Period
to 15 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Vulnerability Assessment skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Vulnerability Assessment over the 6 months to 15 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Vulnerability Assessment
England > South West
6 months to
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 304 303 304
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 +21
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 17 28 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.18% 0.27% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.29% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 9 17 22
South West median annual salary £45,000 £38,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.88% -35.83% +20.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,650 £30,300
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £81,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% -5.98%

Vulnerability Assessment 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 West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 8,795 9,544 9,329
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 90.85% 92.59% 92.17%
Number of salaries quoted 7,009 7,793 7,720
South West median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £64,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% -

Vulnerability Assessment
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Vulnerability Assessment as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Vulnerability Assessment in the South West

Vulnerability Assessment
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment in the South West.

Salary trend for Vulnerability Assessment in the South West

Vulnerability Assessment
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment in the South West over the 6 months to 15 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Vulnerability Assessment in the South West

Vulnerability Assessment
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment within the South West region over the 6 months to 15 October 2019. 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
Wiltshire -12 5 £65,000 +28.71% 2
Bristol +29 4 £45,000 - 1
Gloucestershire -25 2 £37,500 -37.50%
Dorset - 2 £62,500 - 1
Vulnerability Assessment
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 2019, IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 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 West region with a requirement for Vulnerability Assessment.

1 13 (76.47%) SIEM
1 13 (76.47%) Security Operations
2 12 (70.59%) Finance
3 11 (64.71%) Firewall
4 9 (52.94%) VPN
4 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
5 8 (47.06%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 8 (47.06%) Threat Intelligence
5 8 (47.06%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (47.06%) Legal
6 7 (41.18%) SSL
6 7 (41.18%) Law
6 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
6 7 (41.18%) DNS
6 7 (41.18%) Internet
6 7 (41.18%) Splunk
6 7 (41.18%) Office 365
6 7 (41.18%) Wireshark
6 7 (41.18%) Behavioural Analysis
6 7 (41.18%) Threat Detection
6 7 (41.18%) Palo Alto
6 7 (41.18%) Cybercrime
7 5 (29.41%) CISSP
8 4 (23.53%) Windows
8 4 (23.53%) Information Security
8 4 (23.53%) Network Security
8 4 (23.53%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (23.53%) Use Case
8 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (23.53%) Conflict Management

Vulnerability Assessment
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) Office 365
2 2 (11.76%) AWS
2 2 (11.76%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (64.71%) Firewall
2 9 (52.94%) VPN
3 7 (41.18%) DNS
3 7 (41.18%) Internet
3 7 (41.18%) SSL
3 7 (41.18%) Wireshark
4 4 (23.53%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (23.53%) Network Security
5 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
General
1 12 (70.59%) Finance
2 8 (47.06%) Legal
3 7 (41.18%) Law
4 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
5 2 (11.76%) Aerospace
6 1 (5.88%) Electronics
6 1 (5.88%) Marketing
6 1 (5.88%) Public Sector
6 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Analyst
2 11 (64.71%) Security Analyst
3 9 (52.94%) IT Analyst
3 9 (52.94%) IT Security Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) SOC Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Bid Writer
6 1 (5.88%) Coordinator
6 1 (5.88%) Security Assurance Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Cybercrime
2 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.76%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (5.88%) CESG
4 1 (5.88%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (5.88%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Security Operations
1 13 (76.47%) SIEM
2 8 (47.06%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 8 (47.06%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (47.06%) Threat Intelligence
3 7 (41.18%) Behavioural Analysis
3 7 (41.18%) Threat Detection
4 4 (23.53%) Conflict Management
4 4 (23.53%) Information Security
4 4 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (23.53%) Use Case
5 3 (17.65%) Internal Audit
5 3 (17.65%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Network Segmentation
6 2 (11.76%) Open Source
6 2 (11.76%) Security Architecture
6 2 (11.76%) Security Monitoring
6 2 (11.76%) Threat Modelling
6 2 (11.76%) Time Management
6 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
1 2 (11.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) CISSP
2 3 (17.65%) CISM
2 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 3 (17.65%) DV Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) CEH
3 2 (11.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (11.76%) GIAC
3 2 (11.76%) OSCP
3 2 (11.76%) SANS
4 1 (5.88%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (5.88%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (5.88%) JSP 440
2 1 (5.88%) NIST
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 7 (41.18%) Palo Alto
2 7 (41.18%) Splunk
3 2 (11.76%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) SAP