Period
to 17 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Kali Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Kali Linux over the 6 months to 17 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kali Linux
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 189 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Permanent jobs citing Kali Linux 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.079% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.40% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Birmingham median annual salary £60,000 - -
West Midlands median annual salary £61,250 £37,500 -
% change year-on-year +63.33% - -

Kali Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 748 815 836
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 19.79% 17.79% 22.20%
Number of salaries quoted 667 651 728
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -1.32%
10th Percentile £25,250 £23,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £62,500 £56,250
West Midlands median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.86% -6.67% +7.14%

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, IT jobs citing Kali Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Kali Linux.

1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Nessus
1 3 (100.00%) SIEM
2 2 (66.67%) GPG13
2 2 (66.67%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (66.67%) Cyber Attack
2 2 (66.67%) CREST Certified
2 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) COBIT
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) OWASP
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)

Kali Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) IT Manager
1 2 (66.67%) IT Security Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Security Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Information Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Cyber Attack
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) SIEM
2 2 (66.67%) Compliance Management
2 2 (66.67%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) OWASP
2 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (66.67%) Security Auditing
3 1 (33.33%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Security Operations
3 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CISSP
1 2 (66.67%) CREST Certified
2 1 (33.33%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) COBIT
1 2 (66.67%) GPG13
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) AlienVault
2 1 (33.33%) Splunk