Period
to 23 August 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Qualys products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Qualys over the 6 months to 23 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Qualys, Inc.

Qualys
UK
6 months to
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1037 932 1182
Rank change year-on-year -105 +250 +78
Permanent jobs citing Qualys 157 336 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.089% 0.17% 0.047%
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% 0.38% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 134 298 74
UK median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +31.58% +5.56%
10th Percentile £42,000 £36,250 £27,600
90th Percentile £90,000 £73,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +9.20%

Qualys is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 78363 87307 100566
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.53% 44.37% 46.43%
Number of salaries quoted 60937 70984 81235
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

Qualys
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Qualys as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Qualys in the UK

Qualys
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Qualys.

Salary trend for Qualys in the UK

Qualys
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Qualys over the 6 months to 23 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Qualys in the UK

Qualys
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Qualys within the UK over the 6 months to 23 August 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 -90 154 £60,000 -4.00% 12
London -39 122 £60,000 -7.69% 6
UK excluding London -34 35 £50,000 -4.76% 6
South East -6 18 £55,000 -4.35% 1
North of England 0 6 £47,500 +15.15% 1
East of England -1 5 - -
Yorkshire - 5 £47,500 -
Scotland +13 3 - -
South West 0 2 £47,500 +5.56% 4
Midlands +20 1 £47,500 +19.50%
West Midlands +2 1 £47,500 +18.75%
North West -31 1 £32,500 +22.64% 1

For the 6 months to 23 August 2017, IT jobs citing Qualys 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 Qualys.

1 100 (63.69%) SIEM
2 95 (60.51%) Information Security
2 95 (60.51%) Nessus
3 85 (54.14%) Firewall
4 76 (48.41%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 73 (46.50%) CISSP
6 69 (43.95%) Cisco
7 68 (43.31%) Linux
8 64 (40.76%) Vulnerability Management
9 63 (40.13%) Palo Alto
10 60 (38.22%) Splunk
11 56 (35.67%) GIAC
12 54 (34.39%) Finance
13 52 (33.12%) CISM
14 49 (31.21%) Analytics
15 47 (29.94%) LogRhythm
15 47 (29.94%) Symantec
16 45 (28.66%) Windows
16 45 (28.66%) GSEC
16 45 (28.66%) ArcSight
17 44 (28.03%) Network Security
18 43 (27.39%) McAfee
18 43 (27.39%) CyberArk
19 40 (25.48%) AlienVault
19 40 (25.48%) Penetration Testing
20 39 (24.84%) ITIL
21 37 (23.57%) Nexpose
22 36 (22.93%) Cybersecurity
22 36 (22.93%) SolarWinds
23 35 (22.29%) WAN

Qualys
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 11 (7.01%) MS Exchange
2 8 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (2.55%) IIS
4 3 (1.91%) Apache
4 3 (1.91%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.27%) Confluence
5 2 (1.27%) JBoss
5 2 (1.27%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (11.46%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.27%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 3 (1.91%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 19 (12.10%) Office 365
2 17 (10.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (8.92%) Mimecast
4 9 (5.73%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (5.10%) OneDrive
5 8 (5.10%) OpenDNS
6 3 (1.91%) SaaS
7 2 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.27%) IaaS
7 2 (1.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 85 (54.14%) Firewall
2 44 (28.03%) Network Security
3 35 (22.29%) WAN
4 33 (21.02%) VPN
5 32 (20.38%) Cisco ASA
6 28 (17.83%) DNS
7 24 (15.29%) LAN
7 24 (15.29%) SSL
8 23 (14.65%) HTTP
9 22 (14.01%) SMTP
9 22 (14.01%) SSH
10 21 (13.38%) Wireless
11 20 (12.74%) Internet
11 20 (12.74%) TCP/IP
12 19 (12.10%) DHCP
13 17 (10.83%) IPsec
14 16 (10.19%) Intrusion Detection
14 16 (10.19%) VoIP
15 15 (9.55%) FTP
16 12 (7.64%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.27%) Infinispan
2 2 (1.27%) InterBase
2 2 (1.27%) MySQL
2 2 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (1.27%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 15 (9.55%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.27%) JIRA
3 1 (0.64%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.64%) TeamCity
General
1 54 (34.39%) Finance
2 33 (21.02%) Banking
3 7 (4.46%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.82%) Legal
5 5 (3.18%) Digital Economy
6 4 (2.55%) Law
7 2 (1.27%) Advertising
7 2 (1.27%) Games
7 2 (1.27%) International Banking
8 1 (0.64%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 73 (46.50%) Analyst
2 64 (40.76%) Security Analyst
3 23 (14.65%) Security Manager
4 21 (13.38%) Finance Manager
5 18 (11.46%) Information Manager
5 18 (11.46%) Information Security Manager
5 18 (11.46%) Security Engineer
6 17 (10.83%) Senior Analyst
7 16 (10.19%) Senior Security Analyst
8 14 (8.92%) Technical Leader
9 13 (8.28%) Network Analyst
9 13 (8.28%) Security Specialist
9 13 (8.28%) Technical Manager
10 12 (7.64%) Cybersecurity Analyst
11 11 (7.01%) Cisco Analyst
11 11 (7.01%) Cisco Network Analyst
11 11 (7.01%) Cisco Security Analyst
11 11 (7.01%) Network Security Analyst
11 11 (7.01%) SOC Analyst
11 11 (7.01%) SOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (14.01%) SailPoint
2 5 (3.18%) Web Services
3 2 (1.27%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (1.27%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (1.27%) HornetQ
3 2 (1.27%) Kafka
3 2 (1.27%) LAMP
3 2 (1.27%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (1.27%) Spring Boot
4 1 (0.64%) .NET
4 1 (0.64%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 28 (17.83%) Management Information System
2 12 (7.64%) Cyberthreat
3 8 (5.10%) Client/Server
3 8 (5.10%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.10%) Data Protection Act
3 8 (5.10%) NHS
4 7 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (2.55%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (2.55%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.27%) PKI
8 1 (0.64%) BYOD
8 1 (0.64%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (0.64%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 68 (43.31%) Linux
2 45 (28.66%) Windows
3 18 (11.46%) Kali Linux
4 17 (10.83%) Windows Server
5 11 (7.01%) Windows 10
6 10 (6.37%) Android
6 10 (6.37%) Apple iOS
7 8 (5.10%) VMS
7 8 (5.10%) Windows 7
8 4 (2.55%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.91%) Unix
9 3 (1.91%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (63.69%) SIEM
2 95 (60.51%) Information Security
3 76 (48.41%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 64 (40.76%) Vulnerability Management
5 49 (31.21%) Analytics
6 40 (25.48%) Penetration Testing
7 39 (24.84%) ITIL
8 36 (22.93%) Cybersecurity
9 33 (21.02%) Incident Management
10 29 (18.47%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 27 (17.20%) Security Monitoring
12 24 (15.29%) Network Management
12 24 (15.29%) Security Operations
13 23 (14.65%) Privileged Access Management
14 22 (14.01%) Performance Management
15 19 (12.10%) Risk Management
16 18 (11.46%) Forensic Analysis
16 18 (11.46%) Information Management
17 16 (10.19%) Open Source
18 14 (8.92%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 32 (20.38%) PowerShell
2 24 (15.29%) Python
3 11 (7.01%) Perl
4 7 (4.46%) Bourne shell
4 7 (4.46%) Korn
4 7 (4.46%) Ruby
4 7 (4.46%) SQL
5 6 (3.82%) Java
6 4 (2.55%) Bash Shell
6 4 (2.55%) C
6 4 (2.55%) C++
7 3 (1.91%) VB
8 2 (1.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 73 (46.50%) CISSP
2 56 (35.67%) GIAC
3 52 (33.12%) CISM
4 45 (28.66%) GSEC
5 33 (21.02%) CEH
6 31 (19.75%) CISA
7 29 (18.47%) GISF
8 23 (14.65%) Degree
9 21 (13.38%) Cisco Certification
10 17 (10.83%) CCNP
11 14 (8.92%) CCNA
11 14 (8.92%) CompTIA Security+
11 14 (8.92%) Security+ Certification
12 10 (6.37%) CCSE
12 10 (6.37%) SSCP
13 9 (5.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 8 (5.10%) CASP
14 8 (5.10%) OSCP
15 5 (3.18%) GPEN
16 4 (2.55%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (16.56%) PCI DSS
2 25 (15.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (8.28%) Cyber Essentials
4 12 (7.64%) COBIT
5 6 (3.82%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 5 (3.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (2.55%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.64%) GDPR
8 1 (0.64%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 26 (16.56%) Active Directory
2 17 (10.83%) Hyper-V
3 16 (10.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (8.92%) Snort
5 7 (4.46%) ProxySG
6 5 (3.18%) vSphere
7 3 (1.91%) KVM
7 3 (1.91%) pfSense
7 3 (1.91%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (1.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (1.27%) Gluster
8 2 (1.27%) iptables
8 2 (1.27%) vCloud
8 2 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 95 (60.51%) Nessus
2 37 (23.57%) Nexpose
3 31 (19.75%) McAfee ePO
3 31 (19.75%) Nmap
4 27 (17.20%) OpenVAS
5 26 (16.56%) SCCM
6 24 (15.29%) QRadar
6 24 (15.29%) WSUS
7 22 (14.01%) Core Impact
7 22 (14.01%) PowerBroker
7 22 (14.01%) RSA Security Analytics
8 14 (8.92%) EnCase
9 4 (2.55%) Defensics
10 3 (1.91%) Kibana
11 2 (1.27%) Check_MK
11 2 (1.27%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
11 2 (1.27%) Graylog
11 2 (1.27%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 2 (1.27%) Pingdom
11 2 (1.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 69 (43.95%) Cisco
2 63 (40.13%) Palo Alto
3 60 (38.22%) Splunk
4 47 (29.94%) LogRhythm
4 47 (29.94%) Symantec
5 45 (28.66%) ArcSight
6 43 (27.39%) CyberArk
6 43 (27.39%) McAfee
7 40 (25.48%) AlienVault
8 36 (22.93%) SolarWinds
9 32 (20.38%) Microsoft
10 30 (19.11%) CheckPoint
11 25 (15.92%) Sophos
12 22 (14.01%) Aveksa
12 22 (14.01%) Bomgar
13 20 (12.74%) VMware
14 17 (10.83%) Rapid7
15 15 (9.55%) HP
16 12 (7.64%) Juniper
17 10 (6.37%) Blue Coat