Period
to 22 September 2021

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 22 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kali Linux
England > London
6 months to
22 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 703 483 722
Rank change year-on-year -220 +239 +89
Permanent jobs citing Kali Linux 8 2 29
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.016% 0.010% 0.053%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.10% 0.050% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 27
10th Percentile £61,875 £53,000 "
25th Percentile £64,688 £57,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £81,250 £67,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +20.37% +22.73% -8.33%
75th Percentile £90,000 £80,000 £105,000
90th Percentile " £86,000 £113,750
England median annual salary £85,000 £62,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +36.00% -10.71% +33.33%

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 London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 7,683 3,984 11,980
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 15.63% 19.40% 21.74%
Number of salaries quoted 5,243 3,358 9,953
10th Percentile £33,750 £36,250 £29,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £47,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - +8.33% +4.35%
75th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £98,750 £95,000 £92,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 22 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Kali Linux in London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2021, 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 7 (87.50%) C#
1 7 (87.50%) C++
1 7 (87.50%) Penetration Testing
1 7 (87.50%) Metasploit
1 7 (87.50%) Azure
1 7 (87.50%) AWS
1 7 (87.50%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
3 5 (62.50%) Electronics
3 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
3 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 5 (62.50%) Manufacturing
3 5 (62.50%) Symantec
3 5 (62.50%) Forcepoint
3 5 (62.50%) CheckPoint
3 5 (62.50%) Programme Management
3 5 (62.50%) Blue Coat
3 5 (62.50%) Nessus
3 5 (62.50%) Snort
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) C
3 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) VB
3 5 (62.50%) SAP
3 5 (62.50%) Web Services
3 5 (62.50%) Python
3 5 (62.50%) LogRhythm
3 5 (62.50%) GCP

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (87.50%) AWS
1 7 (87.50%) Azure
2 5 (62.50%) Azure Sentinel
2 5 (62.50%) GCP
2 5 (62.50%) OpenDNS
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (62.50%) Wireshark
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Firepower
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) NAS
3 1 (12.50%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (62.50%) Electronics
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
1 5 (62.50%) Manufacturing
1 5 (62.50%) Marketing
1 5 (62.50%) Public Sector
1 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Operations Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Security Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Security Operations Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Senior Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Senior Operations Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Senior Security Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Security Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Testing Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Cyber Defence
1 1 (12.50%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Cybersecurity
1 7 (87.50%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (62.50%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 5 (62.50%) Data Loss Prevention
2 5 (62.50%) Digital Marketing
2 5 (62.50%) Malware Analysis
2 5 (62.50%) Patch Management
2 5 (62.50%) Programme Management
2 5 (62.50%) Security Operations
2 5 (62.50%) Threat Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security
3 2 (25.00%) Presales
3 2 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
1 7 (87.50%) C++
2 5 (62.50%) C
2 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
2 5 (62.50%) Python
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) VB
3 2 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Snort
1 5 (62.50%) Squid
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Nessus
1 5 (62.50%) Nexpose
1 5 (62.50%) Suricata
2 1 (12.50%) Nagios
2 1 (12.50%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) Blue Coat
2 5 (62.50%) Carbon Black
2 5 (62.50%) CheckPoint
2 5 (62.50%) CrowdStrike
2 5 (62.50%) FireEye
2 5 (62.50%) Forcepoint
2 5 (62.50%) Google
2 5 (62.50%) LogRhythm
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Palo Alto
2 5 (62.50%) Qualys
2 5 (62.50%) SAP
2 5 (62.50%) Splunk
2 5 (62.50%) Symantec
2 5 (62.50%) Zscaler
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
3 1 (12.50%) VMware