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 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
Network Mapper (Nmap)
Rank 866 928 921
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -7
Permanent jobs citing Nmap 85 13 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.012% 0.027%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.11% 0.18% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 53 11 22
Average salary £57,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.29% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -10.52%

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%

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 Systems Management 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 5 February 2016 within the UK.

Nmap Salary Histogram in the UK

Nmap
Top 19 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 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
(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 +84 85 £57,500 +35.29% 3
South East +36 45 £40,000 -27.27%
Oxfordshire - 33 £42,500 -
London +32 31 £63,750 - 2
Berkshire +10 10 £34,250 -37.72%
East of England - 6 £60,000 -
Reading - 6 £38,500 -
Hertfordshire - 6 £60,000 -
Wimbledon - 5 £60,000 -
Maidenhead - 4 £30,000 -
Manchester +21 2 £26,500 - 1
North West +7 2 £26,500 - 1
Kent - 2 £57,500 -
Watford - 2 £60,000 -
Banbury - 2 £40,000 -
Surbiton - 2 £55,750 -
City of London - 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 £40,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £40,000 -

Nmap
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 133 (89.86%) Nessus
2 103 (69.59%) Windows
3 90 (60.81%) Cybersecurity
4 87 (58.78%) Penetration Testing
5 74 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 71 (47.97%) Python
7 65 (43.92%) Java
7 65 (43.92%) DV Cleared
8 64 (43.24%) Ethical Hacking
9 61 (41.22%) Metasploit
9 61 (41.22%) C
9 61 (41.22%) C++
10 60 (40.54%) Linux
11 47 (31.76%) Telecoms
12 45 (30.41%) Firewall
13 44 (29.73%) Finance
14 40 (27.03%) Network Security
15 36 (24.32%) Perl
15 36 (24.32%) Coverity
16 35 (23.65%) Degree
16 35 (23.65%) VxWorks
17 34 (22.97%) Bash Shell
17 34 (22.97%) SIEM
18 33 (22.30%) TCP/IP
19 32 (21.62%) SQL
19 32 (21.62%) CEH
20 31 (20.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
20 31 (20.95%) Wireshark
21 29 (19.59%) Vulnerability Management
22 28 (18.92%) Qualys

Nmap
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 13 (8.78%) Apache
2 10 (6.76%) nginx
2 10 (6.76%) Tomcat
3 7 (4.73%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (4.05%) OpenStack
5 4 (2.70%) JBoss
5 4 (2.70%) Liferay
6 3 (2.03%) IIS
6 3 (2.03%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.03%) Zimbra
Applications
1 7 (4.73%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.08%) Mimecast
2 7 (4.73%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.73%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (4.73%) Amazon S3
2 7 (4.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (2.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (30.41%) Firewall
2 40 (27.03%) Network Security
3 33 (22.30%) TCP/IP
4 31 (20.95%) Wireshark
5 23 (15.54%) tcpdump
6 19 (12.84%) DNS
7 18 (12.16%) Broadband
7 18 (12.16%) LAN
8 16 (10.81%) WAN
9 10 (6.76%) Reverse Proxy
10 8 (5.41%) HTTP
11 7 (4.73%) DHCP
11 7 (4.73%) LDAP
11 7 (4.73%) SAN
11 7 (4.73%) SSH
11 7 (4.73%) VLAN
12 5 (3.38%) Intrusion Detection
13 4 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (2.70%) iSCSI
13 4 (2.70%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.76%) MySQL
2 7 (4.73%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (4.73%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.70%) NoSQL
3 4 (2.70%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 61 (41.22%) Metasploit
2 12 (8.11%) Burp Suite
3 7 (4.73%) Git (software)
3 7 (4.73%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.70%) Hudson
5 3 (2.03%) git-flow
5 3 (2.03%) JIRA
6 2 (1.35%) AppScan
7 1 (0.68%) Paros
General
1 47 (31.76%) Telecoms
2 44 (29.73%) Finance
3 9 (6.08%) Electronics
4 6 (4.05%) Law
5 4 (2.70%) Retail
6 3 (2.03%) Banking
6 3 (2.03%) French Language
6 3 (2.03%) German Language
6 3 (2.03%) Portuguese Language
6 3 (2.03%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 59 (39.86%) Analyst
2 58 (39.19%) Security Analyst
3 51 (34.46%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 37 (25.00%) Tester
5 25 (16.89%) Penetration Tester
6 21 (14.19%) Security Penetration Tester
6 21 (14.19%) Security Tester
7 14 (9.46%) Security Engineer
8 13 (8.78%) Graduate
8 13 (8.78%) Security Manager
9 12 (8.11%) Graduate Analyst
9 12 (8.11%) Graduate Security Analyst
9 12 (8.11%) Testing Manager
10 11 (7.43%) Product Manager
10 11 (7.43%) Security Product Manager
11 10 (6.76%) Graduate Cybersecurity Analyst
11 10 (6.76%) Operations Engineer
12 9 (6.08%) Consultant
12 9 (6.08%) IT Engineer
12 9 (6.08%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.11%) Web Services
2 11 (7.43%) LAMP
3 10 (6.76%) Regular Expression
4 6 (4.05%) LEMP Stack
5 5 (3.38%) Memcached
6 4 (2.70%) .NET
6 4 (2.70%) JDBC
6 4 (2.70%) LAPP Stack
6 4 (2.70%) ZeroMQ
7 2 (1.35%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.49%) Embedded Systems
2 16 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (10.14%) Management Information System
4 11 (7.43%) Computer Science
4 11 (7.43%) Cyberthreat
5 10 (6.76%) PKI
6 9 (6.08%) Robotics
7 7 (4.73%) Security Operations Centre
8 5 (3.38%) Cryptography
8 5 (3.38%) Performance Metrics
8 5 (3.38%) Private Cloud
9 4 (2.70%) Clustering
9 4 (2.70%) Mathematics
10 3 (2.03%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.35%) CESG
11 2 (1.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.68%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.68%) iPad
12 1 (0.68%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 103 (69.59%) Windows
2 60 (40.54%) Linux
3 35 (23.65%) VxWorks
4 24 (16.22%) Windows Server
5 23 (15.54%) Unix
6 16 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (7.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (7.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (6.76%) CentOS
8 10 (6.76%) FreeBSD
8 10 (6.76%) Solaris
8 10 (6.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (4.05%) Debian
9 6 (4.05%) Ubuntu
10 4 (2.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.35%) Kali Linux
11 2 (1.35%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.35%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (60.81%) Cybersecurity
2 87 (58.78%) Penetration Testing
3 64 (43.24%) Ethical Hacking
4 34 (22.97%) SIEM
5 31 (20.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 29 (19.59%) Vulnerability Management
7 24 (16.22%) OWASP
8 20 (13.51%) ITIL
8 20 (13.51%) Security Testing
9 19 (12.84%) Configuration Management
10 17 (11.49%) Security Operations
10 17 (11.49%) Test Strategy
11 16 (10.81%) Test Management
12 13 (8.78%) Open Source
13 11 (7.43%) Information Security
13 11 (7.43%) Load Balancing
13 11 (7.43%) Software Testing
14 10 (6.76%) Identity Access Management
14 10 (6.76%) Kalman Filter
14 10 (6.76%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 71 (47.97%) Python
2 65 (43.92%) Java
3 61 (41.22%) C
3 61 (41.22%) C++
4 36 (24.32%) Perl
5 34 (22.97%) Bash Shell
6 32 (21.62%) SQL
7 20 (13.51%) PowerShell
8 18 (12.16%) Ruby
9 8 (5.41%) JavaScript
10 7 (4.73%) PHP
11 4 (2.70%) AWK
11 4 (2.70%) C#
11 4 (2.70%) sed
11 4 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 74 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 65 (43.92%) DV Cleared
3 35 (23.65%) Degree
4 32 (21.62%) CEH
5 28 (18.92%) CREST Certified
6 27 (18.24%) OSCP
7 23 (15.54%) CISSP
8 19 (12.84%) GIAC
9 12 (8.11%) GCIH
10 11 (7.43%) SANS
11 10 (6.76%) CompTIA Security+
11 10 (6.76%) Security+ Certification
12 8 (5.41%) SC Cleared
13 7 (4.73%) GPEN
14 6 (4.05%) CHECK Team Leader
15 4 (2.70%) RHCE
16 3 (2.03%) CISM
17 1 (0.68%) CCIE
17 1 (0.68%) CISA
17 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.49%) PCI DSS
2 9 (6.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (4.05%) SLA
4 1 (0.68%) FISMA
4 1 (0.68%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (10.81%) Active Directory
2 14 (9.46%) Snort
2 14 (9.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.08%) vSphere
3 9 (6.08%) XenApp
4 7 (4.73%) NFS
4 7 (4.73%) Squid
5 6 (4.05%) Varnish
6 4 (2.70%) iptables
6 4 (2.70%) Postfix
7 1 (0.68%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 133 (89.86%) Nessus
2 24 (16.22%) OpenVAS
3 15 (10.14%) EnCase
4 10 (6.76%) CORE IMPACT
5 9 (6.08%) Puppet
6 4 (2.70%) AirWatch
6 4 (2.70%) Nagios
6 4 (2.70%) RSA enVision
7 3 (2.03%) logstash
7 3 (2.03%) ZABBIX
8 2 (1.35%) WebInspect
9 1 (0.68%) FTK
9 1 (0.68%) HP Fortify
9 1 (0.68%) Nexpose
9 1 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 36 (24.32%) Coverity
2 28 (18.92%) Qualys
3 19 (12.84%) Cisco
4 14 (9.46%) CheckPoint
4 14 (9.46%) Red Hat
4 14 (9.46%) VMware
5 10 (6.76%) Citrix
5 10 (6.76%) HP
5 10 (6.76%) LogRhythm
6 9 (6.08%) Microsoft
6 9 (6.08%) Tripwire
6 9 (6.08%) Websense
7 8 (5.41%) Oracle
8 6 (4.05%) SolarWinds
8 6 (4.05%) Splunk
9 4 (2.70%) ArcSight
9 4 (2.70%) EMC
9 4 (2.70%) Infoblox
9 4 (2.70%) IronPort
9 4 (2.70%) SAP
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Alderbridge Network Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
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Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Salary: + benefits (pension, life assurance, company car/allowance etc)
Posted: 11 days ago