Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Mapper (Nmap)
UK
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1149 1057 1158
Rank change year-on-year -92 +101 +113
Permanent jobs citing Nmap 45 121 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.069% 0.072%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.28% 0.80% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 24 93 96
UK median annual salary £58,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +9.09% +37.50%
10th Percentile £53,000 £37,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £108,750 £110,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £59,000 £60,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.67% +41.18% +6.25%

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 16,010 15,140 16,986
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 9.19% 8.67% 8.06%
Number of salaries quoted 12,893 12,264 13,835
UK median annual salary £53,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.92% +4.00% +6.38%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% +4.65% +6.17%

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 February 2018.

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 18 February 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 -94 36 £59,000 -1.67% 9
UK excluding London -49 22 £59,000 -1.67% 4
London -24 11 £67,500 +3.85% 5
South East -39 11 £58,000 -3.33% 3
Wales - 4 - -
South West 0 3 - -
West Midlands +12 2 £65,000 +8.33%
Midlands +4 2 £65,000 +8.33%
North of England -3 1 - - 1
North West -15 1 - - 1
Scotland - 1 £47,500 -

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 43 (95.56%) Nessus
2 35 (77.78%) Penetration Testing
3 30 (66.67%) Windows
3 30 (66.67%) Linux
4 28 (62.22%) Finance
5 26 (57.78%) Cybersecurity
6 25 (55.56%) Metasploit
7 24 (53.33%) Burp Suite
8 22 (48.89%) Unix
9 21 (46.67%) TCP/IP
10 20 (44.44%) Python
10 20 (44.44%) Kali Linux
11 19 (42.22%) Social Engineering
12 18 (40.00%) Firewall
13 17 (37.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 17 (37.78%) Information Security
13 17 (37.78%) OWASP
13 17 (37.78%) CREST Certified
14 15 (33.33%) Ruby
15 14 (31.11%) OSCP
16 13 (28.89%) Bash Shell
16 13 (28.89%) Qualys
16 13 (28.89%) Active Directory
16 13 (28.89%) Citrix
16 13 (28.89%) C
17 12 (26.67%) Service Delivery
17 12 (26.67%) Degree
17 12 (26.67%) OSINT
18 11 (24.44%) Wireshark
18 11 (24.44%) C++

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 4 (8.89%) Apache
1 4 (8.89%) Confluence
1 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (8.89%) IIS
1 4 (8.89%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.78%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (8.89%) Amazon S3
4 2 (4.44%) IaaS
4 2 (4.44%) PaaS
5 1 (2.22%) GitHub
5 1 (2.22%) Google App Engine
5 1 (2.22%) Office 365
5 1 (2.22%) SaaS
5 1 (2.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (46.67%) TCP/IP
2 18 (40.00%) Firewall
3 11 (24.44%) Wireshark
4 10 (22.22%) WAN
4 10 (22.22%) Wireless
5 9 (20.00%) LAN
6 8 (17.78%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (17.78%) DNS
6 8 (17.78%) VPN
7 6 (13.33%) SSL
7 6 (13.33%) tcpdump
8 5 (11.11%) DHCP
9 4 (8.89%) BIG-IP
9 4 (8.89%) Broadband
9 4 (8.89%) DMVPN
9 4 (8.89%) FWSM
9 4 (8.89%) IPsec
9 4 (8.89%) NetScaler
9 4 (8.89%) SAN
9 4 (8.89%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (2.22%) Ingres
1 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.22%) MySQL
1 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (55.56%) Metasploit
2 24 (53.33%) Burp Suite
3 4 (8.89%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.89%) IDA Disassembler
3 4 (8.89%) JIRA
3 4 (8.89%) TeamCity
3 4 (8.89%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.22%) GDB
4 1 (2.22%) sqlmap
4 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (62.22%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Digital Economy
2 4 (8.89%) Legal
3 1 (2.22%) Dutch Language
3 1 (2.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Penetration Tester
1 14 (31.11%) Tester
2 12 (26.67%) Consultant
3 7 (15.56%) Security Consultant
3 7 (15.56%) Senior Consultant
4 6 (13.33%) Senior Security Consultant
5 5 (11.11%) Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) Security Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Architect
6 4 (8.89%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Penetration Test Consultant
6 4 (8.89%) Security Researcher
6 4 (8.89%) SIEM Consultant
6 4 (8.89%) Splunk Consultant
6 4 (8.89%) Testing Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) Security Penetration Tester
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Architect
7 3 (6.67%) Test Leader
7 3 (6.67%) Vulnerability Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Vulnerability Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) .NET
1 4 (8.89%) RESTful
2 2 (4.44%) J2EE
2 2 (4.44%) LDAP
3 1 (2.22%) 802.1X
3 1 (2.22%) Ajax
3 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.22%) HTML
3 1 (2.22%) JSON
3 1 (2.22%) LAMP
3 1 (2.22%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (2.22%) OAuth
3 1 (2.22%) OpenID
3 1 (2.22%) POSIX
3 1 (2.22%) REST
3 1 (2.22%) SOAP
3 1 (2.22%) Web Services
3 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Computer Science
1 7 (15.56%) Fintech
2 4 (8.89%) Cloud Native
3 3 (6.67%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.44%) Clustering
4 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.22%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 1 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.22%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.22%) Online Games
5 1 (2.22%) PKI
5 1 (2.22%) Replication
5 1 (2.22%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 30 (66.67%) Linux
1 30 (66.67%) Windows
2 22 (48.89%) Unix
3 20 (44.44%) Kali Linux
4 4 (8.89%) CentOS
4 4 (8.89%) Ubuntu
4 4 (8.89%) VxWorks
4 4 (8.89%) Windows 10
4 4 (8.89%) Windows 8
4 4 (8.89%) Windows Server
4 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.44%) Android
5 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.22%) Solaris
6 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (77.78%) Penetration Testing
2 26 (57.78%) Cybersecurity
3 19 (42.22%) Social Engineering
4 17 (37.78%) Information Security
4 17 (37.78%) OWASP
4 17 (37.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 12 (26.67%) OSINT
5 12 (26.67%) Service Delivery
6 10 (22.22%) Security Testing
7 9 (20.00%) SIEM
8 6 (13.33%) DevOps
8 6 (13.33%) Ethical Hacking
8 6 (13.33%) Security Architecture
8 6 (13.33%) Threat Intelligence
9 5 (11.11%) Cryptography
9 5 (11.11%) Malware Analysis
9 5 (11.11%) Risk Management
9 5 (11.11%) Security Monitoring
9 5 (11.11%) Threat Modelling
10 4 (8.89%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 20 (44.44%) Python
2 15 (33.33%) Ruby
3 13 (28.89%) Bash Shell
3 13 (28.89%) C
4 11 (24.44%) C++
4 11 (24.44%) Java
5 7 (15.56%) C#
6 5 (11.11%) Perl
7 4 (8.89%) PowerShell
7 4 (8.89%) SQL
8 3 (6.67%) PHP
9 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.22%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 17 (37.78%) CREST Certified
2 14 (31.11%) OSCP
3 12 (26.67%) Degree
4 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
5 6 (13.33%) CEH
5 6 (13.33%) CISSP
6 5 (11.11%) SANS
7 4 (8.89%) CISM
7 4 (8.89%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (8.89%) DV Cleared
7 4 (8.89%) GPEN
7 4 (8.89%) GXPN
7 4 (8.89%) OSCE
7 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
8 3 (6.67%) CCSAM
8 3 (6.67%) CCSAS
8 3 (6.67%) CHECK Team Leader
8 3 (6.67%) GIAC
9 2 (4.44%) AWS Certification
9 2 (4.44%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (13.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.22%) COBIT
3 1 (2.22%) GDPR
3 1 (2.22%) NIST 800
System Software
1 13 (28.89%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.33%) Docker
3 4 (8.89%) Hyper-V
3 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.22%) GlusterFS
4 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 43 (95.56%) Nessus
2 5 (11.11%) Kubernetes
2 5 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (8.89%) Ansible
3 4 (8.89%) Backup Exec
3 4 (8.89%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (8.89%) Nagios
3 4 (8.89%) NetBackup
3 4 (8.89%) Puppet
3 4 (8.89%) SCCM
3 4 (8.89%) SCOM
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.22%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 13 (28.89%) Citrix
1 13 (28.89%) Qualys
2 8 (17.78%) Cisco
2 8 (17.78%) Splunk
3 5 (11.11%) Google
3 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.89%) Brocade
4 4 (8.89%) CA
4 4 (8.89%) CommVault
4 4 (8.89%) Dell
4 4 (8.89%) EMC
4 4 (8.89%) F5
4 4 (8.89%) Juniper
4 4 (8.89%) McAfee
4 4 (8.89%) NetApp
4 4 (8.89%) Rackspace
4 4 (8.89%) Red Hat
4 4 (8.89%) SolarWinds
4 4 (8.89%) Sophos
4 4 (8.89%) Veeam