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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Mapper (Nmap)
Rank 869 859 842
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -17
Permanent jobs citing Nmap 12 33 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.031% 0.029%
As % of the System Software category 0.092% 0.31% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 8 26 19
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%

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
13019 10727 10586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.16% 10.18% 9.88%
Number of salaries quoted 10884 8862 8857
Average salary £41,000 £42,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £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 27 February 2015 within the UK.

Nmap Salary Histogram in the UK

Nmap
Top 14 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 27 February 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 -30 9 £47,500 -5.00% 5
Yorkshire +3 3 £42,500 -
London +8 2 - - 2
Berkshire -14 2 £55,000 +15.78% 1
South East -31 2 £55,000 +15.78% 1
South Wales - 2 £24,000 -
South West - 2 - - 1
Wales - 2 £24,000 -
Gloucestershire - 2 - - 1
City of London - 2 - - 2
Cardiff - 2 £24,000 -
West Yorkshire -3 1 £47,500 -
Leeds -9 1 £47,500 -
Cheltenham - 1 - - 1

Nmap
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 21 (63.64%) Nessus
2 19 (57.58%) Penetration Testing
2 19 (57.58%) Information Security
3 16 (48.48%) Security Testing
4 13 (39.39%) Linux
4 13 (39.39%) Vulnerability Management
5 12 (36.36%) Windows
5 12 (36.36%) SQL
5 12 (36.36%) Firewall
6 11 (33.33%) Wireshark
7 10 (30.30%) Metasploit
8 9 (27.27%) PCI DSS
8 9 (27.27%) CISSP
9 8 (24.24%) Network Security
9 8 (24.24%) Qualys
10 7 (21.21%) TCP/IP
10 7 (21.21%) Risk Management
11 6 (18.18%) CISM
11 6 (18.18%) UNIX
11 6 (18.18%) SaaS
11 6 (18.18%) SIEM
11 6 (18.18%) CEH
12 5 (15.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 5 (15.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 5 (15.15%) tcpdump
12 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (15.15%) Python
12 5 (15.15%) Perl
12 5 (15.15%) IBM
13 4 (12.12%) LAN

Nmap
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 3 (9.09%) IIS
1 3 (9.09%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (36.36%) Firewall
2 11 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 8 (24.24%) Network Security
4 7 (21.21%) TCP/IP
5 5 (15.15%) tcpdump
6 4 (12.12%) LAN
7 3 (9.09%) WAN
7 3 (9.09%) VLAN
8 2 (6.06%) Wireless
8 2 (6.06%) VoIP
8 2 (6.06%) VPN
8 2 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (3.03%) Internet
9 1 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (30.30%) Metasploit
2 2 (6.06%) AppScan
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
1 3 (9.09%) Welsh Language
2 2 (6.06%) German Language
2 2 (6.06%) Games
3 1 (3.03%) French Language
3 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Consultant
1 7 (21.21%) Tester
2 6 (18.18%) Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) Security Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) Penetration Tester
2 6 (18.18%) Security Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Junior Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Security Consultant
3 4 (12.12%) Junior
4 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (9.09%) Administrator
4 3 (9.09%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 3 (9.09%) UNIX Administrator
4 3 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (9.09%) Penetration Test Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Security Tester
4 3 (9.09%) Testing Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Security Specialist
4 3 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) Web Services
2 2 (6.06%) .NET
2 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Data Protection Act
1 4 (12.12%) Open Source
2 2 (6.06%) Statistics
2 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.06%) Online Games
2 2 (6.06%) Online Gambling
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Linux
2 12 (36.36%) Windows
3 6 (18.18%) UNIX
4 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (9.09%) CentOS
5 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 3 (9.09%) Debian
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) Information Security
1 19 (57.58%) Penetration Testing
2 16 (48.48%) Security Testing
3 13 (39.39%) Vulnerability Management
4 7 (21.21%) Risk Management
5 6 (18.18%) SIEM
6 5 (15.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (12.12%) Ethical Hacking
7 4 (12.12%) Data Protection
8 3 (9.09%) Incident Management
8 3 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (9.09%) Business Continuity
8 3 (9.09%) ITIL
8 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
8 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (9.09%) Security Management
9 2 (6.06%) OWASP
9 2 (6.06%) Computer Security
9 2 (6.06%) Kalman Filter
10 1 (3.03%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) SQL
2 5 (15.15%) Python
2 5 (15.15%) Perl
3 2 (6.06%) PHP
3 2 (6.06%) Ruby
3 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) CISSP
2 6 (18.18%) CISM
2 6 (18.18%) CEH
3 4 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.12%) DV Cleared
3 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
4 3 (9.09%) CISA
5 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (6.06%) OSCP
5 2 (6.06%) CHFI
5 2 (6.06%) Degree
5 2 (6.06%) MCSE
5 2 (6.06%) MCSA
5 2 (6.06%) CCIE
5 2 (6.06%) CCNP
5 2 (6.06%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (27.27%) PCI DSS
2 5 (15.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (9.09%) COBIT
4 2 (6.06%) HIPAA
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.06%) Snort
Systems Management
1 21 (63.64%) Nessus
2 3 (9.09%) WebInspect
2 3 (9.09%) WSUS
2 3 (9.09%) Nagios
3 2 (6.06%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Qualys
2 5 (15.15%) IBM
3 4 (12.12%) McAfee
4 3 (9.09%) VMware
4 3 (9.09%) LANDesk
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle
4 3 (9.09%) Cisco
4 3 (9.09%) ArcSight
4 3 (9.09%) Q1 Labs
4 3 (9.09%) CA
5 2 (6.06%) Rapid7
5 2 (6.06%) Imperva
5 2 (6.06%) Acunetix
5 2 (6.06%) Splunk
5 2 (6.06%) HP
5 2 (6.06%) Citrix
5 2 (6.06%) Sophos
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: Benifits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Harris Global
Salary: Benifits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + bens, training + career prog
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
CGI
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + bens, training + career prog
Posted: 4 days ago