Period
to 31 March 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 31 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kali Linux
England > London
6 months to
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 672 753 791
Rank change year-on-year +81 +38 +24
Permanent jobs citing Kali Linux 24 23 40
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.050% 0.038% 0.057%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.25% 0.17% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 17 18 43
Median annual salary £90,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +100.00% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £76,500 £41,250 £37,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £59,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £45,000 £52,750
% change year-on-year +55.56% -14.69% +31.88%

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 9,667 13,641 16,689
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 19.96% 22.37% 23.89%
Number of salaries quoted 7,837 11,290 14,037
Median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £90,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year - +1.06% +4.44%

Kali Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Kali Linux in London

Kali Linux
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Kali Linux in London.

Salary trend for Kali Linux in London

Kali Linux
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Kali Linux in London over the 6 months to 31 March 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 31 March 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
West London +8 1 - - 1
Central London - 1 £77,500 -
Kali Linux
England

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (95.83%) Nessus
2 23 (95.83%) Penetration Testing
2 23 (95.83%) Security Testing
2 23 (95.83%) Metasploit
3 16 (66.67%) Qualys
3 16 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
3 16 (66.67%) Go
3 16 (66.67%) SDLC
3 16 (66.67%) Nmap
3 16 (66.67%) Python
4 15 (62.50%) Windows
4 15 (62.50%) Analytics
5 14 (58.33%) SIEM
5 14 (58.33%) Unix
5 14 (58.33%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 14 (58.33%) Threat Intelligence
6 12 (50.00%) Finance
7 11 (45.83%) Cybersecurity
8 10 (41.67%) Threat Modelling
9 9 (37.50%) Secure Coding
9 9 (37.50%) Sysdig
9 9 (37.50%) DevSecOps
9 9 (37.50%) Snyk
9 9 (37.50%) OpenID
9 9 (37.50%) Jenkins
9 9 (37.50%) Kafka
9 9 (37.50%) GCP
9 9 (37.50%) GitLab
9 9 (37.50%) Kubernetes

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 9 (37.50%) GCP
2 5 (20.83%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) Firewall
2 7 (29.17%) HTTP
2 7 (29.17%) HTTPS
2 7 (29.17%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (29.17%) IPsec
2 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) GIS
Development Applications
1 23 (95.83%) Metasploit
2 9 (37.50%) GitLab
2 9 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 9 (37.50%) Snyk
2 9 (37.50%) SonarQube
3 7 (29.17%) Burp Suite
General
1 12 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) DevSecOps Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) Analyst
3 7 (29.17%) Security Analyst
3 7 (29.17%) SOC Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Specialist
4 4 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Security Specialist
4 4 (16.67%) SIEM Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Active Directory Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Cyber Threat Intelligence Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Cyberthreat Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Security Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Threat Intelligence Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) Kafka
1 9 (37.50%) OAuth
1 9 (37.50%) OpenID
1 9 (37.50%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) PKI
2 7 (29.17%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 7 (29.17%) Cyberthreat
2 7 (29.17%) Management Information System
2 7 (29.17%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.17%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (62.50%) Windows
3 14 (58.33%) Unix
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (95.83%) Penetration Testing
1 23 (95.83%) Security Testing
2 16 (66.67%) SDLC
2 16 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
3 15 (62.50%) Analytics
4 14 (58.33%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 14 (58.33%) SIEM
4 14 (58.33%) Threat Intelligence
5 11 (45.83%) Cybersecurity
6 10 (41.67%) Threat Modelling
7 9 (37.50%) Computer Science
7 9 (37.50%) DevSecOps
7 9 (37.50%) Risk Assessment
7 9 (37.50%) Secure Coding
7 9 (37.50%) Software Engineering
8 8 (33.33%) Information Security
9 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (29.17%) Identity Access Management
9 7 (29.17%) Information Management
9 7 (29.17%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) Go
1 16 (66.67%) Python
2 9 (37.50%) C++
2 9 (37.50%) Java
2 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 7 (29.17%) Perl
3 7 (29.17%) PHP
3 7 (29.17%) Ruby
4 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) PhD
2 8 (33.33%) CEH
2 8 (33.33%) CISSP
2 8 (33.33%) OSCP
3 7 (29.17%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (4.17%) CREST Certified
4 1 (4.17%) CSSLP
4 1 (4.17%) GIAC
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 23 (95.83%) Nessus
2 16 (66.67%) Nmap
3 9 (37.50%) Kubernetes
3 9 (37.50%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) Qualys
2 9 (37.50%) Google
3 7 (29.17%) Netsparker
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft