Period
to 26 May 2020

The median annual salary for a Vulnerability Analyst was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 26 May 2020.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Vulnerability Analyst
UK
6 months to
26 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 897 1071 1169
Rank change year-on-year +174 +98 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a Vulnerability Analyst 3 23 26
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% 0.016% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.003% 0.017% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 23
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +37.50% -17.95%
10th Percentile £43,750 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £62,250 £60,000 £75,050
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -15.00% +25.00% +1.27%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 87,162 138,305 167,516
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.23% 96.02% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 69,950 109,815 136,158
Median annual salary £52,907 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.81% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,313 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Vulnerability Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Vulnerability Analyst in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Vulnerability Analyst in the UK

Vulnerability Analyst
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Vulnerability Analyst.

Salary trend for Vulnerability Analyst in the UK

Vulnerability Analyst
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Vulnerability Analyst over the 6 months to 26 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Vulnerability Analyst in the UK

Vulnerability Analyst
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Vulnerability Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 26 May 2020. 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
England +192 3 £57,500 +4.55% 2
London +164 2 £58,750 -2.08%
UK excluding London +145 1 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Midlands - 1 £42,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £42,500 -

Vulnerability Analyst Skill Set
Top 10 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 2020, Vulnerability Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Vulnerability Analyst in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (66.67%) Security Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Public Sector
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System

Vulnerability Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

General
1 1 (33.33%) Public Sector
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (66.67%) Security Monitoring
1 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP