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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Vulnerability Management
UK
Rank 555 629 754
Rank change year-on-year +74 +125  
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Management 316 340 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.33% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.37% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 252 292 148
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,600 £40,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -3.80% +10.52%  

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 74757 91546 92626
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.05% 88.56% 87.03%
Number of salaries quoted 61406 75741 74931
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 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 26 March 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 26 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 +106 306 £57,500 - 30
London +83 188 £67,500 +12.50% 13
South East +40 48 £55,000 +6.28% 6
City of London +55 20 £60,000 +4.34% 6
West Midlands +51 20 £48,500 -11.81% 1
North West -10 18 £37,747 -28.10% 3
East of England +26 13 £60,000 -20.00% 1
Manchester -19 13 £35,624 -32.14% 1
Birmingham +26 11 £36,250 -44.23%
East Sussex +7 11 £60,000 -14.28%
Hampshire +33 10 £60,000 +20.00%
Kent +30 10 £60,000 +16.50%
Buckinghamshire +18 10 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Milton Keynes +15 10 £55,000 +10.00% 1
East Midlands +12 10 £45,000 -
Salford - 10 £35,624 -
South West +20 9 £60,000 +41.17% 4
Northamptonshire - 8 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire +22 7 £65,000 -3.70%
Northampton - 7 £45,000 -
Surrey +34 6 £45,000 -3.74% 2
West Yorkshire +24 6 £44,031 +46.77% 2
Berkshire +20 6 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Leeds +17 6 £44,031 +46.77% 2
Yorkshire +13 6 £44,031 +46.77% 2
Brighton - 6 £52,500 -
Bournemouth - 5 £60,000 - 1
Chatham - 5 - -
Eastbourne - 5 £60,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 5 £60,000 -

Vulnerability Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 451 (67.72%) Information Security
2 349 (52.40%) CISSP
3 298 (44.74%) Firewall
4 284 (42.64%) SIEM
5 266 (39.94%) CISM
6 239 (35.89%) Cybersecurity
7 237 (35.59%) Security Operations
8 223 (33.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 204 (30.63%) Windows
10 197 (29.58%) Finance
11 179 (26.88%) Penetration Testing
12 169 (25.38%) Network Security
13 150 (22.52%) ITIL
14 149 (22.37%) PCI DSS
15 147 (22.07%) Linux
16 144 (21.62%) Management Information System
17 133 (19.97%) Risk Management
18 128 (19.22%) TCP/IP
19 124 (18.62%) GIAC
20 121 (18.17%) Degree
21 107 (16.07%) CISA
22 105 (15.77%) Vulnerability Scanning
23 103 (15.47%) Security Monitoring
24 96 (14.41%) Security Architecture
25 93 (13.96%) Nessus
26 90 (13.51%) Active Directory
27 89 (13.36%) Stakeholder Management
28 88 (13.21%) SANS
29 83 (12.46%) GCIH
30 82 (12.31%) Intrusion Detection

Vulnerability Management
Top Related 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 78 (11.71%) IIS
2 21 (3.15%) Apache
3 15 (2.25%) Tomcat
3 15 (2.25%) WebLogic
4 6 (0.90%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.30%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.15%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.15%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.15%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.15%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 25 (3.75%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.45%) MS Office
3 2 (0.30%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.15%) MS Project
4 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 36 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (3.45%) SaaS
3 17 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (0.45%) IaaS
4 3 (0.45%) Mimecast
4 3 (0.45%) PaaS
5 2 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.15%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 298 (44.74%) Firewall
2 169 (25.38%) Network Security
3 128 (19.22%) TCP/IP
4 82 (12.31%) Intrusion Detection
5 47 (7.06%) LAN
5 47 (7.06%) WAN
6 35 (5.26%) Internet
7 31 (4.65%) DNS
7 31 (4.65%) SSL
7 31 (4.65%) VPN
8 27 (4.05%) HTTP
9 19 (2.85%) Ethernet
9 19 (2.85%) MPLS
10 18 (2.70%) HTTPS
11 17 (2.55%) Cisco IOS
12 15 (2.25%) BGP
12 15 (2.25%) OSPF
12 15 (2.25%) VLAN
13 14 (2.10%) BIG-IP
13 14 (2.10%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (2.25%) Big Data
2 11 (1.65%) SQL Server
3 7 (1.05%) MySQL
4 6 (0.90%) GIS
5 2 (0.30%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.15%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.15%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.15%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.15%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.15%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.15%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (2.40%) Burp Suite
2 12 (1.80%) AppScan
3 11 (1.65%) Paros
3 11 (1.65%) WebScarab
4 3 (0.45%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.15%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.15%) sqlmap
5 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 197 (29.58%) Finance
2 57 (8.56%) Banking
3 28 (4.20%) Legal
4 22 (3.30%) Games
5 17 (2.55%) Telecoms
6 14 (2.10%) Law
7 11 (1.65%) Retail
8 10 (1.50%) French Language
8 10 (1.50%) German Language
8 10 (1.50%) Spanish Language
9 9 (1.35%) Dutch Language
9 9 (1.35%) Italian Language
10 8 (1.20%) Advertising
11 7 (1.05%) Retail Banking
12 6 (0.90%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.90%) Publishing
13 5 (0.75%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.30%) Back Office
14 2 (0.30%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 218 (32.73%) Analyst
2 201 (30.18%) Security Analyst
3 108 (16.22%) Security Engineer
4 91 (13.66%) Security Manager
5 71 (10.66%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 57 (8.56%) Consultant
7 55 (8.26%) Information Analyst
7 55 (8.26%) Information Security Analyst
8 49 (7.36%) IT Analyst
8 49 (7.36%) IT Security Analyst
9 45 (6.76%) Cybersecurity Manager
10 42 (6.31%) Network Engineer
10 42 (6.31%) Senior Analyst
11 41 (6.16%) Security Consultant
11 41 (6.16%) Senior Security Analyst
12 34 (5.11%) IT Manager
12 34 (5.11%) IT Security Manager
13 33 (4.95%) SOC Analyst
14 31 (4.65%) Information Security Consultant
15 30 (4.50%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (3.00%) SailPoint
2 15 (2.25%) Web Services
3 12 (1.80%) 802.1X
4 7 (1.05%) .NET
5 5 (0.75%) SAML
6 4 (0.60%) .NET Framework
6 4 (0.60%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (0.45%) Middleware
7 3 (0.45%) REST
7 3 (0.45%) Serverless Framework
8 2 (0.30%) Node.js
8 2 (0.30%) Regular Expression
9 1 (0.15%) OAuth
9 1 (0.15%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 144 (21.62%) Management Information System
2 77 (11.56%) Security Operations Centre
3 66 (9.91%) Data Centre
4 42 (6.31%) Data Protection Act
5 39 (5.86%) Computer Science
6 37 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
7 36 (5.41%) Cyber Attack
8 22 (3.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 20 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
10 19 (2.85%) CESG
11 18 (2.70%) Cyberthreat
12 17 (2.55%) PKI
13 12 (1.80%) Driving Licence
14 9 (1.35%) Virtual Team
15 8 (1.20%) Cyber Defence
16 5 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
17 4 (0.60%) Mainframe
18 3 (0.45%) NHS
19 2 (0.30%) CESG CLAS
19 2 (0.30%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 204 (30.63%) Windows
2 147 (22.07%) Linux
3 80 (12.01%) Unix
4 62 (9.31%) Windows Server
5 35 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 29 (4.35%) Apple iOS
7 29 (4.35%) Mac OS X
8 17 (2.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (2.10%) Windows 8
10 12 (1.80%) Ubuntu
11 9 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (1.20%) Debian
13 5 (0.75%) CentOS
13 5 (0.75%) Windows 10
14 4 (0.60%) Windows 7
15 3 (0.45%) Kali Linux
16 2 (0.30%) Solaris
17 1 (0.15%) AIX
17 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 451 (67.72%) Information Security
2 284 (42.64%) SIEM
3 239 (35.89%) Cybersecurity
4 237 (35.59%) Security Operations
5 179 (26.88%) Penetration Testing
6 150 (22.52%) ITIL
7 133 (19.97%) Risk Management
8 105 (15.77%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 103 (15.47%) Security Monitoring
10 96 (14.41%) Security Architecture
11 89 (13.36%) Stakeholder Management
12 72 (10.81%) Analytics
13 67 (10.06%) Project Management
14 63 (9.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 62 (9.31%) Security Management
16 61 (9.16%) Identity Access Management
17 56 (8.41%) Incident Management
18 55 (8.26%) Change Management
19 51 (7.66%) Data Protection
20 49 (7.36%) Data Loss Prevention
Programming Languages
1 60 (9.01%) SQL
2 22 (3.30%) PowerShell
3 14 (2.10%) Python
4 12 (1.80%) Java
5 10 (1.50%) C
6 9 (1.35%) C#
7 8 (1.20%) Ruby
8 7 (1.05%) PHP
8 7 (1.05%) VB.NET
9 6 (0.90%) C++
9 6 (0.90%) Perl
10 2 (0.30%) Go
10 2 (0.30%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.15%) AWK
11 1 (0.15%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.15%) VB
11 1 (0.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 349 (52.40%) CISSP
2 266 (39.94%) CISM
3 124 (18.62%) GIAC
4 121 (18.17%) Degree
5 107 (16.07%) CISA
6 88 (13.21%) SANS
7 83 (12.46%) GCIH
8 74 (11.11%) CEH
9 57 (8.56%) GCIA
10 43 (6.46%) Cisco Certification
11 42 (6.31%) IISP
12 36 (5.41%) Security Cleared
13 34 (5.11%) Network+ Certification
14 32 (4.80%) CCNA
14 32 (4.80%) CCNP
15 27 (4.05%) CompTIA Security+
15 27 (4.05%) SC Cleared
15 27 (4.05%) Security+ Certification
16 26 (3.90%) CREST Certified
17 22 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 223 (33.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 149 (22.37%) PCI DSS
3 27 (4.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 26 (3.90%) Cyber Essentials
5 22 (3.30%) COBIT
6 17 (2.55%) GPG13
6 17 (2.55%) ISO27002
6 17 (2.55%) SLA
7 6 (0.90%) PMO
8 5 (0.75%) GDPR
9 4 (0.60%) QA
9 4 (0.60%) SSAE 16
10 3 (0.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 2 (0.30%) BS7799
11 2 (0.30%) ISAE 3402
11 2 (0.30%) JSP 440
11 2 (0.30%) RMADS
12 1 (0.15%) FISMA
12 1 (0.15%) ISO27005
12 1 (0.15%) SAS 70
System Software
1 90 (13.51%) Active Directory
2 28 (4.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.95%) Snort
4 12 (1.80%) Firmware
5 11 (1.65%) Hyper-V
6 10 (1.50%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.90%) ProxySG
7 6 (0.90%) VMware ESX
7 6 (0.90%) XenServer
8 3 (0.45%) vSphere
8 3 (0.45%) XenApp
9 1 (0.15%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 93 (13.96%) Nessus
2 37 (5.56%) CSIRT
3 28 (4.20%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 26 (3.90%) QRadar
5 25 (3.75%) McAfee ePO
6 23 (3.45%) PowerBroker
7 21 (3.15%) WSUS
8 10 (1.50%) Nmap
8 10 (1.50%) SCCM
9 5 (0.75%) Nexpose
9 5 (0.75%) OSSEC
9 5 (0.75%) Puppet
10 3 (0.45%) Ansible
10 3 (0.45%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 2 (0.30%) ArcSight ESM
11 2 (0.30%) EnCase
11 2 (0.30%) FortiGate
11 2 (0.30%) Kibana
11 2 (0.30%) logstash
11 2 (0.30%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 66 (9.91%) Cisco
2 65 (9.76%) Splunk
3 64 (9.61%) Microsoft
4 45 (6.76%) Qualys
5 44 (6.61%) ArcSight
6 40 (6.01%) CheckPoint
7 39 (5.86%) Intel Security
8 35 (5.26%) Sun
9 32 (4.80%) CyberArk
10 31 (4.65%) Apple
10 31 (4.65%) VMware
11 29 (4.35%) IBM
12 25 (3.75%) Palo Alto
13 23 (3.45%) Aveksa
13 23 (3.45%) Bomgar
13 23 (3.45%) Cybereason
13 23 (3.45%) F5
14 21 (3.15%) HP
15 18 (2.70%) LogRhythm
16 14 (2.10%) TOWER Software
Surrey
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Reflex Computer Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000-55,000k base, 10% bonus and strong package
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Harris Global
Salary: From £80,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + competitive package + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £38000.00 - £43000.00 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines
Bupa
Posted: 7 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancashire
Experian
Posted: 4 days ago
Merseyside
Experian
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Somerset
Clarks
Posted: 9 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Unspecified We offer highly competitive benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £65k - 75k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
UK
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competive + Car
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Sky Technology Leeds
Salary: Highly competitive
Posted: 27 days ago