Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Mapper (Nmap)
UK
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1089 1117 1058
Rank change year-on-year +28 -59 +119
Permanent jobs citing Nmap 61 74 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.036% 0.042% 0.10%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.35% 0.47% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 43 48 147
UK median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £56,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +15.04% +41.25%
10th Percentile £38,076 £43,750 £35,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,375 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £58,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.48% +16.00% +25.00%

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 17,497 15,910 17,208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.45% 8.96% 8.93%
Number of salaries quoted 13,962 12,920 14,005
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,750 £31,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% 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 26 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Nmap in the UK

Nmap
Top 12 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 26 September 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 +1 54 £57,500 -11.54% 12
UK excluding London +46 38 £52,500 -9.48% 9
London -8 19 £65,000 -7.14% 3
East of England - 19 £52,500 - 1
South East +1 5 £43,000 -25.86% 3
Wales - 5 £60,000 -
North of England - 5 £40,380 - 2
Yorkshire - 4 - - 1
Midlands - 4 £28,500 - 2
East Midlands - 3 £28,500 - 1
North West - 1 £40,380 - 1
West Midlands - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 51 (83.61%) Nessus
2 41 (67.21%) Metasploit
3 36 (59.02%) Qualys
4 34 (55.74%) Kali Linux
5 32 (52.46%) Linux
6 30 (49.18%) SIEM
7 29 (47.54%) CISSP
8 28 (45.90%) Vulnerability Management
9 27 (44.26%) CEH
10 26 (42.62%) Penetration Testing
10 26 (42.62%) GIAC
11 20 (32.79%) Threat Modelling
12 19 (31.15%) Netsparker
12 19 (31.15%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (29.51%) Cybersecurity
14 17 (27.87%) Continuous Improvement
14 17 (27.87%) Information Security
14 17 (27.87%) Windows
15 16 (26.23%) Open Source
16 15 (24.59%) OSCP
16 15 (24.59%) Vulnerability Scanning
16 15 (24.59%) Firewall
17 14 (22.95%) Python
17 14 (22.95%) Identity Access Management
17 14 (22.95%) SANS
18 13 (21.31%) Splunk
19 12 (19.67%) CISA
19 12 (19.67%) CISM
19 12 (19.67%) Security Operations
20 11 (18.03%) CompTIA Security+

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 2 (3.28%) Confluence
1 2 (3.28%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.64%) Apache
2 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.64%) IIS
2 1 (1.64%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.03%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.28%) SaaS
3 1 (1.64%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.64%) IaaS
3 1 (1.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (24.59%) Firewall
2 10 (16.39%) TCP/IP
3 9 (14.75%) LAN
3 9 (14.75%) WAN
4 7 (11.48%) Wireshark
5 3 (4.92%) BGP
5 3 (4.92%) DHCP
5 3 (4.92%) DNS
5 3 (4.92%) EIGRP
5 3 (4.92%) OSPF
5 3 (4.92%) VPN
6 2 (3.28%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (3.28%) Network Security
6 2 (3.28%) SMTP
6 2 (3.28%) SNMP
6 2 (3.28%) Wireless
7 1 (1.64%) BIG-IP
7 1 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.64%) SSH
7 1 (1.64%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 41 (67.21%) Metasploit
2 9 (14.75%) Burp Suite
3 2 (3.28%) AppScan
3 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.28%) JIRA
3 2 (3.28%) Paros
3 2 (3.28%) Selenium
3 2 (3.28%) sqlmap
4 1 (1.64%) Gatling
4 1 (1.64%) GDB
4 1 (1.64%) JMeter
4 1 (1.64%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.64%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.64%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (9.84%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) Legal
2 5 (8.20%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 23 (37.70%) Security Engineer
2 19 (31.15%) Analyst
3 15 (24.59%) Security Analyst
4 9 (14.75%) Vulnerability Management Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) Principal Security Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) Consultant
6 5 (8.20%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) Tester
7 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Security Specialist
7 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 4 (6.56%) Penetration Tester
7 4 (6.56%) Security Specialist
8 3 (4.92%) CISSP Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) LAN Specialist
8 3 (4.92%) Security Consultant
8 3 (4.92%) SIEM Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) WAN Specialist
9 2 (3.28%) Architect
9 2 (3.28%) Cybersecurity Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) .NET
1 1 (1.64%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.64%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (1.64%) LDAP
1 1 (1.64%) OAuth
1 1 (1.64%) REST
1 1 (1.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.03%) Security Operations Centre
2 7 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.84%) Analytical Mindset
4 3 (4.92%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.64%) Cyberattack
5 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.64%) Fintech
5 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (55.74%) Kali Linux
2 32 (52.46%) Linux
3 17 (27.87%) Windows
4 6 (9.84%) Unix
4 6 (9.84%) VMS
5 5 (8.20%) Windows Server
6 4 (6.56%) Windows 7
6 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.28%) Android
7 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.64%) CentOS
8 1 (1.64%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.64%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (49.18%) SIEM
2 28 (45.90%) Vulnerability Management
3 26 (42.62%) Penetration Testing
4 20 (32.79%) Threat Modelling
5 19 (31.15%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (29.51%) Cybersecurity
7 17 (27.87%) Continuous Improvement
7 17 (27.87%) Information Security
8 16 (26.23%) Open Source
9 15 (24.59%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 14 (22.95%) Identity Access Management
11 12 (19.67%) Security Operations
12 11 (18.03%) DevOps
12 11 (18.03%) Security Architecture
12 11 (18.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 10 (16.39%) Performance Monitoring
13 10 (16.39%) Problem-Solving
14 9 (14.75%) Application Performance Monitoring
14 9 (14.75%) Secure Coding
15 8 (13.11%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.95%) Python
2 10 (16.39%) Go
2 10 (16.39%) Perl
2 10 (16.39%) PHP
2 10 (16.39%) Ruby
3 8 (13.11%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.92%) Bash Shell
4 3 (4.92%) SQL
5 2 (3.28%) Java
5 2 (3.28%) VB
6 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (47.54%) CISSP
2 27 (44.26%) CEH
3 26 (42.62%) GIAC
4 15 (24.59%) OSCP
5 14 (22.95%) SANS
6 12 (19.67%) CISA
6 12 (19.67%) CISM
7 11 (18.03%) CompTIA Security+
7 11 (18.03%) SSCP
8 10 (16.39%) CSSLP
9 8 (13.11%) OSCE
10 7 (11.48%) CHFI
10 7 (11.48%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (9.84%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 6 (9.84%) CCSP
11 6 (9.84%) ECIH
11 6 (9.84%) GCIH
12 3 (4.92%) CREST Certified
12 3 (4.92%) GSEC
13 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (8.20%) PCI DSS
3 4 (6.56%) COBIT
4 3 (4.92%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (4.92%) GDPR
5 1 (1.64%) Def Stans
5 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.92%) Snort
1 3 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 51 (83.61%) Nessus
2 9 (14.75%) Nexpose
3 7 (11.48%) QRadar
4 6 (9.84%) OpenVAS
5 4 (6.56%) WSUS
6 3 (4.92%) EnCase
6 3 (4.92%) Suricata
7 1 (1.64%) Ansible
7 1 (1.64%) CASB
7 1 (1.64%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.64%) Iperf
7 1 (1.64%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.64%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.64%) Puppet
7 1 (1.64%) RSA enVision
7 1 (1.64%) SCCM
7 1 (1.64%) SCOM
7 1 (1.64%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.64%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 36 (59.02%) Qualys
2 19 (31.15%) Netsparker
3 13 (21.31%) Splunk
4 11 (18.03%) Cisco
5 10 (16.39%) AlienVault
6 7 (11.48%) ArcSight
6 7 (11.48%) LogRhythm
7 5 (8.20%) CA
7 5 (8.20%) IBM
8 4 (6.56%) Ivanti
8 4 (6.56%) Microsoft
8 4 (6.56%) Q1 Labs
8 4 (6.56%) Sophos
8 4 (6.56%) Symantec
9 3 (4.92%) CheckPoint
9 3 (4.92%) CyberArk
9 3 (4.92%) McAfee
9 3 (4.92%) Rapid7
9 3 (4.92%) Tripwire
9 3 (4.92%) VMware