Period
to 23 November 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Mapper (Nmap)
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1129 1053 1174
Rank change year-on-year -76 +121 +84
Permanent jobs citing Nmap 60 184 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.033% 0.097% 0.056%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.38% 1.12% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 42 141 79
UK median annual salary £59,000 £60,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.67% +41.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £43,750 £35,250 £27,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £62,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £58,000 £53,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.91% +34.38% +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 15824 16442 16739
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.78% 8.66% 7.70%
Number of salaries quoted 12972 13273 13598
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%

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 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Nmap in the UK

Nmap
Top 7 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 23 November 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 -84 55 £59,000 -1.67% 2
London +3 27 £70,000 +3.70% 1
UK excluding London -81 22 £58,000 +7.91% 2
South East -71 18 £58,000 +5.45%
Midlands +24 2 £65,000 +8.33%
Wales +16 2 - - 1
West Midlands +16 2 £65,000 +8.33%

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 57 (95.00%) Nessus
2 46 (76.67%) Linux
3 39 (65.00%) Windows
4 38 (63.33%) Penetration Testing
5 37 (61.67%) Firewall
6 35 (58.33%) Information Security
7 32 (53.33%) Metasploit
8 30 (50.00%) Finance
8 30 (50.00%) Kali Linux
9 25 (41.67%) Cybersecurity
10 24 (40.00%) Cisco
10 24 (40.00%) SIEM
10 24 (40.00%) Degree
11 23 (38.33%) CREST Certified
12 21 (35.00%) Burp Suite
12 21 (35.00%) CEH
13 20 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 20 (33.33%) OSCP
13 20 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
13 20 (33.33%) Python
13 20 (33.33%) Social Engineering
14 19 (31.67%) Unix
14 19 (31.67%) OWASP
14 19 (31.67%) Qualys
15 18 (30.00%) Ruby
15 18 (30.00%) Active Directory
15 18 (30.00%) TCP/IP
16 16 (26.67%) C
16 16 (26.67%) PowerShell
16 16 (26.67%) Open Source

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 5 (8.33%) Apache
2 4 (6.67%) Confluence
2 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (6.67%) IIS
2 4 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.67%) nginx
3 1 (1.67%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.67%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (8.33%) Amazon S3
4 4 (6.67%) SaaS
5 3 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (3.33%) IaaS
6 2 (3.33%) Mimecast
6 2 (3.33%) PaaS
6 2 (3.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.67%) GitHub
7 1 (1.67%) Google App Engine
7 1 (1.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (61.67%) Firewall
2 20 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 18 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 15 (25.00%) VPN
5 13 (21.67%) DNS
5 13 (21.67%) SSL
5 13 (21.67%) Wireless
6 11 (18.33%) IPsec
6 11 (18.33%) Network Security
7 10 (16.67%) DHCP
7 10 (16.67%) WAN
7 10 (16.67%) Wireshark
8 9 (15.00%) LAN
9 8 (13.33%) Cisco PIX
9 8 (13.33%) DMVPN
9 8 (13.33%) FWSM
10 6 (10.00%) Internet
10 6 (10.00%) tcpdump
11 4 (6.67%) SAN
11 4 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (3.33%) MySQL
3 1 (1.67%) Ingres
3 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (53.33%) Metasploit
2 21 (35.00%) Burp Suite
3 4 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.67%) JIRA
3 4 (6.67%) TeamCity
3 4 (6.67%) Vagrant
4 3 (5.00%) AppScan
4 3 (5.00%) IDA Disassembler
4 3 (5.00%) Paros
5 1 (1.67%) GDB
5 1 (1.67%) sqlmap
5 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (13.33%) Digital Economy
2 8 (13.33%) Legal
3 4 (6.67%) Aerospace
3 4 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.00%) Automotive
4 3 (5.00%) Retail
5 2 (3.33%) Law
6 1 (1.67%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (30.00%) Penetration Tester
1 18 (30.00%) Tester
2 14 (23.33%) Consultant
3 10 (16.67%) Analyst
3 10 (16.67%) Security Analyst
4 9 (15.00%) Security Consultant
4 9 (15.00%) Senior Consultant
4 9 (15.00%) SIEM Consultant
5 8 (13.33%) Senior Security Consultant
5 8 (13.33%) Splunk Consultant
6 7 (11.67%) Security Specialist
7 5 (8.33%) Cisco Analyst
7 5 (8.33%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 5 (8.33%) Cisco Security Analyst
7 5 (8.33%) Information Security Specialist
7 5 (8.33%) Information Specialist
7 5 (8.33%) Network Security Analyst
7 5 (8.33%) Team Leader
8 4 (6.67%) Security Researcher
8 4 (6.67%) Vulnerability Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.33%) Web Services
2 4 (6.67%) HTML
3 2 (3.33%) .NET
3 2 (3.33%) LAMP
3 2 (3.33%) RESTful
4 1 (1.67%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.67%) Ajax
4 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.67%) JSON
4 1 (1.67%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (1.67%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (1.67%) Memcached
4 1 (1.67%) OAuth
4 1 (1.67%) OpenID
4 1 (1.67%) POSIX
4 1 (1.67%) REST
4 1 (1.67%) SOAP
4 1 (1.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.67%) Computer Science
2 8 (13.33%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.33%) Cloud Native
4 2 (3.33%) Clustering
4 2 (3.33%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (3.33%) Fintech
5 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.67%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.67%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.67%) Online Games
5 1 (1.67%) PKI
5 1 (1.67%) Replication
5 1 (1.67%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 46 (76.67%) Linux
2 39 (65.00%) Windows
3 30 (50.00%) Kali Linux
4 19 (31.67%) Unix
5 6 (10.00%) Windows 10
6 5 (8.33%) CentOS
6 5 (8.33%) Ubuntu
7 4 (6.67%) Windows 8
7 4 (6.67%) Windows Server
7 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (5.00%) Android
8 3 (5.00%) Apple iOS
8 3 (5.00%) VxWorks
9 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.67%) Debian
10 1 (1.67%) Solaris
10 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (63.33%) Penetration Testing
2 35 (58.33%) Information Security
3 25 (41.67%) Cybersecurity
4 24 (40.00%) SIEM
5 20 (33.33%) Social Engineering
5 20 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 19 (31.67%) OWASP
7 16 (26.67%) Open Source
8 14 (23.33%) Security Architecture
9 13 (21.67%) Vulnerability Management
10 12 (20.00%) Forensic Analysis
11 11 (18.33%) Security Testing
12 9 (15.00%) Risk Management
12 9 (15.00%) Threat Modelling
13 8 (13.33%) ITIL
13 8 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
13 8 (13.33%) OSINT
13 8 (13.33%) Presales
13 8 (13.33%) Regulatory Compliance
13 8 (13.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (33.33%) Python
2 18 (30.00%) Ruby
3 16 (26.67%) C
3 16 (26.67%) PowerShell
4 13 (21.67%) SQL
5 12 (20.00%) C++
5 12 (20.00%) Java
6 10 (16.67%) Bash Shell
6 10 (16.67%) Perl
7 6 (10.00%) C#
8 3 (5.00%) PHP
8 3 (5.00%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.33%) VB
10 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 24 (40.00%) Degree
2 23 (38.33%) CREST Certified
3 21 (35.00%) CEH
4 20 (33.33%) OSCP
5 12 (20.00%) CISSP
5 12 (20.00%) GSEC
6 11 (18.33%) CISM
6 11 (18.33%) Security Cleared
7 10 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
8 9 (15.00%) GPEN
8 9 (15.00%) OSCE
9 8 (13.33%) CHECK Team Leader
10 7 (11.67%) GIAC
10 7 (11.67%) SC Cleared
11 6 (10.00%) GXPN
12 5 (8.33%) SANS
13 4 (6.67%) GWAPT
13 4 (6.67%) Master's Degree
14 3 (5.00%) DV Cleared
14 3 (5.00%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (21.67%) PCI DSS
2 12 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.33%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (3.33%) GDPR
4 1 (1.67%) IASME
4 1 (1.67%) NIST 800
System Software
1 18 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.00%) Snort
3 4 (6.67%) Docker
3 4 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.67%) GlusterFS
4 1 (1.67%) Varnish
4 1 (1.67%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 57 (95.00%) Nessus
2 12 (20.00%) EnCase
2 12 (20.00%) Nexpose
3 7 (11.67%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (10.00%) Suricata
5 5 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (8.33%) Puppet
6 4 (6.67%) Ansible
6 4 (6.67%) Backup Exec
6 4 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (6.67%) Nagios
6 4 (6.67%) NetBackup
6 4 (6.67%) SCCM
6 4 (6.67%) SCOM
7 3 (5.00%) HP Fortify
7 3 (5.00%) Kubernetes
7 3 (5.00%) WebInspect
8 1 (1.67%) CSIRT
8 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (1.67%) QRadar
Vendors
1 24 (40.00%) Cisco
2 19 (31.67%) Qualys
3 15 (25.00%) Palo Alto
4 12 (20.00%) LogRhythm
4 12 (20.00%) Rapid7
4 12 (20.00%) Splunk
4 12 (20.00%) Symantec
5 10 (16.67%) Citrix
5 10 (16.67%) Sophos
6 8 (13.33%) NetWitness
7 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
8 6 (10.00%) AlienVault
8 6 (10.00%) CyberArk
9 4 (6.67%) CA
9 4 (6.67%) CommVault
9 4 (6.67%) Dell
9 4 (6.67%) EMC
9 4 (6.67%) FireEye
9 4 (6.67%) Juniper
9 4 (6.67%) Rackspace