The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Vulnerability Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Vulnerability Management over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Vulnerability Management
England / West Midlands
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 214 227 222
Rank change year-on-year +13 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Vulnerability Management 15 16 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.29% 0.26% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.29% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 9
Median salary £42,500 £32,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.76% -35.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -14.28% +10.52%  

Vulnerability Management 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 4568 5517 4995
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 88.30% 88.65% 87.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3790 4286 4129
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Vulnerability Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Vulnerability Management in the West Midlands

Vulnerability Management
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Vulnerability Management in the West Midlands

Vulnerability Management
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Vulnerability Management in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Vulnerability Management in the West Midlands

Vulnerability Management
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 Management within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 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
Worcestershire - 6 £42,500 -
Warwickshire +8 4 £35,000 -46.15%
Birmingham - 3 £53,500 -
Staffordshire +13 1 - -
Shropshire +2 1 - -
Vulnerability Management
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT jobs citing Vulnerability Management 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 Management.

1 29 (80.56%) Firewall
2 22 (61.11%) SIEM
3 21 (58.33%) Cybersecurity
4 15 (41.67%) TCP/IP
5 12 (33.33%) PCI DSS
5 12 (33.33%) Presales
6 10 (27.78%) Security Monitoring
6 10 (27.78%) CCNP
6 10 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (25.00%) Unix
7 9 (25.00%) Windows
7 9 (25.00%) GIAC
7 9 (25.00%) Information Security
7 9 (25.00%) GCIA
7 9 (25.00%) GCIH
7 9 (25.00%) ArcSight
7 9 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
7 9 (25.00%) LogRhythm
7 9 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (22.22%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 8 (22.22%) Security Operations
8 8 (22.22%) Threat Intelligence
8 8 (22.22%) Analytics
8 8 (22.22%) Protective Monitoring
8 8 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
8 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
8 8 (22.22%) CCNA
9 7 (19.44%) Cisco
9 7 (19.44%) CISSP

Vulnerability Management
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 29 (80.56%) Firewall
2 15 (41.67%) TCP/IP
3 7 (19.44%) Internet
3 7 (19.44%) Network Security
4 6 (16.67%) LAN
4 6 (16.67%) VPN
4 6 (16.67%) WAN
5 5 (13.89%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (13.89%) Wireless
6 4 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (5.56%) DMZ
7 2 (5.56%) Wireshark
8 1 (2.78%) DHCP
8 1 (2.78%) DNS
8 1 (2.78%) Ethernet
8 1 (2.78%) MPLS
8 1 (2.78%) OSPF
8 1 (2.78%) SNMP
8 1 (2.78%) SSL
8 1 (2.78%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) Big Data
General
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Analyst
2 7 (19.44%) SOC Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) Security Specialist
4 5 (13.89%) Network Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Network Operations Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Operations Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Security Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Consultant
5 4 (11.11%) Security Operations Specialist
5 4 (11.11%) SIEM Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) Architect
6 3 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Specialist
6 3 (8.33%) IT Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) IT Manager
6 3 (8.33%) IT Security Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Penetration Tester
6 3 (8.33%) Security Architect
6 3 (8.33%) Tester
7 2 (5.56%) Security Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (19.44%) Cyberthreat
4 5 (13.89%) Computer Science
5 4 (11.11%) Data Centre
5 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
6 3 (8.33%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (5.56%) Cyber Attack
7 2 (5.56%) Cybercrime
8 1 (2.78%) Cyber Kill Chain
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) Unix
1 9 (25.00%) Windows
2 6 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) SIEM
2 21 (58.33%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (33.33%) Presales
4 10 (27.78%) Security Monitoring
5 9 (25.00%) Information Security
5 9 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
6 8 (22.22%) Analytics
6 8 (22.22%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 8 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
6 8 (22.22%) Protective Monitoring
6 8 (22.22%) Security Operations
6 8 (22.22%) Threat Intelligence
7 6 (16.67%) Risk Management
7 6 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 5 (13.89%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (13.89%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 5 (13.89%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 4 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
9 4 (11.11%) Malware Analysis
9 4 (11.11%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (5.56%) Perl
2 2 (5.56%) Python
2 2 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) CCNP
1 10 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (25.00%) GCIA
2 9 (25.00%) GCIH
2 9 (25.00%) GIAC
3 8 (22.22%) CCNA
3 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 7 (19.44%) CISSP
5 6 (16.67%) CISM
5 6 (16.67%) CREST Certified
5 6 (16.67%) DV Cleared
5 6 (16.67%) GREM
5 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 5 (13.89%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (13.89%) Degree
6 5 (13.89%) MCP
6 5 (13.89%) MCSE
6 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (11.11%) SANS
8 3 (8.33%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 6 (16.67%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (11.11%) GPG13
4 3 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (5.56%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (19.44%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) QRadar
2 2 (5.56%) Nessus
2 2 (5.56%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (5.56%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) ArcSight
1 9 (25.00%) LogRhythm
2 7 (19.44%) Cisco
3 6 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (13.89%) IBM
4 5 (13.89%) Palo Alto
4 5 (13.89%) VMware
5 2 (5.56%) Qualys
5 2 (5.56%) Rapid7
5 2 (5.56%) Splunk
6 1 (2.78%) Forcepoint
6 1 (2.78%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.78%) Juniper
6 1 (2.78%) Tufin