Period
to 25 May 2020

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 25 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Mapper (Nmap)
UK
6 months to
25 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 854 1048 1154
Rank change year-on-year +194 +106 -42
Permanent jobs citing Nmap 46 56 43
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.050% 0.039% 0.025%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.37% 0.31% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 34 42 48
Median annual salary £52,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% - -4.00%
10th Percentile £25,038 £37,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £104,250 £78,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £51,250 £60,000
% change year-on-year -2.44% -14.58% -4.00%

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 12,586 17,907 17,346
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.65% 12.34% 9.97%
Number of salaries quoted 9,827 13,811 13,694
Median annual salary £61,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.96% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,750 £31,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Nmap
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Nmap as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Nmap in the UK

Nmap
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Nmap.

Salary trend for Nmap in the UK

Nmap
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Nmap over the 6 months to 25 May 2020.

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 25 May 2020. 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 +195 46 £52,000 -13.33%
UK excluding London +155 23 £50,000 -2.44%
London +148 23 £87,500 -7.89%
Midlands +103 9 £50,000 +33.33%
West Midlands +86 9 £50,000 +33.33%
South West +67 7 £37,500 +2.04%
South East +113 5 £52,500 +5.00%
North of England +96 2 £45,000 -18.18%
Yorkshire +75 2 £45,000 -50.00%

For the 6 months to 25 May 2020, 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 33 (71.74%) Nessus
2 28 (60.87%) Metasploit
3 26 (56.52%) Vulnerability Management
4 25 (54.35%) Linux
5 23 (50.00%) Security Testing
5 23 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
6 22 (47.83%) Python
7 21 (45.65%) Management Information System
7 21 (45.65%) Kali Linux
8 20 (43.48%) Information Security
9 18 (39.13%) SIEM
10 17 (36.96%) CISSP
11 16 (34.78%) Ruby
11 16 (34.78%) Wireshark
11 16 (34.78%) Qualys
11 16 (34.78%) Cybersecurity
11 16 (34.78%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
11 16 (34.78%) Threat Intelligence
12 14 (30.43%) Red Team
12 14 (30.43%) OSCP
13 13 (28.26%) OWASP
13 13 (28.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 13 (28.26%) Burp Suite
13 13 (28.26%) CESG Certified Professional
14 12 (26.09%) Go
14 12 (26.09%) VPN
14 12 (26.09%) Java
14 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (23.91%) CEH
15 11 (23.91%) Security Cleared

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 (8.70%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.39%) Azure
2 7 (15.22%) GCP
3 5 (10.87%) AWS
4 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (34.78%) Wireshark
2 12 (26.09%) VPN
3 10 (21.74%) SNMP
4 7 (15.22%) 802.11
4 7 (15.22%) Firewall
4 7 (15.22%) HTTP
5 6 (13.04%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (10.87%) Network Security
7 3 (6.52%) Broadband
7 3 (6.52%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (6.52%) DNS
7 3 (6.52%) Junos
7 3 (6.52%) TACACS
7 3 (6.52%) tcpdump
8 2 (4.35%) DWDM
8 2 (4.35%) Ethernet
8 2 (4.35%) MPLS
8 2 (4.35%) PPP
8 2 (4.35%) SSL
8 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 28 (60.87%) Metasploit
2 13 (28.26%) Burp Suite
3 5 (10.87%) GitLab
3 5 (10.87%) Jenkins
3 5 (10.87%) Snyk
3 5 (10.87%) SonarQube
4 4 (8.70%) JIRA
General
1 10 (21.74%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.17%) Automotive
4 1 (2.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) Analyst
2 11 (23.91%) Security Analyst
3 9 (19.57%) Penetration Tester
3 9 (19.57%) Tester
4 8 (17.39%) Security Engineer
5 7 (15.22%) SOC Analyst
6 5 (10.87%) DevSecOps Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Applications Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Information Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) Information Security Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Tester
7 4 (8.70%) IT Manager
7 4 (8.70%) IT Security Manager
7 4 (8.70%) Mobile Tester
7 4 (8.70%) Security Manager
7 4 (8.70%) Web Tester
8 3 (6.52%) IT Security Officer
8 3 (6.52%) Network Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) 802.1X
2 5 (10.87%) Kafka
2 5 (10.87%) OAuth
2 5 (10.87%) OpenID
2 5 (10.87%) SAML
3 2 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 21 (45.65%) Management Information System
2 8 (17.39%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (15.22%) Cyberthreat
4 6 (13.04%) CESG
5 5 (10.87%) PKI
6 4 (8.70%) SCADA
7 2 (4.35%) Blog
8 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (54.35%) Linux
2 21 (45.65%) Kali Linux
3 9 (19.57%) Unix
3 9 (19.57%) Windows
4 2 (4.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (56.52%) Vulnerability Management
2 23 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 23 (50.00%) Security Testing
3 20 (43.48%) Information Security
4 18 (39.13%) SIEM
5 16 (34.78%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 16 (34.78%) Cybersecurity
5 16 (34.78%) Threat Intelligence
6 14 (30.43%) Red Team
7 13 (28.26%) OWASP
8 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (23.91%) Security Architecture
9 11 (23.91%) Threat Modelling
9 11 (23.91%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 9 (19.57%) Computer Science
10 9 (19.57%) Patch Management
11 8 (17.39%) Analytics
12 7 (15.22%) OSINT
12 7 (15.22%) Remediation Plan
12 7 (15.22%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 22 (47.83%) Python
2 16 (34.78%) Ruby
3 12 (26.09%) Go
3 12 (26.09%) Java
4 8 (17.39%) Perl
5 7 (15.22%) Bash Shell
5 7 (15.22%) C
5 7 (15.22%) C#
5 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
5 7 (15.22%) Lua
5 7 (15.22%) PHP
5 7 (15.22%) PowerShell
6 5 (10.87%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (36.96%) CISSP
2 14 (30.43%) OSCP
3 13 (28.26%) CESG Certified Professional
4 11 (23.91%) CEH
4 11 (23.91%) Security Cleared
5 8 (17.39%) CISM
6 7 (15.22%) DV Cleared
7 6 (13.04%) SANS
8 5 (10.87%) GPEN
8 5 (10.87%) PhD
9 4 (8.70%) CHECK Team Leader
9 4 (8.70%) CHECK Team Member
9 4 (8.70%) CREST Certified
9 4 (8.70%) Cyber Scheme
9 4 (8.70%) Degree
9 4 (8.70%) GWAPT
9 4 (8.70%) OSCE
9 4 (8.70%) Tigerscheme
10 2 (4.35%) GSEC
10 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (28.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (15.22%) QA
3 2 (4.35%) NIST
3 2 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.17%) FedRAMP
4 1 (2.17%) FISMA
Systems Management
1 33 (71.74%) Nessus
2 5 (10.87%) Kubernetes
2 5 (10.87%) Sysdig
3 2 (4.35%) Cacti
3 2 (4.35%) Nagios
3 2 (4.35%) Nexpose
4 1 (2.17%) NetMRI
4 1 (2.17%) Stealthwatch
4 1 (2.17%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 16 (34.78%) Qualys
2 7 (15.22%) Netsparker
3 5 (10.87%) Google
4 4 (8.70%) Cisco
5 3 (6.52%) Splunk
6 2 (4.35%) ArcSight
6 2 (4.35%) D-Link
6 2 (4.35%) Draytek
6 2 (4.35%) Rapid7
7 1 (2.17%) F5
7 1 (2.17%) Forcepoint
7 1 (2.17%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.17%) Juniper
7 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.17%) Riverbed