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

Vulnerability Management
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 565 636 745
Rank change year-on-year +71 +109  
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Management 320 325 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.36% 0.33% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.37% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 247 264 199
Median salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.34% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £44,300 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £76,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -14.28% +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 79702 87753 97622
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.73% 88.97% 88.01%
Number of salaries quoted 64312 73316 79772
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 £77,500
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 22 June 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 22 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 +25 297 £55,000 -5.17% 27
London +56 196 £65,000 +4.00% 16
South East -5 38 £43,250 -21.36% 4
City of London +30 35 £38,500 -38.40% 4
West Yorkshire +26 15 £55,000 +54.92% 2
Berkshire +25 15 £42,500 -15.00% 1
West Midlands +16 15 £42,500 +30.76%
Yorkshire +14 15 £55,000 +54.92% 3
East of England -17 13 £50,000 -13.79% 3
North West -41 10 £53,500 +7.00%
Surrey +25 9 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Scotland +14 8 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Bedfordshire +11 8 £50,000 -10.71%
Luton +10 8 £50,000 -16.66%
Reading +28 7 £42,500 -23.76% 1
Glasgow +20 7 £45,000 +11.11% 1
South West +14 7 £26,500 -
Kent +12 6 £63,750 +8.05%
Maidenhead +11 6 £40,000 -20.00%
Cheshire - 6 £59,250 -
Bradford - 6 £57,500 -
Malvern - 6 £42,500 -
Worcestershire - 6 £42,500 -
Warwickshire +10 5 £35,000 -46.15%
Leeds +8 4 £50,000 +40.84% 2
West Sussex +4 4 £40,000 -28.88% 1
East Midlands - 4 £30,250 -
Staines - 4 - -
Barnet - 4 £45,000 -
Canary Wharf - 4 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 371 (58.70%) Information Security
2 335 (53.01%) Firewall
3 313 (49.53%) SIEM
4 277 (43.83%) CISSP
5 238 (37.66%) Security Operations
6 227 (35.92%) Windows
7 220 (34.81%) Cybersecurity
8 219 (34.65%) CISM
9 195 (30.85%) Linux
10 185 (29.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 164 (25.95%) Finance
12 158 (25.00%) Network Security
13 132 (20.89%) Penetration Testing
14 130 (20.57%) TCP/IP
15 121 (19.15%) ITIL
16 118 (18.67%) PCI DSS
17 111 (17.56%) GIAC
18 103 (16.30%) Management Information System
19 97 (15.35%) Risk Management
20 89 (14.08%) Cisco
21 88 (13.92%) Unix
21 88 (13.92%) Vulnerability Scanning
22 87 (13.77%) Nessus
23 86 (13.61%) Degree
24 82 (12.97%) Security Monitoring
25 81 (12.82%) Intrusion Detection
26 79 (12.50%) Banking
26 79 (12.50%) Security Architecture
26 79 (12.50%) Active Directory
26 79 (12.50%) CISA

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 26 (4.11%) IIS
2 18 (2.85%) Apache
2 18 (2.85%) Tomcat
2 18 (2.85%) WebLogic
3 7 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (1.11%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.63%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.47%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.16%) Confluence
7 1 (0.16%) JBoss
7 1 (0.16%) nginx
7 1 (0.16%) OpenStack
Applications
1 21 (3.32%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.16%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 40 (6.33%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (3.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (2.37%) Office 365
4 13 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (1.27%) Mimecast
6 7 (1.11%) OneDrive
6 7 (1.11%) OpenDNS
7 6 (0.95%) SaaS
8 3 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (0.47%) IaaS
8 3 (0.47%) PaaS
9 1 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.16%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 335 (53.01%) Firewall
2 158 (25.00%) Network Security
3 130 (20.57%) TCP/IP
4 81 (12.82%) Intrusion Detection
5 61 (9.65%) VPN
6 55 (8.70%) Internet
7 47 (7.44%) WAN
8 46 (7.28%) LAN
9 36 (5.70%) SSL
10 34 (5.38%) DNS
11 29 (4.59%) BGP
11 29 (4.59%) OSPF
12 27 (4.27%) Wireless
13 26 (4.11%) VLAN
14 24 (3.80%) Cisco ASA
15 22 (3.48%) Cisco IOS
16 20 (3.16%) HTTP
16 20 (3.16%) IPsec
17 19 (3.01%) DHCP
18 17 (2.69%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.06%) Big Data
2 8 (1.27%) SQL Server
3 6 (0.95%) GIS
4 4 (0.63%) MySQL
5 2 (0.32%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.16%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.16%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.16%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (2.37%) Metasploit
2 13 (2.06%) Burp Suite
3 12 (1.90%) AppScan
4 10 (1.58%) Paros
4 10 (1.58%) WebScarab
5 2 (0.32%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (0.32%) sqlmap
6 1 (0.16%) JIRA
General
1 164 (25.95%) Finance
2 79 (12.50%) Banking
3 28 (4.43%) Legal
4 15 (2.37%) Telecoms
5 10 (1.58%) Advertising
5 10 (1.58%) Dutch Language
5 10 (1.58%) French Language
6 9 (1.42%) German Language
6 9 (1.42%) Italian Language
6 9 (1.42%) Spanish Language
7 6 (0.95%) Investment Banking
7 6 (0.95%) Retail
8 4 (0.63%) Digital Economy
8 4 (0.63%) Marketing
8 4 (0.63%) Publishing
9 3 (0.47%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.47%) Games
9 3 (0.47%) Law
9 3 (0.47%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.32%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 232 (36.71%) Analyst
2 206 (32.59%) Security Analyst
3 115 (18.20%) Security Engineer
4 95 (15.03%) Security Manager
5 57 (9.02%) Information Analyst
5 57 (9.02%) Information Security Analyst
6 52 (8.23%) SOC Analyst
7 51 (8.07%) IT Analyst
7 51 (8.07%) IT Security Analyst
8 50 (7.91%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 44 (6.96%) Operations Analyst
9 44 (6.96%) Security Operations Analyst
10 41 (6.49%) IT Engineer
10 41 (6.49%) IT Security Engineer
11 35 (5.54%) Consultant
12 34 (5.38%) Architect
12 34 (5.38%) Security Architect
13 32 (5.06%) Network Engineer
14 30 (4.75%) Security Consultant
14 30 (4.75%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (4.43%) SailPoint
2 13 (2.06%) Web Services
3 5 (0.79%) SAML
4 4 (0.63%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (0.47%) EDI
5 3 (0.47%) Middleware
5 3 (0.47%) REST
5 3 (0.47%) Serverless Framework
6 2 (0.32%) OAuth
6 2 (0.32%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.16%) .NET
7 1 (0.16%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.16%) Java EE
7 1 (0.16%) Node.js
7 1 (0.16%) OLE
7 1 (0.16%) OpenID
7 1 (0.16%) RESTful
7 1 (0.16%) SOAP
7 1 (0.16%) Spring Boot
7 1 (0.16%) Zuul
Miscellaneous
1 103 (16.30%) Management Information System
2 75 (11.87%) Security Operations Centre
3 61 (9.65%) Analytical Skills
4 50 (7.91%) Computer Science
5 47 (7.44%) Data Protection Act
6 35 (5.54%) PKI
7 33 (5.22%) Data Centre
8 30 (4.75%) Cyberthreat
9 24 (3.80%) Cyber Attack
10 20 (3.16%) Linux Command Line
11 16 (2.53%) Greenfield Project
12 15 (2.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 11 (1.74%) Cyber Kill Chain
14 9 (1.42%) Virtual Team
15 5 (0.79%) CESG
15 5 (0.79%) Fat Client
15 5 (0.79%) Thin Client
16 4 (0.63%) Mainframe
17 3 (0.47%) Cyber Defence
17 3 (0.47%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 227 (35.92%) Windows
2 195 (30.85%) Linux
3 88 (13.92%) Unix
4 57 (9.02%) Windows Server
5 30 (4.75%) Apple iOS
6 29 (4.59%) Mac OS X
7 28 (4.43%) Kali Linux
8 25 (3.96%) CentOS
9 24 (3.80%) Ubuntu
10 23 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 22 (3.48%) Debian
12 12 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (1.74%) Windows 10
14 9 (1.42%) Windows 7
15 8 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
16 7 (1.11%) VMS
17 3 (0.47%) Solaris
17 3 (0.47%) Windows 8
18 2 (0.32%) Android
18 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 371 (58.70%) Information Security
2 313 (49.53%) SIEM
3 238 (37.66%) Security Operations
4 220 (34.81%) Cybersecurity
5 132 (20.89%) Penetration Testing
6 121 (19.15%) ITIL
7 97 (15.35%) Risk Management
8 88 (13.92%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 82 (12.97%) Security Monitoring
10 79 (12.50%) Security Architecture
11 78 (12.34%) Analytics
12 63 (9.97%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 61 (9.65%) Data Protection
13 61 (9.65%) Stakeholder Management
14 60 (9.49%) Incident Management
15 54 (8.54%) Mentoring
16 52 (8.23%) Identity Access Management
17 49 (7.75%) Data Loss Prevention
17 49 (7.75%) Security Management
