Period
to 24 September 2017

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 24 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Mapper (Nmap)
UK
6 months to
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1091 1045 1187
Rank change year-on-year -46 +142 +90
Permanent jobs citing Nmap 73 190 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.042% 0.099% 0.057%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.48% 1.14% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 47 143 80
UK median annual salary £62,500 £56,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.62% +41.25% -3.03%
10th Percentile £43,750 £35,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,500 £87,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £58,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +16.00% +25.00% +14.29%

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 15323 16656 16859
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.79% 8.64% 7.65%
Number of salaries quoted 12468 13553 13534
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,711 £31,193 £29,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £73,675
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +6.25%

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 24 September 2017.

Salary histogram for Nmap in the UK

Nmap
Top 5 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 24 September 2017. 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 -63 73 £62,500 +12.11% 2
London +36 52 £70,000 +9.80% 1
UK excluding London -67 21 £58,000 +16.00% 1
South East -51 14 £58,000 +5.45%
South West - 7 - -

For the 6 months to 24 September 2017, IT jobs citing Nmap also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Nmap.

1 65 (89.04%) Linux
2 57 (78.08%) Firewall
2 57 (78.08%) Nessus
3 41 (56.16%) SIEM
4 38 (52.05%) Information Security
4 38 (52.05%) Windows
5 32 (43.84%) Cisco
5 32 (43.84%) CEH
6 31 (42.47%) LogRhythm
6 31 (42.47%) Qualys
7 30 (41.10%) Metasploit
8 28 (38.36%) Kali Linux
9 27 (36.99%) TCP/IP
9 27 (36.99%) Degree
10 25 (34.25%) Internet
10 25 (34.25%) Open Source
11 23 (31.51%) CISSP
11 23 (31.51%) Penetration Testing
11 23 (31.51%) GIAC
12 22 (30.14%) Snort
12 22 (30.14%) PowerShell
13 21 (28.77%) Rapid7
13 21 (28.77%) Nexpose
13 21 (28.77%) EnCase
13 21 (28.77%) Forensic Analysis
13 21 (28.77%) GSEC
13 21 (28.77%) Symantec
13 21 (28.77%) Finance
13 21 (28.77%) VPN
13 21 (28.77%) SSL

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 8 (10.96%) Apache
1 8 (10.96%) nginx
1 8 (10.96%) OpenStack
1 8 (10.96%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.96%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (10.96%) Amazon EC2
1 8 (10.96%) Amazon S3
1 8 (10.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 6 (8.22%) Office 365
3 5 (6.85%) Mimecast
4 3 (4.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (78.08%) Firewall
2 27 (36.99%) TCP/IP
3 25 (34.25%) Internet
4 21 (28.77%) SSL
4 21 (28.77%) VPN
5 20 (27.40%) IPsec
6 19 (26.03%) Network Security
7 18 (24.66%) Cisco ASA
8 17 (23.29%) DNS
9 16 (21.92%) Wireless
10 15 (20.55%) SSH
11 14 (19.18%) DHCP
12 13 (17.81%) BGP
13 12 (16.44%) EIGRP
13 12 (16.44%) OSPF
14 11 (15.07%) LAN
14 11 (15.07%) WAN
15 10 (13.70%) Wireshark
16 9 (12.33%) Cisco PIX
16 9 (12.33%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.96%) Amazon RDS
1 8 (10.96%) MySQL
2 3 (4.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (41.10%) Metasploit
2 7 (9.59%) Burp Suite
3 5 (6.85%) AppScan
3 5 (6.85%) Paros
General
1 21 (28.77%) Finance
2 9 (12.33%) Digital Economy
2 9 (12.33%) Legal
3 7 (9.59%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.48%) Aerospace
5 3 (4.11%) Automotive
5 3 (4.11%) Law
5 3 (4.11%) Retail
6 1 (1.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (39.73%) Analyst
2 22 (30.14%) Security Analyst
3 14 (19.18%) Penetration Tester
3 14 (19.18%) Tester
4 13 (17.81%) Cisco Analyst
4 13 (17.81%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 13 (17.81%) Cisco Security Analyst
4 13 (17.81%) Network Security Analyst
5 12 (16.44%) Network Analyst
6 10 (13.70%) Consultant
6 10 (13.70%) Security Consultant
6 10 (13.70%) SIEM Consultant
7 9 (12.33%) Senior Consultant
7 9 (12.33%) Senior Security Consultant
7 9 (12.33%) Splunk Consultant
8 8 (10.96%) Cloud Engineer
9 7 (9.59%) Security Specialist
9 7 (9.59%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (9.59%) SOC Analyst
9 7 (9.59%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.07%) Web Services
2 8 (10.96%) LAMP
2 8 (10.96%) LEMP Stack
2 8 (10.96%) Memcached
3 7 (9.59%) .NET
4 3 (4.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.92%) Computer Science
2 8 (10.96%) Mobile App
3 7 (9.59%) Client/Server
3 7 (9.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (9.59%) Security Operations Centre
4 4 (5.48%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.37%) Blog
6 1 (1.37%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 65 (89.04%) Linux
2 38 (52.05%) Windows
3 28 (38.36%) Kali Linux
4 15 (20.55%) Unix
5 12 (16.44%) Android
5 12 (16.44%) Apple iOS
6 7 (9.59%) CentOS
6 7 (9.59%) Debian
6 7 (9.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (9.59%) Ubuntu
7 3 (4.11%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.74%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (56.16%) SIEM
2 38 (52.05%) Information Security
3 25 (34.25%) Open Source
4 23 (31.51%) Penetration Testing
5 21 (28.77%) Forensic Analysis
6 20 (27.40%) Vulnerability Management
7 17 (23.29%) Security Architecture
7 17 (23.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 16 (21.92%) Analytics
8 16 (21.92%) OWASP
9 14 (19.18%) Security Operations
10 12 (16.44%) Network Management
11 11 (15.07%) Cybersecurity
12 10 (13.70%) Mentoring
12 10 (13.70%) Reverse Engineering
13 9 (12.33%) Kalman Filter
13 9 (12.33%) Presales
13 9 (12.33%) Project Planning
13 9 (12.33%) Threat Modelling
13 9 (12.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 22 (30.14%) PowerShell
2 18 (24.66%) Python
3 17 (23.29%) Perl
4 16 (21.92%) Java
4 16 (21.92%) Ruby
5 15 (20.55%) SQL
6 9 (12.33%) Bash Shell
6 9 (12.33%) C
6 9 (12.33%) C++
7 8 (10.96%) PHP
8 5 (6.85%) C#
9 3 (4.11%) Shell Script
9 3 (4.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (43.84%) CEH
2 27 (36.99%) Degree
3 23 (31.51%) CISSP
3 23 (31.51%) GIAC
4 21 (28.77%) GSEC
5 17 (23.29%) OSCP
6 15 (20.55%) CISM
6 15 (20.55%) CREST Certified
7 13 (17.81%) Computer Science Degree
8 12 (16.44%) GCIH
8 12 (16.44%) SANS
8 12 (16.44%) Security Cleared
9 11 (15.07%) GPEN
10 10 (13.70%) OSCE
10 10 (13.70%) SC Cleared
11 8 (10.96%) CHECK Team Leader
12 7 (9.59%) DV Cleared
12 7 (9.59%) GCIA
13 5 (6.85%) CISA
13 5 (6.85%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (21.92%) PCI DSS
2 12 (16.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.74%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (2.74%) GDPR
4 1 (1.37%) IASME
4 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 22 (30.14%) Snort
2 17 (23.29%) Active Directory
3 8 (10.96%) Varnish
4 2 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.74%) vSphere
4 2 (2.74%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 57 (78.08%) Nessus
2 21 (28.77%) EnCase
2 21 (28.77%) Nexpose
3 8 (10.96%) Puppet
4 7 (9.59%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (6.85%) HP Fortify
5 5 (6.85%) WebInspect
6 2 (2.74%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (1.37%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 1 (1.37%) CSIRT
7 1 (1.37%) Defensics
7 1 (1.37%) OpenVAS
7 1 (1.37%) QRadar
Vendors
1 32 (43.84%) Cisco
2 31 (42.47%) LogRhythm
2 31 (42.47%) Qualys
3 21 (28.77%) Rapid7
3 21 (28.77%) Symantec
4 20 (27.40%) Palo Alto
5 16 (21.92%) AlienVault
6 15 (20.55%) CyberArk
6 15 (20.55%) Sophos
7 12 (16.44%) Splunk
8 9 (12.33%) NetWitness
9 7 (9.59%) ArcSight
9 7 (9.59%) FireEye
10 5 (6.85%) Microsoft
11 3 (4.11%) Forcepoint
11 3 (4.11%) Proofpoint
12 2 (2.74%) CheckPoint
12 2 (2.74%) Citrix
12 2 (2.74%) Tripwire
12 2 (2.74%) VMware