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 23 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Vulnerability Assessment
UK
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 633 634 728
Rank change year-on-year +1 +94  
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 232 312 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.32% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.36% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 176 228 168
Median salary £56,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £83,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £53,000 £52,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.47% +5.50%  

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 76368 87744 94880
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.66% 89.08% 87.70%
Number of salaries quoted 62374 73023 77002
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 £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 -7 225 £56,750 -5.41% 36
London +8 110 £62,500 - 13
South East +80 63 £50,000 -16.66% 5
Oxfordshire +35 36 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Banbury - 17 £50,000 - 1
City of London +24 16 £62,500 +22.54% 3
North West -53 15 £55,000 +4.76% 5
South West +6 12 £68,750 +25.00%
Manchester -44 11 £55,000 - 4
West Midlands +11 10 £47,500 -9.95% 13
East of England +1 9 £45,000 -14.28%
Buckinghamshire +11 8 £67,500 +12.50% 1
Surrey +32 7 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Milton Keynes +5 7 - - 1
Barnet - 7 £45,000 -
Hampshire +30 6 £65,000 +15.55% 2
Yorkshire +12 6 £39,500 -7.05%
Hertfordshire +11 6 £47,500 +11.76%
Bristol -3 6 £62,500 +4.16%
Berkshire +13 5 £52,500 -24.18%
Gloucestershire -2 5 £80,000 +60.00%
Tewkesbury - 5 £80,000 -
West Yorkshire +21 4 £39,500 -32.76%
Cheshire -15 4 £53,500 +1.90% 1
Leeds +14 3 - -
Birmingham +13 3 £44,000 -23.47% 3
Essex -5 3 £40,000 -23.80%
Staines - 3 - - 1
Isle of Man - 3 - -
Reading +21 2 £42,500 -52.77%

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 265 (55.56%) Information Security
2 216 (45.28%) Cybersecurity
3 185 (38.78%) CISSP
4 158 (33.12%) Firewall
5 153 (32.08%) Penetration Testing
6 150 (31.45%) Finance
7 145 (30.40%) Windows
8 129 (27.04%) CISM
9 125 (26.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 121 (25.37%) Security Operations
11 118 (24.74%) SIEM
12 116 (24.32%) Management Information System
13 114 (23.90%) Linux
14 104 (21.80%) Risk Management
15 103 (21.59%) Unix
16 102 (21.38%) Security Cleared
17 90 (18.87%) Security Monitoring
18 84 (17.61%) CEH
19 79 (16.56%) Network Security
19 79 (16.56%) Incident Management
20 78 (16.35%) Intrusion Detection
21 75 (15.72%) Degree
22 73 (15.30%) PCI DSS
23 72 (15.09%) Telecoms
23 72 (15.09%) Threat Analysis
24 69 (14.47%) DV Cleared
25 64 (13.42%) Kalman Filter
26 63 (13.21%) SANS
27 62 (13.00%) Vulnerability Management
28 61 (12.79%) Cisco

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 (4.61%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.47%) WebSphere
3 4 (0.84%) Apache
3 4 (0.84%) Confluence
3 4 (0.84%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.63%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.42%) JBoss
5 2 (0.42%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.42%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.21%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.42%) SAP ERP
1 2 (0.42%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.19%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (3.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.10%) Office 365
4 6 (1.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 5 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (0.84%) AWS CloudTrail
7 3 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.63%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.63%) CloudFront
7 3 (0.63%) G Suite
7 3 (0.63%) Sumo Logic
8 2 (0.42%) Akamai
8 2 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.42%) SaaS
9 1 (0.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 158 (33.12%) Firewall
2 79 (16.56%) Network Security
3 78 (16.35%) Intrusion Detection
4 35 (7.34%) TCP/IP
5 32 (6.71%) DNS
6 30 (6.29%) SS7
7 23 (4.82%) Internet
8 22 (4.61%) VPN
9 19 (3.98%) Cisco ASA
10 16 (3.35%) Wireless
11 15 (3.14%) DHCP
12 14 (2.94%) SSL
12 14 (2.94%) WAN
13 12 (2.52%) LAN
14 11 (2.31%) Ethernet
14 11 (2.31%) VoIP
14 11 (2.31%) Wireshark
15 10 (2.10%) Radio Access Network
16 9 (1.89%) IPsec
16 9 (1.89%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.47%) Big Data
1 7 (1.47%) GIS
2 4 (0.84%) MySQL
3 3 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (0.63%) MongoDB
3 3 (0.63%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.42%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.21%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.21%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.21%) Maltego
5 1 (0.21%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.21%) Redis
Development Applications
1 19 (3.98%) Metasploit
2 9 (1.89%) Burp Suite
3 7 (1.47%) IDA Disassembler
4 4 (0.84%) AppScan
4 4 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (0.84%) JIRA
4 4 (0.84%) Paros
5 2 (0.42%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.21%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.21%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.21%) Subversion
General
1 150 (31.45%) Finance
2 72 (15.09%) Telecoms
3 26 (5.45%) Banking
4 12 (2.52%) Legal
5 7 (1.47%) Aerospace
6 6 (1.26%) Advertising
7 5 (1.05%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.63%) Law
8 3 (0.63%) Retail
9 2 (0.42%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.42%) Marketing
9 2 (0.42%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.21%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 165 (34.59%) Analyst
2 125 (26.21%) Security Analyst
3 68 (14.26%) Security Manager
4 48 (10.06%) Network Engineer
5 44 (9.22%) Information Analyst
5 44 (9.22%) Information Security Analyst
6 41 (8.60%) IT Analyst
6 41 (8.60%) IT Security Analyst
7 38 (7.97%) Consultant
8 37 (7.76%) Architect
9 35 (7.34%) Monitoring Analyst
10 33 (6.92%) Security Engineer
11 32 (6.71%) Penetration Tester
11 32 (6.71%) Tester
12 29 (6.08%) Vulnerability Analyst
13 26 (5.45%) Security Consultant
14 25 (5.24%) Security Architect
14 25 (5.24%) Security Specialist
15 22 (4.61%) Senior Manager
15 22 (4.61%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.10%) Web Services
2 7 (1.47%) Node.js
3 4 (0.84%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (0.84%) Java EE
3 4 (0.84%) JCE
3 4 (0.84%) Regular Expression
4 3 (0.63%) .NET
4 3 (0.63%) XML
5 2 (0.42%) AngularJS
5 2 (0.42%) HTML
5 2 (0.42%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (0.42%) SAML
5 2 (0.42%) SOAP
5 2 (0.42%) XSL
6 1 (0.21%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.21%) Middleware
6 1 (0.21%) ODBC
6 1 (0.21%) REST
6 1 (0.21%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 116 (24.32%) Management Information System
2 44 (9.22%) Security Operations Centre
3 36 (7.55%) Data Centre
4 34 (7.13%) Computer Science
4 34 (7.13%) Cyber Attack
5 33 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (3.98%) PKI
7 17 (3.56%) Cybercrime
7 17 (3.56%) Smartphone
8 15 (3.14%) Cyberthreat
8 15 (3.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 10 (2.10%) Data Protection Act
10 9 (1.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 8 (1.68%) CESG
11 8 (1.68%) NHS
12 7 (1.47%) Fintech
13 6 (1.26%) Cyber Defence
13 6 (1.26%) Embedded Systems
13 6 (1.26%) PMI
13 6 (1.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 145 (30.40%) Windows
2 114 (23.90%) Linux
3 103 (21.59%) Unix
4 19 (3.98%) Android
5 14 (2.94%) Windows Server
6 13 (2.73%) Kali Linux
7 9 (1.89%) VxWorks
8 3 (0.63%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.42%) VMS
10 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (55.56%) Information Security
2 216 (45.28%) Cybersecurity
3 153 (32.08%) Penetration Testing
4 121 (25.37%) Security Operations
5 118 (24.74%) SIEM
6 104 (21.80%) Risk Management
7 90 (18.87%) Security Monitoring
8 79 (16.56%) Incident Management
9 72 (15.09%) Threat Analysis
10 64 (13.42%) Kalman Filter
11 62 (13.00%) Vulnerability Management
12 55 (11.53%) ITIL
13 52 (10.90%) Attack Monitoring
14 49 (10.27%) Security Architecture
15 43 (9.01%) Malware Analysis
15 43 (9.01%) Network Design
15 43 (9.01%) Security Testing
16 39 (8.18%) Computer Security
17 38 (7.97%) Continuous Improvement
18 37 (7.76%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 54 (11.32%) C
2 39 (8.18%) Python
3 34 (7.13%) Java
4 27 (5.66%) C++
5 22 (4.61%) SQL
6 11 (2.31%) Perl
6 11 (2.31%) PowerShell
7 10 (2.10%) Bash Shell
8 8 (1.68%) VB
9 7 (1.47%) JavaScript
10 5 (1.05%) Go
11 4 (0.84%) C#
12 3 (0.63%) Ruby
13 1 (0.21%) AWK
13 1 (0.21%) PHP
Qualifications
1 185 (38.78%) CISSP
2 129 (27.04%) CISM
3 102 (21.38%) Security Cleared
4 84 (17.61%) CEH
5 75 (15.72%) Degree
6 69 (14.47%) DV Cleared
7 63 (13.21%) SANS
8 56 (11.74%) GIAC
9 52 (10.90%) CISA
10 40 (8.39%) GCIH
11 39 (8.18%) GCIA
12 38 (7.97%) OSCP
13 35 (7.34%) CREST Certified
14 27 (5.66%) SC Cleared
15 26 (5.45%) CHECK Team Leader
16 25 (5.24%) GCED
17 24 (5.03%) GSEC
18 23 (4.82%) Cisco Certification
19 22 (4.61%) GPEN
20 18 (3.77%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (26.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 73 (15.30%) PCI DSS
3 21 (4.40%) ISO27002
4 18 (3.77%) Cyber Essentials
5 12 (2.52%) GDPR
6 6 (1.26%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 5 (1.05%) COBIT
7 5 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.84%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.84%) ISO22301
9 3 (0.63%) ISO27005
9 3 (0.63%) SSAE 16
9 3 (0.63%) Web Application Security Consortium
10 2 (0.42%) BS25999
10 2 (0.42%) FISMA
10 2 (0.42%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 2 (0.42%) SLA
11 1 (0.21%) GPG13
System Software
1 18 (3.77%) Active Directory
2 16 (3.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (3.14%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (1.47%) vSphere
5 3 (0.63%) Firmware
5 3 (0.63%) Xen
6 2 (0.42%) vCloud
7 1 (0.21%) Docker
7 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.21%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 56 (11.74%) Nessus
2 39 (8.18%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 20 (4.19%) Nmap
4 17 (3.56%) QRadar
5 11 (2.31%) CSIRT
6 7 (1.47%) vCenter Server
6 7 (1.47%) vMotion
7 6 (1.26%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 6 (1.26%) Defensics
7 6 (1.26%) OpenVAS
7 6 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (1.26%) Puppet
8 5 (1.05%) Ansible
8 5 (1.05%) logstash
8 5 (1.05%) Nagios
8 5 (1.05%) WebInspect
9 4 (0.84%) HP Fortify
10 3 (0.63%) WMI
11 2 (0.42%) SCOM
11 2 (0.42%) WSUS
Vendors
1 61 (12.79%) Cisco
2 33 (6.92%) Microsoft
3 30 (6.29%) Splunk
3 30 (6.29%) VMware
4 28 (5.87%) Qualys
5 25 (5.24%) CheckPoint
6 22 (4.61%) Oracle
7 20 (4.19%) ServiceNow
8 19 (3.98%) Palo Alto
9 16 (3.35%) McAfee
10 15 (3.14%) ArcSight
10 15 (3.14%) Citrix
11 13 (2.73%) BeyondTrust
12 12 (2.52%) Codenomicon
13 11 (2.31%) LogRhythm
13 11 (2.31%) Sophos
14 8 (1.68%) HP
15 6 (1.26%) Juniper
15 6 (1.26%) Red Hat
15 6 (1.26%) Sourcefire
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Salary: Please quote your rate
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50,000 to £55,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Cloudscope
Salary: £25k - 35k per year + 125K OTE
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 45000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 45000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 45000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Modis International
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Cloud Computing International
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £53000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + NEG
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
NST Recruitment Limited
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £65,000 to £75,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Croydon
Guru Careers
Salary: 60000 Per Annum DOE + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Source Technology
Posted: 7 days ago
Southampton
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Banbury
aap3
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Telford, West Midlands
RCDTS
Salary: £66500-71500
Posted: 19 days ago
Hampshire
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Bupa
Posted: 25 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Michael Page Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago