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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Vulnerability Scanning
UK
Rank 709 770 846
Rank change year-on-year +61 +76  
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Scanning 158 194 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.19% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.21% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 126 147 85
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £78,500 £65,300
UK excluding London median salary £41,792 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -11.08% -1.05%  

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 75633 91466 92413
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.04% 88.55% 87.00%
Number of salaries quoted 62140 75689 74754
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.01%  
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 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 25 March 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 25 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 +58 152 £57,500 +4.54% 16
London +64 91 £60,000 -3.61% 10
North West -21 22 £41,792 +4.47% 1
South East +80 12 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Manchester -31 12 £55,000 +69.23% 1
City of London +54 10 £55,000 -8.33% 2
West Midlands +17 9 £100,000 +110.52%
South West - 9 - - 3
Canary Wharf - 9 £58,750 -
Bootle - 8 £41,792 -
Merseyside - 8 £41,792 -
Birmingham +5 6 £45,000 -
Gloucestershire - 6 - -
Surrey +41 5 £55,000 +4.76%
Yorkshire +20 5 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Berkshire +34 4 £40,000 -27.27%
East of England +17 4 £85,000 +70.00%
South Wales +12 4 £20,000 -11.11%
Wales +5 4 £20,000 -11.11%
West Yorkshire +26 3 £40,000 +23.07%
Leeds +15 3 £40,000 +23.07%
Malvern - 3 £100,000 -
Royston - 3 £85,000 -
Worcestershire - 3 £100,000 -
Caerphilly - 3 £20,000 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £85,000 -
Scotland +23 2 - -
Edinburgh 0 2 - -
Bristol - 2 - - 2
Burnley - 2 £35,000 -

Vulnerability Scanning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 307 (68.99%) Information Security
2 216 (48.54%) CISSP
3 214 (48.09%) Firewall
4 208 (46.74%) Penetration Testing
5 201 (45.17%) SIEM
6 158 (35.51%) Cybersecurity
6 158 (35.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 157 (35.28%) Windows
8 128 (28.76%) ITIL
9 120 (26.97%) CISM
10 114 (25.62%) Degree
11 112 (25.17%) Risk Management
12 110 (24.72%) CEH
13 108 (24.27%) Vulnerability Management
14 105 (23.60%) Linux
15 99 (22.25%) Network Security
16 98 (22.02%) Management Information System
17 95 (21.35%) Security Operations
18 85 (19.10%) Cisco
19 74 (16.63%) Active Directory
19 74 (16.63%) Computer Science
19 74 (16.63%) Information Assurance
20 73 (16.40%) Data Protection
21 71 (15.96%) CISA
22 70 (15.73%) Cisco Certification
23 67 (15.06%) Security Architecture
24 66 (14.83%) PCI DSS
24 66 (14.83%) TCP/IP
24 66 (14.83%) Nessus
25 62 (13.93%) Intrusion Detection

Vulnerability Scanning
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 27 (6.07%) IIS
2 19 (4.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 18 (4.04%) Apache
3 18 (4.04%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (2.47%) Tomcat
5 8 (1.80%) IBM Notes
5 8 (1.80%) WebLogic
5 8 (1.80%) WebSphere
6 7 (1.57%) MS Exchange
7 5 (1.12%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.90%) SharePoint
8 4 (0.90%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.67%) JBoss
10 2 (0.45%) Confluence
10 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.22%) nginx
Applications
1 28 (6.29%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.70%) MS Office
3 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (4.27%) Oracle EBS R12
2 14 (3.15%) Dynamics AX
2 14 (3.15%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.45%) Bankmaster
4 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.04%) Office 365
2 17 (3.82%) SaaS
3 13 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.22%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 214 (48.09%) Firewall
2 99 (22.25%) Network Security
3 66 (14.83%) TCP/IP
