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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Mapper (Nmap)
Rank 858 835 805
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -30
Permanent jobs citing Nmap 45 29 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.027% 0.066%
As % of the System Software category 0.37% 0.27% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 37 13 60
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £31,850
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £75,000 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £36,750
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -11.56%

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
12310 10747 11861
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.67% 9.85% 9.97%
Number of salaries quoted 10152 9192 10166
Average salary £40,325 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.11% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 20 August 2014 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 20 August 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 -8 30 £52,500 +2.43% 1
London 0 15 £67,500 +1.88% 1
Wales +7 11 £32,500 -
Cardiff +4 11 £32,500 -
South Wales +2 11 £32,500 -
South East -9 9 £37,000 +48.00%
Berkshire - 8 £37,000 -
Slough - 6 £37,000 -
City of London -1 4 £67,500 +28.57%
South West -10 3 £63,500 -15.33%
Wiltshire - 3 £63,500 -
Swindon - 3 £63,500 -
Manchester - 2 £27,000 -
Reading - 2 - -
North West - 2 £27,000 -
Basingstoke -13 1 £42,500 -
Hampshire -17 1 £42,500 +70.00%
Northamptonshire - 1 £35,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £35,000 -

Nmap
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 63 (77.78%) Nessus
3 51 (62.96%) Windows
4 43 (53.09%) Perl
4 43 (53.09%) tcpdump
5 41 (50.62%) Wireshark
5 41 (50.62%) Firewall
6 37 (45.68%) UNIX
6 37 (45.68%) Metasploit
7 33 (40.74%) Python
7 33 (40.74%) CISSP
8 32 (39.51%) Cisco Certification
9 30 (37.04%) SQL
10 29 (35.80%) Snort
11 28 (34.57%) Windows Server 2008
11 28 (34.57%) Bash Shell
11 28 (34.57%) SIEM
12 25 (30.86%) Information Security
13 24 (29.63%) Management Information System
13 24 (29.63%) Finance
13 24 (29.63%) CentOS
14 23 (28.40%) Red Hat
14 23 (28.40%) Cisco
15 22 (27.16%) Vulnerability Management
16 21 (25.93%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 21 (25.93%) CCNP
16 21 (25.93%) ITIL
17 20 (24.69%) Windows Server 2003
17 20 (24.69%) Penetration Testing
17 20 (24.69%) Ruby

Nmap
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 10 (12.35%) Apache
2 5 (6.17%) 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 12 (14.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (53.09%) tcpdump
2 41 (50.62%) Wireshark
2 41 (50.62%) Firewall
3 19 (23.46%) TCP/IP
4 11 (13.58%) LAN
4 11 (13.58%) HTTP
5 10 (12.35%) Internet
5 10 (12.35%) WAN
5 10 (12.35%) Reverse Proxy
5 10 (12.35%) Network Security
6 9 (11.11%) VLAN
7 6 (7.41%) DNS
8 5 (6.17%) Ethereal
9 4 (4.94%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (3.70%) Wireless
11 2 (2.47%) WPA
11 2 (2.47%) 802.11
11 2 (2.47%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (2.47%) SSL
11 2 (2.47%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.41%) MySQL
1 6 (7.41%) SQL Server
1 6 (7.41%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.23%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.23%) Redis
2 1 (1.23%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 37 (45.68%) Metasploit
2 2 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.23%) SoapUI
General
1 24 (29.63%) Finance
2 12 (14.81%) Welsh Language
3 5 (6.17%) Billing
4 4 (4.94%) Legal
5 3 (3.70%) Games
6 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (32.10%) Security Engineer
2 16 (19.75%) Security Specialist
3 12 (14.81%) IT Security Engineer
4 9 (11.11%) Analyst
5 8 (9.88%) Information Security Specialist
5 8 (9.88%) Information Specialist
6 6 (7.41%) Network Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (6.17%) Tester
7 5 (6.17%) Senior Manager
7 5 (6.17%) Administrator
7 5 (6.17%) Penetration Tester
7 5 (6.17%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 5 (6.17%) UNIX Administrator
7 5 (6.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 5 (6.17%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (6.17%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.17%) .NET
1 5 (6.17%) ASP.NET
1 5 (6.17%) Web Services
2 2 (2.47%) HTML
2 2 (2.47%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.23%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (1.23%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 24 (29.63%) Management Information System
2 10 (12.35%) Computer Science
3 7 (8.64%) Cryptography
3 7 (8.64%) Open Source
4 5 (6.17%) Economics
5 3 (3.70%) Online Games
5 3 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.47%) HP StorageWorks
6 2 (2.47%) RMADS
6 2 (2.47%) Replication
6 2 (2.47%) Clustering
7 1 (1.23%) Web 2.0
7 1 (1.23%) iSeries
7 1 (1.23%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 64 (79.01%) Linux
2 51 (62.96%) Windows
3 37 (45.68%) UNIX
4 28 (34.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (29.63%) 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%) Ubuntu
9 10 (12.35%) Solaris
9 10 (12.35%) FreeBSD
10 4 (4.94%) Windows NT
10 4 (4.94%) Windows 7
11 3 (3.70%) Mac OS
12 2 (2.47%) Windows XP
12 2 (2.47%) VMS
12 2 (2.47%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (34.57%) SIEM
2 25 (30.86%) Information Security
3 22 (27.16%) Vulnerability Management
4 21 (25.93%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 21 (25.93%) ITIL
5 20 (24.69%) Penetration Testing
6 15 (18.52%) OWASP
7 12 (14.81%) Incident Management
7 12 (14.81%) Configuration Management
8 10 (12.35%) PRINCE2
9 9 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (11.11%) Business Continuity
10 8 (9.88%) Project Management
11 5 (6.17%) Identity Management
11 5 (6.17%) Security Testing
12 4 (4.94%) Test Strategy
12 4 (4.94%) Risk Assessment
12 4 (4.94%) Risk Management
12 4 (4.94%) Ethical Hacking
13 3 (3.70%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (53.09%) Perl
2 33 (40.74%) Python
3 30 (37.04%) SQL
4 28 (34.57%) Bash Shell
5 20 (24.69%) Ruby
6 14 (17.28%) PowerShell
7 11 (13.58%) Java
8 10 (12.35%) PHP
9 9 (11.11%) C
10 7 (8.64%) C++
11 2 (2.47%) VB
11 2 (2.47%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.23%) Lua
12 1 (1.23%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 33 (40.74%) CISSP
2 32 (39.51%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (25.93%) CCNP
4 18 (22.22%) CCNA
5 16 (19.75%) OSCP
6 12 (14.81%) CCSE
6 12 (14.81%) CEH
7 10 (12.35%) MCSE
7 10 (12.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (12.35%) RHCE
7 10 (12.35%) CISA
7 10 (12.35%) CISM
8 9 (11.11%) GPEN
8 9 (11.11%) Degree
9 8 (9.88%) OSCE
10 7 (8.64%) GSEC
11 5 (6.17%) Security Cleared
12 4 (4.94%) SC Cleared
13 2 (2.47%) CWNA
14 1 (1.23%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (20.99%) PCI DSS
2 11 (13.58%) HIPAA
3 9 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (3.70%) COBIT
5 1 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (35.80%) Snort
2 16 (19.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.17%) Xen
4 3 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
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
Systems Management
1 63 (77.78%) Nessus
2 12 (14.81%) Nagios
3 6 (7.41%) WebInspect
3 6 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (7.41%) Puppet
4 4 (4.94%) CORE IMPACT
5 3 (3.70%) WSUS
6 2 (2.47%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (2.47%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 23 (28.40%) Cisco
1 23 (28.40%) Red Hat
2 19 (23.46%) CheckPoint
3 17 (20.99%) Sophos
3 17 (20.99%) Imperva
4 16 (19.75%) VMware
5 15 (18.52%) Blue Coat
6 10 (12.35%) Websense
7 8 (9.88%) Microsoft
7 8 (9.88%) Juniper
8 6 (7.41%) Splunk
9 5 (6.17%) CA
9 5 (6.17%) HP
10 3 (3.70%) IBM
10 3 (3.70%) Novell
10 3 (3.70%) Lotus
10 3 (3.70%) ArcSight
10 3 (3.70%) Q1 Labs
10 3 (3.70%) LANDesk
10 3 (3.70%) Qualys