The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Vulnerability Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Vulnerability Management over the 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Vulnerability Management
UK
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 576 649 778
Rank change year-on-year +73 +129  
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Management 313 325 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.31% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.35% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 250 269 144
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £41,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -18.18% +15.78%  

Vulnerability Management 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 76555 91737 96448
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.31% 88.79% 87.17%
Number of salaries quoted 62998 76245 77828
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Vulnerability Management
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Vulnerability Management in the UK

Vulnerability Management
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Vulnerability Management in the UK

Vulnerability Management
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Vulnerability Management over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Vulnerability Management in the UK

Vulnerability Management
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 Management within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 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 +89 297 £57,500 - 33
London +74 188 £66,250 +10.41% 18
South East +32 39 £42,500 -22.72% 6
City of London +46 33 £39,250 -34.58% 3
North West -14 18 £53,500 +22.28% 2
West Midlands +29 17 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Berkshire +27 13 £36,250 -9.37% 2
Yorkshire +23 12 £55,000 +56.02% 3
West Yorkshire +15 12 £55,000 +56.02% 3
East Midlands +24 9 £45,000 +7.14%
East of England +3 9 £65,000 +8.33% 2
Manchester -16 9 £37,747 -13.72% 1
Kent +32 8 £60,000 - 3
South West +24 7 £55,000 +2.32%
Barnet - 7 £45,000 -
Canary Wharf - 7 £65,000 -
Leeds +11 6 £44,031 +24.91% 2
Salford - 6 £37,747 -
Cheshire - 6 £53,500 - 1
Hertfordshire +16 5 £65,000 +8.33% 1
Wales - 5 £20,000 -
Worcestershire - 5 £50,000 -
Maidenhead - 5 £38,500 - 1
Malvern - 5 £50,000 -
Warwickshire +28 4 £35,000 - 1
Surrey +23 4 £55,000 +5.76% 1
Reading +22 4 - -
Birmingham +22 4 £30,000 -53.84%
Hampshire +18 4 £40,000 -11.11%
Oxfordshire +9 4 £40,500 -36.47%

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, IT jobs citing Vulnerability Management 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 Management.

1 400 (61.92%) Information Security
2 313 (48.45%) Firewall
3 310 (47.99%) CISSP
4 292 (45.20%) SIEM
5 247 (38.24%) CISM
6 220 (34.06%) Security Operations
7 218 (33.75%) Cybersecurity
8 206 (31.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 195 (30.19%) Windows
10 180 (27.86%) Network Security
11 171 (26.47%) Finance
12 163 (25.23%) Linux
13 132 (20.43%) Penetration Testing
14 131 (20.28%) PCI DSS
15 126 (19.50%) Management Information System
16 120 (18.58%) ITIL
16 120 (18.58%) TCP/IP
17 117 (18.11%) Risk Management
18 107 (16.56%) GIAC
19 97 (15.02%) Degree
20 92 (14.24%) CISA
21 89 (13.78%) Security Monitoring
22 87 (13.47%) Intrusion Detection
23 86 (13.31%) Nessus
24 85 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
25 84 (13.00%) SANS
26 83 (12.85%) Unix
27 75 (11.61%) Vulnerability Scanning
28 74 (11.46%) Security Operations Centre
28 74 (11.46%) Analytics

Vulnerability Management
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 46 (7.12%) IIS
2 23 (3.56%) Apache
3 18 (2.79%) Tomcat
3 18 (2.79%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.31%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.31%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.15%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.15%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.15%) JBoss
5 1 (0.15%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (1.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.62%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (4.95%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (1.08%) SaaS
5 3 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (0.46%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (0.46%) Mimecast
5 3 (0.46%) Office 365
5 3 (0.46%) PaaS
6 1 (0.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.15%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (0.15%) IaaS
6 1 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 313 (48.45%) Firewall
2 180 (27.86%) Network Security
3 120 (18.58%) TCP/IP
4 87 (13.47%) Intrusion Detection
5 50 (7.74%) WAN
6 49 (7.59%) LAN
6 49 (7.59%) VPN
7 45 (6.97%) Internet
8 28 (4.33%) SSL
9 27 (4.18%) DNS
10 22 (3.41%) BGP
10 22 (3.41%) Cisco IOS
10 22 (3.41%) OSPF
11 21 (3.25%) Wireless
12 20 (3.10%) HTTP
13 19 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
13 19 (2.94%) VLAN
14 17 (2.63%) BIG-IP
14 17 (2.63%) SMTP
14 17 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (2.79%) Big Data
2 8 (1.24%) MySQL
2 8 (1.24%) SQL Server
3 6 (0.93%) GIS
4 2 (0.31%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.15%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.15%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.15%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.15%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.15%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (2.94%) Burp Suite
2 15 (2.32%) AppScan
3 14 (2.17%) Paros
3 14 (2.17%) WebScarab
4 7 (1.08%) Metasploit
5 2 (0.31%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.15%) sqlmap
General
1 171 (26.47%) Finance
2 55 (8.51%) Banking
3 31 (4.80%) Legal
4 21 (3.25%) Telecoms
5 13 (2.01%) Games
6 11 (1.70%) Advertising
7 9 (1.39%) Dutch Language
7 9 (1.39%) French Language
7 9 (1.39%) German Language
7 9 (1.39%) Italian Language
7 9 (1.39%) Spanish Language
8 8 (1.24%) Retail
9 6 (0.93%) Investment Banking
9 6 (0.93%) Publishing
10 5 (0.77%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.77%) Law
11 4 (0.62%) Marketing
12 3 (0.46%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.46%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.31%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 237 (36.69%) Analyst
2 216 (33.44%) Security Analyst
3 103 (15.94%) Security Engineer
4 88 (13.62%) Security Manager
5 64 (9.91%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 61 (9.44%) Information Analyst
6 61 (9.44%) Information Security Analyst
7 59 (9.13%) IT Analyst
7 59 (9.13%) IT Security Analyst
8 47 (7.28%) Consultant
9 44 (6.81%) SOC Analyst
10 36 (5.57%) Network Engineer
11 35 (5.42%) Security Consultant
11 35 (5.42%) Senior Analyst
12 34 (5.26%) Cybersecurity Manager
12 34 (5.26%) Senior Security Analyst
13 30 (4.64%) Network Security Engineer
14 29 (4.49%) Operations Analyst
14 29 (4.49%) Security Operations Analyst
14 29 (4.49%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (3.72%) SailPoint
2 14 (2.17%) Web Services
3 6 (0.93%) SAML
4 4 (0.62%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (0.62%) REST
4 4 (0.62%) Serverless Framework
5 3 (0.46%) Middleware
6 2 (0.31%) .NET
6 2 (0.31%) Node.js
6 2 (0.31%) OAuth
6 2 (0.31%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.15%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.15%) Java EE
7 1 (0.15%) OpenID
7 1 (0.15%) RESTful
7 1 (0.15%) SOAP
7 1 (0.15%) Spring Boot
7 1 (0.15%) Zuul
Miscellaneous
1 126 (19.50%) Management Information System
2 74 (11.46%) Security Operations Centre
3 50 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (6.19%) Computer Science
5 39 (6.04%) Data Centre
6 33 (5.11%) Data Protection Act
7 30 (4.64%) Cyber Attack
8 26 (4.02%) PKI
9 24 (3.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 24 (3.72%) Greenfield Project
10 21 (3.25%) Cyberthreat
11 14 (2.17%) Cyber Kill Chain
12 13 (2.01%) CESG
13 12 (1.86%) Linux Command Line
14 9 (1.39%) Virtual Team
15 4 (0.62%) Cyber Defence
15 4 (0.62%) Mainframe
16 3 (0.46%) Fintech
16 3 (0.46%) NHS
17 2 (0.31%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 195 (30.19%) Windows
2 163 (25.23%) Linux
3 83 (12.85%) Unix
4 57 (8.82%) Windows Server
5 23 (3.56%) Apple iOS
5 23 (3.56%) Ubuntu
6 21 (3.25%) Mac OS X
7 20 (3.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (2.79%) Debian
9 17 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (2.48%) CentOS
10 16 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (2.17%) Windows 8
12 13 (2.01%) Kali Linux
13 5 (0.77%) Windows 10
14 4 (0.62%) Windows 7
15 3 (0.46%) Solaris
16 2 (0.31%) Android
16 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
17 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 400 (61.92%) Information Security
2 292 (45.20%) SIEM
3 220 (34.06%) Security Operations
4 218 (33.75%) Cybersecurity
5 132 (20.43%) Penetration Testing
6 120 (18.58%) ITIL
7 117 (18.11%) Risk Management
8 89 (13.78%) Security Monitoring
9 85 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
10 75 (11.61%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 74 (11.46%) Analytics
12 68 (10.53%) Security Architecture
13 63 (9.75%) Security Management
14 62 (9.60%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 59 (9.13%) Incident Management
16 53 (8.20%) Project Management
17 49 (7.59%) Identity Access Management
18 46 (7.12%) Mentoring
19 45 (6.97%) Kalman Filter
20 43 (6.66%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 46 (7.12%) SQL
2 26 (4.02%) PowerShell
3 18 (2.79%) Python
4 13 (2.01%) Java
5 9 (1.39%) Ruby
6 7 (1.08%) C
7 6 (0.93%) C#
7 6 (0.93%) Perl
8 4 (0.62%) PHP
9 3 (0.46%) C++
9 3 (0.46%) Go
9 3 (0.46%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.31%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.31%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.15%) AWK
11 1 (0.15%) VB
11 1 (0.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 310 (47.99%) CISSP
2 247 (38.24%) CISM
3 107 (16.56%) GIAC
4 97 (15.02%) Degree
5 92 (14.24%) CISA
6 84 (13.00%) SANS
7 74 (11.46%) CEH
8 63 (9.75%) GCIH
9 62 (9.60%) GCIA
10 50 (7.74%) Cisco Certification
11 40 (6.19%) CCNP
12 38 (5.88%) Security Cleared
13 34 (5.26%) Network+ Certification
14 33 (5.11%) CCNA
15 28 (4.33%) CREST Certified
16 25 (3.87%) CompTIA Security+
16 25 (3.87%) Security+ Certification
17 24 (3.72%) SC Cleared
18 22 (3.41%) CNA
18 22 (3.41%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 206 (31.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 131 (20.28%) PCI DSS
3 31 (4.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 24 (3.72%) COBIT
5 22 (3.41%) ISO27002
6 18 (2.79%) Cyber Essentials
7 13 (2.01%) GPG13
7 13 (2.01%) SLA
8 8 (1.24%) SSAE 16
9 7 (1.08%) GDPR
10 6 (0.93%) PMO
11 4 (0.62%) QA
12 3 (0.46%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 2 (0.31%) BS25999
13 2 (0.31%) HIPAA
13 2 (0.31%) ISAE 3402
13 2 (0.31%) ISO22301
13 2 (0.31%) ISO27005
13 2 (0.31%) JSP 440
13 2 (0.31%) RMADS
System Software
1 61 (9.44%) Active Directory
2 22 (3.41%) Snort
3 13 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (1.86%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (1.39%) Hyper-V
6 7 (1.08%) ProxySG
7 6 (0.93%) VMware ESX
7 6 (0.93%) vSphere
7 6 (0.93%) XenServer
8 5 (0.77%) pfSense
9 4 (0.62%) BitLocker
10 3 (0.46%) XenApp
11 1 (0.15%) Firmware
11 1 (0.15%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 86 (13.31%) Nessus
2 43 (6.66%) CSIRT
3 29 (4.49%) QRadar
4 27 (4.18%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 27 (4.18%) McAfee ePO
5 23 (3.56%) PowerBroker
6 12 (1.86%) Nexpose
6 12 (1.86%) Nmap
6 12 (1.86%) OSSEC
7 10 (1.55%) WSUS
8 8 (1.24%) SCCM
9 5 (0.77%) EnCase
9 5 (0.77%) Puppet
10 4 (0.62%) FortiGate
11 3 (0.46%) Ansible
11 3 (0.46%) Core Impact
11 3 (0.46%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 3 (0.46%) OpenVAS
11 3 (0.46%) RSA Security Analytics
12 2 (0.31%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 74 (11.46%) Cisco
2 65 (10.06%) Microsoft
3 50 (7.74%) Splunk
4 48 (7.43%) CheckPoint
5 47 (7.28%) Intel Security
6 39 (6.04%) LogRhythm
7 38 (5.88%) Sun
8 36 (5.57%) ArcSight
9 34 (5.26%) CyberArk
9 34 (5.26%) Qualys
10 33 (5.11%) Palo Alto
11 28 (4.33%) F5
11 28 (4.33%) IBM
12 24 (3.72%) Juniper
13 23 (3.56%) Apple
13 23 (3.56%) Aveksa
13 23 (3.56%) Bomgar
14 20 (3.10%) Cybereason
14 20 (3.10%) Red Hat
14 20 (3.10%) VMware
London
Core
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Bupa
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Harris Global
Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Experis Ltd
Salary: on call and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + car, bonus, etc.
Posted: 5 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Aviva
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + 10% Pension + 30-50% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + 10% Pension + 30-50% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Computacenter
Salary: Car
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford
Provident Financial Management Services
Salary: Car allowance + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £65k - 75k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South London
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75,000 to £90,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago