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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Mapper (Nmap)
Rank 867 905 839
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -66
Permanent jobs citing Nmap 32 27 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.023% 0.058%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.42% 0.36% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 19 20 41
Average salary £40,000 £50,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.39% +25.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £47,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%

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
7626 7405 6625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.88% 6.24% 6.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6072 5853 5102
Average salary £50,000 £45,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.89% -4.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -1.17%

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 27 April 2015 within the UK.

Nmap Salary Histogram in the UK

Nmap
Top 27 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 April 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
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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 +38 31 £40,000 -20.00% 4
London +28 10 £50,000 -25.92% 1
Manchester - 6 £24,000 - 1
North West - 6 £24,000 - 1
South East +10 5 £40,000 -15.78% 1
City of London +25 4 £50,000 -25.92% 1
Reading +6 4 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Berkshire -10 4 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Yorkshire +17 3 £42,500 - 1
Gloucestershire - 3 - -
South West - 3 - -
West Midlands -19 2 £80,000 -
Worcestershire - 2 £80,000 -
Malvern - 2 £80,000 -
Cheltenham - 2 - -
East of England +20 1 £24,000 -55.34%
Leeds +7 1 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire -1 1 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire -11 1 £24,000 -55.34%
Hampshire - 1 £45,000 -
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 £45,000 -
Cardiff - 1 £40,000 -
Watford - 1 £24,000 -
Wales - 1 £40,000 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £40,000 -

Nmap
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 34 (77.27%) Nessus
2 20 (45.45%) Information Security
3 18 (40.91%) Linux
4 16 (36.36%) Firewall
4 16 (36.36%) Network Security
5 15 (34.09%) Windows
5 15 (34.09%) Penetration Testing
6 14 (31.82%) Security Testing
7 11 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 11 (25.00%) Open Source
8 10 (22.73%) Metasploit
8 10 (22.73%) Qualys
8 10 (22.73%) Security Cleared
8 10 (22.73%) Degree
8 10 (22.73%) Wireshark
9 9 (20.45%) CISSP
9 9 (20.45%) UNIX
10 8 (18.18%) Perl
10 8 (18.18%) SQL
10 8 (18.18%) Apache
10 8 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 8 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
11 7 (15.91%) Management Information System
11 7 (15.91%) Python
11 7 (15.91%) ITIL
12 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
12 6 (13.64%) McAfee
12 6 (13.64%) Wireless
12 6 (13.64%) PCI DSS
12 6 (13.64%) SaaS

Nmap
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 8 (18.18%) Apache
2 3 (6.82%) IIS
3 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (36.36%) Firewall
1 16 (36.36%) Network Security
2 10 (22.73%) Wireshark
3 6 (13.64%) Wireless
3 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
4 5 (11.36%) HTTP
4 5 (11.36%) Internet
4 5 (11.36%) OpenLDAP
4 5 (11.36%) tcpdump
5 4 (9.09%) VoIP
6 3 (6.82%) WAN
6 3 (6.82%) LAN
6 3 (6.82%) VPN
6 3 (6.82%) VLAN
7 2 (4.55%) FirePass
7 2 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.27%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (2.27%) DNS
8 1 (2.27%) SSL
8 1 (2.27%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.27%) Redis
2 1 (2.27%) Infinispan
2 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (22.73%) Metasploit
2 3 (6.82%) AppScan
General
1 5 (11.36%) Advertising
2 3 (6.82%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) German Language
2 3 (6.82%) Welsh Language
3 1 (2.27%) Russian Language
3 1 (2.27%) Electronics
3 1 (2.27%) Games
3 1 (2.27%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 14 (31.82%) Tester
2 13 (29.55%) Consultant
2 13 (29.55%) Penetration Tester
3 9 (20.45%) Security Engineer
3 9 (20.45%) Security Consultant
4 4 (9.09%) Trainee Tester
4 4 (9.09%) Trainee
4 4 (9.09%) Trainee Consultant
4 4 (9.09%) Security Tester
5 3 (6.82%) Testing Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.82%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (6.82%) Information Security Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Penetration Test Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) Administrator
5 3 (6.82%) Security Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.82%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.82%) Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) Web Services
2 1 (2.27%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (2.27%) .NET
2 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) Open Source
2 7 (15.91%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.55%) Statistics
4 2 (4.55%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.27%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (2.27%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.27%) CESG
5 1 (2.27%) Online Games
5 1 (2.27%) iSeries
5 1 (2.27%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 18 (40.91%) Linux
2 15 (34.09%) Windows
3 9 (20.45%) UNIX
4 3 (6.82%) Debian
4 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.82%) CentOS
5 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.27%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.27%) Windows NT
6 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (45.45%) Information Security
2 15 (34.09%) Penetration Testing
3 14 (31.82%) Security Testing
4 11 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 8 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
6 7 (15.91%) ITIL
7 5 (11.36%) Risk Management
8 4 (9.09%) SIEM
8 4 (9.09%) Incident Management
9 2 (4.55%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (4.55%) Computer Security
9 2 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (4.55%) Line Management
10 1 (2.27%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Management
10 1 (2.27%) Business Continuity Planning
10 1 (2.27%) Time Management
10 1 (2.27%) ISMS
10 1 (2.27%) Data Protection
10 1 (2.27%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.18%) Perl
1 8 (18.18%) SQL
2 7 (15.91%) Python
3 5 (11.36%) Shell Script
4 4 (9.09%) Ruby
4 4 (9.09%) PHP
4 4 (9.09%) Java
5 3 (6.82%) C
5 3 (6.82%) C++
5 3 (6.82%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (22.73%) Degree
1 10 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 9 (20.45%) CISSP
3 5 (11.36%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (11.36%) CISM
3 5 (11.36%) CEH
4 3 (6.82%) CCNA
4 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.82%) MCSE
4 3 (6.82%) MCSA
5 2 (4.55%) CCIE
5 2 (4.55%) CCNP
5 2 (4.55%) CISA
5 2 (4.55%) CHFI
5 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.55%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.27%) MCITP
6 1 (2.27%) GIAC
6 1 (2.27%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (13.64%) PCI DSS
3 5 (11.36%) COBIT
4 2 (4.55%) HIPAA
4 2 (4.55%) FISMA
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) OpenSSH
2 3 (6.82%) iptables
2 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.55%) Snort
4 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 34 (77.27%) Nessus
2 4 (9.09%) WebInspect
2 4 (9.09%) CORE IMPACT
3 3 (6.82%) Nagios
4 1 (2.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) Qualys
2 6 (13.64%) McAfee
3 4 (9.09%) VMware
3 4 (9.09%) Acunetix
4 3 (6.82%) F5
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle
4 3 (6.82%) Cisco
4 3 (6.82%) IBM
4 3 (6.82%) HP
4 3 (6.82%) Citrix
4 3 (6.82%) Rapid7
5 2 (4.55%) Imperva
5 2 (4.55%) Juniper
5 2 (4.55%) Splunk
5 2 (4.55%) Sophos
6 1 (2.27%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.27%) ArcSight
6 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
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Salary: 40,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Yorkshire
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Salary: Circa £40,000- 50,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £18000 - £35000 per annum + bens, training + career prog
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