The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Vulnerability Assessment
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 605 675 765
Rank change year-on-year +70 +90  
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 256 286 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.28% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.31% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 188 213 164
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,550 £42,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £82,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +10.52%  

Vulnerability Assessment is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 75940 92082 94020
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.12% 88.56% 87.01%
Number of salaries quoted 62461 76226 76084
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Vulnerability Assessment
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Vulnerability Assessment as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Vulnerability Assessment in the UK

Vulnerability Assessment
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Vulnerability Assessment in the UK

Vulnerability Assessment
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Vulnerability Assessment in the UK

Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment within the UK over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +78 250 £60,000 - 32
London +67 124 £62,500 -3.84% 11
South East +66 53 £52,500 +2.43% 11
North West -12 29 £52,500 +2.43% 2
City of London +40 22 £68,250 +43.68% 6
Oxfordshire +15 20 £55,000 +2.32% 2
Manchester -22 17 £37,747 -31.36% 2
Berkshire +48 15 £52,500 -19.23%
South West +2 14 £62,500 +4.16% 2
Yorkshire +33 13 - - 1
Bristol -1 11 £62,500 +4.16% 1
Buckinghamshire - 10 £52,500 - 2
West Midlands +36 9 £47,500 -18.80% 2
Merseyside -3 9 £53,573 +19.05%
Bootle - 9 £53,573 -
Milton Keynes - 8 £52,500 - 2
West Yorkshire +28 7 - - 1
Leeds +26 7 - - 1
East of England +2 7 £45,000 +4.65% 2
Birmingham +16 6 £48,750 -15.21% 2
Bracknell +15 6 £52,500 -24.18%
Banbury - 6 £50,000 - 1
Maidenhead - 5 £52,500 -
Barnet - 4 £46,250 -
Brighton - 4 £52,500 -
East Sussex - 4 £52,500 -
Surrey +40 3 £33,000 -30.52% 5
Hertfordshire +17 3 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Sheffield +10 3 - -
Essex +8 3 £40,000 -23.80%

Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Vulnerability Assessment.

1 287 (56.72%) Information Security
2 221 (43.68%) Cybersecurity
3 196 (38.74%) CISSP
4 171 (33.79%) Windows
4 171 (33.79%) Firewall
5 157 (31.03%) Finance
6 145 (28.66%) Penetration Testing
7 142 (28.06%) CISM
8 135 (26.68%) SIEM
9 134 (26.48%) Management Information System
10 126 (24.90%) Security Operations
11 125 (24.70%) Linux
12 117 (23.12%) Network Security
13 110 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 95 (18.77%) Risk Management
15 94 (18.58%) Security Monitoring
16 92 (18.18%) Security Cleared
17 84 (16.60%) CISA
18 83 (16.40%) Unix
19 82 (16.21%) CEH
20 81 (16.01%) Incident Management
21 78 (15.42%) Degree
22 74 (14.62%) Security Architecture
23 72 (14.23%) Intrusion Detection
24 71 (14.03%) Cisco
25 70 (13.83%) Nessus
26 69 (13.64%) PCI DSS
27 68 (13.44%) Threat Analysis
28 65 (12.85%) Kalman Filter
28 65 (12.85%) Security Testing

Vulnerability Assessment
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:

