Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Vulnerability Assessment skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Vulnerability Assessment over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Vulnerability Assessment
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 302 321 300
Rank change year-on-year +19 -21 +10
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 21 18 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.18% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 20
West Midlands median annual salary £69,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.00% - +21.21%
10th Percentile £40,475 £40,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £55,000 £66,625
England median annual salary £55,000 £58,145 £57,500
% change year-on-year -5.41% +1.12% +9.52%

Vulnerability Assessment is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9052 10159 9516
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.76% 89.15% 87.65%
Number of salaries quoted 7329 7943 7843
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Vulnerability Assessment
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Vulnerability Assessment as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Vulnerability Assessment in the West Midlands

Vulnerability Assessment
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Vulnerability Assessment in the West Midlands

Vulnerability Assessment
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Vulnerability Assessment in the West Midlands

Vulnerability Assessment
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +32 10 £80,000 +52.38%
Coventry +20 6 £62,500 -3.85% 1
Shropshire -5 3 £69,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £72,500 - 1
Vulnerability Assessment
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Vulnerability Assessment.

1 10 (47.62%) CISSP
1 10 (47.62%) Information Security
2 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) Management Information System
3 8 (38.10%) Penetration Testing
3 8 (38.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (28.57%) Nessus
4 6 (28.57%) Firewall
5 5 (23.81%) HP
5 5 (23.81%) SAN
5 5 (23.81%) NetApp
5 5 (23.81%) PRINCE2
5 5 (23.81%) Perl
5 5 (23.81%) Linux
5 5 (23.81%) Python
5 5 (23.81%) ISSEP
5 5 (23.81%) TOGAF
5 5 (23.81%) Incident Management
5 5 (23.81%) Fiddler
5 5 (23.81%) OWASP
5 5 (23.81%) NAS
5 5 (23.81%) Hadoop
5 5 (23.81%) Open Source
5 5 (23.81%) Security Architecture
5 5 (23.81%) Waterfall
5 5 (23.81%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (23.81%) Veracode
5 5 (23.81%) HP Fortify
5 5 (23.81%) CHECK Team Leader
5 5 (23.81%) Looker

Vulnerability Assessment
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Firewall
2 5 (23.81%) NAS
2 5 (23.81%) SAN
3 3 (14.29%) Ethernet
3 3 (14.29%) Network Security
4 1 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) Hadoop
1 5 (23.81%) Looker
2 1 (4.76%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Fiddler
General
1 2 (9.52%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Head of Architecture
1 5 (23.81%) Head of Security
1 5 (23.81%) Penetration Tester
1 5 (23.81%) Tester
2 3 (14.29%) Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Security Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Architecture Manager
3 2 (9.52%) SOC Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Information Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Information Security Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Information Security Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Information Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) IT Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Security Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Security Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) SIEM Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (4.76%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
2 4 (19.05%) Kali Linux
3 2 (9.52%) Unix
3 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Information Security
2 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (38.10%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Incident Management
4 5 (23.81%) Open Source
4 5 (23.81%) OWASP
4 5 (23.81%) PRINCE2
4 5 (23.81%) Security Architecture
4 5 (23.81%) TOGAF
4 5 (23.81%) Waterfall
5 4 (19.05%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (19.05%) Information Assurance
5 4 (19.05%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (19.05%) Risk Management
5 4 (19.05%) SOA
5 4 (19.05%) Threat Analysis
6 3 (14.29%) Internal Audit
6 3 (14.29%) Prototyping
6 3 (14.29%) Security Operations
6 3 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) Perl
1 5 (23.81%) Python
2 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) CISSP
2 5 (23.81%) CHECK Team Leader
2 5 (23.81%) ISSEP
3 4 (19.05%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (9.52%) Degree
4 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) CEH
5 1 (4.76%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) SANS
5 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (38.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (23.81%) NIST 800
3 4 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 2 (9.52%) GDPR
5 1 (4.76%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (4.76%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) Nessus
2 5 (23.81%) HP Fortify
3 1 (4.76%) QRadar
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) HP
1 5 (23.81%) NetApp
1 5 (23.81%) Veracode
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) AlienVault
3 1 (4.76%) LogRhythm
3 1 (4.76%) Splunk