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

Vulnerability Assessment
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 645 614 702
Rank change year-on-year -31 +88  
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 245 345 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.35% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.40% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 194 263 204
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +14.28%  
10th Percentile £37,200 £41,250 £33,100
90th Percentile £83,375 £83,750 £84,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  

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 79789 87214 97872
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.72% 88.92% 88.07%
Number of salaries quoted 263898 300520 316679
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £29,900
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Vulnerability Assessment
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Vulnerability Assessment as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Vulnerability Assessment in the UK

Vulnerability Assessment
Top 10 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 29 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 -32 235 £55,000 -8.33% 35
UK excluding London -12 134 £50,000 -4.76% 21
London -29 108 £55,000 -15.38% 14
South East +22 67 £50,000 -16.66% 6
North of England -22 22 £47,500 +9.19% 5
Midlands +12 17 £69,000 +38.00% 5
South West +3 11 £77,500 +45.53% 3
East of England -21 10 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Scotland - 4 £48,000 -
Isle of Man - 3 - -

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 287 (58.45%) Information Security
2 208 (42.36%) Cybersecurity
3 196 (39.92%) CISSP
4 188 (38.29%) Firewall
5 161 (32.79%) Penetration Testing
6 158 (32.18%) Finance
7 146 (29.74%) Windows
8 139 (28.31%) CISM
9 132 (26.88%) SIEM
10 130 (26.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 129 (26.27%) Linux
12 127 (25.87%) Management Information System
13 122 (24.85%) Security Operations
14 117 (23.83%) Unix
15 107 (21.79%) Risk Management
16 103 (20.98%) Security Cleared
17 98 (19.96%) Security Monitoring
18 90 (18.33%) Network Security
19 87 (17.72%) Incident Management
20 86 (17.52%) Intrusion Detection
21 85 (17.31%) CEH
22 81 (16.50%) Degree
23 79 (16.09%) Threat Analysis
24 77 (15.68%) DV Cleared
25 66 (13.44%) Telecoms
26 62 (12.63%) Cisco
26 62 (12.63%) PCI DSS
27 61 (12.42%) Vulnerability Management
28 59 (12.02%) Nessus
29 57 (11.61%) 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 19 (3.87%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.02%) WebSphere
3 3 (0.61%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.41%) IIS
4 2 (0.41%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (0.41%) MS Visio
1 2 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.41%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.04%) Office 365
4 6 (1.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 5 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (0.81%) AWS CloudTrail
6 4 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.61%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.61%) CloudFront
7 3 (0.61%) G Suite
7 3 (0.61%) SaaS
8 2 (0.41%) Akamai
8 2 (0.41%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.41%) GitHub
9 1 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.20%) IaaS
9 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 188 (38.29%) Firewall
2 90 (18.33%) Network Security
3 86 (17.52%) Intrusion Detection
4 37 (7.54%) SS7
5 36 (7.33%) TCP/IP
6 35 (7.13%) DNS
7 27 (5.50%) VPN
8 25 (5.09%) Internet
9 24 (4.89%) WAN
10 23 (4.68%) Cisco ASA
11 22 (4.48%) LAN
12 20 (4.07%) Wireless
13 19 (3.87%) Ethernet
14 18 (3.67%) DHCP
14 18 (3.67%) SSL
15 15 (3.05%) Radio Access Network
16 14 (2.85%) VoLTE
17 12 (2.44%) DMZ
17 12 (2.44%) VoIP
17 12 (2.44%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.83%) Big Data
2 7 (1.43%) GIS
3 5 (1.02%) Hadoop
4 4 (0.81%) Looker
5 3 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (0.61%) MySQL
5 3 (0.61%) NoSQL