4 62 (13.93%) Intrusion Detection
5 29 (6.52%) DNS
6 28 (6.29%) SSL
7 26 (5.84%) LAN
7 26 (5.84%) WAN
8 24 (5.39%) Cisco ASA
9 22 (4.94%) VPN
10 16 (3.60%) HTTP
10 16 (3.60%) SSH
11 14 (3.15%) Internet
11 14 (3.15%) MPLS
11 14 (3.15%) Wireless
12 13 (2.92%) SMTP
13 10 (2.25%) VLAN
14 9 (2.02%) NetScreen
15 8 (1.80%) FTP
15 8 (1.80%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (4.72%) Oracle Database
2 16 (3.60%) SQL Server
3 15 (3.37%) Relational Database
4 12 (2.70%) Big Data
5 6 (1.35%) MySQL
6 5 (1.12%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (2.92%) AppScan
1 13 (2.92%) Burp Suite
2 12 (2.70%) Paros
2 12 (2.70%) WebScarab
3 10 (2.25%) JIRA
4 2 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (0.45%) Bitbucket
4 2 (0.45%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.22%) Metasploit
General
1 62 (13.93%) Finance
2 31 (6.97%) Banking
3 30 (6.74%) Telecoms
4 26 (5.84%) Legal
5 12 (2.70%) Games
6 8 (1.80%) French Language
6 8 (1.80%) German Language
6 8 (1.80%) Portuguese Language
6 8 (1.80%) Spanish Language
7 6 (1.35%) Retail
8 5 (1.12%) Marketing
9 3 (0.67%) Advertising
9 3 (0.67%) Law
10 2 (0.45%) Electronics
10 2 (0.45%) International Banking
11 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.22%) Back Office
11 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 126 (28.31%) Analyst
2 115 (25.84%) Security Analyst
3 84 (18.88%) Security Engineer
4 54 (12.13%) Security Manager
5 46 (10.34%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 45 (10.11%) Consultant
7 37 (8.31%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 32 (7.19%) Security Specialist
9 31 (6.97%) IT Analyst
10 30 (6.74%) IT Security Analyst
11 28 (6.29%) Information Analyst
11 28 (6.29%) Information Security Analyst
11 28 (6.29%) IT Manager
11 28 (6.29%) Security Consultant
11 28 (6.29%) SOC Engineer
12 27 (6.07%) IT Security Manager
13 25 (5.62%) Architect
13 25 (5.62%) SOC Analyst
14 23 (5.17%) Administrator
14 23 (5.17%) Cybersecurity Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.94%) Regular Expression
2 19 (4.27%) Elastic Stack
3 14 (3.15%) Web Services
4 11 (2.47%) .NET
5 6 (1.35%) LAMP
6 5 (1.12%) PCRE
6 5 (1.12%) SAML
7 4 (0.90%) .NET Framework
7 4 (0.90%) 802.1X
8 3 (0.67%) HTML
8 3 (0.67%) XML
9 2 (0.45%) XSL
10 1 (0.22%) CGI
10 1 (0.22%) LAPP Stack
10 1 (0.22%) LEMP Stack
10 1 (0.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 98 (22.02%) Management Information System
2 74 (16.63%) Computer Science
3 45 (10.11%) Data Centre
4 42 (9.44%) Data Protection Act
5 40 (8.99%) Security Operations Centre
6 19 (4.27%) PKI
7 18 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (2.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 8 (1.80%) NHS
11 7 (1.57%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.90%) CESG
13 2 (0.45%) Blog
13 2 (0.45%) Clustering
13 2 (0.45%) Cyber Defence
13 2 (0.45%) Virtual Team
14 1 (0.22%) iPad
14 1 (0.22%) iPhone
14 1 (0.22%) Linux Command Line
14 1 (0.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 157 (35.28%) Windows
2 105 (23.60%) Linux
3 38 (8.54%) Unix
3 38 (8.54%) Windows Server
4 31 (6.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (6.74%) Apple iOS
6 28 (6.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 27 (6.07%) Mac OS X
8 23 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (2.25%) Mac OS
10 8 (1.80%) Windows NT
11 5 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.12%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.67%) Android
12 3 (0.67%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.45%) Solaris
14 1 (0.22%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.22%) HPUX
14 1 (0.22%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 307 (68.99%) Information Security
2 208 (46.74%) Penetration Testing
3 201 (45.17%) SIEM
4 158 (35.51%) Cybersecurity
5 128 (28.76%) ITIL
6 112 (25.17%) Risk Management
7 108 (24.27%) Vulnerability Management
8 95 (21.35%) Security Operations
9 74 (16.63%) Information Assurance
10 73 (16.40%) Data Protection
11 67 (15.06%) Security Architecture
12 51 (11.46%) Security Monitoring
13 50 (11.24%) E-Commerce
14 47 (10.56%) Agile Software Development
15 46 (10.34%) Security Management
16 44 (9.89%) Incident Management
17 42 (9.44%) Data Loss Prevention
18 38 (8.54%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 35 (7.87%) Change Management
20 34 (7.64%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 50 (11.24%) Python
2 45 (10.11%) C
3 29 (6.52%) Bash Shell
3 29 (6.52%) Java
4 27 (6.07%) Ruby
5 15 (3.37%) SQL
6 12 (2.70%) Perl
7 10 (2.25%) C#
7 10 (2.25%) C++
7 10 (2.25%) PHP
8 9 (2.02%) JavaScript
8 9 (2.02%) PowerShell
9 6 (1.35%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.45%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 216 (48.54%) CISSP
2 120 (26.97%) CISM
3 114 (25.62%) Degree
4 110 (24.72%) CEH
5 71 (15.96%) CISA
6 70 (15.73%) Cisco Certification
7 60 (13.48%) GIAC
8 59 (13.26%) CCNP
8 59 (13.26%) Security Cleared
9 48 (10.79%) SANS
10 42 (9.44%) GCIH
11 35 (7.87%) CCNA
12 34 (7.64%) MCSE
12 34 (7.64%) Microsoft Certification
13 31 (6.97%) CompTIA Security+
13 31 (6.97%) Security+ Certification
14 29 (6.52%) CISMP
15 28 (6.29%) SC Cleared
16 24 (5.39%) CREST Certified
16 24 (5.39%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 158 (35.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 66 (14.83%) PCI DSS
3 40 (8.99%) Cyber Essentials
4 24 (5.39%) SLA
5 22 (4.94%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 20 (4.49%) GPG13
7 14 (3.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 14 (3.15%) RMADS
8 13 (2.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 7 (1.57%) COBIT
10 5 (1.12%) ISO27002
11 2 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 74 (16.63%) Active Directory
2 21 (4.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (3.15%) Snort
4 10 (2.25%) ProxySG
5 8 (1.80%) Samba
5 8 (1.80%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (1.12%) HDFS
7 3 (0.67%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.45%) Docker
8 2 (0.45%) vSphere
9 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.22%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.22%) XenApp
9 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 66 (14.83%) Nessus
2 23 (5.17%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 18 (4.04%) Kibana
3 18 (4.04%) logstash
3 18 (4.04%) WSUS
4 17 (3.82%) QRadar
5 14 (3.15%) CSIRT
6 13 (2.92%) McAfee ePO
7 11 (2.47%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 9 (2.02%) RSA enVision
9 8 (1.80%) SCCM
10 6 (1.35%) Nmap
11 5 (1.12%) Fluentd
11 5 (1.12%) Nexpose
12 4 (0.90%) FortiGate
12 4 (0.90%) SCOM
13 3 (0.67%) Backup Exec
13 3 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
13 3 (0.67%) Puppet
14 2 (0.45%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 85 (19.10%) Cisco
2 62 (13.93%) Microsoft
3 61 (13.71%) Qualys
4 51 (11.46%) CheckPoint
4 51 (11.46%) Palo Alto
4 51 (11.46%) Splunk
5 43 (9.66%) ArcSight
6 35 (7.87%) Oracle
7 29 (6.52%) Apple
8 27 (6.07%) Salesforce.com
9 26 (5.84%) Intel Security
10 25 (5.62%) Juniper
11 22 (4.94%) FireEye
11 22 (4.94%) VMware
12 19 (4.27%) Blue Coat
12 19 (4.27%) LogRhythm
13 18 (4.04%) ServiceNow
14 16 (3.60%) AlienVault
14 16 (3.60%) Sophos
15 14 (3.15%) Sourcefire
Knaresborough, North Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Cornucopia IT Resourcing
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum PLUS 20% bonus + Pension + Private H
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Excellent Pension Scheme
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Nicolson Bray Ltd
Salary: £70k - £90k dependent on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Nicolson Bray Ltd
Salary: £70k - £80k dependent on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Nicolson Bray Ltd
Salary: £70k - £90k dependent on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Nicolson Bray Ltd
Salary: £70k - £85k dependent on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Unspecified We offer highly competitive benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Aviva
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + 10% bonus & other benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + £10k bonus and other benefits
Posted: 27 days ago