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 Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Vulnerability Management over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Vulnerability Management
England > South East
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 441 443 529
Rank change year-on-year +2 +86 +26
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Management 96 151 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.31% 0.43% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.49% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 77 114 100
South East median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +31.25%
10th Percentile £42,000 £40,375 £36,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £69,625 £74,550
England median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +13.64% +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 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 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 24 November 2017.

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 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
Hampshire -15 23 £65,000 +8.33% 1
Surrey +14 20 £51,250 -10.87%
East Sussex 0 20 £45,000 -14.29%
Thames Valley -2 15 £50,000 -6.54%
Kent +19 14 £50,000 -16.67%
Berkshire +12 10 £54,250 +2.36%
Buckinghamshire - 4 £56,250 -
West Sussex -1 3 £42,500 -15.00%
Oxfordshire -9 2 £34,492 -37.29%
Middlesex - 1 - -
Vulnerability Management
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Vulnerability Management 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 Management.

1 68 (70.83%) CISSP
2 67 (69.79%) Information Security
3 50 (52.08%) SIEM
4 46 (47.92%) Firewall
5 45 (46.88%) Security Operations
6 44 (45.83%) Cybersecurity
7 40 (41.67%) CISM
8 37 (38.54%) PCI DSS
9 34 (35.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 33 (34.38%) Windows
10 33 (34.38%) Penetration Testing
11 32 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 29 (30.21%) Finance
13 28 (29.17%) Security Architecture
14 27 (28.13%) Linux
15 25 (26.04%) ITIL
15 25 (26.04%) Active Directory
16 23 (23.96%) CISA
16 23 (23.96%) CEH
17 19 (19.79%) Ethical Hacking
17 19 (19.79%) TCP/IP
17 19 (19.79%) Data Protection
18 17 (17.71%) Network Security
18 17 (17.71%) Amazon AWS
18 17 (17.71%) Cyberthreat
18 17 (17.71%) Windows Server
18 17 (17.71%) Data Loss Prevention
19 16 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
19 16 (16.67%) Management Information System
19 16 (16.67%) Data Protection Act

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 2 (2.08%) Apache
1 2 (2.08%) IIS
1 2 (2.08%) JBoss
1 2 (2.08%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.08%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (17.71%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.08%) IaaS
4 1 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.04%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.04%) Office 365
4 1 (1.04%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.04%) OpenDNS
4 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (47.92%) Firewall
2 19 (19.79%) TCP/IP
3 17 (17.71%) Network Security
4 7 (7.29%) VPN
5 6 (6.25%) VLAN
6 4 (4.17%) Internet
6 4 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (3.13%) LAN
7 3 (3.13%) SAN
7 3 (3.13%) WAN
8 2 (2.08%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (2.08%) Skype
8 2 (2.08%) WLAN
9 1 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.04%) DNS
9 1 (1.04%) FWSM
9 1 (1.04%) LDAP
9 1 (1.04%) SSL
9 1 (1.04%) VoIP
9 1 (1.04%) Wireshark
General
1 29 (30.21%) Finance
2 5 (5.21%) Banking
2 5 (5.21%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.13%) Law
4 2 (2.08%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.04%) Back Office
5 1 (1.04%) Games
5 1 (1.04%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.04%) Legal
5 1 (1.04%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (39.58%) Analyst
2 24 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 21 (21.88%) IT Analyst
4 17 (17.71%) Security Engineer
5 14 (14.58%) IT Security Analyst
6 13 (13.54%) IT Engineer
6 13 (13.54%) IT Security Engineer
6 13 (13.54%) Security Specialist
7 12 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
7 12 (12.50%) Security Operations Analyst
7 12 (12.50%) Vulnerability Analyst
8 9 (9.38%) Consultant
8 9 (9.38%) Operations Engineer
8 9 (9.38%) Security Consultant
9 8 (8.33%) IT Operations Analyst
10 7 (7.29%) Architect
10 7 (7.29%) Security Architect
11 6 (6.25%) Cybersecurity Specialist
12 5 (5.21%) Information Specialist
12 5 (5.21%) Telecoms Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.46%) Web Services
2 2 (2.08%) Middleware
3 1 (1.04%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.71%) Cyberthreat
2 16 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
2 16 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 8 (8.33%) PKI
3 8 (8.33%) Security Operations Centre
4 7 (7.29%) Computer Science
5 6 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (5.21%) Data Centre
7 3 (3.13%) CESG
8 2 (2.08%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (1.04%) Cyber Defence
9 1 (1.04%) Driving Licence
9 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 33 (34.38%) Windows
2 27 (28.13%) Linux
3 17 (17.71%) Windows Server
4 7 (7.29%) Apple iOS
4 7 (7.29%) Mac OS X
5 4 (4.17%) Unix
6 3 (3.13%) Windows 10
6 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.04%) VMS
8 1 (1.04%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (69.79%) Information Security
2 50 (52.08%) SIEM
3 45 (46.88%) Security Operations
4 44 (45.83%) Cybersecurity
5 33 (34.38%) Penetration Testing
6 32 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 28 (29.17%) Security Architecture
8 25 (26.04%) ITIL
9 19 (19.79%) Data Protection
9 19 (19.79%) Ethical Hacking
10 17 (17.71%) Data Loss Prevention
11 15 (15.63%) DRM
11 15 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (13.54%) Computer Forensics
12 13 (13.54%) Forensic Analysis
12 13 (13.54%) Risk Analysis
13 12 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
13 12 (12.50%) Risk Management
14 11 (11.46%) Enterprise Architecture
15 10 (10.42%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.17%) SQL
2 3 (3.13%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.08%) Python
3 2 (2.08%) Ruby
4 1 (1.04%) C
4 1 (1.04%) C#
4 1 (1.04%) C++
4 1 (1.04%) Java
4 1 (1.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 68 (70.83%) CISSP
2 40 (41.67%) CISM
3 23 (23.96%) CEH
3 23 (23.96%) CISA
4 11 (11.46%) Degree
5 9 (9.38%) CRISC
5 9 (9.38%) SANS
6 7 (7.29%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (6.25%) GCIH
7 6 (6.25%) GIAC
8 5 (5.21%) CESG Certified Professional
9 3 (3.13%) OSCP
9 3 (3.13%) Security Cleared
10 2 (2.08%) CGEIT
10 2 (2.08%) CISMP
10 2 (2.08%) CLAS
10 2 (2.08%) CREST Certified
10 2 (2.08%) DBS Check
10 2 (2.08%) IISP
10 2 (2.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (38.54%) PCI DSS
2 34 (35.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 4 (4.17%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (3.13%) GDPR
6 2 (2.08%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 2 (2.08%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (1.04%) HIPAA
7 1 (1.04%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 25 (26.04%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.04%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.04%) Snort
3 1 (1.04%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.04%) vSphere
3 1 (1.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (6.25%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 3 (3.13%) Nessus
3 2 (2.08%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.08%) QRadar
4 1 (1.04%) SCCM
4 1 (1.04%) Suricata
Vendors
1 7 (7.29%) Apple
1 7 (7.29%) Qualys
2 6 (6.25%) Splunk
3 5 (5.21%) ArcSight
3 5 (5.21%) LogRhythm
3 5 (5.21%) Oracle
4 4 (4.17%) VMware
5 3 (3.13%) Cisco
5 3 (3.13%) Citrix
5 3 (3.13%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.08%) Fortinet
6 2 (2.08%) McAfee
7 1 (1.04%) FireEye
7 1 (1.04%) Meraki
7 1 (1.04%) Rapid7
7 1 (1.04%) SonicWALL
7 1 (1.04%) Sophos
7 1 (1.04%) TippingPoint
7 1 (1.04%) Tufin
7 1 (1.04%) Webroot