Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Mapper (Nmap)
UK
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1077 1142 1065
Rank change year-on-year +65 -77 +103
Permanent jobs citing Nmap 62 57 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.039% 0.032% 0.095%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.35% 0.35% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 40 35 141
UK median annual salary £56,250 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% - +41.18%
10th Percentile £37,450 £43,750 £35,250
90th Percentile £80,625 £100,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £58,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -13.79% +5.45% +37.50%

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 17,786 16,193 16,675
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.15% 9.03% 8.95%
Number of salaries quoted 14,035 13,261 13,487
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +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 12 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Nmap in the UK

Nmap
Top 9 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 12 December 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 +90 60 £57,500 -4.17% 6
UK excluding London +104 40 £50,000 -13.79% 6
London +58 18 £65,000 -7.14%
South East +21 18 £50,000 -13.79% 2
East of England - 12 - -
North of England +32 7 £72,500 - 2
Yorkshire - 7 £72,500 - 2
Midlands +36 3 £28,500 -56.15%
East Midlands - 3 £28,500 -

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 55 (88.71%) Nessus
2 40 (64.52%) SIEM
3 36 (58.06%) Metasploit
4 35 (56.45%) Penetration Testing
5 31 (50.00%) CISSP
6 29 (46.77%) Linux
6 29 (46.77%) CEH
7 28 (45.16%) Cybersecurity
8 27 (43.55%) Information Security
8 27 (43.55%) GIAC
9 26 (41.94%) Kali Linux
10 24 (38.71%) Qualys
11 23 (37.10%) Windows
11 23 (37.10%) Python
11 23 (37.10%) Vulnerability Management
12 21 (33.87%) Open Source
13 20 (32.26%) Firewall
14 19 (30.65%) Splunk
14 19 (30.65%) Problem-Solving
15 17 (27.42%) Identity Access Management
15 17 (27.42%) OSCP
16 16 (25.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 15 (24.19%) CISA
17 15 (24.19%) LAN
17 15 (24.19%) OWASP
17 15 (24.19%) Security Operations
18 14 (22.58%) SANS
18 14 (22.58%) Security Architecture
18 14 (22.58%) WAN
18 14 (22.58%) CISM

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 (1.61%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 12 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.61%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 20 (32.26%) Firewall
2 15 (24.19%) LAN
3 14 (22.58%) WAN
4 13 (20.97%) Wireshark
5 12 (19.35%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.23%) BGP
6 2 (3.23%) EIGRP
6 2 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (3.23%) Network Security
6 2 (3.23%) OSPF
6 2 (3.23%) Wireless
7 1 (1.61%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.61%) ICMP
7 1 (1.61%) Internet
7 1 (1.61%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.61%) RTP
7 1 (1.61%) Spanning Tree
7 1 (1.61%) VLAN
7 1 (1.61%) VPN
7 1 (1.61%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 36 (58.06%) Metasploit
2 9 (14.52%) Burp Suite
3 2 (3.23%) Paros
4 1 (1.61%) AppScan
4 1 (1.61%) GDB
4 1 (1.61%) IDA Disassembler
4 1 (1.61%) JIRA
4 1 (1.61%) OllyDbg
4 1 (1.61%) Selenium
4 1 (1.61%) sqlmap
4 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.61%) WinDbg
General
1 11 (17.74%) Finance
2 8 (12.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (45.16%) Security Engineer
2 19 (30.65%) Analyst
3 13 (20.97%) Security Analyst
4 12 (19.35%) Vulnerability Management Engineer
5 7 (11.29%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Security Specialist
6 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 4 (6.45%) Junior
6 4 (6.45%) Junior Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Junior Security Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Security Specialist
6 4 (6.45%) Tester
7 3 (4.84%) Consultant
7 3 (4.84%) Information Security Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) LAN Specialist
7 3 (4.84%) Penetration Tester
7 3 (4.84%) Product Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) WAN Specialist
8 2 (3.23%) CISSP Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) SIEM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.61%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (1.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.97%) Security Operations Centre
2 7 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.29%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (9.68%) Analytical Mindset
4 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.61%) Blog
5 1 (1.61%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 29 (46.77%) Linux
2 26 (41.94%) Kali Linux
3 23 (37.10%) Windows
4 8 (12.90%) Unix
5 6 (9.68%) VMS
6 4 (6.45%) Windows 7
6 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (4.84%) Windows Server
8 2 (3.23%) Android
8 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.61%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (64.52%) SIEM
2 35 (56.45%) Penetration Testing
3 28 (45.16%) Cybersecurity
4 27 (43.55%) Information Security
5 23 (37.10%) Vulnerability Management
6 21 (33.87%) Open Source
7 19 (30.65%) Problem-Solving
8 17 (27.42%) Identity Access Management
9 16 (25.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 15 (24.19%) OWASP
10 15 (24.19%) Security Operations
11 14 (22.58%) Security Architecture
12 13 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (20.97%) DevOps
13 12 (19.35%) Application Performance Monitoring
13 12 (19.35%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (19.35%) Performance Monitoring
13 12 (19.35%) Secure Coding
13 12 (19.35%) Threat Modelling
14 11 (17.74%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 23 (37.10%) Python
2 13 (20.97%) Go
2 13 (20.97%) Perl
2 13 (20.97%) PHP
2 13 (20.97%) Ruby
3 10 (16.13%) Bash Shell
4 7 (11.29%) C
4 7 (11.29%) C++
4 7 (11.29%) Java
5 5 (8.06%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.84%) SQL
7 2 (3.23%) VB
8 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (50.00%) CISSP
2 29 (46.77%) CEH
3 27 (43.55%) GIAC
4 17 (27.42%) OSCP
5 15 (24.19%) CISA
6 14 (22.58%) CISM
6 14 (22.58%) SANS
7 13 (20.97%) SSCP
8 12 (19.35%) CompTIA Security+
8 12 (19.35%) CSSLP
9 10 (16.13%) OSCE
10 8 (12.90%) GCIH
10 8 (12.90%) Security Cleared
11 7 (11.29%) DV Cleared
12 6 (9.68%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 6 (9.68%) CCSP
12 6 (9.68%) CHFI
12 6 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (9.68%) ECIH
13 5 (8.06%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (22.58%) PCI DSS
2 13 (20.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (6.45%) COBIT
4 3 (4.84%) GDPR
5 2 (3.23%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (1.61%) Def Stans
System Software
1 4 (6.45%) Snort
2 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 55 (88.71%) Nessus
2 13 (20.97%) OpenVAS
3 9 (14.52%) Nexpose
4 7 (11.29%) Defensics
4 7 (11.29%) QRadar
5 4 (6.45%) WSUS
6 2 (3.23%) EnCase
6 2 (3.23%) Suricata
7 1 (1.61%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.61%) HP Fortify
7 1 (1.61%) Iperf
7 1 (1.61%) Nagios
7 1 (1.61%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 24 (38.71%) Qualys
2 19 (30.65%) Splunk
3 12 (19.35%) Netsparker
4 10 (16.13%) Tripwire
5 9 (14.52%) AlienVault
5 9 (14.52%) LogRhythm
6 7 (11.29%) Cisco
6 7 (11.29%) Codenomicon
7 6 (9.68%) ArcSight
8 4 (6.45%) CA
8 4 (6.45%) IBM
8 4 (6.45%) Ivanti
8 4 (6.45%) Q1 Labs
9 3 (4.84%) CheckPoint
9 3 (4.84%) Microsoft
9 3 (4.84%) Sophos
9 3 (4.84%) Symantec
10 2 (3.23%) Forcepoint
10 2 (3.23%) Rapid7
10 2 (3.23%) VMware