Period
to 21 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 21 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kali Linux
England > London
6 months to
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 657 769 789
Rank change year-on-year +112 +20 +45
Permanent jobs citing Kali Linux 37 28 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.073% 0.045% 0.057%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.35% 0.20% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 27 25 37
London median annual salary £85,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +88.89% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £47,500 £41,250 £37,000
90th Percentile £113,000 £72,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £45,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year +55.56% -7.69% -18.75%

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 London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 10,470 14,076 16,987
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 20.61% 22.46% 24.18%
Number of salaries quoted 8,485 11,679 13,990
London median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £30,000 £31,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £46,746 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.59% +5.56% -

Kali Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Kali Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Kali Linux in London

Kali Linux
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Kali Linux in London.

Salary trend for Kali Linux in London

Kali Linux
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Kali Linux in London over the 6 months to 21 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Kali Linux in London

Kali Linux
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Kali Linux within the London region over the 6 months to 21 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +16 1 £77,500 +10.71%
Kali Linux
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2020, IT jobs citing Kali Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the London region with a requirement for Kali Linux.

1 37 (100.00%) Linux
1 37 (100.00%) Nessus
1 37 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 37 (100.00%) Metasploit
2 30 (81.08%) Nmap
2 30 (81.08%) Vulnerability Management
3 25 (67.57%) Security Testing
4 22 (59.46%) Qualys
4 22 (59.46%) Go
4 22 (59.46%) Python
5 20 (54.05%) Finance
6 18 (48.65%) SDLC
7 15 (40.54%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 15 (40.54%) Kubernetes
7 15 (40.54%) SonarQube
7 15 (40.54%) Sysdig
7 15 (40.54%) Snyk
7 15 (40.54%) C++
7 15 (40.54%) Java
7 15 (40.54%) JavaScript
7 15 (40.54%) SAML
7 15 (40.54%) GCP
7 15 (40.54%) GitLab
7 15 (40.54%) OpenID
7 15 (40.54%) Jenkins
7 15 (40.54%) OAuth
8 14 (37.84%) Analytics
8 14 (37.84%) SIEM
8 14 (37.84%) Unix
8 14 (37.84%) Windows

Kali Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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:

Cloud Services
1 15 (40.54%) GCP
2 7 (18.92%) Azure
3 4 (10.81%) AWS
4 1 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) Wireshark
2 7 (18.92%) Firewall
2 7 (18.92%) HTTP
2 7 (18.92%) HTTPS
2 7 (18.92%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (18.92%) IPsec
2 7 (18.92%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 37 (100.00%) Metasploit
2 15 (40.54%) GitLab
2 15 (40.54%) Jenkins
2 15 (40.54%) Snyk
2 15 (40.54%) SonarQube
3 7 (18.92%) Burp Suite
General
1 20 (54.05%) Finance
2 9 (24.32%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) DevSecOps Engineer
2 12 (32.43%) Analyst
3 11 (29.73%) Security Analyst
3 11 (29.73%) SOC Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Cybersecurity Specialist
5 4 (10.81%) Operations Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Penetration Tester
5 4 (10.81%) Security Operations Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Security Specialist
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Operations Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Penetration Tester
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Security Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Tester
5 4 (10.81%) SIEM Specialist
5 4 (10.81%) Tester
6 1 (2.70%) Cyberthreat Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Lead DevOps
6 1 (2.70%) Lead DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (40.54%) OAuth
1 15 (40.54%) OpenID
1 15 (40.54%) SAML
2 11 (29.73%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) PKI
2 7 (18.92%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 7 (18.92%) Cyberthreat
2 7 (18.92%) Management Information System
2 7 (18.92%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (10.81%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (8.11%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (37.84%) Unix
2 14 (37.84%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 30 (81.08%) Vulnerability Management
3 25 (67.57%) Security Testing
4 18 (48.65%) SDLC
5 15 (40.54%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 14 (37.84%) Analytics
6 14 (37.84%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 14 (37.84%) DevSecOps
6 14 (37.84%) SIEM
6 14 (37.84%) Threat Intelligence
7 12 (32.43%) Threat Modelling
8 11 (29.73%) Computer Science
8 11 (29.73%) Cybersecurity
8 11 (29.73%) Risk Assessment
8 11 (29.73%) Secure Coding
8 11 (29.73%) Software Engineering
9 10 (27.03%) Identity Access Management
10 9 (24.32%) Security Operations
11 8 (21.62%) Information Security
11 8 (21.62%) Stakeholder Identification
Programming Languages
1 22 (59.46%) Go
1 22 (59.46%) Python
2 15 (40.54%) C++
2 15 (40.54%) Java
2 15 (40.54%) JavaScript
3 7 (18.92%) Perl
3 7 (18.92%) PHP
3 7 (18.92%) Ruby
4 3 (8.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) PhD
2 8 (21.62%) CEH
2 8 (21.62%) CISSP
2 8 (21.62%) OSCP
3 7 (18.92%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (2.70%) CREST Certified
4 1 (2.70%) CSSLP
4 1 (2.70%) GIAC
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 37 (100.00%) Nessus
2 30 (81.08%) Nmap
3 15 (40.54%) Kubernetes
3 15 (40.54%) Sysdig
4 3 (8.11%) Docker Swarm
4 3 (8.11%) Mesos
4 3 (8.11%) Rancher
5 1 (2.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 22 (59.46%) Qualys
2 11 (29.73%) Google
3 7 (18.92%) Netsparker