The table below looks at the statistics for Nmap skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Nmap over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Mapper (Nmap)
Rank 870 847 815
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -32
Permanent jobs citing Nmap 32 29 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.027% 0.074%
As % of the System Software category 0.26% 0.27% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 24 13 66
Average salary £38,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.44% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,050 £25,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,250 £75,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £38,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%

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

System Software Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
12356 10634 11812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.79% 9.97% 10.19%
Number of salaries quoted 10250 9046 10145
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

Nmap
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Nmap within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Nmap Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Nmap
Salary Trend

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

Nmap Salary Trend in the UK

Nmap
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Nmap over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 within the UK.

Nmap Salary Histogram in the UK

Nmap
Top 26 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Nmap within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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 -18 23 £42,500 -8.10% 1
London -21 10 £65,000 -18.75%
South East -21 7 £40,000 +14.28% 1
South Wales +10 6 £28,750 -11.53%
Wales +1 6 £28,750 -11.53%
Cardiff -3 6 £28,750 -11.53%
Berkshire - 4 £37,000 -
South West -28 2 £63,500 -15.33%
M4 Corridor - 2 £40,000 -
Wiltshire - 2 £63,500 -
Reading - 2 - -
Slough - 2 £37,000 -
Swindon - 2 £63,500 -
Basingstoke -9 1 £42,500 -10.52%
North West -17 1 £32,500 +18.18%
Hampshire -20 1 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Leeds -28 1 - -
Yorkshire -33 1 - -
West Yorkshire -33 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £19,000 -
City of London - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £35,000 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £35,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £19,000 -
Manchester - 1 £32,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £19,000 -

Nmap
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Nmap 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 Nmap.

1 64 (79.01%) Linux
2 59 (72.84%) Nessus
3 54 (66.67%) Windows
4 40 (49.38%) Perl
4 40 (49.38%) Firewall
4 40 (49.38%) Wireshark
4 40 (49.38%) tcpdump
5 38 (46.91%) UNIX
6 34 (41.98%) Metasploit
7 33 (40.74%) CISSP
8 31 (38.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 29 (35.80%) SIEM
9 29 (35.80%) Cisco Certification
9 29 (35.80%) Python
10 28 (34.57%) SQL
11 26 (32.10%) Information Security
11 26 (32.10%) Snort
12 25 (30.86%) Vulnerability Management
12 25 (30.86%) Bash Shell
13 24 (29.63%) ITIL
13 24 (29.63%) Cisco
14 23 (28.40%) Finance
15 22 (27.16%) Management Information System
15 22 (27.16%) CentOS
15 22 (27.16%) Penetration Testing
16 21 (25.93%) TCP/IP
16 21 (25.93%) Red Hat
17 20 (24.69%) Windows Server 2003
17 20 (24.69%) CCNP
18 19 (23.46%) Windows Server 2012

Nmap
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Nmap 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 Nmap. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (14.81%) Apache
2 7 (8.64%) IIS
3 4 (4.94%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.70%) IBM Notes
4 3 (3.70%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.70%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.70%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.47%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (49.38%) Firewall
1 40 (49.38%) Wireshark
1 40 (49.38%) tcpdump
2 21 (25.93%) TCP/IP
3 11 (13.58%) LAN
3 11 (13.58%) WAN
3 11 (13.58%) HTTP
4 10 (12.35%) Reverse Proxy
5 9 (11.11%) Network Security
5 9 (11.11%) VLAN
5 9 (11.11%) Internet
6 6 (7.41%) DNS
7 5 (6.17%) Ethereal
8 3 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (3.70%) Wireless
9 2 (2.47%) WPA
9 2 (2.47%) 802.11
9 2 (2.47%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (2.47%) SSL
9 2 (2.47%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.88%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.41%) MySQL
2 6 (7.41%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.23%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.23%) Redis
3 1 (1.23%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 34 (41.98%) Metasploit
2 2 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.23%) SoapUI
General
1 23 (28.40%) Finance
2 12 (14.81%) Welsh Language
3 5 (6.17%) Billing
4 4 (4.94%) Legal
5 3 (3.70%) Games
6 2 (2.47%) Advertising
6 2 (2.47%) German Language
Job Titles
1 22 (27.16%) Security Engineer
2 15 (18.52%) Security Specialist
3 12 (14.81%) IT Security Engineer
4 11 (13.58%) Analyst
5 6 (7.41%) Tester
5 6 (7.41%) Network Engineer
5 6 (7.41%) Penetration Tester
5 6 (7.41%) Information Security Specialist
5 6 (7.41%) Information Specialist
6 5 (6.17%) UNIX Administrator
6 5 (6.17%) Security Analyst
6 5 (6.17%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 5 (6.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 5 (6.17%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (6.17%) Senior Manager
6 5 (6.17%) Administrator
6 5 (6.17%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (4.94%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.64%) Web Services
2 5 (6.17%) .NET
2 5 (6.17%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.47%) HTML
3 2 (2.47%) Regular Expression
4 1 (1.23%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.23%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (27.16%) Management Information System
2 9 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.41%) Cryptography
3 6 (7.41%) Open Source
4 5 (6.17%) Economics
5 4 (4.94%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (3.70%) Online Games
6 3 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.47%) HP StorageWorks
7 2 (2.47%) RMADS
7 2 (2.47%) Replication
7 2 (2.47%) Clustering
8 1 (1.23%) iSeries
8 1 (1.23%) Smart Meter
8 1 (1.23%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 64 (79.01%) Linux
2 54 (66.67%) Windows
3 38 (46.91%) UNIX
4 31 (38.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (27.16%) CentOS
6 20 (24.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (23.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (14.81%) Debian
8 12 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (12.35%) Solaris
9 10 (12.35%) FreeBSD
10 8 (9.88%) Ubuntu
11 7 (8.64%) Windows 7
12 4 (4.94%) Windows NT
13 3 (3.70%) Mac OS
14 2 (2.47%) Windows XP
14 2 (2.47%) VMS
14 2 (2.47%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (35.80%) SIEM
2 26 (32.10%) Information Security
3 25 (30.86%) Vulnerability Management
4 24 (29.63%) ITIL
5 22 (27.16%) Penetration Testing
6 16 (19.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 15 (18.52%) Configuration Management
8 14 (17.28%) OWASP
9 12 (14.81%) Incident Management
9 12 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (14.81%) Business Continuity
10 10 (12.35%) PRINCE2
11 7 (8.64%) Project Management
11 7 (8.64%) Risk Management
12 6 (7.41%) Security Management
12 6 (7.41%) Risk Analysis
13 5 (6.17%) Security Testing
13 5 (6.17%) Identity Management
14 4 (4.94%) Ethical Hacking
14 4 (4.94%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 40 (49.38%) Perl
2 29 (35.80%) Python
3 28 (34.57%) SQL
4 25 (30.86%) Bash Shell
5 18 (22.22%) Ruby
6 14 (17.28%) PowerShell
7 10 (12.35%) Java
8 8 (9.88%) PHP
8 8 (9.88%) C
9 6 (7.41%) C++
10 2 (2.47%) VB
10 2 (2.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (40.74%) CISSP
2 29 (35.80%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (24.69%) CCNP
4 15 (18.52%) CCNA
5 13 (16.05%) OSCP
6 12 (14.81%) CCSE
6 12 (14.81%) CEH
7 11 (13.58%) CISA
7 11 (13.58%) CISM
8 9 (11.11%) MCSE
8 9 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (9.88%) Degree
10 7 (8.64%) GPEN
10 7 (8.64%) RHCE
11 6 (7.41%) GSEC
12 5 (6.17%) OSCE
13 4 (4.94%) Security Cleared
14 3 (3.70%) SC Cleared
15 2 (2.47%) CWNA
16 1 (1.23%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.05%) PCI DSS
2 8 (9.88%) HIPAA
2 8 (9.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (7.41%) COBIT
System Software
1 26 (32.10%) Snort
2 15 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.17%) Xen
4 3 (3.70%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.70%) Samba
5 2 (2.47%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.47%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (2.47%) Terminal Server
5 2 (2.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 59 (72.84%) Nessus
2 12 (14.81%) Nagios
3 6 (7.41%) Puppet
3 6 (7.41%) WebInspect
3 6 (7.41%) WSUS
3 6 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (4.94%) CORE IMPACT
5 2 (2.47%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.47%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 24 (29.63%) Cisco
2 21 (25.93%) Red Hat
3 18 (22.22%) CheckPoint
4 15 (18.52%) VMware
4 15 (18.52%) Blue Coat
5 14 (17.28%) Imperva
5 14 (17.28%) Sophos
6 10 (12.35%) Websense
7 8 (9.88%) Microsoft
7 8 (9.88%) Juniper
7 8 (9.88%) CA
8 6 (7.41%) IBM
8 6 (7.41%) Splunk
8 6 (7.41%) ArcSight
8 6 (7.41%) Q1 Labs
8 6 (7.41%) LANDesk
8 6 (7.41%) Qualys
9 5 (6.17%) Oracle
9 5 (6.17%) HP
10 3 (3.70%) Novell