The table below looks at the statistics for CORE IMPACT skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CORE IMPACT over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Core Security Technologies CORE IMPACT
Rank 885 900 885
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -15
Permanent jobs citing CORE IMPACT 10 6 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.005% 0.017%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.14% 0.084% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 0
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £60,000 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Systems Management Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
7355 7135 6298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.71% 6.22% 5.74%
Number of salaries quoted 5886 5624 4845
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%

CORE IMPACT
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CORE IMPACT within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

CORE IMPACT Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CORE IMPACT
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CORE IMPACT within the UK.

CORE IMPACT Salary Trend in the UK

CORE IMPACT
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CORE IMPACT over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 within the UK.

CORE IMPACT Salary Histogram in the UK

CORE IMPACT
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CORE IMPACT within the UK over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -6 10 £60,000 -
London +12 5 £60,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £60,000 -
Staffordshire - 2 £60,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £42,500 -
West Midlands - 2 £60,000 -
South West -8 1 £80,000 -
Cheltenham - 1 £80,000 -
City of London - 1 £50,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £80,000 -

CORE IMPACT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing CORE IMPACT also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CORE IMPACT.

1 14 (93.33%) Penetration Testing
2 13 (86.67%) Nessus
3 12 (80.00%) Metasploit
4 9 (60.00%) OWASP
4 9 (60.00%) Information Security
5 5 (33.33%) Firewall
5 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 3 (20.00%) Acunetix
6 3 (20.00%) SIEM
6 3 (20.00%) Network Security
6 3 (20.00%) Qualys
6 3 (20.00%) Wireless
6 3 (20.00%) Nmap
6 3 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (20.00%) Internet
6 3 (20.00%) McAfee
6 3 (20.00%) VoIP
6 3 (20.00%) VPN
6 3 (20.00%) Cisco
6 3 (20.00%) Citrix
7 2 (13.33%) .NET
7 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
7 2 (13.33%) Websense
7 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (13.33%) Security Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Juniper
7 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
7 2 (13.33%) Computer Security
7 2 (13.33%) Security Architecture
7 2 (13.33%) McAfee ePO

CORE IMPACT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing CORE IMPACT also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CORE IMPACT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (20.00%) VoIP
2 3 (20.00%) VPN
2 3 (20.00%) Internet
2 3 (20.00%) Wireless
2 3 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (20.00%) Network Security
3 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (6.67%) IntruShield
Development Applications
1 12 (80.00%) Metasploit
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Tester
1 7 (46.67%) Penetration Tester
2 4 (26.67%) Security Tester
3 3 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Security Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Leader
5 1 (6.67%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Penetration Test Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Security Operations Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Security Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Penetration Testing
2 9 (60.00%) OWASP
2 9 (60.00%) Information Security
3 3 (20.00%) SIEM
4 2 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (13.33%) Security Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) Security Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Computer Security
5 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (6.67%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) CISSP
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Snort
Systems Management
1 13 (86.67%) Nessus
2 3 (20.00%) Nmap
3 2 (13.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco
1 3 (20.00%) Citrix
1 3 (20.00%) McAfee
1 3 (20.00%) Qualys
1 3 (20.00%) Acunetix
2 2 (13.33%) Websense
2 2 (13.33%) Juniper
2 2 (13.33%) LogLogic
2 2 (13.33%) ServiceNow
2 2 (13.33%) GFI Software
3 1 (6.67%) Rapid7
3 1 (6.67%) NetIQ
3 1 (6.67%) Symantec
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Altiris
3 1 (6.67%) Tripwire
3 1 (6.67%) Sourcefire
3 1 (6.67%) Splunk