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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Vulnerability Assessment
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 212 222 225
Rank change year-on-year +10 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 17 19 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.33% 0.31% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.35% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 8
Median salary £69,000 £50,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.00% +92.30%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year -4.76% +7.69%  

Vulnerability Assessment 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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4536 5472 4973
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 88.28% 88.72% 87.45%
Number of salaries quoted 15009 16353 16248
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £25,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £70,000 £68,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 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
Birmingham +11 5 £62,000 +18.09% 5
Shropshire +5 4 £69,000 - 1
Coventry -4 4 - -
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Vulnerability Assessment
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 16 (61.54%) Penetration Testing
2 14 (53.85%) CISSP
3 11 (42.31%) Firewall
3 11 (42.31%) Management Information System
3 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (34.62%) Information Security
4 9 (34.62%) Risk Management
4 9 (34.62%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (26.92%) Risk Assessment
6 6 (23.08%) Nessus
6 6 (23.08%) Linux
6 6 (23.08%) SOA
6 6 (23.08%) Network Security
6 6 (23.08%) Information Assurance
6 6 (23.08%) Open Source
6 6 (23.08%) Threat Analysis
6 6 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 6 (23.08%) CESG Certified Professional
6 6 (23.08%) Security Operations
7 4 (15.38%) HP
7 4 (15.38%) SAN
7 4 (15.38%) NetApp
7 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
7 4 (15.38%) Python
7 4 (15.38%) Perl
7 4 (15.38%) TOGAF
7 4 (15.38%) ISSEP
7 4 (15.38%) Incident Management
7 4 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (15.38%) 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 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) Firewall
2 6 (23.08%) Network Security
3 4 (15.38%) NAS
3 4 (15.38%) SAN
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (11.54%) Ethernet
5 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) Hadoop
1 4 (15.38%) Looker
2 1 (3.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Fiddler
General
1 1 (3.85%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) Head of Architecture
2 4 (15.38%) Head of Security
2 4 (15.38%) Security Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) SOC Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Network Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Penetration Tester
3 3 (11.54%) Tester
4 2 (7.69%) Security Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Security Specialist
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Architecture Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Compliance Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Information Security Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Security Compliance Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Security Operations Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) Kali Linux
2 3 (11.54%) Unix
2 3 (11.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Penetration Testing
2 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (34.62%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (34.62%) Information Security
3 9 (34.62%) Risk Management
4 7 (26.92%) Risk Assessment
5 6 (23.08%) Information Assurance
5 6 (23.08%) Open Source
5 6 (23.08%) Security Operations
5 6 (23.08%) SOA
5 6 (23.08%) Threat Analysis
6 4 (15.38%) Incident Management
6 4 (15.38%) OWASP
6 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
6 4 (15.38%) Security Architecture
6 4 (15.38%) SIEM
6 4 (15.38%) TOGAF
6 4 (15.38%) Waterfall
7 3 (11.54%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (11.54%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) Perl
1 4 (15.38%) Python
2 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) CISSP
2 6 (23.08%) CESG Certified Professional
3 4 (15.38%) ISSEP
4 3 (11.54%) CCNA
4 3 (11.54%) CCNP
4 3 (11.54%) CCSA
4 3 (11.54%) CCSE
4 3 (11.54%) CEH
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
5 2 (7.69%) CHECK Team Leader
5 2 (7.69%) Degree
5 2 (7.69%) SANS
5 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.85%) CISA
6 1 (3.85%) CISM
6 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 4 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (15.38%) NIST 800
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) Nessus
2 4 (15.38%) HP Fortify
3 2 (7.69%) QRadar
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) HP
1 4 (15.38%) NetApp
1 4 (15.38%) Veracode
2 3 (11.54%) CheckPoint
2 3 (11.54%) Cisco
2 3 (11.54%) McAfee
2 3 (11.54%) Meraki
2 3 (11.54%) Palo Alto
2 3 (11.54%) Sourcefire
3 2 (7.69%) ArcSight
3 2 (7.69%) LogRhythm
3 2 (7.69%) Qualys
3 2 (7.69%) Splunk
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £60000 per annum + Additional benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum circa £60,000 plus bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago