Period
to 17 June 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 17 June 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
17 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 852 753 910
Rank change year-on-year -99 +157 -18
Permanent jobs citing Qualys 88 120 210
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.086% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% 0.36% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 50 97 184
10th Percentile £42,000 £41,250 £36,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £51,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% - +3.90%
75th Percentile £75,000 £85,000 £73,125
90th Percentile £77,500 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £43,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +14.94% -13.00% -9.09%

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 39,846 33,578 59,904
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.98% 40.58% 41.79%
Number of salaries quoted 26,883 25,976 46,213
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £27,500
25th Percentile £39,500 £38,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +5.88%

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 17 June 2021.

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 17 June 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 -111 77 £66,250 +10.42% 16
UK excluding London -25 47 £50,000 +14.94% 9
London -85 40 £66,250 -17.19% 9
East of England +4 12 £72,500 +31.82% 1
South East -28 11 £65,000 +39.78% 1
Midlands -38 10 £67,500 +25.58% 1
Scotland -28 7 £42,000 +20.00% 2
West Midlands -34 6 £67,500 +25.58% 1
Work from Home -211 5 £45,000 -21.74% 3
Wales - 4 £45,000 - 1
North West -32 3 £45,500 +7.06% 1
North of England -49 3 £45,500 +7.06% 2

For the 6 months to 17 June 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 56 (63.64%) Vulnerability Management
2 45 (51.14%) Cybersecurity
3 35 (39.77%) Microsoft
3 35 (39.77%) Nessus
4 34 (38.64%) Information Security
5 32 (36.36%) Firewall
6 31 (35.23%) Security Operations
7 29 (32.95%) AWS
8 26 (29.55%) Penetration Testing
8 26 (29.55%) Finance
9 23 (26.14%) Azure
9 23 (26.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 22 (25.00%) SIEM
11 21 (23.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 21 (23.86%) Windows
12 20 (22.73%) Cisco
13 19 (21.59%) Threat Intelligence
14 18 (20.45%) CheckPoint
14 18 (20.45%) Splunk
15 17 (19.32%) PowerShell
15 17 (19.32%) Nexpose
15 17 (19.32%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
16 16 (18.18%) Patch Management
16 16 (18.18%) Network Security
17 15 (17.05%) OWASP
17 15 (17.05%) VMware
17 15 (17.05%) Python
17 15 (17.05%) Public Sector
18 14 (15.91%) GCP
19 13 (14.77%) Kali Linux

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 (4.55%) Apache
1 4 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.41%) Confluence
3 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 29 (32.95%) AWS
2 23 (26.14%) Azure
3 14 (15.91%) GCP
4 11 (12.50%) Azure Sentinel
5 8 (9.09%) OpenDNS
6 6 (6.82%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (6.82%) Serverless
7 5 (5.68%) Amazon S3
7 5 (5.68%) Microsoft 365
8 4 (4.55%) Amazon EKS
8 4 (4.55%) Amazon ELB
8 4 (4.55%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (4.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (3.41%) SaaS
10 2 (2.27%) Amazon GuardDuty
10 2 (2.27%) Mimecast
10 2 (2.27%) PaaS
11 1 (1.14%) Amazon ECS
11 1 (1.14%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 32 (36.36%) Firewall
2 16 (18.18%) Network Security
3 12 (13.64%) TCP/IP
4 11 (12.50%) DNS
4 11 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
5 10 (11.36%) DHCP
6 9 (10.23%) SSL
7 8 (9.09%) Wireshark
8 7 (7.95%) ICMP
8 7 (7.95%) IPv4
9 6 (6.82%) FTP
9 6 (6.82%) SMTP
9 6 (6.82%) SSH
10 5 (5.68%) SD-WAN
10 5 (5.68%) WAN
11 4 (4.55%) DMZ
11 4 (4.55%) LAN
11 4 (4.55%) VoIP
11 4 (4.55%) VPN
11 4 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.68%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (4.55%) MongoDB
2 4 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.27%) MySQL
3 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (14.77%) Metasploit
2 5 (5.68%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.55%) GitLab
4 3 (3.41%) JIRA
4 3 (3.41%) MSI
5 1 (1.14%) Burp Suite
General
1 26 (29.55%) Finance
2 15 (17.05%) Public Sector
3 11 (12.50%) Manufacturing
4 7 (7.95%) Electronics
4 7 (7.95%) Marketing
4 7 (7.95%) Social Skills
4 7 (7.95%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.55%) Law
5 4 (4.55%) Legal
6 2 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.27%) Banking
6 2 (2.27%) Retail
7 1 (1.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (35.23%) Analyst
2 18 (20.45%) Security Engineer
3 17 (19.32%) Vulnerability Analyst
4 15 (17.05%) Security Analyst
5 10 (11.36%) Senior Analyst
6 9 (10.23%) Compliance Analyst
6 9 (10.23%) Consultant
6 9 (10.23%) Operations Analyst
6 9 (10.23%) Security Operations Analyst
6 9 (10.23%) Senior Operations Analyst
6 9 (10.23%) Senior Security Analyst
7 8 (9.09%) Vulnerability Consultant
8 7 (7.95%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 6 (6.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 5 (5.68%) DevSecOps Engineer
10 5 (5.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (5.68%) Security Manager
10 5 (5.68%) Vulnerability Management Analyst
11 4 (4.55%) SOC Analyst
11 4 (4.55%) Vulnerability Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.09%) Web Services
2 4 (4.55%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (4.55%) ISPF
2 4 (4.55%) OAuth
2 4 (4.55%) OpenID
2 4 (4.55%) SAML
3 2 (2.27%) YAML
4 1 (1.14%) .NET
4 1 (1.14%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.14%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.50%) Cyberthreat
1 11 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 10 (11.36%) Security Operations Centre
3 9 (10.23%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.55%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.55%) RSA SecurID
4 4 (4.55%) Smartphone
4 4 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (3.41%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.41%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.27%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.14%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (1.14%) Cyberattack
7 1 (1.14%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.14%) PKI
7 1 (1.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (23.86%) Windows
2 13 (14.77%) Kali Linux
3 10 (11.36%) Linux
3 10 (11.36%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.55%) VMS
5 3 (3.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (63.64%) Vulnerability Management
2 45 (51.14%) Cybersecurity
3 34 (38.64%) Information Security
4 31 (35.23%) Security Operations
5 26 (29.55%) Penetration Testing
6 23 (26.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 22 (25.00%) SIEM
8 21 (23.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 19 (21.59%) Threat Intelligence
10 17 (19.32%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
11 16 (18.18%) Patch Management
12 15 (17.05%) OWASP
13 13 (14.77%) Data Loss Prevention
14 11 (12.50%) DevOps
15 10 (11.36%) Malware Analysis
16 9 (10.23%) Cyber Intelligence
16 9 (10.23%) Due Diligence
16 9 (10.23%) ITIL
16 9 (10.23%) Remediation Plan
16 9 (10.23%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (19.32%) PowerShell
2 15 (17.05%) Python
3 11 (12.50%) SQL
4 9 (10.23%) C
5 8 (9.09%) C#
5 8 (9.09%) C++
5 8 (9.09%) VB
6 3 (3.41%) VBScript
7 1 (1.14%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (11.36%) CISSP
1 10 (11.36%) Degree
2 7 (7.95%) CEH
2 7 (7.95%) CISM
2 7 (7.95%) Security Cleared
3 6 (6.82%) OSCP
4 5 (5.68%) CISA
4 5 (5.68%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (5.68%) GIAC
4 5 (5.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (4.55%) CCNA
5 4 (4.55%) CCNP
5 4 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (4.55%) CREST Certified
5 4 (4.55%) DV Cleared
6 3 (3.41%) GISP
6 3 (3.41%) MCDST
6 3 (3.41%) MCTS
6 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (11.36%) NIST
1 10 (11.36%) SLA
2 7 (7.95%) PMO
3 5 (5.68%) PCI DSS
4 4 (4.55%) COBIT
4 4 (4.55%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (2.27%) GDPR
5 2 (2.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (2.27%) ISO 22301
5 2 (2.27%) ISO 31000
5 2 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 2 (2.27%) NCSC
System Software
1 11 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 10 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (9.09%) Snort
3 8 (9.09%) Squid
4 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 6 (6.82%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (3.41%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (3.41%) Terminal Server
7 2 (2.27%) XenApp
8 1 (1.14%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 35 (39.77%) Nessus
2 17 (19.32%) Nexpose
3 8 (9.09%) SCCM
3 8 (9.09%) Suricata
3 8 (9.09%) Terraform
4 5 (5.68%) Nmap
5 3 (3.41%) Ansible
5 3 (3.41%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (3.41%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (3.41%) SCOM
5 3 (3.41%) Sysprep
5 3 (3.41%) WSUS
6 2 (2.27%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.14%) DatAdvantage
7 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (1.14%) OSSEC
7 1 (1.14%) Puppet
7 1 (1.14%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 35 (39.77%) Microsoft
2 20 (22.73%) Cisco
3 18 (20.45%) CheckPoint
3 18 (20.45%) Splunk
4 15 (17.05%) VMware
5 13 (14.77%) CrowdStrike
5 13 (14.77%) Google
5 13 (14.77%) Palo Alto
6 12 (13.64%) Symantec
7 11 (12.50%) Blue Coat
7 11 (12.50%) Forcepoint
7 11 (12.50%) Rapid7
8 9 (10.23%) Carbon Black
9 8 (9.09%) FireEye
9 8 (9.09%) LogRhythm
9 8 (9.09%) Zscaler
10 7 (7.95%) McAfee
10 7 (7.95%) SAP
11 4 (4.55%) Aruba
11 4 (4.55%) Meraki