Period
to 1 December 2021

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 1 December 2021 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
1 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 932 696 891
Rank change year-on-year -236 +195 -8
Permanent jobs citing Qualys 123 29 167
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.095% 0.053% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% 0.14% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 99 27 129
10th Percentile £41,250 £46,950 £41,250
25th Percentile £46,250 £51,250 £49,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -16.15% +8.33% +1.05%
75th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £75,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £67,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -29.63% +22.73% -

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 50,205 21,290 55,597
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.88% 38.55% 41.66%
Number of salaries quoted 33,458 17,121 43,078
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £27,000
25th Percentile £39,250 £40,000 £36,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £88,575 £85,000 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% -

Qualys
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Qualys in the UK

Qualys
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Qualys in the UK

Qualys
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Qualys over the 6 months to 1 December 2021.

Salary histogram for Qualys in the UK

Qualys
Top 15 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 1 December 2021. 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 -235 100 £54,750 -15.77% 21
UK excluding London -162 64 £47,500 -29.63% 16
London -219 48 £65,000 +13.04% 6
South East -125 27 £52,500 -22.22% 2
Work from Home -248 22 £70,000 +21.74% 3
Scotland -56 13 £45,000 -18.18%
Midlands - 11 £50,000 - 11
South West - 7 £40,000 -
East Midlands - 4 £40,000 - 7
West Midlands - 4 £55,000 - 4
North of England - 3 £43,750 - 1
East of England - 2 - -
North West - 2 £40,000 -
Wales -47 1 £45,000 - 2
Yorkshire - 1 £47,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 1 December 2021, IT jobs citing Qualys 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 Qualys.

1 67 (54.47%) Cybersecurity
2 58 (47.15%) Vulnerability Management
3 52 (42.28%) Nessus
4 46 (37.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 43 (34.96%) Azure
6 40 (32.52%) Microsoft
6 40 (32.52%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 37 (30.08%) Finance
8 36 (29.27%) Security Operations
9 34 (27.64%) Windows
10 33 (26.83%) AWS
11 31 (25.20%) SIEM
12 30 (24.39%) Information Security
13 28 (22.76%) OWASP
13 28 (22.76%) Cyber Essentials
14 25 (20.33%) NIST
14 25 (20.33%) Social Skills
15 24 (19.51%) Penetration Testing
16 23 (18.70%) Splunk
17 22 (17.89%) Firewall
18 21 (17.07%) Cisco
19 20 (16.26%) Active Directory
19 20 (16.26%) Incident Management
20 19 (15.45%) Degree
20 19 (15.45%) CEH
20 19 (15.45%) Windows Server
20 19 (15.45%) BitLocker
21 18 (14.63%) Security Monitoring
21 18 (14.63%) Security Testing
22 17 (13.82%) PCI DSS

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 4 (3.25%) SAS
2 2 (1.63%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.81%) Confluence
3 1 (0.81%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 43 (34.96%) Azure
2 33 (26.83%) AWS
3 16 (13.01%) Microsoft 365
4 12 (9.76%) GCP
5 7 (5.69%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (4.88%) Azure Sentinel
6 6 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (4.07%) Mimecast
8 4 (3.25%) GitHub
9 3 (2.44%) Datadog
9 3 (2.44%) OpenDNS
10 2 (1.63%) IaaS
10 2 (1.63%) SaaS
10 2 (1.63%) Serverless
11 1 (0.81%) Amazon GuardDuty
11 1 (0.81%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (17.89%) Firewall
2 16 (13.01%) TCP/IP
3 11 (8.94%) Network Security
4 10 (8.13%) DNS
5 9 (7.32%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (6.50%) HTTP
6 8 (6.50%) SSL
7 6 (4.88%) Remote Desktop
7 6 (4.88%) VPN
8 4 (3.25%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (3.25%) Telepresence
8 4 (3.25%) Wireless
9 3 (2.44%) ICMP
9 3 (2.44%) IPv4
9 3 (2.44%) Wireshark
10 2 (1.63%) DHCP
10 2 (1.63%) Internet
10 2 (1.63%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.81%) FTP
11 1 (0.81%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.38%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.50%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.69%) Oracle Database
3 7 (5.69%) RDBMS
4 6 (4.88%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.81%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (11.38%) Metasploit
2 10 (8.13%) JIRA
3 7 (5.69%) AppScan
3 7 (5.69%) SoapUI
4 6 (4.88%) Burp Suite
4 6 (4.88%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.81%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.81%) sqlmap
5 1 (0.81%) Subversion
5 1 (0.81%) TeamCity
General
1 37 (30.08%) Finance
2 25 (20.33%) Social Skills
3 12 (9.76%) Marketing
4 11 (8.94%) Telecoms
5 10 (8.13%) Public Sector
6 9 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (6.50%) Manufacturing
8 7 (5.69%) Presentation Skills
9 6 (4.88%) Banking
9 6 (4.88%) Electronics
10 4 (3.25%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 1 (0.81%) Games
11 1 (0.81%) Influencing Skills
11 1 (0.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 60 (48.78%) Analyst
2 44 (35.77%) Security Analyst
3 17 (13.82%) Security Engineer
4 15 (12.20%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 13 (10.57%) IT Engineer
6 12 (9.76%) Vulnerability Analyst
7 11 (8.94%) Consultant
8 10 (8.13%) Operations Analyst
8 10 (8.13%) Security Operations Analyst
9 8 (6.50%) Security Consultant
9 8 (6.50%) SOC Analyst
9 8 (6.50%) Vulnerability Management Analyst
10 6 (4.88%) IT Analyst
10 6 (4.88%) IT Security Analyst
10 6 (4.88%) QA Engineer
10 6 (4.88%) QA Leader
10 6 (4.88%) Senior QA Engineer
10 6 (4.88%) Senior Security Engineer
10 6 (4.88%) Tester
10 6 (4.88%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.50%) SOAP
2 7 (5.69%) REST
3 3 (2.44%) Web Services
4 2 (1.63%) .NET
5 1 (0.81%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.81%) J2EE
5 1 (0.81%) JSP
5 1 (0.81%) LDAP
5 1 (0.81%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.81%) SAML
5 1 (0.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.13%) Management Information System
2 8 (6.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (4.88%) Digital Media
4 5 (4.07%) Algorithms
4 5 (4.07%) Clustering
4 5 (4.07%) Market Risk
4 5 (4.07%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (3.25%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.25%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.25%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.63%) Cyber Defence
6 2 (1.63%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 2 (1.63%) Cyberattack
6 2 (1.63%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (1.63%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.63%) Reinsurance
6 2 (1.63%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.81%) PKI
7 1 (0.81%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.81%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 34 (27.64%) Windows
2 19 (15.45%) Windows Server
3 15 (12.20%) Linux
4 9 (7.32%) Unix
5 8 (6.50%) Kali Linux
5 8 (6.50%) Solaris
6 7 (5.69%) Windows 10
7 6 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (4.88%) Windows Server 2019
8 4 (3.25%) Android
8 4 (3.25%) Mac OS
8 4 (3.25%) VMS
9 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (54.47%) Cybersecurity
2 58 (47.15%) Vulnerability Management
3 40 (32.52%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 36 (29.27%) Security Operations
5 31 (25.20%) SIEM
6 30 (24.39%) Information Security
7 28 (22.76%) OWASP
8 24 (19.51%) Penetration Testing
9 20 (16.26%) Incident Management
10 18 (14.63%) Security Monitoring
10 18 (14.63%) Security Testing
11 17 (13.82%) Threat Management
12 16 (13.01%) Disaster Recovery
13 14 (11.38%) DevOps
14 13 (10.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 12 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
15 12 (9.76%) Ethical Hacking
15 12 (9.76%) Fintech
15 12 (9.76%) ITIL
15 12 (9.76%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 16 (13.01%) Python
2 12 (9.76%) PowerShell
3 10 (8.13%) SQL
4 6 (4.88%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.07%) Go
6 4 (3.25%) C
6 4 (3.25%) C#
6 4 (3.25%) C++
7 3 (2.44%) VB
8 2 (1.63%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.63%) Java
9 1 (0.81%) Perl
9 1 (0.81%) PHP
9 1 (0.81%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (15.45%) CEH
1 19 (15.45%) Degree
2 12 (9.76%) OSCP
3 11 (8.94%) OSCE
4 8 (6.50%) CISA
5 7 (5.69%) CISSP
5 7 (5.69%) CREST Certified
5 7 (5.69%) GIAC
6 6 (4.88%) ISEB
6 6 (4.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (3.25%) CompTIA Security+
8 3 (2.44%) CISM
8 3 (2.44%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.63%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 2 (1.63%) CCSP
9 2 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.63%) CISMP
9 2 (1.63%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.63%) SSCP
10 1 (0.81%) ECSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (37.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (22.76%) Cyber Essentials
3 25 (20.33%) NIST
4 17 (13.82%) PCI DSS
5 15 (12.20%) GDPR
6 12 (9.76%) QA
7 8 (6.50%) NIST 800
8 6 (4.88%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 6 (4.88%) NCSC
8 6 (4.88%) SLA
9 3 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (2.44%) SOC 2
10 2 (1.63%) GRC
10 2 (1.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 2 (1.63%) ISO 31000
10 2 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 1 (0.81%) COBIT
11 1 (0.81%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.81%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.81%) ITGC
System Software
1 20 (16.26%) Active Directory
2 19 (15.45%) BitLocker
3 4 (3.25%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (3.25%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (2.44%) Snort
4 3 (2.44%) Squid
5 2 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.81%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 52 (42.28%) Nessus
2 14 (11.38%) Nexpose
3 11 (8.94%) SCCM
4 9 (7.32%) HP Fortify
4 9 (7.32%) WebInspect
5 7 (5.69%) HP ALM
5 7 (5.69%) QRadar
6 6 (4.88%) Ansible
6 6 (4.88%) Microsoft Intune
7 5 (4.07%) Nmap
8 4 (3.25%) CASB
8 4 (3.25%) IBM BigFix
8 4 (3.25%) Jamf Pro
9 3 (2.44%) AirWatch
9 3 (2.44%) Suricata
10 2 (1.63%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.81%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 1 (0.81%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.81%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 1 (0.81%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 40 (32.52%) Microsoft
2 23 (18.70%) Splunk
3 21 (17.07%) Cisco
4 14 (11.38%) AlienVault
4 14 (11.38%) Rapid7
5 11 (8.94%) CheckPoint
5 11 (8.94%) IBM
5 11 (8.94%) SAP
6 10 (8.13%) CrowdStrike
6 10 (8.13%) CyberArk
7 9 (7.32%) LogRhythm
7 9 (7.32%) Oracle
7 9 (7.32%) Tripwire
8 8 (6.50%) ArcSight
8 8 (6.50%) Black Duck
8 8 (6.50%) Micro Focus
8 8 (6.50%) ServiceNow
8 8 (6.50%) Sonatype
9 7 (5.69%) Carbon Black
9 7 (5.69%) FireEye