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

Vulnerability Assessment
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 631 601 691
Rank change year-on-year -30 +90  
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 245 351 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.36% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.40% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 193 264 191
Median salary £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £36,800
10% offered a salary of more than £82,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.21% +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 79794 87486 96432
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.73% 88.91% 88.08%
Number of salaries quoted 64221 73157 78828
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 £79,500 £75,000 £77,500
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 28 June 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 June 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 -45 235 £55,000 -5.98% 34
London -28 108 £55,500 -14.61% 14
South East +25 67 £50,000 -16.66% 7
Oxfordshire +22 31 £50,000 - 1
City of London +20 21 £50,500 -0.98% 1
West Midlands +10 17 £69,000 +38.00% 5
Banbury - 17 £50,000 - 1
North West -49 16 £47,500 +4.39% 2
Manchester -42 13 £47,500 -19.14% 2
Surrey +23 12 £40,000 -8.57% 1
South West -3 11 £77,500 +50.48% 3
Hampshire +17 10 £50,500 -20.78% 2
East of England -19 10 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Berkshire +8 8 £58,000 -25.04% 2
Hertfordshire -3 8 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Reading +24 6 £58,000 -35.55%
Birmingham +11 5 £62,000 +18.09% 3
Gloucestershire +3 5 £80,000 +60.00%
Buckinghamshire +3 5 £67,500 +12.50%
Tewkesbury - 5 £80,000 -
West Yorkshire +15 4 £37,500 +50.00% 1
Shropshire +5 4 £69,000 - 1
Milton Keynes -1 4 - -
Yorkshire -3 4 £37,500 -9.09% 1
Coventry -4 4 - -
Glasgow - 4 £48,000 -
Scotland - 4 £48,000 -
Southampton - 4 £34,000 - 1
Telford - 4 £69,000 - 1
Stockport - 4 £47,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 292 (58.28%) Information Security
2 214 (42.71%) Cybersecurity
3 199 (39.72%) CISSP
4 188 (37.52%) Firewall
5 168 (33.53%) Finance
6 164 (32.73%) Penetration Testing
7 150 (29.94%) Windows
8 141 (28.14%) CISM
9 132 (26.35%) SIEM
10 131 (26.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 131 (26.15%) Linux
11 129 (25.75%) Management Information System
12 125 (24.95%) Security Operations
13 120 (23.95%) Unix
14 108 (21.56%) Security Cleared
15 107 (21.36%) Risk Management
16 104 (20.76%) Security Monitoring
17 91 (18.16%) Incident Management
18 89 (17.76%) Network Security
19 88 (17.56%) CEH
20 87 (17.37%) Intrusion Detection
21 85 (16.97%) Threat Analysis
22 83 (16.57%) Degree
23 79 (15.77%) DV Cleared
24 67 (13.37%) Telecoms
25 63 (12.57%) PCI DSS
26 62 (12.38%) Cisco
27 61 (12.18%) Nessus
27 61 (12.18%) Vulnerability Management
28 57 (11.38%) ITIL

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 (4.39%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (0.60%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.40%) IIS
4 2 (0.40%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (0.40%) MS Visio
1 2 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.40%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.00%) Office 365
4 6 (1.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 5 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (0.80%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (0.80%) AWS CloudTrail
6 4 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.60%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.60%) CloudFront
7 3 (0.60%) G Suite
7 3 (0.60%) SaaS
8 2 (0.40%) Akamai
8 2 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.40%) GitHub
9 1 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.20%) IaaS
9 1 (0.20%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 188 (37.52%) Firewall
2 89 (17.76%) Network Security
3 87 (17.37%) Intrusion Detection
4 37 (7.39%) SS7
5 35 (6.99%) TCP/IP
6 34 (6.79%) DNS
7 27 (5.39%) VPN
8 26 (5.19%) Internet
9 24 (4.79%) WAN
10 23 (4.59%) Cisco ASA
11 22 (4.39%) LAN
12 19 (3.79%) Ethernet
12 19 (3.79%) Wireless
13 18 (3.59%) SSL
14 17 (3.39%) DHCP
15 15 (2.99%) Radio Access Network
16 14 (2.79%) VoLTE
17 12 (2.40%) DMZ
17 12 (2.40%) VoIP
17 12 (2.40%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.80%) Big Data
2 7 (1.40%) GIS
3 5 (1.00%) Hadoop
4 4 (0.80%) Looker
5 3 (0.60%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (0.60%) MySQL
5 3 (0.60%) NoSQL
5 3 (0.60%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.40%) Geospatial Data
6 2 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.40%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.20%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.20%) Maltego
7 1 (0.20%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.20%) Redis
Development Applications
1 18 (3.59%) Metasploit
2 7 (1.40%) Burp Suite
3 6 (1.20%) IDA Disassembler
4 4 (0.80%) Fiddler
5 3 (0.60%) AppScan
5 3 (0.60%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.60%) Paros
6 2 (0.40%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.20%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.20%) Subversion
General
1 168 (33.53%) Finance
2 67 (13.37%) Telecoms
3 29 (5.79%) Banking
4 15 (2.99%) Legal
5 8 (1.60%) Aerospace
6 7 (1.40%) Advertising
7 6 (1.20%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.00%) Digital Economy
8 5 (1.00%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.60%) Law
9 3 (0.60%) Retail
10 2 (0.40%) Marketing
10 2 (0.40%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.40%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 188 (37.52%) Analyst
2 139 (27.74%) Security Analyst
3 59 (11.78%) Security Manager
4 54 (10.78%) Information Analyst
4 54 (10.78%) Information Security Analyst
4 54 (10.78%) Network Engineer
5 45 (8.98%) Security Engineer
6 40 (7.98%) Consultant
7 38 (7.58%) IT Analyst
7 38 (7.58%) IT Security Analyst
8 36 (7.19%) Monitoring Analyst
9 32 (6.39%) Penetration Tester
9 32 (6.39%) Tester
10 31 (6.19%) Vulnerability Analyst
11 30 (5.99%) Security Consultant
12 28 (5.59%) Architect
13 23 (4.59%) Telecoms Engineer
14 22 (4.39%) Senior Consultant
15 21 (4.19%) IP Network Engineer
15 21 (4.19%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.40%) Web Services
2 5 (1.00%) XML
3 4 (0.80%) .NET
3 4 (0.80%) HTML
4 3 (0.60%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (0.60%) Java EE
4 3 (0.60%) JCE
4 3 (0.60%) Regular Expression
5 2 (0.40%) SAML
5 2 (0.40%) XSL
6 1 (0.20%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.20%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.20%) CGI
6 1 (0.20%) HTML5
6 1 (0.20%) JSON
6 1 (0.20%) Middleware
6 1 (0.20%) Node.js
6 1 (0.20%) RESTful
6 1 (0.20%) SailPoint
6 1 (0.20%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 129 (25.75%) Management Information System
2 42 (8.38%) Data Centre
2 42 (8.38%) Security Operations Centre
3 39 (7.78%) Cyber Attack
4 38 (7.58%) Computer Science
5 37 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (4.99%) PKI
7 22 (4.39%) Smartphone
8 20 (3.99%) Cyberthreat
9 19 (3.79%) Cybercrime
10 10 (2.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 9 (1.80%) Data Protection Act
12 8 (1.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 8 (1.60%) Fintech
12 8 (1.60%) NHS
13 7 (1.40%) Mobile App
14 6 (1.20%) Cyber Defence
15 5 (1.00%) Embedded Systems
15 5 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 4 (0.80%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 150 (29.94%) Windows
2 131 (26.15%) Linux
3 120 (23.95%) Unix
4 26 (5.19%) Android
5 16 (3.19%) Kali Linux
6 14 (2.79%) Windows Server
7 8 (1.60%) VxWorks
8 5 (1.00%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.40%) VMS
9 2 (0.40%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.40%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 292 (58.28%) Information Security
2 214 (42.71%) Cybersecurity
3 164 (32.73%) Penetration Testing
4 132 (26.35%) SIEM
5 125 (24.95%) Security Operations
6 107 (21.36%) Risk Management
7 104 (20.76%) Security Monitoring
8 91 (18.16%) Incident Management
9 85 (16.97%) Threat Analysis
10 61 (12.18%) Vulnerability Management
11 57 (11.38%) ITIL
11 57 (11.38%) Kalman Filter
12 53 (10.58%) Attack Monitoring
13 52 (10.38%) Network Design
13 52 (10.38%) Security Architecture
14 43 (8.58%) Data Security
14 43 (8.58%) Malware Analysis
14 43 (8.58%) Security Testing
15 39 (7.78%) Data Protection
16 38 (7.58%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 57 (11.38%) C
2 38 (7.58%) Python
3 27 (5.39%) Java
4 22 (4.39%) C++
5 19 (3.79%) SQL
6 16 (3.19%) Perl
7 10 (2.00%) PowerShell
8 8 (1.60%) Bash Shell
8 8 (1.60%) VB
9 7 (1.40%) C#
10 6 (1.20%) JavaScript
11 4 (0.80%) Ruby
12 2 (0.40%) PHP
13 1 (0.20%) AWK
13 1 (0.20%) Go
13 1 (0.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 199 (39.72%) CISSP
2 141 (28.14%) CISM
3 108 (21.56%) Security Cleared
4 88 (17.56%) CEH
5 83 (16.57%) Degree
6 79 (15.77%) DV Cleared
7 56 (11.18%) CISA
8 55 (10.98%) SANS
9 51 (10.18%) GIAC
10 43 (8.58%) GCIH
11 42 (8.38%) GCIA
12 33 (6.59%) OSCP
13 28 (5.59%) CREST Certified
13 28 (5.59%) SC Cleared
14 27 (5.39%) GCED
15 26 (5.19%) GSEC
16 25 (4.99%) Cisco Certification
17 23 (4.59%) CHECK Team Leader
18 22 (4.39%) CRISC
19 19 (3.79%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (26.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 63 (12.57%) PCI DSS
3 20 (3.99%) Cyber Essentials
4 17 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 15 (2.99%) GDPR
6 12 (2.40%) NIST 800
7 6 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 5 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.80%) COBIT
9 4 (0.80%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 4 (0.80%) ISO 22301
9 4 (0.80%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.40%) BS25999
10 2 (0.40%) FISMA
10 2 (0.40%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.40%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.20%) FIPS 140-2
11 1 (0.20%) GPG13
11 1 (0.20%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 17 (3.39%) Virtual Machines
2 16 (3.19%) Active Directory
2 16 (3.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.40%) vSphere
4 6 (1.20%) Firmware
5 4 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.80%) Xen
6 3 (0.60%) Docker
7 2 (0.40%) vCloud
8 1 (0.20%) LXC
8 1 (0.20%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 61 (12.18%) Nessus
2 40 (7.98%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 22 (4.39%) Nmap
4 19 (3.79%) QRadar
5 16 (3.19%) CSIRT
6 7 (1.40%) HP Fortify
6 7 (1.40%) vCenter Server
6 7 (1.40%) vMotion
7 5 (1.00%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 5 (1.00%) Defensics
7 5 (1.00%) Nagios
7 5 (1.00%) OpenVAS
7 5 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (1.00%) Puppet
8 4 (0.80%) WebInspect
9 2 (0.40%) Ansible
9 2 (0.40%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.40%) logstash
9 2 (0.40%) Nexpose
9 2 (0.40%) SCOM
Vendors
1 62 (12.38%) Cisco
2 36 (7.19%) Microsoft
2 36 (7.19%) Splunk
3 33 (6.59%) CheckPoint
4 27 (5.39%) VMware
5 26 (5.19%) Qualys
6 21 (4.19%) Oracle
7 20 (3.99%) ServiceNow
8 17 (3.39%) Citrix
8 17 (3.39%) Palo Alto
9 15 (2.99%) McAfee
10 14 (2.79%) BeyondTrust
11 13 (2.59%) ArcSight
12 12 (2.40%) LogRhythm
13 11 (2.20%) HP
14 10 (2.00%) Codenomicon
15 9 (1.80%) Sophos
16 7 (1.40%) NetWitness
17 5 (1.00%) Coverity
17 5 (1.00%) Google
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + 20% Bonus
Posted: 40 minutes ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum + To £60K Plus Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: 20 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Bulletproof
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Gilbert Scott Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
The Workshop Technologies Ltd
Salary: £negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Banbury
aap3
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
KnownFour
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Flexible Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
KnownFour
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Great benefits - see below.
Posted: 4 days ago
London
JM
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
The Workshop
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 8 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Leidos
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £65,000 to £75,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £8500085000 per annum + Excellent OTE
Posted: 13 days ago
Lambeth, London
Aim Hire Jobs
Salary: Excellent salaryand benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
North West London
Win Technologies
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Billericay
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
UKHO
Posted: 13 days ago
United Kingdom
UK Hydrographic Office
Salary: £39,196-£44,056 (with the possibility of up to £10,000 recruitment and retention allowance, dependent on skills and experience)
Posted: 13 days ago