Period
to 18 March 2019

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 18 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Mapper (Nmap)
UK
6 months to
18 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1050 1152 1102
Rank change year-on-year +102 -50 +32
Permanent jobs citing Nmap 66 47 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.044% 0.027% 0.055%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.38% 0.28% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 41 28 61
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% -4.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £37,500 £50,000 £37,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £112,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -16.67% - +50.00%

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 17,250 16,834 15,262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.62% 9.59% 8.80%
Number of salaries quoted 13,504 13,483 12,307
UK median annual salary £57,500 £53,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.49% +0.95% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% +4.65%

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 18 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Nmap in the UK

Nmap
Top 10 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 18 March 2019. 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 +109 64 £55,000 -8.33% 6
UK excluding London +111 47 £50,000 -16.67% 3
North of England +54 18 £60,000 - 1
South East +62 17 £50,000 -52.38%
Yorkshire - 16 £68,750 -
London +79 12 £56,000 -6.67% 4
East of England - 7 £60,000 - 1
South West +10 4 £36,750 -
North West +36 2 £46,250 -22.92% 1
Wales +12 1 £47,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 18 March 2019, 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 57 (86.36%) Nessus
2 40 (60.61%) Penetration Testing
3 38 (57.58%) Cybersecurity
4 37 (56.06%) Metasploit
5 33 (50.00%) Information Security
6 32 (48.48%) Windows
6 32 (48.48%) Linux
7 26 (39.39%) Python
7 26 (39.39%) Burp Suite
8 24 (36.36%) SIEM
9 23 (34.85%) CISSP
10 20 (30.30%) Open Source
10 20 (30.30%) PCI DSS
10 20 (30.30%) Kali Linux
11 19 (28.79%) OSCP
11 19 (28.79%) OWASP
12 18 (27.27%) CREST Certified
13 17 (25.76%) Security Testing
13 17 (25.76%) Bash Shell
13 17 (25.76%) GIAC
14 16 (24.24%) Firewall
14 16 (24.24%) TCP/IP
15 15 (22.73%) Unix
15 15 (22.73%) Test Automation
15 15 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 14 (21.21%) Social Engineering
16 14 (21.21%) Internal Audit
17 13 (19.70%) Wireshark
17 13 (19.70%) CEH
18 12 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment

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 1 (1.52%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.58%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.52%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 16 (24.24%) Firewall
1 16 (24.24%) TCP/IP
2 13 (19.70%) Wireshark
3 11 (16.67%) LAN
3 11 (16.67%) WAN
4 3 (4.55%) HTTP
4 3 (4.55%) Wireless
5 2 (3.03%) Network Security
6 1 (1.52%) Internet
6 1 (1.52%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.52%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.52%) VoIP
6 1 (1.52%) VPN
6 1 (1.52%) Wireless Security
Development Applications
1 37 (56.06%) Metasploit
2 26 (39.39%) Burp Suite
3 1 (1.52%) AppScan
3 1 (1.52%) GDB
3 1 (1.52%) IDA Disassembler
3 1 (1.52%) JIRA
3 1 (1.52%) OllyDbg
3 1 (1.52%) Paros
3 1 (1.52%) WinDbg
General
1 11 (16.67%) Finance
2 8 (12.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (34.85%) Security Engineer
2 20 (30.30%) Analyst
3 11 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 11 (16.67%) Security Analyst
4 9 (13.64%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (12.12%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
6 7 (10.61%) Consultant
6 7 (10.61%) Penetration Tester
6 7 (10.61%) Tester
7 5 (7.58%) Junior
7 5 (7.58%) Junior Analyst
7 5 (7.58%) Junior Security Analyst
7 5 (7.58%) Test Consultant
8 4 (6.06%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 4 (6.06%) Senior Consultant
8 4 (6.06%) Senior Cybersecurity Consultant
8 4 (6.06%) Senior Test Consultant
8 4 (6.06%) Vulnerability Management Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Product Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.06%) Middleware
2 1 (1.52%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.52%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) Embedded Systems
1 7 (10.61%) Mobile App
2 6 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (6.06%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (4.55%) PKI
5 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.03%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.52%) Blog
6 1 (1.52%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (1.52%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 32 (48.48%) Linux
1 32 (48.48%) Windows
2 20 (30.30%) Kali Linux
3 15 (22.73%) Unix
4 1 (1.52%) Android
4 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.52%) CentOS
4 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (60.61%) Penetration Testing
2 38 (57.58%) Cybersecurity
3 33 (50.00%) Information Security
4 24 (36.36%) SIEM
5 20 (30.30%) Open Source
6 19 (28.79%) OWASP
7 17 (25.76%) Security Testing
8 15 (22.73%) Test Automation
9 14 (21.21%) Internal Audit
9 14 (21.21%) Social Engineering
10 12 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 11 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
11 11 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
12 10 (15.15%) Security Operations
13 9 (13.64%) Computer Science
14 8 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
15 7 (10.61%) Security Architecture
15 7 (10.61%) Vulnerability Management
16 6 (9.09%) Creative Thinking
16 6 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (39.39%) Python
2 17 (25.76%) Bash Shell
3 9 (13.64%) PowerShell
4 8 (12.12%) Java
5 7 (10.61%) C
5 7 (10.61%) C++
5 7 (10.61%) VB
6 6 (9.09%) Perl
6 6 (9.09%) Ruby
7 5 (7.58%) Go
7 5 (7.58%) PHP
8 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (34.85%) CISSP
2 19 (28.79%) OSCP
3 18 (27.27%) CREST Certified
4 17 (25.76%) GIAC
5 13 (19.70%) CEH
6 12 (18.18%) SANS
7 10 (15.15%) CISA
8 9 (13.64%) CISM
8 9 (13.64%) Degree
8 9 (13.64%) GPEN
8 9 (13.64%) GWAPT
8 9 (13.64%) OSCE
9 8 (12.12%) GXPN
10 7 (10.61%) DV Cleared
10 7 (10.61%) Security Cleared
11 6 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
12 5 (7.58%) SSCP
13 4 (6.06%) CompTIA Security+
13 4 (6.06%) CSSLP
13 4 (6.06%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (30.30%) PCI DSS
2 15 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (9.09%) GDPR
4 3 (4.55%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (1.52%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.03%) Snort
Systems Management
1 57 (86.36%) Nessus
2 7 (10.61%) Defensics
2 7 (10.61%) Nexpose
2 7 (10.61%) OpenVAS
3 1 (1.52%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.52%) HP Fortify
3 1 (1.52%) Nagios
3 1 (1.52%) QRadar
3 1 (1.52%) WebInspect
3 1 (1.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (18.18%) Qualys
2 11 (16.67%) Splunk
3 9 (13.64%) Tripwire
4 7 (10.61%) Codenomicon
5 5 (7.58%) IBM
6 4 (6.06%) Netsparker
7 3 (4.55%) LogRhythm
8 2 (3.03%) ArcSight
9 1 (1.52%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (1.52%) CA
9 1 (1.52%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.52%) F5
9 1 (1.52%) Forcepoint
9 1 (1.52%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.52%) Ivanti
9 1 (1.52%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.52%) Q1 Labs
9 1 (1.52%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.52%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.52%) Sophos