Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1042 883 1169
Rank change year-on-year -159 +286 +116
Permanent jobs citing Qualys 136 345 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.078% 0.18% 0.061%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.41% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 123 302 99
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% +20.69%
10th Percentile £40,750 £35,250 £35,700
90th Percentile £90,000 £73,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +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 77246 83771 100801
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.38% 43.84% 46.01%
Number of salaries quoted 59718 67614 81968
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

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 21 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Qualys in the UK

Qualys
Top 9 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 21 October 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 -142 133 £59,000 -1.67% 12
London -41 107 £60,000 -7.69% 11
UK excluding London -89 28 £55,000 +10.00% 1
South East -38 21 £58,000 +5.45% 1
North of England +4 4 £47,500 +5.56%
Yorkshire - 3 £47,500 -
Scotland - 2 - -
East of England +7 1 - -
North West -17 1 £32,500 -55.17%

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 88 (64.71%) Information Security
2 85 (62.50%) SIEM
3 83 (61.03%) Nessus
4 75 (55.15%) CISSP
5 68 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 65 (47.79%) Linux
7 64 (47.06%) Firewall
8 62 (45.59%) Vulnerability Management
9 59 (43.38%) Splunk
10 57 (41.91%) Palo Alto
11 56 (41.18%) Cisco
12 51 (37.50%) CISM
12 51 (37.50%) Finance
13 44 (32.35%) LogRhythm
14 43 (31.62%) GIAC
14 43 (31.62%) McAfee
15 41 (30.15%) Symantec
16 40 (29.41%) Windows
17 39 (28.68%) CyberArk
17 39 (28.68%) Analytics
18 38 (27.94%) GSEC
19 36 (26.47%) Incident Management
19 36 (26.47%) ArcSight
20 35 (25.74%) SolarWinds
20 35 (25.74%) SCCM
21 34 (25.00%) PowerShell
21 34 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
21 34 (25.00%) AlienVault
22 33 (24.26%) Nexpose
22 33 (24.26%) ITIL

