Period
to 13 June 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 13 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kali Linux
England > London
6 months to
13 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 614 587 740
Rank change year-on-year -27 +153 +84
Permanent jobs citing Kali Linux 10 13 15
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.026% 0.037% 0.026%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.16% 0.19% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 9
10th Percentile £43,000 £62,000 £45,000
25th Percentile £55,000 £80,000 £56,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £90,000 £100,000
Median % change year-on-year -33.33% -10.00% +135.29%
75th Percentile " £95,000 £105,000
90th Percentile £84,000 " £105,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £56,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +6.19% -13.08% +30.00%

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 6,404 6,751 12,585
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 16.88% 19.37% 21.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4,771 5,536 10,599
10th Percentile £35,750 £32,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £48,715 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% - +6.19%
75th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £76,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £91,250
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 13 June 2021.

Salary histogram for Kali Linux in London

For the 6 months to 13 June 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 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) Web Services
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) Python
2 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 8 (80.00%) Nessus
2 8 (80.00%) Penetration Testing
2 8 (80.00%) Google
2 8 (80.00%) Qualys
2 8 (80.00%) Metasploit
2 8 (80.00%) Azure
2 8 (80.00%) AWS
2 8 (80.00%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (80.00%) GCP
2 8 (80.00%) Security Operations
2 8 (80.00%) Azure Sentinel
3 7 (70.00%) Palo Alto
3 7 (70.00%) Data Loss Prevention
3 7 (70.00%) OpenDNS
3 7 (70.00%) Suricata
3 7 (70.00%) Zscaler
3 7 (70.00%) Threat Intelligence
3 7 (70.00%) Carbon Black
3 7 (70.00%) CrowdStrike
3 7 (70.00%) Malware Analysis
3 7 (70.00%) Patch Management
3 7 (70.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (70.00%) LogRhythm
3 7 (70.00%) FireEye
3 7 (70.00%) Nexpose

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 (10.00%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Relativity
1 1 (10.00%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 8 (80.00%) AWS
1 8 (80.00%) Azure
1 8 (80.00%) Azure Sentinel
1 8 (80.00%) GCP
2 7 (70.00%) OpenDNS
3 1 (10.00%) Amazon GuardDuty
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 7 (70.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (70.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Metasploit
2 1 (10.00%) Burp Suite
2 1 (10.00%) IDA Disassembler
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) Electronics
2 6 (60.00%) Manufacturing
2 6 (60.00%) Marketing
2 6 (60.00%) Public Sector
2 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (20.00%) Social Skills
4 1 (10.00%) Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst
1 8 (80.00%) Security Analyst
2 7 (70.00%) Operations Analyst
2 7 (70.00%) Security Operations Analyst
2 7 (70.00%) Senior Analyst
2 7 (70.00%) Senior Operations Analyst
2 7 (70.00%) Senior Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Forensic Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) IT Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Network Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Senior IT Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Technical Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) SIEM Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) SOC Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
1 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Cybersecurity
1 8 (80.00%) Penetration Testing
1 8 (80.00%) Security Operations
2 7 (70.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 7 (70.00%) Malware Analysis
2 7 (70.00%) Patch Management
2 7 (70.00%) Threat Intelligence
3 6 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (60.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 6 (60.00%) Digital Marketing
3 6 (60.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (10.00%) Computer Forensics
4 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (10.00%) Data Security
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security
4 1 (10.00%) OWASP
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Python
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) C
2 7 (70.00%) C#
2 7 (70.00%) C++
2 7 (70.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (70.00%) VB
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CEH
1 2 (20.00%) CISSP
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
1 2 (20.00%) EnCE
1 2 (20.00%) SANS
2 1 (10.00%) CISM
2 1 (10.00%) CREST Certified
2 1 (10.00%) FFIEC
2 1 (10.00%) GCIA
2 1 (10.00%) GCIH
2 1 (10.00%) GSEC
2 1 (10.00%) OSCE
2 1 (10.00%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) NIST
2 1 (10.00%) GLBA
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 17025
2 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Snort
1 7 (70.00%) Squid
Systems Management
1 8 (80.00%) Nessus
2 7 (70.00%) Nexpose
2 7 (70.00%) Suricata
3 2 (20.00%) EnCase
4 1 (10.00%) FTK
4 1 (10.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) Google
2 8 (80.00%) Qualys
3 7 (70.00%) Blue Coat
3 7 (70.00%) Carbon Black
3 7 (70.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (70.00%) Cisco
3 7 (70.00%) CrowdStrike
3 7 (70.00%) FireEye
3 7 (70.00%) Forcepoint
3 7 (70.00%) LogRhythm
3 7 (70.00%) Palo Alto
3 7 (70.00%) Splunk
3 7 (70.00%) Symantec
3 7 (70.00%) Zscaler
4 6 (60.00%) SAP
5 1 (10.00%) Alibaba
5 1 (10.00%) Apple
5 1 (10.00%) Atlassian
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix