Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Vulnerability Assessment
England > South West
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 279 285 320
Rank change year-on-year +6 +35 -9
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 30 62 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.31% 0.61% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.67% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 16 38 12
South West median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% -10.00% -13.04%
10th Percentile £36,250 £25,000 £41,375
90th Percentile £57,500 £77,500 £62,068
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% +4.35%

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 9,067 9,195 9,640
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 92.68% 91.08% 91.44%
Number of salaries quoted 7,103 7,545 7,998
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,025
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.60% +2.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,787 £63,750 £64,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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
Bristol +5 11 £55,000 +41.03%
Devon -2 10 £37,500 -50.00%
Gloucestershire +29 6 £50,000 +66.67% 1
Wiltshire -22 2 £39,250 -23.79% 1
Cornwall +17 1 - -
Vulnerability Assessment
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 27 (90.00%) Cybersecurity
2 25 (83.33%) SIEM
3 14 (46.67%) Systems Engineering
4 12 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
5 11 (36.67%) CEH
6 10 (33.33%) TOGAF
6 10 (33.33%) Computer Forensics
6 10 (33.33%) MODAF
6 10 (33.33%) SysML
6 10 (33.33%) Incident Management
6 10 (33.33%) Data Protection
6 10 (33.33%) NVQ Level 3
6 10 (33.33%) Security Architecture
6 10 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 10 (33.33%) CCNP
6 10 (33.33%) CCNA
6 10 (33.33%) DHCP
6 10 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 10 (33.33%) DNS
6 10 (33.33%) UML
6 10 (33.33%) SSCP
6 10 (33.33%) Aerospace
6 10 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (33.33%) GDPR
6 10 (33.33%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
7 7 (23.33%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (16.67%) C#
9 4 (13.33%) Information Security
9 4 (13.33%) Security Operations

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) DHCP
1 10 (33.33%) DNS
1 10 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.00%) Firewall
2 3 (10.00%) Wireshark
3 2 (6.67%) Internet
4 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) GDB
1 3 (10.00%) IDA Disassembler
2 1 (3.33%) AppScan
2 1 (3.33%) Metasploit
General
1 10 (33.33%) Aerospace
2 2 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Analyst
2 12 (40.00%) Security Analyst
3 10 (33.33%) Architect
3 10 (33.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 10 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Security Officer
5 2 (6.67%) IT Security Officer
5 2 (6.67%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Security Operations Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Vulnerability Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (6.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Linux
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (90.00%) Cybersecurity
2 25 (83.33%) SIEM
3 14 (46.67%) Systems Engineering
4 10 (33.33%) Computer Forensics
4 10 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 10 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 10 (33.33%) MODAF
4 10 (33.33%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
4 10 (33.33%) Security Architecture
4 10 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 10 (33.33%) SysML
4 10 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 10 (33.33%) UML
5 7 (23.33%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (13.33%) Information Security
6 4 (13.33%) Security Operations
7 3 (10.00%) Fuzz Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Reverse Engineering
7 3 (10.00%) SDLC
7 3 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) C#
2 3 (10.00%) Python
2 3 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (3.33%) C
3 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) CEH
2 10 (33.33%) CCNA
2 10 (33.33%) CCNP
2 10 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (33.33%) NVQ Level 3
2 10 (33.33%) SSCP
3 2 (6.67%) ECSA
3 2 (6.67%) GWAPT
3 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) CISSP
4 1 (3.33%) Degree
4 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) MCSA
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.33%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (33.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Firmware
2 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Nessus
2 1 (3.33%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) Citrix
3 1 (3.33%) IBM
3 1 (3.33%) Qualys
3 1 (3.33%) VMware