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The median annual salary for a Vulnerability Manager was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 14 August 2022.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Vulnerability Manager
UK
6 months to
14 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1197 994 764
Rank change year-on-year -203 -230 +357
Permanent jobs requiring a Vulnerability Manager 19 15 5
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.013% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.014% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 5
10th Percentile £58,400 £59,000 -
25th Percentile £72,500 £62,500 £41,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £71,250 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.28% +1.79% -2.78%
75th Percentile £96,250 £95,000 -
90th Percentile £105,000 £95,875 -
UK excluding London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% -7.14% -2.78%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 154,129 105,398 59,022
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.94% 91.14% 94.86%
Number of salaries quoted 83,523 74,437 48,237
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,200 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.89% - +5.56%

Vulnerability Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Vulnerability Manager in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Vulnerability Manager in the UK

Vulnerability Manager
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Vulnerability Manager.

Salary trend for Vulnerability Manager in the UK

Vulnerability Manager
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Vulnerability Manager over the 6 months to 14 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Vulnerability Manager in the UK

Vulnerability Manager
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Vulnerability Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 14 August 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
England -165 17 £90,000 +18.03% 2
UK excluding London -85 12 £67,500 +3.85% 1
Work from Home -215 11 £98,750 +16.18% 1
London -181 7 £92,500 +2.78% 1
East of England -54 6 - -
Midlands -50 2 £75,000 -1.64% 1
Wales - 2 £57,000 -
South East -45 1 £80,000 +37.93%
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
North of England - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -

Vulnerability Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 August 2022, Vulnerability Manager job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Vulnerability Manager in the job title.

1 17 (89.47%) Vulnerability Management
2 16 (84.21%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (68.42%) Security Operations
3 13 (68.42%) Information Security
4 11 (57.89%) Qualys
5 10 (52.63%) Patch Management
6 9 (47.37%) Windows
6 9 (47.37%) Linux
6 9 (47.37%) CISSP
7 8 (42.11%) Perl
7 8 (42.11%) Management Information System
7 8 (42.11%) PCI DSS
7 8 (42.11%) PowerShell
7 8 (42.11%) GDPR
8 7 (36.84%) OSINT
8 7 (36.84%) Private Cloud
8 7 (36.84%) Application Security
8 7 (36.84%) Data Protection
8 7 (36.84%) Open Source
8 7 (36.84%) Data Protection Act
8 7 (36.84%) Python
9 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (31.58%) CCSP
9 6 (31.58%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 5 (26.32%) Cyberthreat
10 5 (26.32%) Finance
11 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
11 4 (21.05%) Azure
11 4 (21.05%) Incident Response
11 4 (21.05%) Red Team

Vulnerability Manager Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Azure
2 2 (10.53%) AWS
3 1 (5.26%) GCP
3 1 (5.26%) IaaS
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft 365
3 1 (5.26%) PaaS
3 1 (5.26%) Power Platform
3 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Network Security
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Power BI
1 1 (5.26%) Power Query
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Social Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.26%) German Language
3 1 (5.26%) Law
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Management Information System
2 7 (36.84%) Data Protection Act
2 7 (36.84%) Private Cloud
3 5 (26.32%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (15.79%) Cyberattack
5 1 (5.26%) CMDB
5 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
5 1 (5.26%) IoT
5 1 (5.26%) Renewable Energy
5 1 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Linux
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) Vulnerability Management
2 16 (84.21%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (68.42%) Information Security
3 13 (68.42%) Security Operations
4 10 (52.63%) Patch Management
5 7 (36.84%) Application Security
5 7 (36.84%) Data Protection
5 7 (36.84%) Open Source
5 7 (36.84%) OSINT
6 4 (21.05%) Incident Response
6 4 (21.05%) Red Team
6 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
7 3 (15.79%) OWASP
7 3 (15.79%) Risk Register
7 3 (15.79%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 2 (10.53%) Asset Management
8 2 (10.53%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 2 (10.53%) Threat Intelligence
9 1 (5.26%) Critical Thinking
9 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) Perl
1 8 (42.11%) PowerShell
2 7 (36.84%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) C
3 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) CISSP
2 6 (31.58%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 6 (31.58%) CCSP
2 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.26%) CISM
3 1 (5.26%) CISMP
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (5.26%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) GIAC
3 1 (5.26%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (42.11%) GDPR
1 8 (42.11%) PCI DSS
2 3 (15.79%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (15.79%) GRC
2 3 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (15.79%) NIST
3 1 (5.26%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (5.26%) NIST 800
3 1 (5.26%) SOC 2
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
1 1 (5.26%) SCOM
1 1 (5.26%) SCSM
1 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Qualys
2 1 (5.26%) Altiris
2 1 (5.26%) Citrix
2 1 (5.26%) CrowdStrike
2 1 (5.26%) ForeScout
2 1 (5.26%) Intel
2 1 (5.26%) Kenna
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Splunk
2 1 (5.26%) Tanium