5 3 (0.61%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.41%) Geospatial Data
6 2 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.41%) 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 16 (3.26%) Metasploit
2 7 (1.43%) Burp Suite
3 5 (1.02%) IDA Disassembler
4 4 (0.81%) Fiddler
5 3 (0.61%) AppScan
5 3 (0.61%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.61%) Paros
6 2 (0.41%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.20%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.20%) Subversion
General
1 158 (32.18%) Finance
2 66 (13.44%) Telecoms
3 28 (5.70%) Banking
4 15 (3.05%) Legal
5 8 (1.63%) Aerospace
6 7 (1.43%) Advertising
7 6 (1.22%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.02%) Digital Economy
8 5 (1.02%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.61%) Law
9 3 (0.61%) Retail
10 2 (0.41%) Marketing
10 2 (0.41%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.41%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 184 (37.47%) Analyst
2 136 (27.70%) Security Analyst
3 57 (11.61%) Security Manager
4 54 (11.00%) Network Engineer
5 52 (10.59%) Information Analyst
5 52 (10.59%) Information Security Analyst
6 45 (9.16%) Security Engineer
7 39 (7.94%) Consultant
8 38 (7.74%) IT Analyst
8 38 (7.74%) IT Security Analyst
9 33 (6.72%) Monitoring Analyst
10 30 (6.11%) Penetration Tester
10 30 (6.11%) Security Consultant
10 30 (6.11%) Tester
11 29 (5.91%) Vulnerability Analyst
12 27 (5.50%) Architect
13 23 (4.68%) Telecoms Engineer
14 21 (4.28%) IP Engineer
14 21 (4.28%) IP Network Engineer
14 21 (4.28%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.43%) Web Services
2 6 (1.22%) XML
3 5 (1.02%) .NET
3 5 (1.02%) HTML
4 3 (0.61%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (0.61%) Java EE
4 3 (0.61%) JCE
4 3 (0.61%) Regular Expression
5 2 (0.41%) CGI
5 2 (0.41%) SAML
5 2 (0.41%) XSL
6 1 (0.20%) .NET Framework
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%) REST
6 1 (0.20%) RESTful
6 1 (0.20%) SailPoint
6 1 (0.20%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 127 (25.87%) Management Information System
2 42 (8.55%) Data Centre
3 41 (8.35%) Security Operations Centre
4 38 (7.74%) Computer Science
5 37 (7.54%) Analytical Skills
5 37 (7.54%) Cyber Attack
6 25 (5.09%) PKI
7 22 (4.48%) Smartphone
8 20 (4.07%) Cyberthreat
9 17 (3.46%) Cybercrime
10 10 (2.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 9 (1.83%) Data Protection Act
12 8 (1.63%) Fintech
12 8 (1.63%) NHS
13 7 (1.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 7 (1.43%) Mobile App
14 6 (1.22%) Cyber Defence
15 5 (1.02%) Embedded Systems
15 5 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 4 (0.81%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 146 (29.74%) Windows
2 129 (26.27%) Linux
3 117 (23.83%) Unix
4 26 (5.30%) Android
5 15 (3.05%) Kali Linux
6 14 (2.85%) Windows Server
7 7 (1.43%) VxWorks
8 5 (1.02%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.41%) VMS
9 2 (0.41%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.41%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (58.45%) Information Security
2 208 (42.36%) Cybersecurity
3 161 (32.79%) Penetration Testing
4 132 (26.88%) SIEM
5 122 (24.85%) Security Operations
6 107 (21.79%) Risk Management
7 98 (19.96%) Security Monitoring
8 87 (17.72%) Incident Management
9 79 (16.09%) Threat Analysis
10 61 (12.42%) Vulnerability Management
11 57 (11.61%) ITIL
12 56 (11.41%) Kalman Filter
13 52 (10.59%) Network Design
14 51 (10.39%) Security Architecture
15 50 (10.18%) Attack Monitoring
16 43 (8.76%) Security Testing
17 42 (8.55%) Malware Analysis
18 41 (8.35%) Data Security
19 39 (7.94%) Data Protection
20 37 (7.54%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 56 (11.41%) C
2 38 (7.74%) Python
3 27 (5.50%) Java
4 22 (4.48%) C++
5 18 (3.67%) SQL
6 17 (3.46%) Perl
7 10 (2.04%) PowerShell
8 8 (1.63%) Bash Shell
8 8 (1.63%) C#
8 8 (1.63%) VB
9 7 (1.43%) JavaScript
10 4 (0.81%) Ruby
11 2 (0.41%) PHP
12 1 (0.20%) AWK
12 1 (0.20%) Go
12 1 (0.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 196 (39.92%) CISSP
2 139 (28.31%) CISM
3 103 (20.98%) Security Cleared
4 85 (17.31%) CEH
5 81 (16.50%) Degree
6 77 (15.68%) DV Cleared
7 56 (11.41%) CISA
8 52 (10.59%) SANS
9 50 (10.18%) GIAC
10 42 (8.55%) GCIH
11 41 (8.35%) GCIA
12 32 (6.52%) OSCP
13 27 (5.50%) SC Cleared
14 26 (5.30%) CREST Certified
14 26 (5.30%) GCED
15 25 (5.09%) Cisco Certification
15 25 (5.09%) GSEC
16 22 (4.48%) CRISC
17 21 (4.28%) CHECK Team Leader
18 19 (3.87%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (26.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 62 (12.63%) PCI DSS
3 20 (4.07%) Cyber Essentials
4 18 (3.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 15 (3.05%) GDPR
6 12 (2.44%) NIST 800
7 6 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 5 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.81%) COBIT
9 4 (0.81%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 4 (0.81%) ISO 22301
9 4 (0.81%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.41%) BS25999
10 2 (0.41%) FISMA
10 2 (0.41%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.41%) 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 (3.46%) Active Directory
1 17 (3.46%) Virtual Machines
2 16 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.43%) vSphere
4 6 (1.22%) Firmware
5 4 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.81%) Xen
6 3 (0.61%) Docker
7 2 (0.41%) vCloud
8 1 (0.20%) LXC
8 1 (0.20%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 59 (12.02%) Nessus
2 39 (7.94%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 21 (4.28%) Nmap
4 19 (3.87%) QRadar
5 16 (3.26%) CSIRT
6 7 (1.43%) HP Fortify
6 7 (1.43%) vCenter Server
6 7 (1.43%) vMotion
7 5 (1.02%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 5 (1.02%) Defensics
7 5 (1.02%) Nagios
7 5 (1.02%) OpenVAS
7 5 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (1.02%) Puppet
8 4 (0.81%) WebInspect
9 2 (0.41%) Ansible
9 2 (0.41%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.41%) logstash
9 2 (0.41%) RSA enVision
9 2 (0.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 62 (12.63%) Cisco
2 37 (7.54%) Microsoft
3 36 (7.33%) Splunk
4 33 (6.72%) CheckPoint
5 27 (5.50%) VMware
6 26 (5.30%) Qualys
7 21 (4.28%) Oracle
8 17 (3.46%) Citrix
8 17 (3.46%) Palo Alto
8 17 (3.46%) ServiceNow
9 15 (3.05%) McAfee
10 14 (2.85%) BeyondTrust
11 13 (2.65%) ArcSight
12 12 (2.44%) LogRhythm
13 11 (2.24%) HP
14 9 (1.83%) Codenomicon
14 9 (1.83%) Sophos
15 7 (1.43%) NetWitness
16 5 (1.02%) Juniper
16 5 (1.02%) NetApp
Bristol, Avon
Modis International
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £60000 per annum + Additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + 20% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum circa £60,000 plus bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Salary: Excellent + Free SkyQ + loads more!
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Outsource UK
Salary: Excellent salary & benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum + To £60K Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: 2 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Bulletproof
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Gilbert Scott Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
The Workshop Technologies Ltd
Salary: £negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Banbury
aap3
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
KnownFour
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Great benefits - see below.
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
The Workshop
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 10 days ago
Stockport
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Leidos
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £65,000 to £75,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
United Kingdom
Flint Consulting Limited
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £8500085000 per annum + Excellent OTE
Posted: 15 days ago
Lambeth, London
Aim Hire Jobs
Salary: Excellent salaryand benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
North West London
Win Technologies
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Billericay
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
UKHO
Posted: 14 days ago