7.35%) VPN
6 7 (5.15%) LAN
6 7 (5.15%) SCCP
6 7 (5.15%) SSL
6 7 (5.15%) WAN
7 5 (3.68%) BGP
7 5 (3.68%) Internet
7 5 (3.68%) IPsec
7 5 (3.68%) MPLS
7 5 (3.68%) OSPF
7 5 (3.68%) WLAN
8 4 (2.94%) DHCP
8 4 (2.94%) Ethernet
8 4 (2.94%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.82%) Big Data
2 11 (8.09%) Geospatial Data
3 3 (2.21%) GIS
General
1 12 (8.82%) Legal
2 11 (8.09%) Finance
3 8 (5.88%) Marketing
4 6 (4.41%) Military
5 4 (2.94%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.21%) Back Office
7 2 (1.47%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 59 (43.38%) Analyst
2 42 (30.88%) Security Analyst
3 14 (10.29%) Information Analyst
3 14 (10.29%) Information Security Analyst
3 14 (10.29%) Security Manager
4 12 (8.82%) Architect
4 12 (8.82%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 12 (8.82%) Security Architect
4 12 (8.82%) Vulnerability Analyst
5 11 (8.09%) Senior Analyst
6 10 (7.35%) Head of Security
7 9 (6.62%) SOC Analyst
8 8 (5.88%) Chief Information Officer
8 8 (5.88%) Chief Information Security Officer
8 8 (5.88%) CIO
8 8 (5.88%) Head of Information
8 8 (5.88%) Head of Information Security
8 8 (5.88%) Head of IT Security
8 8 (5.88%) Information Security Officer
8 8 (5.88%) Sales Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.68%) LAMP
1 5 (3.68%) Regular Expression
2 4 (2.94%) REST
3 3 (2.21%) Middleware
4 1 (0.74%) OAuth
4 1 (0.74%) OpenID
4 1 (0.74%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (28.68%) Management Information System
2 25 (18.38%) Security Operations Centre
3 21 (15.44%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (11.03%) Data Protection Act
5 11 (8.09%) Public Cloud
6 10 (7.35%) PKI
6 10 (7.35%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (5.88%) Computer Science
7 8 (5.88%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 8 (5.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 7 (5.15%) Data Centre
9 5 (3.68%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (1.47%) Cyber Defence
10 2 (1.47%) Cyberattack
11 1 (0.74%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 47 (34.56%) Linux
2 44 (32.35%) Windows
3 6 (4.41%) CentOS
4 5 (3.68%) Debian
5 2 (1.47%) Unix
6 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.74%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.74%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (55.88%) Information Security
2 71 (52.21%) SIEM
3 60 (44.12%) Cybersecurity
4 53 (38.97%) Security Operations
5 28 (20.59%) Data Protection
6 25 (18.38%) Identity Access Management
6 25 (18.38%) Security Management
7 24 (17.65%) Risk Management
8 23 (16.91%) Incident Management
9 19 (13.97%) Risk Assessment
10 18 (13.24%) OWASP
11 17 (12.50%) Business Continuity
11 17 (12.50%) Information Security Management
12 14 (10.29%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (10.29%) Logistics
12 14 (10.29%) Problem-Solving
13 13 (9.56%) Disaster Recovery
13 13 (9.56%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 12 (8.82%) TOGAF
15 11 (8.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.41%) Python
2 5 (3.68%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.47%) SQL
4 1 (0.74%) Java
4 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 59 (43.38%) CISSP
2 50 (36.76%) CISM
3 29 (21.32%) CEH
4 21 (15.44%) SSCP
5 19 (13.97%) Degree
6 18 (13.24%) SANS
7 15 (11.03%) CISA
8 11 (8.09%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
10 7 (5.15%) CRISC
11 6 (4.41%) CREST Certified
11 6 (4.41%) OSCP
11 6 (4.41%) SC Cleared
11 6 (4.41%) Security Cleared
12 5 (3.68%) CCNP
12 5 (3.68%) IISP
13 4 (2.94%) CCDP
13 4 (2.94%) CCNA
13 4 (2.94%) CCSE
13 4 (2.94%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (41.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (20.59%) PCI DSS
3 26 (19.12%) GDPR
4 23 (16.91%) Cyber Essentials
5 7 (5.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (5.15%) SLA
6 5 (3.68%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 3 (2.21%) Government Security Classifications
7 3 (2.21%) PMO
8 1 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.15%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.41%) Snort
3 2 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.74%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (8.82%) Nessus
2 8 (5.88%) CSIRT
3 7 (5.15%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 7 (5.15%) QRadar
4 6 (4.41%) Nagios
5 5 (3.68%) Suricata
6 2 (1.47%) CASB
6 2 (1.47%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.47%) SCOM
6 2 (1.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.74%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.74%) Cacti
7 1 (0.74%) Computer Incident Response Team
7 1 (0.74%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.74%) Graphite
7 1 (0.74%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.74%) Nmap
7 1 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.74%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (16.18%) Oracle
2 21 (15.44%) Qualys
3 20 (14.71%) Splunk
4 14 (10.29%) Microsoft
5 11 (8.09%) ArcSight
5 11 (8.09%) Cisco
6 10 (7.35%) LogRhythm
7 9 (6.62%) CheckPoint
7 9 (6.62%) Palo Alto
7 9 (6.62%) Symantec
8 8 (5.88%) Rapid7
9 7 (5.15%) McAfee
9 7 (5.15%) Trend Micro
10 6 (4.41%) SolarWinds
11 5 (3.68%) AlienVault
11 5 (3.68%) IBM
11 5 (3.68%) Intel
12 4 (2.94%) Fortinet
12 4 (2.94%) Tufin
13 3 (2.21%) F5