Application Platforms
1 22 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.17%) JBoss
3 10 (1.98%) WebLogic
3 10 (1.98%) WebSphere
4 6 (1.19%) Apache
4 6 (1.19%) IIS
4 6 (1.19%) Tomcat
5 5 (0.99%) Confluence
6 3 (0.59%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.40%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 13 (2.57%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.99%) MS Office
3 4 (0.79%) MS Project
3 4 (0.79%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.78%) Temenos T24
2 2 (0.40%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 34 (6.72%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (5.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (3.56%) Office 365
4 6 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.19%) Sumo Logic
4 6 (1.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 5 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.79%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.79%) AWS CloudTrail
6 4 (0.79%) CloudFront
7 3 (0.59%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (0.59%) G Suite
8 2 (0.40%) Akamai
8 2 (0.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.20%) Route 53
9 1 (0.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 171 (33.79%) Firewall
2 117 (23.12%) Network Security
3 72 (14.23%) Intrusion Detection
4 48 (9.49%) TCP/IP
5 29 (5.73%) Wireless
6 28 (5.53%) DNS
7 27 (5.34%) Internet
8 25 (4.94%) HTTP
8 25 (4.94%) VPN
9 16 (3.16%) SSL
9 16 (3.16%) WAN
10 15 (2.96%) LAN
10 15 (2.96%) Wireshark
11 14 (2.77%) DHCP
12 13 (2.57%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (1.78%) IPsec
13 9 (1.78%) SS7
13 9 (1.78%) tcpdump
14 8 (1.58%) VoIP
14 8 (1.58%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.17%) MongoDB
1 11 (2.17%) Relational Database
2 7 (1.38%) GIS
3 5 (0.99%) MySQL
4 4 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (0.59%) Big Data
5 3 (0.59%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.59%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.40%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.20%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.20%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.20%) Redis
Development Applications
1 18 (3.56%) Metasploit
2 16 (3.16%) Burp Suite
3 10 (1.98%) AppScan
3 10 (1.98%) Paros
4 5 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (0.99%) JIRA
5 1 (0.20%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.20%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.20%) Subversion
5 1 (0.20%) WinDbg
General
1 157 (31.03%) Finance
2 57 (11.26%) Telecoms
3 28 (5.53%) Banking
4 16 (3.16%) Games
5 12 (2.37%) Retail
6 8 (1.58%) Legal
7 7 (1.38%) Aerospace
8 4 (0.79%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.79%) Marketing
8 4 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.59%) Law
10 2 (0.40%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.20%) Advertising
11 1 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.20%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 150 (29.64%) Analyst
2 113 (22.33%) Security Analyst
3 61 (12.06%) Architect
4 58 (11.46%) Security Manager
5 47 (9.29%) Security Architect
5 47 (9.29%) Security Engineer
6 42 (8.30%) Security Specialist
7 39 (7.71%) Consultant
7 39 (7.71%) IT Analyst
7 39 (7.71%) IT Security Analyst
7 39 (7.71%) Tester
8 34 (6.72%) Penetration Tester
9 33 (6.52%) Information Analyst
9 33 (6.52%) Information Security Analyst
9 33 (6.52%) Monitoring Analyst
10 29 (5.73%) Network Engineer
10 29 (5.73%) Security Consultant
11 25 (4.94%) Vulnerability Analyst
12 21 (4.15%) Information Security Specialist
12 21 (4.15%) Malware Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.77%) Node.js
2 12 (2.37%) Web Services
3 11 (2.17%) .NET
4 9 (1.78%) AngularJS
4 9 (1.78%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (0.99%) Middleware
6 4 (0.79%) .NET Framework
6 4 (0.79%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (0.79%) HTML
6 4 (0.79%) Java EE
6 4 (0.79%) JCE
7 3 (0.59%) XML
8 2 (0.40%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.40%) Regular Expression
8 2 (0.40%) SAML
8 2 (0.40%) SOAP
8 2 (0.40%) XSL
9 1 (0.20%) ODBC
9 1 (0.20%) REST
9 1 (0.20%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 134 (26.48%) Management Information System
2 52 (10.28%) Security Operations Centre
3 36 (7.11%) Computer Science
4 29 (5.73%) Cyber Attack
5 28 (5.53%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (4.94%) PKI
7 22 (4.35%) Data Centre
8 17 (3.36%) Cybercrime
8 17 (3.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 15 (2.96%) CESG
10 13 (2.57%) Cyberthreat
11 10 (1.98%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 10 (1.98%) Mainframe
12 8 (1.58%) Embedded Systems
12 8 (1.58%) Fat Client
