Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 16 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Kali Linux
North West > Manchester
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 293 - 278
Rank change year-on-year - +278 -
Permanent jobs citing Kali Linux 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.026% - 0.014%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.11% - 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Manchester median annual salary £62,500 - £26,500
10th Percentile £61,250 - £25,750
90th Percentile £63,750 - £27,250
North West median annual salary £62,500 - £50,000

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 Manchester with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1761 1641 1789
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 22.64% 22.06% 24.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1486 1486 1444
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.90% +10.00%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £54,275
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +4.17%

For the 6 months to 16 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Kali Linux.

1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Nessus
2 1 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (50.00%) CEH
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Nmap
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) COBIT
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) OWASP
2 1 (50.00%) Metasploit
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) GPG13
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Social Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) OSINT
2 1 (50.00%) Burp Suite
2 1 (50.00%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Compliance Management
2 1 (50.00%) CSIRT

Kali Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Burp Suite
1 1 (50.00%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Operational Security Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Operations Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Security Incident Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Security Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Security Operations Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Cyber Attack
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Compliance Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Information Management
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) OSINT
1 1 (50.00%) OWASP
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) SIEM
1 1 (50.00%) Social Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CEH
1 1 (50.00%) CISM
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) COBIT
1 1 (50.00%) GPG13
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Nessus
2 1 (50.00%) CSIRT
2 1 (50.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) VMware