Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Vulnerability Management
England > South East
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 420 439 456
Rank change year-on-year +19 +17 +82
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Management 132 99 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.45% 0.34% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.38% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 94 77 133
South East median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +19.57%
10th Percentile £37,500 £34,600 £40,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £73,700 £71,400
England median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% -4.17% +9.09%

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 26,507 26,084 33,086
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 89.57% 89.06% 89.07%
Number of salaries quoted 21,874 21,580 27,728
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 +45 62 £55,000 +35.80% 1
Berkshire +27 55 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Hampshire +10 34 £58,750 -9.62% 3
Kent +12 9 £60,000 +9.09%
Surrey -1 9 £57,500 +9.52% 1
East Sussex -28 8 £70,000 +55.56%
West Sussex +12 6 £47,500 +18.75%
Buckinghamshire +5 4 £47,500 -13.64%
Oxfordshire -2 3 £90,000 +122.22%
Middlesex - 3 £47,500 -
Sussex - 1 - -
Vulnerability Management
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 70 (53.03%) SIEM
2 65 (49.24%) CISSP
3 62 (46.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 57 (43.18%) Information Security
5 56 (42.42%) Cybersecurity
6 52 (39.39%) CISM
7 40 (30.30%) CEH
8 36 (27.27%) Firewall
8 36 (27.27%) SANS
9 35 (26.52%) ITIL
10 33 (25.00%) OWASP
10 33 (25.00%) Incident Management
11 28 (21.21%) Qualys
11 28 (21.21%) Network Security
11 28 (21.21%) Security Operations
11 28 (21.21%) Identity Access Management
12 27 (20.45%) PCI DSS
13 26 (19.70%) Linux
14 23 (17.42%) Cisco Certification
15 22 (16.67%) Risk Management
16 21 (15.91%) Cisco
16 21 (15.91%) CheckPoint
16 21 (15.91%) Splunk
17 20 (15.15%) Rapid7
17 20 (15.15%) TCP/IP
17 20 (15.15%) GDPR
18 19 (14.39%) LogRhythm
18 19 (14.39%) Amazon AWS
19 18 (13.64%) Data Protection
19 18 (13.64%) Windows

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 11 (8.33%) IIS
2 5 (3.79%) Apache
2 5 (3.79%) JBoss
2 5 (3.79%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 19 (14.39%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.79%) SaaS
4 2 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.76%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 36 (27.27%) Firewall
2 28 (21.21%) Network Security
3 20 (15.15%) TCP/IP
4 16 (12.12%) VPN
5 15 (11.36%) DNS
5 15 (11.36%) VLAN
5 15 (11.36%) WAN
6 13 (9.85%) DHCP
7 12 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (9.09%) SSL
7 12 (9.09%) Wireshark
8 11 (8.33%) BGP
8 11 (8.33%) Cisco Firepower
8 11 (8.33%) Ethernet
8 11 (8.33%) FWSM
8 11 (8.33%) LAN
8 11 (8.33%) MPLS
8 11 (8.33%) OSPF
8 11 (8.33%) SNMP
8 11 (8.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (3.03%) MongoDB
1 4 (3.03%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.52%) Geospatial Data
2 2 (1.52%) Power BI
General
1 13 (9.85%) Finance
2 4 (3.03%) Legal
3 2 (1.52%) Retail
4 1 (0.76%) Advertising
4 1 (0.76%) Banking
4 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.76%) Law
4 1 (0.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (21.97%) Analyst
2 27 (20.45%) Architect
2 27 (20.45%) Security Architect
3 16 (12.12%) Vulnerability Analyst
4 13 (9.85%) Security Engineer
5 12 (9.09%) Security Analyst
6 11 (8.33%) Security Manager
6 11 (8.33%) Security Solutions Architect
6 11 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (6.82%) Information Manager
7 9 (6.82%) Information Security Manager
7 9 (6.82%) Information Security Officer
7 9 (6.82%) Security Officer
8 8 (6.06%) Chief Information Officer
8 8 (6.06%) Chief Information Security Officer
8 8 (6.06%) Chief Security Officer
8 8 (6.06%) Head of Information Security
8 8 (6.06%) Head of IT
8 8 (6.06%) Head of Security
8 8 (6.06%) IT Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.82%) LDAP
2 4 (3.03%) LAMP
3 3 (2.27%) Middleware
4 2 (1.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.12%) Data Centre
2 13 (9.85%) Cyberthreat
2 13 (9.85%) Management Information System
3 12 (9.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 11 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (5.30%) Public Cloud
6 6 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (3.79%) Computer Science
7 5 (3.79%) PKI
8 4 (3.03%) SCADA
8 4 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (2.27%) Private Cloud
9 3 (2.27%) Security Operations Centre
10 2 (1.52%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (1.52%) Internet of Things
10 2 (1.52%) Replication
11 1 (0.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 26 (19.70%) Linux
2 18 (13.64%) Windows
3 10 (7.58%) Unix
4 8 (6.06%) CentOS
5 5 (3.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.79%) Windows Server
6 4 (3.03%) DC/OS
6 4 (3.03%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.76%) Solaris
8 1 (0.76%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (53.03%) SIEM
2 57 (43.18%) Information Security
3 56 (42.42%) Cybersecurity
4 35 (26.52%) ITIL
5 33 (25.00%) Incident Management
5 33 (25.00%) OWASP
6 28 (21.21%) Identity Access Management
6 28 (21.21%) Security Operations
7 22 (16.67%) Risk Management
8 18 (13.64%) Data Protection
9 17 (12.88%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 15 (11.36%) Security Architecture
10 15 (11.36%) Security Management
11 13 (9.85%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (9.85%) ITIL V3
12 12 (9.09%) Business Continuity
12 12 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (9.09%) Load Balancing
13 11 (8.33%) E-Commerce
13 11 (8.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.79%) Bash Shell
2 4 (3.03%) SQL
3 2 (1.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 65 (49.24%) CISSP
2 52 (39.39%) CISM
3 40 (30.30%) CEH
4 36 (27.27%) SANS
5 23 (17.42%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (10.61%) CISA
7 13 (9.85%) CCNP
8 11 (8.33%) CCDP
8 11 (8.33%) CCSE
8 11 (8.33%) IISP
8 11 (8.33%) ISSAP
8 11 (8.33%) JNCIP
9 9 (6.82%) Degree
10 6 (4.55%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 6 (4.55%) GCIH
11 5 (3.79%) RHCSA
12 4 (3.03%) CCIE Security
12 4 (3.03%) GIAC
12 4 (3.03%) Master's Degree
12 4 (3.03%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (46.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (20.45%) PCI DSS
3 20 (15.15%) GDPR
4 8 (6.06%) COBIT
5 5 (3.79%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (3.79%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (2.27%) Government Security Classifications
7 2 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (1.52%) SLA
8 1 (0.76%) GPG13
8 1 (0.76%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.30%) Active Directory
1 7 (5.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.03%) Docker
3 2 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.52%) XenServer
4 1 (0.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 17 (12.88%) Nessus
2 12 (9.09%) QRadar
3 4 (3.03%) Docker Swarm
3 4 (3.03%) Kubernetes
4 3 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.27%) Puppet
4 3 (2.27%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (1.52%) CSIRT
5 2 (1.52%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (1.52%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.52%) SCOM
5 2 (1.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (1.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.52%) WSUS
6 1 (0.76%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.76%) SCCM
6 1 (0.76%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 28 (21.21%) Qualys
2 21 (15.91%) CheckPoint
2 21 (15.91%) Cisco
2 21 (15.91%) Splunk
3 20 (15.15%) Rapid7
4 19 (14.39%) LogRhythm
5 15 (11.36%) Fortinet
5 15 (11.36%) Juniper
6 12 (9.09%) IBM
6 12 (9.09%) Tufin
7 11 (8.33%) Forcepoint
8 10 (7.58%) Oracle
8 10 (7.58%) Red Hat
9 9 (6.82%) ArcSight
10 7 (5.30%) VMware
11 6 (4.55%) Intel
11 6 (4.55%) Trend Micro
12 5 (3.79%) CyberArk
12 5 (3.79%) Microsoft
12 5 (3.79%) Palo Alto