12 8 (1.58%) Thin Client
12 8 (1.58%) Virtual Team
13 7 (1.38%) Cyber Defence
14 6 (1.19%) PMI
15 5 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 171 (33.79%) Windows
2 125 (24.70%) Linux
3 83 (16.40%) Unix
4 10 (1.98%) VxWorks
4 10 (1.98%) Windows Server
5 9 (1.78%) Kali Linux
6 5 (0.99%) Android
6 5 (0.99%) CentOS
7 4 (0.79%) AIX
8 3 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.40%) VMS
10 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (56.72%) Information Security
2 221 (43.68%) Cybersecurity
3 145 (28.66%) Penetration Testing
4 135 (26.68%) SIEM
5 126 (24.90%) Security Operations
6 95 (18.77%) Risk Management
7 94 (18.58%) Security Monitoring
8 81 (16.01%) Incident Management
9 74 (14.62%) Security Architecture
10 68 (13.44%) Threat Analysis
11 65 (12.85%) Kalman Filter
11 65 (12.85%) Security Testing
12 63 (12.45%) OWASP
13 61 (12.06%) Vulnerability Management
14 51 (10.08%) Ethical Hacking
15 50 (9.88%) Continuous Improvement
16 49 (9.68%) ITIL
17 47 (9.29%) Risk Assessment
17 47 (9.29%) Security Management
18 45 (8.89%) Attack Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 56 (11.07%) Java
2 45 (8.89%) Python
3 44 (8.70%) C
4 39 (7.71%) C++
5 23 (4.55%) PowerShell
5 23 (4.55%) SQL
6 19 (3.75%) Bash Shell
7 18 (3.56%) JavaScript
8 16 (3.16%) Perl
8 16 (3.16%) VB
9 9 (1.78%) C#
10 7 (1.38%) PHP
11 6 (1.19%) VB.NET
12 5 (0.99%) Go
12 5 (0.99%) Ruby
13 1 (0.20%) AWK
13 1 (0.20%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.20%) R
Qualifications
1 196 (38.74%) CISSP
2 142 (28.06%) CISM
3 92 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 84 (16.60%) CISA
5 82 (16.21%) CEH
6 78 (15.42%) Degree
7 64 (12.65%) SANS
8 63 (12.45%) GIAC
9 47 (9.29%) CREST Certified
10 44 (8.70%) DV Cleared
11 38 (7.51%) OSCP
12 35 (6.92%) SC Cleared
13 33 (6.52%) GCIA
14 32 (6.32%) GCIH
15 31 (6.13%) CHECK Team Leader
16 30 (5.93%) GPEN
17 24 (4.74%) Cisco Certification
17 24 (4.74%) GSEC
18 23 (4.55%) GCED
19 11 (2.17%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 69 (13.64%) PCI DSS
3 17 (3.36%) Cyber Essentials
4 8 (1.58%) GDPR
5 6 (1.19%) SLA
5 6 (1.19%) SSAE 16
6 5 (0.99%) ISO27002
7 4 (0.79%) COBIT
7 4 (0.79%) Web Application Security Consortium
8 3 (0.59%) FISMA
8 3 (0.59%) GPG13
9 2 (0.40%) BS7799
9 2 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (0.40%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 2 (0.40%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.40%) ISO22301
10 1 (0.20%) BS25999
10 1 (0.20%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.20%) QA
10 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (3.56%) Active Directory
3 16 (3.16%) vSphere
4 9 (1.78%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.59%) Xen
6 2 (0.40%) vCloud
7 1 (0.20%) Docker
7 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 70 (13.83%) Nessus
2 36 (7.11%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 25 (4.94%) Nmap
4 15 (2.96%) vMotion
5 12 (2.37%) QRadar
6 11 (2.17%) OpenVAS
6 11 (2.17%) WebInspect
7 10 (1.98%) HP Fortify
8 8 (1.58%) CSIRT
8 8 (1.58%) logstash
8 8 (1.58%) SCCM
9 7 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (1.38%) Puppet
10 6 (1.19%) Ansible
10 6 (1.19%) WMI
11 5 (0.99%) Nagios
12 4 (0.79%) RSA enVision
13 3 (0.59%) RSA Archer
13 3 (0.59%) WSUS
14 2 (0.40%) SCOM
Vendors
1 71 (14.03%) Cisco
2 46 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 42 (8.30%) VMware
4 36 (7.11%) Splunk
5 32 (6.32%) Qualys
6 24 (4.74%) ArcSight
7 22 (4.35%) Citrix
8 20 (3.95%) CheckPoint
8 20 (3.95%) Oracle
8 20 (3.95%) ServiceNow
9 15 (2.96%) HP
10 14 (2.77%) Intel Security
11 13 (2.57%) Juniper
11 13 (2.57%) Palo Alto
12 12 (2.37%) Red Hat
13 8 (1.58%) BeyondTrust
13 8 (1.58%) Coverity
14 7 (1.38%) Google
14 7 (1.38%) Sourcefire
15 6 (1.19%) Sophos
City, London
Maxfield Search & Selection
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
JM
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Banbury
aap3
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Excellent Pension & Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Parker Solutions Group
Salary: £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Square One Resources
Salary: From £60,000 to £64,000 per annum +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £52000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits and Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Bonus + pension + private medical + life assur
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-£80,000 + an excellent package including a VERY generous bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines
Bupa
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum Excellent Flexible Banking Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago