Period
to 16 May 2021

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 16 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Mapper (Nmap)
UK
6 months to
16 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 853 868 1059
Rank change year-on-year +15 +191 +108
Permanent jobs citing Nmap 33 50 58
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.037% 0.052% 0.040%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.22% 0.38% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 21 38 37
10th Percentile £37,000 £24,775 £32,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,270 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £52,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -18.27% -13.33% -
75th Percentile £47,500 £80,313 £67,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £95,000 £96,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -15.00% - -16.67%

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 14,706 13,041 17,635
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.34% 13.54% 12.22%
Number of salaries quoted 11,271 10,380 13,767
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £33,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £76,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

Nmap
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Nmap in the UK

Nmap
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Nmap.

Salary trend for Nmap in the UK

Nmap
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Nmap over the 6 months to 16 May 2021.

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 16 May 2021. 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 +31 32 £42,500 -18.27% 5
UK excluding London +22 27 £42,500 -15.00% 4
North of England +3 12 £42,250 -6.11% 2
South East +51 9 £65,000 +15.56%
Yorkshire -18 6 £43,750 -2.78% 1
North West - 6 £42,000 - 1
London +24 5 £32,500 -63.38% 2
South West -40 4 £48,750 +30.00%
Work from Home -160 4 £43,750 -12.50% 1
Midlands -12 2 - - 1
West Midlands -17 2 - - 1

For the 6 months to 16 May 2021, 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 18 (54.55%) Wireshark
2 16 (48.48%) Linux
3 15 (45.45%) Penetration Testing
4 14 (42.42%) Cisco
5 13 (39.39%) Metasploit
6 12 (36.36%) tcpdump
6 12 (36.36%) VLAN
6 12 (36.36%) CCNP
6 12 (36.36%) CCNA
6 12 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (36.36%) MPLS
6 12 (36.36%) OSPF
6 12 (36.36%) BGP
7 11 (33.33%) Degree
8 10 (30.30%) TCP/IP
8 10 (30.30%) Python
8 10 (30.30%) Unix
9 9 (27.27%) Firewall
9 9 (27.27%) Nessus
9 9 (27.27%) Vulnerability Management
10 8 (24.24%) Kali Linux
10 8 (24.24%) Information Security
10 8 (24.24%) VPN
10 8 (24.24%) SNMP
11 7 (21.21%) Ethernet
11 7 (21.21%) Computer Science
11 7 (21.21%) AWS
11 7 (21.21%) PowerShell
11 7 (21.21%) Burp Suite
12 6 (18.18%) Elastic Stack

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 5 (15.15%) Apache
2 1 (3.03%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.21%) AWS
2 5 (15.15%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (15.15%) Amazon EKS
2 5 (15.15%) Amazon ELB
2 5 (15.15%) Amazon S3
2 5 (15.15%) AWS Lambda
2 5 (15.15%) Serverless
2 5 (15.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (6.06%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (54.55%) Wireshark
2 12 (36.36%) BGP
2 12 (36.36%) MPLS
2 12 (36.36%) OSPF
2 12 (36.36%) tcpdump
2 12 (36.36%) VLAN
3 10 (30.30%) TCP/IP
4 9 (27.27%) Firewall
5 8 (24.24%) SNMP
5 8 (24.24%) VPN
6 7 (21.21%) Ethernet
7 6 (18.18%) Broadband
7 6 (18.18%) DNS
7 6 (18.18%) DWDM
7 6 (18.18%) EIGRP
7 6 (18.18%) IPv4
7 6 (18.18%) IPv6
7 6 (18.18%) L2TP
7 6 (18.18%) PPP
7 6 (18.18%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 13 (39.39%) Metasploit
2 7 (21.21%) Burp Suite
3 5 (15.15%) GitLab
3 5 (15.15%) Jenkins
4 4 (12.12%) JIRA
5 3 (9.09%) eggPlant
5 3 (9.09%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (9.09%) sqlmap
General
1 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.12%) Social Skills
3 3 (9.09%) Aerospace
3 3 (9.09%) Military
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) Penetration Tester
2 8 (24.24%) Tester
3 6 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Core Network Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) IP Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) IP Network Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) DevSecOps Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Penetration Tester
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Test Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Tester
5 3 (9.09%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Security Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 1 (3.03%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (15.15%) OAuth
2 5 (15.15%) OpenID
2 5 (15.15%) SAML
3 3 (9.09%) JSON
3 3 (9.09%) REST
3 3 (9.09%) XML
4 2 (6.06%) 802.1X
5 1 (3.03%) .NET
5 1 (3.03%) .NET Core
5 1 (3.03%) Ajax
5 1 (3.03%) HTML
5 1 (3.03%) Node.js
5 1 (3.03%) Spring
5 1 (3.03%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Linux Command Line
1 5 (15.15%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 3 (9.09%) SCADA
3 2 (6.06%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (48.48%) Linux
2 10 (30.30%) Unix
3 8 (24.24%) Kali Linux
4 6 (18.18%) Ubuntu
5 5 (15.15%) Windows
6 2 (6.06%) Android
6 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Penetration Testing
2 9 (27.27%) Vulnerability Management
3 8 (24.24%) Information Security
4 7 (21.21%) Computer Science
5 6 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (18.18%) Network Design
5 6 (18.18%) Network Management
5 6 (18.18%) Open Source
5 6 (18.18%) Proactive Monitoring
5 6 (18.18%) Red Team
5 6 (18.18%) Security Operations
5 6 (18.18%) Web Filtering
6 5 (15.15%) API Integration
6 5 (15.15%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (15.15%) DevOps
6 5 (15.15%) DevSecOps
6 5 (15.15%) Security Testing
6 5 (15.15%) Social Engineering
6 5 (15.15%) Test Automation
6 5 (15.15%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) Python
2 7 (21.21%) PowerShell
3 5 (15.15%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.06%) Lua
4 2 (6.06%) Ruby
5 1 (3.03%) C#
5 1 (3.03%) C++
5 1 (3.03%) Java
5 1 (3.03%) PHP
5 1 (3.03%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (36.36%) CCNA
1 12 (36.36%) CCNP
1 12 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (33.33%) Degree
3 6 (18.18%) JNCIA
3 6 (18.18%) JNCIP
4 5 (15.15%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (12.12%) CREST Certified
6 3 (9.09%) HND
6 3 (9.09%) ISEB
6 3 (9.09%) ISTQB
6 3 (9.09%) OSCP
6 3 (9.09%) SANS
7 2 (6.06%) CHECK Team Member
7 2 (6.06%) GXPN
8 1 (3.03%) CEH
8 1 (3.03%) CHECK Team Leader
8 1 (3.03%) CISM
8 1 (3.03%) CISSP
8 1 (3.03%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) SLA
2 2 (6.06%) QA
3 1 (3.03%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (3.03%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (3.03%) NIST
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (27.27%) Nessus
2 6 (18.18%) Cacti
2 6 (18.18%) Nagios
2 6 (18.18%) Terraform
3 1 (3.03%) John the Ripper
3 1 (3.03%) QRadar
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Cisco
2 6 (18.18%) D-Link
2 6 (18.18%) Draytek
2 6 (18.18%) Fortinet
2 6 (18.18%) Qualys
3 3 (9.09%) VMware
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.06%) Palo Alto
5 1 (3.03%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.03%) Huawei
5 1 (3.03%) Splunk