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

Vulnerability Scanning
UK
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 704 723 843
Rank change year-on-year +19 +120  
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Scanning 158 240 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.23% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.26% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 136 179 97
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +19.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £37,000 £32,800
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -11.00% +11.11%  

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 77188 92199 96461
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.35% 88.76% 87.10%
Number of salaries quoted 63463 76569 77919
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 £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 26 April 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 26 April 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 +20 153 £55,000 - 13
London +43 99 £57,500 -17.85% 5
North West -35 18 £50,000 -4.76% 3
Manchester -38 15 £55,000 - 3
City of London +44 11 £55,000 -10.20%
South East +59 9 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Yorkshire +16 7 £40,000 +23.07% 2
East of England -1 7 £85,000 +70.00% 1
Canary Wharf - 7 £58,750 -
South West +18 6 - -
West Midlands -2 6 £100,000 +90.47% 1
South Wales +10 5 £20,000 -11.11%
Wales +2 5 £20,000 -11.11%
Berkshire +23 4 £40,000 -27.27%
Peterborough +11 4 - -
West Yorkshire +10 4 £33,250 +2.30% 1
Worcestershire -1 4 £100,000 +140.96%
Cambridgeshire -4 4 - -
Malvern - 4 £100,000 -
Leeds +21 3 £26,500 -18.46%
Gloucestershire +19 3 - -
North Yorkshire +14 3 £40,000 +28.00% 1
Royston - 3 £85,000 -
Caerphilly - 3 £20,000 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £85,000 -
Surrey +37 2 £55,000 - 1
Bristol +3 2 - -
Birmingham +2 2 £47,500 -26.92%
Cardiff +1 2 £42,000 +86.66%
Merseyside - 2 £41,792 -

For the 6 months to 26 April 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.

1 223 (63.17%) Information Security
2 184 (52.12%) Firewall
3 170 (48.16%) SIEM
4 159 (45.04%) CISSP
5 146 (41.36%) Penetration Testing
6 132 (37.39%) Cybersecurity
7 117 (33.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 96 (27.20%) ITIL
8 96 (27.20%) Windows
9 90 (25.50%) CISM
10 89 (25.21%) Network Security
11 87 (24.65%) Cisco
12 79 (22.38%) CEH
13 77 (21.81%) Degree
14 74 (20.96%) Linux
14 74 (20.96%) Vulnerability Management
15 71 (20.11%) Risk Management
15 71 (20.11%) Security Operations
16 67 (18.98%) Management Information System
17 65 (18.41%) Cisco Certification
18 61 (17.28%) Palo Alto
19 59 (16.71%) Qualys
19 59 (16.71%) CCNP
20 57 (16.15%) CheckPoint
21 54 (15.30%) Intrusion Detection
22 53 (15.01%) TCP/IP
23 51 (14.45%) Active Directory
23 51 (14.45%) Nessus
23 51 (14.45%) Computer Science
23 51 (14.45%) Splunk

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 14 (3.97%) Apache
2 13 (3.68%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (3.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (1.98%) Tomcat
4 6 (1.70%) IIS
4 6 (1.70%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.42%) Apache Spark
6 4 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.13%) IBM Notes
6 4 (1.13%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.13%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.13%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.13%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.85%) JBoss
8 2 (0.57%) Confluence
8 2 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.28%) nginx
Applications
1 13 (3.68%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (3.68%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (2.27%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.57%) Bankmaster
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.40%) Office 365
2 9 (2.55%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.85%) SaaS
5 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.28%) IaaS
5 1 (0.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 184 (52.12%) Firewall
2 89 (25.21%) Network Security
3 54 (15.30%) Intrusion Detection
4 53 (15.01%) TCP/IP
5 27 (7.65%) Cisco ASA
6 26 (7.37%) WAN
7 24 (6.80%) LAN
8 22 (6.23%) DNS
8 22 (6.23%) VPN
9 17 (4.82%) SSL
10 16 (4.53%) MPLS
11 15 (4.25%) Internet
12 13 (3.68%) HTTP
12 13 (3.68%) SSH
13 12 (3.40%) Junos
13 12 (3.40%) VLAN
14 11 (3.12%) Wireless
15 10 (2.83%) SMTP
16 8 (2.27%) DHCP
16 8 (2.27%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.25%) Oracle Database
2 12 (3.40%) Big Data
3 11 (3.12%) SQL Server
4 7 (1.98%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.70%) MySQL
6 5 (1.42%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (4.53%) AppScan
2 15 (4.25%) Burp Suite
2 15 (4.25%) Paros
2 15 (4.25%) WebScarab
3 6 (1.70%) JIRA
4 2 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (0.57%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.28%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.28%) Metasploit
General
1 44 (12.46%) Finance
2 28 (7.93%) Banking
3 24 (6.80%) Legal
4 23 (6.52%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.70%) Law
5 6 (1.70%) Retail
6 5 (1.42%) Marketing
7 4 (1.13%) French Language
7 4 (1.13%) German Language
7 4 (1.13%) Portuguese Language
7 4 (1.13%) Spanish Language
8 3 (0.85%) Advertising
9 2 (0.57%) Games
9 2 (0.57%) International Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Back Office
10 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 120 (33.99%) Analyst
2 108 (30.59%) Security Analyst
3 75 (21.25%) Security Engineer
4 44 (12.46%) Security Manager
5 43 (12.18%) Consultant
6 40 (11.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 31 (8.78%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 31 (8.78%) IT Analyst
8 30 (8.50%) IT Security Analyst
8 30 (8.50%) SOC Analyst
9 29 (8.22%) Information Analyst
9 29 (8.22%) Information Security Analyst
9 29 (8.22%) SOC Engineer
10 27 (7.65%) Security Consultant
11 26 (7.37%) Security Specialist
12 20 (5.67%) Architect
12 20 (5.67%) IT Manager
13 19 (5.38%) IT Security Manager
14 17 (4.82%) Information Assurance Consultant
14 17 (4.82%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.97%) Elastic Stack
1 14 (3.97%) Regular Expression
2 6 (1.70%) LAMP
2 6 (1.70%) Web Services
3 5 (1.42%) PCRE
3 5 (1.42%) SAML
4 3 (0.85%) HTML
4 3 (0.85%) SailPoint
4 3 (0.85%) XML
5 2 (0.57%) .NET
5 2 (0.57%) 802.1X
5 2 (0.57%) XSL
6 1 (0.28%) CGI
6 1 (0.28%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.28%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 67 (18.98%) Management Information System
2 51 (14.45%) Computer Science
3 39 (11.05%) Security Operations Centre
4 27 (7.65%) Data Protection Act
5 20 (5.67%) Data Centre
6 12 (3.40%) PKI
7 11 (3.12%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (1.42%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.42%) NHS
9 4 (1.13%) Cyberthreat
9 4 (1.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.57%) Clustering
10 2 (0.57%) Cyber Defence
10 2 (0.57%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.28%) CMDB
11 1 (0.28%) Cyber Attack
11 1 (0.28%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.28%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 96 (27.20%) Windows
2 74 (20.96%) Linux
3 37 (10.48%) Windows Server
4 23 (6.52%) Apple iOS
4 23 (6.52%) Unix
5 17 (4.82%) Mac OS X
6 11 (3.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (2.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (1.70%) Mac OS
10 5 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.13%) Android
11 4 (1.13%) Windows NT
12 3 (0.85%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.57%) Solaris
14 1 (0.28%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.28%) HPUX
14 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.28%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (63.17%) Information Security
2 170 (48.16%) SIEM
3 146 (41.36%) Penetration Testing
4 132 (37.39%) Cybersecurity
5 96 (27.20%) ITIL
6 74 (20.96%) Vulnerability Management
7 71 (20.11%) Risk Management
7 71 (20.11%) Security Operations
8 50 (14.16%) Data Protection
9 47 (13.31%) Information Assurance
10 44 (12.46%) Incident Management
11 38 (10.76%) Security Architecture
12 37 (10.48%) Security Monitoring
13 34 (9.63%) Data Loss Prevention
14 33 (9.35%) Threat Intelligence
15 32 (9.07%) Security Management
16 31 (8.78%) Information Management
17 28 (7.93%) Analytics
17 28 (7.93%) E-Commerce
17 28 (7.93%) Malware Analysis
Programming Languages
1 33 (9.35%) Python
2 32 (9.07%) C
3 22 (6.23%) Ruby
4 21 (5.95%) Bash Shell
5 17 (4.82%) Java
6 12 (3.40%) Perl
7 7 (1.98%) SQL
8 4 (1.13%) C++
8 4 (1.13%) PHP
9 3 (0.85%) C#
9 3 (0.85%) JavaScript
9 3 (0.85%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 159 (45.04%) CISSP
2 90 (25.50%) CISM
3 79 (22.38%) CEH
4 77 (21.81%) Degree
5 65 (18.41%) Cisco Certification
6 59 (16.71%) CCNP
7 47 (13.31%) SANS
8 43 (12.18%) Security Cleared
9 41 (11.61%) GIAC
10 39 (11.05%) CISA
11 30 (8.50%) CCNA
11 30 (8.50%) GCIH
12 29 (8.22%) CompTIA Security+
12 29 (8.22%) Security+ Certification
13 25 (7.08%) GCIA
14 19 (5.38%) SC Cleared
15 18 (5.10%) CISMP
16 17 (4.82%) DV Cleared
16 17 (4.82%) GCED
16 17 (4.82%) GCFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (33.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (10.20%) PCI DSS
3 35 (9.92%) Cyber Essentials
4 13 (3.68%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 11 (3.12%) GPG13
6 9 (2.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (2.55%) SLA
7 8 (2.27%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 8 (2.27%) RMADS
8 2 (0.57%) COBIT
9 1 (0.28%) ISO27002
9 1 (0.28%) QA
System Software
1 51 (14.45%) Active Directory
2 19 (5.38%) ProxySG
3 10 (2.83%) Snort
4 8 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (1.42%) HDFS
5 5 (1.42%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.13%) Samba
6 4 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (1.13%) vSphere
7 2 (0.57%) Docker
8 1 (0.28%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.28%) XenApp
8 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 51 (14.45%) Nessus
2 24 (6.80%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 16 (4.53%) McAfee ePO
3 16 (4.53%) QRadar
4 13 (3.68%) Kibana
4 13 (3.68%) logstash
5 11 (3.12%) CSIRT
6 10 (2.83%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 9 (2.55%) SCCM
8 7 (1.98%) Nexpose
8 7 (1.98%) Nmap
8 7 (1.98%) WSUS
9 5 (1.42%) Fluentd
9 5 (1.42%) RSA enVision
10 4 (1.13%) FortiGate
11 3 (0.85%) Backup Exec
11 3 (0.85%) Core Impact
11 3 (0.85%) OpenVAS
11 3 (0.85%) PowerBroker
11 3 (0.85%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 87 (24.65%) Cisco
2 61 (17.28%) Palo Alto
3 59 (16.71%) Qualys
4 57 (16.15%) CheckPoint
5 51 (14.45%) Splunk
6 48 (13.60%) ArcSight
7 38 (10.76%) Microsoft
8 30 (8.50%) Blue Coat
8 30 (8.50%) Juniper
9 27 (7.65%) Intel Security
10 23 (6.52%) Oracle
11 19 (5.38%) Apple
11 19 (5.38%) IBM
11 19 (5.38%) SolarWinds
12 18 (5.10%) FireEye
12 18 (5.10%) Salesforce.com
13 17 (4.82%) LogRhythm
14 16 (4.53%) AlienVault
15 15 (4.25%) F5
16 12 (3.40%) HP
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