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 15 (11.03%) MS Exchange
2 8 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (5.88%) IIS
3 4 (2.94%) Apache
4 3 (2.21%) Confluence
4 3 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.21%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.47%) OpenStack
Applications
1 14 (10.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.21%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 19 (13.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (13.24%) Office 365
3 14 (10.29%) Mimecast
4 13 (9.56%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (5.88%) OneDrive
5 8 (5.88%) OpenDNS
6 3 (2.21%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.47%) IaaS
7 2 (1.47%) PaaS
8 1 (0.74%) GitHub
8 1 (0.74%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.74%) SaaS
8 1 (0.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 64 (47.06%) Firewall
2 33 (24.26%) VPN
3 28 (20.59%) Network Security
4 27 (19.85%) WAN
5 25 (18.38%) Cisco ASA
6 24 (17.65%) SSL
7 22 (16.18%) DNS
8 20 (14.71%) TCP/IP
9 17 (12.50%) LAN
10 16 (11.76%) DHCP
10 16 (11.76%) HTTP
10 16 (11.76%) IPsec
10 16 (11.76%) SMTP
10 16 (11.76%) SSH
11 14 (10.29%) VoIP
12 13 (9.56%) Wireless
13 12 (8.82%) Internet
14 11 (8.09%) Intrusion Detection
15 10 (7.35%) FTP
16 9 (6.62%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.21%) InterBase
3 1 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.74%) Ingres
3 1 (0.74%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.74%) MySQL
3 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (8.82%) Metasploit
2 4 (2.94%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.94%) TeamCity
3 3 (2.21%) JIRA
3 3 (2.21%) Vagrant
General
1 51 (37.50%) Finance
2 32 (23.53%) Banking
3 9 (6.62%) Digital Economy
3 9 (6.62%) Legal
4 4 (2.94%) Law
5 3 (2.21%) International Banking
6 2 (1.47%) Advertising
6 2 (1.47%) Games
6 2 (1.47%) Publishing
6 2 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 56 (41.18%) Analyst
2 50 (36.76%) Security Analyst
3 22 (16.18%) Finance Manager
3 22 (16.18%) Security Manager
4 19 (13.97%) Information Manager
4 19 (13.97%) Information Security Manager
5 17 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
5 17 (12.50%) Senior Security Analyst
6 14 (10.29%) Technical Manager
7 12 (8.82%) Security Engineer
7 12 (8.82%) Technical Leader
8 10 (7.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 10 (7.35%) Consultant
8 10 (7.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (7.35%) Security Specialist
8 10 (7.35%) Senior Consultant
9 9 (6.62%) Information Analyst
9 9 (6.62%) Security Consultant
9 9 (6.62%) SIEM Consultant
9 9 (6.62%) Splunk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (16.91%) SailPoint
2 7 (5.15%) Web Services
3 2 (1.47%) .NET
3 2 (1.47%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (1.47%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.74%) JSON
4 1 (0.74%) LAMP
4 1 (0.74%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 25 (18.38%) Management Information System
2 8 (5.88%) Cyberthreat
3 7 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.41%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.41%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (4.41%) NHS
5 4 (2.94%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.94%) Security Operations Centre
6 3 (2.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.47%) BYOD
7 2 (1.47%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.74%) Clustering
8 1 (0.74%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (0.74%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.74%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.74%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.74%) PKI
8 1 (0.74%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 65 (47.79%) Linux
2 40 (29.41%) Windows
3 17 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 15 (11.03%) Kali Linux
5 14 (10.29%) Windows 10
6 9 (6.62%) Windows 7
7 8 (5.88%) VMS
7 8 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (4.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (3.68%) Android
9 5 (3.68%) Apple iOS
10 4 (2.94%) Unix
10 4 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (2.21%) CentOS
11 3 (2.21%) Ubuntu
11 3 (2.21%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.74%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (64.71%) Information Security
2 85 (62.50%) SIEM
3 68 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 62 (45.59%) Vulnerability Management
5 39 (28.68%) Analytics
6 36 (26.47%) Incident Management
7 33 (24.26%) ITIL
8 31 (22.79%) Penetration Testing
9 30 (22.06%) Cybersecurity
9 30 (22.06%) Security Monitoring
10 28 (20.59%) Security Operations
11 27 (19.85%) Privileged Access Management
12 25 (18.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 23 (16.91%) Performance Management
14 19 (13.97%) Risk Management
15 18 (13.24%) Security Architecture
16 17 (12.50%) Forensic Analysis
17 14 (10.29%) Network Management
18 13 (9.56%) Open Source
19 10 (7.35%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 34 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 19 (13.97%) Python
3 9 (6.62%) SQL
4 6 (4.41%) Perl
5 4 (2.94%) Ruby
6 3 (2.21%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.21%) Bourne shell
6 3 (2.21%) Korn
6 3 (2.21%) VB
7 1 (0.74%) C
7 1 (0.74%) C++
7 1 (0.74%) Java
7 1 (0.74%) PHP
Qualifications
1 75 (55.15%) CISSP
2 51 (37.50%) CISM
3 43 (31.62%) GIAC
4 38 (27.94%) GSEC
5 30 (22.06%) CISA
6 27 (19.85%) CEH
6 27 (19.85%) GISF
7 21 (15.44%) Degree
8 11 (8.09%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (6.62%) SSCP
10 7 (5.15%) CCNA
10 7 (5.15%) CCNP
10 7 (5.15%) CompTIA Security+
10 7 (5.15%) Security+ Certification
11 6 (4.41%) CASP
12 4 (2.94%) CCSE
12 4 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
12 4 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (2.21%) A+ Certification
13 3 (2.21%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (18.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (16.91%) PCI DSS
3 11 (8.09%) COBIT
4 9 (6.62%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (2.94%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 3 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (2.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.74%) GDPR
7 1 (0.74%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 26 (19.12%) Active Directory
2 20 (14.71%) Hyper-V
3 19 (13.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (8.82%) Snort
5 3 (2.21%) pfSense
5 3 (2.21%) vCloud
5 3 (2.21%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (2.21%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (2.21%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.21%) vSphere
6 2 (1.47%) Docker
6 2 (1.47%) KVM
6 2 (1.47%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.74%) GlusterFS
7 1 (0.74%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.74%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 83 (61.03%) Nessus
2 35 (25.74%) SCCM
3 34 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
4 33 (24.26%) Nexpose
5 29 (21.32%) OpenVAS
6 27 (19.85%) Nmap
7 26 (19.12%) WSUS
8 25 (18.38%) QRadar
9 23 (16.91%) Core Impact
9 23 (16.91%) PowerBroker
9 23 (16.91%) RSA Security Analytics
10 11 (8.09%) Suricata
11 10 (7.35%) EnCase
12 7 (5.15%) SCOM
13 6 (4.41%) Backup Exec
14 4 (2.94%) Ansible
14 4 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
15 3 (2.21%) Malwarebytes
15 3 (2.21%) NetBackup
15 3 (2.21%) Puppet
Vendors
1 59 (43.38%) Splunk
2 57 (41.91%) Palo Alto
3 56 (41.18%) Cisco
4 44 (32.35%) LogRhythm
5 43 (31.62%) McAfee
6 41 (30.15%) Symantec
7 39 (28.68%) CyberArk
8 36 (26.47%) ArcSight
9 35 (25.74%) SolarWinds
10 34 (25.00%) AlienVault
11 33 (24.26%) Microsoft
12 25 (18.38%) Sophos
13 23 (16.91%) Aveksa
13 23 (16.91%) Bomgar
14 22 (16.18%) VMware
15 16 (11.76%) CheckPoint
16 13 (9.56%) Rapid7
17 11 (8.09%) Meraki
18 10 (7.35%) HP
18 10 (7.35%) Juniper