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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Mapper (Nmap)
Rank 863 854 835
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -19
Permanent jobs citing Nmap 17 25 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.023% 0.052%
As % of the System Software category 0.13% 0.22% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 12 19 39
Average salary £38,500 £50,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.00% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,900 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £48,750 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-21.02% +16.07%

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
13219 11265 11513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.96% 10.45% 10.11%
Number of salaries quoted 11198 9313 9891
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 24 December 2014 within the UK.

Nmap Salary Histogram in the UK

Nmap
Top 18 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 24 December 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 -7 12 £38,500 -23.00% 1
Wales +9 3 £24,000 -26.71% 1
South Wales +5 3 £24,000 -26.71% 1
Cardiff -4 3 £24,000 -26.71% 1
South East -20 3 £40,000 -20.00%
M4 Corridor - 3 £40,000 -
West Midlands - 3 £39,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 3 £39,500 -
Staffordshire - 3 £39,500 -
North West -12 2 - -
Manchester - 2 - -
South West - 2 £38,500 -
Wiltshire - 2 £38,500 -
Swindon - 2 £38,500 -
West Yorkshire +1 1 £25,000 -
Leeds -4 1 £25,000 -
London -11 1 - - 1
Yorkshire -17 1 £25,000 -

Nmap
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 32 (66.67%) Nessus
2 28 (58.33%) Linux
3 24 (50.00%) Windows
4 23 (47.92%) Information Security
5 22 (45.83%) Firewall
6 20 (41.67%) Penetration Testing
6 20 (41.67%) Wireshark
7 18 (37.50%) UNIX
8 17 (35.42%) TCP/IP
8 17 (35.42%) Vulnerability Management
9 14 (29.17%) CISSP
9 14 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (27.08%) SaaS
11 12 (25.00%) SQL
11 12 (25.00%) VMware
11 12 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (22.92%) Perl
12 11 (22.92%) ITIL
12 11 (22.92%) Apache
12 11 (22.92%) Finance
12 11 (22.92%) Security Testing
12 11 (22.92%) CentOS
12 11 (22.92%) tcpdump
13 10 (20.83%) Python
13 10 (20.83%) CEH
14 9 (18.75%) IIS
14 9 (18.75%) LAN
14 9 (18.75%) Nagios
14 9 (18.75%) Configuration Management
14 9 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery

Nmap
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 11 (22.92%) Apache
2 9 (18.75%) IIS
3 4 (8.33%) WebSphere
4 3 (6.25%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.25%) IBM Notes
4 3 (6.25%) WebLogic
5 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
5 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (27.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (45.83%) Firewall
2 20 (41.67%) Wireshark
3 17 (35.42%) TCP/IP
4 11 (22.92%) tcpdump
5 9 (18.75%) LAN
5 9 (18.75%) VLAN
6 8 (16.67%) WAN
7 6 (12.50%) DNS
8 4 (8.33%) Internet
8 4 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (8.33%) Network Security
9 2 (4.17%) iSCSI
9 2 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (4.17%) NAS
9 2 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (4.17%) 802.11
9 2 (4.17%) Ethereal
9 2 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (4.17%) Wireless
9 2 (4.17%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) MySQL
2 3 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.08%) Redis
3 1 (2.08%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Metasploit
2 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.17%) AppScan
General
1 11 (22.92%) Finance
2 9 (18.75%) Welsh Language
3 3 (6.25%) German Language
3 3 (6.25%) Games
4 2 (4.17%) Billing
4 2 (4.17%) Advertising
5 1 (2.08%) French Language
Job Titles
1 8 (16.67%) Security Specialist
2 7 (14.58%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 7 (14.58%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 7 (14.58%) UNIX Administrator
2 7 (14.58%) Systems Administrator
2 7 (14.58%) Administrator
2 7 (14.58%) Linux Administrator
3 6 (12.50%) Security Analyst
3 6 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Consultant
3 6 (12.50%) Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Tester
4 5 (10.42%) Penetration Tester
5 4 (8.33%) Junior
5 4 (8.33%) Security Consultant
5 4 (8.33%) Junior Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Security Tester
6 3 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) Web Services
2 3 (6.25%) .NET
2 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.17%) Regular Expression
4 1 (2.08%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (2.08%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.25%) Online Games
3 3 (6.25%) Open Source
3 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.17%) HP StorageWorks
4 2 (4.17%) Economics
4 2 (4.17%) Statistics
4 2 (4.17%) Online Gambling
4 2 (4.17%) RMADS
4 2 (4.17%) Replication
4 2 (4.17%) Clustering
5 1 (2.08%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.08%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 28 (58.33%) Linux
2 24 (50.00%) Windows
3 18 (37.50%) UNIX
4 14 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (22.92%) CentOS
6 9 (18.75%) Debian
7 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (12.50%) Windows 7
9 3 (6.25%) Mac OS
9 3 (6.25%) Windows NT
10 2 (4.17%) Windows XP
10 2 (4.17%) VMS
10 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (47.92%) Information Security
2 20 (41.67%) Penetration Testing
3 17 (35.42%) Vulnerability Management
4 11 (22.92%) Security Testing
4 11 (22.92%) ITIL
5 9 (18.75%) Configuration Management
5 9 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (18.75%) Risk Management
5 9 (18.75%) Business Continuity
5 9 (18.75%) Incident Management
5 9 (18.75%) SIEM
6 6 (12.50%) OWASP
6 6 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
6 6 (12.50%) Security Management
7 5 (10.42%) Ethical Hacking
7 5 (10.42%) Data Protection
8 3 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 2 (4.17%) Automated Testing
9 2 (4.17%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (4.17%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.00%) SQL
2 11 (22.92%) Perl
3 10 (20.83%) Python
4 3 (6.25%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.17%) Java
6 1 (2.08%) C
6 1 (2.08%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (29.17%) CISSP
2 10 (20.83%) CEH
3 8 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (16.67%) CCNA
4 7 (14.58%) CISM
5 6 (12.50%) CISA
5 6 (12.50%) MCSE
5 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
7 4 (8.33%) OSCP
7 4 (8.33%) Degree
7 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
8 3 (6.25%) MCSA
8 3 (6.25%) CCNP
9 2 (4.17%) DV Cleared
9 2 (4.17%) CWNA
9 2 (4.17%) GPEN
10 1 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (2.08%) RHCSA
10 1 (2.08%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 6 (12.50%) COBIT
System Software
1 12 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.25%) Samba
3 2 (4.17%) VMware ESX
3 2 (4.17%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (4.17%) Xen
3 2 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 32 (66.67%) Nessus
2 9 (18.75%) Nagios
3 6 (12.50%) WSUS
4 5 (10.42%) WebInspect
5 3 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (6.25%) Puppet
6 2 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (4.17%) Backup Exec
7 1 (2.08%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 12 (25.00%) VMware
2 8 (16.67%) CA
2 8 (16.67%) Cisco
2 8 (16.67%) IBM
3 7 (14.58%) Qualys
4 6 (12.50%) Oracle
4 6 (12.50%) LANDesk
4 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 6 (12.50%) ArcSight
4 6 (12.50%) Q1 Labs
5 4 (8.33%) HP
6 3 (6.25%) Novell
6 3 (6.25%) Lotus
6 3 (6.25%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.17%) Symantec
7 2 (4.17%) Dell
7 2 (4.17%) EMC
7 2 (4.17%) Juniper
7 2 (4.17%) Hitachi
7 2 (4.17%) NetApp
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Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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