Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Vulnerability Management
England > South East
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 405 457 487
Rank change year-on-year +52 +30 +41
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Management 142 81 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.47% 0.28% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.32% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 94 90 116
South East median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,700 £39,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £74,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%

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 26,913 25,471 33,265
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 88.73% 87.69% 88.25%
Number of salaries quoted 22,288 20,961 28,037
South East median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% - -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +37 68 £50,000 +17.65% 2
Berkshire +45 60 £55,000 +46.67% 1
Hampshire +2 38 £43,750 -27.08% 8
Surrey +4 16 £61,250 +36.11% 5
West Sussex +14 8 £55,750 +39.38% 1
East Sussex -37 6 £70,000 +16.67%
Buckinghamshire -13 5 £45,000 -18.18%
Kent -8 3 £60,000 - 1
Oxfordshire -16 3 £90,000 +122.22% 1
Sussex - 2 - -
Middlesex - 1 £47,500 -
Vulnerability Management
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (53.52%) CISSP
2 67 (47.18%) SIEM
3 61 (42.96%) Cybersecurity
4 60 (42.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 54 (38.03%) ITIL
5 54 (38.03%) Information Security
6 46 (32.39%) CISM
7 44 (30.99%) Network Security
8 42 (29.58%) Linux
9 41 (28.87%) TCP/IP
10 38 (26.76%) Firewall
11 35 (24.65%) Cisco Certification
11 35 (24.65%) DNS
11 35 (24.65%) DHCP
11 35 (24.65%) Incident Management
12 34 (23.94%) CheckPoint
13 33 (23.24%) Windows
14 31 (21.83%) SANS
15 30 (21.13%) Security Operations
15 30 (21.13%) CEH
16 29 (20.42%) Cisco
17 28 (19.72%) VPN
17 28 (19.72%) Malware Detection/Protection
18 27 (19.01%) Data Centre
18 27 (19.01%) Cyberthreat
18 27 (19.01%) WAN
18 27 (19.01%) Juniper
18 27 (19.01%) VLAN
18 27 (19.01%) Fortinet
18 27 (19.01%) 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 23 (16.20%) IIS
2 9 (6.34%) Apache
2 9 (6.34%) JBoss
2 9 (6.34%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (14.08%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (11.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.23%) SaaS
4 2 (1.41%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 44 (30.99%) Network Security
2 41 (28.87%) TCP/IP
3 38 (26.76%) Firewall
4 35 (24.65%) DHCP
4 35 (24.65%) DNS
5 28 (19.72%) VPN
6 27 (19.01%) VLAN
6 27 (19.01%) WAN
7 24 (16.90%) Cisco ASA
7 24 (16.90%) SSL
7 24 (16.90%) Wireshark
8 23 (16.20%) BGP
8 23 (16.20%) Cisco Firepower
8 23 (16.20%) Ethernet
8 23 (16.20%) FWSM
8 23 (16.20%) LAN
8 23 (16.20%) MPLS
8 23 (16.20%) OSPF
8 23 (16.20%) SNMP
8 23 (16.20%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.52%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (3.52%) MongoDB
1 5 (3.52%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.41%) Geospatial Data
2 2 (1.41%) Power BI
General
1 13 (9.15%) Finance
2 5 (3.52%) Law
3 3 (2.11%) Banking
3 3 (2.11%) Legal
4 2 (1.41%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.41%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.41%) Retail
5 1 (0.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (26.76%) Architect
1 38 (26.76%) Security Architect
2 29 (20.42%) Analyst
3 23 (16.20%) Security Solutions Architect
3 23 (16.20%) Solutions Architect
4 15 (10.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (9.86%) Security Engineer
6 13 (9.15%) Security Analyst
6 13 (9.15%) Vulnerability Analyst
7 10 (7.04%) Operations Engineer
8 9 (6.34%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
8 9 (6.34%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (5.63%) IT Manager
9 8 (5.63%) Security Manager
9 8 (5.63%) Senior Operations Engineer
10 7 (4.93%) Infrastructure Manager
11 6 (4.23%) Administrator
11 6 (4.23%) Information Manager
11 6 (4.23%) Information Security Manager
11 6 (4.23%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (14.08%) LDAP
2 6 (4.23%) Middleware
3 2 (1.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (19.01%) Cyberthreat
1 27 (19.01%) Data Centre
2 24 (16.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 14 (9.86%) Management Information System
4 10 (7.04%) Clustering
5 8 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (4.93%) Security Operations Centre
7 6 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (4.23%) Public Cloud
8 5 (3.52%) Computer Science
8 5 (3.52%) SCADA
9 4 (2.82%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (2.11%) Private Cloud
10 3 (2.11%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (1.41%) Internet of Things
11 2 (1.41%) PKI
11 2 (1.41%) Replication
12 1 (0.70%) NHS
12 1 (0.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 42 (29.58%) Linux
2 33 (23.24%) Windows
3 16 (11.27%) Windows Server
4 9 (6.34%) Unix
5 8 (5.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (3.52%) CentOS
6 5 (3.52%) DC/OS
6 5 (3.52%) Oracle Linux
7 4 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.11%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.70%) Solaris
9 1 (0.70%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (47.18%) SIEM
2 61 (42.96%) Cybersecurity
3 54 (38.03%) Information Security
3 54 (38.03%) ITIL
4 35 (24.65%) Incident Management
5 30 (21.13%) Security Operations
6 28 (19.72%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 27 (19.01%) OWASP
8 25 (17.61%) ITIL V3
9 24 (16.90%) Load Balancing
10 23 (16.20%) E-Commerce
10 23 (16.20%) Network Design
10 23 (16.20%) Presales
10 23 (16.20%) Software Optimisation
11 21 (14.79%) Identity Access Management
12 15 (10.56%) Disaster Recovery
12 15 (10.56%) Security Architecture
12 15 (10.56%) Security Management
13 14 (9.86%) Data Protection
14 13 (9.15%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (12.68%) Bash Shell
2 13 (9.15%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.41%) SQL
4 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.70%) VB
4 1 (0.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 76 (53.52%) CISSP
2 46 (32.39%) CISM
3 35 (24.65%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (21.83%) SANS
5 30 (21.13%) CEH
6 25 (17.61%) CCNP
7 23 (16.20%) CCDP
7 23 (16.20%) CCSE
7 23 (16.20%) IISP
7 23 (16.20%) ISSAP
7 23 (16.20%) JNCIP
8 14 (9.86%) Degree
9 9 (6.34%) GCIH
9 9 (6.34%) GIAC
10 7 (4.93%) CISA
11 6 (4.23%) SSCP
12 5 (3.52%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 5 (3.52%) CCIE
12 5 (3.52%) CCIE Security
12 5 (3.52%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (42.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (17.61%) PCI DSS
3 16 (11.27%) GDPR
4 14 (9.86%) SLA
5 9 (6.34%) COBIT
6 8 (5.63%) Cyber Essentials
7 6 (4.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 3 (2.11%) HIPAA
9 2 (1.41%) QA
10 1 (0.70%) Government Security Classifications
10 1 (0.70%) GPG13
System Software
1 20 (14.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (12.68%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.52%) Docker
4 2 (1.41%) XenServer
5 1 (0.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 24 (16.90%) Nessus
1 24 (16.90%) QRadar
2 12 (8.45%) Failover Clustering
3 10 (7.04%) SCCM
4 8 (5.63%) SCOM
4 8 (5.63%) SCOrch
5 7 (4.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 7 (4.93%) WSUS
6 5 (3.52%) Docker Swarm
6 5 (3.52%) Kubernetes
7 3 (2.11%) CSIRT
7 3 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (2.11%) Puppet
7 3 (2.11%) Red Hat Satellite
7 3 (2.11%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.70%) CASB
8 1 (0.70%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 1 (0.70%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 34 (23.94%) CheckPoint
2 29 (20.42%) Cisco
3 27 (19.01%) Fortinet
3 27 (19.01%) Juniper
3 27 (19.01%) Splunk
4 26 (18.31%) LogRhythm
5 25 (17.61%) Qualys
5 25 (17.61%) Tufin
6 24 (16.90%) IBM
7 23 (16.20%) Forcepoint
8 21 (14.79%) VMware
9 17 (11.97%) Rapid7
10 15 (10.56%) Red Hat
11 12 (8.45%) Ivanti
11 12 (8.45%) Microsoft
11 12 (8.45%) Oracle
11 12 (8.45%) Shavlik
12 7 (4.93%) CommVault
13 6 (4.23%) CyberArk
14 5 (3.52%) Palo Alto