The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Rapid7 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 Rapid7 over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 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 Rapid7 LLC.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Rapid7
Rank 896 - 874
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Rapid7 8 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% - 0.003%
As % of the Vendors category 0.016% - 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 2
Average salary £90,000 - £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 - -

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
49696 53351 49803
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 45.55% 46.77% 47.21%
Number of salaries quoted 40807 42288 40761
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 £72,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Rapid7
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Rapid7 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Rapid7 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Rapid7
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Rapid7 within the UK.

Rapid7 Salary Trend in the UK

Rapid7
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Rapid7 over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 within the UK.

Rapid7 Salary Histogram in the UK

Rapid7
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Rapid7 within the UK over the 3 months to 4 September 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
(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 - 8 £90,000 -
London - 5 £90,000 -
Nottingham - 2 £70,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £70,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £70,000 -
City of London - 1 £90,000 -
Manchester - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -

Rapid7
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Rapid7 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 Rapid7.

1 34 (57.63%) Risk Management
2 31 (52.54%) Open Source
3 27 (45.76%) Software Engineering
4 19 (32.20%) Analytics
5 16 (27.12%) Management Information System
5 16 (27.12%) Linux
6 15 (25.42%) Java
6 15 (25.42%) TCP/IP
6 15 (25.42%) Ruby
7 14 (23.73%) Vulnerability Management
7 14 (23.73%) Python
7 14 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (22.03%) Metasploit
9 12 (20.34%) Network Security
9 12 (20.34%) Windows
9 12 (20.34%) User Experience
10 11 (18.64%) Big Data
10 11 (18.64%) SQL
10 11 (18.64%) UNIX
10 11 (18.64%) Amazon AWS
11 10 (16.95%) BDD
11 10 (16.95%) Computer Science
11 10 (16.95%) Degree
11 10 (16.95%) Penetration Testing
11 10 (16.95%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (16.95%) Database Security
12 9 (15.25%) Information Security
12 9 (15.25%) Mac OS X
12 9 (15.25%) Web Services
12 9 (15.25%) XML

Rapid7
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Rapid7 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 Rapid7. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (10.17%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (5.08%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.64%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (10.17%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (5.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.42%) TCP/IP
2 12 (20.34%) Network Security
3 6 (10.17%) Wireshark
4 3 (5.08%) HTTP
4 3 (5.08%) HTTPS
5 2 (3.39%) VPN
5 2 (3.39%) OSPF
5 2 (3.39%) BGP
5 2 (3.39%) EIGRP
5 2 (3.39%) Firewall
6 1 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.64%) Big Data
2 9 (15.25%) NoSQL
3 6 (10.17%) Relational Database
3 6 (10.17%) RDBMS
3 6 (10.17%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 13 (22.03%) Metasploit
2 6 (10.17%) Ant
2 6 (10.17%) Maven
2 6 (10.17%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.08%) Apache Ivy
3 3 (5.08%) Selenium
3 3 (5.08%) AppScan
3 3 (5.08%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.08%) Mercurial
3 3 (5.08%) Cucumber
3 3 (5.08%) Capybara
General
1 5 (8.47%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (79.66%) Software Engineer
2 20 (33.90%) Software Development Engineer
2 20 (33.90%) Development Engineer
3 10 (16.95%) Senior Development Engineer
3 10 (16.95%) Senior Software Engineer
3 10 (16.95%) Senior Software Development Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) Security Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) Lead Software Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) IT Security Specialist
5 5 (8.47%) IT Security Architect
5 5 (8.47%) Security Specialist
5 5 (8.47%) Security Architect
5 5 (8.47%) IT Architect
5 5 (8.47%) Architect
6 4 (6.78%) Consultant
6 4 (6.78%) IT Security Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Security Consultant
7 2 (3.39%) IT Consultant
7 2 (3.39%) IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.25%) Web Services
1 9 (15.25%) XML
2 6 (10.17%) JSON
3 3 (5.08%) RESTful
3 3 (5.08%) Spring
3 3 (5.08%) HTML
3 3 (5.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.12%) Management Information System
2 12 (20.34%) User Experience
3 10 (16.95%) Computer Science
4 5 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.08%) Algorithms
5 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (5.08%) Public Cloud
6 2 (3.39%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.39%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (27.12%) Linux
2 12 (20.34%) Windows
3 11 (18.64%) UNIX
4 9 (15.25%) Mac OS X
5 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (8.47%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.39%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (3.39%) Solaris
6 2 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (57.63%) Risk Management
2 31 (52.54%) Open Source
3 27 (45.76%) Software Engineering
4 19 (32.20%) Analytics
5 14 (23.73%) Vulnerability Management
5 14 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (16.95%) Penetration Testing
6 10 (16.95%) Database Security
6 10 (16.95%) BDD
6 10 (16.95%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (15.25%) Computer Security
7 9 (15.25%) Information Security
8 6 (10.17%) Scrum
8 6 (10.17%) OO
8 6 (10.17%) SOA
8 6 (10.17%) Test Automation
8 6 (10.17%) SIEM
8 6 (10.17%) MapReduce
8 6 (10.17%) SDLC
9 5 (8.47%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.42%) Java
1 15 (25.42%) Ruby
2 14 (23.73%) Python
3 11 (18.64%) SQL
4 3 (5.08%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.08%) Perl
5 2 (3.39%) VBScript
5 2 (3.39%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (16.95%) Degree
2 7 (11.86%) CEH
2 7 (11.86%) CISSP
3 5 (8.47%) SSCP
4 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.39%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.39%) CCNA
5 2 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.08%) VirtualBox
2 3 (5.08%) VMware ESX
2 3 (5.08%) VMware Workstation
2 3 (5.08%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (15.25%) Nmap
2 5 (8.47%) Nessus
3 3 (5.08%) WebInspect
3 3 (5.08%) Puppet
3 3 (5.08%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.39%) Ionix
Vendors
1 9 (15.25%) Tripwire
2 7 (11.86%) Oracle
2 7 (11.86%) Red Hat
3 6 (10.17%) VMware
4 5 (8.47%) LogRhythm
5 3 (5.08%) HP
5 3 (5.08%) IBM
6 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.39%) Sun
6 2 (3.39%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.39%) McAfee
6 2 (3.39%) Radware
6 2 (3.39%) EMC
6 2 (3.39%) Blue Coat
6 2 (3.39%) Qualys
6 2 (3.39%) AirMagnet
6 2 (3.39%) Tufin
6 2 (3.39%) Splunk
6 2 (3.39%) Prolexic
6 2 (3.39%) Cyber-Ark