The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Qualys products and/or services in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Qualys over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Qualys, Inc.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Qualys
Rank 810 935 951
Rank change year-on-year
+125 +16
Permanent jobs citing Qualys 138 36 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.033% 0.040%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.069% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 119 20 32
Average salary £61,250 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.64% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,700 £26,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £49,350
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
46981 51939 55813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 45.47% 46.94% 46.58%
Number of salaries quoted 38394 41548 44672
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Qualys
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Qualys within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Qualys Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Qualys
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Qualys within the UK.

Qualys Salary Trend in the UK

Qualys
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Qualys over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 within the UK.

Qualys Salary Histogram in the UK

Qualys
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Qualys within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 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 +110 132 £62,500 +56.25% 14
London +88 86 £67,500 +53.40% 6
South East +53 30 £57,500 +27.77% 5
Canary Wharf - 17 £72,500 -
City of London +55 15 £72,500 - 1
Berkshire - 11 £52,500 - 1
West Midlands -13 10 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Surrey +18 9 £67,500 +50.00% 2
Coventry - 6 £43,000 - 1
Oxfordshire - 6 £55,000 -
Reading - 5 £57,500 - 1
West Sussex - 4 £57,500 -
Glasgow - 4 £50,000 -
Scotland - 4 £50,000 -
East of England +15 3 £48,500 +73.21%
Redhill - 3 £70,000 -
South West +2 2 £46,250 -
Warwickshire - 2 £53,750 -
North West +23 1 £26,500 +4.95% 1
Cambridgeshire -1 1 £37,500 -
Peterborough -1 1 £37,500 -
Manchester -3 1 £26,500 +4.95% 1
Birmingham -19 1 £65,000 +62.50%
Staffordshire - 1 £37,500 -
Bristol - 1 £37,500 -
Wiltshire - 1 £55,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £55,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £48,500 -
Croydon - 1 £75,000 -
Docklands, London - 1 £57,500 -

Qualys
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing Qualys 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 Qualys.

1 120 (47.62%) Cisco
2 92 (36.51%) Firewall
3 88 (34.92%) Information Security
4 80 (31.75%) CISSP
5 75 (29.76%) Python
5 75 (29.76%) Finance
6 69 (27.38%) Linux
7 68 (26.98%) Windows
7 68 (26.98%) Java
8 67 (26.59%) ArcSight
9 66 (26.19%) ITIL
10 64 (25.40%) CEH
11 62 (24.60%) Perl
12 58 (23.02%) CheckPoint
13 54 (21.43%) Network Security
14 53 (21.03%) Nessus
15 52 (20.63%) Vulnerability Management
16 51 (20.24%) SIEM
17 48 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 47 (18.65%) CISM
18 47 (18.65%) Riverbed
19 46 (18.25%) CISA
20 45 (17.86%) Juniper
20 45 (17.86%) Palo Alto
21 43 (17.06%) Presales
22 39 (15.48%) Degree
23 38 (15.08%) Penetration Testing
23 38 (15.08%) Management Information System
23 38 (15.08%) Splunk
23 38 (15.08%) Cisco Nexus

Qualys
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing Qualys 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 Qualys. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (6.35%) IIS
2 11 (4.37%) Tomcat
3 5 (1.98%) Apache
4 3 (1.19%) Apache Solr
4 3 (1.19%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.19%) SAS
5 2 (0.79%) JBoss
6 1 (0.40%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (3.57%) MS Office
2 8 (3.17%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.19%) assyst
2 2 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (8.73%) SaaS
2 15 (5.95%) OpenShift
3 11 (4.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (3.97%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.19%) PaaS
6 2 (0.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 92 (36.51%) Firewall
2 54 (21.43%) Network Security
3 38 (15.08%) Cisco Nexus
4 37 (14.68%) Cisco IOS
5 25 (9.92%) VPN
6 24 (9.52%) Intrusion Detection
7 23 (9.13%) TCP/IP
8 20 (7.94%) Cisco ASA
8 20 (7.94%) HTTP
9 19 (7.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 13 (5.16%) Fibre Channel
11 11 (4.37%) Internet
12 10 (3.97%) DNS
12 10 (3.97%) SAN
12 10 (3.97%) VoIP
13 9 (3.57%) PBX
14 8 (3.17%) SMTP
14 8 (3.17%) SSL
15 7 (2.78%) FTP
15 7 (2.78%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.56%) Big Data
2 6 (2.38%) Hadoop
3 4 (1.59%) MySQL
4 3 (1.19%) Parquet
5 1 (0.40%) Infinispan
5 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (1.98%) AppScan
1 5 (1.98%) sqlmap
2 4 (1.59%) FindBugs
3 3 (1.19%) Burp Suite
3 3 (1.19%) JIRA
4 2 (0.79%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.79%) Gatling
4 2 (0.79%) JMeter
4 2 (0.79%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.79%) Selenium
5 1 (0.40%) SonarQube
General
1 75 (29.76%) Finance
2 31 (12.30%) Legal
3 22 (8.73%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.17%) Banking
5 7 (2.78%) Publishing
6 5 (1.98%) Retail
7 2 (0.79%) Electronics
7 2 (0.79%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 64 (25.40%) Security Engineer
2 62 (24.60%) Analyst
3 53 (21.03%) Network Engineer
4 51 (20.24%) Security Analyst
5 44 (17.46%) Network Security Engineer
6 34 (13.49%) Consultant
7 33 (13.10%) Security Consultant
8 24 (9.52%) Architect
8 24 (9.52%) Network Consultant
8 24 (9.52%) Security Architect
9 23 (9.13%) Network Security Consultant
10 22 (8.73%) Tester
11 21 (8.33%) Administrator
11 21 (8.33%) Information Analyst
11 21 (8.33%) Information Security Analyst
12 17 (6.75%) VMware Engineer
13 16 (6.35%) Security Tester
14 15 (5.95%) Presales Engineer
15 14 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
15 14 (5.56%) Presales Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.38%) .NET
2 4 (1.59%) LAMP
2 4 (1.59%) Sass
3 3 (1.19%) Apache Flex
3 3 (1.19%) CGI
3 3 (1.19%) Ext JS
3 3 (1.19%) GWT
3 3 (1.19%) Kafka
3 3 (1.19%) REST
3 3 (1.19%) Silverlight
3 3 (1.19%) SOAP
3 3 (1.19%) XML
4 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.40%) HornetQ
4 1 (0.40%) J2EE
4 1 (0.40%) JSP
4 1 (0.40%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (0.40%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 38 (15.08%) Management Information System
2 33 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (11.11%) EMC VNX
4 22 (8.73%) Embedded Systems
5 20 (7.94%) Computer Science
6 18 (7.14%) RSA SecurID
7 17 (6.75%) Data Centre
8 10 (3.97%) Mathematics
9 9 (3.57%) Cyberthreat
9 9 (3.57%) Driving Licence
10 8 (3.17%) PKI
11 6 (2.38%) Smartcard
12 5 (1.98%) Fintech
12 5 (1.98%) Private Cloud
12 5 (1.98%) Security Operations Centre
13 4 (1.59%) CESG
14 3 (1.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 3 (1.19%) Performance Metrics
14 3 (1.19%) RIA
15 2 (0.79%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 69 (27.38%) Linux
2 68 (26.98%) Windows
3 35 (13.89%) Unix
4 12 (4.76%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.59%) Windows NT
5 4 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.19%) CentOS
6 3 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.19%) Solaris
6 3 (1.19%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.19%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.79%) AIX
7 2 (0.79%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (34.92%) Information Security
2 66 (26.19%) ITIL
3 52 (20.63%) Vulnerability Management
4 51 (20.24%) SIEM
5 43 (17.06%) Presales
6 38 (15.08%) Penetration Testing
7 37 (14.68%) Security Testing
8 35 (13.89%) Security Operations
9 32 (12.70%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 31 (12.30%) Service Management
11 29 (11.51%) OWASP
12 28 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
13 26 (10.32%) Analytics
14 24 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
14 24 (9.52%) Mentoring
15 21 (8.33%) Threat Analysis
15 21 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 20 (7.94%) B2B
17 19 (7.54%) Service Delivery
18 16 (6.35%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 75 (29.76%) Python
2 68 (26.98%) Java
3 62 (24.60%) Perl
4 35 (13.89%) C
5 33 (13.10%) Ruby
6 32 (12.70%) PowerShell
7 28 (11.11%) C++
8 17 (6.75%) Shell Script
9 12 (4.76%) SQL
10 8 (3.17%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.98%) PHP
12 4 (1.59%) C#
13 3 (1.19%) JavaScript
13 3 (1.19%) VBScript
14 2 (0.79%) Scala
15 1 (0.40%) Apple Swift
15 1 (0.40%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 80 (31.75%) CISSP
2 64 (25.40%) CEH
3 47 (18.65%) CISM
4 46 (18.25%) CISA
5 39 (15.48%) Degree
6 35 (13.89%) GIAC
7 33 (13.10%) Security Cleared
8 29 (11.51%) ITIL Certification
9 28 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
10 27 (10.71%) OSCP
11 26 (10.32%) SANS
12 22 (8.73%) CREST Certified
12 22 (8.73%) SSCP
13 18 (7.14%) CCIE
14 17 (6.75%) CRISC
15 16 (6.35%) DV Cleared
16 9 (3.57%) CCNA
17 7 (2.78%) GCIA
17 7 (2.78%) GCIH
17 7 (2.78%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (10.71%) QA
3 20 (7.94%) PCI DSS
4 17 (6.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (2.38%) ISAE 3402
5 6 (2.38%) ISO 9001
5 6 (2.38%) ISO27005
6 4 (1.59%) COBIT
7 3 (1.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (0.79%) ISO27002
System Software
1 31 (12.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (9.92%) VMware ESX
2 25 (9.92%) vSphere
3 15 (5.95%) Hyper-V
4 13 (5.16%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (4.37%) Active Directory
6 9 (3.57%) Xen
7 8 (3.17%) Snort
8 3 (1.19%) BitLocker
8 3 (1.19%) Docker
9 1 (0.40%) Gluster
9 1 (0.40%) iptables
9 1 (0.40%) KVM
9 1 (0.40%) RACF
Systems Management
1 53 (21.03%) Nessus
2 31 (12.30%) SCCM
3 29 (11.51%) WSUS
4 28 (11.11%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 26 (10.32%) Nmap
6 25 (9.92%) OpenVAS
7 9 (3.57%) HP Fortify
8 7 (2.78%) Nagios
8 7 (2.78%) RSA Archer
9 6 (2.38%) WebInspect
10 4 (1.59%) RSA Security Analytics
11 3 (1.19%) EnCase
11 3 (1.19%) Fluentd
11 3 (1.19%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (1.19%) QRadar
11 3 (1.19%) RSA enVision
12 2 (0.79%) Nexpose
12 2 (0.79%) Puppet
13 1 (0.40%) Check_MK
13 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 120 (47.62%) Cisco
2 67 (26.59%) ArcSight
3 58 (23.02%) CheckPoint
4 47 (18.65%) Riverbed
5 45 (17.86%) Juniper
5 45 (17.86%) Palo Alto
6 38 (15.08%) Splunk
7 35 (13.89%) AlgoSec
8 32 (12.70%) Red Hat
9 31 (12.30%) SolarWinds
9 31 (12.30%) VMware
10 30 (11.90%) HP
11 28 (11.11%) Blue Coat
11 28 (11.11%) EMC
12 26 (10.32%) Cyber-Ark
13 25 (9.92%) F5
14 22 (8.73%) Coverity
15 20 (7.94%) Intel Security
15 20 (7.94%) Meraki
15 20 (7.94%) Microsoft
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