Period
to 20 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Nmap skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Nmap over the 6 months to 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Mapper (Nmap)
UK
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1125 1132 1117
Rank change year-on-year +7 -15 +136
Permanent jobs citing Nmap 55 79 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.031% 0.045% 0.086%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.31% 0.50% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 42 44 122
UK median annual salary £58,750 £63,750 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.84% +21.43% +31.25%
10th Percentile £42,625 £43,750 £30,050
90th Percentile £75,000 £76,250 £79,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £56,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +6.19% +29.89% +8.75%

Nmap is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 17,960 15,827 17,897
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.26% 8.93% 8.82%
Number of salaries quoted 14,210 12,763 14,498
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

Nmap
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Nmap as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Nmap in the UK

Nmap
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Nmap in the UK

Nmap
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Nmap over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Nmap in the UK

Nmap
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Nmap within the UK over the 6 months to 20 July 2018. 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
England -4 43 £58,750 -7.84% 10
UK excluding London +8 37 £60,000 +6.19% 6
East of England +23 18 £52,500 -4.55%
London -20 14 £60,000 -14.29% 4
Wales - 7 £60,000 -
North West +25 5 £52,396 +38.81% 1
North of England +14 5 £52,396 +38.81% 3
South East -11 5 £60,000 +3.45% 1
Midlands - 1 - - 2
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
Scotland - 1 £47,500 -

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, IT jobs citing Nmap 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 with a requirement for Nmap.

1 50 (90.91%) Nessus
2 35 (63.64%) Qualys
3 30 (54.55%) CEH
4 29 (52.73%) Metasploit
5 28 (50.91%) Kali Linux
6 23 (41.82%) Vulnerability Management
6 23 (41.82%) Linux
7 22 (40.00%) CISSP
8 21 (38.18%) GIAC
9 19 (34.55%) OSCP
9 19 (34.55%) Threat Modelling
10 18 (32.73%) Netsparker
11 17 (30.91%) Penetration Testing
12 16 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (27.27%) SIEM
13 15 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
13 15 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
14 14 (25.45%) Python
14 14 (25.45%) SANS
15 12 (21.82%) Amazon AWS
16 11 (20.00%) Ruby
16 11 (20.00%) CISA
16 11 (20.00%) CISM
16 11 (20.00%) Security Operations
17 10 (18.18%) Security Operations Centre
17 10 (18.18%) CompTIA Security+
17 10 (18.18%) SSCP
17 10 (18.18%) Perl
17 10 (18.18%) PHP
17 10 (18.18%) OSCE

Nmap
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 3 (5.45%) Confluence
1 3 (5.45%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.64%) Apache
2 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (3.64%) IIS
3 1 (1.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (21.82%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.64%) Amazon S3
3 2 (3.64%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (3.64%) SaaS
4 1 (1.82%) IaaS
4 1 (1.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) TCP/IP
1 6 (10.91%) Wireshark
2 5 (9.09%) Firewall
3 4 (7.27%) DHCP
3 4 (7.27%) DNS
3 4 (7.27%) LAN
3 4 (7.27%) VPN
3 4 (7.27%) WAN
4 3 (5.45%) Internet
5 2 (3.64%) BIG-IP
5 2 (3.64%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (3.64%) FTP
5 2 (3.64%) HTTP
5 2 (3.64%) SAN
5 2 (3.64%) SMTP
5 2 (3.64%) SNMP
5 2 (3.64%) SSH
5 2 (3.64%) tcpdump
5 2 (3.64%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (3.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 29 (52.73%) Metasploit
2 8 (14.55%) sqlmap
3 4 (7.27%) Burp Suite
4 3 (5.45%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.45%) JIRA
5 2 (3.64%) AppScan
5 2 (3.64%) Paros
5 2 (3.64%) TeamCity
5 2 (3.64%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.82%) Gatling
6 1 (1.82%) GDB
6 1 (1.82%) JMeter
6 1 (1.82%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.82%) Selenium
General
1 5 (9.09%) Legal
1 5 (9.09%) Welsh Language
2 4 (7.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (30.91%) Security Engineer
2 13 (23.64%) Analyst
2 13 (23.64%) Consultant
2 13 (23.64%) Security Analyst
3 12 (21.82%) Security Consultant
4 7 (12.73%) Vulnerability Management Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Principal Security Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) Architect
7 3 (5.45%) Penetration Tester
7 3 (5.45%) Technical Leader
7 3 (5.45%) Tester
8 2 (3.64%) Applications Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) IT Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) IT Security Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) IT Security Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Security Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Technical Architect
8 2 (3.64%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) .NET
1 3 (5.45%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (3.64%) J2EE
2 2 (3.64%) LDAP
2 2 (3.64%) RESTful
3 1 (1.82%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.82%) OAuth
3 1 (1.82%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) Security Operations Centre
2 7 (12.73%) Mobile App
2 7 (12.73%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (10.91%) Fintech
4 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.45%) Cyberattack
6 2 (3.64%) Analytical Mindset
6 2 (3.64%) Cloud Native
6 2 (3.64%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.82%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (50.91%) Kali Linux
2 23 (41.82%) Linux
3 7 (12.73%) Windows
4 4 (7.27%) Android
4 4 (7.27%) Apple iOS
4 4 (7.27%) Unix
5 3 (5.45%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.64%) CentOS
6 2 (3.64%) Ubuntu
6 2 (3.64%) VMS
6 2 (3.64%) Windows 10
6 2 (3.64%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.82%) Vulnerability Management
2 19 (34.55%) Threat Modelling
3 17 (30.91%) Penetration Testing
4 16 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
5 15 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
5 15 (27.27%) SIEM
6 11 (20.00%) Security Operations
7 10 (18.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 9 (16.36%) DevOps
8 9 (16.36%) Security Architecture
8 9 (16.36%) Threat Intelligence
9 8 (14.55%) E-Commerce
9 8 (14.55%) Identity Access Management
9 8 (14.55%) Open Source
9 8 (14.55%) OWASP
9 8 (14.55%) Performance Monitoring
9 8 (14.55%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (14.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 7 (12.73%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.45%) Python
2 11 (20.00%) Ruby
3 10 (18.18%) Perl
3 10 (18.18%) PHP
4 9 (16.36%) Go
5 5 (9.09%) Java
6 4 (7.27%) Bash Shell
6 4 (7.27%) PowerShell
6 4 (7.27%) SQL
7 3 (5.45%) C#
7 3 (5.45%) C++
8 1 (1.82%) C
8 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 30 (54.55%) CEH
2 22 (40.00%) CISSP
3 21 (38.18%) GIAC
4 19 (34.55%) OSCP
5 14 (25.45%) SANS
6 11 (20.00%) CISA
6 11 (20.00%) CISM
7 10 (18.18%) CompTIA Security+
7 10 (18.18%) OSCE
7 10 (18.18%) SSCP
8 9 (16.36%) CSSLP
9 3 (5.45%) CHFI
9 3 (5.45%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (5.45%) CREST Certified
10 2 (3.64%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 2 (3.64%) AWS Certification
10 2 (3.64%) CCSP
10 2 (3.64%) ECIH
10 2 (3.64%) GCIH
11 1 (1.82%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.45%) COBIT
3 2 (3.64%) GDPR
4 1 (1.82%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.82%) Def Stans
4 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.64%) Docker
2 2 (3.64%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.82%) Snort
Systems Management
1 50 (90.91%) Nessus
2 9 (16.36%) Nexpose
3 5 (9.09%) QRadar
4 2 (3.64%) Ansible
4 2 (3.64%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.64%) Kubernetes
4 2 (3.64%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (3.64%) Nagios
4 2 (3.64%) NetBackup
4 2 (3.64%) OpenVAS
4 2 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.64%) Puppet
4 2 (3.64%) SCCM
4 2 (3.64%) SCOM
5 1 (1.82%) CASB
5 1 (1.82%) EnCase
5 1 (1.82%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.82%) Iperf
5 1 (1.82%) RSA enVision
5 1 (1.82%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 35 (63.64%) Qualys
2 18 (32.73%) Netsparker
3 8 (14.55%) Splunk
4 6 (10.91%) Cisco
5 5 (9.09%) McAfee
6 4 (7.27%) ArcSight
7 3 (5.45%) AlienVault
7 3 (5.45%) Apple
7 3 (5.45%) Citrix
7 3 (5.45%) F5
7 3 (5.45%) Intel
7 3 (5.45%) Juniper
7 3 (5.45%) LogRhythm
7 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
7 3 (5.45%) NetWitness
7 3 (5.45%) Sophos
7 3 (5.45%) VMware
8 2 (3.64%) Dell
8 2 (3.64%) EMC
8 2 (3.64%) Palo Alto