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

Vulnerability Management
England > South East
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 461 447 518
Rank change year-on-year -14 +71 +20
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Management 86 116 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.27% 0.37% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.43% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 59 111 103
South East median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £35,500 £45,000 £36,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £74,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +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 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 27,580 27,075 36,017
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.64% 87.19% 87.31%
Number of salaries quoted 22,801 22,160 30,353
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £69,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 February 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 February 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
Hampshire -41 25 £40,000 -33.33% 3
Thames Valley +14 23 £55,000 - 2
Berkshire +3 18 £45,000 -15.89% 2
Surrey -2 15 £58,750 +17.50% 4
Kent +10 10 £50,000 -16.67%
West Sussex +5 7 £52,500 -19.23%
Buckinghamshire -2 4 £55,000 -
East Sussex -33 4 £65,000 +8.33%
Oxfordshire -11 1 £65,000 +33.33%
Sussex - 1 - - 1
Middlesex - 1 - - 1
Vulnerability Management
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 46 (53.49%) Information Security
2 42 (48.84%) SIEM
3 41 (47.67%) CISSP
4 33 (38.37%) Cybersecurity
4 33 (38.37%) Security Operations
5 30 (34.88%) PCI DSS
6 26 (30.23%) Linux
7 24 (27.91%) Windows
7 24 (27.91%) ITIL
7 24 (27.91%) TCP/IP
7 24 (27.91%) Network Security
8 22 (25.58%) DHCP
8 22 (25.58%) DNS
8 22 (25.58%) Cyberthreat
9 21 (24.42%) Incident Management
10 20 (23.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 20 (23.26%) Finance
11 18 (20.93%) Splunk
12 17 (19.77%) Bash Shell
12 17 (19.77%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 17 (19.77%) Firewall
12 17 (19.77%) VMware
13 16 (18.60%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (18.60%) Data Centre
13 16 (18.60%) LogRhythm
14 15 (17.44%) VMware Infrastructure
14 15 (17.44%) Penetration Testing
15 14 (16.28%) Malware Detection/Protection
15 14 (16.28%) Windows Server
16 13 (15.12%) QRadar

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 12 (13.95%) IIS
2 7 (8.14%) Apache
2 7 (8.14%) JBoss
3 6 (6.98%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.16%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.14%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.49%) SaaS
3 1 (1.16%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 24 (27.91%) Network Security
1 24 (27.91%) TCP/IP
2 22 (25.58%) DHCP
2 22 (25.58%) DNS
3 17 (19.77%) Firewall
4 13 (15.12%) VPN
5 12 (13.95%) BGP
5 12 (13.95%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (13.95%) Ethernet
5 12 (13.95%) FWSM
5 12 (13.95%) LAN
5 12 (13.95%) MPLS
5 12 (13.95%) OSPF
5 12 (13.95%) SNMP
5 12 (13.95%) SSL
5 12 (13.95%) VLAN
5 12 (13.95%) WAN
5 12 (13.95%) Wireshark
5 12 (13.95%) WLAN
6 10 (11.63%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (1.16%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.16%) NoSQL
General
1 20 (23.26%) Finance
2 7 (8.14%) Law
3 4 (4.65%) Banking
3 4 (4.65%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.16%) Legal
5 1 (1.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (29.07%) Analyst
2 16 (18.60%) Architect
2 16 (18.60%) Security Architect
3 14 (16.28%) Security Analyst
4 12 (13.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (13.95%) Security Solutions Architect
4 12 (13.95%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (12.79%) Operations Engineer
6 8 (9.30%) IT Analyst
6 8 (9.30%) Security Engineer
6 8 (9.30%) Vulnerability Analyst
7 7 (8.14%) Infrastructure Manager
7 7 (8.14%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
7 7 (8.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (6.98%) Information Analyst
8 6 (6.98%) Information Security Analyst
8 6 (6.98%) Senior Operations Engineer
9 5 (5.81%) IT Engineer
9 5 (5.81%) Security Specialist
9 5 (5.81%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.12%) LDAP
2 6 (6.98%) Middleware
3 4 (4.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.58%) Cyberthreat
2 16 (18.60%) Data Centre
3 12 (13.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 10 (11.63%) Clustering
4 10 (11.63%) Management Information System
4 10 (11.63%) Security Operations Centre
5 5 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.65%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.16%) Cyber Defence
8 1 (1.16%) SCADA
8 1 (1.16%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (30.23%) Linux
2 24 (27.91%) Windows
3 14 (16.28%) Windows Server
4 6 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.65%) Unix
6 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.33%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.33%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.16%) CentOS
8 1 (1.16%) DC/OS
8 1 (1.16%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (53.49%) Information Security
2 42 (48.84%) SIEM
3 33 (38.37%) Cybersecurity
3 33 (38.37%) Security Operations
4 24 (27.91%) ITIL
5 21 (24.42%) Incident Management
6 17 (19.77%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 16 (18.60%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (17.44%) Penetration Testing
9 14 (16.28%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 13 (15.12%) Risk Management
11 12 (13.95%) E-Commerce
11 12 (13.95%) ITIL V3
11 12 (13.95%) Load Balancing
11 12 (13.95%) Network Design
11 12 (13.95%) Presales
11 12 (13.95%) Software Optimisation
12 11 (12.79%) Disaster Recovery
13 10 (11.63%) Enterprise Architecture
13 10 (11.63%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 17 (19.77%) Bash Shell
2 11 (12.79%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.33%) Python
3 2 (2.33%) Ruby
4 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.16%) VB
4 1 (1.16%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 41 (47.67%) CISSP
2 13 (15.12%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (13.95%) CCDP
3 12 (13.95%) CCNP
3 12 (13.95%) CCSE
3 12 (13.95%) IISP
3 12 (13.95%) ISSAP
3 12 (13.95%) JNCIP
4 11 (12.79%) GCIH
4 11 (12.79%) GIAC
5 10 (11.63%) CISM
6 7 (8.14%) CEH
6 7 (8.14%) CISA
6 7 (8.14%) SANS
7 6 (6.98%) Degree
8 3 (3.49%) Security Cleared
8 3 (3.49%) SSCP
9 2 (2.33%) CISMP
9 2 (2.33%) OSCP
9 2 (2.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (34.88%) PCI DSS
2 20 (23.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (13.95%) SLA
4 7 (8.14%) GDPR
5 5 (5.81%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (3.49%) HIPAA
6 3 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (2.33%) Government Security Classifications
8 1 (1.16%) COBIT
8 1 (1.16%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 15 (17.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (15.12%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.16%) Docker
3 1 (1.16%) Snort
Systems Management
1 13 (15.12%) QRadar
2 12 (13.95%) Nessus
3 10 (11.63%) Failover Clustering
4 9 (10.47%) SCCM
5 8 (9.30%) SCOM
5 8 (9.30%) SCOrch
6 5 (5.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 5 (5.81%) WSUS
7 3 (3.49%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (1.16%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 1 (1.16%) CSIRT
8 1 (1.16%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (1.16%) Kubernetes
8 1 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.16%) Puppet
8 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (1.16%) Suricata
Vendors
1 18 (20.93%) Splunk
2 17 (19.77%) VMware
3 16 (18.60%) LogRhythm
4 13 (15.12%) CheckPoint
4 13 (15.12%) Cisco
4 13 (15.12%) Fortinet
4 13 (15.12%) Tufin
5 12 (13.95%) Forcepoint
5 12 (13.95%) IBM
5 12 (13.95%) Juniper
6 10 (11.63%) Ivanti
6 10 (11.63%) Microsoft
6 10 (11.63%) Shavlik
7 7 (8.14%) Red Hat
8 5 (5.81%) ArcSight
8 5 (5.81%) CommVault
8 5 (5.81%) Qualys
9 3 (3.49%) Oracle
9 3 (3.49%) Twitter
10 2 (2.33%) NetApp