The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Vulnerability Scanning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Vulnerability Scanning over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Vulnerability Scanning
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 720 672 809
Rank change year-on-year -48 +137  
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Scanning 171 263 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.27% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.30% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 153 178 133
Median salary £52,500 £57,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.69% +27.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,500 £33,950
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £67,750
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +14.94%  

Vulnerability Scanning 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 79998 87554 96376
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.73% 88.92% 88.08%
Number of salaries quoted 64425 73206 78779
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 Scanning
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Vulnerability Scanning in the UK

Vulnerability Scanning
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Vulnerability Scanning in the UK

Vulnerability Scanning
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Vulnerability Scanning over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Vulnerability Scanning in the UK

Vulnerability Scanning
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 Scanning within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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 -40 169 £52,500 -8.69% 26
London +28 89 £57,500 -17.85% 17
North West -38 33 £47,500 -24.00% 3
Manchester -38 27 £47,500 -24.00% 2
South East +5 15 £65,000 +18.18% 3
East of England -11 14 £50,000 - 2
Hampshire +19 10 £65,000 +4.00% 1
Bedfordshire +26 9 £50,000 -
Luton +9 9 £50,000 -
City of London +26 8 £55,000 -31.25% 4
Yorkshire -4 8 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Aldershot - 6 £65,000 -
West Yorkshire +15 5 £57,500 +152.74% 1
Peterborough -2 5 - -
South West -7 5 £40,000 -15.78%
Cambridgeshire -25 5 - -
Surrey +21 4 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Gloucestershire -3 4 £40,000 -20.00%
West Midlands -28 4 - -
Cheshire - 4 £55,000 -
Worcestershire +1 3 - -
North Yorkshire -3 3 £40,000 -11.11%
Stockport - 3 £47,500 - 1
Malvern - 3 - -
Mitcheldean - 3 £40,000 -
South Wales +19 2 £35,500 -53.44%
Cardiff +16 2 £35,500 -53.44%
Leeds +8 2 £24,375 +7.14%
Wales +4 2 £35,500 -53.44%
Lancashire - 2 £35,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing Vulnerability Scanning 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 Scanning.

1 205 (62.31%) Information Security
2 194 (58.97%) SIEM
3 190 (57.75%) Firewall
4 150 (45.59%) Penetration Testing
5 145 (44.07%) Cybersecurity
6 129 (39.21%) CISSP
7 124 (37.69%) Windows
8 115 (34.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 106 (32.22%) ITIL
10 97 (29.48%) Linux
11 91 (27.66%) Cisco
11 91 (27.66%) Vulnerability Management
12 86 (26.14%) Palo Alto
13 85 (25.84%) CISM
13 85 (25.84%) Network Security
14 84 (25.53%) CheckPoint
15 83 (25.23%) TCP/IP
16 80 (24.32%) Active Directory
17 79 (24.01%) Security Operations
18 75 (22.80%) Windows Server
19 68 (20.67%) Finance
20 65 (19.76%) Qualys
21 55 (16.72%) Data Protection
21 55 (16.72%) ArcSight
21 55 (16.72%) Nessus
22 52 (15.81%) Blue Coat
23 50 (15.20%) Splunk
23 50 (15.20%) Data Loss Prevention
24 48 (14.59%) GIAC
24 48 (14.59%) Juniper

Vulnerability Scanning
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 9 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (2.13%) Apache
3 6 (1.82%) WebSphere
4 5 (1.52%) IIS
4 5 (1.52%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.22%) IBM Notes
5 4 (1.22%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.22%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.61%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 12 (3.65%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.91%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.61%) Bankmaster
3 1 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (8.21%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.52%) Office 365
4 3 (0.91%) SaaS
5 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.30%) IaaS
5 1 (0.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 190 (57.75%) Firewall
2 85 (25.84%) Network Security
3 83 (25.23%) TCP/IP
4 46 (13.98%) Intrusion Detection
5 43 (13.07%) WAN
6 41 (12.46%) DNS
7 39 (11.85%) LAN
8 31 (9.42%) MPLS
9 30 (9.12%) DHCP
10 28 (8.51%) VLAN
11 27 (8.21%) Junos
12 25 (7.60%) VPN
13 24 (7.29%) Cisco ASA
14 22 (6.69%) HTTP
15 18 (5.47%) Internet
16 17 (5.17%) SSH
17 14 (4.26%) SMTP
18 13 (3.95%) FTP
19 11 (3.34%) SSL
19 11 (3.34%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.74%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.52%) Big Data
2 5 (1.52%) Oracle Database
2 5 (1.52%) Relational Database
3 3 (0.91%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.61%) GIS
4 2 (0.61%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.30%) Looker
5 1 (0.30%) MySQL
5 1 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (3.65%) AppScan
2 11 (3.34%) Burp Suite
2 11 (3.34%) Paros
2 11 (3.34%) WebScarab
3 4 (1.22%) JIRA
4 2 (0.61%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.30%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.30%) Metasploit
General
1 68 (20.67%) Finance
2 45 (13.68%) Banking
3 26 (7.90%) Legal
4 11 (3.34%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.82%) Law
6 4 (1.22%) French Language
6 4 (1.22%) German Language
6 4 (1.22%) Portuguese Language
6 4 (1.22%) Retail
6 4 (1.22%) Spanish Language
7 3 (0.91%) Marketing
7 3 (0.91%) Military
8 2 (0.61%) Advertising
8 2 (0.61%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.61%) International Banking
9 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 113 (34.35%) Analyst
2 101 (30.70%) Security Analyst
3 86 (26.14%) Security Engineer
4 40 (12.16%) Security Manager
5 34 (10.33%) Consultant
6 33 (10.03%) IT Engineer
6 33 (10.03%) IT Security Engineer
7 32 (9.73%) IT Analyst
7 32 (9.73%) IT Security Analyst
7 32 (9.73%) Network Engineer
8 31 (9.42%) SOC Analyst
9 30 (9.12%) Information Analyst
9 30 (9.12%) Information Security Analyst
10 29 (8.81%) Cybersecurity Analyst
11 23 (6.99%) Network Security Engineer
12 22 (6.69%) SOC Engineer
13 21 (6.38%) Cybersecurity Engineer
13 21 (6.38%) Security Consultant
14 20 (6.08%) Senior Analyst
15 16 (4.86%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.26%) SailPoint
2 10 (3.04%) Regular Expression
2 10 (3.04%) Web Services
3 9 (2.74%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (0.91%) HTML
4 3 (0.91%) XML
5 2 (0.61%) .NET
5 2 (0.61%) PCRE
5 2 (0.61%) SAML
5 2 (0.61%) XSL
6 1 (0.30%) CGI
6 1 (0.30%) LAMP
6 1 (0.30%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 38 (11.55%) Management Information System
2 35 (10.64%) Data Protection Act
3 34 (10.33%) Security Operations Centre
4 29 (8.81%) Computer Science
5 13 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (3.04%) Data Centre
7 8 (2.43%) Cyberthreat
8 5 (1.52%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.22%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (0.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (0.91%) PKI
11 2 (0.61%) Contactless
11 2 (0.61%) Cyber Attack
11 2 (0.61%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.30%) Fintech
12 1 (0.30%) NHS
12 1 (0.30%) Reinsurance
12 1 (0.30%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 124 (37.69%) Windows
2 97 (29.48%) Linux
3 75 (22.80%) Windows Server
4 29 (8.81%) Apple iOS
5 25 (7.60%) Mac OS X
6 19 (5.78%) Unix
7 9 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (2.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.22%) Android
9 4 (1.22%) Mac OS
9 4 (1.22%) Windows NT