18 43 (6.80%) Forensic Analysis
Programming Languages
1 47 (7.44%) SQL
2 39 (6.17%) PowerShell
3 22 (3.48%) Java
3 22 (3.48%) Python
4 10 (1.58%) Ruby
5 8 (1.27%) C
5 8 (1.27%) C#
6 6 (0.95%) Bash Shell
7 5 (0.79%) C-shell
7 5 (0.79%) Korn
8 3 (0.47%) C++
8 3 (0.47%) Perl
8 3 (0.47%) PHP
9 2 (0.32%) Go
9 2 (0.32%) VB
10 1 (0.16%) AWK
10 1 (0.16%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.16%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.16%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 277 (43.83%) CISSP
2 219 (34.65%) CISM
3 111 (17.56%) GIAC
4 86 (13.61%) Degree
5 79 (12.50%) CISA
6 73 (11.55%) SANS
7 72 (11.39%) CEH
8 53 (8.39%) GCIH
9 50 (7.91%) GCIA
10 46 (7.28%) Security Cleared
11 45 (7.12%) Cisco Certification
12 34 (5.38%) CCNP
13 32 (5.06%) Computer Science Degree
14 30 (4.75%) GSEC
15 29 (4.59%) Network+ Certification
16 27 (4.27%) CREST Certified
17 26 (4.11%) CCNA
18 22 (3.48%) CNA
18 22 (3.48%) Novell Certification
19 21 (3.32%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 185 (29.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 118 (18.67%) PCI DSS
3 74 (11.71%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 28 (4.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (2.06%) COBIT
6 11 (1.74%) GDPR
7 10 (1.58%) Cyber Essentials
7 10 (1.58%) SLA
8 8 (1.27%) SSAE 16
9 7 (1.11%) NIST 800
10 6 (0.95%) GPG13
11 5 (0.79%) PMO
12 4 (0.63%) ISO 22301
12 4 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 4 (0.63%) QA
13 3 (0.47%) BS25999
14 2 (0.32%) HIPAA
14 2 (0.32%) ISAE 3402
14 2 (0.32%) JSP 440
14 2 (0.32%) RMADS
System Software
1 79 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 35 (5.54%) Snort
3 19 (3.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (2.06%) pfSense
6 8 (1.27%) Hyper-V
7 7 (1.11%) ProxySG
8 4 (0.63%) BitLocker
8 4 (0.63%) vSphere
8 4 (0.63%) XenApp
9 3 (0.47%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.32%) Firmware
10 2 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.16%) Docker
11 1 (0.16%) LXC
11 1 (0.16%) NFS
11 1 (0.16%) Samba
11 1 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.16%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 87 (13.77%) Nessus
2 46 (7.28%) CSIRT
3 36 (5.70%) QRadar
4 31 (4.91%) Nexpose
5 30 (4.75%) McAfee ePO
6 27 (4.27%) PowerBroker
7 22 (3.48%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 20 (3.16%) WSUS
9 19 (3.01%) SCCM
10 15 (2.37%) Nmap
10 15 (2.37%) OSSEC
11 14 (2.22%) Core Impact
11 14 (2.22%) OpenVAS
11 14 (2.22%) RSA Security Analytics
12 13 (2.06%) EnCase
13 12 (1.90%) FortiGate
14 5 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
14 5 (0.79%) Puppet
15 2 (0.32%) Ansible
15 2 (0.32%) Kibana
Vendors
1 89 (14.08%) Cisco
2 77 (12.18%) Microsoft
3 69 (10.92%) LogRhythm
4 63 (9.97%) Palo Alto
5 53 (8.39%) CheckPoint
6 52 (8.23%) Qualys
7 51 (8.07%) McAfee
8 44 (6.96%) Splunk
9 43 (6.80%) CyberArk
10 40 (6.33%) ArcSight
11 38 (6.01%) Sun
12 34 (5.38%) Symantec
13 33 (5.22%) AlienVault
13 33 (5.22%) F5
14 30 (4.75%) Apple
14 30 (4.75%) Juniper
15 29 (4.59%) VMware
16 27 (4.27%) Aveksa
16 27 (4.27%) Bomgar
17 24 (3.80%) Red Hat
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + 10% Pension + 30-50% Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Training and Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Montash
Salary: £5500 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 6 hours ago
United Kingdom
Nexere Consulting Limited
Salary: Car + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
The Workshop
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £56000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Networking People
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £125000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
NCC Group
Posted: 9 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Etech Partners
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Thales
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Networking People
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £44,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Aviva
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Aviva
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Computacenter
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Norwich
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago