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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Core Security Technologies CORE IMPACT
Rank 949 935 943
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +8
Permanent jobs citing CORE IMPACT 2 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.006% 0.006%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.026% 0.082% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 1
Average salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UK excluding London average salary - £51,250 £60,000
% change year-on-year
- -14.58%

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
7654 7355 6854
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.54% 7.03% 6.65%
Number of salaries quoted 6203 5874 5338
Average salary £51,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.42% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,236
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
Top 2 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 5 February 2016. 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
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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 +4 2 £65,000 +8.33%
London +2 2 £65,000 -13.33%

CORE IMPACT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 12 (100.00%) Nessus
2 11 (91.67%) Penetration Testing
2 11 (91.67%) Metasploit
3 10 (83.33%) Nmap
3 10 (83.33%) Burp Suite
4 9 (75.00%) CREST Certified
5 8 (66.67%) OSCP
5 8 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
5 8 (66.67%) SQL
5 8 (66.67%) Windows
5 8 (66.67%) Linux
6 2 (16.67%) Netsparker
6 2 (16.67%) Acunetix
6 2 (16.67%) Degree
6 2 (16.67%) CESG
7 1 (8.33%) Banking
7 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
7 1 (8.33%) Network Security
7 1 (8.33%) Computer Security
7 1 (8.33%) OWASP
7 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (8.33%) CISM
7 1 (8.33%) Firewall
7 1 (8.33%) Wireless
7 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
7 1 (8.33%) Information Security
7 1 (8.33%) VoIP
7 1 (8.33%) ISO 9001
7 1 (8.33%) VPN

CORE IMPACT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) Network Security
1 1 (8.33%) VoIP
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
1 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 11 (91.67%) Metasploit
2 10 (83.33%) Burp Suite
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Penetration Tester
1 10 (83.33%) Tester
2 6 (50.00%) Consultant
3 4 (33.33%) Security Penetration Tester
3 4 (33.33%) Security Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Security Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Security Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) IT Security Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Network Security Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Test Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) CESG
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Digital Media
2 1 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) KNOPPIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Penetration Testing
2 8 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Security
3 1 (8.33%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) OWASP
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Social Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) CREST Certified
2 8 (66.67%) OSCP
3 2 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) CHECK Team Member
4 1 (8.33%) CISM
4 1 (8.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 12 (100.00%) Nessus
2 10 (83.33%) Nmap
3 1 (8.33%) Nexpose
3 1 (8.33%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Acunetix
1 2 (16.67%) Netsparker
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix
2 1 (8.33%) GFI Software
2 1 (8.33%) McAfee
2 1 (8.33%) Rapid7