9 4 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.61%) Solaris
10 2 (0.61%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.61%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.30%) CentOS
11 1 (0.30%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.30%) HPUX
11 1 (0.30%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (62.31%) Information Security
2 194 (58.97%) SIEM
3 150 (45.59%) Penetration Testing
4 145 (44.07%) Cybersecurity
5 106 (32.22%) ITIL
6 91 (27.66%) Vulnerability Management
7 79 (24.01%) Security Operations
8 55 (16.72%) Data Protection
9 50 (15.20%) Data Loss Prevention
10 47 (14.29%) Security Architecture
11 46 (13.98%) Analytics
12 44 (13.37%) Incident Management
13 43 (13.07%) Change Management
14 41 (12.46%) Risk Management
14 41 (12.46%) Threat Intelligence
15 39 (11.85%) Network Design
16 36 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
17 35 (10.64%) DRM
18 32 (9.73%) Information Management
19 30 (9.12%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 28 (8.51%) Python
2 15 (4.56%) Bash Shell
3 14 (4.26%) C
4 12 (3.65%) SQL
5 11 (3.34%) Perl
6 10 (3.04%) Java
7 8 (2.43%) Ruby
8 6 (1.82%) C#
8 6 (1.82%) JavaScript
9 5 (1.52%) C++
9 5 (1.52%) PHP
9 5 (1.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 129 (39.21%) CISSP
2 85 (25.84%) CISM
3 48 (14.59%) GIAC
4 45 (13.68%) Degree
5 44 (13.37%) Cisco Certification
6 40 (12.16%) CEH
7 38 (11.55%) SANS
8 34 (10.33%) CCNP
9 28 (8.51%) CISA
10 26 (7.90%) GCIH
11 25 (7.60%) CCNA
12 23 (6.99%) CompTIA Security+
12 23 (6.99%) Security+ Certification
13 22 (6.69%) GSEC
14 20 (6.08%) Computer Science Degree
14 20 (6.08%) GCIA
14 20 (6.08%) Security Cleared
15 14 (4.26%) GISF
16 12 (3.65%) CCSE
16 12 (3.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (34.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 40 (12.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 33 (10.03%) PCI DSS
4 23 (6.99%) Cyber Essentials
5 14 (4.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (2.74%) NIST 800
6 9 (2.74%) SLA
7 7 (2.13%) GDPR
8 4 (1.22%) COBIT
9 1 (0.30%) GPG13
9 1 (0.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.30%) QA
System Software
1 80 (24.32%) Active Directory
2 41 (12.46%) ProxySG
3 8 (2.43%) Hyper-V
3 8 (2.43%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (2.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.82%) Snort
5 5 (1.52%) vSphere
6 4 (1.22%) Samba
7 3 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.61%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 55 (16.72%) Nessus
2 26 (7.90%) McAfee ePO
3 21 (6.38%) QRadar
4 19 (5.78%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 17 (5.17%) Nexpose
5 17 (5.17%) SCCM
5 17 (5.17%) WSUS
6 14 (4.26%) Core Impact
6 14 (4.26%) OpenVAS
6 14 (4.26%) PowerBroker
6 14 (4.26%) RSA Security Analytics
7 9 (2.74%) Kibana
7 9 (2.74%) logstash
8 8 (2.43%) CSIRT
9 7 (2.13%) Nmap
10 6 (1.82%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 6 (1.82%) FortiGate
11 4 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (1.22%) RSA enVision
12 2 (0.61%) Fluentd
Vendors
1 91 (27.66%) Cisco
2 86 (26.14%) Palo Alto
3 84 (25.53%) CheckPoint
4 65 (19.76%) Qualys
5 55 (16.72%) ArcSight
6 52 (15.81%) Blue Coat
7 50 (15.20%) Splunk
8 48 (14.59%) Juniper
9 41 (12.46%) Microsoft
10 36 (10.94%) McAfee
11 32 (9.73%) SolarWinds
12 25 (7.60%) Apple
13 24 (7.29%) LogRhythm
14 23 (6.99%) AlienVault
15 18 (5.47%) Symantec
16 16 (4.86%) CyberArk
16 16 (4.86%) HP
17 15 (4.56%) IBM
18 14 (4.26%) Bomgar
18 14 (4.26%) Forcepoint
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits up to 30% bonus, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
The Workshop Technologies Ltd
Salary: £negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus 7.5% Pension - Usual Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: c£60'000
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: C£53'000
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + 20% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Incredible bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
The Workshop
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 8 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Leidos
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + 10% Pension + 30-50% Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading
Thales
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago