The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Mapper (Nmap)
Rank 847 849 833
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -16
Permanent jobs citing Nmap 58 30 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.028% 0.056%
As % of the System Software category 0.47% 0.28% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 48 11 49
Average salary £38,750 £57,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.60% +43.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,450 £25,000 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £68,250 £75,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,750 £50,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-32.50% +42.85%
System Software Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
12372 10770 11249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.56% 9.90% 9.54%
Number of salaries quoted 10275 9173 9654
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
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 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

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 25 July 2014 within the UK.

Nmap Salary Histogram in the UK

Nmap
Top 17 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 25 July 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
(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 -17 40 £47,750 -16.95% 5
London -30 21 £67,500 +17.39% 2
South East -14 13 £35,250 +41.00% 1
South Wales - 12 £33,750 - 1
Wales - 12 £33,750 - 1
Cardiff - 12 £33,750 - 1
Berkshire - 12 £28,000 - 1
Slough - 9 £28,000 -
City of London -6 7 £67,500 +28.57%
South West -12 3 £63,500 -15.33%
North West - 3 £32,500 - 1
Wiltshire - 3 £63,500 -
Swindon - 3 £63,500 -
Manchester - 3 £32,500 - 1
Hampshire -9 1 £42,500 +70.00%
Basingstoke -16 1 £42,500 -
Reading - 1 - - 1

Nmap
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 68 (80.95%) Nessus
2 63 (75.00%) Linux
3 48 (57.14%) Windows
4 45 (53.57%) Perl
5 44 (52.38%) tcpdump
6 43 (51.19%) Firewall
7 42 (50.00%) Metasploit
7 42 (50.00%) Wireshark
8 38 (45.24%) CISSP
9 36 (42.86%) Python
10 34 (40.48%) UNIX
11 33 (39.29%) SQL
11 33 (39.29%) Snort
12 32 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
13 31 (36.90%) SIEM
14 29 (34.52%) Bash Shell
15 28 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 27 (32.14%) Information Security
17 25 (29.76%) Windows Server 2008
18 24 (28.57%) CentOS
18 24 (28.57%) Ruby
18 24 (28.57%) Finance
18 24 (28.57%) Red Hat
19 23 (27.38%) CheckPoint
19 23 (27.38%) Management Information System
19 23 (27.38%) PCI DSS
19 23 (27.38%) Vulnerability Management
20 22 (26.19%) Penetration Testing
20 22 (26.19%) Cisco
21 21 (25.00%) CCNP

Nmap
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 6 (7.14%) Apache
2 2 (2.38%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.19%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.19%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.19%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.19%) IIS
3 1 (1.19%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (1.19%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (52.38%) tcpdump
2 43 (51.19%) Firewall
3 42 (50.00%) Wireshark
4 14 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 11 (13.10%) HTTP
5 11 (13.10%) Network Security
6 10 (11.90%) Reverse Proxy
6 10 (11.90%) LAN
7 8 (9.52%) WAN
7 8 (9.52%) Internet
8 6 (7.14%) VLAN
9 5 (5.95%) Ethereal
10 4 (4.76%) Wireless
11 3 (3.57%) DNS
12 2 (2.38%) Intrusion Detection
13 1 (1.19%) VPN
13 1 (1.19%) DHCP
13 1 (1.19%) WLAN
13 1 (1.19%) snoop
13 1 (1.19%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.14%) MySQL
1 6 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 4 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.19%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.19%) Redis
3 1 (1.19%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 42 (50.00%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.19%) SoapUI
General
1 24 (28.57%) Finance
2 11 (13.10%) Welsh Language
3 4 (4.76%) Billing
3 4 (4.76%) Legal
3 4 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.57%) Games
5 1 (1.19%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 30 (35.71%) Security Engineer
2 19 (22.62%) Security Specialist
3 12 (14.29%) IT Security Engineer
4 11 (13.10%) Information Security Specialist
4 11 (13.10%) Information Specialist
5 8 (9.52%) Analyst
6 7 (8.33%) Tester
6 7 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) Penetration Tester
8 5 (5.95%) Security Tester
8 5 (5.95%) Senior Security Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 4 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
9 4 (4.76%) Consultant
9 4 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (4.76%) Network Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) Senior Manager
9 4 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.14%) .NET
2 5 (5.95%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.38%) Web Services
3 2 (2.38%) HTML
4 1 (1.19%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.19%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (27.38%) Management Information System
2 9 (10.71%) Open Source
3 8 (9.52%) Computer Science
4 7 (8.33%) Cryptography
5 4 (4.76%) Economics
6 3 (3.57%) Online Games
6 3 (3.57%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (2.38%) RMADS
8 1 (1.19%) iSeries
8 1 (1.19%) Smart Meter
8 1 (1.19%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 63 (75.00%) Linux
2 48 (57.14%) Windows
3 34 (40.48%) UNIX
4 25 (29.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (28.57%) CentOS
6 18 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (15.48%) Ubuntu
9 11 (13.10%) Debian
10 10 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (11.90%) Solaris
10 10 (11.90%) FreeBSD
11 4 (4.76%) Windows 7
12 2 (2.38%) Windows NT
12 2 (2.38%) Windows XP
12 2 (2.38%) AIX
13 1 (1.19%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (36.90%) SIEM
2 28 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 27 (32.14%) Information Security
4 23 (27.38%) Vulnerability Management
5 22 (26.19%) Penetration Testing
6 19 (22.62%) ITIL
7 14 (16.67%) OWASP
8 12 (14.29%) Configuration Management
9 10 (11.90%) PRINCE2
9 10 (11.90%) Incident Management
10 8 (9.52%) Project Management
10 8 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (9.52%) Business Continuity
11 6 (7.14%) Security Testing
12 4 (4.76%) Test Strategy
12 4 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
12 4 (4.76%) Ethical Hacking
12 4 (4.76%) Identity Management
12 4 (4.76%) Risk Management
13 3 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (53.57%) Perl
2 36 (42.86%) Python
3 33 (39.29%) SQL
4 29 (34.52%) Bash Shell
5 24 (28.57%) Ruby
6 13 (15.48%) PHP
7 12 (14.29%) Java
7 12 (14.29%) PowerShell
8 9 (10.71%) C
9 7 (8.33%) C++
10 2 (2.38%) VB
10 2 (2.38%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.19%) Lua
11 1 (1.19%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.19%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 38 (45.24%) CISSP
2 32 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (25.00%) CCNP
3 21 (25.00%) OSCP
4 18 (21.43%) CCNA
5 14 (16.67%) CEH
6 13 (15.48%) CISA
6 13 (15.48%) CISM
6 13 (15.48%) GPEN
7 12 (14.29%) OSCE
7 12 (14.29%) RHCE
7 12 (14.29%) CCSE
8 9 (10.71%) Degree
9 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (9.52%) MCSE
9 8 (9.52%) Security Cleared
10 7 (8.33%) GSEC
11 6 (7.14%) SC Cleared
12 4 (4.76%) CCSA
13 2 (2.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (27.38%) PCI DSS
2 14 (16.67%) HIPAA
3 12 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (3.57%) COBIT
5 1 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 33 (39.29%) Snort
2 13 (15.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.95%) Xen
4 2 (2.38%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.38%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.19%) Samba
5 1 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 68 (80.95%) Nessus
2 11 (13.10%) Nagios
3 6 (7.14%) Puppet
4 5 (5.95%) WebInspect
5 4 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (4.76%) CORE IMPACT
6 3 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (28.57%) Red Hat
2 23 (27.38%) CheckPoint
3 22 (26.19%) Cisco
4 20 (23.81%) Sophos
4 20 (23.81%) Imperva
5 16 (19.05%) Blue Coat
6 13 (15.48%) VMware
7 10 (11.90%) Websense
8 7 (8.33%) Juniper
9 6 (7.14%) Splunk
10 5 (5.95%) Microsoft
11 4 (4.76%) IBM
12 3 (3.57%) HP
12 3 (3.57%) CA
12 3 (3.57%) LANDesk
12 3 (3.57%) Qualys
12 3 (3.57%) ArcSight
12 3 (3.57%) Q1 Labs
13 1 (1.19%) F5
13 1 (1.19%) Oracle
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £20000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Corporate Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 21 days ago